EAPRIL 2020: "Learning in the Age of Industry 4.0"

Digitisation affects not only industry, but also learning – this will constitute the primary focus of the EAPRIL 2020 conference. The venue is the University of Applied Sciences in Kufstein, Austria – in the heart of the beautiful Tyrolean Alps. This year’s EAPRIL conference invites researchers, experts, and practitioners from all over the world to…

Meaningful learning through the eyes of practitioner researchers

At the EAPRIL Conference 2019 held in Tartu – Estonia up to 500 participants were encouraged to reflect on the theme of “Meaningful learning in different settings”. Meaningful learning, which is considered to involve a critical and deep learning approach, and being rich in creating links and connections, has often been set against rote learning.…

Diversity in educational organizations and corporations: opportunities and dilemmas for improving learning (Cloud 8)

EAPRIL Cloud 8 Diversity & Equality in Different Contexts organised an online conference titled ‘Diversity in educational organizations and corporations: opportunities and dilemmas for improving learning’ on Friday September 27, 2019. The event was an opportunity to share and discuss research findings, progress with on-going projects, policy developments and good practice around the conference theme.…

In Search of the Holy Grail

NOMINATED PROJECT FOR THE 2019 BEST RESEARCH & PRACTICE PROJECT AWARD “Competence Oriented Teaching and Learning in Higher Education – Essentials” What is the essence of good teaching in contemporary higher education? To answer this question, a small self-study guide for higher education teachers with a focus on outcome orientation and learner orientation was produced.…