UNESCO will partner with Education Fast Forward to host an online debate about the extent to which mobile technology can strengthen the quality of education and facilitate learning. The debate will begin at 7pm CST (Paris time).

The pros and cons of mobile learning will be discussed with an aim to better understand the educational promises, limitations and risks of new ICT tools and pedagogies. Expert panellists will examine some of the ways technology is fostering innovation throughout the education sector: at the level of systems, schools, classrooms and individuals. The panel will also debate how innovations in mobile technology can best transform pedagogy.

This track of Mobile Learning Week is a virtual-only event and can be joined in real-time from any internet-connected location. The video debate format will allow online participants to comment, contribute, and answer and pose questions alongside a panel of ICT in education specialists.

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