Program

Day I – 4.12.2016

'Eshkol' building,
Mitzpor Hall, 30th floor
The University of Haifa

Reception & registration

(Light refreshment will be served)

9:15-10:00

Conference opening

Lily Orland-Barak , Dean of Faculty of Education, University of Haifa
Maria Assunção Flores , Chair of ISATT, University of Minho, Portugal

Musical performance
(University of Haifa students)

10:00- 10:45

Conference keynote

Promising pedagogies in international teacher education: Setting the scene, objectives & expected outcomes of the conference

Cheryl Craig, University of Texas A&M.
Lily Orland-Barak , University of Haifa

10:45-11:45

University campus

Lunch break[i]

11:45-13:00

Education building,
The University of Haifa
Group 1 – room 362

Group 2 – room 209

Group 3 – room 541

Group 4 – room 548

Group 5 – room 566

(Lists of group participants will be handed out during reception)

Roundtable discussions ( chaired by the group leader):
- 5 roundtable groups according to conference sub-themes
- Introduction (15-20 minutes each presenter):
Self presentation, area of research
Summary of chapter/ research
- Discussion about directions for a research agenda

13:00-15:00

Coffee break
(light refreshment will be served)

15:00-15:30

Room 362, Education building,
The University of Haifa

General assembly

Panel:
- Presentations of group products by delegates
(5 min. each)
- Discussion and input from the audience

15:30-16:30


Break

16:30-19:30

“Calamaris” Restaurant
100 Stela-Maris Road, Haifa

Conference dinner[ii]

19:30-21:30

Day II- 5.12.2016

Room 362, Education building,
The University of Haifa

General assembly
Working plan for roundtable sessions

9:00-9:30

Education building,
The University of Haifa
Group 1 – room 362

Group 2 – room 209

Group 3 – room 541

Group 4 – room 548

Group 5 – room 566

Roundtable discussions continued :
- Discussions towards a research and practice agenda (based on the working plan presented in general assembly)
- Preparation of summary report to be presented

9:30-11:00

Coffee break
(light refreshment will be served)

11:00-11:15

Room 362, Education building,
The University of Haifa

Plenary Presentations :

1. "Initiatives for supporting teacher educators’ professional development"
Kari Smith , Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway

2. "International Institute for the Study of Teacher Education"
Cheryl Craig
, University of Texas A&M, USA

3. "Teacher education pedagogy emerging from teacher educators’ knowledge"
Stefinee Pinnegar
, Brigham Young University, USA

11:15-13:00

University campus

Lunch break

13:00-14:00

'Eshkol' building,
Mitzpor Hall, 30th floor
The University of Haifa

Group presentations: Summary reports
- Similarities & differences across contexts
- Research questions to guide an international agenda on the pedagogy of teacher education

14:00 -15:00


Coffee break
(light refreshment will be served)

15:00-15:15


Closing session: Summary and directions for action

Maria Maria Assunção Flores , Chair of ISATT, University of Minho, Portugal
Cheryl Craig,
University of Texas A&M
Lily Orland-Barak,
University of Haifa

15:15-16:00



[i] In both conference days, lunch will be purchased independently by the guests. Cafeterias are available around the University campus.

[ii] Conference organizers offer a complimentary conference dinner for all participants. Please confirm participation during registration.