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From our colleague Alessia Messuti Between May and June 2015, ITCILO launched and implemented its first MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on the topic of Crowdfunding for Development (CF4Dev). The CF4Dev MOOC represented an interesting opportunity for ITCILO to assess the learning and knowledge sharing potential of the MOOC format.


As part of the Centre’s innovation fund we explored the added value of ‘crowdfunding for development’. The results of this investigation have been documented step-by-step throughout the entire crowdfunding cycle and we think it’s about time to scale up this learning journey. In collaboration with GIZ and the Common Wealth of Learning


Photo by Chandni Lanfranchi. We have recently written a post about the Learning with Tablets pilot, the first large scale ITC-ILO Academy supported by tablet computers, which took place in October 2014. The reasons behind the integration of tablets into learning activities were mostly related to creating interactive experiences for

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ICDE opening

14-16 October 2015, Sun City (South Africa) The 26th ICDE World Conference took place only 2 weeks after world heads of states and prime ministers have approved the new ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), where SDG 4 is on education:   The conference counted about 67 countries and 900 delegates

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Last week we experimented the use of, a free web application that offers an easy and friendly experience to trainers to engage and assess their learners. We then organized a Space Race! The Space Race is one of the features offered by that allows turning an old-fashion quiz


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