EADTU - European Association of Distance Teaching Universities

Empower Online Learning Leadership Academy

The event targets people with leadership responsibility for teaching and learning and the effective use of technology either within faculties or across their entire institution. It will offer something for both new and emerging leaders as well as experienced senior and middle managers. Registration is possible via the dedicated webpage.

The academy is designed around the principles of active learning and includes activities like high-level discussions, creative problem solving and strategic thinking in response to new and emerging models of teaching and learning. Five experts from the field will explore real dilemmas, challenging case studies and future scenario’s, to better understand the development of strategic, research-informed response to opportunities and threats facing HE.

This June 2016 academy is part of a joint initiative from the EADTU Empower programme and the ECIU. Empower supports collaboration and sharing of expertise between European universities and provides specialist advice and guidance for institutional leaders on the latest development in online, open and flexible education.

Details on the academy can be found in the flyer and background on Empower on its website.