"Does education need to be transformed by technology?" - Felix Donkor

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"Does education need to be transformed by technology?" - Felix Donkor

  1. 1. CHALLENGE PARTNERS’ SUMMER CONFERENCE 9TH JULY,2013 Felix Donkor
  2. 2. “Does education need to be transformed by technology?” Technology has penetrated nearly every aspect of our lives and by so doing has transformed many fields of human activity ... ... Communication ... Aviation ... Banking ... Shopping So why not education?
  3. 3. Indeed, education, to an extent has also been transformed by technology ... ... 24 hr access to curriculum resources and support ... Enhanced learning experiences (simulation of sometimes very abstract concepts) ... Administrative tasks ... Communication ... Tests /Collaborations ... Ebooks ... IWB Technology If not, it should !!!
  4. 4. More reasons why education needs to be transformed 1)The world is changing more quickly than ever before – today’s skills will be inadequate for the future. 2)We need to develop our students’ ability to be creative as they are likely to encounter uncertain situations. 3)There is a need to connect with young peoples’ interests.
  5. 5. What needs to be transformed? 1.From didactic to participatory 2.From teacher-centred to FLIPPED classrooms 3.From traditional to digital pedagogy Pedagogy
  6. 6. What needs to be transformed? 1.From didactic to participatory 2.From teacher-centred to FLIPPED classrooms 3.From traditional to digital pedagogy Pedagogy

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