President’s blog

EDEN brings people together: collaboration and networking for better learning and teaching

2019-10-10

New post on the President's Blog: EDEN brings people together: collaboration and networking for better learning and teaching - The 28th EDEN Annual Conference was held in the beautiful and picturesque city of Bruges. The topic of the conference was…

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Collaborative leadership creates the possibilities to learn to see the whole picture

2019-06-12

New post on the President's blog: Collaborative leadership creates the possibilities to learn to see the whole picture - Actually, this is a favourite saying by my university. It found the most appropriate place here in this blog post dedicated…

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50th anniversary of the OUUK

2019-05-20

New post on the President's Blog: Please, do continue, bringing many happy returns of the day! So many meanings and so many interpretations… through 50 years of collaborative development! From freely available, to accessible and inclusive… and global. Always inviting:…

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EDEN for Digital Learning and Teaching in Europe

2019-04-11

Our life tempo is amazingly fast. Reflection on developments and achievements is a rare appreciated possibility these days. When stepping into the position of President in 2016, I called for community collaboration and active contribution to ensure the representation of…

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The third successful European Distance Learning Week

2018-11-14

New post on the President's Blog: The third European Distance Learning Week (EDLW) organized by EDEN on November 5 – 9, 2018, received high attendance from online community members (both, synchronously and asynchronously) and also high quality feedback from the…

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EDEN 10th Research Workshop outcomes

2018-11-01

New post on the President's Blog: Just back from the 10th EDEN Research Workshop in Barcelona on “Personalized Guidance and Support for Learning”. The event – fruitful as ever – established many positive moments and contributions to research of ODL,…

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“Beyond the Walls: The University of the Future” Summit at Penn State

2018-10-17

EDEN President Airina Volungevičienė was invited to participate in the Summit “Beyond the Walls: The University of the Future”, organized by University of the Future Network (UFN) and the University of Pennsylvania Online Learning Initiative.

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Micro thinking on human values for macro actions

2018-06-25

After an intensive and rich Spring semester, which started with a discussion on the new, but very significant and forward looking EU Education policy, the European Commission adopted the initiative of the Digital Action plan. This was followed by the…

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Wrapping up 2017 in EDEN

2017-12-12

New post available on the Presidency Blog - The Values and Flexibility for Recognition of Innovative, Open and Digital Education in Europe September came with a promise of an Autumn rush for EDEN, but none of us could anticipate the…

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About speed, tranquility and thinking

2017-09-29

New post available on the Presidency Blog - At first glance, the speed of developments in Europe is overwhelming. Pre-existing conditions created in education established immense possibilities for innovations on the continent. Very complex and concise solutions are already in…

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