Programme

The short conference programme (with timetable and titles of the presentations, workshops and events) is available here in pdf format. (Updated on 23 June 2019).

The detailed conference programme (with abstracts as well as information on all events and social activities) is available here. This document will NOT be provided in print format at the conference so please bring your own copy in digital or print format.

A selected number of papers from the conference will be published as an online publication. More details of the Call for Papers are available here.

Tuesday 3 September 2019

Welcome reception at the Sierra Pambley building from 20.00-22.30.

This building is located just off the cathedral square in the old town.

Wednesday 4 September 2019

08.30-09.30 Registration

Faculty of Economics

University of León


09.30-10.00

Welcome ceremony

10.00-11.15

Plenary: Rodrigo Ballester

Member of Cabinet for Tibor Navracsics - European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport

Title of presentation:

“Virtual Exchange, tangible results: Why they became a priority for the European Commission”

11.15-11.45

Coffee

11.45 – 12.20

Parallel sessions (1)

12.20-12.55

Parallel sessions (2)

12.55-13.40

Parallel sessions (3)

13.40-15.00

Lunch

15.00-16.00

Plenary session: Presenting the results of the EVALUATE project

16.00-16.30

Coffee

16.30-18.00

Workshops

Workshops will be offered on themes of research methods and training in Virtual Exchange. There will also be a workshop for newcomers to Virtual Exchange.

Social Programme

Dinner at Bodegas San Simon on outskirts of León. Travel by bus (15 minutes).

Price of pre-arranged 5-course menu with wine: 20€ per person.

See Menu no.8 on their website.


Thursday 5 September 2019


09.30-10.45

Plenary:

Barbara Moser-Mercer

Director of InZone, University of Geneva

Title of presentation:

“Virtual learning goes to camp: on-line pedagogies in contexts of emergency and crisis”



10.45-11-15

Coffee



11.15-11.50

Parallel sessions (4)



11.50-12.35

Parallel sessions (5)

12.35-13.15

Parallel sessions (6)





13.15-15.00

Lunch



15.00-15.30

Plenary session:

EVALUATE Public Authorities Roundtable

Theme:

"Regional and National Priorities in Teacher Education. How can Virtual Exchange help?"



15.30-16.00

PLenary session:

Ana-Maria Stan

Policy Officer for the European Commission

"Policy experimentation and virtual exchanges for European cooperation in education"


16.00-16.35

Parallel sessions (7)




16.35-17.00

Coffee



17.00-17.35

Parallel sessions (8)



17.35-18.05

Parallel sessions (9)


SOCIAL PROGRAMME: 20.30

Gala dinner and dancing at a local hotel. The 3-course meal costs 35€ per person.


Friday 6 September 2019


09.30 – 10.05

Parallel sessions (10)


10.05-11.00

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION:

"The field of Virtual Exchange: Where we are and how we may move forward"

The discussion will involve representatives of the European Commission as well as members of Virtual Exchange organisations and networks.



11.00-11.30

COFFEE


11.30-12.30

PLENARY

Paige Ware

Department of Teaching & Learning Southern Methodist University, USA

Title of presentation:

"Teaching Across Cultures, Reaching Across Generations: Virtual Exchange and Teacher Education"



12.35-13.10

Parallel sessions (11)




13.10-13.45

Parallel sessions (12)





13.45-14.00

CONCLUDING CEREMONY



SOCIAL PROGRAMME


Short walk on the camino de santiago