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Welcome to ALARA

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Welcome to the home of ALARA - the Action Learning, Action Research Association. ALARA is a strategic network of people interested in using action research and action learning 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 research and action learning 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. See "ALARA Flyer" below for more, or keep browsing this website.

Request for Tender- Department of Education, Tasmania

Consultancy Service- AR & AL Project- Implementation of Child and Family Centres in Tasmania.

Applications close 14 October 2009 at 2pm Tasmanian Time

World Congress 5, 2000, Ballarat selected archives

Archival material from World Congress 5, 2000, Ballarat

Abstracts of presentations for the program

Following full papers as available from the website on November 2000

  • Allen
  • Aretz
  • Booth
  • Cartwright (2)
  • Cherednichenko
  • Crane
  • duToit
  • Hughes
  • Johnson
  • Kennedy
  • Lange
  • Lincoln
  • Meier
  • Sandercock
  • Taylor
  • Treleaven
  • Goff (in pdf conversion form)


Organisational Members

The following organisations are members of ALARA. They and their members have special entitlements (full details and how to join can be found at How to become a member on this site.

7 August 08- An invitation will be extended to these members to write a blog page about themselves and link to their own website.

Invitation to Nominate for the new ALARA Management Committee

Notice to all Members

AGM Thursday, 11 September 2008 

Canberra Institute of Technology

Contributions to the Action Research Case Study (ARCS) Monograph Series

Contributions are welcomed to the Action Research Case Study (ARCS) monograph series.  The case studies in this refereed series contribute to theoretical and practical understanding of action research and action learning in applied settings.  Typical length is in the range 8,000 to 12,000 words: about 40 typed A4 pages, double spaced.Types of case studies include (but are not limited to):

ALAR Journal Contribution Guidelines

Through the ALAR Journal we aim to promote the study and practice of action learning and action research and to develop personal networking on a global basis.We welcome contributions in the form of:

n     articles (up to 10 A4 pages double spaced)



Membership is open to anyone interested or active in action learning, action research and process management. Members come from a wide variety of disciplines, communities, professions and interests.

Affiliate Organisations

ALARA is keen to make connections between people and activities in all the strands, streams and variants associated with our paradigm. To this end we invite Organisational memberships of ALARA as Affiliates.


ALARA is also keen to make connections with organisations with an interest and activity in AR/PAR/AL. We invite organisations to consider Organisational memberships of ALARA.

Contact Us
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QLD 4066
Fax: 61-7-3342 1669

For Web Enquiries Contact: The Website Editor

To add your AR/AL organisation to "Around the World," email us a paragraph about your organisation.

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