AERO E-News 18.09.2010

Item from AERO E-news Wen says rote learning must go in Chinese schools Chinese schools have to get their students to be creative and think for themselves, Premier Wen Jiabao told officials, in reference to the rote-learning deeply ingrained in […]

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Press release: The British Library today opens its newly refurbished and expanded Learning Centre

British Library opens £500k Learning Centre www.bl.uk/learning

Press release: University of Manchester Goes Mobile with Blackboard

University of Manchester Goes Mobile with Blackboard Smartphone Apps Will Drive Student Engagement and Enhance Learning Support AMSTERDAM – 14 September, 2010 – Blackboard Inc.

TED Talks TED.com week 08.09.2010. Sugata Mitra – Education Scientist

TED Talks TED.com week 08.09.2010. Sugata Mitra - Education Scientist There are some really great inputs on the weekly TED talks. Sugata Mitra's work is quite astonishing in illustrating

IALA News Autumn 2010

Some items from IALA (International Association for Learning Alternatives) News Autumn 2010 Linda Hammond-Darling on Choice Alternatives, the National Scene

AERO Education Revolution E-News 01.09.2010

1) Planning to Change the World: A Plan Book for Social Justice Teachers (BOOK) 2) Get all 24 talks

Futurelab – Playful Learning Debate

14 September 2010 The Royal Institute of British Architects, London 9:30 – 2:00 Join leading figures from schools, colleges and government to debate how to make learning more playful.

AERO: Education Revolution E-Newsletter

Education Revolution E-Newsletter 20.07.2010 Help Make Turning Points a Bestseller! (BOOK) Conference DVDs: Now Available for Sale! (DVDs)

CSCY Global Childhood Studies Network of Researchers

CSCY Global Childhood Studies Network of Researchers It may interest you to know that in 2009 the Centre for the Study of Childhood and Youth at the University of

Roland Meighan – website

Great news ... our very own Roland Meighan has just launched his own website.Its purpose is to make some of Roland's past research and other writings available

Press release: Smartphone savvy college students answer latest call for mobile learning.

Britain's largest mobile learning initiative turns its attention to on-demand support for vocational learners and apprentices this summer. Trials taking place over the next 12 weeks will study

AERO E-NEWS 04.07.2010. Study shows Chile’s school voucher program increased graduation rates

Study shows Chile’s school voucher program increased graduation rates RENO, Nev. – With the effectiveness of school vouchers a hot topic of debate, researchers from the University of Nevada,

CfL events in July

“Anyone who thinks we are just shrinking what already exists on a personal computer simply The Future of 14-19 Vocational and Educational Training 21 July 2010, 11am- 1pm Campaign for

Press release: Sheffield Hallam Becomes First U.K. University to Go Mobile with Blackboard

Sheffield Hallam Becomes First U.K. University to Go Mobile with Blackboard   New Apps Bring Courses and Campus Life to Mobile Devices   AMSTERDAM – 06 July, 2010 – Blackboard Inc. (Nasdaq:

TED Talks. Charles Leadbeater: Education innovation in the slums

Charles Leadbeater went looking for new forms of education - in the slums of Rio and Kibera, where the world's poorest kids are finding new ways to learn. TED

Campaign for Learning News

 Family Learning Festival. This autumn it takes place from 16-31 October 2010. Our newsletter has updates on the Festival and other news from the family learning world that

Department of Childhood Studies at Rutgers University-Camden – New Listeserve

The Department of Childhood Studies at Rutgers University-Camden are excited to announce a new listserve catering to the multi-disciplinary field of Childhood Studies. Those of us who study

IALA – International Association of Learning Alternatives Blog

IALA - International Association of Learning Alternatives Blog Some interesting items on the IALA blog Blueprint School by Wayne Jennings I’ve waited for years for this marvelous book, Lives of Passion,

Press release: Wyse Introduces Innovative Computing Concepts for Digital Inclusion with “12 Volt Car Battery-Powered” Thin Client and “Cloud-Connected Classroom on a Bus” for Remote Communities in Africa

Wyse Introduces Innovative Computing Concepts for Digital Inclusion with "12 Volt Car Battery-Powered" Thin Client and "Cloud-Connected Classroom on a Bus" for Remote Communities in Africa   Wyse Demonstrates Ultra-low

Whole Education

Whole Education. This is a new Whole Education Alliance, recently set up by the RSA, the Paul Hamlyn Foundation and others to ensure that our schools stop wasting

AERO E-News 27.05.2010

Some items from AERO's E-newsletter 27.05.2010 College Without High School: A Teenager's Guide to Skipping High School and Going to College (BOOK) By Blake Boles High school can be boring.

How Education Stops Learning – Laurie Taylor

John Hamilton lecture GIVEN BY: LAURIE TAYLOR Inaugural lecture of the John Hamilton Lifelong Learning Lectures at the University of Liverpool on the 28th June 2010. 5.30pm, Monday 28 June

AERO E-News 25.05.2010

Some items from AERO's  May E-news "Democratic Education: Foundations & Principles," a talk by Isaac Graves (VIDEO). The following talk was delivered at Voyagers' Community School's 2nd Annual Education

BESA Press release – BESA Research ‘ICT use by primary pupils at school and home’ released

BESA Research ‘ICT use by primary pupils at school and home’ released Majority of schools agree home internet access and games consoles benefit children’s education Research by the British Educational

Lib-Ed Articles

With thanks to David Gribble for the link to the articles below on Lib-Ed http://www.libed.org.uk/articles.html DIE, DIE, DIE A comment on the case of the teacher who attacked a

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