International conference November 9-10, 2017 in Kaunas

International conference “Open Professional Collaboration for Open Classroom”. Conference aims to discuss challenges of open professional collaboration for open classroom development in higher education, adult learning, school education and VET & companies.

Conference seeks to develop synergy among national, regional, and European initiatives and programmes, professional associations, and education and business partnership.

Conference will discuss how the following topics and challenges are met in all levels of education:

  • Open Education: trends, resources, practices and challenges
  • From Open Educational Resorces to Open Educational Practices
  • Open learning for personal, professional and societal development
  • Digitally competent teacher and learner
  • Transforming curriculum for Open Classroom

Keynote speakers:

November 9th, 2017

  • 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

November 10th, 2017

  • Digitally competent teachers in the area of Open Education, Yves Punie, European Commission – DG JRC – Directorate Innovation and Growth
  • The Joyous Voyage: situating open learning in a fractured world, Alan Bruce, Universal Learning Systems, Ireland, National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan
  • National ICT Implementation Initiatives for Educational Openness, Vaino Brazdeikis, Ministry of Education and Science of The Republic of Lithuania
  • Implementing recognition of open non-formal learning. Organizational perspective, Airina Volungevičienė, European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN), Vytautas Magnus University

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