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  Annual conference

LearningMigration 1st Annual conference, Stavanger, 2006
Stavanger, Norway, April 25-29. 2006
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LearningMigration Com 3 Network 1st Annual Conference, Stavanger April 25-29, 2006
Conference theme: “MIGRANTS AND LEARNING – CHALLENGES TO EQUALITY IN EDUCATION”
(LearningMigration 225585 - CP -1-2005-1- NO - COMENIUS – C3)

For Registration:
Go to Registration Form directly

or send mail to: [email protected], [email protected]
(in this case you should give address + telephone no)

See the list of registered persons so far



1. CONFERENCE PROGRAMME (more details can be found in the attached Flyer/Brochure)

First Conference Day
Invited speakers on the first conference day are well known researchers and contributors in the field of migration, ethnic relations, inteculturality and education. Lydia Potts (political scientist), Knut Kjeldstadli (historian), Thor Olav Engen, (pedagogue). These European specialists will present challenges from a European perspective, from a Norwegian perspective, and from the perspective of the dedicated teacher and researcher. The first day wil be closed with a drama presentation carrying the voice of the migrant.

Second Conference Day
Action plans dedicated to helping schools and teachers meeting the challenges mentioned will be presented in several shorter interventions by representatives of public authorities (national and local), and government supported initiatives. Best practice in schools will be discussed with the help of partners and members of the LearningMigration Comenius 3 Network.

Language: All presentations in English.

April 25 Tuesday: Contact Seminar – Starting New Comenius 1 and 2 Projects
15.00 – 15.30 Registration
15.30 – 16.00 Opening session
16:00 – 19:00 Groupwork sessions and presentations.
20.00 - Reception for participants of the contact seminar.

April 26 Wednesday: Pre-Conference Day and Contact Seminar
Contact Seminar will run from 9 a.m to 6 p.m.

April 27 Thursday: Migration and Learning – Challenges to Equality in Education
08.45 -09.30 Registration
09.30 -10.30 Welcome and opening adress
10.30 -11.15 Lecture I: The Challenges of Migration in Europe
11.15 -11.45 Coffee break
11.45 -12.30 Lecture II: The Challenges of Migration in Norway
12.30 -14.30 Lunch, Exhibition and Poster Session
14.30 -15.15 Lecture III: The Challenges of Migration for Education
15.15 -16.00 Video Overture: Drama Pedagogics and Migrant Representation
16.00 -16.30 Closing Plenary session
20.00 Conference dinner

April 28 Friday: Migration and Learning – Challenges to Equality in Education
09.15 - 09.45 Artistic Performances
09.45 - 10.15 National Action Plan For Equality in Education for Migrants
10.15 -11.00 NAFO - National Centre for Multicultural Education
11.00 -11.45 Parents of Migrant Children Collaborating With Schools
11.45 -12.15 Coffee break
12.15 -13.30 Action Plans For Equality in Education for Migrants: Best Practice in Schools
13.30 -14.00 Conclusion of Conference
14.00 -15.00 Lunch
15.00 -18.00 Meeting of the Transnational Seminar Groups in the LearningMigration Network


April 29 Saturday: Culture Programmes/Post-Conference day
Saturday April 29 after lunch (from 1330 to 1800).

2. CONFERENCE FEE (Deadline for paying: March 17)
Participant Fee is 360 € (90 € a day): arrival Wednesday April 26 – departure Sunday April 30)
This is inclusive of hotel accommodation (4 nights in double rooms), reception Wednesday evening, coffee/lunch/dinner on Thursday, coffee/lunch on Friday and conference material.
Special offer: Partners of the LearningMigration Comenius 3 Network will pay 200 € (50 € a day). Members will pay 260 € (65 € a day).

Pay to
Account No.7694.05.00547
University of Stavanger
N-4036 Stavanger, Norway
SWIFT CODE DNBANOKK XXX
IBAN: NO80 7694 0500 547
Den Norske bank , P.O. 1171 Sentrum , N-0107 Oslo, Norway

IMPORTANT: Mark the payment "Project 70404"


3. ACCOMMODATION
Accommodation will primarily be at Maritime Thon Hotel in the centre of Stavanger. Extra cost for a single room: 30 € per night.
http://www.thonhotels.no/maritim
Deadline for paying is: March 17.

4. TRAVEL AND CONFERENCE VENUE
The conference will take place in Stavanger, Norway from April 26-29, 2005. The conference venue will be the University of Stavanger. The conference hotel is within 10 minutes walking distance from the bus station with services to both the University of Stavanger and Stavanger Airport.
• Participants of the Contact Seminar starting on Tuesday, 25. April at 3 p.m. can arrive on the same day. Reception on Tuesday evening at 8 p.m.
• Participants of other Pre-conference activities starting at 3 p.m. on Wednesday 26 April can arrive on the same day.
• Other participants should be in Stavanger in time for the reception on Wednesday evening 26 April at 8 p.m.
• The official conference closes on Friday 28 April at 1500. However, partners and members of the LearningMigration Network will have activities after that and are encouraged to arrange their departure late on Saturday 29 April or on Sunday 30 April.
• Saturday morning: free (shopping)
• Saturday afternoon (1330 – 1800): organized trip


5. TOURIST INFORMATION
Stavanger Region: http://www.stavanger-guide.no/



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