Just yesterday in a passionate exchange with my wife I was proposing why we are on the cusp of something new in education, that the old order was done for. I imagined how the star teacher could lead a team and education 1000 at a time, brand John Sowash from his media room broadcasting to … Continue reading The future of education has arrived
When you learner is a teacher the same applies. The result of understanding something is changed behaviour.
When the University of Coventry decided to put all its course content online five years ago it hired in a team that included teachers and creators, academics and media makers, planners, designers and coders; a lot of them came from the Open University. Traditionally classwork in schools and colleges is created and ‘owned’ by the … Continue reading How education is changing forever
We need to open libraries, keep school LRCs and Learning Zones open. And if needs be open unused Town Halls and other spaces that have reliable broadband and can be set up as supervised, safe and quite places to study. I work in FE and HE as a learning technologist which puts me in the … Continue reading Students wanting to study need the kit and the place – this is rarely at home.
The Future of Education with Daniel Susskind This was a lecture that sustained its pace. I've changed its title because I suspect that he adapted 'the lecture of the book' 'A World Without Work' and then journalistically tossed in a bit of Covid, when in fact his presentation and thesis was that education is getting … Continue reading The Future of Education
From Dion Hinchcliffe A pedagogy of abundance This forms a chapter in Martin Well's new book. If you are studying the Masters in Open and Distance Education MAODE (any module) with The OU you need to read this. Weller takes us through a series of clearly expressed, persuasive steps, a brief history about the more recent shifts in education and … Continue reading A pedagogy of abundance explains a good deal and changes everything