TWG2: Informal learning with technology

Professor Kwok-Wing Lai

Wing is Professor of Education and Director, Centre for Distance Education and Learning Technologies at the University of Otago College of Education. His research areas include distance learning, informal learning, and knowledge building. He is an editor and section editor of the second edition of the International Handbook of Information Technology in Primary and Secondary Education, to be published by Springer in 2018.



Cathy Lewin is Professor of Education at the Education and Social Research Institute, Manchester Metropolitan University. She is vice-chair of IFIP Working Group 3.3 on Research. Her research interests concern young people, teachers, families and technology, in relation to both formal and informal learning. Drawing on both quantitative and qualitative research methods, she has over 20 years’ experience of evaluation of innovations in primary and secondary schools, much of which has impacted on UK and international educational policies. 


 TWG2 Discussion Paper


Amina Charania       
Barry Quinn UK King's College London Team/Dept Lead
David Smith USA Kaplan University Professor
Ferial Khaddage Lebanon Balamand University, Faculty of Sciences Computer Science Lecturer / Researcher
Hans van Bergen Netherlands Hogeschool Utrecht Consultant innovation in education
Hiroaki Ogata Japan Kyoto University Professor
Jean Gabin Ntebutse Canada University of Sherbrooke Associate professor
Meegasdeniya Nelie Shiyama Edirisinghe Sri Lanka National Institute of Education Director (Research and Development)