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The conference is organized as part of the IncluSMe project and in collaboration with the UNESCO Chair on Cultural Diversity and Intercultural Dialogue for a Culture of Peace of the University of Nicosia (UNIC).


Please register to the conference by May 5th using the form here: https://forms.gle/B1rSThgbUPayJvY2A

Topics that will be presented include:

  • Prospective mathematics teachers task designs for multicultural classrooms.
  • Exploring pre-service teachers’ views about teaching science in culturally diverse settings as they engage in an international summer school.
  • Border Crossing: The transformational journeys of preservice STEM teachers toward culturally responsive pedagogical knowledge.
  • Strengthening STEM Teachers’ Competencies for Equitable and Effective Teaching and Learning Practices.
  • Exploring the role of language and culture in the mathematics classroom
  • The Effects of Language and Parents’ Education on Performance in Mathematics and Science
  • Evaluating a Professional Development Program for Middle School Teachers of Syrian Refugees in Lebanon: Addressing the Challenge of the Foreign Language of Instruction in Science and Mathematics.
  • Responsive Professional Development in Multilingual Science Classrooms: Insights from a Bakhtinian and Activity Theory Perspective
  • Functions of Arabic language use in bilingual classrooms during pattern generalization.
  • Ecological Feedback Loop Reasoning And Knowledge Sources in Three Countries
  • Climate Change through Science, Technology, Engineering
  • Intersections of Voice and Space in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classrooms.
  • Students with Migrant Background in Cyprus: divergent perspectives, teachers’ profiles and teaching practices in teacher professional learning experiences through the lenses of teacher trainers.


  • Scaffolding Explanation and Argumentation in Inquiry-Based Science Lessons (Language of workshop: English)
  • Critical Mathematics Education: ideas for teachers (Language of workshop: Greek)
  • Relevance of language in science teaching (IO9) (Language of workshop: English)
  • Relevance of language for mathematics education (IO8)
    (Language of workshop: Greek)


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IncluSMe (2016-2019) is an Erasmus+ project focusing on intercultural learning in mathematics and science initial teacher education. IncluSMe (Intercultural learning in mathematics and science education) offers a constructive contribution for tackling one of Europe’s greatest challenges: education for an increasing number of refugee and immigrant youth, to integrate them into European educational systems and to provide for stable, socially cohesive societies. The project aims to increase the quality of higher education curricula for prospective maths and science teachers by linking maths and science education with intercultural learning – and thereby strengthening students’ social, civic and intercultural competences.
Core to IncluSMe is the design and implementation of open access teaching modules on intercultural learning for prospective maths and science teachers.

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