Parallel sessions

Find the materials of the different parallel session by clicking on the available links. 

Parallel session 1: workshops

1.1 TRIO: A story of college readiness, college success and professional preparation 

Tom Rowland & Aaron Cortes - Commonwealth Educational Opportunity Center & Northeastern Illinois University (USA)

1.2 Realising a University for All – moving from vision to practice

Dr Anna M. Kelly and Dr Lisa Padden - University College Dublin (Ireland)

1.3 What’s your story? Revealing identity struggles in student biographies via storytelling, writing and drawing

Dr. Miriam Buse - University of Paderborn and University of Osnabrück (Germany)

1.4 SandWishing and designing education form bottom up in a diverse context

Kirsten Roosendaal - Royal Conservatoire Antwerp, Artesius Plantijn  (Belgium)

1.5 Widening Participation of Underrepresented groups in Erasmus+

Katherine Allinson and Wim Gabriels - Universities UK International (UK) and Erasmus Student Network (Belgium)

1.6 Creating inclusive student environments in a non-inclusive teaching environment? Diverse competent teachers as sense of belonging

Evelyn Morreel and Elke Emmers - Odisee University College  and UC Leuven Limburg (Belgium)

1.7 Don't get Trumped! Avoiding Extra-organizational Threats and Achieving Success with Strengths-based Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

Drew B. Mallory - KU Leuven (Belgium)

1.8 Where are My Role Models?

Lorraine Gearing - Coventry University (UK)

Parallel session 2: paper presentations

2.1 Diversity: from policy to practice

Tinneke De Clercq and Nele Pierlet - Artevelde University of Applied Sciences (Belgium)

2.2 Strategies towards equity, diversity and inclusion at universities: outcomes of the INVITED project

Anna-Lena Claeys-Kulik - European University Association

2.3 Pathways to success into Higher Education: what do 70 inclusive education practices of the Erasmus+ project #Multinclude tell us?

Edward van Os - The Hague University of Applied Sciences (The Netherlands)

2.4 Developing an inclusive learning trajectory academic language skills

Prof. Dr. Lieve De Wachter, Kirsten Fivez, Machteld Hauben and Prof. Dr. Kris Van den Branden - KULeuven (Belgium)

2.5 Students as Colleagues : impacts on learning and engagement

Dr Luke Millard - Birmingham City University (UK)

2.6 From Pockets of Good Practice to Institutional Policy

Lorraine Gearing - Coventry University (UK)

2.7 Re-engaging Adult Learners: Enrollment and Degree Completion Strategies through Prior Learning Assessment via Work-Life Experiences

Dr. Gale Gibson-Gayle and Ms. Jennifer Graham - St. Francis College, New York (USA)

2.8 Building Intercultural Competences of Students in Higher Education

Aike Broens (presenter), Lonneke de Meijer, Rick Wolff and Marieke Meeuwisse (presenter) - Erasmus University Rotterdam (The Netherlands)

Parallel session 3: paper presentations

3.1 Practice before policy - Implementing digital inclusion in higher education

Weiqin Chen - Oslo Metropolitan University (Norway)

3.2 Increasing representation and resilience of students with migrant background in higher education: Outlining the project

Helena Calleeuw - Vives University College of Applied Sciences (Belgium)

3.3 How to connect students in order to raise their mental well-being

Sarah Peene, Katrien Verhoeven and Mathilde Joos - Warm Cities Ghent, Artevelde University of Applied Sciences and University of Applied Sciences Ghent (Belgium)

3.4 Talent Development Programme:  Creating a school of excellence for underrepresented students in South Africa

Lynthon S. Jacobs - Stellenbosch University (South Africa)

3.5 ‘Going Beyond Equality’ Defending Fair Access in Practice and Evaluation

Dr Simon Harold Walker  and Dr Bernadette Sanderson - FOCUS West, Glasgow, Scotland (UK)

3.6 Working Group Talent for Inclusion at KU Leuven

Karle De Volder - KULeuven (Belgium)

3.7 How to make your educational practices/services more inclusive: tips and tricks for universal design

Lisa Herman - Support Centre for Inclusive Higher Education (Belgium)

Parallel session 4: workshops

4.1 Innovative learning methods for motivation and participation of all students

Ine Bogaerts - UC Leuven Limburg (Belgium)

4.2 Level 5 qualifications for more open access, permeability and flexible learning pathways

Hans Daale - Leido (The Netherlands)

4.3 Global Experience: Access, Equity and Inclusion for Study Abroad

Aaron Cortes and Tom Rowland - Commonwealth Educational Opportunity Center and Northeastern Illinois University (USA)

4.4 Tackling thresholds together: Implementation of a support system for students with special needs and challenges for the future

Inge Van Liedekerke and Tinneke De Clercq - Artevelde University of Applied Sciences (Belgium)

4.5 Inclusive mobility: policies and practices to create an inclusive mobility framework 

Dominique Montagnese and Valérie Van Hees - Confia International (France) and Support Centre for Inclusive Higher Education (Belgium)

4.6 Touching a sense of belonging: experiencing the Erasmus+ Project #iBelong

Dr. Rick Wolff, Dr. Miriam Buse, Miriam Burfeind and Dr. Marieke Meeuwisse - Erasmus University Rotterdam (The Netherlands) and Osnabrück University (Germany)

4.7 Students as institutional allies who contribute to inclusive education and a greater sense of belonging for students

Marjolijn van der Klis, Frank Tuitt, Mary Tupan-Wenno, Simone Aumaj and  Erik van Halewijn - Ministry of Education Culture and Science (The Netherlands), University of Denver (USA), ECHO Center for Diversity Policy (The Netherlands), University Utrecht (The Netherlands) and University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

4.8 Get inspired and dream your own student support system

Sara Raemdonck and Ann-Marie Van Noten - Artevelde University of Applied Sciences (Belgium)

Parallel session 5: paper presentations & show and tell

5.1 Migrants, refugees and asylum seekers:  creating a culture of welcome in a University of Sanctuary

Dr. Anna Kelly and Fiona Sweeney - University College Dublin (Ireland)

5.2 Guidelines for inclusion of multilingual students with a migration background

Pieterjan Bonne, Heleen Vander Beken and Joke Vrijders - Artevelde University of Applied Sciences (Belgium)

5.3 Waiting until high school to offer university readiness services is often too little, too late

Dr. Ngondi Kamatuka, Dr. Meghan Ecker-Lyster, Dr. Neal Kingston and Craig Gehring - University of Kansas, Lawrence and Master Prep, Lousiana (USA)

5.4 An Equity Performance Ranking for Australian Higher Education: Some Considerations Using the Berlin Principles

Dr Paul Koshy and Dr Tim Pitman - Curtin University, Perth (Australia)

5.5 External Drivers/Internal Impacts - The Case of Glasgow School of Art

Shona Paul - The Glasgow School of Art, Scotland (UK)

5.6 Student Central – a Psychology-led Academic Support Programme for Students with Disabilities at Maynooth University, Kildare, Ireland

Suzanne McCarthy and Grace Edge - Rehab Group - Learning and   Maynooth University (Ireland)

5.7 Towards supporting accessible learning as a networked practice

Lore Demedts and Thomas Claeys - Artevelde University of Applied Sciences (Belgium)

5.7 A seat at the table: Who is really creating your policies?

Beatriz I. Valencia Hernandez - Idaho State University (USA)

5.7 To drop out or to speak up: how boys experience higher education

Gregory Callebaut and Delphine Bastien - Artevelde University of Applied Sciences (Belgium)

Parallel session 6: paper presentations

6.1 Is reducing entry grades for disadvantaged students the answer to widening access?

Laurence Lasselle - School of Management, University of St Andrews (UK)

6.2 Integration and success in higher education in France through mentoring : a research based analysis

Boris Walbaum and Muriel Ekovich - Article 1, Paris (France)

6.3 "The Creative Arts Summer School" a model for change: A collaborative and innovative model for widening participation to the Creative Arts in Higher Education in Ireland

Finola Mc Ternan and Professor Dervil Jordan - National College of Art and Design, Dublin (Ireland)

6.4 SciMathUS: A successful university access programme for underserved students in South Africa

Elza Lourens - Stellenbosch University (South Africa)

6.5 The role model project in Ghent: working with students as role models for underrepresented groups

Nele Pierlet, Betül Akkaya and Alessia Parent - Artevelde Artevelde University of Applied Sciences, Odisee, University Ghent, Luca School of Arts, University of Applied Sciences Ghent (Belgium)

6.6 WHY underrepresented students face downgrading in secondary education and HOW mentoring could prevent this

Gusta Tavecchio and Winnie Roseval - Erasmus University Rotterdam (the Netherlands)

6.7 Risaala: an organisation for youth with a migration background setup by students

Siham Habichi, Nora Achahbar, Abdelmalek Nouhhaidi, Ismail El Ouassif, Ahlam Habichi and Meridjana Jukaj - Artevelde University of Applied Sciences and University Ghent (Belgium)

Parallel session 7: paper presentations

7.1 Mainstreaming good practice in Access & Participation; opportunities and challenges

Olive Byrne - University College Cork (Ireland)

7.2 Lacking diversity in teacher training: causes and potential actions

Sofie Thoen, Bert Van Helleputte and Griet Vanwynsberghe - Vives University College of Applied Sciences (Belgium)

7.3 ECHO Community Meet-up – fostering inclusive policy and best practice in communities, organizations and institutions

Ergün Can Çelik and Josefien van Marlen - ECHO Center for Diversity Policy (The Netherlands)

7.4 The Development of Student Identity and Belonging for TAP Foundation Course students, Trinity College Dublin

Sarah Grimson - Trinity College Dublin (Ireland)

7.5 Elevating the Student Voice - Using design thinking to develop student supports

Martha Brandes and Gemma Lynch - Maynooth University (Ireland)

7.6 Post-Secondary Career Pathways: Apprenticeship Models Creating Greater Equity in the United States and Europe

Noel S. Anderson, Ph.D. and Lisette Nieves - New York University (USA)

7.7 Extending learning enhancement opportunities to learners from a rural area using a digital learning platform

Danelda van Graan - SUNCEP (South Africa)