Education and Davos Man

Ireland“One of the worrying trends in education in recent years is the increasing influence that corporations and corporate organisations have on education. The Lego corporation is busily promoting play-based learning while Microsoft and Apple constantly promote their software (and hardware in the case of Apple) as tools for promoting so-called, but essentially non-existent, ’21st century skills’ …” (more)

[Tales from Academia, 28 January]

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