1 : Enterprise Education and Lifelong Learning - unlocking the potential for empowerment and social justice
Keynote Speaker : Prof. Malcom Hoare- ENGLAND
Prof. Malcom Hoare taught in secondary schools for 23 years before moving into Higher Education , first at Durham University Business School before moving to the Centre for Education and Industry at the University of Warwick. He is now Visiting Professor of Enterprise Education at De Montfort University. Malcolm has worked as an adviser and consultant for several UK government departments and agencies, the European Commission and OECD.
2. "Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)"
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Dr Michele Biasutti - Padova University - ITALY
Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) could be considered an approach that provides fertile ground for implementing a dynamic transformative process in educational institutions. ESD offers pedagogical challenges and could provide a framework for the innovation of didactic practices in educational institutions. ESD is based on interdisciplinary and student centered approaches and encourages critical thinking and future-oriented skills. The introduction of ESD principles in school curricula and the promotion of ESD concepts and practices could be used for inducing the professional development of school and academic staff. Professional development based on ESD improves curriculum planning skills, fosters critical self-reflection of teaching practices which are crucial activities for developing meta-cognitive strategies and mastering teaching practices. The presentation focuses on the relationship between education for sustainable development and teacher professional development aiming to examine the impact of ESD principles and practices on the professional development of school and academic staff. Professional development in ESD could be considered from different disciplines such as education, psychology, social sciences, ecology, and all the disciplines connected to sustainable development issues highlighting the challenges that this process involve.
Key words: ESD principles and challenges for teacher education, Teacher professional development, Teacher change and ESD, Trainee teacher education and ESD, Innovation of school curricula and ESD, Innovation of higher education institution and ESD, Educational practices in ESD.
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3: “Education Geometri and Art”
Keynote Speaker : Prof. Dr. Miroslaw Majewski - Nicholas Copernicus University / POLAND
He was worn in Poland, educated in mathematics. M.Sc. and Ph.D. in non-classical geometries at the Nicholas Copernicus University in Poland. Author of about 50 papers and books on computer graphics, applications of computers in education, mathematics, and computer science education, geometry in art and architecture. Some of his recent papers and books are related to the geometry in Islamic art and history of medieval Islamic mathematics. His book ‘Islamic Geometric Ornament in Istanbul’ shows modern detailed geometric constructions of many geometric ornaments that can be seen in Istanbul. His new series of books ‘Sketches on geometry and art’ is a systematic overview of various geometric ideas embedded in ancient as well as in modern architecture and architectural decorations. The most recent book in this series (in Polish) contains a detailed review of Central Asian methods in designing geometric patterns used in Islamic art and architecture. Recently he started writing a multipart monograph on decagonal geometric patterns. The first part of this book is completely devoted to Central Asian, XII-XVII century, geometric pattern design methods. The second part of this work is devoted to Seljuk and Ottoman design styles. The third part will cover a structural pattern design methods. Selected chapters of this monograph are printed already by Istanbul Design Publishing, a division of the Istanbul Design Center. More about his works at http://majewski.wordpress.com/.
In private life, he is an enthusiast of gardening, mountain hiking, photography and geometric art. His Symmetrica project (https://symmetrica.wordpress.com/ ) combines various applications of geometry in art, in particular in Islamic art. Please wathch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7nawOY8s9s
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4. Relations among Economy and Education
Keynote Speaker : Adalat Jalal Muradov -Azerbaijan State University of Economics
He was born on January 29, 1962. Graduated from the chemistry-biological oriented school №5 in 1979; Did his military service as a soldier at the Siberian Military District within1980-1982 years.. Entered the School of Economy of Kiev State University named after Taras Shevchenko in 1985 and graduated from with honors in 1990. He won the second place at the Union- wide Olympiad on “Organization of economy and production” held among students in 1989. In 1994, he headed the “Profi – AD” LTD (Kiev) company. He entered the doctorate of the Kiev State University in 1995 and successfully defended the doctoral thesis on “Integration of the transition economy into the world economy” in 1998. He performed a pedagogical activity at the Kiev State University named after T.Shevchenko in the years of 1995-1999 and conducted classes on “Macro-economy”, “Economic policy”, “International economy’ and “General theory of transition economy”.
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5: Educational Leadership in the 21st Century: Leadership for future teachers.
Educational leadership plays a key role in improving school outcomes by influencing the motivations and capacities of teachers, as well as the school climate and environment. Effective educational leadership is essential to improve the efficiency and equity of schooling. The overall purpose of my presentation is to highlight the concept of educational leadership and reflect upon factors in supporting professional learning for future teachers. The presentation is based on my own experiences in education over the last four decades as well as international research evidence available. Three questions will be guiding my presentation:
What do we mean by leadership? Which are the most important aspects of educational leadership?
What are the keys to successful 21st century educational leadership?
This presentation is a contribution in the debate of the importance of excellent educational leadership and finding ways to improve learning and to improve the process of educating students.
Keywords: educational leadership, future teachers, professional learning.
Keynote Speaker : Prof.Dr. Christer OHLIN -Kristianstad University | HKR-SWEDEN
6. "EDUCATION AND THE AGENDA FOR THE WORLD'S 2030 TRANSFORMATION. PINNING FOR A RECEDING HORIZON?"
Taking for backdrop our contemporary “endangered environment”, we essay an analysis of the “Sustainable Development Goals for 2030”, in order to bring forth the challenges pertaining education, while part of a multi-causality complex system that involve people, the planet, prosperity, peace and collaboration. The relevance of soft competences is explained, namely to discuss the kind of education that is expected to be required as well as the future of work, which is already here, as we are currently at the heart of a paradigm shift that points to: a wide range of employment conditions; with an expanding tendency to new forms of work outside the structured employment relationships; meaning the very likelihood of the end of unified workplaces, times and activities; accompanied by the emergence of multifaceted and discontinuous career paths; a phenomena which is related with the end of static and predictable labour markets with well-defined boundaries; at the same time that interconnections between work and private life will raise. We want to highlight some trends so to put in perspective the problems we are facing, which in some way could represent a receding horizon if we do not shake away the euphemistic readings and engage in effective courses of action, taken seriously.
Keynote Speaker : Prof.Dr. Carlos Sousa de REIS -COIMBRA UNIVERSITY PORTUGAL
He was born at OPorto, Paranhos, 1960.11.15. He is studying at University of Coimbra Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences.
Academic and professional degrees 2008: Doctorate (PhD) in Education Sciences, specialty of Philosophy of Education, by Coimbra University. Thesis title: Education and media culture: Analysis of un-educative practices Directors: João José S.M.Boavida, António Simões; Committee: Angel Garcia del Dujo, Manuel Pinto, Maria das Dores Formosinho, Manuel Alte da Veiga, João Boavida, António Simões, Ana Paula Relvas Classification: Praise and Distinction 1998-1996: Attendance of the curricular part of the Doctoral Programme in “Comunicación y Pluralismo”, Salamanca Pontifical University; seventeen subjects: 31 ECTS;
7. "Multi Cultural Education" &"Intercultural Lifelong Education, Culture & Language"
Presenters: Asist. Prof. Dr. Mirzana Pasic Kodric - University of Sarajevo-Faulty of Education/ BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA
March 2017: PhD:“Džemal Bijedić” University of Mostar, Faculty of Humanities, Department of the Bosnian Language and Literature.
April 2012: PhD candidate, “Džemal Bijedić” University of Mostar, Faculty of Humanities, Department of the Bosnian Language and Literature.
April 2012: MPhil, University of Sarajevo, Faculty of Philosophy, Department of the Literatures of Bosnia-Herzegovina and the Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian language, Postgraduate Studies (Prior to the-Bologna Process).
April 2007: Licensed teacher of the Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian language and literature, Ministry of education and science of the Canton of Sarajevo.
1998 – 2003: BA/MA, University of Sarajevo, Faculty of Philosophy, Department of the Literatures of Bosnia-Herzegovina and the Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian language, Graduate Studies (Prior to the-Bologna Process).
1994 – 1998: Classical Grammar School “Third Gymnasium”, Sarajevo
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8. How can we create Turkish classical patterns (TEZHİP) ?
Workshop: Prof.Dr. Yurdagül Mehmedoğlu -KISBU / CYPRUS
1998- Present : PhD,Marmara University, PhD Candidate, Marmara University, INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
1993-1998: PhD Candidate, Marmara University, Institute Of Social Sciences
1991-1993: MA, Marmara University, Instıtute Of Social Sciences
1990-1987: Bachelor’s Degree, Marmara University, Faculty Of Divinity
1985-1987: Student Ankara University, Faculty Of Divinity
1984-1985: Student, stanbul University, Department of Psychology