Research 09 Oct 14
New Wellcome Trust & Educational Endowment Foundation Project

wellcome_logo.jpgThe £1m unLOCKE project is jointly funded by the Wellcome Trust and the Educational Endowment Foundation and it aims to test the benefits of training pupils to suspend their pre-existing beliefs when solving mathematical or scientific questions, for example correcting the seemingly logical notion that a heavy object will fall faster than a light one. This project is a collaboration born out of the Centre of Educational Neuroscience, involving Prof Denis Mareschal as the Principal Investigator, Prof Michael Thomas and Dr Iroise ...

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Latest News 07 Oct 14
Welcome to our Third International Learning Design Challenge: Move-It-Online

Third International Learning Design Challenge: Move-It-Online



Led by Professor Diana Laurillard from The London Knowledge Lab, Institute of Education in collaboration with Building Community Knowledge, MirandaNet, Creative Digital Solutions and Hands-ON ICT project.



The Aim

Our 3rd online International Learning Design Challenge is about understanding the impact of taking teaching and learning activities online. We will provide ways of describing and planning effective teaching ideas, especially those that illustrate ‘pedagogically purposeful uses of technology for learning'. The Challenge is to transfer this to your own optimal ...

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Latest News 07 Oct 14
iTalk2learn Awards: EC-TEL 2014

EC-TEL 2014


Open Learning and Teaching in Educational Communities

Graz (Austria), 16 - 19 September 2014


During the EC-TEL Conference LKL's Dr Manolis Mavrikis and Dr Sergio Gutierrez-Santos with colleagues from the EU-funded iTalk2Learn project were awarded Honourable Mention by iknow-2014 business angels and 2nd Best Demo during the EC-TEL 2014 conference.

Demo Title: Talk, Tutor, Explore, Learn Intelligent Tutoring and Exploration for Robust Learning 


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Latest News 04 Sep 14
Bloomsbury Hack Day
thumb-events_03.pngThe inaugural Bloomsbury Hack Day on July 16, jointly hosted by Birkbeck, University of London, UCL and the Institute of Education, University of London, saw children from three schools participate with a programme of different lab-based activities designed and guided by three top London universities located in Bloomsbury. Alongside UCL Academy, Watford Grammar School for Boys and Townlee Grammar School (Girls) learned about programming during the hands-on activities. Read on for a video report.
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Latest News 03 Sep 14
16th What The Research Says Event

thumb-events_04.pngThe 16th What The Research Says event has the title: The Potential and Impact of TEL on Teaching and Learning and runs on Friday 26th September 1.30-4pm at the London Knowledge Lab. Read more details and sign up for the event!



16th What the Research Says Event: The Potential and Impact of TEL on Teaching and Learning

Where: London Knowledge Lab

Time: 1:30-4:00

When: Friday ...

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  • Fri 7 Nov, 12:30 | Seminar
    Exploring Constructionism in Virtual Worlds
    Carina Girvan

  • Research


    OLDS MOOC Final Report
    A report is now available on the Learning Design MOOC, run by LKL and several other universities, led by the OU. The 9-week Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on learning and curriculum ...


    Media Planet 2014 Autism Campaign
    Kaska Porayska-Pomsta has contributed to the 2014 Autism Campaign by the Media Planet. The interview with Dr Porayska-Pomsta has been published as a supplement to The Independent newspaper on ...


    Wellcome Trust/Imperial PhD Studentship opportunity
    This unusual PhD studentship (based at Imperial College London, funded by the Wellcome Trust) aims to theorise public engagement as an educational process. It builds on an extensive body of ...