Teacher Development Summit 11th. to 12th. of November 2019; Reykjavik, Iceland.
The aim of the summit is to create a space to consider and deepen understanding of the needs for mentoring and induction of newly qualified teachers in the Nordic countries and Baltic area. The summit will aim at developing resilient and sustainable practices for mentoring in the educational ecosystems through promoting knowledge generation and interaction between different actors and stakeholders on the field, such as teachers, school principals, educational officers, researchers, teacher educators, policy makers and representatives of trade unions of teachers as well as those of municipalities. The summit is open to representatives from all Nordic countries who share an interest in mentoring and teacher development and learning, as well as invited guests from non-Nordic countries.
The summit will be an opportunity for different stakeholders to come together in the spirit of a creative and open communication to share knowledge through and organizing workshops and disseminating results of research and pilot projects, in order to create knowledge about (and for) mentoring and teacher induction.
The summit will include a combination of keynote presentations, panel discussion, parallel paper presentations, and workshops. The summit will be held in English.