Call for papers

In 2017, NTU will host the 5th Education for Sustainability Asia Conference in Singapore, to bring together leading academics across different disciplines to present on keystone issues in the discourse of the theoretical underpinnings, disciplinary thinking, curriculum development and instructional practices on Education for Sustainability.

The theme of the conference is “EfS from theory to practice: Challenges and Opportunities” to reflect the papers of practical importance are solicited in the following areas. 

  • Education and Sustainability
  • Pedagogies for EfS
  • Policy and governance of EfS
  • Practice of EfS
  • Research on EfS        
  • Others

Your paper presentation submission may take the form of

  • an empirical paper
  • a theoretical paper
  • a best-practice paper

You should submit an abstract of about 500 words and you may refer to the following criteria on which the paper submission will be evaluated by the programme committee. Do note that the following guidelines are only for reference and you may choose to present your abstract in any other form that you deem appropriate.

1.        Empirical paper

  • Articulation of relevance to the conference theme
  • Significance for theory, policy and practice in EfS
  • Theoretical framework, conceptual rationale or pragmatic grounding
  • Research method and design (research questions, context, participants, data sources, sampling, procedure, ethical issues)
  • Clarity of results or preliminary results and conclusions
  • References
  • Overall quality and scientific originality

2.        Theoretical paper

  • Articulation of relevance to the conference theme
  • Significance for theoretical debate in EfS
  • Theoretical framework, conceptual rationale or pragmatic grounding
  • Embeddedness in relevant literature
  • Clarity and robustness of theoretical argument              
  • Overall quality and scientific originality

3.        Best-practice paper

  • Articulation of relevance to the conference theme
  • Significance for theory, policy and practice in EfS
  • Theoretical framework, conceptual rationale or pragmatic grounding
  • Validation in domain of application (as research method, data collecting, research procedure, etc.)
  • Overall quality & scientific originality

 

All submissions must be made through the submission portal at:

https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=efsasia2017

* Please follow instructions to sign up for a new account if you have not used easychair before. This is a crucial step in the paper submission process.


Deadline for paper submission: 1 February 2017

Notification of acceptance: 15 February 2017


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