Tag Archives: Education

A six stage methodology for learning. Part 1 – overview

When i’m designing a learning solution, i use a methodology that i’ve refined over time. This is about the underlying structure of the learning, so it applies to any format, be that mobile learning, e-learning, classroom training or social learning. … Continue reading

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Teaching Computer Science: why an overhaul of the school curriculum may be long overdue.

In the news today, the Government is overhauling how IT is taught in schools, with the focus to shift away from learning specific applications, such as Word and PowerPoint (Information Communications Technology or ICT), and more towards underlying coding and … Continue reading

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Learning from history: Scott’s polar expedition and the lessons from the past.

There’s a new exhibition going into the Natural History Museum in London about Scott’s ill fated attempt to reach the South Pole in 1912. For polar buffs like me, this will be a great opportunity to see some of the … Continue reading

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Is the lecture dead? The role of the lecture in today’s matrix of learning methods.

When i was at university, you had lectures, delivered for an hour, then seminars to follow up, of a similar length. Sometimes the lectures were delivered by dry and dusty professors, sometimes by energised and experienced guests, and sometimes those … Continue reading

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How much is education worth? Putting a price on learning and the responsibility of society.

News today that more than a third of British Universities will be charging the maximum £9,000 per year course fees for all their courses. Nearly two thirds will be charging this level for at least some of their courses. This … Continue reading

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