Foundation and Bridging Educators
New Zealand Conference

CQ Hotel Wellington 29 – 30th November 2018


Call for Abstracts

 Guidelines for presenters here.

Guidelines for Refereed Papers here.

We offer the opportunity to submit proposals to present non-refereed papers, workshops and refereed papers. This year, we will also hold two round table sessions to discuss topics chosen by conference delegates.

- Abstract submissions are due by 6 August 2018 

- Acceptance will be notified by 24 August 2018 

- Corrected abstracts need to be returned by 7 September 2018

- Papers for refereeing are due by 10 October 2018

- Referees' reports will be sent by 26 October 2018

- Following review, presenters will need to submit a full paper by 12 November 2018 

- Please note that all presenters must register for the conference


Conference Theme: Inspiring Success - transforming the student experience

Contexts may include, but are not limited to: 

- Student success - what is it, what works? 

- Includes learning 

- Diverse ways of knowing 

- Learning and teaching for employability 

- Staff development 

- Responses to government policy 

- New technology outside the classroom and within


You are invited to submit a proposal to present in any of the following categories: 

- Research or theory papers: Sessions will be 45 minutes duration; you should allow 10 minutes of this time for discussion. Submit a 300 - 500 word abstract including authors' names and affiliations. 

- Workshop contributions: Workshops will be 60 minutes long, contributors will be asked to speak for 15-20 minutes to describe an innovation, share a resource or describe a strategy from their practice, and encourage discussion for the remainder of the time. Submit a 300-500 word abstract including authors' names and affiliations.


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Rae Trewartha
Conference Convenor

+64 21 082 578

Olivia Lynch
Registration Manager

+64 4 894 3939