Programme

The programme will be continually updated. The organizer holds the right to any changes. All plenary sessions are conducted in English.

Monday May 7, 2018
09.00–12.00 Visit to Vasa Teacher Training School of Åbo Akademi University
Time for group meetings
Meeting of the Nordic leadership group
12.00–13.00 Registration and lunch
13.00–13.30 Opening of conference
Song by academic student choir Pedavoces
Fritjof Sahlström, Dean of the Faculty of Education and Welfare Studies
13.30–14.30 Keynote 1: Professor Pirjo Aunio, University of Oslo
14.45–16.15 Parallell sessions
16.15–16.45 Coffee
17.00–20.00 Alt. 1 Excursion by bus into the Kvarken Archipelago
(a UNESCO word heritage)
17.00–18.30 Alt. 2 Guided city walk and shopping
Tuesday May 8, 2018
08.30–09.00 Coffee
Song by student choir from Vasa Teacher Training School (upper secondary level)
09.00–10.30 The Nordic Centre of Excellence ”Justice through Education in the Nordic Countries” (JustEd)
10.45–12.15 Parallell sessions
12.15–13.15 Lunch
13.15–14.45 Parallell sessions
14.45–15.15 Coffee
15.15–16.15 Keynote 3: Professor Lisbeth Lundahl, Umeå University
18.00–19.00 City of Vaasa reception
Music performed by Albert Sahlström, student at Vasa Teacher Training School (grade 8)
19.00 Conference dinner at Restaurang Strampen
Wednesday May 9, 2018
09.00–09.30 Coffee
09.30–11.00 Parallell sessions
11.00–12.00 Lunch
12.00–13.30 Keynote 4: Professor Emeritus Jim Cummins, University of Toronto/Åbo Akademi and Profesor Siv Björklund, Åbo Akademi
13.30–14.15 End of conference
Concluding remarks by Professor Emeritus Sven-Erik Hansén, Åbo Akademi University
14.15–14.45 Coffee