The Programme of the 4th International Symposium “Education and City” has been announced

On August 23, 2021, the 4th Annual International Symposium “Education and City: Quality Education for Modern Cities” will start its sessions.

This year the Symposium brings together scientists and educators from 19 countries: Russia, Taiwan, Ireland, India, the U.S.A., Portugal, Finland, Czech Republic, Austria, Spain, Armenia, Tadjikistan, Croatia, Greece, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Cyprus, Poland, and the U.K.

The Symposium is aimed at discussing the results of cutting-edge research in the fields of Education Quality, Educational Assessment, Education and urban environments, and many more. The Programme of the Symposium features round table discussions, plenary sessions, mini-symposiums, and workshops on various issues of education.

The keynote speakers include Monika Maini (India) who will speak of higher education in the cities, the role and rights of students in universities; Tsung-Teng Wang (Taiwan) will discuss the intergenerational learning activities; Sahra Hosseini (Finland) will present the report “How to Use Technology to Enhance Quality of Content in a Modern Society”. Ekaterina Asonova (Russia) will be moderating the panel discussion “Educational Urbanism: The Energy of the New Concept”.

The Mini-symposium “Culturally Responsive Leadership and Evaluation in Schools” will present the Erasmus+ project CRELES delivered by an international consortium of universities Dublin City University, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Salamanca University, and Moscow City University. The speakers include Martin Brown (Ireland), Herbert Altrichter (Austria), Valentina Zangrando (Spain), Daria Milyaeva, Igor Shiyan, Natalia Ageeva, Irina Vorobyeva (Russia).

The session “Newly-employed Teacher in a Megapolis: Challenges and Priorities of Development” that will be held on August 25 will feature, among other reports, the report “From Solo Pedagogy to Multi-directional Learning Communication: Challenges of Transition” by Anastasia Belolutskaya (Russia), the report  “Professional Identity of Newly-Employed Teachers in the Context of Changing Attitudes towards the Role of a Teacher in the Educational Process: a Review of International Studies” by Natalia Zhabina (Russia), and others.

The full programme of the Symposium is available here.

The Symposium will be held in a blended format featuring both in-person and Zoom sessions.

Please register to join as a listener to the online discussions. The registration form is available on the Symposium’s website.