The Policy Dialogue takes place on Monday, 8th June 2020, at the Representation of the State of Baden-Württemberg to the European Union, located in Rue Belliard 60/62, 1040 Brussels.

The policy dialogue will follow-up on the EU council conclusions that the Croatian EU presidency plans to introduce at the May Education Council on the topic of teacher education. The policy dialogue is exclusively addressed to representatives of ministries dealing with teacher education in Europe (EU member states, further Erasmus+ programme countries and the United Kingdom).

Participation is on invitation only, which will be sent via the Permanent Representations / missions in Brussels. Ministerial representatives of the German Länder are equally invited.

- preliminary programme (as of February 2020) -

12:30 Registration – lunch and mingling

Theresia Bauer, Minister for Higher Education, Research and Art, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (TBC)
Aase Marthe Johansen Horrigmo, Norwegian State Secretary

14:00 Setting the scene: global teachers for global learners
Dr. Dorothea Rüland, Secretary General, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
14:15 Croatian EU presidency: presentation of council conclusions (TBC)
14:30 Moderated discussion on challenges and solutions for the internationalisation of teacher education

Input by:

  • European Commission
  • National ministries
15:30 Coffee break
16:00 Continuation of moderated discussion – challenges and solutions for the internationalisation of teacher education

Input by ministries from European countries

16:45 Responses from the field

Input by, e.g.:

  • HEI representative
  • Researcher
  • Student
  • Teacher
  • Representative of municipality
17:30 Learning by going
17:45 Wrap-up and introduction to poster session
DAAD and Diku
18:00 Evening reception
Poster session: good-practice projects from higher education institutions in Europe