#IBelong Inclusiveness Meetup

Building belonging during lockdown learning: A whole team approach

MORNING

11:15 BST / 12:15 CEST

PARALLEL Discussion Sessions

DISCUSSION ROOM FOR TOPICS:

1. Induction and transition;

2. Teaching and assessment;

3. Large group teaching

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86845861122 Passcode: IBelong
DISCUSSION ROOM FOR TOPICS:

1. Student mentoring

2. Staff development and training,

3. Co-curricular, extra-curricular and social activities

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82867769739 Passcode: IBelong
AFTERNOON

14.45 BST / 15.45 CEST

PARALLEL Scenario Sessions

Scenario Facilitators:

Miriam

Sofia and Sara

Liz

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84284221389 Passcode: IBelong
BST CET Programme
9.45

10.00

10.45

11.00

Connecting and familiarization with #IBelong

Time to connect to the event, get a coffee and review #IBelong resources

10.00

10.40

11.00

11.40

Welcome and scene setting

Talks and videos

Welcome from Lynda Brady,Pro Vice-Chancellor (Student Experience) & University Secretary, Edge Hill University, UK

Overview of #IBelong by Dr Marieke Meeuwisse, Associate Professor in Educational Sciences, Erasmus University Rotterdam, NL and #IBelong project leader

The Edge Hill experience of #IBelong, Dr Dawn Warren, Assistant Head, Department of Children, Education and Communities, Edge Hill University, UK

The importance and approach of #IBelong: Stories of diversity and success

10.40

12.00

11.40

13.00

Pivoting to online and blended learning

Activities and discussion groups

Challenges experienced during the pandemic, facilitated by Professor Liz Thomas, Edge Hill University, UK

Engaging in online learning, facilitated by Pravini Baboeram, ECHO, Expertise Center for Diversity Policy, NL

Parallel sessions: Adapting to online and blended learning
Participants will be able to join one of the Discussion Groups:
1. Induction and transition
2. Teaching and assessment
3. Large group teaching
4. Student mentoring
5. Staff development and training
6. Co-curricular, extra-curricular and social activities

 

12.00

13.00

13.00

14.00

Lunch
13.00

13.40

14.00

14.40

Perspectives on lockdown learning

Student panel on belonging during lockdown, facilitated by  Dr Sofia Marques da Silva, University of Porto, PT and Miriam Burfeind, Osnabrueck University, DE

13.40

15.25

14.40

16.25

Developing the capacity of the whole team

Activities, discussions and panel

Challenges of belonging in online learning environments, and the importance of the whole team, facilitated by Professor Liz Thomas, Edge Hill University, UK

Taking a colour-brave approach, facilitated by Pravini Baboeram

Building team and institutional capacity panel, facilitated by Mary Tupan-Wenno, with #IBelong team members

Parallel sessions: Addressing challenging scenarios in the classroom

15.25

15.30

16.25

16.30

Evaluation

#IBELONG RESOURCES:

#IBELONG TALKS:

#IBelong Talks

What makes us belong, and how does sense of belonging impact our academic achievements, as described by Liz Thomas from Edge Hill University.

#IBelong Talks

How a first generation student transformed challenges into opportunities, Susanne Menzel’s (President of Osnabruck University, DE) personal success story.

#IBelong Talks

Discussing the importance of institutional commitment to diversity and inclusion, the leadership perspective with Laura Den Dulk (EUR, NL)

#IBelong Talks

Reflection discussion on sense of belonging in higher education amid racial inequality protest movements with Pravini Baboeram (ECHO, NL)