Academic Development – Management and Leadership

Wednesday 8 May 2013

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The training conference for the academic staff of the 8 Armenian and Georgian partner universities at CIEP – Centre international d’études pédagogiques, 29 April -3 May 2013 at Sevres in Franc, within the Tempus IV project MAHATMA Master in Higher Education Management, Developing leaders for managing educational transformation has focused on the academic development and training in order to:

  • build our MAHATMA community by sharing ideas, needs, knowledge and experiences
  • help individual universities to develop their programmes and courses
  • explore and pursue opportunities for collaboration
  • deliver and develop plans for the training of academic and administrative colleagues (WP2); and
  • review our progress and prepare for the next steps of our journey!

 In detail, the sessions included:

  • Key Principles and Challenges of Course Design
  • Some Challenges of Modifying Existing MA Programmes to fit the MAHATMA Project Demands
  • The Role and Place of Master’s Programmes in Education at RSU
  • Leadership & Management
  • The Structure of Academic Programmes in the EHEA (European Higher Education Area)
  • Master of Educational Administration: the case of Armenia
  • Mahatma Operational Developments
  • The Role and Importance of Assessment & Feedback in the Student Experience
  • Human Resources
  • Using Technology to Support Teaching and Learning
  • University Workshops
  • Collaboration Forum
  • Designing Assessment Tasks
  • Course Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)
  • Conducting Research – research methods
  • Quality Assurance
  • National Standards and Course Syllabi 

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For further information contact Luisa Ardizzone,