ICDE Virtual Global Conference Week 2021

Die Virtual Global Conference Week 2021 wird vom International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) veranstaltet und setzt sich mit dem Thema „Upskilling and upscaling for quality Open, Flexible and Distance Learning (OFDL)” auseinander. Das Programm wird an verschiedene Zeitzonen angepasst und soll die globale Bildungsgemeinschaft zusammenbringen.

25.10.2021 - 29.10.2021

Delegate interaction

Delegates and participants have option to pick sessions in their preferred time zone and have access to all materials post event in virtual event library.

Programme Structure

Programme structure following the Programme Themes and populated in time zones dependent on regional contribution with:

  • Top level international Keynote speakers (Webinar format)
  • workshops, poster sessions, and peer reviewed papers presentations (Meeting format to allow for participant engagement)
  • Papers presentations accepted after scientific committee review including insurance of global representation

Conference Proceedings

Video recordings made available in a Virtual Library, Book of Abstracts of academic papers and best papers selected for a special edition of Open Praxis.

Programm Themes

Upskilling and upscaling for quality OFDL are drawn from the ICDE Strategic Plan’s three prioritized areas of Quality, OER and innovation in education. 

The academic programme will provide insights into the latest research and best practices of delivering quality OFDL and will also be a stepping-stone for further development of ICDEs global advocacy campaigns. Sub-themes are: 

  • Upskilling and upscaling for Quality OFDL: Flexibility, Accessibility, Scalability and Innovation in Quality Assurance
  • Upskilling and upscaling for Open Education and OER: Evolutions for Open Education and Open Learning Ecosystems
  • Upskilling and upscaling for innovation in education through new technologies and practices


E-Mail: icde-vgcw-2021@conftool.net


Art des Termins

  • Konferenz / Tagung / Symposium


  • Online