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UNLOCK CONFERENCE 28 - 29 November, 2022 • Online Register to the conference teaching in Higher Education UNLOCKing creative & innovative

This autumn, the UNLOCK consortium is organising an online, international conference focusing on game-based and challenge-based learning approaches in Higher Education Institutes, aiming to unlock students’ creativity and design thinking, and foster entrepreneurial skills through innovative teaching 

The UNLOCK project comes as an initiative from a group of Higher Education Institutions and businesses from 6 European countries – Portugal, Spain, Netherlands, Germany, Denmark and Lithuania
  > to develop a learning tool based on these game approach for using Educational Escape Rooms (EERs);
> to support HEIs in the design and implementation of learning solutions based on EERs;
> to raise the entrepreneurial skills in both students and educators, and
> to lead to the strengthening of their creativity and employability.



Why attend?

Mixture of theory and practice

Learn about the latest research and good practice cases on creative and innovative teaching of educational tools, but also participate in game-based learning workshops, to be better equipped to develop further tools that motivate learning. 

Be recognised by your peers

To celebrate and recognise the innovative community of educators and their contributions to advancing HEI education, we introduce three UNLOCK Innovative Teaching Awards. We will also publish the conference speakers’ abstracts in our UNLOCK Conference Proceeding Chapter. 

Network with like-minded innovators

Be inspired to drive change at your HEI through interaction and networking with similarly passionate professionals to realise the future of innovative learning environments.

Have your work featured in MDPI's Special Issue

Post conference, apply your abstract (under the “Serious Games and Game-based learning” pedagogy domain) as a full article in a Special Issue by the Sustainable Journal and receive additional reviewing from the Special Issue’s editors.

An Actionable Guide to Create Educational Escape Rooms

Pedagogical ​Framework & Educator’s Profile
for using Educational Escape Rooms

Educational Escape Rooms in Practice:
Research, experiences and Recommendations

Keep an eye on our website for more info on the UNLOCK conference!
If, in the meantime, you would like to know more about the conference, contact us!

Déspina Kortesidou
Project Officer

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