The Networking Event takes place on Tuesday, 9th June 2020, at the Representation of the State of Baden-Württemberg to the European Union, located in Rue Belliard 60/62, 1040 Brussels.

The networking event is addressed to higher education representatives, who work within teacher education programmes in Europe (EU member states, further Erasmus+ programme countries and the United Kingdom).

If you are interested to attend the event, please take part in our survey and notify us via this survey on your interest to participate in the event.

- preliminary programme (as of February 2020) -

8:30 Registration and coffee
9:00 WELCOME and introduction
Mr Harald Nybølet, Director General, Diku Norway
9:15 Keynote speech
Alis Oancea, Professor of Philosophy of Education and Research Policy and Director of Research Oxford University (TBC)
Q&A
9:45 Project pitches – from the programmes Lehramt.International, NOTED and ERASMUS+
10:15 Coffee break
10:45 The role of teachers and teacher education in Europe: the new Erasmus+ programme and the EU’s educational policy framework
Sophia Eriksson Waterschoot, Director Youth, Education and Erasmus+, Directorate General for Education and Culture, European Commission (TBC)
Q&A
11:15 “Networking session”
Speed dating format giving participants the chance to meet and discuss concrete ideas for collaboration
12:30 Networking lunch
14:00 Parallel workshop sessions (Round 1)

  • Mobilizing future teachers: how to mobilise pre-service teachers through counselling, media campaigns and other initiatives
  • School internships abroad: preparation, support and follow-up on international school internships for pre-service teachers
  • Internationalisation at home: how to internationalise teacher education at home institutions
  • Partnering for international teacher education: how to develop and establish international cooperation for teacher education and academic staff mobility
  • Digital opportunities to learn: how to implement digital solutions to foster intercultural learning abroad and at home
15:00 Coffee break
15:30 Parallel workshop sessions (Round 2)
See above
16:30 Wrap-up in plenary

Inspirational talk

17:00 End of seminar