Global Engagement

Professor Penny Jane Burke and Matt Lumb at GEA and UCL

In June 2019, Prof Burke and Matt Lumb travelled to the UK to present at the Gender and Education Association Conference and at a public symposium at University College London's Institute of Education.

Re/turning to Our Students: Temporal Inequity and the Widening Gyres of Higher Education, Reconceptualisting Intersectional Inequality in Higher Education Symposium, University College London, Institute of Education, London, UK.

Re/forming hegemonic masculinities in Australian Equity and Widening Participation policy, programme and evaluation practices., Gender and Education Association Conference, Portsmouth, United Kingdom.

The Gender and Education Association at the University of Newcastle

In late 2018, the Centre of Excellence for Equity in Higher Education hosted the Gender and Education Association Conference on Gender, post-truth populism and pedagogies: Challenges and strategies in a shifting political landscape. 

Approximately 150 scholars from across the world came together for four days of compelling key notes, panels and symposia.

The keynote presentations from this event were recorded and are available on the University of Newcastle Soundcloud site.

Dr Matthew Bunn at the Society for Research into Higher Education Conference

Dr Matthew Bunn represented CEEHE at the SRHE Conference in Wales, presenting on the Struggles and Strategies: does social class matter in Higher Education? research and examining class analysis in the Australian context.

Professor Penny Jane Burke at National Conference in Myanmar

Professor Penny Jane Burke was invited to speak to a national delegation of Higher Education academics and administrators as they commenced a review of equity policy and practice across the approximately 100 institutions in Myanmar. Professor Burke's Keynote provided tools for university leaders and educators to reframe and embed equity within policy and institutional structures.

Keynote and Symposium at the HE Close-Up Conference in South Africa

Professor Penny Jane Burke delivered a keynote presentation exploring the Generation of new conceptions of time in Higher Education: 'making' time for change through pedagogical methodologies. The International Network on Gender, Social Justice and Praxis delivered a symposium on their work and Matt Lumb presented two papers on:

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.