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“We need to change the notion of ’employment for my whole life‘ to ’employability for my whole life‘ because nobody knows where your next chance to succeed will be.” – Ovi Barceló, Spain

“I want to educate the next generation of Nobel Prize winners.” – Mikael Bondestam, Sweden

How will Europe’s digital natives become digitally competitive?

At the last Partners in Learning Global Forum last year in Prague, I interviewed Kirsti Lonka, Vice Dean Faculty of Behavioral Sciences and Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Helsinki. We had a great conversation about “Digital Natives” … Continue reading

A Global Celebration: Ten Years of Partners in Learning

Thank you for your outstanding support celebrating the 10 year anniversary of Partners in Learning last Tuesday! The best testament to the impact Partners in Learning has had over the past decade is the results we’ve achieved – together – … Continue reading

Celebrating 10 years of Partners in Learning : Educators’ insights from Brazil

Last week, we celebrated the 10 year anniversary of our flagship education program Partners in Learning. As I shared here, Partners in Learning has had an incredible impact on the lives of educators and students worldwide since its inception. As part of … Continue reading

“Mining the potential of my students with the help of technology!” – Botgros Didina, Romania

“For me, the Partners in Learning Program has dramatically changed my professional life and I don’t think I overstate the fact that it has changed my students life and future. I have been working for over 35 years in a … Continue reading

Celebrating 10 years of Partners in Learning : Educators’ insights from India

Yesterday, Microsoft celebrated the 10 year anniversary of its flagship education program Partners in Learning. As I shared here, Partners in Learning has had an incredible impact on the lives of educators and students worldwide since its inception. Today, I … Continue reading

“In order to develop new ways of learning and teaching we need to be connected and share ideas. The PiL Network is the best working opportunity for doing this – so I am thankful for being a part of it.” – Dr. Holger Fröhlich, Germany

Here at Daily Edventures, we’ve profiled hundreds of projects from Expert Educators around the world for almost two years. So we thought the Partners in Learning 10th Anniversary would be great time to round up a few of these projects and … Continue reading

“The best trend at the moment is definitely the work in student-to-student learning. Teachers play the role of facilitator and guide students, which gives extra energy to students. And teachers should encourage collaborative learning.” – Chandra Wijerathne, Sri Lanka

“I was able to spend this last year in a 1:1 computing classroom with my students…What I witnessed during this past year wasn’t just about professional development for myself, but about what students are really capable of if they are given the tools and the opportunities!” – Laura Rahn, USA

“It’s exciting to see that kids with a communication disorder can now communicate and participate fully in their academics. It’s exciting because it shows others that these kids can communicate – just in a different way.” – Pam Gahir, Canada

“Rather than being technology-centric, the Teacher Education Initiative puts front-and-center the problems and opportunities facing educators.” – Jim Ptaszynski, USA

A Partners in Learning Institute Reunion: Learn from the Masters

“Our message is that games are similar to literature, and that they are not only tools to teach. Good games enrich people’s lives, and complete Wagner’s dream of ‘Gesamtkunstwerk’ – an art form that involves all the other art, and some more.” – Øystein Imsen and Bjørn Erga, Norway

Help the Partners in Learning Network Grow – Win a Surface!

As you know, I am a big believer in community as a means for educators and innovators to collaborate, learn from each other and advance innovation in education – at all levels. The Partners in Learning Network provides that community … Continue reading

“If you use innovative technologies in part of your lesson effectively, you might just capture the imagination of some of the class who are not normally fully engaged with the learning that is taking place.” – Jimmy Edwards, UK

“The best opportunity for any innovation is time; time for educators to form relationships and know their learners and what is best for them, time to learn from other educators to share experiences and collaborate, time to try new ideas, time for learners to be involved themselves.” – Jo Debens, UK

“Our students must become problem solvers, collaborators, and creative life-long learners.” – Helen Gooch, USA

“Make sure you want to be a learner first. Make sure you are engaging students in a way they want to be engaged.” – Todd LaVogue, USA

“One of the greatest moments for all of us at Partners in Learning is when a teacher comes up to us and says, ‘Thanks for giving me the opportunity to share my experience with other teachers and really feel the work I’m doing is appreciated and can help other teachers and students around the world.’” – Lauren Woodman, USA