E-COMPETENCES FOR LIFE, EMPLOYMENT AND INNOVATION  Vienna 14-17 June 2006   e-learning for innovative lifelong learning Ma...
2006-2010: Stepping up a gear <ul><li>The revised Lisbon Agenda: the triangle of knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation as...
INNOVATION CIP 3.621mill € RESEARCH 7th FP 54.582 mill € EDUCATION E&T 2010 6.790 mill € TOTAL COHESION 277.703 mill € CON...
ICT as a key component of innovation: important presence in all major EU instruments <ul><li>7th Framework programme </li>...
EU Strategy and policy development  concerning ICT in education <ul><li>The Lisbon Council: Education and training as key ...
Education & Training 2010: the new stage <ul><li>Re-focussing on core educational objectives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhanci...
The future:  Integrated Lifelong Learning Programme  Jean Monnet programme 3 key  activities  – Jean Monnet Action; Europe...
Related policies: Other EU policies that impact lifelong learning <ul><li>Information society  – i2010,  e Contentplus,  e...
ICT for innovation in education <ul><li>Comparative analysis and intelligence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Understanding innovati...
Understanding i nnovation   <ul><li>T he successful exploitation of new ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Innovative results are tho...
The role of education and training in innovation systems  <ul><li>Innovation research identify E&T systems as consistent f...
The societal roles of education and training systems in innovation  <ul><li>Education and training systems have three fund...
ICT as an innovation enabler <ul><li>ICT have a potential for inducing change, they provide a reason and a time for change...
Lifelong learning as innovation <ul><li>Lifelong learning requires re-thinking teaching and learning, considering new lear...
Thank you for your attention ! e-mail  : maruja.gutierrez-diaz @ec.europa.eu
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EDEN Annual Conference 2006, Vienna

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eLearning for Innovative Lifelong Learning

  1. 1. E-COMPETENCES FOR LIFE, EMPLOYMENT AND INNOVATION Vienna 14-17 June 2006 e-learning for innovative lifelong learning Maruja Gutierrez Diaz DG Education and Culture
  2. 2. 2006-2010: Stepping up a gear <ul><li>The revised Lisbon Agenda: the triangle of knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation as a key process </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation in EU policies </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation in education and training </li></ul><ul><li>ICT as an enabler for innovation </li></ul>
  3. 3. INNOVATION CIP 3.621mill € RESEARCH 7th FP 54.582 mill € EDUCATION E&T 2010 6.790 mill € TOTAL COHESION 277.703 mill € CONVERGENCE 251.330 mill € COMPETITIVENESS 48.789 mill € INTERRREGIONAL COOPERATION 7.500 mill € THE TRIANGLE OF KNOWLEDGE COHESION POLICY Mid-term review of the Lisbon Agenda
  4. 4. ICT as a key component of innovation: important presence in all major EU instruments <ul><li>7th Framework programme </li></ul><ul><li>Competitiveness and Innovation Programme </li></ul><ul><li>i2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Structural Funds </li></ul><ul><ul><li>European Regional Development Fund </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>European Social Fund </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Integrated Lifelong Learning Programme ? </li></ul>
  5. 5. EU Strategy and policy development concerning ICT in education <ul><li>The Lisbon Council: Education and training as key systems for the knowledge society eLearning: ICT comes of age Fostering awareness and building infrastructures </li></ul><ul><li>Education & Training 2010: an agenda for change ICT cluster: fostering peer-learning in Europe Embedding ICT in long range educational objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Mid-term Review of the Lisbon Strategy ILLP programme: ICT as innovation </li></ul><ul><li>ICT communication: innovation for a learning society </li></ul>
  6. 6. Education & Training 2010: the new stage <ul><li>Re-focussing on core educational objectives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhancing quality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increasing accessibility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connecting to society </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Re-visiting the open coordination method </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Peer-learning : clusters, focus groups, study visits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Building on commonalities: European frameworks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Designing new tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrated lifelong learning programme 2007-2013 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Structured linkages with related policies: SF, FP7, i2010 </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. The future: Integrated Lifelong Learning Programme Jean Monnet programme 3 key activities – Jean Monnet Action; European Institutions; European Associations Transversal programme 4 key activities – Policy development; Language learning; ICT ; Dissemination Grundtvig Adult education Leonardo da Vinci Initial and continuing VET Erasmus Higher education & advanced training Comenius School education Integrated Programme
  8. 8. Related policies: Other EU policies that impact lifelong learning <ul><li>Information society – i2010, e Contentplus, e Ten, digital libraries, open source, DRM, FP7-ICT </li></ul><ul><li>Research – ICT for learning, socio-economic research, science and society, foresight, FP7 </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise – entrepreneurship, standardisation, e Skills, Competitive and Innovation Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Employment and social policy – social inclusion, skills and employment, European Social Fund </li></ul><ul><li>Regional policy – regional development, innovation, social inclusion, coordination of Structural Funds </li></ul>
  9. 9. ICT for innovation in education <ul><li>Comparative analysis and intelligence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Understanding innovation: an informed debate </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Policy development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The role of education in innovation policies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Innovation within education and training systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promoting a culture of innovation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Using ICT for teaching and learning innovation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Innovative methods, tools and services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ICT as a catalyst for innovation </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Understanding i nnovation <ul><li>T he successful exploitation of new ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Innovative results are those which represent some new and distinctive features, adding value in relation to existing solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Innovative process es ha ve the objective of answering the needs of new target groups and users </li></ul><ul><li>The aim of the innovation transfer process is the adaptation and/or further development of new ideas and results in view of their integration into public and/or private systems , at any level </li></ul><ul><li>Beyond all possible definitions, innovation is an attitude </li></ul>
  11. 11. The role of education and training in innovation systems <ul><li>Innovation research identify E&T systems as consistent factors of successful innovation systems and policies </li></ul><ul><li>A distinctive feature of countries sustaining competitive and innovative firms is E&T systems providing a flow of people with the requisite knowledge, attitude and skills </li></ul><ul><li>E&T systems have core societal roles for building successful innovation systems </li></ul>
  12. 12. The societal roles of education and training systems in innovation <ul><li>Education and training systems have three fundamental roles for innovation: </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching and valuing innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Spotting and nurturing innovative talent </li></ul><ul><li>Spreading a culture of innovation </li></ul>
  13. 13. ICT as an innovation enabler <ul><li>ICT have a potential for inducing change, they provide a reason and a time for change </li></ul><ul><li>The basics are all in place – it is time to move ahead, to shift ICT from a goal to an engine </li></ul><ul><li>ICT for collaborative learning and teaching, for connecting learning communities </li></ul><ul><li>ICT for creativity, for designing new contents, methods, tools and spaces for learning </li></ul><ul><li>ICT for supporting institutional innovation in education </li></ul>
  14. 14. Lifelong learning as innovation <ul><li>Lifelong learning requires re-thinking teaching and learning, considering new learning demands, contents, tools, and approaches </li></ul><ul><li>Lifelong learning embodies and amplifies core educational tensions: quantity vs quality, structured teaching vs self-directed learning, established knowledge vs “contrary” thinking </li></ul><ul><li>The lifelong learning paradigm is probably the most innovative concept, calling for a true transformation of education systems </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation can be risky and uncomfortable – but it is the only way ahead </li></ul>
  15. 15. Thank you for your attention ! e-mail : maruja.gutierrez-diaz @ec.europa.eu

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