“Leadership for Global Citizenship”

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All papers are assessed by blind peer review and are selected solely on merit. The submissions deadline was the 27th February 2022.

Abstracts received after this deadline will not be included for review. Abstracts should fall into one of the categories below:

  1. Addresses completed research with outcomes
  2. Addresses project where there is already completed data set to discuss
  3. Assesses the impact of COVID-19 on educational policy or practice
  4. Advances understanding of practice within the context of education policy and sustainability

All submissions must directly relate to the field of educational leadership, management or administration and may offer critical analysis or review of issues.

All abstracts will be assessed against the following criteria:

  • Relevance of the topic to BELMAS members
  • Clarity of research question(s) and/or focus of enquiry/discussions
  • Robustness of analytical and/or theoretical framework
  • Significance for educational practice, policy and/or theory

All abstracts must be a maximum of 500 words and exclude tables or diagrams. Names and institutions/organisations of all authors must be excluded from the text of the abstracts to facilitate the blind peer review process but provided separately as directed in the online system.


Authors may submit up to two abstracts. Abstracts may only be submitted using the BELMAS online system and the text entered, including abstract title and authors, will be published as provided. It is essential that great care is taken in checking for accuracy at the time of submission.

Authors may collaborate on symposium submissions within the limit of two abstracts per author. Symposium papers must be collated and submitted as a single submission by a nominated lead author. The submission must have a general title and each abstract should have a title and paragraph. Each paper must be related to the focus but offer a distinct perspective.

Full instructions for submitting your abstract are provided in the online system. The deadline for submission of abstracts is 27th February 2022. The decision on acceptance will be communicated to authors in March 2022. Information on registration, including fees and discounts and accommodation can be found on the BELMAS website.

To submit your abstract, please click on the button below. You will be required to create an account before gaining access to the abstract submission system.

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