Welcome to Lorca City of Learning

Welcome to Lorca City of Learning

Our city Lorca (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈloɾka]) is a municipality and city in the autonomous community of the Region of Murcia in southeastern Spain. The municipality had a population of 91,849 in 2010. Still today, its economy is largely based on agriculture and stock breeding (pigs and brown cows), although its service industries make it the […]

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Welcome to the City of Learning!

  Our need for professional and personal growth has transcended the walls of classrooms and lecture rooms a long time ago. So, how do we learn today? We learn at the computer screen, we learn outside, we learn from each other, we learn in solitude, we learn in groups, we learn by doing and we […]

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What are Open Badges?

Cities of Learning, an online platform enabling youth to pick and choose learning opportunities based on their passion and interests, relies heavily on the use of Open Badges (Read more about the project here). Open Badges (or Digital Badges) are essential in assuring that the learning progress, which happens on the Cities of Learning platform, […]

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Webinar with Sybil Madison-Boyd – Experiences from Chicago City of Learning

Nearly four years ago, Chicago was one of the first cities that started connected learning opportunities across city through online platform and city-wide badging initiative. Learn from their achievements.

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Connected Spaces of Learning in Europe

The strategic partnership project “Connected Spaces of Learning in Europe” gathered partners from six EU countries with the aim to create a sustainable youth-oriented online platform for European cities and regions to map, deliver and recognise diverse learning opportunities for young people. The project also goes by the name of “Cities of Learning”, the title […]

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