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Living in the age where "knowing" may be obsolete

Interview with Sugata Mitra by Steve Wheeler The media and education worlds have been buzzing over the last few days about the work of a quiet, unassuming Indian born professor. Born in Calcutta in 1952, Sugata Mitra started his academic career in computational and molecular science. His l...

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2632 days ago

Let's Make Literacy Attractive: an Interview with David White

'The absolutely vital about education is that people who are getting it have to want it.' Motivation is the key for learning and David White, former Director at the European Commission's DG Education and Culture, is motivated to learn. Watch him responding to 3 questions in this in...

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2791 days ago

Learning Knowledge and Wisdom for All in Late Modernity - Bob Fryer's keynote speech

Bob's inspirational speech steered up talks on learning methodology and if there is a 'right' way of learning in today's society. He later elaborated some of his concepts left out from the speech in an interview (see his interview here on EDEN's blog below). http://www....

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2792 days ago

Hacking Your Education - Dale Stephens' keynote speech on unschooling

It all started with the theme drop-outs and formal education. Dale, the youngest keynote speaker of all times in the history of EDEN Conference talked about unschooling as a new way of learning. Watch and share your opinion: is this the end of education? Dale J Stephens talked at the EDEN 2...

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2792 days ago