World Council for Curriculum and Instruction (WCCI)

Program Schedule

Pre Conference

July 9, 2016 Saturday Room
11:00 am – 4:00 pm Board of Director’s meeting Bolero

Day 1

July 10, 2016 Sunday Room
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Board of Directors’ meeting Bolero
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Conference Registration Foyer
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Welcome Reception Ravel
9:00 pm – 10:00 pm Special Interest Groups/
Sessions Chairperson’s Orientation
Ravel

Day 2

July 11, 2016 Monday Room
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Conference Registration Foyer
9:00 am – 10:30 am Opening Ceremony
Greetings:
Prof. Miklós Réthelyi, President of the Hungarian National Commission for UNESCO, Budapest, Hungary
Welcome:
Prof. József Bódis, Rector, University of Pécs, Pécs, Hungary
Dr. Balázs Németh, President of the MELL Learn University Network, Pécs, Hungary
Ravel
10:30 am – 11:00 am Coffee Break Foyer
11:00 am – 12:30 pm General Session 1: Speaker Ravel
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch Barcelona, Granada, Sevilla, Toledo
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Concurrent Sessions 1 Buda 1, Buda II, Park II, Park III, Park IV
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Bazaar – collection of items Foyer
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Concurrent Sessions 2 Buda 1, Buda II, Park II, Park III, Park IV
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Special Interest Groups 1 Buda 1, Buda II, Park II, Park III, Park IV
Barcelona, Granada, Sevilla, Toledo
Ravel, Foyer

Day 3

July 12, 2016 Tuesday Room
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Conference Registration Foyer
9:00 am – 10:30 am Concurrent Sessions 3 Buda 1, Buda II, Park II, Park III, Park IV
10:30 am – 11:00 am Coffee Break Foyer
11:00 am – 12:30 pm General Session 2. Speaker: Prof. Péter Csermely,
President of the European and Hungarian Talent Support Councils
Title: “Talented People: Why are they important to developing global citizenship and democratic governance?”
Ravel
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch Barcelona, Granada, Sevilla, Toledo
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Concurrent Sessions 4 Buda 1, Buda II, Park II, Park III, Park IV
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Coffee Break
Bazaar – collection of items
Foyer
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Concurrent Sessions 5 Buda 1, Buda II, Park II, Park III, Park IV
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Special Interest Groups 2 Buda 1, Buda II, Park II, Park III, Park IV
Barcelona, Granada, Sevilla, Toledo, Ravel and Foyer
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Free evening Barcelona, Granada, Sevilla, Toledo Ravel, Foyer

Day 4

July 13, 2016 Wednesday Room
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Conference Registration Foyer
9:00 am – 10:30 am Concurrent Sessions 6 Buda 1, Buda II, Park II, Park III, Park IV
10:30 am – 11:00 am Coffee Break/Opening of Bazaar Foyer
11:00 am – 12:30 pm General Session 3 : Alice Miel Lecture Ravel
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch 2 Barcelona, Granada, Sevilla, Toledo
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Concurrent Sessions 7 Buda 1, Buda II, Park II, Park III, Park IV
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Coffee Break/Bazaar – Last Day Foyer
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Special Interest Groups meeting 3 Buda 1, Buda II, Park II, Park III, Park IV
Barcelona, Granda, Sevilla, Toledo
Ravel, Foyer
6:00 pm – open Free time
Dinner on your own

Day 5

July 14, 2016 Thursday Room
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Conference Registration Foyer
9:00 am – 11:00 am General Session 4: UN Panel Ravel
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Lunch 3 Barcelona, Granada, Sevilla, Toledo
12:30 pm – Open Tour of the City
Ideal City Tour 4 hours
Panorama and Boat Ride 3.5 hours
Information available at the hotel lobby

Day 6

July 15, 2016 Friday Room
9:00 am – 12 noon Conference Registration Foyer
9:00 am – 10:30 am Concurrent Sessions 8 Buda 1, Buda II, Park II, Park III, Park IV
10:30 am – 11:00 am Coffee Break Foyer
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Concurrent Sessions 9 Buda 1, Buda II, Park II, Park III, Park IV
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch 5 Barcelona, Granada, Sevilla, Toledo
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm WCCI General Membership Meeting Ravel
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Special Interest Groups Report Ravel
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Free time
7:00 pm – 11:00 pm International Cultural Nights
Cultural Programs – Native Costumes are encouraged
Ravel

Day 7
Post Conference Tours

July 16, 2016 Saturday Room
8:00 am – 10:00 am Breakfast
10:00 am – Open Tours:  
Provided by Tensi Travel
  • City Tours – 3-hour
  • Grand City Tour- 4-hour
  • Danube Bend Tour – Full day
  • Budapest by Night – 3.5 hours
  • Dicta Tour of Communism – 3-hour
  • Classic Pest Walking Tour – 2.5- hour
  • Classic Buda Walking Tour -2.5 hour
  • 2-hour Buda
  • Tour outside Hungary can be arranged. Advance notice needed.
Available at the hotel lobby