“Education Fast Forward holds global debates to stimulate thinking and discussion around key issues to drive education forward, faster forward”
Invited debaters join a debate either by attending a video conference facility or via a device such as a mobile phone, laptop or PC.
EFF17 THE BASICS
What? A live global education debate.
Topic Innovation and Quality: Two sides of the same coin?
When? Monday 7 March @ 6pm GMT
Where Streamed live to www.effdebate.org with tweeting throughout
Short Link http://bit.ly/EFF17mlw
Hashtags #EFF17 #MLW2016
Participating This is a free online debate with no need to register. People just need to go to the website to watch and to tweet in questions to participate.
Please note this agenda is subject to change. Also note that all times on the agenda are in GMT. Please check the World Clock for the local time in your country/city.
|17:00-17:55||Technical test and roll call for those joining remotely||Andrew Graley, Director Healthcare, Government and Education EMEA Polycom (UK) Ltd|
|18:00-18:01||Debate welcome and introduction to Mike Sharples||Gavin Dykes, EFF Trustee and Debate Chair|
|18:01-18:04||Introduction to the debate||Professor Mike Sharples, Professor of Educational Technology, Institute of Educational Technology
The Open University
|18:04-18:05||Introduction to Dra. Maria Soledad Ramirez Montoya||Gavin Dykes, EFF Trustee and Debate Chair|
|18:05-18:15||First speaker presentation||Dra. Maria Soledad Ramirez Montoya, Research Professor, Graduate School of Education, ITESM|
|18:15-18:16||Introduction to Thomas M. Philip||Gavin Dykes, EFF Trustee and Debate Chair|
|18:16-18:26||Second speaker presentation||Thomas M. Philip, Associate Professor, UCLA|
|18:26||Debate opens||Gavin Dykes, EFF Trustee and Debate Chair|
|19:00:19:03||Observations from Twitter||Ken Royal, Author, Blogger and Education Champion|
|19:03||Debate continues||Gavin Dykes, EFF Trustee and Debate Chair|
|19:40:19:43||Observations from Twitter||Ken Royal, Author, Blogger and Education Champion|
|19:43:19:56||Final observations from guests||Gavin Dykes, EFF Trustee and Debate Chair|
|19:56-19:59||Conclusions||Lord Knight, Chief Education Adviser, TES Global Ltd|
|19:59-20:00||Debate Close||Jim Wynn, EFF Trustee|
Innovation and Quality: Two sides of the same coin?
UNESCO will partner with Education Fast Forward to host an online debate about the extent to which mobile technology can strengthen the quality of education and facilitate learning. The debate will begin at 7pm CST (Paris time).
The pros and cons of mobile learning will be discussed with an aim to better understand the educational promises, limitations and risks of new ICT tools and pedagogies. Expert panellists will examine some of the ways technology is fostering innovation throughout the education sector: at the level of systems, schools, classrooms and individuals. The panel will also debate how innovations in mobile technology can best transform pedagogy.
This track of Mobile Learning Week is a virtual-only event and can be joined in real-time from any internet-connected location. The video debate format will allow online participants to comment, contribute, and answer and pose questions alongside a panel of ICT in education specialists.
For more information including debate panellists visit http://bit.ly/EFF17mlw and don’t forget to follow the debate using #EFF17 and tweet in your questions and comments.