This is the second international conference specifically devoted to the topic of educating the educators in mathematics and science education, such as teachers, teacher educators, the educators of teacher educators, as well as multipliers and institutions engaged in teacher professional development. The topic is treated in particular in relation to disseminating innovative teaching approaches like inquiry-based learning. Scaling-up professional development is a specific challenge for disseminating on large scale which involves qualifying the multipliers.
Building on the results of the first conference on this topic, Educating the Educators II will serve as a lever and platform for international exchange about concepts and experiences. The aim is to present and discuss different approaches which ensure a high quality of the education of educators:
The conference will use innovative and interactive formats to help bring out the specific benefit of gathering a circle of participants from research, practice and policy. Vivid exchange will be ensured by:
Particular conference features will be:
Teacher educators and researchers, multipliers and relevant networks, educators of multipliers and teacher educators, policy makers, teacher professional development centres, maths and science education support centres, presidents and representatives of PD institutions, teacher associations and relevant networks, as well as policy makers in the field of math and science education.