The submission system only allows you to submit three proposals, it is possible for you to be listed as presenting co-author on another person’s submission. As the limit of three guaranteed presentations applies to all submissions (including the participation in a symposium), please be aware that if you are listed as presenting author / presenting co-author for more than three presentations in total, we may have to withdraw you as presenter from one or more presentations. 

WALS annual international conference language is English. All proposals need to be submitted and presented in English, and only proposals handed in in English will be considered.

All proposals should be submitted through the online system. Because accounts from previous years are not available, please create a new user account first. Afterwards you can access the submission system which will allow you to submit your proposal(s).

Once provided with email and password, you can re-enter the website at any time prior to the submission deadline in order to change or update your data and proposal. Please remember to keep your email and password safe - you will need them again to register for the conference.

⇒  User Management System for Submission and Registration


⇒  Submission Period and Procedure

Proposal Submission: March 1, 2018 - June 30, 2018  July 31 (BJT: GMT+8)
Review Results Announcement: August 24, 2018
Full Paper Submission (Optional): September 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018

⇒  Strands

1. Lesson study and teacher preparation
2. Lesson study and teacher professional development
3. Lesson study in rural classrooms
4. Lesson study and school as learning community
5. History of lesson study and teaching research
6. Interdisciplinary lesson study
7. Research methodology for lesson study
8. Practical models of lesson study
9. Big data and lesson analysis
10. Online lesson study
11. Learning Study and Teacher Professional Development

⇒  Presenter Guidelines (Formats and Review Criteria)

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Important Dates

  • Thursday 22 Nov. , 14:00-20:00
    Registration (Early Check-in)
  • November 23-26, 2018
    WALS Annual International Conference
  • December 30, 2017
    First Round of Call for Proposals
  • March 1 - June 30, 2018
    Proposal Submission (tentative)
  • March 31, 2018
    Second Round of Call for Proposals
  • May 1 - September 9, 2018
    Early-bird Registration
  • August 24, 2018
    Review Result Announcement
  • September 1 - December 31, 2018
    Presenters may submit full papers/presentations for publication on the Post Conference section of the WALS website if you wish.
  • September 10 - October 31, 2018
    Regular Registration