The 6th International Nightingale Network Conference on 15th of April 2016 in Reykjavik:

“Opportunities and Participation”

Conference Programme 

9:00 – 9:15    Registration

9:15 – 9:25     Welcome: Ásdís Birgisdóttir, (Video) Conference moderator and Carina Sild Lönroth, (Video) Network Manager

Presentation: Iceland Conference 2016

9:25-9:45      Engaging margalised Groups in Artistic Multicultural Education. Artist at the Iceland Academy of the Arts work with the Mentor programme in Iceland. Ingiríður Harðardóttir, Ásdís Jónsdóttir, Elsa Blöndal and Etna Mastache 

Presentation: Universtiy of The Art and Video

9:45 – 10:45  Sigrún Júlíusdóttir, professor at the Faculty of Social Work, University of Iceland; Chair for The Center of Research on Families and children: Solidarity  and Diversity in an Age of Individualism

Presentation: Opportunities and Participation and Video

10:45 – 11:15  Coffee break

11:15 – 12:15 Elisabet Karlsdottir, Social Worker MA, Project manager, Reykjavik Welfare Office. Former Executive of the  ICE-CCFR, Centre for Children and Family Research, Department  of Social Work, University of Iceland and Erla Björg Sigurðardóttir, Social Worker MA, Department Manager, Reykjavik Welfare Office: Parents on Margin-Children´s Heritage 

Presentation: elisabet karlsdottir og erla bjorg sigurdardottir 15 april 2016 and Video

12:15 – 13:15  Lunch

13:15 – 13:45  Seminar:  Held by the Girona partners, about a study that was recently carried out and published in an academic journal: How an intervention project contributes to social inclusion of adolescents and young people of foreign origin. (download a PDF of the article here)Jordi Feu Gelis, Department of Pedagogy, University of Girona, Spain.

Presentation: Estudiimpacte and Video

13:45 – 14:15  Seminar: held by the Uganda partners, telling us about their experiences of starting the Nightingale program in Kampala, Uganda, the very first Nightingale in Africa. Andrew Mukwana and Jeniffer Mukwana. 

Power Point slides: The Education system in Uganda 

14:15 – 14:25 The Icelandic Children´s Welfare fund will hand over the management of the Mentor-project titled Friendship (Icelandic Vinátta) to the Faculty of Social Work at the Universtiy of Iceland. Valgerður Ólafsdóttir, Director of The Icelandic Children´s Welfare Fund.

14:25 – 14:45  Summary and Evaluation


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