VIII NIS International Research-to-Practice Conference
Taking Change to Scale in Education
27-28 October 2016
Welcome to the VIII NIS International Research-to-Practice Conference! The conference took place on 27-28 October 2016, at the International School of Astana, Kazakhstan.
Here are the materials from the first conference: (i) anniversay of indepedence plenary session, (ii) plenary session speeches, and (iii) materials from the breakout sessions.
Anniversary Plenary Session
In 2016, Kazakhstan marks the 25th anniversary of an independent system of education.
25th Anniversary of Kazakhstan’s Independent System of Education
Plenary Session Speeches
In 2016, NIS hosted some of the most highly-respected educationalists from across the world, including speakers from MIT, Amsterdam University, Michigan State University, University of Cambridge, and UCL Institute of Education.
Distinguished Professor, Michigan State University, United States
Miho Taguma, OECD. NIS International Conference.
Senior Policy Analyst, Directorate for Education and Skills, OECD, Japan
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania, United States
Emeritus Professor, University of East Anglia and Emeritus Fellow of St Edmund’s and Homerton Colleges, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Professor, Massachussetts Institute of Technology, United States
Professor, Skolkovo Innovation Centre, Russian Federation
Professor of Psychological Methods, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Professor and Director, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Lecturer, UCL Institute of Education, United Kingdom
Editor, Nonpartisan Education Review, United States
Co-CEO, education.com, United States
Professor and Director of the Center for the Advanced Studies in Global Education, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, Arizona State University, United States
Abstracts, presentations and videos from the 2016 breakout sessions
1. Educational Change and Innovation
2. Leadership in Education
3. Curriculum and Subject Disciplines
4. Multilingual Education
5. Early Childhood and Primary Education
6. Teaching and Learning
7. Teacher Education and Professional Development
8. Practitioner Research
9. Quality Assurance
10. Assessment, Evaluation, Testing and Measurement