Preparing students and staff for the challenges of tomorrow: An ecological twist on internationalisation. Joint presentation with Craig Whitsed and Marina Casals Sala at the annual conference of the European Association of International Education (EAIE)
Internationalisation of the Curriculum Summer Course organised by the Centre of International Higher Education (CIHE), Boston College. Online engagement with students and professional as expert of international education and global competence (June 2021 ).
Bridging the gap between an educational strategy to an internationalized educational practice: The case of the International Business School Maastricht. Global Minds Research & Education Day. The Netherlands (June 2021)
Internationalising Teaching and Learning section of the SUCTIA training programme. Train-the trainer professional development event. Funded by Erasmus+ KA2, and delivered on behalf of the Center for Higher Education Internationalisation (CHEI) of Universitat Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (It, February – March, 2020)
Intercultural group dynamics: Opportunities and challenges of the international classroom. Professional development event for lecturers organised by the 4TU.Federation, in collaboration with Marijke van Oppen, cross-cultural trainer (December 2020).
Intercultural communication: How to communicate effectively and appropriately with international students and international partners? Professional development event for university administrators involved in international activities. University of Padua, Italy (October 2020)
Coordination of strategic education projects. Chair and expert advice on the collaboration between staff members of Erasmus University Rotterdam, involved in separate strategic projects, NL (October 2020)
Development of a chapter on internationalising teaching and learning for the Manual of the SUCTIA training programme. This manual is part of the EU funded project SYSTEMIC UNIVERSITY CHANGE TOWARDS INTERNATIONALISATION FOR ACADEMIA. Funded by Erasmus+ KA2 and delivered on behalf of the Center for Higher Education Internationalisation (CHEI) of Universitat Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (It, September –December, 2020)
Who owns Internationalisation?Conference presentation at the Annual Conference of the European Association of International Education (EAIE) in collaboration with Craig Whitsed and Marina Casals-Sala, M. (October 2020).
The concept of Sustainability in Higher Music Education. Key note presentation at the Annual Meeting for International Relations Coordinators 2020 Association Européennes des Conservatoires (AEC) (September 2020).
Internationalisation of the Curriculum Summer Course organised by the Centre of International Higher Education (CIHE), Boston College. Online engagement with students and professional as expert of international education and global competence (June 2020 ).
Designing and Delivering Programmes to Enhance Intercultural Learning, at the Global Minds Research Day” of the research group International Relationship Management, Zuyd University of Applied Science, (June 2019)
The EQUiiP partnership, Freiburg 12 & 13 June, 2019
In this final EQUiiP conference, the partnership presented its outcomes to a wider international audience. The conference included a number of taster session and strategic discussions. During the day I engaged with participants on leadership challenges when transforming universities through internationalization. Together with my colleague Stacy Cozart, Arhus University, I presented the International Competency Profile for Educational Developers. I also share the first research results on the added value of the EQUiiP CPD programme.
Facilitating Intercultural Learning in Study Abroad. Professional development event provided by EAIE Academy, in which Karin Klitgaard Moeller and I worked with participants from across Europe on pre-departure, during exchange and re-entry programmes. In an interactive setting we explored how to create intentional and reflective learning activities that enhance intercultural learning and development. France (2019)
Intercultural Outcomes of Study Abroad. Professional development event for staff involved in internationalisation at the University of Copenhagen, faculty of Health and Medical Studies. Denmark (2019)
In this interactive in-house training I worked with staff members of the faculty of Health and Medical Studies on designing a pre-departure and re-entry workshop for medical students, who will study or work abroad.
Review of the International Office University of Bath, UK (2019).
The University of Bath has the strategic to further enhance its international reputation. The review focused on how to best position and resource the International Office in the wider university organization to help the university in achieving this ambition. I contributed to this review as an external expert and member of the review panel. The panel identified a number of quick wins and also recommended a number of longer term organizational changes.
The conference was organised at Karolinska Instituted in Stockholm. A recording was made of my conversation with the president of Karolinksa Institute, Prof Ole Petter Ottersen, about the relationship between the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and Internationalisation of Higher Education. This recording can be viewed here >>