The EUfolio conference opening keynote was given by Prof. Val Klenowski who is Professor of Education at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. She has also worked at the Hong Kong Institute of Education and at the Institute of Education, University of London. Prof Klenowski has also been an academic advisor to the Director General of Education Queensland and is currently engaged in research with the Queensland Educational Leadership Institute (QELI).
When we interviewed her, Professor Klenowski spoke about the ideas in her keynote and also her experience and views on ePortfolios generally. She also spoke about her work and research and gave us an insight into her books on assessment and portfolios and how technology has allowed us to improve learning and education . The professor also explained how ePortfolios stimulate and create enthusiasm in students and why it’s vital to introduce technology to education.
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