From Widening Horizons to a Worldview

The Scottish Educational Research Association (SERA) celebrates its 40th Anniversary in November 2014. To mark this occasion, the SERA Annual Conference will be held at the University of Edinburgh in conjunction with the World Educational Research Association (WERA) Focal meeting.  This special event will feature a host of exciting events, guests and speakers.

Click HERE to download the SERA-WERA Conference Programme

Wednesday 19th November to Friday 21st November 2014

Opening Lecture, 19th November

Scotland. A Small Nation in a Big World

Professor Michael Keating

(University of Aberdeen)

The John Nisbet and GTCS  Lecture, 20th November

Globalisation and Inequality: New Challenges for Development Education

Dr. Manuela Mesa

(Centre of Education and Peace Research, Madrid)


The SERA Lecture, 20th November

Inclusive Pedagogy: a transformative approach to individual differences - but can it help to reduce educational inequalities?

Professor Lani Florian

(University of Edinburgh)


The SERA and WERA Lecture, 21st November

Global Communication. How Can Education research support the Development of Skills for the 21st Century?

Professor Ingrid Gogolin

(University of Hamburg)


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