Open Discovery Space

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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The International Council for Open Research and Education (ICORE) are set to hold virtual meetings in July. ICORE met last March in Rome, Italy with relevant stakeholders to discuss the non profit organisation’s establishment and its primary future objectives for open research and open education. The meeting was a success, engaging over forty participants from… » read more

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What is the CPDLab? CPDLab stands for Continuing Professional Development Lab, and is a two year project supported by the European Commission’s Lifelong Learning Programme, an initiative designed to enable people to engage in learning experiences and develop the education and training sector in Europe. The framework of the project was delivered in three training… » read more

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SENnet (The Special Educational Needs Network) funded by the European Commission has been having a major impact for young students with special needs (SEN) in mainstream schools across Europe. The network aims to ensure that the ability to learn is truly universal and inclusive for all and the knowledge extracted is accessible and digestible. Current… » read more

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Education Secretary Michael Gove’s series of reforms in British education have touched on exam structure, the curriculum to education technology as part of the coalition government’s ongoing plans to make drastic changes to education in Britain. Researchers and IT experts have mapped possible developments for the future of education, and the improvements that can be… » read more

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