Themen

European Project

Leadership for the Digital Transformation of Universities

Barcelona (E), March 2016 - The aim of the Transforming Universities for the Digital Age (D-Transform) project is to introduce a leadership training programme for the presidents and vice presidents of European universities that takes into account the role of digital technologies and open educational resources (OER) to transform their institutions. 

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EU Project

Authenticate Student Identity throughout the eAssessment

Barcelona (E), February 2016 - The Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) will lead the European Union innovation and research project TeSLA (Adaptive Trust-based eAssessment System for Learning), which within a few years must enable students to be assessed online at the different learning stages. The project, presented on 26 January at the "Sala Europa" of the Representation of the European Commission in Barcelona, is funded by the European Commission within the European framework programme Horizon 2020. » MORE

Partnership

EdTech Europe Launches Global EdTech Foundation

London (UK), April, 2015 - EdTech Europe, an education-technology-focused conference platform in Europe, has marked the launch of its EdTech Global Foundation with a $10,000 donation to Global Minimum Inc. (GMin), a charitable international organisation that encourages young innovators and leaders in Africa to engage with critical thinking skills and hands-on learning programmes to tackle challenges affecting their communities. The financial assistance provided by the EdTech Global Foundation will be the first in a series of philanthropic partnerships moving forward. » MORE

EMMA MOOCs

Business Intelligence and More

Barcelona (E), March 2015 - The Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) offers a free massive open online course (MOOC) on Business Intelligence through the new European Multiple MOOC Aggregator (EMMA), a project that brings together leading university partners providing online, easy-to-access multilingual learning opportunities that are open to all learners. The Business Intelligence course starts 06 April. » MORE

Success Story

The "LernHaus": Never Too Old to Learn!

Erlangen, December 2014 - The Institut für Lern-Innovation (FIM NeuesLernen) of the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg created a well-attended operation from an EU project that took place in the period 2004-2006: The LernHaus provides eLearning for seniors who want to gain familiarity with computers or seek further training. » MORE

EU Initiative

EMMA - the Multilingual MOOC Platform

Brussels, December 2014 - Twelve universities and businesses in eight European countries are participating in an EU project called EMMA (European Multiple MOOC Aggregator). Supported by funds from the European Union's "Competitiveness and Innovation" Program, the EMMA project is described as a thirty-month pilot project that provides access to MOOCs "in various languages and is supported by automatic transcription". » MORE

Blended-Learning Strategy

Role Plays in Videoconferencing and Virtual Reality

Kurt KohnBerlin (GER), November 2014 - Kurt Kohn is director of the Steinbeis Transfer Center (STC) Sprachlernmedien and professor emeritus of applied linguistics at the University of Tübingen. Since the early 1990s, he has been involved in European projects on technology-enhanced language learning and teaching. His more recent EU projects deal with intercultural telecollaboration and lingua franca pedagogy, interpreter training in virtual reality, and language-teacher education. His talk at ONLINE EDUCA will be part of the session "Creative Approaches to Language Learning" on 04 December 2014 from 16:30 to 17:30. » MORE

Lifelong Learning

NIACE's Key Contribution to Adult Learning

Leicester (UK), October 2014 - A report presenting the UK's contribution to the European Agenda for Adult Learning (EAAL) 2012-2014 has been published by NIACE, which has recently had its role as UK Coordinator for EAAL extended for a further twelve months. NIACE is the only non-government body to be leading on this work in Europe. » MORE

Sign Up Now!

First European Multilingual MOOCs Go Live

Naples (I), October 2014 - Now learners all over the world can sign up to take part in free Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in a range of different subjects from Blended Learning to Business Organization, from Searching on the Internet to Climate Change. These MOOCs, lasting between six and eight weeks, are all offered by the new European Multiple MOOC Aggregator, called EMMA for short, which brings together leading university partners providing online, easy-to-access learning opportunities that are open to all learners. » MORE

Living Abroad

PUMO Experience in the Baltic States and Greece

PUMORiga (LT), October 2014 - A consortium of educationalists from six EU states has collaborated to produce a series of teacher-training courses enabling participants to offer much-needed educational support to pupils temporarily away from their home countries. Typically, such pupils need continuous help to develop their knowledge and understanding of the language and cultural background of their homelands. » MORE