TEPE 2014 in Croatia – Call for Papers

November 26, 2013

Dear Colleagues,

You are invited to participate in the Teacher Education Policy in Europe (TEPE) Network 2014 conference “Overcoming Fragmentation in Teacher Education Policy and Practice” which will be held during 15 – 17 May 2014 in Zagreb, Croatia.

The conference aims to explore fragmentation within and across teacher education policy and practice, encouraging discussions on the following themes:

– Overcoming fragmentation by linking the educational sciences with subject methodologies

– Overcoming fragmentation between university faculty and school-based teacher educators

– Overcoming fragmentation by bridging the gap between initial teacher education, induction and continuous professional development

– Overcoming fragmentation by embedding the European dimension within national contexts

The deadline for abstract submission is 3rd February 2014 and notification of acceptance will be sent to the corresponding author by 31st March 2014.

The TEPE 2014 conference is co-organized by the Faculty of Teacher Education, University of Zagreb and the Institute for Social Research ├▒ Zagreb / Centre for Educational Research and Development.

More detailed information on the TEPE 2014 conference is available on the conference website: TEPE 2014 Conference

We look forward to your contribution and participation!

TEPE 2014 Organising Committee


TEPE 2014 Keynote speakers confirmed

November 8, 2013

The first Call for Papers for TEPE 2014 will be published shortly. Meanwhile we can confirm the following keynote speakers:

Tony Finn, Honorary Professor of Education, University of Glasgow; Interim Chair, Scottish College for Educational Leadership (SCEL). Recently retired CEO, General Teaching Council Scotland

Kwame Akyeampong, Professor of International Education and Development, University of Sussex. Recently seconded to UNESCO as Senior Policy Analyst – UNESCO Global Monitoring Report Team – Paris (2012-2013).

Pavel Zgaga, Professor of Education and Director of the Centre for Education Policy Studies (CEPS), University of Ljubljana and former Dean of the Faculty of Education (2001-2004). Former Slovenia State Secretary for Higher Education (1992-1999), Minister of Education and Sports (1999-2000) and signatory to the Bologna Declaration of 19 June 1999.