Prof Rupert Wegerif

Founder, DEFI Cambridge

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Professor Rupert Wegerif is a member of the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge and founder of the Digital Education Futures Initiative at Hughes Hall, Cambridge. He is on the steering group of the Cambridge Educational Dialogue Research Group and co-convenor of the argumentation, reason and dialogue Special Interest Group (SIG) of the European Association of Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI). He has received numerous large grants and is highly cited for his  books and articles researching the use of technology in education and developing a new theory of education for the Internet age.

Rupert is also the principal investigator on two DEFI Projects, WoW Scenarios, introducing children to the World of Work, and Inquiring Learners, developing inquiry-based resources for use in primary schools.

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