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Internet access: a universal right

These days of lockdown have highlighted the prominence of a technology that was being transparent to the majority of the population that uses it daily. However this prominence has shown that for other people this[…]

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CODUR presented at EDEN and CIDUI conferences

Prof. Albert Sangrà, coordinator of the CODUR project and Director of the UNESCO Chair for Education and Technology for Social Change, and members of the team Montse Guitert and Juliana Raffaghelli attended the European Distance[…]

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CODUR presented at the African Council for Distance Education

Following the invitation of the Executive Board of the African Council for Distance Education, the coordinator of the CODUR project and Director of the UNESCO Chair for Education and Technology for Soial Change, Prof. Albert[…]

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International Seminar on Evidence-based research: methodological approaches and practical outcomes. Insights for Online Education

Presentations Last November, 21 and 22, the International Seminar on“Evidence-based research: methodological approaches and practical outcomes. Insights for Online Education” was held in Barcelona. The international speakers invited shared their different perspectives on the topic,[…]

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International Seminar on Evidence-based research: methodological approaches and practical outcomes. Insights for Online Education

The UNESCO Chair in Education and Technology for Social Change at UOC work and initiatives take as reference the document “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” (United Nations, 2015) which underlines the[…]

Economics of Education

Collaboration between private and public initiatives in Online HigherEd: Generating more equity?

On November 9, this Chair held the workshop “Collaboration between private and public initiatives in Online HigherEd: Generating more equity?”. This project launched a new research field on economics of online higher education. The invited speakers Santiago de la[…]

Economics of Education

Noticia UOC

La Càtedra UNESCO d’Educació i Tecnologia per al Canvi Social organitza el taller «La col·laboració entre les iniciatives públiques i privades en l’educació en línia: ¿Generadora de major equitat per a l’educació superior?», dins del[…]

Economics of Education

Moving Beyond Access

What Online Education can contribute to Capacity Building and Social Development of Students The UNESCO Chair in Education and Technology for Social Change at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), jointly with the Penn State University[…]

Education Worldwide

Homage to all the teachers of the world

A proverb says that in Japan teachers do not bow at the Emperor, because without teachers there will not be emperors. Far from considering whether this is true or not, having a look on what[…]

Education Worldwide

UNESCO Chair PhD studentship: Adult literacy and learning for social transformation

A fully-funded UNESCO Chair PhD scholarship for a research study within the theme of adult literacy and learning for social transformation is being offered at the University of East Anglia, UK.     The studentship will[…]