All news tagged with innovation

Technology, Funding Policies and Teacher Education Key Topics Discussed at Global Conference

Published: Friday, 20 January 2012

In almost every conversation on education reform these days, Finland's education system inevitably comes up. "Finlandophilia," as one reporter called it, is growing because of the country's top-ranking status on international tests, among other measures, and because this success comes through very different policies and practices than those that are the norm in the United States. A conference held at Stanford University on 17-18 January brought together academic and policy experts from the United States and Finland to identify effective policy and practice approaches to create high quality education for all learners.

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Finland, global conference, innovation

Future Classroom Lab opened in Brussels

Published: Thursday, 19 January 2012

Future teaching and learning with innovative use of ICT was the focus of discussion during the official opening of the Future Classroom Lab in Brussels this week. This lab has been created by European Schoolnet with its supporting 30 ministries and industry partners to help visualise how conventional classrooms and other learning spaces can be easily reorganised to support changing styles of teaching and learning. The official opening of the lab was performed by Jan De Craemer, Vice Chair of the European Schoolnet Steering Committee. Read more on the Future Classroom Lab website. 

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EUN, future classrooms, innovation
Published: Thursday, 20 October 2011

This supplement takes a closer look at several EU projects in the education and training fields. It includes an insight into how senior EACEA staff view their role in relation to project support and how they plan to further streamline this in the future.

Published: Thursday, 20 October 2011

The Finnish National Board of Education is financing a new project which is continuing the work of a previous, School 3.0 project´s work. In this new School 3.1 project partners are testing new collaborative media and technologies in basic education and upper secondary schools.

Launch of Global Learning School Initiative in Portugal

Published: Wednesday, 21 September 2011

Claudio Dondi, President of Scienter launched a major global Learning School Initiative during the EFQUEL Forum in Oeiras, Portugal on Friday 16 September. This Initiative calls for a federated, worldwide effort to make schools fit for the future.

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initiative, innovation, school
Published: Monday, 1 August 2011

Eurydice has recently published a report entitled "Key Data on Learning and Innovation through ICT at School in Europe 2011 in European schools" which focuses on the evolution of ICT use in education and the changes it has brought about in national policies and practices concerning teaching methods, contents and evaluation processes.

European Commission, ICT in school, innovation, report

Learning maths online the Salman Khan way

Published: Monday, 25 July 2011

Visit TED to hear Salman Khan talk about how and why he created Khan Academy, a carefully structured series of educational videos offering complete curricula in maths and now also in other subjects.

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innovation, online maths, video

VISCED at the EFQUEL Innovation Forum 2011

Published: Thursday, 14 July 2011

The EFQUEL Innovation Forum will take place for the 6th time this year and has been growing fast over the years. The programme of the EFQUEL innovation forum is now fully available online, headliners are Paul Bacsich, Steve Wheeler, Yves Punie, Asha Kanwar and Wayne Mackintosh.

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accredidation, certification, EFQUEL, evaluation, forum, innovation
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