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ICA Colloquium “Life Science Graduates Fit for Europe” & IFA-I.S.L.E Meeting & Workshop “Quality of Life Science study programmes"

Categories: 
  • IFA related
Location: 
BOKU
Augasse 2-6
Vienna
 AT (Austria)
Time: 
2015-April-15, 09:00 - 2015-April-16, 14:00
Status: 
Fixed

more information and registration at http://www.ica-ls.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=201:ica-edu-colloquium-2015&catid=33:upcoming-conference&Itemid=225

Wed, April 15 - Thu April 16

Educating Life Science Graduates Fit for Europe

After the conference there will be a free joint meeting with I.S.L.E and a free workshop on acceditation/awarding:

Thu, April 16

 IFA-I.S.L.E meeting

Organized by IFA and I.S.L.E standing committees

In this meeting IFA, the ISEKI-Food Association (https://www.iseki-food.net/ifa_event/4538 ) and I.S.L.E, the Association of “Innovation in the teaching of Sustainable development in Life Sciences in Europe”, http://www.isle-project.eu/, will present their activities and possible joint activities will be discussed. The meeting is mainly for IFA and I.S.L.E. members but is open to everyone.

14:30-15:00 Presentation I.S.L.E Activities

15:00-15:30 Presentation IFA Activities

15:30-16:30 coffee and brainstorming about joint activities

 

Fri, April 17

Workshop “Quality of Life Science study programmes – Lets make a difference”

Organized by IFA and I.S.L.E standing committees

This workshop is for university teachers and persons in charge of study programmes. The workshop will give information on criteria and procedures for subject specific accreditation/awarding. In the hands on part practical examples will be shown and individual questions can be discussed.

 

09:00-09:45 The EQAS Food award: International Standards for food study programmes

09:45-10:30 The I.S.L.E. Sustainability award: Criteria for study programmes focused
                                                            on / or related to Sustainable Development

10:30-11:00 coffee and networking

11:00-13:00 hands on workshop: Process and examples of European/International awards

  • Criteria (standards) for awards
  • Self-assessment report: sections of the report, evidence that should be provided
  • Experts visit: plan of the visit, what auditors should look for
  • External evaluation report: suggestions and conclusions
  • Decision: who decides and how

Conference leaflet

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SESSIONS ON THE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY ARE NOT LINKED AND YOU ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND ONE OR THE OTHER, OR BOTH. AFTER REGISTRATION WE WILL CONTACT YOU TO FIND OUT WHICH SESSIONS YOU WILL ATTEND