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Joint Mozilla/Shuttleworth Fellowship on Education for the Open Web

The Mozilla Foundation and the Shuttleworth Foundation have announced a new fellowship opportunity for "individuals interested in developing innovative approaches that educate people how to promote the open web". They state that this is not an academic research based fellowship but instead one aimed at developing "practical ideas that will allow large numbers of people to learn about, improve and promote the open nature of the Internet". Applicants should be based in Europe or Brazil and be fluent in English. Further information is available at:

e-learning digest - useful information every month

The April edition of e-learning digest is now available at along with previous editions.  Jim Ellis does a great job with this resource.  Thank you.

Education "should never be an accident of circumstance'

...said Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General, in a speech that he gave together with Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO for the launch of the 2010 Education for All Global Monitoring Report: Researching the Marginalized. The  report released on 19 January, argues that the crisis could create a lost generation of children whose life chances will have been irreparably damaged by a failure to protect their right to education.

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