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It is the great honor for us to edit proceedings of “9th World Conference on Educational Sciences
(WCES-2017)” held on February 01-04 February 2017, at the Hotel Aston La Scala Convention
Center Nice – France. This privileged scientific event has contributed to the field of educational
sciences and research for nine years.
As the guest editors of this issue, we are glad to see variety of articles focusing on the curriculum
and instruction, educational technology, educational administration, guidance and counselling,
educational planning, measurement and evaluation, learning psychology, developmental
psychology, instructional design, learning and teaching, special education, distance education,
lifelong learning, mathematics education, social sciences teaching, science education, language
learning and teaching, human resources in education, teacher training, pre-school education,
primary school education, secondary school education, vocational education, college and higher
education, learner needs in the 21st century, the role of education in globalization, human rights
education, democracy education, innovation and change in education, new learning
environments, environmental education, professional development, nursery education, health
education, sport and physical education, multi-cultural education, mobile learning, music
education, art education, history education and etc.
Furthermore, the conference is getting more international each year, which is an indicator that
it is getting worldwide known and recognized. Scholars from all over the world contributed to
the conference. Special thanks are to all the reviewers, the members of the international editorial
board, the publisher, and those involved in technical processes. We would like to thank all who
contributed to in every process to make this issue actualized. A total of 250 full papers or
abstracts were submitted for this conference and each paper has been peer reviewed by the
reviewers specialized in the related field. At the end of the review process, a total of 88 high
quality research papers were selected and accepted for publication.
I hope that you will enjoy reading the papers.
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