EARLI and JURE 2017 Conference in Tampere

EDiTE was present at the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI) conference which took place from 26 August to 2 September at the University of Tampere in Finland. EARLI is an international scientific community aiming to promote an active research culture in the field of learning and instruction. The biannual conference attracts researchers from around the world through a highly selective process. This year, 2.100 participants attended the conference which had the theme ‘Education in the crossroads of economy and politics’. For more information you can visithttps://www.earli.org/programme

During the Junior Researchers (JURE) conference, Csilla Pesti presented her research on ‘The role of training programs in the preparation for autonomy in reflection of CPD’. During the EARLI conference, Vasileios Symeonidis gave a presentation on ‘Europeanisation in Teacher Education: Framing the mobility of European policies and practices’. Moreover, Professor Kari Smith, EDiTE Scientific Advisory Board, referred during her keynote speech on EDiTE as a project which ‘moves beyond rhetoric’ by actively promoting research based teacher education.

Overall, EARLI offered EDiTE researchers the opportunity to network and establish connections with many colleagues from Europe, reaching out to the scientific community and disseminating the idea of EDiTE to both researchers and practitioners.

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