750 word abstract of the symposium, and must include the title and a paragraph about each paper in the symposium. There is an additional 250 words for references. The symposium as a whole must have a clear focus and each paper therein must be clearly related to the overall focus/theme of the symposium but also offer distinct perspectives.
You can also contact your Special Interest Group who may be putting together symposia. Visit www.bera.ac.uk/communities for a list of all the SIGs and contact details.
If your abstract does not include a paragraph under the title of each paper, this may be reviewed as an individual abstract. Successful symposia will be allocated a 90 minute session.
Clarity of the focus of the research
Originality of the symposium proposal
Rigour and coherence of the symposium and its individual papers
Significance of the research for education practice, policy or theory