"Quite Simply Extraordinary"

Charity Learning Award Winners 2016

London (UK), November 2016 - The winners of the Charity Learning Awards 2016 are proof that little or no budget is no barrier to delivering innovative eLearning. Most of the winners had no resources to speak of, but came up with award-winning solutions to the business challenges they faced. Their stories of success are an inspiration to all organisations, not just fellow charities.


Worlddidac Association

Speexx Wins Worlddidac for Its "Perfect Blend"

Munich (GER), November 2016 - Speexx, a leading online language-training provider, has been honoured by the Worlddidac Association for the sixth consecutive time for innovative solutions in the Blended Learning category. The award ceremony, sponsored by telecommunications provider Swisscom, took place in Bern, Switzerland. 


Without charge

Digital risks and digital chances

Heerlen (NL), November 2016 - The internet and globalization are changing our world and ways to communicate, learn, and live together. They are offering huge opportunities but also challenges that the special conference "Digital Risks - Digital Chances" is addressing. "We invite all interested people to explore and discuss digitalization, online learning, and collaboration in schools and lifelong learning", emphasizes Dr. Christian M. Stracke, Associate Professor for Open Education and Innovation from the Open University of the Netherlands and organizer of the event. 


Learning Technologies 2017

Conference Programme Announced

London (UK), November 2016 - The conference programme for Learning Technologies 2017 in London has been announced, and booking is open. It is a five-track programme, with over seventy conference speakers, including keynotes from Thimon de Jong and Deborah Frances-White. 


To Be a Digital Citizen

Media & Learning Conference and Symposium

Brussels (BE), November 2016 - This year, the annual Media & Learning get-together in Brussels will be structured around two separate events: the Media & Learning Conference entitled Learning Media for Digital Citizenship and the Media & Learning Symposium called Video in Higher Education. This highly interactive gathering will include lots of inspiring talks, demos, best-practice showcases, and workshop sessions. 



Third International Conference on Higher Education Advances

ValenciaValencia (E), November 2016 - After the great success of the previous HEAd conferences, which received submissions from 54 countries, the organizers are pleased to announce the Third International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd'17), 21-23 June 2017 in Valencia, Spain. 


Call for Papers

Fifteenth Conference on Education and Information Systems

Winter Garden, FL (USA), November 2016 - Please consider contributing by submitting an article to the fifteenth International Conference on Education and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications: EISTA 2017, to be held 08-11 July 2017 in Orlando, Florida, USA, jointly with the eleventh International Multi-Conference on Society, Cybernetics, and Informatics: IMSCI 2017; the twenty-first World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics: WMSCI 2017 and the tenth International Multi-Conference on Engineering and Technological Innovation: IMETI 2017.


Gamification World Congress

International Award for Gamification Nation

Andrzej Marczewski and An CoppensMadrid (E)/London (UK), November 2016 - At the Gamification World Congress, Gamification Nation’s recent recruit, Andrzej Marczewski, won the prestigious "Contribution to the Industry" Award. The Gamification World Congress was held in Madrid, Spain, at the end of October.



Teachers v Techies: The Big Robot Debate

Berlin (GER), November 2016 - Robots could soon replace teachers. In fact, not only could they replace them, but they should and will. That’s the view of two top education-technology experts who’ll be at the OEB Debate in Berlin later this month to argue their case that substituting artificial intelligence for real teachers will boost quality and lead to better results.


Learning and Performance Institute

The Learning Awards 2017

Learning Awards 2016London (UK), November 2016 - The Learning and Performance Institute (LPI) is proud to announce the finalists for the 2017 Learning Awards, the learning sector’s annual celebration of outstanding achievement, best practice, and excellence in corporate learning and performance.


Interactive Workshop

Cyber Security Webinar Highlights Employee Engagement

Plymouth (UK), October 2016 - Expert advice on how to engage employees in the knowledge they need to safeguard company data will be on offer at an interactive webinar on Thursday, 27 October entitled "Cyber Security: Bring the risks to life for your workforce". The time is 1500 (BST). 


21st-Century Education

Inaugural 2016 EdTechXAsia Summit in Singapore

London (UK), October 2016 - Education-technology thought-leadership platform EdTechXAsia 2016 Summit and Expo will be held for the first time in Singapore, at the Singapore EXPO @ MAX Atria, 08-09 November 2016. With technology at the heart of the event and education startups a key focus, EdTechXAsia will power conversations to transform education and Asia’s lifelong-learning needs.


Open and Distance Education

Series of 6 ICDE webinars in 2016/2017

Oslo (NO), October 2016 - The webinars will be held in the last part of 2016 and the first part of 2017 and will be hosted by internationally renowned experts in the field. The chosen topics are "Challenges for leadership in open and distance education"; "Challenges for quality in open and distance education"; "Supporting students for success in open and distance education"; "Co-developing strategies for rural and remote communities"; "Open education: what is really happening?"; and "Changing pedagogies for open education".