2nd Annual Research-Practice-Public Policy Exchange Symposium
Our 2nd annual Research-Practice-Public Policy Exchange Symposium was a great success. The title of this year’s symposium was: “Problem behavior in schools, supporting childhood development, and educational success.” Representatives of practice were Dr Silvia Steiner (President of the Swiss Conference of Cantonal Ministers of Education EDK and Government Councillor), Beat Zemp (Honorary President of the Umbrella Organization of Teachers in Switzerland LCH), and Enrico Violi (Commissioner for Violence in Schools in the Canton of Zurich). The Jacobs Center was represented by Prof Michael Shanahan, Prof Manuel Eisner, Prof Ulf Zölitz, Dr Margit Averdijk, and Dr Denis Ribeaud. The symposium was moderated by Prof Lilly Shanahan (Jacobs Center). For slides of the presentatioans and a brochure with current findings from Jacobs Center research on educational issues, please see the links below (note: these materials were written in German).