World Council for Curriculum and Instruction (WCCI)

May 30, 2010

Conference Program Outline

WCCI 14th World Conference in Education

University of Pécs, Pécs, Hungary
July 11-17, 2010

Conference Program Outline

40th Year Celebration
Defining Democracy, Freedom and Entrepreneurship
in the Context of Globalized Civil Society

WCCI Board of Directors Meeting

July 11 – Sunday

11:30 AM – 4:00 PM Board Room, University

DAY 1

July 12 – Monday

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

WCCI Board of Directors Meeting

Hotel Laterum

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Conference Registration

Hotel Laterum

Welcome Reception

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Hotel Laterum Ballroom

9:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Special Interest Groups Orientation

Hotel Laterum

DAY 2

July 13 – Tuesday

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Conference Registration

University

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Opening Ceremony: 40th Year Celebration

Welcome: Sandor Klein, International Conference Director, University of Pécs, Pécs, Hungary

Márta Kunszt, Deputy Mayor, Pécs, Hungary

József Bódis, University of Pécs Rector

Dénes Koltai, Dean, Faculty of Adult Learning and Human Resources Development, University of Pécs

 

Invocation: Multi-Faith Reflection

University

Aula

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Coffee Break

University

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

General Session 1:

Keynote Speaker: Betty Reardon, International Institute of Peace Education IIPE, New York City, U.S.A.

 

Response and Reflection on the Keynote Address: Magnus Haavelsrud,

University of Science and Technology,

Tromso, Norway

Cultural Presentation 1

University

Aula

12:30 PM – 2:00PM

Lunch

University

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Concurrent Session 1

University

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Coffee Break

Cultural Bazaar opens to deposit items

University

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Concurrent Sessions 2 and Workshops 1

 

5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Special Interest Groups Meeting 1

 

8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Dinner on your own with Interest Group

Cultural Presentation 2

Bagolyvár Restaurant

 

 

DAY 3

July 14, Wednesday

9:00 AM – 5:00PM

Conference Registration

University

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Concurrent Sessions 3 and Workshop 2

University

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Coffee Break

University

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

General Session 2:

Keynote Speaker: John Raven, consultant to the World Bank and the governments of England and Wales, the Republic of Ireland, Scotland, Pakistan, and China, Edinburgh, Scotland.

 

Response/Reflection on the Keynote Address:

Piyush Swami

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A.

 

Cultural Presentation 3

University

Aula

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Lunch

 

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Concurrent Sessions 4 and Workshops 3

University

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Concurrent Sessions/Workshop

University

3:30 PM – 3:45 PM

Coffee Break

 

University

3:45 PM – 4:30 PM

Cultural Bazaar Opens

Book Exhibit Opens

University

4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Interest Groups Meeting 2

University

6:00 PM 10:00 PM

Dinner on your own with Interest Group

Tenkes Csárda

DAY 4

July 15, Thursday

99:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Conference Registration

University

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Concurrent Sessions 5 and Workshops 4

University

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Coffee Break

Book Exhibit

Cultural Bazaar

 

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

General Session 3: Alice Miel Lecture

Speaker: Vincent Shieh, WCCI President, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

 

Response and Reflection on the Lecture:

Karen Schuster-Webb, Founding Dean, Vice Provost for University Engagement, Alliant International University, San  Francisco, CA, USA

Cultural Presentation 4

University

Aula

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM

Box Lunch

 

1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

2:00 PM – 6:00 PM

City Tours: Please indicate your participation at the time of registration.

Interest Group: Community Development

TENSI Travel Agency

 

Gypsy Community

 

DAY 5

July 16, Friday

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Concurrent Sessions 6 and Workshops 5

University

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Coffee Break

Book Exhibits

 

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Concurrent Sessions 7 and Workshops 6

University

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Lunch

 

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

WCCI General Membership Meeting

Special Interest Group Reports

Election

University Grand Room

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Coffee Break

Last day of Cultural Bazaar/Book Sale

University

International Banquet and Program:

40th Year Celebration

(native costume requested)

 

PTE FEEK Aula

7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

 

DAY 6

July 17, Saturday

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Farewell Breakfast

Laterum Hotel

11:00 – open

Post Conference Tours

 

 

 

Participants are invited to extend their stay and attend the “Bridges World Conference in Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture and Culture” July 24-28, 2010

Venues: National Theatre of Pécs, Dominican House, Theatre Square, Sétatér (Promenade Square).