Thursday – November 28

Thursday – Programme

09.00 – 09.45 hrs  Welcome and registration
Plenary Opening Session
09.45 – 10.00 hrsWelcome note
Edward Melhuish – University of Oxford Dept of Education
10.00 – 11.00 hrsEquality and Inclusion: challenges and opportunities
Paul Leseman – Utrecht University
11.00 – 11.30 hrs  Coffee break
11.30 – 12.30 hrsParallel Keynotes – Round 1
1A. Effects of education systems

The effect of educational systems and policies on children of migrant and refugees.
An international comparative perspective
Maurice Crul – VU University, Amsterdam  

1B. Investments of parents in children

Supporting dual language learning through collaboration between parents and teachers in
early childhood education  
Vibeke Grøver

1C. Interagency working

Inter-agency working. Evidence from Europe and future directions.  
Prof. Jacqueline Barnes

12.30 – 13.30 hrs  Lunch break
13.30 – 15.00 hrsSymposia & Interactive workshops – Round 2
2A. Bypassing system barriers in education systems

Ethnic concentration and diversity in Italian primary schools:
Consequences for pupils’ attitudes and social integration
Emanuele Fedeli & Moris Triventi – University of Trento, Italy

Bypassing system barriers in education systems
Jan Skopek – Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Thomas van Huizen – University of Dublin, Ireland
2B. Family stress and family investment in children’s development
and learning

Determinants of informal home learning activities for children of four
groups of disadvantages families
Katrin M. Wolf – Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

How family background characteristics and migration history affect home
learning environment of Turkish children in the UK.
Pinar Kolancali & the ISOTIS WP2 team – University of Oxford, UK
Factors related to perceived discrimination, and life satisfaction among
low-income, non-immigrant mothers in seven European countries
Katharina Ereky-Stevens – University of Oxford, United Kingdom
2C.Local governance and interagency working

The Action Base of Integrated Activity (Baza Akcji Zintegrowanej Animacji;
BAZA) – Local Support System for children and youth at risk of social
Olga Wysłowska – University of Warsaw, Poland

Integrated working in ECEC. Making it work: insights from practice and
Liesbeth Lambert – VBJK
The influence of local governance and ECE-policy on ECE preschool quality
Lies van de Kuilen – University of Utrecht, the Netherlands
15.30 – 17.00 hrsSymposia & Interactive workshops – Round 3
3A. Educational inequality and early interventions

International evidence on the development of gaps and the impact
of early interventions
Thomas van Huizen – Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Jan Skopek – Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin, Ireland

Early interventions and child outcomes – Evidence from the UK
Ted Melhuish – University of Oxford, United Kingdom
3B.The case of the Roma: quest for the inner resources and supportive
mechanisms across Europe

Inner resources and supporting mechanisms for education in the case of Czech
Roma families and the case of Greek Roma families
Kateřina Sidiropulu Janků – Masaryk University, the Czech Republic
Ioanna Strataki – Hellenic Open University, Patra, Greece

3C. Acculturation & contact

Acculturation of the Turkish Second Generation in Six European Countries
George Groenewold –  Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute,

Acculturation orientations, intergroup relations and well-being of Turkish and
Maghrebian immigrant parents across Europe
Martine Broekhuizen- Utrecht University, the Netherlands 
Rita Guerra – ISCTE, Portugal / ISOTIS Team 
Acculturation Profiles of Turkish Immigrant Families in Europe and Case
Examples from Turkish Mothers
Ayça Alaylı -Utrecht University, the Netherlands
Hande Erdem-Möbius – Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Martine Broekhuizen – Utrecht University, the Netherlands
Paul Leseman – Utrecht University, the Netherlands