For the Monday group and an invitation to colleagues:
5.00-7.00 1WN 3.8 Monday, 12/12/05.
Today's news from SAGE. Everything You Need To Know About Action Research, has been published, just as Jean arrives back in the UK from her lecture/workshop tour of New Zealand, South Africa and Ireland.
This week's British Council Seminar on the 'Training and Development of School Teachers: new approaches' on 4-9 December 2005 at the Bailbrook Conference Centre has gone very well, with contributions from Tony on ITE and from Karen, Simon, James and Jack on 'Teachers' Professional Development Through Research' (see http://www.jackwhitehead.com/monday/jwbritishcouncil.htm )
Cathy graduated on Tuesday with her doctorate for her thesis on 'Seeking Knowledge for Black Cultural Renewal' . Date for Cathy's contribution to a Monday evening conversation in the New Year to be arranged.
Yaqub and Jack are video-taping Alan's session on Thursday on: 'The Inclusional Nature of Neighbourhood - Trees, People and Other Life as Host-Space'
Eleanor, Madeline and Jack are having a session on Eleanor's draft doctoral submission on 'Love at Work' on Thursday. (Yaqub - need to give you a ring about this on Sunday)
Review of conversations of 2005 and looking forward to 2006:
Margarida's conference in Spain this weekend on Proprioception.
Jean, Joan and Jack are contributing to workshops on action research at The University of the Free State, Stellenbosch University and the University of the Western Cape between 18th Feb-8th March 2006.
Alan's contribution to the conference on Addiction in the Assembly Rooms in Bath in April 2006 see http://www.unhookedthinking.com/
Maggie, Joan and Jack's presentation at AERA in April 2006 in San Francisco on "Experiencing and evidencing educational influences in learning through self-study using ICT in schools and universities".
Marie's Heads and Hearts in Learning Conference at Combe Lodge, Blagdon, on 19th June 2006. See
7th World Congress on Action Learning, Action Research and Process Management and 11th World Congress on Participatory Action Research 21-24 August 2006 in Groningen. See the What's New section of
http://www.actionresearch.net . The guest e-forum is now open so do respond in Jack's thread on Evidence of our Standards in Accounting for Ourselves, or start a thread of your own.
Any more news do send it in.
Looking forward to Monday evening's conversation.