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VI International GUIDE Conference

The Global Economic Crisis and its consequences
on the national educational systems

Can online education contribute to overcoming the crisis?

The 6th International GUIDE Conference will provide a comparative description of the structural conditions and issues resulting from the crisis, also analysing the effects of governmental policies on new training and research strategies emerging from the national economies involved in the global finance system.

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Sponsorship opportunities: Take a central role in the conference. Ensure your organization's access to distance learning industry leaders and show support for the community with the following options.

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GUIDE Quality Observatory
Be connected to communities of policy makers, practitioners, developers, managers, end-users and all stakeholders committed to find a suitable and innovative approach to quality in technology-mediated education.
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GUIDE, through its founding member USGM, has recently joined the following networks:

OCWC - OpenCourseWare Consortium
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ERNET - European Research Network
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CHEA International Quality Group
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The next issue of FormaMente focuses on the multi-perspective analysis of projects that can contribute to the ongoing debate on how to promote global recovery, not only from the economic point of view but also the social and cultural.

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Call for proposals

The 3rd International Conference for e-learning and Distance Learning  
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 3-6 February, 2013 
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The 10th IASTED International Conference on Web-based Education (WBE2013)
Innsbruck, Austria, 13-15 February, 2013
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OCWC Global 2013 Conference - Learning Beyond Borders: Delivering Quality Education to Your Fingertips
Bali, Indonesia, May 8-10, 2013
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EDEN – Annual Conference
Oslo, 12-15 June, 2013
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ICELW 2013 - The Sixth Annual International Conference on E-learning in the Workplace
New York, NY, June 12-14, 2013
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BIT’s 2nd Annual World Congress of Emerging InfoTech-2013
Dalian, China, June 20-22, 2013
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EDULEARN- 5th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
Barcelona, Spain, 1-3 July, 2013
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The 25th ICDE World Conference
Tianjin Open University, China, October 16-18, 2013 
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RAWSN 2013
Marrakech, Morocco, May 2-4, 2013,
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This Section keeps GUIDE Members updated with the latest opportunities to participate in cooperation and research programmes.

GUIDE Project Office will offer support in the search and constitution of partnerships and during the project proposal phase.

GUIDE Members are kindly invited to send their proposals and to suggest other opportunities of funding.

Erasmus Mundus: is a cooperation and mobility programme in the field of higher education that aims to enhance the quality of European higher education and to promote dialogue and understanding between people and cultures through cooperation with third countries.
Deadline: 15 April 2013

Transversal Programme: Key activity 1 – Study visits: next deadline: 28 March 2013
Transversal Programme: all other activities: deadline: 28 February 2013
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For further information concerning GUIDE projects and proposals:

GUIDE Association's Secretariat
c/o Università degli Studi "Guglielmo Marconi"
Via Gregorio VII, 414 - 00165 Rome (Italy)
Phone: +39 06 37 72 55 16 / Fax: +39 37 72 55 44