Previous Conferences

Since 2006 EAPRIL organises its annual conferences at different cities all over Europe. Much has changed during the last decade in which EAPRIL became a larger organisation with its own unique identity, adding value to the practice as well as the research field concerning learning and development.

  • Belval, Luxembourg – 2015 November 23 – 27

Theme: Educating the generation of tomorrow

27 Posters
6 Symposia
2 Invited EAPRIL Cloud Symposium
3 Invited EAPRIL Sessions (NRO, HILL & Writing for Practitioner researchers)
3 Luxembourgish sessions  (local teachers)
17 Workshops
112 Present and Discuss Sessions
8 Practice Meets Research  Sessions
59 Roundtable Sessions
10 Flipping the Sessions
3 Keynote Sessions + 3 Question & Answer sessions with the keynote speaker
4 Nominees and 19 applications in general for Best Research & Practice Project Award
6 cloud workshops
6 Speed dating sessions
1 Master Class for Students
1 Exhibition day for Local Educational projects, supported by Ministry of Education
1 L&D / Corporate Learning programme: 6 transformational labs & 1 keynote speaker

Participants: 501

Website: EAPRIL Conference in Belval, Luxembourg, 2015

  • E&L Nicosia (Cyprus) – 2014 November 24-28, 2014

  Theme: Where Practice and Research on Learning and Development Meet

17 Posters
5 Symposia
1 Invited EAPRIL Cloud Symposium
1 Invited EAPRIL Chair Symposium
1 Invited EAPRIL Symposium
4 Invited EAPRIL Workshops
11 Workshops
81 Present and Discuss Sessions
3 Practice and Research Dialogue Sessions
17 Roundtable Sessions
6 Flipping the Sessions
3 Keynote Sessions + 3 Lunch sessions with the keynote speaker
Best Research and Practice Project Award Session: 6 Nominees and 19 applications in general

Participants: 280
Website: EAPRIL Conference in Nicosia, Cyprus, 2014

Theme: Where Practice and Research on Learning and Development Meet

25 Posters
3 Symposia + 3 Mother Tongue Symposium
5 Invited EAPRIL Cloud Symposia
1 Invited EAPRIL Chair Symposium
3 Mother Tongue Symposium
3 Invited EAPRIL Board Session
98 Present and Discuss Sessions (of which 9 are mother tongue)
22 Workshops
4 Practice and Research Dialogue Session
1 Project Meeting
21 Roundtable Sessions
3 Keynote Sessions + 3 Q&A sessions with the keynote speaker
Best Research and Practice Project Award Session: 5 Nominees and 14 applications in general

Participants: 480 from 33 countries
Website: EAPRIL Conference in Biel/Bienne, Switzerland, 2013

Theme: Creating Competence – Innovations in Learning and Development

20 Workhops
91 Present and Discuss Sessions
4 Creative Sessions
5 Thematic Roundtable
29 Interactive Posters
3 Practice and Research Dialogue Sessions
8 Best Research Practice and Project Award – applicants
1 EU project session
3 Keynote Sessions + 3 Q&A sessions with the keynote speaker

Participants: 280
Website: EAPRIL Conference in Jyväskylä, Finland, 2012

  • Nijmegen (the Netherlands) – 2011

Theme: Balancing workplace learning and practitioner research across professional fields

22 Workshops
78 Present and Discuss Sessions
8 Creative Sessions
6 Thematic Roundtable
20 Interactive Posters
10 Practice and Research Dialogue Sessions

Participants: 310
Website: EAPRIL Conference in Nijmegen, the Netherlands

  • Lisbon (Portugal) – 2010 November 24-26

Theme: Challenges in professional learning across the disciplines
Programme
12 Workshops
67 Papers
5 Symposia
21 Posters/roundtables

Participants: 183
Website: EAPRIL Conference in Lisbon, Portugal

  • Trier (Germany) – 2009 November 18-20

Theme: Improving Social Competences and Network Learning in education and professional practice.Programme
7 Workshops
45 Papers
2 Symposia
9 Posters/roundtables

Participants: 111
Website: EAPRIL Conference in Trier, Germany

  • Bergen (Norway) – 2008 November 26-28

Theme: Knowledge Creation and optimal teaching and learning, what works?Programme
8 Workshops
42 Paper Presentations
2 Symposia
13 Posters/Roundtables

Participants: 150
Website: EAPRIL Conference in Bergen, Norway

  • Maastricht (the Netherlands) – 2007 November 14-16

Theme: Learning and Instruction for the Next Generation
Programme
9 Workshops
41 Paper Presentations
2 Symposia
14 Posters/Roundtables

Participants: 129
Website: EAPRIL Conference in Maastricht, the Netherlands

  • Leuven (Belgium) – 2006 October 19-21

Theme: Improving Quality in Teaching and Learning: Developmental work and implementation challenges
Programme
27 Workshops
52 Paper presentations
5 Posters
3 Roundtables

Participants: 150
Website: EAPRIL Conference in Leuven, Belgium