• European Students Union invites to meet n’ greet on Tuesday, 2. September in ESU Brussels office

    To kick start the academic year, European Students Union are pleased to invite you to join for an open house and meet n’ greet with ESU new team on Tuesday, 2. September from 17:30-19:30 at their new office in Mundo-J, Rue de l’Industrie 20. Feel free to invite your colleagues and tweet about it, using the hashtag #ESUback2school. Please send your RSVP to ESU by Wednesday, 27. August.

  • The Call for Demos for the X International UOC UNESCO Chair Seminar is Open

    The UOC UNESCO Chair in Education & Technology for Social Change is pleased to announce the Call for Demos for its X Annual International Seminar Revisiting the fundamentals of traditional curricula. R / Evolution: what “R” would mean for education, to be held in Barcelona, on December 1-2, 2014. Submission proposals deadline: by September 30. Even though traditional curricula approaches are limiting the potential of people’s learning, there are notable examples of teacher- and school-led innovation, … continue reading

  • UOC: Call for grant applications for the Doctoral Programmes

      Network and Information Technologies PhD Programme The deadline for applications is September 7th, 2014. For further information email UOC. Education and ICT (e-learning) PhD Programme The deadline for applications is October 5th, 2014. For further information email UOC. The UOC is offering three grants for each of these doctoral programmes for 2014/2015 academic year.  The UOC is offering three grants to study on the Doctoral Programme in Network and Information … continue reading

  • Read the Universities and knowledge Society Journal Vol 11 No 3!

      RUSC. Universities and Knowledge Society Journal publishes Vol. 11 No 3 RUSC. Universities and Knowledge Society Journal is an electronic publication co-edited by the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya and its eLearn Center, and the University of New England and its dehub. Click here to view the full text of Vol. 11, No 3 (July 2014). This edition includes: SIMULACRE: A proposal for practical training in e-learning environments Alba Colombo, Muriel Gómez Pradas University … continue reading

  • Take part in the 4th VISIR Consultation!

    After exploratory investigations of the previous consultations about (i) the relevant factors of change, (ii) the contribution of ICT to the key policy objectives in learning and (iii) drivers, bottlenecks and barriers of the innovative efforts, now the question in focus is: What actions should be taken to boost and scale e-learning Micro Innovation Europe? The division of tasks and responsibilities amongst the various levels of governance may be … continue reading

  • E-SOLVE invites you to a 4-DAY FREE SUMMER CAMP on E-Learning Solutions for VET

    E-SOLVE invites you to a 4-DAY FREE SUMMER CAMP on E-Learning Solutions for VET Balatonalmádi, Hungary 25-28th August, 2014 room and board are financed by the event hosts Registration form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1w3hoRG4NS2uqHvZn4hp4yeR6FN0zbs9iNWt76Lr3e30/viewform Invited Developers of e-learning and traditional learning methods Vocational educations and training experts IT experts E-learning content developers Themes Evaluation criteria system Ranked e-learning solutions Good practices Aims Collaboration Dissemination Exploitation Valorisation Sustainability Benchmarking Networking Read more and register

  • Read the state of the art report: Open Educational Resources (OER) in less used languages

    Open Educational Resources (OER) in less used languages: a state of the art report by LangOER  This report, published by LangOER, presents the results of an in-depth investigation and analysis of Open Educational Resources (OER) in 23 languages, including the target languages of the LangOER consortium: Dutch, Frisian, Greek, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish and Swedish. Target languages have also been extended to more European languages, regional and minority languages (RML) such … continue reading

  • Join The Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference 2014

    The Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference 2014 “Online learning and the future of Higher Education” 23-24 October, Krakow In the next five years, online teaching and learning strongly affects higher education on all levels with innovations in pedagogical models and curriculum development. New opportunities by open and flexible education Online education leads to new opportunities for institutions to open their borders to the outside world and removes barriers … continue reading

  • Interested in the recognition of open learning? Online seminar on Thursday 26 June 2014

    EFQUEL and the University of Leicester are currently leading an initiative to give non-formal learning achievements meaning within the formal education system. The project will enable recognition of OEP-based learning (structured OER, Open Courseware, MOOCs), and support virtual mobility by creating an innovative “learning passport” & sharing recognition pathways online among a partnership of living lab members. If you are an institution offering high quality open learning and/or are … continue reading

  • EMMA Project, a brand new multilingual MOOC Platform for Europe

    12 leading universities, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) among them, and companies in 8 European countries announced the launch of the new EMMA project which will provide access to MOOCs in different languages and supported by automatic transcription   The first EMMA MOOCs will go live in September 2014 and are provided by universities in Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and the UK on subjects as diverse as Business … continue reading