Keynote Speakers

Andreas Demetriou
Educating the developing mind in uncertain and unstable times: Can our schools cope?

Andreas Demetriou is Professor Emeritus of Psychology of the University of Cyprus and the University of Nicosia and President of the Cyprus Academy of Sciences, Letters, and Arts, a fellow of Academia Europea, the International Academy of Education, and the Association of Psychological Science.
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Keri Facer
On Futures, Time and Listening: cultivating attention in an uncertain world

Keri Facer is Professor of Educational and Social Futures at the University of Bristol, UK where she leads the British Academy ‘Times of a Just Transition’ Programme and is Co-investigator on the ESRC Centre for Sociodigital Futures. Her research explores how formal and informal education can foster the imaginative and affective capabilities needed to understand, shape and respond to disruptive technological and environmental change.
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Susana Padeliadu
Inclusive education and early identification of disability: the case of dyslexia

Susana Padeliadu is Professor of Special Education – Learning Disabilities at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, in Greece. She has been an active special education researcher and a consultant for parents’ associations for more than 3 decades.
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Marianna Papastephanou
Education, the “Age of Uncertainty” and the Politics of such Temporal Metaphors

Marianna Papastephanou has studied and taught at the University of Cardiff, UK. She has also studied and researched in Berlin, Germany. She currently teaches Philosophy of Education in the Department of Education at the University of Cyprus.
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Antoni Verger
Educational Reform in Times of Policy Movement and Growth: Unveiling the Micro-Foundations of Policy Change

Antoni Verger is professor of Sociology and ICREA-Academia research fellow at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. His research lies at the intersection of sociology of education, policy analysis and comparative education.
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Michalinos Zembylas
Educating for Anti-Complicity in the Era of Global Crises: An Affective Response to Political Violence

Michalinos Zembylas is Professor of Educational Theory and Curriculum Studies at the Open University of Cyprus, Honorary Professor at Nelson Mandela University, South Africa, and Adjunct Professor at the University of South Australia.
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ERC Keynote by Kirsi Pyhältö
Why does investing in doctoral researcher’s wellbeing matter?
PhD. Kirsi Pyhältö is full professor of higher education, at the center for university teaching and learning (HYPE), university of Helsinki, Finland. She is also extraordinary professor at University of Stellenbosch, South-Africa.
Tuesday, 27 August, 14:00-15:00
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Upcoming ECERs

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26.08.2024
ECER'24, Nicosia
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01.12.2023
Submission starts
31.01.2024
Submission ends
01.04.2024
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03.04.2024
Review results announced
15.05.2024
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26.06.2024
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30.06.2024
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26.08.2024
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27.08.2024
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