ENROPE

ENROPE kick-off meeting

Submitted by Florian Möller on Wed, 09/12/2018 - 19:19

On 10th and 11th September 2018 representatives of all project partners came together at Goethe University in Frankfurt a.M. for an intensive exchange of ideas relating to ENROPE`s project development: the ENROPE kick-off meeting. The two-day agenda focused on objectives, content, timelines, priorities, and technical matters; the approach itself focused on communicative and collaborative outcome-oriented activities. Being the first of its kind, the meeting started with all partners introducing themselves and their perceived (and self-perceived) function in the project, including particulars characterizing their individual institutions and their particular expertise which they will bring to the project.

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The conference provided ample time and an open platform for a brainstorming event on how best to generate, structure and implement the upcoming first Intensive Study Week (June 17-21, 2019). It was agreed upon that close attention needs to be paid to assuring diversity and heterogeneity of younger scholar participants. Respondent to ENROPE`s overall objective (“combine formal qualification and opportunities for personal growth for junior researchers”) the partners discussed and concluded upon the elements of a qualification profile, on the application procedure and on selection details.

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19 delegates from all nine partner universities met at the University of Exeter (21-22 March 2019) to update one another on progress made regarding our work-packages all related to supporting current and future early-career researchers in the field of plurilingualism and education. Together with PhD students we discussed ideas for the Intensive Study Week that will take place in Berlin (17-21 June 2019), and we talked about next steps.

Besides the meeting, there were a number of fringe events, such as LEN lounge (a series of short talks with the aim to share what research we are working on), as well as a visit to Streatham Campus and visits to various pubs and restaurants in Exeter, where our lively discussions continued.

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