26 octobre 2018

Quality Standards: It’s All About Teaching and Learning?

Quality Standards: It’s All About Teaching and Learning?
Power Point slides and the audio version of my talk at NUTN are now available on my website. There will be no newsletter tomorrow as I will not have internet access. More...

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25 octobre 2018

Improving Metadata Quality: Augmentation and Recombination

Improving Metadata Quality: Augmentation and Recombination
Nice paper looking at some of the issues faced by the National Science Digital Library in the process of incorporating from diverse sources. The problems encountered are typical of those documented elsewhere: missing data, incorrect data, confusing data and insufficient data. More...

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Projecting Quality

Projecting Quality
I am at the Manitoba Association for Distributed Learning and Training (MADLaT) Conference here in Winnipeg where I was able to catch up with my friends from the province. It's too bad this conference is so short - it would have been nice to spend more time with them. More...

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Defining high-quality project-based learning

Defining high-quality project-based learning
Emily Liebtag, eSchool News, 2018/09/17
eSchool News articles are frustrating because there's virtually nothing to them (and then that's spread out over two pages). But in this base we have an exception, not because the article is great, but because we get some links to a warren of services and resources. More...

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24 octobre 2018

Francophone HE council to debate quality assurance

Bertrand Mbatchi, secretary-general of Le Conseil Africain et Malgache pour l’Enseignement Supérieur (CAMES) – the francophone African 19-country higher education council – visited Brazzaville for talks with Minister of Higher Education Bruno Jean-Richard Itoua ahead of November’s conference on quality assurance and equivalence of degrees, which will be hosted by the Republic of the Congo. More...

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22 octobre 2018

Services de formation et de conseil du CELV pour 2019 - "L’assurance qualité dans les cours de langues et de citoyenneté"

http://www.ecml.at/Portals/1/images/logos/logo-ECML-COE-2014-Color.pngA l’heure où davantage de migrants et de réfugiés venus de pays non européens arrivent dans les Etats membres, une priorité majeure est d'offrir des cours de langue et d’éducation à la citoyenneté pour favoriser l’intégration dans les sociétés d’accueil, l’accès au travail, à l’éducation et aux services de base. Plus...

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A fellow’s success story – Egypt implements new national quality standards for Adult Education and Learning

HomeThe Adult Education Authority (AEA) in the Egyptian Ministry of Education has just adopted a roadmap for the implementation of new national adult education quality standards. More...

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21 octobre 2018

Special needs students still struggle to access quality education. Here’s how teachers can help.

Education & Skills TodayIt is a shared international understanding that access to education is a human right that must be guaranteed for all children. Yet barriers to access and quality have made education elusive for the world’s 93 million students with special needs. More...

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20 octobre 2018

Qualité de la formation - 8 350 organismes de formation référencés sur le catalogue du Forco

D’ici la fin de l’année, pas moins de 800 organismes référencés sur DataDock feront l’objet d’un contrôle qualité, afin de s’assurer de la conformité de leurs pratiques aux obligations du décret du 30 juin 2015 : adaptation des objectifs de la formation au public, adéquation des moyens pédagogiques, appréciation rendue par les stagiaires, rapport « qualité-prix ». Plus...

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17 octobre 2018

Edubabble From Ontario

Edubabble From Ontario
Nice commentary from Jay Cross which is, if anything, too kind to the Organization for Quality Education, an organization that is, as he says, "a group of Ontario citizens up in arms over the poor quality of their public schools." Cross quite rightly criticizes this group for reliance on buzzwords, the use of straw man arguments, and unthinking aherence to a dogma. More...

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