Education for Social Justice

November 28-29, 2013 

Conference Program

 

Thursday November 28                                                               

8.30-9.15

Registration

9.15-9.30

Opening - Welcome

9.30-10.30

Designing Democratic Classrooms 

Dr David Rose, The University of Sydney, Australia

10.30-11.00

Coffee

11.00-12.00

What am I going to teach about?

Professor Caroline Liberg, Uppsala University, Sweden

12.05-13.05

Reproduction of inequalities – in the science classroom

Dr Anna Jobér, Malmö University, Sweden

Education Research for Social Justice: When Corporations Rule the World, Knowledge is not Enough

Associate Professor Myriam N. Torres, New Mexico State University, USA

A Model for Equity in Mainstreamin Children with Special Needs

Mariam Mostafa, The American University in Cairo, Student of M.A. in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), Egypt

13.05-14.15

Lunch 

14.15-15.15

Newly arrived students’ experiences of pedagogical and social provision in introductory and regular classes

Professor Monica Axelsson, Stockholm University, Sweden

15.15-15.45

Coffee 

15.45-16.45

Teaching and Educating for Social Justice: A Call for Critical teacher Education

Professor Ninetta Santoro, University of Strathclyde, Scotland; UK

16.50-17.50

Film Education in Sweden

Gunnel Nelzén, head of Film in Sörmland, a regional based center for the promotion of film education, film production and film screenings, founded by the county council of Sörmland in 1999.


Klas Viklund, freelance writer and lecturer, teacher in media criticism at the teacher training programme at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm.

Sustainable Social Change: Picking up Grass Roots with a Silver Spoon

Hilary Plass,

ESL professor

Saint Louis University – Madrid Campus, Spain

 

Hamish Binns,

Coordinator Language Programs

Saint Louis University – Madrid Campus, Spain

 

Reading to Learn in the classroom: how all teachers can employ powerful pedagogical tools to take transformative action in the classroom enabling equitable outcomes for all learners

Claire Acevedo, independent provider of professional development for teachers, United Kingdom/Sweden.

 

 

19.30 -

 

Conference Dinner at Uppsala Konsert & Kongress

Adress: Vaksala torg 1

 

Note: Only for participants who have signed up for the dinner at registration.

           

 

 

Friday November 29

9.00-10.00

Building and Defending a Critical Democratic Education

Professor Michael W. Apple, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

10.10-11.10

From Redistribution to Recognition to Representation: Social Justice and Changing Politics of Education

Professor Sally Power, Cardiff School of Sciences, Cardiff University, UK 

11.10-11.35

Coffee

11.35-12.35

Education for Social Justice and Sustainable Development: Case of Basaisa, Egypt

Professor Salah Arafa, The Amarican University in Cairo, Egypt

Understanding notions of ‘quality education’

Swagat Raj Pandey, Program Officer at Alliance for Social Dialogue – Social Science Baha, Nepal

12.35-13.35

Constraints and Possibilities for Equity Policies in Sweden

Associate Professor Guadalupe Francia, Uppsala University, Sweden

13.35-14.35

Lunch

14.35-15.35

Digressions on Basil Bernstein’s Pedagogic Rights

Dr Philippe Vitale, Aix-Marseille University, France

15.35-16.35

What is the influence of teachers’ own reading habits on their students’ reading development?

Ann-Marie Körling, Writer/Teacher/Teacher Educator/Educational Consultant, National Agency of Education/Södertörn University, Sweden

Reading to Learn in Ovanåker, Sweden

Pia Anderson, Lic. Phil. Education, PhD student Language Education, Stockholm University, Secondary school teacher, Ovanåker.

Britt-Marie Forsman,

Gustav Strömberg &

Lena Ahlström, all three secondary teachers, Ovanåker,

Åsa Lundman Primary school teacher, Ovanåker.

Participatory Action Research as Pedagogy of Expansion

Romina A. Pacheco, PhD Candidate, New Mexico State University, USA

Using Wikis and e-books to improve EFL reading and writing

Karen Philpott, Stiftung Tagesschule Oberglatt, Switzerland

16.35-16.55

Coffee

16.55-17.30

Panel discussion 

Moderator: Claire Acevedo

17.30

Closing of Conference – Good bye