Krakow is inviting you!

On 16th June 2011 an international conference with the title „Professional Usage of Media in Educational Context (Adult Learning)“ will take place in the houses of the regional administration (Marshallamt und Woiwodschaftsamt der Woiwodschaft Malopolska-Kleinpolen, ul. Basztowa 22) as well as in the Jagiellonen University in der ul. Reymonta 4.

The conference will be part of the project meeting in Poland of the EU funded Grundtvig project PUMEC. Furthermore it will be under the auspices of the Marshalls of Kleinpolen and organised with the support of the pedagogic institute of one of the oldest European universities the Jagiellonen University.

The basic idea of the conference is the presentation of the outstanding subject new media in educational context and the situation in Poland as well as the other participating EU countries. The presentation should be an introduction and challenge to find the way into a discussion about the Usage of new Media, the resulting problems and the challenge to solve these.

Additionally the PUMEc project itself, the website as well as the “Virtuelle Bildungshaus” will be presented to a wide audience.

The agenda of the conference will be:

  1. Three short presentations
  2. Working Part will be 4 parallel workshops with projects/ presentations carried out by Zeuthener Akademie für Weiterbildung (Gemany) and Omnia (Finland), AnnieslandCollege (Scoland) and Translex (Irland), VCAT Consulting GmbH (Germany) and SMART Polen (Poland) as well as Zentrum f. Fernbildung und Internationaler Bund Verbund Brandenburg (Germany) dargestellt. During the workshops an intensive exchange of experiences together with participating within the workshop itself is planed e.g. the work on the interactive whiteboard in the VCAT/ SMART presentation. 
  3. Following the workshops are presentations of each workshop group including moderation. 
  4. The conference will be closed by a moderated discussion in plenum attended by one partner of each PUMEC – Partner – Country. Experiences as well as important considerations will be summarised and the questions if new media is playing an important and positive role in adult education, in which areas it is used mostly and why do teachers, trainers mind the usage of new media  will be hopefully answered.  

The conference should provide a platform for the exchange of knowledge and experiences, especially for those minding this subject till these days. It should encourage the use of new media and persuade people minding them to see the positive facts and advantages in practical use.

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