Posts tagged: public policy

University of the Future Network – Redefining knowledge in the Digital Age

The next ‘University of the Future Network’ meeting will be in Hagen (at theFernUniversität in Hagen), Germany  (July, 2017). The topic of the meeting will focus on the issues of digitalization: “Universities of the Future: Digital Challenges – the international perspective”. As known, digitalization is gaining more and more relevance on the HiEd agenda, and… Read More »

Do EU public websites facilitate the co-creation of knowledge?

Networks for Citizen Consultation and Citizen Sourcing of Expertise: Exploring Innovations in the Public Sector View more presentations from Cristobal Cobo Romaní This work was presented at the “New ICTs + New Media = New Democracy? Communications policy and public life in the age of broadband“. An “experts’ workshop” organized by New America Foundation (Washington,… Read More »

The puzzling results of the PISA test in “digital reading performance”

The last week the OECD released its most updated report with the results of the students “digital reading performance”. This assessment was applied to 470 000 students in 2009, and taken by 26 million 15-year-olds in the schools of the 65 participating countries. Before reviewing some of the most relevant results, please take a look of this curious chart… Read More »

Technology in the classrooms of developing countries

Thanks to an invitation of the Ministry of Education in Argentina and the Spanish mobile phone operator, Telefonica, we will give a couple of presentation in Buenos Aires and Corrientes, Argentina. The aim of these talks is to discuss the use of the Internet within and outside of the formal education environment (+ information). Noteworthy, that the Government of Argentina (as many others… Read More »