CQUni provides a 'textbook' case of international leadership
Published on 13 February, 2013
CQUniversity's Professor Mike Horsley, Director of the Education Research Flagship, has been nominated as President of the International Association for Research on Textbooks and Educational Media (IARTEM).
IARTEM is the leading international association for research on textbooks and teaching and learning materials - with strong links to the UNESCO comprehensive strategy for textbooks and learning materials, and other leading research institutes concerned with the role teaching and learning materials play in student learning and achievement.
Professor Horsley attending the IARTEM board meeting at the University of Ostrava, with Professor Susanne Knudsen, current President from Norway, and board member Professor Natalija Mazeikiene, from Lithuania
After ratification of the nomination by the IARTEM general assembly in September, Professor Horsley will take up the Presidency of IARTEM on September 21 this year, for a period of two years.
The nomination was made at the recent IARTEM board meeting at University of Ostrava in the Czech Republic during late January.
Professor Horsley attended the board meeting which finalised the details for the 12th IARTEM International conference to be held at the University of Ostrava from September 18-20.
The IARTEM website at http://iartemblog.wordpress.com/ contains details of forthcoming publications, research topics, newsletters and research publications. The website also enables access to the IARTEM e-Journal, an open-access refereed journal listed as an accredited research output by the Australian Research Council.