EADTU-EU Summit 'Higher Education in the New Normal'

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Join us for the EADTU-EU Online Summit on 'Higher Education in the New Normal'

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09:30 – 09:40 Welcome and opening

Ricardo Mairal (President EADTU, Rector UNED);

09:40 – 10:20 Consolidation of post-Covid approaches to digital education; Synchronous hybrid, blended and online education models

Marieke Pieters (Educational Researcher, KU-Leuven)

Martijn Ouwehand (Project manager Educational Innovation, TU Delft)

Wiebe Dijkstra (Adviser on Blended Learning & Trainer, TU-Delft)

Albert Sangra (Professor of Education, UOC)

10:20 – 10:40 Digital education and university alliances

Sanna-Katja Parikka (Chair of the Una Europa IT for Education)

10:40 – 11:00 Digital higher education and smart regions

Richard Tuffs (Consultant, former Director of ERRIN)

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 – 11:50 State of affairs Microcredentials, modularisation in continuing education

Mark Brown (Vice President Academic Affairs DCU)

11:50 – 12:20 Recognition of credited and non-credited microcredentials and short learning programmes

Clare Dunn (Recognition of Prior Learning Manager, Open University UK)

12:20 – 12:55 Summit conclusions; panel members reflect

Ricardo Mairal, President EADTU, Rector UNED, Spain (Chair)

Georgi Dimitrov (Head of Unit Digital Education, European Commission)

Michael Gaebel (Director of the Higher Education Policy Unit, European University Association (EUA)

Jakub Grodecki (Vice President European Student Union (ESU)

12.55-13.00 Closing

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The European Association of Distance Teaching Universities (EADTU) is Europe's leading institutional association in online, open and flexible higher education, and is at the heart of the modernisation agenda of European universities.

The office of EADTU is located in Maastricht, the Netherlands.

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