A new edition of the online workshop UNICA EduLAB will take place on Friday, December 4th, 2020, entitled “Innovative pedagogies and virtual mobility in the (post) COVID-19 era”. Organized jointly by UNICA and CIVIS – A European Civic University, and promoted by the University of Bucharest, the event will tackle issues concerning virtual mobilities and innovative pedagogies in the present pandemic context.
The meeting will be opened by Marian Preda, Rector of the University of Bucharest and President of CIVIS, Sorin Costreie, Vice-Rector for University Networks & Public Relations of the University of Bucharest and Member of the UNICA Steering Committee, and Luciano Saso, Vice-Rector for European University Networks of Sapienza University of Rome and President of UNICA – Network of the Universities from the Capitals of Europe. In addition, Adrienn Király, Head of Cabinet of the EU Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, will deliver an opening keynote speech.
Further on, the event will include two special sessions. The first, chaired by Sorin Costreie, Vice-Rector for University Networks & Public Relations of the University of Bucharest and Member of the UNICA Steering Committee, will tackle the complex issue of innovative pedagogies. The second, chaired by Romiță Iucu, President of the Council for Orientation and Strategic Analysis of the University of Bucharest, will focus on the manners in which virtual mobilities can enhance the reconfiguration of learning and teaching processes.
Established in 2002, the EduLAB is a UNICA Working Group gathering Vice-Rectors for Education, representatives of academic leadership responsible for Education & Teaching, Deans, Coordinators of Study Programmes, including e-Learning, to share good practices and discuss the implications of the Bologna Process for European HEIs. The EduLAB places its focus on new concepts and latest developments in university teaching and learning, including student-centred learning, recognition of teaching excellence, new teaching technologies and learning environments.