Tor Vergata hosts first meeting of EU-funded BUDS

Tor Vergata hosts first meeting of EU-funded BUDS

The first ever meeting of the EU-funded BUDS (Building Up Digital Strategists) project took place at the University of Rome Tor Vergata between November 20th and 23rd.

Participants from the five partner universities (Tor Vergata University Rome, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, University of Eastern Finland, University Nova de Lisboa and University of Antwerp) met to in Rome to lay the basis of the new alliance focused on innovative ways to strengthen knowledge in digital topics and employability in the fast changing labour market.

Blended and Video Education

The first session started on November 20th with the teaching staff involved in a 3-day meeting on “Contents development and methodology sharing” whose strategic focus was on Digital Education, Quality assurance in Blended Education as well as Educational video creation and Intellectual property rights.

The video creation training was supported by Raul Aguilera – Unit for Educational Technologies and Teaching Innovation together with Jesus Gamo and Jorge Diaz – Audiovisual Team, Unit for Educational Technologies and Teaching Innovation (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid).

Prof. Cerruti (Tor Vergata), Luc Van de Poele (Antwerp), Carlos Delgado Kloos (Carlos III), Juho Pesonen (Eastern Finland), Carlos Alario (Carlos III), Tim Huygh (Antwerp), Mauro Castelli (Lisboa), Maria Elisa Huete Ruiz (Carlos III), Ângela Adriana da Silva Santos (Lisboa), Ioana Madalina Andronic, Manuela Brizzi , Ersilia Ferraro and Claudia Lombardi (Tor Vergata).

Several professors as well as PhD students from the partner universities took part in the event.

A parallel session dedicated to the administrative staff involved in the project was held on 21-22 November. After a general overview of the project, key aspects related to project funding and reporting activities as well as intensive training programme planning have been discussed.

The meeting ended with the visit to Villa Mondragone, the location where the intensive training programme will take place.