President’s blog

New Challenges – New Opportunities: Mobilizing New Paths for 21st Century Education

2021-06-07

Indeed, the global Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted the lives of millions and resulted in devastating health, economic, social, cultural and educational impacts.  The impacts have been felt by nations, regions, local communities and by individual people on a scale unprecedented…

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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…

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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…

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EDEN 2020 – Welcome from the President

2020-06-17

The 29th EDEN Annual Conference is quickly approaching. For the EDEN association and its members, this is the biggest and most important event of the year. The Annual Conference is held each year in June, and every one of us…

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EDUCATION IN TIME OF A PANDEMIC: HOW TO SUPPORT TEACHERS AND STUDENTS?

2020-04-02

New post on the President's Blog: EDUCATION IN TIME OF A PANDEMIC: HOW TO SUPPORT TEACHERS AND STUDENTS? - At the beginning of this month my daughter was still going to school, faculties had mostly ex cathedra lectures, and e-learning…

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The Strength of the Community is in its People

2019-12-16

New post on the President's Blog: The Strength of the Community is in its People - It was nice to see so many EDEN members attending EDEN session „Meet EDEN Fellows to discuss Future of Learning” at the World Conference…

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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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