International Conference on GCED:
Platform on Pedagogy and Practice
TIME 13 September 2017 (Day 1)
08:30 ~ 09:30 Registration
09:30 ~ 10:00 Opening Ceremony
10:00 ~ 11:00
Plenary Session 1: How can we pursue GCED in a challenging environment?
Panel talk on challenges and achievements in the implementation of GCED
11:00~ 11:30 Break
11:30 ~ 12:30
Plenary Session 2: What challenges are we facing in practising GCED?
(* Further development of Plenary Session 1)
In-depth exploration of different levels and types of challenges in practising GCED in daily life and success stories of overcoming them
12:30 ~ 14:00 Lunch
14:00 ~ 15:00
Education for International Understanding Best Practices Award 2017
Case presentation by three awardees
15:00 ~ 15:30 Break
15:30 ~ 17:00
Concurrent Session 1: Exploring practices on GCED and their impact
• 1A: Primary & secondary education (Challenges and achievements)
• 1B: Higher education (Challenges and achievements)
• 1C: Civil society organizations (Challenges and achievements)
TIME 14 September 2017 (Day 2)
08:30 ~ 09:30 Registration
09:30 ~ 09:50
Warm-up Session
Reflections on Day 1 and introduction to Day 2
09:50 ~ 10:30
Plenary Session 3: GCED in Action
Performance by the Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) followed by discussion and reflection
10:30 ~ 11:00 Break
11:00 ~ 12:30
Concurrent Session 2: Experiencing teaching strategies & pedagogical approaches to GCED
• 2A: Democratic dialogism in homes, schools and communities (Challenges and achievements)
• 2B: Transformative pedagogies (Challenges and achievements)
• 2C: Teaching controversial issues (Challenges and achievements)
12:30 ~ 14:00 Lunch
14:00 ~ 15:30
Concurrent Session 3: Ensuring supportive conditions to scale-up GCED
• 3A: Education policies (Challenges and achievements)
• 3B: Curricula (Challenges and achievements)
• 3C: Teacher education (Challenges and achievements)
Special session : (Youth debate chamber)
15:30 ~ 16:00 Break
16:00 ~ 16:20
Special Lecture by the Superintendent of Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education
16:20 ~ 17:20
Plenary Session 4: A way forward
Synthesis of the Conference and wrap-up discussion
17:20 ~ 17:30 Closing Ceremony
TIME 13 September 2017 (Day 1)
08:30 ~ 09:30 Registration
09:30 ~ 10:00 Opening Ceremony
10:00 ~ 11:00
Plenary Session 1: How can we pursue GCED in a challenging environment? (Panel talk)
Panel talk on challenges and achievements in the implementation of GCED
11:00~ 11:30 Break
11:30 ~ 12:30
Plenary Session 2: What challenges are we facing in practising GCED? (Town hall discussion)
(* Further development of Plenary Session 1)
In-depth exploration of different levels and types of challenges in practising GCED in daily life and success stories of overcoming them
12:30 ~ 14:00 Lunch
14:00 ~ 15:00
Education for International Understanding Best Practices Award 2017
Case presentation by three awardees
15:00 ~ 15:30 Break
15:30 ~ 17:00
Concurrent Session 1: Exploring practices on GCED and their impact (Panel presentation)
• 1A: Primary & secondary education (Challenges and achievements)
• 1B: Higher education (Challenges and achievements)
• 1C: Civil society organizations (Challenges and achievements)
TIME 14 September 2017 (Day 2)
08:30 ~ 09:30 Registration
09:30 ~ 09:50
Warm-up Session
Reflections on Day 1 and introduction to Day 2
09:50 ~ 10:30
Plenary Session 3: GCED in Action
Performance by the Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) followed by discussion and reflection
10:30 ~ 11:00 Break
11:00 ~ 12:30
Concurrent Session 2: Experiencing teaching strategies & pedagogical approaches to GCED
• 2A: Democratic dialogism in homes, schools and communities (Challenges and achievements)
• 2B: Transformative pedagogies (Challenges and achievements)
• 2C: Teaching controversial issues (Challenges and achievements)
12:30 ~ 14:00 Lunch
14:00 ~ 15:30
Concurrent Session 3: Ensuring supportive conditions to scale-up GCED
• 3A: Education policies (Challenges and achievements)
• 3B: Curricula (Challenges and achievements)
• 3C: Teacher education (Challenges and achievements)
Special session : (Youth debate chamber)
15:30 ~ 16:00 Break
16:00 ~ 16:20
Special Lecture by the Superintendent of Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education
16:20 ~ 17:20
Plenary Session 4: A way forward
Synthesis of the Conference and wrap-up discussion
17:20 ~ 17:30 Closing Ceremony
* The programme is subject to change, and will be updated continuously.

* Korean-English/English-Korean simultaneous interpretation will be provided during all sessions of the Conference except the Youth debate chamber Session.

* The Conference will be live-streamed on the Internet.
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