Keynote Speakers

We are pleased to announce the following

keynote speakers have been confirmed.

ZONGYI DENG

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION, NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY, SINGAPORE

Zongyi Deng (Ph.D., Michigan State University) is an associate professor at National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. A former associate professor at the University of Hong Kong (HKU), he is currently an executive editor of Journal of Curriculum Studies (JCS). His interest areas include curriculum content or subject matter, curriculum theory, didactics (Didaktik), Chinese education, and comparative and international education. His publications appear in JCS, Curriculum Inquiry, Comparative Education and other international journals. Recent edited books are Re-envisioning Chinese Education: The Meaning of Person-Making in a New Age (with Guoping Zhao; Routledge, 2015) and Globalization and the Singapore Curriculum: From Policy to Classroom (with S. Gopinathan and Christine Lee; Springer, 2013).

JULIE MCLEOD

UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

Julie McLeod is a Professor of Education in the area of Curriculum, Equity and Social Change at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne. Her research in the history and sociology of education encompasses curriculum, youth, gender and feminist studies. Current research projects include a genealogy of adolescence and citizenship education, and an ARC Fellowship project ‘Youth identity and educational change in Australia since 1950: digital archiving, re-using qualitative data and histories of the present’. Her books include: Researching Social Change: Qualitative Approaches, Sage 2009 (with Rachel Thomson); Troubling Gender and Education, RoutledgeFalmer 2009 (ed. with J. Dillabough and M. Mills); Making Modern Lives: Subjectivity, Schooling and Social Change, State University of New York Press, 1996 (with Lyn Yates); Rethinking Youth Wellbeing: Critical Perspectives (ed with K. Wright, Springer 2015) and The Promise of the New: Genealogies of Educational Reform (ed with K. Wright, Routledge, 2015). 

 
 

ZONGYI DENG

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION, NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY, SINGAPORE

Zongyi Deng (Ph.D., Michigan State University) is an associate professor at National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is also an executive editor of Journal of Curriculum Studies(JCS). His interest areas include curriculum content or subject matter, curriculum theory, didactics (Didaktik), Chinese education, and comparative and international education. His publications appear in JCS, Curriculum Inquiry, Comparative Education, Teaching and Teacher Education, Cambridge Journal of Education, and other international journals. He is currently working on a book Knowledge, Content, Curriculum Theory and Didaktik: Beyond Social Realism (Routledge).

JULIE MCLEOD

UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

Julie McLeod is a Professor of Education in the area of Curriculum, Equity and Social Change at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne. Her research in the history and sociology of education encompasses curriculum, youth, gender and feminist studies. Current research projects include a genealogy of adolescence and citizenship education, and an ARC Fellowship project ‘Youth identity and educational change in Australia since 1950: digital archiving, re-using qualitative data and histories of the present’. Her books include: Researching Social Change: Qualitative Approaches, Sage 2009 (with Rachel Thomson); Troubling Gender and Education, RoutledgeFalmer 2009 (ed. with J. Dillabough and M. Mills); Making Modern Lives: Subjectivity, Schooling and Social Change, State University of New York Press, 1996 (with Lyn Yates); Rethinking Youth Wellbeing: Critical Perspectives (ed with K. Wright, Springer 2015) and The Promise of the New: Genealogies of Educational Reform (ed with K. Wright, Routledge, 2015). 

CRAIN SOUDIEN

HUMAN SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL, SOUTH AFRICA

Crain Soudien is the Chief Executive Officer of the Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa, and formerly a Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of Cape Town where he remains an emeritus professor in Education and African Studies. His publications in the areas of social difference, culture, education policy, comparative education, educational change, public history and popular culture include three books, three edited collections and over 190 articles, reviews, reports, and book chapters. He is also the co-editor of three books on District Six, Cape Town, a jointly edited book on comparative education and the author of The Making of Youth Identity in Contemporary South Africa: Race, Culture and Schooling, the author of Realising the Dream: Unlearning the Logic of Race in the South African School, and the co-author of Inclusion and Exclusion in South Africa and Indian Schools. He was educated at the University of Cape Town and UNISA, South Africa and holds a PhD from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is involved in a number of local, national and international social and cultural organisations and is the Chairperson of the Independent Examinations Board, the former Chairperson of the District Six Museum Foundation, a former President of the World Council of Comparative Education Societies and had been the chair of the Ministerial Committee on Transformation in Higher Education and is currently the chair of the Ministerial Committee to evaluate textbooks for discrimination. He is a fellow of a number of local and international academies and serves on the boards of a number of cultural, heritage, education and civil society structures.

 
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