Category: Society

Exploring the future of humanity through education and technology

I’ve become increasingly interested in exploring education from a new perspective. When lecturing at the University of Glasgow, I met a number of colleagues from various disciplines (education, engineering, computing science, culture and literature etc) […]

Glasgow University Student Teacher Network

Yesterday saw the launch of the Glasgow University Student Teacher Network. The network is an independent society established and maintained by students – for students. The focus of the network is to provide a platform […]

Behaviour in Scottish Schools & Education Technology and Society

Behaviour in Scottish Schools 2012 research was commissioned by the Scottish Government and carried out by Ipsos MORI, the third in a series of reports into behaviour in Scottish schools since 2006. The aim was to […]

How The World Uses Social Media

Most infographics touch on the rough edges of data. They dabble in studies and research. Not this one. It dives in and relishes the massive amount of information on how the world uses social networks. […]

Digital Participation – A National Inquiry by The Royal Society of Edinburgh

I recently attended the Royal Society launch of an inquiry into digital participation across Scotland. The inquiry is independent and is focussed on “Spreading the Benefits of Digital Participation”. The inquiry is being chaired by […]