First Notice and Call for Papers
2nd International Research Conference

in Harris Manchester College, Oxford, UK
Friday 8 July – Sunday 10 July 2016
Sponsored by Taylor & Francis

Conference theme: Research in Post-Compulsory Education

This international conference aims to bring together researchers and practitioners in post-compulsory education from many different countries. It provides an opportunity for participants to spend 3 days in inspirational surroundings sharing ideas and projects with like minded people. The ARPCE committee is keen to attract early career researchers, those with teaching or professional roles in post-compulsory education, as well as established researchers and journal contributors. Contributions on any aspect of post-compulsory education are very welcome, including professional education, adult learning, further and higher education, work based learning, community education. Presenters may focus upon theory, practice, or methodology, and be prepared to share their work in a supportive and inclusive learning environment.

Those wishing to present should submit a 250 word abstract to by 31st January 2016. All abstracts will be reviewed by the ARPCE committee, and prospective presenters will be informed of the result by 29th February 2016. Proposals for conference posters will also be welcome.

Full papers to be submitted to above email address by 30th April 2016 to be circulated to all participants prior to the conference.

Accepted papers will be allocated a 40 minute session. Presenters will be allowed 15 minutes to summarise their paper and the balance of time will be open for discussion of the paper.

Participants are encouraged to book into College accommodation for the full weekend; however, day attendance will also be possible.

Following the success of the inaugural ARPCE Conference at this venue in July 2014, we expect there will be keen demand for places, and therefore please apply early.

For queries or informal advice please contact ARPCE’s Chair: Professor Geoffrey Elliott,