Entries by Cristina Stefanelli

SAVE THE DATE: FRAMES final conference

Framing Virtual Exchange and Blended Mobility in Higher Education Date: 30 March 2023  Venue: University of Siena | Via Banchi di Sotto, 55 – Siena, Italy Registration: http://www.congressi.unisi.it/frames/ On 30 March 2023, FRAMES is organising its final event onsite at the University of Siena in Italy. The theme of the event is “Framing Virtual Exchange […]

FRAMES 2022 Year in Review: thank you for making 2022 so special!

2022 has been a year to remember for FRAMES. Together with our partners and community, we have mobilised change by training and inspiring educators to embrace and adopt Virtual Exchange, facilitating the integration and accreditation of Virtual Exchange in Higher Education throughout Europe and beyond. This year we have: delivered an Collaborative online Training on […]

Digital Fair of possibilities: using FRAMES to improve your VE experience within your HEI

As part of the online conference “Digitalisation. Education. Connection. Education.” organised by Technische Universität Braunschweig on November 30 – December 2, 2022, FRAMES was featured in the Digital Fair of Possibilities with a contribution by Sara Pittarello focused on how to use FRAMES to improve Virtual exchange experiences in Higher Education. If you missed the […]

Toolkit for Integrating Virtual Exchange in Higher Education: access it now

Virtual Exchange as an educational practice has been shown to work as a complementary component of physical exchange programmes, allowing more students to benefit from meaningful international and intercultural experiences as part of their higher education. Now it is time for Higher Education Institutions to mainstream this approach into their institutionalised mobility activities.  To support […]

Our research article for the special issue of the Journal of International Students is out!

This special issue of the Journal of International Students, Virtual Exchange: Evidence and Analysis to Advance the Field, co-editors Melissa Whatley and Taylor C. Woodman and international teams of researchers explore the complex realities and provide new directions for the rapidly growing field of virtual exchange and its continually evolving models and modalities. Our FRAMES-related […]

Join us on September 29 for the launch of the FRAMES Toolkit

Building on the scenarios report and the project’s training efforts, we are excited to present the FRAMES Toolkit for Blended Mobility Implementation and Accreditation to you in September.  This Toolkit is developed to show higher education professionals which steps they can take to integrate and accredit Virtual Exchange at HEIs. It provides inspiration, tools and […]

FRAMES at EAIE 2022

We are glad to announce that FRAMES will be represented in one of the sessions in the 32nd Annual EAIE Conference, which will take place on 13-16 September in Barcelona. Alicia Betts, University of Girona, Sara Pittarello, UNICollaboration, and Anna Pratesi, University of Siena, will be speaker at the session titled “Integration and accreditation of […]

Open Badges have just been issued and awarded to the successful participants in the Online Training on Virtual Exchange and blended mobility integration

More than 240 people registered to attend the online training, which was held between 2nd and 29th May 2022, and ca. 120 participants from all over the world were actively engaged throughout the course, sharing their experience and ideas about how to potentially integrate and accredit Virtual Exchange within their HEIs. Participants were both academic […]

SAVE-THE-DATE: Training on Virtual Exchange and blended mobility integration

Save the Date: May 2 to May 29 2022 (4 weeks) We are happy to announce the upcoming ‘FRAMES Collaborative online Training on Virtual Exchange and blended mobility integration’. This training is of specific interest for IRO staff and related offices (mobility officers, educational offer, career offices), IT staff, management and educational leaders as well […]