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SACHES Annual Conference 2008 - Final call for papers

Thursday 17 to Saturday 19 July 2008

Theme “Education and Regional Development”

Venue Kaya Kwanga, Maputo, Mozambique
Kaya Kwanga is a conference centre located on the beach in Maputo

Keynote speakers will include:
Invited dignitaries, such

John Aitchison & Professor Crain Soudien
President of the World Council of Comparative Education Societies

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS
Contributions on the conference theme are invited.  Abstracts and proposals for papers, round table and panel discussions should reach the conference organisers not later than Friday 16 May 2008.

TYPES OF CONTRIBUTIONS
Papers:
Short presentations by individual presenters allowing ample time for discussions.
Panel discussions:
Short introductions to a topic with substantial discussion.
Round table discussions:
Structured yet informal sessions prompted by a set of provocative questions by the presenter.
Pair or team presentations:
Longer presentations by more than one presenter making provision for inputs and questions from the audience and discussions.
Workshops:
Training delegates in some topic, usually a methodology.

CRITERIA FOR THE SELECTION OF CONTRIBUTIONS
Selection of contributions will be done according to the following criteria:
- Relevance to conference theme
- Clarity of purpose and method
- Significance, originality or potential usefulness of the content of the presentation
- Compliance with technical requirements
- Honouring of deadlines
 
GUIDELINES FOR THE PREPARATION OF ABSTRACTS
To assist the organisers in selecting contributions, you are required to submit an abstract.

Format for abstracts:
- English and Portuguese only (Translators will be available)
- A maximum of 150 words
- Single line spacing
- 12 point, Arial font
- No illustrations, graphs or references to be included

SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS
Abstracts should be submitted electronically (by e-mail), in RTF/MSWord format as file attachments (not as part of the message) to the conference organiser at the following e-mail address:

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REGISTRATION FEES: R1 350-00
Registered students: R   675-00

Registration form and fee to be submitted to the conference organiser by 30 May 2008.

South African delegates use the following bank account:

Account Detail:
ABSA: Active Save
Name: SACHES
Account Number: 23527847
Branch Code: 632005

Swift Code For People Abroad: ABSA za gg

Reference: MZ conf + name
Fax proof of payment: (012) 429-4909 for attention Jo-Anne Adams

Banking detail for Mozambiquans can be obtained from:
Zaida Cabral:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

ACCOMMODATION
Limited rooms are available at the venue of the conference:
$60 – single room
$75 – double room

Accommodation as well as alternative accommodation information can be obtained through the conference organiser, Jo-Anne Adams.

CONFERENCE ORGANISER:
Any further queries can be addressed to:

Jo-Anne Adams
Tel: + 27 (0)12 429-4525
Fax: + 27 (0)12 429-4909
Cell: + 27 (0)72-622-3955
E-mail:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 

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