The School reform lobby
Education reformer, Terry Moe, reveals in BBC2 film what technology is really doing in schools.
Technology is 'transforming' education, we're told. It's apparently 'transforming' healthcare and the NHS too. Just not in the ways you'd think.
Teachers are about the only thing standing in the way of the ambitions of the commercial edtech industry. Which is why they are they are being targeted.
The UK government has hitched its wagon to edtech's star, but trying to find out what that means for UK schools is near impossible.
Edtech lobbyists have told so many stories – tales of broken schools, of children being ill-prepared for the future, of the need for 'innovation' to 'personalise' learning – that it's difficult to talk about what tech is really doing to education.
Silicon Valley billionaires and politicians around the world are selling a vision of tech revolutionising schools. Here's why we shouldn't believe their hype.
Education systems around the world are the target of far-reaching reforms, much of it driven by the private sector.
This blog is interested in the companies, investors, lobbyists, think tanks, campaign groups, individuals and politicians driving these changes.