Programme

November 9 November 10

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10:00 – 11:00 Registration
11:00 – 13:00 Pre-conference Workshops

Open Your Mind for Different Learning

(in Lithuanian)

The session aims to discuss the variety of OER developed for school education and to explore the possibilities of ICT use for teaching, learning, assessment and feedback. Come and try – enrich yourself! – with hands-on experience in coding, science experiments,virtual reality and other.

Target group: School teachers and management

Education Development Centre

Open Studies for Open Society

(in English)

The workshop aims to discuss practices in non-formal open learning curriculum desgining, application of digital badges and recognition of non-formal learning in formal curricula. Cases from European higher education will be presented, and participants will be shaping up the future of education.

Target group: eachers, trainers, administration, society members who want to teach and learn online and recognise their learning results in formal education.

Vytautas Magnus University, ReOPEN project

Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe

(in Lithuanian)

EPALE portal, which is administered by the European Commission and available in all Europen languages,will be presented during the workshop. Participants will be introduced to its possibilities for professional development, communication and collaboration of adult learners and educators. The participants will receive certificates of attendence (registration toEPALE portal is required).

Target group: adult educators and trainers, learning organizers, librarians, leaders of local communities

Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe experts

Recognising Learning Achievements with Open Digital Badges. Lessons from a pilot project in UNESCO ASPnet schools in Lithuania

(in Lithuanian)

The workshop presents the experiences and results of the pilot project “Integrating Open Badge Standard in ASPnet Schools in Lithuania”, to motivate schools to become more active members of the UNESCO ASPnet community by integrating Open Badges, which helped systematically plan students’ learning, monitor progress, evaluate and award learning and achievements.

Target group: teachers, educators, youth workers, young people.

Lithuanian National Commision for UNESCO,
Lithuanian Association of Non-Formal Education

 

14:00 – 16:00 Plenary Session. Re-considering Access, Quality and Flexibility of Education (in English) 
Moderator – Sandra Kučina Softic

Conference plenary session is organized, broadcasted live and recorded by Vytautas Magnus University and European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN).

Welcome  Ineta Dabašinskienė
Vytautas Magnus University
Welcome Airina Volungevičienė
European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN)
Welcome  Asta Junevičienė
Lithuanian National Commission for UNESCO
Welcome  Estela Daukšienė
Lithuanian Association of Distance and E-Learning (LieDM association)
Transformation of Education in the Era of Openness and Flexibility Gard Titlestad International Council for Distance Education (ICDE)
Images of Education Futures: Looking at the Big Picture
Mark Brown
Dublin City University, EDEN
From Open Educational Resources to Open Educational Practices Svetlana Knyazeva UNESCO IITE

Panel session
Moderator – Sandra Kučina Softic

Panel members: Experts invited:
Gard Titlestad International Council for Distance Education (ICDE) Wim Van Petegem  K.U.Leuven, EDEN 
Svetlana Knyazeva UNESCO IITE Lisa Marie Blaschke University of Oldenburg, EDEN
Yves Punie European Commission – DG JRC – Directorate Innovation and Growth Diana Andone Politehnica University Timisoara, EDEN
Airina Volungevičienė European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN) Mark Brown Dublin City University, EDEN
Asta Junevičienė Lithuanian National Commission for UNESCO Josep M. Duart Catalonian Open University, EDEN
Giedrius Vaidelis Education Development Centre Ebba Ossiannilsson Swedish Association of Distance Education, EDEN
Ineta Dabašinskienė Vytautas Magnus University     

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