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Mindset of possibilities for the future of work, Industry 4.0

The future of work and learning has arrived. Technology has gradually changed the way we live, work, and learn....

Indonesia teachers go extra mile to connect offline students, bridge distance learning

Teachers ride pillion on scooters as they make their way up a dusty, unpaved road in rural West Timor, Indonesia.

Miss Universe Thailand contestant cheered for speaking on inequality in Thai education

A beauty pageant became an unlikely forum to spotlight the need to reform Thailand’s education system when a contestant drew cheers during...

Philippines: Teachers as learning frontliners during pandemic

Back to school in the Philippines is scheduled for October 5, 2020. The government’s decision to again postpone the...

Why blended learning during COVID-19 in Indonesia isn’t easy

Story by Ayesha Nadya Muna and Ika Krismantari, The Conversation School closures in Indonesia due to the COVID-19...

Mobile app reports domestic violence, sends help, raises community awareness

It’s not often that technology can lift up vulnerable groups while at the same time educate the greater community on social issues. 

Game-based learning: Tips, resources on gamification in education

Game-based learning presents both challenges and opportunities. Digital literacy, access to digital devices, and connectivity — particularly in some parts of Asia...

Continuing education & training symposium aims to relearn, recharge, rebound workforce

Are you looking to arm yourself with future skills and knowledge? To succeed, you may need to adopt a new mindset. Integrate...

Virtual reality teaching tool: mixing physical, digital realities in learning

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Eric Hawkinson has more people than ever before reaching out to him for a virtual...

Sir Ken Robinson’s legacy on creativity in education, innovation

Sir Ken Robinson, the British educator and author renowned for his TED Talk “Do schools kill creativity?”  died Aug. 21, 2020, after...

Attention EdTech startups: APAC venture online competition deadline Sept 6

Are you an Asia-Pacific EdTech startup founder at the early revenue stage? Looking to connect with industry experts, strengthen your brand, and...

Indonesia’s Nadiem Makarim on COVID-19, change agents in learning & human development

“I think I've come to terms with the limitations of technology in the educational space,” said Nadiem Makarim, one of Asia’s most...

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Half a world away, NYC struggles with remote learning, access to devices, technical support

In Asia, it may be surprising to hear that schools in the Big Apple are also facing challenges with remote learning.

How edtech is guiding reskilling and upskilling to boost employability

Embarking on a reskilling and upskilling journey can be overwhelming. It takes a leap of faith to reskill which can feel like venturing...

4 ways VR/AR delivers value in training and development

Industry 4.0 is upon us. There is an urgent need for rapid upskilling and reskilling of the workforce. In the new economy,...