“Most attempts at social change attempting shifts in people’s behaviours or attitudes fail. There are systematic reasons for this. A more effective strategy may combine two very different ways of thinking, the systemic and the opportunistic.”
In this follow-up interview to her Featured Presentation at The Asian Conference on Education 2015 (ACE2015) Dr Yvonne Masters sits down with ACE2015 Conference Chair, Professor Sue Jackson, to discuss learner empowerment.
Nobuo Sato, Executive Director of the HBS Japan Research Center in Tokyo, examines the changes taking place in HBS MBA leadership education over a 15 year period, and the shifting focus of MBA programs in the US.
Professor Ted O’Neill explains how IAFOR’s conference programmes in technology and education encourage scholars and practitioners to reflect on both the positive and practical implementations of technology in teaching and research.
Donald E. Hall explains the essential need for interdisciplinary education in the liberal arts and sciences – especially as informed by the humanities, the social sciences, the visual and performing arts and cultural studies.
“The issues with education in Indonesia are complex but addressing them is vital for the proper development of society. When teachers do not or cannot deliver quality instruction it has a noticeable and debilitating effect on students.”
Professor Sue Jackson, Pro-Vice-Master for Learning and Teaching and Professor of Lifelong Learning and Gender at Birkbeck, University of London, discusses the transformative power of education with IAFOR Executive Director, Dr Joseph Haldane.
In his Keynote Address Professor Dennis McInerney examined the philosophical nature of identity and in this interview IAFOR Executive Director, Dr Joseph Haldane, continues the discussion on identity with Professor McInerney.
Dr Mona Abo-Zena, Visiting Assistant Professor at Brown University, USA, focuses on how individuals’ diverse experiences affect developmental and educational processes, practices and outcomes from early childhood through emerging adulthood.
Professor Barry Bozeman of Arizona State University, USA, discusses his research findings on Research Collaboration Effectiveness at The Asian Conference on Business & Public Policy 2014 in Osaka, Japan.
Professor Penny Jane Burke, Professor Heidi Safia Mirza and Professor Sue Jackson discuss transforming education, engaging differences and creating inclusive spaces at The European Conference on Education 2014.