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How can SIDS reimagine tourism to benefit societies, economies, and ecosystems? COVID-19 is sparring no region and is affecting all sectors of the economy - including tourism. Many populations, especially Small Island Developing States (SIDS),…
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Is digital literacy an essential 21st-Century skill? Although digital skills are critical to function productively in the workplace, the notion of digital literacy expands far beyond the world of business. It is no longer enough to be digitally…
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A new Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) report with indicators on education for 2020 highlights the role of vocational education and training (VET) in the COVID-19 pandemic and the role it can play in fostering resilient…
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DEL4ALL interview series, analysing learning management systems during Covid-19. Watch our video with Dr. Paul Comyn, the Senior Skills & Employability Specialist of International Labour Organization (ILO).
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Alex Grech speaks to Joe Toscano about The Social Dilemma. A documentary on Netflix about social media and the need for citizen digital literacy.
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What is the future of self-sovereignty and credentials? Professor John Domingue from Open University talks about blockchain, SOLID and the future of education.
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Digital technology and digital games have a positive and fruitful impact on education. They encourage discussion and stimulate critical thinking and interaction in virtual classroom.
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Can individuals 'really' manage their credentials and digital access? Natalie Smolenski from Hyland Credentials explores the fundamental premise of self-sovereignty and deconstructs whether an individual may become the ultimate source of verified data about themselves.
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How does the blockchain change the way end-users interact with and trust services? Dr Joshua Ellul from the Centre for Distributed Ledger Technologies at the University of Malta provides a solid introduction to the blockchain and discusses its potential for new and improved citizen services.
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The Small States Centre of Excellence, Malta is hosting a webinar on 10 September 2020 at 16.00 CET to discuss the challenges Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are facing in their tourism sectors as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Observations on the state of digital education during the ECVET Webinar 2020.organised by the NCFHE, Malta's regulator for Higher Education.
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We respond to the questions in the EU working paper on “Digital education in Europe’s knowledge societies”
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by Martin Debattista Research Associate 2-minute read The United Nations has published a policy brief on the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic in education and beyond, warning that “preventing a learning crisis from becoming a generational…
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Watch our DEL4ALL interview series with Klaus Conrad, the Managing Director of Headstart Technology about digital enhanced learning.
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Join Prof John Domingue of the Open University, the guest expert in our final webinar in the series on Emerging Technologies & Education to discuss blockchains and privacy preserving. Register Now for the webinar taking place on Thursday, 23rd July at 17:00 CET.
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This week's webinar in our emerging technologies & education series is on Thursday 16 July, and introduces game research. Join Prof Stefano Gualeni & Dr Iro Voulgari from the Institute of Digital Games at the University of Malta to discuss how we bridge the virtual with real world applications.
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Join us for the second in our four-part, expert webinar series on emerging technologies and education. Dr Natalie Smolenski from Hyland talks about digital credentials & self-sovereignty on Tuesday, July 7 at 16:00 CET.
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Join our four-part, expert webinar series on emerging technologies and education. We start with Dr Joshua Ellul, from the University of Malta on Tuesday, June 30 at 17:00 CET.
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The EU vs Virus Program is a Hackathon, Matchathon, and the EIC COVID Platform initiative, addressing 37 challenges to solve societal problems using innovation and technology.
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The Technology vs Education Matrix is a model to help identify the technologies, learning contexts, actors, and activities that connect technologies to contexts.
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Africa Day 2020 was celebrated in Malta with a webinar discussing how the island state can broker networks of trust between Africa and the EU.
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3CL collaborates in a 6-module MOOC to train educators in the critical and analytical skills needed to navigate online content for educational purposes.
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As the world closes its doors during the Coronavirus pandemic, our disruptive tools of technology must be put to good use to fast-track online teaching, giving education the chance to remain not only open but also fit for future purpose.
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The Commonwealth Centre for Connected Learning (3CL) starts the new year with a new project, ‘Digital Enhanced Learning for All‘, as part of European Union’s Horizon 2020 funding programme.
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A summary of Day Two discussions at the Commonwealth Centre for Connected Learning post-truth society conference, Malta, 10-11 October 2019.
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A recap of some key day one outputs and discussions at the Commonwealth Centre for Connected Learning 'Understanding Post-truth Society' conference held in Valletta,, Malta, 10-11 October, 2019.
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The ninth Pan-Commonwealth Forum (PCF9) in Edinburgh, Scotland was held between 9 and 12 September 2019 and was attended by over 400 delegates from over 50 countries. PCF9 was organised by the Commonwealth of Learning in collaboration with OU…
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Humanitarian, women and girl's rights advocate and youth activist VIvian Onano joins us at the 3CL October conference 'Understanding the Post-Truth Society'.
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Iranian-Canadian writer, researcher and pioneer of blogging Hossein Derakhshan is to keynote at the Post-truth Society Conference, 10-11 October, 2019, Malta.
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Award-winning US journalist Kenneth Cukier joins us as a speaker at the Post-truth Society Conference in Valletta, Malta, 10-11 October 2019.
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Meet author, educator and media entrepreneur Michael J. Casey, an influential voice on blockchain and decentralization who keynotes at the 3CL Post-truth Society Conference, 10-11 October 2019.
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A discussion of blockchain technologies as enablers of systems of distributed governance to rebuild trust between governments and their publics.
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Dr Alex Grech discusses with Interpersonal Divide author Dr Michael Bugeja the surprisingly similarities between the state of the post-truth society in Malta and the U.S
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The recent Lille University and Commonwealth Centre for Connected Learning joint conference examined whether blockchain techologies to decentralise the web can halt the so-called 'death of the internet'.
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The Lille conference analysed the impact of blockchain technology on the education sector from unique perspectives, focusing primarily on use case studies and implementation concerns.
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In the run up to the joint 3CL and Universite' de Lille Blockchain Conference, Lille, 28-29 May, we take a look at why the time is propitious to examine the scope of this enabling technology in the field of education.
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A brief definition of Connected Learning, and overview of its current status in digital education focusing on MOOCS as an example.
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The 3CL conference 'Blockchain, Credentials and Connected Learning', on 17 and 18 May 2018 in Malta, brings together thought leaders, policy makers and educators to discuss four key themes: connected learning through blockchain; learning and earning; decentralising education; and sovereignty and identity.
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The European Framework for the Digital Competence of Educators (DigCompEdu) guides educators with a model to assist them in assessing and developing their digital competences in teaching.