Reading in the Mobile Era

I have been reading through the findings of a great report published earlier this year by UNESCO: Reading in the Mobile Era. I am working on a longer post on mobile learning more generally, which I will publish in the next day or two, but I want to promote this report and offer its own summary […]

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Scottish Open Education Declaration

Open education can promote knowledge transfer while at the same time enhancing quality and sustainability, supporting social inclusion, and creating a culture of inter-institutional collaboration and sharing.  In addition, open education can expand access to education, widen participation, create new opportunities for the next generation of teachers and learners and prepare them to become fully […]

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Teacher Education in the Developing World

A philanthropic trust based here in Edinburgh has asked me to undertake a short term research project and feasibility study to examine: the challenges currently facing teacher education in the developing world, and; the potential for developing an open cloud-based platform for learning – CommonLearn – that will serve the varied purposes of teacher-educators, teachers […]

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