Keynote Speaker

Prof. Orhan Agirdag (Ağırdağ)

Topic: “Dealing with cultural diversity in schools: Implications for educational inequality”

Orhan Agirdag (Ağırdağ)&nbsp is a professor of education at KU Leuven, the University of Amsterdam and a member of the Young Academy of Belgium. Formerly, he was a Fulbright fellow at the UCLA. His research interests include teacher education, early childhood education and multilingualism. He is an author of more than hundred publications that are frequently cited. His research has received multiple awards. Prof. dr. Orhan Agirdag has held grants by NWO, FWO and BOF and supervises several PhDs and postdocs. He is frequently invited to give keynotes speeches and his opinions are regularly featured in the Belgian and Dutch media.

Conference Scientific Committee

  • Prof. Dr. Habil. Ioan-Gheorghe Rotaru, Timotheus’ Brethren Theological Institute of Bucharest, Romania
  • Prof. Dr. Genutė Gedvilienė, VMU, Lithuania
  • Assoc. Prof. Doc. dr. sc. Andreja Sršen, University of Zagreb,Croatia
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aslı Erciyes, Kadir Has University, Turkey
  • Prof. Husam Bakr Khalil, British University in Egypt, Egypt
  • Dr. Ahmad Okasha (Ph.D), Canadian University Dubai, UAE
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. M. Cuneyt Yenigun, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
  • Prof..Jaime Ferri, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
  • Prof. Bashar H. Malkawi, University of Sharjah, KSA
  • Prof. Sevil Sargin, Marmara University, Turkey
  • Prof. Adem Kilicman, Universiti Putra Malaysia | UPM, Malaysia
  • Lect. Joseph Bawa Yaro, Nasarawa State University Keffi, Nasarawa State, Nigeria
  • Asst. Prof. Dr Anas Hidayat, Islamic University of Indonesia, Indonesia
  • Dr. Muafi S.E., M.Si, Universitas Islam Indonesia, Indonesia
  • Dr. Kiddinapillai Sanmuganathan, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Hinneh Kusi, University of Education, Winneba, Ghana
  • Prof. Heba Mansour, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
  • Professor Bashar H. Malkawi, College of Law, University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates