Special Issue in Research in Science Education (RISE)

15 July 2018

RISE is calling for papers to a special issue on “Practitioner-Learning about science and language in classrooms”. Abstract proposal (500 words, containing title, research design, aim, main results) should be sent by email, by August 30, 2018, to the Special Issue editors Dr. Valeria Cabello, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile at and Dr. Ivan Salinas at Universidad de Chile at, copied to Dr. David Geelan at

Deadlines and timetable:
Abstract submission deadline: August 30, 2018
Feedback from Editors: September 30, 2018
Full paper submission: November 15, 2018
Feedback from 1st round of review: January 15, 2019
Submission of modified articles: February 15, 2019
Final decision/2nd round feedback: March 15, 2019
Publication of issue: April, 2019

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Issues of Language in Science Education Symposium at EASE

17 April 2018

Christine Tippett is planning a symposium with the title “Issues of language in science education: International perspectives” at the East-Asian Association for Science Education (EASE), to be held in Taiwan on 29 Nov to 2 Dec. The symposium will be organised by the international region of ASTE (Association for Science Teacher Education). If you are interested to be a part of this symposium, please email Christine at Proposals for a 300-400 words abstract are due on 1 May.

SIG officially formed within ESERA

17 March 2018

The Languages & Literacies in Science Education SIG has been approved by the ESERA Board as the sixth SIG of ESERA. ESERA members who are interested to join the SIG can do so through this link:

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