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THEME: “Leadership for such a time as this...”
- 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.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com).
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.
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.
· 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 1½ 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.
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:
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;
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
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“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)