NEWSLETTER – ISSUE 3
Welcome to the Educators for Impact e-zine!
Welcome to the third edition of the Educators for Impact e-zine. In this issue, we introduce our new Educators for Impact Self Assessment Tool as well as inviting impactful academics across Europe to join our Training Programme starting October 2023. Additionally, we explore the skills and comptencies needed for the 21st Century, the thorny pursuit of measuring impact at universities as well as shining the spotlight onto one of our project partners TU Delft.
Try out the Educators for Impact Reflection Tool
As educators, our goal is to prepare students for success in life beyond academia. The ‘Educators for Impact Reflection Tool’ helps educators reflect on their teaching methods and foster change-makers in their students. Reflective practice is essential, and this tool guides educators in integrating change-making competencies into their teaching. Read more and try out the Reflection Tool here.
Welcome to the Educators for Impact Training Programme!
Are you an educator looking to empower your students to make a real difference in the world? Do you want to develop innovative and entrepreneurial mindsets among your students? The Educators for Impact Training Programme kicks off on the 6th October 2023. Our comprehensive 6-week training programme is tailored to equip university educators like yourself with competences and tools to foster impactful teaching practices across disciplines. Find out more and sign up!
Bridging the Gap: Reimagining Higher Education for 21st Century Skills
In the ever-changing landscape of higher education, the question arises: Is the current system equipped to cultivate the skills needed for the 21st century? Discover insights from a panel of education visionaries at the 2023 UIIN Conference, as they explore the transformative potential of education, bridging the gap between today’s learning and tomorrow’s demands.
How can we measure the true impact of universities?
How do we gauge the transformative influence of higher education institutions in tackling global and local challenges and paving the way for a more sustainable future? Join us on a journey through the multifaceted dimensions of university impact, where citations and research publications take a backseat to real-world change and societal engagement. Discover why measuring impact is essential, the complexities it entails, and how innovative ranking systems are stepping up to the challenge, guiding universities towards a mission-driven approach that transcends quantifiable metrics.