Peda-forum conference 16th-17th August 2017 in Vaasa!

Welcome to Peda-forum conference on 16th-17th August 2017 in Vaasa! The University of Vaasa is the main organizer of the conference, together with the other universities and universities of applied sciences in Vaasa: Åbo Akademi University, Hanken School of Economics, Vamk and Novia universities of applied sciences. The conference will begin already on Tuesday, 15.8.2017 with network meetings, and the actual conference program begins with an opening ceremony on Wednesday 16.8.2017 at 12:00.

The overall theme for this year’s conference is Like in Strömsö? How to develop higher education in the era of digitalization?

The programme is organised around five subthemes:
  1. Digitalization in higher education
  2. Research-based development of teaching
  3. Guidance of students
  4. Learning environments
  5. Collaboration between studies and working life

With the conference, we hope to bring together a large group of experts in the field of teaching, guidance, and study administration at the universities and universities of applied sciences in Finland, as well as others interested in higher education.

The aim of the conference is to spread knowledge about research and development in the field of learning, and to provide opportunities for the participants to network and interact with colleagues.

The conference is trilingual. Presentations and workshops can be held in English, Finnish and Swedish.

See you in August 2017!

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