XI NIS International Research-to-Practice Conference

Inspirational Speakers

International Speakers

John Elliott

Почетный профессор образования Университета Восточной Англии, Великобритания

John Elliott is Emeritus Professor of Education and Lifelong Learning at the University of East Anglia, UK. He is well-known internationally for his role in developing the theory and practice of educational action research in the contexts of curriculum and teacher development, and has directed a number of funded collaborative classroom research projects with teachers and schools. These include the Ford Teaching Project (1972-74) and the Norwich Area Schools Consortium (NASC) on the ‘curriculum and pedagogical dimensions of student disaffection’ (1997-2001). He was an Advisory Professor to the Hong Kong Institute of Education (2001-2006) and a consultant to the Hong Kong Government on the strategic development of its curriculum reforms from 2001-2006. From 2008-10 John Elliott was the President of the World Association of Lesson Studies (WALS), and has carried out two Independent Evaluations in Hong Kong of Learning Studies as a form of participative pedagogical research that integrates the ‘Japanese Lesson Study’ approach with those of ‘Swedish Variation Theory’ and Stenhouse’s idea of ‘Teachers as Researchers’. In 2002 and 2003 respectively John Elliott was awarded Doctorates Honoris Causa by the Hong Kong Institute of Education and the Autonomous University of Barcelona. In September 2014 he was similarly honoured by the University of Jonkoping in Sweden. In 2011 he was made a Fellow of the UK Academy of Social Sciences. John Elliott was the founding Chief Editor of the WALS journal, the International Journal of Lesson and Learning Studies from 2011-2016, during which time it was awarded recognition by the Scopus and Emerging Sources Citation (ESCI) indexes. He remains the Associate Editor of the journal and Chairs its Advisory Board on behalf of WALS. His most recent publications include ‘Reflecting Where the Action Is: The selected works of John Elliott’ in the Routledge World Library of Educationalists (2007), and with Nigel Norris (Eds) ‘Curriculum, Pedagogy and Educational Research: The Work of Lawrence Stenhouse’, Routledge (2012)