Critical Discussions about Social Inclusion

Contact person info
Name of contact person: 
Bronwyn James, Alisa Percy, Kimberley McMahon Coleman
Email of contact person: 
bjames@uow.edu.au; Alisa@uow.edu.au;kmc@uow.edu.au
Who are your partners?: 
Faculty staff
UTS, Usyd, UNE, ANU ALL colleagues
What is the rationale for this practice?: 
Perceived need by ALL staff
Critical Discussions about Social Inclusion Forum - AALL funded x instituional regional event focused on the social inclusion ag
What support exists for this practice? (Institutional or other): 
University strategic/operational plan
Extra funding support
AALL cross institutional funded project to focus on a key issue in HE
If you have evaluated this practice, please select evaluation type(s): 
Usage numbers
Survey monkey follow up re impact of Forum
What are the strengths of this practice?: 

Attracted participants from across Australia and New Zealand. Became a strategic project for UoW. Highlighted issues and research related to Social Inclusion. Showcased ALL practice and research. Engaged with other academic and executive staff. High profile key Speakers- Prof Martin Nakata and Prof Alison Lee

What are the weaknesses?: 

none

What approaches/theories of language and/or learning underpin this practice?: 

Language as social practice
Discursive construction of the social subject (Foucault, Butler)

Other publications/products arising from this practice? (Not already included in previous question): 

Paper based resources

ALL Publication