Learning for Change and Innovation World Congress

EventsLearning for Change and Innovation World Congress

The Global Centre for Work Applied Learning and ALARA are pleased to announce the

Learning for Change and Innovation World Congress

Monday 7th to Wednesday 9th November 2016

Adelaide, South Australia

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After the successful Conferences in 2013, 2014 and 2015, the Global Centre for Work-Applied Learning (GCWAL) is jointly presenting with ALARA the 2016 Learning for Change and Innovation World Congress. ALARA has, of course, been presenting Action Learning / Action Research Conferences and Congresses since 1990.

This Learning for Change and Innovation World Congress will incorporate that ALARA 2016 Australasian Conference, and bring together the distinctiveness of both GCWAL and ALARA in Action Learning and Action Research. It also extends GCWAL's theme of learning for change in the workplace to learning for change in education, health and communities, while also incorporating the vital search for innovation.
There are four streams:
  • Work-Applied Learning for Change and Innovation
  • Learning in the Health Sector
  • Learning in the Education Sector
  • Learning in Communities
You can find out about:
  • Call for proposals / papers
  • Session formats
  • Registration
  • Publication of papers
  • Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities
  • Transport and tourism options
  • Key Dates
  • and much more by visiting the Congress website.

General Information, Organising Committee members and Enquiries

The Organising Committee includes:

  • Dr Param Abraham   )
  • Dr Juhani Tuovinen   ) GCWAL
  • Thuy Bui                   )
  • Colin Bradley         ) ALARA
  • Dr John Molineux   )

For all inquiries and general information, please contact the Congress Secretariat:
conference [at] wal.global

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The organisers reserve the right to change or cancel the published venue, programme, dates and/or fees due to unforeseen circumstances.

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Congress Presentations

Keynote Presentation - Education


  • How might we Learn to ‘do’ Change? Using Action Research as a Pedagogical Approach in a Business School - G Coleman (648 Kb)
  • World Café – How can Social Media Enhance Education Action Research Networks? - M Redman-MacLaren & C Bradley (225 Kb)
  • Determining Quality in Action Research Projects: the Evolution of Interpretive Framework and Innovation Rubric - G Blackberry, J Kearney & M Glenn
  • Educator Development, Change and Innovation: TAFE Queensland Making Great Happen - C Hong, V Uhlmann & and A Daniel (730 Kb)
  • A School’s Own Adaptation of Action Learning - B Mehorter
  • Action Research as a Teaching Method in an M.Ed course to Foster Environmental Citizenship - N Avriel-Avni & D Gan (1.06 Mb)
  • Learning in Complexity - M Butcher
  • Safe Failing: Cross-Discipline Simulation across Built Environment Disciplines - W Soontiens, K Do & F Mancini (1.33 Mb)
  • Learning Partnerships: Fostering STEM Innovation at School and University - M Langdon (479 Kb)
  • Exploring Arts-Based Inquiry to Enhance First-, Second-, and Third-person Action Research: a Workshop - M Redman-MacLaren (180 Kb)
  • Innovation in Learning through Experience and Authenticity - D Lamb (834 Kb)
  • View of Action Research Based Education and Research Program Development from a Cognitive Science Perspective – Developmental Perspective - J Tuovinen (969 Kb)

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Community / Health

  • “Bininj to Bininj”: Supporting Sustainable Pathways into Higher Education through the Engagement of Aboriginal researchers in Australia - M Oclay, D Yibarbuk & S Namundja (449 Kb)
  • Participatory Action Research for Long-Term-Social-Ecological-Research platforms - N Avriel-Avni (2.84 Mb)
  • Developing Capability using a Maturity Profile for Action Research: An International Collaboration - S Sankaran, W Rowe & P Cady (645 Kb)
  • Exploring the Benefits of Tourism Experiences for Seniors - A Hindley & M Marmion (1.61 Mb)
  • On Fire Conversations – the Next Learning Cycle - D Humphreys & P Connors
  • Communicating with RESPECT: Helping Clinicians Influence in Difficult Situations - A Rixon & H Addae (646 Kb)
  • Helping You Helping Me. Facilitating Wellbeing following Critical Incidents in Health Care - D Austin, L Smythe & J Swan (531 Kb)

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Organisational Development

  • Beyond 70 20 10: Accelerating Workplace Leadership Development - G Harper (687 Kb)
  • How can an Organisation Learn its Way to Becoming ‘Sustaining’? - J McLean (743 Kb)
  • Business Action Learning Tasmania (BALT), Collaborative Action Learning for the Transition to Advanced Manufacturing - R Cother & G Cother (1.35Mb)
  • Capturing Enterprise Innovation through Work Based Learning - S Baker & M Cathcart (688 Kb)
  • Keeping the Sponsor’s Support: Maintaining Funding during an Action Research Project - C Bradley (460 Kb)

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