Education Research Association (WERA) is an association of major
regional, and specialty education research associations dedicated to
scholarship, developing networks, and mutually supporting capacity
Each year, WERA holds a Focal Meeting in conjunction with the Regular
Meeting of a WERA member association. Previous WERA Focal Meetings have
been held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2010); Kaohsiung, Taiwan
(2011); Sydney, Australia (2012); Guanajuato, Mexico
(2013); Edinburgh, Scotland (2014); Budapest, Hungary
(2015); Washington DC, USA (2016); Hong Kong, China
(2017); and Tokyo, Japan (2019). In 2018, the first-ever WERA
World Congress was held in Cape Town, South Africa.
The WERA 2020
Focal Meeting will be held in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, from 1st
to 3rd July
2020. The main theme of the meeting will be Networking Education:
Realities, Common Horizons. The
Meeting is an integral part of the 17th
& 9th Ibero-American Education Conference, organized by the
Pedagogical Society (SEP) and the University of Santiago de Compostela.
of the founding members of WERA, the Spanish Pedagogical Society is
host this event.
The WERA Focal
seeks to feature research that includes more than one country or is
comparative, cross-cultural, international, or transnational in
conceptualization, scope, or design. The WERA
2020 Focal Meeting will consist of a program of paper, posters and
sessions on topics of world-wide extent.
Organizing Committee of the WERA 2020 Focal Meeting is very much
forward to receiving you at the historical city of Santiago de
Compostela and we wish you a 'Good Camino'.
1, 2019 – March 31, 2020
1, 2020 – June 20, 2020
of final papers to WERA
June 30, 2020
July 1-3, 2020