A message from the Executive Director: One award, a welcome and a farewell28 July, 2015
We are proud to share that this UNESCO Chair’s Academic Director, Albert Sangrà, Professor of UOC, received the Excellence in e-Learning Award by the Global Learn Tech Congress (GLTC). The GLTCis part of the renowned World Education Congress, a not -for-profit that identifies best worldwide practices in education and brings educational world leaders together on a yearly basis. The Excellence in e-Learning Award is the highest honour which an individual can receive for his or her contribution, and recognizes outstanding achievements and innovative pedagogical approaches in the field of online education. The Award Ceremony took place in Mumbai (India) on July 23, 2015.
We also have to announce that Gerard Domínguez, Coordinator of this UNESCO Chair for the last 2 years will leave the UOC to undertake Master studies in Social Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Starting in September, Albert Garrigós enters as the new Chair Coordinator. We wish Gerard good luck in his new adventure abroad and we welcome Albert to the team. The world keeps spinning, and so do we!