Featuring Distinguished Speakers at the WCCI 14th World Conference in Hungary
WCCI is proud to present well known speakers in their respective field as Keynote Speakers at the WCCI 40th Year Celebration at the University of Pecs, Pécs, Hungary, 2010 European Capital of Culture.
Betty A. Reardon, Ph. D. Columbia University, New York. She is the Founding Director Emeritus of the International Institute on Peace Education, an annual intensive residential experience in peace education. Since 1982 the IIPE has been held at universities and peace education centers in Asia, Europe, Latin America and Central America. For this work she received a special Honorable Mention Award from UNESCO in 2001. More…
Negotiating Definitions and Manifestations of Values for a Culturally Diverse Global Civil Society
John Raven (www.johnraven.co.uk) is a psychologist who has specialised in the study of values, attitudes, and institutional structures associated with the development of different kinds of society (including economic and social development). This work has included extensive studies of the nature, development, and assessment of competence – and the, often surprising, reasons why the so-called educational system fails to nurture the diverse competencies that people have the potential to develop and are required in workplaces and society. He describes his work as “a continuous adventure into the unknown and encounter with the unexpected”. He has published more than 20 books and 200 journal articles taking him further and further into previously uncharted areas. More…
ABC to Democracy, Entrepreneurship and Freedom in Education