ALARj: Action Learning and Action Research Journal. Volume 21 Number  1. August 2015.
ALARj: Action Learning and Action Research Journal. Volume 21 Number 1. August 2015.
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, Debora Hammond, Shankar Sankara and Susan Goff
  • Application of the Structured Dialogic Design Process to Examining Economic Integration and Free Trade in Cyprus, Yiannis Laouris, Tatjana Taraszow, Mustafa Damdelen, et al.
  • Systemic Pedagogy: A Design for Action Researcher Collective Self Development, Ross Colliver, Susan Goff, Riripeti Reedy and Vicki Vaartjes
  • Developing Pictorial Conceptual Metaphors as a means of understanding and changing the Australian Health System for Indigenous People, Bronwyn Fredericks, Kathleen Clapham, Dawn Bessarab, Patricia Dudgeon, Roxanne Bainbridge, Rowena Ball, Marlene Thompson (Longbottom), Clair Andersen, Mick Adams, Len Collard, Deb Duthie and Carolyn Daniel
  • Negotiating the right path: Working together to effect change in healthcare service provision to Aboriginal peoples, Michael Wright and Margaret O'Connell
  • Scaffolding of task complexity awareness and its impact on actions and learning, Pia Anderson
  • Communal-Photosynthesis Metaphor: Autobiographical Action-Research Journeys and Heuristic-Action-Learning Frameworks of Living Educational Theories, Emmanuel Nii Ayikwei Tetteh
  • Empowerment in Participatory Action Research conducted in Malaysia, Fariza Puteh-Behak
  • ALARA membership information and article submissions