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Presentation & Call for Papers

We are glad to announce that the II International Symposium, New Issues on Teacher Education (ISNITE’2014) will be held on May 22-24, 2014 at the University of Macerata (Italy).

In the fantastic Italian environment of Le Marche region, participants will share both theoretical and practical perspectives in the field of teachers and educators education such as:

  • Teacher Education Policies and Practices

    • Teacher education policies and practices in different countries

  • Changing World and Teacher Qualities/Standards

    • Teachers soft skills

    • Teachers’ competences related to the use of technology

    • Quality Standards in teaching profession

  • Pre-Service Education of Teachers

    • Different trends in teacher education programs

    • Accreditation in teacher education

    • Quality in teacher education: Issues of measurement

    • Alternative programs for teacher education

  • In-Service Education of Teachers

    • Professional development problems of teachers and different approaches to them

    • Integration of Information and communication technologies with programs

    • Distant education practices in teachers’ professional development

    • Different approaches to the professional development of teachers: Problems and solutions

  • Problems of Teachers and Teacher Educators

    • The role of research in teacher education

    • The emergence of teacher communities as part of the changing world of teachers and teacher educators.

Participants can prepare their papers either in Italian or English, and could present research results on both/either theoretical or practical issues.

The symposium is supported by the "Journal of Teacher Education and Educators".

Call for paper: All abstracts should be written either in Italian or English. Abstracts need to be between 350-500 words long, given a concise statement of the intention, method, results and conclusions of the paper. The deadline has been postponed to April 17th, 2014.

For more details see the Abstract submission. page.

The abstracts and any queries about ISNITE 2014 should be sent to

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