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Guide to communicating research for evidence-based policymaking available from European Commission

Published: Sunday, 4 March 2012

This practical guide is aimed at researchers in socio-economic sciences and humanities and identifies the most important stages in the development of a dynamic communication strategy and which will ensure that projects funded by the European Commission make a real difference in enabling policymakers to respond to the significant challenges we face. Divided into three parts – Concept, Policy Briefs and Practical Means – this guide is intended to help exploit research concepts into genuine policy action.

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European Commission, policy making, research

Learning in Context workshop organised in Brussels

Published: Sunday, 4 March 2012

The Stellar Network of Excellence is organising the learning in Context workshop on 26-27 March. It will examine current innovative practices on the use of mobile learning and research from the domain of Technology Enhanced Learning.  Contextualized learning will be addressed from different angles, including:

  • Case-studies from industry, Higher Education and Secondary Education
  • Current and future Research issues, and
  • Visions for the future of applying mobile learning in education and training.
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research, TEL, workshop
Published: Wednesday, 28 September 2011

The University of Turku published their first results of research on the status of distance learning in Finnish basic education. Distance learning is organised in very different ways in Finland and using a variety of different tools and mechanisms. Very traditional ICT tools (email, eLearning platforms and video conferences) and traditional learning materials (books, internet) are being used within distance learning courses.

Published: Tuesday, 28 June 2011

The Assessment and Teaching of 21st-Century Skills (ATC21S) is a research project that proposes ways of assessing 21st-century skills and encourages teaching and adopting those skills in the classroom.

21st-century skills, Assessment, research
Published: Tuesday, 14 June 2011

This project funded  under the EC's Safer Internet Programme is carrying out original empirical research across member states with national samples of children aged 9-16 years old and their parents.

Published: Tuesday, 24 May 2011

A workshop proposal entitled 'Investigating Innovative e-learning initiatives and Virtual Schools' has been accepted for ALT-C 2011. Organised by the Association for Learning Technology (ALT) and entitled 'Thriving in a colder and more challenging climate', this conference will take place at the University of Leeds in the UK from 6 to 8 September 2011.


ALT-C, research, virtual inclusion, workshop
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