— Recommended Reports —

MirandaNet Fellows often quote reports that they have found valuable in debates that take place on MirandaLink. Our researchers also recommend reports. Some of the authors are MirandaNet members. Here are some recent recommendations.

  • Tomorrow’s Learning – The World Conference on Computers in Education (WCCE17 Dublin 3rd – 6th July 2017)
    Chris Shelton, University of Chichester This year, the World Conference on Computers in Education (WCCE 17) was held in Dublin, 3rd – 6th July 2017 and organized by IFIP and the Irish Computer Society. The conference theme was “Tomorrow’s Learning: Involving Everyone” and over 200 presenters from across the world shared their work at the conference. As you would expect from an international conference, the keynote sessions were very varied: Francesco Avvisati from OECD (with a recorded contribution from Andreas Schleicher) opened ... Read more ...
  • Bringing together researchers, practitioners and policy makers interested in Technology Enhanced Learning
    Margaret J. Cox (Co-Founder of Edusummits) During the writing of the International Handbook for Information Technology in Primary and Secondary Education in 2008 by Springer, the 18 Section Editors considered ways in which the reported research which would be published in the handbook might also reach policy makers and practitioners. Everyone agreed at the final editors’ meeting in Paris in 2007 that a follow-on World Summit bringing together researchers, practitioners and policy makers could help broaden the global impact of the ... Read more ...
  • After the reboot: computing education in UK schools
    This report from The Royal Society addresses the state of computing education in UK schools and finds it “patchy”. The report reiterates the importance of computing saying, “The demand for computing skills and knowledge is growing – the nation’s economy depends on it, and young people must be equipped with the necessary skills for the future. Data and digital technologies promise revolutionary transformational changes across the full range of industry sectors and spheres of life. This unprecedented digital revolution will impact everyone. It ... Read more ...
  • BESA: ICT in schools 1991-2015
    The digital revolution has changed our world and, among other things, has focused attention on education, just as the industrial revolution did before it. In the UK, computer technology has played a central part in the drive to raise standards in schools to meet the new challenges posed by the new kind of economy and culture brought on by the shift to digital media and digital tools. The British Education Suppliers Association (BESA), a MirandaNet Partner,  provides a longitudinal study of ... Read more ...