What kind of edtech professional development models work?

Abderrahmane Benjeddi

The evidence of MirandaNet 5.0 members, assembled since the turn of the century, indicates that well-run local models run by educators with the support of companies are more effective than national programmes run by companies with the support of educators …

5 Big Procurement Challenges

Rob Ellis

…and what schools (and suppliers) can do about them. On 28th November 2017 Stuart Abrahams and Neil Watkins of Think It gave a keynote presentation at the Westminster Education Forum seminar focussing on key issues for edtech procurement in schools …

Next steps for Education Technology in England

Rob Ellis

On 28th November 2017 Dr. Sarah Younie gave a keynote presentation at this Westminster Education Forum seminar focussing on key issues for edtech procurement in schools: value for money, market challenges for suppliers and the future role of local authorities. …

Digital Deceptions?

Rob Ellis

Ben Williamson’s constructive and justifiably irate article ‘Coding for What?’posted in the MirandaNet Blog doubtless resonates with many former ICT teachers in England. His description captures how it seemed to many observers and participants: a frantic, ideologically driven, and peremptory …

Leading change to future-focused learning involving everyone

Rob Ellis

Leading change to future-focused learning involving everyone Niki Davis1 and Cathy Lewin2 1University of Canterbury e-Learning Lab, Aotearoa New Zealand, niki.davis@canterbury.ac.nz 2Education and Social Research Institute, Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom, c.lewin@mmu.ac.uk Future-focused learning concerns the evolution of educational systems …