EKA Staff Week

EKA building. Photo: Tõnu Tunnel
International Week: ERASMUS+ BIP
Sharing Experiences
May 27 – 31, 2024, physically in Tallinn

Our theme, Sharing Experiences, covers three thematic areas. And participants are invited to pose their questions and interest areas already beforehand to the to the corresponding Padlet board. Padlets are password-protected and password is sent to registered participants via e-mail.

  1. Communication Challenges at HEIs in Crises – Andres Lõo will guide discussions on navigating communication during crises. (Access Padlet for Communication Challenges)
  2. Challenges and Practices of Quality Assurance in Higher Arts Education – Valerie Smet from KASK, Belgium and Kristiina Krabi-Klanberg from EKA will lead exchanges and discussions on quality and accreditation processes. (Access Padlet for Quality Assurance)
  3. Learner centeredness in digitally enhanced learning environments – Kaja Toomla will explore emerging possibilities and practical challenges that digitalisation brings along. (Access Padlet for Learner Centeredness)Preliminary programme:

    Monday, May 27, EKA, Põhja pst 7
    14.00 – 17.00 Informal gathering and programme in EKA for early delegates.

    Tuesday, May 28, EKA, Põhja pst 7
    09.30 – Registration
    10.00 – Welcome words, Rector of EKA, Prof Mart Kalm
    10.10 – Keynote. Mihkel Ilus.
    10.40 – Coffee break
    11.00 – 12.30 Workshop by Rebecca Duclos and Frederik Klanberg
    12.30 – 13.30 Lunch in EKA
    13.30 – 16.30 Work in parallel groups
    19.00 – Dinner (hosted by EKA) in a restaurant in old town

    Wednesday, May 29, EKA, Põhja pst 7
    10.00 – 11.30 Tour of premises of EKA (optional)
    11.30 – 13.00 Work in parallel groups
    13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
    14.00 – 15.30 Working: all groups together
    15.30 – 16. 00 Meeting with EKA’s deans. Chat about TASE graduation show with EKA’s deans and gallerist
    16.00 TASE Graduation Show: opening in EKA
    17.30-18.00 Joint walk to Kunstihoone Graduation Show: design + fine arts
    Kunstihoone, Vabaduse väljak 8
    18.00-23.00 TASE graduation show continues in Kunstihoone, Vabaduse väljak 8
    Party and live DJs

    Thursday, May 30
    10.00-12.00 – Work in parallel groups
    12.00-13.00 – Light lunch in EKA
    13.00-14.30 – Work in parallel groups + conclusion
    Free time. Recommendations:
    Estonian Art Museum (different locations)
    Estonian Maritime Museum (different locations)
    VAAT. Beer and tour of the premises.

    Friday, May 31
    10.30-11.30 Conclusions. Farewell, EKA
    11.30 – 12.00 Cultural programme: Joint walk to LOGI sauna
    12:00 – 14.00 Logi Sauna

Organising Team Contacts:

Sandra Mell
Head of International Office

Janne Kukk
Specialist, International Office