SRHE pre-conference seminar at ECER about European higher education

srheECER 2014 will be held at University of Porto in coming September. As a pre-conference event, SRHE is holding a one day seminar themed “European higher education – exploring effective strategies for turbulent times”. The event takes place Monday 01 September 13.30-18.30.

The organizers state the aim of the seminar to:

  • bring together colleagues from various European countries to discuss how higher education can cope with turbulent times and how to move forward.
  • bring insights into and examples from various European countries on current developments in higher education.
  • provide a meeting point for emerging researchers to discuss current issues and network with established researchers in the field of higher education.

The event includes a keynote speech by Professor Rosemary Deem (Royal Holloway, University of London, UK) and four parallel sessions:

  • Future prospects in HE for Early Career researchers              
    Presenters/Facilitators: Mr Patrick Baughan, Department of Learning and Development, City University London, UK                                                             
    Univ.- Professor Dr Liudvika Leisyte, TU University Dortmund, Germany
  • Sustaining  high quality teaching and learning in higher education
    Presenters/Facilitators:   Dr Paul Ashwin, Lancaster University                                         
    Dr Mari Karm, University of Tartu, Estonia
  • Developing as a researcher in turbulent times: becoming and being an ‘extended’ professional’
    A presentation by Professor Linda Evans University of Leeds                      
    Facilitator: Dr Christine Teelken, VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Higher education and employment: building the connections
    Presenters/Facilitators:  Dr Camille Kandiko Howson, King’s Learning Institute, King’s College  UK                                     
    Auxiliary Professor Mariana Alves, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

Read more on the event website