Second ENSEC Conference: Promoting Social and Emotional Education in Children and Young Persons

Venue: IZMIR

Location: IZMIR, Turkey

Event Date/Time: Sep 09, 2009 End Date/Time: Sep 12, 2009
Registration Date: Sep 09, 2009
Early Registration Date: May 15, 2009
Abstract Submission Date: May 01, 2009
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The theme of the 2009 conference will be Promoting Social-Emotional Education: Practitioners and Researchers Exploring Evidence Based Practice. This theme provides a focus for the research to be presented and discussed and for practice based on research in social and emotional education. The theme of the 2009 conference - Promoting Social-
Emotional Education:Practitioners and Researchers Exploring Evidence Based
Practice- provides a focus for dissemination of research in this field and discussion of
the implications of evidence-based research for practitioners, policy-makers and
researchers alike. There are four key conference sub-themes
• Policy and provision: developing national strategies
• Early intervention: building social and emotional competence
• Succesful strategies: building effectiveness through personal and professional
• Emancipatory research and practice: children and young persons as partners in
research and practice
Bogazici University, the Department of Primary Education in association with
ENSEC is proud to host the 2009 Conference. We will do our utter best to make it
fruitful, enjoyable, and fulfilling. ENSEC 2009 will be an opportunity to
communicate and discuss common research topics with other scholars and to discuss
your research in particular. It is our aim to reach out to practitioners who are eager to
share their experiences in the field of social and emotional development and
education in children and young people. In this way, we hope to contribute to the field
and bridge the gap between research and practice.
The Surmeli Efes Hotel and Conference Centre is on Pamucak Beach, near the
Turkish town of Selcuk and the ancient town of Ephesus, which is the largest and
most developed remnant of Greek and Roman civilization in Asia Minor. It was also
the site of early Christian development. The grave and basilica of St. John are in
Selcuk, as is the site where Mary, the Mother of Jesus, spent the last years of her life.
Not far away are Troy and Gallipoli to the North, Pamukkale to the East, and
KuÅŸadasi, Priene, and Miletus to the South.
Bogazici University, established in 1863, is located on the Bosphorus Straight in
Istanbul and hosts close to 12,000 students and faculty.
We are looking forward to meeting all of you in TURKEY.
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