Stemming the science 'brain drain'

Deakin seeks to reverse the flow away from maths and science in high schools.

Past Events and Conferences

2014

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 (PDF - 475kb).

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 (PDF-247kb).

2013

Contemporary Approaches to Research in Mathematics, Science, Health and Environmental Education Symposium

28-29 November 2013
Deakin University,
Melbourne City Centre

The symposium will focus on practical and theoretical aspects of research methodology. It follows the highly successful symposia held annually from 1993 to 2005 and again from 2010 to 2012, in which methodological techniques and issues - such as socio-cultural perspectives, productive use of quantitative data, collaborative practitioner research designs, and analysing discourse - have been discussed in a lively, informal setting.

For more information please visit the conference site or download the conference flyer (PDF-185kb) or list of abstracts (PDF-98kb).


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 (PDF-262kb).


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 (PDF-174kb).


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 (PDF-653kb).


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 (PDF-158kb).


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 (PDF-158kb).

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7th October 2014