ALARj: Action Learning and Action Research Journal. Volume 19 Number  1. September 2013.
ALARj: Action Learning and Action Research Journal. Volume 19 Number 1. September 2013.
ISSN: 1326-964X

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.


  • Editorial, Dr Susan Goff and Dr Phil Crane
  • Doing participatory evaluation in Indigenous contexts - methodological issues and questions, Steve Jordan, Christine Stocek and Rodney Mark
  • Making a difference: Engaging both hearts and minds in research practice, Michael Wright, Margaret Culbong, Tanya Jones, Margaret O'Connell and Danny Ford
  • Migrant sex workers and trafficking - insider research for and by migrant sex workers, Jules Kim and Elena Jefferies
  • Action learning/action research knowledge development and translation: A 'learning conference' experience, Robyn Lynn and Michelle Redman-MacLaren
  • So you think you are doing action research? Indicators of enactment of participatory action research in higher education, Marina Harvey
  • Achieving educational sustainability: A PALAR reflection of success, Leone Cameron and Bill Allen
  • Growing our knowledge, improving our practice - reflecting on how doing participatory action research over a period of time shifts the way you understand and do the work, Michelle Parker
  • Book Review: Learning and Development for a Better World: Lifelong Action Learning for Community Development, Frank Thompson
  • ALARA Membership and Article Submissions