At first glance, the speed of developments in Europe is overwhelming. Pre-existing conditions created in education established immense possibilities for innovations on the continent. Very complex and concise solutions are already in place. If we think about Open Education, we
One of the major strength of EDEN is the Network of Academics and Professionals (NAP), leading the association through academic practice exchange, networking and providing a higly effective meeting and communication forum. Despite of the functional autonomy, NAP has Steering Committee who was chaired by Steve Wheeler in recent years. It was my great pleasure to get to know Steve when I was a NAP member, #EDENChat follower, when I was learning with “e”s through his blog, when I followed his activities as EDEN EC member and when I read his concerns and considertions about education and e-learning since then until now, when Steve Wheeler completes his mission in EDEN board.
It is not possible to list all his contributions made to EDEN as an organization, but it is great pleasure and honour to have his post in EDEN Presidency post before he leaves. While you will enjoy the reading, I would like to invite Steve to continue collaboration with us, in the open and very professional way, as he always does.
EDEN, as Europe, is very rich in history, academy, innovations, openness and diversity. EDEN, as Europe, is open by its nature. It is open for diversity, belief, not for one, but for many ways and scenarios. EDEN, as Europe, has
The Executive Committee of the European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN) has been following with concerns the emerging uncertainties around Central European University’s continued operation in Budapest, Hungary. CEU has been a flagship institution in the modernisation of higher education,
No wonder that EDEN community becomes more and more a reference organisation when speaking about good practices in open education, digital skills and competences, teacher training and leadership development.
From the beginning of 2017, with the advent of the topic of diversity matters was put to the agenda of the EDEN Annual Conference in Jököping, new events, new collaboration ideas made EDEN a reference point for a couple of global events for transformation of education. How?
Having celebrated its 25th anniversary, EDEN continues its mission to serve the outstanding network of academics and professionals who keep working to develop and improve open, collaborative, technology enhanced and enabled learning environments for education.
EDEN shares the disappointment, sadness and confusion caused by the UK decision to leave the EU. The recent development causes mostly uncertainty in its consequences. EDEN continues cherishing its academic values, responsibility and the largest network of academics and professionals,
Last week, at the 25th EDEN Annual General Meeting, I completed my term as President of the Association. The baton was passed to the new President Airina Volungeviciene, to whom I wish all the best in her new role. At
This is the week of the EDEN16, the largest and probably the best academic and professional conference in Europe in the field of open, distance and eLearning. Year after year since 1992, the community is gathering in June for the
We complete today the special series of guest blog posts by former EDEN Presidents on EDEN’s 25 years of service to the open, distance and eLearning community. For the conclusion of this memorable cycle of reflections, I have the privilege