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Gary Brace has been Chief Executive of the General Teaching Council for Wales (GTCW) since its inception in 2000. Previously, Gary was Assistant Chief Executive with the Qualifications, Curriculum and Assessment Authority for Wales (ACCAC) and prior to that, history officer with the Authority. He spent 15 years at the ‘chalkface’ teaching history and government & politics in a secondary school and a sixth form college in Cardiff.
He has been author and co-author of a range of guidance booklets for teachers and has undertaken education advisory work in the Russian Federation and Georgia on behalf of the Council of Europe.
He is the Vice-Chair with Education portfolio for the UK National Commission for UNESCO, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and has been awarded the University of Glamorgan Chancellor’s Medal.
Gary has twice climbed Mt Kilimanjaro.
Tuesday 21st June 2016
Conference Welcome Dr Heather Forland, Pro Vice Chancellor International, University of Worcester
Keynote Lecture Gary Brace FRSA, Vice Chair with Education Portfolio, UK National Commission for UNESCO
Conference strand 1 Each presentation will be 10-15 mins with time for questions
Conference strand 2 Each presentation will be 10-15 mins with time for questions
Internationalisation of the Curriculum and Pedagogical Considerations in a World Wide Context Chair: Dr Nicola Savvides
Draft UNESCO Report on Knowledge Mobilisation Prof Joanne Hughes, Director of the Centre for Shared Education, Queen’s University Belfast ‘Developing Shared Education in Divided Societies’. Is it ok if we stick with this?
Working Group Chair: Prof Marilyn Leask UNESCO sustainable Goals 2030 framework for action
Feedback from Working Groups Look at themes from conference and next steps and responding to draft UNESCO Report on Knowledge Mobilisation
Closing session Prof Marilyn Leask
Close of meeting
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