It contains the report of the various sessions and workshops of the Seminar, dedicated to Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL): Flexible Ties within Higher Education as well as information on the keynote speeches and the social programme proposed to the participants.
With the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Union
EURASHE is pleased to report that its 21st Annual Conference was held on 31 March & 1 April 2011 in Nice (France). The Main Conference Theme was ‘Examine Expanding Field of Professionally Oriented Programmes in Higher Education’
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|EURASHE President Lars Lynge Nielsen (centre right DK) welcomes Mme Claire Lovisi (centre left FR), the representative of the French Minister of Higher Education and Research in the region Alpes-Côte d’ Azur; with the Conference co-hosts Mr Henri Alexis, Director of the IUT-Nice (left FR) and Mr Jean-François Mazoin, ADIUT President (right FR)|
The event was held in co-operation with the Assemblé des Directeurs d’IUTs (ADIUT) and hosted by the IUT de Nice-Cote d’Azur (Institut Universitaire de Technologie). The plenary session of the event was bilingual (FR – ENG) and focused on three themes: Regional Development, “Openness” of the EHEA towards other regions of the world & Quality Assurance in HE Institutions.
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Keynote speech from a Representative of the world of Employment
Jean-Pierre Lacotte, Vice President of National Union of IUT Presidents, senior staff member of Technicolor Ltd (formerly Thomson) – Innovation, its importance for regional development and its relationship with vocational training courses.
Conference Track 1: Professional programmes in different country contexts: their contribution to ‘Innovation’, employment and regional development.
Robin-Champigneul, Chef de la Représentation de l’Union Européenne à Marseille, keynote speaker from the European Commission – The European Commissions perspective on the role of Universities of Applied Sciences in the European Research Area.
Roland Pelurson, IUT- Valence – An original system of higher professional education.
Tim Creedon, Institutes of Technology (Ireland) - Innovation Union & Universities of Applied Science
Workshops on Conference Track 1
Workshop 1: The two role models on a systemic level and on a practical level
Richard Thorn, IOTI (Ireland) – ‘Diversity is Beautiful’ Binary HE –Systems and Governance.
Workshop 2: Alternating work & learning, theory and practice, recognition of experiential learning, lifelong learning, etc.
Olivier Hueber and Jean-Christophe Boisse, IUT-Nice – 1. Alternating work and Learning in the IUT of Nice –Côte d’Azur / 2. Experiential learning: The Cré@tude project
Workshop 3:Innovative methodology of teaching in professionally oriented programmes
Ole Faborg (EAIE, DK) and Regitze Kristensen (SPACE network, DK) – Innovative methodologies of teaching in professionally oriented programmes.
Plenary Session – Round table session with the keynote speakers
Guy Haug, Technical University of Valencia – European policies regarding Mobility with countries outside the EHEA.
Luis Paulino, President of the National Technological University Dominican Republic, partner in the CaribErasmus project (Erasmus Mundus in the Caribbean Islands) – Trends in Higher Education in the Caribbean.
Workshop sessions on Conference Track 2
Workshop 2: Cooperation of the IUTs of France with Asia
Ronald Guillen, IUT, St Nazaire (France) – Cooperation with South America.
Patricia Pégurien, IUT – Nice: cooperation with Malaysia.
Edwin Van Rest (Study Portals), “How to succeed for an institution on the Global market”
Workshop session on Conference Track 3: Redefining Quality Assurance at an institutional level
Workshop 2: ESG mapping
Bruno Curvale, Centre international d’études pédagogiques – CIEP (France)
Workshop 3: Collaboration opportunities in higher education between Europe and Latin America in the context of current mobility trends.
Achim Hopbach, President of ENQA, on Quality in higher education, firstly a matter of the institutions.
|The conference venue is the Acropolis Conference Centre, a focus point with a “strong historical, architectural and economic identity” in the Centre of Nice|
Following you will find all the material of the 21st Annual Conference:
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