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Public Education at the Crossroads

12.04.2018, 18:30 Uhr - 12.04.2018, 20:30 Uhr

German House New York
871 United Nations Plaza
10017 New York, USA Link

Should free public education be a universal right? Should countries and states guarantee education for all its citizens? How should they make it available?
Challenges to public education in the 21st century are plenty, and they vary from the efficacy of public financing to the capacity of the public systems to adapt to the demands of an increasingly globalized economy or to accommodate to the multiple and often contradictory demands voiced from different ideological, social and cultural perspectives.

Against this background, researchers from the US, Canada and Germany will join for a panel to introduce and discuss new evidence and responses to these challenges. They will examine both complementary as well as competing factors that impact public education in democratic systems. The panelists will discuss what is needed to prepare schools for 21st century challenges such as migration and multilingualism. In addition, they will analyze the ways in which public education has produced notions of citizenship and democracy that need to be developed further to address the realities of 21st century societies.


Globalisierung, Mehrsprachigkeit, Migration, Schule, Unterricht, Public Education,

Art der Veranstaltung Podiumsgespräch / Forumsdiskussion
Veranstalter International Cooperation in Education (ice), Frankfurt und das German Center for Research and Innovation (GCRI) in New York
E-Mail des Kontakts
Beginn der Veranstaltung 12.04.2018, 18:30
Ende der Veranstaltung 12.04.2018, 20:30
Veranstaltungsstätte German House New York
Staat Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika
Tagungssprache Englisch
Inhaltsbereich der Veranstaltung Sekundarstufe I; Sekundarstufe II; Wissenschaft/Bildungsforschung
Adressaten Hochschullehrer/innen / Forscher/-innen
Aufgenommen am 23.01.2018
Zuletzt geändert am 23.01.2018

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