EDEN brings people together: collaboration and networking for better learning and teaching

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.

50th anniversary of the OUUK

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.

EDEN for Digital Learning and Teaching in Europe

Our life tempo is amazingly fast. Reflection on developments and achievements is a rare appreciated possibility these days. When stepping into the position of President in 2016, I called for community collaboration and active contribution to ensure the representation of community needs and wishes. The talk came into action very soon with the exponential growth of events and collaborative links that can hardly be summarised on a regular basis in such blog posts…

The third successful European Distance Learning Week

The third European Distance Learning Week (EDLW) organized by EDEN on November 5 – 9, 2018, received high attendance from online community members (both, synchronously and asynchronously) and also high quality feedback from the participants of the events with appreciation expressed towards the topics selected, the panelists and the presenters invited to the webinars of the week…