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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

Conferences have a range of descriptors. These include - conference, congress, forum, institute, round table, seminar, summit, symposium, even webinar and workshop. There are also instances where they combine with other presentations as in a joint Conference & Expo. Many variations are included.

There are multiple educational conferences virtually every day. These cover almost every educational topic and level.

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.

Australian conferences/events are given priority but not to the exclusion of relevant conferences, especially in the Asia-Pacific region, but also in other parts of the world.

Information is added as far ahead of actual dates as possible and updated where this is required.

The Past Conference Page lists conferences that have been completed. These are only listed by date and title.
Each monthly listing is only maintained for a period of six months to allow access to papers and reports.

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

February 2019
Date Event
1-2 21st International Conference on Educational Quality and Innovative Teaching Models 2019
The conference ‘aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Educational Quality and Innovative Teaching Models. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
1-2 Distance Education and Virtual Learning Conference 2019 Melbourne [ICDEVL]
The ‘conference aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Distance Education and Virtual Learning. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators’.
Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.
1-2 Science and Technology Education Conference 2019 Melbourne [ICSTE]
‘It 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 Science and Technology Education’.
Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.
1-2 Shakespeare FuturEd Conference
Shakespeare FuturEd is an international conference exploring the nexus of Shakespeare Studies and Education’.
Venue : The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
1-4 Community Colleges for International Development [CCID] Annual Conference
‘This year’s premier networking event will focus on the Asia-Pacific and will challenge participants and presenters to explore how connecting resources, ideas and opportunities promotes global citizenship at community, technical, and vocational colleges worldwide’.
Venue : The Westin, San Diego Gaslamp Quarter, California, USA.
2-3 1st Asia Pacific Symposium on Academic Research [APSAR-2019]
‘The main theme of this conference is “Making a Difference”. The conference will cover every topic from the areas of Business, Education, Social Sciences and ICT. Research active scholars from different countries will participate in the event to present their latest research and best practices’.
Venue : Royale Chulan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
2-3 7th International Conference of Advanced Computer Science & Information Technology [ACSIT 2019]
The conference ‘will act as a major forum for the presentation of innovative ideas, approaches, developments, and research projects in the area of advanced Computer Science and information technology’.
Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.
2-3 7th International Conference on Information Technology in Education [ICITE 2019]
The conference ‘is an interdisciplinary form for educators who wish to improve the quality of instruction through the use of computers and how to implement it effectively into instruction’.
Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.
2-3 7th International Conference of Managing Information Technology [CMIT 2019]
The conference ‘will act as a major forum for the presentation of innovative ideas, approaches, developments, and research projects in the area of advanced Computer Science and information technology’.
Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.
2-3 21st International Conference on Educational Quality and Innovative Teaching Models [ICEQITM 2019]
‘Aiming to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Educational Quality and Innovative Teaching Models’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
3-7 ANZIAM 2019
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Rutherford Hotel, Nelson, New Zealand.
4-6 Annual International Leadership Conference and Expo 2019
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : San Francisco, California, USA.
4-7 14th International Digital Curation Conference 2019
‘The main theme of the conference will be collaborations and partnerships in the field of digital curation and preservation. How do they develop and evolve across the professional, disciplinary, institutional, regional, national, and international levels ? And how are such collaborations supporting the advancement of digital curation and preservation practices ?’
Venue : Arts West Building, Faculty of Arts, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
4-7 Australasian Society for Classical Studies Annual Conference 2019
All relevant details available from the site.
Venue : University of New England, Armidale NSW.
4-15 New ! Australian Homeschooling Summit
‘Ever wanted to go to a big homeschooling conference, but couldn’t because they just don’t exist in Australia ? Here’s the solution – the Australian Homeschooling Summit. It’s all online, so us homeschoolers can go to a homeschooling conference without leaving our couches. Access live homeschooling workshops and troubleshooting from some of the most well-known and highly respected people in Aussie homeschooling’.
Venue : Online.
5-7 ANZAMP Meeting 2019
‘The meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Mathematical Physics will be hosted by the Department of Theoretical Physics, Research School of Physics and Engineering of the Australian National University’.
Venue : Club Sapphire, Merimbula, New South Wales.
5-8 ANZAMEMS 2019 [12th Biennial Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies]
‘A two-day Postgraduate Advanced Training Seminar on digital humanities will take place prior to the conference on 4-5 February 2019’.
Venue : Camperdown Campus, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
6 ASLA Webinar - Leading Learning
‘It is possible to update your skills and knowledge of current issues relevant to teacher librarians in the comfort of your own home ! Webinars are of one-hour duration and delivered by experts in the field’.
Venue : Online.
6-7 ICCSCLTR 2019
‘Providing 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 Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning and Teacher Roles’.
Venue : TBC, Phuket, Thailand.
6-8 ACERE Conference
‘Conference Themes include Alliances, Teams & Networks, Entrepreneurial Strategy, Entrepreneurship Education & Training, Technology/Technology Transfer, Research Methods & Entrepreneurship, Small Business Management’ and many more.
Venue : University of Technology, Sydney, NSW.
6-8 The Australasian Humour Studies Network Annual Conference
‘This annual conference helps support research students dealing with humour-related topics. Each year’s conference offers a platform for post-graduates to present on either finished work or work-in-progress and to receive feedback and advice from established humour scholars grounded in disciplines varying from political science, psychology, linguistics, religious studies, performance and media studies to cultural and literary history’.
Venue : RMIT, Melbourne, Victoria.
6-9 Opening Minds 2019 – Early Childhood Education Conference
‘Meet the top people in the field of early education from all industries: education, administration, health and wellness, medicine, nursing, justice, social service, policy, government, parks & recreation, tech, business, library science, and more. Hear the latest developments in research. Get proven ideas to return to your job with renewed enthusiasm and the practical edge you need to create result’.
Venue : Fairmont Chicago Millenium Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
6-10 CERME11 – Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education
‘We aim to bring together people active in the field of mathematics education research from all over Europe, and beyond’.
Venue : Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
7-8 2019 UTS Australian Summer Accounting Conference
‘The conference regularly attracts leading accounting researchers from around the world, and presenters include faculty from leading institutions in North America, Europe and Asia. The Accounting Discipline Group at UTS is committed to ensuring that the Australian Summer Accounting Conference continues as the premier event of its type in the Australasian region’.
Venue : University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
7-8 2019 Winter Global Conference on Education
‘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.
7-9 International Conference on Advances in Basic Sciences [ICABS-19]
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : GDC Memorial College, Bahal, India.
8 Restorative Practices in Schools, An Introduction
‘Relationship based education, combined with Restorative Practices, ensures that students and staff produce their best. Schools that employ these practices are safe and happy places. Participants will be given the opportunity to practise the language of RP and apply it to situations in their rooms, corridors or the playground’.
Venue : Karstens Conference Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
9-10 New ! Language Keepers - Preserving Indigenous Languages
‘Over two days, experts from Australia and the Pacific will reveal how European travellers recorded languages of the Pacific, demonstrate the important work being undertaken by many organisations and communities and celebrate the many examples of revitalisation of Indigenous languages of Australia and the Pacific’.
Venue : National Library of Australia, Canberra, ACT.
9-13 International Conference on Mindfulness [ICM] Asia Pacific
‘There is a well-established evidence base for the health benefits of mindfulness, and we are now showing how it can be applied in a wide range of situations. Our keynote speakers have been carefully selected to showcase the variety of applications of mindfulness [such as in clinical situations and education], including in the Asia Pacific region’.
Venue : Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand.
10-12 AACSB 2019 Deans Conference
‘The Deans Conference, exclusively designed for business school deans and heads of higher education business units, covers critical topics in leading and educating both your staff and the future leaders of business, as well as preparing for, adapting to, and leading change’.
Venue : Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
11 Russell Quaglia Workshop [Melbourne]
‘Dr. Quaglia will address the triumphs and tribulations of student voice. He will speak candidly recognising the positive impact student voice is having, and also address the obstacles and myths that are holding student voice back. He will share data he has collected from hundreds of thousands of students and the implications that data has regarding the role of educators and policy makers, how schools are organised, and how we assess the teaching and learning environment’.
Venue : Mercure Melbourne Treasury Gardens, Melbourne, Victoria.
11-12 English Learning and Teaching Conference [ICELT] 2019
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of English Learning and Teaching. It also 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’.
Venue : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
11-12 International Conference on Education, Teaching and E-learning [ICETE 2019]
The conference ‘aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Education, Teaching and E-learning. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns’.
Venue : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
11-13 The ICDE Lillehammer Lifelong Learning Summit 2019
‘The Summit will be an international meeting place where higher education meets business for developing lifelong learning for the future. Researchers and professionals in lifelong learning and ICT in education will exchange and share their research and knowledge with representatives from industries and employers organisations, and Ed Tech providers will present their technologies and methodologies supporting lifelong learning’.
Venue : Scandic Lillehammer Hotel, Lillehammer, Norway.
11-13 University-Industry Engagement Conference 2019
‘The conference will bring together diverse university engagement managers, researchers, policymakers and innovation and entrepreneurship managers. UTS will become an innovative hub over the course of 3 days, offering dynamic networks, access to a variety of presentations alongside workshops from key academics and practitioners on university-industry engagement’.
Venue : Great Hall and Aerial Function Centre, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
11-14 CAUTHE 2019
The ‘2019 theme Sustainability of Tourism, Hospitality and Events in a Disruptive Digital Age explores how the industry can implement change sustainably in the digital era to ensure social, cultural, economic and natural environments continue to benefit’.
Venue : Central Queensland University, Cairns, Queensland.
11/2-24/3 AACSB Online Teaching Effectiveness Seminar
‘The Online Teaching Effectiveness Seminar takes place over six modules which include synchronous and asynchronous activities and will be delivered via Blackboard®. The seminar provides a cohort of attendees a framework from which they can develop individual courses that are geared toward non-traditional audiences’.
Venue : Online via Blackboard®.
11-15 ALIA Information Online 2019 Conference
‘Conference is the biggest event in information professional’s calendar. The conference attracts over one thousand influential professionals from all sectors of the library industry. It has a multi-sector focus and provides a unique opportunity for organisations to promote and showcase their products and services to a targeted and influential delegate group’.
Venue : Hilton Hotel Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
11-15 WSDM 2019
‘WSDM [pronounced “wisdom”] is one of the premier conferences on web-inspired research involving search and data mining’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.
12-13 Higher Education Women’s Leadership Workshop
‘This workshop focuses on allowing existing and aspiring female leaders to be more aware of the way they exercise leadership and its impact on others. Participants will be encouraged to think about their organisation holistically and to understand the avenues in which they can be effective change agents. Practical and interactive sessions will equip delegates with the strategies and techniques to enable them to reach their full potential, to pursue their chosen career path and to achieve success’.
Venue : Cliftons Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
12-13 Leadership Skills for Scientists Workshop
‘Hone your communication skills to strategically liaise with stakeholders; Develop your emotional intelligence to better connect with your team; Address challenging behaviours and scenarios in the workplace; Drive strategic change to improve processes and procedures; Increase your leadership potential through feedback and self-awareness; much more’.
Venue : Cliftons Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
12-14 AIRAANZ 2019 Conference
‘​The conference theme is Global Work, Quality Work ? This theme invites us to consider the dilemmas arising from growing disparities in the quality of jobs and from fragmentation of employment, especially in the context of the rapidly changing landscape of global capitalism, labour regulation, labour migration and labour movements’.
Venue : RMIT University, Melbourne, Victoria.
12-15 2019 Annual AARES Conference
‘The Organising Committee is working on an exciting program to make this conference an outstanding success and one not to be missed’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Melbourne, Victoria.
12-15 International Conference on Education and Social Sciences [ICEASS]
‘ICEASS is an international platform for scholars, researchers and practitioners to discuss interdisciplinary research and practices in the fields of the fields of Communication, Society, Education, Culture, Politics, Law, Business, Finance, Economics, Management, Psychology and more’.
Venue : Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay, Singapore.
12-15 Science Victoria VCE Science Conference Series
Biology 12 February, Chemistry 13 February and Physics 15 February. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria.
13 Cyberbullying : Best Practices in Prevention and Response
‘This presentation is designed for educators who desire a comprehensive understanding of [and action plan to deal with] cyberbullying among youth today. We first share updated research findings to paint a picture of the phenomenon, as well as important correlates and consequences. Then, we share recommendations for formal policy implementation and enforcement, as well as informal responses for school personnel’.
Venue : Online.
13 New ! Employability Practice Conference
‘The conference will bring together professionals from across Australia to discuss and debate the global challenge of employability in higher education. The conference is an opportunity to hear about the latest research, to critically examine how institutions are tackling this vital issue, explore best practice and join a community strongly focused on developing evidence-based solutions to support graduates as they enter the increasingly competitive job market’.
Venue : Southern Cross University, Gold Coast Campus, Coolangatta, Queensland.
13 Russell Quaglia Workshop [Sydney]
‘Dr. Quaglia will address the triumphs and tribulations of student voice. He will speak candidly recognising the positive impact student voice is having, and also address the obstacles and myths that are holding student voice back. He will share data he has collected from hundreds of thousands of students and the implications that data has regarding the role of educators and policy makers, how schools are organised, and how we assess the teaching and learning environment’.
Venue : Rydges Sydney Central, Sydney, NSW.
13-14 Executive Assistant Leadership Masterclass Conference 2019 [Perth]
The conference has 12 key learning areas which are detailed on the site. All other relevant information can be found on the site.
Venue : Crown Perth, Perth, Western Australia.
13-15 2019 International Conference on Education and Management Innovation [ICEMI]
‘ICEMI aims to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of Education and Management Innovation, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted’.
Venue : TBC, Milan, Italy.
13-15 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology [ICIT] 2019
‘The aim of this conference is to provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of emerging industrial technologies and for professional interactions. The conference topics scope covers the standing series topics which includes among other topics Robotics and Mechatronics, Power Electronics, Sensing and Artificial Intelligence, Electrical machines, Power and Energy Systems, Systems Reliability, Industrial Informatics’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.
14 Effectively Teaching Autistic Children in Mainstream Classrooms
‘This workshop investigates the major dynamics of having an Autistic child in a mainstream classroom and provides a simple proven framework to help teachers successfully teach all students in their class’.
Venue : Batman’s Hill On Collins, Melbourne, Victoria.
14-15 2019 European Learning & Teaching Forum
‘The Forum Towards successful learning : Controversies and common ground builds on the recognition that there is no one-size-fits-all solution for successful learning and teaching’.
Venue : University of Warsaw, Old Library, Warsaw, Poland.
14-15 AJEC Research Symposium 2019
Early Childhood Australia. ‘We welcome students, academics, researchers and practitioners at all levels from around the world to participate and come together to share cutting-edge knowledge and forge research networks in Australasia and beyond’.
Venue : Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Victoria.
14-15 ICAR-2019 - International Conference on Recent and Contemporary Advances in Academic Research
Conference tracks and topics range from Educational and Communication Studies to Economics, Finance and Accounting.
Venue : Grand View Hotel, Hong Kong.
14-15 New ! SoTEL Symposium
‘The symposium provides a platform for both the beginner and expert practitioner to inform and enlighten colleagues and peers of the outcomes of technology-enhanced learning. It provides opportunities for showcasing and sharing of knowledge, skills, innovations and results from evidence-based practice’.
Venue : Auckland University of Technology, City Campus, Auckland, New Zealand.
14-15 Women in Leadership Workshop [Darwin]
‘Essential skills and tools to enhance your effectiveness as a leader in an evolving environment’.
Venue : DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, Darwin, Northern Territory.
15 Russell Quaglia Workshop [Brisbane]
‘Dr. Quaglia will address the triumphs and tribulations of student voice. He will speak candidly recognising the positive impact student voice is having, and also address the obstacles and myths that are holding student voice back. He will share data he has collected from hundreds of thousands of students and the implications that data has regarding the role of educators and policy makers, how schools are organised, and how we assess the teaching and learning environment’.
Venue : Rydges South Bank, South Brisbane, Queensland.
15 The Professional Learning Communities at Work™ Workshop [Melbourne]
‘The Professional Learning Communities at Work™ process is supported by research and endorsed by educational organisations at all levels as our best hope for sustained, substantive improvement’.
Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.
16 Back to School Day 2019
Victorian Orff Schulwerk Association. ‘Two concurrent sessions will run for teachers covering activities for the early years [Prep-Year 4], middle years [Year 5 – Year 8], ideas for the music classroom and choral repertoire, plus plenty of ideas for teachers new to music’.
Venue : TBC, Victoria.
16 Phonemic Awareness [Cairns]
‘ Australia based facilitators Zoe Baer and Cassie Mutimer will train teachers to use the curriculum written by Dr Michael Heggerty : “Phonemic Awareness : The Skills That They Need to Help Them Succeed !”’.
Venue : Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort, Cairns, Queensland.
16-17 AUSSRE International Conference on Economics, Social Development and Humanities [ESDH] 2019
‘Aims to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of Economics, Trade and Development, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted. The conference will be held every year to make it an ideal platform for people to share views and experiences’.
Venue : Mantra on Russell Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
16-17 International Conference on Development of Research in Social Sciences, Humanities, Business and Management Studies 2019 [DRSHBM]
The ‘aim of our peer-reviewed conference is to bring together the world’s leading scholars and opinion leaders and to increase our understanding of emerging scientific issues and research methodologies relating to business management, economic and social sciences. Please, engage freely in discussions, share your ideas and build relationships among the group of international researchers’.
Venue : Mantra on Russell, Melbourne, Victoria.
18 2019 Diverse Learners Conference [Albury]
‘The conference focuses on successful strategies to include and engage students with Down syndrome, intellectual disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, chromosomal disorders and developmental delay. The conference will showcase current research and innovative approaches that can be incorporated into any learning environment. An emphasis on practical activities and strategies will assist educators to ensure that students with diverse learning needs can engage purposefully in learning and experience academic success’.
Venue : Mantra Albury, Albury, NSW.
18 Laboratory Induction Workshop 2019
‘Designed to address the needs of teachers who are new to teaching in a science laboratory. Instruction will include; safety guidelines, including how to complete risk assessment, equipment use and behaviour management. Teachers will be guided through typical laboratory lesson scenarios and have the opportunity to plan and complete a practical investigation’. [Scroll down the page for information.]
Venue : Cabra Dominican College, Adelaide, South Australia.
18 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.
18-19 RTI at Work™ Workshop [Launceston]
‘Learn why bureaucratic, paperwork-heavy, compliance-oriented, test-score-driven approaches fail, and then learn how to create an RTI model that works. Acquire four essential guiding principles – collective responsibility, concentrated instruction, convergent assessment and certain access – and learn a simple process for bringing these principles to life in your school’.
Venue : TBC, Launceston, Tasmania.
18-22 Australia-ESO Conference 2019
Australian Astronomical Observatory. ‘This conference will focus on Defining synergies between Australia and other ESO communities to follow up existing and planned optical and radio surveys to maximise impact and establish a better understanding of galaxy formation and evolution; Defining questions for simulators to test and improve their simulations; Encouraging interactions and collaborations between observers, theorist, and simulators internationally’.
Venue : Rydges World Square Centre, Sydney, NSW.
18-22 10th Digital RIM Summit
‘Bringing together some of Australia’s most knowledgeable records and information professionals to share insights into how they successfully conquer digital chaos. Records and Information Management professionals will learn new techniques for tackling how to securely maintain, record and protect your data’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.
19-20 2019 Learning & Development Leadership Summit [Sydney]
‘The program is designed to generate high level peer-to-peer conversations. Keynote speakers, guest panellists and specialists will share their journeys, innovative approaches, latest thinking, business cases and success stories’.
Venue : Waterview in Bicentennial Park, Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, NSW.
19-20 Disability Support Workers Conference 2019
‘15+ Keynote Speakers, 21+ Interactive Workshops, Panel Discussions and so much more’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
19-20 HR Leaders Forum 2019
‘Gathering the nation’s leading workforce decision makers from both private and public sectors, it is the ideal platform from which to formulate strategies to successfully overcome the challenges of the future and enhance business performance today’.
Venue : Intercontinental Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
19-21 THE Research Excellence Summit : Asia-Pacific 2019
‘The summit will debate and reinforce the positive and long-term impact of university research on society in the Asia-Pacific region. Brought to you by THE, in partnership with the University of New South Wales Sydney, the summit will consider research quality, output and impact from universities in the region’.
Venue : University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW.
19-22 New ! 2019 Online Conference [Educational Developers Caucus]
‘The Educational Developers Caucus was founded as a community of practice with a focus on leadership, advancement, discussion and collaboration in the field of educational development. This year, EDC will explore a new experience for our annual conference, using an online format to encourage novel ways of sharing, increase access, and enable international connections. This virtual adventure will help to inform and supplement future conferences’.
Venue : Online.
20 Embedding Formative Assessment with Emeritus Professor Dylan Wiliam [Sydney] 2019
‘Emeritus Professor Wiliam will be discussing embedding formative assessment, and will explore why an increase in educational achievement is needed : what’s been tried, and why it hasn’t worked; what formative assessment is [and isn’t and why formative assessment needs to be the priority for every school; practical techniques for implementing formative assessment; and how to sustain the development of formative assessment with teacher learning communities’.
Venue : Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
20** Growing Great Leaders [Noosa]
‘Explore student centred leadership in this six module program offered over three non-consecutive days’. ** Additional dates are 29 May 2019 and 14 August 2019.
Venue : TBA, Noosa, Queensland.
20-21 International Conference on Education and E-Learning [ICEEL]
‘The idea of the conference is for scientists, scholars, engineers and students from Universities all around the world and industry to present ongoing research activities, and hence to foster research relations between the Universities and industry’.
Venue : Village Hotel Changi, Singapore.
20-21 Melbourne Research Bazaar Conference 2019
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Wilson Hall, Melbourne University, Melbourne, Victoria.
21 ECA Ethics in Action : ... [Port Macquarie]
‘Using the guide to support our professional thinking, participants will be invited to practice the art of ethical decision-making, and work together to reinforce approaches that enhance the rights and wellbeing of children, families, our colleagues and the community. The workshops are suitable for anyone working with young children [aged birth to 8] and their families’.
Venue : Panthers Port Macquarie, Port Macquarie, NSW.
21 Embedding Formative Assessment with Emeritus Professor Dylan Wiliam [Melbourne] 2019
‘Emeritus Professor Wiliam will be discussing embedding formative assessment, and will explore why an increase in educational achievement is needed : what’s been tried, and why it hasn’t worked; what formative assessment is [and isn’t and why formative assessment needs to be the priority for every school; practical techniques for implementing formative assessment; and how to sustain the development of formative assessment with teacher learning communities’.
Venue : Pullman Melbourne on the Park, Melbourne, Victoria.
21 New ! Enhancing the status of VET
NCVER. ‘This webinar will draw on the work of Professor Stephen Billett and colleagues focusing on the perceptions of parents, potential and current students, employers and teachers about the status of VET. The webinar will also showcase programs and initiatives aimed at demonstrating the value of VET to potential learners’.
Venue : Online Webinar.
21** Growing Great Leaders [Cairns]
‘Explore student centred leadership in this six module program offered over three non-consecutive days’. ** Additional dates are 30 May 2019 and 15 August 2019.
Venue : QASSP Leadership Centre, Cairns, Queensland.
21** New ! Keeping it Simple and Getting it Right : Identifying needs and supporting learners
VELG Training. ‘This brand new webinar series comprehensively explores LLN testing, the use of the ACSF to support low literacy learners and the how to change teaching styles to accommodate different learning levels’. ** Additional dates are 28 February and 7 March 2019.
Venue : Online Webinar.
21-22 Nineteenth International Conference on Knowledge, Culture, and Change in Organisations 2019
‘The conference will feature plenary sessions by some of the world’s leading thinkers and innovators in the field’.
Venue : University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
21-22 RIM and ICT Professionals Leadership Workshop
‘Practical skills, tools and strategies to drive efficiency, increase capability and achieve professional success in Records, IM and ICT’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Convention Centre Place, Melbourne, Victoria.
21-22 RTI at Work™ Workshop [Canberra]
‘Learn why bureaucratic, paperwork-heavy, compliance-oriented, test-score-driven approaches fail, and then learn how to create an RTI model that works. Acquire four essential guiding principles – collective responsibility, concentrated instruction, convergent assessment and certain access – and learn a simple process for bringing these principles to life in your school’.
Venue : TBC, Canberra, ACT.
21-22 The Enrolled Nurses’ Conference [Brisbane]
‘As an enrolled nurse, you are essential to the provision of high-quality health care in Australia today. Make sure you are one of the well-informed and up-to-date nursing professionals by attending this conference. Take time out to network with like-minded colleagues at this annual Ausmed Education event’.
Venue : Mercure Hotel Brisbane, North Quay, Brisbane, Queensland.
22 Conversationally Intelligent Leaders & Schools [Brisbane]
‘This will engage you in how to leverage your potential for Co-Creative leadership through activating your hardwired Conversational Intelligence®[C-IQ]’.
Venue : QASSP Leadership Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
22 DISCOVERY X
‘Our tenth and biggest Physical, Health and Sport Education Conference’.
Venue : Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Victoria.
22 Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder [ASD] and implementing educational strategies
‘The workshop will cover a range of topics including What is ASD ?; Diagnosis; What is Asperger’s Syndrome ?; ADHD; Dyslexia; Giftedness; Indicators for students with ASD and other co-morbid conditions School wide strategies; Strategies for the classroom; Independent Learning Plans [ILPs]; Behaviour Modification Plans [BMPs]; and more’.
Venue : Karstens Conference Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
23-24 Early Years & Middle Schooling Conference 2019 [QAMT]
‘This conference is open to Teachers, Educators and anyone interested in Maths Education from prep to Year 9 level. Saturday presentations and Keynote will focus on teaching Early Years Maths and Sunday’s presentations & keynote will focus on Middle and junior secondary Years 4-9’.
Venue : Moorooka State School, Moorooka, Brisbane, Queensland.
23-24 2019 HASS SA Conference
&Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : UniSA Magill, Adelaide, South Australia.
23-25 ICCAE 2019 [Perth]
The conference will be ‘offering an ideal platform for presentation, discussion, criticism and exchange of innovative ideas and current challenges in the field of computer and automation engineering’.
Venue : The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia.
23-25 ICVARS 2019 [Perth]
‘The 2019 conference brings together people from multiple disciplines and a diversity of cultures to explore new ways to design, develop, and evaluate novel methods for Virtual & Augmented Reality simulations, to discuss ideas that can lead to innovations, and to inspire us all’.
Venue : The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia.
24-25 International Conference on Management, Economics & Social Science [ICMESS] 2019
‘The aim of the conference is to provide the platform for Students, Researchers and Academicians to share the knowledge and ideas in the recent trends in the field of Management, Economics & Social Science’.
Venue : Quest Melbourne Airport, Melbourne, Victoria.
24-25 International Conference on Research in Teaching, Education & [ICRTEL] 2019
The ‘Conference Themes are Teaching, Education and Learning’.
Venue : Flora Grand Hotel, Near Al Rigga Metro Station, Deira, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
24-26 Australia East/New Zealand SCBWI Sydney Conference 2019
‘A unique aspect of this conference is the chance to build your own program. Alongside the main program, you can also choose an author or illustrator lunch session, local and international manuscript critiques, an optional dinner dance and Master Classes’.
Venue : Novotel Sydney Central, Sydney, NSW.
25 2019 Diverse Learners Conference [Newcastle]
‘The conference focuses on successful strategies to include and engage students with Down syndrome, intellectual disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, chromosomal disorders and developmental delay. The conference will showcase current research and innovative approaches that can be incorporated into any learning environment. An emphasis on practical activities and strategies will assist educators to ensure that students with diverse learning needs can engage purposefully in learning and experience academic success’.
Venue : Noah’s on the Beach, Newcastle, NSW.
25 Collaborative Common Assessment Workshop [Brisbane]
This event ‘highlights the importance of collaborative common assessments and shares how to respond to data generated from these assessments to super-charge learning. By working together and openly discussing results, teachers provide each other with quality professional learning that leads to lasting improvement’.
Venue : TBC, Brisbane, Queensland.
25 Leadership Forum Annual Roundtable
‘Designed for school leaders interested in working with like-minded peers to build professional support and growth to maximise their wellbeing and performance in building high performance schools’.
Venue : West End State School Conference Room, West End, Brisbane, Queensland.
25 Putting the “E” in STEM [Primary]
‘Engineering offers a tangible link between the STM components and their applications. Implementing engineering practices as part of a teaching and learning program offers teachers the opportunity to explore new exciting and engaging activities and students a new way to solve problems’. [Scroll down the page for information.]
Venue : Education Development Centre, Milner Street, Hindmarsh, South Australia.
25 Sydney Morning Herald Schools Summit
‘As stakeholders of Australian education navigate the contentious issues faced by the sector today, the need for a conversation between policy-makers, educators and key organisations within the sector persists. The SMH Schools Summit will facilitate a much-needed insightful debate and discussion around the future of Australian education’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
25 Where do I start ? Literacy teaching for beginning teachers
‘This workshop will address common questions that pre-service teachers, beginning teachers and teachers new to a particular year level ask. Participants will identify how they can organise their classroom, equipment and classroom print to support students’ literacy learning, clarify what needs to be taught and how this may best be accomplished and discuss planning and programming options’.
Venue : Camdenville Public School, Newtown, NSW.
25-27 2019 Principals’ Conference
‘The conference theme is Thinking schools — better world. Thinking schools are able to thrive in the face of changing social and economic conditions – to truly be adaptive, creative, and continuously improving. The conference is open to all Queensland state school principals and heads of campus’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
25-27 Drumming Up a Better Brain
Victorian Orff Schulwerk Association. ‘Learn an innovative approach to education that will transform your teaching and the way your students learn, experience and create music. This will suit teachers and student teachers from a range of teaching settings – studio or classroom – at preschool, primary, secondary and tertiary level. Also music therapists, caregivers, parents, community workers, health and performing arts practitioners’.
Venue : Australian Catholic University, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria.
25-28 Authentic Leaders 2019
‘Authentic leadership is a management and leadership approach with an emphasis on building a leader’s legitimacy through honest relationships with followers which value their input and are built on an ethical foundation. Generally, authentic leaders are positive people with truthful self-concepts who promote openness, transparency, and trust’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
25-28 The 10th Blended Learning & Innovation Summit
‘Discover learning and development possibilities; Embed emerging technologies in your learning approach; Drive employee engagement in learning to maximise ROI; Create interactive, networked and creative learning’.
Venue : Intercontinental Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
25/2-1/3 8th Women in Leadership Summit
‘Define your leadership style and upskill for success’.
Venue : Stamford Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
25/2-7/3 World Conference on Learning, Teaching and Educational Leadership [ICLTEL] 2019
‘The provision of education that relates to an individuals interests, needs, expectations and global expectations is gaining importance day by day. Moreover, the match between an individuals characteristics with the environment in which learning takes place, together with the management of those learning environments are also important. In this framework, the conference aims to bring together educational scientists, administrators, counsellors, teachers, graduate ’.
Venue : Canberra, ACT.
26 2019 Diverse Learners Conference [Sydney]
‘The conference focuses on successful strategies to include and engage students with Down syndrome, intellectual disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, chromosomal disorders and developmental delay. The conference will showcase current research and innovative approaches that can be incorporated into any learning environment. An emphasis on practical activities and strategies will assist educators to ensure that students with diverse learning needs can engage purposefully in learning and experience academic success’.
Venue : Karstens Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
26 New ! Early Career Teacher Program [Brisbane]
‘This program is designed for teachers in their first 2 years of teaching, includes a full day workshop, ongoing support and monthly publications for the entire year on topics such as effective classroom management, working with parents, supporting your well-being, collecting and annotating evidence to transition from provisional to full registration and many more’.
Venue : Ramada by Wyndham Brisbane, Windsor, Brisbane, Queensland.
26 Foundations of Learning Sprints
‘Providing system, school and teacher leaders with a thorough understanding of the Learning Sprints approach. Participants will be introduced to the Learning Sprints process and toolkit, and leave equipped with the knowledge of what makes for successful school implementation’.
Venue : Sydney Mint, Sydney, NSW.
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Six Styles of Leadership
‘Participants will explore the Six Styles of leadership, identify their particular style and unpack their strengths and weaknesses against their style. This course explores leadership style; wellness; change implementation, management and collaborative effective teams within schools’. Further information available from this site, including details of a similar course in Semester 2 [see July listing] of this year.
Venue : PTC NSW Training Rooms, Auburn, Sydney, NSW.
26-27 New ! 5th International Conference on Global Issues in Multidisciplinary Academic Research [GIMAR- 2019]
‘We invite scholars/scientists/engineers/researchers/practitioners/students to join with us and share new innovative trends in their respective field. This common platform is expected to provide the basis for joint venture among different fields to serve society in a better way’.
Venue : Hotel Mystays Ochanomizu Conference Center, Tokyo, Japan.
26-27 SafeCampus - The National University Safety Summit
‘The National Campus Safety Summit is the premier conference on university and college safety’.
Venue : Treasure Island Hotel and Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
27 New ! Coaching and Mentoring [Brisbane]
‘Whether you are in a coaching or mentoring role within your school, or would just like to improve your abilities in enhancing the performance of others, this workshop offers you so much. 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. This program will help equip you with the skills required to build the capacity of others and provide you with a simple 6 step coaching framework’.
Venue : Ramada by Wyndham Brisbane, Windsor, Brisbane, Queensland.
27 Collaborative Common Assessment Workshop [Hobart]
This event ‘highlights the importance of collaborative common assessments and shares how to respond to data generated from these assessments to super-charge learning. By working together and openly discussing results, teachers provide each other with quality professional learning that leads to lasting improvement’.
Venue : TBC, Hobart, Tasmania.
27 iDESIGNX LIVE ! Smart Learning Design & Experience Summit
‘If you’re a thinker, creator and doer who loves smart learning design in the future of work, then join us for curated content like no other event on the planet’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
27 EdFest 2019 [Teaching Careers Expo]
‘Edfest provides students with the opportunity to explore career start information and network with a wide range of employer and teaching sourcing agencies, including the Department of Education, Catholic Education office, Independent Schools, as well as local and international education agencies. EdFest covers Early Childhood, Primary, Secondary, Special Education and International teaching opportunities’.
Venue : Western Sydney University, Parramatta South, Sydney, NSW.
27-28 International Conference on Innovations in Engineering and Technology [ICIET] 2019
‘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 Innovations in Engineering and Technology’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
27-28 Learning in Higher Education Conference 2019 Sydney [ICLHE]
The conference ‘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 Learning in Higher Education’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
27-2/1-3 2019 Higher Education Conference
‘The Higher Education conference is our annual conference delivered by the sector for the sector, and is the signature event on the Australian higher education calendar’.
Venue : National Convention Centre, Canberra, ACT.
27-2/1-3 Eurasia Higher Education Summit 2019
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, Istanbul, Turkey.
28 New ! From Conflict to Collaboration [Brisbane]
‘No one likes conflict ... , no one likes to have the ‘difficult’ conversations ... . Unfortunately sometimes we are confronted with upset or angry parents or staff and we need to find a way to a solution. This workshop will help you develop your skills to deal with these difficult situations - whether it be upset or angry parents, or uncooperative colleagues. We explore how to develop your emotional intelligence around reading body language, de-escalating upset parents/staff, developing more effective relationships, structuring the critical conversation for positive outcomes and much more. This program is BRAND NEW for 2019 and we are excited to explore this area with you’.
Venue : Ramada by Wyndham Brisbane, Windsor, Brisbane, Queensland.
28/2-1/3 CCSA Rural and Remote Forum [Dubbo]
‘The CCSA Rural and Remote Forum 2019 in Dubbo will provide an opportunity for early childhood education and care services operating in rural and remote areas to have a voice’.
Venue : Dubbo, NSW.
28/2-1/3 New ! Adolescent Success - Middle Years Learning Certificate Workshop [PERTH]
‘Enable your staff to develop programs and structure learning experiences that cater to the specific needs of young adolescents in this hands-on workshop. Essential PD for every educator of young adolescents, whether you’ve been teaching for 2 years or 20 years’.
Venue : Swan Christian College, Middle Swan, Western Australia.
28-2/3-3 International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation [ICLDC6]
‘Check back here in early 2018 for more information about ICLDC 6 - the tenth anniversary of the ICLDC conference’.
Venue : Imin International Conference Centre, Honolulu, Hawaii.
28-2/30-5 2019 Grammar and Teaching
A twelve week program. ‘ Grammatical knowledge supports students to develop reading and writing in all curriculum areas. Objectives are to explore those features of grammar necessary for students to master by the end of the middle years of schooling, to develop understandings of the grammatical concepts outlined in the syllabus documents and in the writing component of NAPLAN, and to define a pedagogy which includes the teaching of grammar in meaningful contexts relating to the subject matter of the curriculum’.
Venue : Colyton Public School, Mount Druitt, NSW.

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March 2019
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1 New ! Effective Pedagogy - High Impact Strategies [Brisbane]
‘Whether you are beginning your career or an experienced teacher, this workshop has something for everyone and will not only equip you with a greater range of strategies for your classroom, it will inspire you to share your knowledge with others. Based on the credible research of Professor John Hattie [Visible Learning], Dr Robert Marzano [Art and Science of Teaching], and Professors Fisher & Frey [Better Learning through Structured Teaching]’.
Venue : Ramada by Wyndham Brisbane, Windsor, Brisbane, Queensland.
1 New ! Leading with Emotional Intelligence [Sydney]
Leading with Emotional Intelligence will give you the tools to understand why emotions are integral to how you interact within the workplace. You will correctly perceive think about, understand and manage emotions in both yourself and others. Emotionally intelligent leaders perform, inspire and communicate more effectively than those who are not’.
Venue : Cliftons Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
1 New ! Start or Revive Your School Choir
‘Want to make your students sing with glee ? Choir director, Sally Gawley, will share simple and effective tricks of the trade to enable you to launch and run a vibrant school choir that students will want to join’.
Venue : Kew Scout Hall, Kew, Victoria.
1-2 P & C Federation 2019 Conference
The ‘2019 Conference is for P & C Association members across New South Wales to attend and participate in, regardless of geographic location’.
Venue : Novotel, Church Street, Parramatta, NSW.
1-3 Women’s Leadership and Empowerment Conference 2019
The conference ‘consists of three components : study session “women’s leadership and empowerment of disadvantaged groups”, presentations of submitted papers and open discussions. It is open to those interested in gaining leadership skills and new knowledge as well as those who want to share their own achievements. It is intended to be a forum, discussion and networking place for academics, researchers, professionals, administrators, educational leaders, policy makers, industry representatives, advanced students, and others’.
Venue : AETAS Lumpini Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.
1-5 Student Leaders Conference
‘The Student Leaders Conference is aimed at year 11 and 12 student leaders, particularly those who have demonstrated the potential to be influencers for Christ in society. Students who are willing to thoughtfully and actively engage will benefit the most’.
Venue : ibis Styles Canberra Eaglehawk, Sutton, NSW.
2 New ! Arts Up Front Conference
‘The conference will provide a program of professional learning workshops in each of the 5 art forms identified in the Australian Curriculum for Arts Educators, Generalist Primary and Early Childhood teachers from government and non-government schools in the ACT and regional NSW’.
Venue : ANU School of Music and School of Art & Design, Canberra, ACT.
2 PESA South Australia 2019 State Conference
‘Learn from expert keynotes and experienced workshop presenters who will share best practice as well as tips for embedding a Positive Education approach at your school’.
Venue : University Senior College, Adelaide, South Australia.
2-3 New ! 2019 Hands On Technology [Kinross Wolaroi]
IIATE NSW. The program covers a range of topics from Art Metal Work through Communicating with Light, An Introduction to Sublimation Printing to Small Scale Garden to Plate.
Venue : Killara High School, Kinross Wolaroi School, Orange, NSW.
2-4 International Conference on Educational and Information Technology [ICEIT] 2019
‘ICEIT Conferences look for significant contributions to all major fields of the Educational and Information Technology in theoretical and practical aspects. The aim of the conference is to provide a platform to the researchers and practitioners from both academia as well as industry to meet and share cutting-edge development in the field’.
Venue : Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
4 2019 Diverse Learners Conference [Brisbane]
‘The conference focuses on successful strategies to include and engage students with Down syndrome, intellectual disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, chromosomal disorders and developmental delay. The conference will showcase current research and innovative approaches that can be incorporated into any learning environment. An emphasis on practical activities and strategies will assist educators to ensure that students with diverse learning needs can engage purposefully in learning and experience academic success’.
Venue : Victoria Park, Brisbane, Queensland.
4 Collaborative Professionalism - Andy Hargreaves Workshop [Brisbane]
‘In this highly interactive workshop, participants, from teacher teams to system leaders will use many different engaging learning styles to understand and practically apply the material before them so they build cultures of collaborative professionalism that are more collaborative, relational and trusting; and also more professional, challenging and precise’.
Venue : Mercure Hotel Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
4 New ! Early Career Teacher Program [Canberra]
‘This program is designed for teachers in their first 2 years of teaching, includes a full day workshop, ongoing support and monthly publications for the entire year on topics such as effective classroom management, working with parents, supporting your well-being, collecting and annotating evidence to transition from provisional to full registration and many more’.
Venue : The Hellenic Club, City, Canberra, ACT.
4 New ! Leading with Emotional Intelligence [Melbourne]
Leading with Emotional Intelligence will give you the tools to understand why emotions are integral to how you interact within the workplace. You will correctly perceive think about, understand and manage emotions in both yourself and others. Emotionally intelligent leaders perform, inspire and communicate more effectively than those who are not’.
Venue : Cliftons Training Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
4 New ! NSW Teachers Federation Principals’ Conference 2019
‘The conference will include a mixture of keynote speakers and workshops providing an opportunity to explore and seek advice, network with colleagues and discuss emerging school-based issues’.
Venue : NSW Teachers Federation Conference Centre, Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW.
4 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.
4-5 New ! Applied Positive Psychology [Brisbane]
‘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 : W Brisbane, North Quay, Brisbane, Queensland.
4-5 International Conference on Current Achievements in Multidisciplinary Academic Research 2019
The conference will cover 10 tracks ranging from Social and Community Studies through Humanities and Organisational Studies to Business and Management Studies. More detailed information from the site.
Venue : The Aqueen Hotel Paya Lebar, Singapore.
4-5 New ! Positive Leadership [Brisbane]
This ‘will both affirm and challenge you as you reflect upon how you can become a more positively effective leader. At completion, you can expect to be well equipped with exciting new knowledge, empowering practical strategies, and an invigorated sense of purpose and passion as a positive leader. More important than being an expert, you will be an example others will want to follow’.
Venue : W Brisbane, North Quay, Brisbane, Queensland.
4-6 6th Congress on Research in Vocational Education and Training
‘Devoted to the theme “The end of VET as we know it : Skills development in times of technical and social change”, the congress seeks to make a contribution many related topics and provide an overview of VET research activities in Switzerland and other countries. It is also intended to facilitate academic exchanges between leading institutions and to present the latest international research findings’.
Venue : Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training [SFIVET], Bern, Switzerland.
4-7 SXSW EDU
‘The SXSW EDU® Conference and Festival fosters innovation in learning by hosting a community of optimistic, forward-thinking, purpose-driven stakeholders with a shared goal of impacting the future of teaching and learning’.
Venue : Austin, Texas, USA.
4-8 Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference 2019
‘The Society for Learning Analytics Research [SoLAR] is an interdisciplinary network of leading international researchers who are exploring the role and impact of analytics on teaching, learning, training and development’.
Venue : Tempe, Arizona, USA.
5 New ! ACSA Webinar - Intercultural Understanding
Interconnectedness : A bridge to genuine Intercultural understanding. ‘Our live ACSA webinars are usually held in the evening and are one hour in duration. Each one hour webinar is cross-referenced against the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers for ease of professional development planning. All paid registrations will receive a link to a recording of the session whether able to attend or not’.
Venue : Webinar.
5 Collaborative Professionalism - Andy Hargreaves Workshop [Melbourne]
‘In this highly interactive workshop, participants, from teacher teams to system leaders will use many different engaging learning styles to understand and practically apply the material before them so they build cultures of collaborative professionalism that are more collaborative, relational and trusting; and also more professional, challenging and precise’.
Venue : Ibis Hotels and Apartments, Melbourne, Victoria.
5 New ! Effective Pedagogy - High Impact Strategies [Canberra]
‘Whether you are beginning your career or an experienced teacher, this workshop has something for everyone and will not only equip you with a greater range of strategies for your classroom, it will inspire you to share your knowledge with others. Based on the credible research of Professor John Hattie [Visible Learning], Dr Robert Marzano [Art and Science of Teaching], and Professors Fisher & Frey [Better Learning through Structured Teaching]’.
Venue : The Hellenic Club, City, Canberra, ACT.
5 New ! Leading with Emotional Intelligence [Adelaide]
Leading with Emotional Intelligence will give you the tools to understand why emotions are integral to how you interact within the workplace. You will correctly perceive think about, understand and manage emotions in both yourself and others. Emotionally intelligent leaders perform, inspire and communicate more effectively than those who are not’.
Venue : Cliftons Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.
5-7 14th Education and Development Conference 2019
‘This highly exciting and challenging international Conference on education 2019 is intended to be a forum, discussion and networking place for academics, researchers, professionals, administrators, educational leaders, policy makers, industry representatives, advanced students, and others’.
Venue : AETAS Lumpini, Bangkok, Thailand.
6 New ! From Conflict to Collaboration [Canberra]
‘No one likes conflict ... , no one likes to have the ‘difficult’ conversations ... . Unfortunately sometimes we are confronted with upset or angry parents or staff and we need to find a way to a solution. This workshop will help you develop your skills to deal with these difficult situations - whether it be upset or angry parents, or uncooperative colleagues. We explore how to develop your emotional intelligence around reading body language, de-escalating upset parents/staff, developing more effective relationships, structuring the critical conversation for positive outcomes and much more. This program is BRAND NEW for 2019 and we are excited to explore this area with you’.
Venue : The Hellenic Club, City, Canberra, ACT.
6 New ! What is the VET Policy and Compliance Summit 2019
‘This year we are introducing the concise TED Talks presentation style into our Summit. The program includes 4 Keynotes and 14 short presentations, easy to digest concepts and suggestions that can be translated into practical improvements to RTO’s operations’. Pre-summit Workshops 4-5 March 2019.
Venue : Wesley Conference Centre, Sydney, NSW.
6 Workplace Investigations in Schools : Getting it Right
‘Attend this seminar and consider the policies and procedures you need to have in place before an incident occurs and then work through the step by step process of completing an effective and comprehensive investigation. The panel will provide valuable insights on managing your school and the staff from the beginning of a workplace investigation to the end’.
Venue : The Westin Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
6-8 Chief Digital Officer Summit 2019
‘Delivering your digital strategy in an increasing complex world. Discussing practical approaches to implementing and delivering an organisation-wide digital strategy. The event will focus on practical case studies and interactive sessions that deliver tangible benefits through digital strategies’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
6-8 International Conference on Business, Economics, Management and Marketing
‘The overall objective of this conference is to provide a platform and stimulate discussion on various issues affecting business, economics and management , as well as to encourage research and discussion in interdisciplinary study between business, economics and management’.
Venue : University of Oxford, St Anne’s College, Oxford, United Kingdom.
6-9 2019 HERA Conference
‘Highbrow, Lowbrow, Nobrow : Research and Aesthetic Values in the Humanities’.
Venue : The Wyndham, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
7 How to Engage Reluctant Learners
‘Every teacher strikes a reluctant learner at some point. This workshop explores effective tools and strategies to engage reluctant learners in a meaningful way’.
Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.
7 New ! Rigor and Differentiation in the Classroom
‘How Do Differentiation and Rigor Relate to Each Other ? Introduction to the Basics of Differentiation; Introduction to the Basics of Rigor; How Differentiation and Rigor Work Together; The Foundation of Rigorous Differentiation : Creating Learning Portraits’. The first of a series of three webinars on this topic from ACEL.
Venue : Webinar.
7 The Big Day In [Wagga Wagga]
‘The BiG Day In events are aimed at senior secondary school and university students interested in careers in ICT and technology. BiG Day In helps students obtain more information about ICT and technology careers, and hopefully helps them make a better-informed decision about their future. BiG Day In events are held on University campuses around Australia [where possible] to give students an insight into what “university life” might look like’.
Venue : Charles Sturt University, Joyes Hall, Wagga Wagga, NSW.
7 New ! Women in Education Leadership
‘Hear from our panel of esteemed female leaders in Education, discussing the changing role of women in education, as well as the challenges and opportunities facing women in leadership positions within the education sector’.
Venue : Monash University, Clayton, Victoria OR via Live Streaming.
8 ECA Ethics in Action : ... [Central Coast]
‘Using the guide to support our professional thinking, participants will be invited to practice the art of ethical decision-making, and work together to reinforce approaches that enhance the rights and wellbeing of children, families, our colleagues and the community. The workshops are suitable for anyone working with young children [aged birth to 8] and their families’.
Venue : Mingara Recreation Club, Central Coast, NSW.
8-9 21CLHK - 21st Century Learning Conference in Hong Kong 2019
‘An annual event in Hong Kong where teachers, staff, and school leaders come together to learn, share and discuss current & emerging topics in education with thought leaders, technology, and learning experts, and their peers. With over 650 attendees from 33 countries, it is the event of choice for a diverse international audience’.
Venue : Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.
8-9 International Conference on Language, Literature and Culture [ICLLC] 2019
The conference ‘provides the premier interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted in the fields of Development in Language, Literature and Culture’.
Venue : Adina Apartment Hotel Perth Barrack Plaza, Perth, Western Australia.
8-9 International Conference on Universities and Women’s Studies 2019 [ICUWS]
‘ICUWS 2019 is a main annual research conference aimed at presenting new improvements in Women's Studies. The conference will be held every year to make it an ideal platform for people to share views and experiences’.
Venue : Holiday Inn East Taipei, Shenkeng District, New Taipei City, Taiwan.
8-9 New ! 2019 Conference – Positive Mathematics for Indigenous Students [PM4IS]
‘The conference is for all educators, community representatives, and organisations. The event has a focus on STEAM, relationships, and student empowerment. It will provide an opportunity for school, organisations, government and community to come together to share promising practices in teaching mathematical processes, focusing on Indigenous pedagogy for all students’. Community-based meeting on Day 2.
Venue : Trinity Bay High School and Rydges – Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland.
8-11 2019 Student Support Conference [Steiner Education Australia]
‘A full program and registration details will be published shortly’.
Venue : Little Yarra Steiner School, Yarra Junction, Victoria.
9-10 AUSSRE 2019 International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities
For Sustainability and better Services to Humanities. The conference ‘aims to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of Economics, Trade and Development, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted. The conference will be held every year to make it an ideal platform for people to share views and experiences’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Potts Point, Sydney, NSW.
9-12 ACE 2019
‘The country’s most distinguished higher education event, convening nearly 2 000 executives from deans to presidents from all institutional types. Join campus decision makers to network with top leaders across all higher education sectors’.
Venue : Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
9-13 2019 NASPA Annual Conference
There is extensive information about the wide rage of program workshops and activities, as well as other events related to the conference.
Venue : Los Angeles Convention Centre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
10-13 International Conference on Childhood Education
‘Topics of Interest will include but are not limited to Early Childhood Education, Special and Gifted Education, Children’s Literature [Kidlit], Education Trends, At Risk Children and School Safety’.
Venue : Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England.
11 2019 Diverse Learners Conference [Townsville]
‘The conference focuses on successful strategies to include and engage students with Down syndrome, intellectual disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, chromosomal disorders and developmental delay. The conference will showcase current research and innovative approaches that can be incorporated into any learning environment. An emphasis on practical activities and strategies will assist educators to ensure that students with diverse learning needs can engage purposefully in learning and experience academic success’.
Venue : Mercure Hotel, Townsville, Queensland.
11 Collaborative Professionalism - Andy Hargreaves Workshop [Sydney]
‘In this highly interactive workshop, participants, from teacher teams to system leaders will use many different engaging learning styles to understand and practically apply the material before them so they build cultures of collaborative professionalism that are more collaborative, relational and trusting; and also more professional, challenging and precise’.
Venue : Sydney Masonic Centre, Sydney, NSW.
11 Single-sex schools in a multi-gender world : ...
How can girls’ schools be better equipped ?. the workshop is ‘led by international psychotherapist and transgender specialist Julie Mencher on how girls’ schools can better understand the changing gender landscape and how to support gender non-conforming students’.
Venue : Ascham School, Edgecliff, NSW.
11 Teaching Mathematics Through a Growth Mindset [Gladstone]
‘This is a full day of hands-on activities to discover the fun and joy in teaching mathematics and how students’ growth mindsets will impact on your classroom achievement’.
Venue : Gladstone State High School, Gladstone, Queensland.
11-12 New ! Applied Positive Psychology [Perth]
‘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 : Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges, Fremantle, Western Australia.
11-12 Digital Technologies Workshop - 2 Days [Merimbula]
The workshop is designed for ‘Primary and secondary teachers looking to improve their understanding of the Digital Technologies curriculum and Teachers and technology leaders seeking resources to support the implementation of the curriculum’.
Venue : Merimbula Public School, Merimbula, NSW.
11-12 New ! Positive Leadership [Perth]
This ‘will both affirm and challenge you as you reflect upon how you can become a more positively effective leader. At completion, you can expect to be well equipped with exciting new knowledge, empowering practical strategies, and an invigorated sense of purpose and passion as a positive leader. More important than being an expert, you will be an example others will want to follow’.
Venue : Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges, Fremantle, Western Australia.
11-13 RELCInternational Conference 2019
Teaching and Learning of English for Academic, Professional and Other Purposes in the Digital Era. ‘Southeast Asia’s leading thought leadership event for English language professionals and specialists as well as applied linguists’.
Venue : SEAMEO Regional Language Centre, Orange Grove Road, Singapore.
11-13 International Technology, Education and Development Conference [INTED] 2019
‘INTED is one of the largest international education conferences for lecturers, researchers, technologists and professionals from the educational sector. After 13 years, it has become a reference event where more than 700 experts from 80 countries will get together to present their projects and share their knowledge on teaching and learning methodologies and innovations on educational technology’.
Venue : Hotel Melia Valencia, Valencia, Spain.
12 2019 Diverse Learners Conference [Cairns]
‘The conference focuses on successful strategies to include and engage students with Down syndrome, intellectual disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, chromosomal disorders and developmental delay. The conference will showcase current research and innovative approaches that can be incorporated into any learning environment. An emphasis on practical activities and strategies will assist educators to ensure that students with diverse learning needs can engage purposefully in learning and experience academic success’.
Venue : Doubletree by Hilton, Cairns, Queensland.
12 New ! Enacting STEM education : An integrated approach to STEM
‘In this STEMinar, you will have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss ideas and challenges when trying to enact integrated STEM education in schools and other organisations. A panel of STEM education experts will lead the discussion that aims to explore the experiences of those working in, and alongside, integrated STEM education in schools’.
Venue : Monash University, Clayton, Victoria OR via Live Streaming.
12 New ! Supporting students with Autism in mainstream schools
‘The New England Centre for Children in Boston Massachusetts, a global leader in the provision of effective, evidence-based educational services to children with autism, has developed several evidence-informed programs for assisting teachers working with students with autism and related conditions in mainstream schools. This presentation will provide an overview of the NECCs consultancy model and how it has been adapted to meet the needs of schools and teachers around the world’.
Venue : Monash University, Clayton, Victoria OR via Live Streaming.
12 New ! Transition to School : More than Letters and Numbers [Sydney]
‘This workshop draws on the research highlighting the benefits of a positive transition experience and key perspectives and considerations for ensuring all children and their families experience the best possible start to school’.
Venue : Flour Mill Studios, Newtown, Sydney, NSW.
12-15 TESOL 2019
International Convention and English Language Expo. ‘The Convention offers professional development opportunities to English language educators at all levels from around the world. With 6 500 attendees and nearly 1 000 sessions, the convention has something for everyone’.
Venue : Georgia World Congress Centre, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
13 Collaborative Professionalism - Andy Hargreaves Workshop [Darwin]
‘In this highly interactive workshop, participants, from teacher teams to system leaders will use many different engaging learning styles to understand and practically apply the material before them so they build cultures of collaborative professionalism that are more collaborative, relational and trusting; and also more professional, challenging and precise’.
Venue : Double Tree By Hilton Darwin, Darwin, Northern Territory.
13 Technology for Educators [Webinar]
AMLE and Dr. Denver J Fowler, discuss how to utilise technology effectively with school leadership and classroom instruction’.
Venue : Online.
13-14 CIO Forum
‘There is an incoming data storm, and CIOs are at the helm. Empowered as captains of change, CIOs are assuming immense responsibility to steer their organisations through a turbulent social, political and technological landscape. Digital leaders have never been better positioned to influence consumer and business outcomes’.
Venue : Swissotel Sydney, Sydney NSW.
13-14 Connecting Innovative School Learning Spaces and Pedagogy
‘The conference is an essential opportunity for schools who are embarking on their learning space design journey. Whether you are planning, designing, implementing pedagogy, transitioning teachers or evaluating your space, you will take away key strategies and lessons learned from leading Australian schools at every stage of the learning space design journey’.
Venue : Novotel Parramatta, Parramatta, NSW.
13-14 New ! I’m a new director so where do I start ? [Melbourne]
‘Provides new directors with two days of solid and thorough content, which will be the building blocks for a great career in directing an early childhood or middle childhood program. A range of issues related to staffing, managing change, understanding your role, clarifying the regulations and succeeding in the National Quality Standard Assessment and Rating are just a few of the topics that will be covered over the two days of this workshop’.
Venue : Karstens Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
13-14 Middle Leaders - Building High Performance Teaching Teams
‘This two-day masterclass is delivered off-site to a QASSP branch, district cluster or region to allow collaboration between a number of school leadership team’.
Venue : QASSP Leadership Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
14 Australian Library Design Awards and Conference 2019
The ‘conference is being held as part of the Asia-Pacific Architecture Forum and in association with the IFLA Library Buildings and Equipment Section. As a result, we are able to offer a rich program of creative, innovative ideas about the very latest trends for school, public, academic and special libraries in Australia’.
Venue : State Library of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland.
14 New ! Rigor and Differentiation in the Classroom
‘How Do I Ensure Rigor Through Differentiated Activities ? Differentiation for All Students; Differentiating for Struggling Students Without Sacrificing Rigor; Differentiating for Advanced Learners by Using Rigor to Stretch Them’. The second of a series of three webinars on this topic from ACEL.
Venue : Webinar.
14 The Big Meet 2019 [Perth]
‘The Big Meet is a free careers fair targeted at undergraduates and recent graduates from all universities in the metropolitan region. So whether you are a first year student or final year undergraduate or you’ve been working, studying or travelling since graduation, you are welcome to attend’.
Venue : Pavilion 1, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
14-15 8th Annual New Generation Learning Space Design 2019
‘Modern pedagogies, advanced technologies and student expectations are influencing universities to transform learning spaces to allow more flexibility and interactivity. With this in mind the Summit will have a strong strategy focus on how IQPC can maximise its learning and teaching outcomes by delivering flexible and technology enabled educational environments’.
Venue : Novotel Sydney Central, Sydney, NSW.
14-15 Big Data & Analytics Innovation Summit
The summit ‘will bring you right up to speed to assist you with your every need covering an array of topics, themes and problem points. Topic Areas covered include Data Analytics, Data Science, Advanced Analytics, Predictive Analytics, Machine Learning and Algorithms, Cloud Computing and much more’.
Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.
15 Collaborative Professionalism - Andy Hargreaves Workshop [Bunbury]
‘In this highly interactive workshop, participants, from teacher teams to system leaders will use many different engaging learning styles to understand and practically apply the material before them so they build cultures of collaborative professionalism that are more collaborative, relational and trusting; and also more professional, challenging and precise’.
Venue : Quality Hotel Lighthouse & Basalt Restaurant, Bunbury, Western Australia.
15 Putting the “E” in STEM [Secondary] [Adelaide]
‘Teachers will explore the engineering design process through prepared exemplar challenges. The tasks and resources aim to give teachers the experience and support they need to plan and deliver STEM focussed lessons that highlight the design thinking required in engineering’.
Venue : Education Development Centre, Milner Street, Hindmarsh, Adelaide, South Australia.
15 Leading High Performance Teams
‘A one-day workshop for school leaders, to build on the foundation provided by the Building High Performance Teams masterclass’.
Venue : QASSP Leadership Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
15 The Big Meet 2019 [Adelaide]
‘The Big Meet is a free careers fair targeted at undergraduates and recent graduates from all universities in the metropolitan region. So whether you are a first year student or final year undergraduate or you’ve been working, studying or travelling since graduation, you are welcome to attend’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia.
15-16 New ! QAGTC State Conference 2019
Gifted 2025 : How will we get there ?. ‘A Full Day Practical Workshop for Teachers, Counsellors, Educators and Parents’ will be held on 15 March 2019.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
15-17 Australian Languages Workshop 2019
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Camp Marysville, Marysville, Victoria.
16-18 ASCD Empower19 : The Conference for Every Educator
‘This year, we invite you to join us in the Windy City and challenge you to explore new perspectives in education. Educators from around the world will embark on this transformational event. Get the pieces you need and synthesise the learning in your classrooms, districts, and communities. Come equipped to learn, share knowledge, and gain tools to lead students into the future’.
Venue : McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
18 Collaborative Professionalism - Andy Hargreaves Workshop [Adelaide]
‘In this highly interactive workshop, participants, from teacher teams to system leaders will use many different engaging learning styles to understand and practically apply the material before them so they build cultures of collaborative professionalism that are more collaborative, relational and trusting; and also more professional, challenging and precise’.
Venue : Sage Hotel Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.
18 New ! STELR Teacher Professional Learning Session
‘You are invited to attend this hands-on workshop for teachers implementing the STELR Renewable Energy program or Sustainable Housing program in their schools and those wanting to try out the equipment and activities’.
Venue : Casey Tech School, Berwick, Victoria.
18-19 International Conference on Language, Literature, Culture and Education [ICLLCE] 2019
‘A multi-disciplinary forum discussing theories, research findings and new advances in the arts, humanities, and social sciences’.
Venue : Royal Plaza on Scotts Hotel, Singapore.
18-22 SITE 2019
‘Representing individual teacher educators and affiliated organisations of teacher educators in all disciplines, who are interested in the creation and dissemination of knowledge about the use of information technology in teacher education and faculty/staff development’.
Venue : Planet Hollywood Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
19 New ! Early Career Teacher Program [Cairns]
‘This program is designed for teachers in their first 2 years of teaching, includes a full day workshop, ongoing support and monthly publications for the entire year on topics such as effective classroom management, working with parents, supporting your well-being, collecting and annotating evidence to transition from provisional to full registration and many more’.
Venue : Pullman Cairns International, Cairns, Queensland.
19-20 Maximising Digital Marketing Strategies for Higher Education
‘The conference will address what’s new with the digital revolution in the higher education sector, to set delegates on the right path towards a successful digital marketing strategy in their institutions’.
Venue : Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
19-21 Asia-Pacific Conference on Education, Social Studies and Psychology [APCESP] 2019
‘An international platform for scholars, researchers and practitioners to discuss interdisciplinary research and practices in the fields of Economics, Education, Humanities and Culture Studies, Law, Literature and Linguistics, Psychology, Social Studies, Business & Management and all sub-fields’.
Venue : Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand .
20 Collaborative Professionalism - Andy Hargreaves Workshop [Hobart]
‘In this highly interactive workshop, participants, from teacher teams to system leaders will use many different engaging learning styles to understand and practically apply the material before them so they build cultures of collaborative professionalism that are more collaborative, relational and trusting; and also more professional, challenging and precise’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania.
20 School Law Summit 2019 [Brisbane]
‘The legal risks facing schools today are real and numerous, and so too are the consequences. Your duty to your school, its students and its staff is absolute. Master how to protect all of them from the many legal risks that can, and will, arise at any time’.
Venue : Mercure Hotel Brisbane, North Quay, Brisbane, Queensland.
20 The Big Day In [Sydney, Day 1]
‘The BiG Day In events are aimed at senior secondary school and university students interested in careers in ICT and technology. BiG Day In helps students obtain more information about ICT and technology careers, and hopefully helps them make a better-informed decision about their future. BiG Day In events are held on University campuses around Australia [where possible] to give students an insight into what “university life” might look like’.
Venue : The Great Hall, University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW.
20-21 FutureSchools 2019
‘The National FutureSchools Expo is Australia’s largest education showcase, bringing together 80+ suppliers over 2 days. The conferences at the National FutureSchools Expo have all been designed to cater for senior leadership working in different roles within K-12 education’. Masterclasses will be held on 19 March 2019.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.
20-21 Build.ICT [FutureSchools]
‘One of six parallel conferences running at the National FutureSchools Expo. Build.ICT is a 2-day conference and one-stop- shop for school ICT Management and Support functions. The conference not only reviews strategy and unique delivery methods of day to day ICT operations, but also shares innovative implementation of classroom technology to support student learning’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.
20-21 ClassTECH [FutureSchools]
‘One of six parallel conferences running at the National FutureSchools Expo. A practical conference designed for coalface educators wanting to integrate emerging technologies into their classroom (including coding, robotics, drones, 3D printing, wearables, augmented reality, gaming and other disruptive technologies), and ICT managers wanting to support these technologies’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.
20-21 Digital Technologies Curriculum [FutureSchools]
‘One of six parallel conferences running at the National FutureSchools Expo. The conference is a fresh, new part of the FutureSchools experience – a conference designed to explore these challenges and to give K-12 teachers a forum to collaborate and engage with fellow teachers across Australia who are doing great work in pushing STEM, computational thinking and coding beyond the classroom’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.
20-21 Future Leaders [FutureSchools]
‘One of six parallel conferences running at the National FutureSchools Expo. Through a series of thought-provoking keynotes, inspiring case studies, and practical real-world presentations, the Future Leaders Congress gives education leaders an exciting look at exactly WHAT can be achieved and HOW to do it’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.
20-21 New ! Future Teaching & Learning in Higher Education
‘The conference will bring together senior representatives in teaching and learning to share strategic and practical insights on driving sustainable change in education, technology-enhanced learning, educational redesign and future-focused learning’.
Venue : CQ Functions Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
20-21 Inclusive Education [FutureSchools]
‘One of six parallel conferences running at the National FutureSchools Expo. Designed to help Principals, K-12 teachers, SENs/SENCOs and leaders from mainstream schools who are searching for ideas to integrate and support children with learning difficulties and disabilities such as Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, Asperger’s, Auditory Processing Disorder, Behavioural Issues, Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia, Gifted Children and a variety of others’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.
20-21 Young Learners [FutureSchools]
‘One of six parallel conferences running at the National FutureSchools Expo. Designed as a highly practical and visionary event for all K-2 educators and school leaders. Delegates will hear from mobile learning to augmented reality, gaming, coding, maker space, connected classrooms and robotics. With practical sessions and hands on workshop, this conference will equip delegates with the tools and practical know-how to integrate and teach Digital Technologies with confidence’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.
20-23 ISBD 2019 Conference
‘A premier scientific program with a variety of sessions, keynote lectures, networking events, and industry symposium and an opportunity to share and present research to your colleagues from around the world’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
21 Knox Schools Expo
‘The expo provides parents, families and young people with an opportunity to explore and discuss key factors to consider when choosing a secondary school for the future, including the young person's social and emotional wellbeing which is an essential consideration at the time of transition’.
Venue : Knox Civic Centre, Wantirna South, Melbourne, Victoria.
21 New ! Performance Appraisals from A-Z : From Drab to Inspiration [Sydney]
‘Many performance appraisal systems are used in a way that they are rarely referred back to, live on a shelf for 12 months with no human contact made, don’t inspire action and leave much to be desired. 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 : Flour Mill Studios, Sydney, NSW.
21 New ! Rigor and Differentiation in the Classroom
‘How Can I Manage My Rigorous Differentiated Classroom ? How Do I Find the Resources I Need ? How Do I Use Routines to Enhance My Instruction ? How Do I Manage My Time ? How Do I Communicate with Parents and Families ?’ The third of a series of three webinars on this topic from ACEL.
Venue : Webinar.
21 The Big Day In [Sydney, Day 2]
‘The BiG Day In events are aimed at senior secondary school and university students interested in careers in ICT and technology. BiG Day In helps students obtain more information about ICT and technology careers, and hopefully helps them make a better-informed decision about their future. BiG Day In events are held on University campuses around Australia [where possible] to give students an insight into what “university life” might look like’.
Venue : The Great Hall, University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW.
21-22 Mind Brain Education ​Conference [Sydney]
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
21-22 New Perspectives in Science Education
‘Promoting transnational cooperation and share good practice in the field of innovation for science education. The New Perspectives in Science Education Conference is also an excellent opportunity for the presentation of previous and current projects in the science field’.
Venue : Grand Hotel Mediterraneo, Florence, Italy.
21-22 The Enrolled Nurses’ Conference [Sydney]
‘As an enrolled nurse, you are essential to the provision of high-quality health care in Australia today. Make sure you are one of the well-informed and up-to-date nursing professionals by attending this conference. Take time out to network with like-minded colleagues at this annual Ausmed Education event’.
Venue : Rydges Sydney Central, Sydney, NSW.
21-23 The Asian Conference on Psychology & the Behavioural Sciences
‘Our events provide a unique international, intercultural and interdisciplinary environment in which to hear the latest world-class research and network with leading academics, professionals and practitioners’.
Venue : Toshi Centre, Tokyo, Japan.
21-24 Western Economic Association International - International Conference 2019
Conference background, Registration information, Program outline, schedule and special activity details available from the site.
Venue : Keio University, Tokyo, Japan.
22 New ! Assessment Evolution Conference [Melbourne]
‘Exploring the theme Teacher assessment literacy, the conference will provide an opportunity for educators to learn from leading researchers and practitioners in the field. Join us and be part of the evolution of this key component of education’.
Venue : The City Convention Centre, Victoria University, Melbourne, Victoria.
22 Collaborative Professionalism - Andy Hargreaves Workshop [Canberra]
‘In this highly interactive workshop, participants, from teacher teams to system leaders will use many different engaging learning styles to understand and practically apply the material before them so they build cultures of collaborative professionalism that are more collaborative, relational and trusting; and also more professional, challenging and precise’.
Venue : Novotel on Northbourne, Canberra, ACT.
22 Conversationally Intelligent Leaders & Schools [Gold Coast]
‘This full-day workshop will engage you in how to leverage your potential for Co-Creative leadership through activating your hardwired Conversational Intelligence®[C-IQ]’.
Venue : TBC, Gold Coast, Queensland.
22** ICT Leaders Program
‘This two day program is designed for new and emerging ICT staff who are either currently or aspiring to lead ICT. This program specifically addresses the unique challenges associated with leading ICT in the education context. In between each day there will be online mentoring’. **The second day will be held on 13 September 2019 at the same venue.
Venue : AISNSW, York Street, Sydney, NSW.
22 The Big Meet 2019 [Melbourne]
‘The Big Meet is a free careers fair targeted at undergraduates and recent graduates from all universities in the metropolitan region. So whether you are a first year student or final year undergraduate or you’ve been working, studying or travelling since graduation, you are welcome to attend’.
Venue : Palladium at Crown, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria.
22-24 2nd International Conference on Applied Science and Mathematics [ICASM 2019]
‘The objective of the conference is to provide a platform for researchers, engineers, academicians as well as industrial professionals from all over the world to present their research results and development activities in Applied Science and Mathematics’.
Venue : ibis Melbourne Hotel and Apartments, Melbourne, Victoria.
22-24 ICAESS 2019
‘The objective of the conference is to provide a platform for researchers, engineers, academicians as well as industrial professionals from all over the world to present their research results and development activities in Arts, Education and Social Science’.
Venue : ibis Melbourne Hotel and Apartments, Melbourne, Victoria.
23 International Conference on Education, Business and Social Science [ICONFebss]
‘The conference is a platform for researchers, scientists, scholars, students and industry professionals from around the world to present their current research, and foster alliances with peers’.
Venue : Novotel Melbourne Glen Waverley, Glen Waverley, Victoria.
23-24 Dinosaurs and Evolution of Life – Symposium
Presented by ‘The Royal Society of Tasmania and the Geological Society of Australia. Morning sessions for families, afternoon for scientists and would-be scientists young and old’.
Venue : Stanley Burbury Centre, University Centre, Sandy bay Campus, Hobart, Tasmania.
23-25 The 3rd International Conference on Higher Education Research [ICHER 2019]
‘ICHER 2019 will be an important and reliable platform for inspiring international and interdisciplinary exchange at the forefront of Higher Education Research. Conference will bring together academicians, engineers, educators and policy-makers from all over the world’.
Venue : TBC, Xi’an, China.
24-25 IIER International Conference on Applied Physics and Mathematics [ICAPM] 2019
The conference ‘aims to be one of the leading International conferences for presenting novel and fundamental advances in the fields of Applied Physics and Mathematics. It also serves to foster communication among researchers and practitioners working in a wide variety of scientific areas’.
Venue : Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
24-25 International Conference on Education and E-Learning [ICEEL]
‘The idea of the conference is for scientists, scholars, engineers and students from universities all around the world and industry to present ongoing research activities, and hence to foster research relations between universities and industry’.
Venue : Quest Melbourne Airport, Melbourne, Victoria.
24-26 International Baccalaureate® Global Conference, Hong Kong 2019
‘Attend the conference and be inspired by a number of high profile speakers and presentations. The conference will offer you a chance to meet, engage and share experiences with IB educators from all over the world. Discover new ideas for your IB program(s), learn from IB practitioners, reflect on your practice, and leave with inspiration and renewed energy to bring back to your school’.
Venue : AsiaWorld Expo, Hong Kong International Airport, Lantau, New Territories, Hong Kong, China.
24-27 Geo-Congress 2019
‘Bringing together researchers, practitioners, students and policy makers from around the globe to share their geo-accomplishments and carry on the tradition of using case histories to cultivate engineering judgement espoused by Terzaghi, Peck, Prakash, and so many other legendary geoengineers’.
Venue : Pennsylvania Convention Centre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
25 6th Annual Women in Leadership Queensland Summit
‘Bringing together leaders across all industries to share personal experiences and tactical advice for reaching new heights in your career. You will learn techniques to enhance your leadership toolkit and refine the management essentials for long-term leadership success. Whether you’re an aspiring or established leader, this summit will give you everything you need to stand out and step up’.
Venue : Stamford Plaza Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
25 The Big Meet 2019 [Brisbane]
‘The Big Meet is a free careers fair targeted at undergraduates and recent graduates from all universities in the metropolitan region. So whether you are a first year student or final year undergraduate or you’ve been working, studying or travelling since graduation, you are welcome to attend’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Brisbane, Queensland.
25-26 21st Global Nursing Education Conferences 2019
‘Global Nursing Education 2019 will focus on educational research directed toward its impact on clinical outcomes, through oral and poster presentations, educational workshop sessions, and influential plenary presentations. This Conference is a platform for nursing students, faculty, deans, researchers, and leaders to collaborate on topics affecting nursing education’.
Venue : Orlando, Florida, USA.
25-26 2019 No More Harm National Conference
‘The educational program provides discussion on current learnings and new advances with like minded professionals in advocating change toward harmful behaviour. Focus on the areas of bullying, harassment and discriminative behaviour is the heart of the conference and the impact of these behaviours in the workplace, community and schools’.
Venue : QT Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise, Queensland.
25-26 Future Women Executive Summit [Sydney]
‘The summit has been designed specifically for Australia’s leaders and aspiring leaders. The comprehensive, two-day agenda draws on our extensive, collective experience and will explore the challenges and opportunities as women rightfully rise through executive ranks’.
Venue : The Westin Sydney, Martin Place, Sydney NSW.
25/27 The Asian Conference on Education & International Development 2019
‘How do we help students and teachers alike navigate and curate the vast information available ? How do we encourage individual growth while also underlining the importance of belonging and of the reciprocal responsibilities and privileges of education ? How do we help students build the skills and attitudes necessary for positive engagement in distributed, globalised communities that so often lead to polarisation and alienation instead ? These and many other questions will be addressed at the conference, and we look forward to coming together to exchange ideas and explore new research paths together’.
Venue : Toshi Centre Hotel, Chiyoda Ku, Tokyo, Japan.
25-29 Asia-Pacific Association for International Education Conference & Exhibition
‘The conference and exhibition brings together international education policy-makers, practitioners and experts from across the globe to the Asia-Pacific region to network, improve professional skills and learn about new developments in international education’.
Venue : The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
26 Effectively Managing Very Difficult Students [Hobart]
‘By understanding how aggressive behaviours develop and recognising the triggers of difficult to control conduct, it is possible to develop strategies that can gauge and appraise behaviour even under stress and take effective action. You will be shown the behaviour management tools to create calm classrooms where you can differentiate and individualise your discipline approach’.
Venue : TBC, Hobart, Tasmania.
27 Coaching and Feedback for Quality Teachers
‘This workshop targets classroom teachers, middle managers, principal class and all school based staff interested in coaching as a process to improve student learning outcomes and teaching quality. Have you ever wondered why programs including annual performance reviews, classroom observations, feedback, peer buddies, and mentoring don’t produce the results that schools want?’
Venue : TBC, Hobart, Tasmania.
27 New ! Early Career Teacher Program [Rockhampton]
‘This program is designed for teachers in their first 2 years of teaching, includes a full day workshop, ongoing support and monthly publications for the entire year on topics such as effective classroom management, working with parents, supporting your well-being, collecting and annotating evidence to transition from provisional to full registration and many more’.
Venue : The Quest Hotel, Rockhampton, Queensland.
27 The Big Day In [Sunshine Coast]
‘The BiG Day In events are aimed at senior secondary school and university students interested in careers in ICT and technology. BiG Day In helps students obtain more information about ICT and technology careers, and hopefully helps them make a better-informed decision about their future. BiG Day In events are held on University campuses around Australia [where possible] to give students an insight into what “university life” might look like’.
Venue : Venue 114 [formerly Lake Kawana Community Centre], Bokarina, Queensland.
27-28 University Strategic Planning & Resource Management
‘The conference will bring together thought leaders in the university sector to showcase and discuss how universities can better streamline service delivery, ensure financial sustainability, boost efficiency, and balance resources with their strategic objectives to deliver on their vision’.
Venue : CQ Functions Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
27-29 2019 AES International Conference on Immersive and Interactive Audio
‘This three-day conference will explore the unique space where interactive technologies and immersive audio meet and aims to exploit the synergies between these fields’.
Venue : Contemporary Music Research Centre, University of York, York, United Kingdom.
27-29 UCISA19 Leadership Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland.
27-30 8th World Alliance for Arts Education International Conference
‘For all arts educators from across the arts disciplines of music, visual arts, architecture, dance, literature, drama, film, heritage and multimedia’.
Venue : Luxor, Egypt.
27-30 ITEEA 2019 Conference
‘The 2019 conference theme focuses on how technology and engineering bring STEM to life for all children PreK-12 and beyond. This conference promotes sharing best practices demonstrating how Technology And Engineering Bring Stem To Life’.
Venue : TBC, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
28 ECA Ethics in Action : ... [Dubbo]
‘Using the guide to support our professional thinking, participants will be invited to practice the art of ethical decision-making, and work together to reinforce approaches that enhance the rights and wellbeing of children, families, our colleagues and the community. The workshops are suitable for anyone working with young children [aged birth to 8] and their families’.
Venue : Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Dubbo, NSW.
28 New ! Effective Pedagogy - High Impact Strategies [Rockhampton]
‘Whether you are beginning your career or an experienced teacher, this workshop has something for everyone and will not only equip you with a greater range of strategies for your classroom, it will inspire you to share your knowledge with others. Based on the credible research of Professor John Hattie [Visible Learning], Dr Robert Marzano [Art and Science of Teaching], and Professors Fisher & Frey [Better Learning through Structured Teaching]’.
Venue : The Quest Hotel, Rockhampton, Queensland.
28-29 21st International Conference on Early Childhood Education and Technology [ICECET 2019]
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Early Childhood Education and Technology’.
Venue : TBC, Singapore.
28-29 International Conference on Learning in Higher Education 2019 [ICLHE]
The ‘conference aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Learning in Higher Education. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
28-29 International Conference on Science Education and Communication in Schools[ICSECS] 2019
The conference ‘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 Science Education and Communication in Schools’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
28-29 LSA 2019 State Conference
‘The conference aims to provide a mix of academic, professional and practical speakers as well as teaching and learning workshops. These are joined by a range of exemplary teaching practitioners who are happy to share their experience and expertise with members’.
Venue : Rydges Hotel, Rosehill, Sydney, NSW.
28-29 Marzano Research Summit [Brisbane]
‘The Marzano Research Summit is the leading school transformation event for F–12 educators. The summit’s keynotes, breakout sessions and resources translate Dr Robert J Marzano’s 50 years of research into practical strategies attendees can use to significantly advance student achievement’.
Venue : TBC, Brisbane, Queensland.
28-30 Childhood Summit 2019
‘This inaugural summit will be held in Brisbane in 2019, and continue annually, moving around Australia. This year’s host is Nature Play QLD and therefore the dominant theme for this summit with be play, especially outdoors’.
Venue : Royal International Convention Centre, Bowen Hills, Queensland.
29 New ! From Conflict to Collaboration [Rockhampton]
‘No one likes conflict ... , no one likes to have the ‘difficult’ conversations ... . Unfortunately sometimes we are confronted with upset or angry parents or staff and we need to find a way to a solution. This workshop will help you develop your skills to deal with these difficult situations - whether it be upset or angry parents, or uncooperative colleagues. We explore how to develop your emotional intelligence around reading body language, de-escalating upset parents/staff, developing more effective relationships, structuring the critical conversation for positive outcomes and much more. This program is BRAND NEW for 2019 and we are excited to explore this area with you’.
Venue : The Quest Hotel, Rockhampton, Queensland.
29 Restorative Practices in Schools Training - Day Two
‘This is an interactive workshop for teachers, administrators and non teaching staff. Participants will be given the opportunity to practise the language of RP and apply it to situations in their rooms, corridors or the playground’.
Venue : Karstens Conference Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
29 The Big Meet 2019 [Sydney]
‘The Big Meet is a free careers fair targeted at undergraduates and recent graduates from all universities in the metropolitan region. So whether you are a first year student or final year undergraduate or you’ve been working, studying or travelling since graduation, you are welcome to attend’.
Venue : The Gallery, International Convention Centre Sydney, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.
29 VATI Congress 2019
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : The Catholic Leadership Centre, East Melbourne, Victoria.
29-30 21CL Global Education Leadership Summit
Connecting You With Innovative Schools From Around the World. ‘This unique conference brings together schools from around the world that have already implemented substantial systemic change to one or more area of the traditional educational model’. Preconference : 28 March 2019.
Venue : Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, Thailand.
29-30 Early Childhood Learning and Development Conference 2019
‘This conference is the largest gathering in Western Australia of thought leaders, educators, teachers, academics, health professionals and other critically important practitioners and contributors in early childhood learning and development. From newcomers to experienced professionals, this conference is a great opportunity’.
Venue : Crown Perth, Perth, Western Australia.
29-30 Source Kids Disability Expo [Melbourne]
The expo is ‘focused on children, youths and young adults up to the age of 25. This two-day event will bring together the latest disability products, services and technology, along with some incredible speakers all under one roof’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
29-31 ICIET 2019
‘ICIET will be an international forum for discussions on recent advances in the fields of Information and Education Technology, and on applications of these technologies in different fields’.
Venue : The University of Aizu, Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan.
29-31 The Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities 2019 [ACAH2019]
‘The agency to improve our own lives, and those of others, is the theme of this international conference, inviting us to consider the ways in which we contextualise and process the past, re-imagining ourselves, our relationships, and our environments; driving positive change and reclaiming the future as a time we look towards with hope, and even optimism’.
Venue : Toshi Centre Hotel, Chiyoda Ku, Tokyo, Japan.
30 2019 K-8 Conference [Mathematical Association of NSW]
‘The theme for this year’s K-8 Pam Conference is Getting Reasoning Right : Reasoning Beyond Explaining’.
Venue : Bankstown Sports Club, Bankstown, NSW.

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