As part of its mission in the Slovenian librarianship sphere, IZUM puts great emphasis on education and training. Today’s way of life is very information- and technology-oriented, and e-learning with its online access to contents can additionally improve information literacy and also the quality of lifelong learning as a basic human right.
The development of IT significantly affects traditional teaching and learning and it slowly changes them into e-teaching and e-learning. Such a development requires from all participants in educational systems to follow the IT development and build their own information literacy in the Web 2.0 environment.
Accreditation, described as a “Licence to Kill”, is arousing fear across Europe, since this American practice is unusual in the European context. The problem is the degree of autonomy of European universities, which are under the control of their governments, appropriating the authority for granting accreditations.