20 février 2015

ICT for Information Accessibility in Learning (ICT4IAL)

The ICT4IAL project is a multi-disciplinary network of European and International partners that represent both learning and ICT communities. This network is co-funded by the European Commission under the Lifelong Learning Transversal Programme, Key Activity 3: Information and Communication Technologies. More...

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Free webinar introducing the Ed2.0 accreditation scheme for Centres of Excellence

The webinar will be presented by Joel Josephson, a TedX speaker on the Creative Classroom, who will explain the Ed2.0 accreditation scheme for Centres of Excellence, designed for individuals and institutions using mobile apps and web2.0 tools in education and in the work environment. More...

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OER: Welterbe-Bildung Oberes Mittelrheintal veröffentlicht

Auf der Internetseite erhalten Lehrkräfte umfangreiche Informationen über den Themenbereich UNESCO-Welterbe im internationalen, deutschen und rheinland-pfälzischen sowie hessischen Kontext. More...

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Brochure with tips for engaging new learners in adult education published

The Outreach Empowerment Diversity (OED) Network has just launched the brochure “Engaging New Learners in Adult Education – Short guide for policy makers and adult educators”, aiming to answer questions such as “How can potential learners be reached out?” and “How to convince stakeholders of the benefits of lifelong learning?” More...

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First book on Language MOOCs published as an open access resource

Language MOOCs (or LMOOCs) are dedicated web-based online courses for second languages with unrestricted access and potentially unlimited participation. Available at the publisher’s website as an open access resource, “Language Moocs: Providing Learning, Transcending Boundaries” presents an initial analysis of the theoretical and methodological issues underlying LMOOCs and presents empirical evidence of their potential for the development of language communicative competences, based upon previously unpublished research. More...

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TERENA completes its Open Educational Resource pilot project

The research and education networking community TERENA has announced the completion of its Open Educational Resource (OER) pilot project, started in March 2014. The primary aim of this project was to create the first working prototype of an OER portal service, by developing a metadata aggregation engine and a web portal front-end. More...

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Launch of RSS feed to keep updated on latest MOOCs and Courses

Open Education Europa has launched a RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feed service that allows readers to keep track of the latest news related to MOOCs and Courses published in the website. More...

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Paris will host the IMMERSION 2015 international conference and exposition

The Immersive Education Initiative has announced that the international IMMERSION 2015 conference and exposition will be held next fall in Paris, France.
Building on the success of the previous nine years of Immersive Education (iED) conferences, IMMERSION 2015 will feature a unique "modular" format that premiered at the 2014 edition held in Los Angeles. More...

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International Mother Language Day Celebration 2015

The theme for IMLD 2015 is "Inclusion in and through education: Language counts". Its focus is on one of the main challenges that cuts across many of the goals, i.e. Inclusion (equity/quality).
As the EFA Goals are far from attained due, in part, to the difficulties of reaching the worst-off segments of the population, the debate around language and education becomes more central. Linguistic minorities are often among the most marginalized populations, with little or poor access to quality education. When they do have access to education, learners from these communities are often either excluded from opportunities to pursue their educational career beyond primary or pushed out of education because the language of instruction is not their own. - See more at: http://en.unesco.org/. More...

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EC-TEL 2015 - Tenth European Conference on Technology enhanced Learning

The European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL) is a unique opportunity for researchers, practitioners, educational developers, and policy makers to address current challenges and advances in the field. More...

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