Category Archives: Professional development

Interconnecting networks of practice for professional learning

Read The article explores the complementary connections between communities of practice and the ways in which individuals orchestrate their engagement with others to further their professional learning. It does so by reporting on part of  a research project conducted in … Continue reading

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Supportive systems for continuous and online professional development

Read   We highlight four differences between formal educational systems and supportive systems which have to be taken into account in order to design a system rooted in online environments and social media. These differences are: 1) from pre-produced to … Continue reading

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Learning Network Services for Professional Development

Learning Network Services for Professional Development   A “Learning Network” is a community of people who help each other to better understand and handle certain events and concepts in work or life. As a result ‘ and sometimes also as … Continue reading

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Microlearning – A Strategy for ongoing Professional Development

Read with the Issuu viewer In  this paper we introduce microlearning in online communities as a learning approach triggered by current patterns of media use and supported by new technologies, such Web 2.0 and social software. We delineate microlearning as … Continue reading

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New Skills for New Jobs – An Action Now Report

Skills really can, and do, make a difference – to people’s lives, to people’s futures. Better skills can do much to help the EU become more prosperous and more successful, with more and better jobs, more and new businesses and … Continue reading

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