FREE Project was present in the Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference of EADTU: “Blended and online education within European university networks”.

The Conference took place last week from October 16-18 in UNED’s Campus focusing on trends and high impact factors in the global and European higher education.
In a combination of plenary keynotes by key players in higher education at institutional and policy level and parallel presentations and workshops, OOFHEC2019 covered the following topics:

• Blended and online education
• Micro-credentials for continuous education and MOOCs
• European university networks, internationalisation and virtual mobility
• Learning bots
• Equal opportunities and inclusion
• Artificial Intelligence in teaching and learning
• Support services in online and distance education
• Assessment and recognition of Short Learning Programmes and MOOCS
• Gender equality
• European university networks
• MOOCS for the labour market
• Blended and online education
• Accreditation of online education
• Quality Assurance in Blended and Online Education
• Short Learning Programmes
• Open education and MOOCs, European MOOC Consortium
• Inclusiveness and accessibility
• Networked curricula and Virtual Mobility
• Changing the Pedagogical Landscape: new competences for teachers

Within the Inclusiveness and Accessibility strand, FREE Project was presented in a Parallel Session chaired by Mrs. Pastora Martínez (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya UOC), together with a study presented by Mrs Wendy Fowle (The Open University) on online learning in adult learners from disadvantaged backgrounds. For more information on this event