Call for Contributions

Forging New Pathways of Research and Innovation

Oldenburg (GER), June 2016 - Building on its success of the research workshop in Oxford, EDEN is pleased to announce its ninth Research Workshop, organised in collaboration with the Institute of Education and the Center for Lifelong Learning at Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg in Oldenburg, Germany. All interested professionals are invited to discover the workshop themes and to take an active part by submitting their proposals. 


Innovations and Projects

EDULEARN in Barcelona from 4 to 6 July 2016

BarcelonaBarcelona (E), June 2016 - EDULEARN16, the eighth annual International Conference on education and new learning technologies will be held in Barcelona, 04-06 July. EDULEARN is one of Europe’s largest international education conferences for lecturers, researchers, technologists, and professionals from the educational sector.


How to Be a Destination

Tips for a Successful Online Training Program

Madison, WI (USA), June 2016 - When the Schallert Group launched Destination University®, a program to help small towns, communities, and businesses learn how to be a destination, Jon Schallert traveled across the U.S. and Canada doing in-person training in over 500 downtowns, towns, and cities. Demand for this training became so popular his clients challenged him to develop an online program so they could have anytime, anywhere access to his knowledge and expertise. In reply, he gave a live Webinar on 21 June at 11:00 a.m. Central Daylight Savings Time.



EXact Learning Releases the Latest Version of Its LCMS

Genoa (I), June 2016 - eXact learning solutions, a global learning company, is releasing a new version of its learning-content-management system (LCMS). This new version – known as "M16" – includes some major upgrades and brings important changes to the Project Management area of the platform. 


eLearning Africa

Impatient Africans "Not Going to Wait until 2063"

Cairo (EGY), June 2016 - There was a mood of impatience among the ministers, businesspeople, and education experts attending this year's eLearning Africa conference in Cairo. Aware of the opportunity offered by information and communication technologies to spread education, training, and access to information throughout Africa, many have started to feel that 2063, the date the African Union has set for the realisation of its vision of a "transformed Continent", may be too long to wait. They want Africans, and particularly young people, to feel the benefits that the combination of technology and education can bring within the next ten years.


An App for Everything

Instructional Design Is Dead. So What's Next?

London (UK), June 2016 - The prolific learning-industry writer and explorer of the social age Julian Stodd will be part of a panel of experts at the upcoming Learning & Skills Group conference, part of the annual Learning Technologies Summer Forum in London, 14 June. He will join his colleagues in debating instructional design, gamification, user experience, and social learning.


Learning and Skills Group Conference

Your career as an L&D professional

London (UK), June 2016 - The Learning and Skills Group conference, part of the annual Learning Technologies Summer Forum in London on 14 June, will explore careers in L&D. The event will feature three learning industry leaders, each with a unique and highly successful journey in the learning industry: 


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.