Conference Outline

Thursday, June 28, 2018

08:30–17:30: Pre-Conference Tour of Arundel (optional extra)


Friday, June 29, 2018

08:45-09:30 Conference Registration & Morning Coffee

09:30-09:40 Opening Announcements
Kiyoshi Mana, Director of Events, IAFOR

09:40-10:00 Welcome Address
Joseph Haldane, IAFOR, Japan
Brian Hudson, University of Sussex, UK

10:00-10:05 Recognition of IAFOR Scholarship Winners

10:05-10:55 Keynote Presentation
Teaching in Times of Change – To Nurture the Essentials for a Thriving Education
Björn Åstrand, Umeå University, Sweden

10:55-11:25 Coffee Break

11:25-12:15 Keynote Presentation
Teacher tales: Context-embedded Language Teacher Professional Development
Anne Burns, University of New South Wales, Australia

12:15-12:20 Conference Photograph

12:20-13:30 Lunch Break | Atrium Restaurant (1F)

13:30-14:20 Keynote Presentation
It’s interesting, but not for me”: understanding what shapes student subject choice and career aspirations age 10-18
Louise Archer, University College London (UCL), UK

14:25-15:15 Keynote Presentation
Education, Conflict & Peacebuilding: Transcending Negative Peace, Peace Education & the Global Education Agenda
Mario Novelli, University of Sussex, UK

15:15-15:45 Coffee Break

15:45-16:35 Keynote Presentation
Children Working as Co-researchers and Researchers – Possibilities and Challenges
Annamaria Pinter, University of Warwick, UK

16:40-17:30 Panel Discussion & Wrap Up
Questions for the Plenary Speakers
Brian Hudson, University of Sussex, UK
Björn Åstrand, Umeå University, Sweden
Joseph Haldane, IAFOR
Mario Novelli, University of Sussex, UK
Annamaria Pinter, University of Warwick, UK

17:30-19:00 Conference Welcome Reception & Conference Poster Session


Saturday, June 30, 2018

09:00-11:00 Parallel Session I

11:00-11:15 Coffee Break

11:15-12:45 Parallel Session II

12:45-13:45 Lunch Break | Atrium Restaurant (1F)

13:45-15:15 Parallel Session III

15:15-15:30 Coffee Break

15:30-17:00 Parallel Session IV

17:00-17:15 Coffee Break

17:15-18:15 Parallel Session V

18:30-21:00: Official Conference Dinner (optional extra)


Sunday, July 1, 2018

09:30-11:00 Parallel Session I

11:00-11:15 Coffee Break

11:15-12:45 Parallel Session II

12:45-14:00 Lunch Break | Atrium Restaurant (1F)

14:00-16:00 Parallel Session III

16:00-16:15 Closing Remarks


Monday, July 2, 2018

08:00–18:00: Post-Conference Tour of Hever (optional extra)


The draft version of the Conference Programme will be available online on May 29, 2018. All registered delegates will be notified of this publication by email.

The above schedule may be subject to change.