VI International Conference on Critical Education – London, UK

Dialogue, Solidarity and Resistance against Neo-liberalism and Neo-conservatism in Education

The International Conference on Critical Education (ICCE), previously held in Athens (2011, 2012), Ankara (2013), Thessaloniki (2014) and Wroclaw, Poland (2015), is a forum for scholars, educators and activists committed to social and economic justice. The 6th ICCE: Dialogue, Solidarity and Resistance against Neo-liberalism and Neo-conservatism in Education will take place in London at Middlesex University, 10 – 13 August 2016.

At a time of economic crisis, when education is under siege by neoliberal capitalism and by neo-conservatism and aggressive nationalism, when teachers and academics are being proletarianized, youth criminalized, civilised and caring societies being stripped of welfare and benefits and rights, schools and universities turned into commodities, at such a time, critical education, as a theory and as a movement, as praxis, is clearly relevant. International communities of critical educators and activists are working together, and with other movements, to build active resistance to these processes and are engaged in fostering educational and social change leading to a more just, equal and fair society….