Tech Edvocate Award

Training and Education Innovation with NEO LMS

San Francisco, CA, (USA) December 2017 - NEO is an LMS known for its indispensable set of features for schools and universities, including content authoring, competency-based learning, gamification, and automation; all creating an innovative way to teach and learn that boosts student engagement and makes teaching easier.

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How GDPR Relates to Learners

Personal Data Security and Privacy in Education Technologies

Jen PerssonHorsham (UK), November 2017 - Jen Persson is the Director of defenddigitalme, a civil liberties group founded in 2015 to campaign for safe, fair, and transparent children’s data in education. She is an independent member of England’s Department for Education National Pupil Database Steering Group. Jen will share her knowledge in Session DAT 23, 07 December from 14.15 to 15.45. The highlighted question is, "Are you ready for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018?"

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Inside and Outside of School

The Impact of Social Media Today

Simon Gerts LarsenCopenhagen (DK), November 2017 - Simon Gerts Larsen is a teacher in Københavns åbne Gymnasium. He will bring his experience into Session ENG 02, 07 December from 12.15 to 13.00, entitled "Inside and Outside of School: The Impact of Social Media Today". The continually evolving and changing world of social media is an intimate part of the lives of most young learners. Should social media education fall on the shoulders of educators?

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Collaborative Learning

"The Future is Jazz"

Martin BregnhøiCopenhagen (DK), November 2017 - Can uncertainty become a driving force for creativity? How can we use digital media to cultivate and teach curiosity? In Session EMP35, 07 December from 16.30 to 17.30, Martin Bregnhøi from KEA MMD, Denmark, will discuss Pippi Longstocking’s phrase, "I’ve never tried this, so I expect I can do it!" or "Can we teach curiosity"?

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Atlantis Group

To Improve Aid to Tackle a Global Education Crisis

London (UK), November 2017 - An expert group of former education ministers and heads of government, including former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and former UK Secretary of State for Education Nicky Morgan, has written an open letter to G20 heads of government calling for international education aid to be enshrined in law to combat a global education crisis.

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Personalized Approach

PowerSchool Showcases Unified Classroom Solution

Folsom, CA (USA), July 2017 - "As technology continues to transform teaching and learning, it’s important that solutions are developed with a student-centric, personalized approach to truly engage a student’s mind," said Hardeep Gulati, PowerSchool CEO. PowerSchool, a leading provider of K-12 education-technology solutions, showcased its Unified Classroom platform at the 2017 International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).

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Cornelsen & Avallain

Implementing the LehrplanPLUS Curriculum in Secondary Schools

Berlin/Munich (GER), July 2017 - The school system of Germany’s federal state of Bavaria is set to shift from its eight-year advanced secondary school model back to a nine-year model by September 2018. The state will also introduce a new curriculum, LehrplanPLUS, which was already introduced in primary schools in 2014 and will be implemented in secondary-education institutions starting Summer 2017. 

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Virtual College

Innovative Safeguarding Training for the Middle East

Ilkley (UK), May 2017 - Virtual College is to work in partnership with Arabian Child to deliver innovative online child-safeguarding training in the Middle East. The partnership will help support a new initiative in the United Arab Emirates that makes child-protection training mandatory for individuals who work with children. The UAE’s new child-protection law applies to all children up to the age of eighteen and will place teachers on the front line in the crackdown on child abuse.

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Language Learning

Rosetta Stone in Eastern Europe

Harry TubbenFrankfurt (GER), April 2017 - (by Harry Tubben, Business Development Central Europe) Rosetta Stone has been helping people all around the world learn a new language for more than 25 years. In Eastern Europe in particular, users include both businesses and education institutions looking to implement language-learning programs. 

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Project Launches

Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge for Schools

London (UK), December 2016 - The apprenticeship support and knowledge for schools (ASK) project will deliver apprenticeship and traineeship information to young people in years 10, 11, 12, and 13. This will ensure young people are aware of all the options available to them. The project is funded by the Skills Funding Agency and National Apprenticeship Service and will offer young people in the North, Midlands, London, and the South the skills they need to get on in work.

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With Avallain and Westermann

True Differentiated Learning for Primary Schools

Lustmühle (CH), September 2016 - Avallain has joined forces with Westermann, one of the leading publishers of educational media in Germany, to develop a primary-math learning environment that supports truly differentiated learning, allowing teachers to respond to the needs of individuals.

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To Help Teachers

Demystify Computing Theory with New eLearning

Plymouth (UK), July 2016 - A novel digital learning tool created by Sponge UK covers new areas of study in the UK school computing curriculum, including computational thinking, lgorithms, and the principles of programming. The modules are the result of a partnership between innovative technology company ARM and The Tech Partnership that helps to support digital skills in the UK economy. 

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Flexible Solution

ILX Launches a New App Designed to Support Classroom

London (UK), January 2016 - ILX, the global best-practice learning company, has launched the "ILX Player App" to allow mobile access to a broad range of ILX's eLearning courses. The new app provides users with short video content that actively supports online or classroom training. This includes a wide range of courses such as PRINCE2, Managing Successful Programmes (MSP), Management of Risk (MoR), Agile PM, and ITIL. » MORE

Teachers' Unions

Focused on Plight of Refugee Children's Education

Brussels (BE), November 2015 - From Europe to the United States, teachers' unions are urging their governments both to welcome more refugees and to ensure that schools open their doors to make quality education available to refugee children. » MORE