Date
11 Mar 2020
Location
Jesus College, University of Cambridge, UK
Yidan Prize Conference Series: Europe 2020
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Stephen Toope announced officially that Cambridge would be creating a new role – Professor of Psychology of Education and Learning Studies in its Faculty of Education.

The Yidan Prize Conference Series: Europe 2020 honored the achievements of Yidan Prize for Education Research Laureate 2019, Professor Usha Goswami, and the work of Yidan Prize for Education Development Laureate 2019, Sir Fazle Hasan Abed KCMG who passed away in late December 2019. The focus of the conference was on two main themes: Education and International Development, and Wellbeing and Education.

At the event, the University of Cambridge’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Stephen Toope officially announced that the University of Cambridge would be creating a new role: Professor of Psychology of Education and Learning Studies. This role will be based in the university’s Faculty of Education. The new post aims to leverage existing research to better support young people’s well-being and mental health, particularly through the education system.

The conference was broadcasted live online to encourage educators from around the world to participate in discussions on important educational issues.

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9am – Registration and coffee

4:15pm – Laureate lecture

Professor Usha Goswami, Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge, Yidan Prize for Education Research Laureate 2019

Followed by discussion

Interlocutor, Professor Leon Feinstein, Department of Education, University of Oxford

5:15pm – Summary and conclusions

Edward Ma, Secretary-General, Yidan Prize Foundation

Professor Anna Vignoles, Jesus College and Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge

Dr Julian Huppert, Jesus College, Cambridge

5:30pm – Drinks reception
11:45am – Laureate lecture and tribute to Sir Fazle Hasan Abed KCMG, Yidan Prize for Education Development Laureate 2019

Dr Erum Mariam, Executive Director, BRAC IED

12:10pm – Panel discussion: Education and international development

Professor Pauline Rose, REAL Director, University of Cambridge

Dr Erum Mariam, Executive Director, BRAC

Dr Hiba Salem, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge

1pm – Lunch
2pm – Keynote lecture

Professor Anna Vignoles, Jesus College and Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge

2:45pm – Panel discussion: Wellbeing and education

Dr Tim Dalgleish, Director of Cambridge Centre for Affective Disorders

Professor Tamsin Ford, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge

Dr Patrick Johnston, Director of Learning and Practice, Place2Be

Professor Paul Ramchandani, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge

Professor Anna Vignoles, Jesus College and Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge

3:45pm – Coffee break
Yidan Prize Conference Series: Europe 2020 hosted at Jesus College, Cambridge
Dr Charles Chen Yidan, Founder of the Yidan Prize at the Conference
Professor Usha Goswami, Yidan Prize for Education Research Laureate 2019
Andreas Schleicher, Director for the Directorate of Education and Skills, OECD and Head, Judging Panel, Yidan Prize for Education Research
Professor Pauline Rose, Director of Research for Equitable Access and Learning Centre, Cambridge
Dr Erum Mariam, Executive Director, BRAC IED
Professor Anna Vignoles, Faculty of Education, Cambridge
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