Submission Guidelines

Deadline for submission:  Monday 18 January 2021 The proposed contributions are peer reviewed and considered by the committee with evaluation against the following criteria.

  • the clear articulation of focus and relevance to the wider international community of teacher educators
  • the rigorous approach to critical evaluation or research in teacher education and professional development
  • the extent to which it critically engages with existing theory and research

There are four different formats available for TEAN conference, each with distinctive advantages. In making your submission you should choose one of the following formats:

Research or practice exchange presentations’ are suitable if you are reporting on a current well-developed research or innovative practice project in teacher education. Up to 15 minutes presentation with 15 minutes minimum of discussion.

Poster & Pitch presentations’ are great for networking because you will be in a group based on a specific theme with a five minute presentation to accompany your portrait style A0 poster and if you wish you may provide a hard copy handout. You will then have around twenty minutes discussion with members of the audience interested in your poster. Poster and pitch contributions may be on innovative practice or research.

‘Round table presentations’ again are great for networking because placed in a themed group you will be sharing your project with interested colleagues through a five minute informal presentation which you may support with a hand copy handout. The themed discussion goes around the table picking up on relevant aspects of your project.

Mini keynote presentations’ are tightly timed with just five minutes presenting with six slides and minimal time for immediate discussion, but you present to the whole conference audience. They are suitable for experienced researchers because of the demands of the format and the need for a well-constructed argument.

Please submit your proposal on-line here

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