Capacity Building in E-Learning: Innovative Digital Pedagogy for Healthcare and Medical Education in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Dr Norman

Dr Muhammad Helmi Norman

Associate Professor Ts Dr Muhammad Helmi Norman is currently the Deputy Director of Instructional Technologies of the Center for Teaching and Curriculum Development, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) and currently drives the e-learning transformation in the university. He is also an Associate Professor at Faculty of Education, UKM and was the Assistant Dean and initiated the faculty’s fourth industrial revolution initiatives. His research interests are in the field of digital learning and futuristic education. He is an Apple Distinguished Educator involved in driving education transformations at primary, secondary, and higher education in 1:1. He is an advocator and influencer in both national and global landscapes where he coached iPads for medical and healthcare staff in Bangkok, Thailand in collaboration with medical experts from across Europe and Asia. Notably, he was appointed as a master trainer for training lecturers and professors in higher education nationwide in the Educator 4.0 project, to develop education technology champions among professors and lecturers nationwide. He is also a certified Professional Technologist of the Malaysian Board of Technologists.

Dr Norman's global experience includes his appointment on the board of directors of the International Association for Blended Learning (IABL), which pioneers blended learning initiatives around the globe. He has also been attached at global research institutions, where was attached to the Swartz Center for Computational Neuroscience, University of California San Diego, USA, to study research on computational neuroscience; the Bournemouth University Human Computer Interaction Group, United Kingdom, where he collaborated in research on digital health; and Center for Driven Innovation, Learning and Design (eLL), Aalborg University, Denmark, to study on participatory innovation. He has also published numerous books, journal articles, and conference proceedings in the field of digital and futuristic education and notably published a book entitled “The Impact of MOOC on Distance Education in Malaysia and Beyond” with leading scholars from Canada, Austria, Denmark, and Malaysia, as well as involved in published one of the first international policy paper in blended learning with IABL.


Tech vs Trust: Scaling simulation for 21st century students

Professor Debbie Holley

Professor Debbie Holley

Debbie Holley is Professor of Learning Innovation at Bournemouth University, where she leads innovation in research, teaching and professional practice within the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences. Her expertise lies with blending learning and innovation to motivate and engage students with their learning inside /outside the formal classroom, at a time and place of their own choosing. As National Teaching Fellow, she is a passionate educator, and showcases and writes extensively about the affordances of technologies such as Augmented Reality, Virtual/ Immersive Realities and Mobile Learning.

Debbie is a JISC digital expert on the student experience panel, on the ALT Special Interest Group (SIG) Committee on Immersive technologies, and recently contributed to the international panel for the iLRN’s State of XR and Immersive Learning Report. With a research interests in digital wellbeing, she is currently contributing to the body of work reframing the digital health and wellbeing EU Digicomp framework update.

You can follow Debbie on Twitter: @debbieholley1


Shaping an inclusive future of Medical Education in the Digital Age

Eleni Dafli

Dr Eleni Dafli

Dr Eleni Dafli MD, MSc, PhD, is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Lab of Medical Physics in the Department of Medicine of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) and a Medical Doctor, Cardiologist, collaborating scientifically with the 1st University Cardiology Department in AUTH. She holds a Medical Degree, a M.Sc. Degree in Medical Informatics and a Ph.D. in Virtual Patients and Simulations in Medical Education. Her research areas lie in the area of medical informatics and information technologies implemented in healthcare education and particularly in virtual patients, clinical simulations and serious games. She has a long experience in large European projects that focus on new technologies in medical education for more than fifteen years, while has participated in international clinical trials. She has contributed in various publications in peer-review international journal articles, conference proceedings and book chapters in the fields of medical education, medical informatics and medical simulations. Her innovative work has received various national and international awards (OECD Global Forum golden award, Excellence awards of the Faculty of Health Sciences and the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) and scholarships from the AUTH Research Committee and the State Scholarships Foundation.


How standards boost Innovation: Examples from ERASMUS+ and ISO

Sandra Feliciano

Sandra Feliciano

Sandra graduated in Social Sciences, post-graduated in Evaluation in Education and has over 20 years of experience with quality management applied to complex sectors where the human factor is critical, such as Education, Health and Social Care Services, Government and Aerospace, where she is an experienced international consultant and trainer as well as a qualified Auditor and Evaluator for several Accreditation and Certification schemes in these sectors. She works as a researcher at the Knowledge Innovation Centre and is also a lecturer at the School of Management and Technology of Porto Polytechnic, where she has been teaching Standardization, Quality Management, Human Resources Management and Management Systems Audits at Master level. Having worked with policy making and national, European and international standardization since 2008, she recently represented Portugal and Angola at ISO/TC176 during the last revision of ISO 9001 and lead the development of ISO 21001, the first ISO Management System Standard for Educational Organizations, published on May 1, 2018. Currently she is leading ISO CASCO/TC 232 WG 58 and ISO TC 232/WG 8, acting as Co-Convenor for the development of a requirements’ standard for bodies providing audit and certification of educational organizations management systems and a guideline standard with good practices to audit educational organizations. She has recently been nominated for the CEN-CENELEC Standards+Innovation 2021 Awards.


Guest Talk:
TrentinoSalute 4.0: Experience in Digital Health of the Autonomous Province of Trento


Dr Lorenzo Gios

Lorenzo Gios graduated in psychology from the University of Padua (IT) and specialized in psychotherapy, he gained his PhD at the University of Brighton (UK). Researcher and project manager in the frame of WHO and EU co-funded projects with a focus on both quantitative and qualitative research, since 2018 he has been collaborating with TrentinoSalute4.0 in the digital healthcare field.