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Date: November 15, 2007 to November 18, 2007
NCTE Annual Convention
Location: New York, NY, United States
For More Information Contact: Kathleen Yancey
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Link: http://www.ncte.org/groups/affiliates/officer/126207.htm

Mapping Diverse Literacies For the Twenty-First Century: Opportunities, Challenges, Promising New Directions.


Date: November 21, 2007 to November 24, 2007
LED 2007 - Language, Education and Diversity Conference 2007
Location: Hamilton, New Zealand
For More Information Contact: Paardekooper and Associates, +64 4 568 4576
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Link: http://education.waikato.ac.nz/research/conference/item.php?id=28

This international conference focuses on the impact of increased cultural linguistic diversity, at both national and supernational levels, and its consequences for the theory, policy and practice of language education. As such, the conference will provide an international forum that brings together the latest academic and policy discussions, and promotes critical debate, on the often-complex interconnections between diversity and language education.


Date: January 15, 2008 to January 17, 2008
Education to Achieve 21st Competencies and Skills for All: Respecting the Past to Move Toward the Future
Location: Xi’an, China
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Link: http://www.ednetsymposium.org

“Education to Achieve 21st Competencies and Skills for All: Respecting the Past to Move Toward the Future” will help to prepare the content and an agenda for the 4th APEC Education Ministerial Meeting (AEMM) to be held in Lima, Peru, in June 2008. Participants for the 2008 Symposium will be researchers, government officials, and members from the private sector concerned with the students, workers, and managers of the 21st Century. This 2nd APEC Symposium on Education Reform will be held in Xi’an, China, from January 15-17, 2008.


Date: June 10, 2008 to June 13, 2008
4th APEC Education Ministerial Meeting
Location: Lima, Peru
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