3rd WERA-IRN: Extended Education Conference 2021

A virtual conference in Reykjavik, Iceland, 23-25 September 2021


Extended education in thriving communities:
Toward a sustainable future

The aim of the third WERA-IRN Extended Education conference is to explore the multiple ways in which extended education programs, research and theories help communities and individuals prepare for a sustainable future, a future that involves educating responsible and active citizens.

Keynote speakers

Kolbrún Pálsdóttir and Ruth Rauterberg (Iceland)

Using fire and ice to create inclusive and extended education communities in Iceland

Tomi Kiilakoski (Finland)

Rivers and ponds of the world worth living in

Rukmini Banerji (India)

New challenges for Elementary Education: Looking Ahead as a community

Jan Morrison (USA)

STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice (SLECoP): A Sustainable Community Education Model

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Children´s perspectives, collaboration, arts and play, parents and community

The conference was held online from the 23rd to 25th of September. This year, the conference had more content than ever before with 70 diverse presentations in 21 online seminars.