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WERA 2019 Focal Meeting | 5-8 August, 2019 | Tokyo, Japan

World Education Research Association 2019
Focal Meeting in Tokyo
10 Years Anniversary

Future of Democracy and Education: Realizing Equity and Social Justice Worldwide
August 5-8, 2019
The University of Tokyo (August 5)
Gakushuin University (August 6-8)

Overview & Information

August 4

Pre-Conference Workshops (Optional)

The University of Tokyo, Faculty of Education Room 158 and 159
Workshop 1: 8:30-12:00 Workshop 2 & 3, 13:00-17:00

August 5

Opening Ceremony, Keynote Speeches and WERA 10 Years Ceremony

Yasuda Auditorium: The University of Tokyo

9:00 – 10:00 Registration
10:00 – 10:40 Opening Remark
10:40 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:00 Keynote Speech 1: Andy Hargreaves
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:30 Keynote Speech 2: Stephen Ball
14:30 – 15:30 Keynote Speech 3: Gert Biesta
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:00 WERA 10 Years Anniversary Ceremony
17:30 – 19:00 WERA Welcome Reception (Optional)
Ito International Research Center B2 Event Space, The University of Tokyo

August 6

Keynote Speeches, DEC Meeting, Symposium and Sessions: Gakushuin University

Plenary Meeting, Symposia and Sessions: Gakushuin University

9:00 – 10:00 Registration: WEST Building No.2, 1st floor.
10:00 – 12:30

WERA Plenary Meeting: 100th Anniversary Memorial Hall

10:00 – 10:30 Opening
10:30 – 11:30 Keynote Speech 4, Ingrid Gogolin
11:30 – 12:30 Keynote Speech 5: Tan Oon-Seng

Invited Symposia: Central Building, 301 and 302
13:00 ‒ 14:30, 14:45 ‒ 16:15, 16:30 ‒ 18:00

Symposium and Sessions: Central Building and North Building No.1
9:00 ‒ 10:30, 10:45 ‒ 12:15, 13:00 ‒ 14:30, 14:45 ‒ 16:15, 16:30 ‒ 18:00

Poster Session 1: Central Building, The 3rd and 4th floors. 13:00 ‒ 14:30
The Doctors and Early Career Network Meeting: Central Building, 16:30 ‒ 18:00
The Doctors and Early Career Network Reception Party; Mtsumoto-ro, Central Building 12F. 18:30 ‒ 20:00

August 7

Invited Symposia, Symposium and Sessions

Venue: Gakushuin University

Invited Symposia: Central Education Research Building

9:00 - 10:30, 10:45 – 12:15, 13:00 – 14:30, 14:45 – 16:15, 16:30 – 18:00
Symposium and Sessions: Central Education Research Building, North 1 Building

9:00 - 10:30, 10:45 – 12:15, 13:00 – 14:30, 14:45 – 16:15, 16:30 – 18:00
Poster Session 2

August 8

Invited Symposia, Symposium, Sessions and Closing Plenary

Venue: Gakushuin University

Invited Symposia: Central Education Research Building

9:00 - 10:30, 10:45 – 12:15, 13:00 – 14:30, 14:45 – 16:15
Symposium and Sessions; Central Education Research Building, North 1 Building

Closing Plenary: Central Education Research Building
16:30 – 17:00

Information

Registration

August 5: 9:00 - 18:00, Yasuda Auditorium, The University of Tokyo
August6 – 8: 9:00 -18:00, West 2 Building, 1st Floor, Gakushuin University

WERA Welcome Reception (Optional)

August 5, 17:30 ‒ 19:00,
Ito International Research Center, BF2, Event Space, The University of Tokyo
Cost: 50 USD

Pre-Conference Workshop (Optional)

August 4. Workshop 1: 9:00 - 12:00. Workshop 2,3: 13:00 ‒ 17:00
Venue: The University of Tokyo, Faculty of Education Ist floor. Room 158, Room 159.
Cost: USD 50/workshop

Reception Party for DEC Members

All the participants of DEC Meeting, August 6: 17:00 ‒ 18:30, are invited to the following reception dinner party.
Date and Time: August 6, 19:00 ‒ 20:30
Venue: Matsumoto-Ro, Central Building 12F. Gakushuin University

Coffee Service

Coffee and snacks are served at the 1st floor of Central Building, Gakushuin University.

Cloak

Cloak is equipped at the West Building No.1 Room 109 from 9am to 6pm of August 6-8.

Pray Room

Pray room is arranged at the Conference Room of the 3rd floor of 100th Anniversary
Memorial Hall from 9am to 5pm of August 6-8.

Luncheon Seminar on International Publications

Sponsored by Springer Nature, the seminar provides an opportunity to learn how to publish academic books with international publishers. Lunch will be served to the participants(limited number in box lunches).
Date and Time: August 7, 11 : 45 ‒ 13 : 00
Venue: North Building No.1, 308

WERA Council Meeting & Banquette

August 9: 9:00 ‒ 17:00, 18:00 ‒ 20:00, Hotel Chinzan-So

A bus transportation between Hotel Mts Mejiro and The University of Tokyo on August 5.

Departure at 8:30 from Hotel Mets Mejiro to The University of Tokyo
Departure at 20:15 from The University of Tokyo to Hotel Mets Mejiro.

Important dates

Submission starts
October 1, 2018
Submission ends
April 25, 2019
Decisions announced
June 17, 2019
Early bird registration
October 1, 2018 – April 30, 2019
Registration
May 1, 2019 – July 31, 2019
Submission of final papers to WERA
July 1, 2019
WERA-JERA conference
August 5-8, 2019

Partners

Sponsors

  • Gakushuin University
  • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
  • The Foundation for the Advancement of Juvenile Education in Japan
  • Springer Nature
  • Kadokawa Dwango Educational Corporation
  • Tokyo Shoseki, Co .Ltd.
  • Kyoto Forum
  • Labo International Exchange Foundation

Supported by Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology - Japan