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Towards a new OER declaration in 2017

Open Education & MOOCs
Towards a new OER declaration in 2017
EADTU amongst others focusses on open education and as such strongly supports activities related to OER, MOOCs and other educational provisions that enables access to quality education to all in need for higher education. Therefore EADTU supports the efforts of UNESCO and COL in their preparation of 2nd OER World Congress later this year.

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Maastricht Innovation in Higher Education Days 2017 (MID2017)


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Maastricht Innovation in Higher Education Days 2017 (MID2017)
On 31 January – 1 February 2017, the first Maastricht Innovation in Higher Education Days will take place at EIPA in Maastricht, the Netherlands. Stakeholders will discuss the challenges and opportunities of internationalisation in higher education by new modes of teaching.

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EADTU members’ policies and activities concerning refugees and migrants

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EADTU members’ policies and activities concerning refugees and migrants
Open and flexible distance higher education institutions by their inclusive pedagogical and organisational models are particularly suitable for students like refugees and migrants. They further create opportunities for refugees/ migrants of which several are specifically set-up for them. EADTU now published a list of related actions by its members.

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Webinar “Socially inclusive pedagogical models for MOOCs”

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Webinar “Socially inclusive pedagogical models for MOOCs”
EADTU launches a webinar in the context of the ECO project.
The webinar will take place on 27 July 10:30-12:00 CEST

A short introduction by Darco Jansen (EADTU) will be followed by five presentations of each 10 minutes and 5 minutes time for questions and a general discussion at the end.

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ICDE Launch the Global Doctoral Consortium


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ICDE Launch the Global Doctoral Consortium
ICDE together with founding partners launches the first and unique global consortium to support doctoral students in the research field of online, open, flexible and technology enhanced learning.

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