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7th International Congress on
Action Research, Action Learning
Prof. dr. Sanne Akkerman
University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
KEYNOTE SPEAKER 1
SANNE F. AKKERMAN is a professor of educational and learning sciences at Utrecht University. Her research focuses on life-wide interests and identity development of students and professionals and collaborative processes of educational, interdisciplinary and societal partnerships in and beyond secondary and higher education. She has conceptualized emerging challenges in terms of boundary crossing (e.g., Akkerman & Bakker, 2011) and recently proposed to reorient our field of educational research to the relevance of how we study meaningful movements in motion in ontological synchrony (Akkerman, Bakker, Penuel, 2021).
Dr. Vicente Reyes, Jr.
University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
KEYNOTE SPEAKER 2
Dr. Vicente Chua Reyes, Jr. is Associate Professor in Educational Leadership and Management, at the Centre for Research in Educational Leadership and Management (CRELM), University of Nottingham. He is also Hon Associate Professor, University of Queensland (UQ), Australia. Vicente has been Programme Director of The HEAD Foundation’s Transformational Educational Leadership in 21st Century Contexts (TransformLEAD@21) in Indonesia (2018) and the Philippines (2019). He is also co-Principal Investigator for a large scale, Australian Research Council Discovery Grant project: Beyond global discourses of data: Storying learning in marginalised schools that spans Australia, Singapore, Bangladesh and the UK. As a former Teaching/School Principal and trained as a political scientist, Vicente’s current research are in ICT in education, and in investigating corruption alongside educational reforms. His most recent book is “Networks of (Dis)Trust” (2019) with Lexington focusing on the political sociology of governance.
To be announced
Prof. Dr. Silvija Markic
Ludwig Maximilian University, Germany
PLENARY SPEAKER 1
Prof. Dr. Silvija Markic is a professor of chemistry education at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich. She studied chemistry and mathematics at the University of Dortmund and was an senior researcher at the IDN - Department of Chemistry Education at the University of Bremen until March 2017. She completed her legal clerkship in the state of Bremen. Between 2017 and April 2022 she was a professor for scientific learning at the Ludwigsburg University of Education. Current key areas of work include Teacher ideas and dealing with linguistic heterogeneity and cultural diversity in chemistry lessons.
Dr. Mary Brydon-Miller
University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
PLENARY SPEAKER 2
Mary Brydon-Miller, Ph.D. is Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation, and Organizational Development in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Louisville. She is a participatory action researcher who conducts work in both school, organization, and community settings. She is the editor, with David Coghlan, of the SAGE Encyclopedia of Action Research (2014). Her most recent book with Sarah Banks is Ethics in Participatory Research for Health and Social Well-Being: Cases and Commentaries. She is currently working on an international middle-school citizen science project focused on global climate change education.
Dr Ivy Samala - Abella
St. Peter Paul School, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
PLENARY SPEAKER 3
Dr. Ivy Abella is a New Zealand registered intermediate teacher with a PhD and Master's degree in Education from Victoria University of Wellington (VUW). Her bachelor's degree is in secondary education from the University of Santo Tomas. For 11 years, she taught at Philippine Science High School Main Campus. She worked at VUW as a teaching fellow and tutor. She has been a research assistant at VUW since 2011. Her research interests and publications are on enhancing teaching practises, improving student learning and outcomes, with an emphasis on the experiences of Māori and Pacific Peoples in New Zealand.
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