May 2016

Celebrating EDEN's Silver Jubilee: A reflection by Sir John Daniel

May 31, 2016 by Antonio Moreira Teixeira   Comments (0)

As I've mentioned in previous posts, EDEN is celebrating its silver jubilee (1991-2016). This is a most significant milestone not just for our Association, but for the whole European academic and professional community. In fact, the creation of EDEN opened a new social and political horizon in Europe for the development of a then still emerging field of practice, which proved to be critically relevant throughout the years. The early nineties of the 20th century were a time of great promises... Read full post

Reflections about Collective and Independent Study by M. G. Moore

May 18, 2016 by Antonio Moreira Teixeira   Comments (0)

The upcoming EDEN16 in Budapest will be a very special conference and a milestone in our Association's long history. The European Distance and E-learning Network is celebrating its 25th anniversary and several significant related initiatives are being prepared. The underlying idea for this programme of activities is to celebrate our European legacy of know-how and expertise in open, distance and digital education by projecting it into the future. In accordance, we've invited the... Read full post

Sustainable 'Fishing' in the EU

May 11, 2016 by Antonio Moreira Teixeira   Comments (0)

The call for papers of the EDEN RW9, to be held this year in Oldenburg next 4-7 October, has just been announced. Following up on the success of the RW8, held in Oxford, two years ago, the theme is once again very exciting and thought-provoking - "forging new pathways of research and innovation in open and distance learning: reaching from the roots". The EDEN RW9 will be organised in collaboration with the Institute of Education and the Center for Lifelong Learning at Carl von... Read full post