Friday, June 19, 2015

IICE2016 - Hawaii: The IAFOR International Conference on Education

The International Academic Forum (IAFOR) invites you to participate in the IAFOR International Conference on Education - Hawaii 2016 and enjoy the amazing tropical city of Honolulu, Hawaii.

Held along with the IAFOR International Conference on Technology in the Classroom and the IAFOR International Conference on Langauge Learning, at the The Hawai'i Convention Center from January 8-11, join us as we discuss this year's conference theme, "Education and Social Justice: Learning and Teaching for Change" along with featured presenter Prof. Barbara Lockee, conference chair Prof. Sue Jackson, IAFOR Chairman Prof. Stuart D.B. Picken and other featured presentations!

To submit an abstract for presentation or participate as an audience member, please visit the website or contact us for more information.

Submit an abstract: http://iafor.org/cfp
Visit the conference website: http://iafor.org/conferences/iicehawaii2016/
Enquiries: iicehawaii@iafor.org


***Professor Sue Jackson
IICE-Hawaii 2016 Conference Chair
Birkbeck, University of London, UK

Sue Jackson is Pro-Vice-Master (Vice-President) for Learning and Teaching, Professor of Lifelong Learning and Gender and Director of Birkbeck Institute for Lifelong Learning at Birkbeck University of London. She publishes widely in the field of gender and lifelong learning, with a particular focus on identities.

Sue's recent publications include Innovations in Lifelong Learning: Critical Perspectives on Diversity, Participation and Vocational Learning (Routledge, 2011); Gendered Choices: Learning, Work, Identities in Lifelong Learning (Springer, 2011, with Irene Malcolm and Kate Thomas); and Lifelong Learning and Social Justice (NIACE, 2011).

Sue is also the Director of the IAFOR Education Research Institute.


***IICE-Hawaii 2016 Theme: "Education and Social Justice: Learning and Teaching for Change"

In this conference – one of a series of five held in 2016 on education and social justice – participants are invited to explore and question the ways in which education can influence global trends and develop local solutions for social justice and diversity. Abstracts should address one or more of the streams below, identifying a relevant sub-theme :

Sub-themes
Challenging learning: individuals, groups, societies
Challenging injustices in educational spaces
Power and disempowerment: Structures and challenges for 'self' and 'others'
Managing education in and for diverse societies
Literacy, power and empowerment

Streams:
LEARNING AND TEACHING BEYOND BORDERS AND BOUNDARIES
– Education: social justice and social change
– Education: social and political movements
– Education and post-colonialism
– Education for sustainable development
– Conflicting perspectives in learning and teaching
– Digital technologies and communications
– Educational change through technologies?

CHALLENGING AND PRESERVING TRADITIONAL CULTURES
– 'Englishes' in global communication
– Bi-cultural, bi-lingual and bi-national education
– Languages education and applied linguistics (ESL/TESL/TEFL)
– Linguistics and Pedagogy
– Multilingual societies
– Education for interdisciplinary thinking
– Education for intercultural communication
– Education for international exchange
– Challenges of new technologies

LEARNING, TEACHING AND EDUCATIONAL STRUCTURES
– Primary and secondary education
– Higher education
– Adult and lifelong learning
– Technology enhanced and distance learning
– International Schools and Educational goals
– Educational Policy, Leadership, Management and Administration
– Curriculum Research and Development
– Economic Management of Education
– Institutional Accreditation and Ranking
– Organizational Learning and Change
– Professional Concerns, Training and Development
– Special Education, Learning Difficulties, Disability
– Student Learning, Learner Experiences and Learner Diversity

Visit the conference website for further details: http://iafor.org/iicehawaii2016-call-for-papers/#conference-streams

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