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From: Peter Smagorinsky (smago@uga.edu)
Date: Tue Apr 25 2006 - 03:17:15 PDT

>On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we are pleased to announce the
>22nd CESE Conference
>Held in Granada (Spain)
> From 3rd to 6th July 2006
>At the Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones
>Congress Centre: <http://www.pcgr.org/flash.htm>http://www.pcgr.org/flash.htm
>Changing knowledge and education:
>Communities, information societies and mobilities
>The World in Europe Europe in the World
>1. Social risks and exclusions: values, families, youth, migrant
>communities, winners and losers, mobilities, social exclusions; old and
>new communities and social capital.
>2. Informationen societies and economies: employment, Job markets, gender,
>digital divide, competencies (concepts, and impact, and use); transition
>to work; labour market for scientists, surpluses and shortages of
>scientists; brain drain; education and training.
>3. Policy knowledge and international educational assessment: knowledge 1
>knowledge 2; information societies and the cultures of competence and
>educational policy; PISA and TIMSS; the politics of international
>measurements and domestic anxieties; assumptions about the international
>transfer of educational practices.
>4. Open worlds and open education: Whose worlds? Which structures? Open to
>what and to whom? What are the politics, principles and policies of
>"openess" in education (including new mobilities of students and teachers,
>the virtual and the real, "learning platforms" and concepts of community
>and identity)?
>5. Old Empires and new empires: old mobilities (Empire and education), new
>mobilities (GATTS, WTO), diasporas and dislocations, new unifications
>(Bologna), diversities and communities. Old and new forms of governance in
>education (states, market forces, bureaucracies, professional
>organisations). Old and new epistemologies in education, and in
>school/university knowledge.
>6. International and regional developments and local constraints: Eastern
>central Europe, regional development, regions, developing countries, local
>aspirations, unifications and dislocations.
>7. Young Researchers Group
>And two SYMPOSIA:
>A. In French. "Les échanges entre l'Europe et l'Afrique francophones à
>l'heure de la société fondée sur la connaissance"
>B. In Spanish, "Las cambiantes relaciones entre Europa e Iberoamérica en
>las sociedades de la información, el conocimiento y el aprendizaje”
>CESE (Comparative Education Society in Europe)
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