eLearning Africa

2063 Vision: Ministers Move from Ideas to Action

Berlin (GER), May 2016 - Education and training are at the heart of the African Union’s 2063 Vision for a "transformed continent". With this in mind, Ministers of Education, Skills, Finance, and ICT from all over Africa are discussing delivery mechanisms at the annual Round Table on ICT for education, training, and development at the eLearning Africa Conference, currently (24-26 May 2016) taking place in Cairo.


Udima Scientific Journal

Call for Papers on Technology, Science and Education

Madrid (E), May 2016 - The Journal of Technology, Science and Society publishes original, significant, reproducible and archival results in all areas of science and ICT. The published articles generally provide substantial solutions to problems in domains such as eLearning, computers and education, e-research, e-business, e-government, open innovation, technology for disabled users, and R+D+d in Computer Sciences and Industrial Engineering. The articles may also identify significant challenges for social-welfare research based on thoughtful insights derived from practical experience.


Programme Available

EDEN 2016 Annual Conference

Budapest (HU), May 2016 - The programme for the EDEN annual Conference in Budapest, 14-17 June 2016, comprises over 160 accepted contributions, including research paper sessions, demonstration and poster sessions, workshops, training courses, and lively Synergy sessions for new project ideas and in-progress initiatives. 


Distance Learning 2020

Register Now for the 2016 ICDE Presidents’ Summit

Cronulla Beach (AU), May 2016 - The 2016 ICDE Presidents’ Summit, hosted by Charles Sturt University, will be held 20-23 November 2016 at Cronulla Beach near Sydney, Australia. The 2016 ICDE Presidents’ Summit, entitled "A New Era of Leadership and Quality: The Business of Open and Distance Learning 2020", will focus on new trends in executive leadership, changing paradigms, and innovative approaches for distributed leadership and management practice.


Learning Now tv

The Social Age and the Rise of the Community

London (UK), May 2016 - On this month’s Learning Now tv, Julian Stodd, author of the Social Learning Handbook and founder of Sea Salt Learning, talks about the rise of the community with Nigel Paine. The broadcast also includes interviews on machine and cognitive learning, managing for the first time, as well as insights into Adobe’s research about the state of content. 


Exhibition Seminars

The Learning Technologies Summer Forum

London (UK), May 2016 - The Learning Technologies Summer Forum exhibition seminar programme comprises over thirty free-to-attend seminars running in four open theatres, as well as an exhibition area showcasing thirty-six leading learning-industry suppliers.


Study Programs

"Education and Learning in XXI Century"

St. Petersburg (RU), May 2016 – The National Open Institute in St. Petersburg and the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia (Herzen University), The Faculty of Philosophy of the Human Being, have organized an international conference entitled "Education and Learning in XXI Century". The event takes place 26-28 May 2016 in St. Petersburg, and all interested individuals are invited.


Higher Education

Annual Innovative Learning Spaces

PraguePrague (CZ), May 2016 – The annual Innovative Learning Spaces summit in Prague, taking place 22-23 September 2016, will delve into the challenges that higher-education institutions are facing. The summit will provide an excellent platform for deeper understanding of the link between pedagogical practices and learning-space designs. 



Fourth Edition of HackForGood Celebrated in Spain

Barcelona (E), May 2016 - HackForGood is an event structured around challenges or social innovation projects called "Retos" (challenges). Any individual or association that detects a social problem that can be solved by the use of technology can propose a challenge and will receive the necessary help to find a group of hackers to work on the initiative during the Hackathon.


Seminars and Exhibition

Learning Technologies Summer Forum 2016

London (UK), April 2016 - The annual Learning Technologies Summer Forum is to take place in London, 14 June 2016. The event contains a free-to-enter exhibition of leading learning-industry suppliers and the annual Learning & Skills Group Conference. The Learning Technologies Summer Forum takes place at Olympia, London, 14 June.



Gamification Is Changing

London (UK), April 2016 - Remember when gamification used to be about points, badges, and leaderboards? A free webinar on 26 April 2016 organized by The Learning & Performance Institute will explore the next generation of game-related tech for workplace learning: wearable virtual reality, equipment simulation, 3D game engines, etc.


Global User Conference

Talent-Management Leaders Converged in Boston

Rocky Hill, CT (USA), April 2016 - The NetDimensions global user conference took place at the Hyatt Regency Boston, 13-15 April. The agenda featured an impressive lineup of industry leaders and client presenters, as well as hands-on training sessions.


EdTech 20 competition

EdTechX Europe 2016

London (UK), April 2016 - EdTechXEurope, the exclusive eLearning-focussed summit, will this year take place over two days and has also undergone a branding overhaul to reflect the event’s growing global success and delegate interest. Now entitled the EdTechXSeries, the London event will take place 15-16 June, followed by a brand-new EdTechXAsia event, to take place in Singapore, 08-09 November 2016.


International Platform

The Future of Education and Best Practice Sharing

London (UK),  April 2016 - Blackboard Inc. has announced its annual Teaching and Learning Conference, which will gather educators, technologists, and industry leaders from Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, at the University of Groningen, 06-08 April.