Fabio Nascimbeni

Fabio Nascimbenihas a degree in Economics with an international management specialisation and a PhD on Networking for Development. He works as assistant professor in the International University of La Rioja, and a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Sao Paulo (USP), where he collaborates with the CEST – Centro de Estudos sobre Tecnologia e Sociedade. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the European Distance and eLearning Network (EDEN), of the Editorial Board of the EURODL Journal, of the Scientific Committee of the Web Based Communities and Social Media Conference, of the Scientific Board of the Institute for the Relations between Europe and Latin America and the Caribbean.

He has been active in the field of innovation and ICT for learning since 1998, by designing and coordinating more than 40 research and innovation projects (such as the projects HELIOS, Learnovation, VISIR) and promoting European collaboration in different learning areas, from school education to higher education to lifelong learning. Further, he has coordinated a number of international collaboration actions in fields spanning from Science and Technology, ICT research, information society development, educational research, specifically focusing on Latin America, the Caribbean and Asia. Fabio’s research interests and experiences include learning innovation, equity in education, social and digital inclusion, social networking, social innovation.

He has been working on assignments by the European Commission (DG Education and Culture, DG INFSO, Europeaid, DG Research, DG Employment), as well as collaborating with international organisations such as UNESCO, CEPAL or ITU. He has actively participated in the set up of a number of international entities such as the MENON Network, the Multipalio EEIG, the European Foundation for eLearning Quality (EFQUEL) and the VIT@LIS Network. Further, he has been collaborating with a number of networks in the field of learning innovation in Europe and internationally such as the European Distance and e-learning Network (EDEN), the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), the European Association for Distance Learning (EADL), the European Foundation for Quality in eLearning (EFQUEL), the European Learning Industry Group (ELIG), European SchoolNet, OER Universitas, the ASEAN University Network (AUN), the Red Eurolatinamericana de Education Continua (RECLA).

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