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Check out these presentations from EduTECH Asia 2016…

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On 9th-10th November we ran the very first edition of EduTECH Asia. Drawing on the success of the Australian edition of the show, we were delighted to welcome over 2,000 attendees from more than 30 countries to debate, learn and together shape the future of Asian education innovation. To get a better idea of the many topics that were covered throughout …

Philippines

Are you ready for EduTECH Philippines?

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From the recent rollout of K to 12 education, to the encouragingly positive changes coming from Patricia Licuanan and the rest of the team at the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), it is clear that education in the Philippines is undergoing a period of significant improvement. Given that Filipino GDP growth outstripped even China this year, and that the last …

Technologies

Embracing classroom technologies: the challenges and the rewards

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Technology solutions, services and applications for the classroom are being introduced so rapidly that staying up-to-date can be a challenge. Who is responsible in your institution for assessing new products and deciding if those are worthy of being introduced? Do you occasionally meet resistance from staff who do not see the value of new technologies in the classroom or who …

Future

The future of traditional university education

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Hear the word “University” and you imagine classic brick buildings, steeped in history, centres of learning, their sole purpose to educate the next generation of thought leaders. But traditional universities need to reinvent themselves to stay relevant, they need to review courses, pedagogy, facilities and access to ensure they are truly providing a 21st century education. We have been speaking …

21st century

Current learners, future skills: preparing for the 21st century workplace

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It is hard to imagine what skills our children will need when they eventually join the workforce in 15 or 20 years time. One thing is clear however, they will need to be more qualified, have more experience and be more technologically savvy than even today’s school leavers. In this increasingly global marketplace how can educators really ensure that students …

International

International education: do the benefits outweigh the costs?

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Increasingly, high school students are looking internationally for their university education with the US, Australia and the UK among the most popular destinations. Reasons cited for studying abroad range from achieving qualifications from top class universities to gaining access to and work experience with the world’s largest employers. We have been discussing the pros and cons of gaining an international …

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Creating Meaningful Outcomes for Every Student

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Modern education has come a long way in the 21st century. HP believes that everyone has the right to quality education. One in which students and teachers can create deeply individualised and connected learning experiences at any time and from anywhere, in the classroom or not. It is by evolving the way we empower teachers to differentiate instruction that every …

STEM

The critical challenge of growing STEM education in the Philippines

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The debate surrounding the lack of science, technology, engineering & maths trained professionals seems to be taking place in every country across the globe. The arguments range from there being a shortage in the number of teachers, graduates and researchers to the problem being insufficient relevant and interesting jobs for those that pursue that academic route. In fact certain recent studies …

Network

Growing a network and increasing collaboration

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For the last five years, Miriam College has been the Secretariat of the Asian University Digital Resource Network (AUDRN). Dr Maria Lourdes Quisumbing-Baybay, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of the College of Arts and Sciences, was appointed the first Director of the network and presided over its expansion to 21 institutions across  Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. As Dr Maria hands over …

social-education

The social classroom 2.0

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OPPORTUNITIES, INTRICACIES AND COMPLEXITIES Not so long ago, educators and policy makers were heralding the rise of the SMART classrooms. Now, they are heralding the rise of the SOCIAL classroom. Like it or not, Social media is an ingrained part of today’s society and lifestyles. Our students are constantly on ALL kinds of social media. Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, you name …