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European First Year Experience Conference 2019

Event Details
Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland
17 June 2019 - 19 June 2019

The 2019 European First Year Experience (EFYE) Conference will be hosted by Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland.

The annual EFYE conference is planned by the EFYE Network, a group of academics and support staff from across Europe who are interested in improving the experience of students as they enter and progress through higher education.

The EFYE Conference is a great opportunity for participants to expand their theoretical knowledge, to hear and learn about best practice, to get inspired from examples that see real results and to expand their network.

The themes for EFYE 2019 will be:

A good start is half the work…

  • First Year: Creating a great foundation for progression and success
  • From purposeful teaching to independent learning
  • From policy to action: The powerful drivers/arguments for enhancing First Year Experience.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers include:

  • Professor Sally Kift (National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education and Australian Learning and Teaching Fellows)
  • Dr John N. Gardner (Gardner Institute)
  • Dr Betsy Barefoot (Gardner Institute)
  • Dr Gemma Irvine (Higher Education Authority, Ireland)

More information is available on the European First Year Experience Conference website.

Posted 16 May 2019