At the nexus of learning and innovation

In his celebrated book, The Age of Empathy, primatologist Frans De Waal says that if we want to know how we reached the peaks of human civilisation and human…

In this talk, Professor Jacobson will discuss his journey from undertaking basic learning-and-cognitive-science research with advanced technology systems to forming a company that uses the “lean start-up methodology” for educational technology (edtech) products that work in real schools to help…

The field of education has seen significant changes in the past several decades resulting from advances in the learning sciences and learning technologies. Collaborative, inquiry-oriented pedagogies are promoted as more aligned with the knowledge creation capacity building needs for 21st century…

Self-Directed Learning in Science, by Prof. Nancy Law, The University of Hong Kong.
This is a University-School Project that focuses on network-based capacity building and…

All children deserve the best possible start in life. Working within a risk and prevention paradigm, many services intervene early, supporting parents’ to cope with adversity. The problem is that telling parents what to do doesn’t work. Partnership…

The discussion about the transfer of knowledge and learning seems to be ongoing and without any conclusion as to what transfer is, when or how it occurs. Since the late eighties, the research on transfer and learning has focused on how identity, situatedness, affordances of resources…

What kind of ideas, technologies and practical needs will shape the future of learning? What is a real breakthrough or transformation (in technologies, social trends, theories or research methods) and what is just a fad? What's worth embracing, developing and researching further and what should…

In this seminar we address the complex question of: What should online support for Australia’s teachers look like?

"Summative assessment" refers to measuring student learning after the conclusion of a program by comparing their recall of the taught material – usually by a test that results in individual scores – against a predetermined standard or benchmark. This contrasts with "…