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Digital Education Action Plan (2021-2027): Resetting education and training for the digital age

As digital skills are becoming more important than ever, the European Commission has a vision for high-quality, inclusive and accessible digital education in Europe. This vision is defined in the Digital Education Action Plan 2021-2027 (DEAP). It calls for stronger cooperation at European level to: learn from the COVID-19 crisis, and the increased need of technology in education and training make education and training systems fit for the digital age The new Action Plan has…

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Importance of video calls

More than one year into the Covid-19 pandemic, video calls and conferences have become one of the most characterizing aspects of our work and private lives, since they allow communication in groups without physical proximity. But still many people do not know how to make the most of this tool and how to make a good appearance online. There are three factors you should consider in order to optimize your video calls. VISUAL The visual…

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What is Cloud Computing? X – – – – Simply put, Cloud computing is the delivery of computing services, such as servers, storage, databases, networking, software, analytics, and intelligence, over the internet rather than having local servers or personal devices handle applications. “Clouds” are popular because they provide many advantages over private servers: Cost Cloud computing eliminates the capital expense of buying hardware and software and setting up and running private data centres, which would…

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Fact-checking websites

A tool to find the truth Introduction In last month’s article, we talked about Fake News and how to fight them in general. This month I want to look closer at fact-checking websites as a tool to find out the truth. I will describe what they are and present some examples. Fact-checking  Fact-checking websites are normally independent and non-partisan and present facts in a mostly unbiased way. Different sites might focus on different topic or…

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