Indeed, the global Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted the lives of millions and resulted in devastating health, economic, social, cultural and educational impacts. The impacts have been felt by nations, regions, local communities and by individual people on a scale unprecedented
This year we are celebrating 30 years of EDEN! It is a great anniversary, since for the last 30 years, we have been active stakeholders and contributors to the modernisation of education. I hope we will continue to do so
We are all looking forward to the Christmas season, the best time of the year when we gather with family and friends in a festive atmosphere. However, it seems it will not be as joyful as usual, as many countries
I hope that you all had a nice summer and enough rest to start autumn fully charged and ready to create and contribute. 2020 has been unpredictable in many ways, and we still have four months to go in the
The 29th EDEN Annual Conference is quickly approaching. For the EDEN association and its members, this is the biggest and most important event of the year. The Annual Conference is held each year in June, and every one of us
At the beginning of this month my daughter was still going to school, faculties had mostly ex cathedra lectures, and e-learning was still considered an option for enhancing the quality of teaching and learning. We were discussing the need to
It was nice to see so many EDEN members attending EDEN session „Meet EDEN Fellows to discuss Future of Learning” at the World Conference on Online Learning at the beginning of the November in Dublin. The room was not large enough for all EDEN members and those interested in EDEN. I was honoured that we also had former EDEN presidents with us.
The 28th EDEN Annual Conference was held in the beautiful and picturesque city of Bruges. The topic of the conference was Connecting through Educational Technology and I believe that many of the participants present will agree with me that we were connecting, collaborating, communicating, discussing, sharing, planning, praising and supporting each other during the conference in a very positive and inspiring atmosphere.
Actually, this is a favourite saying by my university. It found the most appropriate place here in this blog post dedicated to summarise the main achievements by EDEN, its Governance and the Community in three years perspective. These achievements may be summarised and presented in two most important strategic steps taken…
Please, do continue, bringing many happy returns of the day! So many meanings and so many interpretations… through 50 years of collaborative development! From freely available, to accessible and inclusive… and global. Always inviting: to consider, to participate, to join and collaborate… Free from restrictions, but thoughtful with quality standards. Responsive and responsible. Reflective and always in the progressive state… It took 50 years for “traditional” higher education to understand what you are, why you are and where you are heading for.