Thursday, 23 June 2016

Redefining education

During his recent India visit, Google CEO Sundar Pichai spoke of how India’s education system would do well to emphasise greater creativity and risk-taking. We ought to listen.
There is perhaps no other country in the world that glorifies examination results and starting salaries the way we do. In most cultures it’s a bit rude to talk about these things even in private. 

Microsoft, Mojang unveil Minecraft: Education Edition

Microsoft announced it will be releasing an educational version of Minecraft, the popular online sandbox building game the company acquired in 2014. Minecraft: Education Edition will be released as a free trial this summer to existing Minecraft users, according to Mojang, the Microsoft subsidiary acquired for $2.5 billion in September 2014.

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