Skip to 0 minutes and 5 seconds Hi, my name is Line, and I’m pleased to welcome you to this course leading up to the did at your hack taking place on November 12th and 13th. 2020 the DigiEduHack is designed as one of many actions supporting the commission’s Digital Education Action Plan. An Action Plan that seeks to support the use of technology in learning and education and also the development of digital competencies across Europe.
Skip to 0 minutes and 35 seconds Digital transformation is one of the core priorities of the EU Commission’s flagship strategy. A Europe fit for the digital age. A digital transformation will help us to ensure a fair and inclusive society, a green transition as digital interventions will open up many more possibilities. I think you will all agree with me that education is one of the most powerful, transformative forces we have in society today. And when we then go digital, we give increased access to learning and trainings and flexibility for students and teachers across Europe.
Skip to 1 minute and 14 seconds This year, the Covid-19 lockdown has caused massive disruption to education as we know it. Millions of students and educators have been affected because of the social distancing requirements. They have had no other choice than to go digital. This has been a huge awakening for many, and it has accelerated the digital revolution. It has also spotlighted many issues that need to be addressed, such as how do we design and deliver quality education online with and make it an engaging experience for the participants. How do we make learning inclusive, including bridging the digital divide? How may we develop digital competencies both for learners and for educators and not the least?
Skip to 2 minutes and 2 seconds How can digital education help us support the development of a fair and sustainable future?
Skip to 2 minutes and 10 seconds This course we’ll start to explore these types of issues. But crucially, we will also help you to prepare for our collaborative hack running in November.
Skip to 2 minutes and 23 seconds Whatever your interests is, whether it’s schools on the job training, lifelong learning and or the higher education area, we hope that you will find that participating in this course and maybe even in the hackathon in November will help you not just be one of the people that are being swept away by the digital revolution, but actually taking active part in that revolution and influencing how we may improve teaching and learning to the benefit of all of us. Enjoy.