The Learning Renaissance

Technology in Education… Worth the Bother?

Some characteristically provocative thoughts from my erstwhile colleague in the Building Schools for the Future programme, Dom Norrish…

Rob was having a significant impact on the lives of children in our schools, but only 30 at a time, and only the ones who happened to attend his school, Surbiton High School. He was a great teacher, but poorly distributed. Every physics student should have access to a Rob and if ever technology could have a tangible impact on learning, surely this was it?

Read more at Schools Week: Is technology worth bothering with in education? | Schools Week
Read more about the UnitedClassroom initiative here: United Classroom

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I'm convinced we can, as a species, do much better than this if we set our minds to being much more positive and productive towards our fellow humans. The solution is learning - creating independent and autonomous learners who can problem solve, innovate and create a better more equitable and sustainable world. My books, Future Proof Your School and Re-Examining Success together with this blog, explore how better learning outcomes for all can be achieved.

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