Promoting Quality in Teacher Education

UCL, IoE, Curriculum Subject Specialism Research Group (CSSRG) talk: “Learning to live together justly: Critical harmony and conflict in civic education” - Li-Ching Ho, Professor of Social Studies Education at the University of Wisconsin, Madison

15 May 2023

Li-Ching Ho is Professor of Social Studies Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her
research, conducted primarily in East and Southeast Asia, focuses on global civic education, issues of diversity in social studies education, and climate education. In particular, her work has been centred on how concepts such as justice, harmony, meritocracy, climate change, democratic deliberation, and civility and incivility are addressed and enacted in different national education systems.

She is a coeditor of The Palgrave Handbook of Global Citizenship and Education (2018) and her latest book, coauthored with Keith Barton, is Curriculum for Justice and Harmony (2022). Her articles have been published in journals such as Teachers College Record, Cambridge Journal of Education, Journal of Curriculum Studies,and Theory and Research in Social Education.

Li-Ching has also been deeply involved as a research collaborator, invited speaker, and workshop facilitator with scholars, teachers, and students in countries such as China, Japan, South Korea, the United States, Singapore, Brunei and the Philippines.

Date & times: 6th June, 1:30 – 3:00pm

This is a hybrid event. Please join us in person or online.

Location: Committee Room 3, 4th Floor. IOE, UCL's Faculty of Education and Society, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL.

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Meeting ID: 961 0194 7313 Passcode: 619025

This talk is part of the seminar series hosted by the IOE, UCL’s Faculty of Education and Society’s
Curriculum Subject Specialism Research Group (CSSRG): CSSRG: Conducting and promoting research into subject-specialist teaching. We are interested in all areas of curriculum, pedagogy and assessment, and the role of knowledge in school teaching.