The Institute of Education
and Beijing Normal University
are jointly convening this conference to address the crucial issue of preparing teachers for the challenges they are likely to meet throughout their careers. This especially applies in the light of change in education policy and practice all over the world.
This international conference seeks to examine how best to prepare teachers for the changing contexts they will experience and will compare practice and ideas in Asia and Europe in particular. Primary, secondary, further and vocational education will be covered.
Several themes have been identified and those attending will be able to focus on particular interests through attending their choice of a range of workshop sessions.
A key outcome of the conference will be an edited book.