Registration open: Seminar Trust and Accountability to Improve Education Systems

We cordially invite you to the international seminar on 'Trust and Accountability to Improve Education Systems'. The seminar will be held on the day of Professor Dr Melanie Ehren's inaugural lecture on Friday 15 November (all welcome and free to attend). Five international speakers will present their work in their field.

23-08-2019 | 15:36

Register now (required for the seminar)


9.30: Coffee/tea and welcome
9.45 - 10.15: Professor Jim Spillane (Northwestern University USA): "Educational System Building in a Changing Educational Sector: Environment, Organization, and the Technical Core”
10.15 - 10.45: Professor Carmen Montecinos (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaiso, Chile): moving from quasi-market to network governance: Is the Education Quality Assurance System still fit for purpose under the new governance of Public Education in Chile?
10.45 - 11.15: Coffee/tea
11.15 - 11.45: Dr Toni Verger (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain): "School Autonomy with Accountability: School Responses to a Global Policy Script"
11.45 - 12.15: Dr Dr Priya Goel La Londe (University of Hong Kong): "Follow the Leader?: Considering the Character of Performance Accountability in Shanghai and Hong Kong"
12.15 - 13.15: Lunch
13.15 - 13.45: Professor Reinhard Bachmann (SOAS, University of London, UK): "What is trust and why does it matter in educational systems?"
13.45 - 14.00: Wrap up
14.00 - 15.15: Tour of the campus (weather permitted) by John Exalto
15.15 - 15.45: Coffee/tea (VU main building)
15.45 (sharp): start inaugural lecture Professor Dr Melanie Ehren 'Trust and Accountability to Improve Education Systems; the golden duo for education reform'.

Inaugural lecture: All welcome; drinks reception afterwards. Please note: no entry after start. See the agenda for more info.