International Conference: A Child's World - Working Together for a Better Future 27-29th June 2012.
Aberystwyth University, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Wales, UK
“A Child's World - Working Together for a Better Future” Conference has been devised to frame new concepts in collaborative practice in childhood studies against social, legislative and organisational changes within an international strategic dimension.
Registration is now open to non-presenting delegates
In line with embedding Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship (ESDGC), raising standards, promoting pupil participation and developing effective leadership and management, collaborative working is a vital tool in creating effective policy and shared practice.
The following key speakers have confirmed their participation:
- Leighton Andrews AM, Minister for Education & Skills, Welsh Government.
- Professor Jouni Välijärvi, National PISA Coordinator, Finnish Institute for Educational Research, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland.
- Keith Towler, Children’s Commissioner for Wales.
- Ann Keane, Chief Inspector, Estyn.
- Eifion Evans, Ceredigion Local Authority
- Johannes Theiner (APA, Austria), President, European Parents' Association
Focused primarily at an educational research and professional audience, the findings will be relevant across a range of disciplines, including governmental policy formulation, social care and operational delivery of public services. The wide ranging scope of the conference will be highly applicable for national, regional and local government, education professionals and of direct interest to the general public.
It is intended that a series of papers of academic quality and scholarly importance will be published, providing the opportunity to identify and share best practice amongst subject professionals. To date, over 70 papers will be presented at the conference.
Venue: Aberystwyth University, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Wales, UK
Organised and hosted by the School of Education and Lifelong Learning, Aberystwyth