UNI-C in brief, EMU.dk – Denmark’s Education Portal. Scottish Visitors


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EMU.dk – Denmark’s Education Portal".
A group of Scottish Visitors, Nov. 25 - 2009.
Claus Berg, Chief Consultant
UNI-C, Copenhagen, Denmark.
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UNI-C in brief, EMU.dk – Denmark’s Education Portal. Scottish Visitors

  1. 1. Scottish visitors, Copenhagen, Nov. 25 - 2009 Claus Berg, Chief Consultant, UNI • C Slides: slideshare.com/clausberg UNI • C in brief EMU.dk – Denmark’s Education Portal
  2. 2. UNI • C in Brief <ul><li>UNI•C is a national agency affiliated to the Danish Ministry of Education </li></ul><ul><li>UNI•C has approx. 300 employees and has offices in Copenhagen, Lyngby and Aarhus </li></ul><ul><li>In 2008, UNI•C ’s turnover was DKK 340 mill. (65 mio. US $) </li></ul>Claus Berg <claus.berg@uni-c.dk>
  3. 3. Objective and Goals <ul><li>UNI•C contributes to enabling Denmark, as a leading knowledge society, to provide a well-functioning education and research sector which utilizes new technology in an optimum way, and to: </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure the development of adaptable and financially sound IT services within the domain of the Ministry of Education, as well as to provide high-quality and secure IT services for the Danish education and research sector, </li></ul><ul><li>Supply Student Information Systems and ERP-systems to a range of educational institutions. </li></ul><ul><li>Solve statistical tasks for the Ministry of Education. </li></ul>Claus Berg <claus.berg@uni-c.dk>
  4. 4. Services to educational sector Claus Berg <claus.berg@uni-c.dk> Central resources Infrastructure Lifelong Learning School systems School development
  5. 5. Infrastructure Claus Berg <claus.berg@uni-c.dk> <ul><li>Network access </li></ul><ul><li>Security solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Traffic management </li></ul><ul><li>Support </li></ul><ul><li>Authentication and Authorization </li></ul><ul><li>Federations </li></ul><ul><li>User administration </li></ul><ul><li>Streaming servers </li></ul><ul><li>Etc. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Central ressources <ul><li>Educational Portal – EMU.DK </li></ul><ul><li>Skoda – Content provision in a box </li></ul><ul><li>SkoleKom – School Community </li></ul><ul><li>Materialeplatformen – national DLR repository </li></ul>Claus Berg <claus.berg@uni-c.dk>
  7. 7. School systems <ul><li>Knowledge management (intranet) </li></ul><ul><li>Targetted different school levels </li></ul><ul><li>School needs are starting points </li></ul><ul><li>Different systems for </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Daycare </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Primary schools (SkoleIntra) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vocational schools (ITsLearning) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Universities (ITsLearning) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ERP systems </li></ul><ul><li>SIS systems </li></ul>Claus Berg <claus.berg@uni-c.dk>
  8. 8. Lifelong Learning <ul><li>Competence development </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Pupils </li></ul><ul><li>Headmasters </li></ul><ul><li>Blended Learning </li></ul>Claus Berg <claus.berg@uni-c.dk>
  9. 9. School Development <ul><li>Networking projects </li></ul><ul><li>National and international </li></ul><ul><li>Conferences </li></ul>Claus Berg <claus.berg@uni-c.dk>
  10. 10. Credo <ul><li>The realization of IT visions, including the development of adequate and useful tools for educational institutions, requires a high level of technological expertise as well as the ability to comprehend pedagogical, administrative and professional problem areas . </li></ul><ul><li>UN I• C provides a nation-wide contribution to all Danish educational institutions. </li></ul>Claus Berg <claus.berg@uni-c.dk>
  11. 11. EMU.dk – Denmark’s Education Portal
  12. 12. UNI • C’s educational websites <ul><li>UNI•C provides the educational sector with a number of on-line educational services. </li></ul><ul><li>The websites contain information about our educational products, and teachers and students can exchange views and expertise and also find links, news and inspiration for their daily work. </li></ul><ul><li>Among our educational websites and services are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EMU – Denmark’s Education Portal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SkoleKom – Mail and conferencing system * </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SkoDa – Database service for schools in Denmark * </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>eTwinning – School partnerships in Europe. International collaboration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Materialeplatformen – National repository of Danish learning resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Infoguide – links for learning resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-museum – museum resources online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SkoleIntra – An Intranet solution * </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>* = service on market terms </li></ul></ul>Claus Berg <claus.berg@uni-c.dk>
  13. 13. EMU.dk - History <ul><li>Developed in collaboration with and co-financed by the Danish Ministry of Education </li></ul><ul><li>1999: First version </li></ul><ul><li>2002: Portal of universes, CMS and external editors </li></ul><ul><li>2003: Model for cooperation, 100.000 unique users per week </li></ul><ul><li>2008/09: 200.000 unique users per week </li></ul>Claus Berg <claus.berg@uni-c.dk>
  14. 14. <ul><li>EMU – Danish Educational Portal </li></ul>EMU.dk EMU Over-view Content Co-operation Platform Dialogue Tools Claus Berg <claus.berg@uni-c.dk>
  15. 15. EMU: Content <ul><li>Subject-related themes </li></ul><ul><li>Educational sequences </li></ul><ul><li>Good examples and stories </li></ul><ul><li>Surveys </li></ul><ul><li>Links </li></ul><ul><li>News </li></ul><ul><li>Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Dialogue and exchange of experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Events and competitions </li></ul>Claus Berg <claus.berg@uni-c.dk>
  16. 16. Claus Berg <claus.berg@uni-c.dk>
  17. 17. EMU in ”English”, by google translate :-) Claus Berg <claus.berg@uni-c.dk>
  18. 18. <ul><li>The national repository of Danish learning resources </li></ul><ul><li>Materialeplatformen </li></ul><ul><ul><li>20.000 learning resources of all types (books – digital media – museum exhibits etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>from professional publishers to teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Inspiration” – from teacher to teacher </li></ul></ul><ul><li>E - Museum (184 museums, scientre centres, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Other Repositories </li></ul><ul><li>Fagenes Infoguide </li></ul><ul><ul><li>10.000 links to websites for education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>categorized by type of school and subject </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>evaluated by experienced teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The EdReNe – Educational Repositories Network (Trans-European) </li></ul>UNI • C’s repositories of learning resources Claus Berg <claus.berg@uni-c.dk>
  19. 19. Gymnasiale uddannelser – EMU Gymnasium = General Upper Secondary school
  20. 20. EMU and General Upper Secondary education <ul><li>On EMU you’ll find: </li></ul><ul><li>Subject based pages, made in collaboration with the Regional Resource Centres (CFU) </li></ul><ul><li>Inspiration and educational sequences / lesson plans </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of professional development, and development projects </li></ul><ul><li>Events </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion fora about curriculum development. </li></ul>Claus Berg <claus.berg@uni-c.dk>
  21. 21. Subjects at General Upper Secondary level <ul><li>Fagsider til stx og hf </li></ul><ul><li>Fagredaktører med ansvar for det enkelte fag </li></ul><ul><li>Fagsider til hhx og htx (nyt)! </li></ul>Claus Berg <claus.berg@uni-c.dk>
  22. 22. Enter: emu.dk/gym Claus Berg <claus.berg@uni-c.dk>
  23. 23. Three examples of current themes on EMU <ul><li>Curriculum development (debate) http://www.emu.dk/gym/reform/debat.html </li></ul><ul><li>Study competencies http://www.emu.dk/gym/tvaers/fag/stprojekt/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>” Study focus project” (individual student studies) http://www.emu.dk/gym/tvaers/fag/stprojekt/index.html </li></ul>Claus Berg <claus.berg@uni-c.dk>
  24. 24. The home area for your students! http://emu.dk/gymelev/ <ul><li>Subjects in focus (i.e. Themes on motivation, study competencies) </li></ul><ul><li>Practical issues (study jobs, competitions, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Useful things (examination, study workshops, help for written assessments, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Guide (printed and pdf) </li></ul>Claus Berg <claus.berg@uni-c.dk>
  25. 25. ” Det faglige i det daglige” = Subject focus in the daily work New inspirational guide for teachers on what they can find on EMU, for planning, cross curricular collaboration, ICT integration and much more. Printed guides can be requested by the schools (and as pdf) More: http://www.emu.dk/gym/guidegym.html Claus Berg <claus.berg@uni-c.dk>
  26. 26. EMU is inviting for collaboration Different approaches to collaboration between EMU and external partners. Claus Berg <claus.berg@uni-c.dk>
  27. 27. Web Ethics on EMU All about web ethics – perfect for teaching internet safety, media competencies etc. http://www.emu.dk/webetik/ Claus Berg <claus.berg@uni-c.dk>
  28. 28. Fagenes Infoguide = Subject InfoGuide
  29. 29. Fagenes Infoguide Claus Berg <claus.berg@uni-c.dk>
  30. 30. Why use the Infoguide? <ul><li>Save time on the net </li></ul><ul><li>We found the best links </li></ul><ul><li>And removed the rest  </li></ul>Claus Berg <claus.berg@uni-c.dk>
  31. 31. 10 good links on ”finance crisis” – Google has 478.000 Claus Berg <claus.berg@uni-c.dk>
  32. 32. Materialeplatformen
  33. 33. materialeplatform.emu.dk <ul><li>Find and share education resources </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Resources : Text books, software, databases etc., ... From publishers, associations, museums, private companies… </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher to teacher : Sequences / lesson plans, experiments, work sheets, … </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- several thousand materials for upper secondary education </li></ul></ul>Claus Berg <claus.berg@uni-c.dk>
  34. 34. E-museum
  35. 35. E-museum.dk Claus Berg <claus.berg@uni-c.dk>
  36. 37. Web 2.0 – blogs - mobile techologies – handheld learning - etc. <ul><li>Links / examples </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 theme: http://www.emu.dk/tema/web2/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 Café (blog): http://weblog.emu.dk/roller/web2/ </li></ul><ul><li>EMUs diary (blog): http://weblog.emu.dk/roller/emudagbog/ </li></ul><ul><li>English blog: http://weblog.emu.dk/roller/gymen/ </li></ul><ul><li>“ Computer games”, a blog theme: http://weblog.emu.dk/roller/enis/category/Computerspil </li></ul><ul><li>Climate Change education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers’ COP15 and Nordic Climate Day… (presented by my colleague Anders Raun: http://www.teacherscop15.dk / ) </li></ul></ul>Claus Berg <claus.berg@uni-c.dk>