Join this exciting online event and experience and exchange ideas on engaging young people to embark on an engineering career in this rapidly changing society. With inspiring keynotes of Ruth Graham on rewarding teaching, Greet Langie on student career development, Gerard van der Steenhoven on effects of COVID-19 on engineering education and Pierre Dillenbourg on virtual and augmented learning environments. Update your skills and knowledge on interdisciplinarity, future skills, diversity and ethics in engineering education in workshops and symposia and meet with fellow university teachers from all over the world in virtual break-out rooms.
24 September 2020, 14:30-16:30 - Zoom organised by the Twente University.
In order to participate in the General Assembly it is obligatory to have your annual membership fee paid and to registerby 20 September 12 PM (noon). The elections of a Vice President and seven members of the Board of Directors will take place online via the Election Runner app between 23 Sept. 12 AM (noon) and 24 Sept. 12 AM (noon) CEST.
9 September 2020, 14:00-16:00 CET – Register here The pandemic generated by COVID-19 changed the way education is delivered to students, with universities moving their teaching and assessment activities online. This SEFI seminar aims to explore how traditional methods employed in engineering ethics education can be adapted online and also how online teaching can transform the scope and goals set for engineering ethics instruction.
Due to the current crisis in context with COVID-19, many institutions around the globe make first-hand experiences with online education and online experimentation just now. This situation is a tremendous challenge for all of us. However, it is also a chance for innovation and research.
The new deadline is 31 October 2020. Submissions received before that date will enter the review process accordingly.
On 31 August 2020, the project center unit of Supmeca (Paris, F) organised a morning conference (in French) on “Supmeca Engineering School – Entreprises: Which competences to answer the entreprises’ needs of today and tomorrow”. This activity took place in the context of our “Education, Business and Community Cooperation Model for a Creative Engineering Education – EBCC”- project (ERASMUS + Strategic partnership, coordinated by the Riga University of Technology.)
Françoise Côme represented SEFI in the meeting, with a presentation about SEFI in general with a focus on the projects and university-business cooperation. The EBCC project’s results were presented by Mireille Dunez from Plaine Commune and Antoine Lanthony from Supmeca, who was also the organiser and moderator of the event. For further information about EBCC, please visit www.sefi.be
Engineering education evolves to prepare students for the modern workplace
As society changes and technologies evolve, engineering schools must adapt and apply new methods to better prepare students for the workplace. Around the globe, societies devoted to advancing engineering education are facilitating collaboration between academia and industry to equip students with the skills to design a better world.
The ASEE Commission on Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (CDEI) invites interactive workshop proposals for the 2021 ASEE Annual Conference in Longbeach, California, and our ongoing virtual workshop series. Visit their website for answers to frequently asked questions, to learn more, and to submit: bit.ly/cdei-cfp
Wednesday, 09 Sept - 15-17:00 CEST - We kindly invite you to join us in the webinar SDGs Strategies of Universities and THE Impact Rankings jointly organised by UNICA and Times Higher Education Impact Rankings.
Deadline: October 1, 2020 The GEDC in partnership with George Mason University are accepting entries for the 2020 GEDC Diversity Award, a global award for innovative projects that inspire students of all profiles and backgrounds to study and succeed in engineering.
Bernd Wächter, director of ACA for past 22 years has gone to retirement on 1st September. He has been a well known reference amongst the European higher education organisations. You may read his farewell letter here. He has been replaced by Irina Ferencz - previous Deputy Director of the association.