UArctic Teacher Education Thematic Network and the UNESCO UNITWIN network on teacher education together with University of Lapland will organize a UArctic congress side event for teachers, teacher educators, Sami representatives and UArctic network members and other interested parties to discuss and network under the theme 'Indigenous Languages in Urbanized Areas'. The side event will be organized as part of the UArctic Congress 2018.


13.00-13.15      Opening words
13.15-14.00      Keynote I: Supporting Indigenous early childhood education, language and culture: An Australian example? Sue Dockett, Emeritus Professor & Bob Perry, Emeritus Professor, Charles Sturt University, Australia
14.00-14.45      Discussion
14.45-15.15      Coffee break
15.15-16.00      Keynote II: Indigenous teacher’s education: Importance of understanding the culture and language. Liisa Holmberg, Film Commissioner, International Sami Film Institute ISFI, Kautokeino, Norway
16.00-16.45      Discussion
16.45-17.00      Conclusions