Glasgow international education congress open for registration
The International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI) 2016 is taking place in Glasgow from 6 ? 9 January 2016.
This prestigious event will see delegates travel from all over the world to discuss educational improvement in Glasgow for the 29th such congress. Teachers, academics and policy-makers will attend the conference, the main theme for which is Connecting teachers, schools and systems: Creating the conditions for effective learning.
This theme emphasises the importance of teachers, schools and systems as critical elements in efforts to ensure effective learning and foster sustained improvement which will be explored through keynote addresses, paper sessions, symposia and State of the Art sessions.
Keynote speakers confirmed to address the congress include;
- Pasi Sahlberg, Harvard University Graduate School of Education
- Professor Allan Walker, Hong Kong Institute of Education
- Dr Rowena Arshad, Head of Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh
- Professor Graham Donaldson, author of Teaching Scotland?s Future
- Marinieves Alba, Community School Director, New York
Ken Muir, Chief Executive of the General Teaching Council of Scotland said, ?This is one of the education world?s most prestigious events which will bring to Scotland and Glasgow people working in education from across the globe. It is an exciting opportunity for everyone involved in school improvement and raising attainment in Scotland to showcase the effective partnership work we are doing here and also to learn from the experiences of other countries which is critical if we are to continue progressing here. ?I am honoured to be a co-chair of this event and look forward to welcoming colleagues to ICSEI 2016 in Glasgow. ?
Professor Michael Schratz, President of ICSEI said ?Scotland has continuously proven to be a show case for better education for all. Following this tradition, the Glasgow Conference brings together professionals from all over the world to share cutting edge knowledge and powerful practice. ICSEI 2016 will create the innovative space for an emerging future of education by placing learning and achievement at centre stage to equip children and young people with what is necessary for meeting today?s challenges and, more importantly, the resilience they need for thriving in an unknown future. Looking forward to meeting you all where it will happen!? The conference is being supported by the Times Education Supplement Scotland who are media partners for the event.