Conference Proceedings and Short Paper Book
European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN) Conference Proceedings 2021 Annual Conference, Madrid
Lessons from a Pandemic for the Future of the Education issue is available at the Journal site (ISSN 2707-2819).
2021 Annual Conference Short Paper Book entitled Lessons from a Pandemic for the Future of the Education (ISBN 978-615-5511-31-8) is available here.
Conference papers and presentations are still available in the conference area but only accessible for logged in users.

Lessons from a pandemic for the future of education

21 - 24 June 2021

Re-watch the plenary live streams on YouTube

Good news for everyone who missed the conference: as in previous years, all plenary sessions of the Annual Conference are streamed live on EDEN’s YouTube channel – you can watch it from the comfort of your chair.


DAY 0 (Monday, 21 June 2021)

DAY 1 (Tuesday, 22 June 2021)

DAY 2 (Wednesday, 23 June 2021)


Georgi Dimitrov

Head of Digital Education, European Commission

Darcy Hardy

Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, North America Higher Education, Blackboard Inc.

Alejandro Tiana Ferrer

Secretary of State for Education in Spain

Francesc Pedró

Director of the UNESCO Institute for Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean

Mark Nichols

Executive Director, Learning Design & Development, Open Polytechnic of New Zealand

Covadonga Rodrigo

Chair of the Digital Inclusion Lab, UNED, Spain

Manuel Castro

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UNED, Emeritus President of the IEEE Education Society and Past Director of IEEE Spain

Diana Laurillard

Professor of Learning with Digital Technology, Institute of Education, University College London

Ulf-Daniel Ehlers

Professor for Educational Management and Lifelong Learning, Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University, Germany

Mark Brown

Director of the National Institute for Digital Learning, Dublin City University, Ireland

Antonio Teixeira

EDEN Senior Fellow, Professor of Education and Distance Learning at Universidade Aberta, Portugal

Rafael Pastor

Director of the School of Computer Engineering at UNED


How do we as a community of educators respond to these directions? What could it mean for learning and the changing socio-economic demands of society?

Meet with your colleagues in a professional environment, on the usual and unusual sessions and excellent networking events.

Join the Conference in Madrid to tell about your research, projects and experience.

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