Friday May 21, 2021
|15h30 – 16h30||17h30 – 18h30||18h30 – 19h30||Opening|
|16h30 – 16h45||18h30 – 18h45||19h30 – 19h45||Celebrating our leaders|
|16h45 – 17h45||18h45 – 19h45||19h45 – 20h45||Keynote and discussion - Fighting for public education during a pandemic
What has advocating for public education looked like over the past year?
|17h45 – 19h00||19h45 – 21h00||20h45 – 22h00||Solidarity and connections|
Saturday May 22, 2021
|9h00 – 10h00||11h00 – 12h00||12h00 – 13h00||Keynote and discussion: Privatization of education and the global agenda
How global agendas are shaping public education and pandemic responses? What is the role of international organisations, such as the IMF and OECD? What is the role of social movements in resisting? How do we center schools as centers of community? How can teacher unions and labor alliances help advance a more just social vision?
|10h00 – 10h15||12h00 – 12h15||13h00 – 13h15||Break|
|10h15 – 11h15||12h15 – 13h15||13h15 – 14h15||Plenary and discussion: Transformation of teachers’ work and curriculum
How has the pandemic intensified and amplified the use of digital technologies and the accompanying privatisation in public education? What have been the impacts on teachers’ work in navigating and engaging with technologies? What are the strategic implications from these new developments? What is needed to continue the fight for equitable access to democratically controlled quality public education for all?
|11h15 – 12h15||13h15 – 14h15||14h15 – 15h15||Break|
|12h15 – 13h30||14h15 – 15h30||15h15 – 16h30||Plenary and discussion: Decolonizing, Emancipatory Education and Alternative Curriculums
What is an emancipatory education? How do alternative curriculums build our public education system?
|13h30 – 13h45||15h30 – 15h45||16h30 – 16h45||Break|
|13h45 – 14h45||15h45 – 16h45||16h45 – 17h45||Plenary and discussion: A just recovery and teacher advocacy
What kind of world do we want to build? How do we build solidarity for our vision within the broader labor movement? What strategies can we use to transform public education to meet ongoing challenges?
|14h45 – 15h00||16h45 – 17h00||17h45 – 18h00||Break|
|15h00 – 15h20||17h00 – 17h20||18h00 – 18h20||Interventions from other countries|
|15h20 – 15h50||17h20 – 17h50||18h20 – 18h50||Discussions: Towards a declaration|
|15h50 – 16h20||17h50 – 18h20||18h50 – 19h20||Declaration and closing|