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Driving Professional Development with GoConqr

Continuous professional development is a cornerstone of a growing workplace. It benefits employees by letting them add to their value by acquiring skills that improve their performance levels and offer greater career mobility. And since the business environment is characterised by change, professional development safeguards employees against the risk of being left behind with a […]

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The Importance of Teaching Values in Education

What’s the value of a value-based education? “Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.” – CS Lewis Earlier this year we contacted a number of educators and technologists from around the world for their thoughts on the trends and challenges facing education and technology in 2016. […]

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How One Teacher’s Simple Experiment Rekindled a Love of Learning

For Sam Magar, a teacher at AIC in Perth, Australia, it began as an experiment. Just something new to try out away from the classroom. But before long it changed everything inside the classroom too – and for the better. Einstein once said that insanity was repeating the same thing over and over again and […]

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5 Ways GoConqr Can Help Improve Your Study Strategy in 2017

Everybody knows that success takes a lot of hard work, but it also takes lots of commitment and planning too. When it comes to learning, we know that staying focused can be tough -but don’t worry, because we’ve put together 5 ways GoConqr can help you make the most of your time, improve your study strategy […]

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Top Tips for Running an Awesome Group!

In learning, there are few things as rewarding as working with other like-minded individuals who are eager to share their thoughts and ideas on topics that are of interest to you. Everyone benefits from hearing different opinions and getting multiple insights. But getting to this point requires some time. So here are a few tips […]

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Connect to a World of Knowledge with GoConqr’s New Public Groups

Your personal learning experience just became a group effort. Information has never been more freely accessible than it is today. It’s estimated that for every two days we produce as much information as in our combined recorded history up to the year 2003. But with so much information at our fingertips, the major challenge for […]

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GoConqr Included Among “EdTech’s Best and Brightest”

But being a finalist at the EdTech Digest Awards is just the beginning. It’s difficult to overestimate the impact that technology has had on modern living. Each passing day sees countless new products brought to market and just as many head-spinning announcements cluttering our newsfeeds. This can certainly be said of the bustling edtech sector; […]

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Experience a Truly Collaborative Learning Environment

Thousands of people join GoConqr every day looking for tools and resources that will help improve their teaching or learning. However, what most of them don’t realise is that GoConqr’s greatest asset is actually the community of learners that the platform serves. In this blog post, we’ll teach you how to expand your academic horizons […]

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Our Improved Note-Taking Software Is Here!

Jotting down facts, ideas and thoughts just got a whole lot easier with our new, improved Notes tool. Note-taking is one of the most familiar and widely used methods of studying, and with good reason – it is also one of the most effective. By quickly jotting down key points, notes help create new neural […]

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10 Experts’ Predictions for Education and Technology in 2016

2016 is now well underway, but few could say how it will end or what major changes we’ll see as the year unfurls. But that hasn’t stopped us from asking a number of experts in education and technology to gaze into their crystal balls and share their thoughts on one major EdTech trend we can […]

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