This was EAPRIL2019!

The EAPRIL2019 conference took place in the beautiful city of Tartu, Estonia from November 27 until November 29, 2019 in collaboration with the University of Tartu. 

For more information on the number of participants, nationalities, sessions and so on check out our EAPRIL2019 Dashboard

Check out the EAPRIL2019 after movie here:

Programme EAPRIL2019

Below you can find the overall EAPRIL2019 conference programme: 


programme EAPRIL2019


The detailed EAPRIL2019 conference programme can be downloaded here

For the EAPRIL2019 book of abstracts click here.


Our Keynote Speakers


We would like to give a special thanks to our 3 keynote speakers!
Video taping of all keynote speeches will be uploaded later.



Each year EAPRIL hands out two awards:


  1. Best Research & Practice Project Award (BR&PP Award)
  2. Best Poster Award


More information on this year's winners can be found below. 

BR&PP Award 2019

The EAPRIL Best Research and Practice Project (BR&PP) Award recognises projects by practitioner researchers in the field of education, learning and instruction, and training and development, which exceptionally contribute to educational practice.


MusicMath Methodology: a creative / innovative approach for teaching and learning mathematics, by Eric Roldan Roa and team


Please check out the elevator pitch of the winning project here: 

A full video of their presentation during the Award Session at the EAPRIL2019 Conference will be uploaded soon. 

Also a big thank you to the runner-up:

Competence-oriented Teaching and Learning in Higher Education - Essentials, by Heinz Bachmann (Presentation of the project)


For more info on past winners click here

Best Poster Award 2019

Each year EAPRIL also reaches out a Best Poster Award during the EAPRIL Conference. An Awarding Committee of 8 senior researchers visits each poster presentation and selects the winner, based on the following criteria

1. Overall Research
* Research question is impactful and relevant for practice             
* Research methods are appropriately chosen for the research question    
* Research methods are well-designed and executed             
* Research results are correctly presented         
* Appropriate conclusions are drawn / do not go beyond the date presented    

2. Visual Design
* Well-organised, structured, easy to follow                
* Lay-out, design and colour combinations, e.g. font is readable from a distance, attractive design,
* If available, tables, figures and/or graphs are supportive and clear            
* Grammar / spelling is correct                        
* Poster Presentation is appropriate for the diverse audience (researchers, practitioners, students,…)            

3. Quality of Oral Presentation
* Clarity of message    
* Innovative / dynamic / interactive manner of presenting (vs. standard talk)    
* Quality of response to audience’ questions


Factors for successful design and implication for hybrid learning environments by Maria Custers (Fontys University of Applied Sciences, the Netherlands) & Maud Hendrickx (Fontys University of Applied Sciences, the Netherlands)


Check out the winning poster here:

Best Poster Award Winner



EAPRIL is happy to support the dissemination process of its presenters. Please find below links to the posters presented at EAPRIL2019. If you wish to share your EAPRIL2019 poster with the EAPRIL community, please share it via email (info@eapril.org).

The technological onion of MAES: a Teacher Training Course in active learning methodologies
Azenaide Abreu Soares Vieira, Matheus Souza

Engagement for learning physics: a qualitative study of students' perspective
Daria Rovan, Ema Petričević

Perspectives on the induction process - a qualitative study
Daria Rovan

Adapting teacher education to prepare for innovative schools
Edwin Buijs, Helma Oolbekkink-Marchand

Skills Navigator: Enhancing 21st century skills
Elena Van den Broeck

Moral distress in secondary school teachers
Evelyne Depoorter

Can every student become a digital information professional?
Kimberly Verhaest, Wouter De Meester

Teaching French Through Dynamic Assessment: The Case Of The First Year Undergraduate Students F.L.E
Sahraoui Lafrid

Factors for succesful design and implication for hybrid learning environments
Maud Hendrickx, Maria Custers

Using e-portfolio to facilitate self-directed learning in community service learning
Melissa De Wilde, Jo Tondeur

Howest EdHub: the interaction between didactics, learning space and technology
Rina Dauwens, Basiel Bonne, Tijs Verbeke

Entrepreneurial Competencies in Creative Specialties as a Key to Regional Specialization
Tiiu Männiste

Supporting learner autonomy for work readiness
Timo Halttunen, Anders Karkov, Leena Erälinna, Christian Ribeiro Maagard Dragin-Jensen

The intended classroom management curriculum in student teachers' internship
Tom Adams, Bob Koster, Perry den Brok

Building a bridge between relevance and rigor in graduation projects
Pieter Schilder, Lisette Munneke

The student learning experience in hybrid learning configurations
Jan Kamphorst

Collaborative visual research on the reform of junior high schools (age 12-14 years)
Leen Alaerts, Ruth Wouters, Alice Dumon, Nick Goemaere, Anne Decelle


EAPRIL2019 Sponsors & Partners

A big thank you to all our EAPRIL2019 sponsors & partners! 

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Iris Connect makes great CPD affordable and scalable. They drive superior learning outcomes for schools & teachers. Their technology makes high impact CPD accessible and cost effective and their implementation support guarantees impact.

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MAXQDA is a world-leading software package for qualitative and mixed methods research and the only leading QDA software to offer identical features on Windows and Mac. It is one of the most comprehensive programs in the field and is used by thousands of researchers in more than 150 countries around the world.

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The University of Tartu is Estonia's leading centre of research and training. It preserves the culture of the Estonian people and spearheads the country's reputation in research and provision of higher education. UT belongs to the top 1.2% of world's best universities. 

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The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) is located in Hamburg, Germany, and is one of UNESCO's seven education Institutes. UIL supports Member States in the field of lifelong learning with a focus on adult and continuing education, literacy and non-formal basic education. It pays special attention to UNESCO's Global Priority Africa and Global Priority Gender Equality. It has one of the largest libraries in the world within its specialized field and hosts the world's longest-running journal of comparative education and lifelong learning.

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