Inclusive EdTech ecosystem for the 21st Century

An Inclusive EdTech ecosystem for the 21st Century

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
small states

Defining Small Island Developing States

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…
DLLE Module 5

Module 5: Digital Consumption

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…
Flagship technology projects

Flagship technology projects in the EU

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.
DLLE Module 4

Module 4: Digital Creations and Creators

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)…
DLLE MOOC Module 3

Module 3: The Attention Economy and Information Disorder

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…

COL relaunching two essential MOOCs

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…
Lifelong Learning - UNESCO

Lifelong learning is a common good and human right – UNESCO

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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…
Module 2: Digital Literacy and Society

Module 2: Digital Literacy and Society

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.…
Introducing DLLE

Module 1: Introducing the Digital Literacy Lab for Educators

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…
Our Digital Creation & Consumption Landscape

Our Digital Creation and Consumption Landscape

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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…
AI in School Education Webinar

AI in School Education Webinar

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…
Technological tools and their potential use in the educational sector

Technological tools and their potential use in the educational sector

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…
The Urgency for Digital Literacy

The Importance of News Literacy

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…
SIDS tourism webinar

COVID-19 has affected tourism for Small Island Developing States (SIDS)

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),…
DLLE- Digital Literacy Webinar

Digital Literacy as an essential 21st C Skill

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…
vocational education

COVID-19 exposed the critical role of vocational education – OECD

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…
DEL4ALL interview series, analysing learning management systems

Analysing learning management systems during Covid-19

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).
social media

The Social Dilemma: A conversation with Joe Toscano

Alex Grech speaks to Joe Toscano about The Social Dilemma. A documentary on Netflix about social media and the need for citizen digital literacy.
Solid, Open Badges and Verifiable Credentials

Solid, Open Badges and Verifiable Credentials

What is the future of self-sovereignty and credentials? Professor John Domingue from Open University talks about blockchain, SOLID and the future of education.
Digital Games for Learning

Digital Games for Learning

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.
Self-Sovereignty and Digital Credentials on the Blockchain

Self-Sovereignty and Digital Credentials on the Blockchain

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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.
Blockchain is about trust

Blockchain is about trust and not just good for everything

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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.
SSCOE Tourism Webinar

Small Island Developing States & Tourism Webinar

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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Higher Education going digital: a Maltese perspective

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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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Reflecting on digital education in Europe’s knowledge societies

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We respond to the questions in the EU working paper on “Digital education in Europe’s knowledge societies”
How the pandemic crisis has impacted learners worldwide

Preventing a generational catastrophe in education – UN

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…
DEL4ALL interview series

Affordable technologies for the public good

Watch our DEL4ALL interview series with Klaus Conrad, the Managing Director of Headstart Technology about digital enhanced learning.
Blockchains Webinar #4

Blockchains, Solid and Privacy Preserving Certification Webinar

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.
Games and Education Webinar #3

Game Research and Education Webinar

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.
Blockchain Webinar #2

Digital Credentials and the Pursuit of Self-Sovereignty Webinar

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.
Blockchain Webinar #1

Webinar Series on Emerging Technologies

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.
EU vs. Virus Program

EU vs Virus Program

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.

Technology vs Education Matrix webinar

The Technology vs Education Matrix is a model to help identify the technologies, learning contexts, actors, and activities that connect technologies to contexts.
Africa Day 2020

3CL Celebrates Africa Day 2020

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.
Digital Literacy Mooc DLLE project - 3CL

3CL Collaborates in Digital Literacy MOOC for Educators

3CL collaborates in a 6-module MOOC to train educators in the critical and analytical skills needed to navigate online content for educational purposes.
Teaching online

Teaching Online in the time of Coronavirus

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.
Horizon 2020 Digital Learning for All project partners

3CL in EU Horizon 2020 Digital Learning Project

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.
Young People's Summit, at close of 3CL Post-truth Society Conference, 2019

3CL Malta Conference on Post-truth Society: Day Two Recap

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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.