Contemporary Themes in Education – CTE

Faculty of Teacher Education, University of Zagreb

announces and, with great pleasure, invites you to participate in the

International Scientific and Art Conference

Contemporary Themes in Education – CTE

under the auspices of the President of the Republic of Croatia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Croatia and the City of Zagreb

in order to celebrate the centennial of the Faculty

15 – 17 November 2019

Zagreb, Croatia

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS


Plenary speakers

Elsbeth Stern, Institute for Research on Learning and Instruction, Zurich, Switzerland:
What exactly makes the difference? The impact of intelligence on academic learning

Willibald Ruch, University of Zurich, Switzerland:
Fostering humor in education

Majda Rijavec, Faculty of Teacher Education, University of Zagreb, Croatia:
The best moments of our lives: positive psychology in education

Milan Matijević, Faculty of Teacher Education, University of Zagreb, Croatia:
From reform to contemporary constructivist didactics and neurodidactics


Roundtable: The Role of Bioethics in Creating the Model of Contemporary Education

This roundtable is organized as a part of the symposium Bioethics and the Challenges of Contemporary Education, in collaboration with the Centre of Excellence for Integrative Bioethics.

Participants: Amir Muzur, Faculty of Medicine, University of Rijeka Croatia,

 Hrvoje Jurić, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, Croatia,

 Bruno Ćurko, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Split, Croatia,

 Ivica Kelam, Faculty of Education, J. J. Strossmayer University of Osijek, Croatia

Moderator: Tomislav Krznar, Faculty of Teacher Education, University of Zagreb, Croatia


Art program

The exhibition of artwork and theory produced by the art education professors at the Faculty of Teacher Education, University of Zagreb (1919 – 2019)

Concert by the students and staff of the Faculty of Teacher Education, University of Zagreb


Keynote speakers at symposia

Vlatka Domović, Faculty of Teacher Education, University of Zagreb, Croatia
(symposium Pedagogy and Psychology: From Amending Drawbacks to Enhancing Personal Strengths and Virtues)

Michael George, Religious Studies Department, St. Thomas University, Fredericton, Canada
(symposium Bioethics and the Challenges of Contemporary Education)

Katja Bakija, Department of Communicology, University of Dubrovnik, Croatia
(symposium Methodical Approach to Education)

Igor Saksida, Faculty of Education, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
(symposium Education and Research in the Croatian Language, Drama and Media Culture)

Janez Skela, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
(symposium Trends and Challenges in FL Education and Research)

Edith Schneider, Institut für Didaktik der Mathematik, Alpen-Adria University Klagenfurt, Austria
(symposium New Challenges in Mathematics Teaching)

Rolf Laven, University College of Teacher Education in Vienna, Austria
(symposium Research of the Relations in Fine and Visual Arts in Education)

Katarina Zadnik, Academy of Music, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
(symposium The Perspectives of Contemporary Music Education)


List of symposia
  • Pedagogy and Psychology: From Amending Drawbacks to Enhancing Personal Strengths and Virtues
  • Bioethics and the Challenges of Contemporary Education
  • Methodical Approaches to Education
  • Education and Research in the Croatian Language, Drama and Media Culture
  • Trends and Challenges in FL Education and Research
  • The Role and Scope of ICT in Preschool and Primary Education and Teacher Education
  • New Challenges in Mathematics Teaching
  • Kinesiological Trends in Education
  • Research of the Relations in Fine and Visual Arts in Education
  • The Perspectives of Contemporary Music Education

Official languages of the Conference
  • Croatian and English
  • Croatian, English and German for the symposium Trends and Challenges in FL Education and Research

 Paper publishing

All accepted and peer reviewed papers will be published in the symposia proceedings, according to where they were presented. All proceedings will be published online with free access. Best papers will be published in a special edition of Croatian Journal of Education. We are kindly asking all paper authors to use the Author Guidelines while preparing their papers, which will be available from 1 May at: https://www.ufzg.unizg.hr/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Upute-autorima-guidelines.pdf


Contact

Petra Karabin, administrative secretary of the Conference

University of Zagreb, Faculty of Teacher Education

E-mail: STOO@ufzg.hr


We look forward to welcoming you!

On behalf of the Organizing Committee,

Kristina Cergol,

 Conference Chair