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Information about the conference

Below you find more information about the nine subthemes, the key note speakers and also more information about call for papers.


The conference has nine subthemes:

  • Ethics and citizenship
  • Ethics and religion
  • Ethics and curriculum
  • Ethics and peer-relations
  • Ethics and teachers
  • Ethics and educational assessment
  • Ethics and plurality
  • Ethics and sustainability
  • Ethics, norms and critical perspectives

Information about call for papers

The call for papers is open 15 February until 15 May.

Key note speakers

Professor Sandra Bosacki, Brock University, Canada
Compassion in the Classroom: Connections with Ethical And Moral Reasoning and Behaviour in Schools

Professor Julian Stern, York St John University, England

The Assessment of Ethics and the Ethics of Assessment

Professor Robert Thornberg, Linköping University, Sweden

When Ethics are Overruled in Students’ Social Relations: Normalization Processes of School Bullying


The conference will be held at the Department of Pedagogical, Curricular and Professional Studies at University of Gothenburg.

The address is: Läroverksgatan 15, 40530 Göteborg. Here you find a map over the campus area (Pedagogen).

The EthiCo project are also based at the Department of Pedagogical, Curricular and Professional Studies at the University of Gothenburg. It also includes researches from Umeå University and Chalmers University of Technology. The principal investigator is Associate Professor Christina Osbeck.



Contact and information

Project leader, Christina Osbeck


More information about the EthiCo project

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