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September, 2015 - Special issue: Open Classroom news



September, 2015

EDEN Open Classroom Conference in Aalborg
Call for submission extended deadline: 30 September

17-20 November 2015, Aalborg, Denmark
Organised in collaboration with: The Aalborg University

D4Learning 2015: International Conference on Innovations with Digital Learning for Inclusion (D4L)

Final Submission Round is open until: 30 September 2015


We invite you to attend D4L and submit proposals for papers, panels, roundtables, tutorials, workshops, posters/demonstrations and corporate showcases/demos.

The tradition of EDEN Best Research Paper Award will be continued at the conference.

The proceedings will be published as an open access e-Book by Aalborg University Press.

Authors are encouraged to send their contributions well before the deadline in order to accelerate the evaluation and publication process.



how to register


EDEN Open Classroom Conference in Athens
18-21 September 2015, Athens, Greece
Organised in collaboration with: Ellinogermaniki Agogi

Transforming Schools into Innovative Learning Organisations


Downloadables: Programme | Proceedings | Joining Instructions

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We are happy to announce that the following programme highlights will be live-streamed from Athens (all times in Central European Time):

FRIDAY 18. 09. 2015 16:30 - 18:30

Welcome Addresses:

Sotirios Glavas, President, Greek Institute of Educational Policy;
Nelly Arvaniti, School Counsellor for Physical Education in Eastern Attica;
António M. Teixeira, EDEN President

Keynote Presentations:

Smart Educational Decision Support Systems for School Complexity Leadership: A Research Agenda for School Analytics by Demetrios G Sampson, Professor of Digital Systems in Learning and Education, University of Piraeus

Enhancing Teachers' Digital Skills by John Garofalakis, Computer Technology Institute and Press "Diophantus"

Open Educational Resources for Enviromental Education by Franz Bogner, University of Bayreuth

Developing Effective Teachers Communities by Rosa Doran, NUCLIO / GHOU / Portuguese Astronomical Society


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Ellinogermaniki Agogi S.A.
Dimitriou Panagea, Pallini 153 51, Greece



SATURDAY 19. 09. 2015 08:00 - 10:00

Lessons Learnt from Large Scale Innovation Initiatives Implemented in European Schools:

Presentations of innovative teachers about a wide variety of subject from physics through safe internet use to supporting green careers.

MONDAY 21. 09. 2015 10:00 - 12:00

Open to What? The Future of European Education in the Digital Revolution by Alan Bruce, Universal Learning Systems

Panel Discussion, Chaired by António M. Teixeira, EDEN President

Panel members: Rosa Doran, NUCLIO / GHOU / Portuguese Astronomical Society; Antonella Poce, Roma Tre University; Sofoklis Sotiriou, Ellinogermaniki Agogi; and Christian Stracke, The Open University of Netherlands


Opening up the Classroom – How Inspirational Ideas, Creative Teachers and Innovative Tools Are Changing Schools by António Teixeira, EDEN President

Introduction of the EDEN badges and Best Practice Initiative Award Ceremony


The Fun Part: Social Events

Welcome Reception

The Welcome Reception will be at 19:30 on Friday in the school premises, Ellinogermaniki Agogi S.A.

Visit to the Acropolis Museum

We are organising a visit to the Acropolis Museum on 20 September, Sunday evening, before the Conference Dinner. The tour includes the transfer (by charter bus) at 17:00 from Ellinogermaniki Agogi (Conference venue) and a 2 hour long guided tour to the Acropolis Museum with a professional licensed guide. Please register here in case you are interested to participate (cost: 35 EUR/person).

Conference Dinner

The social dinner will take place on Sunday 20 September at 20:30 after the tour to the Acropolis museum at a traditional tavern in the Plaka area, within walking distance of the Acropolis. Buses will take participants back to their hotels after dinner. Please register here in case you are interested to participate (cost: 35 EUR/person).

AcropolisAcropolis Museum


Conference dinner in a traditional Greek restaurant




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