Final dissemination seminar – Refugees and Recognition – Toolkit 2 (REACT)

The final dissemination seminar of the Erasmus+ project Refugees and Recognition – Toolkit 2 (REACT) will be held on the 17th of January 2020 in Brussels.

The seminar will present the results and provide an arena for mutual learning and sharing of experiences based on the results achieved as part of the project. We will learn more about possible pathways for admission of refugee students to further studies at Oslo Metropolitan University (NO), University of Utrecht (NL), University of Bremen (DE), LUISS Guido Carli University (IT) and the University of Limerick (IE) and disscuss how we can move forward towards building sustainable procedures at the institutional level.

In addition to this, refugees country briefings on the educational systems of Iran, Ethiopia, Somalia, Venezuela and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), developed as part of the project, will be presented during the seminar.

Read more about  the Erasmus+ project Refugees and Recognition – Toolkit 2 (REACT)

Who is the event intended for?

The final dissemination seminar is intended for staff working with admission and recognition, seeking to learn more about practical approaches and solutions towards addressing the challenges faced with enabling access to further studies for refugees, displaced persons and persons in a refugee-like situation. Participants in the project will have costs related to participation at the event covered within the project budget.

Practical information

Date: Friday, 17th of January 2020
Deadline for registration: Friday 10.01.2020 at 12.00 CET. 
Venue: L42 Business Center & Workspaces, Rue de la Loi 42
1040 Brussels (BE) | Access and Location of the Venue (pdf)
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09.00   Registration and Coffee
09.30   Welcome
09.45   REACT: Rationale, Expectations and Results
10.00   Implementation of the Plan and Outcomes of the Project
10.45   Coffee Break
11.00   Pathways for Admission of Refugee Students to Further Studies: Roundtable Discussion with Higher Education Institutions Involved in Testing of the Toolkit
11.45   REACT as a Joint NARIC Project: Experiences of the Project Partners
13.00   Lunch Break
14.00   Recognise, Examine and Act (REACT): Q-Card for Admission Officers
14.30   To REACT or Not REACT? Panel Discussion with Steering Group
15.50   Recognition and Admission of Refugee Students to Higher Education – where are we now and our way ahead
16.20   Closing Remarks

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