education

January 24, 2013

EDUCATION

ATC21S at Education World Forum 2013

In our fast paced and globally interconnected world, having the right skills is essential to success. As rates for global unemployment keep soaring with dramatic consequences especially for our youth, we need to reflect on what exactly those 21st century skills are, how they can be learned, and consequently, how they can be measured. ATC21S™ […]

January 23, 2013

EDUCATION

Education World Forum 2013: Policy making for Quantity, Quality and Impact

In just a couple of days, the city of London will be home again to one of the world’s most significant education events: the Education World Forum (EWF). Once more, the city will warmly receive about 480 delegates, including over 100 Ministers of Education, leaders of International, for Profit and Non-for Profit Organizations, Social Entrepreneurs, […]

January 22, 2013

EDUCATION

Next Generation Video-over-IP Solutions Change How Trainers Train

As educators increasingly take advantage of networked video technology to move their traditional classrooms online, there is a growing need for both instructors capable of engaging students in these next generation online classrooms, and skilled networking professionals with the knowledge to meet the growing demand to deploy, support and maintain networked video solutions. In 2011, […]

January 15, 2013

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Train Employees And Yield Higher Social Media Results

Here we are…just into the third week of 2013 and questions of how we will use social media in more strategic ways, or measure more effectively, or take our efforts to the next level are already heating up. Goals, aspirations, expectations, responsibilities, commitments…the list goes on. Is your head spinning yet? While it may seem […]

January 8, 2013

GOVERNMENT

A Top Strategy in 2013: Making the Network Connections that Open Society

While in Oslo last month for the Nobel Peace Prize activities, I heard two words that I haven’t been able to get out of my mind: “open government”. They were the focus of discussion among the 15 international delegates—representing 14 countries and 3 continents—that Cisco had invited to its  “Visioning Open Government” conference  The delegates […]

December 21, 2012

EDUCATION

Education Fast Forward Debate – “From Learner Voice to Emerging Leaders”

Edu­ca­tion Fast For­ward (EFF), an orga­ni­za­tion, spon­sored jointly by Promethean and Cisco, that brings together lead­ing global experts and change agents from the world of edu­ca­tion to dis­cuss ‘the top­ics that mat­ter most’, wants to begin to change that by bring­ing together some artic­u­late and intel­li­gent voices from the world’s youth to dis­cuss issues that […]

December 21, 2012

EDUCATION

Celebrating the Gift – Cisco TelePresence connects, engages Los Angeles students

This holiday season, the Urban Entertainment Institute, Cisco and the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) have joined forces to address the achievement gap in education, the dropout rate and the need to keep performing arts in schools by integrating academics, arts and technology to bridge the cultural gap in education throughout the world. Unprecedented […]

December 19, 2012

EDUCATION

Cisco’s Prediction of 2013 Education Technology Trends: The Big Three to Watch

I believe that the New Year will signal three major shifts in education:  The Internet of Everything, Shared Services, and Cloud Computing. We are rapidly moving into a phase that we call “The Internet of Everything.”  Today, there are more things connected to the internet than there are people in the world.  In the near […]

December 18, 2012

EDUCATION

Cisco’s 2012 Education Retrospective

At the beginning of 2012, we saw three major trends emerging in the education space, but we had no idea that they would all be converging: Flipped Learning, BYOD, and Shared Collaborative Platforms. This time last year, I was sitting at an old, high-top biology lab table with my son’s AP Biology teacher, asking him […]