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EPHEA Conference 2024 - Call for Abstracts

Tue 19 Nov 2024 – Thu 21 Nov 2024 NZDT

University of Auckland

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EPHEA Conference 2024. Equity is our compass: Holding course for inclusive higher education

Equity Practitioners in Higher Education Australasia (EPHEA) are the leading professional association for equity practitioners in higher education across Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific region. Their mission is to build capacity, champion systemic change, foster collaboration, and recognise the valuable work of equity practitioners.

This event will offer the chance to delve into thought-provoking discussions, collaborate with peers, and explore innovative approaches to advancing equity and inclusion within the Australasian higher education sector.

Abstract Submission

Calls for abstracts are now open are open to researchers, educators, and advocates to share their work on equity, inclusion, and diversity in higher education.

  • Indigenous knowledge: integrating indigenous systems into curriculum, teaching and supporting indigenous students and staff within higher education institutions.
  • Culturally responsive practices: in teaching, student and staff engagement practices that centre Māori and Pacific perspectives
  • Community engagement: initiatives aimed at fostering inclusive practices within higher education. Research exploring the impact of community partnerships on student success and retention rates.
  • Gender equity and diversity Initiatives: gender equity programs and initiatives creating safe and inclusive environments for rainbow, transgender and non-binary students and staff.
  • Anti-racism Initiatives: addressing systemic racism and promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in curriculum, hiring practices and campus culture.
  • Accessibility and Inclusive Environments: research and good practices for creating accessible learning environments for students with disabilities, inclusive hiring practices and workplace accommodations for staff with disabilities.

There are two formats to choose from:

  • Showcase presentation (30 mins)
  • ‘Lightning talk’: digital poster presentation (5 minutes)

Presentations focused on the student lifecycle and staff and workplace development in higher education will be prioritised.

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