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Teacher Education for a Multicultural Society

GLOBUS, International Alliance of Leading Education Institutes, Department of Anthropology, Archeology and Linguistics, Aarhus University, University College UCC, VIA University College, Nordic Association for Canadian Studies invites you to a Canadian-Danish conference on Teacher Education for a Multicultural Society on April 6, 2011

Info about event

Time

Wednesday 6 April 2011,  at 08:30 - 16:00

Location

Danish School of Education, Aarhus Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University, Tuborgvej 164, 2400 Copenhagen NV, Auditorium D169

Venue: Danish School of Education, Aarhus Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University, Tuborgvej 164, 2400 Copenhagen NV, Auditorium D169

Price: 150 DKK.

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Program

08:30 – 09:00:  Coffee/tea

09:00 – 09:30: Opening of conference
Arne Carlsen, International Director, Danish School of Education, Faculty of Arts, Aarhus  University

09:30 – 10:30:  Knowledge Mobilization and Transformation in Canadian Teacher Education: Rethinking Instructional Effectiveness in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Schools
Jim Cummins, Professor at Ontario Institute for Studies in Education

10:30 – 11:00: Break (fruit and water)

11:00 – 12:00:  Supporting Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Students in the Toronto District School Board:  Best Practices for all Teachers.
Paula Markus, Program co-ordinator, Toronto District School Board

12:00 – 13:00:  Sandwiches (D170)

13:00 – 14:00:  Moving from the Margins to the Centre:  Inclusive practices for culturally diverse students.
Lisa Leoni, Teacher and assistant principal, York District School Board

14:00 – 14:30: Break (coffee)

14:30 – 15:30: Cultural and Linguistic Diversity – Challenges to Science Teacher Education. 
Susan Barker, Professor at University of Alberta

15:30 – 16:00: Final discussion

Questions may be addressed to Christian Horst, horst@dpu.dk, or Anne Holmen, anho@dpu.dk