About

Web2learn is a joint initiative by e-learning experts who believe in  the potential of social media to empower interaction, learning and development in a lifelong perspective.

Who we are

A team of qualified e-learning experts with experience in development and management of elearning solutions...

Contact

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Projects

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Elang: digital literacy for the teaching/learning of languages

Elang project aims at digital literacy for the teaching/learning of languages. It is funded by the European Centre for Modern Languages (ECML)/Council of Europe. Duration: January 2016 to December 2018. Website. View more…

LangOER: Open Educational Resources for less used languages

LangOER (2014 – 2016) is a European network focused on enhancing the linguistic and cultural components of Open Educational Resources (OER) and Practices (OEP) for the benefit of less used languages

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ExplOERer: Supporting OER re-use in learning ecosystems

An Erasmus+ project that promotes Open Educational Resources (OER) sustainability through their adoption and re-use in professional practice. Duration: September 2014-August 2016.

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Events

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2016 events

June 30-July 1st: presentation at the Inernational conference Future of Education, Florence, Italy (speaker: Katerina)

June 22: invited talk at The Future of Learning: Critical Perspectives on Higher Education in the Digital Age. University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK. (speaker: Katerina).

April 9-12: joint presentation with Carl Blyth and Joshua Thoms at AAAL conference, Orlando, USA. Title: An International OER/OEP Initiative: How Open is Foreign Language Education in the United States and Europe? (speaker: Katerina). Details

February, 4-5: first meeting of the Elang project, funded by ECML. Graz, Austria. (participant: Katerina). 

2015 TEL events we are involved in

November, 19-20: workshop “Open resources for science education”, at the Scientix/EMINENT conference, Barcelona. (speaker: Ioannis).  Slides and blog post.

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Consultancy

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European Commission

Expert reviewer for applications under the Socrates (2002-2006) & Lifelong Learning (2007-2013) programmes.

Training project managers on social media based communication strategies, November 2012 (session 5),  February 2013 (Feb. 5) and January 2014 respectively.

European Commission funded projects

Advisor on selection of most innovative educational business ideas for seed funding and mentoring, February 2014.

Expert consultation on project procedures and outcomes. June 2014-May 2015.

  • Sunlang.com: sustainable networking language learning community

Expert consultation on the design of informal language learning environments, October 2012- June 2014.

  • iLike: Identifying the logic structure of languages by use of new interactive mobile services

Expert review of the computer-assisted language learning pedagogical framework, May 2013.

  • POERUP: Policies for OER uptake

Collection and analysis of country specific data on OER policies (Greece), October-November 2012.

  • MW-TELL: mobile & wireless technology for Technology Enhanced Language Learning

External content evaluator in the field of networking technologies for language learning, September 2010.

State research institutions

Cyprus

Independent reviewer: framework programme for Research, Technological Development and Innovation 2009-2010

France

Reviewer for two nationwide applications under the STIC funding scheme (ICT sciences), June 2010.

Germany

  • Ministry of Education, Hessen State, Frankfurt

Member of the consulting team on bilingualism. Creation and evaluation of new teaching materials for bilingual Greek students, Oct. 1999-June 2000.

Greece

Reviewer of vocational training projects funded by the European Social Fund. February 2006.

1. Programme “Education and lifelong learning 2010”. Areas: intercultural learning and less-taught languages.

2. Regional training programmes and multilingual curricula in primary education (measure 2.2. EPEAEK ΙΙ), 2008

Expert reviewer on curricula for teacher training and teacher training accreditation programmes, March 2007.

  • Region of Central Macedonia, Thessaloniki

Expert reviewer on training curricula for job seekers. Operational Programme of Central Macedonia. June 2007.

Expert reviewer on project proposals on ICT and civil society, National Strategic Reference Framework, Feb. 2013.

Italy

  • National Centre for Research, Institute of Educational Technologies

Reviewer of the methodological framework of the country-wide Investigation “Social Media e università”

Posts

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New project: Elang (Digital literacy for the teaching/learning of languages)

Web2learn is taking part in the new Elang project, aimed at digital literacy for the teaching/learning of languages. The project is funded by the European Centre for Modern Languages (ECML)/Council of Europe, located in Graz, Austria.

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Web2Learn is now a member of the Educational Repositories Network

EdRene correctFrom December 2015, our company is part of EdReNe, the European Educational Repositories Network, a decision taken at the last EdReNe workshop in Copenhagen on 20 & 21 October. Check here the full programme. The next annual workshop will take place in Brussels on September 26 & 27 2016, in collaboration with LangOER.