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- Envisioning the Future of Education Technology
- “We realize that the world is changing and our kids will live in a different world and work in jobs that are not yet created. It’s our duty to give them the best competencies in order to achieve their 21st century goals.” – M. Doukas, Greece
- “The most important thing right now is that we are trying to get the standards in the hands of the population and bridge the gap between teachers and parents so we can start communicating around the standards, and that will take some considerable effort.” – Mick Hewitt, USA
- “I hope one of the things I can contribute to this world is the opportunity for more children to have access to the best education possible by using technology to extend the reach of great teachers, redesign schools in student-centric ways, and bring the joy back into the learning process.” – Heather Staker, USA
- “For me, the new possibilities for my students are the most rewarding. By using ICT, they can work with their peers from other countries.” – Darko Taleski, Macedonia
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Category Archives: 21st century skills
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