Call for Presentations for the MERN Spring Forum by keralaguest


									                      Call for Presentations
            Next in a series, the theme for this MERN research forum is about        Manitoba Education Research Network
“reaching out to all learners”. We know that persisting challenges in teaching and
learning continue to characterize education outside of the urban mainstream               “Reaching Out to All Learners”
particularly for students in northern, rural, remote and high poverty communities.
We also know that there is a growing body of research on how alternative                            Friday, April 15, 2011
programs, policies and practices can respond in effective ways to these concerns.                     9:00am – 3:30pm
Consideration of multiple perspectives, use of strengths-based approaches and                       Video/TelePresence
integrated technology applications are some examples of guiding strategies to
invigorate options for schools and schooling.                                        The sessions will be delivered using Video Conference
             Most welcome are research presentations, either recently completed          and Cisco TelePresence at the following sites:
projects or work in progress, from researchers and practitioners who are reaching              Brandon University
out to all learners to surmount conditions of individual and systemic disadvantage             University College of the North
by developing, strengthening and embedding alternatives for success.                              (The Pas and Thompson Campuses)
       Please submit your proposal for presentation for the MERN Forum on                      University of Winnipeg
                           “Reaching Out to All Learners”                                      University of Manitoba
                          to be held at the following sites:
               Brandon University, University College of the North
                      (The Pas and Thompson Campuses),
                University of Winnipeg and University of Manitoba
                    Friday, April 15, 2011, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm                                 9:00 – 9:30     Coffee/Registration
Facilitators: John Van Walleghem - Manitoba Council for Leadership in Education
             Joan Zaretsky - Manitoba Teachers’ Society
                                                                                              9:30 – 9:45     Welcome

                                                                                              9:45 – 10:45    Keynote/Panel
    Note the deadline for submitting proposals is February 17, 2011
               Please provide the following information:                                      10:45 – 11:00   Break
    Session Title                                                                            11:00 – 12:00   Concurrent Sessions 1
    Presenter Name(s)                                     Presenters will be
    Institution, School                                       notified of                    12:00 – 12:45   Lunch
    Address                                                 acceptance by
    Telephone, Fax and E-mail                             February 18, 2011.                 12:45 – 1:45    Concurrent Sessions 2
    Abstract (250 words)
Proposal should be sent to:                                                                   1:45 – 2:00     Break
Linda Lemoine
Manitoba Education                                                                             2:00 – 3:00    Concurrent Session 3
507-1181 Portage Ave, Winnipeg MB R3G 0T3
Tel: (204) 945-8138 Fax: (204) 948-2154
                                                                                               3:00 – 3:30    Closing Session
               “Reaching Out to All Learners”

                         Friday, April 15, 2011
                                                                                                The Manitoba Education Research Network

                                                                                                                        Spring Forum
                    Call for Presentations
                                                                                                “Reaching Out to All Learners”
   What category most appropriately describes your role?
                                                                                                              Friday, April 15, 2011
      Academic Researcher            Trustee                Government Official
      Parent                         Partner Organization   Teacher
      Educational Administrator      School Leader          Other (specify)
                                                                                                                        Co-hosted by
                                                                                                                    Faculties of Education
                                                                                                                     Brandon University
  Name:                                                                                                         University College of the North
                                                                                                                    University of Winnipeg
                                                                                                                    University of Manitoba
  City, Province:                                                                                                  Co-sponsors
                                                                                                             Council of School Leaders
                                                                                                             Manitoba Teachers’ Society
  Phone (w):            Phone (h):                                                                              Manitoba Education
                                                                                                      Manitoba Advanced Education and Literacy

E-mail or Fax submission to:                                                                          Call for Presentations
                                                                                                         Manitoba Education Research Network*
Linda Lemoine
Manitoba Education                                                                Brandon University                                  Collège universitaire de Saint-Boniface
                                                                                  University of Manitoba                              University of Winnipeg
507-1181 Portage Ave                                                              Manitoba Education                                  Manitoba Association of School Superintendents
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 0T3                                                        Manitoba School Boards Association                  Manitoba Council for Leadership in Education
Tel: (204) 945-8138 Fax: (204) 948-2154                                           Manitoba Teachers’ Society                          Manitoba Schools & Divisions
                                                                                  Manitoba Association of School Business Officials   Manitoba School Improvement Program
                                                                                  Council of School Leaders                           Manitoba Association of Parent Councils
Email:                                                    University College of the North                     Red River College
                                                                                  Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre    Manitoba Association for Supervision and Curriculum
                                                                                  Manitoba Child Care Association Inc.                   Development

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