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Which are the opportunities that COVID-19 brings for reform and innovation in education? Do we also see opposite implications?

Baltic University Programme (BUP) is organizing a webinar series where these topics are discussed.

The main target group for the webinar series is teachers in higher education, especially within the BUP, however the webinars are open for everyone interested.

Each webinar is arranged at 14–15 CET.

The programme

16 November 2021: Yash Chawla, assistant Professor, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Poland: “Predictors and Outcomes of Individual Knowledge on Early-Stage Pandemic: Social Media, Information Credibility, Public Opinion, and Behaviour in a Large-Scale Global Study”

14 December 2021: Shepherd Urenje, Specialist at SWEDESD, Uppsala University, Sweden: “Smart Phones, Gorillas and Armed Conflicts”

18 January 2022: Jukka Manner, professor, Aalto University, Finland: “The Negative Impact of ICT in Respect of Energy and Resource Demand”

15 February 2022: Charlotta Hilli, PhD, Åbo Akademi University, Finland: “Towards a Sustainable Virtual Higher Education? Entanglements of Digital Technologies, Didaktik, Trust and Frustrations.”


It is free to participate in the webinars, but registration is required. Please, register on: https://survey.abo.fi/lomakkeet/13880/lomake.html

Warmly welcome!


All webinars will also be available on Baltic University Programme’s Youtube channel.

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