International Seminar Education and International Development

29 & 30 September 2011

For the seminar report click here
For the presentations see below

Day 1 – 29th September 2011

09.00 – 09.30       Introduction

  • Isa Baud (University of Amsterdam)
  • Xavier Bonal (University of Amsterdam)
  • Bram van Ojik (Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

09.30 – 10.30        Keynote speech

  • Pauline Rose (UNESCO – Global Monitoring Report) – presentation

11.00 – 12.30        Panel 1
Ehtnic and religious communities’s strategies in education

  • Sanne VanderKaaij & Inti Soeterik (University of Amsterdam) – presentation
  • Michael Merry (Univeristy of Amsterdam) – presentation
  • Christine Sleeter (California State University Monterey Bay) – presentation

13.30 – 15.00     Panel 2
The changing role of the private sector in education: policies, impacts and key dilemma’s

  • Harry Patrinos (World Bank) – presentation
  • Shailaja Fennell (University of Cambridge) – presentation
  • Antoni Verger (University of Amsterdam/Universitat Autonoma Barcelona) – presentation

15.30 – 17.00    Panel 3
Education and conflic: what place for humanitarianism in resilient systems of education

  • Tom de Herdt (University of Antwerp) – presentation
  • Francois-Jozeph Azoh (University of Cocody) – presentation
  • Marc Poncelet (Universite de Liege) & Jean-Pierre Mpiana Tshitenge (University of Kinshasa) –  presentation
  • Therese Tchombe (University of Buea/UNESCO) – presentation

Day 2 – 30th September 2011

09.00 – 10.30        Panel 4 
Teachers’ agency and resistance to reform

  • Maria Luisa Talavera (Universidad Mayor San Andres) – presentation
  • Mieke Lopes Cardozo (University of Amsterdam) & Ritesh Shah (Univeristy of Auckland) – presentation
  • Hulya Kosar-Altinyelken (University of Amsterdam) – presentation

11.00 – 12.30         Dialogue
Educational research and policy development: what type of research is needed

  • Mario Novelli (University of Sussex)
  • Roger Dale (University of Bristol)
  • Louise Anten (Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
  • Camilla Croso (Global Campaign for Education)
  • Lindy van Vliet (Oxfam Novib)

13.30 – 15.00          Panel 5
The changing politics of aid to education in (post) conflict regions