Science in the face of an uncertain future

Science in the face of an uncertain future

At a time when certain right-wing and religious factions not to mention some major commercial players are leading an all-out attack on science, it may seem unwise to raise questions about the validity of scientific results. Positions are politicised and polarised and nuance has little place in public debate. Yet it is only with a nuanced approach that the situation can be understood sufficiently to take suitable measures.…

Leadership, information gathering and the future – What if we’ve got it wrong?

The following text was written as preparation for a seminar entitled “From Observation to Action: Challenges for Policy and Decision Makers in the Field of ICT in School Education” jointly organised by the SATW and EENet that was to take place at Schloss Münchenwiler early October 2004. I took part in that seminar on behalf of the Swiss Agency for ICT in Education (CTIE).

Learning Index

Learning Index

Ambient schooling: Putting learning back into life – Taking a different perspective on learning as an integral part of all activities with the pedagogical, societal and ethical implications implied… (read more)
Connected Magazine, May 25th, 2003.

“Anyone got a can-opener?” Opening up the Internet – Changing ways things are done has little to do with telling people what to do, but more with creating a framework for them to develop their own ways… (read more)
Connected Magazine, Oct.