Learning Revolves Around Learners, Not Institutions


Reposted from the Center for Digital Education:

“A 20-member task force, including three former Federal Communications Commission leaders, made six recommendations comprised of 26 action steps for education leaders with the theme that learning must revolve around learners, not learning institutions.

The shift to competency-based education is included as a change in thinking, policy and practice. Also, the recommendations call for open standards that allow different technology programs to work together, much like the open standards that made the Internet successful. And making sure student data is secure and private is “a major challenge and tension point that a lot of schools are struggling with,” said John Bailey, co-chair of the task force and executive director of Digital Learning Now.
These challenging action steps are nested under six specific recommendations…”

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