Watch presentations and round-table discussions

A conference on teacher education was held in connection to the second annual meeting of IALEI, 18 August, at the Danish School of Education, Aarhus University. The presentations and round-table discussions were recorded on video and can be seen here: Just click on the part that you would like to watch.

You can also download PowerPoint presentations from the conference.

Part 1
‘Opening’ by Bertel Haarder, the Danish Minister of Education, and Lauritz Holm-Nielsen, rector of Aarhus University, Denmark
‘Introduction’ by Lars Qvortrup, Dean, the Danish School of Education, Aarhus University
‘Transforming 21st Century Teacher Education’ by Lee Sing Kong, Chairman of IALEI, Director at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Part 2
Round-table discussion:’The need for improved professionalisation of the teacher’
Panel keynotes:
• Jane Gaskell, Dean, the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Canada
• Youngdal Cho, Dean, the College of Education, Seoul National University, South Korea
• Ken Zeichner, Professor, the School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Part 3
Round-table discussion: ‘The need to attract students with better entrance qualifications’ 

Panel keynotes:
• Steven Tan, Vice-Dean, the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
• Sonia Penin, Director, the Faculty of Education, University of Sao Paolo, Brazil
• Xiaodong Zeng, Vice-Dean, the School of Education, Beijing Normal University, China

Part 4
Round-table discussion: ‘The need for new partnerships to develop the relevance of components of curriculum in teacher education’
Panel keynotes:
• Chris Husbands,  Dean, the Faculty of Curriculum and Pedagogy, Institute of Education, University of London, UK
• Lars Qvortrup,  Dean, the Danish School of Education, Aarhus University
• Christine Ure, Associate- Dean, the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne, Australia