Conference archive


Buses leave designated hotels
08:30 - 09:30
Registration and tea/coffee at Ecole Mondiale World School
09:30 - 11:00
Opening Plenary

Ceremony of the Lighting of the Lamp

Welcome to the Conference Professor Jeff Thompson, Chair AIE

Welcome to Ecole Mondiale World School - Dr Pradeep Sarda, Chair of the Board, Ecole Mondiale World School

Welcome from Mr Phil Hudson, Principal, Ecole Mondiale World School

Welcome and Introduction of Distinguished Guests

Opening Address; Intercultural Understanding: the India Story

Dr Indu Shahani, Principal of the HR College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai

Introduction to Strand sessions

Dr Mary Hayden, Strand Coordinator

11:00 - 11:30
Morning tea/coffee; exhibitions
11:30 - 12:30
Keynote Address: The Challenge of Nurturing Intercultural Competence in Young People

Dr Ken Cushner, Professor, Kent State University, Ohio, USA

12:30 - 13:30
13:30 - 15:00
Strand Sessions

A. The Nature of Intercultural Understanding (Walther Hetzer)

B. Intercultural Understanding in National Contexts (Boris Prickarts)

C. Intercultural Understanding and Teacher Education (Robert Harrison)

D. Intercultural Understanding in the Curriculum (James MacDonald)

E. Intercultural Understanding in the School Context (Andrea Rohmert)

F. Wider Aspects of Intercultural Understanding (Caroline Ellwood)

15:00 - 15:30
Afternoon tea/coffee; exhibitions
15:30 - 17:00
Strand Sessions
17:00 - 18:00
Welcome Reception
Buses leave to designated hotels

Free evening