Conference: Educating the educators

Monday, 15 December, 2014 to Tuesday, 16 December, 2014

The conference "Educating the educators" on international approaches to scaling-up professional development in maths and science education, will be held on the 15 -16 December 2014 in Essen in Germany.

This is the first international conference specifically devoted to the topic of educating the educators (such as teachers, teacher educators, the educators of teacher educators as well as multipliers and institutions engaged in teacher professional development) in particular in relation to innovative teaching concepts, such as inquiry-based learning. It will serve as a lever and platform for international exchange about these innovative teaching approaches and experiences concerning such questions as:
- What are the features of successful concepts and professional development (PD)?
- What are the needs and experiences of the different target groups?
- Which pitfalls have to be avoided?

Target groups
Teacher educators and researchers, multipliers and relevant networks, educators of multipliers and teacher educators, policy makers, teacher training centres, maths and science education support centres, presidents and heads of training institutions/centres and relevant networks.

For more information, see the official website of the conference here