Programme

Programme

 

Asia- Europe Conference on Lifelong Learning, Beijing, November 2008

Sunday 23 Nov:
Researchers from 5 networks arrive in Beijing. Welcome dinner by Peking University.


Day 1- Monday 24 Nov: Network Meetings
Meetings of the researchers within the 5 research networks chaired by 5 coordinators to plan activities, joint project applications, development work, discussion of new research results, comparison of research results, planning of publications, etc. Detailed programmes will be decided by each network.


Day 2- Tuesday 25 Nov: Conference

 

Asia- Europe Conference on Lifelong Learning, Beijing, 25 November 2008

 

“Frameworks for Supporting Lifelong Learning”

Venue: Beijing Friendship Hotel, Peking University.

Tentative programme:

 

Location

 

Time

 

Scheduled Events

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Building 1

 

0830-0900

 

Registration

 

Building 1

 

0900-0930

 

Opening remarks- Madame Kao Heming, Chinese Ministry of education,

Mr Arne Carlsen, Chairman of ASEM LL Hub. Ramon Molina, Asia-Europe Foundation.

 

?

 

0930-0945

 

Introduce Keynote speakers, programme of the day- Prof. Xiaohao Ding

 

?

 

0945-1015

 

Presenter 1: European experience outline

 

?

 

1015-1045

 

Presenter 2: Asian experience outline

 

?

 

1045-1100

 

Coffee/Tea break

 

?

 

1100-1130

 

Presenter 3: Chinese experience outline

 

?

 

1130-1200

 

Discussion: Questions and Answers

 

Building 1

 

1200-1330

 

Lunch break

 

Building 1

 

1200-1230

 

Press Conference with the organizers and key participants.

 

?

 

1330-1500

 

 

 

5 parallel workshops from 1330 – 1700, with a break 1500-1530

 

Building 1

 

1330-1700

 

Workshop A: Developing ICT Skills, e-learning and the culture of e-Learning in Lifelong Learning,
chaired by Professor Bowon Kim, Korea National Open University, Korea. 

 

Building 1

 

1330-1700

 

Workshop B: Competence Development as Workplace Learning,
chaired by Professor Bente Elkjær, Danish School of Education, University of Aarhus, Denmark.

 

Building 1

 

1330-1700

 

Workshop C: Professionalisation of Lifelong Learning with a special emphasis on teacher training,
chaired by Professor Ekkehard Nuissl, Duisburg/Essen University, Germany.

 

Building 1

 

?1330-1700

 

Workshop D: National Strategies of Lifelong Learning with regard to citizens motivation and barriers against continuing education and training, chaired by Dr. Xianjin Dou, National Centre for Education Research Development, Ministry of Education, P.R.China.

 

Building 1

 

1330-1700

 

Workshop E: ASEM Core competences, chaired by Professor Soonghee Han, Seoul National University, Korea.

 

Building 1

 

1700-1730

 

Closing remarks

 

TBA

 

1900-2100

 

Farewell dinner

Audience of the conference: International and Chinese academics and policy makers, researchers from ASEM LL Hub research networks, ASEM LL Hub members, ASEM LL Advisory Board members. Details on the conference theme and keynotes are on the website www.dpu.dk/asem

Day 3- Wednesday 26 Nov: Management Representatives from the Hub?s Universities
Annual LL-Hub Meeting for Management representatives from member universities (Deans, Vice rectors, Rectors) and 5 network co-ordinators only, Advisory Board members (Reps. From national ministries of education). The aims of the meeting are to share research results, exchange perspectives, update on new national challenges to motivate new researches, set up framework for student/staff mobility. This will create a mutual critical dialogue between policy makers and researchers to enhance the relationship between research and policy making.

Day 4- Thursday 27 Nov: Advisory Board
Meeting of Advisory Board Members only to share views, national challenges and priorities, and best practices in policy making among ASEM countries and raise funds for research activities and exchanges of academics and students within ASEM LL Hub universities.

Note on participation:
– Researchers to participate on Day 1+2
– Management Representatives from LL Hub member universities to participate on Day 2+3
– Advisory Board members to participate on Day 3+4 (Day 2 optional)

ASIA EUROPE FOUNDATION         Beijing University