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




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Teresa Bracho Consejo Mexicano de Investigaciòn Educativa (COMIE)

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

Dr Celeste


Hong Kong Education Research Association (HKERA)

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

YY Cheng Taiwan Education Research Association (TERA-Taiwan)

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 WERA World Congress 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 WERA World Congress Regional Committee Schools as enabling spaces: International debates within a South African context
Prof Loyiso Jita WERA World Congress Regional Committee Teacher decisions about curriculum and instruction in South Africa and Lesotho
Prof Irma Eloff WERA World Congress Regional Committee Creating a doctoral network for teacher education in Africa (DNTEA)
Manabu Sato Japan Education Research Association (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
Ernest Kofi Davis IRN: Didactics – Learning and Teaching Research of Didactics – Learning and Teaching: Global South Perspectives
Susanne Maria Weber German Education Research Association (GERA) Re-Imaging Organizational Education: Organizing Societal Innovation into Sustainability
Rocio Garcia Carrion Asocición Multidisciplinar de Investigaciòn Educativa (AMIE) Undertaking Second Order of Sexual Harassment to Eradicate Gender-Based Violence
Paul Leshota WERA World Congress Regional Committee The Philosophical Understanding of our Local Knowledge in the Post-Colonial Lesotho: A Multidisciplinary Illustration of Hybrid Knowledge




Important Dates

Submission starts

6 November 2017

Submission ends

30 April 2018


Decisions announced

30 May 2018

Early bird registration

January 2018 - 30 June 2018


14 June - 31 July 2018

Submission of final papers 

15 July 2018

WERA conference

3 August - 5 August 2018

Regional Partners

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NMU logo U FreeState logo
U KZN logo U Venda
U Pretoria U Lesotho
U Swaziland U FortHare
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