Inaugural European Conference on Education (ECE) 2013

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  • ECE is an international, intercultural and interdisciplinary event, and will give delegates the chance to listen to the latest news and research from scholars around the world, and great networking opportunities across higher education. Academics working throughout the world are encouraged to forge working relationships with each other, and facilitate partnerships across borders as part of the wider IAFOR community.

    Conference Theme: Learning and Teaching Through Transformative Spaces

    As previous IAFOR Conferences on Education have shown, education and lifelong learning can be seen as a solution to a host of local and global problems whilst globalized education systems are becoming increasinglysocially, ethnically and culturally diverse. Nevertheless, knowledge is often defined through discourses embedded in Western paradigms, as globalised education systems become increasingly determined by dominant knowledge economies.

    The Inaugural European Conference on Education extends these discussions to consider the pedagogic challenges of developing transformative spaces for learning and teaching. The conference organizers encourage submissions that consider learning and teaching through one of the following sub-themes, although submission of other topics for consideration is also welcome:

    Conference Topics

    • Challenges and transformations in learning and teaching
    • Virtual spaces: digital technologies and communications
    • Connections and disconnections in learning and teaching
    • Learning and teaching in glocal spaces of transformation
    • Space, Architecture and Learning
    • Global education and education for sustainable development
    • 'Englishes' and cultural communications
    • (Inter)cultural communications & understanding: challenging and preserving cultural differences
    • Leadership in learning and teaching
    • Bi-cultural, bilingual and bi-national education

    We also encourage submissions within and across a variety of disciplines and fields related to Education, including:

    • Adult, Vocational, Distance, and Professional Learning
    • Arts, Drama and Design
    • Bi-cultural, bilingual and bi-national education
    • Community, Culture, Globalization and Internationalization
    • Curriculum and Pedagogy
    • Economics of Education
    • Educational Vision, Policy, Leadership, Management and Administration
    • Equity, Social Justice and Social Change
    • Ethics and Values
    • Institutional Accreditation and Ranking
    • International Schooling and Education
    • Languages Education and Applied Linguistics (ESL/TESL/TEFL)
    • Linguistics
    • Literacy, Language, Multiliteracies
    • Maths, Science, and Technology Learning
    • Music Education
    • Organizational Learning and Change
    • Primary Education
    • Professional Concerns, Training and Development
    • Secondary Education
    • Special Education, Learning Difficulties, Disability
    • Student Learning, Learner Experiences & Learner Diversity
    • Student Affairs
    • Technology in Learning
    • University Research and Development

    Publishing Opportunities

    Authors of accepted abstracts will have the opportunity of publishing their associated paper in the official conference proceedings, and a selection of papers will be considered for inclusion in the internationally reviewed IAFOR Journal of Education.

    Partner Conferences

    ECE is the partner conference of the Asian Conference on Education (ACE), Asia's leading education conference, and a great forum for exchanging the latest ideas and views. Since its inception in 2009, ACE has welcomed over one thousand academics and practitioners to its annual Osaka event.

    The European Conference on Education 2013 will be held alongside the European Conference on Technology in the Classroom. Registration for either conference will allow attendees the option of attending sessions in the other.

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