Thematic Sections

Thematic Sections & Thematic Section Leaders

The topics covered by the conference include, but are not limited to:

  • adolescent growth and development,
  • arts education,
  • assessment and evaluation,
  • continuing education,
  • counselling psychology,
  • distance learning,
  • education and technology,
  • educational psychology,
  • effective teaching practices,
  • higher education,
  • learning theories,
  • new approaches in psychology,
  • quality assurance/institutional effectiveness,
  • second language teaching,
  • special education,
  • teacher education.

Ann-Katrin Swärd, Associate Professor

Department of Education and Special Education,
University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Special Education

Lori Simmons, Professor
Psychology Department,
Widener University, US
Guidance & Counselling Psychology, Educational Psychology, New Approaches in Psychology

Anita Welch, Professor
College of Education,
Wayne State University, US
Assessment and Evaluation, Higher Education, Quality Assurance/Institutional Effectiveness

Kristi Köiv, Associate Professor, 
Institute of Education, 
University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
Adolescent Growth and Development, Educational Psychology

Kevin Michael Watson, Ph.D. Candidate
Academy of Teaching and Learning,
University of Calgary, Canada
Continuing Education, Learning Theories

Petra Besedová, PhDr., PhD. & Jana Ondráková, doc., PhDr., PhD. 
Department of German Language and Literature
University of Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
Foreign Language Teaching (German), Second Language Teaching (German)

Tatiana Nikolaevna Bokova, Professor
Department of Teaching English and Business Communication
Moscow City University, Russia
Foreign Language Teaching (English), Second Language Teaching (English)

Michel Hogenes, Ph.D.
The Hague University of Applied Sciences; and Codarts,
University of the Arts, The Netherlands
Arts Education 

Heikki Ruismaki, Ph.D. & Inkeri Ruokonen, 

Department of Teacher Education,
University of Helsinki, Finland

The Performing Arts Education, Drama, Theater & Dance

James Ogunleye, PhD

Middlesex University, UK
Effective Teaching Practices 

Gordon Ade Ojo, PhD
The University of Greenwich, UK
Teacher Education, Basic Education, Basic Skills 

Jeya Amantha Kumar, Ph.D.
Centre for Instructional Technology and Multimedia,
Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Education and Technology