Activity: Talks and presentations › Guest lectures, external teaching and course activities at other universities
Hisar Educational Foundation is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2020. To mark the Foundation's being a colossal milestone in Turkey as well as an outstanding part of Turkish academia with its bodacious purpose, and to honor and address the most important values of the Hisar community, there has been an initiative to organize a landmark event, the Hisar Education Conference, in partnership with Education Reform Initiative Education Lab. The Conference titled "School Reimagines Itself'' is scheduled to take place in Istanbul, Turkey, during April 18-19, 2020.
The necessity of organizing such a conference has arisen from the need of transforming "School" at a practical level rather than at a systems level that it has always been tended to. Accordingly, the theme of the conference has been conceptualized as "School", for which we invite the academia to join us in an exceptional schedule of events with highly skilled public speakers and distinctive content.
This event will offer unique opportunities to evaluate solutions to significant issues relevant to certain perspectives and to make a positive impact on education worldwide for life-long learners of all ages. The deliberations will address different challenges of rethinking school in the 21st century such as open schools, new findings from school research, architectural design of schools, social aspects of school life, creativity and innovation in school.