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Learning to drive lifelong success

McKinsey and Company’s Global Chief Learning Officer Dr Nick van Dam Organisations around the world are experiencing sweeping, rapid changes in what they do, how they do it and even why they do it.  Masteri... Read More
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What do we want? Web literacy, now!

Mozilla's Open Badges Is the web of the future a weird and wild place, chaotic and slightly frightening; or is it a happier place where strangers collaborate to teach and learn from one another? A bit of bo... Read More
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Big data and the Internet of (School) Things

The ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) with its data collection potential and promising business forecast – McKinsey Global Institute reports that the IoT business will deliver $6.2 trillion of revenue by 2025 – is gen... Read More
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Future jobs: Humans need not apply

By 2020, connected and intelligent products are predicted to become the largest "user group" of the Internet, estimated at 24 billion devices.   These products won't just enrich the lives of consumer... Read More
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What’s the media got to do with education?

When I decided to register for the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum 2014, I did so with slight apprehension. The theme, “From Information to Participation: Challenges for the Media”, sounded interesting – espe... Read More
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Student tip: E-learning Tool of the Month

This month we introduce you to the first edition of the OEB News Portal Tool of the Month – each month we will highlight an e-learning tool worthy of attention. What better way to kick things off than to hear f... Read More
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Well colour me 3D

In this week’s Around the World, an inspiring tech-first to come out of Cape Town, expect more nerds strutting the streets of London; meanwhile, in Japan, you’re more likely to be faced with creepy robot newsre... Read More