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DEL4ALL video interview with Märt Aro, the Chairman of the Board of the Nordic EdTech Forum on an Inclusive EdTech ecosystem for the 21st Century
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The year 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic has marked the start of a new era. It highlighted the geo-strategic relevance for small states in physical insularity and limited connectivity. Malta, being small and an island nation, was able to adapt…
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This marks the final module of the Digital Literacy Lab for Educators course and arguably the most important given the challenging online information landscape now regularly highlighted by world events. Here, Dr Emma Pauncefort digs deep into…
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The Common flagships projects for blockchain and education in the European Union online event engaged 36 digital education experts from all around the world, introducing the European Commission supported EBSI, Europass, and EDCI projects.
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Module 4 of the Digital Literacy Lab for Educators (DLLE) MOOC scrutinises what it means to be a digital creator within the context of netizenship. It strips back to the bare bones what it means to create fairly and responsibly (and legally)…
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Module 3 of the Digital Literacy Lab for Educators (DLLE) MOOC expands upon the twin sketches of the far-reaching opportunities and challenges we face when we go online, as explored at the end of Module 2. Discussion of what we understand by…
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Due to popular demand, the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) is relaunching two MOOCs starting Today, 23 November: Cybersecurity Training for Teachers and Mobile Learning with Multimedia. Registration is free and open now. Why are these MOOCs…
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A recent report by UNESCO envisions lifelong learning as a common good and a human right, a major shift that should be completed by the year 2050. The report ‘Embracing a Culture of Lifelong Learning’, published by the Institute of Lifelong…
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Module 2 of the Digital Literacy Lab for Educators (DLLE) MOOC offers a unique socio-cultural narrative on the development of our digital world since Tim Berners Lee and Robert Caillau’s 1990 proposal for a system to share information digitally.…
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The Digital Literacy Lab for Educators (DLLE) was conceived as a course of continuing professional development for educators the globe over. It was a collaborative project between Dilectae, a UK-based education consultancy established by Dr…
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How do we prepare learners to cope with disinformation, fake news, and radicalization on digital media platforms? While lies circulate the internet, facts, opinions, and biases do as well which is why the digital landscape must be understood. Lie…
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Learn to Machine Learn and the Institute of Digital Games (University of Malta) is hosting a two-part webinar on 3 November 2020 at 15.00 CET for researchers and educators to present their current projects related to AI and digital games in…
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As part of the DEL4ALL video interview series, we discuss possible technological tools and practices that can be used in educational settings with Glib Konotop, the Business Development Director at Unicsoft, an IT solutions firm delivering AI…
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Why do we need news literacy? Nowadays, it is easy to create, publish, and share information that may or may not be true, resulting in the spread of fake news. From causing mistrust, confusion, hatred, violence, and fear, fake news leads…
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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.