WUS Austria - News http://www.wus-austria.org WUS Austria - News WUS Austria 150 50 http://www.wus-austria.org http://www.wus-austria.org/images/print_pg.jpg PATTERNS Lectures final conference: „Is teaching always political? New challenges in higher education“http://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/529.htmlhttp://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/529.htmlVienna. „Is teaching always political? New challenges in higher education“ was the title of the final conference of PATTERNS Lectures, a project initiated by ERSTE Foundation and implemented by WUS Austria. The project runs in a series of editions for the 4th time and supports the development of new university courses in Central and South Eastern Europe in the fields of art history, cultural theory, and cultural studies. In the final event of the 4th edition PATTRNS Lecturers from different editions came together, discussing freedom of speech in the classroom, the role of university teachers and students as part of civil society, and unversities’ responsibility for engagement and democracy.

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05.12.17News

Vienna. „Is teaching always political? New challenges in higher education“ was the title of the final conference of PATTERNS Lectures, a project initiated by ERSTE Foundation and implemented by WUS Austria. The project runs in a series of editions for the 4th time and supports the development of new university courses in Central and South Eastern Europe in the fields of art history, cultural theory, and cultural studies. In the final event of the 4th edition PATTERNS Lecturers from different editions came together, discussing freedom of speech in the classroom, the role of university teachers and students as part of civil society, and unversities’ responsibility for engagement and democracy.

The conference took place on 24 – 25 November 2017, in cooperation with the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, in the beautiful and inspiring setting of the Atelierhaus. The event hosted four panels including vivid discussions and left us with many more questions and some insights into daily practices from the PATTERNS Lectures community.

In the frame of the conference we asked and discussed questions such as: Is teaching always political? Has teaching always been political? What is the responsibility of the lecturer? How to deal with political discussions, with hate speech in the class room? Are there limits of free speech in the classroom? Who should draw them, and where? How do lecturers critically interact with institutions like the university, the state, art and culture? How should students be involved in civil society engagement?

The conference brought inputs from different perspectives and a panel discussion about freedom of speech, civil society engagement and democracy with Boris Buden, Elke Krasny and Hedvig Turai (PATTERNS Lectures Advisors). Contribution to panels were made by: Ovidiu Gherasim-Proca, Marina Simić, Ana Kolarić, Izabela Kowalczyk, Nicole Dołowy-Rybińska, Andrea Pócsik, András Müllner, Cristina David, Irfan Hošić, Martin Piaček.

   

We will be following up on the conference with a publication including selected contributions from the conference. Stay tuned!

   

More information:

http://patterns-lectures.erstestiftung.net/

http://www.erstestiftung.org/en/event/is-teaching-always-political-new-challenges-in-higher-education/

 

photo credits: Elisabeth Gruber

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HERAS project invited public universities in Kosovo to workshop on design thinking in Prishtinahttp://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/531.htmlhttp://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/531.htmlPrishtina. On 5 and 6 December 2017, HERAS invited Wonderwerk from Vienna (https://www.wonderwerk.at/en/) to conduct a one day and a half workshop on understanding students‘ needs with the design thinking method with academic staff of public universities.  The public universities in Kosovo aim to position themselves as modern higher education institutions, providing their students not only with state-of-the-art knowledge, but also didactics. For this reason, professors and assistants from the public universities in Kosovo were brought together to experience a set of measures/methodologies in order to make higher education in Kosovo more student centered. During this workshop, participants got to know the design thinking approach and several design thinking tools which can be helpful for teaching staff in creating and successfully applying student-oriented learning methods.]]>11.12.17News

Prishtina. On 5 and 6 December 2017, HERAS invited Wonderwerk from Vienna (https://www.wonderwerk.at/en/ ) to conduct a one day and a half workshop on understanding students‘ needs with the design thinking method with academic staff of public universities.  The public universities in Kosovo aim to position themselves as modern higher education institutions, providing their students not only with state-of-the-art knowledge, but also didactics. For this reason, professors and assistants from the public universities in Kosovo were brought together to experience a set of measures/methodologies in order to make higher education in Kosovo more student centered. During this workshop, participants got to know the design thinking approach and several design thinking tools which can be helpful for teaching staff in creating and successfully applying student-oriented learning methods.

During the workshop the participants interviewed students, translated their views and needs into ideas, prototyped and tested the ideas. One participant mentioned: „Now I will not only try to observe the needs of the students as I did before, but I can apply a structure and tools in my observation.“

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ALLED project has come to an endhttp://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/530.htmlhttp://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/530.htmlPrishtina. The ALLED project has come to an end and we are featuring here some of the outputs/publications produced in the component for higher education which was led by experts from WUS Austria.

 

For more nformation and more outputs visit: http://www.alledkosovo.com/

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Prishtina. The ALLED project has come to an end and we are featuring here some of the outputs/publications produced in the component for higher education which was led by experts from WUS Austria.

 

For more nformation and more outputs visit: http://www.alledkosovo.com

 

PUBLICATIONS/ OUTPUTS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

 

 

 

 

  • Information on the Diploma Supplement in Albania

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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WUS Austria at the EYA Festivalhttp://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/533.htmlhttp://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/533.html

Graz. Veronika Nitsche, member of the Executive Board of WUS Austria had the pleasure to be table host at the world café in the frame the EYA (European Youth Award) Festival, which took place in Graz from Nov. 29 – Dec. 2, 2017.

 

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The European Youth Award (EYA) is a pan-European contest to motivate young people, social entrepreneurs, and start-ups to produce digital projects that  will have an impact on society. It demonstrates their potential to create innovative solutions with Internet and Mobile technology addressing the goals defined by the Council of Europe and Europe 2020 as well as the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). EYA is organized by the International Center for New Media, a Non-Profit Organization based in Salzburg, Austria.

For more information visit: www.eu-youthaward.org

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Launching of the research study on “Mainstreaming human rights into curriculum development”http://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/534.htmlhttp://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/534.htmlPrishtina. The research study has been published with HERAS support whereas drafted by Mr. Besnik Loxha, Academic Development Office within University of Prishtina. According to the author of the study, Mr. Loxha, the purpose of this research is first to present the status quo of the inclusion of human rights in the curricula as a theoretical and fundamental aspect of advocacy and awareness raising of society on this issue and secondly, to present a factual and realistic situation how much the institution addresses human rights issues.

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15.02.18News

Prishtina. The research study has been published with HERAS support whereas drafted by Mr. Besnik Loxha, Academic Development Office within University of Prishtina. According to the author of the study, Mr. Loxha, the purpose of this research is first to present the status quo of the inclusion of human rights in the curricula as a theoretical and fundamental aspect of advocacy and awareness raising of society on this issue and secondly, to present a factual and realistic situation how much the institution addresses human rights issues.

On the other hand, Mr. Aqim Emurli, Project Leader, stressed that they will follow-up on the findings and the recommendations of the research study with regard to the mainstreaming of the human rights into curriculum development. This will be achieved in close cooperation with the senior management of the University as well as with the engagement of other relevant stakeholders at all levels.

The event took place on 15 February 2018 in front of Ministry officials, higher education institution officials, international representatives, civil society members as well as other deemed colleagues and participants.

 

For further information about the project check out the project website at:  https://www.heraskosovo.org/ .

 

To read the study in English click here.

To read the study in Albanian click here.

 

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InterCap project kick off meetinghttp://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/535.htmlhttp://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/535.html

On 18 and 19 of January the coordinator CARDET from Cyprus hosted the kick off meeting for the project InterCap: “Developing capacities together: European CSO-university networks for global learning on migration, security and sustainable development in an interdependent world.”

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On 18 and 19 of January the coordinator CARDET from Cyprus hosted the kick off meeting for the project InterCap: “Developing capacities together: European CSO-university networks for global learning on migration, security and sustainable development in an interdependent world.” The overall objective of the project is to enhance critical understanding of migration and sustainable development, in the context of SDGs, amongst those in teacher education, in order to increase comprehension of the relationship between the interdependent world, (in)-security and risk. 

 

The meeting in Nicosia gathered 13 partners from 10 different EU countries who presented an overview of the activities that will take place over the 3 years of project duration. Most attention was dedicated to the first activities to follow: investigate current state through literature review and organize a field research with 2 focus groups to collect the needs, perceptions and expectation from relevant stakeholders. Participants had also the opportunity to discuss the Curriculum for development education teacher training which will be designed in the first project year.

 

Outputs, work done, and progress made will be presented in October in Lithuania at the 1st InterCap Annual Conference.

 

Follow our webpage and project´s social media channels to get regular updates: InterCapFacebook, InterCapTwitter, InterCapLinkedin

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HERAS advanced curriculum development workshop http://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/537.htmlhttp://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/537.htmlFerizaj. On 27 February HERAS experts and team carried out a workshop at the University of Applied Sciences Ferizaj on the topic of “Advanced Curriculum Development”.

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Ferizaj. On 27 February HERAS experts and team carried out a workshop at the University of Applied Sciences Ferizaj on the topic of “Advanced Curriculum Development”. The workshops covered two hours of input and discussion around development of curricula that match the needs of students and the labour market. The university cooperates with businesses in the region to ensure that graduates are fit for future jobs. The workshop was enrichened by the experience and expertise of the participating staff and was rounded up with a tour around campus.

 

To find out about HERAS : https://www.heraskosovo.org/ 

 

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TOURISThttp://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/538.htmlhttp://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/538.html

Graz. The project coordinator FH Joanneum organized the TOURIST kick-off meeting and the following study visit from February, 27 – March 2, 2018. During the kick-off meeting representatives of all partners from Austria, Finland, Spain, Thailand and Vietnam presented their respective organizations as well as their main responsibilities in this project...

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05.03.18News

Graz. The project coordinator FH Joanneum organized the TOURIST kick-off meeting and the following study visit from February, 27 – March 2, 2018. During the kick-off meeting representatives of all partners from Austria, Finland, Spain, Thailand and Vietnam presented their respective organizations as well as their main responsibilities in this project. The project coordinator provided a detailed overview on administrative and financial issues and the partners used the opportunity to develop the next steps and activities in this project. The meeting was very useful to find a common understanding of the expected outcomes and to discuss the upcoming capacity building trainings. 

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SAVE project kick off meetinghttp://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/536.htmlhttp://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/536.html

Kaunas. The kick off meeting of the Erasmus+ project Sport Against Violence and Exclusion (SAVE) was hosted by the coordinating organisation Lithuanian Sports University beginning of February in Kaunas. The project will focus on strengthening of the prevention and fight against racism and violence among youth in sport clubs, specifically aiming towards grass root sports, amateur and recreational sport.

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Representatives of partner organisations from Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Italy, Lithuania and Serbia presented their organisations and the activities for which they are responsible in the project. During the meeting issues related to the implementation and methodology to be applied were discussed and several workshops were organized. The goal of the first workshop was to define target groups, possible ways of approaching them and attracting the necessary number as described for activity no 1: Desk Analysis and Needs Assessment. The second workshop was organized by WUS Austria in order to analyse with the partners possible risks and how they can be mitigated.

After the kick off meeting the consortium members attended a Euroleague basketball game between Žalgiris and Khimki in the Žalgiris Arena in Kaunas.  For further information about the project click here.

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HERAS: Official Kick-Off of Advanced Programmatic Partnership Project held in Salzburghttp://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/539.htmlhttp://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/539.htmlSalzburg. From 28 February to 2 March, the HERAS team attended the kick-off event of the advanced Programmatic Partnership project “Industrial Collaboration in Product Design Education” that will be implemented between the University of Applied Sciences in Ferizaj (UASF) and Salzburg University of Applied Sciences (SUAS). The event took place in Salzburg, Austria where the high-level visit from the UASF and SUAS discussed and where also working meetings between both institutions took place. 

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Salzburg. From 28 February to 2 March, the HERAS team attended the kick-off event of the advanced Programmatic Partnership project “Industrial Collaboration in Product Design Education” that will be implemented between the University of Applied Sciences in Ferizaj (UASF) and Salzburg University of Applied Sciences (SUAS). The event took place in Salzburg, Austria where the high-level visit from the UASF and SUAS discussed and where also working meetings between both institutions took place.

Both parties have agreed that the project will focus on the continuous development of academic and scientific capabilities of the students and will prepare them for the labour market in Ferizaj and the region taking into account the experiences from Salzburg, Austria. In addition, during the kick-off the representatives of both universities signed a Memorandum of Understanding that aims to support smooth and successful implementation of the project activities. Noteworthy, the abovementioned project was selected for funding through the HERAS programmatic partnership calls and is one among 5 similar projects that will be implemented in the period 2018-2019. HERAS team will follow-up and monitor the implementation of this important project.  

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PATTERNS Lectures conference publication "Is teaching always political?" is published!http://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/540.htmlhttp://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/540.htmlThe final conference of PATTERNS Lectures 2016/17 took place in Vienna in November 2017 and dealt with the topic “Is teaching always political? New challenges in higher education”. The event brought together lecturers from different generations of PATTERNS Lectures, PATTERNS Lectures Advisors and selected guests who took part as speakers and moderators.

Selected contributions are now available in our conference publication which is published in March 2018!

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08.03.18News

The final conference of PATTERNS Lectures 2016/17 took place in Vienna in November 2017 and dealt with the topic “Is teaching always political? New challenges in higher education”. The event brought together lecturers from different generations of PATTERNS Lectures, PATTERNS Lectures Advisors and selected guests who took part as speakers and moderators.

Selected contributions fom the conference are now available in our conference publication which is published in March 2018! 

Here is a short preview from the introduction...
"The curriculum is never neutral: it privileges certain worldviews, certain traditions and certain authors. So we quickly moved on to experiences and questions from the classrooms: How to deal with unreasonable statements in class? Crossing the norm: where is the line? And just how much “political” is allowed if you want to keep your job? We knew then and there that we were opening a difficult chapter and that there was no moving on from here to a comfort zone where we could leave the conference with uplifted hearts and happy solutions.  (...)

We did not reach definite conclusions, but we started a dialogue to create a forum to share stories and experiences which are similar, and which show that we are not facing isolated cases. "

 

To view the full publication click here.

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PROMIG Guest lecture „Migration and Sustainable Development” at Tbilisi State Universityhttp://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/541.htmlhttp://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/541.htmlTbilisi. On 10 March 2018, Louise Sperl (WUS AT) provided a guest lecture/workshop on migration and sustainable development at Tbilisi State University for students of the MA Programme on Migration Management. The lecture addressed concepts such as human and sustainable development, explored the nexus between sustainable development and migration and introduced tools to for measuring development – such as the Human Development Index (HDI) and Gender Inequality Index (GII). The lecture further introduced the Agenda 2030 & the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the nexus between the SDGs and migration. In interactive working groups, students explored and discussed migration related targets of the SDGs in the specific context of Georgia. Furthermore, the New York Declaration on Refugees and Migrants as well as progress made in developing a Global Compact on Refugees as well as a Global Compact for safe, orderly and regular migration were discussed.

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Tbilisi. On 10 March 2018, Louise Sperl (WUS AT) provided a guest lecture/workshop on migration and sustainable development at Tbilisi State University for students of the MA Programme on Migration Management. The lecture addressed concepts such as human and sustainable development, explored the nexus between sustainable development and migration and introduced tools to for measuring development – such as the Human Development Index (HDI) and Gender Inequality Index (GII). The lecture further introduced the Agenda 2030 & the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the nexus between the SDGs and migration. In interactive working groups, students explored and discussed migration related targets of the SDGs in the specific context of Georgia. Furthermore, the New York Declaration on Refugees and Migrants as well as progress made in developing a Global Compact on Refugees as well as a Global Compact for safe, orderly and regular migration were discussed.

The guest lecture was organised within the scope of the EU funded project PROMIG - Promoting Migration Studies in Higher Education: The project uses the experiences of the MA programs in migration studies within the South Caucasus region to enhance the development of a similar MA program in Afghanistan for ensuring that Afghan Universities are capable to offer curricula/education and research in the field of migration.

For further information about the project click here

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HERAS supports MEST to develop regulation on functioning the NCP for H2020http://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/542.htmlhttp://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/542.htmlPrishtina. On 13 March 2018, HERAS in cooperation with MEST organise a high-level conference on functionalization of the National Contact Persons (NCP) System in Kosovo. The event was opened by Mr. Shyqiri Bytyqi, Minister of Education, Science and Technology and Mr. Gernot Pfandler, Ambassador of Austria in Prishtina. During the event, the MEST officially launched the new Regulation on Definition and Functionalization of the Kosovo NCPs for the European Union Framework on Research and Innovation - HORIZON 2020, which was developed with the experts support of the HERAS project. 

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Prishtina. On 13 March 2018, HERAS in cooperation with MEST organise a high-level conference on functionalization of the National Contact Persons (NCP) System in Kosovo. The event was opened by Mr. Shyqiri Bytyqi, Minister of Education, Science and Technology and Mr. Gernot Pfandler, Ambassador of Austria in Prishtina. During the event, the MEST officially launched the new Regulation on Definition and Functionalization of the Kosovo NCPs for the European Union Framework on Research and Innovation - HORIZON 2020, which was developed with the experts support of the HERAS project.

Mr. Bytyqi welcomed the support of the Austrian Government and stated that without support and cooperation of the Austrian, the higher education reforms in Kosovo would not be happening as they should. Minister Bytyqi highlighted the MEST priorities and commitment in research and innovation and the need to increase Kosovo participation in the research projects. Minister thanked particularly the HERAS project for continues support for Kosovo’s engagement to show stronger performance in international research collaboration and a stronger integration into the European Research Area (ERA). To this end, the Minister stated that there is no doubt that the new regulation will only contribute towards achieving the above.

From the other side, the Ambassador Pfandler stated that Austrian Government, through the HERAS project is happy to build capacities of Kosovo with regard to the possibility to get projects funded by the H2020. Mr. Ambassador mentioned that the Horizon 2020, is the largest research program in Europe, seven-year program (2014-2020), for which have been allocated around 80 billion Euro. This a great chance for Kosovo research organizations to compete and increase the absorption capacities, Kosovo wide. Noteworthy, the Ambassador also echoed that Kosovo has taken good steps to developed a special regulation on National Contact Points (NCP) system which outlines the efforts of the research organisations, higher education institutions, think-tank as well as other related institution, and all this, expected to improve the coordinated between the NCP and the MEST in the given matter.

The event proceeded with the presentations from the other panelists, discussions and exchange of views between the audience, mainly Rectors, Vice Rectors, current NCP, researchers, think tank representatives and other related stakeholders.

 

To read about the project click here

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ASCENT kick-off meeting http://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/543.htmlhttp://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/543.htmlGraz. The project coordinator FH Joanneum organized the ASCENT kick-off meeting and the following study visit from March, 12 – March 15, 2018. During the kick-off meeting representatives of all partners from Argentina, Austria, Brazil, Germany, Mexico and Spain, presented their respective organizations as well as their main responsibilities in this project. The project coordinator provided a detailed overview on administrative and financial issues and the partners used the opportunity to develop the next steps and activities in this project. The meeting was very useful to find a common understanding of the expected outcomes and to discuss the upcoming capacity building trainings.

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The meeting was very useful to find a common understanding of the expected outcomes and to discuss the upcoming capacity building trainings.

In this project WUS Austria is responsible for the external quality assurance which includes the lead of the quality and ethics board (QEB) which consists of 1 member of each higher education institution; the development of three external QA reports (one per year) incl. recommendations; and the support in the development of the QA plan.In this role WUS Austria works intensively together with the Finnish partner that is responsible for the internal quality assurance.

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International Trainings on Migration held in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia within PROMIG projecthttp://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/544.htmlhttp://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/544.htmlYerevan, Baku and Tbilisi. In March 2018 partner universities hosted international trainings held by the University of Alicante, on topics related to Migration. The trainings were held within the Erasmus+ project "Promoting Migration Studies in Higher Education" (PROMIG).

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Yerevan, Baku and Tbilisi. In March 2018 partner universities hosted international trainings held by the University of Alicante, on topics related to Migration. The trainings were held within the Erasmus+ project "Promoting Migration Studies in Higher Education" (PROMIG).

 

On March 26 2018, Russian-Armenian University hosted a training on Socio-Economic issues of migration. During the training, visiting professors from the University of Alicante Oana Driha, Ph.D. in Economic Science and Business, and María Jiménez Delgado, Ph.D. in Sociology, presented the following topics: 

  • Migration and Economic Development
  • Labor Market and Migration
  • Education and Migration
  • Migrants’ Social and Cultural Integration
 
The training gathered more than 60 participants, including undergraduate and graduate students, young scholars and academic staff from Russian-Armenian University, Armenian State University of Economics, representatives of the Armenian office of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), “Armenian Caritas” benevolent NGO, and the Erasmus+ office in Armenia. Upon the completion of the training, the trainers and participants received certificates.

 

On March 28 2018 trainings were held at Tbilisi State University on the topics of Labour Migration and Economic Development, Education and Migration. Participants from different Universities and different target groups were invited to attend trainings. 

 

On March 30 2018 University of Alicante delivered trainings at Khazar University. Trainings were used for dissemination purposes and for spreading word about Migration Studies within different target groups. Professors Oana Driha and Maria Dolores-Delgado covered topics related to the Education and Migration; Economic Development and Migration.

 

The Erasmus+ PROMIG project ("Promoting Migration Studies in Higher Education") was launched in October 2016. The project organized a number of trainings on the topic of migration in  Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan.
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Launch of the short Guide for syllabus development by the University of Prishtina “Hasan Prishtina”http://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/545.htmlhttp://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/545.htmlPrishtina. On 11 April HERAS supported the launch of “A short Guide for reviewing and revising syllabi for teaching staff and for the staff supporting and supervising curriculum development”, moderated by Hysen Bytyqi, Vice-Rector for Quality Assurance, with participation of Coordinators for Academic Development of the University of Prishtina, study programs heads and vice-deans.

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Prishtina. On 11 April HERAS supported the launch of “A short Guide for reviewing and revising syllabi for teaching staff and for the staff supporting and supervising curriculum development”, moderated by Hysen Bytyqi, Vice-Rector for Quality Assurance, with participation of Coordinators for Academic Development of the University of Prishtina, study programs heads and vice-deans. The guide was developed by a working group from the University of Prishtina “Hasan Prishtina” /Academic Development Office and Vice-Rector for Quality Assurance in cooperation with the project HERAS - Higher Education, Research and Applied Science in Kosovo.

The event provided space for input from all sides,  lively discussions, and further suggestions how to support academic/teaching staff to write, review and revise the syllabi of their courses so that these better reflect the content of the courses and methodologies applied.

The guide will be available at the Academic Development Office and for download from the website soon.

 

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AtLETyC Final Conference in Turinhttp://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/546.htmlhttp://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/546.htmlOn the 19th of April 2018 the final conference took place in Turin – Italy. After the successful implementation of the pilot training last autumn, the new dual career approach for former elite athletes, designed by partners from all over Europe, was discussed those days by lecturers, professors and course designers together with the former Austrian ski jumper Florian Schabereiter, invited by the KADA association, also involved in the AtLETyC project.  

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On the 19th of April 2018 the final conference took place in Turin – Italy. After the successful implementation of the pilot training last autumn, the new dual career approach for former elite athletes, designed by partners from all over Europe, was discussed those days by lecturers, professors and course designers together with the former Austrian ski jumper Florian Schabereiter, invited by the KADA association, also involved in the AtLETyC project.  Participants of the meeting contributed from their point of view and shared new ideas for a dual career. Core part of the recently developed training was a 6-week lasting MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), which supported flexible learning for busy athletes. Next to the MOOC athletes had to absolve also a face to face training. During the final conference the project partner agreed, that the blended learning concept was one of the success factors and will remain essential for future trainings within the AtLETyC label. For further information about the project click here. To view the ATLETyC MOOC click here.

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INCLUSION project meeting and dissemination conference in Travnik, May 10-11, 2018http://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/547.htmlhttp://www.wus-austria.org/news/0/547.htmlTravnik/BiH. More than 30 professionals from Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, UK and Austria participated in a workshop in Travnik on May 10-11, 2018 aimed at finalising Social Dimension strategies at universities and beyond as well as developing resources and guidelines for inclusive learning and teaching at universities. The workshop was followed by a dissemination event at the University of Travnik (May 11), targeting students and external stakeholders from the higher education sector in Bosnia and Herzegovina. During the conference, the project was introduced to stakeholders and main results achieved so far were presented.

 

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Travnik/BiH. More than 30 professionals from Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, UK and Austria participated in a workshop in Travnik on May 10-11, 2018 aimed at finalising Social Dimension strategies at universities and beyond as well as developing resources and guidelines for inclusive learning and teaching at universities. The workshop was followed by a dissemination event at the University of Travnik (May 11), targeting students and external stakeholders from the higher education sector in Bosnia and Herzegovina. During the conference, the project was introduced to stakeholders and main results achieved so far were presented.

The workshop and conference were organised in the context of the Erasmus+ Project - Development and Implementation of Social Dimension Strategies in Armenia and Bosnia and Herzegovina through Cross-regional Peer Learning/INCLUSION”. The meeting was held at University of Travnik in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The INCLUSION project is coordinated by the Yerevan State Academy of Fine Arts (YSAFA) and aims to enhance the capacity of stakeholders on the field of higher education in Armenia and BiH in contributing to the implementation of social dimension (SD) strategies.

 


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