Lecture Series

The public interdisciplinary lecture series, “Equity Gaps in Education,” is organized by researchers from the National Taiwan Normal University and the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg. It addresses group disparities that violate our notions of educational equity. The speakers in the lecture series are distinguished international experts from various disciplines. They represent a wide range of perspectives and theoretical concepts concerning equity gaps in pedagogy.

Past lectures

The first symposium took place on September 8 at 10:30 CET (Central European Time) and 16:30 (Taipei Standard Time) with the two lectures.

  1. Dra. Alicia García-Holgado, Spain (10:30 CET / 16:30 TST):
    Gender perspective and co-education in STEM programs
    Summary and short CV (PDF)
  2. Prof. Shin-Jie Zheng, Taiwan (11:30 CET/17:30 TST):
    Prevention and intervention of Reading Difficulties for Disadvantaged Children in Remote Taiwan
    Summary and short CV (PDF)

The second symposium took place on September 22 at 10:30 CET (Central European Time) and 16:30 (Taipei Standard Time) with the two lectures.

  1. Prof. Margaret Sutherland & Dr. Ines Alves, United Kingdom (10:30 CET / 16:30 TST):
    Teacher education for inclusion: Building bridges to bridge the gaps
    Summary and short CV (PDF)
  2. Prof. Hsiao-Lan Sharon Chen, Taiwan (11:30 CET/17:30 TST):
    Constructing Learning Support for Disadvantaged Students and Low Achievers: Remedial Education Policy and Practice in Taiwan inequality?
    Summary and short CV (PDF)

The third symposium took place on October 6 at 10:30 CET (Central European Time) and 16:30 (Taipei Standard Time) with the two lectures.

  1. Dr. Agnès van Zanten, France (10:30 CET / 16:30 TST):
    Competition, sponsorship and inequalities in contemporary educational systems: An analysis of the French case
    Summary and short CV (PDF)
  2. Dr. Rolf Strietholt, Germany (11:30 CET/17:30 TST):
    What is inequality? Empirical and conceptual differences between measures of achievement inequality
    Summary and short CV (PDF)