“Using the time wisely during COVID-19 – Experiences & perspectives of young people in the Western Balkans” – focus on Kosovo*

This activity is part of a webinar series which aims to bring together young people of the Western Balkans sharing experiences and perspectives related to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on remote study skills, productivity, innovation, and resilience building. The first webinar focused on Albania and intended to foster discussions on challenges and opportunities, to provide examples of how the COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping our education and our future.

This 2nd webinar which will take place on FRI,NOV,13th from 6-7pm will focus on Kosovo*.

The speakers Krenare Pireva Nuci (UBT) and Albana Veseli (UP) will lead the webinar related to the impact of COVID-19 situation in the learning process within the Higher Education Institutions in Kosovo*.
They will give an overview of the ad-hoc switching learning process, from in-campus classes into online classes, by sharing their experiences of the collaboration among students, professors and management perspective. They will also share the struggles to adapt to this new model of teaching and learning, taking into consideration the lack of adequate network infrastructure within the universities when dealing with high number of concurrent students (having 20k students online in real time as part of online classes from all Faculties within the Universities) from one perspective, and the adaption of the content for online classes from the other perspective.
This situation will be offered to all participants as lessons learned by sharing the complex situation in Kosovo* education system from: (i) individual initiatives to prevent learning process disruption and (ii) institutions efforts to collaborate at national level for the public good.
The speakers in this session will be:
Krenare Pireva Nuci is a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering at UBT (Kosovo*). She holds a PhD and Master’s degree in computer science from the University of Sheffield. Her main interests relay in the Artificial Intelligence domain, and especially the applied techniques of AI in the education domain.
Albana Veseli currently works at the Department of Chemistry, University of Prishtina. She has completed her PhD in Chemistry at the University of Tirana and Karl Franzens University of Graz in frame of the Join EU-SEE Erasmus Mundus program. She is Academic coordinator for Erasmus+ project between the University of Prishtina (Kosovo*) and Keele University (UK) and has published several scientific papers.

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How to join the webinar:

“Using the time wisely during the COVID-19 pandemic – Experiences and perspectives of young people in the Western Balkans”
FRI,NOV,13th 2020 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM (CEST)

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