last modified: 17 June 2009

The Fifth CITIZED International Conference
"Globalising Citizenship Education: Ambitions and Realities"

24 to 26 June 2009
Tai Po Campus, the Hong Kong Institute of Education

jointly organized by the citizED
the Hong Kong Institute of Education

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Anthony Cheung
President and Chair Professor of Public Administration, the Hong Kong Institute of Education
Citizenship in Hong Kong and The Identity Dilemma

Professor Ian Davies
Professor and Director of the MA programme in Citizenship and Global Education, Department of Educational Studies, University of York, United Kingdom
Is it possible to globalise citizenship education and, if so, what part can be played in that process by new technologies?

Ms. Janet Palmer
Her Majesty's Inspector, Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills, London, United Kingdom
Professional development for teachers and leaders of citizenship education in English schools – Ofsted’s findings and recommendations

Professor Alan Reid
Professor of Education, School of Education, University of South Australia
Globalisation and the nation-state: (un)changing constructions of civics and citizenship education?

Professor Bryan Turner
Alona Evans Distinguished Visiting Professor of Sociology, Wellesley College, US
Director, Centre for the Study of Contemporary Muslim Societies, University of Western Sydney, Australia
(Professor Turner is also Chief Editor of the journal Citizenship Studies)
Employment and Consumer Citizenship: the cultural contradictions of late capitalism

List of Conference Papers
Click here for the Conference Programme

Conference Registration

Registration Fee
Registration Fee is 1,000HKD covering the cost of the 3-day conference including three lunches, all tea and coffee breaks together with a conference dinner, plus daily return transportation from the conference hotel to the Hong Kong Institute of Education.

Register for the Conference at
Online Payment of Registration Fee at

The citizED: Mrs Roma Woodward at
The Hong Kong Institute of Education: Miss Lo Oi-yu at