Higher Education – Challenges and Current Developments

21. Japanese-German Symposium

jointly organized by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and Deutsche Gesellschaft der JSPS-Stipendiaten e.V. with kind support of Oldenburg University.

Date: May 20–21, 2016
Venue: Oldenburg, Hörsaal am Campus Wechloy
Map: https://www.uni-oldenburg.de/fileadmin/user_upload/uni/lageplaene/Wechloy-Okt15.jpg



Friday, May 20

13:30    Welcome Remarks
14:00    Introduction into the topic
             Prof. Dr. Verena Pietzner (University of Oldenburg),
             PD Dr. Daisy Rotzoll (Leipzig University)

Part 1: Higher Education in Japan and Germany
Convener: PD Dr. Daisy Rotzoll

14:30    The Academic Profession in Japan and Germany
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Teichler (INCHER Kassel)

15:00    Transformation of Japan's higher education in response to global challenges
Prof. Dr. Akiyoshi Yonezawa (Tohoku University, Office of Institutional Research)

15:30    Q&A session
16:00    Coffee Break

Part 2: Innovating Teacher Education
Convener: Prof. Dr. Verena Pietzner

16:30    The Teacher Training in Germany: New Ways - Old Problems
Prof. Dr. Lothar Wigger (TU Dortmund, General Educational Science)

17:00    Teacher Training and Japan's Current Higher Education
             Prof. Dr. Toshiko Ito (Mie University, Graduate School of Education)

17:30    Q&A session
18:00    Go to dinner venue
18:30    Dinner at Zum Drögen Hasen
             JSPS Alumni Club Award Ceremony

Saturday, May 21

Part 3: Natural Science and Medicine
Convener: PD Dr. Daisy Rotzoll

09:00    Medical education in Japan: how the past inform the future
             Prof. Dr. Nobutaro Ban (Nagoya University, Dept. of General Medicine)

09:30    Medical Education in Germany: Development of the National Competence Based Catalogue of Learning Objectives
             Prof. Dr. Eckhardt Hahn (Erlangen University, Dept. of Internal Medicine)

10:00    Q&A session
10:30    Coffee Break

Part 4: Chemistry
Convener: Prof. Dr. Verena Pietzner

11:00    Digital Media in Higher Chemistry Education
Prof. Dr. Richard Göttlich (Gießen University, Organic Chemistry)

11:30    Q&A
11:45    Introduction of JSPS Programs: Yuriko Nishizaki (JSPS Bonn Office)
12:05    Closing Remarks
12:15    Lunch

For participants of General assembly of JSPS-Club
14:00    General assembly of JSPS-Club
16:00    go to city center
16:30    Guided tour

For others
13:30    go to city center
14:00    Guided tour