The conference will include a combination of new thinking from keynote speakers, Vini Lander ( Professor of Race and Education and Director of the Centre for Race, Education and Decoloniality in the Carnegie School of Education at Leeds Beckett University) and Ian Thompson (Associate Professor of English Education at the University of Oxford, England), presentations on current research and sharing of innovative practice will provide a high-quality forum for debate. Delegates are also invited to attend a series of Master Classes prior to the start of the conference on Wednesday 06 May 2020.
Experts in the field of teacher education will be leading four parallel sessions:
- Emeritus Prof. Pete Boyd University of Cumbria Developing research literacy of beginning teachers
- Christine Callender University College London
- Prof. Moira Hulme Manchester Metropolitan University
- Prof. Rachel Lofthouse Leeds Beckett University Better conversations for supporting teachers in enquiry-based professional development