Tag: education

E-Learning 2016: New Strategies and Trends

This conference seeks to anticipate the future of education, offering a critical inside look into the current trends and resources being used in teaching and learning environments. The 2016 e-learning strategies and trends will be explored through the presentation of … Continue reading


Young Art Detectives – students engagement with the Rode Altarpiece Demonstrator

Similarly to the various humanitarian and science fields involved in conducting scientific research, the developed study activities fo the educational programme integrate different subjects: history, arts, religious studies, Social Studies, native language, mathematics, and chemistry. As an exciting and playful aspect, the children will operate as art detectives while solving the assignments. Continue reading


E-Space for Education: stories from the Athens workshop

by Barbara Dierickx (PACKED) On January 22nd 2016, the EuropeanaSpace Education team gathered in Athens. The day leading up to the Hack the Book event our partner Onassis Cultural Centre (OCC) co-hosted a public workshop, focussing on educators. Within E-Space, … Continue reading


Best Practice for Education Workshop

This workshop is the first celebration of the work Europeana Space project is doing in the domain of Education. During this workshop, current best practices for environments/applications to facilitate re-use of digital cultural heritage content in an educational context were examined. ‘Education’ here … Continue reading


e-AGE 2015: Revealing and Harvesting Knowledge

Integrating Arab e-infrastructure in a Global Environment, e-AGE, is an annual international event organised by the Arab States Research and Education Network, ASREN. This year, the event is being held in Casablanca, Morocco, on 07-08 December 2015, under the title “Revealing and Harvesting Knowledge”. e-AGE brings together stakeholders representing regional e-Infrastructures, R&E networks and local/national/international organisations in order to discuss and debate new models for innovation, integration of R&E networks, policies for sustainable development in education, means of knowledge sharing and dissemination, capacity building programmes, region-wide e-infrastructure deployment to tackle today’s issues pertaining climate change, global economy, food, water scarcity, alternative energy and environment. Continue reading


Africa’s education techies hackaton for social good

Aim of the game, taking place on May 17 – 20 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is in the title: over four intensive days of competitive creation, participants of “Gamify it! Hackathon!” will set out to prove whether it’s possible to achieve a measurable impact towards sustainable development through fun and engagement. Jointly organised by GIZ, iceaddis and eLearning Africa, the hackathon will finish up at the eLearning Africa conference on May 20, where teams will present their newly-developed gamified tools. Continue reading


Audiovisual Experimental Documentaries “to make visible what is not”

The CSA (Audiovisual Experimental Center) is a workshop for cine-audiovisual shooting, which was established during the academic year 2013-14, as part of the “Prosmart” master’s degree (in Prato), promoted by University of Florence in partnership with PIN (the University Center … Continue reading


Digital skills have the same importance as English and Maths

The Select Committee was appointed by the House of Lords on 12 June 2014 “to consider and report on information and communications technology, competitiveness and skills in the United Kingdom”. Computer technology brings “huge opportunities for the UK, but also significant risks”, the Committee warns. The internet should be viewed as a utility service, alongside water and electricity, it says. But without action, the UK may fall behind in the new digital era. Continue reading


European High Level Conference on “Education in the Digital Era”

The European High Level Conference on “Education in the Digital Era”, organised by the European Commission in close cooperation with the Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union,took place on December 11th in Brussels. The event enabled interested stakeholders to discuss the opportunities and challenges of adapting education to a fast changing, digital society and economy, whilst shaping education’s place and priority in the EU’s sustainable growth agenda. Continue reading


Open Education: Condition Critical

Thursday November 20th 4:30-6:30pm, at Coventry University, a panel exploring opportunities to critically and creatively experiment with different ideas of what the university and education can be. Open Education: Condition Critical What for decades could only be dreamt of is now almost … Continue reading