SMARTEX project Training program at the premises of UNIWA with participants from 3 European and 6 Asian Universities on 26-29/4/2023

This training event organized by the University of West Attica (UNIWA – project coordinator) and it took place at the premises of University of West Attica during 26-29/4/2023.

Presentations were done by Professors and academic staff from

a.the European Universities:

  1. University of West Attica, Greece
  2. Ghent University (UGhent), Belgium
  3. Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain

 b.Representatives from IDEC Company SA

 The training program was attended by academic staff members of the following six (6) Asian universities, which are involved to the SMARTEX project program:

  1. MARA University of Technology, Malaysia,
  2. UTHM- Tun Hussein Onn University of Malaysia, Malaysia,
  3. Politeknik STTT Bandung, Indonesia
  4. Faculty of Visual Art and Design, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia
  5. Bahauddin Zakariya University College of Textile Engineering, Pakistan
  6. NED University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan

 The training program was planned according to the necessities of the Asian Universities and included subjects like the following:

  • Student-centered learning and HEIs, focusing on this approach to the educational procedure (Virtual reality in learning, Virtual laboratory experiments).
  • Approaches to quality assurance.
  • The relevance of internships for higher education students/Quality elements of internships.
  • ECTS implementation.
  • International mobility in higher education.
  • Quality Procedures according to EU standards – review of the courses and the procedure
  • Introduction and background information about higher education systems and European quality assurance agencies.
  • Lab work by students and ISO 17025 - Quality Management - Continuous Improvement– (UGENT).
  • Use case: Education Quality Audit by Commission des Titres d’Ingénieur on UGent

Except of the training sessions, interesting and constructive discussions were conducted between the partners, relatively: the platform created in the frame of SMARTEX project, all the new and updated courses uploaded by Asian Universities and the afterlife of SMARTEX project.

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Figure 1 Training Day 1-Presentations by UNIWA

Figure 2 Training Day 1-Presentations by UPV


Figure 3 Welcoming by the University Vice Rector Dr. Cleo Sgouropoulou


Figure 4 Official Dinner of partners

Figure 5 Tour at the University of West Attica (Ancient olive grove campus) Visit to the Erasmus Office /Liaison Office

Figure 6  Tour at the University of West Attica - Visit to the “Design & Development of Innovative Knitted Textiles & Garments Lab” of Industrial Design and Production Engineering Department