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Conference: “Honesty, Trust, Unity: Academic Integrity & Education in a Globalized World”

February 1 @ 17:00 - February 4 @ 19:00


The Regional English Language Office in Kyiv, in partnership with the TESOL-Ukraine, the English Teachers’ Association of Georgia, and International Black Sea University, is pleased to announce a special conference on the topic of Academic Integrity in the RELO Kyiv region (Ukraine, Moldova and the Caucasus). The aim of the conference is to open a discussion about the history and future of academic integrity in Eastern Europe and to share practical approaches for building a culture of academic integrity, both at the classroom and administrative level.

The conference will take place virtually February 1-4, 2021, 5-7 PM Kyiv time daily (7-9 PM in the Caucasus) and it will feature workshops, presentations, and panels, as well as opportunities to network and engage with other educators. Teachers and administrators from the RELO Kyiv region and beyond are welcome to attend. We hope to see you there!

Call for Proposals

The organizing committee invites administrators and educators from the RELO Kyiv region (Ukraine, Moldova, and the Caucasus) to submit proposals on the following topics:

  • The Culture and History of Academic Honesty in the Region
  • The Role of Administrators in Promoting Academic Integrity
  • Building a Culture of Academic Integrity in K-12 Classrooms
  • Academic Integrity and Plagiarism in Higher Education

Proposals are due by January 13, 2021.

We invite proposals for the following session formats:

  • Workshops (40 minutes + Q&A): Workshops will introduce practical ideas and techniques. Presenters should combine lecture with an interactive component, like discussions, activities, or other group tasks.
  • Short presentations (20 minutes + Q&A): These shorter sessions will not include an interactive component but should present the topic clearly and concisely by demonstrating a technique or discussing research findings.
  • Panel discussions (40 minutes + Q&A): To apply for this format, please include a list of 3-8 people who will participate in the panel and describe how each of them will contribute to a common discussion topic.


All proposals should include a 30-60 word biography of your professional work, a 30-50 word session description to be included in the digital program book, and a 200-300 word abstract describing the goal and content of the session and justifying the need for it. There is a limit of one proposal per participant.

Submit your proposal here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf_A1lG2VyygQNhLZMjpgx4wu28YZz_C8Sotki5SsbyVGGAmA/viewform

For participation only: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER


February 1 @ 17:00
February 4 @ 19:00