Dr Marek Kwiek, Key note speaker at European Conference on Educational
week UCD is hosting the European Conference on Educational Research (ECER) from
7th to 10th September in partnership with the European
Educational Research Association and the Educational Studies Association of
Conference theme is
“Education and Knowledge Economies”.
1,000 delegates from all over the world are attending the conference, which
marks the biggest ever gathering of educational researchers in Ireland.
Kathleen Lynch of the UCD Equality Studies Centre and Professor Marek Kwiek of
the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan in Poland will give the key note
addresses at the conference.
Professor Lynch’s paper will address the privatisation of education and
Professor Mickiewicz’s paper will discuss the changing role of universities
within today’s global societies and economies.
Conference will cover a variety of themes in education including networks on
higher education, the economics of education, teacher education, educational
leadership, policy studies and the politics of education, European curriculum
research, inclusive education, social justice and intercultural education, and
main Conference will be opened by UCD President, Dr Hugh Brady in O’Reilly
Hall. A State Reception for Conference delegates will be hosted by the Minister
for Education and Science, Ms Mary Hanafin, T.D. in the Royal Hospital