Call for Papers & Contributions

The Summit will be an international meeting place where education meets work for development of lifelong learning for the future. Researchers and professionals in lifelong learning and ICT in education will exchange and share their research and knowledge with representatives from the industry, employers’ organisations and trade unions. Ed Tech providers will present their technologies and methodologies supporting lifelong learning. In this Call for papers and Call for contributions, we invite scholars doing research on lifelong learning and related topics. We also invite professionals end experts representing the educational sector, work life sector and governments to share their experiences, knowledge and best practises within lifelong learning.

Conference topics

The session themes will be organised around the following three levels:
1) Policy and society – global trends in education and work
2) Supply and demand – how the educational sector best can meet institutional needs
3) Learners meet educators – success criteria for inclusive learning environments

Contributions within one of the following topics are of particular interest:
• Sustainable Development Goals – inclusion, equality and empowerment (1)
• Policies for new competence needs and employment adjustment (1)
• The digital transformation and automation of business and society (1)
• Quality assurance in lifelong learning, flexible learning (1)
• Funding and regulations supporting lifelong learning and employability (1)
• Best practices world-wide (2)
• Enabling meeting places between work and education (2)
• Facilitating for career counselling, training and continuing education  (2)
• Towards a sustainable learning organisation (2)
• Encouraging self-directed learning and empowerment (2)
• Individual strategies for acquirement of knowledge and digital competence throughout (working) life (3)
• Learning models in flexible and online learning: The interaction between content, technology, pedagogy and users (3)
• Open Educational Resources (OER), course portals and MOOCs (3)
• New pedagogies – participation, co-production and sharing (3)
• Learning strategies for social and cultural inclusion (3)

Important dates

Symposia deadline: 18 September 2018
Extended abstract submission deadline: 10 October 2018
Notification of acceptance: 18 October 2018
Conference dates: 11 – 13 February 2019

Guidelines and registration

See here for guidelines for paper submissons and here for guidelines for contributions.

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