Hard to compare this with an INSET day

The Reform Symposium starts in 8 days time. It runs from Friday, July 29 to Sunday, July 31, 2011. For those who don’t know what it is, it’s an international online conference for everyone concerned with education. There are more than 65 presentations and 12 keynote speakers.…

A global teacher of 1,516 lessons and counting

Jason Fried, CEO of tech company 37signals, said he invested in Khan's nonprofit because "the next bubble to burst is higher education. It's too expensive. It's too much one-size-fits-all. This is an alternative way to think about teaching — simple, personal, free and moving at your own pace."<br

Le jeu | www.2025exmachina.net

Le programme de Serious Game 2025 ex machina est une production Tralalere r?alis?e avec le soutien de la Commission europ?enne et la participation du CNC, dans le cadre du programme Internet Sans Crainte / Safer Internet Program.

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Bebo Australian operations killed by Facebook

The extent of Facebook's reach in Australia – it accounts for 29 per cent of all time spent online by Australians – has led to research group Nielsen defining the trend as "Facebook Time" and "Non Facebook Time".

"It's just phenomenal," said Nielsen Online's director of analytics, Mark Higginson.

Wikipedia losing contributors

Volunteers have been departing the project that bills itself as "the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit" faster than new ones have been joining, and the net losses have accelerated over the past year. In the first three months of 2009, the English-language Wikipedia suffered a net loss of more than 49,000 editors, compared to a net loss of 4,900 during the same period a year earlier, according to Spanish researcher Felipe Ortega, who analyzed Wikipedia's data on the editing histories of its more than three million active contributors in 10 languages.

Primary schoolchildren are becoming victims of cyberbullying

One in five of 10 and 11-year-olds say they have been subjected to taunts, threats and insults via the internet and mobile phones, according to a poll by the Anti-Bullying Alliance (ABA).

More than a fifth (22 per cent) said they did not know how to protect themselves against cyberbullying, with over half (61 per cent) saying that a good way to stop cyberbullying would be for parents to know how to deal with it.