EDUCATION FOR THE FUTURE: the role of ICT, infrastructure, HR&D and library services?

Hosting Higher Education Institution:
Artevelde University College of Applied Sciences Ghent, Belgium
Institution website:
Tuesday, 15 May, 2018 to Friday, 18 May, 2018
Registration fee:
There is no participation fee. The social programme and all lunches and dinners on Wednesday and Thursday are offered by the organisers. We would like all the participants to be present the whole time in the track they applied for.
Maximum number of participants:
Maximum 15 participants per track.
Deadline for applying:
Monday, 26 March, 2018
Accommodation not provided
Contact person details:
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Discover our carefully composed programme and learn what the international week is all about on   

From May 15th, 2018 until May 18th, 2018 Artevelde University College will organise its second international week. This time the focus of the programme is "Education for The Future: How Can Central Services Facilitate the Education of The Future?". The Artevelde central services dealing with human resource development, ICT, libraries and infrastructure have each developed a track with an own creative approach for their international peers . Discover on our website 

  • how the library track found inspiration for their programme in film titles;
  • how to get creative and formulate an answer to your design challenge during the infrastructure track;
  • how you can learn from your peers about the topics of wellbeing, health, resilience and HR & development;
  • Microsoft technologies and how to get creative with low resources and high demand.

The programme is built upon the following aims:

  • Sharing expertise on the topics of ICT, human resource development, infrastructure and libraries in higher education
  • Developing competences in managing one’s own professional development by formulating learning questions and creating an action plan related to the focal topic of the programme 
  • Learning from different viewpoints, experiences and practices and using these as a framework when reflecting on your own professional context
  • Strengthening partnerships and networking

The international week is targeted at staff  from supporting offices at higher education institutions in the field of  ICT, human resource development, infrastructure and libraries​.

  • ICT track: technical IT profiles, IT managers dealing with low resources and high demand
  • Library track: enthusiastic library professionals working in academic libraries, keen to share ideas and network with colleagues
  • Human resource development track: professionals in HR, HRD (human resources development) and employee care dealing with development of staff/lecturers in higher education, wellbeing, health and resilience
  • Infrastructure track: directors, heads, managers, researchers, architects dealing with space management of higher education facilities, classroom design, student experience, new learning spaces and architectural planning

candidate who takes part in a track of the international week:

  • has relevant work experience in some topics formulated in the track;
  • formulates and develops his/her personal learning questions regarding the main topic of the programme;
  • is prepared to share good practices, to actively share and contribute ideas from his/her  own context as well as to question his/her  own and other participants’ ideas as ‘critical friends’;
  • is employed at an international partner institution of Artevelde University College Ghent (please contact us if you have questions about this);
  • is fluent in English (speaking, listening, reading, writing).


Applications for the tracks ICT, HR development and Library are closed. 

!! Applications for Infrastucture track are still open until 26th of March.!!

Read about the application procedure and apply!