Keynote Speaker: Professor Peter Charles Taylor

Peter Charles Taylor (PhD, MEd, BSc, DipEd) is Adjunct Professor of Transformative Education at Murdoch University, Australia. His vision for education integrates the Arts and Sciences to develop higher-order abilities such as creativity, critical reflection, ethical astuteness and connectedness, which are essential capabilities for living and working sustainably in the complex, diverse and contested world of the 21st century. He coordinates the International Transformative Educational Research Network (ITERN) for transformative professional development of teachers in universities and schools throughout Asia, Africa, Middle East, Philippines, USA.

Key Publications:

Taylor, P.C. (2018). Enriching STEM with the arts to better prepare 21st century citizens. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference for Science Educators and Teachers (ISET) 2017 (pp. 020002-1-020002-5), Phuket, Thailand. Melville, NY: AIP Publishing.

Taylor, E. (L)., & Taylor, P. C. (2017). Breaking down enlightenment silos: From STEM to ST2EAM education, and beyond. In L. Bryan & K. Tobin (Eds.), 13 Questions: Reframing education’s conversation: Science (pp. 455-472). New York, NY: Peter Lang.

Rahmawati, Y., & Taylor, P. C. (2017). The fish becomes aware of the water in which it swims: Revealing the power of culture in shaping teaching identity. Cultural Studies of Science Education. DOI 10.1007/s11422-016-9801-1

Taylor, E. (L.), Taylor, P. C., Aly, A., Karnovsky, S., & Taylor, N. (2017). Beyond Bali: A transformative education approach for developing community resilience to violent extremism. Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 37(2), 193-204.

Taylor, P. C. (2015). Transformative science education. In R. Gunstone (Ed.), Encyclopedia of science education (pp. 1079-1082). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer.

Taylor, P. C. (2014). Contemporary qualitative research: Toward an integral research perspective. In N. G. Lederman & S. K. Abell (Eds.). Handbook of research on science education: Volume II (pp. 38-54). New York, NY: Routledge.

Taylor, P. C., Taylor, E., & Luitel, B. C. (2012). Multi-paradigmatic transformative research as/for teacher education: An integral perspective. In B. J. Fraser, K. G. Tobin, & C. J. McRobbie (Eds.), Second international handbook of science education (pp. 373-387). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer.