General Notices

Call for Papers: Maximizing the Role of Education in a Changing Society

Posted Thursday, December 9, 2010

The UWI Department of Behavioural Sciences has issued a Call for Papers for a conference that it will host from 21st-22nd January, 2011. Themed Maximizing the Role of Education in a Changing Society, this conference will attempt to:

  • disseminate the findings from recent research on education, to academics, educational practitioners and policy makers
  • begin dialogue among key persons involved in educational research
  • provide the foundation and agenda for further research in education


Papers are requested under the following themes:

  • Learning and behavioral difficulties 
  • New trends in education and their implications 
  • The changing role of teachers  
  • Education and rural communities in the Caribbean 
  • Education and equality in the contemporary Caribbean 
  • Gender issues in education 
  • Education in a multi-cultural society: challenges and opportunities 
  • Educational leadership  
  • Education for a better world  
  • Education for sustainable development 
  • Skill enhancement for the world of work


Abstracts should be sent to Nasser Mustapha at, or Anand Rampersad, at, by 31st December, 2010.

For further information, please contact the conference secretary, Rachel D’Arceuil, at 663-4968, or via email at Rachel.D’