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School as Learning Communities in With- COVID-19 and Post Corona Society: Hope for the Future through Collaborative Inquiry

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School as Learning Communities in With- COVID-19 and Post Corona Society: Hope for the Future through Collaborative Inquiry

March 5, 6 and 7, 2021, The University of Tokyo, Japan

 

It is with great pleasure that we invite you to attend The 8th International Conference of School as Learning Community 2021 which will be held on March 5, 6, and 7 at The University of Tokyo, Japan.

Under and with COVID-19 situation, the conference will be held both by face-to-face meeting (at most 50) and by virtual meeting with Zoom (at most 500).

 

March 5: School Visit: Hamanogo Elementary School

 Kanagawa prefecture (1 hour from Tokyo).

March 6: Keynote Speeches:

         Haseko-Kuma Hall, The University of Tokyo

March 7: Keynote, Plenary Symposia, Sessions and Closing Remark

         Haseko-Kuma Hall, The University of Tokyo

         Faculty of Education: The University of Tokyo

The theme of the conference is “School as learning communities in with-COVID-19 and post-corona society: Hope for the future through collaborative inquiry”. As you know, COVID-19 has drastically changed the world economy, society and education. Despite that the COVID-19 threatens human right of learning of children and teacher professionalism all over the world, school as learning community has been active and impacted school reform and learning innovation. We, people who are concerned about human right of education for all, are keen to know what this means to democratize schooling in this hard age. It is also our firm belief that practical research which integrates theory and practice is integral to reflective practice and has been elaborated among colleagues in this movement.

In addition, SLC has pursued both quality and equality in learning. We proclaim a robust cannon that both are inter-supportive and inter-dependent of each other through enhanced inquiry and collaboration based on listening pedagogy. Inquiry is promoted with deliberation of reflection, which is facilitated by collaboration of diversity.

Every country in the process of such reforms can learn valuable lessons from the experiences, knowledge, and insights gained from others. In this conference, we invited the leading professors from The United Kingdom, China, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Mexico and Japan as keynote and plenary speakers. The 8th International Conference of School as Learning Community 2020 aims to provide a platform for education researchers and policy-makers throughout the Asian countries beyond with-COVID-19.

You are cordially invited to take part in this exciting international event, and to share your innovations, experiences, cutting-edge findings, best practices and visions of education reforms.

The Organizing Committee for the 8th International

Conference of School as Learning Community

 

Information: The conference will be held in English. The opening forum of keynote speeches and plenary symposiums will be made in English with simultaneous translation to Japanese.

The detail information is described in the registration form. Please contact us on the SLC website, which is accessible through a link of the International Platform for School as learning community.

 
Submission Guidelines: SessionsSession A  Practical Case and Its InterpretationSession B  Collaborative Learning of SLCSession C  Professional Development and School reformInfo:  The time for presentation is 20 minutes.
Important Dates

Events Date
Deadline of application for presentation January 31
Deadline of abstract submission January 31
Regular Registration February 10
Admission Information:The registration fee is basically free except a rental fee of translation receiver (JPY ¥2000=US$20) and such optional events, as school visit and reception party. There will be no support for hotel and travel costs.Reception Party = JPY ¥3000 (US$30)School Visit = JPY ¥2000 (US$20)Contact Us:

Website:

International Platform for School as Learning Community   http://school-lc.com/

Email:

Conference Secretariat  satosec@blue.ocn.ne.jp

We look forward to meeting you at the 8th International Conference of

School as Learning Community 2021.

 

Conference Secretariat , International Platform for School as Learning Community

 

Organizing Committee

Chairperson: Manabu Sato (Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo, Research Professor, Gakushuin University)

Committee member:

Kiyomi Akita, Dean of the Graduate School of Education, The University of Tokyo

Kanako Kusanagi: Researcher, The University of Tokyo

Secretariat: Riko Matsumura