Articles

Image pour The educational tinkerers (part 2)
May 30, 2024
Future of Education

The educational tinkerers (part 2)

The Mazes of Innovation Therefore, we must innovate to educate better, longer, and everywhere. Education is first and foremost a public good, and states have taken on the mission of ensuring broad and equal access to knowledge for all. Most states have shown…

Image pour The educational tinkerers (part 1)
May 29, 2024
Future of Education

The educational tinkerers (part 1)

Innovation in education has many faces: those of students and teachers in classrooms in Tallinn, Nairobi, or Bobigny, those of educators in research laboratories in Belo Horizonte or London, and those of refugees in camps in Sudan. For everyone, education is the answer to…

Image pour The distance class : less is more (Part 3)
August 31, 2023
Open Education Challenge

The distance class : less is more (Part 3)

Some tips Avoid reinventing content Do not confuse your learners with an overambitious use of third party tools and services Use a regular pattern of communication to help establish a sense of community Maintain student attention during content delivery Extend the life of a…

Image pour The distance class : less is more (Part 2)
August 30, 2023
Open Education Challenge

The distance class : less is more (Part 2)

How long should a distance class last? Can we keep the 50-minute lessons or should we offer shorter durations … supplemented by home work? Those who experience extreme teleworking these days know the fatigue generated and the concentration required by repetitive videoconferences, more…

Image pour The distance class : less is more (Part 1)
August 29, 2023
Open Education Challenge

The distance class : less is more (Part 1)

The teacher was the physical referent of the class, the permanent facilitator, the moderator. She divided her time between the school where she taught, participated in meetings with her colleagues, received parents and her home where she prepared his lessons, corrected homework.

Image pour Learning in 2145
July 12, 2023
Open Education Challenge

Learning in 2145

My brother and I like Alex Beard very much! And especially the way he looks at education as “work in progress”, his humility and sense of humor when he makes us think about the future of learning. His last tryptic – a radio series…

Image pour Education : The more it changes, the more it’s the same thing (part 3)
July 1, 2023
Open Education Challenge

Education : The more it changes, the more it’s the same thing (part 3)

The role of technology Far from establishing a distance, digital solutions can help bridge a gap between less and more participatory students, enabling the teacher to dedicate more time to those who need it most. Far from dissimulating the human side of…

Image pour Education : The more it changes, the more it’s the same thing (part 2)
June 30, 2023
Open Education Challenge

Education : The more it changes, the more it’s the same thing (part 2)

What should educational continuity look like when there is no school? To a motivated, respected teacher who is capable of animating a distance course in an intuitive way by not reproducing the traditional model of the course “one against many” but of the…

Image pour Education : The more it changes, the more it’s the same thing (part 1)
June 29, 2023
Open Education Challenge

Education : The more it changes, the more it’s the same thing (part 1)

Back in the fourth century Saint Augustine defined education as “a process of posing problems and seeking answers through conversation” As we are immersed in the COVID-19 crisis, we realize that education remains more than ever the art of posing the right questions.

Image pour Discover EXPeditions
May 31, 2023
EXP-editions

Discover EXPeditions

The Nobel Prize winner Amatrya Sen wrote that, “Knowledge is learning from the other across the border”. Knowledge is the main component that enables individuals and communities to grow. Learning from the other requires the conviction that knowledge stems from dialogue. All our efforts should…