OEB 2015 Friday Plenaries

The Friday plenaries brought together expert speakers from around the world to share their perspectives on a pertinent issue facing technology supported learning and training, through insightful keynote speeche... Read More

All eyes on student data privacy

It is a generally accepted truth that the growth of big data has had a negative knock-on effect on privacy. And whilst it’s the more high profile data breaches that stick in your mind – take last year’s infamous Sony Pictures hack – in 2014, higher education i... 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 generating a next big things hype. Not just exciting ... Read More
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E-Learning takes the limelight

As e-learning has developed over the last two decades, it has become a vital part of government policy across the world. Edtech, as the European Commission made clear at ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN 2013, is becoming es... Read More

What’s so big about big data?

Big data has become the hot topic of the moment. The BBC and the Guardian have published whole series of articles and programmes about how it is changing lives, cityscapes, mapping and even art. It is reportedly capable of anything, from improving Australia’s ... Read More