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

 


 

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Preliminary Conference PROGRAMME

 

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

TIME

THURSDAY

2 AUGUST

THURSDAY

2 AUGUST

8:00-12:00 Title: Using SMARTPHONE Technology to Advance International Education Research.
Course Co-Directors: Barbara Schneider (Michigan State University, USA) and Katariina Salmela-Aro (University of Helsinki, Finland)
 
13:00-17:00 Title: Doing Education Research on Immigrant Families and their Children.
Course Director: Ingrid Gogolin
Title: Successful Academic Publishing: A Global Perspective.
Course Director: Patricia Alexander(University of Maryland, USA)

 

CONFERENCE

TIME

DAY 1: FRIDAY

3 AUGUST

TIME

DAY 2: SATURDAY

4 AUGUST

TIME

DAY 3: SUNDAY

5 AUGUST

8:00-8:30 Registration 8:00-8:30 Registration 8:00-8:30 Registration
8:30-10:00 Parallel Session 1.1 8:30-10:00 Parallel Session 2.1 8:30-10:00 Parallel Session 3.1
10:10-11:40

Opening Ceremony and

Presidential Event:

Dr Felice Levine

10:10-11:10 Keynote 2
Prof Eckhard Klieme
10:10-11:10

Keynote 4

11:50-13:20 Parallel Session 1.2 11:20-12:50 Parallel Session 2.2 11:20-12:50  Parallel Session 3.2
13:30-15:00

Parallel Session 1.3 AND

Poster Session

13:00-14:30

Parallel Session 2.3 AND

Poster Session

13:00-14:30  Parallel Session 3.3
15:10-16:40 Parallel Session 1.4 14:40-15:40 Keynote 3
Prof Prudence Carter
14:40-16:10 Parallel Session 3.4
16:50-18:20 Parallel Session 1.5 15:50-17:20 Parallel Session 2.4 16:20-17:50 Parallel Session 3.5
18:30-19:30 Keynote 1
Prof Crain Soudien
17:30-19:00 Parallel Session 2.5 18:00-19:30

Keynote Panel and

Closing Ceremony

19:30-21:00 Welcoming Reception 19:00-21:00 TBC    

 

 

 

 

Important Dates

Submission starts

6 November 2017

Submission ends

30 April 2018

(Extended)

Decisions announced

30 May 2018

Early bird registration

January 2018 - 30 June 2018

Registration

14 June - 31 July 2018

Submission of final papers 

15 July 2018

WERA conference

3 August - 5 August 2018

Regional Partners

University of Limpopo Logo SolPlaatje U
Wits logo U Joburg logo
NMU logo U FreeState logo
U KZN logo U Venda
U Pretoria U Lesotho
U Swaziland U FortHare
Unisa logo CPUT logo

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