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In Wolfgang Schaeuble’s Germano-centric EU, no institution is more important – apart from his Politburo-like Eurogroup and the Office of the Chancellor – than his Ministry’s Council of Economic Advisers. The most influential adviser among them is Professor Hans-Werner Sinn from Munich, a Christian missionary-manqué turned tele-economist. Like any good German, Professor Sinn has but a few… » read more

To those in the know, the Italian peninsula was not only the cradle of the Roman Empire or Rome the centre of the Catholic faithful, but also the birthplace of capitalism and of countless statecraft innovations and institutions still widely used around the world today. During the middle ages, the Italian city-states thus discovered and… » read more

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To those in the know, the Italian peninsula was not only the cradle of the Roman Empire or Rome the centre of the Catholic faithful, but also the birthplace of capitalism and of countless statecraft innovations and institutions still widely used around the world today. During the middle ages, the Italian city-states thus discovered and… » read more

Did you miss the Open Discovery Space Conference in May in Brussels? Do you want to learn more about our speakers and their views on education? Then have a look at our video interviews!   During the ODS “Open Innovation in Schools: Bringing Digital Policy into Practice” conference, organised on 11 May in Brussels, over… » read more

  Posted by Open Discovery Space

The outcome of fiscal measures voting yesterday in the Greek Parliament was positive for Eurozone leaders. The measures passed with absolute majority as Syriza coalition partner Independent Greeks, the front opposition New Democracy, PASOK, and The River voted in favor. But Syriza had major losses, as 39 MPs voted against or abstain. Amid these MPs,… » read more

Interested in deepening your knowledge of Open Education and study in a challenging and modern university? Then apply for one of the positions now available at the Open University of the Netherlands!   Our ODS partner, Christian M. Stracke, has just been appointed Chair for Open Education and Innovation at the Open University of the… » read more

  Posted by Open Discovery Space

Written by: Zrinka Šajn (Croatia), Bora Eseroğlu (Turkey), Mesut Urcan (Turkey), Arda Tüzüner (Turkey), Nicolò Donati (Italy) , Sofia Peresani (Italy), Hazal Korkut (Turkey) and Ayça Şahin (Turkey)  Edited by: Ana Alibegova / Stefan Alijevikj The cozy town in Slovenian Istria – Piran is certainly a place worth to visit. Not only it is famous among Slovenian and foreign tourists… » read more

ODS in IEEE Bulletin

ODS was featured in the Special Issue of the Bulletin of the Technical Committee on Learning Technology in April 2015.   Contributions included articles from ODS partners like Universidad de Alcala (UAH), Greek Research and Technology Network (GRNET), Computer Technology Institute & Press Diophantus (CTI), Technical University of Crete (TUC), Padagogische Hochsschule Karlsruhe (CERMAT) and… » read more

  Posted by Open Discovery Space

ODS was featured in the Special Issue of the Bulletin of the Technical Committee on Learning Technology in April 2015.     Contributions included articles from ODS partners like Universidad de Alcala (UAH), Greek Research and Technology Network (GRNET), Computer Technology Institute & Press Diophantus (CTI), Technical University of Crete (TUC), Padagogische Hochsschule Karlsruhe (CERMAT)… » read more

  In these days we are seeing creditors and Greece playing their role in some kind of plot. They both target an agreement on debt restructuring, but they first need to distract the audience. In the event of a Grexit, the Greek government would simply default on its debt. In this scenario, other European countries are… » read more

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