Jef Staes answers: If diplomas are dead, what next?

Two years ago, Jef Staes spearheaded the ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN Debate on the relevance of diplomas; successfully defending the motion that diplomas kill passion and talent.   Staes will be returning to OEB this year, bringing with him his educational ...

The OEB debate 2013

from left: Crispin Weston, Gianpiero Petriglieri, chairman Harold Elletson, Johannes Heinlein and Pierre Dillenbourg On the evening of Thursday, 5 December, ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN participants flocked to the p...

OEB reviews: Thursday

Opening Plenary Uniting experts from very different fields, with moderation from Beate Wedekind and a welcome message from José Manuel Barroso, the Opening Plenary addressed three vital trends in modern e-lear...

This house believes MOOCs are doomed

This is the provocative motion of this year’s ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN debate. The event is a perennial favourite at the Conference; year after year, its mixture of incisive analysis, provocative statesmanship, audience participation and good plain fun make it one ...