Seminar conveners, locations, & resources

The arrangement of an ISfTE Seminar is quite different to that of a traditional ‘conference’ where a paper is timetabled and individuals decide whether to attend a particular timetabled session or not. ISfTE Seminar participants are placed in a Paper Group which is very stable with the same members attending and participating in discussion for all scheduled sessions. Each participant is expected to bring 20 copies of their written paper to the Seminar for distribution and private reading prior to group discussion of the paper. Papers should be less than 3,000 words in length (longer papers should be provided in summary form only to meet the word limit). Electronic (PowerPoint) presentations are discouraged because paper group members will have already read the paper and be familiar with the content — the focus is on discussion of the ideas in the paper and not presentation of content. The paper may be a report on research findings related to teacher education, an outline of work in progress, a statement of an idea or a paper ready to present for refereeing prior to publication. Each paper is allocated approximately one hour for discussion and constructive dialogue and feedback. We hope this paper group format of the seminar can actively promote international collegial dialogue and cross-cultural research.

Past Seminars

2019Leanne Taylor
Vera Woloshyn
(Canada)
ISfTE 2019 Web Site
2018Kemma Tsujino
(Japan)
ISfTE 2018 Web Site
2017Karen Bjerg Petersen
(Denmark)
ISfTE 2017 Web Site
2016LDM “Oupa” Lebeloane
Mokhele Madise
Fanie Pretorius
(South Africa)
ISfTE 2016 Web Site
2015Jacalyn Willis
Anna Mazzaro
Colin Mably
(USA)
ISfTE 2015 Web Site
2014Nuray Senemoglu
Cakmakci Gultekin
(Turkey)
ISfTE 2014 Web Site
2013Jacky Pow
Sandy Li
(Hong Kong)
2012Kezang Tshering
Kezang Sherab
(Kingdom of Bhutan)
2011Birte Simonsen
Petter Hangeland
(Norway)
2010Marta Luz Sisson de Castro
Maria Helena Menna Barreto Abrahão
(Brazil)
2009Forrest Crawford
Kathleen Herndon
Jack Rasmussen
Peggy Saunders
(USA)
ISTE 2009 Web Site
2008John Maurer
Warren Holloway
(Australia)(view brochure)
Using research to inform teacher education programmes: What are the emerging issues and challenges?
Associate Professor Debra Panizzon, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
Teacher Education: So, what should we do now? Learning from the Past; Looking to the Future
Jim Greenberg, University of Maryland, USA
Expansion of Professional Roles of Teacher Educators in Higher Education
Hsun-Fung Kitty Kao, Professor and Dean, College of Education TamKan University, Taiwan
2007Joanna McPake
Christine Stephen
Janet Powney
(Scotland)
Keynotes Speech by Jim McNally, Nick Boreham, Brian Corbin and Ian Stronach
Keynotes Speech by Macbride
Keynotes Speech by MacIver
2006Fanie Pretorius
Anna Hugo
(South Africa)
2005Ken Gai
(Taiwan)
2004Craig Kissock
Judy Kuechle
(USA)
2003Alex Fung
(Hong Kong)
View announcement
2002Lotte Ralbek Schou
Johan R. Borup
(Denmark)
View announcement
2001Jasem Al-Kandari
Ahmed Al-Bustan
(Kuwait)
View keynote
2000Colin Mably
Ann Benbow
(USA)
View announcement
1999Cornel DaCosta
(England)
View announcement
1998Bill Fraser
(South Africa)
1997Sybil Wilson
Vic Cicci
(Canada)
1996Maria Emilia Amaral Engers
(Brazil)
1995Leke Tambo
(Cameroon)
1994Toon Dijkstra
(The Netherlands)
1993Wolfgang Bunder
Karlheinz Rebel
(Germany)
View song
1992Warren Halloway
Bill Driscoll
(Australia)
1991John H. Hansen
Gwen Faulkner
(USA)
1990Li-Ho Chyu
Kenneth Gai
(Taiwan)
1989Marie Cerna
Svatopluk Petrochek
(Czechoslavakia)
1988Gordon Fulcher
(England)
View report
1987Toon Dijkstra
(The Netherlands)
View keynote
1986LeOra Cordis
Art MacBeath
(Canada)
1985Isabel Alarcao
Jose Tavares
(Portugal)
View report
1984Colin Mably
Cornell DaCosta
(England)
View program
View report
1983James Greenberg
Maurice Early
(USA)
1982Henk van Laaatum
Jan Waijer
(The Netherlands)
1981Colin Mably
Cornell DaCosta
(England)
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