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'Teacher Education: Conceptual Debates and Innovative Practices'


Teacher Education Policies and Practices
  • Teacher education policies and practices across different times, different contexts 
  • Standards /competences and teacher education 
  • Challenges of teacher education in a globalised world
  • Innovative practices in teacher education 
Pre-Service  and In-Service Education of Teachers
  • Different trends in teacher education programmes
  • Quality teacher education:  curricula and pedagogies
  • Diversity issues in teacher education 
  • Newly Qualified Teachers: educational experiences and practices
Challenges of Teacher Educators
  • Teacher educators: political action and social change
  • Teacher educators and diversities in Higher Education
  • Ethical dilemmas and responsibilities of teacher educators
  • Reflection in teacher education
Professional Development of Teachers
  • Different approaches to teachers’ professional development: challenges and opportunities
  • Distant educational practices in teachers’ professional development
  • Integration of information and communication technologies in teacher education
  • The teaching of professional ethics in teacher education
Teachers, Research and Education
  • The role of action research in teacher education
  • Teachers and philosophical inquiry
  • Research in teacher education practices
  • Problematisation of a theory/ theoretical perspective related to teacher education

Submission of Abstracts:

Before submitting your Abstract/s and Full Paper/s, please ensure you have read the Data Privacy Statement. 

Proposals are invited for Paper Presentations. The official language of the Symposium is English, therefore paper abstracts and presentations should be written in English. Abstracts of about 500 words should be submitted on the Online Abstract Submission Form by 02 June 2019 midnight CET (new extended deadline). Acceptance notification will be sent by 30 June 2019 (new extended deadline). You should include a concise statement of the main issue/s of the paper and/or intention, methodology, results and conclusions of the paper.

Presentations are to be strictly no longer than 20 minutes. There will be 10 minutes for discussion. You should also include a 50 word bionote.

If you submit more than one Abstract, please use a separate Online Form per Abstract. 

For any queries send an email 

Deadline for submission of abstracts is 02 June 2019 midnight CET. (new extended deadline)
Notification of acceptance of Abstract will be sent by: 30 June 2019 (new extended deadline).

Selected papers will be published in the Journal of Teacher Education and Educators (JTEE) and in the Malta Review of Educational Research (MRER).


The full-text conference proceedings will be published online after the ISNITE 2019 conference in Malta. Presenters who are interested in contributing to this publication should contact Professor Sedat Yüksel who is coordinating this e-publication. Professor Yüksel may be reached at this email address. Only papers submitted to this email address will be considered for publication.   


Last Updated: 23 August 2019

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