ICA Education Events May 2022

ICA held three Colloquia focusing on innovation in higher education in the life sciences at Ghent University, Belgium from 18 to 20 May 2022. 

image00003   cropped ICA Education Colloquia 2022

For the two Colloquia held concurrently on the 19 & 20 May - See the keynote presentations listed in the programme of each of the two Colloquia

19 - 20 May ICA Network for Innovation in Life Sciences Higher Education (ICA-Edu)

held a Colloquium Exploring the opportunities and challenges of mainstreaming blended learning in Life Sciences Higher Education: through institutional, student and lecturer perspectives. Blended-learning practices and experiences may vary widely in design and execution. Improvements in both university curricula and learning technologies, together with the impacts of the COVID pandemic, means that it is a learning mode that continues to gain momentum and usage.


19 - 20 May ICA Community of Practice for Bioeconomy Education (ICA CoP Bio-Edu)

hedl a Colloquium to address Interdisciplinary Education for the Bioeconomy: embedding the mindset of the bioeconomy in the curricula of Bachelor degree programmes.  Students follow many different Bachelor degree programmes which provide opportunities for careers in the different fields of the bioeconomy.  The Colloquium will address how an interdisciplinarity mindset of the sustainable circular Bioeconomy can be embedded throughout the curricula of these Bachelor degree programmes.

18 May Special Interest Group (SIG) for Sustainable Entrepreneurial Education (ICA-Edu SIG)

held a Colloquium focusing on Putting Assessment of Sustainable Entrepreneurship Education in the Spotlight. The ICA Board has established a Special Interest Group (SIG) for Sustainable Entrepreneurship Education within the ICA-Edu Board Committee. The establishment of this SIG is the result of the continuing interest resulting from the two previous ICA-Edu Colloquia focusing on this topic and the INTRINSIC project. This workshop will continue to develop this important area.