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Education: A Global Perspective

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Keynote Lecture:

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.

Programme:

Tuesday 21st June 2016

10.00 Registration
10.30 Conference Welcome
Dr Heather Forland, Pro Vice Chancellor International, University of Worcester
10.40 Keynote Lecture
Gary Brace FRSA, Vice Chair with Education Portfolio, UK National Commission for UNESCO
11.10 Coffee
11.45 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

Jessie Vos, UC Leuven Limburg – Move across borders – commitment in a global perspective

Adam Edmett, British Council – Teacher Self-Assessment of Professional Practice

Eddy Li, University of Cambridge – Researching Cultural Inclusive Pedagogy: A bottom-up Approach to Inclusive Teacher Education

Sean Bracken; Jáima Pinheiro de Oliveira, University of Worcester – Realising transnational inclusivity in higher education: A comparative study of Sao Paulo and England

Teacher Education for the 21st Century and Role of IT within the Global Context
Chair:
Dr Sarah Younie

Carolyn Johnstone, Federation University Australia – Supporting pre-service teachers through intercultural experiences: internationalisation of teacher education

Agnes Kukulska-Hulme, Lucy Norris, The Open UniversityMobile learning experiences for newcomers to a city

Gaurab Sharma and Ashim Kharel, British Council – Social Action Project – Into making a difference

Aneta Hayes, Keele University – Internationalisation at home: ‘for whom’ and ‘for what purpose’?

13.10 Lunch
14.00

Internationalisation of the Curriculum and Pedagogical Considerations in a World Wide Context
and
Teacher Education for the 21st Century and Role of IT within the Global Context
Chair: 
Dr Pinky Jain

Madhumita Bhattacharya; Steven Coombs; Mark Potts; Jack Whitehead – Living Citizenship + Cultural Empathy => Living Global Citizenship

Jackie Musgrave, University of Worcester – Problem-based learning as a vehicle for teaching students about working with refugee children and families

Katie Dunworth; Hugo Santiago Sanchez, University of Bath – Pedagogies for promoting transcultural/intercultural competence: An investigation into postgraduate taught programmes at one UK University

Jáima Pinheiro de Oliveira; Simara Pereira da Mata; Karen Regiane Soriano; Ana Paula Zaboroski; Flaviane Molina Gellamo Freitas, (UNESP), São Paulo, Brazil – Indicators For Teacher Training From The Elements Of The Practice Of The Specialized Educational Service (Aee)

15.30 Coffee
16.00 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?
17.00 Close of meeting
19.00 Conference Dinner (optional)
Venue: The Old Rectifying House, North Parade, Worcester
Cost: Buffet supper £20.00 per head
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Wednesday 22nd June 2016

09.00 Registration
09.15 Introduction
Dr Sarah Younie, Reader in Education, Innovation and Technology, De Montfort University
‘Knowledge mobilization through translational research: new ways of working’
09.30

Internationalisation of the Curriculum and Pedagogical Considerations in a World Wide Context

Shrehan Lynch; K. Andrew R. Richards, University of Alabama – Self-study of the doctoral students socialization process

Tom Whittingham, University of Worcester – Promoting a global approach to education; layers of self-regulation

Reeta Sonawat – Assessing School Readiness Of Early Years In Mumbai, India

Nicola Savvides, Kings College London – Internationalising Higher Education: A Pilot Study at Three Russell Group Universities

Teacher Education for the 21st Century and Role of IT within the Global Context

Mark Waterson; Darlene Fisher – Developing leaders for a global educational landscape

Peter Fransen; Harry Stokhof, HAN University of Applied Sciences – “Let’s focus on exploration”. Developing professional identity as global teachers in a question-driven practicum

11.00 Coffee
11.30

Working Group
Chair:
Prof Marilyn Leask
UNESCO sustainable Goals 2030 framework for action

12.30 Feedback from Working Groups
Look at themes from conference and next steps and responding to draft UNESCO Report on Knowledge Mobilisation
13.00 Closing session
Prof Marilyn Leask
13.30 Close of meeting

Bursaries

BERA offer a limited amount of bursaries for BERA Student Members only.

  • Bursaries are available for BERA Student Members to the value of £50 towards travel, and complimentary registration for the event.

To apply for one of these bursaries, please email events@bera.ac.uk with a 200 word statement on why you want to attend this event. Bursaries are offered on a first come, first served basis. Once approved you will be sent details of how to register online. Travel expenses will be reimbursed after the event in accordance with our travel policies. You must not have previously received bursary funding from BERA in the current year.

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