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Education
Date of Session
:  July 15 - July 18, 2024

Location:  

Harris Manchester College in the University of Oxford, Oxford, England. Harris Manchester College is one of the thirty-eight colleges that form the University of Oxford and was founded in 1786.


Paper Submission:

You are invited and encouraged to make a presentation and to provide a paper on a relevant aspect of the topic, however, your participation as a member of the Round Table is not contingent thereon. Papers presented at the Round Table may be subsequently submitted for publication in the Forum on Public Policy, a journal of the International Round Table Symposium.

Registration:

Costs associated with the Round Table can be found below.  Membership is limited to 35 participants.

Should you be unable to attend, we would welcome your nomination of a colleague to attend in your place.

Due Dates:

Abstracts Due: January 15, 2024

Deposit Due: February 15, 2024

Final Payment Due: April 30, 2024

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Topics of Interest will include but are not limited to:

Education Trends

Assessment

Equity in Funding

Gender in Education

School Choice

Urban Ed vs. Rural Ed

School Management

Outdoor Education

Teacher Shortages 

Gamification in Education

Co-Teaching

Redefining Success

Student Centered Environments

Managing Change

School Governance 

Government Accountability

Alternative Sources of Funding

Health and Drugs

Structural Changes in Schooling

Traditional Public Schools

Measurement of Performance

Rationalizing Universal Education

Government Funding of Parochial Schools​​

 

K-12 Schools

Security in our Schools

Ed-Tech

Bullying and Depression

Technology Driven Personalized Learning

AP, IB Classes

Deterrents to Learning

Bilingual Education

STEM Learning

Equitable Access to Technology

Holistic Approach to Learning

​ESEA Reauthorization

International Performance

High Stakes Testing

 

 

Anti-Bias Education

 Cross Cultural Training

Cultural Awareness

Intercultural Programs

International Education

Cultural Sensitivity

Charter Schools

Rationale for differing concepts and structures of public education

Accountability 

Contract schools as market or business models

Interface between the public and private sectors

Teacher unions, strengths and survival

Teacher tenure and academic freedom in the era of charter schools

Performance and quality assurance in private sector schooling

Public Control and Accountability

 

School Administration and Leadership

School Policy and Governance

School Leadership Challenge

The School Board

School Improvement

Curricular Enhancement

Public School and Religion

Involving Parents in School Partnerships

Involving the Community

Teacher Rights


Racial Literacy and Literature

​Racial Equities in your Library

Diversity Style Guide

Diversity in Literature 

Youth as Agents of Change

Romantic Literature

Shakespeare

Children's Literature (Kidlit)

Religion and Schools

School, Madrassas and Religion

First Amendment Decline 

Re-Examining Separation of Church and State

Rationalizing Universal

Education, Sectarian or Secular

The Religious Influence on the Decline of Public Schools

Government Funding of Parochial Schools

Exploring the Rise of Religious Fundamentalism on Public Schools

Payment Information

The Full Oxford Experience

 

$800 - Deposit - due February 15, 2024

$1395 – Final Payment due April 30, 2024

Morning and Afternoon Meetings with Tea, Coffee and Biscuit Breaks

 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Full English Breakfast

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Lunches

Monday and Wednesday Drink Receptions and Formal Dinners in Hall

Lodging in the College on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights (checking out on Thursday)

Walking Tour of Oxford

Meeting Only

$800 - due February 15, 2024

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Meetings

Tea, Coffee and Biscuit Breaks

Discounts-one per person

Alumni:

$150 - Alumni members of the Oxford International Round Table Symposium

Group Discount:  

$100 per person- Discount per person of 3 or more Co-Presenting a Paper

Co-Presenter Discount:  

$75 per person

Discount per person of 2 Co-Presenting a Paper

Guest of a Participant - Lodging and Meals

$1195 – Payment in Full due April 30, 2024

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Full English Breakfast

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Lunches

Monday and Wednesday Drink Receptions and Formal Dinners in Hall

Lodging in the College on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights (checking out on Thursday)

Walking Tour of Oxford

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