Herman Grech, Ruben Brave, John Domingue, 3CL Post-truth Conference, 2019

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

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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.

Commonwealth Centre for Connected Learning at the ninth Pan-Commonwealth Forum (PCF9) in Edinburgh

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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…
Vivian Onano, Humanitarian & global women and girls' rights activist

Vivian Onano : The Hero We Need Right Now

Humanitarian, women and girl's rights advocate and youth activist VIvian Onano joins us at the 3CL October conference 'Understanding the Post-Truth Society'.
Hossein Derakhshan post-truth conference, Malta

Hossein Derakhshan on Fake News and Beyond

Iranian-Canadian writer, researcher and pioneer of blogging Hossein Derakhshan is to keynote at the Post-truth Society Conference, 10-11 October, 2019, Malta.
Kenneth Cukier on Big Data

Post-truth Conference Speaker Kenneth Cukier on the Big Data Revolution

Award-winning US journalist Kenneth Cukier joins us as a speaker at the Post-truth Society Conference in Valletta, Malta, 10-11 October 2019.
Michael Casey - speaker, educator, author, media entrepreneur

Michael J. Casey to Keynote at Post-truth Conference

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.
distributed governance discussed

The Future of Distributed Governance in Post-truth Society

A discussion of blockchain technologies as enablers of systems of distributed governance to rebuild trust between governments and their publics.
death of truth

The Death of Truth – Discussing Protagonists of the Post-truth Era

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
Death of the Internet?

Blockchain to Mitigate the ‘Death of the Internet’?

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'.

Blockchain, Open Education & Digital Identity Conference, Lille France – Summary

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.
Blockchain and education conference Lille, Lilliard Innovation Centre, University of Lille, 27-29 May 2019

Blockchain and Education: Lille Conference Examines The Next Steps

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.
What is connected learning?

What is Connected Learning? Definitions & Status

A brief definition of Connected Learning, and overview of its current status in digital education focusing on MOOCS as an example.

Blockchain and Connected Learning Conference, Malta

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.
Digital skills of educators EU JRC Report

Updated EU framework of digital competences for educators

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.

European Commission publishes Blockchain in Education Report

The EU's Joint Research Centre has just published an early stage study on the potential of blockchain technologies in education in Europe.
oer ongress outcomes

OER Congress Outcomes & Global Action Plan

Four weeks on from the 2nd World Open Education (OER) Congress in Ljubljana, Slovenia, the final declarations and action plan have been published, heralding a new impetus to the aims of the OER movement.
Malta Blockchain

Malta, the First Nation State to deploy Blockchain in Education Pilots

Malta's reputation as an island lab for the testing and deployment of new technologies gained a boost in September with the agreement to launch four Blockchain pilots in education.
oer congress

The State of OER today: Report from the 2nd World OER Congress

The agenda of the 2nd World OER Congress, co-organized by UNESCO and the Slovenian Government, focused on taking OER policies forward to actionable, concrete projects as follow up to the Paris Declaration in 2012.
Malta COL MOU on collaboration in Digital Education

Digital Literacy Remains a Challenge in Higher Education

The various definitions and interpretations of what constitutes 'Digital Literacy' is hampering its interdisciplinary potential in US higher education institutions. We summarise the highlights of the latest New Media Consortium strategic briefing on Digital Literacy.
COL Open Access Journal of Learning for Development

Open Access Journal of Learning for Development

The latest issue of the Commonwealth of Learning's open access 'Journal of Learning for Development' is now available online. Research and case studies in this issue cover aspects of MOOCs, and a look at leaders in distance learning in N. America and Africa.
Malta COL MOU on collaboration in Digital Education

3CL assists University of Malta on Open Access Policy

The University of Malta, the nation's only state university, has recently joined numerous other tertiary education institutions around the world by committing to an Open Access Policy.
Malta COL MOU on collaboration in Digital Education

Launch of Google Digital Workshop Programme in Malta

The Commonwealth Centre for Connected Learning addresses the launch of the Google Digital Garage in Malta. 3CL is keen to monitor it for best practice and its potential elsewhere in the Commonwealth.
Malta COL MOU on collaboration in Digital Education

Stakeholder consultation on DigCompEdu for educators

European Commission’s DG Education and Culture, the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission is proposing a DigCompEdu framework.
Malta COL MOU on collaboration in Digital Education

MOOCs, lifelong learning and a need for collaboration – Balaji Venkataraman

Technology companies are becoming stakeholders in lifelong learning through innovations in online learning.
Malta COL MOU on collaboration in Digital Education

Widespread Open Access Publishing still a mirage

Although Open Access (OA) content in academic journals is increasing by 15% per year, only 5% of the content in this global market is available for free.
Malta COL MOU on collaboration in Digital Education

Review of the EU’s Competences Framework for Lifelong Learning

The European Commission has issued a reminder on its consultation the Review of the European Framework of Key Competences for Lifelong Learning.
Malta COL MOU on collaboration in Digital Education

The State of Digital Education

Videos, slides and conclusions from the State of Digital Education Conference held in Malta, 19-20 January, 2017 during Malta's Presidency of the European Council.
Malta COL MOU on collaboration in Digital Education

Pilot Study on Accrediting Digital Education MOOCs

CCCL is partnering a pioneering pilot study in Malta on implementing, validating and accrediting MOOCS in the travel, tourism and hospitality industry.
Malta COL MOU on collaboration in Digital Education

COL-Malta Collaboration in Digital Education

The Malta Ministry for Education and Employment (MEDE) and the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) have signed a memorandum of understanding establishing the basis for long-term collaboration between the two entities in digital education.
Malta COL MOU on collaboration in Digital Education

3CL, from Idea to Initiative

The CCCL initiative dates back to an exploratory meeting held in September 2015 when COL received delegates of Malta's Ministry of Education & Employment.