Conference Programme 2019

Higher Education Innovations in the Age of Learning: Challenges of Digitalisation, Skills Development and Networking

15th  MELLearN Lifelong Learning Conference and General Assembly

Date: 25-26. April 2019

Venue: University of Dunaújváros

Planned Programme

25th April 2019. (Thursday)

08.30. – 09.40.am             Registration

09.40. – 10.00    Official Opening

  • István András, Rector – University of Dunajváros: Welcoming Speech
  • Elek Bartha, MELLearN president – University of Debrecen, Vice-Rector: Address to the Conference

10.00 – 12.00     Plenary keynotes

  • Alfredo Soeiro – University of Porto: Assessing skills in digital learning and validation of competences
  • Katharina Resch – University of Vienna, Austria: Diversity in Higher Education. Promoting diversity-friendly didactics and inclusive education
  • Róbert Gábriel, former MELLearN president – University of Pécs, Vice-rector for Innovation: The Challenges of Innovation for Hungarian HEIs in early 21st Century
  • habil Rajcsányi-Molnár Mónika, oktatási és általános rektorhelyettes – Dunaújvárosi Egyetem:MaTech: National Competition in Mathematics for Secondary School Students Organised by the University of Dunaújváros and Klebelsberg Centre of Maintenance for Schools

12.00 – 13.00pm              Lunch-break

13.00 – 14.00pm              MELLearn Round-table:  Higher Education and Networking

14.00 – 17.30pm              Workshops in 5 topics – phase I.

  • Higher Education and Digital Culture
  • Innovation in Higher Education
  • Diversity in Higher Education
  • Internationalisation in Higher Education
  • Higher Education Environment and Profession
  • EPALE-workshop

19.00 – 21.00pm              A Reception offered by the University of Dunaújváros/dinner

26 April 2019 (Friday)

08.00 – 09.00am              MELLearN General Assembly(Closed programme!)

09.00 – 11.0am Workshops, phase II.

11.00 – 12.20pm              Plenary programme

  • László Horváth – Lóránd Eötvös University/ELTE Budapest, Faculty of Pedagogy and Psychology: Correlations of Innovation and Learning in Higher Education
  • Conclusions of the Workshops
  • Short introduction to the Venue of the 16th MELLearN Lifelong Learning Conference for April 2020 – Lóránd Eötvös University/ELTE Budapest

12.20 – 13.00pm              Light-lunch and Departure