UCL Centre for Engineering Education


Inaugural UCL MSc Engineering and Education Colloquium

14 February 2022–16 February 2022, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm

This Colloquium is a platform for Engineering Education researchers, practitioners, and students to share and celebrate leadership and innovation in Engineering Education.

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UCL Centre For Engineering Education

This year, 3 MSc Engineering & Education alumni share their insights and experiences in driving engineering education innovation.

A: Monday 14th February 2022, 12:00 – 13:00 (GMT)
Emerging Technologies in Higher Education and Challenges for Teachers in Developing Countries: Lan Yang - Programme Officer for Curriculum Development at UNESCO-ICHEI, (International Centre for Higher Education Innovation).

Drawing from her professional experience and Doctoral research, Lan Yang discusses how digital technology, AI, and open educational resources (OER) can be used to improve the quality of higher education in developing countries in Asia and Africa.

B: Tuesday 15th February 2022, 12:00 – 13:00 (GMT)
Education and Skill Building for the Energy Transition:
Samah Elsayed - Programme Officer at the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

Countries all over the world need to urgently transition to national energy systems that minimise energy-related emissions and limit climate change if they are to meet their zero-carbon goals. Samah explores current and future skilling needs for the energy transition and the key education and training measures and policies that will be required.

C: Wednesday 16th February 2022, 12:00 – 13:00 (GMT)
Pedagogic innovation on the IEP to support inclusive, future-proof Engineering Education:
Dr Chika Nweke - Assistant Professor, Dept of Biochemical Engineering, UCL

In this session Chika looks at how an Engineering School reconfigured their teaching practices in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and how this might inform approaches to future-proofing Engineering Education.

We will RECORD the webinar series for use by UCL MSc Engineering and Education students. By registering to attend you are consenting to be a part of our recorded session.