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28th Annual Research Forum
Research informing reform

Forum 2013 Invitation

University of Notre Dame, 1.00 pm to 6.00 pm, Saturday 10 August
The Forum activities are in The University of Notre Dame Australia's recently completed Education building, the Tannock Hall of Education, corner of Cliff and Croke Streets, Fremantle. Consult your street directory for parking locations, or for public transport by bus or train - note the close proximity to Fremantle Railway Station. For campus maps see [Campus locations] and select [Google Maps Fremantle] or [PDF Map Fremantle].

Further information will be added to this invitation as more details become available

Submitting an abstractWAIER invites submissions of abstracts from individuals and groups wishing to attend, make a presentation, or conduct a symposium or panel discussion on topics and research related to education or the Forum theme, Research informing reform.

Abstracts are due by Friday 26 July 2012 (late submissions may be considered if time slots are available). Please refer to the page detailing the requirements for [Abstract Submission]. To submit an abstract, download the [Registration Form], complete and submit by email to [registration@waier.org.au] (the form is a Microsoft Word file which combines abstract submission and registration functions).

Keynote address:
Barry Down

'You can't be neutral on a moving train': Why critical
educational research matters in 'dark times'

Professor Barry Down BSocSc, GradDipEd, BEd, MEd, PhD holds the City of Rockingham Chair in Education at Murdoch University [Profile]. His research interests focus on the links between educational disadvantage, student engagement in learning, and school-community renewal. His recent co-authored and co-edited books include Critically Engaged Learning: Connecting to Young Lives (New York: Peter Lang); Activist and Socially Critical School and Community Renewal: Social Justice in Exploitative Times (Rotterdam: Sense Publishers); 'Hanging in With Kids' in Tough Times: Engagement in Contexts of Educational Disadvantage in the Relational School (New York: Peter Lang); and Critical Voices in Teacher Education: Teaching for Social Justice in Conservative Times (Dordrecht: Springer).
Photo: Barry Down
Barry Down
WAIER AwardsForum activities include presentation of WAIER's [Early Career Award]. Nominations for this Award are now invited, closing 14 June 2013, please see the [Award Nomination Form]. WAIER's [Postgraduate Awards] will also be presented at the Forum (recipients for each University are nominated by the University's Faculty or School of Education).
RegistrationTo register your attendance or to submit an Abstract for a presentation, download the [Registration Form], complete and submit by email to [registration@waier.org.au] (the form is a Microsoft Word file which combines abstract submission and registration functions). Please submit early - the early bird $10 discount ends on 9 July.

If you are not familiar with previous Forums, please see the web links to the abstracts and programs for WAIER's Forums 1989 to 2012 [All Forums Index].

A [Program] and [Abstracts] will be made available prior to the Forum.

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Venue sponsor:
The University
of Notre Dame

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