World Education Research Association (WERA) Symposium: Overcoming inequalities of systematically underserved communities from a global research network: teachers and minority women as agents of change. (Washington DC, United States of America)
On 12th of April 2016, partners from SALEACOM have participated in WERA meeting, symposium which was celebrated during AERA Annual Meeting, in Washington DC, sharing a discussion space regarding how to overcome inequalities of systematically underserved communities from a global research network. This time, they pointed out the paper women play in this context.
Jo Lampert, from Queensland University of Technology, presented “Gender conceptions of Quality teaching in low-socioeconomic-status schools in Australia: Mavericks and Dragon Ladies”, Arnetha Ball from Stanford University, explained the “International perspectives on teacher as agents of change: addressing the challenges of diversity in teacher professional development in transnational contexts” and Sharona Jayavant from University of Auckland, described the “Applied critical leadership in women leaders lifting Maori education in Aoetearoa New Zealand”. Rocío Garcia Carrión, who shared with Ms. Jayavant another WERA meeting at University of Deusto (Bilbao, Spain), talked about the “Intergenerational Solidarity Networks: the case of Roma women’s movement in Spain”.