As I predicted in the EDEN President’s Blog one year ago (see here) 2015 proved to be a very good and successful year for EDEN. The European open, distance and e-learning community is scaling up and so is EDEN.
Throughout the year our Association continued to widen its outreach. We’ve increased the number and impact of our events, as well as redesigned their formats in order to enhance networking and interactivity. We’ve boosted our web presence and online communication, highlighting our message and values, parallel with reaching for new target groups. We’ve enriched our portfolio of services and introduced innovative features, like the series of NAP webinars, the new training opportunities and the new recognition schemes. A clear effort has been taken to bring the Association closer to the millennial generation. Last but not least, we’ve established new alliances and upscaled old collaborations with major fellow organizations in the field. With all these efforts we have not only assured an expanded global representation of our academic and professional community, but also contributed to open up exciting possibilities for our members to cooperate and network across all regions and continents. Read the full post.