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Join EU Code Week and organise #codeEU events

Register you event here Download the complete #codeEU Toolkit in PDF #codeEU toolkit What is EU Code Week? EU Code Week is a grass-root movement run by volunteers who promote coding in their countries as Code Week Ambassadors. Anyone – schools, teachers, libraries, code clubs, businesses, public authorities – can organise a #CodeEU event and … Read more

#Coding #workshops: building #robots, self-esteem and new #friendships

Teacher George Kalewis slams his hands on the table, and a little orange robot car nudges forward. We are in Athens, and a group of young people has just coded the robot’s sensors to react to sounds. “Good work! Next, we’re going to code the robot car to detect a black line and to follow … Read more

#OERcamp17 – Open Educational Resources

The OERcamp 2017 has taken place in Germany in four cities: Munich, Cologne, Hamburg and Berlin. Kurt Junghanns (InfAI) participated in Cologne (13th and 14th May) and Roy Meissner (InfAI) participated in Hamburg (23th and 24th June). Both presented SlideWiki as as project and software in form of a workshop.     Making und OER … Read more

Civil Society Days 2017 #CSDays2017 #EU

Civil Society Days 2017 – The Europe we strive for!   In the recent past the European Union has been facing disaffection from a significant proportion of its citizens. The financial crisis, wars around Europe, terrorist attacks and the large-scale arrival of refugees have led to resurgence in national egoism. The suspension of Schengen, Brexit … Read more

EU Urged to Adopt Comprehensive #Transparency Agenda

On Europe Day, Access Info Europe is calling on the European Union to commit to and implement essential transparency and open government reforms to reverse the growing sense among European citizens that they are distanced from Brussels and that decisions are taken behind closed doors with little or no accountability. Access Info’s mapping, carried out … Read more

Call for Signatories: A Better Copyright Reform for Education

COMMUNIA, together with other advocates of quality education in Europe, has developed a letter to members of the European Parliament. In the letter we express our concerns that the proposed directive on copyright in the Digital Single Market will make things worse for education. We make recommendations that would help copyright transform into copyright fit … Read more