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ODS partner BG/BRG Schwechat started the new “ODS school year” with a focus on competence-based science teaching with the use of iPads. The video – presenting the didactic concept – can be accessed below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ulvnMBVkDPA Educational materials on the topic are available on the ODS Portal, so don’t hesitate to join the Teaching&Learning with iPADs… » read more

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A new ODS paper has been accepted at the 6th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation – ICERI 2013. The event will be held in November (18-20)in Seville, Spain. The paper discusses the Open Discovery Space portal in the context on analyzing the barriers against the use, production and reuse of Open Educational Resources… » read more

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What: ODS Training Event for Teachers 2013 Where: Belgrade Metropolitan University, Tadeuša Košćuška 63, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia When: 29th September 2013 How: This one day training event is intended for representatives of schools participating in the pilot of the ODS portal, launching in the new academic year 2013/14. With more than 600 schools participating from… » read more

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WHAT: 2nd ODS Winter School, aiming to immerse teachers from across Europe in the process of resource based approaches via their interaction with a unique collection of open resources (linked with the associated curricula). WHEN: 3-7 February 2014. The deadline for applications is September 17th, 2013. WHERE: UAB Metis Baltic, J.Kubiliaus g. 6-7, 08234, Vilnius,… » read more

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Open Discovery Space teamed up with 3 other, highly reputable, European projects to organise a special event in Budapest on 19-21 October 2013 at the EDEN Synergy Workshop – Transnational Learning Forum for Exchanging Practices and Ideas. The aim of the Workshop is to facilitate the collective development of new, feasible ideas and plans, the… » read more

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The EU High Level Group on the modernisation of higher education in Europe has published its first report, which claims graduates can be “set on the path to success” with an education that “incorporates technology in learning”. The group, which is chaired by Mary McAleese, former President of the Republic of Ireland, argues “technology is… » read more

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The annual global meeting point for the education technology community (Bett Show) is set to launch at the Excel Centre in London-United Kingdom from the 22nd to the 25th of January 2014. It is expected to attract a buzzing crowd of thirty five thousand educators and learning professionals as seen last January. The event is… » read more

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Open Discovery Space was presented at the “Learning Innovations and Quality (LINQ) 2013” conference at the prestigious location of the Global Headquarters of the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome. A variety of prominent figures important to the fields of technology-enhanced learning, open educational resources, and vocational education in Europe and worldwide… » read more

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Recently this April, the publication of The Rose Report led by Sir Jim Rose, former director of inspection for Ofsted, concluded that Information Communication Technology should be placed at the forefront of the United Kingdom primary school curriculum. It has been proposed that communication technology should be placed on the same pedestal of the main… » read more

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