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EMPOWER supports collaboration and sharing of expertise between European universities and provides specialist advice and guidance for institutional leaders on the latest developments in online, open and flexible education. EMPOWER offers:
New modes of teaching and learning create new opportunities for enhancing the quality of the learning experience in on-campus programmes, reaching out to new target groups off-campus and offering freely accessible courses nationally or worldwide through the internet.
The implementation of new modes of teaching and learning requires institutional strategies and frameworks. It cannot be successful without a strong motivation of professional teaching staff and without a continuous commitment from the top management of a higher education institution.
EMPOWER has been established to support European Higher Education Institutions in their transition to new modes of teaching and learning in:
"I believe EMPOWER is an inspiration for many to further innovate education and start cooperation and sharing of expertise with fellow innovators"
George Ubachs, Managing Director EADTU
The EMPOWER network today consists of 21 partners from 16 countries.
EMPOWER was founded in 2014, as a partnership of 13 leading European universities in blended and online education, the association expanded its partnership to 21 European universities in 2019.
EMPOWER is carried out with the support of the European Commission, Dg EAC, under the Erasmus+ Programme, however, sole responsibility for this website lies with the EADTU and the Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained therein.