Past Events and Conferences

2015

Relationship between learning difficulties and behaviour difficulties in a class of mathematics

Could we interpret in another way difficulties in behavior in a mathematics class?

Tuesday 21 April 2015
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Burwood Corporate Centre Boardroom
Deakin University

Professor Lucie De Blois from Laval University in Quebec, Canada

This event can be accessed via video conference using CREFI VMP 52239322
Waurn Ponds Ic3.315
Warrnambool J2.22

For more information see Lucie DeBlois flyer.

Please RSVP to lisa.angelini@deakin.edu.au


CREFI and the STEME Group at Deakin University welcomes Professor Äke Ingerman University of Gothenburg, Sweden, who will discuss:

Collaborative patterns of meaning-making in physics group discussions: A phenomenographic perspective

Friday 6 March 2015
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Conference Room Melbourne City Centre Deakin University
Level 3, 550 Bourke St, Melbourne

Please view flyer for more information.
RSVP to lisa.angelini@deakin.edu.au

2014

CREFI welcomes Professor Badeng Nima from Sichuan Normal University China, who will discuss:

Life in Tibetan villages and Combining traditional and modern heritage: Challenges and developments in the Tibetan culture in China

Tuesday 9 December 2014
2:30pm- 4:00pm
Level 2 Building BC
Burwood Corporate Management Centre

Please see attached flyer for more information. RSVP to lisa.angelini@deakin.edu.au

Gender and Education Association Biennial Interim Conference

9 - 11 December 2014
The University of Melbourne

CREFI is proud to be a sponsor of the Gender and Education Association Biennial Interim Conference.

The Gender and Education Association (GEA), in association with the University of Melbourne, Monash University, RMIT University and CREFI Deakin University, invite you to attend this event which is being held in the southern hemisphere for the first time.

Co-convenors
Dr Emily Gray (RMIT University),
Dr Anne Harris (Monash University)
Professor Julie McLeod (The University of Melbourne)

For more information including registration and call for papers please visit GEA 2014.

Encounters through New Materialism

Tuesday 25 November 2014
10:00am- 4:00pm
Deakin University Melbourne City Centre
Level 3, 550 Bourke St Melbourne

Speakers:

  • A/ Professor Mary Dixon (Convenor), School of Education Deakin;
  • Prof Maggie MacLure, Education and Social Research Institute Manchester Metropolitan University;
  • Dr Renata Lemos Morais, School of Communication and Creative Arts Deakin;
  • A/Prof Mary Lou Rasmussen, Faculty of Education Monash;
  • Dr Jondi Keane, School of Communication and Creative Arts Deakin;
  • Dr Sean Bowden, School of Humanities and Social Sciences Deakin;
  • A/ Prof Barbara Bolt, Victorian College of Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music at the University of Melbourne; and
  • Dr Rick Dolphijn, Centre for the Humanities at Utrecht University, Netherlands (via Skype).

For more information including how to register please download the flyer.

Dr Amanda Keddie: Educating for Diversity and Social Justice

Wednesday 30 July, 2014
3:00pm-5:00pm
Theatre Room
Melbourne City Centre Deakin University Level 3, 550 Bourke St, Melbourne

Amanda Keddie is a Research Fellow at The University of Queensland. Her research interests and publications are in the field of gender, cultural diversity, social justice and schooling. She has published extensively in these areas. She is the author of Teaching Boys: Developing classroom practices that work (2007, with Professor Martin Mills) and Educating for diversity and social justice (2012). Her forthcoming book, Leadership, ethics and schooling for social justice with Dr Richard Niesche will be published later this year.

This seminar will provide an overview of Amanda's book, Educating for Diversity and Social Justice.

Please rsvp to lisa.angelini@deakin.edu.au by 23 July 2014.

For more information, please download the flyer.

Prof Carl Dunst: Talking about Early Childhood Intervention Research

Monday 17 March, 2014
Deakin University,
Melbourne City Centre

An image of Professor Dunst
Prof Dunst, is a renowned scholar in the area of family centred practices and early childhood intervention. He is a research scientist at the Orelena Hawks Puckett Institute, in Asheville, North Carolina USA. Dr Dunst was the director of the Family, Infant and Preschool Program, which served the families of young children with disabilities from birth to 5 years of age, for 12 years. He has completed numerous research syntheses on evidence-based practices for working effectively with young children with disabilities and their families. Dr Dunst will be speaking about what he has learnt from his attempts to use systems theory as a framework for research purposes.

For more information, please download the flyer.

2013

Giftedness in Early Childhood: Insights from Research and Practice

11 October 2013

Keynote speakers: Dr Anne Grant Deakin; Dr Anne- Marie Morrissey Deakin; Dr Cathie Harrison ACU; Dr Kerry Hodge Macquarie University; Rosalind Walsh UNSW; and Valerie Margrain ACU.

For more information, please download the flyer.

Realising the potential of the Arts as method and methodology inaugural Arts as Method(ology) research group Symposium #2

22 August 2013

Keynote speakers: Dr Margaret Baguley Uni of Queensland; Dr Anne Harris Monash; Dr Mary Ann Hunter Uni of Tasmania; Dr Christine Sinclair Melb Uni; Dr Jane Southcott Monash; Melissa Wolfe Monash; Dr Jo O'Mara Deakin and A Prof Julianne Moss Deakin.

For more information, please download the flyer.

Getting, Doing and Managing Research

19 August 2013

Keynote speakers: Prof J Blackmore; Prof Russell Tyler; and Prof Chris Halse.

Mobile Identities in Place Based Education

18 June 2013

Dr Fran Martin, University of Exeter, UK

For more information, please download the flyer.

Realising the potential of the Arts as method and methodology inaugural Arts as Method(ology) research group Symposium #1

5 April 2013

Keynote speakers: Dr Margaret Baguley Uni of Queensland; Dr Anne Harris Monash; Dr Mary Ann Hunter Uni of Tasmania; Dr Christine Sinclair Melb Uni; Dr Jane Southcott Monash; Melissa Wolfe Monash; Dr Jo O'Mara Deakin and A Prof Julianne Moss Deakin.

Embodied meanings: the cultural productivity of school students

26 February 2013

Dr John Yandell Institute of Education, University of London

For more information, please download the flyer.

What does learning look like and how do we know?

22 February 2013

Dr John Yandell Institute of Education, University of London

For more information, please download the flyer.

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