Commission requests eLearning studies

October 24, 2002

Brussels, 23 Oct 2002

The European Commission has published a call for tenders for studies in the context of the eLearning initiative.

On 28 March 2001 the European Commission adopted the action plan 'eLearning, designing tomorrow's education' which forms part of the overall eEurope Action Plan. This initiative is intended to mobilise the education and cultural sectors, as well as Europe's economic and social players, into speeding up the rate at which education and training systems are being adapted to the knowledge-based society and the digital culture.

The object of the contract involves carrying out analysis, evaluation, comparative, feasibility or follow-up studies on themes from those areas the eLearning Action Plan has defined as being intervention areas. In particular, these studies will look at the eLearning industry and market in Europe, the use of ICT for learning and teaching in initial vocational education, and training and eLearning in continuing vocational training, particularly eLearning at the workplace, with a focus on small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).

For further information, please contact:

European Commission
Directorate-General Education and Culture
Attn: Mrs Maruja Gutierrez Diaz
rue de la Loi/Wetstraat 200
B- 1049 Bruxelles/Brussel

Tel: +32 2 295 6346
Fax: +32 2 296 6292

To see the full text of the call, please visit: k-Deliver&LANGUAGE=en&DOCID=162417-2002

Remarks: The deadline for requesting tender documents is 22.11.2002. The deadline for submitting tender documents is 03.12.2002.

Before contacting the Commission, tenderers are strongly advised to consult the original call text in the Official Journal of the European Communities at the reference below.

Document Reference: OJ No S 206-162417 of 23.10.2002

CORDIS RTD-NEWS/© European Communities, 2001

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