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UArctic Thematic Network on Teacher Education organises several sessions in UArctic Congress

19.4.2021

UArctic Congress 2021 programme is now published, including three sessions organised by the UArctic Thematic Network on Teacher Education and its members. The conference takes place 15-18 May 2021 and it will be held mainly online.

There are three UArctic Congress sessions organised by the UArctic Thematic Network Teacher Education for Social Justice and Diversity. Please find the key information on sessions below. More information, including session abstracts and presentation titles, is available in the UArctic Congress webpage by clicking the session title.

Pedagogical practices of educational institutions in the Arctic regions: adaptation and identity of young people
Monday, 17 May at 14.00 – 15.00 GMT (Iceland time zone)

The speakers in the session are:
Gregor Maxwell, UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Kathy Snow, University of Prince Edward Island
Natalia Flotskaya, Northern Arctic Federal University
Tuija Turunen, University of Lapland
Lars Demant-Poort, Ilisimatusarfik/University of Greenland

Teacher Development in the North-Perspectives for Teacher Education for Indigenous Language, Diversity, and Equity in the North
Monday, 17 May at 17.00 – 18.00 GMT (Iceland time zone)

The speakers in the panel are:
Kirk Anderson, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Gloria Uluqsi, Nunavut Arctic College
Elisabeth Utsi, Sámi allaskuvla/Sámi University of Applied Sciences
Laila Nutti, Sámi allaskuvla/Sámi University of Applied Sciences
Kathy Snow, University of Prince Edward Island
Sylvia Moore, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Jennifer Godfrey Anderson, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Melaine O'Gorman, University of Winnipeg 

Teaching and Learning for a Sustainable North: examining structural, geographical, linguistic and cultural challenges
Tuesday, 18 May at 12.30 – 13.30 GMT (Iceland time zone)

The speakers in the session are:
Mhairi Beaton, Leeds Beckett University
Lars Demant-Poort, Ilisimatusarfik/University of Greenland
Edda Óskarsdóttir, University of Iceland
Kalpana Vijayavarathan, the University of the Faroe Islands
Tuija Turunen, University of Lapland
Gregor Maxwell, UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Anne Burke, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Olga Kagan, Northern Arctic Federal University
Douglas Cost, University of Alaska Anchorage
The session is chaired by Diane Hirshberg, University of Alaska Anchorage

Welcome to join the sessions! Full programme with several other interesting sessions is available here.

The registration to the UArctic Congress is now open in the conference website. The registration fee is €90, and for students participation is free of charge.