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VIRTUAL EVENT: ANGEL Conference 2021 - Pedagogy of hope and global social justice

25 May 2021–27 May 2021, 4:00 pm–11:30 am

ANGEL Conference 2021 - Pedagogy of Hope and Global Social Justice. The 4th annual gathering for professionals interested in global education research and policy. A meeting place for ANGEL.

The ANGEL Conference 2021 is a meeting place for global education professionals and will bring together researchers, policy makers and practitioners.

Event Information

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Kester Muller, Development Education Research Centre

The Academic Network for Global Education & Learning (ANGEL) is a EU-funded partnership project developed by Global Education Network Europe and the Development Education Research Centre at the UCL Institute of Education. 

They invite you to attend the fourth international ANGEL conference - a key event for global education professionals.

The event theme this year is ‘Pedagogy of hope and global social justice’. It will offer a mixture of plenary sessions, workshops, paper presentations, and networking.

  • Professor Carlos Alberto Torres (UCLA)
  • Dr Manuela Mesa (Education and Research Centre for Peace)
  • Professor Lynette Shultz (University of Alberta)
  • Professor Massimiliano Tarozzi (University of Bologna)
  • Dr Karena Menzie-Ballantyne (CQUniversity Australia)
  • Professor Olivia Adwoa Tiwaah Frimpong Kwapong (University of Ghana)
  • Jose Frantz (University of the Western Cape)
  • Yoko Mochizuki (UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development)
  • Professor Hyun Mook Lim (Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding)
  • Associate Professor Jun Teng (Beijing Normal University)

For more information about our speakers, please see Speaker biographies on the ANGEL website.


The conference is made up of eight sessions over three days and is aimed at academics, researchers, policy-makers and practitioners from around the world.

It is anticipated that sessions and presentations will cover all sectors of education, evidence from empirical based research, as well as discussion on relations between the research and policy spheres.

More detail about sessions can be found on the ANGEL website.

Booking and tickets

General Admission tickets entitle you to attend all sessions, but there are also new ticket options for attending a single session. You will receive invitations nearer the time to register for the individual sessions, allowing for better workshopping and breakout opportunities.

Concessions are available for early career researchers and those based in low and middle-income countries.


Single session

  • Concession: £5
  • ANGEL Member: £10

General admission (all sessions)

  • Concession: £10
  • ANGEL Member: £20
  • Non-member: £25


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