The aim of BOLDIC AWARD
The BOLDIC AWARD aims to honour people or organisations excelling in the ODL field
(Open Distance Learning). The award is restricted to the partner countries within the
BOLDIC project at this time.
(There should be an effort to extend this to include all other countries/self governing areas within the Nordic/Baltic geographical area)
What can be awarded?
Any ODL-activity connected to adult learning meeting one or more of the following criteria
- Teaching/learning arrangements
- Support systems (for delivery of learning content or/and learning support)
- Development of activities, content or understanding within the ODL area
The activities should
- Be transferable to the whole BOLDIC region
- Be learner focused
- Facilitate blended or flexible learning
- Be innovative
- Be scalable
- Have a sustainable strategy
- Have a sensible and appropriate approach to technology
- Involve continuing evaluation
Both persons and organisations can be nominated
Nominees should ne nominated by an organisation?
The nominees have to base their work in one of the BOLDIC partnership countries (or within the Nordic/Baltic area), but are free regarding partners based in other countries.
Requirements for participation in the nomination process
Participants have to submit a 400 – 2000 word nomination paper in english that includes:
- Name/s of nominee/s
- Target group
The award committee consists of representatives from the different BOLDIC partners or external committee members appointed by BOLDIC partners.
Background and history
The Boldic Award was created as a part of the original Boldic project ending in 2005. The Award was an integrated part of work-package 5 “Best BOLDIC practise and areas for development” The award was supposed to be a tool for showcasing best practises and successful experiences within the Nordic/Baltic area. The award was given to ODL- practices/activitites connected to adult learning.
Earlier winners include:
2005 Nätverksgymnasiet Jämtland.Sweden.
2007 Vitus Beaering,Denmark,
2008 MKFC, Sverige
2009 Bergen University , Norway
2010 University of Aarhus
2011 NKI, Berghs school of business , Mediainstitut Denmark
2012 No BA prize this year
2013 Riga Technical University eBig3 project
2014 Norwegian digital learning arena NDLA
2015 Roskilde municipality, University College Sjaelland , Vestfold University College with the Cross boarder collaboration project se link
2016 Soros International House Vilnius Litauen ”Seniors online” se link www.seniorsonline.eu
Venue for the Boldic Ceremony
The award ceremony has been held at the different annual conferences the different partner organisations have been involved in. The country that got a winner of Boldic Award will also host the next upcoming year Boldic Conference.