The conference will highligt different practices for how to strengthen the role of teaching and learning, enhance the quality and support the role of the teacher. Policy makers, researchers and practitioners will present innovative perspectives on the topic.
This years CHER Conference has the title "Universities as political institutions - HEIs in the middle of academic, economic" and social pressures and will be held in Jyväskylä, Finland on August 28-30
The conference in Aarhus will play an important role in the joint international endeavour of developing and strengthening the discussions about the purpose and role of the university as an institution. The conference will, therefore, be central to the formation of an initiative to establish a lasting joint international academic venture into the philosophy of higher education.