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Preliminary Programme
As of 30 October 2009

 

Thursday, 19 November

14.00 – 17.00        Registration
                                Solbjerg Plads 3, Foyer
  

17.00 – 18.30        Official Opening and Plenary Session I:
                                Creativity and Innovation in Higher Education
                                
BG Fonden Auditorium

Chair: Lucien Bollaert, Forum Steering Committee

• Welcome, Johan Roos, President, Copenhagen Business School

• Introduction to the Forum, Henrik Toft Jensen, Chair, Forum Steering Committee

• “Innovation, learning and quality assurance – mission impossible?”, Bjørn Stensaker, NIFU STEP, Norway

• Discussion

19.30                        Welcome Reception
                                  Under the patronage of the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Development
                                  Porcelaenshaven (CBS campus), Klin Hall

 

Friday, 20 November

09.00 – 10.45       Plenary Session II:
                               From European framework to national context
                               BG Fonden Auditorium

                               Chair: Bruno Curvale, Forum Steering Committee

The session will discuss how European dimension of Quality Assurance has developed in recent years and present a case study of how one national quality assurance system tempts to creative teaching and learning as well as to adjust to the European quality assurance framework.

• “European Commission’s Progress Report on Quality Assurance”, Robin van Ijperen, Higher Education Unit, European Commission

• “Enhancing creative teaching and learning in Scottish universities: A case study”, Bill Harvey, QAA Scotland, United Kingdom

• Respondent: Robert Santa, ESU

• Discussion

• Practical information on working groups and discussion groups

10.45 – 11.15        Coffee break
                                Solbjerg Plads, Ground and second floors
                                Kilen, ground floor

Participants willing to a workshop session that takes place in the Kilen building are kindly invited to have their coffee break there.
The exact location of all paper and workshop sessions can be found in the Forum booklet.

11.15 – 13.00          Working Group Session I: Workshops and papers

Participants will have a choice of a workshop, with duration of 90 minutes (plus a 15-minute break), or of two papers, with duration of 45 minutes each.

Papers will be presented during parallel sessions of 45 min each, with a 15-minute break in between to allow the participants to move around.

Please download here  pdf.gifthe abstracts for workshop and paper sessions.

13.00 – 14.30           Lunch
                                   Solbjerg Plads, Ground floor canteen and second floor

14.30 – 15.30           Working Group Session II: Discussion Groups 

The discussion groups will address the themes of the Forum.

For more information please download the background document  pdf.giffor this session.
 

15.30 – 16.00           Coffee break
                                   Solbjerg Plads, Ground and second floors

16.00 – 17.30           Plenary Session III:
                                   Creative quality culture respecting institutional and education diversity
                                   BG Fonden Auditorium

                                   Chair: Andrea Blaettler, Forum Steering Committee

The session will discuss how quality assurance takes into account the enhancement of diversity of institutional and educational missions. Links between different sorts of quality culture and creativity will also be explored.

• “Diversity within the institution”, Heinz Lechleiter, Dublin City University, Ireland

• “Diversity of HEIs missions in institutional audits”, Riitta Pyykkö, FINHEEC, Finland

18.30                         Departure from conference hotels to the Danish National Gallery
                                   See conference booklet for further details.

19.00 – 20.00           Tour of the Danish National Gallery
                                   Welcome reception and special opening of the Danish National Gallery
                                   Sculpture Street, Danish National Gallery 

 20.00                         Conference dinner
                                   The Danish National Gallery - Sculpture Street

 

Saturday, 21 November

09.00 – 10.30        Plenary Session IV:
                                Challenges for the future quality assurance
 
                                BG Fonden Auditorium

                                Chair: Gemma Rauret Dalmau, ANECA, Spain

The session will discuss some of the challenges of the quality assurance in the European higher education area post 2010.

• “Reflecting on the future of QA taking into account latest developments in the European HE and the reports of yesterday’s discussion groups”, Pedro Teixeira, University of Porto, Portugal

• Observations on the forum discussions by cartoonist Patrick Sanders

10.30 – 11.00         Coffee break
                                 Solbjerg Plads, Ground and second floors
                                 Kilen, ground floor

Participants willing to attend a paper session that takes place in the Kilen building are kindly invited to have their coffee break there.
The exact location of all paper sessions can be found in the Forum booklet.

11.00 – 11.45          Working Group Session III: Papers

Please download here pdf.gif the abstracts for papers.

11.45 – 13.00          Plenary Session V:
                                  Closing Session

                                  BG Auditorium

                                  Chair and facilitator: Martin Prchal, European Association of Conservatoires (AEC)

The session will aim to draw together discussions of the previous days on the role of creativity and diversity in future quality assurance approaches through an interactive ‘question time’ during which the audience is invited to interview E4 presidents about their views on conference topics and to contribute in the discussion by the facilitator of the session.

• A panel discussion with the E4 presidents and the audience

• Wrap-up and thanks

13.00 – 14.30           Lunch and departure of participants
                                   Solbjerg Plads, Ground floor canteen and second floor

 

European University Association (EUA)

Brussels office:
Avenue de l’Yser, 24
1040 Brussels
Belgium
Tel: +32 (0) 2 230 55 44

Geneva office:
114, Rue du Rhône
Case postale 3174
1211 Geneva 3
Switzerland
Tel: +41 22 552 02 96