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The Current State: Mobile Learning

I’ve written a couple of opinion pieces over the years about the Current State. There’s this one on the The Education System, this one on Society Transitioning, and Educational Technology and my personal state. They’ve been a nice way of articulating a specific view of space and time relating to a theme. They’re interesting as […]

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So that’s 2014

2014 has been a pretty good year for me personally. You can probably read this post as a brag list, but for me it’s a chance to take stock and record what’s been achieved. Achieved is an important word – because this year I got to see effort yield results. The last couple of years […]

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The more things change, the more Universities try to stay the same

It’s been an interesting week regarding working in universities. First Mark Smithers wrote, what I can only assume, a cathartic post on leaving academia. Then David Jones joined in providing another perspective on a theme that seems to be gaining some notoriety. In the comments below was the voice of Sarah Thorneycroft who provided another […]

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We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams

After finally getting my last couple of posts out of my head and onto this blog I now want to riff off them and further some of these ideas. This serious of Current State blogs was an attempt to lay some kind of foundation, because you can’t work out where you’re going if you don’t […]

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The Current State: The Education System

I’m kind of annoyed that it has taken me so long to develop this post, so long that I’ve been beaten to the punch on a number of fronts. At the same time its nice to hear other similar voices airing similar ideas which has been comforting and reassuring – so I’ve tried to include […]

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The Current State: Educational Technology

2012 was a pretty big year in the EdTech world with MOOCs, mobile and HTML5 dominating most of the word count. While most of those words have been about the technology itself I’ve been really pleased to see a lot of discussion on the deeper issues at play – looking beyond the technology, towards its […]

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The Current State

At the start of the year most people take stock of their lives and often like to make predictions and resolutions for the upcoming year. We’re well into 2013 but to be honest it just flew past so quickly I’ve barely had time to notice. So I’m a little late to all this and this […]