The TEPE 2019 Conference will take place at the Pedagogical University of Cracow, Cracow, Poland from 16th to 18th May 2019 on the theme of Quality Teachers and Quality Teacher Education: Research, Policy and Practice. More information will follow by October 2018 and we look forward to seeing you there.
17-19 May 2018, Braga, Portugal
CALL FOR PAPERS
The Organising and Scientific Committees of the TEPE Network Conference 2018 invite you to submit a paper on the theme:
Recruiting and Educating the Best Teachers: Policy, Professionalism and Pedagogy
The theme of the 12th TEPE conference “Recruiting and Educating the Best Teachers: Policy, Professionalism and Pedagogy” will enable the discussion of teacher education policy in Europe and beyond. At the TEPE 2018 conference there will be opportunities to discuss key issues related to the recruitment, selection and education of teachers focusing particularly on the dimensions of policy, professionalism and pedagogy. This event will bring together a number of experts: from representatives of universities to governmental and non-governmental institutions, as well as policy makers, researchers, teacher educators, teachers and all those interested in teacher education policy, research and practice.
The following five sub-themes have been established to explore this general theme:
Sub-theme 1. Policy in Recruiting and Educating the Best Teachers
Papers under this sub-theme focus on issues of how to recruit and educate the best teachers, including, amongst other features, criteria and procedures for teacher recruitment, content and form of curriculum of teacher education, structure and policies of teacher education.
Sub-theme 2. Professionalism and the Education of the Best Teachers
This sub-theme includes papers related to teachers’ knowledge, competencies and standards that might be considered relevant to the education of teachers.
Sub-theme 3. Pedagogy of Teacher Education
This sub-theme includes papers related to teacher educators’ practices and also to the key distinctive features of pedagogy of teacher education.
Sub-theme 4. Research and Practice in Teacher Education
This sub-theme focuses on specific issues in teacher education that have been widely considered to be key elements in teacher education: the practice and the research dimensions.
Sub-theme 5. Teacher Evaluation and Professional Development
This sub-theme focuses on policies and practices related to the evaluation of teachers and to their professional development.
Abstracts should be of up to 300 words in length, including keywords and title. In order to submit your abstract, please use the following email: email@example.com
- Deadline for submission of abstracts: 31 January 2018
- Abstract Acceptance Notice: 1 March 2018
- Early Bird Registration Deadline: 15 April 2018 midnight CET
- Late Registration Deadline: 10 May 2018 midnight CET
- Conference Date: 17 – 19 May 2018
More at: http://www.tepe2018.com
We are delighted to have had a very positive response to our call for papers – in total we had over 50 papers submitted, all of which are of a very high standard. The papers are from South Africa, Canada, Ireland, Sweden, Poland, Scotland, Spain, Portugal, Finland, Malta, Italy, USA, Turkey, Slovakia, Denmark, Britain and The Netherlands.
Mary Immaculate College is also hosting an International Research Methods Summer School (IRMSS) from 19-21 May and we have secured agreement with the IRMSS organising committee for TEPE 2017 participants to attend the keynote papers at no extra cost. Similarly the IRMSS attendees will be able to attend the TEPE keynotes. We think that this will allow for a really attractive aspect of the programme. The IRMSS keynote speaker on the Friday of the conference will be Vivian Gadsden, President of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).
Registration is now open at the TEPE 2017 website
We look forward to the following Keynote speakers at TEPE 2017:
Ms. Montserrat Gomendio, Deputy Director of the Directorate for Education and Skills, OECD
Judith Warren Little, Carol Liu Professor of Education Policy, emerita, at the University of California, Berkeley
Professor John Coolahan, Professor Emeritus of Education from National University of Ireland, Maynooth
In order to submit your proposal, see the guidelines at the TEPE 2017 Conference web site.
Closing date and time for submissions: 18.00 GMT on 31 January 2017
We also have a great programme with 15 parallel sessions and two symposia over Friday and Saturday 20-21 May #TEPE2016