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ONLINE BRIDGING EVENT I·HE2020 'Innovating Higher Education Conference'

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Due to the Covid-19 crisis, EADTU has announced to postpone its onsite IHE2020 Conference in Bari to next year, from 3-5 November 2021.

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I·HE2020 Bridging Event

We are now organising the “Online Bridging Event” on the original dates of the IHE2020 conference, 28-30 October 2020. It will highlight current developments in innovating higher education and consist of a series of keynotes, webinars and online workshops to address most emerging topics.

The event will address the following topics by key persons in the field of innovating higher education:

  • University of the future
  • Blended learning after COVID-19
  • Microcredentials
  • Current developments in education

Already confirmed key contributions will be delivered by:

  • Karl Dittrich (President EQAR and President OUNL)
  • Tim Blackman (Vice-Chancellor, Open University UK)
  • Fridolin Wild (Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University UK)
  • Efrem Melián (Researcher, UOC)
  • Francesca Valente (University of Bologna, UNA Europa)
  • Bas Wegewijs (Team Leader International Recognition NUFFIC (the Dutch Organisation for Internationalisation in Education)

As well as key contributions from the European Commission, the European MOOC Consortium (EMC), UNA Europa and the EMBED team on the Maturity Model for Blended Education

Please register by clicking 'Select a date' and please note that you have to register for each session separately.

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DAY 1

Wednesday 28 October 2020 afternoon

14:00 - 14:15

Opening by President EADTU

Opening session “University of the Future”, I·HE2020 Bridging Event

14:15 – 14:45

Mariya Gabriel (European Commissioner) European roadmap to the University of the Future (TBC)

14:45 – 16:15

Roundtable “University of the Future, continuing education and lifelong learning”

• Chair Karl Dittrich (President EQAR and President OUNL)

• Management UNA Europa

• Tim Blackman (Vice-Chancellor, Open University UK)

16:15 – 16:30

Closing by President EADTU

DAY 2

Thursday 29th October 2020 morning

09:30 – 12:30

Introduction 2nd Day, morning Bridging Event

George Ubachs (Managing Director EADTU)

Staff Training Session: Blended Learning after COVID-19

The European Maturity Model for Blended Education (EMBED), Guidelines, 1st online session

Thursday 29th October 2020 afternoon

14:00 – 14:10

Introduction 2nd Day, afternoon Bridging Event

Opening by President EADTU

Session on Microcredentials, I·HE2020 Bridging Event

14:10-14:35

Commissioner’s Microcredentials Consultation Group report

Vannessa Debiais-Sainton (Head of Unit Higher Education EC) (TBC)

14:35-15:00

Recognition of prior learning and microcredentials,

Bas Wegewijs (Team Leader International Recognition NUFFIC (the Dutch Organisation for Internationalisation in Education))

15:00-16:15

The Common Microcredential Framework (CMF),

Roundtable of European MOOC Consortium (EMC):

• Katherine Weber (Futurelearn),

• Catherine Mongenet (CEO of FUN-MOOC),

• Matthew Hodges (Telefónica Educación Digital),

• Pierpaolo Limone (EduOpen, Università di Foggia),

• George Ubachs (OpenupEd, EADTU)

16:15-16:30

Closing by President EADTU

DAY 3

Friday 30th October 2020 morning

09:30 – 12:30

Introduction 3rd Day Bridging Event

George Ubachs (Managing Director EADTU)

Staff Training Session: Blended Learning after COVID-19

The European Maturity Model for Blended Education (EMBED),

Guidelines, 2nd online session

Friday 30th October 2020 afternoon

14:00-14:10

Introduction 3rd Day, afternoon Bridging Event

Opening by President EADTU

Session on Current Developments in Education I·HE2020 Bridging Event

14:10-14:30

Artificial Intelligence in education,

Fridolin Wild (Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University UK)

14:30-14:50

Students with Disabilities in Online Education: The case of the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

Efrem Melián (Researcher, UOC)

14:50-15:10

Blended and virtual mobility in European University alliances

Innovating educational frameworks and new models of (virtual) mobility

George Ubachs (Managing Director EADTU)

15:10-15:30

Mobility in the UNA Europa Alliance

Francesca Valente (University of Bologna, UNA Europa)

15:30-15:50

Mobility in the EUtopia Alliance

Luk Van Langenhove (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, EUtopia) (TBC)

15:50-16:00

Closing by President EADTU

Please register by clicking 'Select a date' and please note that you have to register for each session separately.

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