KU Leuven

KU Leuven, founded in 1425, is a comprehensive and research-intensive university in Belgium.The university counts around 58.000 students and 13.000 staff members.
The unit that will be participating in the OpenVM project is the Educational Development Unit. This central support unit has built up a long tradition of academic development to improve the quality of teaching and learning within the university using a variety of professional/educational development and coaching strategies (directed towards university teachers, educational developers in faculties as well as study programme directors/coordinators).
The educational development unit groups a team of educational developers and technologists and is responsible for supporting a wide portfolio of activities aimed at enhancing teaching and learning practices. One of its activities is to provide professional development, coaching and support on the integration of blended and online learning into education to academic staff and to facilitate access to expertise, services and resources relating to the integration of blended and online learning into education.