Ed-tech leaders reveal keen insights

But with wireless connectivity built into students’ computers, it became harder and harder to make sure students weren’t accessing the internet during exams, Lassen said—so this May, Denmark is embarking on a new pilot program that will allow internet access during testing for some subjects.

In the United States, that might be considered cheating—but in Denmark, Lassen said, officials are testing for “competencies,” not simply a regurgitation of facts.

(Watch our interview with Steen Lassen below.)

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