POSTPONED - One day conference: Leading Higher Education As and For Public Good - How can teaching and learning contribute to a sustainable future?

Because of the coronavirus outbreak, we must postpone the 07 May, 2020 conference celebrating the conclusion of the five year research project, Formation and Competence Building of University Academic Developers (2015-2020)  

We will convene the conference on 29 April 2021, and we look forward to seeing you then. We will send out new registration forms and more information next fall.

Book cover. Photo.

Book cover: Routledge

About the conference

We invite you to an one day conference and launch of the project book ‘Leading Higher Education As and For Public Good –Rekindling Education as Praxis’.

Professor emeritus Ronald Barnett, University College London has authored the foreword and will give a keynote on ‘Academic development and public leadership: a tale of three cities’.

Professor Peter Felten, Elon University, starts the day with a keynote entitled: ‘Relationship-rich education, generous thinking, and the public good’. 

Participants are invited to take part in workshops discussing practices related to the opportunities  and challenges of enhancing teaching and learning as and for public good.

Professor Inga Bostad will also chair a panel debate on how higher education can contribute to sustainable societies.


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Key Note speakers

Professor emeritus Ronald Barnett, Emeritus Professor of Higher Education, Institute of Education, University College London

Professor Peter Felten, Executive Director of the Center for Engaged Learning, Assistant Provost, and Professor of History, Elon University

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Chose between three parallel workshops

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Lunch is served, and we celebrate with light food and drinks at the end of the seminar

The seminar, including food and drinks, is free of charge.






In collaboration with Norsk nettverk for universitets og høgskolepedagogikk 


Published Dec. 10, 2019 3:57 PM - Last modified Mar. 17, 2020 1:54 PM