"European education is at a crossroads" says Androulla Vassiliou in a blog post
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Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth has published her views about the future of European education in a blog post.
[...] "Progress in the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) for education and training has been substantial in recent years. But it is still not as widespread as it could – and should – be. For instance, use of ICT in schools has not reached the extent to which it is used in business and public services.
To meet the educational challenges of the future, a change of mind-set is needed. This means changing our pedagogical, technological and organizational settings and allowing new learning methods to come to the fore. ICT has an intrinsic role to play in this shift of gear; it is one of the main engines for change. As the European Commissioner responsible for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, I am committed to helping to make this change happen. " [...]
Read the complete post on the "New Europe" website.