From the President
Ever thought about the longest distance in the world? It is the distance between what is written in a policy paper and what is going on in the mind of a learner in the classroom. ICSEI conferences aim at bridging this distance by bringing together policy makers, researchers and practitioners to share cutting edge knowledge and powerful practice with a view to enabling education systems and schools to become learning organizations for the sake of better education for all.Linking theory and practice, policy and transformation, leadership and learning under the ICSEI umbrella allows for sound dialogue, critical discussions and a plurality of approaches to jointly achieve in-depth understandings of what constitutes innovative, future-oriented conditions for learning and achieving. Teachers, policy makers and researchers are facing multiple challenges to create the very expertise which enables children and young people to develop the skills and understandings they need for meeting today’s challenges and, more importantly, the resilience they need for surviving and thriving in an unknown future. Although happiness and well-being are not school subjects, they are nevertheless central aspects of leading a good life and increasingly entering the discourse surrounding the notion of good schools. Human rights are more than an instructional topic, equity is more than implementing inclusion, student voice is more than staging participation, and the post 2015 agenda focuses on education for sustainable development. Continue reading
Learning from policy, research and practice
The Professional Development in Education Best Paper Award acknowledges and celebrates well-written papers that make a significant contribution to their field.
The Herald prints ICSEI 2016 article
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