GAA Newsletter April 2024

The GAA team hope everyone is enjoying the more spring-like weather and has had a refreshing Easter period. Just a few notifications this month, the big one being – it’s Research Day on Friday!!! 


EDST Research Day 2024 


This Friday, April 5, it’s EDST’s annual Research Day, the most established and longstanding departmental tradition. The day is a great opportunity to be inspired, to share, and feel part of the EDST community, so don’t forget to come along! 


Registration begins at 9am and the program runs until around 5pm, after which you are all invited to join us for a social mingle at Koerner’s pub! The day’s program is as follows:


See you all there! 



Final PhD Colloquium!


The final EDST PhD Colloquium is being held on Thursday April 11th at 12 pm. The speaker will be Orkhon Gantogtokh and her presentation is titled: Envisioning Doctoral Education in Mongolia. This looks set to be a fascinating talk so be sure to register here: 



Leading Women in Higher Education

Date: 18 Apr 2024
Time: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm (GMT+1)
Details & Registration:

English in Multi Academy Trusts: the changing shape of the subject and its impact on teachers
Date: 17 Apr 2024
Time: 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm (GMT+1)
Details & Registration:

ECR Symposium Series 2024: Being a creative researcher: creative thinking, decision making and problem solving in research
Date: 30 Apr 2024
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm (GMT+1)
Details & Registration:

Knowledge – The Most Important and Least Considered Object of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm, (GMT+8)
Date: 14 May, 2024
Mode: by Zoom
Details & Registration:


8th Annual Adult Centred Education Conference
Date: 16-17 May 2024
Venue: Executive Plaza Hotel Metro Vancouver
Details & Registration:

Relational pedagogies in higher education

Date: 20th May, 2024 (Monday)
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (GMT+8)

Details & Registration:


Social theory, educational research and polycrisis
Date: 22 May 2024
Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm (GMT+1)
Details & Registration:

Congress 2024
Date: 12-21 June 2024
Venue: McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Details & Registration:

European Conference on Politics and Gender

Date: 8-10 July 2024

Venue: Ghent University, Belgium

Details & Registration:

Calls for submission


10th HERA Conference

Theme: From Competition to Collaboration in Higher Education
Dates: 5-6 June 2024
Venue: National Chengchi University, Taiwan
Details & Submission:

Thirty-First International Conference on Learning
Theme: The Converging Challenges for Inclusive Education: Intercultural Competences and Digital Literacies in Global Contexts
Dates: 10-12 July 2024
Venue: Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands + Online
Details & Submission:

Open positions


Postdoctoral Fellowship on “Democracy and Ecological Transformations”

Location: Sciences Po

Start date: 1 Sept 2024

Deadline: 30 April 2024

Details and submission:

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