MEF Global Board Elections 2013 in Pictures

Unable to attend this year’s Global AGM? Check out the photos from the evening where four new Directors were elected by the membership on to the MEF Global Board representing DMG Media, mBlox, Pearson and TIMWE. The Global AGM is always a great opportunity for members to get an update on MEF’s activities around the world in the last 12 months, and hear the roadmap for the year ahead. This year’s meeting was kindly hosted at MEF Member Atos‘ London offices. The EMEA board met first in the afternoon to catch-up live and debate both the Privacy in Mobile Apps and newly approved EMEA … [Read more...]

The changing role of mobile devices in the classroom

Tom Hall is VP of Education Technology Partnerships at learning and education specialists Pearson. As a recently joined MEF member Tom explores the rise of mobile technology as an essential tool for global learning programmes and education It seems that every time I’m on a plane or train these days, I see a child - who is barely old enough to walk or talk - happily playing on their parent’s smart phone or tablet. That’s because these interfaces are intuitive for kids; they touch, push and pull on the screen, similarly to how they discover any new object at that young age. In fact, almost half … [Read more...]