Technology for an ageing population: competition

Technology UseHere is a competition which is aimed at secondary school students.  I quite like the idea of this: both the topic and the nature of what has to be submitted by entrants: a video of not more than 90 seconds answering the question:

In the future, how will technology help an ageing population?

This is an opportunity to get some really interesting discussions going. Perhaps you could get other colleagues involved, such the RE department.

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Ed Tech Innovation–#4: Introduce (a) competition

Paralympics London 2012 (33)A short while ago I looked at the value of setting competitions and of celebration (see Lessons from the world of sports: #8 The rule of celebration). In this, the fourth part of the mini-series about returning to work and starting the new school year, I’d like to explore this theme from a different angle or two.

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