Jay Cross: Change agent and futurist

“My calling,” said Jay Cross, “is to make people happy. Millions of people. Particularly in the rat race we call business. They deserve more fulfilling, satisfied lives.” In the few weeks that have passed since...

While you’re in Berlin…

Berlin. Image by Reinhard Link, Flickr creative commons If you’re lucky enough to be arriving early - or staying on in Berlin for a few days after OEB - we’ve compiled a list of attractions that will make y...

Edtech tool of the month: SmileUrbo

SmileUrbo is an award-winning, interactive role-playing game with a difference.  Imagine this scenario in your town: unemployment is rising, young people are leaving, and infant mortality is increasing. The situation is critical, and then an investor from a...

There’s always time for change

mobile apps concept. Mobile apps concept. Flat design vector illustration. Human hand with mobile phone, tablet, laptop and interface icons It’s unbelievable to think that the 21st OEB is almost upon us. Bu...

Getting to grips with the grammar of video

“If we learn how something works, we can control it”   Every language has its grammar and video is no exception. In this year’s Video EDUCA Masterclass, television producer and media expert Adam Salkeld will be exploring how we can all harness visua...

Robots: the next powerful learning tool

The world’s first 3D-printed humanoid robot, Poppy, is making its way into schools, universities, and even dance classes. Created by an innovative French research team led by Dr Pierre-Yves Oudeyer, Poppy is ve...

OEB 2015 pre-conference workshops: What to expect

The 21st edition of OEB will kick off on Wednesday, December 2, with a day of interactive workshops. Exploring a diverse range topics such as mLearning, design and delivery, digital storytelling, and personal learning environments, participants will have the c...