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Education & Training 2020 – EC strategic framework

The European Commission has announced a sharpened set of priorities for European Education and Training 2020 (ET2020). The new six priorities are the following:

1. Relevant and high-quality skills and competences for employability, innovation, active citizenship;

2. Inclusive education, equality, non-discrimination, civic competences;

3. Open and innovative education and training, including by fully

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We have so much in common!

A long time since my last post! June was a time of traveling, not only EUNIS congress but also many others in my own country as well as in Europe. Then vacation time!
Dundee was a wonderful conference well organized, wonderful time and full of friendship. I love EUNIS congresses and

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CHEITA Complexity Index

The Coalition of Higher Education Information Technology Associations (CHEITA) comprises representatives from associations throughout the world that promote the use of information technology in higher education. CHEITA was established in 2011 to share best practice across member associations and, by extension, the individual institutions that make up those associations. EUNIS

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MOOC on MOOCs

The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) launched the new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) for Development portal.

MOOCs when combined with Open and Distance Learning methods present unprecedented opportunities in sustainable development. COL emphasizes MOOC platforms that provide a good learning experience at low bandwidth and offline where necessary.

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Open Education Europa: Design Patterns for Open Online Teaching and Learning

The rapid rise of massive open online courses (MOOCs) has renewed interest in the broader spectrum of open online teaching and learning. This “renaissance” has highlighted the challenges and potential associated to the design of such educational environments.

Arguably, the accelerated expansion of open online education creates risks for pedagogical quality

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