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05: Rock Your Life! – School Mentoring for Fair Educational Opportunities

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Hauptschule
Breakout / World Café
in deutscher Sprache

The social enterprise Rock Your Life! qualifies students as mentors to accompany school pupils from socially, economically or personally disadvantaged backgrounds on the route to a career or to further schooling. For the students, the two-year mentoring relationship not only represents an opportunity for engagement for more social mobility and fair educational chances, but also the acquisition of practical skills for their own future careers.

Managing Director, Rock Your Life! gemeinnützige GmbH, Munich

Lena-Carolina ESSER

Managing Director, Rock Your Life! gemeinnützige GmbH, Munich

2010-2012 Vorsitzende, Rock Your Life! Passau e.V., Passau
2012-2013 Regionalkoordinatorin, Rock Your Life! gemeinnützige GmbH, Stuttgart
2013-2015 Geschäftsführerin, Rock Your Life! geimeinnützige GmbH, München

Higher Education Symposium

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25.08.2015

14:30 - 16:30International Exchange Meeting: Universities in SocietyPartner
17:00 - 20:00ReceptionSocial

26.08.2015

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

27.08.2015

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