Dewey 2016 [Abstract Accepted]

Dear All, I am pleased to let you know that my abstract for the Dewey 2016 conference has been accepted. ABSTRACT Understanding Reflexivity in Light of Dewey’s ‘Trying’ and ‘Undergoing’ 1 Introduction Drawing on John Dewey’s Democracy and Education (1916), this paper focuses on one of the text’s central themes, namely that of ‘learning from Read More …

Collaboration for innovation [New Chapter]

.. and I am pleased to let you know that the following chapter has now been published: Edge, J. & Attia, M. (2016). Communication, technology, and collaboration for innovation. In A. Tajino, T. Stewart & D. Dalsky (Eds.), Team teaching and team learning in the language classroom: Collaboration for innovation in ELT (pp. 115-126). London: Routledge. ABSTRACT The Read More …

Abstract accepted for NAES 2016

The following abstract has been accepted for the 44th annual meeting for the National Association for Ethnic Studies (Arizona, USA)   Teacher Education as Form of Resistance: Insights from Gaza, Palestine   Nazmi Al-Masri, Mariam Attia, Katja Frimberger, Grazia Imperiale, and Giovanna Fassetta   This presentation draws on an educational project by the title Researching Multilingually Read More …

Call for Papers: John Dewey’s “Democracy and Education” 100 Years On, 28 Sept 28 – 1 Oct 2016, University of Cambridge

John Dewey’s “Democracy and Education” 100 Years On: Past, Present, and Future Relevance September 28 – October 1 2016 Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge “Democracy and Education” argues that democracy is a necessary way of living together to protect the individual and maintain social equity. The book’s publication in 1916 was designed to promote Read More …

Multilingual Language Learning with Digital Media (Call for abstracts)

Multilingual CALL: Multilingual Language Learning with Digital Media in Primary and Secondary Classrooms Frankfurt, February 17-18, 2016 Learners of a second or foreign language are not homogeneous with regard to their linguistic backgrounds and their degree of fluency in different languages. Students often have skills in more than one language, including languages previously studied at Read More …

‘Chinese Education Today’: Call for Abstracts

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS CERA-UK Annual Conference 2015 Chinese Education Today: Practice and Research 25th-26th June 2015, London, UK (Submission deadlines: 21st April 2015) The Chinese Educational Research Association-UK contributes to critical research and discussion relating to Chinese Education in its broadest sense. We provide opportunities for post-graduate students and professional academics to become involved and Read More …

Call for Contributions: Voices from the TESOL Classroom Series

Series Editor: Tim Stewart Deadline: 20 July 2015 Scope and Purpose The Voices series will explore the impact of practice on theory in TESOL classrooms around the world through novel participant inquiries. It will highlight the voices of student and teacher participants. The core of each chapter will be distinguished by personal narratives of discovery, Read More …

Congratulations to Achilleas Kostoulas!

Many congratulations to Achilleas on passing his viva today with an Aii. Well done! I still remember the day when Julian Edge told me about a new PhD student joining our group – called ‘Achilleas’. Since then, I had the pleasure of attending several of his presentations, and reading many of his blog posts. It was great to follow Achilleas’ doctoral Read More …

Diverse Englishes, intercultural communication, and ‘international’ universities’

The Centre of Language Education Research at Aston (CLERA) invites you to its Fourth Annual Distinguished Lecture, which will take place on Thursday 13th November. This year’s distinguished visitor is Professor Jennifer Jenkins from the University of Southampton. The lecture entitled ‘Diverse Englishes, intercultural communication, and ‘international’ universities’ will start at 16.00 followed by a Read More …