Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) organises the conference “Unlocking Professional Potential with Micro-credentials”. The main topic of this event is the implementation process and the benefits of micro-credentials.
Micro-credentials certify the learning outcomes of short-term learning experiences. They offer a flexible, targeted way to help people develop the knowledge, skills, and competencies they need for their personal and professional development.
At the first part of the event, you will meet the specialists who will present the concept, relevance, difficulties, and potential of this learning opportunity. The first part of the conference will be in English language and open to everyone.
Agnieszka Jelnicka – Policy Officer of Directorate-General for education, youth, sport and culture at the European Commission.
Aurelija Valeikienė – Deputy Director at the Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education.
Mark Brown – Ireland’s First Chair in Digital Learning and Director of the National Institute for Digital Learning, Dublin City University.
Padmasheela Kiiskilä – teacher at Tampere University and researcher in micro-credentials.
Jim Seltenrijch – the Head of Master Studies and Microdegrees at Estonian Business School (EBS) and accountable for the further development of education programs.
The second part of the event will include a workshop that will allow participants to experience the development of micro-credentials in a practical way. The lecturers will gain skills on how to effectively integrate flexible learning into their study programs. This part of the event will be held in the Lithuanian language for KTU lecturers and staff.
The conference will be held on the 6th floor of the III Hall, Laisvės av. 13, Kaunas on 26 May.
From 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Presentations in English
From 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Workshop
Registration is open until the 18 May. Please register here.