Global MOOC and Online Education Alliance & UNESCO IITE

Global MOOC and Online Education Conference 2021

Theme: “Together for a Shared Future — Leading Higher Education Innovation in the New Digital Era”

December 6-9, 2021

Latest Past Events

Malaysia-China Online Education Dialogue 2022

"Visions for Digital Higher Education Transformation" Organized by Global MOOC and Online Education Alliance, in collaboration with Universiti Malaya, Asian Universities Alliance (AUA), and XuetangX. Time (Kuala Lumpur/Beijing, UTC+8): 8:00...

FREE

The TCU International e-Learning Conference (IEC2022)

The International e-Learning Conference (IEC2022) is hosted by Thailand Cyber University (TCU) of Thailand's Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation, and Thai MOOC (a co-founding member of the...

FREE

Health and Sustainable Development

The 2022 Tsinghua Global Summer School (GSS) will be held from July 4 to July 10, themed "A Healthy Planet for Sustainable Development". There will be more than 1,000 outstanding...

FREE

Global Massive Open Online Challenge (GMOOC) 2021

The Global Massive Open Online Challenge (GMOOC) is a global COMPETITION for students, which requires massive CREATIVITY, encourages open COLLABORATION, and offers learning through online COURSES to help address the UN Sustainable Development Goals locally.

  • Receive academic transcript from Tsinghua University for 1 credit on innovation practice
  • Receive certificate of completion by Tsinghua University & University of Geneva & UNITAR (United Nations Institute for Training and Research)
  • Compete as a team of 3-5 and win a cash prize up to 1,500 USD
    • First prize (1 team), 300 USD per each team member
    • Second prize (2 teams), 200 USD per each team member
    • Third prize (3 teams), 150 USD per each team member
  • Present your winning ideas in front of a global audience (for winning teams) at
    • Global MOOC & Online Education Conference 2021; and
    • UNESCO International Day of Education 2022
  • Receive valuable feedbacks from experts and mentors
  • Work together in an international virtual team on inspiring SDG ideas
  • Experience an intense entrepreneurial journey of “from zero to one”

Complete the individual assignment of the online course by November 18 and compete in the “24-hour SDG Open Hack” with assigned global team members on November 27 to receive the 1 academic credit/ transcript from Tsinghua University, as well as certificate of completion from Tsinghua, Geneva, and UN, and enter SDG Open Hack competition to win an individual cash prize of up to 300 USD

Global MOOC and Online Education Alliance key activities

Global MOOC and Online Education Alliance serves as a mechanism for exchange and cooperation, providing leadership of global higher education efforts to address digital education challenges and to implement practical policies in local communities and around the world. Key activities include:

Global MOOC and Online Education Alliance members

Global MOOC and Online Education Alliance is a small and diverse group of 17 world-leading universities and 3 online education platforms from across 14 countries in all 6 continents and speaks 10 different languages.

Global MOOC Alliance is initiated by Tsinghua University, and co-founded by Cornell University, CRI (Center for Research and Interdisciplinarity), edX, Mongolian University of Science and Technology, Nanyang Technological University, Peking University, Politecnico di Milano, Rice University, RWTH Aachen University, Saint Petersburg University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Thai MOOC, Tsinghua University, University of Auckland, University of Chile, University of Manchester, University of Nairobi, University of Toronto, XuetangX, Zhejiang University.

Articles that you may be interested in:

Call for SDG Hackathon Mentors: “Digital Transformation for a More Inclusive University Campus and Learning Environment”

The Global MOOC and Online Education Alliance will be hosting Hack9 (“Digital Transformation for a More Inclusive University Campus and Learning Environment”) of the Tsinghua University Global Summer School (GSS) 2022’s SDG Hackathon, which will…
Read More Call for SDG Hackathon Mentors: “Digital Transformation for a More Inclusive University Campus and Learning Environment”

Launch of Sustainable Development Report 2022: “From Crisis to Sustainable Development: the SDGs as Roadmap to 2030 and Beyond”

The Sustainable Development Report (formerly the SDG Index & Dashboards) is a global assessment of countries’ progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. It is a complement to the official SDG indicators and the voluntary…
Read More Launch of Sustainable Development Report 2022: “From Crisis to Sustainable Development: the SDGs as Roadmap to 2030 and Beyond”

“Disabled, disadvantaged, introverted and international students may all appreciate ongoing online options”, says senior lecturer from the University of Manchester

As the third university year of the Covid era nears its end in the northern hemisphere, things are starting, finally, to feel as if they are getting back to normal. But even as we in universities…
Read More “Disabled, disadvantaged, introverted and international students may all appreciate ongoing online options”, says senior lecturer from the University of Manchester

Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) won top leadership prize for its “outstanding rate and quality of development”

Two of the co-founding members of the Global MOOC and Online Education Alliance have done well amid stiff competition for Times Higher Education’s awards for Asian institutions, with Nanyang Technological University (NTU) taking home the top prize…
Read More Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) won top leadership prize for its “outstanding rate and quality of development”

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