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Conferences & Events

conference [n.]

1. a formal meeting for discussion or debate. 2. an association in commerce for regulation or exchange of information. 3. a league of sports teams or clubs.
Oxford Dictionaries

There are educational conferences and virtually every day. They cover every educational topic and level.

Several pages list conferences and related events at regional, state/territory, national and international level. Each listing contains date, title, a brief comment and the venue. They are listed in date order.

Use individual links below to access specific listings for each month.

The Past Conference Page lists conferences that have been held. These conferences are only listed by date and title. Note : each monthly listing will only be maintained for a period of six months to allow access to papers and reports.

The conferences and events listed do not include all those that occur. Wherever possible, Australian conferences/events will be included.

Information will be added as far ahead of actual dates as possible.

July 2018
Date Event
1-4 ANZAHPE 2018
‘The Conference’s mixture of invited speakers, in-depth educational offerings, and important delegate opportunities for contribution and discussion, make it a “must attend” event for all in the health professional educators’ community’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
1-4 2018 ANZATS Conference
‘The conference theme is : Sacrifice. A diversity of other topics are also covered, including Theological education, Learning and teaching, Practical theology and missions, worship and liturgy, Lukan scholarship and Karl Barth’.
Venue : Emmanuel College, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland.
1-4 ANZAHPE 2018
‘The Conference’s mixture of invited speakers, in-depth educational offerings, and important delegate opportunities for contribution and discussion, make it a “must attend” event for all in the health professional educators’ community’.
Venue : Grand Chanellor Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania.
1-4 International Conference on Information Technology and Applications [ICITA 2018]
‘A forum which will focus on specific disciplinary research as well as on multi-disciplinary studies. The uniqueness of ICITA is that it enables scientists in the world to communicate not only about technical issues, but also any of the other areas which use technology’.
Venue : Hilton Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
1-5 MERGA 41 Conference 2018
Programme, speakers, accommodation and other details available from the site.
Venue : Massey University Albany, Auckland, New Zealand.
2 Using and interpreting data in schools [ACER]
‘Designed for teachers and school leaders who wish to build solid shared understandings about the kinds of data used in schools, the different ways in which data can be represented and what they can tell teachers about student learning’.
Venue : Online.
2 VET in Schools Forum 2018
‘This Forum is cross-sectoral including VET educators from both Government, Catholic and Independent schools. The 2018 forum will focus on the topic Inspired & Skilled’.
Venue : Trinity Grammar School, Summer Hill, NSW.
2-3 42nd Annual IARLD Conference
1 July 2018 Preconference Activities. Multiple symposia plus a range of other activities.
Venue : University College Arteveldehogeschool, Ghent, Belgium.
2-4 EDULEARN18
‘EDULEARN is one of the largest international education conferences for lecturers, researchers, technologists and professionals from the educational sector. More than 800 experts from 80 countries will get together to present their projects and share their knowledge on teaching and learning methodologies and educational innovations’.
Venue : Palma Convention Centre, Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
2-4 ICTES 2018
The conference ‘aims to bring together scientists, researchers and students to exchange novel ideas and results in all aspects of Teaching and Education Sciences’.
Venue : Mercure Okinawa Naha Hotel, Okinawa, Japan.
2-4 National Arts Conference [Steiner Education Australia]
‘This conference is appropriate for all educators in Rudolf Steiner Schools and anyone who is interested in deepening their understanding of the Mission of the Arts for Human Development in our time’.
Venue : Samford Valley Steiner School, Wights Mountain, Queensland.
2-4 The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Federation University, Ballarat]
‘Spend three fascinating days exploring your passion for STEM [Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths] under the expert guidance of FedUni scientists and students. The Ballarat Conoco-Phillips Science Experience is targeted at Year 10 students’.
Venue : Federation University, Ballarat, Victoria.
2-5 HERDSA 2018
The theme of the conference is ‘[Re]Valuing Higher Education’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia.
2-5 International Conference on Computational Science and Applications [ICCSA 2018]
‘Offers a real opportunity to discuss new issues, tackle complex problems and find advanced enabling solutions able to shape new trends in Computational Science’.
Venue : Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria.
2-6 AHA Conference 2018 : ’The Scale of History‘
‘Do you write history on a grand or intimate scale ? Or both ? We welcome paper and panel proposals on any geographical area, time period, or field of history, especially those relating to the theme of scale’.
Venue : The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.
2-6 Language Testing Research Colloquium [LTRC 2018]
‘We have chosen the broad theme “Language assessment in times of movement, transition and change”. We have explained it further in the Call for Proposals but we want to emphasise that we welcome good-quality research on any topic in the field’.
Venue : University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
3 New ! Performance Appraisals from A - Z : From Drab to Inspiration [Brisbane]
‘A great appraisal system should bring out the best in people, inspire amazing performance and enhance a culture of accountability. Aimed at service leaders and team leaders, this workshop is designed to step you through the development of a performance appraisal process that will inspire your staff to achieve more in their role beyond satisfactory performance’.
Venue : Karstens Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
3-5 22nd Asian Studies Association of Australia Biennial Conference
‘The biennial Asian Studies Association of Australia conference is the largest gathering of experts working on Asia in the southern hemisphere’.
Venue : University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
3-6 IATIS 6th International Conference, 2018
‘The theme of “Translation and Cultural Mobility” may be understood in a broad sense to cover issues arising from the study and practice of translation in its different forms [from interpreting to film adaptation to cultural translation] and in a wide variety of contexts, including those concerning commerce, colonization, exile, emigration, travel and technology’.
Venue : Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong.
3-8 IGPME Annual Conference
‘Participating in PME conferences provides opportunities to further our own individual research endeavours, develop research networks and contribute to the knowledge field. Our individual efforts strengthen the PME community’.
Venue : Umeå, Sweden.
4 New ! Reflective Practice is not ‘Today was a Lovely Day’, It is so Much More [Parramatta]
‘Do you want to understand the power of reflection ? Do you want to explore what reflection looks like from a documentation perspective ? Do you want some ideas on how to get your team to be more reflective ? If so, this inspiring workshop is for you and your colleague’.
Venue : Skye Hotel Suites, Parramatta, Sydney, NSW.
4-5 CILIP 2018 Conference
‘The conference brings together library, knowledge and information professionals from all sectors of our profession from the UK and overseas, to meet, learn and share knowledge’.
Venue : Brighton, England.
4-6 2018 ATEA and TEFANZ Conference
‘The theme of 2018 ATEA and TEFANZ Conference, “Teacher Education In and For Uncertain Times” engages with the role of initial and continuing teacher education in uncertain times. Presentations will report the work of teacher education researchers who are engaging with how teacher education can prepare teachers committed to counter-oppressive curriculum and pedagogy, and reflects the critical role of teacher educators as public academics’.
Venue : La Trobe University City Campus, Melbourne, Victoria.
4-6 Australasian Law Teachers Association Conference
‘The conference provides a supportive environment for academics to present papers on research areas of interest and also the opportunity to develop friendships and connect with academic colleagues within the Australasian region’.
Venue : Curtin Law School, Perth, Western Australia.
4-6 ICOIE2018
‘Technological advancement and breakthroughs are bringing about a paradigm shift in contemporary education. Modes of learning and teaching are becoming more open and innovative in terms of time, space, curriculum contents, organization, pedagogical methods, infrastructure and requirements’.
Venue : Jockey Club Campus, The Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China.
4-7 2018 Literary Studies Convention : The Literary Interface
Association for the Study of Australian Literature. ‘This convention will bring together scholars working across the broad field of literary studies to discuss the literary as an interface between different forms of knowledge and processes of knowledge formation, looking at questions of how and through what means the literary is communicated, represented, negotiated, and remade’.
Venue : Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.
4-7 Historiographies of Technology and Architecture
Conference of The Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand. ‘An international peer-reviewed conference that explores themes in architectural history and theory. The theme for the 2018 conference is “Historiographies of technology and Architecture”’.
Venue : Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand.
5 New ! Performance Appraisals from A - Z : From Drab to Inspiration [Sydney]
‘A great appraisal system should bring out the best in people, inspire amazing performance and enhance a culture of accountability. Aimed at service leaders and team leaders, this workshop is designed to step you through the development of a performance appraisal process that will inspire your staff to achieve more in their role beyond satisfactory performance’.
Venue : Karstens Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
5 New ! Reflective Practice is not ‘Today was a Lovely Day’, It is so Much More [Newcastle]
‘Do you want to understand the power of reflection ? Do you want to explore what reflection looks like from a documentation perspective ? Do you want some ideas on how to get your team to be more reflective ? If so, this inspiring workshop is for you and your colleague’.
Venue : Harbourview Function Centre, Newcastle, NSW.
5 Women and Leadership Symposium Canberra
‘The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce’.
Venue : Hyatt Hotel, Commonwealth Ave, Yarralumla, ACT.
5-6 New ! EdTechTeam Perth Summit
‘Choose from compelling sessions about all the Apps in the G Suite for Education [Drive, Docs, Slides, Sheets, Drawings, YouTube, Classroom, Maps and more] as well as sessions that go beyond the tools that feature cutting-edge best practices in educational technology and great teaching’.
Venue : Thornlie Christian College, Southern River, Western Australia.
5-6 Global Conference on Journalism and Mass Communication 2018
The theme of the conference is ‘Voice of the media’. It will have the ‘participation of academia, industry professionals, government officials and from professional bodies related to the field of journalism and Mass Communication’.
Venue : Hotel Taj Samudra Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
5-7 ICICTE 2018
‘This conference has proved itself to be one of the best small conferences of its type. It will seek to address the many challenges and new directions presented by technological innovations in educational settings’.
Venue : Chania, Crete Greece.
6 IEAA Student Life Forum 2018
Engagement and Employability. The ‘Student Life Forum will provide a national platform for professional staff working across all facets of the international student lifecycle. It will feature leading experts, practitioners and student representatives from across Australia to explore a range of topics’.
Venue : Brisbane, Queensland.
6-7 Australasian Mental Health and Higher Education Conference
‘The event is open to researchers, educators, students, HDR candidates, mental health professionals, consumers, carers, providers, community groups, and key organisations in higher education and the broader community. The main focus is working with students and staff in higher education to improve their experiences and outcomes’.
Venue : Education Central, JCU Townsville, North Queensland.
6-8 JASA Weekend Conference
‘Join us as we celebrate the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s Persuasion’.
Venue : Pavilion on Northbourne Hotel, Canberra, ACT.
8-10 2018 AASE Conference
Creating Connections : Developing Personal and Social Capabilities. We anticipate this year’s conference will challenge participants to think about and reflect on how we create connections with students, families, and staff’.
Venue : Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Queensland.
8-10 NSW Teachers Federation Annual Conference 2018
‘Annual Conference this year will mark the 100th Annual Conference of the NSW Teachers Federation. The Centenary of our great union is an opportunity to be proud of our history and to celebrate all that we have achieved throughout our history. The Federation continues to be the most democratic and representative voice of the teaching profession in this State’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
8-10 SCEAA Conference 2018
‘The conference theme Making it Happen : Participatory Citizenship and Social Justice – Past, Present and Future provides opportunities for us to make connections to learning areas of the Australian and Victorian curriculum : History, Geography, Civics and Citizenship and Economics’.
Venue : Sovereign Hill, Ballarat, Victoria.
8-11 2018 ISBC Annual Conference
‘We invite all outstanding teachers, leading researchers, and educational innovators to embrace the 2018 theme “Our Boys, Their Future : Learning to Lead” and share your wisdom and experience with colleagues from around the world’.
Venue : Southport School, Gold Coast, Queensland.
8-11 NZALT 2018 Conference – Exploring Other Worlds through Languages
‘Join your colleagues across languages to engage in presentations on innovative practices, emerging trends and research-informed practices, invigorate your teaching with new ideas from colleagues and experts, share your practices and inspire others’ and more.
Venue : Owen G Glenn Building, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
8-11 AATE/ALEA National Conference [The Art of English]
‘This year’s conference theme is The Art of English : Language, Literature, Literacy. A range of keynote and concurrent sessions will address our theme and there will be a variety of quality offerings to meet the professional learning needs of English and literacy educators, including a number of Australian writers and creators from all a wide range of settings’.
Venue : Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
8-11 CONASTA 67
‘As the major science education event in Australia, CONASTA has a strong reputation for offering high quality and stimulating professional learning experiences for science teachers, school laboratory technicians/managers and others with an interest in science education’.
Venue : University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
8-11 STARS Conference
‘The STARS conference provides the opportunity to disseminate and discuss current research, good practice, emerging initiatives and leading edge ideas that are aimed at enhancing students’ tertiary learning experiences’.
Venue : Skycity Convention Centre, Auckland, New Zealand.
8-12 SMB2018
‘Of particular interest to researchers who use mathematical ideas and mathematical models in areas such as mathematical biology, biomechanics, computational biology, biophysics, systems biology and quantitative life and medical sciences’.
Venue : Sydney University, Sydney, NSW.
8-13 Confratute
‘Confratute is geared toward providing educators with research-based practical strategies for engagement and enrichment learning for all students, as well as meeting the needs of gifted and talented students’.
Venue : University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA.
8-13 ICOTS 10
‘The main purpose of ICOTS is to give statistics educators and professionals around the world the opportunity to exchange information, ideas and experiences, to present recent innovation and research in the field of statistics education, and to expand their range of collaborators’.
Venue : Kyoto, Japan.
8-13 World Dance Congress 2018
‘The 2018 Congress will be centred on four interwoven concepts: dance, generations, connecting, and learning. Participants will include infants, young people and adults, from countries all over the world and from diverse backgrounds and experiences’.
Venue : Adelaide, South Australia.
9-10 New ! EdTechTeam Sydney Summit
‘Choose from compelling sessions about all the Apps in the G Suite for Education [Drive, Docs, Slides, Sheets, Drawings, YouTube, Classroom, Maps and more] as well as sessions that go beyond the tools that feature cutting-edge best practices in educational technology and great teaching’.
Venue : Rooty Hill High School, Rooty Hill, NSW.
9-10 * Leaders of ICT Program
‘Provides Leaders of ICT and aspiring leaders with the knowledge and skills required to successfully contribute to the leadership of a school. This involves providing the direction and influence to lead teams from a strategic perspective as well as the skills to effectively manage change in a dynamic and complex environment’.
* Additinal days include 12 and 13 September 2018. These are a compulsory component.
Venue : AIS Conference Centre, Sydney, NSW.
9-10 Leading Learning [Steiner Education Australia]
‘Supported by the integrated framework that is the Australian Professional Standard for Principals, Leading Learning will draw upon aspects of what leaders are expected to know, understand and achieve in their work’.
Venue : Kamaroi Rudolf Steiner School, Belrose, Sydney, NSW.
9-10 Positive Leadership [Gold Coast]
‘this comprehensive course will take your leadership to the next level through a heightened understanding of, and deeper reflection on, the contemporary leadership research base. The course synthesises the many conceptualisations of leadership in the research literature, challenging participants to re-examine their own preconceptions’.
Venue : Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, Queensland.
9-19 Undergraduate Leaders’ Program 2018
‘Enabling students from diverse backgrounds and cultures to enhance their leadership skills and cross-cultural competency through a series of workshops, discussions, field trips and cultural activities. Participants will learn critical problem-solving skills through design thinking, a concept developed at the University of Sydney to solve complex problems across many disciplines’.
Venue : The University of Sydney, Camperdown Campus, Sydney, NSW.
10 New ! Intentional Teaching - The What and How [Melbourne]
‘In this workshop, we will pull apart and co-construct our knowledge of what intentional teaching is, what it means for educators’ every day practice and how it can be documented’.
Venue : Karstens Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
10 New ! Short Course in Positive Leadership [Surfers Paradise]
‘Through a process of continuous individual and group reflection to integrate new knowledge, this course aims not to just have participants learn about leadership, but to have them focus on their personal growth as a leader to become less comfort-centred and more purpose-focused, less self-focused and more other-focused, and less internally closed and more externally open’.
Venue : Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, Queensland.
10-11 EdTechSA State Conference 2018
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates. Theme is ‘Diving Deeper with Technologies’.
Venue : Immanuel College, Novar Gardens, Adelaide, South Australia.
10-11 Free Linguistics Conference 2018 |
‘Presentations and workshops range across various subjects in language studies, including [but not limited to] language education [including but not limited to ESL], translation studies, applied linguistics and linguistics, breaking down borders between disciplines and sub-fields’. Pre-conference workshops on 9 July 2018.
Venue : University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
10-12 THE Teaching Excellence Summit 2018
‘For the first time, Times Higher Education will dedicate a summit purely to teaching; celebrating achievement and exploring how to advance the practice towards greater success and impact in the 21st century’.
Venue : University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland.
10-13 Ace 2018 Conference
The Economic Society of Australia. ‘Australia’s place in the world’. This is a developing site. Monitor for further information.
Venue : Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.
10-13 ATSIMA 2018 Conference
‘The conference will bring together a collaboration of leaders, educators and stakeholders from Community, education, research, and business sectors around Australia’.
Venue : RMIT University Melbourne, Swanston Academic Building, Melbourne, Victoria.
10-14 International Conference on Chemistry Education [ICCE2018]
‘The program will be based around themes, but not be confined by them. This should give everyone a voice in our efforts to improve chemistry education, an essential building block for the future in which both progress and sustainability are fuelled by a deep understanding and appreciation of the role of chemistry in our world’.
Venue : University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
10-14 ISRA Bi-Annual World Meeting
All details are now avaiable from this site. Includes Keynote Speakers, registration information, specific programs, more.
Venue : Université of Paris Descartes, Paris, France.
11* Instructional Design Mastery Series
‘A series of three workshops focusing on learning outcomes and assessment, instructional strategies, and course management and evaluation of courses that may take place in various learning environments [i.e., web-enhanced, blended, and/or online]’.
*3 workshops, the other two beginning on 8 August and 5 September.
Venue : Asynchronous Workshop .
11-13 ATSIMA Conference 2018 : Starting the Revolution
‘The conference will bring together a collaboration of leaders, educators and stakeholders from Community, education, research, and business sectors around Australia’.
Venue : LaTrobe University, Melbourne, Victoria.
11-13 The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn]
‘With a focus on industry and real world applications, you will meet leaders from the scientific community, work with innovative technologies in our specialised labs and facilities, watch out-of-this-world science demonstrations and participate in hands- on workshops that will challenge and excite’.
Venue : Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, Victoria.
12-13 Applied Positive Psychology [Gold Coast]
‘This course will teach you the conditions and processes that lead to the optimal functioning of individuals, groups and organisations. You will learn how to be at your personal best at home and at work, and how to lead cultural change in your work environment to enhance wellbeing and improve performance’.
Venue : Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, Queensland.
13 New ! Performance Appraisals from A - Z : From Drab to Inspiration [Melbourne]
‘A great appraisal system should bring out the best in people, inspire amazing performance and enhance a culture of accountability. Aimed at service leaders and team leaders, this workshop is designed to step you through the development of a performance appraisal process that will inspire your staff to achieve more in their role beyond satisfactory performance’.
Venue : Karstens Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
13 New ! Short Course in Applied Positive Psychology [Gold Coast]
‘By synthesising research in the field of Positive Psychology, supported by current thinking in positive education, neuroscience, mindfulness, positive organisational practices and positive leadership, the course provides comprehensive coverage of the key theories and concepts that are transforming workplaces and classrooms across the world’.
Venue : Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, Queensland.
13 Tots & Tech : Challenges for early childhood in a digital age [Brisbane]
‘We will explore the potential benefits and downsides of media and technology use in early childhood and ask - What role can technology play in helping children develop well ? in promoting creativity? in supporting learning ? What are the potential impacts on relationships ? Are there problem levels of use ?’
Venue : Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland.
13-19 IJCAI-ECAI-18
A conference that is ‘the premier international gathering of researchers in AI and the premier European gathering of researchers in AI’.
Venue : Stockholmsmässan, Älvsjö, Stockholm, Sweden.
14-15 DRSHBM-JULY-2018
The conference has multiple tracks covering particular areas of these groups.
Venue : Rydges on Swanston Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
14-17 SCUP 2018 Annual Conference
‘Planning is not just words on paper, it’s stories about real people and real institutions who are rethinking the way they make decisions - the people they collaborate with, the resources available, and ultimately the future of the students’.
Venue : Nashville Music City Centre, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
15-17 CaSPA 2018 Conference
‘A Conference specifically designed for those in Senior Leadership of Catholic Primary and Secondary Schools in Australia’.
Venue : Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Queensland.
15-18 International Round Table Symposiums - Childhood Education
‘Topics of Interest will include but are not limited to Early Childhood Education, Children’s Literature, Special and Gifted Education, School Administration and Leadership, Education Trends, K-12 Schools, School Governance and Education Law’.
Venue : Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England.
15-19 ISSBD Biennial Meeting 2018
‘The mission is to promote scientific research on human development throughout the lifespan and application of relevant findings in the world’.
Venue : The Star Gold Coast, Broadbeach, Queensland.
15-20 ISME Conference 2018
‘Connecting music educators across the world, developing networks, impact and reach. Conference theme : Life’s Journey Through Music’.
Venue : Baku, Azerbaijan.
15-21 XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology
‘Congress will focus on how scholars, public intellectuals, policy makers, journalists and activists from diverse fields can and do contribute to our understanding of power, violence and justice’.
Venue : Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada.
16-18 21st World Nursing Education Conference
The conference will have a ‘theme “Technology Innovations in Nursing Education”’.
Venue : Novotel Melbourne St Kilda, Saint Kilda, Victoria.
16-21 2018 WLSA Student Conference
‘This year’s conference theme aims to connect students to their individual leadership voice in a world consumed by overwhelming streams of news and media. This conference will dissect the ways social media and technology are impacting todays student as well as look at studies, techniques and tools to deal with the anxiety and stress that comes from the innate desire to succeed’.
Venue : Korea International School, Jeju Campus, Korea.
17 New ! Homeschool 4 Me Conference 2018
‘If you have always thought about homeschooling, but are not sure where to begin, then do not miss the Homeschool 4 Me Conference. Our professional speakers will discuss: homeschool myths, why homeschooling works, how to get started and homeschooling senior students. Meet and discuss your options with our exhibitors’.
Venue : Beerwah & District Community Hall, Beerwah, Queensland.
17-18 Asia-Singapore Conference on Sport Science [ACSS 2018]
‘The two-day Conference will offer participants the opportunity to learn about the latest trends and best practices in the world of Sport Science. Leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars will attend to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Sport Science’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, Outram Road, Singapore.
17-20 2nd Annual Digital Campus and Learning Transformation Conference [Melbourne]
‘The Conference is the event platform that will provide educators and learning professionals with essential strategic and technical knowledge to facilitate their digital transformation’.
Venue : The Langham Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria.
18 Gifted and Talented Study Day, Toowoomba [Junior]
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The program is still being finalised but will include a talk on a philosophical topic, a talk on a science topic, a debate and a community of inquiry’.
Venue : Toowoomba Grammar School, Toowoomba, Queensland.
18 New ! Intentional Teaching - The What and How [Brisbane]
‘In this workshop, we will pull apart and co-construct our knowledge of what intentional teaching is, what it means for educators’ every day practice and how it can be documented’.
Venue : Karstens Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
18-19 Financial Modelling for Higher Education Workshop [Melbourne]
‘ Attendees will be equipped with the practical tools and skills to create a clear and comprehensive model that can be easily interpreted and manipulated. Participants will know how to adapt to budget changes and proactively manage restructures’.
Venue : Cliftons Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
18-21 International Round Table Symposiums - Literature, Language and the Arts
‘Topics of Interest will include but are not limited to Literature, Children’s Literature [Kidslit], Women in Literature, Language, Allusions to God in Literature, The History of Literature and The Two Cultures’.
Venue : Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England.
19 Summer 2018 Arts Integration and STEAM Education Conference
‘The world’s largest arts integration and STEAM education conference for teachers. Each event, classroom and arts teachers connect for a crazy-good day of learning. And it’s all online – so it’s flexible, affordable and practical, too’. Not the time factor.
Venue : Online.
19 Women and Leadership Symposium [Adelaide]
‘The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce’.
Venue : The Playford, Adelaide, South Australia.
19-20 New ! EdTechTeam Tasmania Summit
‘Choose from compelling sessions about all the Apps in the G Suite for Education [Drive, Docs, Slides, Sheets, Drawings, YouTube, Classroom, Maps and more] as well as sessions that go beyond the tools that feature cutting-edge best practices in educational technology and great teaching’.
Venue : St Virgil’s College, Austin’s Ferry, Tasmania.
19-20 Learning & Teaching Leaders Conference 2018
‘The theme this year is Future Learning, Future Teaching and the conference will explore topics on the changing face of teaching, the changing role of teachers, preparing graduates for an uncertain future and emerging models of curriculum design’.
Venue : University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.
19-21 Fifth International Conference on Language, Literature and Society 2018 [LLS2018]
‘The LLS is renowned for its high level attendance, thought-leading and cutting edge content, unrivaled networking opportunities and presenter friendly atmosphere. This research conference attracts more high profile linguists, poets, literary critics and language teachers from around the world than any other event in the region’.
Venue : Hotel Ibis Styles, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
19-23 International Nursing Research Congress 2018
Initial information and registration form only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.
20 Creative Approaches to Global Learning : IEAA Internationalisation of the Curriculum Forum 2018
‘This year’s forum will bring together teachers, academics, professional and managerial staff to explore the challenges of, and develop creative approaches to, global learning in schools, VET colleges and universities’.
Venue : Pearson Education Australia, Melbourne, Victoria.
20 New ! 2018 ACHPER [SA] & SASTA Conference
‘The conference will feature a full day program of high quality professional learning, classroom ideas, hands-on practical activities, extensive networking opportunities, professional expertise and IT applications’.
Venue : TBC, South Australia.
20 New ! Creative Collaborations Conference
‘The Creative Collaborations Conference is a conference for Creative Arts teachers in secondary schools interested in professional standards for creative diversity and indigenous culture. Hosted by Chisholm Institute in Dandenong, this full day event will include lectures, workshops, discussions and practical skill building’.
Venue : Chisholm Institute, Building A, Auditorium, Dandenong, Victoria.
20-21 2018 Annual Conference and AGM - Early Childhood New Zealand
‘The theme for 2018 is ECE Innovation : Curriculum for today and tomorrow / He marautanga auaha mō naianei me āpōpō’.
Venue : Waipuna Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand.
20-22 Melbourne Career Expo [SpotJobs.com]
‘The most comprehensive careers event in Australia. This expo encompasses all career opportunities from employment to education and training in the trades, corporate and professional sectors’.
Venue : Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
20-23 International Literacy Association Conference
Consists of an Institute Day, Core Conference and Children’s Literature Day. Other details from the site.
Venue : Austin, Texas, USA.
21 Gifted and Talented Study Day, Brisbane [Junior]
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The program is still being finalised but will include a talk on a philosophical topic, a talk on a science topic, a debate and a community of inquiry’.
Venue : Genesis Christian College, Brisbane, Queensland.
21-22 2018 Queensland Work & Skills Expo
‘The focus of the Queensland Work and Skills Expo will be on VET courses, Apprenticeships and Traineeships, Certificate Courses, Employment opportunities, Hands-on Activities and more’.
Venue : Royal International Convention Centre, Brisbane Showgrounds, Brisbane, Queensland.
21-22 2018 Tertiary Studies Expo [TSXPO]
‘Australia’s largest tertiary studies expo, offers a unique opportunity for anyone interested in starting, changing or upgrading their career ! Featuring many local, interstate and overseas education providers. students services and support agencies’.
Venue : Royal International Convention Centre, Brisbane Showgrounds, Brisbane, Queensland.
21-26 ISAAC Conference 2018
‘An organisation working to improve the lives of children and adults with complex communication needs. The latest in research and clinical innovations, workshops, seminars, exhibits,’ and more.
Venue : Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Gold Coast, Queensland.
22-25 International Round Table Symposiums - Women and Education
Information on symposium background, presentation process and a wide range of topics of interest from campus safety to Barriers to Girls’ education are listed for possible inclusion.
Venue : Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England.
23-24 ELINET Association Symposium 2018
‘The symposium will offer various opportunities to share ideas and perspectives on current and future literacy issues around participation, inclusion and equity. The symposium strives to produce outcomes in terms of statements on key questions for the future, and policy statements’.
Venue : University of Cologne, Köln, Germany.
23-25 SEPLA 2018
‘This conference event will support your professional journey working with students with behaviour support needs, those with emotional disturbances, intellectual and physical disabilities, autism, chronic health conditions and other learning support needs’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Warwick Farm, Sydney, NSW.
23-26 2nd Annual Digital Campus and Learning Transformation Conference [Sydney]
‘The Conference is the event platform that will provide educators and learning professionals with essential strategic and technical knowledge to facilitate their digital transformation’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
23-26 2018 AAEEBL Annual Meeting
‘The Special Interest Groups AAEEBL unveiled in 2017 will provide the themes of the conference : Practices & Pedagogies, Research and Technology’. See the site for greater detail on each of these, as well as further information.
Venue : Capilano University, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
23-26 New ! National Suicide Prevention Conference 2018
‘These workshops offer a unique opportunity to learn from international and local experts in suicide prevention and they sell out fast !’ They cover different groups and levels.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
23-27 2018 International Systemic Functional Congress
‘ The theme [re]Imagining the future : expanding resources and making connections helps us consider how we can use SFL in robust ways to address and challenge current and future social issues such as global conflict, deficit migration policies, education inequity and racism’.
Venue : Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, USA.
24 2018 Sunshine Coast Daily Careers Expo
‘The region’s most comprehensive careers, employment and training expo that offers visitors the latest information on tertiary studies, further training, hands on demonstrations and employment opportunities’.
Venue : Calvary Centre, Tanawha, Queensland.
24-25 Women and Leadership Symposium Melbourne
‘The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce’.
Venue : RACV City Club, Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria.
25 Gifted and Talented Study Day, Sydney [Junior]
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The program is still being finalised but will include a talk on a philosophical topic, a talk on a science topic, a debate and a community of inquiry’.
Venue : Ascham School, Sydney, NSW.
25-26 5th Annual STEM Education Conference 2018
‘We invite all principals, primary and high-school teachers, school administrators, tertiary educators, researchers, governments, and science and tech industry representatives to join us for two days of thought-provoking programming, with a focus on providing applicable tools, resources, and insights’.
Venue : Rydges World Square, Sydney, NSW.
25-26 Financial Modelling for Higher Education Workshop [Sydney]
‘ Attendees will be equipped with the practical tools and skills to create a clear and comprehensive model that can be easily interpreted and manipulated. Participants will know how to adapt to budget changes and proactively manage restructures’.
Venue : Cliftons Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
25-27 2018 AIFS Conference
‘Join leading thinkers and change-makers at the Australian Institute of Family Studies 2018 Conference, which will look ahead and ask : what does the future for families look like ?’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
25-27 2018 International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences
‘2018 Special Focus - Autonomy in Times of Turmoil : What to Make of the Social ?’.
Venue : University of Granada, Granada, Spain.
25-27 AIFS 2018 Conference
‘Join leading thinkers and change-makers at the Australian Institute of Family Studies 2018 Conference, which will look ahead and ask : what does the future for families look like ? What are the challenges and opportunities and how prepared are we ?’
Venue : Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
26 New ! Coaching and Mentoring [Rockhampton]
‘Current research shows us that supporting the professional growth of our teachers by facilitating pedagogical dialogue and providing effective feedback will have significant benefits for our students. Discover how to maximise the experience of both being coached, and being a coach’.
Venue : Quality Regent Hotel, Rockhampton, Queensland.
26 Gifted and Talented Study Day, Sunshine Coast [Junior]
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The program is still being finalised but will include a talk on a philosophical topic, a talk on a science topic, a debate and a community of inquiry’.
Venue : Kawana Waters State College, Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
26-27 Asia-Pacific Conference on Economics & Finance [APEF 2018]
‘APEF 2018 is the gathering place for economists and financial experts from academia, government, and the private sector to present their research results, exchange ideas and network. This year’s sessions will look at how protectionist policies are affecting the world economy’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, Outram Road, Singapore.
26-27 DigiCon
‘Designed by teachers, for teachers, the two day conference has speakers sharing about STEM, Digital Technologies Curriculum, emerging technologies and plenty more’.
Venue : Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Victoria.
27 Gifted and Talented Study Day, Bundaberg [Junior]
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The program is still being finalised but will include a talk on a philosophical topic, a talk on a science topic, a debate and a community of inquiry’.
Venue : Bundaberg State High School, Bundaberg, Queensland.
27 Science Co-ordinators Conference [Science Victoria]
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
27 New ! Teaching Phonics
‘Participants will take away research based knowledge about teaching phonemic, phonological and graphological skills, along with strategies that contribute to developing their own teaching methods repertoire that is explicit, contextual and embedded in a literacy block’.
Venue : Thirroul Library and Community Centre, Thirroul, NSW.
27 The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People [Adelaide] - Generation Next
‘Leading experts deliver up to date, authoritative information. A practically oriented, multi-disciplinary approach to common issues impacting the wellbeing of young people’.
Venue : Adelaide Town Hall, Adelaide, South Australia.
29 ALIA Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Goals Summit
‘Bringing together library and information professionals from across Australia and the Region to compare strategies for incorporating the Sustainable Development Goals in their work in communities, in schools, in academia, with government and with other stakeholders’.
Venue : Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Gold Coast, Queensland.
29-30 Developmental Coordination Disorder [DCD-UK] Conference 2018
‘We recommend this conference to anyone working with children or adults in any of the following fields : Academic Researchers; Physiotherapists; Occupational Therapists; Educational Psychologists; Clinical Psychologists; Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services; Special Needs Coordinators; Teachers of Special Needs; Teachers of Physical Education and Sports Specialists’.
Venue : Brunel University, London, England.
30 New ! Leadership Program [Darwin]
‘Designed for teachers and leaders who are looking to improve and develop their leadership qualities. Whether you have just landed your first leadership position, are considering a future in a leadership role, or have been in leadership for some time and need that spark, this workshop will support your growth and development as a leader. We will cover essential attributes and skills of effective leadership’.
Venue : TBC, Darwin, Northern Territory.
30-31 2018 Global Studies Conference
‘Each year the Global Studies Conference draws a diverse group of participants from all over the world. Our Program Development team draws on this diversity to craft a rich and distinctive conference experience’.
Venue : University of Granada, Granada, Spain.
30/7-1/8 National Seminar Series 2018 - Australian Copyright Council [Sydney]
‘Our seminars are presented by experts in the field of copyright law who are up-to-date with the latest policies, laws and applications of copyright.Suited for Librarians, archivists, Educators and administrators in educational institutions’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
30/7-2/8 Asia-Pacific Library and Information Conference 2018 /LIANZA joint 2018 Conference
ALIA, Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa [LIANZA], and Library Association of Singapore [LAS] are delighted to announce their first joint conference between the three associations’.
Venue : Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Gold Coast, Queensland.
31/7-2/8 Collaboration for Impact National Conference
‘This is a learning conference. You will learn about “what works” from Collective Impact initatives and cross-sector collaborations across Australia. We bring together a rich network of practitioners and experienced enablers from different sectors who are working to achieve large-scale social change’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

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August 2018
Date Event
1 New ! School Law WA
Multiple sections cover a range of both core and other topics encountered in school situations.
Venue : Parmelia Hilton, Perth, WA.
1 New ! Law for School Counsellors WA
Sessions covering topics relevant to the role of a School Counsellor from confidentiality to record keeping and note taking. Also looks at specific legal actions e.g. subpoenas.
Venue : Parmelia Hilton, Perth, WA.
1 Women and Leadership Symposium Darwin
‘The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce’.
Venue : Darwin Convention Centre, Stokes Hill Rd, Darwin City, Northern Territory.
1-2 Knowledge Management Australia 2018 [Sydney]
‘This years KM Australia, is taking it not just a step forward, but a leap forward. We will learn from the past, take from the present to move to the future’.
Venue : Novotel Sydney Central, Sydney, NSW.
1-9 ICM 2018
‘During these nine days, some of the world’s best researchers in Mathematics and related areas will come together to share knowledge and take part in various activities, from prizes and technical talks to outreach events’.
Venue : Riocentro, Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
3 New ! Math Mastery Series Seminars [Melbourne]
‘Direct Instruction is a teaching method originally developed in the University of Oregon. The strategy has long been recognised for the measurable difference it makes to student confidence and classroom achievement. Based on meticulously scripted lessons the Farkota DI model differs in that it is specifically designed for the Australian classroom’.
Venue : Karstens Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
3 The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People & Kids in Cyberspace [Sydney] - Generation Next
‘Responding to the challenges posed by a rapidly changing online environment, in 2018 Generation Next is hosting a unique parallel event dedicated to promoting the healthy use of technology and young people’s wellbeing in cyberspace’.
Venue : Sydney Town Hall, Sydney, NSW.
3-5 The West Australian Association of Teacher Assistants Conference
‘The 2018 WAATA Conference Program will be released during May to financial members who have first preference for Conference sessions’.
Venue : Hotel Rendezvous, Scarborough, Western Australia.
4-7 HGSA 42nd Annual Scientific Meeting
‘The conference will cover various aspects of human genetics and genomics, with the committee planning sessions around the following topics : National and international collaboration; Translation, discoveries and therapies; The past, present and future of screening; and Reaching the community’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
5-6 International Conference on Science, Engineering and Technology [ICSET] 2018
‘The aim of the Conference is to provide a platform to the researchers and practitioners from both academia as well as industry to meet the share cutting-edge development in the field’.
Venue : Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
5-10 Come Play With Me Fiji ! Trauma Is The Fun Killer - Educate, Invigorate and Capacity Build
‘Join an array of world-class experts in exploring the worlds of trauma, play therapy and attachment’.
Venue : Novatel Suva Lami Bay, Suva, Fiji.
6 New ! 2018 Leadership Conference [VATE]
‘This conference has been designed to meet the wide and varied needs of English leaders at work in a range of Victorian schools. The aim is to provide you with a rich and lively program that offers practical as well as thought-provoking workshops that will inspire and re-energise you and your teams’.
Venue : Victoria University City Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
6 2018 Townsville Careers Expo
‘The region’s most comprehensive careers, employment and training expo that offers visitors the latest information on tertiary studies, further training, hands on demonstrations and employment opportunities’.
Venue : Townsville Staium, Murray Sports Complex, Townsville, Queensland.
6 PIP : Behaviour Management - Getting it Right
‘Behaviour management has become more challenging as our world and the life of children has become more complex. The IEU is offering four sessions that will start the process to build your own model so that positive behaviours can be encouraged leading to improved learning outcomes. Getting it right– to get it right we need to reflect on the history of behaviour management or we will remain on the hamster wheel and continue to repeat the same mistakes. There is no requirement to complete all four sessions; you can participate in one or all of them’. Other sessions run in August and are listed below.
Venue : Online.
6-7 New ! International Conference on Agricultural and Biological Science [ICABS] 2018
‘The key intention of is to provide opportunity for the global participants to share their ideas and experience in person with their peers expected to join from different parts on the world. In addition this gathering will help the delegates to establish research or business relations as well as to find international linkage for future collaborations in their career path’.
Venue : Quest Melbourne Airport, Melbourne, Victoria.
6-7 New ! Visible Learning Symposium : Townsville
‘John Hattie and the Visible Learning team will introduce you to the latest research with some novel and practical examples of how learning happens – hands on activities, video clips and stuff that will confuse your brain – once you know what works you will see the challenges that your own learners have as they process information and develop skills in your classroom’.
Venue : Rydges Townsville, Townsville, Queensland.
6-10 2018 National Conference on Geographic Education
‘Build your own professional learning experience and take part in a range of workshops, technology labs, field trips and social events while discovering the latest ideas, resources, and research in geography education’.
Venue : Québec City, Québec, Canada.
7 AACSB Continuous Improvement Review
‘This seminar begins with a discussion of the accreditation foundation, which leads into a review of the accreditation standards, giving particular focus to the changes in the standards. The review is followed by an exploration of the CIR philosophy and all of its elements, allowing for a greater understanding of the CIR process’.
Venue : Cairns, Queensland.
7-8 Accessing EYFS Children’s Behaviour [Melbourne]
‘Developing a positive approach to behaviour supports children’s emerging self-regulation skills and coping strategies, their ability to build strong relationships and to be ready for learning’.
Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.
7-10 NEAA Student Conference 2018
‘Program details and approximate costs will be available in early 2018’.
Venue : St Mary’s College, Hobart, Tasmania.
8 New ! Teachers Leading Educational Reform [Hobart}
‘The session is designed for school leaders and teacher leaders. In this interactive workshop, participants will be introduced to a model of collaborative professional learning that is currently being used in different parts of the world, including Australia. The workshop will introduce participants to practical ways of engaging colleagues in collaborative professional learning and provide participants with the opportunity to examine how professional collaboration can be used most effectively to improve learning and teachin’.
Venue : Hobart Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
8-9 Knowledge Management Australia 2018 [Canberra]
‘This years KM Australia, is taking it not just a step forward, but a leap forward. We will learn from the past, take from the present to move to the future’.
Venue : Novotel Canberra, Canberra, ACT.
8-9 Women in Leadership Workshop [Cairns]
‘The Women in Leadership Workshop will offer an inspiring learning and networking platform. The event aims to provide existing and emerging leaders with the strategies and skills required to excel in their careers’.
Venue : Hilton Cairns, Cairns, Queensland.
8-10 International Teacher Education Conference
‘The main aim of the congress is to bring scholars, researchers, educators, students, professionals and other groups interested in teacher education to present their works on the developments in educational sciences’.
Venue : Indiana University, School of Education, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.
8-10 LIS2018 - International Conference on Library and Information Science
A significant variety of parallel sessions allows for a wide choice of interests to be followed by individuals.
Venue : Landmark Hotel Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand.
8-10 National Leader’s Summit [Christian Schools Australia]
‘The theme will be around the second pillar of the CSA Architecture, ‘Christian Community Principles’ and will highlight the results of the Relational Schools Research project conducted during 2017 and early 2018’.
Venue : Alice Springs Convention Centre, Alice Springs, Northern Territory.
9 New ! Ed Summit 2018 : Resolve to Lead
‘UTS and High Resolves have partnered to create an inspiring day for education leaders to engage in learning, reflection and, ultimately, a personal commitment to action. Join international innovators, decision-makers, disruptors and thought leaders from the education sector and beyond to discuss the changing face of education and be equipped with a powerful new toolkit to help you drive change in your own school’.
Venue : University of Technology Sydney, The Great Hall, Ultimo, NSW.
9 New ! Positive Teaching Practices
‘How can you harness cutting-edge research from the field of Positive Psychology to enhance your teaching practice ? This course explores the micro-skills of highly successful teachers, focusing on the student-teacher relationship and how this affects the way that students learn’.
Venue : Geelong Grammar School, Bostock House Campus, Newtown, Victoria.
9-10 ACEL 2018 Early Childhood Conference
‘Conference provides the opportunity for professionals to discuss, debate and reflect on the leading issues and developments a cross the early childhood sector’.
Venue : Hilton Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
9-10 ICETHE 2018: 20th International Conference on Emerging Trends in Higher Education
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Emerging Trends in Higher Education’.
Venue : Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
9-10 The New Zealand International Education Conference and Expo [NZIEC 2018]
Bringing ‘together practitioners and leaders from New Zealand and around the world to explore strategies for growth in international education. The conference provides an opportunity to discuss, strategise and connect with expert speakers and delegates’.
Venue : Wellington, New Zealand.
9-10 Supporting Strategies for Children with Special Educational Needs [Melbourne]
‘Best practice for children with SEN requires an understanding of child development, a graduated approach and support delivered on a universal, targeted or personalised level. This course aims to provide an understanding of these factors and how practitioners can implement them’.
Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.
10 2018 Queensland Schools VET Conference
‘The Conference will bring together both leading experts and industry bodies to educate, empower and inspire VET practitioners from QLD schools. The Conference’s streams cater to RTO Managers, VET Teachers, Principals and Deputy Principals’.
Venue : Hilton Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
10 AACSB Quality Assurance Professionals Workshop
‘You will examine the competencies required for general quality assurance requirements, regardless of home institution, accrediting body and/or government/NGO. In addition, you will learn evidence-based process management techniques, review quality assurance documents, discuss cases, receive best-practice insights from experienced speakers and peers, and more’.
Venue : Cairns, Queensland.
10 New ! Teachers Leading Educational Reform [Canberra]
‘The session is designed for school leaders and teacher leaders. In this interactive workshop, participants will be introduced to a model of collaborative professional learning that is currently being used in different parts of the world, including Australia. The workshop will introduce participants to practical ways of engaging colleagues in collaborative professional learning and provide participants with the opportunity to examine how professional collaboration can be used most effectively to improve learning and teachin’.
Venue : Canberra Mantra on Northbourne, Canberra, ACT.
10-11 2018 Anglican Schools Australia Conference
‘The theme of the conference is “Deep Peace”. We will consider whether “deep peace” is possible in the complex and chaotic contemporary world that our students, staff and parents experience in their lives’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
10-11 2018
‘A platform for both academicians and professionals from multi-disciplinary interests to meet and interact with members inside and outside their own particular disciplines. The conference also provide a platform where researchers, professionals, academicians and industries to share and discuss the latest research’.
Venue : Langkawi, Malaysia.
11-12 4th Asia Pacific Conference on Contemporary Research [APCCR- 2018]
‘The main theme of this conference is “Facing the Future – Together”. The conference will cover every topic from the areas of Business, Education, Social Sciences and ICT. Internationally-recognized scholars will participate in the event to present their latest research and best practices’.
Venue : Hotel Horison, Legian, Bali, Indonesia.
11-12 New ! Making a Difference : Girls for Change Leadership Summit [Melbourne]
‘Filled with workshops, fun activities, inspiring mentors and powerful speakers Making a Difference will give girls the opportunity to develop entrepreneurial and leadership skills. Years 9, 10 and 11 girls in Australia or Years 10,11 and 12 girls in New Zealand from Alliance member schools and non-member schools are invited to attend’.
Venue : Strathcona Baptist Girls’ Grammar School, Melbourne, Victoria.
12-13 Research Conference 2018 [ACER]
‘Conference will examine research evidence around teaching practices that make a difference. It will bring together leading international and Australian researchers to review what is known about effective teaching and to discuss the criteria for evaluating the quality of claims made for particular teaching methods’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
12-15 Crossroads in Cultural Studies 2018
‘A major international conference where scholars from all five continents gather regularly to exchange research, views, and insights’.
Venue : Shanghai University, Shanghai, China.
13 New ! ACOC Seminar - Resource description for the 21st Century [ALIA]
‘An opportunity to learn about the IFLA-LRM and how it will affect you, as well as the future of the RDA standard. It will be of interest to all librarians, especially cataloguers, metadata creators and library system administrators’.
Venue : National Library of Australia, Canberra, ACT.
13 New ! Math Mastery Series Seminars [Perth]
‘Direct Instruction is a teaching method originally developed in the University of Oregon. The strategy has long been recognised for the measurable difference it makes to student confidence and classroom achievement. Based on meticulously scripted lessons the Farkota DI model differs in that it is specifically designed for the Australian classroom’.
Venue : Karstens Perth, Perth, Western Australia.
13 New ! Teachers Leading Educational Reform [Melbourne]
‘The session is designed for school leaders and teacher leaders. In this interactive workshop, participants will be introduced to a model of collaborative professional learning that is currently being used in different parts of the world, including Australia. The workshop will introduce participants to practical ways of engaging colleagues in collaborative professional learning and provide participants with the opportunity to examine how professional collaboration can be used most effectively to improve learning and teachin’.
Venue : Melbourne Ibis Hotel & Apartments, Melbourne, Victoria.
13-14 Positive Leadership [Sydney]
‘this comprehensive course will take your leadership to the next level through a heightened understanding of, and deeper reflection on, the contemporary leadership research base. The course synthesises the many conceptualisations of leadership in the research literature, challenging participants to re-examine their own preconceptions’.
Venue : Sir Stamford at Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW.
13-14 New ! Visible Learning Symposium : Dubbo
‘John Hattie and the Visible Learning team will introduce you to the latest research with some novel and practical examples of how learning happens – hands on activities, video clips and stuff that will confuse your brain – once you know what works you will see the challenges that your own learners have as they process information and develop skills in your classroom’.
Venue : Dubbo Entertainment Centre, Dubbo,NSW.
13-16 IVETA World TVET Conference 2018
‘World over TVET is increasingly becoming more important in helping economies create and generate employment, yet its position among the youths as a career choice remains that of the last option. Countries are designing programmes and setting up various skills training institutions in order to capitalize on the returns that come with TVET’.
Venue : Tsogo Sun, Cape Sun, South Africa.
13-17 XXII Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association
‘Featuring a plenary lecture by an eminent speaker and several parallel sessions of shorter oral presentations spanning a diverse range of mineralogical topics. Additional science content, changing on a daily basis, will be presented in extensive poster halls’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
13-17 CAUDIT Leadership Institute [CLI]
‘A dynamic, immersive program designed to enhance the leadership skills of Australian and New Zealand University information professionals. The program has been developed for information technology, information resources and eResearch managers within higher education who aspire to senior leadership positions, and who have had several years of management experience’.
Venue : Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove, Gold Coast, Queensland.
14 PIP : Behaviour Management - Keeping it Right
‘Behaviour management has become more challenging as our world and the life of children has become more complex. The IEU is offering four sessions that will start the process to build your own model so that positive behaviours can be encouraged leading to improved learning outcomes. Keeping it right– to keep it right we need to have a systematic model that brings together all of that best practice to develop positive behaviour and not simply manage behaviour. There is no requirement to complete all four sessions; you can participate in one or all of them’. Other sessions run in August and are listed below.
Venue : Online.
14-15 New ! Developing 21st Century Learning Spaces in Tertiary Education
‘The Tertiary Learning Spaces conference will explore how to develop integrated learning environments; implement new technology when it evolves so quickly; make students partners on this journey; establish effective collaboration across departments; utilise space effectively; and create flexible learning and teaching spaces in the long term’.
Venue : CQ Functions Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
15 New ! Coaching and Mentoring [Sunshine Coast]
‘Current research shows us that supporting the professional growth of our teachers by facilitating pedagogical dialogue and providing effective feedback will have significant benefits for our students. Discover how to maximise the experience of both being coached, and being a coach’.
Venue : Lake Kawana Hotel, Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
15 Gifted and Talented Study Day, Adelaide [Junior]
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The program is still being finalised but will include a talk on a philosophical topic, a talk on a science topic, a debate and a community of inquiry’.
Venue : Concordia College, Adelaide, South Australia.
15 New ! Teachers Leading Educational Reform [Sydney]
‘The session is designed for school leaders and teacher leaders. In this interactive workshop, participants will be introduced to a model of collaborative professional learning that is currently being used in different parts of the world, including Australia. The workshop will introduce participants to practical ways of engaging colleagues in collaborative professional learning and provide participants with the opportunity to examine how professional collaboration can be used most effectively to improve learning and teachin’.
Venue : Sydney Masonic Centre, Sydney, NSW.
15-16 New ! Evidence Based Teaching in Schools
‘The conference will explore how schools can use the evidence available to them, collect new high-quality evidence of student learning and engage teachers to develop evidence informed practices in the classroom to sustain continuous improvement in learning and teaching’.
Venue : Sydney Boulevard Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
15-17 27th National Vocational Education and Training Research Conference - ‘No Frills’ 2018
‘a well-known annual national conference where researchers and practitioners in the vocational education and training sector come together to present, discuss and share information about key issues confronting the sector. By partnering with New Zealand, next year’s conference will provide an excellent opportunity to highlight international evidence for bench-marking policy best practice’.
Venue : Aerial UTS Function Centre, University oif Technology, Sydney, NSW.
16 New ! Effective Pedagogy - High Impact Strategies [Brisbane]
‘Based on the credible research of Professor John Hattie and the Visible Learning team, Dr Robert Marzano, founder of The Art and Science of Teaching, and Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey’s structured teaching approach, this workshop will explore a range of different teaching strategies that you can implement in the context of your class, that actually work’.
Venue : Brisbane International Windsor, Brisbane, Queensland.
16 Go Girl 2018
‘The next Go Girl, Go for IT event will be an exciting mixture of interactive presentations, workshops and super workshops, plus a careers tradeshow’.
Venue : Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria.
16-17 2018 Summer Conference on Education Conference
‘The aim of Global Conference on Education is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational fields with cross-disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of pedagogy’.
Venue : Hampton Inn & Suites, Riverside, California, USA.
16-17 2018 Victorian TAFE Association Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : RACV City Club, Melbourne, Victoria.
16-17 Applied Positive Psychology [Sydney]
‘This course will teach you the conditions and processes that lead to the optimal functioning of individuals, groups and organisations. You will learn how to be at your personal best at home and at work, and how to lead cultural change in your work environment to enhance wellbeing and improve performance’.
Venue : Sir Stamford at Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW.
16-17 Building your Leadership Capacity [Mentoring and Coaching Program]
‘A core skill is the ability of leaders to mentor and coach their teams and team members across a range of areas including pedagogical practice. Some have more natural ability in this area than others, but all will benefit from this practical and hands-on opportunity to build their knowledge and develop their skills as mentors and coaches’.
Venue : TBA, Sydney, NSW.
16-17 Brisbane HPE Conference
Initial information only. Monitor for further updates.
Venue : Iona College, Lindum, Brisbane, Queensland.
16-17 CAUL Leadership Institute 2018
‘Delegates are senior library managers with aspirations for career progression to executive roles, or are early career library executives’.
Venue : Stamford Plaza Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.
16-17 IEAA Transnational Education Forum 2018
The ‘Transnational Education [TNE] Forum has cemented its place as a key event for practitioners and academics involved in TNE partnerships and program delivery. This year’s forum promises to be just as engaging, relevant and timely’.
Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.
16-17 SASPA Conference 2018
Seeing Further : The Key to Our Future. ‘The 2018 conference combines world-renowned expertise, both international and Australian, alongside school practitioner experience, in a package designed to affirm, challenge, inspire and question the work of educational leadership. It promises to be a professionally rewarding and personally enriching experience’.
Venue : The National Wine Centre of Australia, Adelaide, South Australia.
16-17 Victorian Principals Association Conference 2018
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, Victoria.
16-18 Leading a Digital School Conference 2018
‘The Leading a Digital School Conference offers strategic advice to assist school leaders, aspiring leaders and lead teachers achieve superior digital technology outcomes for their school. Why not attend yourself or send a member of staff involved in steering the strategic direction of your digital technology programs !’
Venue : Twin Waters Resort, Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
17 Early Career Mathematics Teachers’ Day and 2018 MAT Conference
‘For pre-service, graduate, beginning and out-of-area Mathematics teachers’.
Venue : The Tramsheds Function Centre, Launceston, Tasmania.
17 Gifted and Talented Study Day, Melbourne [Junior]
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The program is still being finalised but will include a talk on a philosophical topic, a talk on a science topic, a debate and a community of inquiry’.
Venue : Siena, Melbourne, Victoria.
17 New ! Leadership Program [Sunshine Coast]
‘Designed for teachers and leaders who are looking to improve and develop their leadership qualities. Whether you have just landed your first leadership position, are considering a future in a leadership role, or have been in leadership for some time and need that spark, this workshop will support your growth and development as a leader. We will cover essential attributes and skills of effective leadership’.
Venue : Lake kawana Hotel, Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
17 New ! Teachers Leading Educational Reform [Broken Hill]
‘The session is designed for school leaders and teacher leaders. In this interactive workshop, participants will be introduced to a model of collaborative professional learning that is currently being used in different parts of the world, including Australia. The workshop will introduce participants to practical ways of engaging colleagues in collaborative professional learning and provide participants with the opportunity to examine how professional collaboration can be used most effectively to improve learning and teachin’.
Venue : The Demo Club, Broken Hill, NSW.
17 The AIS Primary Conference 2018
‘Join us for a “day of doing” where we will explore specific questions and much more. Learn how to view teaching through a conceptual lens, create units of learning that connect ideas seamlessly and become an expert in designing learning for a dynamic future. Let’s connect, collaborate and conquer’.
Venue : Rydges World Square, Sydney, NSW.
17 The Educator Leaders Summit Sydney 2018
Improve your ability to ‘Implement best-practice approaches to attracting, developing and retaining quality teachers; Improve your strategic planning and financial management skills to achieve business objectives; Access a separate stream of school law sessions presented by legal experts; Hear case studies and learn best-practice approaches to STEM education, teaching methods and more’.
Venue : Dockside Darling Harbour, Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney, NSW.
17-18 2018 Excellence in Early Childhood Education and Care Conference
The Australian Childcare Alliance Victoria. ‘Our 2018 program features relevant topics and unique speakers specifically linked to targeted outcomes across the National Quality Standard. There is an education stream for Service Operators and Directors, as well as two streams built especially for Educators’.
Venue : Crown Conference Centre, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria.
17-18 2018 MAT Conference
‘The organisers are hard at work planning and this page will be updated soon’.
Venue : Scotch Oakburn College, Launceston, Tasmania.
17-19 SkillsWest Careers Expo
‘Western Australia’s leading, largest and most attended careers event that enables visitors to explore tertiary and VET course options, find traineeships, apprenticeships and plan new career pathways’.
Venue : Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
18 English Teachers Association of Queensland State Conference 2018
‘State Conference in 2018 will address the theme Vision 2020 : Seeing the future of English Teaching’.
Venue : Lourdes Hill College, Hawthorne, Queensland.
18 HEIA[Q] State Conference 2018
The theme of the conference is ‘Home economics, mindful practice and planetary health’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Brisbane, Queensland.
18-19 Early Childhood Conference of the Performing Arts
Victorian Orff Schulwerk Association. ‘Four streams of workshops run across the weekend, offering a wide range of topics and teaching styles [incl Orff, Kodaly, Special Needs] for those working with babies, toddlers and children aged 0-8 years’.
Venue : Genazzano Girls’ School, Kew, Victoria.
20 New ! Teachers Leading Educational Reform [Perth]
‘The session is designed for school leaders and teacher leaders. In this interactive workshop, participants will be introduced to a model of collaborative professional learning that is currently being used in different parts of the world, including Australia. The workshop will introduce participants to practical ways of engaging colleagues in collaborative professional learning and provide participants with the opportunity to examine how professional collaboration can be used most effectively to improve learning and teachin’.
Venue : Perth Hilton, Perth, Western Australia.
20-21 New ! Teacher Leadership Workshop – Adelaide
‘Participants will learn about the key attributes to be a leader of learning, explore the concept of leadership identity, develop a deeper understanding of adult learning theory, and understand how to use conflict productively. Participants will also learn and apply the skill set required to lead meaningful collaborative dialogue, provide effective feedback to peers, and demonstrate five critical leadership roles’.
Venue : Grange Golf Club, Grange, South Australia.
20-24 APCG 2018
‘The conference is designed with the objective to increase public awareness, generate enthusiasm among stakeholders in the government, academia, and private/non-government sector, which hopefully will lead to the development of future knowledge in this field as well as suitable policy and strategy for the education of gifted and talented students’.
Venue : Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre, Bangkok, Thailand.
20-26 Creating YouTube Videos for Teaching and Learning
‘Are you looking for new multimedia strategies for your virtual or blended classroom ? Learn how to navigate through the Creator Studio in YouTube as well as organize video content to support your instructional goals in just about any classroom environment’.
Venue : Online.
21 New ! 2nd Annual STEM in Defence Summit
‘Now in its second year, the ASummit is a cornerstone event that brings together Defence, Defence Industry and Education to build the STEM-skilled workforce we need’.
Venue : Hyatt Hotel, Canberra, ACT.
21 New ! i-Educate 2018
‘This year’s conference is set to support innovation in the classroom with a menu of digital and technical solutions for principals, teachers and technical staff. The 2018 conference theme of Embrace. Connect. Innovate. will inspire you and enhance your practical skills as you discover new ways to embed digital technologies in your classroom’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Brisbane, Queensland.
21 New ! Leadership Program [Cairns]
‘Designed for teachers and leaders who are looking to improve and develop their leadership qualities. Whether you have just landed your first leadership position, are considering a future in a leadership role, or have been in leadership for some time and need that spark, this workshop will support your growth and development as a leader. We will cover essential attributes and skills of effective leadership’.
Venue : Pullman Cairns International, Cairns, Queensland.
21 New ! Math Mastery Series Seminars [Newcastle]
‘Direct Instruction is a teaching method originally developed in the University of Oregon. The strategy has long been recognised for the measurable difference it makes to student confidence and classroom achievement. Based on meticulously scripted lessons the Farkota DI model differs in that it is specifically designed for the Australian classroom’.
Venue : Marina Views, Newcastle, NSW.
21-22 Women in Leadership Workshop [Newcastle]
‘The Women in Leadership Workshop will offer an inspiring learning and networking platform. The event aims to provide existing and emerging leaders with the strategies and skills required to excel in their careers’.
Venue : Newcastle, NSW.
22 Gifted and Talented Study Day, Canberra [Junior]
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The program is still being finalised but will include a talk on a philosophical topic, a talk on a science topic, a debate and a community of inquiry’.
Venue : Daramalan College, Canberra, ACT.
22 PIP : Behaviour Management - Making it Right
‘Behaviour management has become more challenging as our world and the life of children has become more complex. The IEU is offering four sessions that will start the process to build your own model so that positive behaviours can be encouraged leading to improved learning outcomes. Making it right– to make things right we need to teach our students about basic conflict resolution that is founded on our whole school values and the expectations that we set in our classrooms. There is no requirement to complete all four sessions; you can participate in one or all of them’. The fourth session is in October.
Venue : Online.
22 New ! Teachers Leading Educational Reform [Darwin]
‘The session is designed for school leaders and teacher leaders. In this interactive workshop, participants will be introduced to a model of collaborative professional learning that is currently being used in different parts of the world, including Australia. The workshop will introduce participants to practical ways of engaging colleagues in collaborative professional learning and provide participants with the opportunity to examine how professional collaboration can be used most effectively to improve learning and teachin’.
Venue : Hilton Darwin, Darwin, Northern Territory.
22 Women and Leadership Symposium Hobart
‘The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
22-24 ICEL 2018
‘Providing a platform for researchers, academicians, practitioners, as well as industrial professionals from all over the world to present their research results and development activities in the fields of Education and Learning’.
Venue : Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan.
22-24 New ! Mental Health in Education Summit 2018
‘The Summit seeks to discuss how school communities can effectively identify and prevent risks of mental illness. Attendees will gain insight into building flexible and innovative wellbeing programs, protecting the mental health and wellbeing of teachers, and gaining community-wide buy-in for their mental health policies’.
Venue : The Grace Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
23-24 New ! 2018 QASSP State Conference
‘Our conference program features a range of respected presenters who will undoubtedly challenge your thinking, bring you fresh ideas and inspire the work that you do in leading change in your school. Through this conference, we celebrate our success on the global stage and generate curiosity, inspiration and excitement about international excellence’.
Venue : Royal International Convention Centre, Bowen Hills, Brisbane, Queensland.
23-24 eLearnz eLab 2018
‘eLearnz eLab is 2 days of 6 hands-on mini workshops, with the focus on the latest in digital learning trends, technology and design. You will work with local and international thought leaders during these sessions where you will actively create digital learning items. You will go away with up-to-date training methods that you can put into practice immediately back at your organisation and pass along to your team’.
Venue : Cliftons [Tower Building], Auckland, New Zealand.
23-24 Generation Next : IEAA Learning Abroad Forum 2018
‘This year’s IEAA Learning Abroad Forum will focus on the next generation in learning abroad. Hear from social research/media experts, returned and prospective students and expert practitioners to define what learning abroad means to this new generation of students. The forum will also focus on inbound mobility’.
Venue : The University of Western Australia University Club, Crawley, Perth, Western Australia.
23-24 International Conference on Emerging Technologies in Computing 2018 [CETiC ’18]
‘The conference will draw together researchers and developers from academia and industry’.
Venue : London Metropolitan University, London, UK.
23-24 New ! International Conference on Engineering and Technology, Computer, Basic & Applied Sciences [ECBA] 2018
‘The conference will cover vital issues in these areas under multiple sub-themes. The aim of conference is to support, encourage and provide a platform for networking, sharing, publishing and nurturing the potential growth of individual scholars across the globe’.
Venue : Osaka International Convention Centre, Oaska, Japan.
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2018 Igniting Leadership Program
Leadership Victoria. ‘The Igniting Leadership Program provides an outstanding opportunity for potential and current leaders to build their leadership skills and capacity’.
Venue : Leadership Victoria, Old Treasury Building, Melbourne, Victoria.
24 2018 IEU Women&’s Conference
‘Changing the rules for working women and for our students in their future workplaces’.
Venue : Mercure Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
24 Gifted and Talented Study Day, Perth 1 [Junior]
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The program is still being finalised but will include a talk on a philosophical topic, a talk on a science topic, a debate and a community of inquiry’.
Venue : Wesley College, Perth, Western Australia.
24 New ! Teachers Leading Educational Reform [Brisbane]
‘The session is designed for school leaders and teacher leaders. In this interactive workshop, participants will be introduced to a model of collaborative professional learning that is currently being used in different parts of the world, including Australia. The workshop will introduce participants to practical ways of engaging colleagues in collaborative professional learning and provide participants with the opportunity to examine how professional collaboration can be used most effectively to improve learning and teachin’.
Venue : Hilton Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
24-25 New ! Beyond ALL Limits - ADHD Conference
‘Do you want to learn from reputable specialists in ADHD ? Over 2 days - one for teachers and one for parents - you will get access to all of these specialists. If you are both a teacher and a parent then why not come to both ?’
Venue : Raymond Terrace Bowls Club, Raymond Terrace, NSW.
24-26 New ! 2018 National Archaeology Student Conference
‘NASC aims to provide archaeology students with a supportive environment to discuss their research and ideas. This year we are welcoming Professor Lynn Meskell as our keynote speaker’.
Venue : The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
24-30 IFLA World Library And Information Congress
‘Our theme, “Transform Libraries, Transform Societies” with the additional tagline : “Reaching out to the hard to reach” was chosen in recognition of the critical role played by libraries in the development of a nation particularly in their ability to transform societie’.
Venue : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
25 Centenary Women’s Conference [NSW Teachers Federation]
‘As part of the centenary, and an acknowledgement of the ongoing program, we will publish an updated booklet, celebrating the full 100 years of women in the union. This booklet is planned to launch at the Women’s Conference.’.
Venue : Federation Conference Centre, Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW.
25 Gifted and Talented Study Day, Perth 2 [Junior]
‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The program is still being finalised but will include a talk on a philosophical topic, a talk on a science topic, a debate and a community of inquiry’.
Venue : Churchlands, Perth, Western Australia.
25 Thinking on Your Feet
‘Are you a relief teacher or contract teacher looking to secure that full time role ? Or are you just looking to improve yourself as a specialist relief teacher ? BETA’s conference focuses specifically on relief and contract teachers and offers professional development that will help develop your career’.
Venue : Brisbane International Virginia, Brisbane, Queensland.
25-29 AMEE Conference 2018
Educating the future healthcare professional and the roles of the teacher. ‘The Conference is widely recognised as the key annual medical and healthcare professions education venue, regularly attended by colleagues from around the world’.
Venue : Congress Centre, Basel, Switzerland.
26-30 International Society for Clinical Biostatistics and Australian Statistical Conference 2018
‘The aim of this conference is to bring together a broad range of statistical researchers across a variety of research areas to facilitate the international exchange of theory, methods and applications’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
27 New ! Math Mastery Series Seminars [Sydney]
‘Direct Instruction is a teaching method originally developed in the University of Oregon. The strategy has long been recognised for the measurable difference it makes to student confidence and classroom achievement. Based on meticulously scripted lessons the Farkota DI model differs in that it is specifically designed for the Australian classroom’.
Venue : Karstens Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
27-28 International Conference on Education of the Deaf and Hearing Impaired [ICEDHI] 2018
‘Provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Education of the Deaf and Hearing Impaired’.
Venue : TBC, Paris, France.
28 New ! AFR Higher Education Awards 2018
‘The Awards are an initiative to highlight at a national level the tremendous contribution that the Higher Education sector makes to Australian prosperity and quality of life’.
Venue : Grand Hyatt, Melbourne, Victoria.
28 New ! Coaching and Mentoring [Brisbane]
‘Current research shows us that supporting the professional growth of our teachers by facilitating pedagogical dialogue and providing effective feedback will have significant benefits for our students. Discover how to maximise the experience of both being coached, and being a coach’.
Venue : Brisbane International Windsor, Brisbane, Queensland.
28-29 AFR Higher Education Summit
‘Bringing together the sectors’ most esteemed and exciting thought-leaders and disruptors to discuss the future of higher education in Australia’.
Venue : The Langham Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
28-29 Moving up to Leadership for Women
‘The course is relevant for new and emerging leaders to give them the tools, perspectives and insights into navigating as a manager and leader. It is also a good refresher for managers/leaders who would benefit from stepping back and reflecting on their role, and how they can further improve their performance and job satisfaction’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
28-30 AHRI National Convention and Exhibition 2018
‘Australia’s flagship event for HR practitioners and business leaders. Be inspired by local and global thought-leaders’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
28-30 The National Nursing Forum 2018
‘The signature annual leadership and educational event bringing together nurses, students and other health professionals from around the country and across the globe. The theme for the NNF is Diversity and Difference’.
Venue : Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Broadbeach, Queensland.
29-30 New ! Examinations Network Conference 2018
ATEM. ‘The 13th annual Conference will be exploring the theme Best Practice in Exams’.
Venue : University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia.
29-30 New ! Unpacking Coding & computational thinking in the NSW syllabus
‘Conference will demystify and debug the Digital Technologies concepts and provide practical takeaways that can be implemented in the classroom tomorrow. This conference will focus on’ a range of specific topics to achieve this.
Venue : Sydney Boulevard Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
29-31 ACPET 2018 – National Conference and APIEF
‘This year’s events provide an opportunity to keep abreast of the very latest issues and topics and what they mean for our sector, students and industry stakeholders. Our program speakers are leading decision makers and policymakers, respected observers, and skilled practitioners at the top of their game. Attendees will also have the chance to interact with other delegates over the three days, who will include key leaders and influencers across our diverse sector’.
Venue : The National Convention Centre, Canberra, ACT.
29-31 Heads of Student Administration Conference
‘The annual HoSA Conference provides a focus for the strong network of senior leaders of student and academic administration services in both New Zealand and Australian Universities’.
Venue : TBC, Hobart, Tasmania.
29-31 The Blackboard Teaching & Learning Conference ANZ 2018 [TLC 18 ANZ]
‘Join hundreds of your peers to learn and discuss innovation in educational technology, best practices, new and enhanced solutions, and an opportunity to network with education technology leaders from across Australia, New Zealand and beyond’.
Venue : Hilton Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
29/8-1/9 2018 ISCHE Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.
30 Early Career Researchers’ Day [International Society for Clinical Biostatistics and Australian Statistical Conference]
‘The aim of the day is to encourage discussion on how to be a good researcher and how to come up with statistical research projects of ongoing or future interest. This day should be used to share our personal experiences relating to statistical research and discuss how to deal with the potential pitfalls of the research process’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
30 New ! Leadership Program [Brisbane]
‘Designed for teachers and leaders who are looking to improve and develop their leadership qualities. Whether you have just landed your first leadership position, are considering a future in a leadership role, or have been in leadership for some time and need that spark, this workshop will support your growth and development as a leader. We will cover essential attributes and skills of effective leadership’.
Venue : Brisbane International Windsor, Brisbane, Queensland.
30-31 2018 Aspect Autism in Education Conference
‘By bridging the gap between research and practice, the Aspect Autism in Education Conference will highlight evidence-informed programs and practices that can be applied in classrooms and schoolyards, so that every student can feel more supported. The conference theme : Shaping Successful Futures, focuses on providing appropriate education provisions and ensuring equal access to achieve the best possible outcomes for children and young people on the autism spectrum across Australia’.
Venue : Royal International Convention Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
30-31 Teaching & Supporting Students with Special Needs
Rethinking Redefining Redesigning. ‘Suitable for all teachers. education support staff. anyone interested in the education and welfare of children with Special/Diverse needs’.
Venue : Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Victoria.
30-31 The Singapore Education Technology Conference [SETC 2018]
‘An exclusive gathering for teacher educators and affiliated organizations of teacher educators in all disciplines, who are interested in the creation and dissemination of knowledge about the use of technology in education. This year’s sessions will look at the changes in the education sector brought by digital disruptions’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, Outram Rd, Singapore.
30/8-1/9 The Education Show
‘The Education Show is a key event of The National Education Summit which draws principals, school leaders, business managers and educators from K-12’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
31 K-12 Digital Classroom Practice Conference
‘The K-12 Digital Classroom Practice Conference will focus on a deeper understanding of the direct and contemporary link between digital technology and the teaching of literacy and numeracy. One of the parallel conferences being run under the National Education Summit banner’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
31 New ! Legal & Risk Management Frameworks
‘This one day conference tailored to Principals and School Leaders will cover 5 key issues including managing staff, managing legal risks, sexting in schools, governance issues for school boards and councils and Intellectual Property’. Linked with the National Education Summit.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
31 Master Class for Principals and School Leaders
‘The Master Class program has been designed to give school leaders practical guidance about how to design, align and implement key school improvement reforms. Designed to give school leaders practical guidance about how to design, align and implement key school improvement reforms’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
31 STAV STEM Conference
‘The conference program caters for upper level primary and secondary teachers. It showcases the most recent information and communications technology used in the science classroom. New teaching and learning ideas and software demonstrations combine with hands-on interactive sessions to give you new ideas, strategies and methods ready for use with your students’.
Venue : Quantum Victoria, Macleod, Victoria.
31 New ! The Power of Connection - Supporting Students with Diverse Needs
This is a ‘SWSLHD School Link Conference 2018’.
Venue : Bankstown Sports Club, Bankstown, NSW.
31 New ! VALA Masterclass
‘Five concurrent sessions are being offered – choose the one which suits your needs best’.
Venue : Jasper Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria.
31/8-1/9 ACSA Symposium
‘Themes include Innovative practice in a changing education landscape; Current developments, policy and practice in Australia; Understanding what assessment means in the learning environment and General capabilities and 21st Century skills assessment. Workshops and master classes will focus around assessment for Early Childhood Education, Years K-10 and Years 11-12 needs’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Brisbane, Queensland.
31/8-1/9 National Education Summit
‘Join principals, school leaders, business managers and educators from K-12 at the National Education Summit. Over 2 days in Melbourne enjoy concurrent conferences, masterclasses interactive seminars at the Trade Expo under the one roof. The 2018 program will feature the Special Needs Symposium 2018’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
31/8-1/9 Special Needs Symposium 2018
‘designed to provide in depth knowledge, dispel myths, promote research and explore strategies to create an inclusive classroom. The four key topics covered are ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Dyslexia and Anxiety. The symposium will bring educators together with the common goal of building capacity to facilitate appropriate classroom strategies for students’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
31/8-1/9 New ! STEM and Agriculture [Tasmanian Agricultural Education Network]
‘Discover exciting and innovative ways to engage students with STEM through agriculture. Participate in our free two-day workshop about careers in agriculture and teaching STEM in secondary schools’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : UTAS Cradle Coast campus, Burnie, Tasmania.
31/8-1/9 New ! The Education Show
‘100+ exhibitors showcasing school resources, services, products and technology for classrooms, schools and educators’. Linked with the National Education Summit.
The Education Show will be hosting a range of FREE educational seminars ! The sessions will hone into topical issues for the modern educator with talks on Technology, Professional Teaching, Techniques for Learning and Wellbeing streams, including What Makes an Exceptional Student Wellbeing Program.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.

Beginning of August 2018

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