When you think of a lifelong learning – at our age – we visualise zylions of skills, competences and knowledge accumulated in a person.But then we may want to know – as people tend to get well organised over time –  how to manage knowledge? How to present it to the wider audience? How to… Read More


In April 2017, the University of Berkeley announced the death of one of his preeminent scholars, the philosopher Hubert L. Dreyfus. In the academic community, Prof. Dreyfus was known for his visceral criticism on artificial intelligence. In the seventies he published a book entitled “What computers can’t do “in which he argued that disembodied machines… Read More


MyLK Team is ready for another challenge – to verify and present the Dashboard to the inquisitive practitioners and researchers at EADTU Annual Conference in Milton Keynes. The conference gathers numerous participants from all over Europe who are always eager to discuss the novelties and ask very unconformable questions that always lead to great solutions… Read More


Learning episodes collected by our dashboard will be made of “Open Educational Resources”. In this article, I explore the rise of Open Educational Resources in the context of training and education. For more than ten years, the international movement of Open Education has flourished around the world. According to this movement, educational resources must be used freely… Read More


In order for the MyLK software to be as compatible as possible in a European environment, we are using the ESCO classification as a reference tool running in the background so your searches and uploads as a user are matched easily.   But what is ESCO? ESCO – a multilingual European classification of Skills, qualifications,… Read More


On 13th and 14th of March all the partners met in Paris for the third transnational MyLK project meeting. The aim of the meeting was to analyze and discuss the prototype of MyLK platform. The first day we focused on the functionalities, analyzed what we have and discussed possible enhancements. During the second day we… Read More


In the last post, we discussed how to recommend learning resources, based on the kind of information that MyLK is likely to be gathering anyway. We finished by introducing the idea of a career or learning map, and career paths – not just the formally recognised career paths, but, vitally, less well-known career paths. This… Read More


In the context of formal education, advice can be straightforward: to achieve this qualification, start here, go there, do this, do that. In a highly structured career it might also be straightforward. But when we start to talk about informal learning, it becomes very hard to find anyone able and willing to give reliable relevant… Read More


Educational technologies have always been associated with a set of buzzwords like “revolution”, “ the next big thing” or “the most important invention of our age”. Meanwhile, all of us know that some promising technologies have failed while others have unexpectedly succeeded. In an economic world where it is crucial to gain competitive advantages, the… Read More