Author Archives: Julian Sefton-Green

YouthSites

I am working with colleagues in Canada on a SSHRC (Canadian Social Science Research Council)  funded project about the non-formal learning sector, The YouthSites project examines the creative arts sector for youth from socially excluded backgrounds in Vancouver, Toronto and … Continue reading

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The Class: living and learning in the digital age – Book published

The book is now published. It is part of a new series at New York University Press and can be found on the publisher’s website, on Amazon and in bookshops. The free open access version can be found here. There is a blog … Continue reading

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Researching ‘learning lives’ – a new agenda for learning, media and technology

In this article, my co-author Ola Erstad and I revisit the history of our interest in the term, ‘learning lives’ in order to explicate the meaning(s) of the phrase and to set up a series of challenges for research into young … Continue reading

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From Changing Education Systems to Changing Society

Blogpost on TUMO Centre for Creative Technologies

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Learning with Creative Technologies in Armenia

I have just spent the week visiting the TUMO Centre for Creative Technologies in Yerevan, Armenia. I was asked by the Asian Development Bank to design an evaluation of TUMO’s work with a view to measuring its impact on learning, economic … Continue reading

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EMC Twilights Presents … Living and Learning in the Digital Age

Talking about The Class to teachers 

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Establishing a Research Agenda for the Digital Literacy Practices of Young Children

I have co-authored a white paper outlining the context and research questions behind a Europe-wide project investigating young children, digital technologies and changing literacies. It can be downloaded here.

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A Manifesto for Playing with Learning

I have helped write a Manifesto for Playing with Learning as part of my work at The Playful Learning Centre in Helsinki. It can be downloaded here.

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From playful learning to playing with learning: Rules, carnival and anarchy

I gave this talk at The Playful Learning Centre in Helsinki, Finland. I argued that although play has  always had a role in many theories of education and child-rearing,  we now seem to live in an era where playfulness, especially in the … Continue reading

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The Class; Living and learning in the digital age

This co-authored book exploring the learning lives at home, at school and with friends of a class of London 13-14 year olds is now in production. It can be found here on the publishers website. It will be published free … Continue reading

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