Scholars and advanced graduate students worldwide whose research extends beyond a single-country site are encouraged to submit to the WERA Focal Meeting. Proposals may be submitted to be presented at paper sessions or poster sessions. Scholars wishing to organize symposia are also encouraged to submit. The working language of the Focal Meeting is English.
scope of the Focal Meeting is wide in its reach to include studies
life span from early learning to workforce and adult and elderly
that take place in formal and informal contexts of education and
emphasis of the Focal Meeting is on papers, posters, and symposia with
lens that is worldwide in perspective. Otherwise there is no
the education research topics appropriate for consideration, although
will be given to submissions that focus on research and findings
significant trends, issues, and challenges worldwide. Once
you enter the system, you
will have separate options for paper, poster, and symposium
All submissions are peer reviewed by the WERA Review Committee. Criteria include the worldwide significance of the research questions, the soundness of the methodology, the appropriateness of the methods to the research questions, the importance of the findings, and the overall logic and clarity of the conclusions and implications of the research.
of acceptance decisions will be provided by 1 February 2020.
Presenting authors of accepted papers, posters and
all participants in accepted symposia are expected to attend and
register at the
WERA 2020 Focal Meeting.