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Due to begin on the 26th November, the The University of Miami Global Academy (UMGA) has launched a massive open online course (MOOC) for high school students. There is clearly growing international traction for the MOOC model and these are exciting times for the eLearning sector. “Students who sign up for the courses will be… » read more

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Trunity Holdings, a global leader in the provision of eLearning solutions has announced the launch of its South Asian arm as it looks to tap into the burgeoning $60bn market that exists in this region. There is scope for huge new markets to be tapped in the likes of Burma, Bangladesh and most obviously, India.… » read more

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Mylearningworx, a joint venture between Ascot Communications and Bizmedia Ltd, publishers of e.learning age and organisers of the E-Learning Awards, came up with a beta version of the UK’s first crowd sourced learning hub. The aim is to make learning ‘created by the crowd, for the crowd’ available to the entire internet users community. The… » read more

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On the 8th of November the Superior College of Engineering in Cadiz, Spain will organize an Open Discovery Space visionary workshop along in conjunction with the EvalFor team, authors of EvalComix. This exciting event will take place in Campus de la Asunción, Jerez de la Frontera, and will feature an exclusive presentation on Open Disovery… » read more

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The Spanish National Distance University (UNED) will be a pioneer in Spain as it will allow free and open access to all its teaching and research material. Online courses, audio and video material, e-books, radio programmes, PhD theses, scientific journals, etc. The UNED will offer open access to its resources, having the possibility to reach… » read more

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Open Discovery Space is proud to introduce the Odysseus competition, firing the imagination of European children through the challenge of space exploration. The project targets 14-18 year olds, challenging them to design a space exploration project. Winners can expect an all expenses paid trip to the Space Expo and international exposure for their project. To… » read more

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e-learning entrepreneur Steve Dineen fused business and education with eLearning. His aim was to digitise the best teachers in the world and provide access to anyone, anywhere – for free. The result is a new social enterprise, Fusion Universal, and what Dineen calls a global “virtual school”. Dineen adopted a Cloud-based approach focussed on collaborative… » read more

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Open to all – educational scientists, councillors, education experts, teachers but also graduate students and civil society organizations – the fifth edition of the World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES) promises to be a wide-ranging event with all major topics in educational science to be addressed. Next to the more traditional educational science issues, the… » read more

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This year Porte de Versailles will play home to the Educatec-Educatice forum end of November and will once again offer an unmissable opportunity to discover a range of activities revolving around the promotion of computing technology in education. Four core themes will structure the event – innovative technologies for the audiovisual and publishing industries, pedagogical… » read more

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