The 2008 Awards, organised by European Schoolnet, have been running since 2001 and is the leading competition for schools in Europe to demonstrate how they are using ICT to build a future Europe and citizens of tomorrow. European Schoolnet (EUN) is a unique not-for-profit consortium of 31 ministries of education in Europe created in 1997. EUN provides major European education portals for teaching, learning and collaboration and leads the way in bringing about change in schooling through the use of new technology.
The awards were given at the European Schoolnet's annual conference held in Rome. The event was attended by 240 participants from all over Europe and beyond representing ministries of education, industry partners, teachers and experts. Eight schools were awarded in the 2008 eLearning Awards for a total of