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All news tagged with technology in education

Published: Monday, 25 June 2012
New Media Consortium Horizon Report for K-12 schools

The well-regarded and recently available NMC Horizon Report on K-12 Education reports on several interesting trends related to virtual schooling. In the report, its expert panel describes the Number One Trend for K-12 schooling for the period 2012-2017 as the shift in Education paradigms to include online learning, hybrid learning and collaborative models. The report states that "Budget cuts have forced schools to re-evaluate their education platforms and find alternatives to the exclusive face-to-face learning models. As such, what once was seen as a challenge has now become an increasingly interesting trend".

Published: Sunday, 17 June 2012
Italian offer to schools

With the recent announcement by Sanako and Toshiba of their agreement to work together its clear that interest in infrastructure support to Italian schools is on the increase despite sever crack-downs in public spending. Sanako will provide classroom-management software for Toshiba’s SCUOLA TECH project which provides a complete solution for Italian schools that are starting to utilize technology in teaching and learning. Find out more from the SCUOLA TECH website.

Published: Wednesday, 28 September 2011
International Experiences with Technology in Education - Final Report

This report published by the US Department of Education in August 2011 provides a summary of an extensive research project carried out by researchers over a 2 year period. The IETE project focused on primary and secondary level education and was conducted in two phases in 2009-10.  During the first phase, researchers conducted literature and Internet searches for multi-national data collections. 

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This website reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.