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2017 SOCCON to be held in Napier from 4 – 6 October.

Developing Global Citizens

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SocCon 2017 – Call for Abstracts
Online Abstract Submission is now OPEN

SocCon 2017 – Call for Abstracts
Online Abstract Submission is now OPEN.  Please CLICK HERE to submit your abstract.

If you wish to make a presentation at the conference, you are invited to submit a 300 word abstract which will be considered for presentation by the conference committee.

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline 9th June 2017
Authors Advised of Acceptance 4th August 2017
Early Registration Deadline 18th August 2017

We’re looking for hands on learning for delegates with takeaway resources and want you to let us know what you want delegates to get out of your session.   The themes we’d like you to cover in your presentation are:

  • Global citizenship
  • Effective use of ICT in teaching and learning
  • Social Action
  • Inquiry based learning
  • Project based learning
  • Solo Taxonomy
  • Field trips within the Social Sciences
  • Real world problems
  • Local social sciences
  • Global social sciences
  • Social empowerment
  • Examples of connecting to the outside world
  • 21st century learning skills
  • Junior social sciences
  • Any senior social science subjects

Presentation Formats might include

  • Workshops – 60 or 90 minutes
  • Brilliant Bursts – 30 minutes
  •  Posters – Q & A with small groups

Which level will you present for?

You will be asked to indicate which level your workshop will be aimed at (you may choose more than one):

  • Primary years 1 – 4
  • Primary years 5 -8
  • Middle School years 9 – 10
  • Senior year 11
  • Senior years 12 – 13

Please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions or call us on 04 384 1511.