Register now! DATE: Monday August 10th, 2020 TIME: 10:00 CET / 11:00 GMT +3 Eummena is proud to host the first “How to Moodle” Webinar. Join us on August 10th at 10:00 CET/ 11:00 GMT to know more about Eummena and our work as Moodle Partners, the way we do business, the principles and values behind our teaching practices, unconventional uses of Moodle and the journey towards digital transformation!
Covid-19 has put the world upside down and that includes the world of education. Are we facing the end of an emergency period and will the old normal come back? Most probably not. How are we going to organize learning in the future? What will this new normal look like? It is most likely that teachers need to be prepared for different scenarios, and remote teaching will definitely be part of it.
Founded in September of 2012, the Noor Al-Quds school is located in East Jerusalem, Ras al-Amud and caters for students from kindergarten to high school. Download Case Study Partnership: The Noor Al Quds partnered with Eummena to implement an online learning platform as part of their technology enriched campus. Alongside our partner, AJAD Advertising Agency, we designed a tailored package which provides a complete online learning solution optimised for the needs of students, staff and parents.
Naace, the education technology association, has announced that it will extend schools’ NaaceMark Accreditations for six months in light of the current situation. With many schools facing uncertainty and working hard to adapt to remote learning and working, Naace is looking to make life easier wherever possible. Understanding that many schools are proud of their ongoing NaaceMark Accreditation, Naace is taking away the pressure of reapplying so that educators can focus their efforts where they’re really needed.
Covid-19 is upon us. On top of its devastating effects, the virus is challenging all aspects of what we considered “everyday life” up to yesterday. From a simple run to the grocery, to a walk in the park, or even meeting our loved ones over a dinner table. But we still manage, we resist and we even fight back at times. And this is exactly what a little backstreet café in Athens decided to do.
Learn more! What is the Moodle Educator Certification Program (MEC)? The Moodle Educator Certificate (MEC) programis a comprehensive teaching and learning curriculum designed to help you develop transferable knowledge and skills to be effective educators in today’s growing digital workplace. The program’s curriculum closely maps to the European Framework for the Digital Competence of Educators and its three core areas: Educators’ Professional Competences; Educators’ Pedagogic Competences; and Learners’ Competences.
eMWRE is an Erasmus+ project that will essentially connect universities from the MENA region to European institutions, creating synergies that will lead to the deployment of an eMaster on Water Resources’ Engineering. The motivation for eMWRE is linked to a very real problem that Middle East and North Africa (MENA) face. MENA is one of the most water scarce region in the world and has been identified as priority region for urgent water interventions by many organisations worldwide.
Learning Tech During our time in BETT, we were exposed to state-of-the-art software that inspired our team in multiple directions. BETT is always a great “platform” for amazing ideas to thrive. Some of the things that we still keep in our mind: Data-driven solutions. Leveraging the digital era to create adaptive experiences for learners, takes paramount importance for us, making use of digital footprints to inform the learning processes while adapting to students’ needs.
Front cover of OECD report, for you to make sure you’ve found the correct one to read! One of our mottos in Eummena, is that we always strive to realise the human potential. And by that, we mean also our own potential, as individuals but also as a team. Therefore, in the context of our work, we always seek any content that will allow us to enhance our knowledge on what we do, and consequently allow us to offer better services for our customers!
Hopefully, some of you will get the 1990s reference to New Kids on the Block, and some others, won’t! Workplace is somewhat of a new kid on the block of the Moodle offerings! As Moodle explains it here, Moodle Workplace is intended for all those companies that are looking for an effective learning solution for training and development. What does this mean, you ask? Well, with Moodle Workplace, you can (again reflecting from the previous article):
“Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important” — Bill Gates One of the many quotes that exemplify the teacher significance not only for education as a whole, but for any small or big intervention, technological or not, in the learning process. Teachers are the “fuel” for any Moodle Installation that hopes to succeed, to impact learners.
As our technical team works on Moodle, we find ourselves tackling issues that may be of interest to other developers. As a part of the Moodle community and advocators of openness, we decided to share our own experiences from Moodle Dev, among other things of course! If you haven’t read our previous post, take a look at “The Antivirus MIME Blocker” What is Moodle event monitoring? Sometimes we need updates on the basis of some actions in an email.
As our technical team works on Moodle, we find ourselves tackling issues that may be of interest to other developers. As a part of the Moodle community and advocators of openness, we decided to share our own experiences from Moodle Dev, among other things of course! If you haven’t read our previous post, take a look at “the tale of the user with no email”! Not the same MIME but you get the idea!
One of our mottos in Eummena, is that we always strive to realise the human potential. And by that, we mean also our own potential, as individuals but also as a team. Therefore, in the context of our work, we always seek any content that will allow us to enhance our knowledge on what we do, and consequently allow us to offer better services for our customers! In this direction, we will be sharing our takeaways and insights that come from reading interesting reports on learning, education and/or technology.
As our technical team works on Moodle, we find ourselves tackling issues that may be of interest to other developers. As a part of the Moodle community and advocators of openness, we decided to share our own experiences from Moodle Dev, among other things of course! We’ll call these stories “Stories from Moodle Dev” and assign a playful second part to each one. For this first one, we will look at “the tale of the user with no email”!
Moodle welcomes non-profit European research corporation Eummena to the Moodle Partner Program original Media Release from Moodle HQ , Perth, Australia, 3-Sep-2019 Moodle - the world’s open source learning platform welcomes the non-profit European research corporation Eummena to the Moodle Partner Program Eummena will join the Moodle Partner program in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) effective immediately. Eummena offers a wide range of Moodle services to organisations across Europe and the Middle East - North Africa (MENA) region.
It was just one week ago, when we travelled to Ramallah in Palestine, to be a part of the first Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning Week, ever organized in Palestine! We have been honoured to be invited to participate in the first AI & Machine Learning Week in Palestine, it was co-organized by Eummena and Palestine Technopark . The event was hosted in Birzeit University . As part of our quest for unlocking human potential and transferring our experiences, we travelled to Ramallah with a team of experts, on AI, Machine Learning and Business Modelling.
In order to improve loading performance and ensure better security, the Eummena website has been completely rewritten. It now uses Hugo , a static site generator , instead of WordPress. Using a static site generator has several advantages over the use of a CMS, including The website is more efficient and very fast to display for users, The maintenance of the web server is much simpler, since there is no dynamic language or database; we gain in robustness and resilience, There are no security problems related to dynamic languages or databases.
The report presents digitalisation as a great potential to boost productivity. With comprehensive and coordinated policies, countries can establish a ground for the new technologies into better outcomes for the society. Also, this great potential means that with digitisation inequalities might increase if some regions or some people are left behind. Some Key Highlights of the Report, are the following: Literacy, numeracy and problem solving skills in technological environment is key to reap most benefits of internet use and to use internet in a diversified and complex ways.
It is right now a question on how to approach assessment and measurement policies in light of the recent changes of the new competencies that are becoming of interest in the education community. Eummena is actively involved in undertaking research and providing assessment solutions for this new shift. Eummena is currently advising its partners and customers on how to shape accordingly their assessment tools, EdTech strategies, and digital skills initiatives.
Much like this DMC DeLorean that you see in our featured photo, symbolising this very future of education! We hopped inside, set the destination year, and launched ourselves towards what the future holds! We played teacher games in the Edmodo booth and got our free t-shirts to remember our experience, we chatted with the people from Frog, paid a visit at Google, to check out their VR, and frequented the BETT Arena, absorbing all the great talks that were hosted there over the days!