EDEN news

EDEN Recommends – 30th Anniversary Updates!

2021-04-14

Dear Members, Partners and Friends, 2021, EDEN’s 30th Anniversary year is special to all of us on so many levels. Not only are we embracing our traditional values for three decades, but at the same time seeking out our community’s…

Read more

Börje Holmberg, “Pioneer and advocate of distance education” passed away

2021-04-19

It is with deep sorrow we received the news that Professor Börje Holmberg of Lund, Sweden, former President of ICDE, passed away on Saturday 10 April 2021, at the age of 97. He was born in Malmö, Sweden in March…

Read more

30 years of serving and supporting education – shaping education for a post Covid era

2021-03-25

This year we are celebrating 30 years of EDEN! It is a great anniversary, since for the last 30 years, we have been active stakeholders and contributors to the modernisation of education. I hope we will continue to do so…

Read more

Three decades of serving modernisation in education

2021-02-24

“We're living through the most challenging and exciting times in Europe and in our own field” - EDEN President Professor Antonio Teixeira wrote in his introduction to the volume published in 2016, on the occasion of the 25th Anniversary Year…

Read more

CO-DESIGNING THE NEXTNORMAL OF EUROPEAN INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION – WHAT DO STUDENTS HOPE, FEAR AND WISH FOR?

2021-03-12

Ulf-Daniel Ehlers (ulf-daniel.ehlers@dhbw-karlsruhe.de), Laura Eigbrecht (laura.eigbrecht@dhbw-karlsruhe.de), Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Karlsruhe Almost 20 years ago I had my first presence at an EDEN event and presented research which – at that time as a young researcher – was fascinating me…

Read more

Dr. Ulrich Bernath and Professor Alan Tait awarded with EDEN EURODL Senior Editor Emeritus titles

2021-02-23

EDEN is delighted to announce that according to the decision of the of the EDEN Executive Committee on 11 February, 2021 the honorary titles EURODL Chief Editor Emeritus have been awarded to the publication's two highly acclaimed and devoted, previous…

Read more

EDEN Qualification Framework for Online Teachers

2021-01-29

TOP - Teacher Online Permit: EDEN NAP has worked on a qualification framework for those who teach online. Competences are indicated which present an array of knowledge, skills and attitudes that benchmark quality of online teachers. It is a reference…

Read more

EDEN 2021 Annual Conference June – Call Open

2021-01-25

EDEN 2021 Virtual Annual Conference - UNED Madrid  "Lessons from a pandemic for the future of education" CALL IS OPEN! EDEN is delighted to announce that in the 30th Anniversary year of the Association the Annual Conference will be hosted by the National Distance Education…

Read more

The year we reimagined education

2020-12-31

There was once a Portuguese football player who when asked about his prediction for a game he famously replied: Predictions? Only after the match. The year now ending has proven how prudent this funny remark is. Few could have expected…

Read more

Rethinking the future of teaching and learning – A time to reflect on what’s good and what we can do better

2020-12-09

We are all looking forward to the Christmas season, the best time of the year when we gather with family and friends in a festive atmosphere. However, it seems it will not be as joyful as usual, as many countries…

Read more