2015 – Sugata Mitra: What happened after TED Prize 2013

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. In 2013, Dr. Sugata Mitra earned the first ever one million dollar TED Prize award for his project “School in the Cloud.” Two years later, he shares what he did with the prize and the evolution of this innovative project […]

Sugata Mitra

Sugata is professor of Educational Technology at the School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences at Newcastle University, England. He is best known for his “Hole in the Wall” experiment, and widely cited in works of literacy and education. Mitra is Chief Scientist, Emeritus, at NIIT. He is also the winner of the TED Prize […]

The Future of Education

Sugata Mitra explains how he and his colleagues installed an internet connected PC in an urban slum in New Delhi to find out the process of learning without a teacher to instruct the kids. He describes how the project, Hole in the Wall, demonstrates that curiosity leads to learning through self-instruction. He also talks about […]

Lección inaugural 2015: The Future of Learning

Sugata Mitra, a renowned pedagogue, expounds the new trends regarding the educational system that will forever alter the way we teach children. He starts by criticizing the old way of teaching that has its roots in the Enlightenment and western imperial expansion. This old method is constantly becoming more obsolete with the advent of the […]

How to Become an Educator for Freedom

Sugata Mitra talks about how education has evolved along the years. In the beginning of evolution, knowledge was acquired through observation or experience; later it was transferred to others through writing, and today knowledge is everywhere. Mitra discusses the challenges for educators and the need of reexamination of curriculum, pedagogy and assessment due to the […]

2015 – Sugata Mitra: What happened after TED Prize 2013

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. In 2013, Dr. Sugata Mitra earned the first ever one million dollar TED Prize award for his project “School in the Cloud.” Two years later, he shares what he did with the prize and the evolution of this innovative project […]

The Future of Education

Sugata Mitra explains how he and his colleagues installed an internet connected PC in an urban slum in New Delhi to find out the process of learning without a teacher to instruct the kids. He describes how the project, Hole in the Wall, demonstrates that curiosity leads to learning through self-instruction. He also talks about […]

Lección inaugural 2015: The Future of Learning

Sugata Mitra, a renowned pedagogue, expounds the new trends regarding the educational system that will forever alter the way we teach children. He starts by criticizing the old way of teaching that has its roots in the Enlightenment and western imperial expansion. This old method is constantly becoming more obsolete with the advent of the […]

How to Become an Educator for Freedom

Sugata Mitra talks about how education has evolved along the years. In the beginning of evolution, knowledge was acquired through observation or experience; later it was transferred to others through writing, and today knowledge is everywhere. Mitra discusses the challenges for educators and the need of reexamination of curriculum, pedagogy and assessment due to the […]

Sugata Mitra

Sugata is professor of Educational Technology at the School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences at Newcastle University, England. He is best known for his “Hole in the Wall” experiment, and widely cited in works of literacy and education. Mitra is Chief Scientist, Emeritus, at NIIT. He is also the winner of the TED Prize […]

TEDxUFM

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. In 2013, Dr. Sugata Mitra earned the first ever one million dollar TED Prize award for his project “School in the Cloud.” Two years later, he shares what he did with the prize and the evolution of this innovative project […]

The Antigua Forum

Sugata Mitra explains how he and his colleagues installed an internet connected PC in an urban slum in New Delhi to find out the process of learning without a teacher to instruct the kids. He describes how the project, Hole in the Wall, demonstrates that curiosity leads to learning through self-instruction. He also talks about […]

2015 – Sugata Mitra: What happened after TED Prize 2013

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. In 2013, Dr. Sugata Mitra earned the first ever one million dollar TED Prize award for his project “School in the Cloud.” Two years later, he shares what he did with the prize and the evolution of this innovative project […]

Sugata Mitra

Sugata is professor of Educational Technology at the School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences at Newcastle University, England. He is best known for his “Hole in the Wall” experiment, and widely cited in works of literacy and education. Mitra is Chief Scientist, Emeritus, at NIIT. He is also the winner of the TED Prize […]

The Future of Education

Sugata Mitra explains how he and his colleagues installed an internet connected PC in an urban slum in New Delhi to find out the process of learning without a teacher to instruct the kids. He describes how the project, Hole in the Wall, demonstrates that curiosity leads to learning through self-instruction. He also talks about […]

Lección inaugural 2015: The Future of Learning

Sugata Mitra, a renowned pedagogue, expounds the new trends regarding the educational system that will forever alter the way we teach children. He starts by criticizing the old way of teaching that has its roots in the Enlightenment and western imperial expansion. This old method is constantly becoming more obsolete with the advent of the […]

How to Become an Educator for Freedom

Sugata Mitra talks about how education has evolved along the years. In the beginning of evolution, knowledge was acquired through observation or experience; later it was transferred to others through writing, and today knowledge is everywhere. Mitra discusses the challenges for educators and the need of reexamination of curriculum, pedagogy and assessment due to the […]