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Pearson Foundation and OECD Launch skills.oecd.org

The Pearson Foundation and The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development announced the release of a new interactive online portal to support the new OECD Skills Strategy. The site gives governments, researchers, and other users direct access to more than 20 interactive data visualizations that illustrate ways in which countries are developing, supplying, and using skills ... Read More »

Israel's Center for Educational Technology (CET) To Start Educational Incubator

The Center for Educational Technology (CET) today announced the launch of an educational-technological incubator for educational startups and entrepreneurs from Israel. Scheduled to start operations this June in the city of Yeruham in the Negev, the Incubator seeks to develop the area of EduTech, namely leveraging high tech knowhow and capabilities for the development of innovative educational technologies. Read More »

OECD Reviews of Evaluation and Assessment in Education: Portugal 2012

This report for Portugal forms part of the OECD Review on Evaluation and Assessment Frameworks for Improving School Outcomes. The purpose of the Review is to explore how systems of evaluation and assessment can be used to improve the quality, equity and efficiency of school education. Read More »

Report of the CoSN Delegation to South America Released

The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) released a report on its recent senior-level delegation to Uruguay and Argentina. The report discusses the delegation’s November 2011 visit to K-12 schools in Uruguay and Argentina and offers key takeaways from the experience that the U.S. education community can leverage ... Read More »

SMALLab Learning and eInstruction Singapore Partner for K-12 Embodied and Engaging Learning Environments

SMALLab Learning LLC and eInstruction Singapore announced that SMALLab Learning products will be available in Singapore. With eInstruction Singapore, SMALLab Learning will be able to provide cutting-edge learning environments, software and services to schools in the Southeast Asian city-state. Read More »

Meru Networks Bring Wireless Access to Schools across Northern Ireland

All schools in Northern Ireland will now have access to wireless services as part of Northgate's $266m Education Network Northern Ireland (EN(ni)) contract. Meru Networks, Inc. is partnering with Northgate Managed Services to provide state of the art Wi-Fi connectivity to over 350,000 teachers and pupils in 1,200 schools. Read More »

Six Red Marbles Expands Internationally

Six Red Marbles, the award-winning learning company and development house, announces the opening of its first international office in Delhi, India. The Delhi office will expand and augment the capabilities Six Red Marbles provides through its five other offices in Boston, Austin, Baltimore, Chicago, and New York City. Read More »

C21 Canada To Host 21st Century Learning Summit

C21 Canada-Canadians for 21st Century Learning & Innovation, a newly formed not-for-profit organization comprised of education organizations and knowledge sector companies will host a Summit on 21st century learning and officially launch the organization, Wednesday, February 15 at the Kingbridge Centre, King City. Read More »

Liberty Global and European Schoolnet Launch ‘The eSafety Label’ Pilot

Liberty Global, Inc. and European Schoolnet, the network of 30 Ministries of Education in Europe and beyond, have today launched a pilot for ‘The eSafety Label’, a European wide online safety support and accreditation standard for schools. The initiative aims to further embed eSafety and media literacy across elementary and secondary schools in Europe. Read More »

DYMO/Mimio Launches MimioStudio ActivityWizard Europe, Middle East and Africa

DYMO(TM)/Mimio(R) debuts MimioStudio(TM) 9 software featuring the ground-breaking MimioStudio ActivityWizard. An intelligent solution for generating interactive, high-quality activities and lessons in minutes, MimioStudio ActivityWizard makes it easier than ever for teachers to provide students with multiple learning opportunities based upon proven instructional design principles. Read More »