On July 1-2, 2021, ADA University held the 5th International Education Conference, an exclusive platform that brought together more than 160 researchers, policymakers, and educators for a common cause - better education for a better future.
Dr. Vafa Kazdal, Vice-Rector of Academic Affairs at ADA University mentioned that this year, more than 100 research papers were submitted by international and local researchers and scholars.
The opening session of the Conference provided an excellent opportunity to listen to distinguished keynote speakers, including Minister of Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Emin Amrullayev.
Minister Amrullayev lined up three main directions of educational strategies and informed that increasing preschool enrollment rate will be the utmost priority of Azerbaijan during the upcoming 5 years.
As the keynote speaker of the Conference, Gita Steiner- Khamsi, Professor of Comparative and International Education at Teachers College of Columbia University presented her research outcomes on evidence-based school reform and discussed her findings of the promises and realities around the topic.
Stephen Kemmis, Professor Emeritus at Charles Sturt University of Australia was the next keynote speaker. He discussed the importance of education for providing a better life for all.