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This wiki is the largest professional wiki in the world devoted to virtual learning in education - at all levels (schools, colleges and universities) including informal learning, open learning and distance learning.

The idea behind this wiki was to create an open and public space where researchers could share information about virtual developments in various different educational sectors. It was supported and maintained by a community of researchers and is aimed at stakeholders, researchers and practitioners who would like to have easy access to the latest information about how the virtual phenomenon is manifesting itself in schools, colleges and universities around the world.


2018 news

February 2018 - wiki will stay available indefinitely if demand is there

The wiki will remain for the foreseeable future.

This wiki will remain open as long as the editors judge it to have relevance especially to a European audience. You can help us make the case if you let us know when you use or cite Re.ViCa pages.

The Editors are grateful to KU Leuven for hosting and technical support and to Matic Media Ltd for financial support of some hosting charges and editorial effort.

The contents of this wiki are now frozen, except for corrections and updates decided on by The Editors.

User codes and passwords for editors will be withdrawn in the next few months.

New wiki

If anyone is interested in continuing to edit please contact paul.bacsich AT to discuss arrangements for them to gain editing rights on the new wiki

This aims to hold an exact copy of this site. At present we believe that all content pages have been transferred but many files of images and diagrams are still in process of migration. At present users are welcome to browse it, and we appreciate any feedback.

Older news

2 October 2017 - updated Armenia and Georgia entries

See Armenia and Georgia

18 October 2016 - how to tag new edits for "when the last ship sails"

already-registered editors who wish to make edits can still do so, provided that their edits are new entries or updates of existing pages. To ensure that these new/modified pages are transferred editors should include the line


in their edit.

(PS the quote reference is to Tolkien not Sting)

14 October 2016 - page migration to archive wiki believed to be complete

The migration of all content pages to the active wiki is believed to be complete. It remains to migrate the files (of images and reports).

We have put some new search and list pages on the active site - see the link on the Main Page.

Key links


This wiki is supported in part by volunteers who undertake the editing and financially by Matic Media Ltd. The wiki is hosted by K.U.Leuven.

Funding to launch this wiki came mainly from the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Commission through projects relevant to virtual learning. In addition, a series of smaller initiatives and volunteer labour have aimed and continue to keep updating the material. (See in particular e-World and LUOERL.)

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This wiki is currently maintained by the Exploitation Phase of the VISCED project on Virtual Schools and Colleges (funded by LLP in 2011 - 2012), which made an inventory and carried out a systematic review at international and national levels of innovative ICT-enhanced learning/teaching "Exemplar" initiatives and "e-mature" major secondary and post-secondary education providers for the 14-21 age group. For more details see

VISCED enhanced Re.ViCa's earlier research work on this wiki on country reports and resources with research results relevant to virtual schools and exemplars.

Read more here.

Originally set up in 2007 by the Re.ViCa project on Virtual Campuses in universities and colleges (2007- 2009), this wiki started out with providing an inventory and showing the results of a systematic review of Virtual Campus initiatives of the past decade within higher education throughout the world.

In 2009, Re.ViCa research pages on this wiki included over 300 categorised Programmes, Country reports, nine in-depth Institutional reports and a large number of related Resources (research projects, outputs, and publications).

Read more here.

POERUP has put some material on this wiki but most is on its own POERUP wiki


The Editorial Team makes every effort to ensure, but does not guarantee, the accuracy of the information on this wiki, but we warmly invite anyone who sees incorrect information to let us know. You can read more information on this topic here.

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This wiki was partly funded through the Re.ViCa project (2007-2009), then through the VISCED project (2011-2012), and finally though the POERUP project (2011-2014) with support from the European Commission through the Lifelong Learning Programme.

The wiki reflects the views only of the authors, and the European Commission, European Parliament or any other funders commercial or state cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

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