University of Education Vienna – The Bureau for Inclusive Education (BIB) goes virtual international paths

As part of various international online conferences, Florentine Paudel maintained international cooperation and exchange as a representative of the BIB this summer.

In the context of the Focal Meetings der Word Educational Research Association, which was held from July 7th to 9th, 2021, the contribution Developments of Teacher Training for an Inclusive School System Cross-European tendencies using the example of Austria in the session “Global Views on Inclusive Education” in cooperation with Seyda Subasi Singh, BA, M.Sc. carried out by the University of Vienna. In one of the poster sessions, Florentine Paudel’s dissertation project entitled: “Constructivist Perspective on Dyslexia – A Constructionist Educational Research of the Framework of Actions of Teachers” was discussed with the participants and further projects were considered.

From August 25 to 28, 2021, the 12th international conference Education, Research & Development took place in Burgas, Bulgaria, in a hybrid form. Due to the international context, a wide variety of topics related to education could be presented and discussed. In this context, the post Ethical Reflections on Researching Phonological Awareness using the Example of Deaf Pupils introduced and in the corresponding Journal released.

the Educational Conference of Educational Research (ECER), which took place from September 6 to 10, 2021, enabled the presentation of the contribution Teacher Training in Austria – The Developments on the Way to an Inclusive School System in the session “Initial Teacher Education And Inclusion: Tales From The Field”. The session “Predicting And Identifying Factors Related To Inclusion In School”, moderated by Florentine Paudel, provided insights into the perspectives of teachers on the topic, which were discussed intensively.

In conclusion, it can be stated that, on the whole, it remains open from the virtual visits which of the international collaborations will be of a sustainable nature.

That remains to be seen!

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on the website of the Bureau for Inclusive Education!