• EFQUEL related activities during the Open Education Week 2014: an overview!

    Open Education Week is a series of events to increase awareness of open education movement. The third annual Open Education Week takes place from March 10-15, both online and offline around the world.  EFQUEL will be involved in various sessions during the Open Education Week. The European Foundation for Quality in E-Learning has embraced the movement early and participated in several initiatives on OER (OPAL and OERtest) as well … continue reading

  • Opening up higher education – Opportunity or challenge for quality? Learn more at this year’s EIF

    Developing an agenda for action with European Higher Education key stakeholders at the EIF-LINQ conference in Crete (7-8 May 2014) European higher education face significant challenges. The European Commission, in a series of recent strategy papers, has highlighted these challenges – greatly expanding the student population, raising quality and improving and widening the delivery of higher education by harnessing new technologies such as MOOCs and online or blended learning. … continue reading

  • Submit your paper for the next INNOQUAL issue before 31st of March

    The next issue of INNOQUAL is foreseen to be published in May 2014 and welcomes submissions until the 31st of March on: INNOQUAL themes (permanent) and a special issue on “Quality in MOOCs” New !!! INNOQUAL will also organize “Commentathons” with local partners. These events are dedicated to commenting current dicussion papers submitted to our journal. We are happy to announce collaboration with Graz University of Technology, Univ.-Doz. Dr. Martin … continue reading

  • Open ECBCheck Course: Quality label for capacity building

    The training course “Open ECBCheck” will make you a certified Open ECBCheck reviewer. Open ECBCheck is a global initiative consisting of UN agencies and other international capacity building initiatives which have agreed on a quality standard and developed a quality label for the field of ICT. For more and more leaders in educational organisations, professionals and developers of learning materials, authors or curriculum designers quality of ICT enhanced learning … continue reading

  • Job opening at EFQUEL

    We are currently looking for a communications officer to join the EFQUEL secretariat in Brussels. EFQUEL is a small network organisation with 3 staff members and operating with the support and involvement of some of the key member organisations. The communications officer will be responsible for the communication and networking activities of the network as well as its membership management. Interested? Read more about the job content and the … continue reading

  • INNOQUAL Special Call for papers: “Quality in MOOCs”

    The International Journal for Innovation and Quality and in Learning (INNOQUAL) is dedicating a special issue on “Quality in MOOCs” which will be published in May 2014. The call for papers is open now, and can be downloaded here. The editorial board welcomes submissions on the follow aspects: Conceptional and theoretical considerations on quality development/management for MOOCs Empirical studies assessing the quality of MOOCs/ large- and medium-scale evaluations of … continue reading

  • What may promote changes towards innovation friendly learning systems?

    We would like to invite you to take part in the Third Consultation of the VISIR project (available in English, Italian, Spanish, French, German). This survey is the third in the row of four consultations that are planned in the frame of VISIR. Many great reports, studies, conferences did help to debate, to focus and summarise experience. Now we ask the opinion of the professional community about few major … continue reading

  • New EFQUEL Publication Out: “Improving Quality of Vocational Training Tools, Frameworks and Current Practices”

    In Spring 2013 we invited book chapters with the aim of contributing to the knowledge base on quality in vocational education and training. Given the recent launch of the EQAVET indicators, we were mainly interested in three topics within the VET sector: Methodologies and Use Cases of Quality Indicators; ICT for Evaluation and Self Evaluation; and Investment in training of teachers and trainers. The book presents a selection of … continue reading

  • Survey on OpenCourseWare and Student Mobility

    With this survey, the OpenCourseWare Europe project wants to explore how you perceive Open Education in general and in relation to student mobility.

  • Registration for pre-conference short course on EFQUEL e-Quality services now open!

    On the 25th of September, the afternoon before the EFQUEL Innovation Forum 2013, EFQUEL will organise a half day training session on its quality services entitled “Training for Quality Managers – Prepare for ECBCheck, UNIQUe and ECBCheck programme certification“. This course is targeting EFQUEL members and quality professionals that wish to learn more about quality management. This activity will be free for members and restricted to 20 participants. Download … continue reading