Dare to Learn event 5 to 6 September - lifelong learning in focus

Dare to Learn is a new, international learning event taking place on 5 and 6 September 2017 at Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki. Akava is one the main organizators and main sponsors of the event. Akava arranges a workshop "Crossing boundaries in higher education" in cooperation with its affiliates Academic Engineers and Architects in Finland TEK, Social Science Professionals, Trade Union of Education, The Finnish Union of University Professors and Finnish Business School Graduates.

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We will bring together thousands of game changers and enthusiasts to create a new world of lifelong learning. Human development, education, training – you name it: we believe solutions for tomorrow's learning challenges can be solved the best by bridging gaps between different learning professionals. We don’t ask your title, but we call for curiosity.

At Dare to Learn you get to hear an amazing group of talented keynote speakers including the minister of education and culture Sanni Grahn-Laasonen, professor Kirsti Lonka (University of Helsinki) and Svein Østtveit, Director of the Executive Office of the Education Sector at UNESCO, but that’s not all. 60% of the program is active co-creation in different goal oriented workshops.

Workshop Crossing boundararies in higher education arranged by Akava and its affiliates September 6 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

A. What if degrees didn’t matter? - How to build competence through life-long learning? By Academic Engineers and Architects in Finland TEK and Social Science Professionals. Imagine a world where degrees are no longer the primary way to validate and communicate competence, skills and knowledge. What kind of solutions can we build for learning individuals, employers and institutions that provide education?
B. Core of education: how to create wisdom in digital world? by Trade Union of Education and The Finnish Union of University Professors: Digitalization is changing education. We want to discuss about the core of higher education. Why do we need higher education and teaching when all the information can be found from internet? Can e-learning support universities’ core task of building wisdom?
C. Towards cross-organizational learning for more flexibility! Case of co-creating in Finnish Business Schools by Finnish Business School Graduates: Crossing organizational boundaries for more possibilities and flexibility for the students? Yes, please. Starting this fall 10 Finnish Business Schools offer 40 credits business studies as a joint effort on a digital learning platform. Why and how to do it? You’re welcome to be inspired and to help us tackle our challenges!
Are you ready to jump to the future of learning?
  • 46 workshops
  • 34 speakers
  • 18 roundtable discussions
  • 5 talks
  • 2 pitching competitions

For details and tickets, please visit the events website at www.daretolearn.fi


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