Yidan Prize Conference Series: Europe 2021

28th May 2021 : 14:00 - 17:30

Category: Conference

Speaker: Various

Location: Online

The Yidan Prize Logo with Text in English and Chinese

The Yidan Prize Conference Series: Europe 2021 will be held virtually in partnership with the Department of Education, University of Oxford.

This year’s conference will focus on the overarching theme:

‘What is innovation in education?’

The conference will honour the achievements of the Yidan Prize for Education Research Laureate 2020, Professor Carl Wieman, and the Yidan Prize for Education Development Laureates 2020, Ms Lucy Lake and Ms Angeline Murimirwa from CAMFED (Campaign for Female Education).


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AGENDA

2:00 PM  Welcome
Dr. Charles CHEN Yidan, Founder of Yidan Prize

2:05PM   Opening Address
Prof. Louise Richardson, Vice-Chancellor, University of Oxford

2:20PM   Keynote
Dr. Sobhi Tawil, Director Future of Learning and Innovation, UNESCO

2:50PM   Break

3:00PM   Panel Discussion: How motivation affects behaviour – a human-centric approach

• Ms. Lucy Lake, CAMFED
• Ms. Angeline Murimirwa, CAMFED
• Ms. Vicky Colbert, FEN
• Prof. Harry Daniels, University of Oxford
• Dr. Susan James Relly, University of Oxford (moderator)

3:45PM   Q&A

4:00PM   Break

4:15PM    Panel Discussion: Innovating methods & systems, a scientific approach to improve teaching

  • Prof. Carl Wieman, Stanford University
  • Prof. Larry Hedges, Northwestern University
  • Prof. Thomas Kane, Harvard University
  • Prof. Sibel Erduran, University of Oxford
  • Dr. Susan James Relly, University of Oxford (moderator)

5:00PM  Q&A

5:15PM   Summary + Conclusions
Prof. Jo-Anne Baird, Director of the Department of Education, University of Oxford

 

To download a PDF of the Conference Agenda click on this link: Yidan Prize Agenda (PDF)

For Speakers’ Bios, please click here


Please mark your calendars for this fantastic conference in 2021.

Enquiries: yidan2021@education.ox.ac.uk

Please note that all times listed above are in BST. For local times please visit the following website: bit.ly/yidanconftime 

2:00PM – 5:30PM (BST)

9:00PM-12:30AM (China)

9:00AM – 12.30PM (EDT)