Abstract or Concept Paper Categories
The conference focuses broadly on improving education through stakeholder collaboration.
Individual abstracts or concept papers submitted for sessions should emphasize how they will make original contributions to any of the themes listed in the Conference Tracks . The conference welcomes abstracts or papers that are innovative and challenging in their approach, insights and recommendations and are specific, relevant and applied to the challenges in South Africa.
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We invite abstracts for research-based papers and presentations that:
- Analyze specific basic education-related issues or challenges
- Review the 'state of the practice'
- Compare past and present practices to inform future challenges
- Generate new insights and offer recommendations for improved arrangements and practices.
We invite abstracts for practice-focused papers and presentations from the following categories:
- Innovative projects or programmes that have proven positive results and show possibility for expansion into other classrooms, schools, districts, regions
- Innovative classroom, school or district practices or methodologies that have proven positive results and show possibility for expansion into other classrooms, schools or districts
- Innovative projects or programmes that do not show expected positive results, but have lessons or recommendations that are applicable to the broader basic education sector
For district officials, principals, teachers; We would like to hear about your projects and innovations within your schools and classrooms. Teachers - tell us about your novel ways of delivering maths or reading lessons or inspiring motivation amongst your learners. Principals - tell us about how you encourage teamwork and development amongst your staff, how you have implemented extra lesson programmes or encourage regular reading throughout your school. District officials - we want to hear about your successful teacher development or school partnership programmes, or any other good practices in your district.
It is important that we learn from you, those building practical and concrete improvements in our schools and classrooms.
For further information or guidance on submitting your concept paper or abstract or to see examples of abstracts, please read the Guidelines for Abstract Submissions or call: Silondiwe Ngcongo on Tel 012 816 9039 or email firstname.lastname@example.org