Pre-Conference Workshops in Bogota, Colombia

Workshops on Higher Education, Knowledge Democracy and Community Engagement for Reconciliation Purposes were held June 5-8, 2017 at the Bogota campus of the Universidad Nacional de Columbia. The workshops were facilitated by Rajesh Tandon and Lesley Wood. A summary of feedback/learning of participants regarding academics' role in promoting knowledge democracy through PAR is provided below. … Continue reading Pre-Conference Workshops in Bogota, Colombia

Pennsylvania Teacher Researcher Pre-Conference Workshop

As part Moravian College’s action research-based teacher action research fellowships, teacher researchers met on April 18, 2017 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania to begin to respond to the question: To what extent can epistemological, ideological and political differences be reconciled in the interest of a sustainable and socially just world? PennsylvaniaTeacherResearcherReport 04-18-17

South African Education Research Association Action Research SIG Pre-Conference Workshop

Decolonizing Teacher Education and Educational Research South African Education Research Association (SAERA). Initiated by the Action Research SIG. 7 April 2017, North-West University, Potchefstroom Compiled by: Lesley Wood, Deputy President of SAERA and coordinator of SAERA Action Research SIG. The workshop was attended by 56 delegates from various universities in the country. The programme was … Continue reading South African Education Research Association Action Research SIG Pre-Conference Workshop

Call for papers

Call for Papers Special Themed Issue 2018 Educational Research for Social Change   THEMED ISSUE (14a) Decolonising education: perspectives and debates Guest editor: Aslam Fataar (Stellenbosch University):   Calls for decolonising education that recently accompanied the student protests at South African universities are not new, having first emerged in the context of decolonising struggles … Continue reading Call for papers


International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education - Taylor & Francis Online new issue alert International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, Volume 30, Issue 5, June 2017 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online. Can Participatory Action Research (PAR) Democratize Research, Knowledge and Schooling?: Experiences from the Global South and North