Invited Keynotes, Lectures, and Talks (2011-2018)

Invited Lectures, Keynote Addresses and Talks

2017. The Mantra of sustainability: Premise or paradox? Keynote address given to the [Inter]national conference on Educational Leadership and Management, Kingston, Jamaica. 2 March.

2017: When the horizon is behind you: Global leadership in a flat earth world. Keynote address given to the annual conference of the British Educational Leadership, Management and Administration Society. Stratford-upon-Avon, England. 7 July.

2016: What is leadership? Talk delivered at the 19th Graduate Student Symposium, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario. 13 October.

2016: Educational leadership in a multicultural society. Keynote address & seminar delivered to three iterations of the Skolledaren & Forskningen [Principals and Research]  conference, Sweden. Umeå, 5 October; Stockholm, 6 October; Malmő, 11 October.

2015: The impact of global cultural mobility on schools: Integrating diversity and difference. Talk presented to the Annual Leadership Conference, Kiruna, Sweden. Invited. August.

2015: Living globally in local spaces. Talk delivered to a cross-campus audience as part of International Education Week, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, PEI. November.

2014: A tangled path: Negotiating leadership in, with and for diverse communities. Keynote address delivered to the 2014 Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration and Management (CCEAM) conference, Fredericton, New Brunswick. June.

2013: Children’s rights: A global perspective. Talk presented to high school students as part of International Development Week, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, PEI. December.

2013: From rhetoric to reality: Unpacking the effects of global poverty on educational access and achievement. 125th Anniversary International Conference: Global challenges and opportunities facing children, youth and families. Invited panelist (with F. Reimers, Ford Foundation Professor of International Education and Director of Global Education and of International Education Policy at Harvard University; E. Grobgeld, Rector of Achva Academic College, Israel). Wheelock College, Boston, MA. June.

2013: Calling the shots: Who controls school reform and why does it matter? 125th Anniversary International Conference: Global challenges and opportunities facing children, youth and families. Invited panelist (with G. McLaughlin, J. Brashear). Wheelock College, Boston, MA. June.

2012: Teacher education in Afghanistan. Talk presented to the Annual Conference of Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan (CW4WAf), Pictou Landing, Nova Scotia. October.

2012: Life: A work in progress. Talk presented to the Veterans Review and Appeal Board Canada, Charlottetown, PEI. October.

2012: Teacher education in Afghanistan. Talk presented to the Faculty of Education, University of Calgary. Calgary, AB. July.

 2012: Teacher education in Afghanistan. Talk presented to the Faculty of Education, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB. July.

2012: Teacher education in Afghanistan. Talk presented to the Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia, Kelowna, BC. July.

2012: The context for educational reform in contemporary Afghanistan. Talk presented to the Charlottetown Diocesan Men’s Groups, Charlottetown, PEI. I March.

2011: I’m not really a Luddite, I’d just prefer you to pay attention. Keynote talk presented to the HITS (Harnessing Images, Text and Sound technology) for Education in the context of culture, multimedia, technology and culture conference, Charlottetown, PEI. 26 July.

2011: L2 and U – Leading and learning together. Keynote address presented to the School Administrator’s Conference, Terra Nova, Newfoundland. 18 May.

 

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