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Darco Jansen

Darco Jansen is programme manager at the European Association of Distance Teaching Universities (EADTU). He is responsible for development of different long term themes for EADTU on Online Education, MOOCs and OER, Employability, Lifelong Learning and Virtual Mobility. He worked for over 20 years at the Open Universiteit of the Netherlands in different management positions. Since 2012 he coordinated and participated in over 10 European projects. During recent years his focus was to stimulate and demonstrate a strong MOOC uptake in Europe. In this context, Darco is the coordinator of the first pan European MOOC initiative OpenupEd, coordinator and partner of several European MOOC projects. More recently he is the coordinator of a project on stackable online/blended short learning programs empowering universities for a more flexible, scalable and rapid response to continuous education.