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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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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

Trends: MOOCs, big data and the quality of education

When you go to good educational conferences like ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN, you meet people who know that – in most cases – the current way of educating students does not work. You also get to see many examples of good practice that are... spread unevenly all over t... 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 reportedl... Read More

Algorithms for Success: Trend-Spotting for the Future

In an industry defined by rapid developments in technology and theory it can sometimes be a challenge to spot the next great success stories in amongst the hype. The ONLINE EDUCA news service spoke with an international authority on technological trends and in... Read More