Innovation Education: Final Conference


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EFEE is proud to host the Final Conference of our ‘Innovation4Education’ project in Leuven. The project is aimed at further strengthening of the capacity of European education employers by promoting innovative practices in educational institutions in the post-Covid-19 era.

You can find the programme below.



8u30 – 9u00: registration

9u00 – 9u10: welcome address by Monika Hoang The, Project Manager (EFEE)

9u10 – 9u30: Keynote speech on the achievements and outlook to the future of innovation in education by Stefaan Hermans, Director for Policy, Strategy and Evaluation (DG EAC, European Commission)

9u30 – 9u55: Presentation of the project research results by Peter Kelly, Researcher (University of Plymouth)

9u55 – 10u15: Q&A

10u15 – 10u45: Innovative (coffee) break

10u45 – 11u30: Panel discussion – What are current priorities in the education sector in Europe and how to foster new ideas and innovation in a comprehensive manner?

Panel guests: Harry te Riele (ESHA), EPA, OBESSU, Jeroen Backs (Head of Strategy and Knowledge – Flemish Department of Education and Training)

Moderated by Isabelle Janssens, Director GO!

11u30 – 12u15: Presentation of the draft policy recommendations by Peter Kelly (University of Plymouth) & Daniel Wisniewski (EFEE General Secretary)

12u15 – 13u30: Networking lunch

13u30 – 14u15: Discussion about the policy recommendations – input from the audience

14u15 – 15u00: About collegial professionalism and collaborative community

In dialogue with Isabelle Truyen (General Director GO! SGR 20), Geert Spiessens (Head of Unit Policy & Strategy GO!), Diana Toledo Figueroa (Project Leader OECD)

Moderated by Daniel Wisniewski (EFEE General Secretary)

15u00 – 16u00: Innovation exhibition – poster showcase by EFEE Community

16u00 – 16u20: Open discussion on the exhibitions & follow-up on the project

16u20 – 16u30: Conclusions & closing address by Barbara Novinec (EFEE President)

  • vrijdag 1 maart 2024
  • 8u30 – 15u30
  • Gratis
  • Locatie: Provinciehuis, Provincieplein 1 3000 Leuven
  • Organisator: European Federation of Education Employers (EFEE)