We are pleased to announce a forthcoming Digital-HE projectworkshop on the topic of “Developing a High-Performance Digital Education Ecosystem: Strategy and Organisational Culture”.
The DIGI-HE project, co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Commission, explores different ways higher education institutions can boost their strategic approaches to digitally enhanced learning and teaching and enhance their capacity. Led by the European Universities Association (EUA), the project partners include:
- Dublin City University (DCU)
- Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg (DHBW)
- Jÿvaskyla University (JYU)
- Vytautas Magnus University (VMU)
The COVID-19 crisis has enhanced practice and fuelled discussion on the digital provision of learning and teaching.
Almost 90% of institutions are now boasting a strategy, and are much better acquainted with fully online, blended and hybrid forms of learning than before.
Recent months have also brought some concrete lessons learnt and insights on what works and what does not, and magnified gaps and shortcomings from infrastructure and educational resources to digital skills needs and the psycho-social implications of digital formats and approaches.
Many institutions are strongly determined to seize the opportunities emerging from the crisis and further enhance and develop a “high-performance digital education ecosystem”. But where does one start and what should be considered? In addition, how could institutions be supported through national and European measures, also in view of “Europe’s Digital Decade”?
This first workshop, of a three-part series aimed at supporting institutions in the assessment of their achievements and opportunities in digitally enhanced learning and teaching, will focus on “institutional strategy and organisational culture”.
It will be followed by similar events on curriculum and internationalisation. All three workshops will consider the use of existing self-assessment tools for digitally enhanced learning and teaching and touch upon issues currently explored under the DIGI-HE project.
Free of charge and open to all EUA members, the workshop will be of interest to higher education leaders responsible for learning and teaching and its digital transformation. Participants will actively contribute to the discussions and peer exchanges – a major source of inspiration and learning. Therefore, attendance is limited to 30 people, with a maximum of two participants per institution. Registration remains open until 5 October 2021.