2019 Ongoing initiatives for Open Education in Europe OEW 2019

6 March 2019, 13:00 CET

Open Education Week webinar

Presentation and discussion

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Moderator: Lisa Marie Blaschke, EDEN Senior Fellow, Chair of EDEN Council of Fellows, Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany

Description:

A number of innovative and unique initiatives around the topic of open education have been emerging throughout Europe, specifically in the areas of micro-credentialing and prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR). Three EU initiatives in open education will be presented in this webinar: OEPass, MicroHE, and ReOPEN. In addition, the session will include retrospectives on the challenges and opportunities of open education, as well as on the open education movement’s impact upon higher education over the past decade.

Speakers:

  • Andreia Inamorato, European Commission, Joint Research Centre – Practical Guidelines on Open Education for Academics: Modernising Higher Education via Open Educational Practices
  • Jochen Ehrenreich, Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg Heilbronn – OEPass project
  • Raimund Hudak, Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg Heilbronn, Germany – MicroHE
  • Airina Volungevičienė, EDEN President, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania – Validating Open and Online Learning for Recognition, ReOPEN solutions
  • Elena Caldirola, University of Pavia, Italy – Open Education in Italy: Challenges, Opportunities and Perspectives
  • Grainne Conole, Dublin City University, Ireland – Reflecting on the Impact of the Open Education Movement