This focal meeting will be an occasion for the WERA to celebrate its 10th Anniversary. As one of the founding members of the WERA, the Japanese Educational Research Association (JERA) is pleased to host this memorial event.
The main theme of the meeting will be “Future of Democracy and Education: Realizing Equity and Social Justice Worldwide” and prominent scholars dealing with this topic in their educational researches have been invited as keynote speakers.
The scope of the Focal Meeting is wide in its reach to include studies across the life span from early learning to workforce and adult education and that take place in formal and informal contexts of education and learning.
In general, the WERA Focal Meeting seeks to feature research that includes more than one country or is comparative, cross-cultural, international, or transnational in conceptualization, scope, or design.
Equity, Identity and Well‐being and their Implications for Educators and Policy Makers
University of Ottawa and Boston College
Global education and neo‐liberalism: Or what makes Sarah Happy
University College London, Institute of Education
What kind of society does the school need?: On democracy and education in impatient times
Brunel University London/University of Humanistic Studies, Nederlands
Traditions of Democracy and their Challenges for Equity and Social Justice in Present‐day Education
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