Education and Citizenship in a Globalising World

19-20 November 2010, London


The conference, convened by the IOE with Beijing Normal University, was a resounding success. It attracted 250 participants from 30 countries, and included case studies from 42 countries.

Four strands


Here you can download papers that were presented under each of the four strands:
  1. Moral Education, Values and Citizenship
  2. Sustainability, Development and Global Citizenship
  3. Multicultural Education, Diversity and Social Cohesion
  4. Patriotism, Cosmopolitanism and Education.

Plenary sessions


Here you can watch videos of the plenary sessions, using the links below.

Welcome
Professor Kathryn Riley
Director, London Education Research Unit, Institute of Education
Video (8 min): Mac  |  PC

Opening address
Professor Geoff Whitty
Director, Institute of Education
Video (14 min): Mac  |  PC

Opening address
Professor Zhou Zuoyu
Dean of the Faculty of Education, Beijing Normal University
Video (16 min): Mac  |  PC

Educating Citizens for a Globalising World
Professor Lord Bikhu Parekh
Emeritus Professor of Political Philosophy at the Universities of Westminster and Hull, and Fellow of the British Academy
Video (38 min): Mac PC

The Particularity and Universality of the Concept of Citizen
Professor Tan Chuanbao
Director of the Center for Civic and Moral Education, Beijing Normal University
Video (33 min): Mac PC  (this presentation is in Chinese)
Download presentation in English (pdf, 1.2 MB)

Globalising 'acts of citizenship': young people and schooling in multicultures
Professor Ann Phoenix
Co-Director of the Thomas Coram Research Unit, Institute of Education
Video (42 min): Mac  |  PC
 
Pre-restriction of Cultural Tradition and Civil Education
Professor Li Ping
Professor of Ethics, Sun Yat Sen University
Video (40 min): Mac  |  PC  (this presentation is in Chinese)
Download presentation in Chinese (pdf, 408 KB)
 
Children's Human Rights, Citizenship and Schooling: Re-thinking Democratic Narratives
Professor Audrey Osler
Founding Director of the Centre for Citizenship and Human Rights Education (CCHRE), University of Leeds
Video (41 min): Mac  |  PC
Download presentation in English (pdf, 5.2 MB)

Education and the Nation
Professor Krishna Kumar
Director of the National Council of Educational Research and Training, India
Video (42 min): Mac PC

Conference summary and closing remarks
Dr Hugh Starkey, Reader of Education, Institute of Education
Dr Li Jiayong, Associate Dean, Faculty of Education, Beijing Normal University
Professor Chris Husbands, Director Designate, Institute of Education
Video (30 min): Mac PC