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“Character Building, Equality & Wellbeing”

"A Forum of Experts"


“Character Building, Equality & Wellbeing”


“Character Building, Equality & Wellbeing”

London, 30 September – 1 October 2016
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge
200 Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7UT

In a time of great cultural and social change, in which trends and technological advances are developing so rapidly, EASSE aims to ensure that the focal point of its 5th Conference is a forum of experts debating on educational proposals and experiences which will contribute to creating innovative societies devoted to understanding shared values and their contribution to the future.

Character formation, equality among men and women, and wellbeing, are just some of the educational challenges that experts from the United Kingdom, Spain, Poland, Germany, France, Portugal and the United States of America will try to find answers to in this conference. Among those taking part in the forum are Francis Campbell, Vice-Chancellor of St Mary's University, Twickenham, London and Elizabeth Schiltz, Professor of Law University of St.Thomas School of Law, Minneapolis and Daniel Moulin, Associate Fellow at University of Warwick, Coventry.

The 5th Conference will also offer a panel of experts composed of the executive directors of the main world-wide educational organizations of single-sex schools, such as the International Boys’ Schools Coalition, IBSC, the National Coalition of Girls’ Schools, NCGS, the Girls’ Schools Association, GSA and the European Association of Single-Sex Education, EASSE.

EASSE, is a not-for-profit association that is present in 16 European countries and has previously organized four conferences: Barcelona (2007), Rome (2009), Warsaw (2011) and Lisbon (2013). 


Friday 30 September 2016 

Registration Open

Conference Welcome 
Linda Sanders, Headmistress
The Laurel School, UK 
Ricardo Gay, General Manager of Easse

Character Building As Identity Formation

Daniel Moulin, Associate Fellow
University of Warwick, UK
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Introduces Janet Dean, Headmistress
Rosemont School, Ireland  

Workshops Day1
The Culture Of A Girls’ School – A Case Study
Monika Jakubowska
Building Equality From An Early Age
Gemma Codina
Efrén Bastida
Josep Lluis Quirant
On the Influence of Career Choice Decisions of High School Students: An Exploratory Study 
Rejina Mary Selvam & Roser Farrús & Tom Hill 
iGRO, Character building helping tools
Ana Ferrer & Jean Mark Dennel   

Character Building in Single-Sex Schools 
Panel with the Executive Directors of the Girls' Schools Association (GSA), International Boys' Schools Coalition (IBSC), National Coalition Girls' Schools (NCGS) & European Association Single Sex Education (EASSE) 


Closing Remarks

EASSE Global Alumni Meeting 
Teresa Martínez, Vice-President of EASSE 
Agustín Velázquez, Fomento Alumni, Spain 

Saturday 1 October 2016

Virtues And Education  
Francis Campbell, Vice Chancellor at St Mary's University, UK
Introduces David Nolan, Chairman Rockbrook International   

Workshops Day 2
Coaching as a tool for character building
Dobrochna Lama

From Theory To Practice: The Single-Sex Education Commitment
Luisa Sá Monteiro 

Maths And Science
Cary Pérez Calavera 
The Bi-Edukation model of the St. Hildegardis – Gymnasium Duisburg
Simone Wolf-Hein
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The Duel with Cartesian Dualism: The Importance of Embodiment in Character Formation 
Elizabeth Schiltz, Professor of Law at University of St.Thomas School of Law, USA
Introduces Jaume Camps, associate Professor of Sociology and Psychosociology at Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC) 

Closing Plenary Session Featuring
Joan Curcó, President, EASSE 



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Registration fee: 100 €

"A Forum of Experts"