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CSU hosts international Practice-Based Education Summit


Friday, 4 Apr 2014

The Education For Practice Institute (EFPI) at Charles Sturt University (CSU) will host the fourth international Practice-Based Education (PBE) Summit at Sydney Olympic Park on Wednesday 9 and Thursday 10 April. Academics from North America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, New Zealand and Australia will consider and debate higher education issues under the theme, 'The promises of university education: Blending, including and integrating for future practice'. The Summit consists of keynote addresses, plenary and panel sessions and research presentations. Summit chair, Associate Professor Franziska Trede, said, "The unique contribution that the Summit makes to professional education and practice-based education is that it addresses contemporary philosophical, theoretical and practical issues and brings together researchers, lecturers and managers to robustly debate challenges and opportunities to enhance the future of university education." CSU Pro Vice-Chancellor (Student Learning) Professor Sandra Wills will deliver the opening address, and CSU Vice-Chancellor Professor Andrew Vann will deliver the closing address.

Media contact: Bruce Andrews, (02) 6338 6084

Media Note:
Contact CSU Media to arrange interviews with Associate Professor Franziska Trede, the Deputy Director of the CSU Education for Practice Institute. The fourth international Practice-Based Education (PBE) Summit will be held at the SP Jain School of Global Management, 5 Figtree Drive, Sydney Olympic Park on Wednesday 9 and Thursday 10 April. The Summit is sponsored by the Australian Council for Education Research (ACER), Sense Publishers, and the CSU Research Institute for Professional Practice, Learning and Education (RIPPLE).

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