Keynote Speakers

Annemie Desoete
Ghent University
Keynote Title: Is your knowledge about learning difficulties, dyslexia and dyscalculia still futureproof?

Annemie Desoete is full professor attached to the research group Learning Disabilities of the Department of Experimental-Clinical and Health Psychology Developmental Disorders. She has extensive experience in research in early characteristics of learning disabilities and is conducting research on metacognition, executive functioning, comorbidity, early predictors and characteristics of children with learning disabilities. She was promoter or copromotor of 14 successfully defended PhD studies.

Salih Çepni
Uludag University
Keynote Title: Where is STEM running to?

Salih ÇEPNİ is Professor of Science Education at Uludag University. He got his MEd Research in Education (Curriculum and Instruction)  at University of New Brunswick, Canada and PhD University of Southampton, U.K.  Research in Educational Sciences.. He was part time consultant to National Education Development Project run by Higher Education Council of Turkey (YÖK) for developing curricular materials, implementation and evaluation of them in Faculties of Education in Turkish Universities. He is the Editor of Journal of TurkishScienceEducation.He is the editör and author  of the  physics texbooks and many other science education and physcis education books.. He has more than one hundred articles in national and international journals and mainly interested in reserach in teacher education, alligment studies, curriculum development, nature of science, STEM and concept learning.