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Innovation for Inclusion!

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Mrs. Christine Pejakovic

Director of the Education and Socio-Economic Research Institute



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  Innovation for Inclusion!

– taking a novel look at inclusive education in the light of SDG4

The University of Seychelles in collaboration with Örebro University Sweden, the Seychelles Ministry of Education and the Seychelles Institute of Teacher Education are pleased to announce a call for papers for a two-day regional and international event on the 2-3 October 2024 on Mahé, Seychelles on the theme of inclusive education. The event is co-funded by the Swedish Research Council.

We welcome papers from researchers, educational practitioners and policy makers on a wide variety of interdisciplinary and theoretical topics, dealing with all levels of education, including, but not limited to, themes such as:

  • Language Supportive Pedagogy
  • Digital technology and AI for learner support
  • Multimodal solutions for education
  • Pedagogic designs for inclusion
  • SEL (Social and Emotional Learning)
  • Individualised learning
  • Peer-assisted learning
  • Inclusive curriculum design
  • Inclusivity and infrastructural aspects


We invite presenters to submit abstracts for 20-minute papers in English (note, however, that French and Kreol Seselwa are both acceptable as presentation languages) of no more than 300 words to:


(Title the e-mail “abstract innovation for inclusion”).

Deadline for abstracts is the 15th June 2024 (note extended dead-line). The review process will take no longer than 2 weeks and responses will be returned by the end of June 2024

The deadline for registration and the registration fee of 100 € (for international participants) is due on the 30th August 2024. For more information on payment and other practical aspects such as accommodation, contact:


(Title the e-mail “queries innovation for inclusion”).

Conference Publication

We will be accepting full papers (6-8000 words) for a conference issue of the Seychelles Research Journal ( Deadline for submissions of the full papers is 31st January 2025. 

Note that the journal is open access and accredited and listed as a level 1 journal in the Norwegian list. 

For more information of the publication contact Professor Mats Deutschmann:


(Title the e-mail “publication innovation for inclusion”).

Please don’t hesitate to contact us for general enquiries at


For information updates and more details refer to our project website:


We hope to see you in the Seychelles in October!


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