Simulations: Augmented Virtuality Gets Real!

Milano (I), September 2012 - Training needs more and more tools and applications that are able to adapt, not only to the user, but also to the context. Both can change rapidly, and being able to design an instrument that follows these changes in a short timeframe represents an investment that can save time and resources. Furthermore, using standard methods that are detached from users' personal experiences and from the working context is not only obsolete but also ineffective. » MORE

TARGET Project

eXact learning solutions Concludes Major R&D Project

Sestri Levante (IT), September 2012 - The research and development department of eXact learning solutions, a leading online and mobile-learning content-management solutions provider, is working on a state-of-the-art technology-enhanced learning (TEL) environment based on serious games that supports individuals' rapid competence development within the domain of project management. » MORE

Stakeholder Consultation

LLL in the 21st Century: Dimensions of Change

Brussels (BE), July 2012 - The VISIR project (Vision, Scenarios, Insights and Recommendations) is an initiative of seven European networks and two renowned research institutions. It uses stakeholder consultations to develop a vision on how ICT can help make lifelong learning a reality. » MORE

Comenius Project

Social Mindedness In LEarning communitY (SMILEY)

Catania (IT), June 2012 -The main objective of the multilateral project SMILEY is to create strategies for conflict resolution using ICT technologies. It seeks to counter social exclusion and marginalisation in the various school contexts of the project's partner countries: the UK, Italy, Poland, Romania, and Turkey. » MORE

Get Involved

EFQUEL is Looking for Reviewers

Brussels (BE), June 2012 - EFQUEL is creating a pool of experts to act as reviewers for its quality certifications. Members of this pool of experts are periodically invited to join reviews of institutions or programmes. These will typically involve a review of documentation from the institution and a site visit. » MORE

European Certification

Q-Cert-VET Standard Enters Public Inquiry Phase

Felgueiras (PT)/Essen (GER), June 2012 - Co-coordinator Sandra Feliciano of the European Q-Cert-VET program has announced that the Portuguese standard prNP 4512:2012, Training Management Systems, including Technology Enhanced Learning, is entering the public inquiry phase. » MORE

Lifelong Learning

Reviewing and Reviving VET Practices

Vilnius (LT), April 2012 - The Revive-VET project addresses the European priority of contributing to the development of lifelong learning. It suggests reviewing and reviving Vocational Education and Training (VET) practices with the focus on the improvement of quality, attractiveness, and accessibility. » MORE

'Little's Britain'

Blended learning project on EU governance

London (UK), April 2012 - (by Bob Little) People working for the European Commission, Parliament, its Bodies and Agencies will now have access to state-of-the-art online blended learning materials and programs on EU decision making, law and policies. The contract to supply these materials has been awarded to The European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA, a centre of European learning and development for the public sector), the College of Europe (a university institute of postgraduate studies and training in European affairs) and eXact learning solutions (the online and mobile learning solutions provider). » MORE

Training for EU Staff

New Blended-learning Project on EU Governance

Sestri Levante (IT), April 2012 - The European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA), the College of Europe, and eXact learning solutions have been awarded a four-year contract to provide the European Commission, Parliament, and its Bodies and Agencies with online blended-learning materials and programmes on EU decision making, law, and policies. » MORE