Spotlight on Higher Education Teaching Performance PROFFORMANCE FINAL CONFERENCE

This conference is the final event of PROFFORMANCE project. The event will focus on the results of the PROFFORMANCE: the Assessment Tool for higher education teachers' performance will be presented. The award ceremony of the International Higher Education Teacher Award will also take place with the presentation of the best practices, and PROFFORMANCE Teaching Excellence Database and Network will be launched as well. Presenters will offer an outlook to future activities of the PROFFORMANCE consortium, planned between 2022 and 2025.

Date: 16th June 2022, 10.00-16.45 CET
Place: BUDAPEST, Hungary (hybrid format)

Registration deadline for online participation only: 14th June 2022

The PROFFORMANCE project supports the quality enhancement of Teaching and Learning  at higher education institutions in the European Higher Education Area, by developing a teacher performance evaluation tool and incentive system, and by collecting and sharing good practices.

Target group: The conference may be of interest to higher education experts, teachers, leaders, students, professional organizations, and policy decision-makers. Attendance at this event is free of charge.
The language of the conference is English without translation.

We plan a short digital interactive session at the meeting, so please, if possible, bring your phone/tablet/laptop to be able to participate.

Number of participants max: 150

Organizer: Tempus Public Foundation – PROFFORMANCE Coordination Team, in partnership with the Ministry for Innovation and Technology of Hungary

With any other comments or requests concerning either the event or the registration, please contact the organisers at

We are looking forward to meeting you in Budapest.

More information is available at the FINAL CONFERENCE | Profformance


09:00-10:00 Registration and welcome coffee

Welcome speeches

  • Balázs Hankó, Deputy Minister of State, Ministry of Culture and Innovation, Hungary
  • Representative of Tempus Public Foundation, Hungary

PROFFORMANCE Partners’ roundtable

  • Alexander  Kohler, Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research, Austria
  • Vlatka Blažević, Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Croatia
  • Tereza  Neumann-Kotásková, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic
  • Laura Sinóros-Szabó, Ministry of Culture and Innovation, Hungary
  • Lasha Margashvili, National Center for Educational Quality Enhancement, Georgia
  • Tatjana Stanković, Foundation Tempus, Serbia
  • Moderator: Márton Beke, Tempus Public Foundation, Hungary
11:15-11:45 Coffee break

Award Ceremony – International Higher Education Teacher Award
Launch of PROFFORMANCE Teaching excellence database

12:30-13:30 Lunch break

The PROFFORMANCE story – expert round table
"Set the wheels in motion" - Profformance overview 
  Lead expert | Vilmos Vass
Set the scene: The landscape of HE Teacher performance 
  Benchmarking survey and study report | Günter Wageneder, University of Salzburg, Austria - László Horváth, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
The PROFFORMANCE 3D Assessment tool, Innovative methods, main aim – Why 3D?
    1. Teachers’ roles and tasks | Daliborka Luketic, University of Zadar, Croatia
    2. EHEA priority in teaching and learning | Jan Beseda, Centre for Higher Education Studies, Czechia
    3. Aspects of the assessment- (self, peer, student) | Irine Darchia, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia
PROFFORMANCE testimonials 
    External reviewers | Ruaidhri Neavyn, Higher Education Authority, Ireland
Student eyes Jakub Grodecki, European Students' Union
Presentation of the PROFFORMANCE Assessment tool and platform - Tempus Public Foundation
Interactive test of the Assessment tool - moderated by Vilmos Vass 

15:15-15:35 Short break
15:35–17:00 Parallel Workshops – Best practice presentations

Part 1: Student-centred course design

Gamification of Academic Reading (of Political Science Texts)

EEatTUGraz |Paul Baumgartner (AT)
Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering @ TU Graz - A practical exercise designed for students in their first year

TAMEHISIP |Katalin Eklicsné Lepenye (HU)
Taking Medical History with Simulated Patients in a Student-centred Course

Part 2: Innovative teaching and learning, Student’s Learning Support

GCSC |Eithne Knappitsch (AT)
Global Case Study Challenge

eduARdo in ESP classes |Nóra Barnucz (HU)
The Use of Augmented Reality in ESP clasess for Law Enforcement

Digital Knowledge Trees |Lado Sirdadze (GE)
Converting Course Content into Digital KnowledgeTrees in order to Teach, Learn and Use them in Practice in Everyday Life

ELEBOC |Radek Cibulka (CZ)
Electronic exercise book of organic chemistry

Part 1: Assessing the Student's Learning

PARTERRE |Tamás Zsedrovits (HU)
Personalized Assessment thRough generaTed Exercises foR pRogramming coursEs

Part 2: Impact and mission with and for the society

TBI&HER | Dražen Čular (HR)
Implementation of Non Goverment Organisations (NGO) as Teaching Basis in High Education and Research

TC |Ulrich Hobusch - Dominik E. Froehlich (AT)
TeachingClinic: Meaningful Engagement Through Service-Learning

eL-DCforIC |Ljerka Luic (HR)
e-Learning: Digital Competencies for Innovation Culture

SERVEDU |Ljiljana Markovic (RS)
Service-learning in EFL teachers’ education

ADRIA Internship|Vjecislav Bohanek - Sibila Borojević Šoštarić (HR)
ADRIA Internship programme: broadening University-Business Cooperation

17:00 Farewell drink

Organizers are taking the Coronavirus restrictions and recommendations into consideration, as the meeting is an international event. Although currently there are no restrictions issued for Hungary, we are constantly monitoring the news and guidance from the relevant official bodies.

Last modified: 10-06-2022


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