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Companies impact people’s lives, since most of the time of their working life they are on the installations and even more so if there are people working in multinational companies. It is clear that companies benefit society in the sense of providing employment opportunities and generating technological advances, but they can also have a negative […]

Open SDGs: Could Nobel-Winning Economics Bolster EdTech’s Global Impact?

More Open EdTech SDGs Another year, another controversy born out of the winners of the Nobel prize. When it comes to the bitterly political issue of poverty alleviation, more massive projects probably deserve more recognition than this year’s laureates, Esther Duflo (the second woman Nobel in economics), Abhijit Banerjee and Michael Kremer. Not saying they […]

UNESCO Steps Up To Universalize Open Educational Resources (OER) With… A Declaration?

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More Open EdTech for SDGs Is quality learning content a universal right? If UNESCO statements are any indications, yes. In 2012, The Paris OER Declaration coined the term for “Open Educational Resources.” Based on principles an statements including the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Millenium Declaration, OER are conceived as content resources that […]

Open EdTech 4 SDGs Update: Teleoperator Training To Gamify Poverty Alleviation?

Kentaro Yoshifuji envisions a future platform in which people —to be blunt, those earning the lowest wages possible around the world— deliver minimum wage-type jobs anywhere on earth with the help of robots. You are likely to hear more from him within the year, mainly because the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are around the corner. Which […]

Open Industry 4 SDGs Pulse: Free EdTech To Plug Into Your Learning

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Our Open EdTech for SDGs Tracker initiative has been met with broad and positive reception, and we could not be happier. But more importantly, it has brought to attention the many contributing inititiatives in the intersection of EdTech and Open Source, as a starting point for the Open movement at large. This was our original […]

How Open Source Learning Helps Us All Achieve Industrial Revolution 4.0, SDG by SDG

An ongoing LMSPulse guide for aspiring Open EdTech doers, entrepreneurs and advocates. Last updated: July 29th, 2019 Many of us in the Open Source EdTech world have at least some idea of its global importance. We can find most of these global issues in the 17 UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. It’s a good —not perfect— […]

It’s Time For Longstanding Southeast Asia Moodle Partner Nephila Web Technology To Shine

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On the eve of the 8th anniversary of its creation, Nephila Web Technology‘s reasons to celebrate only continue to grow. With the exception of Australian-based eCreators, Nephila is the only Certified Moodle Partner in the ASEAN region. For Manila-born co-founder, President and CEO, Sheryl Villaroman, it means her responsibility grows larger, and the challenge is […]