RIAICES 3rd International Congress
"Improving the Quality of Thinking and Action in Higher Education: The Roles of Cognition and Emotion"
July 17 – 19, 2013 Riga, Latvia


Christopher Day, Emeritus Professor, University of Nottingham

Christopher Day leads the Teachers' Work and Lives and School Leadership Research groups in the Centre for Research in Schools and Communities. His particular concerns centre upon the continuing development of teachers, teacher effectiveness, teachers' lives and work, successful school leadership, learning networks, action research and change.

During the last twenty years, he has extended his writing and international experience through national, European and international research projects and consultancy in Europe, the Americas and Australasia, including keynote addresses and paper presentations at several national and international congress. He is editor of 'Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice'; and a member of the Editorial Board of The British Educational Research Journal.

His books have been published in several languages and include: The International Handbook of Teacher and School development (2012); New Understandings of Teachers' Work: Emotions and Educational Change (2011); The New Lives of Teachers (2009) Teachers Matter (2007) Open University Press; Successful Principalship: International Perspectives (2007); A Passion for Teaching (2004) etc.