Internetwork Conference

Ljubljana, Slovenia,
September 28th-30th, 2009

Venue: Faculty of Education
Kardeljeva ploščad 16
1000 Ljubljana

http://internetwork.up.pt
Deadline for conference registration and presentation proposals
has been prolonged till
July of 15th, 2009

Diversity, Inclusion and the Values of Democracy: Building Teachers' Competences for Intercultural Education

Internetwork Conference

Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 28th-30th, 2009

Venue: Faculty of Education
Kardeljeva ploščad 16
1000 Ljubljana



February, 19. 2009


Dear participants of the conference, INTERnetwork members and others,

We are pleased to invite you to the Internetwork conference titled Diversity, Inclusion and the Values of Democracy: Building Teachers' Competences for Intercultural Education

The Conference is addressed to every person interested in the general subject of intercultural education. Teachers, educators, professors, researchers students, citizens, are welcome. Besides, each INTER Network Member team is invited to send one guest to the Conference.

The event will be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia from September 28th-30th, 2009.

The INTER Network purpose is to improve quality of education and contribute to innovation in schools by assisting them in the adoption / implementation of an intercultural approach, fostering the reflection on cultural diversity and providing a scenario in which to cooperate, exchange and elaborate practical tools for initial and in-service teacher training. Teachers can make a difference in schools by transforming their own practices and ideas about education and cultural diversity.  

On this page, participants can find all necessary information about the event: agenda, call for proposals, information on keynote speakers, registration form and some information about Ljubljana and Slovenia.  
If you need any additional information, do not hesitate to contact us on Ta e-poštni naslov je zaščiten proti smetenju. Če ga želite videti, omogočite Javascript.

Language
English will be the official language of the conference.  We kindly ask members of INTERnetwok that provide translations to their language if needed.

Participants
The Conference is opened to every person interested in the general subject of intercultural education- preschool and primary school staff, other proffessional staff working in the field in intercultural education, parents and other interested in this topic.
Countries and institutions involved in INTERnetwork are invited to send one guest to the Conference. INTERnetwork will cover the costs of 1 double room for each institution.

Registration form
Up on this page you can find registration form for INTERnetwork members/ non-INTERnetwork members and national part of the event. Please fill one according to your status and send it to Ta e-poštni naslov je zaščiten proti smetenju. Če ga želite videti, omogočite Javascript. . Final deadline for registration is July, 15th, 2009. You are encouraged to submit your registration form earlier, if possible.

Presentation proposals
The Conference scientific commitee is soliciting presentation proposals. In the menu item "call for Presentation Proposals" further details on possible topics and information how to submit the proposal can be found.


Logistics

Costs
INTERnetwork members

Covered are the following costs:
  • conference fee,
  • conference materials,
  • accomodation,
  • transportation (to and from airport and to and from venue),
  • meals
 
Non INTERnetwork members
Covered are the following costs:
  • conference fee,
  • conference materials


Entry to Slovenia- travel information:


Persons wishing to enter Slovenia must have a relevant travel document. EU/EEA citizens do not need a passport to enter Slovenia, only a valid identity card.

More information on wheather you need visa to enter to Slovenia, you can find here.


Hotel information:

INTERnetwork members
Hotel Park*** is located in the green centre of Ljubljana, just a few minutes walk to all major historical monuments and sights. In the hotel lobby you can find the internet point for your free of charge use and/or  WIFI access.
For more information, please visit:  http://www.hotelpark.si/
 
Non INTERnetwork members
Other hotels, where other participants can arrange their accommodation, are listed in the menu item "accomodation".

Arrival and Departure Times
Members, who will participate at General Assembly (Sunday, September 27th afternoon) are requested to arrive on Sunday, September 27th morning, other participants are kindly requested to arrive on September 27th during the day.
The first conference day is Monday, September 28th.
The last conference day is September 30th (Wednesday),followed by General Assembly (for INTERnetwork members). Pparticipants are requested to leave on October, 1st.


Deadlines
Please find below the list of the most important tasks and deadlines:

Task
Deadline
To be sent: 
Submit the presentation proposals July, 15th, 2009 Ta e-poštni naslov je zaščiten proti smetenju. Če ga želite videti, omogočite Javascript.
Submit your Registration Form (final deadline)
 July, 15th, 2009 Ta e-poštni naslov je zaščiten proti smetenju. Če ga želite videti, omogočite Javascript.

If you have further questions regarding the conference, please do not hesitate to contact   Slovenian DRCPI office: Ta e-poštni naslov je zaščiten proti smetenju. Če ga želite videti, omogočite Javascript. tel: + 386 1 429 20 20 (Mateja Režek)

We look forward to hosting you in Ljubljana.  

Sincerely,

Tatjana Vonta, Mateja Režek and  Damjana Jurman (The Conference Local Organizing Committee) and Barry van Driel (IAIE)


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