ALARA is a strategic network of people interested or involved in using action learning or action research to generate collaborative learning, research and action to transform workplaces, schools, colleges, universities, communities, voluntary organisations, governments and businesses.

ALARA's vision is that action learning and action research will be widely used and publicly shared by individuals and groups creating local and global change for the achievement of a more equitable, just, joyful, productive, peaceful and sustainable society.

RC 10 members are warmly welcomed to contribute to the journals
Action Learning and Action Research and to Systemic Practice and Action Research.

A Conference 'Participatory Action Research and Action Learning: Appreciating our Pasts, Comprehending our Presents, Prefiguring our Futures' will be held by ALARA with other organizations in Melbourne Australia on 6-9th September 2010. Please see the website for details.

ALAR Journal s jointly published by the Action Learning, Action Research Association (ALARA) Inc, Interchange and Prosperity Press
Managing editor: Margaret O’Connell
Guest editor: Janet McIntyre

Editorial team: Paul Aylward, Ross Colliver, Margaret Fletcher, Susan Goff, Peter Howie, Janet Kelly, June Lennie, Janet McIntyre, Eileen Pigott-Irvine, Robert Sanders, Shankar Sankaran, Jack Whitehead, Janette Young

Editorial inquiries:
The editor, ALAR Journal
PO Box 1748
Toowong Qld 4066

“Participation for social justice, environmental sustainability and peace"

Please see the published on line version. Contributions are located at the link below

You are invited to contribute to a special edition of the Action Learning and Action Research Journal

Papers ( approx 20 pages) need to be submitted by 15th February.
Please draw on your current research or PhD theses.
Papers need to be submitted as word documents and emailed to

Option 1: Plse answer the following questions: What is the research about? Why did I do the research? How did I work with co-researchers to address social justice /environmental sustainability /peace? What impact has the research made to date? What challenges did I /we address?

Option 2: Reflect on policy and management issues pertaining to the theme.
RSVP for submissions:
Guest editor for April edition