Symposium 'SQELT Final International Conference'

For whom
Students, Employees, Alumni
04-05-2020 09:30 to 05-05-2020 14:00
Het Pand, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Gent
Ghent University - Department of Educational Policy - Educational Quality Assurance Office & CHEGG
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Performance Data Governance and Management of Higher Education Learning and Teaching: Results of a European Case Study and Future Perspectives

Due to the current situation regarding the spread of the Corona virus and the resulting restrictions on travel, it is currently not finally clear whether the SQELT conference in Ghent can take place on May 4th and 5th, 2020. The organisers are monitoring developments regarding Corona and will decide at a closer distance to the event date whether the conference will be postponed or organized as an online conference. The organisers kindly ask you to register via the registration page (see below), but recommend delaying bookings (hotel accommodation, travel) and in any case to use booking options with the cancelation option.


ERASMUS+ Project

Key Action: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices / Action Type: Strategic Partnerships for higher education


Performance Data Governance and Management of Higher Education Learning and Teaching: Results of a European Case Study and Future Perspectives

General Aims of the Multiplier Event

  • Present a contemporary overview of performance data governance and management in learning and teaching
  • Disseminate and self-evaluate results of SQELT Strategic Partnership
  • Seek critical feedback and evaluation on SQELT results
  • Prepare SQELT Strategic Partnership for final project phase and implementation of SQELT recommendations

Target Audience

  • HEI representatives and members (e.g. students, teaching staff, quality management, leadership)
  • Further HEI stakeholders (e.g. quality assurance agencies, auditors and accreditors, HE politics)
  • HE researchers (e.g. performance data governance and management in learning and teaching)

Activities and Contents

  • Impulse speeches of experts in the field
  • Presentation of SQELT key results, including performance data policy, comprehensive set of performance indicators and evidence-informed recommendations for organisational development
  • Two workshops on case studies of benchlearning and evidence-informed recommendations for organisational development at six European universities
  • Discussion panel of various stakeholders including the plenum


Full programme see details.


There is no conference fee; catering (lunch, coffee) is included.
Personal registration is required; the number of participants is limited.



deadline: 25 April 2020


Prof. Dr. Dr. Theodor Leiber / Project coordinator

evalag (Evaluationsagentur Baden-Württemberg)
M7 9a-10, D-68161 Mannheim, Germany

Mobil +49(0)1752305824 /

Tel +49(0)621/128545-25

Martina Martens Secretariat during the event

Ghent University
Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 33, UFO, 9000 Gent, Belgium
Tel +32(0)93310052 /56

Practical Information


Ghent University

Convention centre ‘Het Pand’, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Gent, Belgium

Room: August Vermeylen, 2nd floor (conference center)

Route description to Het Pand

By public transport to Ghent

  • From Brussels Airport to Gent Sint-Pieters station

In the airport building, go to level –1 and take the train with direction Gent Sint-Pieters station (we advise you not to take the train which passes through Aalst, because this will take longer!). There is a direct train every hour, but you can also take the train to Brussel Noord station at the airport, where about three trains an hour leave for Ghent.

  • From the Brussels stations to Gent Sint-Pieters station

Arriving by train in Brussels : Switch to one of the many intercity trains (IC) to or via "Gent-Sint-Pieters", Ghent 's main railway station (directions "Brugge", "Knokke/Blankenberge", "Oostende" all stop in Ghent ). Ghent is on the crossroads of the international lines "London-Brussel-Köln" and "Antwerpen-Lille-Paris".


  • By public transport

From station Gent St-Pieters:

Tram 1(to Wondelgem or Evergem; every 6 minutes, exit at Korenmarkt) or tram 2 (to Melle Leeuw; every 7 minutes, exit at Zonnestraat).

More info on public transport can be found on the websites of De Lijn and NMBS.

  • By car

Follow the P signs to parking garage P7 Sint-Michiels. The parking site is located at a distance of 50 meter from Het Pand. Take the exit Onderbergen and you arrive in the Wilderoosstraat, opposite Het Pand.

An alternative parking is P8 Ramen. From here it is about 5 minutes on foot to Het Pand.

Beware of the Low Emission Zone in the city center. A vehicle with a foreign number plate must always be registered. Check your vehicle here and register.

Accommodation in Ghent


The European Commission support for this International Conference does not constitute an endorsement of the contents which reflects the views only of the organisers and authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

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