LOTUS policy dialogue workshop

Torstai 9.6.2022 klo 12.30 – perjantai 10.6.2022 klo13.00

opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö

LOTUS policy dialogue workshop

Towards Future-proof Higher Education – Continuous learning and responding to the changing needs of working life in the strategic management of higher education institutions

The Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland in collaboration with the LOTUS project coordinated by the EUA is organizing a policy dialogue workshop on Continuous learning and responding to the changing needs of working life in the strategic management of higher education institutions. The event takes place in Helsinki, Finland, on 9–10 June 2022 from lunch to lunch.

The event is addressed to university representatives and other stakeholders in higher education.

The policy dialogue will take place in person and it will not be streamed on-line nor recorded.

Registration is free of charge. Registration for this event has been closed.

For further information, please contact Ulla Mäkeläinen ([email protected]).

Dates: 9–10.6.2022 from lunch to lunch

Location: Hotel Clarion, Tyynenmerenkatu 2, Helsinki, Finland

The event is hosted and moderated by Mr Simo Kekäläinen. 

Practical guidelines

The seminar is free of charge, but participants are responsible for their own accommodation, travel arrangements, and expenses, including transport from the airport to the city centre and back.

Accommodation (hotels nearby the venue):

Clarion Hotel Helsinki (event venue)
Tyynenmerenkatu 2, Helsinki
15 % discount from standard rates with the code EVENTS

Lapland Hotels Bulevardi
Bulevardi 28, Helsinki
Northern Comfort room, single room, 169 EUR/night, incl. breakfast
Mystique DeLuxe room with sauna, single room, 214 EUR/night, incl. breakfast
Lapland Hotels reservation link
Prices are valid until 24 May, 2022
 
Radisson Blu Seaside Hotel, Helsinki
Ruoholahdenranta 3, Helsinki
Standard single room: 122 EUR/night, incl. breakfast
Reservations: [email protected] or tel. +358 300 870 010
Booking code LOTUS 
The price is valid until 25 May, 2022

Agenda

9.6.2022

12.30–13.30
Lunch

13.30–13.45
Opening words (slideshow)
Ministry of Education and Culture, Director Jonna Korhonen

13.45–15.00
Towards future-proof higher education

How can higher education respond better to the rapidly changing versatile competence demands, whilst empowering a diverse set of learners to take more responsibility of their learning?

  • Competence needs of the future working life
    Mr Timo Leskinen, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Vaisala
     
  • Anticipation of labour market needs for continuous learning
    Ms Kirsi Heinivirta, Director, Service Centre for Continuous Learning and Employment 
     
  • Changing role of teachers in the context of continuous learning
    Ms Mari Murtonen, Professor, University of Turku

15.00–15.15
Break 

15.15–16.00
Higher education institutions management point of view to continuous learning 
Mr Ian Dunn, Provost, Coventry University, UK 

Multiple roles in HE continuous learning sector (slideshow)
Ms Anne Korhonen, Learner, Team leader, University of Tampere

16.00–16.45
Facilitated open discussion: Drafting of practical and policy recommendations based on the presentations

19.00–21.00
Reception at the hotel Clarion
 

10.6.2022

9.30–10.15
Approaches to continuous learning (slideshow)
Ms Glenda Quintini, Head of the Skills team in the OECD Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs

10.15–10.30
Commentary note: Continuous learning strategy for the Finnish HE (slideshow)
Mr Atte Jääskeläinen, Director General Ministry of Education and Culture, FI 

10.30–10.45
Coffee break

10.45–12.00
Plenary session 

Tools and methods in reshaping teaching and learning to meet changing demands for the higher education sector

Technology is reshaping teaching and learning in a dramatic way. Accordingly needs of the life-long learners are to be met in a new kind of HE product portfolio and RDI services. 

  • Microcredentials as an opportunity to respond to the needs of continuous learning
    Ms Hanne Shapiro, HANNE SHAPIRO futures, Denmark
     
  • How to lead transformation – Digivision 2030 and the digital transformation of continuous learning 
    Mr Matti Sarén, Kajaani University of Applied Sciences
     
  • Working life-oriented approach in developing education (slideshow)
    Mr Ilkka Kurkela, Development Manager, Laurea University of Applied Sciences

12.00–12.45    
Panel discussion moderated by Ms Thérèse Zhang, EUA, and Mr Simo Kekäläinen

  • Ms Hanne Shapiro, HANNE SHAPIRO futures, Denmark
  • Mr Matti Sarén, Rector of Kajaani University of Applied Sciences
  • Mr Ilkka Kurkela, Development Manager, Laurea University of Applied Sciences
  • Ms Mari Murtonen, Professor, University of Turku

12.45–13.00    
Seminar wrap-up

13.00
Lunch