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How Digital Will Change Schools?

August 16, 2016

Digital learning is all the craze in schooling now, especially in the Western countries. It seems at times that going digital promises to fix all the challenges and problems in schools these days. The picture is, of course, not that simple. The first truth about digital is that digital alone is absolutely nothing. A book […]

Why Lightneer Exists?

August 1, 2016

The question that eventually led to the founding of Lightneer was: what if we could really leverage games for learning? And not just any games. What if we could bring together some of the best game designers in the world to create real learning experiences? After having studied these questions for almost five years, we […]

What Will Schools Teach in 2040?

July 19, 2016

I gave a talk last week at Suomi-Areena, the annual event collecting Finnish decision makers to discuss work, learning and the future among other topics. Our session consisted of seven talks on the future of work and learning that were commented by the members of the Finnish parliament, as well as our former President Tarja […]

Bridging the Attention Gap

March 20, 2016

Schools have an increasing challenge in keeping up students’ attention. While Finland scores at the top of pretty much any education evaluation, even in Finland we have pretty big challenges for schoolwork. In a recent research it was found out that 25% of Finnish elementary schoolers suffer from bore-out, whereas one half of them have […]