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The Internationalisation Advisory Council has set aside SEK 500,000 for activities or projects that promote internationalisation at home for education at the undergraduate and advanced level.
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Audience: Medarbetare
The European Commission has made it possible for higher education institutions that have mobility funds from Erasmus for their own students, to use them instead for incoming students from Ukraine.
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Audience: Medarbetare
Karolinska Institutet has been invited by STINT (The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education) to nominate two candidates and a backup candidate to participate in the exchange programme for teaching staff called Teaching Sabbatical.
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Audience: Medarbetare
Here are some tips on good reads for the holidays, from Unit for Teaching and Learning. Happy summer!
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Audience: Medarbetare
Registration for KI's Education Congress 28-29 September is now open! We welcome you to sign up and join the congress. The focus of the congress is Continuous learning, both as an individual and as an organization. Get inspired by the speakers and participate in the workshops looking at tips, new perspectives and experiences.
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Audience: Medarbetare
We welcome abstracts for scientific work, pedagogical projects and education development projects to KI's Educational congress 28-29 September 2022.
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Audience: Medarbetare
Björn Meister at the Department of Neuroscience is awarded the 2022 prize for his long-standing commitment to teaching at several of Karolinska Institutet's educational programmes.
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Audience: Medarbetare
Take part in several sessions on team-based learning (TBL), both on introductory and advanced level.
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Audience: Medarbetare
For the first time, Swedish higher education institutions have conducted a joint national survey on the prevalence of gender-based and sexual harassment in the academic sector. The responses from a total of almost 39,000 employees and students show that young people, women and students (including doctoral students) are particularly at risk.
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AMEE Lyon 2022 will be held as an hybrid conference. Historical KI has been very well represented and we are looking forward to meet even this year. NOTE: To be able to use the KI institutional membership you need to register below.
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Audience: Medarbetare
The pandemic still effects people around the world, but as restrictions are lifted, there are new challenges. At Karolinska Institutet, teachers are faced with hybrid teaching, researchers will return to previous research and students will find their way back to routines on campus. Here, they talk about the time before and during the pandemic and after restrictions were lifted.
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The results of the alumni survey show that a large majority of alumni are satisfied with their education at KI, and would recommend KI to others.
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Audience: Medarbetare
Take part in webinars with a focus on teaching and learning. Workshops and discussions for you as a teacher who want to exchange experiences and be inspired.
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Audience: Medarbetare
Virtual lab training can cater for different types of learning abilities among students and offer a variety of techniques that might not be possible to teach/learn during an on-campus course. Karolinska Institutet, through the Biomedicine programmes, is coordinating the virtual laboratory training module in a new Erasmus+ project focusing on virtual/online practical training.
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The Swedish Higher Education Authority is currently auditing a number of study programmes at KI in order, amongst other purposes, to judge how well they achieve the intended learning outcomes as regards skills and abilities. The audit begins with a self-rating by the programme responsible at KI (in KI’s case, the respective Department or the Committee for Higher Education).
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With the resource "Accessibility in digital environments" you can learn more about accessibility for your digital course room, and how to create accessible documents.
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Audience: Medarbetare
15 March, 2022
Sessions on TBL
During this Spring you can take part in several sessions on team-based learning (TBL), both on introductory and advanced level.
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Audience: Medarbetare
Nominations must include the information as requested on the Nomination form and emailed to: fonder@ki.se
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Audience: Medarbetare
Take part in a new series of webinars with a focus on teaching and learning. Workshops and discussions for you as a teacher who want to exchange experiences and be inspired.
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Audience: Medarbetare
16 December, 2021
Course: Course design
Through the course Course design (“Kursdesign”) you can deepen your ability to design courses that support students' learning based on a goal-based framework.
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Audience: Medarbetare
A lecturer and chief dentist at the Department of Dental Medicine, a senior lecturer at the Institute of Environmental Medicine and a lecturer at the Department of Laboratory Medicine are new members of KI's Pedagogical Academy. They possess deep and extensive knowledge of higher education pedagogy and show in different ways how they put the student's learning at the heart.
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Audience: Medarbetare
The experience of the rapid transition to distance learning during the pandemic has been evaluated in a new report. Here are opinions from both teachers and students which will now be used to further develop teaching methods.
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The early development of the immune system, antibiotics in dentistry and strengthened medical pedagogy. These are some of the research areas that Karolinska Institutet's new professors are interested in. On 14 October 2021, the annual inauguration ceremony was held in Aula Medica where 18 new professors were installed, and 12 adjunct professors and 2 visiting professors were welcomed to their new positions at the university.
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Karolinska Institutet is carrying out a research study to evaluate whether the opening of Campus has an effect on the spread of COVID-19. Students, teachers and staff at KI are welcome to participate.
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Teacher Day is intended to inspire you through the exchange of knowledge and experience on the topic of innovative assessment. The day is aimed at those of you who are involved in the design, development and delivery of education.
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Audience: Medarbetare
Lars-Arne Haldosen at the Department of Biosciences and Nutrition (BioNut) is awarded KI's pedagogical prize 2021 for his many years of commitment, above all to the development of the biomedicine programmes at KI. He has also been study director for the doctoral education at BioNut.

Lars-Arne will receive the award of SEK 175,000 in connection with Karolinska Institutet's installation ceremony, which will be held in Aula Medica on October 14th.
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On 29 May, the government announced that as of 15 June, higher education institutions may return to campus-based teaching. The recommendations issued by the Swedish Public Health Agency for containing the spread of the virus apply as much to HEIs as they do to general society, and require a responsible approach to the planning of a return to campus-based teaching.
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Audience: Medarbetare
An opportunity to be recognized for your pedagogical achievements, apply to the Pedagogical Academy.
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Audience: Medarbetare
The pandemic has meant that courses and programmes have only had a short time to transition to distance teaching – something which has required major involvement from teachers, students and educational administrators. At the same time, these experiences have propelled the development of teaching methods.
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Since 15 June, the requirements for distance learning have been eased and this autumn there will be a gradual return to KI's campus. But the unusual spring semester has yielded valuable lessons and experiences. Head of Division Ann Langius-Eklöf and lecturer Carina Georg recount what it was like for the nursing education programmes – to work against the clock.
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On 17 March 2020, the Public Health Agency of Sweden encourages Swedish universities and upper-secondary schools to conduct distance learning in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The campus closes on 18 March, but teaching must continue. For KI’s teachers, it’s the start of an intensive undertaking, one that proved particularly challenging for the Unit for Teaching and Learning.
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In order for students to continue their education, Karolinska Institutet (KI) has decided to make it possible to, during the summer, provide courses and activities that due to the prevailing pandemic could not be completed during the spring term.
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In order to simplify planning for both teachers and students, the Committee for Higher Education has decided that teaching at the basic and advanced levels will take place via distance for the remainder of the spring term.
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We are now initiating the recruitment of seven new professors in a strategic effort to reinforce the educational development of our programmes and to improve the conditions for a close collaboration between research and education.
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More than 700 students from KI’s study programmes took part in IPL Day on 22 October. This day is one feature of KI’s action plan for interprofessional learning.
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Audience: Medarbetare
Mushroom pickers and kite surfers who want to cure cancer and eliminate chronic pain – those are some of the 13 new professors inaugurated at Karolinska Institutet on Thursday in a ceremony in Aula Medica. Some 750 guests had gathered to welcome the new professors in addition to eight adjunct professors, four visiting professors, eight prize winners and four medalists.
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This year’s KLOK Award goes to Danderyd’s Academic Care Centre for their exemplary well-organised student work.
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Björn Meister presented 2018's "Teachers of the Year" during the departmental coffee information meeting held on 21 May.
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The integration of the UN’s Agenda 2030 Sustainable Development Goals into higher education and the importance of engaging students in the process were in focus at the recent conference, “Rethinking Higher Education: Inspired by the Sustainable Development Goals”.
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