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Past Focal Meetings
WERA Focal Meeting Taking Place in Guanajuato, Mexico Nov 18-22, 2013
The World Education Research Association (WERA) Focal Meeting is to be held in Guanajuato, Mexico November 18 to 22, 2013. The Focal Meeting is an integral part of the XII National Congress for Education Research, sponsored by the Consejo Mexicano de Investigacion Educativa (COMIE) (Mexican Society for Educational Research) and Guanajuato University. For more information on the COMIE XII Congress, see http://congreso.comie.org.mx/en. Click here to view the 2013 WERA Focal Meeting Program.
Symposium on Education Research in a Changing World Held in San Francisco
WERA and the AERA International Relations Committee held a symposium on “Education Research in a Changing World” at the 2013 AERA Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California on April 30th. Representatives of WERA member associations presented key studies, methods, or data being undertaken or used in their country or region that reflect exemplary scholarship related to education and learning in a changing world. Yin Cheong Cheng President, Sari Lindblom-Ylänne, President elect, and Eva Baker, Past President of WERA addressed these broad trends in Asia, Europe, and the Americas to stimulate discussion. Representatives of WERA members presented research that reflects or illustrates trends in education research in geographic areas they represent. [Click Here]
WERA Launches Four International Research Networks in 2013
The World Education Research Association announces the launch of four new International Research Networks (IRNs) [Press release] in February and March 2013 [Abstracts-2013], bringing to 11 the number of IRNS now supported by WERA. These networks are designed to advance education research worldwide on specific scholarly topics. Through IRNs, WERA engages individual scholars from around the world in synthesizing knowledge, producing white papers, and charting research directions and new research collaborations. Please view the Call for Proposals (Fall 2014 Deadline TBA).
For more information about WERA IRNS, see [IRN abstracts]
WERA Endorses Singapore Statement on Research Integrity
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