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Programme

8 September 2024 to 12 September 2024University of Manchester

Sunday 8 September 2024
Pre-Conference Workshops

08:00 – 17:30  BERA/WERA Pre-Conference and Conference Registration
08:30 – 12:30  Successful Academic Publishing: A Global Perspective
08:30 – 12:30  How to assess and build educator and organizational readiness to foster the learning and thriving of all students in challenging real-world contexts
09:30 – 16:30 PESP Invisible College 2024
09:30 – 16:30 Academic Writing Retreat
13:30 – 17:30  Learning to Design and Implement Education
13:30 – 17:30  Multilingual literacies as resources in educational biographies
13:30 – 17:30  Research Impact – developing more reach
13:30 – 17:30  Writing for Publication in Digital Education Journals

Monday 9 September 2024
Day 1

09:00 – 10:00 Registration, tea & coffee and exhibition viewing
10:00 – 10:30 BERA/WERA Welcome and opening
10:30 – 12:00 BERA/WERA Joint Keynote Panel – The Future of Education in a Changing World
Dr Yuwei Xu, Dr Ee-gyeong Kim, Professor Liesel Ebersöhn, Dr Andrea English
12:00 – 12:45 Tea & coffee and exhibition viewing
12:45 – 14:15 BERA/WERA Parallel Session 1
14:15 – 15:30 Lunch, networking, and exhibition viewing
14:30 – 15:15 BERA Special Interest Groups ‘meet and network’ sessions
15:30 – 17:00 WERA Keynote Lecture – Presidential Address
Through a Global South looking glass: a TAPESTRe framework for responsible science.
Professor Liesel Ebersöhn
BERA Parallel Session 2
17:00 – 17:30 Tea & coffee and exhibition viewing
17:30 – 18:50 BERA Keynote Lecture – Presidential Address
Dr Marlon Moncrieffe
WERA Parallel Session 3

18:50 – 19:00 Welcome from the Manchester Institute of Education (University of Manchester)
Dr Lisa Murtagh 
19:00 – 20:00

BERA/WERA Welcome Reception
Drinks, food and entertainment

Sponsored by: Manchester Institute of Education (University of Manchester)

Tuesday 10 September 2024
Day 2

08:00 – 09:00 Registration, tea & coffee and exhibition viewing
08:10 – 08:50 Breakfast session
09:00 – 10:30 BERA/WERA Parallel Session 4
10:30 – 11:15 Tea & coffee and exhibition viewing
11:15 – 12:45 BERA/WERA Parallel Session 5
12:45 – 14:00 Lunch, networking, and exhibition viewing
13:00 – 13:45 ECR Lunchtime Lecture: At Crossroads of Becoming
14:00 – 15:30 BERA Keynote Lecture 
Strengthening equality, diversity and inclusion: Insights into British public opinion
Professor Tim Soutphommasane
WERA Parallel Session 6
15:30 – 16:00 Tea & coffee and exhibition viewing
16:00 – 17:30 WERA Keynote Lecture 
Worldmaking for Just Educational Futures: A Utopian Vision and Methodology
Professor Kris D. Gutiérrez
BERA Parallel Session 7
18:00 – 20:00

BERA/WERA ECR Social Event

Sponsored by: Manchester Institute of Education (University of Manchester)

Wednesday 11 September 2024
Day 3

08:00 – 09:00 Registration, tea & coffee and exhibition viewing
08:10 – 08:50 “Meet the Journal Editors”
Breakfast Session
09:00 – 10:30 BERA/WERA Parallel Session 8
10:30 – 11:15 Tea & coffee and exhibition viewing
11:15 – 12:45 BERA Keynote Lecture 
Pedagogy in International Perspective: what have we learnt?
Professor Michele Schweisfurth
WERA Parallel Session 9
12:45 – 14:00 Lunch, networking, and exhibition viewing
14:00 – 15:30 WERA Keynote Lecture 
Education matters, Education Research Matters – Responsible Science for Improving the Quality of Education for All”
Professor Stephan Huber
BERA Parallel Session 10
15:30 – 16:00 Tea & coffee and exhibition viewing
16:00 – 17:30 BERA/WERA Parallel Session 11
19:00 – late BERA/WERA Conference Gala Dinner

Thursday 12 September 2024
Day 4

08:00 – 09:00 Registration, tea & coffee and exhibition viewing
08:10 – 08:50 Breakfast session
09:00 – 10:30 BERA/WERA Parallel Session 12
10:30 – 11:15 Tea & coffee and exhibition viewing
11:15 – 12:45 BERA/WERA Parallel Session 13
12:45 – 13:15 Tea & coffee and exhibition viewing
13:15 – 14:15 BERA/WERA Joint Keynote Lecture
14:15 – 14:30 Poster Awards & Announcement of next WERA Focal Meeting
BERA Announcement of next Conference
BERA/WERA Closing remarks
14:30 – 15:00 Close of conference and take away lunch

*Subject to change