In Singapore schools, a tech-enabled program for self-directed learning

Pek Chew Lian, springwise.com, Feb 18, 2012
Commentary by Stephen Downes

The lead paragraph says it all: "Trail Shuttle is a Singapore-based effort from gaming company Rockmoon — in collaboration with a local Ministry of Education program called FutureSchools@Singapore — that uses technology to let students direct their own learning programs." Slowly, gradually, we will begin to see a proliferation of self-directed learning (supplemented, yes, by tutorial support, but on an as needed basis, not as the default model).
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