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Call for Papers 
The changing landscape: New directions for education and the role of law in educational reform 

 3rd Forum on Education and the Law

Renmin University of China Beijing 2017


The growing body of legislation relating to education throughout the world varies greatly. As the field of Education Law grows rapidly in China and many other countries, it has become a 'hot' topic as leaders are rethinking their educational legislation and policy making process with globalization in mind. With globalization increasingly affecting national traditional objectives and settings, most countries are rethinking their education systems and educational policy. The world is also becoming increasingly interconnected with connections being both established through international treaties and spontaneously created by market forces, institutions and stakeholder groups, new directions are required. 

Aware of the growth of this field, the Forum on Education and the Law at Renmin University of China is designed to serve as the premier platform for presentations of new research and discussions in Education Law in China and world-wide. The conference thus aims to bring together leading researchers, policy-makers, educational administrators, and scholars in Education and the Law to exchange in the free exchange and sharing of their experiences, ideas, and research. 

The Forum on Education and the Law at Renmin University of China 2017 will gather in Beijing, China, on Oct. 13-15, 2017. Experts and students in the field are hereby invited to submit proposals for panels or papers in all areas of Education Law and policy. Paper proposals should be approximately 400 words in length, proposals for panels (with up to four panelists) around 800 words. All accepted and presented papers will be included in the 2017 Conference Proceedings. 


TOPICS include

The Forum on Education and the Law at Renmin University of China solicits original contributions in, but not limited to, the following  topical areas:

1. Methods of comparative law and education 

2. School governance

3. Rights and obligations of teachers, principals, students and parents

4. Issues in higher education

5. Ethical issues in Education Law 

6. Regulation and legal issues surrounding globalization of education 

7. Legislative responses to life long learning

8. Legal issues in online education. 

9. Legal issues in international education services and markets.

10.  Special education and the law


Important Dates:

December 31,2016 C submission of abstracts

January 31, 2017 C notification of submitters whether the proposal is accepted

July 31, 2017 C submission of complete article (4500-6000 words)


Contact Information

Dr. Xiang Zhou

Dr. Yangyong Ye


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