We invite participants to submit abstracts for presentations and panels related to the following themes:
A. Looking back
- What changes have taken place in (i) curriculum; (ii) teaching methods; (iii) physical environment and teaching spaces?
- What have been the major changes in philosophy over the past 50 years and how has it impinged on philosophy of education?
- What changes have taken place in educational philosophy and theory?
- The rise of managerialism: What effect has this had?
- How has immigration changed education?
- What changes have occurred in indigenous education?
B. Looking at the now
- How do philosophers of education ground themselves within and without the Academy?
- In what way do philosophers of education negotiate and time and space in an increasingly demanding work sphere?
- What are some of the existential crises (if at all) that philosophers of education commonly face?
- What is the nature of ‘privilege’, and how do philosophers of education engage with it?
C. Looking forward
- What changes are likely to take place in (i) curriculum; (ii) teaching methods; (iii) physical environment and teaching spaces?
- What currents of thought will affect education in the next 50 years?
- Will IT dominate the classroom in the future – or will it be something else?
- Will artificial intelligence replace teachers? Lecturers?
- Academic Freedom: will it continue to diminish?
- What challenges does education face from multiculturalism and pluralism?
- What is a good alternative to neo-liberalism?
- What is the future of democracy?
Abstracts due by 1 September 2022