WERA Focal Meeting (5-8 August 2019, Tokyo, Japan): Call for Submissions

Atteched you find the Call for Submissions for the World Education Research Association (WERA) Focal Meeting to be held in Tokyo, Japan from 5 to 8 August 2019. WERA is an association of major national, regional, and specialty education research associations dedicated to sharing scholarship, developing networks, and mutually supporting capacity building. The WERA 2019 Focal Meeting is an integral part of the annual conference of the Japanese Educational Research Association (JERA) and consists of a program of paper, symposia, and poster sessions on topics of worldwide emphases and significance. WERA Focal Meetings are embedded in the conference of a WERA member association.

This e-mail is intended to remind you that the Call for Submissions is posted on the WERA 2019 Focal Meeting website (http://wera-tokyo.com). To a very large extent, the success of a WERA Focal meeting is dependent on effective outreach to potential presenters and attendees. As a Member of Council, we therefore seek your help in disseminating this Call widely to other networks of scholars in your country, region, or area of research. Please assist WERA by posting the Call on your website, distribute through any lists you have, send to your boards or councils, include in any newsletter, and otherwise be sure that all those who are members or affiliated with your association receive this information. If you do not wish to post or distribute the attachment directly, please inform your members of the WERA Focal Meeting and the Call for Submissions through every way possible and direct your members to the WERA 2019 Focal Meeting website (http://wera-tokyo.com).

Please note that the Call includes an invitation to submit proposals for papers, posters, and symposia. The online submission system can be found at https://www.conftool.org/wera2019/index.php?page=submissions&y=500.

Submissions for the Call must be completed by January 31, 2019; 23:59 Tokyo Time (GMT +9).

We thank you for your participation in WERA programmatic activities, and look forward to your continued engagement in WERA in the future. Your commitment in helping to advance the work of WERA and education research worldwide is much appreciated. We also invite you to submit an abstract for a paper, poster, or a symposium for the meeting.

Please do not put this request for help aside. We need all representatives and their WERA member associations to work with us and post and distribute the Focal Meeting Call widely.