Karl Skaar

From Norway

How Can We Benefit from eLearning Today and Tomorrow?

Multimedia-based Electronic learning has become a tool used to provide access to education for multiple segments of the population, which otherwise would have little to no access to it. While eLearning is integrated it into curricula early in the digital revolution, in many countries, it is just beginning to address the opportunities and challenges web-based …

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Smartphone together with teacher in the classroom

[vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The smartphone is an example of a tool we can use as an aid in the process of a transfer knowledge from a person to another. The teacher will be using the smartphone for creating the lesson be independent of the classroom and the students. The teacher can work systematically and develop the training as …

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Social entrepreneurship

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Social entrepreneur A social entrepreneur is a person who pursues novel applications that have the potential to solve community-based problems. These individuals are willing to take on the risk and effort to create positive changes in society through their initiatives (Investopedia).   Social entrepreneurship Social entrepreneurship is, at its most basic level, doing business …

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Artificial Intelligence in TVET

There are numerous challenges facing Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in the 21st century. Some of the challenges are digitization and automation of economies and societies. Therefore, all forms of education and training must keep pace with the advancement in knowledge and technologies common to the user societies. Accelerating trends in artificial intelligence and …

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We should Prioritize Technical Vocational Education and Training

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1509831663388{margin-top: -30px !important;}”] Illustration: UNESCO 2016 [1]  [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Education and training are central to the 2030 Agenda. The international community has set an ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It calls for an integrated approach to development which recognizes that eradicating poverty in all its forms and dimensions. Education and training are central to …

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Can You Teach Creativity?

“With 21st Century firms emphasizing the value of creativity in their employees, it’s important that teachers are allowed to value the trait in their students too – which is something that today’s curriculums often discourage” (Puccio, in the International Center for Studies in Creativity). Creativity as a subject in schools In recent years, there have been growing …

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