IELTS: identifying attitudes and opinions

Another ‘making things up as a go along’. This time in my IELTS Teens class. Topic: Environment and the natural world Context: We’d just done […]

Meet the OEB2019 Speakers: Laura Czerniewicz

OEB plenary keynote Laura Czerniewicz is the Director of the Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT), at the University of Cape Town in […]

To Improve Education – Focus on Pedagogy Not Technology

It’s an exciting time for technology in education. Global tech companies such as Google, Amazon and Microsoft are promoting adaptive teaching systems to give each […]

The Usefulness of “Useless Knowledge”

In 1939, Alexander Flexner wrote an article in Harper’s magazine entitled The usefulness of useless knowledge. Flexner is a famous education reformer and founder and […]

Now, AI Makes Online Courses Even Smarter

The educational system is broken – and unfair. For decades, learning was limited by geographic location and finding the means to continue with higher education. […]

European Higher Education Technology Climate Report: The Present and Future

Higher Education has a double mandate to use technology effectively to enhance the learning and teaching process, and to prepare students for the workplace and […]

Changing Corporate Learning Culture One Small Step at a Time

This year I have been taking a fresh interest in an age-old challenge for workplace learning – learning culture, or rather the lack of it! […]

The Teleology of Ed-Tech

There is a certain teleology to the way in which the history of education technology gets told. Its developments are often laid out in a […]

Innovation Provides the Key for Higher Education to Reform and Change

Having been involved in higher education as a student, researcher, manager, Professor and executive, for over twenty years, and having worked with government on national […]

Higher Education – the Last Bastion?

Distance and e-Learning Policy and Development – The Role of e-Learning and Distance Education in the Modernisation Process of Economies, Societies and Education Systems By […]

Meet the OEB Speakers: Ulrich Boser

OEB Keynote speaker Ulrich Boser is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, the founder of The Learning Agency and a bestselling author. […]

Meet the OEB Speakers: Anita Schjøll Brede

Opening Keynote speaker Anita Schjøll Brede is the co-founder of and a faculty member at SingularityU Nordic. She was voted as one of the […]

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