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2014 Conference, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Qld

Highlights from the conference


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Keynote Speakers

Elizabeth Adams St.Pierre

Elizabeth Adams St.Pierre is Professor in the Educational Theory and Practice Department and Affiliated Professor of both the Interdisciplinary Qualitative Research Program and the Women’s Studies Institute at the University of Georgia, USA.  Her work focuses on theories of language and the subject in what she has called “post qualitative research”—what comes after conventional humanist qualitative research methodology—especially on the new empiricisms/new materialisms enabled by the ontological turn.


Graham Smith - NZARE Herbison Lecture

Professor Smith is an internationally renowned Māori educationalist who has been at the forefront of the alternative Māori initiatives in the education field and beyond. His academic background is within the disciplines of education, social anthropology and cultural and policy studies, with recent academic work centred on developing theoretically informed transformative strategies for intervening in Māori cultural, political, social, educational and economic crises. He is involved in the development of Tribal Universities and is a retired chairperson of Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi Council. In his former position as Pro Vice-Chancellor (Māori), he was responsible for developing a Māori University structure within the University of Auckland.

David Hogan

Since July 2013 David Hogan has been an Honorary Professor at the University of Queensland. Prior to that he was Professor and Principal Research Scientist at the National Institute of Education in Singapore (2010-2013), Professor and Dean, Office of Education Research, National Institute of Education in Singapore (2008-2010), Professor and Dean, Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice (2005-2008), Professor and Vice Dean, National Institute of Education in Singapore (2003-2005), Professor at the Faculty of Education, University of Tasmania (1994-2003), and Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor, Faculty of Education, the University of Pennsylvania (1979-1993). His current research interests focus on the quantitative and qualitative measurement of pedagogical practice, normative pedagogical theory, the relationship between instruction and learning, education and social inequality, and the relationship between research, classroom practice and policy formation and implementation.

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