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25: Paving the Way for Disadvantaged Youth to Higher Education – Principles, Policies, Practises

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Breakout / World Café
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Howard Williamson is a youth worker and Professor of European Youth Policy at a university with a strong open access policy. He has been involved in youth practice for many years, was member of numerous governmental committees and has worked on a range of youth issues at European and national levels. Currently he coordinates the Council of Europe s international reviews of national youth policies. Howard will talk about policies and practices that help disadvantaged young people to consider and engage successfully in higher education.

Professor of European Youth Policy, Faculty of Business and Society, University of South Wales, Pontypridd

B.Sc. Ph.D Howard WILLIAMSON

Professor of European Youth Policy, Faculty of Business and Society, University of South Wales, Pontypridd

Research Officer, University College, Cardiff Research Officer, University of Oxford Senior Youth Worker, St. Francis Youth and Community Centre, Birmingham Guest Professor, Copenhagen University, Copenhagen Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellow, Cardiff University, Cardiff Professor of European Youth Policy, University of South Wales, Pontypridd Affiliate Professor of Youth and Community Studies, University of Malta
1978-1979
1979-1983
1985-2003
2001-2002
1983-2004
since 2004
since 2010

Higher Education Symposium

show timetable

25.08.2015

14:30 - 16:30 International Exchange Meeting: Universities in Society Partner
17:00 - 20:00 Reception Social

26.08.2015

07:00 - 07:30 Opening Plenary
07:30 - 08:20 Higher Education – a Self-Replicating System? Plenary
08:50 - 10:00 A Chance for Undiscovered Talent Plenary
10:15 - 11:45 Lunch Reception Social
12:00 - 12:15 Removing Stumbling Blocks – Higher Education Innovators Introduce Themselves Plenary
12:15 - 13:45 Breakout Session 20: Recognising Prior Knowledge of Graduates of Vocational Schools Breakout
12:15 - 13:45 Breakout Session 12: mladiinfo.eu – Free Access to Information on Education Opportunities for All Breakout
12:15 - 13:45 Breakout Session 14: LEAP – A Resource Centre for Employability in Romania Breakout
12:15 - 13:45 Breakout Session 22: EUROSTUDENT – Online Database on the Social Dimension of Studying in Europe Breakout
12:15 - 13:45 Breakout Session 03: IDEAS Project – Higher Education Equity Interventions that Work Breakout
12:15 - 13:45 Breakout Session 23: University and Family – Not a Contradiction? Breakout
12:15 - 13:45 Breakout Session 21: A Europe-Wide Voice for Access, Equity and Inclusion at Higher Education Institutions Breakout
12:15 - 13:45 Breakout Session 15: University Pioneers – Assistance for First Generation Students Breakout
12:15 - 13:45 Breakout Session 02: Easing of Starting University with AKMATH – Mathematics Refresher Course Breakout
12:15 - 13:45 Breakout Session 19: Heterogeneity of Students – Effects on University Teaching Breakout
12:15 - 13:45 Breakout Session 24: 100 Mentors for Berlin Breakout
12:15 - 13:45 Breakout Session 05: Rock Your Life! – School Mentoring for Fair Educational Opportunities Breakout
12:15 - 13:45 Breakout Session 25: Paving the Way for Disadvantaged Youth to Higher Education – Principles, Policies, Practises Breakout
12:15 - 13:45 Breakout Session 16: Proactive University Engagement for “New” Students Breakout
12:15 - 13:45 Breakout Session 09: Science Pool – Academia for Children and Young People Breakout
12:15 - 13:45 Breakout Session 04: Arbeiterkind.de – The Initiative for (All Who Want to Be) the First in Their Families to Go to University Breakout
12:15 - 13:45 Breakout Session 13: Studying without a High School Diploma – Blended Learning Support for the Qualification Exam at the University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien Breakout
12:15 - 13:45 Breakout Session 26: KUganda – Education Cooperation with Uganda Breakout
12:15 - 13:45 Breakout Session 17: PhDs for Highly Qualified People with Disabilities Breakout
12:15 - 13:45 Breakout Session 18: Value Studies – An Egalitarian Form of Liberal Education Breakout
12:15 - 13:45 Breakout Session 01: Supporting Women through a Mentoring Programme for Future Talents Breakout
12:15 - 13:45 Breakout Session 06: Women and Technical Studies – a Minority Programme?! Breakout
12:15 - 13:45 Breakout Session 07: Online Self-Assessments (OSAs) for a Suitable University Course Breakout
12:15 - 13:45 Breakout Session 11: Children’ s Universities – Universities within Reach Breakout
12:15 - 13:45 Breakout Session 08: Fair Starting Conditions for Young Talents – the Role of Foundations Breakout
12:15 - 13:45 Breakout Session 10: MuT – Mentoring and Training for Aspiring Women Professors Breakout
12:15 - 13:45 Breakout Session 27: Higher Education on the Ground Breakout
12:15 - 13:45 Breakout Session 28: tun.starthilfe: Help Starting Out for Refugees Breakout
14:15 - 16:00 Ideas for Tackling InEquality in Higher Education Plenary
16:15 - 18:00 Reception Social
18:30 - 19:30 Special Lecture: What Is the Role of a Modern University in the Fight Against Inequality? Plenary
18:45 - 19:00 Closing remarks Plenary

27.08.2015

07:00 - 08:30 The Third Mission: Civic Role and Social Responsibility of Higher Education Partner
09:00 - 10:30 Commercial Academia? Higher Education Institutions between Responsibility and Transparency Partner