After the TWE+ Closing Conference

The Teach with Erasmus+ consortium successfully delivered the closing conference of the project, called Tomorrow’s innovation for a truly European teaching experience.

Although the event had to be held online, the participants still had the opportunity to get a full picture about the Teach with Erasmus+ project, and its contribution to develop the quality of Erasms+ teaching mobilities.

Imre Hamar, Vice-rector for International Affairs at Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) opened the conference and delivered a welcoming speech. 

Nadia Manzoni, representing the DG for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture as the Team Leader of the Erasmus+ Programme for Higher Education, made the keynote speech about the future of teaching mobility, and brought exciting insights about where does teaching mobility stands nowadays, what are the challenges of this mobility type within the Erasmus+ Programme, and what developments can be expected in the future.

Dr. László Horváth, Assistant Professor at the Institute of Education, Faculty of Education and Psychology made his presentation about his research on the quality aspects of teaching mobility and the development of the Quality and Impact Tool for Teaching Mobility Assessment, including the results of the Enhancing the teaching mobility experience online training that was based on the previous research.

Sébastien Ottavi, Pedagogical Engineer and Teacher at Unilasalle presented their results in building the Catalogue of Pedagogical Tools and Methods, and he illustrated the work by showing some of the already published methods through an educational video.

During the conference, the final version of the Erasmus+ Teaching Mobility Platform has been revealed. This exciting new online platform provides a meeting point for academics and institutions, and organize teaching mobilities within the Erasmus+ Programme. Anikó Makkai-Kovács and Kilian Klein from EUF revealed the new functionalities of the platform, including the possibility to upload personal academic profiles, teaching mobility opportunities, guidelines for mobile academics, and many more. 

Finally, Viki Csonka from UNICA presented the policy recommendations on effectively promoting teaching mobility in Europe. The recommendations are organized into three levels, the European, the institutional and the individual level and aim to foster future teaching mobilities by collecting a wide array of recommendations for each stakeholder in the field.

All presentations are now available on the page of the conference