13-14 October, 2020 the final conference on the Erasmus + project “Enhancement of Lifelong Learning in Belarus” (BELL) was held in Nesvizh.
The conference summed up the results of 3 years of work on the project. Representatives of 6 Belarusian universities-participants (Polotsk State University, Belarusian State Agricultural Academy, Brest State Technical University, Vitebsk State University named after P.M. Masherov, Sukhoi State Technical University of Gomel, Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno) gathered to discuss the results of work on the project.
The conference was attended online by colleagues from partner organizations (Rezekne Academy of Technology (Rezekne, Latvia); University of Cadiz (Cadiz, Spain); Linnaeus University (Växjö, Sweden); The Open University (Milton Keynes, the United Kingdom), as well as representatives of universities of the Republic of Belarus, employees of the European Union Delegation to the Republic of Belarus, participants in other projects in the field of capacity building of the Erasmus + program from higher educational institutions of the country, leaders and executors of the European Union financial support project “Employment and Vocational Education and Training in Belarus”.
First Vice-Rector of Polotsk State University Svetlana Vegera and Rector of Rezekne Academy of Technology Iveta Mietule addressed the 107 participants of the conference with a welcoming speech.
The project leaders – coordinating university – Karīne Laganovska (Rezekne Academy of Technology) and national coordinator in the Republic of Belarus – Irina Pozdnyakova (Polotsk State University) spoke about the project, its results, noted the high-quality and well-coordinated work of all participants during the entire period of the project.
For two days the conference participants discussed the results of work on distance courses, issues of organizing the educational process, the introduction of new forms and methods of teaching, plans for further joint activities.
Based on the results of the conference, a collection of articles by its participants was published.