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Future of Jobs - 2018 report from World Economic Forum
Had a look through the World Economic Forum 's viewpoint on the future of work over the weekend. There was a brief summary / overview on the NZ Herald last month titled - Machines to do most work in 2025. Overall, despite the title of the NZ Herald article,...
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Research methods for education in the digital age – book overview
Here is an overview of a timely addition to the research methodology literature. Research Methods for Education in the Digital Age  arrived at the Ara library last week.  Written by Maggi Savin-Baden and Gemma Tombs 2017 and
published by Bloomsbury After th...
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Marc Prensky
Tertiary ICT conference – a 3 day conference attended mostly
by ICT staff from across the tertiary sector is being held at Ara Institute of Canterbury this week. Notes taken at the free public lecture this evening by Marc Prensky on ‘Civilisation level
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10 trends for digital learning
Jane Hart's list of top 100 tools is now out.  This year, the list is has columns for personal and professional learning (PPL); workplace learning (WPL) and education (EDU). Not only the top 100 but the top 200 tools are listed, along with links to each too...
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Vocational education for the 21st century - Australian context
Here is an Australian report  - Vocational Education for the 21st Century -, with much of if of relevance to NZ as we reform
our vocational education system. The NZ reviews include the way formalised education is accreditated
through the National Certificat...
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NCVER no frills and NZVET research forum - presentations and keynote videos
Video of the two keynotes and presentations from the recent joint NCVER 'no-frills' and NZ Vocational Research Forum, held in Sydney in August, are now available. The link to Professor Lene Tanggaard's v ideo provides for a good overview of her recent work ...
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Exploring the theory, pedagogy, and practice of networked learning – book overview
Exploringthe theory, pedagogy, and practice of networked learning   Published by Springer 2012 - so already somewhat dated, as technology enhanced learning and networked learning has shifted. However, the salient principles still apply.  Editors L. Dirckinc...
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Microcredentials - NZ perspective
As summarised earlier this year in this blog, there has been ongoing work on microcredential pilots in NZ. This work on microcredentials, began over a year ago, before the current government entered into office, and began a wide range of reviews of the NZ e...
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Adaptive learning - vocational education perspective
Adaptive learning is promoted as a
form of personal learning, with opportunities to tailor learning to students’
understanding. It is perhaps most useful when students have to learn
foundational principles or practice essential skills. Adaptive learning res...
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NCVER no frills and NZ VET research forum day 3 afternoon
Four concurrent session themes today, apprentices and trainees, young people, policy and skills needs. First up, I catch up with Kylie Taffard’s (BCITO) women in trades project. Project funded by Ako Aotearoa and came about due to high demand for trades peo...
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