GINTL Africa online seminar: collaboration between higher education and world of work

Kokemuksia hanketyöstä eteläafrikkalaisten kollegoiden kanssa

Haaga-Helia School of Vocational Teacher Education welcomes students, researchers and all interested to participate in the GINTL Africa Online Seminar on 18 September 2023 at 13.00 – 17.00 (local time in Finland). The seminar theme is “Collaboration between higher education and the world of work”.

The seminar includes presentations by GINTL Africa Haaga-Helia´s partner universities in South Africa and Haaga-Helia´s specialists and also roundtable conversations in smaller groups.


13                                Forewords, Jari Laukia, Director of Haaga-Helia
                                     School of Vocational Teacher Education

13.15                          Introduction
                                    Haaga-Helia´s education-business collaboration and

                                    Tuula Ryhänen, Competence Area Director, Haaga-Helia
                                    University of Applied Sciences

13.35                         Introduction
                                   Crafting teachers' work for collaboration with
                                   the world of work

                                   Irma Kunnari, Research Area Director, Haaga-Helia
                                   School of Vocational Teacher Education

13.55                         Introduction
                                   Leading education for sustainable futures: the role of HEI´s
                                   in reimagining the world of work

                                   Kathija Yassim, Associate Professor
                                   University of Johannesburg

14.15                         Break 

14.30                         Introduction
                                   What does it mean to quality assure
                                   work integrated learning?

                                   Gloria Castrillon, Director of Centre for Academic Planning
                                   and Quality Promotion, University of Johannesburg                   
14.50                         Introduction
                                   Higher education and the world of work
                                   policies in Finland and South Africa

                                   Harris Andoh, Institutional Research, Monitoring & Evaluation
                                   Expert, Tshwane University of Technology

15.00                        Roundtable discussions in breakout rooms

16.15                        Summaries and concluding comments

16.55                        Wrap up and a peek into the crystal ball
                                  Jari Laukia

Seminar participation is free of charge and open for all who are interested in collaboration between higher education and world of work. No registration is needed. 

We welcome you to listen to interesting presentations and to enjoy a great opportunity to learn of higher education and world of work collaboration in South Africa and Finland. The seminar is organized in English.

Use the following link or code to join the seminar in Microsoft Teams.

Click here to join the meeting

Meeting ID: 354 200 172 075
Passcode: CeTPmu

Learn more about Haaga-Helia´s GINTL Africa network

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