INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TEACHER EDUCATION IN THE MUSLIM WORLD 2008
14 to 16 July 2008
Crown Princess Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact name: IIUM INSTED
Facing the challenges of globalization and the knowledge economy,the Muslim world is lagging behind in many aspects of human development. The best way for Muslims to regain their lost glory is by equipping themselves with the right knowledge, skills and values.
In the spirit of revitalizing teacher education in the Muslim World, and in conjunction with IIUM's silver jubilee celebration, the Institute of Education will be hosting an international conference on the above theme. The conference will be held for three days from July 14-16, 2008 in Kuala Lumpur and will be co-hosted by the Islamic Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO).
The main objectives of the conference are to:
1. share experiences and develop scholarship on teacher education in the Muslim world
2. establish a global network of collaboration among Muslim teacher educators, policy makers, scholars and administrators
3. initiate collaboration among OIC countries for developing a quality assurance framework for the accreditation and certification of teacher education programs in the Muslim world.
Organized by: IIUM
Deadline for abstracts/proposals: 31 March 2008
(Check the event website for latest details.)