Presentation on theme: "Winter School Alumni Network an update Liduine Bremer Chairman WSAN University of Amsterdam, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam 10th WSAN seminar Lund, 21-22."— Presentation transcript:
Winter School Alumni Network an update Liduine Bremer Chairman WSAN University of Amsterdam, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam 10th WSAN seminar Lund, 21-22 September 2012
Agenda A brief history Mission 2011/12 activities 2012/13 agenda
History Set up after a first follow up seminar in Karlsruhe in October 2003 Demand for further training Demand for exchange of experiences Method of maintaining contact
Past Seminars 2003 Karlsruhe: Competition in Higher Education 2004 Bologna: Change Management in Higher Education 2005 Amsterdam: Enhancing Quality in Higher Education 2006 Madrid: From Abstract to Action: Translation of strategy and policy to practice 2007 Manchester: People Management 2008 Berlin: Understanding, Working With and Changing Organisational Cultures 2009 Barcelona: How do we know we are doing well? The added value of administration to universities 2010 Helsinki: the 21th century paradox: efficiency versus social responsibility 2011 Bologna: Delivering professional skills for the university services of the future
Mission WSAN aims to help its members in their careers, by providing them with opportunities for professionalisation through networking, both within the network and with HUMANE, learning by problem solving, and performing in the challenging but secure environment of the group of fellow alumni.
Current Steering Group Members Liduine Bremer, Chair 2003Amsterdam NL Kurt R Sendldorfer2009 KaiserslauternD Thomas Achen2010 LundSWE Susi Poli2008 BolognaIT Tiina Kosunen2009 HelsinkiFI Karin Ekborg-Persson2006 LundSWE Jane Sherwood 2010OxfordUK
2011/12 activities Launch of WSAN page on Facebook Participation of Steering Group members in Executive Committee of HUMANE (Liduine, Kurt) Presentation to Winter School in Valencia in March (Michael Sibly).. And preparation of Lund seminar
Agenda for 2012/13 Steering group meeting Amsterdam (December 2012) Winter School, March 2013, Valencia (presentation on Communication) WSAN seminar 27-28 September 2013, Oxford Possibility to attend HUMANE seminars Your own initiative! Contact fellow alumni to organise a study visit, benchmarking.. and communicate what you do! Join the online WSAN community on Facebook
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