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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.
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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.

October 2019
Date Event
1 A Strategic Reflection of the Field of Competency-Based Education
iNACOL [USA]. ‘Join this webinar to hear Susan Patrick and Eliot Levine reflect on the current state of competency-based education. Gain an understanding of developments happening across the field. The presenters will explore areas of growth for the field, identify emerging issues and provide insights to inform the future direction of competency-based education’.
Venue : Webinar.
1 Introduction to International School Teaching Overseas [Melbourne]
‘Working and living abroad is an exciting opportunity, but it is a big step to take and we aim to help teachers get a feel for what it is really like – the challenges as well as the opportunities’.
Venue : St Dominic’s Hall, Camberwell East, Melbourne, Victoria.
1 The LTO Educator Scholar Conference
‘The Learning and Teaching Office is once again hosting the annual Educator Scholar Conference. Joining us this year as both the Keynote Speaker and workshop facilitator is Associate Professor Phillip Dawson from Deakin University and the Centre for Research in Assessment and Digital Learning. As a leader in the field of assessment research and with unparalleled expertise in the area, Phillip’s interests are in assessment design, academic integrity and feedback’.
Venue : St Benedicts, Chippendale, NSW.
1-2 Spring Members Meeting [CAUDIT]
‘More details will be made available closer to the event date’.
Venue : Aerial Centre, University of Technology, Sydney, NSW.
1-3 2019 History Teachers Association of Australia National Conference
‘The HTAA welcomes proposals on all aspects of the teaching of F-12 History, particularly new topic content, assessment, concepts and skills and approaches to programming. We also encourage presentations on a range of other topics, including but not limited to : teaching history in the digital age, Indigenous history, innovative pedagogies and leading a department’.
Venue : Loreto College, Adelaide, South Australia.
1-3 The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Adelaide]
‘The ConocoPhillips Science Experience is a fun 3 or 4 days of science activities for Year 9 and 10 students in 2019 program year. Each program is designed to provide students who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia.
1-4 AGTA 2019 : The Innovative Geographer
‘The Australian Geography Teachers Association [AGTA] biennial conference will focus on innovation in the Geography classroom. This includes innovation in the use of digital technologies, approaches to curriculum and pedagogical practice. A variety of keynote speakers, masterclasses, workshops, fieldtrips and social activities will allow delegates to share and network with Geography teachers from around the country’.
Venue : Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Gold Coast, Queensland.
1-4 ASBA 2019
‘The Conference theme It starts with us aims to provide you with the opportunity to reflect upon, challenge and develop the skills and passion that you bring to your role [US], that you encourage others in your school community to aspire to [OTHERS] and that enhances your awareness and understanding of the relevance of emerging and global issues that impact your school in a changing and increasingly uncertain world [EVERYONE]’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
1-4 National Archaeology Student Conference
‘NASC is a conference for archaeology students, run by archaeology students. Flinders once again has the honour of hosting the National Archaeology Student Conference with our theme of Innovation and Inclusion. Participation is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students and early career researchers in archaeology [and directly related disciplines] at all Australian and overseas universities’.
Venue : Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia.
2 ANSTO Teacher Professional Development Day [Victoria]
‘Access a number of syllabus-focused educational resources to teach areas of the Year 9 Science curriculum and Year 12 Physics. Hear from prominent scientists, learn about Australia’s capabilities in nuclear science, participate in workshops and receive new educational resources’.
Venue : Australian Synchrotron, Clayton, Victoria.
2 Are typed and handwritten exams equivalent ? Transforming Assessment
‘Taking evidence from the research literature as its starting-point, this seminar explores whether the cognitive processes in, and intellectual outputs of, typed exams can be considered equivalent to those of handwritten exams. If they are not equivalent, what are the implications for the future of exams in tertiary education ?’
Venue : Webinar.
2 Documentation - Answering the Questions why, what and how ... [Brisbane]
‘Sometimes we forget that many of the processes and procedures that we engage in every day are set by us. They are our routines, our templates, and our [sometimes limited] expectations. In the workshop we will look closer at the reasons for our programming, and how we can use our planning to support and expand the learning, and not simply record it. We will question how much is too much – how many educational records do you need, and do they lead to better outcomes for children ?’
Venue : Karstens Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
2 New ! Graduate Study Expo [University of Melbourne
‘A professional graduate degree can be a life-changing option, equipping you with specialised cognitive and technical skills - and an internationally recognised masters-level qualification. Find out about your graduate options with more than 400 courses to choose from at the upcoming Graduate Study Expo’.
Venue : Grand Ballroom, Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria.
2 Planning for Infants && Toddlers
‘What makes a great day of play and learning for infants and toddlers ? In this workshop we will investigate, routine and transitions as an opportunity for care moments and teaching and learning opportunities; the elements of a dynamic and effective learning program in an infant toddler room; and beautiful and engaging environments in which to locate our pedagogy’.
Venue : Ibis Styles Orange, Orange, NSW.
2-3 ACUR 2019 [Australasian Council of Undergraduate Research]
Established for ‘Undergraduate and Honours students within 12 months of graduation from any Australasian or other registered higher education or tertiary education institutions, and first year Masters by Research students. Higher degree research students, supervisors and other people interested in undergraduate research are also welcome to attend. Aside from invited guest speakers conference presentations are restricted to undergraduate students’.
Venue : University of Newcastle, New Space Education Precinct, Newcastle, NSW.
2-3 The Australian PASS & Peer Learning Conference
Excellence and Innovation : The Future of Peer Learning. ‘The conference offers us the opportunity to bring staff and student leaders together to discuss the many factors that contribute towards successful peer learning programs. Delegates will be able to share strategies, develop new connections and partnerships and strengthen existing relationships’.
Venue : Novotel Northbeach, Wollongong, NSW.
2-4 35th National SPERA Conference
Improving Rural Education : Connectedness, Communities & Collaboration. Subthemes include Building digital connections for rural communities; Ensuring rural communities’ well-being; Sharing innovations in ‘rural’ collaboration; Connecting the global and the rural; Community learning and sharing; Resourcing an interconnected approach’.
Venue : Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove Campus, Brisbane, Queensland.
2-4 2019 AHISA Biennial Conference
‘The Theme for the Conference is Footprints [creating pathways to the future], which seeks to celebrate current best practice across all levels and contexts of music education in Australia. We also wish to consolidate and further develop the relationships between the many organisations, institutions and professional associations that support music learning across the country.’.
Venue : Crown Towers, Perth, Western Australia.
2-4 ACEL 2019 National Conference
‘The 2019 National Conference will once again bring together educational leaders to hear from globally recognised experts as part of a detailed three day professional learning agenda featuring concurrent breakout sessions, networking events, national awards ceremony and the return of The Australian Showcase’.
Venue : Hilton Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
2-4 Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education [ACSME] 2019
‘This conference encompasses biological sciences, chemistry, geosciences, health sciences, information technology, learning and cognitive sciences, mathematics and statistics, molecular and microbial sciences, physics and psychology as well as the various fields of the applied sciences. A Discipline Day is also attached to the Conference’.
Venue : University of Sydney and the University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
2-4 ANZELA - 2019 Conference
‘This conference is designed to update you on everything you need to know about education law.It will explore recent developments, e.g. religious instructions, disability in education, special education settings, gender issues in schools as well as recent practices and updates about the law in education settings. We aim to provide delegates with the opportunity to share the issues, struggles, successes and insights into how the law impacts on the delivery and outcomes for education’.
Venue : Rydges Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria.
2-4 ASFLA 2019 [Australian Systemic Functional Linguistics Association]
Conference Theme : Making connections : Looking out, looking in, looking forward’. Pre-conference institute : 30th September – 1st October. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
2-4 ASME National Conference 2019
‘The Theme for the ASME XXII National Conference is Footprints [creating pathways to the future], which seeks to celebrate current best practice across all levels and contexts of music education in Australia. The ASME Conference will provide opportunities to discuss with Indigenous groups as well as with Australia’s Music Education Organisations, Institutions and Associations current research findings that underpin the imperative to deliver high quality best practice strategies to further the provision of music education for all’.
Venue : University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia.
2-4 Transitions19 [ILETC]
‘Transitions19 will be a working conference with participants actively involved in discussion and workshops. 2019 is the third and penultimate year of the ILETC project and findings are emerging that will guide improved spatial-educative practices in schools. Workshops will provide a deeper understanding of ILETC findings and test if ILETCs resources and tools have currency across all aspects of learning environment use’.
Venue : Melbourne Graduate School of Education, Carlton, Victoria.
2-4 Zero to Three Annual Conference – Dive In
‘The early childhood field is a vast and ever-expanding sea of possibilities. DIVE IN at Zero to Three’s Annual Conference 2019. Research-informed and competency-based sessions will leave you feeling refreshed and invigorated. Let Zero to Three currents guide you to new depths!’.
Venue : The Diplomat, Hollywood, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA.
2-6 Teaching and Learning Leadership in Higher Education [LIHE] 2019
‘Join fellow authors for an inspiring and productive symposium in Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.A. Here authors of accepted chapters will meet to review, edit, and finalise the book manuscript for publication’.
Venue : University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
3-4 2019 Schools of the Future Conference
‘Join teachers and administrators from Hawai’i’s public, private, charter and parochial schools as we focus on how to best transform our existing schools and create new learning environments for today and tomorrow’.
Venue : Hawai’i Convention Centre, Honolulu, Hawai’i.
3-4 Free Linguistics Conference [FLC] 2019
‘The Free Linguistics Conference was established in 2007 at the University of Sydney. The mission of the Free Linguistics Conference is to provide an accessible forum for people working in the area of language sciences to come together and share their diverse perspectives, practices and research’.
Venue : Universidade Federale Da Paraiba, Paraiba, Brazil.
3-4 Leadership Immersion Workshop [Sydney]
‘As part of this unique professional learning offering, each leader will be provided with an opportunity to complete a leadership assessment profile prior to attending, which will be used during the program but also assist them well into the future. On completion of this workshop you will bring a deeper understanding of planning and teaching to your educational practice’.
Venue : Novotel Sydney International Airport, Sydney, NSW.
3-4 QAMT State Conference 2019
Catalysing Change. ‘We look forward to seeing you there as we explore the theme of Catalysing Change within both primary and secondary learning throughout the state’.
Venue : Emmaus College, Rockhampton, Queensland.
3-5 Leadership in Higher Education Conference
‘The conference was created to bring much-needed professional development resources to academic leaders. In a collaborative gathering of higher education professionals, we examine trends, strategies, and best practices through a combination of plenary presentations, concurrent sessions, poster sessions, and roundtable discussions’.
Venue : St Louis, Missouri, USA.
3-5 NSW Environmental Education Conference - AAEE
‘The event will have a special focus on the role of activism in education programs and initiatives. It will emphasise the importance of active citizenship in sustainability. This conference will focus on the role of education and educators in building learning pathways towards a deeper understanding of citizenship improving understanding of activism in achieving a sustainable world strengthening and making more explicit our collective focus on longer term change’.
Venue : Kirrawee High School in partnership with Sutherland Shire Environment Centre, Kirrawee, NSW.
4 Introduction to International School Teaching Overseas [Brisbane]
‘Working and living abroad is an exciting opportunity, but it is a big step to take and we aim to help teachers get a feel for what it is really like – the challenges as well as the opportunities’.
Venue : Central Dockside Apartments, Kangaroo Point, Queensland.
4-5 ACAL [Australian Council for Adult Literacy] Conference 2019
Critical re-imagining : adult literacy and numeracy practices for sustainable development. ‘This conference invites participants to consider the role of adult literacy and numeracy education in promoting this agenda including the most directly pertinent goal to our field: Goal 4 – Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all’. Pre-conference Thursday 3rd October 2019.
Venue : Aerial Function Centre, University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW.
4-5 International Conference on IT-based Mathematical Education [ICIME] 2019
‘IME 2019 will be the most comprehensive conference focused on the various aspects of advances in IT-based Mathematical Education. Our Conference provides a chance for academic and industry professionals to discuss recent progress in the area of IT-based Mathematical Education. The goal of this conference is to bring together the researchers from academia and industry as well as practitioners to share ideas, problems and solutions relating to the multifaceted aspects IT-based Mathematical Education’.
Venue : TBC, Singapore.
4-6 Updated ! 2019 AUSTAT Conference
‘Pamela Blanc is delighted to be the Key Note Speaker for the 2019 AUSTAT Conference in Melbourne’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Victorian College of the Arts, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria.
5 Early Childhood Conference : Play Matters !
‘This event celebrates the achievements of the WA’s outstanding educators and showcases some of the state’s leading initiatives used to promote and sustain high quality play-based learning. An overview of some school play policies and the WA Play Strategy campaign are also presented. This event is recommended for all teachers, preservice/trainee teachers, education assistants and school leaders’.
Venue : Murdoch University, ECL 1 Lecture Theatre, Murdoch, Western Australia.
5 TEDxQUT
‘In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organised events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group’.
Venue : Education Precinct, Kelvin Grove, Queensland.
5-6 Playworld Australia
‘Play World Australia is THE 2-day event for kids during the October School Holidays 2019. Take part in drumming workshops, learn the tricks to being a Kid Entrepreneur, play with the latest from Nintendo, become the next Picasso and explore your world, your way. Play World is a high energy, engaging, interactive and most importantly, fun experience unlike anything the kids of Australia have event seen before’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
6-7 International Conference on Psychology, Language and Teaching [ICPLT2019]
‘The conference will be an international forum for the presentation of technological advances and research results in the fields of Business Management and Information Technology. It will bring together leading researchers, engineers and scientists in the domain of Business Management and Information Technology interest from around the world’.
Venue : Quest Melbourne Airport, Melbourne, Victoria.
6-8 Teaching Learning Coaching Conference
‘The theme of this year’s Teaching, Learning, Coaching conference is Keep Learning. The concept of continuous education is deep in the roots of the Instructional Coaching Group. We strongly believe that life becomes impoverished once a person stops learning’.
Venue : Overland Park Convention Centre, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
7 Introduction to International School Teaching Overseas [Sydney]
‘Working and living abroad is an exciting opportunity, but it is a big step to take and we aim to help teachers get a feel for what it is really like – the challenges as well as the opportunities’.
Venue : Adina Apartment Hotel Haymarket, Haymarket, Sydney, NSW.
7 Literacy and Learning in the Early Years
‘Kindergarten is a period of huge potential learning. Kindergarten learning is optimised when an “early childhood” approach is balanced with explicit instruction. This seminar explores’ a range of topics to assist with this.
Venue : PLD Literacy and Learning [Perth], Perth, Western Australia.
7 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.
8 Documentation - Answering the Questions why, what and how ... [Melbourne]
‘Sometimes we forget that many of the processes and procedures that we engage in every day are set by us. They are our routines, our templates, and our [sometimes limited] expectations. In the workshop we will look closer at the reasons for our programming, and how we can use our planning to support and expand the learning, and not simply record it. We will question how much is too much – how many educational records do you need, and do they lead to better outcomes for children ?’
Venue : Karstens Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
8 Literacy and Learning in Pre-Primary
‘The PRE-PRIMARY school year is a complicated year level to teach. Students can achieve within this crucial year, if educators are knowledgeable about how children acquire early literacy skills. This seminar explores’ a range of topics to assist with this.
Venue : PLD Literacy and Learning [Perth], Perth, Western Australia.
8 Rethinking Behaviour : Whose Problem is it Really ? [Parramatta]
‘In many educational programs managing behaviour seems to take centre stage with very little opportunity to dedicate time to working productively with behaviours, or in fact, teaching children pro-social behaviour. Maybe it’s time to rethink behaviour and ask “whose problem is it really” ? This full day workshop will build educators’ capacity to work with some of the more challenging behaviours, with a greater sense of understanding and clear direction, moving towards positive outcomes’.
Venue : Skye Hotel Suites, Parramatta, NSW.
8-9 International Conference on Agricultural and Biological Science [ICABS] 2019 [Brisbane]
‘A prestigious event organised with the motivation to provide an excellent international platform for academicians, researchers, engineers, industrial participants and budding students around the world to share their research findings with global experts’.
Venue : Park Regis North Quay, Brisbane, Queensland.
8-9 International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries 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 Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries’.
Venue : New York, USA.
9 The Age 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 Age Schools Summit will facilitate a much-needed insightful debate and discussion around the future of education in Victoria and wider Australia’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Victoria.
9 rel="nofollow"Transition to School : More than Letters and Numbers [Parramatta]
‘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 : Skye Hotel Suites, Parramatta, NSW.
9-10 Global Leadership Summit 2019 [Geelong]
‘The GLS is fresh, actionable and inspiring leadership content from a world-class faculty at a convenient location near you. Every year the GLS inspires and equips leaders with an incredible range of speakers who are leadership practitioners. Themes have included : Assembling an outstanding team, developing personal grit, creative problem solving, developing talent and exercising fearlessness in your leadership. GLS events are held via videocast, and this allows us to present the speaker sessions at a fraction of what it would cost you to see them in-person’.
Venue : Geelong, Victoria.
9-10 International Conference on Mathematics, Science, and Education [ICMSE] 2019
‘The aims of the conference are to provide a platform to the researchers, experts and practitioners from academia, governments, NGOs, research institutes, and industries and share cutting-edge progress in the field of mathematics and natural science. It also provides an opportunity to enhance understanding of relationships between knowledge and research related to mathematics and science’.
Venue : Harris Hotel Semarang, Semarang, Indonesia.
9-10 Literary Studies Conference
‘The theme Rethinking Environmental Issues in Literature, Language, Culture, and Education along with its 20 sub-themes reflects the interconnected and interdisciplinary nature of the conference. The aim is to provide a platform for sharing concerns, encountered practical challenges, solutions and innovations with which participants from various fields and disciplines gather forces to cherish Mother Nature for a better sustainable future’.
Venue : Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
9-11 Senior Policy Officers Intensive 2019 [Sydney]
‘Build policy leadership and professional skills to analyse and respond to complex public policy challenges and opportunities’.
Venue : Cliftons Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
9-11 Worlddidac Asia 2019 - The New Transformation
‘Asia Didac Forum is known internationally for its unique format which allows education key stakeholders from the ASEAN region to come together, share ideas and form partnerships. The Forum is best recognised for a stellar lineup full of change-making superstars and regional thought leaders who will share insights, vision and best practices on issues that inspire innovative approaches to teaching and learning’.
Venue : Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre, Bangkok, Thailand.
9-11 uLearn19 [CORE Education]
‘There are world-class speakers and 250+ workshops. Join over 1 500 people at uLearn19 Pohewatia te āpōpō, to collaborate, share, inspire and create. Customised professional learning development’.
Venue : Rotorua, New Zealand.
9-12 10th International Conference on Education and Educational Psychology [ICEEPSY] 2019
‘ICEEPSY 2019 will again feature informative workshops and presentations by skilled educational and educational psychology researchers and international scholars. The conference is inviting especially those who are interested in researching Educational Ecosystems for Equity and Quality of Learning, Evaluation, Arts Education and Special Education, especially Positive Pedagogy’.
Venue : Hotel Catalonia Barcelona Plaza, Barcelona, Spain.
9-12 International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning - ISSOTL19
‘The theme, SoTL Without Borders: Engaged Practices for Social Change, aims to examine global teaching practices in a meaningful way in the heart of the city of Atlanta’.
Venue : Kenneshaw University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
9-13 ASCE 2019 Convention
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Miami, Florida, USA.
10 New ! Assessment and reasonable adjustments in Years 7–12 [QCAA]
‘This workshop will provide opportunities for participants to identify strategies for equity of access and reasonable adjustments for students in Years 7–12. Participants will explore assessment policy and expectations for adjustments for students with diverse needs in relation to Australian Curriculum and new senior syllabuses’.
Venue : Picnic Point Toowoomba, Toowoomba, Queensland.
10 Michael Fullan : Queensland Workshop
‘Whether you are at the school, region or state level you will have the opportunity to learn about the latest leadership ideas from research, practice and colleagues, and from Fullan himself who continues to work with education systems around the globe. Use this day to build your leadership team and to test and expand your own leadership effectiveness’.
Venue : Mercure Brisbane, North Quay, Brisbane, Queensland.
10-11 Chemistry Meet 2019
‘Chemistry Meet 2019 is a unique opportunity to discuss best practices within laboratory research and those in other related fields of chemistry. There will be many seminars, workshops and technical sessions taking place which will catch the attention of professionals who attend the conference and will enormously enrich our knowledge in understanding the current innovations and trends in chemistry’.
Venue : Dubrovnik, Croatia.
10-11 Breakthrough Strategies to Teach & Counsel Troubled Students [Portland]
‘Receive hundreds of practical, problem-stopping, ready-to-use K-12 behaviour and classroom management interventions on the spot. This inservice workshop effectively and thoroughly delivers the best answers for your students’ worst social, emotional, behavioural, and classroom management problems’.
Venue : Courtyard Marriott, Tigard, Portland, Oregon, USA and also Online.
10-13 International Literacy Association 2019 Conference
Conference consists of an Institute Day, the Core Conference [2 days] and a Children’s Literature Day. The theme of the conference is Creating a Culture of Literacy. Note the proviso about the Institute Day and Children’s Literature Day.
Venue : New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
10-13 Oral History Australia Biennial Conference 2019
‘In keeping with 2019 as the Year of Indigenous Languages, a Keynote plenary panel will focus on Oral History, Oral Tradition and Indigenous History [with invited speakers from Australia, New Zealand and Canada]’.
Venue : State Library of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland.
11 2019 Early Career Teachers Conference
South Australian Science Teachers Association. ‘The aim of the conference is for participants to engage in first-hand experiences that exemplify best practice in supporting students to develop science understanding and skills that build capability in STEM. Ideally our early career teachers will walk away with a deeper understanding of the science content and the skills and resources to engage their students in learning. The conference will include specialised workshops for both primary and secondary teachers’.
Venue : Immanuel College, Novar Gardens, South Australia.
11 Michael Fullan : Melbourne Workshop
‘Whether you are at the school, region or state level you will have the opportunity to learn about the latest leadership ideas from research, practice and colleagues, and from Fullan himself who continues to work with education systems around the globe. Use this day to build your leadership team and to test and expand your own leadership effectiveness’.
Venue : Pullman Albert Park, Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria.
11-12 EdTechTeam Adelaide Summit
‘Be inspired by keynote speakers throughout the two day Summit who will set the stage for your summit experience. We inspire and empower educators to change schools using the best learning principles and technology available’.
Venue : Immanuel College, Novar Gardens, South Australia.
11-12 Global Leadership Summit 2019 [Toowoomba]
‘The GLS is fresh, actionable and inspiring leadership content from a world-class faculty at a convenient location near you. Every year the GLS inspires and equips leaders with an incredible range of speakers who are leadership practitioners. Themes have included : Assembling an outstanding team, developing personal grit, creative problem solving, developing talent and exercising fearlessness in your leadership. GLS events are held via videocast, and this allows us to present the speaker sessions at a fraction of what it would cost you to see them in-person’.
Venue : Toowoomba, Queensland.
12 Writing is Taught, Writing is not Caught
‘Do your students have difficulty composing a meaningful coherent paragraph, a convincing opinion essay, or a well-organised informative article ? If so, join us at this workshop and come away with effective teaching procedures’.
Venue : QASSP Leadership Centre, Fortitude valley, Queensland.
12-13 International Conference on Business, Economics, Social Science & Humanities [BESSH] 2019
‘The conference will cover vital issues in Business, Economics, Social Sciences and Humanities under multiple sub-themes. The aim of our conference is to support, encourage and provide a platform for networking, sharing, publishing and nurturing the potential growth of individual scholars across the globe’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Potts Points, Sydney, NSW.
12-13 International Research Conference on Theory and Practice in Social Sciences Fora
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’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Potts Points, Sydney, NSW.
12-20 The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Heron Island]
‘The ConocoPhillips Science Experience is a fun 3 or 4 days of science activities for Year 9 and 10 students in 2019 program year. Each program is designed to provide students who have an interest in science with an opportunity o engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Please note : This program is 8 days and is for years 11 and 12 students only.
Venue : University of Queensland, Heron Island, Queensland.
13-16 2019 Clute International Academic Conference [Las Vegas]
‘Our conferences aim to bring together faculty and administration from all levels of education across the world. We encourage a cross-disciplinary exchange of thoughts, ideas and innovation through a variety of teaching methods and perspectives. The conferences provide a platform to enhance your knowledge and professional skills through interaction with colleagues and peers from different nationalities and backgrounds’.
Venue : LINQ Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
13-16 HighEdWeb 2019 Annual Conference
‘HighEdWeb 2019 is the annual conference for higher education professionals exploring the unique digital issues facing colleges and universities. From programming to marketing, content to design, social to development, and so much more, with more than 100 sessions and seven tracks’.
Venue : Wisconsin Centre, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
14 Gathering evidence and establishing where your students are in their learning [ACER]
‘This course is intended for educators who have limited knowledge of PAT. The course describes the progressive achievement approach and its relationship to student learning. It explains how to interpret bands and group reports, and offers practical teaching strategies’.
Venue : Online.
14 Getting Them All Engaged
‘Do you have students who do not participate during your lessons ? In this workshop, Dr Anita Archer will resent research-validated procedures to actively involve all students in instruction’.
Venue : Ipswich Civic Centre, Ipswich, Queensland.
14 Teaching Reading Comprehension Strategies
‘Are you concerned about students in your class who can decode but have little or no understanding of what they have read ? In this workshop, Sheena Cameron will present this research-validated practice and translate it into teaching strategies for the classroom’.
Venue : Emerald Town Hall, Emerald, Queensland.
14-16 The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Sydney]
‘The ConocoPhillips Science Experience is a fun 3 or 4 days of science activities for Year 9 and 10 students in 2019 program year. Each program is designed to provide students who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : University of Technology, Sydney, NSW.
14-17 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2019
‘The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference showcases the best thinking in higher education IT ! With the best presenters, the best content, and the best networking, the premier higher ed IT event brings together professionals and technology providers from around the world to share ideas, grow professionally, and discover solutions to today’s challenges’.
Venue : McCormick Place West, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
14-18 Australian Geoscience Council Convention [AGCC 2019]
Big Issues and Ideas in Geoscience was designed to highlight the fundamental role that Geoscience has as a major field of science throughout the Asia-Pacific region – one that has a part to play in the life of everyone’. Download the program from the site.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
15 LawSense School Disability Law QLD
Includes sessions on ‘Disability and Enrolment : Navigating a School’s Rights and Obligations, Reasonable Adjustments and Unjustifiable Hardship; Challenging Student Behaviours : Dealing Effectively with Students, Their Parents, Other Families and Staff and Clarifying Your Obligations to Manage Safety Obligations and Make Reasonable Adjustments for Students with Disabilities and External Service Providers at Sport or on Excursions’. Linked with the School Law Conference listed below.
Venue : Royal on the Park Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland.
15 LawSense School ICT Law QLD
Includes sessions on ‘Data Breaches and Reporting : Understanding a School’s Current Obligations and Exploring Best Practice Data Storage and Record Keeping to Minimise Legal Exposure; Privacy and Confidentiality : Examining Your School’s Obligations and Managing Access; Social Media Misuse : Understanding the Limits of the School’s Duty of Care and Supervision Requirements, Managing Devices and Dealing with Online Platforms to Remove Material;and ICT Contracts and Dealing with External Contractors’. Linked with the School Law Conference listed below.
Venue : Royal on the Park Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland.
15 LawSense School Law QLD 2019
Includes the following sessions as well as others : ‘Responding to and Investigating Allegations of Misconduct Against Staff; Dealing with Long Term Ill or Injured Staff; School Restructuring; Managing Difficult Parents and Warring Families; School ICT Law; Managing Difficult Parents and Waring Families; Social Media Misuse; ICT Contracts and Dealing with External Contractors; Student Protection Reporting Update; Addressing Offences by Students’ and more.
Venue : Royal on the Park Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland.
15 Teaching Strategies for Challenging Behaviours
VDC. ‘Challenging classroom behaviours can stop students from engaging with their learning, and take teacher focus from teaching to behaviour management. This webinar shares your experiences of challenging classroom behaviours, unpacks what gives rise to them, and repacks them with management strategies that support change’.
Venue : Webinar.
15-16 Future Work Live 2019
‘Future Work Live is a new high-level summit for senior HR and People and Culture executives to come together and design the future of employee experience. Intensive two days of workshops, training masterclasses and fireside chats to give you the tools, training and connections you need to lead your organisation through changing times’.
Venue : Convene at One Liberty Plaza, New York, USA.
15-16 FuturistiX Live ! 2019
‘6 integrated summits. At any given moment, you choose which ‘Summit Talks’ to go to. Learn the skills of the future’.
Venue : Crown Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria.
15-16 I’m a new director so where do I start ? [Canberra]
‘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 : Mantra on Northbourne, Canberra, ACT.
15-17 AACB 57th Annual Scientific Conference
‘The 2019 Conference theme is Clinical Biochemistry: Optimising Value In Healthcare. The program will not only investigate the “Value Proposition” in terms of cost effectiveness, but will also explore recent biomarker discovery and implementation in clinical laboratories and beyond that leads to improved patient outcomes’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
15-17 The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Darwin]
‘The ConocoPhillips Science Experience is a fun 3 or 4 days of science activities for Year 9 and 10 students in 2019 program year. Each program is designed to provide students who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : Charles Darwin University, Casuarina, Darwin, Northern Territory.
15-17 The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Gladstone]
‘The ConocoPhillips Science Experience is a fun 3 or 4 days of science activities for Year 9 and 10 students in 2019 program year. Each program is designed to provide students who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : Central Queensland University, Gladstone Marina, Gladstone, Queensland.
15-18 AIEC 2019
‘AIEC will offer a bespoke program built to meet the needs of the international education industry. Program sessions will cater to all sectors, will cover a broad range of topics and are suitable to industry veterans as well as newcomers to the industry. Attendees at the sessions will gain important and relevant knowledge, and discovered best practices, industry insights, innovative approaches and trends’.
Venue : Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
16 New ! Assessment and reasonable adjustments in Years 7–12 [QCAA]
‘This workshop will provide opportunities for participants to identify strategies for equity of access and reasonable adjustments for students in Years 7–12. Participants will explore assessment policy and expectations for adjustments for students with diverse needs in relation to Australian Curriculum and new senior syllabuses’.
Venue : Mercure Townsville, Townsville, Queensland.
16 Rethinking Behaviour : Whose Problem is it Really ? [Melbourne]
‘In many educational programs managing behaviour seems to take centre stage with very little opportunity to dedicate time to working productively with behaviours, or in fact, teaching children pro-social behaviour. Maybe it’s time to rethink behaviour and ask “whose problem is it really” ? This full day workshop will build educators’ capacity to work with some of the more challenging behaviours, with a greater sense of understanding and clear direction, moving towards positive outcomes’.
Venue : Karstens Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
16 Talking to Parents about the Hard Stuff [Brisbane]
‘As educators we talk to parents about their lives, and their children. Sometimes it falls on educators to give parents feedback that is hard for them to hear. Because we are often anxious about upsetting parents or causing a rift in our relationship, many of us find these situations uncomfortable and difficult. This means that important issues such as child development, child safety and parent-child relationships may not be addressed in a timely and transparent way. This professional learning session draws together a range of approaches to conversations about the Hard Stuff’.
Venue : Karstens Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
16 Training Our Future [Brisbane]
‘A Conference for trainers and assessors working in Early Childhood Vocational Education Training. The conference will be designed as a dual learning experience. In the first instance the speakers will invite the participants to explore the big ideas that are shaping the early childhood sector and that impact on experience of trainers, educators, families and children. Theories will be woven together with high quality practices to offer tangible insights into the expectations of today’s early childhood services’.
Venue : Saxons, Brisbane, Queensland.
16 What is Autism Spectrum Disorder ? [North Sydney]
‘Develop a greater understanding of young children on the autism spectrum and learn to plan inclusive programs that support their learning and development. This workshop is designed to support educators working with children on the autism spectrum by providing a comprehensive overview of planning for quality, inclusive Early Childhood Education and Care [ECEC] programs. Explore how foundations of neurodiversity can guide your practice as an educator’.
Venue : North Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
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2019 Igniting Leadership Program
Leadership Victoria. ‘Explores the essentials of leadership and what it means to be an effective leader in today’s world. Drawing on the experience of our expert facilitator, a range of dynamic guest speakers and a diverse group of peers in the room’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
16-18 1st Thematic ECHA Conference on Creativity
‘The conference topic is “Creativity Research & Innovation in Gifted Education : Social, Individual, and Educational Perspective”’.
Venue : Dubrovnik, Croatia.
16-18 Convergence Conference 2019
‘Explore all aspects of Educational Technology for K-12 and Post-Secondary. Be inspired by education technology implementations in great sessions for teachers, education technology professionals and leaders committed to the future of student-centred learning. Share discoveries and collaborate on solutions for your greatest challenges, all while connecting with a wide range of education technology resources’.
Venue : Cambridge Red Deer Hotel and Conference Centre, Red Deer, Alberta, Canada.
16-18 ICEF Asia 2019
‘The 18th annual ICEF Asia in Beijing is the largest and most established agent networking event of its kind in the region, offering international educators and service providers a time- and cost-effective way to develop and extend their network across these fast growing markets’.
Venue : Grand Millennium Beijing, Beijing, China.
16-18 International Conference of the Asian Association for Language Assessment [AALA] 2019
Theme ? Language Assessment - Principles, Policies, and Practices’. Further information regarding Keynote and Plenary Speeches from the site.
Venue : Hanoi, Vietnam.
16-18 ProjectNEST 2019
‘ProjectREAL [Rigorous, Engaging, Authentic, Learning] demonstrates the way the principles of future focused learning translate into the classroom. To ensure the content is relevant, the 3 days will be personalised and individualised to suit the needs of newcomers and experts alike. 2019’s focus is truly on the learning process. Schools are encouraged to bring small teams [at least 3] to the process so they leave, ready to implement’.
Venue : Cypress Lakes Resort, Pokolbin, NSW.
16-19 Frontiers in Education [FIE] Conference 2019
‘The Conference is a major international conference focusing on educational innovations and research in engineering and computing education. We welcome submissions related to educational issues and innovations in computing and engineering at the graduate, undergraduate and pre-college levels. The theme for 2019 is Bridging Education to the Future’.
Venue :Cincinnati Marriott at RiverCentre, Covington, Kentucky, USA.
17 ANUHDR : Getting the most out of academic conferences
‘Attending academic conferences can be daunting at first. This workshop offers strategies for preparing relevant abstracts, communicating research effectively, and connecting with your disciplinary peers’.
Venue : The Australian National University, Acton, ACT.
17 Collective Efficacy
‘Collective Efficacy, a one-day professional learning workshop [previously facilitated by PAI] explores how the combined effort of a team of teachers or an entire school can support student engagement and academic success’.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
17 Training Our Future [Sydney]
‘A Conference for trainers and assessors working in Early Childhood Vocational Education Training. The conference will be designed as a dual learning experience. In the first instance the speakers will invite the participants to explore the big ideas that are shaping the early childhood sector and that impact on experience of trainers, educators, families and children. Theories will be woven together with high quality practices to offer tangible insights into the expectations of today’s early childhood services’.
Venue : Saxons, Sydney, NSW.
17 Understanding Children’s Behaviour [Blacktown]
‘Let us support you on your journey to understanding and guiding children’s behaviour. Together we will dive deeply into the diverse reason why children behave the way they do. You will be empowered to Understand influences on children’s behaviour; Empower children with self-regulation skills; Gain practical strategies; Seek appropriate support; Focus on your own actions and wellbeing and Approach children’s behaviour from a positive mindset’.
Venue : Blacktown, Sydney, NSW.
17-18 2019 Admissions Conference [ATEM]
‘As admissions become more complex and applicants become more diverse, how do those involved in the admissions process continue to ensure the best possible all-round experience for students ? Applicants want flexibility and institutions are adapting by offering multiple sessions admissions. How do we meet this demand and continue to offer the best possible experience for students ? This year’s conference will also be looking at the broader issues of deferment and its implications for admissions, the ongoing recognition and detection of fraud, and the Australian Government’s review of the Australian Qualifications Framework’.
Venue : Macquarie University, Sydney NSW.
17-18 Global Leadership Summit 2019 [Adelaide - Hope Valley]
‘The GLS is fresh, actionable and inspiring leadership content from a world-class faculty at a convenient location near you. Every year the GLS inspires and equips leaders with an incredible range of speakers who are leadership practitioners. Themes have included : Assembling an outstanding team, developing personal grit, creative problem solving, developing talent and exercising fearlessness in your leadership. GLS events are held via videocast, and this allows us to present the speaker sessions at a fraction of what it would cost you to see them in-person’.
Venue : Hope Valley, Adelaide, South Australia.
17-18 Higher Education Women’s Leadership Workshop 2019 [Melbourne]
‘Recognise your key unique strengths as a leader. Understand how to exercise leadership and the impact it has upon others. Gain an insight into alternative leadership styles that will enable you to maintain authenticity. Identify different techniques that will aid strategic communication and relationships’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
18 Academic Vocabulary Workshop [Brisbane]
‘This one-day workshop guides schools through every step of designing and implementing a customised program of direct vocabulary instruction’.
Venue : Victoria Park Golf Clubhouse, Brisbane, Queensland.
18 IEU Environment Conference 2019 [Stage 4, Stage 5 and Stage 6 - Learning Outside the Classroom]
‘This conference will help unpack the many ways teaching and learning can be enhanced by taking students outside. We will explore safe ways of engaging students in a variety of outdoor contexts that will support learning throughout the curriculum. Learning Outside the Classroom will provide participants with practical ideas and pedagogical approaches to taking learning outside’.
Venue : Field of Mars Reserve, East Ryde, NSW.
18 The AIS Education Research Symposium 2019
‘This Symposium showcases research conducted in independent school contexts, focusing on improving student, teacher and school outcomes. Engage meaningfully with educators involved in conducting rigorous school-based research and learn from their experiences and results. Be a part of this important educational conversation’.
Venue : Rydges World Square, Sydney, NSW.
18-19 AUSIT National Conference 2019
‘This year’s conference theme is the world of interpreters and translators and interpreters and translators in the world’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Best Western Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania.
18-19 Global Leadership Summit 2019 [Warrnambool]
‘The GLS is fresh, actionable and inspiring leadership content from a world-class faculty at a convenient location near you. Every year the GLS inspires and equips leaders with an incredible range of speakers who are leadership practitioners. Themes have included : Assembling an outstanding team, developing personal grit, creative problem solving, developing talent and exercising fearlessness in your leadership. GLS events are held via videocast, and this allows us to present the speaker sessions at a fraction of what it would cost you to see them in-person’.
Venue : Warrnambool, Victoria.
18-19 PDHPE Teachers’ Association Annual State Conference [NSW]
Culture, Connections, Community & Change. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : The Range Function Centre, East Wagga Wagga, NSW.
18-19 New ! The Flipped Classroom – a Blended Learning Model
‘This conference is for educators interested in active learning, flipped learning, blended learning and new and innovative uses of technology in the classroom. There will also be opportunities to participate in ‘get-together’ style discussion sessions, where educators can gather to share ideas and common interests during informal sessions, where you will have time to simply meet, chat and share’.
Venue : Griffith University, Southbank Campus, Brisbane, Queensland.
18-19 The Reach Every Student Conference [RESCON] 2019
‘The conference program has been mapped to the AALAS [Academy of Active Learning Arts and Sciences] Global standards. Sessions over across K-12 and Tertiary and are tagged for those New to Flipped Learning, wanting to learn more and those who are Early Adopters wanting to dive deeper’. Masterclass on Thursday 17 October with Jon Bergmann.
Venue : Griffith University, Queensland College of Arts, Southbank, Brisbane, Queensland.
18-20 Craft Alive [Morwell]
‘Featuring both local and interstate craft experts, the show is packed full of the latest craft supplies, kits and equipment. CraftAlive is a hands-on event. A chance to learn from world class specialists with interactive classes’.
Venue : Kernot Hall Morwell, Morwell, Victoria.
19 New Activist Conference 2019
NSW Teachers Federation. ‘One delegate from each school Association will be funded by the Federation. In addition, the Federation will fund 20 Aboriginal members, 20 TAFE members and 5 Corrective Services members’.
Venue : Federation Conference Centre, Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW.
19-23 ASIS’T 82nd Annual Meeting
‘Information has been the root cause of significant changes in economic, social, scientific, political and personal behaviours; but the benefits of such changes are only realised when information is delivered to the right group, at the right place, at the right time, and in the right way. Thus the theme of this year’s conference is Information ... Anyone, Anywhere, Any Time, Any Way’.
Venue : Melbourne Conference Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
20 Science Alive ! [Port Augusta]
‘Science Alive ! is one of the largest interactive science exhibitions in Australia, and brings together the big names in science and technology. We’ll have exhibitors providing hands-on fun that is interactive, dynamic, fun, and educational for all ages’.
Venue : Central Oval Community Hub, Port Augusta, South Australia.
20-22 2019 National Conference - Revolution
Australian Institute of Project Management. ‘A [r]evolution is coming – and we are driving it. Projects change the world and project management professionals are the change agents. Our profession is in transition and there’s never been a better time to be a project leader. Be part of the [r]evolution at the AIPM 2019 National Conference’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.
20-23 2019 DOHaD International
‘The Congress theme is Investing in a Healthy Future for All: Research, Education, Policy. It will bring together basic and clinical researchers and healthcare professionals from around the world to address the many challenges that currently impact the health of mothers and fathers, babies in the womb, infants, children and adolescents, as well as explore solutions, interventions and policies to optimise health across the lifespan’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Victoria.
20-23 LIANZA Conference 2019
‘Our conference theme focuses on the wellbeing and success of our people and invites us to examine our current practices, approaches and services to our families and communities. The vision for the LIANZA 2019 Conference is for all participants to share, gift, reciprocate and collaborate using the elements of va feiloai [respectful relationships], mafana [warmth], ofa [love], malie [humour] through talanoa [shared dialogue]’.
Venue : Vodafone Events Centre, Auckland, New Zealand.
21 New ! Curriculum differentiation to challenge and extend high-ability students [QCAA]
‘The QCAA is presenting a third event in partnership with Michele Juratowitch, with a focus on supporting high-ability students. Participants will investigate how a range of strategies, including curriculum differentiation, can extend learning for these students. This practical workshop will provide strategies, models and tools for use with students in Term 4, 2019 and for 2020 planning’.
Venue : Rydges Southbank Brisbane, Brisbane Central, Queensland.
21 The AIS Society and Culture Conference 2019
‘This twilight conference will explore the nature of the Society and Culture course focusing on rich resources, programming ideas and authentic assessment. Experienced teachers of Society and Culture will facilitate the sessions, investigating a variety of content areas across the Year 11 and HSC courses including the Personal Interest Project’.
Venue : AISNSW, Sydney,NSW.
21-22 26th World Congress on Nursing 2019
‘This year Nursing World Congress 2019 meeting makes a stage for specialist’s cooperation at the same time it is a global platform to discuss and learn about exchange research evidence, innovative ideas and models of best practice. World Nursing 2019 covers a wide range of nursing topics such as Nursing Education, Nursing Practice, Healthcare Management, Nursing Types, Pediatric Nursing, Midwifery and maternal aid,’ and more.
Venue : Mantra Bell City, Preston, Melbourne, Victoria.
21-22 Applied Positive Psychology [Melbourne]
‘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 : Stamford Plaza Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
21-22 Positive Leadership [Melbourne]
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 : Stamford Plaza Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
21-23 2019 AACSB Asia Pacific Annual Conference
‘Join distinguished speakers and management education leaders from across the Asia Pacific region to consider how current challenges can be converted into innovations and how business schools are leading this change’.
Venue : Millennium Seoul Hilton, Seoul, South Korea.
21-23 New ! Advancing Women’s Leadership in Tasmania Summit
‘The inaugural Summit will explore the skills and strategies to overcome obstacles and seize opportunities for career progression. Network with some of the foremost leaders across Tasmania and learn how to maximise your potential through anecdotal presentations, interactive sessions and engaging panel discussions. Come together and join the movement to support women’s leadership across Tasmania and gain key tips and tools to propel your career’.
Venue : Wrest Point Hotel, Hobart, Tasmania.
21-25 48th Annual Conference and the 23rd International Forum on Research on School Librarianship - IASL 2019
‘The conference is dedicated to the advancement of theory and practice in school librarianship. The theme of the 2019 Conference is Convergence – Empowering – Transformation : School Libraries’.
Venue : Valamar Lacroma Dubrovnik Hotel 4, Dubrovnik, Croatia.
21-25 Designing the Archive
‘Designing the Archive 2019 will explore human-centric design processes, empathy, creativity, innovation, experimentation, prototyping, and co-design in the development of recordkeeping systems, information governance frameworks, archival programs and services, archive buildings and spaces, and digital archives. The conference will be of interest to archivists, recordkeepers, manuscript librarians, data and information managers’.
Venue : Adelaide Oval, North Adelaide, South Australia.
21-25 eResearch Australasia Conference [eResearch 2019]
‘eResearch 2019 will offer delegates the opportunity to engage, connect, and share their ideas and exemplars concerning new information centric research capabilities, and how information and communication technologies help researchers to collaborate, collect, manage, share, process, analyse, store, find, understand and re-use information’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
22 An effective process for the teaching and assessment of the Intercultural Capability
‘Gain practical ideas for the teaching and assessing of Intercultural Capability and a more general understanding of effective curriculum planning for this Capability. Engage with the presenters to ask questions’. ACSA.
Venue : Webinar.
22 New ! Effective Pedagogy — High Impact Strategies [Brisbane]
‘Based on the credible research of Professor John Hattie and the Visible Learning team, Dr Robert Marzano, founder of The Art and Science of Teaching, and Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey’s structured teaching approach, this workshop will explore a range of different teaching strategies that you can implement in the context of your class, that actually work. This is a fabulous workshop and will inspire you to build on what you already do well, network with other passionate teachers and try new strategies to grow as a professional’.
Venue : Ramada by Wyndham Brisbane, Windsor, Brisbane, Queensland.
22 New ! Supporting the development of students’ thinking skills in Prep–Year 6 [QCAA]
‘In this interactive webinar, participants will engage in activities to develop their understanding of the current research on the different levels of thinking processes. Participants will consider how QCAA’s cognitive verb resources can help make the thinking required in the Australian Curriculum visible in the classroom’.
Venue : Online Webinar.
22 What is Autism Spectrum Disorder ? [Blacktown]
‘Develop a greater understanding of young children on the autism spectrum and learn to plan inclusive programs that support their learning and development. This workshop is designed to support educators working with children on the autism spectrum by providing a comprehensive overview of planning for quality, inclusive Early Childhood Education and Care [ECEC] programs. Explore how foundations of neurodiversity can guide your practice as an educator’.
Venue : Blacktown, Sydney, NSW.
22-23 19th Biennial Copyright Law & Practice Symposium 2019
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, NSW.
22-24 The Ireland International Conference on Education [IICE] 2019
‘The aim of IICE 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 : Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Ireland.
23 Are There Finally Real Use Cases for AI ?
‘In the last few years, a number of companies have come on the scene to tout new or better AI technology and propose new ways of using AI in scholarly communications. This webinar will cover real world use cases of publishers and AI technology, exploring what's working and what, if anything, one should be aware of when considering an implementation’.
Venue : Webinar.
23 New ! Coaching and Mentoring [Brisbane]
‘Current research shows us that supporting the professional growth of our teachers by facilitating pedagogical dialogue and providing effective feedback will have significant benefits for our students. Discover how to maximise the experience of both being coached, and being a coach’.
Venue : Ramada by Wyndham Brisbane Windsor, Windsor, Brisbane, Queensland.
23 IEU Western Sydney Women’s Forum
‘The focus of this year’s IEU Western Sydney Women’s Forum will be on building Aboriginal cultural awareness in schools via specific strategies for staff and that such awareness is embedded into the daily life of schools. As well as responsiveness to the local Aboriginal community cultural context and the needs of students and families, it is important to provide opportunities for all students to develop an understanding and respect for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, cultures and languages’.
Venue : Holy Family Primary School, Emerton, NSW.
23-24 Women in Leadership - Adelaide
‘Be part of the change at the 4th Annual Women in Leadership Summit Adelaide. Learn and be inspired by leading corporate and government leaders and engage directly with leadership and performance coaches in focused interactive sessions as you take your career to the next level and realise your leadership potential’. A Post-Conference Workshop will be held on 25 October 2019.
Venue : TBC, Adelaide, South Australia.
23-25 International Confederation of Principals
Connecting Leaders, Creating The Future’. Convention Papers and registration via this page.
Venue : Shanghai, China.
23-25 2019 S3 Singapore [SimGHOSTS]
‘The theme for the S3 Conference this year is, Beyond The Now : Transforming Healthcare Simulation. The conference will be useful for Healthcare and simulation technology specialists, Healthcare educators and trainers, Nursing and allied health professionals, Academics and researchers, as well as local and overseas healthcare leaders’.
Venue : The SingHealth Duke-NUS Institute of Medical Simulation Academia, Singapore.
23-25 2019 World First Nations Early Childhood Conference
The conference ‘is envisaged to be the largest gathering of First Nations Elders, early childhood educators, teachers, researchers, paediatricians, child practitioners, psychologists and community-controlled early childhood education and care providers amongst others’.
Venue : Pullman International Hotel, Cairns, Queensland.
23-25 Strategic Leadership Programme for Deans
‘The focus of the programme is to discuss central themes that any dean and director faces in one or another form, and with priorities that may vary between business schools and over time’.
Venue : Brussels, Belgium.
23-25 VET Training and Assessment Summit
‘The VET Training and Assessment Summit is the only conference in Australia that focuses on the foundational elements that every trainer and VET professional should comprehend: Instructional Design - Training Delivery - Competency-Assessment - Learning technologies’.
Venue : Rydges World Square, Sydney, NSW.
24 New ! 2019 EBE NSW Legal Update Conference
‘Update and deepen your knowledge in relation to the legal concepts, terms and issues in the NSW Education Standards Authority [NESA] Legal Studies and Commerce syllabuses by hearing from experts in the legal world and legal educators’.
Venue : Parliament House, Macquarie Street, Sydney, NSW.
24 New ! Assessment and reasonable adjustments in Years 7–12 [QCAA]
‘This workshop will provide opportunities for participants to identify strategies for equity of access and reasonable adjustments for students in Years 7–12. Participants will explore assessment policy and expectations for adjustments for students with diverse needs in relation to Australian Curriculum and new senior syllabuses’.
Venue : The Sebel Pelican Waters, Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
24 ECA Ethics in Action : ... [Merimbula]
‘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 : Club Sapphire Merimbula, Merimbula, NSW.
24 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 1 day professional learning experience will help you develop your skills to deal with these difficult situations. 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’.
Venue : Ramada by Wyndham Brisbane Windsor, Windsor, Brisbane, Queensland.
24 New ! Little Scientists STEM Computer Science Workshop
‘Discover the concepts of computational thinking and learn how to “speak to a computer” by understanding how it works’.
Venue : Engadine Bowling Club, Engadine, NSW.
24-25 Applied Positive Psychology [Melbourne]
‘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 : Stamford Plaza Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
24-25 Differentiation Workshop [Brisbane]
‘Dr Carol Ann Tomlinson will share the basic principles of differentiation based on educational neuroscience research. Participants will learn how to effectively attend to individual and small-group needs while moving the whole class ahead in knowledge, understanding and skill’.
Venue : Rydges World Square Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
24-25 International Academic Conference on Development in Science and Technology [IACDST] 2019
Designed to ‘bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Development in Science and Technology. It also provides the premier interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners and educators’.
Venue : Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
24-25 International Conference on Humanities, Society and Culture [ICHSC] 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 Humanities, Society and Culture. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns’.
Venue : Taksim Pera Orient Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey.
24-25 International Conference on Knowledge and Education Technology [ICKET] 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 Knowledge and Education Technology. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns’.
Venue : Taksim Pera Orient Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey.
24-25 International Conference on Science, Social Science and Economics [IC3SE] 2019
Designed to ‘bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Development in Science, Social Science and Economics. It also provides the premier interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners and educators’.
Venue : Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
24-25 International Academic Conference on Language, Literature and Culture [ICLLC] 2019
Designed to ‘bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Development in Language, Literature and Culture. It also provides the premier interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners and educators’.
Venue : Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
24-25 Middle Years Learning Certificate Workshop [Melbourne]
‘Enable your staff to develop programs and structure learning experiences that cater to the specific needs of young adolescents in this hands-on workshop’.
Venue : Kingswood College, Box Hill, Victoria.
24-26 AACBTNational Conference 2019
‘This year’s conference brings together a community of cognitive and behavioural therapy professionals to share knowledge, ideas and awareness of innovations and important issues in this field. AACBT is committed to delivering an exciting scientific and workshop program to inspire the CBT community to continue advancing the field’.
Venue : The Playford, Adelaide, South Australia.
24-26 Asia-Pacific Conference on Mechanical and Industrial Engineering [APMIE] 2019
‘The conference will serve as an international forum for the presentation and exchange of technological advances and research results in the broad fields of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. The conference will bring together leading researchers, engineers and scientists in the domain of interest from around the world’.
Venue : Shanghai, China.
25 New ! Aspirant Leaders Program [Brisbane]
‘This Leadership Program is designed for teachers and leaders who are looking to improve and develop their leadership qualities. Whether you have you just landed your first leadership position, are considering a future in a leadership role, or have been in leadership for some time and need that spark, this workshop will support your growth and development as a leader. We will cover essential attributes and skills of effective leadership’.
Venue : Ramada by Wyndham Brisbane Windsor, Windsor, Brisbane, Queensland.
25 Spelling for Life [Melbourne]
‘Knowing how to spell requires four basic strands of knowledge : visual, morphological, phonological and etymological. Deciding which strand to apply and when is a formidable task for teachers. Uncovering the simplicity and science of spelling breaks the subject of spelling down into key topics’.
Venue : ACER, Camberwell, Melbourne, Victoria.
25 The AIS Languages Conference 2019
Languages - A Vital Resource for Australia. Experts providing a theoretical background on task-based language learning will be supported by teacher-presenters showcasing examples of effective tasks. Internationally renowned keynote speakers will provide a snapshot of the current status of Languages in schools at the state, national and international level and will forecast possible implications of government policy on the future of Languages’.
Venue : Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
25 The Critical Reflection Conference [Coffs Harbour]
‘This conference is designed to build educator’s capacity to understand what it means to critically reflect on practice. During the day, we will learn about what makes reflection critical; apply the principles of critical reflection to practice scenarios; think about how our own perspectives influence our curriculum decisions, and learn how to recognise them;’ and much more.
Venue : Opal Cove Resort, Coffs Harbour, NSW.
25-26 Global Leadership Summit 2019 [Perth]
‘The GLS is fresh, actionable and inspiring leadership content from a world-class faculty at a convenient location near you. Every year the GLS inspires and equips leaders with an incredible range of speakers who are leadership practitioners. Themes have included : Assembling an outstanding team, developing personal grit, creative problem solving, developing talent and exercising fearlessness in your leadership. GLS events are held via videocast, and this allows us to present the speaker sessions at a fraction of what it would cost you to see them in-person’.
Venue : Perth, Western Australia.
25-26 Teaching with Agility 2019
‘Teaching With Agility is designed to help you meet every student where they are in their own development, to teach the way each individual student learns, and to infuse their learning with future skills. Together with a roster of highly respected academics and individuals, plus case studies from agile, innovative schools, you will begin to unpack the Australian Curriculum: English, learn how to plan with agility, explore differentiation and diversity in the classroom, explore agility in practice [think integration and literacy across the curriculum], and focus on teaching practice that really works’.
Venue : Queensland Cricketers’ Club, Brisbane, Brisbane.
26 Kindergarten Union Annual Conference 2019
The Power of the Question. ‘The conference streams aim to provoke delegates to consider the power of the question as an imperative to creating an explorative attitude among children and educators. Delegates will be invited to consider the art of questioning to support inquiry-based teaching and learning and the birth of new ideas’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
26-28 International Conference on Foreign Language Education and Linguistics [FLEL2019] 2019
‘This Conference will cover issues on Foreign Language Education and Linguistics and other related topics. It dedicates to creating a stage for exchanging the latest research results and sharing the advanced research methods in related fields’.
Venue : Guilin Grand Link Hotel, Guilin, China.
27-30 24th Australian and NZ Prevocational Medical Education Forum 2019
Creative Disruption – Technology, People, Place. ‘What future careers in medicine will be changed by technology and robotics and how will this affect junior doctors and their training ? What technological innovations are already enhancing the work of junior doctors ? How is the context of internship changing and what innovations are already happening in rural, private and community environments ?’
Venue : QT Hotel, Canberra, ACT.
28 The First Annual Children and The Media Conference 2019
‘The Australian Council on Children and the Media [ACCM] and The Australian Council for Educational Leaders [ACEL] with the first Annual Children the Media National Conference combine to co-present a new 1 day national conference that brings these conversations, issues and research to the forefront of discussion across leaders, professionals, producers and policy makers’.
Venue : Sydney Masonic Centre, Sydney, NSW.
28-29 EdTechPosium 2019 - Place, Purpose, Possibilities
‘EdTechPosium is an educational technology conference that is held annually in Canberra and drawing EdTech enthusiasts from the ACT and surrounding regions to share, network, collaborate, and learn new ideas about enhancing education through technology. EdTechPosium welcomes participants from all sectors, including schools, government, private training providers, libraries, museums, galleries, vocational education, and higher education’.
Venue : Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.
28-29 RAILS 2019
‘Towards critical Information Research, Education and Practice’. Monitor for further information.
Venue : Canberra Campus, Charles Sturt University, Barton, ACT.
28-30 APRU - Vice Presidents for Research Meeting 2019
The theme is ‘Strategic Research Partnerships for Better and Sustainable Societies’. Program, registration, accommodation and other details available from the site.
Venue : Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.
28-31 iNACOL Symposium 2019
‘iNACOL’s annual conference is the industry’s leading event shaping the future of K-12 education. Experts, practitioners, educators, policymakers and researchers gather and work to transform education. This year’s theme is Shining a Light on the Future of Learning’.
Venue : Palm Springs Convention Centre, Palm Springs, California, USA.
28-31 International Conference on Education Technology and Computers [ICETC] 2019
‘Education technology and computers study to facilitate learning and improve performance by creating, using, and managing appropriate technological processes and resources with modern developed computer technologies. The focus of the conference is to gather scientists, engineers, educators and students of all nationalities by providing an excellent opportunity to exchange ideas and present the latest advancements in the fields’.
Venue : The Student Hotel Amsterdam City, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
28-31 Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo 2019
‘If your 2019 key initiatives include transforming organisational culture, improving productivity and efficiency, enhancing customer experience, growing revenue or powering digital transformation, Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™ 2019 will arm you with the data-driven insights, tools and practical advice needed to deliver a winning strategy’.
Venue : Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Broadbeach, Queensland.
28/10-1/11 9th World Alliance for Arts Education International Conference 2019
‘This conference is in Frankfurt, where the World Alliance for Arts Education will review UNESCO arts education policies and chart a plan for the next five years of action’.
Venue : Multiple sites, Frankfurt, Germany.
28/10-1/11 9th World Alliance for Arts Education International Conference 2019
International Society for Music Education. ‘In Frankfurt the focus is on evaluating the situation of arts education in formal education [schools] - quantity, quality, accessibility, models for arts co-operation etc.. Researchers and experts from national arts education associations are invited to contribute to the evaluation of diverse real situations, judge them and discuss strategic planning with UNESCO experts about next steps and aims for the next decade of arts education policy’.
Venue : Frankfurt, Germany.
28/10-1/11 NSW Primary Principals’ Association Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
28/10-3/11 Creating Infographics for Learning
‘In this workshop, you will learn how to locate, evaluate, and integrate infographics into your teaching, as well as explore the possibilities for creating infographics with your data. You will review the research behind what makes infographics so compelling, and why they are effective cognitive tools for communicating information and data’.
Venue : Asynchronous Workshop.
29 Adelaide State Conference [AHRI]
‘Gain practical tools to innovate and shape the HR landscape in your organisation; Embrace digital transformation and discover how it is changing workplaces; Learn about building and facilitating workplace well-being; Take the opportunity to learn the latest in contemporary HR practices and ideas, gain practical tools, and connect with HR peers and business leaders in your state’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia.
29 Curriculum innovation at its best
‘We will explore the importance of innovating the curriculum. Bringing the world in the classroom and sequencing lessons that teachers can span over a week involving inquiry based learning models with students leading their learning. Join this session and look at future ready ways to innovate the curriculum’. ACSA.
Venue : Webinar.
29 Dyslexia - What is it [& isn’t] and what to do next
‘In this workshop you will learn about the assessment and diagnosis of Dyslexia, the essential requirements of a Dyslexia or reading intervention and practical ways to support your students to learn to read. This course is suitable for primary and high school teachers [Early Stage One to Stage Four], learning support teachers and teacher’s aides ’.
Venue : Menai, Sydney, NSW.
29 Individual Learning Plans [ILP] - Planning and Development [2]
‘his 1-hour webinar will assist centres to meet their accountabilities regarding ILPs, increase understanding regarding what an ILP is, how to create long term and specific short-term objectives and understand what the overall planning cycle for the year may look like. This webinar will be repeated on the following date - Tuesday 29th October 2019’.
Venue : Webinar.
29-30 2019 Melbourne Water Kids Teaching Kids Conference
‘The 13th annual Melbourne Water Kids Teaching Kids Conference will allow students from Melbourne and regional Victorian schools to look at whole of catchment issues. Students from around Melbourne and Victoria will bring local stories about their environments to the Conference, after many months of research and planning with expert mentors’.
Venue : University of Melbourne and Collingwood Children’s Farm, Melbourne, Victoria.
29-30 Curriculum and Documentation Immersion Class
‘In 2019, we are bringing a unique experience to those wishing to go deeper in their thinking and to unpack in more detail these two critical components of quality practices. Bringing their wealth of experience and knowledge, Anthony and Kirsty will take you on a journey of transformation as they share their thinking, challenge the ways in which we have come to understand documentation and leave you inspired to change the world one teaching day at a time, one documentation at a time. This 2 day workshop is open to anyone interested in rethinking how they approach their work’.
Venue : Karstens Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
29-30 Higher Education Women’s Leadership Workshop 2019 [Brisbane]
‘Recognise your key unique strengths as a leader. Understand how to exercise leadership and the impact it has upon others. Gain an insight into alternative leadership styles that will enable you to maintain authenticity. Identify different techniques that will aid strategic communication and relationships’.
Venue : Cliftons Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
29-31 CEBIT Australia 2019
‘CEBIT Australia will bring together traditional technology specifiers and buyers along with the new breed f technology savvy professional whose roles have been rewritten by the disruptive forces of technology’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
29-31 Data Driven Evidence Based Teaching in Schools
‘The conference invites leaders from schools across Australia to gather and explore how to collect, manage and effectively analyse high quality data, develop whole of school strategies and engage teachers to ensure sustainable and long term improvements to student outcomes’.
Venue : Novotel Sydney Central, Sydney, NSW.
30 New ! Assessment and reasonable adjustments in Years 7–12 [QCAA]
‘This workshop will provide opportunities for participants to identify strategies for equity of access and reasonable adjustments for students in Years 7–12. Participants will explore assessment policy and expectations for adjustments for students with diverse needs in relation to Australian Curriculum and new senior syllabuses’.
Venue : Harrup Park Country Club, Mackay, Queensland.
30 Rethinking Behaviour : Whose Problem is it Really ? [Wodonga]
‘In many educational programs managing behaviour seems to take centre stage with very little opportunity to dedicate time to working productively with behaviours, or in fact, teaching children pro-social behaviour. Maybe it’s time to rethink behaviour and ask “whose problem is it really” ? This full day workshop will build educators’ capacity to work with some of the more challenging behaviours, with a greater sense of understanding and clear direction, moving towards positive outcomes’.
Venue : Quest Wodonga, Wodonga, Victoria.
30-31 I’m a new director so where do I start ? [Brisbane]
‘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 Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
30/10-1/11 New ! AusBiotech 2019
‘AusBiotech 2019 will bring together Australian and international biotech leaders and stakeholders for three days of education, skills building, and networking. The conference will create a forum to reflect on the sector’s achievements and exchange ideas on a range of topics to further advance the sector’s standing both nationally and globally’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
30/10-1/11 Global Leadership Summit 2019 [Hobart]
‘The GLS is fresh, actionable and inspiring leadership content from a world-class faculty at a convenient location near you. Every year the GLS inspires and equips leaders with an incredible range of speakers who are leadership practitioners. Themes have included : Assembling an outstanding team, developing personal grit, creative problem solving, developing talent and exercising fearlessness in your leadership. GLS events are held via videocast, and this allows us to present the speaker sessions at a fraction of what it would cost you to see them in-person’.
Venue : Hobart, Tasmania.
30/11-1/12 The 29th Annual ANZSLA Conference
‘The theme for the conference this year is Breaking Boundaries, and speakers have been asked to use this theme to challenge, inform and entertain. The conference programme will be kicked off by a keynote address by Lord Sebastian Coe centred on breaking boundaries during his time with the IAAF, and a range of presentations and panel discussions will follow about some of the most topical issues in sports law, including privacy and data protection, ethical decision making and athlete wellbeing’.
Venue : Crown Hotels, Perth, Western Australia.
30/11-1/12 The 31st Annual AAGE Graduate Recruitment & Development Conference
‘This year’s conference will provide you with a chance to consider your future direction and help you navigate a path to success. Over the last three decades we have developed a unique conference format that encourages the open sharing of knowledge and experience, which serves to elevate the graduate recruitment industry as an increasingly important, strategic part of a business. You can also learn about the latest innovations at the conference expo’.
Venue : Hilton Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
31 Ingenuity
‘Creating our technology future, Ingenuity is an interactive showcase of university student projects exploring real-life applications of engineering, computer and mathematical sciences’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
31/10-1/11 New ! GESSS 2019
‘GSA Earth Sciences Student Symposium. GESSS NSW provides a fantastic opportunity to engage with a variety of students in a range of disciplines under the umbrella term of Earth Science. These kinds of interdisciplinary meetings can foster collaboration and be a route of exposure to new areas of research. GESSS is a fantastic way of keeping students up to date with the state of the art research being carried out across the state ’.
Venue : Leighton Hall, University of New South Wales, Kensington, Sydney, NSW.
31/10-1/11 Service Improvement and Innovation in Tertiary Education Conference
‘The 2019 conference aims to encompass all aspects of innovation in tertiary education and capture the collaborative efforts we hope to nurture between industry, government and education providers to create the best outcomes for the tertiary education sector. This year’s conference will examine examples of innovation throughout the tertiary education sector as well as learnings which could be applied from other sectors’.
Venue : Woodward Conference Centre, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria.
31/10-3/11 The Asian Conference on Education 2019 [ACE2019]
‘The 2019 conference theme is Independence & Interdependence, and invites reflections on the desirability, extent and limits of our individual independence and autonomy, of that of our students, and of the institutions and structures within which we work, teach and learn’.
Venue : Toshi Centre Hotel, Tokyo, Japan.
31/10-5/11 27th International RECE Conference 2019
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA.

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November 2019
Date Event
1 Big Ideas from Reggio in Daily Practice [Adelaide]
‘In this full day session we will be exploring a number of big ideas from the schools of Reggio Emilia and how these might translate back into practice in a way which proclaim ‘doing Reggio’, but rather the influence Reggio can have and it’s interpretation back into your early childhood program’.
Venue : The Precinct Conference Centre [BioSA/TechInSA], Adelaide, South Australia.
1 CAA Annual Conference 2019
Please click here for the Conference flyer. Pre-conference activities are being held on Wednesday evening 30 October and Thursday 31 October’.
Venue : Dockside, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.
1 Exceeding the National Quality Standard Conference [Brisbane]
‘Services must now demonstrate all three exceeding themes for a standard in the National Quality Standard to be rated Exceeding NQS. This full day conference will help you to learn more about the exceeding themes and guide you in thinking about how you can provide evidence of how these themes are reflected in your practice. The conference is for educators, educational leaders, providers and managers of all services in scope of the National Quality Framework, including long day care services, outside school hours care services, preschools/kindergartens/prep, family day care services’.
Venue : Novotel Brisbane South Bank, South Brisbane, Queensland.
1 Hobart State Conference [AHRI]
‘Gain practical tools to innovate and shape the HR landscape in your organisation; Embrace digital transformation and discover how it is changing workplaces; Learn about building and facilitating workplace well-being; Take the opportunity to learn the latest in contemporary HR practices and ideas, gain practical tools, and connect with HR peers and business leaders in your state’.
Venue : Wrest Point, Sandy Bay, Tasmania.
1-2 Autism West Symposium 2019
‘A unique event in Western Australia, the fifth Symposium features inspiring local, national and international thought-leaders in the field, including those with lived experience. Presentations will include keynote and breakout sessions on a wide range of topics designed to inform, inspire and engage’.
Venue : Pan Pacific Perth, Perth, Western Australia.
1-2 Celebrate Reading National Conference 2019
‘Experience two days of inspiration and insights into quality Australian Literature at the Celebrate Reading National Conference, held in Fremantle, Western Australia. In 2019, the focus is on children’s literature. The conference suits teachers, librarians, writers, illustrators and literature enthusiasts’.
Venue : The Literature Centre, Fremantle, Western Australia.
1-2 Global Leadership Summit 2019 [Bundaberg]
‘The GLS is fresh, actionable and inspiring leadership content from a world-class faculty at a convenient location near you. Every year the GLS inspires and equips leaders with an incredible range of speakers who are leadership practitioners. Themes have included : Assembling an outstanding team, developing personal grit, creative problem solving, developing talent and exercising fearlessness in your leadership. GLS events are held via videocast, and this allows us to present the speaker sessions at a fraction of what it would cost you to see them in-person’.
Venue : Bundaberg, Queensland.
1-3 Craft Alive [Launceston]
‘Featuring both local and interstate craft experts, the show is packed full of the latest craft supplies, kits and equipment. CraftAlive  is a hands-on event. A chance to learn from world class specialists with interactive classes’.
Venue : Silverdome, Prospect, Tasmania.
1-4 JALT2019 [Japanese Association for Language Teaching]
‘As teachers and as learners, our beliefs play a key role in the kinds of action we take. JALT2019 offers an ideal opportunity for meaningful discussions and lively debates about better ways to have a positive impact on learning and teaching. Herein lies the core of the theme for this year – Teacher Efficacy, Learner Agency’.
Venue : WINC AICHI, Nagoya City, Aichi, Japan.
3-7 World Conference on Online Learning 2019
Transforming Lives and Societies. ‘Held every second year the World Conference is the largest and most prestigious international event exploring new open, online and flexible models of education’.
Venue : Convention Centre, Dublin, Ireland.
3-7 World Environmental Education Congress 2019
‘Congresses, held every two years, are the focal point in which all the actors of environmental education come together to present best practices, experiences, researches on methods and results of environmental education’.
Venue : TBC, Bangkok, Thailand.
4 New ! Assessment and reasonable adjustments in Years 7–12 [QCAA]
‘This workshop will provide opportunities for participants to identify strategies for equity of access and reasonable adjustments for students in Years 7–12. Participants will explore assessment policy and expectations for adjustments for students with diverse needs in relation to Australian Curriculum and new senior syllabuses’.
Venue : The Christie Conference Centre, Brisbane Central, Queensland.
4 ECUlture 2019
‘The conference theme is Celebrating an internationalised learning culture. Supporting international students to successfully engage in their learning and their university experience requires developing a whole-of-institution host culture for all students. Presentations from staff will include teaching and learning approaches that are underpinned by a holistic understanding of students, best practice research in teaching, learning and the student experience, and continual improvement based on robust evaluation and evidence’.
Venue : Edith Cowan University, Joondalup Campus, Joondalup, Western Australia.
4 Exceeding the National Quality Standard Conference [Sydney]
‘Services must now demonstrate all three exceeding themes for a standard in the National Quality Standard to be rated Exceeding NQS. This full day conference will help you to learn more about the exceeding themes and guide you in thinking about how you can provide evidence of how these themes are reflected in your practice. The conference is for educators, educational leaders, providers and managers of all services in scope of the National Quality Framework, including long day care services, outside school hours care services, preschools/kindergartens/prep, family day care services’.
Venue : Metro Aspire Hotel, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW.
4 New ! International Conference on English Learning and Teaching
‘ICELT is for broad logical discourse, both intra-and interdisciplinary, among universities, colleges, academicians and department personnel through an assortment of distinguished addresses, plenary sessions, workshops, symposiums, oral and poster introductions, Virtual/Video presentations and Webinars’.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
4 New ! International Conference on Mathematics, Statistics and Applied Science
‘ICMASTAS is for broad logical discourse, both intra-and interdisciplinary, among universities, colleges, academicians and department personnel through an assortment of distinguished addresses, plenary sessions, workshops, symposiums, oral and poster introductions, Virtual/Video presentations and Webinars’.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
4 Minds on Fire
‘This masterclass is designed for leaders who seek to embed critical and creative practices in their schools. Target Audience : Principals and senior executive’.
Venue : AISNSW, Sydney, NSW.
4 Women in Leadership [CEDA]
‘Gather your colleagues and guests for this Women in Leadership series event in Queensland, which in 2019 presents leaders working to ensure Australia’s institutions are strong, collaborative and reflect us all’. Key speaker is Ita Buttrose.
Venue : Hilton Hotel Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
4-5 Positive Leadership [Sydney]
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 : Sir Stamford at Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW.
4-6 Inspiring The Next Generation - EduTECH Asia 2019
‘The conference is for those serious about teaching and delivering education that is relevant in the 21st century. This conference comprises of inspirational keynotes from across the world, pioneering educators and technology leaders. Workshops and tours. 120 edtech exhibitors’.
Venue : Suntec Singapore, Singapore.
4-7 E-Learn - World Conference on E-Learning
I‘E-Learn provides a unique forum for education and training professionals to discuss the latest research, development, applications, issues, and strategies, to explore new technologies, and to identify solutions for today’s challenges related to online learning’.
Venue : New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
4-7 International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries [ICADL] 2019
Digital Libraries at Cross-Roads of Digital Information for the Future – Connecting Data, Technologies and People in Different Domains. ICADL 2019 is planned as a forum for researchers to exchange ideas and discuss together across domains for innovative digital information environment for the future’.
Venue : Sunway Putra Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
4-10 Creating YouTube Videos for Teaching & Learning
‘Learn how to navigate through the Creator Studio in YouTube as well as organise video content to support your instructional goals in just about any classroom environment. In this collaborative learning environment, you will learn to create a video, determine the best licensing and privacy settings, implement an interactive component to the video and manage closed captioning for accessibility purposes’.
Venue : Asynchronous Workshop.
4-10 Designing a Flipped Classroom
‘Flipped learning is a model of teaching in which the more passive learning activities such as watching lectures, happen outside of the classroom, saving more in-person class time for interactive activities. In this workshop, you will explore different flipped design models and the educational benefits of the flipped design. You will gain a deeper understanding of how to implement this strategy into your own teaching’.
Venue : Asynchronous Workshop.
5 ANSTO Teacher Professional Development Day [Tasmania]
‘Access a number of syllabus-focused educational resources to teach areas of the Year 9 Science curriculum and Year 12 Physics. Hear from prominent scientists, learn about Australia’s capabilities in nuclear science, participate in workshops and receive new educational resources’.
Venue : University of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania.
5 New ! Effective Pedagogy — High Impact Strategies [Canberra]
‘Based on the credible research of Professor John Hattie and the Visible Learning team, Dr Robert Marzano, founder of The Art and Science of Teaching, and Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey’s structured teaching approach, this workshop will explore a range of different teaching strategies that you can implement in the context of your class, that actually work. This is a fabulous workshop and will inspire you to build on what you already do well, network with other passionate teachers and try new strategies to grow as a professional’.
Venue : AFL Community Room, Phillip, ACT.
5 Empowerment through Entrepreneurship
‘In this session participants will explore how entrepreneurial learning can empower students to apply their creativity and talents to add value to the lives of other. If you are interested in developing opportunities for students to become entrepreneurially-minded in your schools and programs’ then this would be worthwhile for you.
Venue : Webinar [Esther Hill, All Saints’ College WA].
5 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, Newtown, Sydney, NSW.
5 Rethinking Behaviour : Whose Problem is it Really ? [Canberra]
‘In many educational programs managing behaviour seems to take centre stage with very little opportunity to dedicate time to working productively with behaviours, or in fact, teaching children pro-social behaviour. Maybe it’s time to rethink behaviour and ask “whose problem is it really” ? This full day workshop will build educators’ capacity to work with some of the more challenging behaviours, with a greater sense of understanding and clear direction, moving towards positive outcomes’.
Venue : Mantra on Northbourne, Canberra, ACT.
5-6 International Conference on Human Computing, Education and Information Management System [ICHCEIMS] 2019
The conference ‘provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to resent and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Human Computing, Education and Information Management System’.
Venue : San Francisco, California, USA.
5-6 New ! World Conference on Teacher Education
‘The main focus of conference is to improve the Teacher Education, accelerate the translation of leading edge discovery at research level and promote international scientific cooperation, debate and exchange. The program relies on a wide range of challenges and issues in the field of Teacher Education which will weave through the Plenary Speakers, Keynote Speakers, Distinguished Lecturers and Industrial Personnel along with the poster sessions’.
Venue : Sage Hotel Adelaide, South Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia.
5-7 2019 The 3rd International Conference on Education and E-Learning [ICEEL] 2019
‘CEEL 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 Education and E-learning, 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 in Education and E-learning and related areas’.
Venue : University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.
5-8 ANZAPPL 2019 Annual Congress
‘The theme is Collaboration and Challenges Across the Global South. We are very pleased to be co-hosting with The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists’.
Venue : TBC, Singapore.
5-8 LIME Connection VIII
‘This years theme is Pouhine Poutama : Embedding Indigenous Health Education. The conference will encourage strengths based presentations relating to Indigenous health teaching and learning, curriculum development and research; community engagement; and the recruitment and graduation of Indigenous students in the health professions’.
Venue : Christchurch, Aotearoa/New Zealand.
6 Aboriginal perspectives in early childhood education : But where do I begin ? [Brisbane]
‘In this workshop Aunty Denise Proud and Anthony Semann will engage in respectful dialogue with learners to unpack some of the misconceptions that exist about integrating Aboriginal perspectives into the curriculum and explore what this might mean in a practical way with children. This workshop is based on respect not judgement. We will learn together as we explore what we know, what we want to know and how we might come to know more’.
Venue : Karstens Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
6 New ! Coaching and Mentoring [Canberra]
‘Current research shows us that supporting the professional growth of our teachers by facilitating pedagogical dialogue and providing effective feedback will have significant benefits for our students. Discover how to maximise the experience of both being coached, and being a coach’.
Venue : AFL Community Room, Phillip, ACT.
6 Engaging with Families
‘Learn the importance of engaging families and the community to build authentic relationships. One of the key components of quality practice is developing trusting partnerships with families. In this workshop, learn how to place the development of these partnerships at the heart of your day-to-day practice and gain practical advice’.
Venue : Erskineville, Sydney, NSW.
6 New ! FemeTech Revolution for Women in Technology & Business
‘This is no ordinary conference for women in technology and business. Join our keynote speakers as they speak of their experiences as women in business and leadership. Over 2 massive days, you will have the opportunity to Explore, Experience, Elevate and Evolve. Stay relevant, in a landscape that is ever changing, ever evolving’.
Venue : Hilton Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
6 Managing Difficult Conversations
‘This workshop is an opportunity to learn how to secure productive outcomes from conflict with practical tips and techniques for better conversations. Difficult conversations might remain difficult, but the workshop gives you the know-how to manage them with understanding, skill, poise and confidence. Bring along your own experiences and challenges and we’ll work together to create strategies to move forward with those difficult conversations’.
Venue : VET Development Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
6 New ! What’s new in VOCEDplus
‘Whether you’re new to VOCEDplus or a long-time user, this webinar will cover some exciting new updates and additions to the database, including the VET Practitioner Resource, the Landmark historical overviews, and our new look homepage’.
Venue : Webinar.
6-7 Building Your Leadership Capacity
‘A core skill is the ability of leaders to mentor and coach their teams and team members across a range of areas including pedagogical practice. Some have more natural ability in this area than others, but all will benefit from this practical and hands-on opportunity to build their knowledge and develop their skills as mentors and coaches. ACEL has developed a two-day workshop, designed to be directly applicable to leaders and their needs’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
6-7 New ! The Business of Learning Online Conference 2019
‘The Business of Learning Online Conference is set to provide you with the knowledge to succeed in a constantly changing business environment. Learn how to overcome the biggest challenges L & D face today, how best to align learning solutions with the business, how to build and lead a learning team, and how to show the value of L & D efforts’.
Venue : Online Conference.
6-8 2019 ASID Conference
The journey to a good life - Taking Control. ‘This conference is a gathering of the Australasia’s leading experts in the sector. The program will highlight emerging research and trends in the field’.
Venue : Hilton Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.
6-8 Australasian Leadership Computing Symposium 2019
‘ALCS 2019 will be Australasia’s research supercomputing users’ forum, as well as a flagship promotion of high-performance computing and high-performance data in Australasia. It will be a gathering of scientists from five key computational science disciplines in Australasia - astronomy, genomics, geosciences, climate and weather and materials science’.
Venue : Australian Academy of Science, Canberra, ACT.
6-8 CIEE Annual Conference 2019
Opening Doors to Increase Diversity in Study Abroad. ‘As educators, we are called upon to ensure today’s students become tomorrow’s diverse and interculturally-savvy employees and leaders. Study abroad can make that happen. Join us to discuss approaches for reframing global education and developing scholarship structures designed to make study abroad a reality for all students’.
Venue : Marriott New York Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn, New York, USA.
7 New ! 10 Technology Tools To Promote Active Learning & Engagement
‘This presentation reviews ten technologies that can be integrated into the classroom to increase student engagement, create interactive lectures, facilitate classroom assessment techniques, and foster active learning. For each technology, we will explore pedagogical applications and considerations for implementation’.
Venue : Webinar.
7 New ! Amazing Teams : A Dream ? A Reality? Or Just Some Story Someone Made Up ? [Sydney]
‘We are often asked the following questions - How do you get everyone on the same page ? How can I motivate my team ? How do I deal with the stragglers ? In this professional learning program we will be exploring this and much, much, more’.
Venue : Flour Mill Studios, Newtown, Sydney, NSW.
7 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 1 day professional learning experience will help you develop your skills to deal with these difficult situations. 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’.
Venue : AFL Community Room, Phillip, ACT.
7 Multilingual Storyboxes in the Early Childhood classroom
‘Teachers will be introduced to significant aspects of EAL/D pedagogy and the value of stories as vehicles for language and literacy development, especially when accompanied by opportunities to respond playfully to multilingual texts. Reference will be made to appropriate curriculum outcomes. The purpose of “multilingual storyboxes” will then be explored’.
Venue : Camdenville Public School, Newtown, NSW.
7-8 New ! 2019 Melbourne Mechanobiology Symposium
‘This two-day symposium aims to provide an opportunity for interdisciplinary networking and collaboration. Topics will address the recent advances on the role of mechanical forces in cellular physiology, their clinical implications as well as emerging methods and techniques’.
Venue : RMIT University Building 98, Activator [City campus], Melbourne, Victoria.
7-8 Applied Positive Psychology [Sydney]
‘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 : Sir Stamford at Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW.
7-8 CAULLT Conference Brisbane 2019
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland.
7-8 Contemporary approaches to Research in Mathematics, Science, Health and Environmental Education Symposium
‘The symposium will focus on practical and theoretical aspects of research methodology. It follows highly successful symposia held annually, in which methodological techniques and issues [such as socio-cultural perspectives, productive use of quantitative data, collaborative practitioner research designs and analysing discourse] have been discussed in a lively, informal setting. It is expected that academic researchers, teachers and higher degree by research [HDR] students will gain from the symposium’.
Venue : Deakin Downtown, Docklands, Melbourne, Victoria.
7-9 Annual Conference for Middle Level Education 2019
‘Topics will include Assessment, Bullying/School Safety, Classroom Management, Curriculum, Differentiated Instruction, Health/Wellness/Guidance, Middle School Concept, Research, School Culture/Climate, Special Education/Inclusion, Teaching, Technology, Young Adolescent Development’ and many more.
Venue : Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
7-10 NAGC 66th Annual Convention
‘Join us as a community of K-12 and university professionals, parents, advocates, and others learn best practices for educating and nurturing gifted children from all backgrounds. Gain both valuable information and inspiration through 200+ content rich sessions’.
Venue : Albuquerque Convention Centre, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
8 New ! Aspirant Leaders Program [Canberra]
‘This Leadership Program is designed for teachers and leaders who are looking to improve and develop their leadership qualities. Whether you have you just landed your first leadership position, are considering a future in a leadership role, or have been in leadership for some time and need that spark, this workshop will support your growth and development as a leader. We will cover essential attributes and skills of effective leadership’.
Venue : AFL Community Room, Phillip, ACT.
8 New ! 2019 GSA Earth Sciences Student Symposium
‘Showcasing the best of South Australia’s Earth Science student Research’.
Venue : Bradley Forum, UniSA City West Campus, Adelaide, South Australia.
8 The explicit teaching of Writing F-6
‘This workshop will address the strands of Language, Literature and Literacy from the AC:E with direct references to NSW Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum English K-10. Participants will gain knowledge of grammar at clause, sentence and whole text level; understand the features of effective writing; understand the different literacy demands made in different subject areas; learn how to teach writing explicitly;’ and more.
Venue : Cannon Hill State School, Cannon Hill, Queensland.
8-9 New ! ATOM Qld 2019 State Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Bond University, Varsity Lakes, Gold Coast, Queensland.
8-9 Global Leadership Summit 2019 [Mildura]
‘The GLS is fresh, actionable and inspiring leadership content from a world-class faculty at a convenient location near you. Every year the GLS inspires and equips leaders with an incredible range of speakers who are leadership practitioners. Themes have included : Assembling an outstanding team, developing personal grit, creative problem solving, developing talent and exercising fearlessness in your leadership. GLS events are held via videocast, and this allows us to present the speaker sessions at a fraction of what it would cost you to see them in-person’.
Venue : Mildura, Victoria.
8-10 ASCD Conference on Educational Leadership
Resilient Schools in Action. ‘For education leaders at every level, in every role, looking to transform intentions into targeted strategies for high-performing schools that achieve more for students, staff, districts, and communities. Explore sessions that will help you Cultivate school safety, Foster a healthy climate, Raise student performance and trust, Instil the mindset of equity and respect for identity and Achieve connections to one another and the entire education community’. Pre-Conference Institutes on Thursday, November 7.
Venue : National Harbor, Maryland, Washington DC Metro Area, USA.
9 New ! Children’s Behaviour Masterclass [Adelaide]
Phoenix Support For Educators. ‘Join us for a powerful day to re-think and re-frame the role of teachers and educators in supporting children’s emerging social competence. This event will flex your thinking, question your knowing, and change your practice forever’.
Venue : Mercure Grosvenor Hotel, Adelaide, South Australia.
9-10 International Conference on Engineering & Technology, Computer, Basic & Applied Sciences [ECBA] 2019
‘The conference will cover vital issues in Engineering and Technology, Computer, Basic and Applied Sciences Research and Practice under multiple sub-themes. The aim of our conference is to support, encourage and provide a platform for networking, sharing, publishing and nurturing the potential growth of individual scholars across the globe’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Potts Points, Sydney, NSW.
10-13 Acoustics 2019
‘​With it’s theme of Sound Decisions : Moving Forward with Acoustics, Acoustics 2019 will host technical and plenary sessions on a range of topics, with major streams including environmental acoustics and planning, transportation noise, building acoustics and amenity. The conference will appeal to acoustic consultants, academics and students, legislators and authorities, and other related disciplines’.
Venue : RACV Cape Schanck Resort, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria.
11 New ! Children’s Behaviour Masterclass [Perth]
Phoenix Support For Educators. ‘Join us for a powerful day to re-think and re-frame the role of teachers and educators in supporting children’s emerging social competence. This event will flex your thinking, question your knowing, and change your practice forever’.
Venue : Mercure Hotel Perth, Perth, Western Australia.
11 New ! Differentiating for the Gifted/Highly Abled Student
‘This workshop will investigate the following questions - What does it mean to be gifted ? Are there different types of giftedness ? How can we differentiate the curriculum to cater for them ? and What opportunities can we offer beyond the classroom ?’.
Venue : Club Kilsyth, Bayswater North, Victoria.
11 New ! Foundations of Teaching Sprints
‘This workshop provides school and teacher leaders with a thorough understanding of the Teaching Sprints approach to collaborative teacher professional learning. Participants will be introduced to the Teaching Sprints process and leave equipped with the knowledge of what makes for successful team and school implementation’.
Venue : Sydney Masonic Conference Centre, Sydney, NSW.
11 New ! International Conference on Applied Mathematics and Science [ICAMS] 2019
‘We welcome all scientists, scholars, students, industrialists to attend and explore their knowledge in the field of Applied Mathematics and Science. This conference is an amalgamation of industrialists and academia where they can gear up knowledge in the field of bacteriology’.
Venue : Rendezvous Hotel Perth Central, Perth, Western Australia.
11 Literacy and Learning in Kindergarten [Perth]
‘Kindergarten is a period of huge potential learning. Kindergarten learning is optimised when an ‘early childhood’ approach is balanced with explicit instruction. This seminar explores’ a wide range of topics as listed on the site.
Venue : PLD Literacy and Learning [Perth], Perth, Western Australia.
11 New ! Programming and the Planning Cycle
‘oughtful and reflective processes of assessment and planning underpin quality practice. In this workshop, gain an in-depth understanding of what this looks like. Unpack the regulatory requirements for documentation in early education and care settings’.
Venue : Blacktown, Sydney, NSW.
11-12 International Conference on Stress and Mental Health
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
11-13 2019 EFMD Executive Development Conference
The theme of the conference is ‘Transforming the Practice of Learning - Leveraging Partnerships. This conference is a unique forum to foster discussion and connection between corporate and business school professionals’.
Venue : University of Navarra, Barcelona, Spain.
11-13 AAIR 2019 – [Institutional Research : The Devil is in the Detail]
‘The Forum program is guaranteed to challenge and excite as specialists share their rich experience, discuss key topics and strategise in response to an ever-changing higher education sector. Themes encourage speakers to think about and question the value of higher education and research and the ever-changing role of the institutional researcher’.
Venue : Wrest Point, Hobart, Tasmania.
11-13 Australasian Laboratory Management Conference 2019
‘Australasian Laboratory Managers Association and Science Industry Australia are proud to present the Australasian Laboratory Management Conference 2019. Please mark the following details in your calendar for what is sure to be an exciting even’.
Venue : Rosehill Gardens, Sydney, NSW.
11-13 International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation [ICERI2019]
‘ICERI is one of the largest international education conferences for lecturers, researchers, technologists and professionals from the educational sector. 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 educational innovations’.
Venue : Barceló Renacimiento Hotel, Seville, Spain.
11-13 International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Science Studies [ICISSS] 2019
‘The overall objective of ICISSS is to provide a platform and stimulate discussion on key interdisciplinary social science issues affecting law, international relations, business management, psychology, criminology, sociology, education, culture and communication. ICISSS provides an opportunity for academics, practitioners, consultants, scholars, researchers and policy makers with different backgrounds and experience to present their papers in the conference and exchange and share their experiences, new ideas and research results, as well as discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted’.
Venue : University of Oxford, St Anne’s College, Oxford, United Kingdom.
11-13 The Fifth International Conference on Science, Engineering & Environment [SEE2019]
The conference ‘aims to provide with great opportunities to share common interests and ideal academic platform for researchers, scientists, engineers and practitioners to present their latest research results, ideas, developments and applications in all areas of Engineering, Natural Sciences and Environment’.
Venue : Swissotel Le Concorde, Bangkok, Thailand.
11-14 IMECE® International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition®
This ‘is ASME’s largest research and development conference focused primarily on mechanical engineering, but encompasses perspectives from many engineering disciplines. IMECE is THE place for you to present your technical research and expertise, while also learning from and connecting with thousands of your peer researchers on a global level’. Committee Meetings and Special Events : November 8 – 14, and Exhibition : November 10 – 13, 2019.
Venue : Calvin L Rampton Salt Palace Convention Centre, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
12 Engaging Students with Low Level English Skills
‘Students who are struggling with English in the classroom can become disengaged and lose confidence in their abilities. In this practical workshop, we will explore best practice strategies for developing literacy skills and engaging learners in the classroom. Covering the essential components of literacy, you’ll be invited to share your own experiences and strategies and learn more skills to add to your professional literacy toolkit’.
Venue : VET Development Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
12 Literacy and Learning in Pre-Primary 2019 [Perth]
‘The Pre-Primary school year is a complicated year level to teach. Students can achieve within this crucial year, if educators are knowledgeable about how children acquire early literacy skills. This seminar explores’ a wide range of topics as listed on the above page.
Venue : PLD Literacy and Learning [Perth], Perth, Western Australia.
12 The Critical Reflection Conference [Sunshine Coast]
‘Critical reflection is a key feature of the National Quality Framework, as it strongly influences quality in education and care settings, and contributes to ongoing quality improvement. Educators who understand how to critically reflect on practice are able to identify areas for practice improvement and contribute to improved learning and development outcomes for children. This conference is designed to build educator's capacity to understand what it means to critically reflect on practice’.
Venue : Maroochydore Surf Club, Maroochydore, Queensland.
12 The joy of exploring ethical issues together
‘Step inside a classroom at Hillbrook and see what philosophical inquiry looks like at the proverbial ‘chalkface’. Elements of philosophical inquiry [stimulus, raising questions, communities of inquiry, etc.] will be foregrounded as they unfold in the classroom. The session will include reflections and perspectives of teachers and students’.
Venue : Webinar [Hillbrook Anglican School Brisbane].
12 New ! Engaging Students with Low Level English Skills
‘As teachers, we can provide strategies for targeted support and sound teaching practice for students who are struggling with their writing, speaking and comprehension of English in the classroom. In this practical workshop, we will explore best practice strategies for developing literacy skills and engaging learners in the classroom’.
Venue : VET Development Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
12 New ! Improving Writing Instruction Across the Curriculum 7-12 [Inverell]
‘A course for teachers from across the curriculum that : Helps teachers gain more confidence in writing instruction; Gives teachers the tools to effectively teach and respond to student writing; Assists teachers to improve the writing outcomes of less able students and get more out of their top students’.
Venue : Inverell RSM Club, Inverell, NSW.
12-13 23rd International Conference on Teaching, Education & Learning [ICTEL] 2019
‘New ideas, innovations, theoretical, methodological and empirical knowledge, and problem-solving techniques in the following disciplines, themes and areas of education including Accreditation, Arts & Humanities, Blended Education, Business Education, Contemporary Issues in Education, Curriculum; Distance Education, Educational Leadership, E-Learning’ and more.
Venue : The National University of Singapore Society [NUSS], Singapore.
12-14 2nd International Conference on Well-being in Education Systems
‘The 2nd edition of the International Conference on Well-being in Education Systems aims at orienting the scientific debate towards a new perspective: well-being as an individual and social resource, well-being as a necessary prerequisite to achieve educational objectives, well-being as a tool of equity and inclusion. Following the lead of the first edition, the Conference wishes to bring together teachers, researchers and practitioners to foster a debate where theory meets practice’.
Venue : Locarno, Switzerland.
12-14 Communicating the Arts [Sydney]
‘300 high-calibre international professionals from the visual and performing arts will gather to network, engage in stimulating conversations and rethink their institution’s model and communication. Hear from directors, communication and marketing specialists, engagement experts and entrepreneurs as we share best practices from all over the world’. Formerly known as Communicating the Museum.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
12-14 New ! MobiQuitous 2019
International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services. All other details from registration to program details can be found on the site.
Venue : Hilton Houston Plaza/Medical Centre, Houston, Texas, USA.
13 New ! Improving Writing Instruction Across the Curriculum 7-12 [Tamworth]
‘A course for teachers from across the curriculum that : Helps teachers gain more confidence in writing instruction; Gives teachers the tools to effectively teach and respond to student writing; Assists teachers to improve the writing outcomes of less able students and get more out of their top students’.
Venue : West Tamworth League Club, Tamworth West, NSW.
13 Rethinking Behaviour : Whose Problem is it Really ? [Newcastle]
‘In many educational programs managing behaviour seems to take centre stage with very little opportunity to dedicate time to working productively with behaviours, or in fact, teaching children pro-social behaviour. Maybe it’s time to rethink behaviour and ask “whose problem is it really” ? This full day workshop will build educators’ capacity to work with some of the more challenging behaviours, with a greater sense of understanding and clear direction, moving towards positive outcomes’.
Venue : Noah’s on the Beach Hotel, Newcastle, NSW.
13 Understanding Children’s Behaviour [North Sydney]
‘Let us support you on your journey to understanding and guiding children’s behaviour. Together we will dive deeply into the diverse reason why children behave the way they do. You will be empowered to Understand influences on children’s behaviour; Empower children with self-regulation skills; Gain practical strategies; Seek appropriate support; Focus on your own actions and wellbeing and Approach children’s behaviour from a positive mindset’.
Venue : North Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
13-14 Higher Education Women&’s Leadership Workshop 2019 [Sydney]
‘Clear and practical strategies for enhanced leadership capability & career success in Higher Education. Recognise your key unique strengths as a leader; Understand how to exercise leadership & the impact it has upon others; Gain an insight into alternative leadership styles that will enable you to maintain authenticity; and Identify different techniques that will aid strategic communication & relationships’.
Venue : Cliftons Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
13-15 19th International ACTS Conference
&Information including that for registration, accommodation, scholarships, media material, a call for proposals and more from the site. There are also links to related sites on specific aspects of the conference.
Venue : The University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.
13-15 Asia Pacific Conference for Deans and Directors 2019
‘Experts speakers from around the world, from leading corporate organisations to your fellow Business Schools, will join us to inspire collaboration, facilitate debate and share personal and professional experiences’.
Venue : University of Electronic Science and Technology of China [UESTC]. Chengdu, China.
13-15 New ! 50th Symposium - Australian Academy of the Humanities
‘The Academy’s 50th annual Symposium will explore the human dynamics by which the future has been imagined and brought into being; ask whether we can humanise the digital future; how we can build smart cultural cities; and consider prospects for the human, and the post-human, in our current epoch, the Anthropocene’.
Venue : Multiple Venues, South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland.
13-15 International Conference on Education and Learning [ICEL2019]
‘The main objective is to provide a platform for researchers, academicians, practitioners, as well as industrial professionals from all over the world to present their research results and development activities in the fields of Education and Learning. This conference provides opportunities for the delegates to exchange new ideas and application experiences face to face, to establish business or research relations and to find global partners for future collaboration’.
Venue : Beijing Conference Centre, Beijing, China.
13-15 National Library and Information Technicians’ Symposium 2019
‘The symposium will provide an opportunity for library technicians from around Australia to meet together in the formal setting of a structured program, to hear prominent members of the profession, as well as their peers, speak and debate contemporary issues relating to the profession, professionalism and library work in genera’.
Venue : Victoria University City Convention Centre and Box Hill Institute City Campus, Melbourne, Victoria.
13-15 The IAU 2019 International Conference
‘The conference is dedicated to Transforming Higher Education for the Future. At a time of rapid technological, social, economic and political changes worldwide, IAU believes that it is important to rethink the future of higher education and find viable ways of moving forward for all. The conference will be an opportunity for Members, partners and the wider higher education community to come together and exchange ideas, reflect on the most pressing questions, reconnect and form new partnership’.
Venue : Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla [BUAP], Puebla, Mexico.
13-16 World Engineering Education Forum [WEEF] 2019
‘This is the largest engineering education gathering in the world and brings together a large number of stakeholders, including engineering educators, leaders, students, industry, governmental organisations, non-governmental organisations, etc., to learn, share, and build fruitful and long-term collaborations. The conference theme is Disruptive Engineering Education for sustainable development’.
Venue : Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai, India.
14 APEC University Leaders Forum
‘The forum will focus on the theme Women in Digital Society drawn from the overarching theme for APEC Chile 2019. More specifically, it will discuss the role of women, new opportunities for leadership and the predicted impact of technological developments on gender and society within the region’. APRU.
Venue : University of Chile, Santiago, Chile.
14 New ! Front-Line Customer Service : Supporting Students On The Autism Spectrum
‘This session will give front line workers practical and applicable ideas on how to best support students who may need them to communicate in a new way or who may need support in handling difficult tasks or situations. Great customer service means that front line staff are aware and prepared to be supportive and inclusive to all students’.
Venue : Online Webinar.
14 Teacher Wellbeing
‘ACEL brings you this one-day workshop, previously offered by PAI, where teachers can gain a shared understanding of what wellbeing really means and strategies to support them to take immediate action. Teacher Wellbeing also covers how to plan for the long term and how to achieve a positive approach to their work’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
14-15 Updated ! Australian Council of Graduate Research Meeting 2 2019
‘Themes of this meeting will include assessing the effectiveness of end-user engagement activities and initiatives, digital literacy for research candidates and graduates, PhD student identities - who they are and who they may become, internationalising the PhD and international PhDs - getting the mix right and report from and engaging with the Department of Education’.
Venue : Aspire Event Centre, University of Wollongong Innovation Campus, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW.
14-15 Innovation in Language Learning
‘The objective of the Innovation in Language Learning Conference is to promote transnational cooperation and share good practice in the field of language teaching and learning. The Conference is an excellent opportunity for the presentation of previous and current projects in the language field as well’.
Venue : Grand Hotel Mediterraneo, Florence, Italy.
14-15 New ! International Conference on Applied Science, Mathematics and Statistics [ICASMS-19]
‘This two days is your best opportunity to reach the largest assemblage of participants from academia, students, researchers and industrial professionals. We will give you the opportunity to gain insights and meet the people who are driving innovation across the field of Applied Science, Mathematics and Statistics from all over the world. Sessions discussed at the event will challenge you to think big, question and discover, break boundaries and redefine, be challenged and inspired’.
Venue : ibis Melbourne Little Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria.
14-16 Association for the Study of Higher Education Conference [ASHE] 2019
The Will To Reimagine The Study Of Higher Education. ‘More than 40 years into this project, it is time to reimagine the study of higher education. At the conference, more than 1 500 faculty, students, researchers, scholars, and practitioners will come together to consider what it takes to reimagine the study of higher education’. Pre-Conference : November 13-14.
Venue : The Hilton Portland Downtown, Portland, Oregon, USA.
14-16 New ! Best Practice in Regional Study Hubs Symposium 2019
‘Regional Study Hubs are a vital resource in supporting regional students–delivering access to campus-like facilities in regional and remote areas; educational support; technology; and most importantly, a network of fellow students. We invite the RSH community and stakeholders together to discuss best practice in this field, including supporting students for success, governance, university partnerships and best practice case studies’.
Venue : Cooma, NSW.
14-16 CEN National Governance Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
14-16 Voices in Action - Nothing About Us, Without Us
‘The conference theme sums up perfectly what children and young people tell CREATE – that too often their voices are overlooked when what they want is a strong voice in the system, especially considering the system exists for their benefit. The Voices in Action conference is a unique opportunity to elevate the voices of children and young people – because without the insight of these young leaders our out-of-home care systems in Australia won’t be effective’.
Venue : Melbourne,Zoo, Melbourne, Victoria.
15 New ! Challenging and Extending Talented Students across the Curriculum
‘Hundreds of ways to challenge your best and brightest! Connect them to the world. Tease their brains. Solve real world problems. Get philosophical. Organise personal learning quests. Learn and apply objective thinking skills. Is that ethical (dilemmas to bust their mind)? Unlock their creativity by designing puzzles and games. Test their general knowledge. Push their personal presentation skills. Competitions and resources that will unlock your students’ potential’.
Venue : Karstens Conference Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
16 Moving beyond activities : How to make project work with children happen [Perth]
‘Participants will gain a further understanding in How to begin; Different approaches to project work; The variable and flexible frameworks of projects; How to make project work part of every day practice; Planning for projects; Learning environments and materials that support inquiry and invite children to think deeply; The role of the teacher in guiding children’s learning; Documenting and making learning visible from both an individual and group perspective; and The process of children co-constructing knowledge and meaning making’ plus much more.
Venue : Wollaston Conference Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
17 Science Alive ! [Mt Gambier]
‘Science Alive ! is one of the largest interactive science exhibitions in Australia, and brings together the big names in science and technology. We’ll have exhibitors providing hands-on fun that is interactive, dynamic, fun, and educational for all ages’.
Venue : Main Corner Complex, Mount Gambier, South Australia.
17-19 11th Asian Conference on Machine Learning [ACML] 2019
‘The conference aims to provide a leading international forum for researchers in machine learning and related fields to share their new ideas, progress and achievements. Submissions from regions other than the Asia-Pacific are also highly encouraged’.
Venue : WINC AICHI, Nagoya, Japan.
18 New ! Community Colleges Australia 2019 Annual Conference
‘This year’s conference theme is Expanding Possibilities, with a focus on how Australia’s not-for-profit community education providers are expanding how they serve their communities, in education, training and community services’.
Venue : The Stamford Plaza, Brisbane, Queensland.
18 New ! International Conference on English Learning And Teaching [ICELT-19]
The conference ‘aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange 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’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
18-19 2019 Health and PE Masterclasses
‘The Health Masterclass will be held on the 18 November at the University of Queensland, Brisbane. The PE Masterclass will be held on the 19 November at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane’.
Venue : University of Queensland and Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland.
18-19 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 : TBC, Singapore.
18-19 International Conference on Languages, Literature and Linguistics [ICLLL] 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 Languages, Literature and Linguistics. 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, Singapore.
18-19 International Conference on Transnational Education and Learning [ICTEL] 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 Transnational Education and 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 : TBC, Singapore.
18-19 New ! Visible Learning Symposium : Darwin
‘Designed for school leaders and teachers who are seeking to embed the latest research into how to further understand, evaluate and maximise impact on learning. Key questions that underpin the day include, What are the characteristics of a culture of impact ? How do you define ‘impact’ in your school ? In what ways do you know, understand and maximise it ? How do you know that you are having a positive impact on all of your learners ?’ and many more.
Venue : Hilton Darwin, Darwin, Northern Territory.
18-19 New ! 2youth Mental Health First Aid [Sydney]
‘YMHFA teaches practical, easy to implement and evidence based strategies to support a young person experiencing a mental health problem, worsening of a problem or a crisis. Every adult who lives or works with adolescents should do this course !’
Venue : Marrickville High School, Marrickville, Sydney, NSW.
18-20 International Conference on Business, Management and Governance [ICBMG] 2019
‘The conference aims to provide a forum for researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students from both the industry and the academia to share their newest research findings and results’. There is a wide range of conference topics detailed on the above home page.
Venue : The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia.
18-20 NZARE Conference 2019
‘The NZARE 2019 Conference challenges researchers, educators and stakeholders to critically engage with questions about ‘what is working’ and ‘what is not’ in the many facets of education that impact on our tamariki (children) and rangatahi [adolescents] in centres, schools and tertiary learning, both within in Aotearoa and internationally’.
Venue : Rehua, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.
18-20 2019 MAWA Primary & Secondary Conference
‘The theme Making MATHS Matter highlights the importance of mathematics in dealing with an increasingly complex world; economically, socially and environmentally. Maths is key to helping us better understand and appreciate the world in which we live. It is a way of thinking, questioning and exploring everything around us’.
Primary Conference 18 November; Secondary Conference 18-19 November; Numeracy Coordinators and HOLA Day 20 November.
Venue : Crown Convention Centre, Burswood, Perth, Western Australia.
19 Addressing Dyslexia and Specific Learning Disorders in the Classroom
‘This one-day workshop aims to provide attendees with an understanding of what SLDs are, how to identify a student with SLD, as well as insights into some of the day-to-day learning challenges these students face in the classroom. It will also provide practical, easy-to-implement strategies that will progress student learning – without funding – to ensure that your classroom is accessible to all your students, including those with SLD’.
Venue : VET Development Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
19 From voice to agency to entrepreneurialism - the international evidence base and the local “coal face”
‘Whether you are taking first tentative steps to strengthen student voice, or have already fully-embraced and are now expanding to new horizons, these case studies will inspire you and your students to new heights’.
Venue : Webinar [Pivot Professional Learning & Melbourne Graduate School of Education].
19 New ! National Roundtable - Education and Employability for Australia’s Industry 4.0
‘This Round-Table brings together industry, professional associations and representation across the education sector with the aim to identify industry current and future workplace needs. The intent of the Round-Table is to provide industry leadership in Work Integrated Learning and to inform policy and regulatory settings to ensure the quality of delivery of WIL experiences’.
Venue : Navitas English Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
19 Talking to Parents about the Hard Stuff [Melbourne]
‘As educators we talk to parents about their lives, and their children. Sometimes it falls on educators to give parents feedback that is hard for them to hear. Because we are often anxious about upsetting parents or causing a rift in our relationship, many of us find these situations uncomfortable and difficult. This means that important issues such as child development, child safety and parent-child relationships may not be addressed in a timely and transparent way. This professional learning session draws together a range of approaches to conversations about the Hard Stuff’.
Venue : Karstens Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
19 Northern Territory Children’s Learning and Development Conference
Little People Big Dreams. ‘This conference will provide participants with a range of national and local presentations that will highlight innovation, the latest research and best practice, and opportunities to interact with colleagues from across the NT. This conference is designed for teachers, educators, parents, policy makers and sector leaders with themes relating to the full range of children’s learning and development from birth to 12.’.
Venue : Darwin, Northern Territory.
19-20 2019 Community Colleges Australia Annual Conference
‘Promising an informative, inventive and invigorating two days of international speakers, expert presenters and community education provider specialists. This year’s conference theme is Expanding Possibilities, with a focus on how Australia’s not-for-profit community education providers are expanding how they serve their communities, in education, training and community services’.
Venue : The Stamford Plaza, Brisbane, Queensland.
19-21 8th International Conference on Environment, Chemistry and Biology [ICECB 2019]
‘One of the leading international conferences for presenting novel and fundamental advances in the fields of Environment, Chemistry and Biology. It also serves to foster communication among researchers and practitioners working in a wide variety of scientific areas with a common interest in improving Environment, Chemistry and Biology related techniques’.
Venue : Paris, France.
19-22 FRSA National Conference 2019
‘The Conference is one of the largest annual gatherings of practitioners, academics and policy makers working to support children, families and communities. This year’s Conference is New Horizons : Building the future, Paving the way’.
Venue : Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, Lovedale, NSW.
19-22 OLC Accelerate 2019
‘OLC Accelerate emphasises research and networking and provides a comprehensive list of sessions and activities to appeal to your particular area of interest. Our curation of conference tracks and exhibits promises a cross section of timely eLearning topics, offering something for everyone involved in providing the highest quality educational experiences in 2019’. Online Learning Consortium.
Venue : Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA.
19-22 SWITCH2019 Conference
‘NSWPLA prides itself on providing a well-rounded conference so that all delegates find something to their liking. Networking is a big part of the NSWPLA conferences and is facilitated by the morning and afternoon tea and lunch breaks. There is also the fun side of the conference and this is the social program’.
Venue : Panthers, Penrith, NSW.
19-22 U21 Early Career Researcher Workshop 2019 [Universitas 21]
‘The 2019 workshop theme Water in Society, aims to deepen participants’ understanding of how research impacts on water and sustainability through cross-disciplinary knowledge exchange, skills-sharing and networking. Research areas may include [but are not limited to] : human rights and the ethics of water; hydro-solidarity and hydro-politics and peacebuilding; sustainable urban management and development; water-energy-food nexus and circular economy; and water, environment and law’.
Venue : Lund University, Lund, Sweden.
20 CIO Summit 2019 [Melbourne]
‘The CIO Summit is Australia’s premier gathering of IT leaders. It’s an opportunity for IT chiefs and their direct reports to gain insights from technology and business leaders from Australia and the world. The CIO Summit will appeal to senior IT executives with a strategic focus on the role that technology plays to improve business efficiency and enhance competitiveness’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne Victoria.
20 New ! Improving Writing Instruction Across the Curriculum 7-12 [Gosford]
‘A course for teachers from across the curriculum that : Helps teachers gain more confidence in writing instruction; Gives teachers the tools to effectively teach and respond to student writing; Assists teachers to improve the writing outcomes of less able students and get more out of their top students’.
Venue : Gosford RSL Club, West Gosford, NSW.
20 Rethinking Behaviour : Whose Problem is it Really ? [Orange]
‘In many educational programs managing behaviour seems to take centre stage with very little opportunity to dedicate time to working productively with behaviours, or in fact, teaching children pro-social behaviour. Maybe it’s time to rethink behaviour and ask “whose problem is it really” ? This full day workshop will build educators’ capacity to work with some of the more challenging behaviours, with a greater sense of understanding and clear direction, moving towards positive outcomes’.
Venue : Orange IBIS Styles, Orange, NSW.
20 The Biarri Applied Mathematics Conference 2019
‘Strategy, innovation, operational success and a good bottom line all rely on one thing – good decisions. Not only that but fast, data driven decisions too. As time runs out, the data sets are multiplying creating the paradoxical situation of making decisions harder. However, solutions exist’.
Venue : St Leo’s College, St Lucia, Queensland.
20 New ! Visible Learning for Mathematics
‘Practical examples, insights and strategies to reflect on and use in your own practice is at the heart of this day. The focus will be on demonstrating how using the right approach at the right time can help you more intentionally design classroom experiences that hit the surface, deep, and transfer phases of learning. This session includes Visible Learning research, its connections to surface, deep, and transfer learning as it relates to mathematics, and the most impactful approaches to use in each stage of learning’.
Venue : Rydges On Swanston, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria.
20-21 2019 Eportfolio Forum
‘A variety of interactive sessions will enable new and experienced eportfolio supporters to gain some ‘hands-on’ experience with using eportfolios, including hearing from our Keynote presenter – Professor Tristram Hooley, University of Derby, United Kingdom’.
Venue : Australian Catholic University [ACU], Canberra Campus, Canberra, ACT.
20-21 5th Annual International and Bilingual Schools China
‘Key discussions include Government plans, policies and regulation for private education;Interpreting the details in the new regulations; Market demographics, and other drivers impacting growth in student population; New investment developments in key regions – Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Fuzhou, Hangzhou, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, and more; Branding and marketing strategies in China; Strategic pricing for improving student enrolment’, more.
Venue : Hilton Guangzhou Science City, China.
20-22 New ! Genomes and Biodiversity : Research and Career Development Workshop
Australian Academy of Science. ‘A three-day event for early- and mid-career researchers in the life sciences. The workshop aims to create a space for EMCRs and research leaders from a range of disciplines to meet and share their latest research. The event will provide opportunities to hear from research leaders, receive hands-on training in analysis of big data delivered by experts in genomics, phylogenomics, biodiversity analysis, and pathogen biology; and participate in career development sessions’.
Venue : Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
20-22 World Engineers Convention 2019 Australia
‘Hear national and international speakers reflect on the legacy of engineering achievements over the past 100 years — and define the future of engineering disciplines for the next 100 years . At this event, you’ll build networks with leaders in global engineering practice’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
21 New ! 2019 Symposium - Capabilities and Capitals : Student Persistence and Success at University
‘This 2 day symposium will bring together key thinkers and scholars who have applied the capability theory [Sen 1992, 1993] and capital theory [Bourdieu, 1986, 1993] across disciplines to consider how this framing may assist us to reconceptualise student persistence’.
Venue : Communications Centre, Keiraville, Wollongong, NSW.
21 New ! Improving Writing Instruction Across the Curriculum 7-12 [Sydney]
‘A course for teachers from across the curriculum that : Helps teachers gain more confidence in writing instruction; Gives teachers the tools to effectively teach and respond to student writing; Assists teachers to improve the writing outcomes of less able students and get more out of their top students’.
Venue : Club York, Sydney, NSW.
21 New ! Skills and Strategies to Assist Students to Manage Their Mental Health
‘This workshop will help the teacher understand the difference between mental health and mental illness and will also provide practical and useful strategies that they can use to help improve student wellbeing in their role as a teacher’.
Venue : Saxon’s Training Facilities, Melbourne, Victoria.
21 The BIG Meet 2019
‘This is DFAT’s fourth annual aid supplier event for those looking to collaborate, engage and maximise business networking. Who should attend : organisations or academic institutions delivering aid and development and/or international business services across various sectors including professional consulting, education, health and construction in Australia’s region’.
Venue : Hotel Realm Grand Ballroom, Canberra, ACT.
21-22 New ! ANZHES Conference 2019
The theme of the conference is ‘Across the Oceans : Transnational influences on and exchanges between educational institutions of all kinds’. Monitor for further updates
Venue : Charles Sturt University, Port Macquarie Campus, Port Macquarie, NSW.
21-24 ACNS Conference Launceston 2019
‘The program will feature keynote addresses from three internationally renowned cognitive neuroscientists, an award presentation from the recipient of the ACNS Young Investigator Award, symposia, talks and fast talks, and a poster gala. The conference will be preceded by technical and ECR workshops on Wednesday and Thursday [20-21 November]’.
Venue : Tramsheds Function Centre, Launceston, Tasmania.
21-24 2019 Annual Convention [University Council for Educational Administration]
This is ‘the 33rd Annual UCEA Convention’. Full details regarding all aspects of the convention are available from the home page above.
Venue : Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
22 New ! Building and Developing Assessment Capable Visible Learners
‘Join John Hattie and Doug Fisher as they share with you how to make this scenario an everyday reality in your classroom - one that will significantly increase your students’ capacity to thrive as they take responsibility for their own learning. Hear them talk about how the right approach at the right time can create classroom experiences that hit the surface, deep, and transfer phases of learning’.
Venue : Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
22 New ! Law for School Business and Finance Managers
‘If you are responsible for the business and financial management of your school then this conference is just what you need to avoid the risks that come from an incomplete understanding of the law. Ensure your school complies with employment and WHS requirements. Navigate key privacy laws, protect your school’s IP, avoid risks in managing tax issues, debt, and hiring out school facilities’.
Venue : Live Online [and also available On Demand].
22 New ! Law for School Business and Finance Managers
‘If you are responsible for the business and financial management of your school then this conference is just what you need to avoid the risks that come from an incomplete understanding of the law. Ensure your school complies with employment and WHS requirements. Navigate key privacy laws, protect your school’s IP, avoid risks in managing tax issues, debt, and hiring out school facilities. All in one day, all in one place’.
Venue : Parmelia Hilton, Perth, Western Australia.
22-24 2019 National Council for Geographic Education Conference
‘Enjoy access to three premier Social Studies conferences under one roof - National Council for the Social Studies [NCSS], Texas Council for the Social Studies [TCSS], and National Council for Geographic Education [NCGE]. the largest annual gathering of K-12 social studies classroom teachers, college and university faculty members, curriculum designers and specialists, district and state social studies supervisors, international educators, and social studies discipline leaders’.
Venue : Austin, Texas, USA.
22-24 Learning How to Learn
Applying Learning Sciences for Deeper Reasoning, Retention, and Reflection. ‘Join us to explore the science of learning and deeper learning. Discover how the brain learns, ways to teach students how to learn, and strategies to make learning stick. Learn new ways to improve student reflection, reasoning, and critical thinking skills; engage deeper learning and reading through science, digital tools, gaming, projects, and problem-based learning; and deepen content knowledge and mastery by boosting retrieval practice and memory retention’.
Venue : The Westin Copley Place, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
23 New ! Children’s Behaviour Masterclass [Launceston]
Phoenix Support For Educators. ‘Join us for a powerful day to re-think and re-frame the role of teachers and educators in supporting children’s emerging social competence. This event will flex your thinking, question your knowing, and change your practice forever’.
Venue : Tailrace Centre, Launceston, Tasmania.
23-24 2nd Global Conference on Multidisciplinary Academic Research [GCMAR-2019]
‘The main theme of this conference is Leading the Way. 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 : Hotel Horison, Legian [Brits Hotel, Legian], Bali, Indonesia.
23-24 New ! 6th International Mobile Education and Learning Technologies [IMELT] Conference 2019
‘IMELT is a multi-disciplinary forum discussing ideas, theories and research findings in the field of mobile learning and education technologies’.
Venue : Royal Plaza on Scotts Hotel, Singapore.
24-25 International conference on Economics and Social Sciences [ICESS]
‘The idea of the conference is for scientists, scholars, engineers and students from Universities all around the world and the industry to present ongoing research activities, and hence to foster research relations between the Universities and the industry. This conference provides opportunities for the delegates to exchange new ideas and application experiences face to face’.
Venue : Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
24-25 International Conference on Science, Engineering & Technology [ICSET] 2019
‘ICSET 2019 will provide an excellent international forum for sharing knowledge and a result in Science, Engineering and Technology. 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 : Quest Melbourne Airport, Melbourne, Victoria.
24-25 New ! World Conference on Teacher Education
The conference will ‘have an exciting program that will allow the participants to reflect upon and celebrate past accomplishments, renew friendships, extended networking opportunities, foster communication between speakers and delegates and jointly unveil current and future research directions’.
Venue : Sage Hotel Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.
24-27 2019 EPHEA/NAEEA Biennial Conference
Enabling Excellence through Equity. ‘A key conference in the equity landscape of education, attracting approximately 300 attendees from around Australia and New Zealand. The aim of the conference is to bring together equity practitioners in higher education to highlight and share knowledge on best practice in student and staff equity’.
Venue : University of Wollongong [Innovation Campus], North Wollongong, NSW.
24-28 New ! International Conference on Advancements in Engineering Education [iCAEED 2019]
The conference aims to ‘bring national and international experts in engineering education and research to Sydney and create opportunities of professional interaction to present and share their latest research and practice on engineering education’.
Venue : Western Sydney University’s Parramatta South Campus, Parramatta, NSW.
25 New ! Effective Pedagogy — High Impact Strategies [Sydney]
‘Based on the credible research of Professor John Hattie and the Visible Learning team, Dr Robert Marzano, founder of The Art and Science of Teaching, and Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey’s structured teaching approach, this workshop will explore a range of different teaching strategies that you can implement in the context of your class, that actually work. This is a fabulous workshop and will inspire you to build on what you already do well, network with other passionate teachers and try new strategies to grow as a professional’.
Venue : Rydges Camperdown, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW.
25 New ! Formative Assessment - Strategies to assist with Differentiation
‘This workshop will aim to develop a greater understanding of The link between formative assessment and differentiation; The need for teacher feedback to feed forward; and The importance of self-assessment in assisting the differentiation process’.
Venue : Saxons Training Facilities, Melbourne, Victoria.
25-26 International Conference on Applied Physics and Mathematics 2019
‘Physics 2019 addresses key issues that are the spine of technology and innovations impacting our lifestyle. Eminent Professionals, Scholars and Post Graduate young researchers will share their views and enhance knowledge on broad spectrums of Physics and Mathematics’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Express Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
25-27 2019 Annual State HPE Conference [ACHPER Western Australia]
‘The conference is for teachers of Health and Physical Education, Dance, Outdoor Education and Recreation teaching all years from Kindergarten to Year 12. It is also a valuable resource for those working in the associated industries of sport and recreation and fitness. The 2conference brings together the HPE community to empower, action and mobilise teachers to grow, shape and support the future(s) of young West Australians through innovative, creative and inclusive practice, and a community of committed professionals who want to make a difference’.
Venue : Edith Cowan University, Mt Lawley, Western Australia.
25-27 The Applied Linguistics Conference 2019
‘Although Applied Linguistics and Language teaching are distinct, they are also interrelated with each informing the other in terms of research and pedagogy. Therefore, the theme of the conference Applied Linguistics and Language teaching : Making connections provides an opportunity for discussion about how links can be made between the two areas within Australia and internationally’.
Venue : Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia.
25-27 The Australasian Association of Writing Programs Annual Conference 2019
‘Presentation themes may be drawn from [but are not limited to] : Experiments; Limitations; Subjectivities; Exegetical obstructions, both real and imagined; Indigenous concepts and experience; Minority writing [disability, LGBTIQ, refugee ...]; Regional writing; Performative writing; Writing together, both creative and scholarly, Uncertainty [creative, scholarly, employment], Professional and industrial parameters; Austerity; The ‘class ceiling’; and Orthodoxies’.
Venue : University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
25-28 Annual Conference of the Oceania Comparative and International Education Society [OCIES]
‘The biggest question that academics are asking today is how to preserve quality education for the future generations. This conference is our voice that can bring together academics from all over the globe to share, collaborate, and plan what is the best education for the future of our communities, nations, and regions’.
Venue : National University of Samoa, Apia, Samoa.
25-28 TASA 2019 Conference
‘The theme of Diversity & Urban Growth has never been more relevant, and will form the theoretical, conceptual and empirical basis for this TASA conference. We are very pleased to have keynotes/plenaries from extraordinary scholars such as Maggie Walter, Rob Stones and Deborah Stevenson. We also have a number of innovative features at this year’s conference’.
Venue : Western Sydney University, Parramatta,NSW.
26 New ! Coaching and Mentoring [Sydney]
‘Current research shows us that supporting the professional growth of our teachers by facilitating pedagogical dialogue and providing effective feedback will have significant benefits for our students. Discover how to maximise the experience of both being coached, and being a coach’.
Venue : Rydges Camperdown, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW.
26-27 2019 ACOSS National Conference
‘The 2019 conference theme is Harnessing Community for Effective Action, and is about exploring the ways in which the power of community can be harnessed to drive systemic change at the local and national level. Through the conference theme, we will consider a number of cross cutting questions’.
Venue : National Convention Centre, Canberra, ACT.
26-27 New ! World Conference on Applied Science Engineering and 2019
‘The aim of WCASET 2019 is to promote quality research and real-world impact in an atmosphere of true international cooperation between scientists and engineers - bringing together again world class researchers, International Communities and industrial heads to discuss the latest developments and innovations in the fields of Applied Science, Engineering and technology’.
Venue : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
26-27 Curriculum and Documentation Immersion Class [Melbourne]
‘In 2019, we are bringing a unique experience to those wishing to go deeper in their thinking and to unpack in more detail these two critical components of quality practices. Bringing their wealth of experience and knowledge, Anthony and Kirsty will take you on a journey of transformation as they share their thinking, challenge the ways in which we have come to understand documentation and leave you inspired to change the world one teaching day at a time, one documentation at a time. This 2 day workshop is open to anyone interested in rethinking how they approach their work’.
Venue : Karstens Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
26-28 Open Education Global Conference 2019
‘The theme, Open Resources for an Open Future, aims to emphasise opportunities offered by Open Education as a means to empowerment and to increase accessibility and quality of educational opportunities for all. Under this theme, the Conference serves as a platform to imagine scenarios and discuss strategies to help safeguard an Open Future’.
Venue : Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy.
26-28 QS-APPLE 2019 [Asia-Pacific]
‘QS-APPLE provides a global platform for knowledge sharing, discussions and debate and the facilitation of international professional networking and collaboration. The QS Squared Debate session gathers outstanding academics, professionals and relevant stakeholders for an exchange of views on the future of global higher education; while the QS Hub serves as an exhibition space for participants to engage and network with international representatives and establish partnerships between universities’.
Venue : Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.
26-28 The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Adelaide]
‘UniSA Connect will provide an immersive STEM Inquiry Based Learning program. Students will work as scientist to learn skills and knowledge to be able to identify solutions to a big question proposed to them. They will hear from a STEM Researcher and work in specialised facilities. At the conclusion of the program, students will communicate their analysis to the group’.
Venue : University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia.
26-28 The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Burnie]
‘Over three days you will perform experiments in laboratories, attend inspirational lectures, tour facilities and experience university life. Be challenged to extend yourself, share your ideas with students from different schools, work with scientists on fascinating hands-on projects and expand your ideas of how science and technology can help you to change the world’.
Venue : University of Tasmania, Burnie, Cradle Coast, Tasmania.
26-29 14th Engineering Mathematics and Applications Conference [EMAC] 2019
‘This meeting provides a forum for researchers interested in the development and use of mathematical methods in engineering and applied mathematics. It aims to foster interactions between mathematicians and engineers, from both academia and industry’.
Venue : Australian Defence Force Academy, UNSW Canberra, Canberra, ACT.
27 New ! From Conflict to Collaboration [Sydney]
‘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 1 day professional learning experience will help you develop your skills to deal with these difficult situations. 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’.
Venue : Rydges Camperdown, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW.
27 New ! Law Day Out for Legal Studies and Commerce Teachers
‘A field trip for teachers based on experiential learning specifically designed for teachers of the NSW Education and Standards Authority [NESA] Legal Studies and Commerce syllabuses. The course will be facilitated by Jackie Charles, Education Coordinator at Rule of Law Institute of Australia.’.
Venue : Supreme Court at Queens Square, Sydney, NSW.
27 What is Autism Spectrum Disorder ? [Erskineville]
‘Develop a greater understanding of young children on the autism spectrum and learn to plan inclusive programs that support their learning and development. This workshop is designed to support educators working with children on the autism spectrum by providing a comprehensive overview of planning for quality, inclusive Early Childhood Education and Care [ECEC] programs. Explore how foundations of neurodiversity can guide your practice as an educator’.
Venue : Erskineville, Sydney, NSW.
27-28 New ! Legal Education Research Conference
‘The theme of the 2019 conference is Teaching as a Subversive Activity. We are excited to be featuring panels, papers and posters on legal education research related to the theme, which we have drawn from Neil Postman and Charles Weingartner’s classic Teaching as a Subversive Activity [1969]’.
Venue : Law Building, UNSW Law, Kensington, NSW.
27-28 Moving up to Leadership for Women
‘Through interactive exercises and group discussions, you will gain powerful communication, negotiation and influencing skills which will help you succeed in male oriented working environments. You will learn how to achieve an assertive, but not aggressive, response style and create and sustain an image of authority. You will also acquire valuable techniques to help you lead, empower and motivate your staff to excel’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
27-29 2019 Academic Language and Learning Biennial Conference
‘The conference welcomes educators, researchers, advisers, learning designers and managers who work in post-secondary education contexts to improve the teaching, learning and development of students’ communication skills, academic language and literacy, numeracy and English language for academic and professional purposes’.
Venue : University of Notre Dame, Fremantle, Western Australia.
27-29 6th EMBL Australia Postgraduate Symposium [EAPS]
Models to Systems – Deciphering Biological Complexity. ‘To follow announcements regarding guest speakers, registration openings, and travel grant opportunities follow the symposium on Twitter via @EMBLAuSymposium and the hashtag #EAPS2019’.
Venue : Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
27-29 Institute of Technology Education Conference [ITE] 2019
‘Over the three days of conference Teachers are provided with the opportunity for: networking, resource sharing, skill development and advancement, and to be kept abreast of current and future directions in STEM education, focusing on Engineering, Technology and Industrial Arts’.
Venue : Sydney Masonic Centre, Sydney, NSW.
27-29 NAGCAS Conference 2019
‘NAGCAS welcomes colleagues for three days of intense professional development. Participants from the university and TAFE sectors, industry, governments, education providers and secondary schools from across Australia and the world are invited to attend’.
Venue : Curtin University, Bentley, Perth, Western Australia.
27-29 TEQSA Conference 2019y
‘The theme for this year is Partnerships Driving Quality and the conference will focus on the ways in which providers can collaborate with industry, professional accreditation bodies and regulatory authorities to benefit students, the higher education sector and Australian education. Keynote speakers will explore aspects of the global higher education landscape and will demonstrate how partnerships can transform the content and delivery of education over the next decade’.
Venue : Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria.
27-29 The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Dookie Farm]
‘Dookie campus is a working farm - a centre of agricultural research. You will join scientists and agricultural students in hands on activities in the laboratory and paddock, investigating real world issues. Activities include perennial ryegrass toxicity, sheep science, ultra-sound technology, wool classing, protein content of milk, cheese making and robotic dairy’.
Venue : University of Melbourne, Dookie, Victoria.
28 New ! Aspirant Leaders Program [Sydney]
‘This Leadership Program is designed for teachers and leaders who are looking to improve and develop their leadership qualities. Whether you have you just landed your first leadership position, are considering a future in a leadership role, or have been in leadership for some time and need that spark, this workshop will support your growth and development as a leader. We will cover essential attributes and skills of effective leadership’.
Venue : Rydges Camperdown, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW.
28 Building the resilient and happy child : ... [Newtown]
Helping children to succeed emotionally and build wellbeing. ‘Over the day we will unpack : Defining well-being and resilience; Interests, strengths and challenges and the relationship to learning dispositions; Healthy relationships with people and nature; Flow and motivation; Resilience and struggle; Having a purpose : setting goals with children; and Accomplishment - evaluating goals and realising potential’.
Venue : Flour Mill Studios, Newtown, Sydney, NSW.
28 Research Administrator Day 2019
‘Strengthening our service culture and collaboration - a symposium for professional staff working to support and enable researchers’.
Venue : Copland Theatre, “The Spot”, Carlton, Victoria.
28 New ! STEAM Super Day - Artificial Intelligence and Filmmaking in the Future Focused School
‘Get the best of both worlds with this STEAM Super Day. This super course covers Artificial Intelligence in the Future Focused School and Practical Filmmaking Skills in the Future Focused Classroom. Dive right into a hands on practical filmmaking workshop. Teachers will collaborate through an array of filmmaking activities covering all aspects of shooting scenes through to editing’.
Venue : The Radisson Hotel and Suites, Sydney, NSW.
28 The Critical Reflection Conference [Gold Coast]
‘Critical reflection is a key feature of the National Quality Framework, as it strongly influences quality in education and care settings, and contributes to ongoing quality improvement. Educators who understand how to critically reflect on practice are able to identify areas for practice improvement and contribute to improved learning and development outcomes for children. This conference is designed to build educator's capacity to understand what it means to critically reflect on practice’.
Venue : Novotel Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, Queensland.
29 New ! International English Education Symposium
Write now : Teaching writing in high stakes times. ‘The symposium will promote a focused, active dialogue amongst English educators from across Australia and internationally about the teaching of writing’.
Venue : Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria.
29 2019 SASTA STEM Conference [Years 6–11]
‘The conference will bring together classroom teachers, leaders in education and businesses who are interested in sharing and exploring teaching methods, tools, resources, and related activities for implementing STEM education into our schools and communities. It will be a high-quality professional learning opportunity for educators of Years 6–11 in mathematics, science, ICT and design & technology’.
Venue : Adelaide Botanic High School, Adelaide, South Australia.
29 Senior Science Conference STAQ
‘This conference is intended for senior secondary science teachers as well as Science Operations Officers [SOOs]. A PD Day specific to Biology Teachers will be held on 30 November 2019’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
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29 STAVCON 2019
‘STAVCON is the annual conference of the Science Teachers’ Association of Victoria Inc. The conference is open to any person involved or interested in science education; this includes student teachers, laboratory technicians, primary, secondary and tertiary educators’. Note that the STAV STEM Conference will merge with STAVCON from 2019.
Venue : La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria.
29 Talking to Parents about the Hard Stuff [Perth]
‘As educators we talk to parents about their lives, and their children. Sometimes it falls on educators to give parents feedback that is hard for them to hear. Because we are often anxious about upsetting parents or causing a rift in our relationship, many of us find these situations uncomfortable and difficult. This means that important issues such as child development, child safety and parent-child relationships may not be addressed in a timely and transparent way. This professional learning session draws together a range of approaches to conversations about the Hard Stuff’.
Venue : Wollaston Conference Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
29 The 2019 Sydney Postgraduate Psychology Conference
‘The annual Sydney Postgraduate Psychology Conference is dedicated to celebrating the work of postgraduate psychology students across Sydney and beyond. Important conference information and key dates are available’ from the site.
Venue : Abercrombie Building, University of Sydney, Darlington, NSW.
29/11-1/12 International Conference on Education, Management and Business Studies 2019 [ICEMBS 2019]
‘The aim of ICEMBS 2019 is to provide a platform for academicians and postgraduates from Malaysia and all over the world to present their research results and development activities in Business and Management. This conference provides opportunities for the delegates to exchange new ideas and application experiences face to face’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
30/11-1/12 World Congress on Inspired Education
‘WCIE aims to bring together a wide audience of academicians, policy makers and practitioners around clearly circumscribed topics, engage participants in fruitful debate, and facilitate mutual understanding’.
Venue : Best Western Titianinn. Treviso, Italy.
30/11-3/12 AATE National Conference 2019
My story flows in more than one direction : power of story, politics of voice. As educators, we must not only find, but use, our voice, refusing to be ventriloquised by others, reclaiming our story from opportunistic or even well-meaning politicians, unwieldy and bureaucratised educational systems and stultifying testing which undermines real education, forcing students into someone else’s story’.
Venue : Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria.

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