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Neil Selwyn interview on Ed-Tech, coding and personal data literacies

Neil Selwyn was interviewed recently for the Digitalsamtal (Digital Chat) podcast by Swedish journalist Anders Thoresson. The 30 minute conversation (which switches to English after the first 30 seconds!) covers a range of issues brought up in a keynote presentation that Neil had just given to the 2017 Makerdays conference in Gothenburg. Topics include the push for coding in schools, ways of developing students' understandings of personal data, and supporting schools to make appropriate (non)use of technology.

Michael Henderson featured in podcast by Melbourne Centre for Study of Higher Education

LNM member Michael Henderson was recently interviewed for the Beyond the Lectern podcast series by Dr Rachel Searston & Dr Jason Lodge from the University of Melbourne, Centre for Study of Higher Education

Welcome to Sandra Dorado Gómez

LNM welcomes Sandra Dorado Gómez – a visiting scholar from the Stellae research group at the University of Santiago de Compostela. Sandra is working with colleagues from LNM for three months (September to December 2017) – funded by the Spanish Government’s Program of Training of University Teachers (FPU). She is working in the area of digital literacy and young people – developing a range of methodological approaches towards, and theoretical understandings of, the development of digital literacies in family and social contexts.

‘Researching Social Media’ seminar (22nd Nov)

Join us for an informal lunchtime conversation between three researchers who are all beginning to explore various aspects of social media, education & society. We’ll be talking through the empirical, theoretical and practical challenges of researching the shifting digital contexts that increasingly mediate everyday society.

LNM in Sweden

Neil Selwyn is giving the opening keynote talk at the MakerDays 2017 Conference in Gothenburg on Monday 16th October. This event is one of Sweden's largest events related to digitisation and schools. It will feature over 500 teachers, policymakers, school leaders and industry representatives – exploring the digitisation of Swedish schools, Maker education and the ongoing push for coding in the curriculum.

LNM in Bulgaria

LNM members Michael Henderson and Michael Phillips have attended the UNESCO sponsored biennial International Summit on Information Technology (IT) in Education (EDUsummIT) held in Borovets, Bulgaria.

New publication in Research Highlights in Technology and Teacher Education 2017

LNM's Mike Phillips is lead author on a new publication in Research Highlights in Technology and Teacher Education 2017 published by the Association for the Advancement...

LNM in South-East Asia

LNM's Mike Phillips has recently been in Kuala Lumpur where he presented an 8 hour professional development day to 110 teachers from local and...

launch of UNESCO report on ‘Digital Skills for Life & Work’

UNESCO's 'Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development' launched its report on 'Digital Skills for Life & Work' on 17​th September in New York. The report - drafted by LNM's Neil Selwyn - examines how the education sector can ensure that all people develop essential digital skills for life and work.

new research project: 3D datasets from Ancient Cultures

LNM is excited to be part of a newly-funded collaborative research project with colleagues from Monash’s ‘Centre for Ancient Cultures’ and from Museums Victoria. The project – funded by the ‘Robert Blackwood Research Seed Scheme’ – is focusing on the the educational possibilities of using digitized artefacts in various classroom and community settings.