I International Conference on Critical Education

September 27 – 28, 2019. León, Spain


The First International Conference on Critical Education: Towards an Inclusive and Socially Committed Practice” aims to analyze the role and relevance of critical education in different areas of education, such as: teacher training, the analysis of neoliberal socio-educational policies, innovative educational methodologies, educational alternatives for social justice and equality and so on.

This conference strives to establish a space for exchange, analysis, discussion, collaboration and reflection so that researchers, experts, professionals, educators, students, social activists, committed groups, movements and other social agents share their experiences, research and recent innovations on critical and transformative education.

Topics of interest

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following topic areas:

  • Critical and Inclusive education.
  • Intercultural education.
  • Teacher training.
  • Political economy of education.
  • Critical education and social movements.
  • Ecology and education.
  • Adult education.
  • Higher education.

Important Dates

Submission deadline: May 30, 2019
Author notification: July 1, 2019

Submission of complete papers: September 3, 2019
Conference dates: September 27-28, 2019

Early registration fee deadline: August 31, 2019. (20 €. For students and unemployed people, 10€).


All accepted papers will appear in the conference proceedings with an ISBN number.


The Program Committee will select the winners for the best papers. These papers will be published in two books, with Octaedro Publisher and with Trea publishers, and in the Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies.

Submission guidelines


For more information about submission guidelines send an email to: jrodrf@unileon.es

About the venue

León is the capital of the province of León, located in the northwest of Spain. Its city population of 127,817 (2015) makes it the largest municipality in the province, accounting for more than one quarter[2] of the province’s population. Including the metropolitan area, the population is estimated at 202,793 (2015). . More info at:




The organizing committee looks forward to welcoming you all to a fruitful conference with open discussions and important networking to promote Critical and Inclusive education.