Scholas Occurrentes Romania, the Scholas Chair of the National University of Political and Administrative Studies, SNSPA, of Romania, and the international program University of Meaning organize the webinar «Education and development in (post-)pandemic times» that will take place next Friday 26 February 2021, at 4 p.m. (Bucharest), 3 p.m. (Rome), 11 a.m. (Buenos Aires), via Webex platform.

Prominent academics from Scholas Chairs network will participate in the virtual event, who will discuss the challenges of higher education in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Key facts

Where: Webex platform
When: February 26th 2021, 16:00 hours of Bucharest
Languages: English and Spanish
How: Registering through the following form

View online: Education and Development in (post)pandemic Times 


4:00-4:05 pm Opening

4:05-4:20 pm «Universidades atravesando la pandemia»
Iordan Gheorghe Bărbulescu, President of the Senate, Coordinator Scholas SNSPA
National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Romania

4:20-4:35 pm «Participación de Scholas en la Misión 4.7»
Jose Maria del Corral, Global Head, Scholas Occurrentes

4:35-4:50 pm «Education: before and after 2020»
Remus Pricopie, Rector, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Romania

4:50-5:05 pm «Nuevo modelo de universidad»
Hugo Juri, Rector, University of Meaning International Program

5:05-5:20 pm «Education for Development and Global Citizenship»
Victor Negrescu, Vice-Chair of the Committee on Culture and Education, European Parliament

5:20-5:35 pm «Education and development. An approach from the initiatives of the Pontifical Scholas Occurrentes Foundation»
Daniel Stigliano, Global Head for Scholas Chairs Program, Scholas Occurrentes

5:35-5:50 pm «A new approach on evaluation of education and development in post-pandemic times»
Ioana Melenciuc-Ioan, Head of the Department of International Relations and European Integration,
National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Romania.

5:50-6:05 pm «La respuesta europea frente a la pandemia y sus efectos sobre las universidades»
Francisco Aldecoa, President, Spanish Federal Council of the European Movement

6:05-6:20 pm «The Implications of Neoliberalism in The Discourse on Education as a Component of Development»
Alice Iancu, Lecturer, Hyperion University, Romania

6:20-6:35 pm «Universities and the challenges of international education in (post-)pandemic times»
Fernando Galván, Professor, ex-Rector, University of Alcalá, Spain

6:35-6:50 pm «Contemporary educational geopolitics, considering technological progress»
Antonia Colibășanu, Chief Operating Officer, Geopolitical Futures

6:50-7:05 pm «Decision making regarding schools in pandemic times: prioritising individuals or capital»
Ioana Dodi, Lecturer, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Romania

7:05-7:25 pm Q&A Session

7:25-7:30 pm Conclussions