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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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Càtedra UNESCO International Seminar 2019

Seminari Internacional de la Càtedra UNESCO en Educació Tecnologia per al Canvi Social 2019 Barcelona, 12 de novembre de 2019 “Hola, sóc Alexa: què vols aprendre?”:  Robots docents o docents robots? La intel·ligència artificial ha[…]

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Càtedra UNESCO International Seminar 2018

This post has been translated from the original which can be consulted here.  On the 12th November 2018, the UOC UNESCO Chair in Education and Technology for Social Change hosted the Annual International Seminar at[…]

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Online Learning in Latin America.

Prof. Albert Sangrà, participated as a guestspeaker in Uninorte, Colombia (18th – 22nd March 2019). The conference focused on the ongoing debate surrounding online learning (OL) and how it is evolving in Latin America. Despite[…]

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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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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[…]

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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[…]

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Chronicle of a biomimetic celebration

A circular room, dark light, dance, mimics, saxophone music, audio-visual projections and much more. You might think that this is a discotheque, but it is not. It is a top notch intellectual performance. Last March[…]

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In Homage to Joe Bower, The Teacher from Red Deer

The night of January 3, Joe Bower, a teacher from Alberta, Canada, died of a sudden heart attack, a few days after his 37th birthday. Too early, inexplicably, tragically. Still, the light and inspiration Joe[…]

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IITE-UNESCO asks professionals to make their voice heard in a project on the future of education

The UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE) is implementing the project Access, Equity and Quality: Envisioning the Sustainable Future of Postsecondary Education in a Digital Age, in collaboration with UNESCO Headquarters. The project aims at determining the future[…]