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World Education Research Association (WERA) Focal Meeting

05. - 08.08.2019 | Tokyo

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.

The Call for Submissions is posted on the WERA 2019 Focal Meeting website ( We hope that you will join us at the WERA Focal Meeting, and invite you to submit an abstract for a paper, poster, or a symposium for the meeting. We also seek your help in disseminating this Call widely to other networks of scholars in your country, region, or area of research. You may want to include the WERA 2019 Focal Meeting website ( since the online submission system and Call are available there.

Please note that the Call includes an invitation to submit proposals for papers, posters, and symposia. The online submission system can be found at


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.

Thanks in advance. We look forward to receiving your abstract for a paper, poster, or symposium.

Best wishes,

Liesel Ebersöhn

WERA Secretary General