Presidents’ Summit on the challenges for leadership in open education

Educational leaders from around the world will attend this year's Presidents' Summit, which will focus on developing sustainable business models and finding strategic pedagogical approaches.

The theme will be Leadership Challenges: Approaches Towards Successful Open Education Models. Keynote speakers will discuss the opportunities that new technologies bring, strategies for striving for quality, expanding business models, and much more.


Teachers can improve their skills with a MOOC, now offered in 7 languages

Teachers have an opportunity to participate in a short course to improve their skills for designing ICT-based learning activities. The massive open online course (MOOC), which starts 27 October, is free and available in seven languages including English, Spanish, French, Bulgarian, Slovenian, Greek and Catalan.

The five week course is a product of the ICDE Bringing Educational Resources for Teachers in Africa (BERTA) project and the Hands-On ICT project.


The power of online education, and one man’s path to become a world business leader

Ankit Khandelwal’s dream is as simple as it is complex; become a world business leader within 10 to 15 years.

After discovering massive open online courses (MOOCs) and their potential for self development, Ankit designed the ‘envisioning a 21st century global manager’ project after two months of brain-storming in early 2012.

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