3 – 5, June 2016
Russia, Saint Petersburg
The United Nations Educational, Scientific
and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
world commettee for lifelong learning
of EurAsian Economic Community
Russia, Saint Petersburg
The Leningrad State University
named after A.S. Pushkin
(the hosting organization of the conference)
Russia, Saint Petersburg
SIBERIAN FEDERAL UNIVERSITY
(the hosting organization of the 2nd stage of the conference)
INSTITUTE OF strategy and education THEORY
OF the RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF EDUCATION
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning
National Center of UNESCO/UNEVOK in the Russian Federation
Representation of the National Center of UNESCO/UNEVOK
in the Russian Federation for the Leningrad Region
Russia, Saint Petersburg
National Academy of Education
named after Y. Altynsarin
Republic of Kazakhstan, Astana
Tajik State Pedagogical University
named after S. Ayni
the Republic of Tajikistan, Dushanbe
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION
UZBEK SCIENTIFIC-RESEARCH INSTITUTE
OF PEDAGOGICAL SCIENCES named after T.N. KARY NIYAZI
Republic of Uzbekistan, Tashkent
CENTER OF CONTEMPORARY PEDAGOGY
«EDUCATION WITHOUT BORDERS»
UNESCO/UNEVOK CENTER at Hong Kong Institute of Education
H O L D
FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT”
The first stage – 3–5, June 2016, Russia, Saint Petersburg
THE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
Chairman – Viacheslav N. Skvortsov, rector of the Leningrad State University n.a. Pushkin, Dr. (Economics), PhD (Education), full professor (Russia, Saint Petersburg).
Co-chairman – Nikolay A. Lobanov, director of the Research Institute for Social, Economic and Pedagogical Problems of Continuous Education of Leningrad State University n.a. Pushkin, Full professor (Russia, Saint Petersburg).
Co-Chairman of the 2nd stage – Yevgeny A. Vaganov, rector of the Siberian Federal University, member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Biological Sciences, full professor (Russia, Krasnoyarsk).
Members of the Organizing Committee:
Yves Attou – president of the World Committee for Lifelong Learning (France, Paris).
Zhanbol O. Zhilbaev – president of National Academy of Education n.a. Y. Altynsarin (Republic of Kazakhstan, Astana).
Svetlana V. Ivanova – director of the Institute of Strategy and Education Theory of the Russian Academy of Education, Dr. (Education), full professor, (Russia, Moscow).
Arne Carlsen – Director of UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, Honorary professor at Leningrad State University n.a. Pushkin, Honorary professor at International Institute of Adult and Lifelong Education (India), Honorary professor at University of Latvia, Honorary professor at Vietnam Institute of Educational Sciences (Germany, Hamburg).
Tatiana Yu. Lomakina – Director of the National UNESCO\UNEVOC Centre in Russian Federation, Head of the Centre of «Institute for Strategy of Education
Development of the Russian Academy of Education», Dr. (Education), (Russia, Moscow).
Eugenia I. Mikhailova – rector of North-Eastern Federal University n.a. M.K. Ammosov, member of the Russian Academy of Education, Dr. (Education), PhD (Psychology) (Russia, Yakutsk).
Margarita Pavlova – director of the UNESCO-UNEVOC Center, Hong Kong Institute of Education, PhD (China, Hong Kong).
Abdudzhabbor A. Rakhmonov – assistant to the President of the Republic of Tajikistan for social development affairs and public relations, member of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan, Dr. (Education), full professor (Republic of Tajikistan, Dushanbe).
Khikmatulla F. Rashidov – director of Uzbek Research Institute for pedagogical sciences n.a. Kary Niyazi, Dr. (Education), full professor, Honorary Professor at Leningrad State University n.a. Pushkin (Uzbekistan, Tashkent).
Georgiy A. Rudik – director of the Centre of Contemporary Pedagogy «Education without borders», professor, Dr. (Pedagogy), PhD (Engineering) (Canada, Terrebonne).
Olga G. Smolyninova – director of the Institute of Pedagogics, Psychology and Sociology, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Education, full professor, Dr. (Education), Siberian Federal University (Russia, Krasnoyarsk).
Annely Temmes – general director of the Finnish Institute of Public Management (Finland, Helsinki).
Yury V. Senko – professor of the UNESCO department, member of the Russian Academy of Education, full member of the International Academy of the Humanitarian Education, Altai State University (Russia, Barnaul).
Yevgeny S. Szhenov – president of the International Association for Continuing Education, head of the expert group of the Commission of Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, PhD (Social Sciences) (Russia, Moscow).
Nikolay V. Susha – rector of the Minsk Innovation University, Dr. (Economics), full professor (Republic of Belarus, Minsk).
The Secretariate. Staff of the RISEPPCE of Leningrad State University n.a. Pushkin:
Tatiana V. Prok, PhD (Economics), senior researcher, Head of the Secretariat; Anna V. Dubko, junior researcher, master of finances and banking; Andrey V. Koivunen, junior researcher; Anastasia M. Iordanskaya, research assistant.
Organizational support. Natural Sciences, Geography and Tourism Department; Educational and tourist center «Tsarskoye Selo Campus» of Leningrad State University n.a. Pushkin.
OF THE 1ST STAGE OF THE CONFERENCE
June, 2 2016 Arrival, check-in at the hotels.
June, 3 2016 Plenary meeting, Round tables.
June, 4 2016 Round tables.
June ,5 2016 Cultural and Education programme.
June, 6 2016 Departure of the conference participants.
THE MAIN TASKS OF THE CONFERENCE:
1. Discussion of the fundamental and applied aspects of continuous education for sustainable development. 2. Promotion and practical application of the main trends of UNESCO, UNESCO National committees, national doctrines and pragmatic innovations in the field of continuous education and lifelong learning. 3. Widening of international interdisciplinary cooperation of educators, researchers and managers of education system (from school directors to the minister of education) in the field of continuous education. 4. Developing the network of institutes and universities, scientific, educational and research centers of continuous education. 5. Suggestions of the conference participants for international pedagogic community and organizers of all educational levers.
STRUCTURE AND CONTENTS
OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
- PLENARY MEETING.
(The program will be formed according to the received suggestions
from the conference participants)
B. ROUND TABLES:
Round table #1.
Challenge. The main trend of lifelong learning is learning rural settlement, learning city, learning region, learning country, learning planet. Lifelong learning as separate branch of international and national law: problems of forming and development; place and role of the lifelong learning in the national legislation. Global network of continuous education and problems of development of the international law to regulate lifelong learning as supernational educational process.
Discussion topic. Is the global open system of continuous education being formed now? What role in this world process is played by UNESCO, other international educational organizations and national systems of lifelong learning? What are the trends of modern national models of lifelong learning? Are they in correlation with the goal of the main trend of lifelong learning? Is the global network of lifelong learning being formed destroys the historically formed national educational systems or is it the way for the national benefit and world sustainability? Is there any need in international regulation of the continuous education? Is forming of the lifelong learning society a utopia or reality? Is it time to replace one of the most important human constitutional rights by human right to continuous education?
Round table #2
Challenge. Pedagogical science and practice of continuous education in the focus of modernization and education renewal: national and world experience. Theoretic, methodological and axiological problems of continuous education for sustainable development: new educational values for sustainable development; mission of lifelong learning in the context of global and local society problems.
Discussion topic. Is modernization and renewal of education caused by the development of pedagogical science and practice or the development of pedagogical science and practice caused by the institutional influence of education renewal? Though which social channels and mechanism continuous education influence or can influence the world sustainable development?
Round table #3
Challenge. Competence, competitiveness and ethics are main contents and imperatives of modern continuous education. Lifelong development of human professional competences: place and role of the state, society and human himself in practical implementation of this process.
Discussion topic. Are the ethical and humanistic fundamentals of future employee’s personality development not pushed out with the modern stringent requirements of competence and competitiveness in educational process? General and branch criteria of employee’s competence. Is it possible to consider employee’s competitiveness and competence in isolation from his moral conduct? Does the modern pedagogical science in the context of continuous education organization influence the mitigation of general, as well as employment and domestic cruelty both in a separate region, country and the whole world?
Round table #4
Challenge. Social partnership in the system of professional continuous education: its forms and national particularities, levels of social partnership, its branch popularity, problems of partnership relations establishment, its benefit and negative side, assessment of its efficiency.
Discussion topic. Is social partnership a new developing form of cooperation in the system of continuous education or the temporary way of challenges overcoming in modern system of education? Are full rights of social partnership participants provided in educational process and which factors can influence it? Are short-term and long-term educational interests of the state provided in real activities of the social partnership? What are the development prospects of this kind of educational relationship?
Round table #5
Challenge. Continuation and contingence of each levels of lifelong learning: preschool education, school education and upbringing, initial professional education, secondary professional education, higher professional education, additional professional education, advanced training and retraining. New pedagogical and organizational strategies in continuous education.
Discussion topic. Are continuation and contingence concepts of all educational levels reply to educational standards, educational programs and practice of its implication? Can all offered pedagogical and organizational strategies in continuous education be called innovational? Are the social roles of educator and learner being changed at various levels of continuous education and what is the dialectics of this process? What does continuous education bring new to this process?
Round table #6
Challenge. Secular and religious education: historical traditions and the current state. Secular and religious education in the context of continuous education: global and national problems. The church and its formal and informal role in national education system, in intellectual and moral development of student’s personality. System of religious professional continuous education.
Discussion topic. What unites religious and secular continuous education? What are confessional national differences of church’s influence on secular continuous education and spiritual development of personality of a student and an employee?
Round table #7
Challenge. Pedagogical and organizational strategies, social and legal conditions in lifelong learning for people with special needs and people of the third age, its practice and implementation. Integration problems of people with special needs and people of the third age in the educational field of a region. Opportunities and difficulties people with special needs and people of the third age face on labor market.
Discussion topic. Are multilevel continuous education always available for people with special needs and people of the third age? Are all levels of continuous education providing necessary conditions for inclusive education? What are job opportunities for people with special needs after getting vocational education? Is labor market ready to receive them?
Round table #8
Challenge. Methods and technologies of lifelong learning and continuous education used in everyday pedagogical practice. Experience sharing. Creative pedagogy as condition of development of a new type professional in the system of professional continuous education.
Discussion topic. Can offered and applied methods and technologies of lifelong learning and continuous education be always considered as innovative ones and what are the proofs of their innovative aspects?
Round table #10
Challenge. Adult continuous education: new forms of organization and technology. Development of the adult continuous education system as strategic vector of workforce capacity of Russia.
Discussion topic. What are the priorities of adult continuous education system in Russia? Do we have successful examples of network cooperation of business, government authorities and educational institutions in implementation of adult continuous education programs? What are the world trends in online adult education? What are the national and international legal guarantees of accessibility to education for adults?
Round table #11
Challenge. Individual experience of educators and experience of pedagogical schools as an innovative resource of continuous education.
Discussion topic. What is the value of individual experience of educators and experience of pedagogical schools? Why this experience can be considered as innovative resource of continuous education? How important is the accumulation and transmission of advanced pedagogical experience for continuous education development? What pedagogical schools have had and continue having the greatest impact on the training quality in continuous education?
Round table #12
Challenge. Eco-Schools international programme as a model of Education for Sustainable Development and its contribution to lifelong learning worldwide.
Discussion topic: Why Eco-Schools international programme is considered to be a model of Education for Sustainable Development? What best practices can demonstrate its contribution to lifelong learning / continuous education for Sustainable Development?
Round table #13
Challenge. Continuous education as one of the preconditions of healthy lifestyle. Healthy lifestyle as one of the preconditions of lifelong learning. Libraries, museums, theatres, philharmonic halls, art communities, clubs as centers of continuous education of nation.
Discussion topic. Do National and regional concepts of continuous education include healthy lifestyle factor? What is the interconnection between lifelong learning and healthy lifestyle? Is the statement of the Roman writer-satirist Juvenal (about 60 – about 127) «Mens sana in corpore sano» (In healthy body healthy mind) correct?
Round table #14
Challenge. Global system of united computers network for information storage and retrieval. Internet as development source of continuous education and training. International and national open internet universities: its place and role in educational field and legal status. Distance education today and tomorrow.
Discussion topic. Can Internet became an organizational part of traditional education process and recommended source of educational programs? Can universities of distance education be real and is there any need in such kind of educational institution? Is distance education improving or destroying traditional form of educational process?
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Form № 2(English)
OF THE 14th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
“LIFELONG LEARNING: CONTINUOUS EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT”
June 3-5, 2016
the 1st stage
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For additional information address Anna Dubko
World committee for Lifelong Learning
Leningrad State University n.a. Pushkin
(Russia, Saint Petersburg)
the 5th World Forum for Lifelong Learning
15th jubilee international conference
Continuous Education for Sustainable Development»
in Saint Petersburg
on the base of the Leningrad State University n.a. Pushkin
on 25–27, May 2017
Information about the second stage will be placed at the SFU website – http://conf.sfu-kras.ru/lifelong-education