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2018 New Learning Spaces to Support the EU 2020 Learning-Intensive Society EDLW 2018

Thursday, November 8, 2018: 15:30-17:00 CET

Moderator: Elena Caldirola, University of Pavia, EDEN Executive Committee Member

Format: Panel debate


“Learning Spaces” (LS) is the term used in a report published in 2006 by the Institute for Prospective Technological Studies, “as a way to embrace a different view of future learning”. The context for learning in the schools and HEIs, at any level, is already changing, and thus the characteristics and enabling infrastructure for learning spaces may also be changing. In this webinar strategies to plan and design new Learning Spaces, related to the modern Learning-Intensive Society, will be discussed. Two ancient, long established and multidisciplinary Universities (Pavia -Italy- and Uppsala -Sweden-) will share their experience in this field, highlighting the challenge to “promote the future” in historical buildings, so rich in art, culture and architectural constraints.

Examples will be given of good learning practices and learning paths developed in Pavia and Uppsala LSs.


  • Stefano Govoni, ViceRector, University of Pavia
  • Marco Morandotti, Deputy Rector for Real Estate, University of Pavia
  • Mats Cullhed, University of Uppsala, Coimbra Group
  • Elena Caldirola, University of Pavia