EdTech Teacher Training Programme, Part I

2019-05-24T17:17:53+00:00 2019|All Articles of Education Technology, EdTech in UK, Teaching|

Following on from the previous article on whether EdTech can really reduce Teacher’s Workload, this article has a greater focus on EdTech Teacher Training and its implementation.  As suggested by Sarah Davies of JISC, most of the factors that determine [...]

BETT 2019 and ISE 2019 – Trends in Classroom Technology

2019-05-02T17:43:55+00:00 2019|All Articles of Education Technology, In Class Technology|

I had the opportunity to visit the British Educational Training and Technology (BETT) show at the end of January and the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) event in the beginning of February. As BETT concentrates solely on educational technology [...]

School Reform, Educational Technology and PISA Results- A Debate in Finland

2019-03-06T17:35:01+00:00 2019|All Articles of Education Technology, EdTech in Finland, In Class Technology|

From the end of 2018, there have been lots of discussions in the Finnish media -both for and against- about whether the new Curriculum, phenomenon based learning and use of technology in schools are weakening the learning results or [...]

Breaking Free to SCALE-UP the Digital Classroom

2019-01-03T18:04:16+00:00 2019|All Articles of Education Technology, EdTech in UK, Teaching|

Traditional teaching methods often involve direct instruction and learning through repetition and memorisation techniques. However, while this approach may lead to knowledge retention, it does little in the way of developing critical thinking and problem-solving skills, encouraging students to [...]

Five ways to manage Continuous Professional Development (CPD) in MATs

2018-12-19T17:17:06+00:00 2018|All Articles of Education Technology, EdTech in UK, Teaching|

When it comes to personal and professional development and climbing the career ladder, CPD is crucial. Regardless of the sector, it is a vital part of a successful organisation; the more engaged, challenged, and appreciated employees feel, the greater [...]

Planning Learning Environment with Augmented Reality (AR)

2018-12-10T15:55:19+00:00 2018|All Articles of Education Technology, AR, VR, and Mixed Reality, EdTech in Finland|

John Dewey, an American philosopher theorized that learning should be relevant and practical, not just passive and theoretical. Modern day school has often been criticized as being an island outside of society, educating theoretical knowledge with a little contextual connections [...]