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Cisco, Intel and Microsoft Fund Project to Assess 21st Century Teaching and Learning

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At the Learning and Technology World Forum in London, Cisco Systems Inc., Intel Corporation and Microsoft Corp. announced plans to underwrite a multi-sector research project to develop new assessment approaches, methods and technologies for measuring the success of 21st-century teaching and learning in classrooms around the world.

The three companies also announced the appointment of Barry McGaw, currently the director of the Melbourne Education Research Institute at the University of Melbourne, as executive director of the project. McGaw will oversee an executive committee, project lead team, and up to 50 leading experts and innovators in academia and government, to collaborate on the research and assist in influencing the development of future international and national assessments.

Press release: Cisco, Intel and Microsoft Lead Collaboration to Improve Global Education Assessments

Written by Al Stevens

January 13th, 2009 at 6:24 pm

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