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CREATING A SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP TO FIGHT POVERTY
social innovation / incubation / poverty / Human Centered Design / SDGs / Impact / sustainability / team work / reflective learning / interdisciplinarity / Empathy / compassion / change.
“No Poverty” is the Sustainable Development Goal number 1. Poverty is a global problem on many levels. Living in poverty causes inequality and hardship in nutrition, education, health and various other aspects. Poverty is often inherited. Social entrepreneurship is one way to address these issues. Students work in interdisciplinary teams to explore, research and understand real world problems around poverty and empathize with people to solve problems and create solutions. Creativity and the ability to develop better solutions together are key competences in future work life.
Kick-off: 13th of October 2020 – End of the course: 5th of December
Online team work on Microsoft Teams & online collaboration tools (camera and mic required)
Outline / schedule
100% online course
Workload 10h/week or of 75-90 hours
80% of teacher-led activity is mandatory
Teacher-led activity three times a week for 8 weeks (mandatory)
Tue & Thu 17:00 – 19:00 CET & Sat 9:00 – 11:00 CET
Detailed information on programme, fees, registration, payment…
See attached information sheet or on the COHEHRE Website.
OTEurope Webinar “Promoting Meaningful Dialogue about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Occupation-based education, practice, and research”
Ergonomically-friendly online lectures for both lecturer and students
At the start of the Corona crisis, many lecturers and students had to switch from real-life to online lectures, all of a sudden. As a result, the time spend on the computer and sedentary behaviour has increased. In this webinar we will, after going through some basics, offer practical tips and tricks on how to include principles of ergonomics in online lectures. This in order to reduce sedentary behaviour on the one hand, and encourage an ergonomic position while working on the computer on the other, for both lecturer and students.
Monia Vereecken, researcher and lecturer PXL University College, Hasselt (Belgium)
Goele Theuwissen, lecturer PXL University College, Hasselt (Belgium)
Huget Désiron, PXL & ACT Desiron, (Belgium)
Myriam Westhoven, researcher and lecturer PXL University College, Hasselt (Belgium)
Lisa Basile, PXL University College, Hasselt (Belgium)
Date and time
Thursday September 24, 2020 at 16.30 CET
To take part in a webinar it would be advised to open the link in Chrome or Microsoft Edge in order to avoid joining problems.
The day before the webinar we will send you a reminder e-mail containing a link to the webinar.
This link will become active 30 minutes prior to the webinar start time.
Dear ENOTHE members,
After thorough review and discussion between the Guarant, the Organizing Committee, the Scientific Committee, the COTEC Executive Committee and ENOTHE Board we have decided to postpone the 2nd COTEC-ENOTHE Joint Congress in Prague which was originally planned for September 2020.
Due to the current developments in the COVID-19 crisis we face too many challenges and risks to secure a good outcome of the planned conference. There is a huge variety in countries’ policies and measures to fight COVID-19 and it is for sure that we need more time after the summer before life will be somewhat alike it was. If not our way of way life has changed permanently.
We understand that this is unfortunate and it was a very difficult decision to make considering all the preparation work that has already been done, but it is a decision we need to make now.
Authors will shortly be informed via Exordo and registered participants by Guarant. We will provide more information about the next steps and keep you updated on the consequences of postponing the COTEC-ENOTHE Congress.
Additionally, we would like to inform you that the ENOTHE board will have a next board meeting online April 23 and 24, in which we will of course discuss the above further and we will inform you on following steps regarding the planned General Assembly for this year.
On behalf of both boards, the Organizing and Scientific Committees we wish you all the best for now.
Stay safe and healthy!
On behalf of the Scientific and Organising Committees,
Soemitro Poerbodipoero (ENOTHE President) & Anu Söderström (COTEC President)
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