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Sign up for the EUNIS workshop on Data Protection and IT Security on 21st of April, Berlin

EUNIS Workshop on Data Protection and IT Security, 21st of April, Berlin

We invite you to join the EUNIS workshop on Data Protection and IT Security that is held on 21st of April 2017 in Berlin, Germany. The event aims to address upcoming opportunities and challenges for Higher Education Institutions’ management and IT centers in the course of the introduction of the new EU General Data Protection Regulation.

It will present the main ideas behind the new regulation, discuss the legal framework and tries to present diverse views on how to integrate the new requirements into existing data protection and information security policy frameworks. For the practical aspects, the workshop will have talks from organizations that already gained some experience while getting ready for the regulation.

Target audience: IT Vice Rectors, CIOs, IT Directors, Data protection officers and IT security staff of the Higher Education.

Read the PROGRAMME  here

REGISTER for the event here

More information on the event  here

Webinar on Digital Assessment: 25th April

Digital Assessment: current and future developments across Europe
Webinar: Tuesday 25th April 13.30 CEST (12.30 UK time)

Join the EUNIS/Jisc webinar on digital assessment. Four presenters will share their experiences and discuss the future. Hear about national digital assessment initiatives in the Netherlands and Norway and the experiences of the University of Bergen who are using Canvas for continuous assessment and also aiming for 100% digital exams by the end of 2017.

Presenters: Prof Arild Raaheim (University of Bergen), Dr Robert Gray (University of Bergen), Ingrid Melve (UNINETT), Dr Annette Peet (SURFNet, NL).

Register here . Attendance is free. If you are interested but unable to attend, sign up anyway and we will send you a link to the webinar recording and slides.

EUNIS at the Nordic CIO Conference, 30-31 March

EUNIS representtives at the Nordic CIO Conference, 30-31 March 2017

EUNIS representatives promote the organisation, EUNIS Annual Congress and the Rectors’ Conference 2018 at the Nordic CIO Conference Leading Digital Change in Helsinki. The Conference is targeted to all CIOs and others in a similar position in Higher Eduaction institutions. Hosts of the meeting are Hanken School of Economics together with the University of Helsinki.

Read more on the Nordic CIO Conference here and on the EUNIS Rectors’ Conference 2018 here.


EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2016: visits to Stanford, Berkeley and UCLA

EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2016 – French Delegation Report

For the fourth running year, a French delegation was officially assembled to participate in the annual EDUCAUSE conference. Like the previous three years, it was decided to take advantage of the trip to the United States to visit three universities: UCLA (Los Angeles), Stanford (Palo Alto), and Berkeley (San Francisco/Berkeley). This report follows the feedback meeting held in Paris on December 9th, 2016, and covers the three daylong university visits, and the various workshops attended at the EDUCAUSE conference.

Read the full report here.

EUNIS at the ET2020 working group on Digital Skills and Competences meeting

EUNIS at the ET2020 working group on Digital Skills and Competences meeting

The goal of the Working Group is to look at the development of digital skills and competences at all levels and stages of learning. How can education  and training address the growing need for digital skills? How can learners and teachers benefit from ICT developments? The group shares experience, evidence, analysis and policy options.

EUNIS representative has been selected among the experts to advise on the digital skills and ICT.

Themes that the group work on include:

  • Digital skills gaps and the link to education planning and curriculum planning.
  • Teacher training for digital education.
  • The role of management and leadership in promoting modernisation of education.
  • Quality assurance, validation and accreditation of digitally-acquired skills.
  • Quality of digital and online educational material.
  • Policy level issues and initiatives.
  • The role of computational thinking/skills and coding.
  • Learning Analytics and data in education.

Read more here.