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Presentations

Thursday 3 December

Ralf Rahders, Head of Unit, Executive Agency for Education, Audiovisual and Culture of the European Commission (EACEA)

Introductory presentation by the SPHERE Team

Outcomes from HERE events in 2015 - Elizabeth Colucci, EUA/SPHERE Team

Introduction to the conference logic and update on Bologna Process developments - Michael Gaebel, EUA/SPHERE Team 

Session 1 (Plenary): The many dimensions of student-centred learning

Manja Klemencic, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University and Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge 

Session 2 (Plenary): Making student centred learning a reality – Implications for the institution 

José Gines Mora, Visiting Professor, UCL- Institute of Education, London
Sibylle Heilbrunn, Dean, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, Kinneret Academic College, Sea of Galilee, Israel 
Mostafa Radwan, Professor of Engineering, Fayoum University, Egypt
Darya Miron, student/HERE, Belarus

Session 3 (break-outs): Rethinking learning and teaching in higher education institutions

Group 1: Dr. Safa Nassereldin, Alquds Unversity, Palestine
Group 2: Svitlana Kalashnikova, Director, Institute of Higher Education, National Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine
Group 3: Howard Davies, EUA/SPHERE Team
Group 4: Eva Cendon, Director Centre for Continuing Education Research and Education Management, Berlin University for Professional Studies, Germany

  

Friday, 4 December

Session 4 (Plenary): The role of ICT in learning & teaching

Michael Gaebel, EUA/SPHERE Team
Ketevan Gurchiani, Associate Professor, Ilia State University, Georgia

Session 5 (Break-outs) on ICT in learning & teaching

Group 1: Pierre Gedeon, Notre Dame University, Lebanon
Group 2: Zebo Isakova, Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Group 3: Anita Jankovic, University Mitrovica, Kosovo
Group 4: Ketevan Gurchiani, Associate Professor, Ilia State University, Georgia

Brief Presentation of HERE Virtual Community  

Session 6 (Plenary): Curriculum design in the context of innovative teaching and learning

Nadezhda Kamynina, Dean of Humanitarian Faculty, Moscow State University of Geodesy and Cartography/Ministry of Education, Russia
Eva Cendon, Director Centre for Continuing Education Research and Education Management, Berlin University for Professional Studies, Germany

Session 7 (Break-outs): Curricula design in the context of innovative teaching and learning

Group 1: Ways in which Bologna structures and instruments can support curriculum designSamvel Karabekyan, Yerevan Brusov State University of Languages and Social Sciences, Armenia

Group 2: The ways in which teachers can contribute to transforming teaching and learning and they support structures and training they need, and notes from the sessionNada Moghaizel Nasr, Honorary Dean/ Rector’s Delegate for quality assurance and pedagogy, University Saint Joseph of Beirut, Lebanon 

Group 3: Innovative partnerships in curricula design: between universities, with social partners, with industry, etc. - at national level or internationally, José Gines Mora, Visiting Professor, UCL- Institute of Education, London

Session 8: Closing session

Discussion with participants on the conference outcomes, Howard Davies, EUA/SPHERE Team

Presentation and discussion on HERE activities for 2016: EACEA & the SPHERE Team

Closing Remarks: Ralf Rahders, Head of Unit, Executive Agency for Education, Audiovisual and Culture of the European Commission (EACEA)