Key Information for Presenters

    All the accepted abstracts will be published in the digital abstract book at the conference web site.  

    More detailed information about the date and time of your presentation can be found on programme page of the conference.

    Guidelines for presenters:

    • Your presentation should be prepared and presented in English. 
    • Length of the presentation: 10 - 15 minutes + 5 minutes for discussion (alltogether 20 minutes)
    • Please use the official presentation template of the conference. You can covert your pdf to .ppt using any of the free programs online, such as PDF to PPT coverter
    • All presenters with a presentation that was prepared on a PC must check into the session room at least 30 minutes prior to their session time in order to upload their presentation. Please bring your presentation on a USB key. 
    • Please use the Microsoft PowerPoint (*.ppt) or (*pptx), or Adobe Acrobat Reader (.pdf) to guarantee they will open successfully on an on-site PC. 
    • Use of individual PC laptops is not permitted. 



    Conference Topics

    The International Scientific Conference "Perspectives on Teacher Education and Development" offers an excellent opportunity for all researchers, scientists and higher education teachers to present and exchange their professional views, ideas, scientific results and experiences in the field of teacher education.
    The main topics of the conference:


    A) Trends and innovations in the field of teacher education

    • Teachers’ emotional literacy
    • Inclusion of multiculturalism
    • Digital transformation of education
    • Encouraging teacher innovation
    • Teacher training for the organization and management of a group/class - kindergarten/school
    • Mentoring
    • Innovative testing and assessment of knowledge

    B) Teacher education programs, approaches and strategies

    • Didactic strategies
    • Active participation
    • STEM education
    • Quality assurance
    • Learning environment
    • Pedagogical practice
    • Autonomy and authority of the teacher
    • Collaborative forms of learning and teaching
    • Developing higher levels of thinking at all levels of education
    • Inclusivity in education

    C) Research directions in the future

    • Open educational resources
    • Personalized learning and teaching
    • International integration and mobility
    • Educational policy
    • Curricular aspects of teacher education
    • Content pedagogical knowledge of teachers

    Important dates

    • CLOSED             Extended abstract submission deadline
    • CLOSED             Revised abstract submission deadline
    • 07. 07. 2021    Conference program release
    • 27. 09. 2021    Deadline for conference registration
    • 30. 09. & 1.10.    Conference
    • 30. 10. 2021    Deadline for submission of papers for a scholarly monograph

    Who should attend?

    The International Scientific Conference "Perspectives on Teacher Education and Development" is primarily intended for researchers, higher education teachers, school policy representatives and all those working in the field of education (e.g., teachers, preschool teachers, etc.), as well as the general public.

    We invite you to participate actively or to prepare a paper that you will present at the conference (abstract submission). You can also register for the conference without a contribution (register for the conference).

    There is no registration fee for participation in the conference.

    Publication

    A scholarly monograph will be published as part of the international scholarly conference; this will appear after the conference.

    All interested active conference participants who would like to contribute a paper as co-authors in the creation of the monograph are invited to contact dr. Janja Tekavc at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    The deadline for submitting a paper for the monograph is October 30th, 2021.

    Organising Committee

                  Organising Committee President:

    • Prof. Dr Milena Ivanuš Grmek, Dean of the Faculty of Education at the University of Maribor (UM)

                 Organising Committee Members:

    • Prof. Dr Darko Friš, Dean of the Faculty of Arts, UM
    • Prof. Dr Blaž Zmazek, Dean of the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, UM
    • Janja Lužnik, Faculty of Arts, UM
    • Jelena Krivograd, Faculty of Education, UM
    • Evelina Turk, Faculty of Education, UM
    • Lara Šimon, Vice-Dean for student affairs at the Faculty of Education, UM
    • Assistant Professor Dr Janja Tekavc, Faculty of Education, UM
    • Darja Weinzerl, Faculty of Education, UM
    • Bojana Slomšek Šlamberger, Faculty of Arts UM

    Scientific Committee

                   Scientific Committee president:

    • Assistant Professor Dr Janja Tekavc, Faculty of Education at the University of Maribor (UM)

                   Scientific Committee Members:

    • Assistant Professor Dr Tomaž Bratina, Faculty of Education, UM
    • Prof. Dr Mihaela Brumen, Faculty of Education, UM
    • Assistant Professor Dr Kosta Dolenc, Faculty of Education, UM
    • Associate Professor Snježana Dubovicki, Faculty of Education, University of Osijek
    • Prof. Dr María Fernández Agüero, Facultad de Formación de Profesorado y Educación, Madrid
    • Teaching Assistant Jaša Grujić Veno, MA, Faculty of Education, UM
    • Associate Professor Dr Maja Hmelak, Faculty of Education, UM
    • Teaching Assistant, Polona Jančič Hegediš, MA, Faculty of Education, UM
    • Teaching Assistant Katja Kozjek Varl MA, Faculty of Education, UM
    • Prof. Dr Alenka Lipovec, Faculty of Education, UM
    • Assistant Professor Dr Črtomir Matejek, Faculty of Education, UM
    • Assistant Professor Dr Monika Mithans, Faculty of Education, UM
    • Teaching Assistant Sabina Ograjšek, Faculty of Education, UM
    • Assistant Professor Dr Simona Pulko, Faculty of Arts, UM
    • Teaching Assistant Mateja Šilc, MA, Faculty of Education, UM
    • Assistant Professor Dr Andreja Špernjak, Faculty of Natural sciences and Mathematics, UM
    • Associate Professor Dr Vučina Zorić, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Montenegro
    • Prof. Dr Smiljana Zrilić, Department of Teacher Education, University of Zadar
    • Assistant Professor Dr Jerneja Žnidaršič, Faculty of Education, UM

    Delegate registration office
    CANKARJEV DOM, Cultural and Congress Centre
    Prešernova 10, SI-1000 Ljubljana
    Phone: +386 1 241 7136
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    Local Organising Committee
    University of Maribor, Faculty of Education

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