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  • Digital society at a crossroads: Do we want learners or consumers?

    Digital society at a crossroads: Do we want learners or consumers?

    Digital literacy is just as important as reading, writing and maths. This is the message the Mozilla Foundation, the non-profit organisation supporting open source projects, wants to spread as it powers forward to provide a web that’s empowering and educating people. Because, they say, “we can’t do it alone.” By […]

  • Future Work and Future Workers

    Future Work and Future Workers

    At OEB 2015, questions regarding shifts in technological change were prevalent, and one key area of focus was how this change will affect the world of work; an essential issue for educators and trainers who are charged with preparing the next generations in a dynamic world. Friday morning saw Nik […]

  • The OEB 2015 Debate: “the forgotten basics”

    The OEB 2015 Debate: “the forgotten basics”

    Under the chairmanship of Dr Harold Elletson, the motion posed in this year’s plenary debate was ‘This House believes 21st Century skills aren’t being taught – and they should be’. The future of education and technology was, of course, at the forefront of the discussion, much of which would rest […]

  • Video EDUCA 2015

    Video EDUCA 2015

    2015 has been an amazing year in the world of video. One example, Facebook reported a rise in video views, between April and November 2015, from 4 billion views per day to 8 billion. That is some shift. That is some acceleration. The task of Video EDUCA is to make […]

  • Business EDUCA: curiosity, tenacity and creativity core L&D skills for 2016

    Business EDUCA: curiosity, tenacity and creativity core L&D skills for 2016

    In OEB 2015’s Business EDUCA track this year, Learning and Development leaders from businesses around the globe explored strategies and tactics to impact the performance of organisations and the individuals within them. During a session looking at strategies for the learning ecosystem, Monika Weber-Fahr, Chief Knowledge Officer and Senior Manager […]