Education Fast Forward Debate: Innovation and Quality: Two sides of the same coin?

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.

http://www.effdebate.org/debates/the-next-debate/

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.

AGENDA

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.

 

Time Segment Owner
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.