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Contact Seminar - Nordplus Higher Education

Contact Seminar - Nordplus Horizontal

Contact Seminar - Nordplus Junior

Contact Seminar – Nordplus Nordic Languages

Nordplus - Adult Presentation


Heidi Layne - Welcome to Finland

Karolis Zibas - Theme 1-Integration of refugees and immigrants

Martin Saar - Teacher Education-Continued professional development

Per Ramberg - Teacher Professionalism

Stian Hårstad - The Nordic linguistic situation

Audur Hauksdottir - Nordplus and teaching, learning and researching Nordic languages in the West-Nordic Region

Sunday 20th of November

14:00-16:00 Registration of participants and room check-in

16:00-17:00 Opening of seminar

Opening speech, Anders Geertsen, Head of department, Nordic Council of Ministers Secretariat

Nordic educational cooperation and Nordplus, Anna Mikander, Nordplus Programme Committee Chair

The seminar programme, Henrik Neiiendam Andersen, Nordplus Main Coordinator

17:00-21:00 Reception buffet with music and Nordic/Baltic country fair

Monday 21st of November

09:00-11:00 Partner matching and project building

11:00-12:30 Parallel workshops on seminar themes

Theme 1

Integration of refugees and immigrants
Speakers: Karolis Žibas & Heidi Layne

Theme 2

Nordic Languages
Speakers: Stian Hårstad & Auður Hauksdóttir

Theme 3

Teacher education and continued professional development of teachers and educators
Speakers: Per Ramberg & Martin Saar

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-15:30 Project building

15:30-16:15 Parallel workshops on Nordplus programmes

  • Workshop on Nordplus Junior
  • Workshop on Nordplus Adult
  • Workshop on Nordplus Higher Education
  • Workshop on Nordplus Horizontal
  • Workshop on Nordplus Nordic Language

16:15-18:00 Project building

19:00-22:00 Dinner at hotel

Tuesday 22nd of November

09:00-12:00 Finalising project ideas

12:00-12:30 Concluding remarks

12:30-14:00 Lunch and farewell




If you have questions about the seminar and the participation please contact your national Nordplus office.


The Nordplus contact seminar provides a unique opportunity for Nordic and Baltic educational institutions to form partnerships, collaborate and share good practices. The possibilities for networking, the educational input and the administrative guidance available at the seminar give a sound ground for preparing a future Nordplus application.

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