EMASA 2016

Education Management Association of South Africa

 

17th Annual International Conference

 

Cape Town, South AFRICA 

 

FRI, 2 SEPT - SUN 4 SEPT 2016 

 

THEME: “Leadership for such a time as this...”
 


Conference Sub-themes:

  • Ethical Educational Leadership and Management in schools
  •  Managing ICT Trends in Education
  • Education in a time such as this
  • Parent/SGB leadership in times such as this
  • Systemic (district) leadership and curriculum delivery
  • Challenges facing post school education

 

Abstract Submission Deadlines

Monday, 17 June 2016

Notification of outcome of submission: 30 June 2016

Final Call Closing Date: 31 July 2016

Notification of outcome of submission: 14 August 2016

 

Submissions of abstracts must be done electronically (by e-mail) in MS Word format on the abstract submission form provided on the EMASA website.

All papers must be submitted electronically (by e-mail) to Celest Coverdale, on behalf of EMASA (97emasa@gmail.com or celestc@mgsl.co.za).

Submissions of papers will be accepted until 31 July 2016. All submissions must be entirely original, not previously published, and must not be under concurrent consideration or scheduled for presentation elsewhere. All papers must be submitted electronically by sending an e-mail to Celest Coverdale, on behalf of EMASA (emasa@gmail.com or celestc@mgsl.co.za).

 

 

TYPES OF CONTRIBUTIONS

 

Papers:                                                       Short presentations (20 minutes) by individual presenters, allowing time

(10 minutes) for discussions [NB. Times have to be adjusted; However, I think that originally last year we had these time frames but when the programme was finalised, we had to shorten them]

 

Panel discussions:                          Short introductions to a topic with substantial discussion.

 

 

Pair or team presentations:          Longer presentations by more than one presenter making provision for inputs and questions from the audience and       discussions.

 

 

Poster presentation:                 Display of a presentation through a poster.

 

CRITERIA FOR THE SELECTION OF CONTRIBUTIONS

 

Selection of contributions will be done according to the following criteria:

- Relevance to conference theme/sub-themes

- Clarity of purpose and method

- Significance, originality or potential usefulness of the content of the presentation

- Compliance with technical requirements

 

GUIDELINES FOR THE PREPARATION OF ABSTRACTS

 

To assist the organisers in selecting contributions, you are required to submit an abstract.

Format for abstracts:

- English only

- A maximum of 200 words

- 1½ line spacing

- 12 point, Times New Roman or Arial font

- No illustrations, graphs or references to be included

 

Abstracts should be submitted electronically (by e-mail), in MS Word format using the form provided.

 

 

 

FULL PAPERS

 

The complete paper must reach the conference secretary on or before 21 August 2016. As indicated earlier, all papers must be at least 5000 words in length.

 

Please note:

·       Presenters whose papers have not been submitted by 21 August 2016 will be removed from the programme.

·       Presenters who have not registered to attend the conference by the 23 August 2016 will be removed from the programme.

 

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE FULL PAPER

 

The full papers must be typed on A4 pages, in line spacing, 12 pt type and Times New Roman or Arial font.

 

KINDLY NOTE THAT PRESENTERS ARE REQUIRED TO REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE.  EMASA  EXTENDS  AN  INVITATION  TO  INTERNATIONAL  AND NATIONAL ATTENDANTS/PRESENTERS, BUT WE REGRET THAT EMASA IS UNABLE TO PAY FOR TRAVEL COSTS, CONFERENCE FEES OR ANY OTHER COSTS.

  

DEADLINES

Submission of abstracts:                                 31 July 2016

Notification of acceptance:                          15 August 2016

Submission of Full Paper:                                21 August 2016

Registration :                                                           26 August 2016

PUBLICATION OF PAPERS

 

Selected papers will be published in a peer reviewed journal of EMASA.   Presenters, who would wish their papers to be considered and refereed for this purpose, should ensure that they comply with the guidelines and conditions as set out above.

 

PLEASE CONTACT MS C COVERDALE IF YOU NEED A REGISTRATION FORM OR MORE INFORMATION:
 
 EMAIL: CelestC@mgsl.co.za
 
CONFERENCE FEE: R2,500 
 

The new Executive members are as follows:

  • President: Advocate Alison Bengtson;
  • Deputy President: Dr Siphiwe Mthiyane;
  • Secretary: Mr Matime Papane;
  • Treasurer: Dr Cyril Samuel;
  • COMMITTEES:


1      Coordination 

Alison Bengtson, Shele Papane and Celest Coverdale will be in all the teams for coordination purposes

2      Strategic planning team: Responsible for finalizing the Strategic Plan and Constitution.

T.T Bhengu, Clive Smith and Siphiwe Mthiyane

3      Communication, Recruitment & Marketing and Publication :  

Eugene Daniels, Leonore Hermanus, Desmond Zeelie, Itumeleng Mohapi and Lucy Ramaube

4      Finance and Fundraising & Sponsorship 

Cyril Samuel, Anusha Naidu, Desmond Zeelie and Leonore Hermanus

5      Research & Journal 

T.T Bhengu, Siphiwe Mthiyane, Clive Smith and Anusha Naidu

6      Conference Preparation

Siphiwe Mthiyane, TT Bhengu, Leonore Hermanus, Desmond Zeelie and Clive Smith

 

 

Join the EMASA conference with a difference to share your experiences and thoughts with those who do and those who contemplate leadership for our time

 

Managerialism is numbing our institutions. Come and share experiences and ideas of how leadership might break the managerialist shackles. 

 

Join a community of learners/leaders grappling with the leadership needs of our time, at the 2016 EMASA conference 

Conference Keynote Speakers

TO BE ANNOUNCED

   
   

 

 

   

 

 JOIN EMASA and ....

“Contribute and be part of a community of EDUCATION ACTIVISTS on a mission to shape and advance the course of education, by providing a platform and forum for those in Teaching, Leadership, Management and Administration. Come, share promising practices, and sharpen your skills.” ITUMELENG MOHAPI (EMASA Exec Member)