Start date – March 24
«Modern approaches to legal education in the context of global challenges and digital transformation of legal education»
9 experts
8 webinars
5 countries

Online series of webinars
FOCUS
The purpose of the webinars is to study the world best practices in legal education in the face of constant global challenges and the introduction of digital technologies in the legal field, exchange views and search for new constructive ideas for the development of national systems of legal education.
FOCUS
The purpose of the webinars is to study the world best practices in legal education in the face of constant global challenges and the introduction of digital technologies in the legal field, exchange views and search for new constructive ideas for the development of national systems of legal education.
Who can participate?
teachers and faculty of universities, institutes, colleges and faculties of legal education
Who can participate?
teachers and faculty of universities, institutes, colleges and faculties of legal education
What will you learn about?
International experts in the field of legal education from the USA, Australia, Great Britain, Germany, France will present national systems of legal training and its regulatory support, consider models and forms of legal education and increase the level of its practice orientation, and analyze programs for the continuous professional development of lawyers. Particular attention during the internship will be paid to the introduction of digital technologies in legal education.
What will you learn about?
International experts in the field of legal education from the USA, Australia, Great Britain, Germany, France will present national systems of legal training and its regulatory support, consider models and forms of legal education and increase the level of its practice orientation, and analyze programs for the continuous professional development of lawyers. Particular attention during the internship will be paid to the introduction of digital technologies in legal education.
international experience
Provide a platform for international exchange of ideas and experiences related to teaching and learning, leadership and mentoring in legal education
Networking
Establishment of networking for legal teachers to improve the quality of legal education
The aims of the webinars
TRAINING FORMAT
The online internship takes place on the ZOOM platform live.
Participation can be done from a computer, phone or tablet.

Program of the webinars
John Flood
Online-meeting «Legal Education in the Global Context: Challenges from Globalization, Technology and Changes in Government Regulation»
Date – March, 24 at 11.00 (GMT+3)
Professor of Law and Society, Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research
Agenda:
1. What is legal education in the 21st century?

2. Recent trends shaping Legal Education globally

3. Global models of legal education

4. Q&A

Ulrike Quapp
Online-meeting «Legal education in Germany. Rechtsreferendariat as a form of clerkship»
Date – March, 25th at 12.30 (GMT+3)
Faculty Manager, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Leipzig University of Applied Sciences
Agenda:
1. The system of legal education in Germany – the ways to prepare law professionals?

2. Legal education - a set of disciplines, duration of studies, programs and curriculum structure, educational standards

3. Rechtsreferendariat as a form of clerkship

4. The philosophy and ideology of how law is taught in Germany

5. Experimental education, innovative methods of teaching and learning

6. Models and forms of legal education– Undergraduate & Postgraduate routes to Qualified Status - examinations

7. Further education

8. Q&A

Philip G. Schrag
Online-meeting «Models of clinical education in the US»
Delaney Family Professor of Public Interest Law at Georgetown University

Date – March, 28th at 16.00 (GMT+3)
Agenda:
1. Models of clinical education in the US and its goals

2. What the teachers do and their roles in the law schools (The methods of the education (including supervision of cases or projects, and related classroom experiences)

3. What the students actually do and how much academic credit they get

4. How clinical education evolved in the US, from a very small set of experiments that were viewed with great suspicion by traditional teachers into a set of programs that was so successful that at the present time

5. Q&A

Prof. Alicia Mazouz
Online-meeting «Legal education in France»
Lecturer in private law, Researcher at C3RD, Associate researcher at IRJS (University of Paris 1), Head of the DCJ license and the law clinic - Catholic University of Lille-Campus Issy-les-Moulineaux
Date – April, 4 at 3 pm (GMT+3)
Agenda:
1. The system of legal education in France – the ways to prepare law professionals?

2. Legal education - a set of disciplines, duration of studies, programs and curriculum structure, educational standards

3. The philosophy and ideology of how law is taught in France

4. Experimental education, innovative methods of teaching and learning

5. Models and forms of legal education– Undergraduate & Postgraduate routes to Qualified Status - examinations

6. Further education

7. Q&A

Professor Natalie Skead
Online-meeting «Automation in Law: Fact or Fiction — or Both? And, so, What Do Law Students Really Need To Learn in Law School?»
Date – April, 6 at 11.00 (GMT+3)
Dean and Head of Law School, University of Western Australia
Agenda:
1. Legal Education in Australia in 2021

2. The purpose of legal education and what a law student needs to learn to practice law effectively

3. The legal profession in terms of automation and digitalization

4. Legal Education in the COVID-19 Pandemic

5. Q&A session

Professor Patricia Leighton
Online-meeting «Legal education in the UK»
Professor Emeritus at the University of South Wales, UK – former Jean Monnet Professor of European Law. She is currently Professor of European Law at the IPAG Business School, France and a member of their research group.
Date – April, 7 at 14.00 (GMT+3)
Professor Jason Tucker
University Dean for Student Employability, School of Law and Politics, Cardiff University
Agenda:


1. the role of law on interdisciplinary programmes in the UK

2. implications of the traditions of the common law system for pedagogy

3. Key challenges the UK is now facing in legal education

4. Approaches to legal education in the UK

5. Qualifying to practise as a lawyer in the UK

6. Different approaches to clinical legal education

7. Q&A

Prof. Julian Webb
Online-meeting «Technology usage in legal education – experience of Australia»
Date – April, 12th at 11.00 (GMT+3)
Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne
Agenda:
1. The legal technology ecosystem

2. The impact of legal technology on lawyers' practice

3. Legal technology and curriculum innovation

4. Innovation in assessment

5. Q&A

Carwina Weng
Online-meeting «Experiential learning in legal education in the USA»
Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Community Legal & Disability Law Clinic, Indiana University Maurer School of Law



Date – April, 13th at 17.00 (GMT+3)
Agenda:
1. The peculiarities of legal education in the USA

2. Experiential learning in legal education in the USA – simulation courses, field placements, clinics

3. Clinical legal education in the USA - the functioning and the organization of law clinics

4. Soft skills

5. Q&A

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(8 online meetings)

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