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Teaching & Learning Enhancement Fund 2018 Project Reviews

21st November 2018 - 22nd November 2018

Check back soon for recordings of the project reviews 2018

The review of Teaching & Learning Enhancement Fund 2018 project proposals (open forum presentation) will be held on:

21st and 22nd November 2018

Venue: Dublin Convention Centre, Spencer Dock, N Wall Quay, North Wall, Dublin 1 Please note: The Open Forum Session will be live streamed and recorded.

International Review Panel

Agnieszka Mrozek

Head of the Office of Education at Lodz University of Technology; vice-president of the university Board for Quality of Education.

Agnieszka’s life and professional career is connected to Lodz and Lodz University of Technology. She graduated 1991  on master level in Chemical Technology and completed doctoral thesis in 1997 in Chemistry. In 2015 graduated post diploma studies on quality management at higher education.

1993-2016 academic teacher and researcher at the Faculty of Chemistry.

2008-2016 vice-dean for education and students affairs responsible for teaching and learning quality, cooperation with international partners and industry, and innovative curricula.

From September 2016 the head of the Office of Education at the Lodz University of Technology responsible for education, international staff and student exchange, and international educational projects.

Author of a number of papers on crystallography, drug design, data analysis, and environmental management and a supervisor of bachelor and master projects. Awarded with the medal of  the Commission of National Education for outstanding contribution to education in Poland.

Christian Tauch

Head of the education department of the German Rectors’ Conference .

Christian Tauch worked at the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland and at the European University Institute in Florence/Italy before joining the Technical University of Dresden (Germany) as director of the International Office. From 1995 to 2005 he was head of the international department of the German Rectors Conference in Bonn and from 2006 till 2010 he worked in the higher education unit of the European Commission in Brussels. Since then he is back with the German Rectors‚ Conference, where he is in charge of the education department, dealing inter alia with the implementation of the Bologna Process in German higher education institutions, qualifications frameworks, the shift from teaching to learning‚ how to increase completion rates in HE, cooperation with employers‚ associations on higher education issues, etc.

Michael Gaebel

Director of the Higher Education Policy Unit at European University Association

Michael’s unit focuses on issues related to higher education learning and teaching, including the Bologna Process, lifelong learning, e-learning and MOOCs, internationalisation and global dialogue.

When Michael first joined the organisation in 2006, he was in charge of developing EUA’s international strategy and global exchange and cooperation.

Before joining EUA, Michael worked for more than a decade in higher education cooperation and development in the Middle East, the former Soviet Union and Asia. From 2002 to 2006, he was the European Co-Director of the ASEAN-EU University Network Programme (AUNP) in Bangkok.

Gillian Moreira

Assistant Professor at the University of Aveiro, Portugal

Gillian holds a Masters in Education and a Doctorate in Culture from this university, having specialised in the cultural relations between the European Union and the United Kingdom, and she teaches in the area of Cultural and Intercultural Studies at the Department of Languages and Cultures.

She is a researcher at the Centre for Languages, Literatures and Cultures at UA and her research has focussed on language education and language policies, interculturality and identity issues, and intercultural competence in contexts of personal and professional mobility. She has participated in conferences and published on these themes, and been involved in national and international projects related to English Language education, the development of plurilingual and intercultural competences and quality enhancement in higher education.

She was pro-Rector at the University of Aveiro (2010 – 2018) with responsibility for the evaluation and accreditation of the study programmes and the enhancement of the teaching and learning experience of students at UA.

Oisín Hassan

Vice President for Academic Affairs with the Union of Students in Ireland (USI), a national organisation representing over 374,000 on both sides of the border.

Oisín is a graduate of Queen’s University Belfast in Law with Politics, and has begun an LLM in Law and Governance. He previously served as Vice President Equality and Diversity (2015/16) and Vice President Education (2016/17) in Queen’s University Belfast Students’ Union, before election to USI.

In his role he works on developing the student voice in quality enhancement, building capacity in Students’ Union’s on education policy, and embedding an ethos of students as partners across Ireland. He also works on International Affairs within USI, representing students at the European Students’ Union.

Oisín sits on the Board of the QQI and on the Board of the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning. He also works with various partners of USI, including SUSI, the HEA, and ISSE. He is Chairperson of the National Student Engagement Network set up under NStEP.

Information for Project Teams

Each project team is asked to prepare a presentation of NOT MORE than 15 minutes. Following the presentation, the project teams will take questions from the international review panel and the audience.

ALL PRESENTATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED IN ADVANCE OF THE REVIEW TO THE NATIONAL FORUM BY 12PM TUESDAY 20TH NOVEMBER.

Click here to view further information including the schedule for the session.

Click here for download the impact report template for project teams

Details

Start:
21st November 2018
End:
22nd November 2018
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Website:
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Organizer

National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning in Higher Education
Phone:
+353 1 664 1600
Email:
info@teachingandlearning.ie
Website:
https://teachingandlearning.ie/

Venue

Dublin Convention Centre
Spencer Dock, N Wall Quay, North Wall,
Dublin 1,DublinIreland
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Website:
https://www.theccd.ie/