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eLearning in Europe: overview and debate

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eLearning in Europe: overview and debate

  1. 1. CAS Conference - March 09E-LEARNING IN EUROPEOVERVIEW AND DEBATEFabio NascimbeniMENON Network - Learnovation Roundtable
  2. 2. CAS Conference - March 09THIS PRESENTATION ORIGINATES FROM:• MENON: research and innovation network (DE, FI, HU, IT, GR,UK) active since 10 years in supporting innovation in learning inEurope and worldwide• Learnovation: research project (LLL Programme, DG EAC)aiming at facilitating the emergence and dissemination of ofinnovation paradigms in European learning (with special attentionto ICT use)• Past experiences: MESO, eWATCH, L-Change, DELOS,HELIOS, eSKILLS Studies…
  3. 3. CAS Conference - March 09E-LEARNING IN EUROPE• “2 Europes” exist: northern EU countries and mediterranean counries– Different political scheme– Different e-readiness level– Different “learning cultures”• On the one hand Education is a national matter, on the other many EUexchange practices schemes exist• EU initiatives: ECTS, Erasmus (virtual mobiliy), EU CV and e-portfolio, …• Some cases of good performers (Estonia, Portugal…)• European Commission propoting ICT use in learning– MINERVA, eLearning Programmes, LLL Programme– FP7 (research), TEL - Technology Enhanced Learning– eCONTENT+ (digital content exchange)– eSKILLS Initiaive
  4. 4. CAS Conference - March 09E-LEARNING IN FP7 (R&D)From the ICT Workprogramme, Challenge 4: Digital Libraries and Content, Objective ICT-2009.4.2: Technology-Enhanced Learning:• Learning in the 21st Century: large-scale pilots for the design of the future classroom(exploring both technology and teaching practices, for teachers and students, theirorchestration for specific, justified age groupings or subjects)• Reinforce the links between individual and organisational learning, and creativity:innovative solutions embedding learning experiences in organisational processes andpractices, through systems embracing talent, knowledge, workflow, collaborative innovationand competency management.• Innovative adaptive and intuitive systems for learning featuring affective and emotionalapproaches, including related new forms of assessing learning outcomes as well asfeedback/guidance mechanisms (innovative diagnostic techniques) to the learner and theteacher.• Revolutionary learning appliances (including toys) and advanced cognitive tutors, able topromote specific cognitive processing or abilities.• Focused interdisciplinary networks on specific emerging trends (e.g. seriousgames/mobility and learning), linking a limited set of established excellences and learning labs,and including appropriate mechanisms for cross-fertilisation between disciplines.• Awareness building and knowledge management on the results of EU RTD projects in thefield.Deadline: 3 November 2009, 49 M€ available
  5. 5. CAS Conference - March 09THE DABATE: QUESTIONS AND…• Looking at ICT and lifelong learning territories• Analysing innovation paradigms and their relations with policies• LEARNOVATION Roundtable• How can learning and technology concretely combine to producean innovative Europe?• How eLearning enables Lifelong Learning?• How eLearning relates to innovation?TENTATIVE ANSWERS
  6. 6. CAS Conference - March 09A paradoxLLearningCChange
  7. 7. CAS Conference - March 09A potential clash2.0LearningE&TSystems
  8. 8. CAS Conference - March 09An obvious linkIndividuals, organisations, communities,European economy and societyLearning Change
  9. 9. CAS Conference - March 091. DIFFERENTIATION OF e-LEARNING MODELSKNOWLEDGE TRANSFER ↔ KNOWLEDGE BUILDINGINDIVIDUAL INITIATIVETO LEARN↔ COMPANY INITIATIVE TOTRAININFORMAL LEARNING ↔ STRUCTURED ANDCERTIFYING TRAININGINITIATIVEWITHIN THE COMPANY ORFOR THE COMPANY STAFFONLY↔ INTER-ORGANISATIONAL
  10. 10. CAS Conference - March 092. eLEARNING NOT AN AIM IN ITSELF,LEARNONG INNOVATION IS THE AIMINNOVATIONLLL ICT(e)L
  11. 11. CAS Conference - March 093. SMEs DO NOT DEMAND TRAINING,THEY FACEPROBLEMS AND OPPORTUNITIESGENERAL RECOMMENDATION:e-LEARNING MUST BE INTEGRATED IN BROADER AND MOREAPPEALING SUPPORT SERVICES DIRECTLY ADDRESSINGSMEs PRIORITIESIMPLEMETATION TIPS:• FLEXIBILITY DURING LIFE-SPAN• INTERACTION WITH RELEVANT LOCAL INITIATIVES• VISIBILITY IS NOT A MARGINAL ISSUE• TIME TO “OWN” INNOVATION
  12. 12. CAS Conference - March 094. TOP DOWN OR BOTTOM UP ?• BALANCE TOP-DOWN & BOTOM-UP APPROACHES• ADDRESS SOCIETAL OBJECTIVES• EVERY PARTNER SHOULD INVEST• INVOLVE STAKEHOLDERS IN ALL PHASES
  13. 13. CAS Conference - March 095. E-LEARNING TERRITORIESEvolveddistanceeducationFormal LearningInformal learningIntra-murosExtendedlearningcontextNonprofessionallearningcommunitiese-Learning as a sideeffect in communitiesVirtualProfessionalnetworksIndividualdevelopmentthrought e-learningTTT via e-LInter-organisationaldevelopment throughe-Learninge-L workplacee-L intertiaryeducatione-learning inVETe-L inschoolsICT forvirtualmobility
  14. 14. CAS Conference - March 09THE LEARNOVATION ROUNDTABLE9 Consolidated European Networks, representing more than 1500Organisations (Universities, Business Schools, Research Centres,Enterprises, Associations) - Students, Teachers, Trainers Researchers,Professionals, Innovative Project Leaders, …- Multi-stakeholder and multi-sector observatory of trends- Platform for dialogue between research policy and innovative practice- Facilitate coordination and synergy among policy makers- Facilitate transfer of research results and successful pilot project intowidespread practice and policy mainstream
  15. 15. CAS Conference - March 09Learnovation RoundtableA new interlocutor – a representative of stakeholders committed toinnovation and Lifelong Learning – to help European policymakers at all institutional levels to accelerate and strengthen theimpact of innovation policies affecting education, training, lifelonglearning but also the European economy and society according tothe renewed Lisbon strategy.
  16. 16. CAS Conference - March 09Planning for 2009• Policy Paper on “Removing the barriers to I&C inEuropean learning”• Support the EC in the YCI• National Seminars• 12 Reports and 4 Cluster reports• Opinions on relevant policy documents issued byEuropean Institutions and Member States• Open Forum on 27 May in Brussels
  17. 17. CAS Conference - March 09USEFUL WEBSITES• www.menon.org• www.learnovation.eu• http://elearningeuropa.infoThank you!fabio.nascimbeni@menon.org

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