TIMELINE

Over the last 30 years

Explore the evolution of EDEN through the major milestones of the Association.

2020

Global Education Coalition

  • EDEN joined the UNESCO’s Global Education Coalition, and provided a webinar series entitled “Education in time of a pandemic” and “Education in time of a new normal” to address the challenges arising from the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and the longer-term digital transformation.
2019

Fellows’ blog

2019

Ingeborg Bø Award

  • bestowed to
  • Airina Volungeviciene
2018

EDEN Fellows’ Council

  • The Council of EDEN Fellows has been established in 2018, and includes all Fellows and Senior Fellows of EDEN – it has an advisory role in the EDEN Community, a think tank for future visioning, and as ambassador of EDEN
2017

First Open Education Week

  • First EDEN contribution to the Open Education Week
2016

First EDLW

  • EDEN initiative: webinar series about the future of distance education
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2016

First NAP webinar

2016

Open Badges

  • EDEN starts to issue Open Badges
2014

First Conference website

2011

EDEN on social media

2011

Best of EDEN at EURODL

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2011

EDEN Book

  • Distance and E-learning in Transition: Learning innovation, technology and social challenges
2010

NAP Member Area launched

2009

Conference Blog at the Gdansk conference

2008

Best Research Paper Award launched

2008

President’s Blog launched

2007

Establishment of the EDEN Fellow scheme

  • first Senior Fellow and Fellow Awards were presented at the 2007 Annual Conference in Naples
2006

The 15 years of EDEN

2007

Legal name changed

  • to European Distance and E-Learning Network
2002

EDEN Proceedings Journal

2000

First EDEN Research Workshop

1998

First EU project with EDEN involved

1998

EDEN Web launched

1997

EURODL goes online

1997

Secretariat moves to Budapest

1996

EDEN EC Memorandum

1995

First EDEN Open Classroom Conference

1994

EURODL launched

1992

First EDEN Conference

  • Krakow
1991

Foundation of EDEN

  • Under the legal name European Distance Education Network

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