ATEE Annual Conference 2018
A future for all – teaching for a sustainable society
20th – 22nd August 2018
University of Gävle
The 43rd Annual ATEE conference A future for all – teaching for a sustainable society pay attention to critical questions concerning rapid changes and citizenship in society.
Education has a responsibility to foster skills, attitudes and behavior that will lead to sustainability and inclusive growth. The urgent need to understand the past for building tomorrow with new approaches in education puts important questions in focus regarding human wellbeing, social inclusion, environmental protection and globalization. These perspectives and approaches in research and practice in teaching and teacher education is the central focus of this conference.
The conference aims to contribute to a thought-provoking discussion on these issues by challenging and problematizing the paradigms that are currently influencing research, policies and practices in the education field.
SubthemesInnovation and sustainable changes in education
What kinds of innovation in education can be considered as sustainable in the long term perspective regarding human wellbeing, social inclusion, environmental protection and globalization?
Professional teachers: understanding today – building tomorrow
How can we as teachers, teacher educators and researchers contribute with new approaches in education for re-affirming democratic practices and for claiming a more equal, just and sustainable society.
Sustainable perspectives on theory and practice in teacher education
How can we challenge unsustainable routines by focusing on learning and the type of capacities that are needed for a sustainable society?