All posts by Jennifer Coats

Tongue twister video competition

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“Fischers Fritze fischt frische Fische. Frische Fische…” Tongue twisters are a popular way to practice a foreign language. ‘Tre Tigre’ (Three Tigers) in Italian, for example, is a fun and effective way to get used to rolling ‘Rs’. But tongue twisters, the often nonsensical, rapid sequence of rhyming words, can trip up even the most articulate native speakers. EXPOLINGUA Berlin is launching the “Twist your tongue” video contest and is…

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OEB Programme Promises to Inspire, Provoke & Entertain!

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Over 200 international speakers presenting in more than 70 sessions across two days: the OEB 2015 programme is now online! OEB 2015, Europe’s leading conference on digital education, will discuss the potential for a new age of global learning and creativity in which “everything is possible.” Rebecca Stromeyer, Chief Executive of conference organisers ICWE GmbH, has confirmed that the focus of this year’s conference, which will be held in Berlin…

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The 27th Annual EAIE Conference

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Europe’s largest international higher education conference brought more than 5,000 participants from 90 countries together in Glasgow, Scotland for an inspiring and energising week of global knowledge exchange. ICWE once again organised the exhibition on behalf of EAIE. The vast exhibition included over 600 higher education institutions and service providers from 48 countries around the globe, making it the largest EAIE Exhibition to date. For more information, please visit: www.eaie.org/home/conference/glasgow.html…

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Language learning made easy: Immerse yourself in a world of languages at Expolingua Berlin

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Language learning made easy: Immerse yourself in a world of languages at Expolingua Berlin Need to brush up on your holiday vocabulary? Or maybe you are worried about plunging back into business German after your vacation? Whether it’s for work or play, language courses, apps, audio programs and tandems assist with learning a new language or refreshing existing language skills. Find out about various language learning methods and which are…

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German Chancellor Merkel’s special representative joins ICWE for Africa breakfast

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s special representative for Africa, Dr Günter Nooke, joined senior ICWE executives  at a breakfast meeting in Berlin in July to discuss technology and education in Africa. Dr Nooke, who also recently attended the eLearning Africa 2015 conference and ministerial round table in Addis Ababa, heads the German government’s initiative to develop cooperation and business with Africa. At the Berlin meeting, he led a discussion about the…

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The OEB trailer – shaping the future of learning

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Check out the newly-launched trailer for OEB 2015: OEB is the global, cross-sector conference for ICT supported learning and training. Attended by 2,300+ participants from 100 countries, OEB has gained a reputation over the past two decades for its unique, cross-sector focus and truly global reach, fostering exchange between the corporate, education and public service sectors. OEB 2015 will be held in Berlin on 2 – 4 December.

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OEB pre-conference workshops announced – sign up now!

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Taking place on Wednesday 2nd , 13 half and full-day interactive workshops will provide a chance to take part in open discussions and activities which will give individuals and organisations the chance to both share and learn the skills needed to gain a foothold in today’s e-learning market. Topics include personal learning infrastructures and sustainability in online learning. OEB is the global, cross-sector conference for ICT supported learning and training. Attended…

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InDialog Programme online

Photographer: Mark Bollhorst, © ICWE GmbH
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“Community interpreting in dialogue with technology” InDialog (20 – 21 November, 2015) will be dedicated to community interpreting in its many guises. The conference targets government representatives, policy makers, service providers, users and commissioners of signed and spoken interpreting services, researchers, trainers, interpreters, language and cultural mediators, and students. Discover the programme here: www.indialog-conference.com/programme.php

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Forging futures at Going Global 2015

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This year Going Global returned to London (1 – 2 June) to bring together the leaders of international education under the theme of ‘connecting cultures, forging futures’.   Going Global is an annual conference hosted by the British Council, offering an open forum for global leaders of international education to discuss issues facing the international education community. Since its inception in 2004, Going Global has grown from a bi-annual event…

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eLearning Africa 2015 – enriching tomorrow

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2015 marked the 10th edition of eLearning Africa, which returned to the city of its inauguration, Addis Ababa, but to a new venue – the vast and impressively equipped African Union Headquarters. Attended by 1,389 participants from 68 countries, this year’s event continued eLA’s track record of combining great content with dynamic networking to make it the leading ICT4E and ICT4D event on the continent. Check out the keynotes, interviews…

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