TrainDL WebTalk “Policy Experimentation – Innovation in and for Digital Education”

Digitization is changing our societies and individual lives by the minute. Educational systems in Europe adapt in various ways and political decision-makers often need to rely on goodwill when adopting new measures for digital education. This upcoming TrainDL WebTalk will explore if and how “policy experimentation” can be an effective approach for better educational policies.

New education profiles for software roles in Europe

The European Software Skills Alliance (ESSA) has published 9 new education profiles to cover 5 software roles at different qualification levels — ranging from Vocational Education and Training (VET) to Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees.

Atilim University team wins 2nd place in Teknofest competition

At the University Students’ Research Project Competitions of the Aviation, Space and Technology Festival 2022, the project team, which consists of graduates of the Computer Engineering Department, supervised by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Meltem Eryilmaz, achieved the second place in the “Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship” category.

Cedefop releases country reports on VET teacher training

The European Centre for the Development of Vocational Education and Training (Cedefop) has recently produced a series of country reports (EU countries, Norway and Iceland). The reports showcase the importance of high-quality, up-to-date and continuous professional development of teachers and trainers in the VET sector. 

IAT holds conference on Education in the Light of IT

The Informatics Association of Turkey (IAT) organised the “Education in the Light of Information Technologies Conference and Exhibition, BTIE’22” on June 20-21, 2022 in Ankara, Turkey. The main aim of the conference was to train qualified human resources and to discover how the latest developments in ICT can relate to education and thus increase youth employment by equipping young people with relevant digital skills.

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The European project TrainDL, coordinated by the German Informatics Society and with partner organisations from Germany, Austria and Lithuania, is researching and testing how educators of different subjects can teach skills on topics such as artificial intelligence and data.

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