L&D Hackathons

Fuse Universal Unveils Thought-Leadership Events

London (UK), October 2017 - Learning-solutions provider Fuse Universal has launched a series of thought-leadership and digital events bringing together global L&D leaders to share the latest thinking in L&D and discuss key topics.


eLearning Africa

German Support for African Digital Education

eLearning Africa 2017Port Louis (Mauritius) / Berlin (GER), October 2017 - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Special Representative for Africa was in Mauritius last week for the eLearning Africa conference, where he revealed the scale of German support for digital education. Ms Merkel has long believed in the importance of technology in education-based development aid for Africa, but the increased scale of German involvement was only made clear at eLearning Africa.


ICDE Focused on OER

ICDE Will Launch the New OER Advocacy Committee

Toronto (CA), October 2017 - The International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) Executive Committee has voted to establish an OER advocacy committee. The idea was to reinforce advocacy and increase recognition, policy support, uptake, and use and reuse of OER; to promote collaboration within and attention to the field; and to provide supportive advocacy guidance to ICDE members and stakeholders. During the 27th ICDE World Conference in Toronto, Canada, the OER Advocacy Committee will be officially launched.


Open Education Europa

Call for eLearning Papers: Innovation in Education

Brussels (BE), October 2017 - Open Education Europa has announced a call for eLearning Papers on digital and innovative education. We are particularly interested in receiving contributions from people in international projects and early-stage researchers.



How to 'Level Up' Your Workforce for GDPR with Games

Plymouth (UK), October 2017 - An interactive webinar in October will explain how to use digital games to bring the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to life for employees and motivate them to comply with the new data-protection rules. The webinar, "How to 'level up' your workforce for GDPR with games", takes place 18 October, 15:00-15:30 (GMT+1), and challenges organisations to be creative with their GDPR training.


UNESCO World OER Congress 2017

Quality in Open Education Matters Now!

Ljubljana (SI), October 2017 - The second international World OER Congress 2017, held 18-20 September, led to the approval of the Ljubljana OER Action Plan and a revival of the quality debate. Experts and national delegates from 111 countries adopted the 41 recommended actions by acclamation. All United Nations' Member States are urged to mainstream open-licensed resources building knowledge societies and to achieve the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goal 4 on Quality Education. 


Special Debate

The African View of Silicon Valley

Berlin (GER) / Mauritius, September 2017 - What do Africans really think about the grandiose education projects promoted by outsiders that promise to transform their lives? A special debate at this year’s eLearning Africa conference will provide the answers.


Preliminary Decision

Learning Technologies Awards 2017 Shortlist Announced

London (UK), September 2017 - The annual Learning Technologies Awards has published its shortlist. Outstanding projects and products from across the globe are among those who made this year's impressive and record-breaking shortlist. An independent judging panel, comprising over forty experts and organised by the eLearning Network, worked tirelessly throughout August whittling down hundreds of nominees.


Change Management

Webinar Reveals ELS’s Expertise on Change, Risk, and Benefits

Oxfordshire (UK), September 2017 - Effective change management was the subject of a recent webinar led by Cath Convery and Julie Dungate of the learning-and-development consultancy Explosive Learning Solutions (ELS). The event was organised by the global accreditation and examination institute APMG International.


ELS Explains

What Constitutes a Good Business Case?

Oxfordshire (UK), September 2017 - Cath Convery of the learning-and-development consultancy Explosive Learning Solutions (ELS) will be explaining the "Better Business Cases™" model at Project Challenge. Project Challenge, scheduled for 10-11 October at London’s Olympia, is an event that focuses on anything and everything related to projects.


eLN’s 30th Birthday

eLN CONNECT 2017 Announced

London (UK), September 2017 - The eLearning Network has announced its biggest-ever digital-learning conference with a three-track programme, over forty conference speakers, keynotes from Dr Rebecca Gordon and Nick Shackleton-Jones, a dedicated exhibition, and a networking party to celebrate the eLN’s thirtieth birthday and the best in innovative learning. 



Key Themes at World of Learning

London (UK), September 2017 - Inspiration, advice, and the latest technology are in abundance at the World of Learning Conference & Exhibition, taking place 17-18 October at Birmingham’s NEC.


Milano School of Management

Top European Public Administration Conference

Milano (I), September 2017 - Digitalisation and technological innovations in areas such as big data are changing the way we offer public services globally according to participants at this year’s European Group for Public Administration’s annual conference, which was held at the School of Management of Politecnico di Milano, 30 Aug-01 Sep.