Program

  Mo., December 1
8.30 
 

Registration

9:15 

Welcome and Opening Session

Josep A. Planell Estany, President, Open University of Catalonia (UOC), Spain

Emma Kiselyova, Executive Director, UNESCO Chair in Education and Technology for Social Change, UOC, Spain

9.45

Session 1
Chair: Brenda Gourley
Former Vice-Chancellor, Open University, UK

Keynote: Cathy Davidson, US

Changing Higher Education from the Classroom Up

10.45 Coffee break
11.15

Session 2
Chair: ngels Fit,
 Director, Economy and Business Department, UOC

Keynote: Helen Soul, US

Patterns of Innovation-Transforming Early Learning and Beyond with 21st Century Skills

Demos

Encouraging pre-service teachers to re-vision mathematics: focusing on the "have a go" aspect of numeracy
Audrey Cooke, Curtin University, Australia

Sangakoo: proven effects of collaborative learning
Pere Monrs, CEO, Sangakoo, Spain
Judit Castro, Project Manager, Sangakoo, Spain

13.00 Lunch
14.15

Session 3
Chair: Antoni Prez
Coordinator, Postgraduate Studies, Department of Computer Science, Multimedia and Telecommunications, UOC

Keynote: Mark Priestley, UK

The New Curriculum: Policy into Practice in Scotland

Demo

Agilifying learning: How agile (SCRUM) oranization techniques can enable learner agency, dialogue and democratization in learning within any curricula
Jasmina Nicolik, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Karl Royle, University of Wolverhampton, UK

15.50 Coffee break
16.15

Session 4
Chair: Teresa Guasch,
 Dean, Psychology and Education Department, UOC 

Keynote: Nuria Mir, Spain

A curriculum for ownership, ubiquity and accountability

Demos

Interaction, reflection and competencial work
Antonia Dolcet, Coordinator, SetMesTres, Spain
Alba Rodoreda, SetMesTres, Spain

Holistic Education: the new models' learning objectives
Anna Daz, English Teacher and Secondary Education Coordinator, Institut Moiss Broggi, Spain
Paco Rico, Art Teacher and Webmaster, Institut Broggi, Spain

18.00 End of the day's sessions
21.00 Seminar Dinner: details
  Tue., December 2
9.00 Registration
9.15

Session 5
Chair: Albert Sangr
Academic Director, UNESCO Chair in Education and Technology for Social Change, UOC 

Keynote: Joe Bower, Teacher, Middle School in Red Deer, AB, Canada

Do Schools Conceal or Reveal Learning?

Demo

Can learning using the Internet in the context of Self-Organised Learning Environments (SOLEs) replace traditional Vocational Education and Training?
Cathy Ellis, Highbury College and Newcastle University, UK
 

11.00 Coffee break + Group Photo
11.40

Session 6
Chair:
Emma KiselyovaExecutive Director, UNESCO Chair in Education and Technology for Social Change, UOC 

Closing Keynote: Graham Brown-Martin, UK

Learning {Re}imagined: How the Connected Society is Transforming Learning

Demos

Open Assessment and OERs as enablers in competency-based education
Tom Caswell, Helix Education, US
Brandon Muramatsu, MIT, US

Zero Cost Management Graduate
Ankit Khandelwal, India
 

13.20

Conclusions and Takeaways

Albert Sangr, Academic Director, UNESCO Chair in Education and Technology for Social Change, UOC, Spain

13.50 End of the Seminar