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EDEN in 2014

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An introduction to EDEN - The European Distance and E-Learning Network exists to share knowledge and improve understanding amongst professionals in distance and e-learning and to promote policy and practice across the whole of Europe and beyond.

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EDEN in 2014

  1. 1. The largest active and developing professional community of researchers & practitioners of open, distance and e-learning in Europe  The most comprehensive European not-for-profit non- governmental association of its kind, established in 1991  Platform for professional co-operation and information exchange  Open for all levels and sectors of education and training  Open for institutions, individuals and networks  Registered in the UK, Secretariat in Hungary since 1997 2 /12
  2. 2. Mission  Support endeavours to modernise education in Europe  Network and collaborate, facilitate knowledge and practice exchange  Improve understanding amongst professionals in distance and e-learning  Promote policy and practice across the whole of Europe and beyond 3 /12
  3. 3. Members  Institutions – Individuals – Networks  200 institutional members  1100 members in NAP: Network of Academics and Professionals – meeting and communication forum  30 European or national networks present in membership  400 institutions represented from 59 countries within and outside of Europe
  4. 4. Why Become a Member?  Belong to the professional community  Access EDEN's institutional and individual members  Delegate up to 30 individuals to the NAP  Attend conferences at reduced fees  Establish partnerships and explore projects  Free access to valuable electronic publications  Receive regular electronic newsflashes  Purchase EDEN publications at a 50% discount  Post on EDEN’s Online Bulletin Board 5 /12
  5. 5. Partnerships  Traditional and open universities, colleges  National associations and bodies  Researchers of open, flexible, distance and e-learning  School level education – the “Open Classroom” initiative  Vocational training  The corporate sector 6 /12
  6. 6.  EDEN Annual Conferences since 1992 Zagreb, 10-13 June 2014  Open Classroom Conferences School level ODL  Research Workshops Oxford, 27-28 October 2014  Synergy Workshops 1st held in October 2013 The EDEN Conferences 7 /12
  7. 7. The Annual Conferences 8 /12
  8. 8. Open ClassroomConferences Research Workshops 9 /12
  9. 9. Publications and Information Services  Conference Proceedings  Policy and feasibility studies  EDEN web site, NAP Members Area, Bulletin Board, Online Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube)  Member’s Newsflash  European Journal of Open Distance and E-Learning (EURODL)
  10. 10. Contribution to EU Programmes  Comprehensive strategic projects  Quality development  Observatory  Exploiting the wide-scale expertise of NAP members  Networking and knowledge base building  Evaluation and dissemination of the project results 11 /12
  11. 11. EDEN’s EU projects  ODS  ProM  i-TUTOR  Revive-VET  VISIR  POERUP  eLene2learn  NEST  MOVE-ON  Te@ch.us  SEVAQ+  Links-up  FREE  EquNet  TESPIS  HEXTLEARN  Learnovation  eTTCampus  VM-PASS  LACE  ARMAZEG  TALOE  LeHo  E-SOLVE  EduWorks  Carer+  CareNet 12 /12
  12. 12. www.eden-online.org More information on EDEN, its services and projects: 13 /12

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