WERA 2018 WORLD CONGRESS   |   3-5 August 2018    |   CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA

 


 

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PROGRAMME

 

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

 

E Klieme

 

Prof Eckhard Klieme

German Institute for International Educational Research (DIPF)

 

Title: Teaching Quality - Theoretical foundations, effectiveness studies, and cross-national comparison

 

 

 

 

 

 

O Tan

 

Prof Oon-Seng Tan

• Director, National Institute of Education, Singapore
• Professor, Psychological Studies
• Editor-in-Chief, Educational Research for Policy and Practice (ERPP)
• Lead Editor, Asia Pacific Journal of Education

 

Title: Education Research Globally: Things Old and New for Policy and Practice

 

 

 

C Soudien

 

Prof Crain Soudien

Chief Executive Officer of the Human Sciences Research Council South Africa

 

Title: The Politics of Learning: Working with Old and New Challenges and Opportunities in our Schools

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INVITED SYMPOSIA

 

 NAME  FROM  TITLE
Teresa Bracho COMIE

Building consensus on the Concept of Quality of Education in Latin America

Dr Celeste

Yuen

HKERA

Connectedness and Community Engagement of Culturally Diverse Youth, Families and Senior Population in International Contexts

YY Cheng TERA

Innovations and Talents Nurturing in Higher Education in the 21st Century

Prof Susanne Elsen

IRN Organisational Education

Re-Imagining Organizational Education: Organizing Societal Innovation in Sustainable Food-Chains

Surette van Staden

IRN: Reading Literacy and Associated Reading Interventions for High-Risk Children from Disadvantaged Communities

Reading literacy and associated reading interventions for high-risk children

Lauri Johnson

IRN: Families, Educators, and Communities as Educational Advocates: Cross National Perspectives

Decolonizing Research on Family-School- Community-University Partnerships: Reimagining Conceptual Frameworks

Douglas McCall & Dan Laitsch

IRN: Teaching, Learning & Literacy for Health. Safety, Life Skills, Inclusion, Social & Sustainable Development

1. Preventing Violent Extremism (PVE) - Immediate and Long-Term Responses from Schools
2. Starting with Capacity: A Revolutionary Idea in Planning & Monitoring Student Learning in Health, Personal & Social Development

Ludwig Stecher IRN: Extended Education Extended Education – an Emerging Global Research Field
Elizabeth Spier Regional Committee 1. Why and How to Support Social and Emotional Learning Among Migrant and Left-Behind Children in China
2. Supporting Whole Child Development in Western Europe and North America: The Present and the Future
Prof Vanessa Scherman Regional Committee Schools as enabling spaces: International debates within a South African context
Prof Loyiso Jita Regional Committee Teacher decisions about curriculum and instruction in South Africa and Lesotho
Prof Irma Eloff Regional Committee Creating a doctoral network for teacher education in Africa (DNTEA)
Manabu Sato JERA Reflection on the Japanese Education Model (J-model) from Global Perspectives
Dorothy Feola IRN: Communicative strategies used by effective teachers in mathematics and literacy instruction with students who are linguistically diverse Effective Teachers’ Communicative Strategies When Working with Linguistically Diverse Learners

 

 

 

 

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Important Dates

 

Submission starts

6 November 2017

 

Submission ends

30 April 2018

(Extended)

 

Decisions announced

30 May 2018

 

Early bird registration

January 2018 - 13 June 2018

 

Registration

14 June - 31 July 2018

 

Submission of final papers 

2 July 2018

 

WERA conference

3 August - 5 August 2018