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Keynote speakers

António Nóvoa

University of Lisbon, Portugal

President of the University of Lisbon (2006-2013), António Nóvoa is Full Professor at the Institute of Education of the University of Lisbon. He served as Ambassador of Portugal to UNESCO (2018-2021). He earned a Ph.D. in History at Sorbonne University (Paris) and a Ph.D. in Educational Sciences at Geneva University (Switzerland). Several Brazilian and Portuguese universities have awarded him the title of Doctor Honoris Causa. Throughout his academic career he has been Professor in several international universities (Geneva, Wisconsin-Madison, Oxford, and Columbia-New York), and Visiting Professor for short periods in 20 universities around the world.Between 2000 and 2003, he served as President of ISCHE (the International Standing Conference for the History of Education).

"Teacher education: A third revolution?"

Kari Smith

Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Kari Smith is a Professor Emerita (Ph.D.) of Education at the Department of Teacher Education, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). Her main research interests are teacher education, professional development, mentoring novice teachers and assessment for and of learning. She has a long experience as teacher and teacher educator and has held several leadership positions in Norway and internationally. She was the Head of the Norwegian National Research School in Teacher Education (NAFOL) till July, 2022, and she was one of the founders and the project leader of the International Forum for Teacher Educator Development (InFo-TED) from 2013-2019. Professor Smith has lectured and published widely internationally. In March 2022 she was awarded  as an honorary doctor by the University of Ghent, Belgium, and in 2023 she became an AERA Fellow.

"Educating Teachers in a World of Insecurity"

Lin Goodwin

Boston College, USA

A. Lin Goodwin (葛文林) is the Thomas More Brennan Professor of Education at the Lynch School of Education and Human Development, Boston College. Prior to joining Boston College, she was Dean of the Faculty of Education at the University of Hong Kong (2017-2022) and Vice Dean at Teachers College, Columbia University (TCCU/2011-2017), where she also held the Edward Evenden Professorship in Education. Professor Goodwin served as AERA Vice President—Division K: Teaching and Teacher Education (2013-2016). In 2022, she received the Spencer Foundation Mentor Award honoring her work with emerging academics and doctoral students. Dr. Goodwin’s research examines teacher/teacher educator beliefs, identities and development; equitable education and powerful teaching for immigrant and minoritized youth; comparative analyses of international teacher education practice and policy; and the experiences of Asian/Asian Americans in U.S. schools. She has been recognized for her research by AERA’s Committee on Scholars of Color, and by the National Institute of Education in Singapore as the inaugural Dr. Ruth Wong Professor of Teacher Education. She is the 2023 recipient of the AERA Division K Legacy Award that celebrates established scholars “who have made significant and exemplary contributions to the field of teaching and teacher education.”  

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"Enhancing the Teaching Profession through Quality Teacher Educators: Addressing A Need Whose Time Has Come"

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