Thoughts About The Future of A.I.

Gerd Leonhard is a European futurist, speaker and author who specializes in the debate between humanity and technology. Below are some of his thoughts regarding the future of A.I.   John Giannandrea, the newly appointed chief to run Apple’s “machine learning and A.I. strategy,” has stated on the debate over whether humanity should be worried about…

Mischa Dohler presenting at an EdTech Debate

Tenacity & grit…how’d you learn that?

The IFL team reflect on a recent EdTech event and ponder what soft skills are essential for jobs of the future. On 11th September, IFL attended The EdTech Debate delivered by a Supernotes, a startup spun out from King’s College University. Supernotes have created a unified tool that helps students take notes, organise materials, and…

Education Select Committee asks & Robot answers

“A robot has appeared before the Education Select Committee to tell MPs about the role of technology in classrooms. Pepper’s evidence on Tuesday was the first time a robot has answered questions at a committee. The robot is part of an international research project developing the world’s first culturally aware robots aimed at assisting with…

Six ways that tablets can really transform teaching

“Over the past five years, we have been conducting an international research project evaluating a series of educational apps developed by the British charity onebillion…These interactive apps are designed specifically to support early years numeracy and literacy skills…They are available in different languages and enable children to learn independently and at their own pace…There is even an “in-app”…

New technology to spearhead classroom revolution – Damian Hinds

  “I’ve been fortunate enough to see technology being used in revolutionary ways. Students are able to explore the rainforest, steer virtual ships or programme robots from their classroom, while teachers are able to access training, share best practice with colleagues and update parents on a pupil’s progress without being taken away from their main…

Edtech50 – Celebrating Technology in Education – Peter O’Rourke

“Edtech50 takes a broad view of technology products, services, projects, and people. This is exciting, because in a world where co-creation is fundamentally key to achieving success in a digital-driven world, Edtech50 offers an opportunity to celebrate not just creators of the technology, but also those using and applying the technology to best effect.”   …