editorial | 26 September, 2016 14:36
With the major motto of transformative education research for sustainable futures, the First International Conference on Transformative Education Research and Sustainable Development is going to be held on October 21 – 23, 2016, Dhulikhel Nepal. The conference is organized by the Transformative Education Research Center, School of Education, Kathmandu University.
Altogether 7 keynotes speakers, 113 oral presentations, 20 posters, 7 research workshops from 14 countries are going to be the attraction of the conference. The conference will contribute to the growing international endeavors of building knowledge about transformative learning, teaching, training and research.
The conference will bring together practices, experiences and theoretically informed discussion on the need for transformative education and research to focus on the quality, equity and relevance of education. The conference will strengthen and enlarge the network of transformative practitioners by bringing together institutional and individual partners. Conference papers will be published in the Journal of Education and Research as a special issue, and the conference website will contribute to the international dissemination of conference deliberations.
At the end of
the conference a consortium of transformative education research centers
of universities will be formed so as to take further the agenda of
transformative education research and practice in university settings.