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THINGLINK WINS THE UNESCO ICT IN EDUCATION PRIZE WITH A VISION OF A GLOBAL VIRTUAL SCHOOL

Posted by ThingLink Team on Feb 26, 2019 11:56:02 AM

ThingLink has been selected as one of the two winners of the 2018 UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa-Al Khalifa Prize for the use of ICT in Education. The Prize awards individuals and organizations that are carrying out outstanding projects leveraging new technologies to expand educational and lifelong learning opportunities. The laureates of the Prize receive international recognition as an innovative example of the use of ICT in education worldwide, as well as a diploma and a monetary award of USD 25,000.

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Topics: virtual reality, 21st century learning, special education, cultural preservation

ThingLink Interactive Video Pilot Program for Higher Education and eLearning

Posted by Ulla Koivula on Feb 22, 2019 3:26:16 PM

ThingLink is starting an interactive video pilot program for higher education and eLearning. The goal is to collect feedback from our users regarding: 

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Topics: 21st century learning, edtech, Video

ThingLink wins 2017 EdTechXGlobal Rise Award for promoting mobile 360 storytelling in schools

Posted by Ulla Koivula on Jun 29, 2017 7:00:00 AM

 EdTechXEurope, the largest education technology summit in Europe, announced the winners of its EdTechXGlobal startup awards at the fifth edition of its event at Kings Place in London. For each category, the awards showcase the top three start-ups across segmentation, geography and industry trends.

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Topics: 360, 21st century learning, edtech

ThingLink launches Women’s Rights 360° Virtual Field Trip

Posted by Ulla Koivula on Mar 7, 2017 3:30:10 PM

In celebration of International Women’s Day, ThingLink has created a series of interactive 360 stories highlighting information about education, healthcare, social justice, as well as women’s economic and political participation globally. The goal of the project is to help educators, students or parents address complex topics such as global gender equality with a new kind of immersive learning experience. The stories are narrated by women from around the world and can be viewed by anyone on desktop, smartphone or with mobile VR headsets such as Google Cardboard or Samsung Gear VR.   

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Topics: virtual reality, education, 360photos, international women's day, gender equality, immersive learning, 21st century learning, women's rights