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Sociology of Education

Sociology of Education Blog

Aims and Objectives:

  • To network researchers interested in the sociology of education and stimulate debate and discussion
  • To pursue opportunities for advancing sociological analysis of education and sociology of education in broad terms encompassing issues such as:

– development;
– diversity and equity issues;
– education for sustainability;
– citizenship;
– family/school relationships
– globalisation;
– governance,
– learning communities and networks;
– internationalisation;
– lifelong learning;
– pedagogy;
– sociology of the curriculum;
– school and school system as a social institution;
– teachers and teacher organization;
– workplace learning;
– theoretical frameworks and methodological approaches to the sociology of education;

  • To meet initially once yearly at the annual TASA conference to share research and study interests;
  • To build a network of researchers as a resource for developing a stronger profile of research and research training in sociology of education;
  • To encourage and support postgraduates and early career researchers in the sociology of education; and
  • To provide a basis for streams on the sociology of education at TASA conferences

Year Established:

June 2009

Conveners and Contact Details:

Dawn Gilmore, Swinburne University (12/16)

Martin Forsey, University of Western Australia (12/16)

Events

Symposium

Sociology of Education: Past, Present and Future

Click here to read all about the Symposium that was held in August, 2010

Symposium flyer

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Annual Reports

Click here for the 2010 Annual Report

TASA Grants Received

2010 – $1,500 funding assistance towards running a one-day symposium to facilitate network development and stimulate project and publication activities. The funding will also enable some doctoral students to attend.

Group Members:

  • Joan Abbott-Chapman
  • Fran Collyer
  • Martin Forsey
  • Terri Seddon
  • Carol Reid
  • Katie Hughes
  • Janice Ollerton
  • Helen Forbes-Mewett
  • Jonathan Smith
  • Catherine Doherty
  • Joel Windle
  • Rebecca Coates
  • Dorothy Bottrell
  • Liudmila Kirpitchenko
  • David Farrugia
  • Tomasz Drabowicz
  • Matthew Bunn
  • Christian Mauri
  • Clare Bartholomaeus
  • Alina Cristina Constantin
  • Lara McKenzie
  • Shaun Rawolle
  • Brent McDonald
  • Sharon Aris
  • Parlo Singh
  • Robert Templeton
  • Phillipa Bellemore
  • Penelope Pitt
  • Meave Noonan
  • Susan Teather
  • Rose Butler
  • Kellie Bousfield
  • Carmel Desmarchelier
  • Mark Mallman
  • Grant Banfield
  • Ravinder Sidhu
  • Kerry Robinson
  • Anne Stephens
  • Luke Swain
  • Jillian Marchant
  • Jennifer Nathan
  • Quentin Maire
  • John Haycock
  • Mathew Toll
  • Tim Harrison
  • Garth Stahl
  • Gbenga Afolayan
  • Sheelagh Daniels-Mayes
  • Xinyu Zhao
  • Melinda Herron
  • Clarissa Carden
  • Glenda McGregor
  • Shane Duggan
  • Leanne Higham
  • Amir Salimiha
  • Deana Leahy
  • Andrew Hammond
  • Jessica Walton
  • Kerrie Mackey-Smith
  • Paul Halman
  • Ben Kristian Citto Laksana
  • Katrina MacDonald
  • Dawn Marie Gilmore
  • Cassandra Smith
  • Sarah Midford
  • Sophie Rudolph
  • Kathleen Butler
  • CELINA VALENTE
  • Carmel Hobbs
  • SANDEEP KAUR SANDHU
  • Steven Roberts