JOIN EFF and UNESCO to Debate Mobile Learning 

Streaming Live – Monday March 7th at 6pm GMT

JOIN EFF and UNESCO to debate how Mobile Technology is Strengthening Life-Long learning


JOIN this Important Global Debate – Innovation and Quality: Two Sides of Same Coin? – Monday March 7th at 6pm GMT. LIVE from @UNESCO Mobile Learning Week in Paris.


What are the pros and cons of Mobile Technology and how can it enhance Life-Long learning?


The 17th Education Fast Forward Global Debate entitled Innovation and Quality: Two sides of same coin?, will be streamed live on Monday 7th March 2016 at 6pm GMT from Mobile Learning Week in Paris at www.EFFDEBATE.ORG (There is no need to register for this free event).


The #EFF17Edu Debate will be chaired by Education World Forum Program Director Gavin Dykes.

Speakers will include Jim Knight, The Rt Hon. the Lord Knight of Weymouth, Mike Sharples, Professor of Educational Technology at The Open University, and Maria Soledad Ramirez Montoya, Professor and researcher at the School of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences Tecnológico de Monterrey, and Thomas M Philips, Associate Professor at UCLA.

The latest news on mobile learning will be discussed with an aim to better understand the educational promises, limitations and risks of new ICT tools and pedagogies. Expert panelists will examine some of the ways technology is fostering innovation throughout the education sector: at the level of systems, schools, classrooms and individuals. The panel will also debate how innovations in mobile technology can best transform pedagogy.


For more information on #EFF17Edu Debate:

To add your questions and comments to the debate via Twitter please use the #EFF17Edu hashtag.


Education Fast Forward (EFF) is a charity and their purpose is to develop and grow a global movement of teachers, students, leaders and policy makers who understand education’s challenges well and will support each other in tackling them and so will accelerate improvement of education and education’s systems so they move faster forward.



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