8 March 2011
3.30pm - 4.30pm
Venue: F1 lecture theatre, Gate 3, 74 Epsom Ave, Epsom, Auckland (Free parking available at Gate 2) - View map
Host: School of Teaching, Learning and Development
Contact info: Please RSVP to Simaima Afemui by Friday 4 March. Refreshments will be served following the seminar in H203.
The School of Teaching, Learning and Development invites you to a presentation by Professor Lorna Earl: How to make everything you do publishable
Come along with your ideas to this interactive seminar, designed to broaden horizons and stimulate possibilities for writing.
Dr Lorna Earl is a Director of Aporia Consulting Ltd. (Toronto), a Canadian-based research and evaluation organisation specialising in education. She is also the president of the International Congress for School Effectiveness and School Improvement and is currently a Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Education at The University of Auckland. Lorna is a former Associate Professor in the Theory and Policy Studies Department and Head of the International Centre for Educational Change at the Ontario Institute of Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto. She was the first Director of Assessment in the Educational Quality and Accountability Office in Ontario and the first Researcher in Residence appointed to the Ontario Ministry of Education.
Lorna has worked for over twenty years in schools and with school boards and, as a leader in the field of assessment and evaluation, has been involved in consultation, research, evaluation and staff development with teachers’ organisations, ministries of education, school boards and charitable foundations in Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, Europe and the United States.
Lorna has published widely in the areas of assessment, evaluation and educational change. She is the co-author of the best sellers It’s About Learning: and it’s about time (2003) (with Louise Stoll and Dean Fink), Leading in A Data Rich World: Harnessing Data for School Improvement (with Steven Katz), Building and Connecting Learning Communities (with Steven Katz and Sonia Ben Jaafar), and recently co-edited Professional Learning Conversations: Challenges in Using Evidence for Improvement (2008) with Helen Timperley.