Category Archives: Articles

When is the due date for the next IT service revolution?

This blog is published in Education Today BESA Corner April 2018 Ji Li, Managing Director, Plum Innovations Ltd. @lijiukcn IT support service in schools emerged in the last decade of the 20th century, when so called multi-media computers, with Intel 386 processors and 500MB hard drives, equipped every classroom and ICT suite. In the late 1990s,…
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Why working and learning go hand in hand

This article is published in New Statesman Spotlight: Skills March 2018 Ji Li, Managing Director, Plum Innovations Ltd. @lijiukcn There will come a time when the distinction between digital skills and skills in general ceases to be necessary. That there is some caginess from sections of the public about this rate of digitisation is understandable. However,…
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How can we modernise the education system?

This article is published in New Statesman Spotlight: Skills November 2017 Ji Li, Managing Director, Plum Innovations Ltd. @lijiukcn How a country structures its school system is usually a good barometer of success. Education underpins a host of wider social and economic issues, including determining career prospects. And while methods might differ from party to party, the…
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EdTech and Future of Learning

This article is published in Telegraph and Business Reporter Written by Ji Li, Managing Director, Plum Innovations Ltd. @lijiukcn Does EdTech work? Steve Jobs once said computers were the equivalent of a bicycle for our mind. In education, can technology be the vehicle for educational improvement? Does so-called EdTech really have a positive impact on education?…
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