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Learning to Realize Education’s Promise: An EdTech Commentary

World Bank recently published its World Development Report 2018 on 'Learning to Realize Education's Promise' - with a great assessment of the current education landscape, the problems that plague it and the interventions that must be acted upon immediately to make learning work for the world. While the entire report is available for consumption on… Continue reading Learning to Realize Education’s Promise: An EdTech Commentary

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Walking the Talk: Industry Recognition for MOOCs

‘The MOOCs sounds great, but will I get a job after completing it?’ is a typical question we, at the IIMBx MOOCs Programme, often hear when we talk about our Massive Open Online Courses and lifelong learning. Converging Marketplace of Digital Learning Credentials The answer is ‘We are definitely getting there,’ and I say that… Continue reading Walking the Talk: Industry Recognition for MOOCs

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A MOOC-er’s Wish List for 2016

When my 11-year old comes back from school, he gives me a minute-by-minute commentary of what he learnt at school. This is how he learns at school: Discuss latest events from a kid-friendly newspaper with teacher. Watch instructionally designed e-learning videos to understand concepts. Do group assignments such as charts, role play, etc. Solve worksheets and… Continue reading A MOOC-er’s Wish List for 2016