Welcome to the VENUS Platform! This online Platform is created to support the main outcomes of the Venus project. You can find here three main pages.
In the online module " Seminars Europe in Focus"
you can find the recordings, background materials of the Venus Seminar Series " Global Issues for the European Citizen"
In The online module "summer school"
you can find all background materials and the five recorded seminars of the 5-day summer school on web 2.0 in education and business"
In the third Online Module Training Materials
you can find the Training materials the venus Consortium Created on how to organise these kind of virtual and internatioanl seminars.
VENUS offers seminars "Golobal issues for the European Citizen" for interested citizens and students all over Europe, in a virtual way.
The seminars are broadcast through videoconferencing to 8 different locations in Europe
and through the online streaming to the whole world . Last Autumn and Spring we organised a seminar series on "Global Issues for the European Citizen" .
People who attended The VENUS Seminars, Europe in Focus
, though sometimes skeptic beforehand, returned very enthusiastic, both about the contact with the famous speaker and about the European feeling caused by an audience spread over several European countries: â€œThe delivery is virtual, the experience is real!â€ You can find more information and watch the Recorded VENUS Seminars Series here
We also organised The VENUS Summer School
, a five days seminar series in September 2007 on Social Software and its uses in Business and Higher Education. It was a succes. Find all the recordings, slidesand more in formation on: The VENUS Summer School!
Upcoming: The VENUS Training Materials
on "How to organise International and Virtual Seminars".We will organise 4 Training Workshops. If you would like to participate, look at the agenda!
The Venus Handbook "Virtual Seminars "Creating new Opportunities for Universities" is now released!!!. Together with the Summary Booklet and Reccomandations, in which you can find guidelines on how to organise Virtual and Internation seminar for lifelong learners. Both Training materials are freely donwloadable in PDF on our < a href= "http://www.venus-seminars.net/?q=node/59online Module"> Training Materials
Watch the Venus Recordings
The VENUS Seminar Series of Autumn 2006 and Spring 2007 were a success! You can watch the recorded stream of all 8 seminars here: seminar recordings.
All Resources and Presentations from the Summer School are available here .
Download the VENUS Summer School video podcast
The Venus seminars are carried out with the support of the European Commission, Directorate-Generalfor Education and Culture, under the elearning programma.
Agenda: 11th of February
09h30-09h40: Introduction: The Venus Project by Bieke Schreurs - EuroPACE - Belgium
09h40-10h45: The Venus Educational Model
1. Framework â€“ Model (20min)
2. Case study: a local perspective for the added values (10 min)
3. VENUS for internationalisation â€“ Sustainability (20min)
10h45-11h15: Local Discussion
11h15-11h45: General Discussion through Videoconferencing
12h00 - â€¦. : local activities
You can find the handbook here