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Conferences & Events

conference [n.]

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

Conferences are now being affected by the impact of Coronavirus [COVID-19]. Some conferences appear to be continuing, others postponed and some cancelled. You will see a number of these indicated in the current listings. These are the conferences we know about. At this stage, the only group not apparently affected are those presented online. We will continue to update any changes as we become aware of them.

Conferences which have been re-scheduled in 2020 will have a comment like this included. It will indicate the original date, any change to venue and other details required.

Last check completed on 29 April 2020.

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.

May 2020
Date Event
1

New ! Leadership for Beginners - A workshop for teachers new to leadership positions

‘If you are starting a new leadership role, changing schools, thinking of applying for a promotion or just brand new to coordinators or a Year level leadership position, or have a new bunch of leaders in your school this workshop is for you and them’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

1

Growing Science 2020

‘Come along for hands-on, evidence based, effective strategies to engage your early and primary years students. Visit trade displays, network with experienced colleagues and enjoy the atmosphere of Queensland’s premier conference for primary teachers of science’.

Venue : USQ Springfield Campus, Tingalpa, Queensland.

1

Spectacular School Concerts

‘Do you want to put on a show that will blow your school community away, but don’t know where to start ? Or do you have all the ideas ready to go, but need a helping hand to bring your production to life ? Join Laura Knowling and Anna Joyce as they give you simple and effective tools to create a show-stopping [and stress-free !] performance’.

Venue : 1st Kew Scout Hall, Kew, Melbourne, Victoria.

1-2

5th GEN TEFL International Conference

‘English Language Teaching as an Instrument for Cross - Disciplinary Studies. We will not only present a range of studies exploring English language teaching approaches, methodologies, technologies and common practices but work together and develop sustainable professional networks focused on the long term advancement of ELT related research and knowledge’.

Re-scheduled to 1-2 May 2021 in Vietnam.

Venue : Novotel City Centre, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

1-3

2020 : Schooling the Self

Promoting Self Awareness, Confidence, and Compassion for Achievement. ‘ Discover the science of self-awareness, acceptance, authenticity, self-care and mindful self-compassion, self-confidence, and positive self-concepts and identity. Learn ways to becoming a more “authentic” teacher and leader; help students become more aware, confident, and successful, and how your feelings of acceptance, awe, and curiosity impact learning’.

Re-scheduled to 8-10 April 2021 at the same venue.

Venue : The Sheraton NY Times Square Hotel, New York, New York, USA.

2

2020 ASLA Literacy Research Summits [Western Australia]

‘Dr Merga will be supported by other research experts and experienced practitioners who will provide an opportunity to explore the application of her ideas and equip delegates with strategies to use in the workplace to advocate for the place of the school library. This will include guidance in developing a strong and research-based program designed to both support and raise literacy levels right across our schools’.

Postponed to 2 November 2020 at the same venue.

Venue : State Library of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia.

2-4

CSEDU 2020 Conference

‘Presenting and discussing new educational tools and environments, best practices and case studies on innovative technology-based learning strategies, and institutional policies on computer supported education including open and distance education. CSEDU 2020 will provide an overview of current technologies as well as upcoming trends, and promote discussion about the pedagogical potential of new educational technologies in the academic and corporate world’.

Venue : Now being done via Online Streaming.

2-5

2020 Round Table Conference

‘The 2020 Conference will explore the ever-expanding opportunities presented to people with print disabilities in a rapidly changing landscape : opportunities for information access and creation, for communication and learning. This conference provides three full days of technical research, presentations and practical workshops on issues related to accessibility. There are also many opportunities for networking and socialising with key speakers, presenters and attendees. The Australian Braille Authority [ABA] Annual Meeting will be held on Saturday and the Round Table AGM on Sunday’.

Postponed to 15-18 May 2021 at the same venue.

Venue : Bayview Eden, Melbourne, Victoria.

4

New ! Behaviour Management Essentials

‘Teachers will learn the essential behaviour management practices for every educator, to ensure calm, learning focused classroom environments that minimise the disruption of problem behaviour. Not only that, they’ll also learn how to – Establish clear expectations, Respond to negative behaviour effectively, Enforce appropriate consequences, Build positive relationships and Understand the function of behaviour’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

4

Early Career Teacher Program [Perth]

‘The ECTP is designed to support teachers in the first few years of teaching to thrive in their profession. The ECTP includes Working effectively with a mentor, Learning from others, Understanding the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, Collecting and annotating portfolio evidence to transition from provisional to full registration, Working with Parents, Classroom Management and The longevity of your career, building resilience . . . and much more’. Powerful Partnerships.

Term 2 events have been postponed. Details, when rescheduled, will appear under each program. Online Courses are available. For details use the Online Courses tab on the home page.

Venue : Travelodge, Perth, Western Australia.

4

Exchange Info Session 3 - S1 2021

‘This session is open to all ANU undergraduate students. Students can spend 1 semester overseas at our partner institutions. This information session will be hosted online using zoom platform. Please register for this session to receive your zoom invitation link. You will receive a link 1 hour before the session starts’.

Venue : Online.

4-6

2020 EFMD Doctoral Programmes Conference

‘This event encompasses all the different facets of doctoral education around the world. Created specifically for business school professionals in charge of doctoral programmes and research, it addresses the challenges within different types of doctoral programmes. Follow the global trends and keep your innovative spark alive as we continually examine different models for doctoral training including research mobility, research placement, the nature of the curriculum and international cooperation’.

Postponed to 10-12 May 2021 in Vienna.

Venue : Wirtschafts Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria.

4-7

ALIA National 2020 Conference

‘ALIA provides the platform as a meeting point for all Library and Information professionals, from all sectors and all areas of Australia and the international community. The National Conference provides unparalleled opportunities to become stronger as professionals and as an industry with engaging programs and a forum to collaborate, network and build partnerships amongst our colleagues, peers, industry leaders and corporate partners’.

Robert Knight OAM, ALIA President has announced that, with great regret, the ALIA National Conference, which was due to take place 4 to 8 May 2020, has been cancelled as a result of COVID-19.

Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.

5

Updated ! 2020 Diversity and Inclusion Conference

‘Drive innovation through diversity. Inspire creativity through inclusion. The 2020 Diversity and Inclusion Conference will inspire hundreds of people with stories of hope and triumph against all odds’.

The 2020 Diversity and Inclusion Conference has been cancelled until 2021. Registrants have been notified of next steps via email. New dates for the Conference will be released soon.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

5

Amplify Your Impact [Brisbane]

QASSP. ‘In this workshop, Andrew equips leaders with a new suite of skills that enables them to be resilient while delivering results in a demanding context’.

Postponed. Monitor for further information re future planning.

Venue : QASSP Leadership Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.

5

2020 Illume Learning Diverse Learners Conference [Sydney]

‘The Diverse Learners Conference focuses on successful strategies to include and engage students with disabilities with a particular focus on intellectual disability, Down syndrome and developmental delay. The conference will showcase current research and innovative approaches, and an emphasis on practical activities and strategies will assist educators to ensure that students with diverse learning needs can engage purposefully in learning and achieve academic success’.

We have had to make the incredibly disappointing decision to cancel most of our 2020 events, including the Sydney Diverse Learners Conference. All registered attendees have been emailed further information about the cancellation.

Venue : Karsten’s Sydney, Sydney, NSW.

5

Effective Pedagogy — High Impact Strategies [Perth]

‘This 1 day professional learning experience will explore a range of learning strategies students need to succeed. The program is designed to engage participants and support them to grow and better understand how to implement high impact strategies in their classrooms. Whether you are beginning your career or an experienced teacher, this workshop has something for everyone. There is a particular focus on Engaging Students and Effective Feedback’. Powerful Partnerships.

Term 2 events have been postponed. Details, when rescheduled, will appear under each program. Online Courses are available. For details use the Online Courses tab on the home page.

Venue : Travelodge, Perth, Western Australia.

5

Quality Improvement Plans : . . . [Newtown]

What is Quality ? How do we improve ? Who is planning ? ‘This full-day session will cover everything you need to know about the development, implementation and embedding of quality improvement across your setting, and the development of a Quality Improvement Plan [QIP] as evidence of change. The session will assist to clarify your understandings around the purpose of the QIP and the self-assessment process. Develop your skills and knowledge around getting the whole team involved in the process, valuing the critical reflective practices and utilising the insights and discussions to shape future action’.

Postponed to 26 October 2020. Other details appear to be the same.

Venue : Flour Mill Studios, Newtown, Sydney, NSW.

5

The Importance of Self-Care to Prevent Burnout

‘Learning the secrets to not only fitting self-care into our days and weeks but finding the things that bring us joy can decrease stress, increase energy, and help keep us mentally and physically healthy. In this unmissable session, participants will learn self-care tools and strategies to help bring more balance and alignment into your work and home life’.

Venue : Webinar.

5-8

Women in Education Leadership Summit 2020

‘Women in Education Leadership Summit 2020 brings together senior leaders to share their journeys of success with one aligned goal – to empower women to believe in themselves, put their hands up for opportunities and take their seat at the leadership table’.

This will now be a live stream on 11-14 August 2020.

Venue : View by Sydney, Pier 2, 13 Hickson Rd, Walsh Bay NSW.

6

Coaching/Mentoring Program [Perth]

‘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. Topics include effective conversation strategies, classroom observation techniques, collecting evidence, setting goals and tracking progress, using data effectively, understanding the learning cycle, preparing beginning/pre-service teachers for registration requirements. Not only will your coaching and mentoring skills be enhanced, but your overall leadership qualities will be taken to another level’. Powerful Partnerships.

Term 2 events have been postponed. Details, when rescheduled, will appear under each program. Online Courses are available. For details use the Online Courses tab on the home page.

Venue : Travelodge, Perth, Western Australia.

6

New ! Developmental Bibliotherapy : Using Fiction to Help Teens Navigate Adolescence

ASLA. ‘In this presentation Judith will introduce participants to research demonstrating How and Why guided reading programs for secondary students - the type of which many Teacher Librarians would already be familiar - can mitigate the effects of mental illness in teens. Judith will take a closer look at how some serious mental health issues are addressed in YA Fiction’.

Venue : Webinar.

6

Disability Equity by Design Series - Part 1 : Re/Framing Disability

‘This is Part 1 of a three-part webinar series that will examine how disability is framed in society and explore the power of design to promote equity. Throughout this series we will discuss concepts that shape the disability experience as well as practical applications to the online environment that contribute to equitable learning experiences’. The second and third parts are listed below at 13 and 20 May 2020. Each requires separate registration.

Venue : Webinar.

6

Foundations of Teaching Sprints [Dr Simon Breakspear]

Queensland Education Leadership Institute. ‘Provides school and teacher leaders with a thorough understanding of the Teaching Sprints approach to collaborative teacher professional learning. Numerous research studies confirm that teaching quality has the largest in-school influence on student learning, and that high-quality professional learning can lead to improvements in student achievement’.

Please note that if you are currently registered in any upcoming QELi programs, you will be notified of their continuation or postponement via email from one of our dedicated program coordinators.

Venue : QELi, Level 14, Brisbane, Queensland.

6

New ! Getting started : best practice for establishing online learning

‘Join RMIT Online’s Dawn Gilmore PhD, in conversation with colleague Professor Claire Macken and James Adonopoulos PhD, sharing practical advice, ‘how to’s’, and ideas for practice in online learning for providers transitioning to online learning’. The first of an ongoing series of webinars on this topic from TEQSA, in collaboration with RMIT Online. A weekly series. Other dates/topics as they are announced will be found from TEQSA.

Venue : Webinar.

6

Rigor Is Not A Four Letter Word [2]

‘In webinar two Dr Blackburn covers both instruction and support in relation to rigor and its implementation providing examples and instructional activities - Quick Review of Definition and Relationship of Elements; Explanation of Sample Instructional Activities; and Explanation of Sample Scaffolding Activities to Support Instruction’.

Venue : Webinar.

6

PLC at Work™ Workshop [Melbourne]

‘Engage with the world’s leading authorities on professional learning communities to Explore the four critical questions of PLC at Work and learn the characteristics that set PLCs apart from more traditional models of schooling. Learn how to shift your school’s culture from a focus on “my students” to a focus on “our students”. Acquire structures and strategies to help teams stay focused on doing work that increases student achievement’ and much more.

Postponed to 27-28 August 2020.

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

6-7

LawSense School Law VIC 2020 [Melbourne]

Essential details about sessions and the tracks within them, information about the presenters, registration and much more is provided on the site. There is also a brochure which can be downloaded.

Postponed to 22-23 October 2020. Change of venue to Novotel on Collins, Melbourne.

Venue : RACV City Club, Melbourne, Victoria.

6-7

Talk for Writing Workshop, [Canberra]

SPELD NSW. ‘This two-day workshop offers an overview of the Talk for Writing approach and provides opportunities for hands-on participation in this exceptionally effective instructional approach for teaching written expression. The workshop addresses the use of Talk for Writing for both fiction and non-fiction’.

In response to the impact of COVID-19 in our community, SPELD NSW has postponed face-to-face professional learning workshops in April, May and June 2020.

Venue : TBC, Canberra, ACT.

6-8

Transformative Journeys in Education [NEAS Management Conference]

‘The conference theme seeks to explore how as leaders, teachers, practitioners and students in international education we undergo transformation through our intercultural experiences. The conference will showcase transformative journeys that our members have seen or experienced in their careers’.

Postponed till May 2021. If already registered/paid you will be automatically transferred to the 2021 event. You can register for updates.

Venue : Doltone House, Darling Island Wharf, Pyrmont, NSW.

7

From Conflict to Collaboration [Perth]

‘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 - whether it be upset or angry parents, or uncooperative colleagues. We explore how to develop your emotional intelligence around reading body language, deescalating upset parents/staff, developing more effective relationships, structuring the critical conversation for positive outcomes and much more’. Powerful Partnerships.

Term 2 events have been postponed. Details, when rescheduled, will appear under each program. Online Courses are available. For details use the Online Courses tab on the home page.

Venue : Travelodge, Perth, Western Australia.

7

A Transformative Career Development Theory : Psychology of Working as a Theory of Change

Career Industry Council of Australia [CICA]. ‘Professor David Blustein. Professional Standards Competency – Career Development Theory. Click here to register’.

Venue : Webinar.

7-8

8th Stockholm International Conference of Research in Vocational Education and Training

‘A forum for discussion and dissemination of state of the art research in VET. A space for international networking and cooperation, part of the yearly academic events of VETNET [The European network of research in Vocational Education and Training]’.

Postponed to 5-6 October 2020. Other details appear the same.

Venue : Birka Cruise Terminal, Stockholm, Sweden.

7-8

Emerging Leaders Development [Brisbane]

‘Take control of your career destiny, kick start your personal capability development and embrace the concepts of self-guidance and continuous improvement. The program works across three targeted areas and culminates in building a personal development plan to put it all into action’.

Venue : Level 1, 60 Edward Street, Brisbane, Queensland.

7-8

Short Course in Applied Positive Psychology [Melbourne]

‘The Short Course in Applied Positive Psychology is an academic course, but it is also a practical course, grounded in the application of research findings to real-world contexts. You will be empowered with a deep knowledge of each of the Elements of Wellbeing identified by Professor Martin Seligman in his PERMA Model of Wellbeing. As well, you will gain a solid understanding of the science of neuroplasticity, the identification of strengths, and the practice of mindfulness’.

Our face-to-face courses have been suspended due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Please check back in a few days as we will be launching some exciting online training products.

Venue : Stamford Plaza Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.

7/5-4/6

Igniting Leadership Program

Leadership Victoria. ‘Igniting Leadership explores the essentials of leadership and provides you with the insights, skills and confidence to raise your own and your team’s performance and successfully deliver organisational goals’. 5 days across this period.

Now a virtual presentation on the same dates. Check the site for details.

Venue : Virtual Presentation.

8

Accidental Counsellor Training [Rockhampton]

‘The Accidental Counsellor Training for anyone not trained as a counsellor but often finding themselves in counselling situations by accident. The Accidental Counsellor Training will focus on 3 core themes : Wellbeing, Connection and Influence’.

Postponed to 13 May and now a teleconference.

Venue : Online.

8

Aspirant Leaders Program [Perth]

‘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 including time management, influencing others, management V leadership, strategic planning, crucial conversations, building the capacity of others, leading with integrity . . . and so much more’. Powerful Partnerships.

Term 2 events have been postponed. Details, when rescheduled, will appear under each program. Online Courses are available. For details use the Online Courses tab on the home page.

Venue : Travelodge, Perth, Western Australia.

8

The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposium [Brisbane]

‘The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce’. Select Brisbane from the listing on the home page for specific details and registration.

Online presentation on the above date. A second day [face-to-face] will be held on 10 September 2020 at the previous venue.

Venue : Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.

8

WA Regional Conference for Middle Years #WACAS20

Adolescent Success. ‘Middle Years expert Keynote Speakers. Opportunities for you to present. Facilitated networking/sharing practice. Research based sessions on transitions and well being in the middle years’.

Venue : Georgiana Molloy Anglican School, Yalyalup, Western Australia.

8-9

Brisbane Careers & Employment Expos

‘The Brisbane Careers and Employment Expo is a leading careers, training and education event in Queensland. The event offers the opportunity for students, job seekers and career changers of all ages to connect with organisations for guidance, clarity and opportunities in relation to career options’.

Postponed to 9-10 October 2020 at the same venue.

Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.

8-9

SEA GLaM Conference - Steiner Education Australia

‘Keynote Speakers include Dr Tom Brunzell, Berry Street Childhood Institute and Dr Neil Boland, Auckland University of Technology. A full program and registration information will come out in early 2020’.

The 2020 SEA GLaM Conference has been cancelled due to the COVID19 pandemic. SEA are currently working on options that will enable you to access some of this year’s content remotely, more information on this coming soon.

Venue : Samford Valley Steiner School, Samford, Queensland.

8-9

Stage 6 Conference 2020 [ACHPER NSW]

‘Our 2020 program will challenge your current practical applications, engage in new ideas and develop your skills, while linking to appropriate NESA Standards. Our conference program is running over 2 days offering specific workshops tailored to Stage 6 PDHPE and CAFS teachers and features knowledgeable presenters all with exceptional classroom experience’.

The Stage 6 Conference will be presented online through the Zoom conferencing platform on Friday 12 June and Saturday 13 June 2020.

Venue : Bankstown Sports Club, Bankstown, NSW.

8-9

VADEA Conference 2020 - VADEA NSW

‘The conference program will focus on presentations and workshops from artists and visual arts and design educators who investigate the dynamic between diverse and resounding voices, provoking action and critical points of intersection and exchange in our contemporary world. It will propose ways of re-envisioning how we perceive, voice and enact meanings across diverse contexts of local, global, personal, cultural, peripheral and transparent truths’.

After much consideration and in accordance with recommendations, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the VADEA Conference 2020. We are currently looking at possible future dates.

Venue : Aerial UTS Function Centre, Ultimo NSW.

9

2020 ASLA Literacy Research Summits [South Australia]

‘Dr Merga will be supported by other research experts and experienced practitioners who will provide an opportunity to explore the application of her ideas and equip delegates with strategies to use in the workplace to advocate for the place of the school library. This will include guidance in developing a strong and research-based program designed to both support and raise literacy levels right across our schools’.

Postponed to 14 November 2020 at the same venue.

Venue : State Library of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia.

9

2020 NSW ECEEN Conference

The theme of the conference is Celebrate Mother Earth. The site covers the program for the day, This includes outdoor sessions. Transport and other details are also provided.

Postponed. Monitor for further information re future planning.

Venue : Naamaroo Convention Centre, Lane Cove National Park, Chatswood, NSW.

9-10

3rd Annual International Conference on Organisational Behaviour, Human Resource Business and Economics Research [OHRBE-2020]

‘Bringing 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 ’.

Changed to online, virtual presentation [at a lower fee].

Venue : Holiday Inn Potts Points Sydney, NSW.

9-10

International Conference on Business, Economics, Social Science & Humanities [BESSH-2020]

‘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.

10-11

Updated ! Asia Pacific Summit on Girls’ Education

‘Join the conversation on girls’ education at the 2020 Summit — the premier gathering of girls’ education advocates in the Asia Pacific region. Inspirational speakers will open doors to new possibilities, challenge traditional thinking and explore the tough issues facing girls and young women. Connect with education leaders from diverse backgrounds, schools and countries’.

This event has been postponed to a date to be determined.

Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.

10-15

Leadership Institute – Aurora Foundation

‘The Institute’s intensive residential program offers a deep dive into dialogue, exploration and discovery around what it means to be a leader in today’s VUCA [volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous] world. Building an understanding of their leadership in context, the program explores each leader’s role and unique contribution in effecting change and influence’.

Venue : Q Station, Manly, NSW.

11

Australasia Senior Programme - Gifted & Talented Study Day [Perth]

‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The aim is to help gifted students to Improve their thinking skills; Begin to be able to identify what is fundamental from what is trivial; Become intellectually creative; Identify assumptions and distinguish between good and poor arguments; and Think systematically and rigorously about relevant modern day issues’.

The Academy Conferences Masterclass for senior students will now be online and details of how to access will be shared at least a week before your event.

Venue : St Hilda’s School, Mosman Park, Perth, Western Australia.

11

Teaching P-6 Earth and Space Sciences Using Hands-on Inquiry

‘The Academy of Future Skills have developed a four-part series that will focus on the four strands of Science. In this workshop, our experienced STEM staff and the Education Team from Geoscience Australia will strengthen your pedagogical practice and content knowledge in EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCES using hands-on, engaging, project-based ideas’.

Venue : Lake Ginninderra College, Belconnen, ACT.

11

The AIS NSW Science Conference 2020 - Science Heads of Department Day

AISNSW has made the decision to suspend all face-to-face Professional Learning events, conferences, courses and in-school consultancies from Tuesday, 17 March 2020, for the time being. Our existing online professional learning opportunities are still available and will be expanded in the coming months.

Venue : Taronga Zoo, Mosman, NSW.

11-13

2020 Global Academic Programs Conference

‘This three-day scientific conference centres our attention on the theme – New Frontiers – Leading Inspired Cancer Care. We are looking forward to highlighting global collaborations that bring to light clinical and translational research, population health and government engagement initiatives’.

Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.

11-14

CCGrid2020 : The 20th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Internet Computing

‘The CCGrid symposium series serves as a major international forum for presenting and sharing recent research accomplishments and technological developments in the field of Cluster, Cloud and Internet computing’.

Postponed to 2-5 November 2020. Other details appear the same.

Venue : The Langham Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria.

11-14

Higher Education Strategic Finance & Resource Efficiency Summit [Sydney]

‘Understand how automation is driving efficiency & affecting skills. Strategic tools for budgeting, forecasting and planning. Articulate value fluently in financial and non-financial terms. Learn best practise techniques to inform strategic thinking’.

Postponed to 9-10 February, 2021. Other details appear the same.

Venue : Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour, Sydney, NSW.

11-15

New ! Drivers of [virtual] change : IEAA Marketing and Recruitment Forum 2020

International Education Association of Australia. ‘In the face of COVID-19 restrictions, this year‘s IEAA Marketing and Recruitment Forum is going virtual ! Join us for a daily, one-hour webinar from Monday 11–Friday 15 May as we provide critical updates and explore how providers are responding to these changing market conditions’.

Venue : Online webinars.

11-16

The 24th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining [PAKDD]

‘One of the longest established and leading international conferences in the areas of data mining and knowledge discovery. It provides an international forum for researchers and industry practitioners to share their new ideas, original research results, and practical development experiences from all KDD related areas, including data mining, data warehousing, machine learning, artificial intelligence, databases, statistics, knowledge engineering, visualisation, decision-making systems, and the emerging applications’.

Conference sessions to go online with invitations sent to those registered. Presentations will be streamed, with a live Q & A at the end of the streaming. You can still attend but a number of things will be cancelled [dinner, social events, summer school, ...].

Venue : Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, Singapore.

12

2020 Australian Network on Disability National Conference

‘Australia’s pre-eminent event in disability as it relates to business, the conference provides an unparalleled opportunity to discover tested and pioneering practices to progress employment, retention and inclusion of people with disability. It connects a powerful network of business leaders, diversity and human resources professionals, industry experts and influencers from the public, private and for-purpose sectors’.

2020 National Virtual Conference. 9:00 am to 11:00 am, then a 2 hour break, then we continue at 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Free to attend.

Venue : Now a Virtual Conference.

12

VET RTO Update Webinar [1]

AIS NSW. ‘Connecting periodically with the AIS RTO and VET colleagues is an important strategy for ensuring the currency and certainty of your school’s VET program. This session will focus on the ASQA standards, industry standards, training package requirements, School Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships and NESA curriculum updates. It will hold relevance for all professionals involved in VET delivery’.

Venue : Webinar.

12-13

New ! Dare to Lead Brisbane Cohort 4 2020

‘You will learn how to build brave cultures and drive performance by unpacking the four skills required to build brave cultures and resilient students through Navigating vulnerability, Building trust, Leading with values, and Rising with setbacks’. All details are found on the site.

Venue : QELi, Level 14, Brisbane, Queensland.

12-13

Visible Learningplus [Brisbane]

ACEL have decided to postpone all events and workshops that were currently scheduled between March and June 2020. New dates for each event will soon be announced and all current registrants will have their registration automatically moved to the new dates.

Venue : Pullman King George Square, Brisbane, Queensland.

12-15

IUNC Eurasia 2020 - The 9th Annual Conference for HigherEd Cooperation

‘This is the exclusive face-to-face networking conference specifically designed to connect universities, recruitment agencies, government & other organisations involved in HigherEd’.

Due to COVID-19 outbreak and the limitations it caused for international travelling, a COMPLETE ONLINE PARTICIPATION has been introduced.

Venue : Moscow, Russia.

13 ***

Accidental Counsellor Training [Adelaide]

‘The Accidental Counsellor Training for anyone not trained as a counsellor but often finding themselves in counselling situations by accident. The Accidental Counsellor Training will focus on 3 core themes : Wellbeing, Connection and Influence’.

Now a teleconference on 13 May 2020 [previously to be held 14 May 2020].

Venue : Hotel Richmond, Rundle Mall, Adelaide, South Australia.

13

Accidental Counsellor Training [Rockhampton]

‘The Accidental Counsellor Training for anyone not trained as a counsellor but often finding themselves in counselling situations by accident. The Accidental Counsellor Training will focus on 3 core themes : Wellbeing, Connection and Influence’.

Postponed from 8 May and is now a teleconference.

Venue :Teleconference.

13

Accidental Counsellor Training [Sydney]

‘The Accidental Counsellor Training for anyone not trained as a counsellor but often finding themselves in counselling situations by accident. The Accidental Counsellor Training will focus on 3 core themes : Wellbeing, Connection and Influence’.

Now a teleconference on this date.

Venue : York Events, York Street, Sydney, NSW.

13

Disability Equity by Design Series - Part 2 : Re/Framing Disability

‘This is Part 2 of a three-part webinar series that will examine how disability is framed in society and explore the power of design to promote equity. The disability experience is shaped by the dynamics of power and privilege. This webinar will explore prevalent stereotypes about disability and how design choices can both perpetuate or combat these damaging ideas’. The first and third parts are listed at 6 and 20 May 2020. Each requires separate registration.

Venue : Webinar.

13

New ! Enabling staff to work in an online learning environment

‘This series complements the resources for online learning compiled by TEQSA, to provide higher education ractitioners with an engaging and practical discussion of how to make online learning work best for your institution, your workforce and your students. Questions from each webinar will help focus the direction of future sessions’. Second in the series. TEQSA.

Venue : Online.

13

Melbourne Education - Australian Copyright Council Seminar

Four major sessions provide information on ‘Copyright Essentials for Educators, Statutory and Industry Licences, Digital Learning and Hot Topics & Workshop’.More detail on each topic can be found via the site.

We have decided to postpone our face-to-face series of seminars for now. Monitor to find changes to this position.

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

13

Rigor Is Not A Four Letter Word [3]

Demonstration of Learning and Burning Issues. ‘In webinar three Dr Blackburn takes us through Rigorous Assessments inclusive of examples and implementation. Explanation of How Demonstration of Learning Relates to Instruction and Support; Description of Sample Rigorous Assessments, Including Projects and Tests; and Burning Issues’.

Venue : Webinar.

13

The Proactive and Strategic Partner - An EA Masterclass [Sydney]

‘This course is designed to help remove the lottery of chance, and to accelerate the development of a trusted Partnership, enabling EA and Executive to be confident that it has the right foundations and structure to ensure alignment in all critical communication, task, responsibility and reporting areas, and guarantee a more productive and effective working relationship’.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

13-14

Strategy & Innovation Sydney 2020

Their Why Attend page provides a wealth of details and reasons for doing so. ‘Our focus is on uniting leading minds, generating unrivalled learning experiences, creating passionate discussion and actual transformation. Two days of keynote presentations, panel sessions and workshop . . . ’.

Postponed until 19-20 January 2021.

Venue : Doltone House - Jones Bay Wharf, Pyrmont, Sydney, NSW.

13-14

The UniSport Australia National Conference

‘The UniSport National Conference unites university sport administrators and managers for networking opportunities and conversations surrounding issues that drive the university sport sector. The conference attracts over 160 university sport leaders, keynote speakers, university sport administrators and managers as well as representatives from international university sport federations, national sporting organisations and key university stakeholders’.

Cancelled. The next conference will be held in May 2021.

Venue : University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.

13-15

2020 Graduate Curriculum Conference [AACSB]

‘Drawing on diverse experiences and best practices, the Graduate Curriculum Conference will provide valuable insights about the content and pedagogies of graduate level curricula for full and part-time programs while also allowing participants to network and exchange ideas’.

The Graduate Curriculum Conference has been cancelled. AACSB offers a number of digital learning options with many more in development.

Venue : Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.

[13]14-15

Positive Schools 2020 [Western Australia]

‘Australia’s premier mental health and wellbeing conference for teachers, school leaders and allied health professionals. Register to find out how to build safe and respectful relationships across your whole school community; create contextual wellbeing from the inside out and develop a healthier school culture for every young person today’.
A Pre-Conference day will take place on 13 May.

Postponed. A Pre-Conference day will no be run on 25 November with the conference on 26-27 November 2020. Other details appear the same.

Venue : Rydges Esplanade Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia.

13-15

ReActivate [Learning Environments Australasia]

‘This year’s conference themes of connecting, developing and designing, will provide a cohesive overview of the re:Activate approach as we gather together as an Australasian Region, once again inviting people from all over the world, to meet and deepen our shared understandings, possibly change mindsets, and grow as a community of people dedicated to making quality learning environments for all’.

Cancelled. More information about refunds will be released in due time.

Venue : Christchurch, New Zealand.

14

Future Work Summit

‘A place where business, education, government, and emerging organisations come together and explore the strategies that maximise productivity, create a forward-thinking workplace culture, streamline business processes and gain insight into the technology and data driving the workforce of the future’.

Future Work Summit 2020 - August, 2020 · Digital Innovation Festival, Melbourne; October, 2020 · Spark Festival, Sydney.

Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.

14

Melbourne GLAM - Australian Copyright Council Seminar

Four major sessions provide information on ‘Copyright Essentials for Librarians, Archivists and Curators, Your Collection : Digitisation, Management, and Online Promotion, Your Visitors : Research, Lending, and Public Activities, and Hot Topics & Workshop’.More detail on each topic can be found via the site.

We have decided to postpone our face-to-face series of seminars for now. Monitor to find changes to this position.

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

14

Newcastle & Lake Macquarie Career Expo 2020

‘Year 10, 11 and 12 students from 38 secondary schools accompanied by their Career Advisers and Teachers attend. Parents, Guardians and support people of the students are encouraged to attend also’.

Cancelled until further notice.

Venue : Newcastle Racecourse, Broadmeadow, NSW.

14

Strategies to Increase Your Students Resilience

‘The training will explore key strategies that the teacher, support and wellbeing staff can apply with their students to improve their wellbeing and resilience amidst their challenges. Miranda will provide the latest research around the most powerful, practical and easy to apply tools to transform a student’s wellbeing looking at practices from Solution-Focused Therapy, Neuropsychology, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and more’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

14

Teaching P-6 Earth and Space Sciences Using Hands-on Inquiry

‘The Academy of Future Skills have developed a four-part series that will focus on the four strands of Science. In this workshop, our experienced STEM staff and the Education Team from Geoscience Australia will strengthen your pedagogical practice and content knowledge in EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCES using hands-on, engaging, project-based ideas’.

Venue : Mungga-iri Jingee, Chisholm, ACT.

14

The BiG Day In [Perth]

‘The BiG Day In events are aimed at senior secondary school and university students interested in careers in ICT and technology. BiG Day In helps students obtain more information about ICT and technology careers, and hopefully helps them make a better-informed decision about their future’.

Venue : Winthrop Hall, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia.

14

VET RTO Update Webinar [2]

AIS NSW. ‘Connecting periodically with the AIS RTO and VET colleagues is an important strategy for ensuring the currency and certainty of your school’s VET program. This session will focus on the ASQA standards, industry standards, training package requirements, School Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships and NESA curriculum updates. It will hold relevance for all professionals involved in VET delivery’.

Venue : Webinar.

14-15

VDC 2020 Teaching and Learning Conference

‘The 2020 Conference program will consist of highly interactive concurrent workshops as well as high-profile keynote presentations on the theme of VET teaching and learning strategies for engaging with industry and learners’.

Postponed to 19-20 November 2020 at the same venue.

Venue : RACV Torquay Resort, Torquay, Victoria.

14-16

Creative Commons Global Summit 2020

‘Hundreds of leading activists, advocates, librarians, educators, lawyers, technologists and more have joined us for discussion and debate, workshops and planning, talks and community building. The Summit is a can’t-miss event for anyone interested in the global movement for the commons’.

Cancelled. People who have paid will be re-imbursed.

Venue : Lisbon, Portugal.

15

2020 VET CEO Conference [Velg Training]

‘The event will encourage, motivate and validate your current practices and deliver content that is thought-provoking and relevant to your future. We want to help you develop a shared vision and strengthen your network. The program will be tailored specifically to address the needs of not only CEOs but senior leaders and key decision makers of an RTO, to explore critical components of future-proofing your business’.

Postponed to 16 October 2020 at the same venue.

Venue : QT Gold Coast Hotel, Surfers Paradise, Queensland.

15

New ! Administrative Excellence Seminar

6 webinars across the day. Individual topics include ‘Relationship Matters – Getting relationships right in the office; Advanced Strategies to thrive as an Administrator/Manager; Self-Awareness and Personal Insights to Optimise your Strengths; Developing Happier and More Productive Administrators/Managers; Proactive Time Management Strategies; Difficult conversations in the office – how to discuss what matters’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

15

Little Learners Workshop SPELD NSW

‘This hands-on workshop will get you started to teach explicit sequential phonics in the Early Years to ensure success for all students. Little Learners Love Literacy [LLLL] incorporates the teaching of phonological awareness with phonics – spelling and reading are the flip-sides of the same coin and need to be taught together. Take away practical ideas that you can implement immediately in the classroom’.

In response to the impact of COVID-19 in our community, SPELD NSW has postponed face-to-face professional learning workshops in April, May and June 2020.

Venue : SPELD NSW, Parramatta, NSW.

15

Reconciliation Connect [Early Childhood Australia]

‘This event will stream live presentations from speakers, educators and service leaders, and feature online discussion forums as well as Q&A sessions. This is an opportunity to continue your reconciliation journey from the comfort of your own home or workplace’.

Postponed until May 2021.

Venue : Online.

15

The AIS NSW PDHPE Conference 2020

AISNSW has made the decision to suspend all face-to-face Professional Learning events, conferences, courses and in-school consultancies from Tuesday, 17 March 2020, for the time being. Our existing online professional learning opportunities are still available and will be expanded in the coming months.

Venue : Genea Netball Centre, Sydney Olympic Park, NSW.

15

AISSA - Financial Management in an Independent School

‘This workshop will focus on effective financial management for schools. This will include information on what leaders need to know, what to look out for, financial performance indicators and understanding budgets’.

Venue : AIS, Unley, South Australia.

15-16

Aboriginal Members Conference 2019 [NSWTF]

‘The Aboriginal conference is open to all financial Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander members of Federation. There will be keynote speakers, stallholders, workshops and more’.

Following the advice of relevant health authorities around conferences and events in light of the COVID-19 virus, some conferences will not proceed at this time. Please contact Trade Union Training at tut@nswtf.org.au for further information.

Venue : Federation’s Conference Centre, Surry Hills, NSW.

15-16

ACTOrff Early Childhood/Primary Conference - MUSIC PLAY !

‘Our guest presenter from Kentucky, USA is Dr Rob Amchin. We also aim to have a myriad of Australian presenters – so stay tuned to our Facebook page and website’.

Venue : Hughes Baptist Church, Hughes, ACT.

15-16

AIMR’20 - 2nd Asia International Conference on Multidisciplinary Research 2020

‘The International Research & Development Institution invites academics, researchers, scientists, practitioners, policy makers, stakeholders and students to come together, review their research findings, exchange ideas, and discuss emerging issues in Multidisciplinary research and learn the current trends at AIMR’20. The theme of the conference is Embracing the Future with Sustainability’.

May be postponed. Monitoring and will notify re any future decision.

Venue : Mount Lavinia Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

15-16

Boarding Schools Expo [Dubbo]

A guide to Australian Boarding Schools. ‘Meet with top representatives from boarding schools in NSW, ACT, QLD and VIC and the ICPA. Ask questions, make notes and start to refine your shortlist’.

Cancelled.

Venue : TBC, Dubbo, NSW.

15-16

Drama NSW 2 Day State Conference – Leading the Way

‘This two-day conference is a terrific opportunity for educators across all sectors of the Drama community to collaborate with each other and share innovative teaching and learning practices. The program is a rich and diverse one, featuring many exciting national and international practitioners. It provides an opportunity for drama educators to reflect on teaching practice and implement new strategies that reflect current best practice’.

Due to current restrictions, all Drama NSW PL events have been suspended. More information about alternative Professional Learning will be provided soon.

Venue : Newtown High School of the Performing Arts, Newtown, Sydney, NSW.

15-16

Early Childhood Australia Reconciliation Symposium

As a consequence of COVID-19 [coronavirus] and in accordance with announcements made by Prime Minister Scott Morrison on 18 March 2020, Early Childhood Australia has decided to postpone our 2020 Reconciliation Symposium. This event is postponed rather than cancelled; we are committed to running it next year 14–15 May 2021 in Darwin.

15-16

National Education Summit [Brisbane]

Includes ‘Capacity Building School Libraries Conference, Additional Needs Symposium, Leadership for Future Focused Schools, Wellbeing for Future Focused Schools, Berry Street Education Model, School and Students of the Future Conference, Designing Learning Conference, Free Seminars and The Education Expo’.

Postponed to to 4-5 June 2021.

Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.

15-16

The Education Show [Brisbane]

‘The latest cutting edge learning and teaching resources along with programs, support services and technology will be showcased to educators from across Australia. Visitors can also attend the Free Seminar Program offering sessions delivered by experts on the latest developments in the field as well as the Free Spotlight Stage where exhibitors will provide in depth information about their service, program or resource’.

Postponed to to 4-5 June 2021.

Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.

16

2020 ASLA Literacy Research Summits [New South Wales]

‘Dr Merga will be supported by other research experts and experienced practitioners who will provide an opportunity to explore the application of her ideas and equip delegates with strategies to use in the workplace to advocate for the place of the school library. This will include guidance in developing a strong and research-based program designed to both support and raise literacy levels right across our schools’.

Postponed to 21 November 2020 at the same venue.

Venue : State Library of NSW, Sydney, New South Wales.

16

New ! Bringing Mind, Brain, and Education Science to Remote Teaching and Learning Experiences 1.0

‘Participants will learn to be able to Connect, extend, and challenge their current MBE mindset, knowledge, and translation skills; Understand the 3 mindsets that can inform distant learning for students, teachers, schools, districts, parents, and caregivers; Experience MBE research-in our adult, virtual learning environment; and Leverage the most promising Mind, Brain, and Education research and practices to inform and transform teaching and learning in on-campus and remote school experience’.

Venue : Online Seminar.

18

2020 Illume Learning Diverse Learners Conference [Melbourne]

‘The Diverse Learners Conference focuses on successful strategies to include and engage students with disabilities with a particular focus on intellectual disability, Down syndrome and developmental delay. The conference will showcase current research and innovative approaches, and an emphasis on practical activities and strategies will assist educators to ensure that students with diverse learning needs can engage purposefully in learning and achieve academic success’.

We have had to make the incredibly disappointing decision to cancel most of our 2020 events, including the melbourne Diverse Learners Conference.

Venue : Karsten’s TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

18

Effective Pedagogy — High Impact Strategies [Adelaide]

‘This 1 day professional learning experience will explore a range of learning strategies students need to succeed. The program is designed to engage participants and support them to grow and better understand how to implement high impact strategies in their classrooms. Whether you are beginning your career or an experienced teacher, this workshop has something for everyone. There is a particular focus on Engaging Students and Effective Feedback’. Powerful Partnerships.

Term 2 events have been postponed. Details, when rescheduled, will appear under each program. Online Courses are available. For details use the Online Courses tab on the home page.

Venue : Education Development Centre, Hindmarsh, Adelaide, South Australia.

18

Australasia Senior Programme - Gifted & Talented Study Day [Brisbane]

‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The aim is to help gifted students to Improve their thinking skills; Begin to be able to identify what is fundamental from what is trivial; Become intellectually creative; Identify assumptions and distinguish between good and poor arguments; and Think systematically and rigorously about relevant modern day issues’.

The Academy Conferences Masterclass for senior students will now be online and details of how to access will be shared at least a week before your event.

Venue : Clayfield College, Brisbane, Queensland.

18

Voice and Aspirations - Dr Russell Quaglia [Sydney]

ACEL have decided to postpone all events and workshops that were currently scheduled between March and June 2020. New dates for each event will soon be announced and all current registrants will have their registration automatically moved to the new dates.

Venue : The Independent Theatre, North Sydney, NSW.

18-19

International Conference on Adult Education and Challenges [ICAEC] 2020

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 Adult Education and Challenges. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns’.

Postponed to 17-18 May 2021.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

18-19

International Conference on Education and Higher Education [Sydney]

‘ICEHE 2020 is the premier interdisciplinary forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Education and Higher Education. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world’.

Postponed to 17-18 May 2021.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

18-19

International Conference on Right to Education and Education Reforms [ICREER] 2020

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 Right to Education and Education Reforms. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted’.

Postponed to 17-18 May 2021.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

18-19

International Conference on Strategic Management in Higher Education [

‘ICSMHE 2020 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 Strategic Management in Higher Education’.

Postponed to 17-18 May 2021.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

18-19

Queensland Department of Education International Conference - 2020 DEi Conference

Leading for global futures. ‘The 2020 DEi Conference will showcase approaches being taken by Queensland state schools to promote global learning and engagement locally and around the world so that every student is able to thrive now and become our global leaders of the future’.

Conference Postponed - watch this space.

Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Brisbane, Queensland.

18-19

Short Course in Applied Positive Psychology [Sydney]

‘The Short Course in Applied Positive Psychology is an academic course, but it is also a practical course, grounded in the application of research findings to real-world contexts. You will be empowered with a deep knowledge of each of the Elements of Wellbeing identified by Professor Martin Seligman in his PERMA Model of Wellbeing. As well, you will gain a solid understanding of the science of neuroplasticity, the identification of strengths, and the practice of mindfulness’.

Our face-to-face courses have been suspended due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Please check back in a few days as we will be launching some exciting online training products.

Venue : Holiday Inn Parramatta, Parramatta, Sydney, NSW.

18-19

Visible Learningplus [Canberra]

ACEL have decided to postpone all events and workshops that were currently scheduled between March and June 2020. New dates for each event will soon be announced and all current registrants will have their registration automatically moved to the new dates.

New dates for each event will soon be announced and all current registrants will have their registration automatically moved to the new dates.

Venue : Hedley Beare Centre for Teaching and Learning, Stirling, ACT.

18-20

5th Annual Online and eLearning Summit 2020

Leveraging Innovative Digital Tools and Learning Design to Improve Pedagogy Delivery, Increase Engagement and Student Learning Outcomes in an Online Environment. This year, the program will take a closer look at the industry’s biggest challenges including student engagement, data utilisation, and managing internal and external change’.

Postponed to 28-30 October 2020, venue remains the same.

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

18-20

2020 International Conference on Networked Learning [NLC]

‘The biennial Networked Learning Conference has been an opportunity to participate in a forum for the critical examination and analysis of research in networked learning – particularly in Higher Education and lifelong learning’.

This has gone to a virtual presentation.

Venue : Kolding, Denmark.

18-20

2020 The 6th International Conference on Learning and Teaching [ICLT 2020]

‘The conference focuses on the unique challenges of learning and teaching in multi-cultural contexts in universities and high schools and on innovative and emergent practices that are informed by pragmatic scholarship. We invite all colleagues, researchers, academicians, graduate students, teachers and project leaders around the world to submit their original research articles and review papers to this international conference’.

Online can be arranged. For further information contact the Secretary [details on the site].

Please contact the conference secretary for more information about Online/Video Presentation.

Venue : Hotel Royal Macau, Macau, China.

18-21

22nd Annual International Conference on Education

Conference program can be accessed through a link on the right hand side of the page. A leaflet is also available for downloading.

Due to the synchronous pandemic, ATINER has decided to offer the option of remote [online or pre-recorded] presentation. For more information, please send an email to ATINER’s ICT Department (it-dept@atiner.gr).

Venue : Titania Hotel, Athens, Greece.

18-21

Amaga 2020

‘Canberra 2020 will invite new perspectives on the museum and gallery sector’s role in creating the future. It will be an ambitious, imaginative and outward-looking program that questions assumptions. It will address our sector’s impact on communities, ecologies and economies’.

Postponed to 28-31 October 2020. Other details appear the same.

Venue : National Convention Centre, Canberra, ACT.

18-21

Learning Impact Leadership Institute 2020

IMS Global Learning Consortium. ‘Learning Impact brings together educational leaders across K-12, higher education, and corporate learning who are inspiring new educational models that help every learner make a difference. The fusion of technology in support of these new educational models is a central component’.

The Learning Impact Leadership Institute 2020 has been cancelled. IMS will refund all paid registrations in full. IMS is introducing a new, free Learning Impact On-Demand Webinar Series starting in May.

Venue : Denver, Colorado, USA.

19

Australasia Senior Programme - Gifted & Talented Study Day [Sydney]

‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The aim is to help gifted students to Improve their thinking skills; Begin to be able to identify what is fundamental from what is trivial; Become intellectually creative; Identify assumptions and distinguish between good and poor arguments; and Think systematically and rigorously about relevant modern day issues’.

The Academy Conferences Masterclass for senior students will now be online and details of how to access will be shared at least a week before your event.

Venue : Ascham School, Edgecliff, Sydney, NSW.

19

Coaching/Mentoring Program [Adelaide]

‘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. Topics include effective conversation strategies, classroom observation techniques, collecting evidence, setting goals and tracking progress, using data effectively, understanding the learning cycle, preparing beginning/pre-service teachers for registration requirements. Not only will your coaching and mentoring skills be enhanced, but your overall leadership qualities will be taken to another level’. Powerful Partnerships.

Term 2 events have been postponed. Details, when rescheduled, will appear under each program. Online Courses are available. For details use the Online Courses tab on the home page.

Venue : Education Development Centre, Hindmarsh, Adelaide, South Australia.

19

Making School Relevant with Individualised Learning Plans : Evidence-based Program Design

Careers Week - Webinars. ‘he University of Reading, in collaboration with the Henley Business School, have just created their very first online careers course, Career Smart, hosted on the FutureLearn platform. In this webinar, Daniel Mitchell will give you a guided tour of what the course looks like, the response from students and academics and you’ll hear how the team developed their digital skills along the way’.

Venue : Webinar.

19

New ! Measuring student wellbeing - the nuts and bolts

‘In this webinar, you will explore the advantages and limitations of measuring wellbeing in schools, various theories of wellbeing and the latest research. In particular, we will examine the ethics of measurement, and case studies of whole-school approaches to measuring wellbeing from Australia and overseas’.

Venue : Webinar.

19

Positive Behavioural Change

‘In this interactive webinar, participants will learn more about human behaviours and how motivations can drive behaviour. They will also learn skills and strategies to promote positive behaviours. The emphasis is on understanding what prompts challenging behaviours and how to influence and promote long-lasting change’. VET Development Centre.

Venue : Webinar.

19

Working from Vision to Reality : Learning how to make it real [Newtown]

‘It takes some courage to step outside of our comfort zones and give ourselves permission to dream about “utopian landscapes”. Landscapes, a staff room that acknowledges staff need spaces to rest, eat, socialise and write. What visions have you been dreaming about ? How might you achieve your dream ? In this presentation, participants will learn not only to dream about their rooms and sites but to plan on how to make their vision a reality’.

Venue : Flour Mill Studios, Newtown, Sydney, NSW.

19-20

New ! 2nd Public Sector Workplace Mental Health Strategies

‘Understand the impact of mental health at work and support employee mental wellbeing; Manage performance and enable managers to respond to mental health disclosures; Gain organisational buy-in to drive cultural change and normalise mental health in the workplace; and Develop and implement effective mental health strategies and initiatives’.

Venue : Live Stream.

19-21

2020 Leadership Retreat [Community Early Learning Australia]

‘The CELA Leadership Retreat brings together a selection of sector experts to facilitate the change and renewal you need to effectively run your service. This three day gathering will provide you with essential skills and strategies to elevate your own practice and that of your team’.

Venue : Ayindi, Byron Bay, NSW.

19-21

Active Brain 2020

‘With over 200 delegates anticipated to participate, the conference will look at the relationship between the brain and physical activity. From both a health and performance perspective, international and national experts will discuss the role that physical activity has on the brain, and how the brain can influence physical activity. Find more information on the speakers and program pages’.

Cancelled.

Venue : Australian Institute of Sport [AIS], Bruce, ACT.

19-22

iassist2020

‘The conference theme, Data by Design : Building a Sustainable Data Culture, emphasises two core values embedded in the culture of Gothenburg and Sweden : design and sustainability. We invite you to explore these topics further, and discuss what they could mean to data communities’.

Postponed to 7-9 April 2021. Please sign up to our newsletter to get relevant information as it comes in.

Venue : Gothenburg, Sweden.

20

Australasia Senior Programme - Gifted & Talented Study Day [Adelaide]

‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The aim is to help gifted students to Improve their thinking skills; Begin to be able to identify what is fundamental from what is trivial; Become intellectually creative; Identify assumptions and distinguish between good and poor arguments; and Think systematically and rigorously about relevant modern day issues’.

The Academy Conferences Masterclass for senior students will now be online and details of how to access will be shared at least a week before your event.

Venue : Concordia College, Highgate, Adelaide, South Australia.

20

Updated ! Disability Equity by Design Series - Part 3 : Re/Framing Disability

‘This is Part 3 of a three-part webinar series that will examine how disability is framed in society and explore the power of design to promote equity. Emerging thinking about disability suggests that disability is created by the design of our environments. This webinar will explore strategies to maximise access and inclusion in online learning environments’. The first and third parts are listed above at 6 and 13 May 2020. Each requires separate registration.

Venue : Webinar.

20

From Conflict to Collaboration [Adelaide]

‘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 - whether it be upset or angry parents, or uncooperative colleagues. We explore how to develop your emotional intelligence around reading body language, deescalating upset parents/staff, developing more effective relationships, structuring the critical conversation for positive outcomes and much more’. Powerful Partnerships.

Term 2 events have been postponed. Details, when rescheduled, will appear under each program. Online Courses are available. For details use the Online Courses tab on the home page.

Venue : Education Development Centre, Hindmarsh, Adelaide, South Australia.

20

Supportive Strategies for Learner Engagement

‘In this brand new webinar you will be presented with dozens of teaching strategies, tips and tools for developing learners’ interest in their chosen subject using a variety of proven methods and validated approaches, to encourage engagement and critical thinking in developing an optimal learning environment’. Velg Training.

Venue : Webinar.

20

The BiG Day In [Hobart]

‘The BiG Day In events are aimed at senior secondary school and university students interested in careers in ICT and technology. BiG Day In helps students obtain more information about ICT and technology careers, and hopefully helps them make a better-informed decision about their future’.

Venue : Stanley Burbury Theatre, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania.

20

Voice and Aspirations - Dr Russell Quaglia [Brisbane]

New dates for each event will soon be announced and all current registrants will have their registration automatically moved to the new dates.

Venue : Calamvale Community College, Calamvale, Queensland.

20-21

EAN Perth Conference 2020

‘Combining your head and heart with your skills and knowledge to deliver the key intangible benefits in the EA role. Australia’s leading conference for EAs and PAs’. 10 Key Learning Areas detailed on the site.

Venue : Crown Perth, Perth, Western Australia.

20-21

LawSense School Law NSW 2020 [Sydney]

Essential details about sessions and the tracks within them, information about the presenters, registration and much more is provided on the site. There is also a brochure which can be downloaded.

Postponed to 19-20 October 2020. Venue changed to Darling Harbour. If registered you will be notified of some livestream options.

Venue : Aerial UTS Function Centre, Building 10, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW.

20-21

Visible Learningplus [Sydney]

New dates for each event will soon be announced and all current registrants will have their registration automatically moved to the new dates.

Venue : Sydney Masonic Centre, Sydney CBD, NSW.

20-22

2020 International Conference on Information Resources Management

‘Theme : Evolving Human and Organisational Practices in the Intelligent Age’. Listing of Conference Tracks is provided on this page along with other detail.

Venue : Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA.

[20]21-22

Positive Schools 2020 [Queensland]

‘Australia’s premier mental health and wellbeing conference for teachers, school leaders and allied health professionals. Register to find out how to build safe and respectful relationships across your whole school community; create contextual wellbeing from the inside out and develop a healthier school culture for every young person today’.
A Pre-Conference day will take place on 20 May.

Postponed to 26-27 October 2020.

Venue : Brisbane Convention Centre, Brisbane,Queensland.

20-23

The Seventh International Literary Juvenilia Conference

‘Young writers ranging from Pope, Chatterton and Burns in the eighteenth century, to Austen, the Brontës, Eliot and Dickens in the nineteenth, and Edith Wharton, C.S. Lewis, Judith Wright and J.K. Rowling in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries have found inspiration and example in the everyday context of their writing practice—in a materiality related to their physical, social and cultural worlds and in the material conditions of their play, learning, imitation and critique. The conference aims to provide a broad intellectual forum for academics, postgraduates, members of literary societies and the interested public’.

Postponed to 19-22 May 2021.

Venue : UNSW,Kensington, Sydney, NSW.

21

Flipped Learning

‘In this workshop, Andrew will explain the “flipped classroom” model. In this model, students listen to their teacher’s explanations and participate in online discussions at any time of day or night [instead of completing “homework”]. This frees up more class time for learning activities infused with human interaction. The result is a class of students that is more connected; more collaborative; more human’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

21-22

2020 Mental Health in Schools [MHIS] Conference [Melbourne]

‘As schools navigate the plethora of existing and emerging programs, technology and offerings; the challenge remains for each school in developing a mental health action plan that is unique to their student group, and built on the understanding and promotion of the life long journey required. Suited to Teachers, School Leaders, Heads of School, YLCs, Student Support Staff and Other Professionals Working with Young People’.

Venue : Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.

21-22

Aspirant Leadership Event [Adelaide]

‘Powerful Partnerships has teamed up with Driven From Within to bring you this incredible professional development opportunity for all school leaders [Principals, Deputy Principals, Assistant Principals, Heads of Department. Other School Leaders and Aspiring Leaders]. This 2-day event, specifically designed for educational leaders, will cover key topics including Leadership, Coaching/Mentoring, Creating Culture and Well-Being/Time Management’.

Term 2 events have been postponed. Details, when rescheduled, will appear under each program. Online Courses are available. For details use the Online Courses tab on the home page.

Venue : St Peter’s Woodlands Grammar School, Glenelg, South Australia.

21-22

International Conference on Higher Education

‘Aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Higher Education. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Higher Education’.

Postponed. It is now listed for 24-25 May 2021.

Venue : London, United Kingdom.

21-22

The New Principal’s Retreat [Christian Education National]

‘New Principals, and Principals new to CEN schools are invited to join us at our New Principals Retreat. At this retreat/informal gathering, we will take you through information about CEN and provide tips and support for your new position’.

Cancelled.

Venue : Mercure Hotel, Canberra, ACT.

21-23

2020 Conference – The Geography Learning Journey : Shaping Futures

‘An exciting 3 day x 3 event program is in development offering teachers a range of professional learning and networking opportunities’. The Geography Teachers Association of NSW and ACT.

‘Due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus, GTA regrets that we have had to postpone the GTA NSW & ACT Annual Conference scheduled for May 21 – 23 2020. The conference will be postponed to Term 3 2020’.

Venue : ANZ Stadium and Novotel, Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, NSW.

21-24

Careers Expo and VET Expo

‘WA’s only complete careers event will again bring together the broadest range of tertiary education, training and vocational organisations with students, their parents and others interested in improving their career prospects. You’ll find an enlarged VET Expo area. This year it will feature representation by a wide range of vocational training and group training organisations’.

Presently booked for 13-20 May 2021 but could be earlier if a suitable date can be found.

Venue : Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.

22

Australasia Senior Programme - Gifted & Talented Study Day [Melbourne]

‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The aim is to help gifted students to Improve their thinking skills; Begin to be able to identify what is fundamental from what is trivial; Become intellectually creative; Identify assumptions and distinguish between good and poor arguments; and Think systematically and rigorously about relevant modern day issues’.

The Academy Conferences Masterclass for senior students will now be online and details of how to access will be shared at least a week before your event.

Venue : Camberwell Grammar, Canterbury, Melbourne, Victoria.

22

Demystifying Assessment

‘This webinar puts assessment myths to rest. How many assessment events are necessary, and can we weight them ? Can we grade competence ? The webinar works through a string of myths, separates fact from fiction, and enables you to more confidently design and conduct assessments’. VET Development Centre.

Venue : Webinar.

22

Education, Career & Migration Fair

‘The biggest study, career and migration event in Australia for international students and travellers. We have brought together education representatives, migration agents, various experts and different service providers from all over Australia under one roof to offer valuable advice and help you chart your study and career paths’.

Venue : SMC Conference & Function Centre, Sydney, NSW.

22

The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People [Brisbane]

‘2020 Topics and Speakers so far include - Teaching Values of Being Human — An Education of the Mind and the Heart [Mark Le Messurier], With One Voice — Singing for Creativity and Mental Health [Tania de Jong], Green Space and the Power of Nature Play for Shaping the Developing Brain [Dr Rachael Sharman] and Tricky Kids and Anxiety [Andrew Fuller] plus others’.

Venue : The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland.

22-23

2020 GTA NSW & ACT Annual Conference

‘The 2020 focus this year is The Geography Learning Journey : Shaping Futures’. Details regarding all program streams and Keynote Speakers are found on the site.

Due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus, GTA regrets that we have had to postpone the GTA NSW & ACT Annual Conference scheduled for May 21 - 23. As we continue to wait for announcements regarding the health risks involved, the conference will be postponed to Term 3.

Venue : ANZ Stadium and The Novotel, Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, NSW.

22-23

Adelaide Careers & Employment Expos

‘The Adelaide Careers and Employment Expo is a leading careers, training, education and employment event in South Australia. The event offers the opportunity for students, job seekers and career changers to connect with organisations for guidance, clarity and opportunities in relation to career options’.

Postponed to 24-25 July 2020 at the same venue.

Venue : Adelaide Showground, Adelaide, South Australia.

22-23

HALT Summit 2020

‘The Highly Accomplished and Lead Teacher Summit is a free event for nationally certified teachers from across Australia. The Summit provides an opportunity for HALTs to work with leading thinkers from Australia and internationally, develop skills that equip them to lead and inspire colleagues, and collaborate with other Highly Accomplished and Lead Teachers’.

Cancelled.

Venue : W Brisbane Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland.

22-23

Keys to Education - Industry 4 [Gold Coast]

‘Keys to Education [an Inspired Education Symposium] is the missing link where industry and education meets. This platform aims to educate the key stakeholders through a wider audience [teachers, parents, students] by featuring the most sought-after speakers, industry professionals, thought leaders, mavericks, designers, educators and subject experts. It’s the way to transform new realities, enabling a brighter future’.

Venue : Hillcrest Christian College, Reedy Creek, Queensland.

22-25

Updated ! 17th Annual Thinking and Learning Conference

‘Whether you are a classroom teacher, teacher leader, principal or administrator, the Hawker Brownlow Education – 17th Annual Thinking and Learning Conference offers workshop sessions or whole-day institutes to meet your teaching and learning needs. Come and work with leading national and international presenters to enrich your efforts in school improvement’.

Events to May have already been postponed. Later dates are currently valid but could change.

Venue : Caulfield Racecourse, Caulfield East, Victoria.

23

2020 ASLA Literacy Research Summits [Victoria]

‘Dr Merga will be supported by other research experts and experienced practitioners who will provide an opportunity to explore the application of her ideas and equip delegates with strategies to use in the workplace to advocate for the place of the school library. This will include guidance in developing a strong and research-based program designed to both support and raise literacy levels right across our schools’.

Postponed to 28 November 2020 at the same venue.

Venue : State Library of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria.

23

2020 Wollongong Cluster Conference [MANSW]

‘Conference Theme : Breaking Barriers - Building Bridges ... Connecting Mathematics across the Curriculum. We are excited to have Peter Sullivan as one of our keynote presenters. He is a prolific author who has developed a range of resources that support primary school teachers in providing high-quality mathematics learning experiences for their students’.

Wollongong Cluster Conference scheduled for 23 May will not be proceeding as planned. We will continue to monitor the current Health situation and look at identifying a suitable future date for this conference.

Venue : University of Wollongong, McKinnon Building, Wollongong, NSW.

23

TEDxCasey [TED]

‘This event type is organised in the city or town in which you live, engages a wide range of local residents, and showcases a diverse array of talks, not limited to one subject. The event is named after the location-based community it serves’.

Postponed to 5 December 2020 at Narre Warren.

Venue : Casey City Council, Narre Warren, Victoria.

23-24

Beginning Teacher Conferences [NSWTF] [Tamworth]

‘The conferences provide an excellent opportunity for participants to network with other new teachers, explore their conditions of work and gain an explanation of the requirements and procedures for gaining and maintaining accreditation. Other topics covered during the conference include current issues in education as well as enhancement of programming, planning and classroom management skills. Participants also gain an understanding of the support and member services offered by the Federation’.

Following the advice of relevant health authorities around conferences and events in light of the COVID-19 virus, some conferences will not proceed at this time. Please contact Trade Union Training at tut@nswtf.org.au for further information.

Venue : Tamworth,NSW.

23-24

CEN National Conference & AGM 2020

‘Save the date for the 2020 CEN National Conference & AGM [Note: date change from 16-17 May]. Further details and registration to come’.

Cancelled.

Venue : Mercure Canberra, Braddon, ACT.

24

TEDxKids@Armadale [TED]

‘Youth events are one of our most creative TEDx event types, since they are organised by, or catered toward, kids. As you might guess, these events are all about imagination and having fun’.

Postponed to 14 June 2020 at Armadale.

Venue : Armadale Primary School, Armadale, Victoria.

24-27

The 11th Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities [ACAH2020]

‘This international conference encourages academics and scholars to meet and exchange ideas and views in a forum stimulating respectful dialogue. This event will afford an exceptional opportunity for renewing old acquaintances, making new contacts, networking, and facilitating partnerships across national and disciplinary borders’.

Follow this link for information about a virtual presentation.

Venue : Toshi Centre Hotel, Tokyo, Japan.

24-27

The Asian Conference on the Social Sciences [ACSS]

‘The 11th Asian Conference on the Social Sciences [ACSS2020] is a multidisciplinary conference held concurrently with The 11th Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities (ACAH2020). Speakers will provide a variety of perspectives from different academic and professional backgrounds. Registration for either conference will allow participants to attend sessions in both’.

Follow this link for information about a virtual presentation.

Venue : Toshi Centre Hotel, Tokyo, Japan.

24-29

NAFSA 2020 Annual Conference and Expo

‘Join peers and experts at the premier global professional learning and networking event for all international educators and organisations that support international education’.

Cancelled.

Venue : America’s Centre Convention Complex, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

25

11th Annual Primary Teachers’ Mathematics Conference

‘Our conference program aims to assist teachers in the development of professional knowledge, practice and engagement concerning maths education. Our workshops highlight the kinds of topics which are currently important, and of interest to teachers and mathematics leaders, such as engaging students in challenge, the maths proficiencies, using contexts for learning, and a whole lot more’.

Venue : Australian Catholic University [Melbourne Campus], Fitzroy, Victoria.

25

2020 New Careers Advisers Day and UAC Day for New Careers Advisers

‘The topics to be covered include The Role and Responsibilities of the Career Adviser; Framework for Career Education in High Schools; The Year in Brief - When things happen throughout the year and what you need to know about them; Programming for Careers Advisers; Professional Development for Careers Advisers; Work Experience - methods for implementing a program; Resources for Careers Advisers - what’s available to make your life easier and assist you in your Careers Advising role; and Australian Professional Standards for Careers Advisers’.

New dates have been provided - 30-31 July 2020. Venue remains the same.

Venue : UTS Aerial Function Centre, Sydney, NSW.

25

Assistive Technology : PC / Laptop Focus

‘Assistive Technology [AT] is the hardware and software used by a student with Learning Differences which enables them to achieve their potential and beyond. This workshop explores what assistive technology is and how it can bring independence, confidence and joy to learning’.

Term 2 Workshops have been cancelled until further notice.

Venue : Speld Qld, Woolloongabba, Queensland.

25

Effective Pedagogy — High Impact Strategies [Cairns]

‘This 1 day professional learning experience will explore a range of learning strategies students need to succeed. The program is designed to engage participants and support them to grow and better understand how to implement high impact strategies in their classrooms. Whether you are beginning your career or an experienced teacher, this workshop has something for everyone. There is a particular focus on Engaging Students and Effective Feedback’. Powerful Partnerships.

Term 2 events have been postponed. Details, when rescheduled, will appear under each program. Online Courses are available. For details use the Online Courses tab on the home page.

Venue : Cairns Sheridan Hotel, Cairns, Queensland.

25

Voice and Aspirations - Dr Russell Quaglia [Adelaide]

New dates for each event will soon be announced and all current registrants will have their registration automatically moved to the new dates.

Venue : Immanuel College, Novar Gardens, South Australia.

25-26 [?]

2020 NSW HR Leadership Summit

‘The NSW HR Leaders Summit is part of the well-established national series, bringing the best [and sometimes most underrated] HR stories and valuable lessons learnt. The event will once again invite 120+ senior HR decision makers from different industries to exchange ideas and share current thinking to prepare for tomorrow’s demands and become the people’s champion’.

Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.

25-26

Differentiated Instruction and Assessment [Gold Coast]

‘The focus of this interactive workshop is to enhance understanding and application about differentiate instruction principles in developing learning environments for early years settings. It will be based on providing choices of key competencies and outcomes that need to be developed within the school setting’.

Sanguine Consulting has suspended its workshops in April and May 2020. You may still be able to register for the workshops scheduled from June 2020 onwards.

Venue : Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise [exact venue to be advised], Queensland.

25-27

EDUINNOV2020 - 2020 5th International Conference on Education and Innovation

‘An optimal platform for academic communications, exchange of ideas and inspirations between specialists and scholars in the fields of education and innovation, including hot issues such as vocational education, applied psychology, innovation economy and innovative research’.

Venue : Hangzhou, China.

25-28

9th Women in Engineering Leadership Summit [Brisbane]

‘Assemble a strong professional network. Discover methods and tools to tackle unconscious bias in a constructive way. Develop your authentic leadership style for better business performance. Leverage your strengths to promote your visibility at work’.

Postponed to 1-2 December 2020 in Brisbane.

Venue : Stamford Plaza Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.

25-28

INORMS 2020

‘Promoting diversity in Research and research Management Collaborations : More Trans-National, More Trans-Disciplinary, More Trans-Sectoral’.

Postponed to 24-27 May 2021. Still in Hiroshima.

Venue : International Conference Centre, Hiroshima, Japan.

25-29

6th Women in Leadership Western Australia Summit

‘Uncover the characteristics of exemplary leadership. Achieve a sense of personal value and confidence in your abilities. Strategies to empower and uplift yourself and others, Become a champion of change and leverage your leadership profile’.

Check the details posted at this site : Coronavirus Information.

Venue : TBC, Perth, Western Australia.

26-27

New ! Micro-Credentialing in Higher Education Workshop 2020 [1]

‘Analyse the rapidly changing nature of work and the power of micro-credentials to support professionals; Explore the evolving models for micro-credentials and their capacity for education and social good; Identify the best micro-credential model for your institution’s needs and ambitions; Understand the benefits of micro-credentials for business and learners alike’ plus much more.

Brought forward to this date and becomes a Virtual Streaming presentation.

Venue : Virtual/Streaming.

26-28

Science at the Shine Dome 2020

‘Science at the Shine Dome is an event for researchers from all disciplines and career levels to come together and share knowledge. This includes the admission of new Fellows to the Australian Academy of Science, national awards to honour excellence at all career levels, a networking gala dinner with industry and political representatives, and a high-powered symposium on an issue of national importance. A major focus at Science at the Shine Dome is giving early- and mid-career researchers professional development and the opportunity to engage with senior scientists’.

Cancelled.

Venue : Shine Dome, Canberra, ACT.

26-29

ASBAQ2020

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Postponed to 7-9 October 2020 at the same venue.

Venue : Mackay Entertainment Convention Centre, Mackay, Queensland.

27

The BiG Day In [Springfield, Qld]

‘The BiG Day In events are aimed at senior secondary school and university students interested in careers in ICT and technology. BiG Day In helps students obtain more information about ICT and technology careers, and hopefully helps them make a better-informed decision about their future’.

Venue : Building D, University of Southern Queensland, Springfield Central, Queensland.

27

The Proactive and Strategic Partner - An EA Masterclass [Melbourne]

‘This course is designed to help remove the lottery of chance, and to accelerate the development of a trusted Partnership, enabling EA and Executive to be confident that it has the right foundations and structure to ensure alignment in all critical communication, task, responsibility and reporting areas, and guarantee a more productive and effective working relationship’.

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

27

Voice and Aspirations - Dr Russell Quaglia [Darwin]

New dates for each event will soon be announced and all current registrants will have their registration automatically moved to the new dates.

Venue : Dripstone Middle School, TIWI, Northern Territory.

27-28

2nd Annual Women in Tertiary Education Leadership Summit

‘Do you have a career development plan ? As Australian universities continue into a dynamic period of growth and evolution, there is an emerging opportunity for women to step to the fore. Are you going to emerge as one of the sector’s great female leaders ? You’ll learn how to overcome obstacles to success in an environment of rapid internationalisation, domestic growth, reduced funding and higher operating cost ’.

Venue : CQ Functions, Melbourne, Victoria.

27-28

Emergent Curriculum [Gold Coast]

‘The focus of this interactive workshop is to enhance understanding and application about emergent curriculum principles in developing learning environments for young children. Participants will gain a deeper understanding about the principles of emergent curriculum – documentation of learning, planning based on documentation and children’s interests and learning, interpretation of documentation, organisation of an environment that supports active engagement for both individuals and groups of children’.

Sanguine Consulting has suspended its workshops in April and May 2020. You may still be able to register for the workshops scheduled from June 2020 onwards.

Venue : Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise [exact venue to be advised], Queensland.

27-28

Updated ! Melbourne Nurses’ Conference

‘The purpose of this conference is to enable all nurses to remain up-to-date on a range of current professional and clinical practice topics’. Multiple topics are given more detail on the front page.

Online Learning Now Available.

Venue : Oaks on Market, Melbourne, Victoria.

27-28

Talk for Writing Workshop [Newcastle]

SPELD NSW. ‘Offers an overview of the Talk for Writing approach and provides opportunities for hands-on participation in this exceptionally effective instructional approach for teaching written expression. The workshop addresses the use of Talk for Writing for both fiction and non-fiction’.

In response to the impact of COVID-19 in our community, SPELD NSW has postponed face-to-face professional learning workshops in April, May and June 2020.

Venue : Apollo International, Charlestown, NSW.

27-28

Twentieth International Conference on Knowledge, Culture, and Change in Organisations 2020

‘The conference features research addressing the following annual themes : Theme 1 : Management Education; Theme 2 : Change Management; Theme 3 : Knowledge Management; Theme 4 : Organisational Cultures; and the 2020 Special Focus : Beautifully Organised’.

Postponed to 20-21 October 2020.

Venue : University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

27-28

University Strategic Planning and Resource Management Conference

‘Hear from a 90% new speaker panel featuring senior thought leaders from Australia, New Zealand, UK and SE Asia. A program filled with new case study focused presentations and new content that will explore shared services, customer service transformation, globalisation strategies and much more. 4 interactive panel discussions and a dedicated roundtable discussion session with an opportunity for you to benchmark and learn from your peers. A bigger and better exhibition area featuring solutions that will enhance your strategic decision making process’.

COVID-19 Information for delegates, speakers & sponsors - Criterion Conferences.

Venue : Victoria University City Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.

27-29

Highered Global Talent Summit

‘This will bring more than 300 attendees from Career Services [Schools], Students/Alumni [Talent], Human Resources professionals [Organisations] and HR Tech Innovators from all over the world, in an unprecedented forum to discuss global [campus] recruitment initiatives, recruitment technologies, employer relations and ultimately match top talent to international companies and organisations’.

Venue : Shanghai, China.

27-29

International Society for Language Studies Conference 2020

‘The specific emphasis of the conference on engaging in transformation in language studies encourages new directions in research through interdisciplinary junctures that are fruitful and opportune. The conference will explore various facets of language and its role in the transformation of education, society, identity, among others’.

It is with regret that we must announce the decision of the ISLS Board of Directors to cancel the ISLS 2020 conference. Those who submitted a proposal were notified via email on January 23, 2020. 2021 Conference in Klaipeda, Lithuania, 17-19 June, 2021.

Venue : Universidad de Tecnológica de Chile, La Serena, Chile.

[27]28-29

Positive Schools 2020 [Victoria]

‘Australia’s premier mental health and wellbeing conference for teachers, school leaders and allied health professionals. Register to find out how to build safe and respectful relationships across your whole school community; create contextual wellbeing from the inside out and develop a healthier school culture for every young person today’.

Postponed to 5-6 November 2020. Details soon.

Venue : Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.

27-29

Updated ! SSP 42nd Annual Meeting [Society for Scholarly Publishing]

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

It is with heavy hearts that the SSP Board of Directors made the difficult decision to cancel the SSP 42nd Annual Meeting due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Venue : Westin Waterfront, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

27-29

2020 5th International Conference on Psychology and Behavioural Sciences [PSYBEHAV2020]

‘An optimal platform for academic communications, exchange of ideas and inspirations between specialists and scholars in the fields related to psychology and behavioural sciences, including hot issues such as psychological testing, cognitive science and neuroscience’.

Venue : TBC, Hangzhou, China.

27-30

10th International Conference - Early Childhood Care and Education [ECCE 2020]

‘ECCE is one of the largest international conferences devoted to modern childhood issues attended by academics, students, practitioners, and policymakers. Topics include Global Challenges; Preschool Education in the Digital Age; Best Practices in Preschool Education; Small-size Kindergarten; Early Childhood Care and Education by Educational Disciplines; Personality Development in Early Childhood’ and several more.

Following health concerns pertaining to the COVID-19 coronavirus, we are forced to reschedule the International Conference ECCE to autumn 2020. We will inform you about the new date of ECCE 2020 as soon as the situation changes.

Venue : Moscow, Russia.

27-30

The 10th Asian Conference on Asian Studies [ACAS2020]

‘It is through conferences like these that we expand our network and partners, and we have no doubt that ACCS2020 will offer a remarkable opportunity for the sharing of research and best practice, and for the meeting of people and ideas. The 10th Asian Conference on Asian Studies (ACAS2020) will be held alongside The 10th Asian Conference on Cultural Studies (ACCS2020). Registration for either conference will allow delegates to attend sessions in the other’.

Follow this link for information about a virtual presentation.

Venue : Toshi Centre Hotel, Tokyo, Japan.

27-30

The 10th Asian Conference on Cultural Studies [ACCS2020]

‘It is through conferences like these that we expand our network and partners, and we have no doubt that ACCS2020 will offer a remarkable opportunity for the sharing of research and best practice, and for the meeting of people and ideas. The 10th Asian Conference on Cultural Studies (ACCS2020) will be held alongside The 10th Asian Conference on Asian Studies (ACAS2020). Registration for either conference will allow delegates to attend sessions in the other’.

Follow this link for information about a virtual presentation.

Venue : Toshi Centre Hotel, Tokyo, Japan.

28

Exceeding the National Quality Standard Conference [Melbourne]

‘The Exceeding the National Quality Standard 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, etc.’.

Postponed. Now listed as being held 6 August 2020. Other details the same.

Venue : Hilton Double Tree, Melbourne, Victoria.

28

The AIS NSW Teacher Librarian Conference 2020

AISNSW has made the decision to suspend all face-to-face Professional Learning events, conferences, courses and in-school consultancies from Tuesday, 17 March 2020, for the time being. Our existing online professional learning opportunities are still available and will be expanded in the coming months.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

28-29

2020 Mental Health in Schools [MHIS] Conference [Sydney]

‘As schools navigate the plethora of existing and emerging programs, technology and offerings; the challenge remains for each school in developing a mental health action plan that is unique to their student group, and built on the understanding and promotion of the life long journey required. Suited to Teachers, School Leaders, Heads of School, YLCs, Student Support Staff and Other Professionals Working with Young People’.

Venue : Luna Park Function Centre, Sydney, NSW.

28-29

Admissions and Compliance Forum 2020 - International Education Association of Australia [IEAA]

Complex challenges, collaborative solutions. ‘IEAA’s Forum provides a national opportunity for professional in the sector to come together and address some of the key issues we are faced with every day. Government representatives and peak bodies will be invited to provide information on emerging issues and policy changes. Interactive breakout sessions will provide an opportunity to share experiences with like-minded professionals with similar responsibilities and levels of experience’.

Postponed to 18-19 November 2020 at the same venue.

Venue : Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland.

28-29

Education Outdoors Conference 2020

Leading with Nature. ‘The Education Outdoors Conference is a major annual event that provides professional learning for teachers, educators and students within the Outdoor Education sector and connects with community groups, government and related businesses’.

Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus the Education Outdoors Conference 2020 has been cancelled. We hope to see you all in 2021.

Venue : Box Hill Institute, Lilydale Lakeside Campus, Lilydale, Victoria.

28-29

Leadership for Women Masterclass 2020 [Perth]

The Leadership Institute. ‘An interactive, two-day course designed to help you build the awareness, agility and confidence to lead with wisdom, compassion and courage. It is designed to challenge your assumptions, expand and develop your mindset, skillset and toolsets to be an effective leader whilst leader and professional and to navigate some of the challenges women can face at work’.

Livestream + Physical Event.

Venue : Cliftons Perth, Perth, Western Australia.

28-29

The AIS NSW School Counsellors’ Conference 2020

AISNSW has made the decision to suspend all face-to-face Professional Learning events, conferences, courses and in-school consultancies from Tuesday, 17 March 2020, for the time being. Our existing online professional learning opportunities are still available and will be expanded in the coming months.

Venue : Crowne Plaza Terrigal, Terrigal, NSW.

28-31

HSC and Careers Expo 2020

Many exhibitors, numerous seminars on valuable ideas and topics, plus much more.

Cancelled.

Venue : Hordern Pavilion, Errol Flynn Boulevard, Moore Park, Sydney, NSW.

29

ATOM PD : VCE Media Units 2 and 4

‘This Seminar will take teachers through both Units 2 and 4. Covering changes to the new Study Design [introduced in 2018] as well as tools and tips on how to progress your students through these units. Perfect for new and returning teachers of VCE Media’.

Venue : Graduate House, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria.

29

Strategic Planning and Project Management [Melbourne]

‘This interactive course has been designed to enable EAs and PAs to identify and understand the overall trends underpinning the functioning of their organisation and how these guide the implementation of specific projects’.

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

29

Talking to Parents about the Hard Stuff [Canberra]

‘This professional learning session draws together a range of approaches to conversations about ‘the Hard Stuff’. On completion, you will be able to Determine the readiness of parents to hear feedback; Demonstrate the most appropriate way to approach parents, Use language that ensures the parent is in the best position to hear what we have to say, Generate a script as a strategy to prepare for a conversation and Utilise strategies to manage any potential fallout’.

Venue : Mantra on Northbourne, Canberra, ACT.

29

The AIS NSW Studies of Religion Conference 2020

AISNSW has made the decision to suspend all face-to-face Professional Learning events, conferences, courses and in-school consultancies from Tuesday, 17 March 2020, for the time being. Our existing online professional learning opportunities are still available and will be expanded in the coming months.

Venue : Tara Anglican School for Girls, North Parramatta, NSW.

29

Word Aware - Vocabulary Workshop [Newcastle]

SPELD NSW. ‘Word Aware is a whole school approach which promotes vocabulary development. It is an evidence-based program which provides a structured process to help support vocabulary enrichment in all students and particularly for students with special educational needs and children with English as a second language. The presenter will take participants through this fast-paced, fun and interactive workshop, and provide lots of practical ideas on how to develop vocabulary in the classroom. Attendees will leave well-equipped to start Word Aware with their students immediately’.

In response to the impact of COVID-19 in our community, SPELD NSW has postponed face-to-face professional learning workshops in April, May and June 2020.

Venue : Apollo International Hotel, Charlestown, NSW.

29-30

Guiding Children’s Behaviour Positively and Effectively [Gold Coast]

‘The focus of this interactive workshop is to enhance understanding of how to guide children’s behaviour positively and effectively. Participants will identify and discuss : The reasons for children’s behaviours; Typical challenging behaviours; Seven steps to guiding behaviour effectively; Negotiating with Children; and Strategies to avoid’.

Sanguine Consulting has suspended its workshops in April and May 2020. You may still be able to register for the workshops scheduled from June 2020 onwards.

Venue : Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise [exact venue to be advised], Queensland.

29-31

6th World Conference on Women’s Studies 2020 [WCWS 2020]

Overcoming Women’s Subordination: Socialisation, Law, and Structural Inequalities. We will bring together women from various fields, ages and walks of life in order to learn from and empower each other to make the world a better place for girls and women, while providing a number of opportunities to showcase their research, celebrate achievements, become inspired, network, and engage in both personal and professional development’.

Postponed to 27-29 July 2020 in Sri Lanka. We will be in contact with those who registered with more information.

Venue : Taj Samudra, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

29-31

New ! The Teaching Professor Conference

‘For 2020, we’re offering a virtual alternative. It features on-demand access to conference plenary sessions along with on-demand delivery of 50+ concurrent sessions. There’s even an opportunity for you to virtually attend 9 optional preconference workshops plus poster sessions too ! If you’re passionate about good pedagogy, you don’t want to miss it !’

Venue : Virtual Conference.

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New ! Behaviour Management 101 – what they didn’t teach you at university [1]

‘How do the really good teachers make classroom management look effortless ? What are the basics of most effective discipline systems ? This workshop will assist you to create and update your own classroom management model based on Positive Behaviour Development that includes the following topics [see home page]’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

1

New ! Leadership for Beginners : A workshop for teachers new to leadership positions

‘If you are starting a new leadership role, changing schools, thinking of applying for a promotion or just brand new to coordinators or a Year level leadership position, or have a new bunch of leaders in your school this workshop is for you and them’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

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Restorative Classrooms, Strong Classrooms - Real Schools [Teachers]

‘Restorative Practices, done right, has proven to be the key to improving Student-Teacher relationships, driving up engagement, building a respectful culture and enhancing teacher effectiveness. And here’s the kicker – it’s fantastic for reducing Teacher Stress too. This workshop is designed to provide Teachers and School Leaders with a powerful understanding of Restorative Practices’.

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

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Updated ! 26th Global Conference on Nursing Education and Registered Nurse

The Conference is based on the theme of ‘Communication, Innovation and Development in the field of REGISTERED NURSE’. Extensive information regarding the Tracks/Sessions is provided on the site as are other organisation and registration details.

This has now moved online as a webinar.

Venue : Webinar.

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New ! International Conference on Anthropology and Sustainability [ICAS-20]

‘The main focus of conference is to improve the Anthropology and Sustainability, 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 Anthropology and Sustainability which will be woven through the Plenary Speakers, Keynote Speakers, Distinguished Lecturers and Industrial Personnel along with poster sessions’.

Due to the safety concern for our participants we made this conference a virtual event where you can present your research by online presentation. A ‘screen link’ takes you to this option.

Venue : Virtual event [originally face-to-face in Sydney, NSW].

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New ! International Conference on Developmental Physical Education for Children and Youth [ICDPECY-20]

‘The main focus of conference is to improve Developmental Physical Education for Children and Youth, 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 Developmental Physical Education for Children and Youth which will be woven through the Plenary Speakers, Keynote Speakers, Distinguished Lecturers and Industrial Personnel along with poster sessions’.

Due to the safety concern for our participants we made this conference a virtual event where you can present your research by online presentation. A ‘screen link’ takes you to this option.

Venue : Virtual event [originally face-to-face in Sydney, NSW].

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New ! International Conference on Developmental Physical Education for Children and Youth [ICDPECY-20]

‘The main focus of conference is to improve Developmental Physical Education for Children and Youth, 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 Developmental Physical Education for Children and Youth which will be woven through the Plenary Speakers, Keynote Speakers, Distinguished Lecturers and Industrial Personnel along with poster sessions’.

Due to the safety concern for our participants we made this conference a virtual event where you can present your research by online presentation via Skype or pre-recorded video presentation with high impact factor Scopus publication.

Venue : Virtual event [originally face-to-face in Sydney, NSW].

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New ! International Conference on Global Studies [IC-GS-20]

‘The main focus of conference is to improve Global Studies, 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 Global Studies which will be woven through the Plenary Speakers, Keynote Speakers, Distinguished Lecturers and Industrial Personnel along with poster sessions’.

Due to the safety concern for our participants we made this conference a virtual event where you can present your research by online presentation via Skype or pre-recorded video presentation with high impact factor Scopus publication.

Venue : Virtual event [originally face-to-face in Sydney, NSW].

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No More Harm Conference 2020

‘Highlighting bullying, harassment and discriminating behaviour, this annual conference continues to successfully facilitate discussion surrounding the cause, effect, challenges and opportunities surrounding harmful behaviours in schools, the workplace and wider community. Featuring a selection of renowned keynote speeches, oral presentations, panel discussions, workshops and networking opportunities, this conference highlights the cause of and solutions to bullying, harassment and discrimination’.

Postponed to 19-20 November 2020.Other details appear the same.

Venue : The Langham Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.

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EduTECH International Congress and Expo 2020

Includes ‘3 co-located events. Our content innovates, transforms and inspires teachers, lectures, administrator and mores. Each speaker is hand picked to provide you with the content you need to better yourself professionally’.

Postponed to 9-10 November 2020 at the same venue.

Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.

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International Summit on the Teaching Profession 2020 [ISTP2020]

‘In this age of accelerations, where the demands on the competences [knowledge, skills, attitudes and values] of citizens and workers are evolving ever more rapidly, the risk that some students, teachers and schools [including those in vocational and educational training] could fall behind has never been greater. What can public policy and teacher unions do to build strong foundations and align resources with needs so that every student benefits from excellent teaching? What do we expect from teachers and the teaching profession in the 21st century ?’

This event has been postponed. New updates will be available soon.

Venue : Science Museum. City for the Arts and Science, Valencia, Spain.

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Open Repositories 2020

‘Participants at OR come from higher education, government, libraries, archives and museums to share their experiences and knowledge about repository infrastructure, tools, services, and policies. We hope you will join us in Stellenbosch in 2020’.

Postponed to 31 May - 3 June 2021. Will contact registered people to offer options.

Venue : University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa.

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New ! EdMedia + Innovate Learning [AACE]

‘EdMedia + Innovate Learning spans all disciplines and levels of education attracting researchers and practitioners in the field from 70+ countries. This annual conference offers a forum for the discussion and exchange of research, development, and applications on all topics related to Innovation and Education ’.

Postponed. This will now be an online presentation held on 23-26 June 2020.

Venue : Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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New ! New to Online, Essentials Part I : Getting Started

‘This workshop will provide you with an important online learning experience as you explore the basics of online teaching and learning. You will learn the critical differences between online and face-to-face courses, including faculty and student expectations, role adjustments, and course design and evaluation. Your explorations will include research-based readings, presentations, and discussions with other new online teachers. There will also be an hour-long optional [recorded] live session where you will get a chance to meet your facilitator to discuss important topics related to online teaching and ask your questions’.

Venue : Asynchronous Workshop.

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New ! Online Teaching Course [ACER] [1]

‘This course is intended for educators new to online teaching or those aspiring to improve their skills in `this area. The online teaching course will equip participants with the skills and knowledge to become an effective online teacher. The focus of the course is on the theory and practice of online pedagogy, how to facilitate online discussion and collaboration, and support student learning in the online environment. The intensive course consists of 6 modules and 2 learning assurance tasks’.

Venue : Online.

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EduBUILD 2020

‘ EduBUILD is Australia’s largest education buildings, infrastructure and facilities management conference and trade show for education leaders and decision-makers involved in design, construction, renovation, maintenance, operation and management of buildings for schools, colleges and universities. In its 9th year, EduBUILD returns, co-located with EduTECH International Congress and Expo to create 21st century learning spaces that encourage creativity, innovation, collaboration and health & wellbeing’.

Postponed to 9-10 November 2020. Other details appear the same.

Venue : International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.

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THE Asia Universities Summit 2020

‘The THE Asia Universities Summit 2020 will discover how the spirit of innovation continues today in research, education and collaborations with industry, and how it has been strengthened by scholars and students increasingly crossing national and disciplinary boundaries, as well as building links between industry and academia’.

Postponed. Pre-Sessions - 30 November 2020, Conference 1-3 December 2020 at the same venue.

Venue : Fujita Health University, Nagoya, Japan.

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New ! 6th International Conference on Higher Education Advances [HEAd’20]

‘This conference is an excellent forum for researchers and practitioners to exchange ideas, experiences, opinions and research results relating to the preparation of students, teaching//earning methodologies and the organisation of educational systems’. Topics for inclusion are listed on the home page. Previously had workshops on 2 June.

Venue : Now an Online Event.

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Emerging Leader’s Series : Leadership Styles & Role Clarity [Darwin]

‘Have you recently been promoted to a leadership role ? This series is ideal for new leaders looking to develop core leadership skills. There are four half day workshops in the series. We encourage participants to participate in all workshops, but it is not essential’.

Venue : The Avenue, Parap, Northern Territory.

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Talking to Parents about the Hard Stuff [Port Macquarie]

‘This professional learning session draws together a range of approaches to conversations about “the Hard Stuff”. On completion of this course, you will be able to : Determine the readiness of parents to hear feedback; Demonstrate the most appropriate way to approach parents; Use language that ensures the parent is in the best position to hear what we have to say; Generate a script as a strategy to prepare for a conversation; Utilise strategies to manage any potential fallout’.

Venue : Mercure Port Macquarie, Port Macquarie, NSW.

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The BiG Day In [Sunshine Coast]

‘The BiG Day In events are aimed at senior secondary school and university students interested in careers in ICT and technology. BiG Day In helps students obtain more information about ICT and technology careers, and hopefully helps them make a better-informed decision about their future’.

Venue : Venue 114 [formerly Lake Kawana Community Centre], Bokarina, Queensland.

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New ! Annual Conference on Marketing and Branding

‘Balancing the reality of your campus with the overwhelming nature of being a marketer today, this conference will help participants identify, explain and integrate the key ingredients to creating, sustaining and measuring the impact of a successful brand strategy and market position’.

Venue : Online.

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Evidence Based Teaching & Learning Masterclass [Sydney]

‘All decisions about student learning must be informed by real data and evidence, regardless of whether it is formal or informal. However, too often, educators think through their teaching, and how they will cover certain information rather than thinking through how to get their students to learn. Learn how to flip the thinking of educators at your school at the Evidence Based Teaching in Schools Roadshow, and see the power of data to inform educational decision making’.

Upcoming conferences and masterclasses will be delivered through interactive live stream, which is accessible wherever you may be.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

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DiPVaC5

‘DiPVaC is a biennial international conference series showcasing cutting-edge research into quantitative approaches to variation and change in what are broadly termed ‘discourse-pragmatic features’: this includes [but is not limited to] research on discourse markers or pragmatic particles whose primary functions are interpersonal and textual [e.g. well, like, you know, comme, alors, doch, zwar, diciamo, dakedo, etc.]; tag questions; silence; filled pauses; adjectives; adverbs; and general extenders’.

Postponed till further notice. Revised dates as soon as possible.

Venue : University of Melbourne, Parkville Campus, Melbourne, Victoria.

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Higher Education Innovation Summit 2020

Conversations, Collaboration & Creativity. ‘The summit will give you the opportunity to Explore and share innovations in higher education, collectively considering evidence, emerging best practices and challenges; Promote affordable innovation in higher education by connecting imaginative educators for conversation; Accelerate learning research in higher education through collaboration across campuses and disciplines, producing evidence for innovation; Build and sustain a culture of creativity and well-being among innovative campus communities ’.

University events with an attendance of 50 people or more have been cancelled for the Spring 2020 semester.

Given these unprecedented times, the Higher Education Innovation Summit planning committee has decided to postpone the 2020 Higher Education Innovation Summit. The Higher Education Innovation Summit is now scheduled for June 2-4, 2021.

Venue : The DoubleTree by Hilton Downtown Rochester / University of Minnesota Rochester, Rochester, Minnesota, USA .

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International Perspectives on University Teaching and Learning Symposium [IPUTL 2020]

‘International Perspectives on University Teaching and Learning brings together a diverse community of teaching and learning professionals, international educators, policy makers, administrators and researchers dedicated to internationalising teaching in higher education’.

Cancelled. The symposium will be rescheduled for summer 2021, and all presenters accepted for IPUTL 2020 are automatically invited to present in 2021 instead. Our team will provide updates and details on IPUTL 2021 as soon as possible.

Venue : Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Orlando, Florida, USA.

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Tasmanian Principals Conference 2020

‘Building on our highly successful 2019 Conference and its focus on wellbeing, the 2020 ‘Leading for Wellbeing’ Tasmanian Principals Conference will again focus on your personal wellbeing with an extension into leading wellbeing in your school community. We have an outstanding line up of speakers to support your learning in this area’.

Postponed to 17-19 March 2021 at the same venue.

Venue : Country Club Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania.

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The 2020 School Leadership Conference

Queensland Association of State School Principals. ‘Our “why” is our compelling reason; the all-consuming purpose that drives our “what” and our “how”. Leaders, and teams, who place their “why” at the centre stay focused, are more resilient, better motivated, and position themselves for success. Uncover – or rediscover – your “why” at The School Leadership Conference 2020’.

Postponed to 23-25 November 2020 at the same venue.

Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland.

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Positive Schools 2020 [NSW]

‘Australia’s premier mental health and wellbeing conference for teachers, school leaders and allied health professionals. Register to find out how to build safe and respectful relationships across your whole school community; create contextual wellbeing from the inside out and develop a healthier school culture for every young person today’.
A Pre-Conference day will now take place on 18 November 2020.

Postponed to 19-20 November 2020 at the same venue.

Venue : SMC Conference and Function Centre, Sydney, NSW.

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6th Conference of The International Society for the Linguistics of English [ISLE 6]

‘The conference theme for ISLE 6 is Evolving English and the Digital Era. ISLE 6 seeks to assess the impact of digitisation in English linguistics and in the study of its varieties. We hope to be a venue for state-of-the-art presentations that highlight how digitisation can [or cannot] benefit the study of English linguistics and how it could help us understand its past and present and possibly predict its future paths’.

Re-scheduled to 2-5 June 2021. Same venue.

Venue : University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland.

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New ! Behaviour Management 101 – what they didn’t teach you at university [2]

‘How do the really good teachers make classroom management look effortless ? What are the basics of most effective discipline systems ? This workshop will assist you to create and update your own classroom management model based on Positive Behaviour Development that includes the following topics [see home page]’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

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EPiCC - Engaging Parents in Career Conversations 2020

‘This is a train the trainer style one day workshop for Career Practitioner who intend delivering the Engaging Parents in Career Conversations for their parent body. The aim of the workshop to create confidence to effectively deliver the workshop to parents and provide all the necessary tools and strategies for delivery via modelling and examining likely scenarios’.

The item you are looking for is not available at the moment. Monitor for further information re future planning.

Venue : TBC, Brisbane, Queensland.

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Updated ! International Conference on Advance Education

‘ICAE-20 provides an opportunity for research scholars, delegates and students to interact and share their experience and knowledge in Advance Education. It will provide an excellent international forum for sharing knowledge and results in Engineering. The aim of the Conference is to provide a platform to the researchers and practitioners from both academia as well as industry to meet the share cutting-edge development in the field’.

Postponed from 4 April 2020. Other details appear the same.

Venue : TBC, Adelaide, South Australia.

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Quality Improvement Plans : What is Quality ? How do we improve ? Who is planning ?

‘The session will assist to clarify your understandings around the purpose of the QIP and the self-assessment process. Develop your skills and knowledge around getting the whole team involved in the process, valuing the critical reflective practices and utilising the insights and discussions to shape future action’.

Venue : Mantra on Northbourne, Canberra, ACT.

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Restorative Classrooms, Strong Classrooms - Real Schools [Leaders]

‘Restorative Practices, done right, has proven to be the key to improving Student-Teacher relationships, driving up engagement, building a respectful culture and enhancing teacher effectiveness. And here’s the kicker – it’s fantastic for reducing Teacher Stress too. This workshop is designed to provide Teachers and School Leaders with a powerful understanding of Restorative Practices’.

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

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New ! Thirteenth Global Studies Conference

‘In order to support more inclusive participation, virtual sessions enable participants to present work to a body of peers and to engage with colleagues from afar, bringing global ideas to the local. We offer two virtual presentation formats : Virtual Lightning Talk and Virtual Poster’. Face-to-Face conference has been put off until 2021.

Venue : Virtual Conference.

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Women in Leadership Perth Symposium 2020

‘Full details regarding sessions, presenters and more can be found on this page. The Perth Symposium has been increased to a 2-day experience [one fully online and one face-to-face later in the year]’.

1 day online now. Face-to-Face postponed to 14 October 2020 at the same venue.

Venue : Pan Pacific Perth, Perth, Western Australia.

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Leadership for Women Masterclass 2020 [Adelaide]

The Leadership Institute. ‘An interactive, two-day course designed to help you build the awareness, agility and confidence to lead with wisdom, compassion and courage. It is designed to challenge your assumptions, expand and develop your mindset, skillset and toolsets to be an effective leader whilst leader and professional and to navigate some of the challenges women can face at work’.

Livestream and physical event.

Venue : Cliftons Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.

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New ! Teaching and Supporting Students with Diverse Needs - 2020

‘Focus of the Conference : Showcase the attributes of Diverse Needs Children through the Key-Note/Workshop Presentations; Understand more fully the nuances of Students with Diverse Needs in order to develop new units/programs that can better support and progress these students through their schooling experience; Brilliant ideas and strategies to understand inform and support our young people’; more.

Venue : Live Stream Webinar.

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Thirteenth Global Studies Conference 2020

‘2020 Special Focus — Globalisation and Social Movements : Familiar Patterns, New Constellations ? The conference features research addressing the following annual themes : Economy And Trade; Politics, Power, And Institutions; Society And Culture; and Resources And Environment’.

Virtual Conference on 4 June 2020. Placed Based Status - Postponed to 5-6 June 2021.

Venue : Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.

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New ! Labtech Conference

STAV. ‘Theme Supporting STEM in the Science Classroom’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : Quantum Victoria, Macleod, Victoria.

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New ! OHS - Safety not just child’s play

Early Learning Association Australia. ‘Specifically designed for those responsible for the management of OHS in early childhood services. The seminar will provide practical information and guidance on how to manage risks by addressing the most common hazards faced by the early childhood sector, as well as strategies to prevent injuries from occurring in the work place. Topics will cover a broad range of areas’.

Venue : Recovre, Melbourne, Victoria.

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Restorative Classrooms, Strong Classrooms - Real Schools [Everyone - Free]

‘Restorative Practices, done right, has proven to be the key to improving Student-Teacher relationships, driving up engagement, building a respectful culture and enhancing teacher effectiveness. And here’s the kicker – it’s fantastic for reducing Teacher Stress too. This workshop is designed to provide Teachers and School Leaders with a powerful understanding of Restorative Practices’.

Venue : TBC,Melbourne, Victoria.

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The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People [Canberra]

‘2020 Topics and Speakers so far include - Teaching Values of Being Human — An Education of the Mind and the Heart [Mark Le Messurier], With One Voice — Singing for Creativity and Mental Health [Tania de Jong], Green Space and the Power of Nature Play for Shaping the Developing Brain [Dr Rachael Sharman] and Tricky Kids and Anxiety [Andrew Fuller] plus others’.

Venue : Llewellyn Hall, Building 100, William Herbert Place, Canberra, ACT.

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The Proactive and Strategic Partner - An EA Masterclass [Sydney]

‘This course is designed to help remove the lottery of chance, and to accelerate the development of a trusted Partnership, enabling EA and Executive to be confident that it has the right foundations and structure to ensure alignment in all critical communication, task, responsibility and reporting areas, and guarantee a more productive and effective working relationship’.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

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Toowoomba Regional Conference for Middle Years #TOOCAS20

Adolescent Success. ‘Middle Years expert Keynote Speakers. Opportunities for you to present. Facilitated networking/sharing practice. Research based sessions on transitions and well being in the middle years’.

Venue : Highlands Christian College, Toowoomba, Queensland.

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New ! International Conference on Education and Social Science [ICESS-2020] [Sydney]

‘A prestigious event organised with a 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’.

The Organising Committee added online/Video presentations from presenters in addition to the oral and poster presentations. If you cannot attend the conference because of COVID-2019, it is recommended you choose online/Video presentation.

Venue : Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, Sydney, NSW.

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New ! International Conference on Physical Education and Sport Science [ICPESS-2020] [Sydney]

‘A prestigious event organised with a 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’.

The Organising Committee added online/Video presentations from presenters in addition to the oral and poster presentations. If you cannot attend the conference because of COVID-2019, it is recommended you choose online/Video presentation.

Venue : Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, Sydney, NSW.

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ICFET 2020

‘The objective of ICFET 2020 is to present the latest research and results of scientists [professors, doctoral students, and post-doc scientists] related to Frontiers of Educational Technologies topics. This conference provides opportunities for delegates from different areas to exchange new ideas, applications and experiences face-to-face, to establish business or research relations, and to find global partners for future collaboration’.

Following the advice and guidelines from healthcare officials and local authorities, ICFET will now be held virtually June 5-8, 2020. Registration fees for the ICFET has been adjusted. And we strongly recommend you to choose registration fee for online participation.

Venue : Kanda Matsunagachō, Chiyoda City, Tōkyō, Japan.

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17th World Congress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health [WAIMH2020]

Creating stories in Infant Mental Health : research, recovery and regeneration. ‘We are looking forward to welcoming scientists and infant mental health experts from across the world, for an exchange of scientific research, clinical experience, theoretical ideas and socio-political ideas’.

Postponed. Possibly before the end of June 2021. More information when available.

The new dates for the 17th World Congress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health will be 23 – 27 June 2021.

Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland.

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Emerging Leaders Development [Brisbane]

‘Take control of your career destiny, kick start your personal capability development and embrace the concepts of self-guidance and continuous improvement. The program works across three targeted areas and culminates in building a personal development plan to put it all into action’.

Venue : Level 1, 60 Edward Street, Brisbane, Queensland.

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New ! International Conference on Education and Social Science [ICESS-2020] [Perth]

‘A prestigious event organised with a 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’.

The Organising Committee added online/Video presentations from presenters in addition to the oral and poster presentations. If you cannot attend the conference because of COVID-2019, it is recommended you choose online/Video presentation.

Venue : Adina Apartment Hotel Perth Barrack Plaza, Perth, Western Australia.

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New ! International Conference on Physical Education and Sport Science [ICPESS-2020] [Perth]

‘A prestigious event organised with a 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’.

The Organising Committee added online/Video presentations from presenters in addition to the oral and poster presentations. If you cannot attend the conference because of COVID-2019, it is recommended you choose online/Video presentation.

Venue : Adina Apartment Hotel Perth Barrack Plaza, Perth, Western Australia.

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Leadership for Women Masterclass 2020 [Brisbane]

The Leadership Institute. ‘An interactive, two-day course designed to help you build the awareness, agility and confidence to lead with wisdom, compassion and courage. It is designed to challenge your assumptions, expand and develop your mindset, skillset and toolsets to be an effective leader whilst leader and professional and to navigate some of the challenges women can face at work’.

Livestream and physical event.

Venue : Cliftons Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.

8-9

New ! Young Alumni and Student Engagement

‘Join us to discuss best practices for creating meaningful engagement with your young alumni and current students through generational programming and technology. Explore new trends in young alumni giving and the latest approaches to building long-lasting student relationships. This conference is designed for newcomers to the advancement profession and professionals with mid-level responsibility’.

Venue : Online Conference.

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New ! 2020 University-Industry Interaction Conference

‘During this four day event we will bring you with insights into the “how-to” when it comes to developing more engaged & entrepreneurial universities, driving regional growth, managing your strategic partnerships and develop a system supporting student and academic entrepreneurship. Our new online event will leverage the experience and insights from over 80 speakers’.

Venue : Online Conference.

8-12

New ! International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems [ITS] 2020

‘The conference focuses on Artificial Intelligence and Beyond : From Alpha to Omega. ITS2020 presents academic and research achievements of Computer and Cognitive Sciences, AI and Deep Learning vis-a-vis the advances of Intelligent Tutoring Systems. The ITS2020 Conference will be structured into two parts, the ITS2020 Workshops and Tutorials which will be hosted by the University of West Attica (UNIWA) and the ITS2020 Conference, during which accepted Full papers, Short papers and Posters will be presented’.

Due to the widespread irregularities caused by the coronavirus pandemic, and to ensure safety of ITS2020 registrants, the ITS2020 Conference will take place on the scheduled dates as an ONLINE CONFERENCE.

Venue : Athens, Greece.

8-14

New ! New to Online, Essentials Part II : Converting Your Course

‘In this workshop, you will develop strategies for migrating content from the face-to-face to the online environment. You will learn to determine when to use asynchronous or synchronous methods, and you will explore tools for easily converting various types of content into web-appropriate formats’.

Venue : Asynchronous Workshop.

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Coaching/Mentoring Program [Cairns]

‘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. Topics include effective conversation strategies, classroom observation techniques, collecting evidence, setting goals and tracking progress, using data effectively, understanding the learning cycle, preparing beginning/pre-service teachers for registration requirements. Not only will your coaching and mentoring skills be enhanced, but your overall leadership qualities will be taken to another level’. Powerful Partnerships.

Term 2 events have been postponed. Details, when rescheduled, will appear under each program. Online Courses are available. For details use the Online Courses tab on the home page.

Venue : Cairns Sheridan Hotel, Cairns, Queensland.

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The AIS NSW History Extension Symposium 2020

AISNSW has made the decision to suspend all face-to-face Professional Learning events, conferences, courses and in-school consultancies from Tuesday, 17 March 2020, for the time being. Our existing online professional learning opportunities are still available and will be expanded in the coming months.

Venue : AISNSW, York Street, Sydney, NSW.

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The BiG Day In [UoM, Melbourne]

‘The BiG Day In events are aimed at senior secondary school and university students interested in careers in ICT and technology. BiG Day In helps students obtain more information about ICT and technology careers, and hopefully helps them make a better-informed decision about their future’.

Venue : Glyn Davis Building, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria.

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New ! 6th Singapore International Conference on Social Science & Humanities [ICSSH] 2020

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : The National University of Singapore Society [NUSS], Suntec City Guild House, Singapore.

9-10

Evidence Based Teaching & Learning Masterclass [Brisbane]

‘All decisions about student learning must be informed by real data and evidence, regardless of whether it is formal or informal. However, too often, educators think through their teaching, and how they will cover certain information rather than thinking through how to get their students to learn. Learn how to flip the thinking of educators at your school at the Evidence Based Teaching in Schools Roadshow, and see the power of data to inform educational decision making’.

Postponed. Monitor for further information re future planning.

Venue : TBC, Brisbane, Queensland.

9-10

Future Edtech

‘Future EdTech is a highly interactive two-day conference for higher education leaders and practitioners who want to keep up with the trends and know what really works. Through real-world case studies, panel debates, unconference sessions and out-of-the-box keynotes, we will venture into the world of leading-edge pedagogy, with digital technologies helping students personalise their learning journey and higher education experience’.

Venue : Inmarsat, London, United Kingdom.

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2020 University-Industry Interaction Conference

‘The conference enables you to build more entrepreneurial and engaged institutions, more strategic industry partnerships, become connected with your local entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem as well as benefit from a global network of thought leaders, practitioners and academics’.

We are now going to organise the first online University-Industry Interaction Conference in May/June this year.

Venue : Budapest Congress Centre, Budapest, Hungary.

9-11

New ! SPC Annual Conference 2020

[New South Wales Secondary Principals’ Council]. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : Albury, NSW.

9-11

Student Service Centres Conference 2020

Supporting Student Journeys and Pathways - Hāpaitia te ara. ‘University Student Services are constantly evolving to meet the diverse needs of students today and in the future. Most universities are trying to do more with less; to create an improved student experience and to deliver services at a lower cost. The theme of this conference is that students will always be at the heart of universities and our service delivery must always support the student journey and enable students to navigate their own best pathway to success’.

The 2020 Student Services Centres Conference [SSCC], which has run successfully for the last 14 years, has been postponed to June 2021.

Venue : Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand.

9-12

New ! Engaged university e-Symposium

‘The Engaged University e-Symposium will provide a space for professional and academic staff to reflect and explore different levels and scales of engagement initiatives for research, teaching and community, and their impacts across the University of Melbourne. The e-Symposium offers an opportunity to listen to one another’s work, to network and mobilise knowledge and practice, and to test engagement initiatives with an internal audience’.

Venue : Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.

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New ! Global Internship Conference 2020

‘During the days the conference was expected to take place, we will be offering a range of content from the conference in a virtual format. This will be offered free to all who want to attend. We will bring the community together for discussion and debate while encouraging continued networking and new ideas’.

Venue : Virtual Conference.

9-13

LTRC 2020

International Language Testing Association. ‘Assessment in multilingual contexts : Models, practices, policies and challenges’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : Medina Convention Centre, Hammamet, Tunisia.

10-11

Learning Leaders in Higher Education and HEQN Conference

‘The Learning Leaders Conference will again bring together noted leaders in higher education who will share their experiences and stimulate discussion while practical interactive sessions will probe challenges facing the sector. The HEQN Conference will continue to focus on topical issues with a particular emphasis on enhancing quality in learning and teaching’.

Postponed to 3-4 September 2020 at the Pan Pacific Hotel, Melbourne.

Venue : Pan Pacific Melbourne, South Wharf, Victoria.

10-12

2020 AURIMS/ANZUIAG Conference

The scheduled conference in Canberra HAS BEEN CANCELLED. The Executive would like to thank all those who have offered to sponsor the conference, have submitted abstracts, and given a commitment to travel from overseas. Separate messages will be sent to those people directly. All refunds will be processed in a timely manner.

Cancelled. All refunds will be processed in a timely manner.

Venue : TBC.

10-12

AIFS 2020 Conference

So what makes for a good life ? This seemingly simple question has dogged philosophers, economists, legislators and leaders through the ages. At the conference, we tackle this question head on to ask : What is a good life in the face of rapid social and technological change ? What is a good life at different stages of our lives ? What do children, families and communities hope for ?’ and much more.

Re-scheduling to the end of 2020 but no date has yet been set. Registration can be carried forward or you can get a refund.

Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.

10 & 17

New ! Evan Robb - Impactful Leadership Series

‘These webinars will challenge you to reflect on why you do what you do, how you do it, and the shifts you can make to be a more effective leader and get different results. Together, we’ll dive deeply into ideas that can support your leadership role. The goal will be to develop a school with skilled teachers that prepare students to be creative problem solvers and leaders who know how to free up their time to positively and purposefully interact with staff, students, and parents’.

Venue : Webinar Series.

11

2020 Skills Conference [Sydney]

‘The Skills Conference is a key event in the VET industry calendar. We hope you are able to join us in what will be a great discussion on issues that are focused on the VET industry’.

Event postponed to 5 November 2020. Venue is the same.

Venue : Dockside Darling Harbour, Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney, NSW.

11

Boarding Schools Expo [Griffith]

A guide to Australian Boarding Schools. ‘Meet with top representatives from boarding schools in NSW, ACT, QLD and VIC and the ICPA. Ask questions, make notes and start to refine your shortlist’.

Cancelled.

Venue : TBC, Griffith, NSW.

11

Conflict Resolution in the Classroom

‘This engaging and practical webinar will give you the tools and strategies to manage classroom conflict with ease, including using positive communication, active listening and problem-solving skills. Master the strategies of conflict prevention and management to create positive learning environments for all your students’. VET Development Centre.

Venue : Webinar.

11

Governance for School Council Members

AISNSW has made the decision to suspend all face-to-face Professional Learning events, conferences, courses and in-school consultancies from Tuesday, 17 March 2020, for the time being. Our existing online professional learning opportunities are still available and will be expanded in the coming months.

Venue : AIS NSW, Sydney, NSW.

11

New ! What’s the big idea ? Understanding & using English concepts

PETAA. ‘Presented by Michael Murray and Dr Lorraine Beveridge at this special time to enable the whole staff to join. This is part two. If teachers are familiar with English textual concepts and have been using the English textual concepts website, they may choose to participate in just this second webinar’.

Venue : Webinar.

11

Updated ! Working with older adults : Navigating diverse career chapters

Career Industry Council of Australia [CICA]. ‘Career practitioners are ideally positioned to work with older adults considering the next chapter of their lives – whether it be changes to work patterns, volunteer work or self-employment. What are the best ways to support this diverse population ? Interventions with older adults will be illustrated and their success will be discussed’.

Venue : Webinar.

11

Your Time for My Time Our Place Conference [Brisbane]

‘Exclusively for Outside School Hours Care - our latest conference offering for 2020. This conference promises to to provide a day of deep thinking about how MTOP can authentically shape and improve your program and practice. Examples from practitioners around Australia will provide inspiration and motivation to rekindle your relationship with MTOP, and guide your ongoing commitment to quality OSHC provision’.

Site has now disappeared.

Venue : Karstens Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.

11-12

2020 Australian Curriculum Symposium

Cancelled. However, it will be included as part of the 2021 conference.

Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Brisbane, Queensland.

11-12

2020 Summer Global Symposium on Women’s Leadership

‘This symposium is designed as a seminar for presentation of papers and ideas regarding gender equity and fairness in leadership opportunities in the social and economic structures of society’.

We are aware of the current global health crisis and how fluid it can be. Currently, the University will conduct all conferences virtually via the platform ZOOM.

Venue : University of Riverside, Riverside, California, USA.

11-12

New ! Differentiation for all Learners

‘Focus of the Conference : Plan your curriculum around students’ abilities and needs; Facilitate differentiation through the use of Information Technology; Identify your learner needs through different formative assessments; Develop 21st Century whole school approaches to embed differentiation for better student outcomes; and Embrace and implement through the Key-Notes and Workshops, the new ideas/strategies that can be implemented into the mainstream classrooms’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

11-12

Evidence Based Teaching & Learning Masterclass [Melbourne]

‘All decisions about student learning must be informed by real data and evidence, regardless of whether it is formal or informal. However, too often, educators think through their teaching, and how they will cover certain information rather than thinking through how to get their students to learn. Learn how to flip the thinking of educators at your school at the Evidence Based Teaching in Schools Roadshow, and see the power of data to inform educational decision making’.

Postponed. Monitor for further information re future planning.

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

11-12

Leadership for Women Masterclass 2020 [Canberra]

The Leadership Institute. ‘An interactive, two-day course designed to help you build the awareness, agility and confidence to lead with wisdom, compassion and courage. It is designed to challenge your assumptions, expand and develop your mindset, skillset and toolsets to be an effective leader whilst leader and professional and to navigate some of the challenges women can face at work’.

Livestream and physical event.

Venue : Cliftons Canberra, Canberra, ACT.

12

The AIS NSW Student Wellbeing Conference 2020

AISNSW has made the decision to suspend all face-to-face Professional Learning events, conferences, courses and in-school consultancies from Tuesday, 17 March 2020, for the time being. Our existing online professional learning opportunities are still available and will be expanded in the coming months.

Venue : Museum of Contemporary Art, The Rocks, Sydney, NSW.

12

New ! Behaviour Regulation Toolkit - Connection before Correction in the Classroom

‘Hands on pedagogical techniques that empower students to grow, take ownership of their learning and support each other through collaboration. Learn how to sustainably teach with passion, power and purpose ’. [Primary and Secondary Teachers in their first 5 years of teaching.]

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

12

Copyright for the VET Educator

‘This webinar covers copyright for VET educators. Participants will be able to have specific questions answered, gain an understanding of what copyright is, how to work with it, what the risks are, and how to manage them’. VET Development Centre.

Venue : Webinar.

12

New ! Restorative Practices – An Introduction

‘Participants will be given the opportunity to practice the language of RP and apply it to situations in their rooms, corridors or the playground. Program Outline : Restorative Practices Philosophy – the why and how of working ‘with’; Language of Relationship Restoration and Reparation – restorative conversations for individuals, small and large groups; Creating a Positive Learning Environment – using circles’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

12

New ! Science Leaders Conference 2020

STAV. ‘For coordinators, managers, leading teachers and science educators aspiring to leadership’.Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : TBC.

12-13

8th International Mobile Education and Learning Technologies [IMELT] Conference 2020

‘This is a multi-disciplinary forum discussing ideas, theories and research findings in the field of mobile learning and education technologies’.

Postponed to 18-19 September 2020 at the same venue.

Venue : Courtyard Marriott Seoul Namdaemun, Seoul, South Korea.

12-13

Boarding Schools Expo [Wagga Wagga]

A guide to Australian Boarding Schools. ‘Meet with top representatives from boarding schools in NSW, ACT, QLD and VIC and the ICPA. Ask questions, make notes and start to refine your shortlist’.

Cancelled.

Venue : TBC, Wagga Wagga, NSW.

12-13

Stage 6 Conference 2020 [ACHPER NSW]

‘Our 2020 program will challenge your current practical applications, engage in new ideas and develop your skills, while linking to appropriate NESA Standards. Our conference program is running over 2 days offering specific workshops tailored to Stage 6 PDHPE and CAFS teachers and features knowledgeable presenters all with exceptional classroom experience’.

Postponed from 8-9 May 2020. The Stage 6 Conference will be presented online through the Zoom conferencing platform.

Venue : Online.

12-14

New ! 2020 China Preschool Education Conference/The 11th International Kid’s Education Expo

‘Kid’s Expo is a professional B2B early childhood educational products exhibition, targeting age 2-8. It offers a great platform to gather the suppliers as well as the preschool education pioneers, educators, caregivers, parents, ...’.

Venue : Poly World Trade Centre, Guangzhou, China.

12-14

9th International Conference on Intercultural Pragmatics and Communication [INPRA 2020]

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Postponed to 4-6 December 2020.Other details appear to be the same.

Venue : The University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus, Brisbane, Queensland.

13

2020 Regional Conference [MANSW]

Engaging Meaningful Mathematics EM2. The team is busy planning the program so keep an eye out for updated information coming your way shortly. Announcing Eddie Woo as Keynote Speaker’.

‘Not on but looking for a future date’.

Venue : Port Macquarie Panthers, Port Macquarie, NSW.

13-14

3rd International Conference on information Systems, E-Learning and Social Sciences [ISES-2020]

‘Bringing 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’.

Changed to online, virtual presentation [at a lower fee].

Venue : Holiday Inn Potts Points Sydney, NSW.

13-14

2020 Hands On Technology [Port Stephens]

iTE Institute of Technology Education. For greater detail, including information on specific areas being covered, check the site.

Venue : St Phillip’s Christian College, Port Stephens, NSW.

13-14

International Conference on Engineering and Technology, Computer, Basic & Applied Sciences [ECBA- 2020]

‘The conference will cover vital issues in Engineering & 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, Potts Point, NSW.

14

TEDxKids@Armadale [TED]

‘Youth events are one of our most creative TEDx event types, since they are organised by, or catered toward, kids. As you might guess, these events are all about imagination and having fun’.

Postponed from 24 May 2020. Other details appear the same.

Venue : Armadale Primary School, Armadale, Victoria.

15

Understanding how to challenge and extend Gifted and Talented Learners

‘This workshop will look at the learning needs of Gifted and Talented students and investigate curriculum models that have been developed to challenge and extend these learners’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

15-16

8th Biennial ACROFI Conference - Asian Current Research on Fluid Inclusions

‘The main theme of the conference is the study of fluid-and-melt inclusions. The meeting typically has an informal character and is ideally suited for students to present their results and meet experts in their fields. The meeting will include three days of presentations [oral and poster] preceded by a two day workshop and followed by a one-day post-conference field trip’.

This page has now disappeared.

Venue : Rydges Hotel, Townsville, Queensland.

15-17

New ! ICE-IEEE 2020 – International Conference on Engineering Technology and Innovation

‘This year, we would like to invite our growing community of researchers, innovators, industrialists, engineers and practitioners to share their insights, practices, projects and case studies that address the conference theme : Digitalization through Digital Twins – Innovation in the analysis and management of environmental and physical engineered complex systems’.

Due to the COVID19 Outbreak ICE2020 will be organised as a “virtual” conference. Please see a detailed statement from ICE board here.

Venue : Hosted by Cardiff University, virtually.

15-18

The ICED Conference 2020

‘ICED, promotes educational and academic development in higher education worldwide. ICED is a network whose members are themselves national organisations or networks concerned with promoting good practice in higher education. The ICED Conference 2020 has a theme of The Future-Ready Graduate’.

Cancelled. Automatic refund for those who have registered and paid.

Venue : Swiss Federal Institute of Technology [ETH], Zurich, Switzerland.

15-19

Gender and Education Conference 2020

‘We look forward to welcoming national, international and local educators, teachers, administrators, policy makers, community leaders, agencies and activists with a particular focus on gender, social justice, equality and education’.

Venue : The University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

15-21

New ! Using YouTube for Teaching & Learning

‘Join experts from the OLC Institute as we explore an easy-to-use online video delivery platform, YouTube. You will 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.

15-26

New ! OLC Innovate 2020 Virtual Conference

‘Advancing education innovation begins with you. Join us for the conference and help us shape the future of online and digital learning. Live-stream and on-demand recordings with twice as many sessions [160+] as our typical virtual offering, including keynote sessions, featured sessions, education sessions, and industry showcases’.

Venue : Fully Online.

15-28

New ! Online Teaching Course [ACER] [2]

‘This course is intended for educators new to online teaching or those aspiring to improve their skills in `this area. The online teaching course will equip participants with the skills and knowledge to become an effective online teacher. The focus of the course is on the theory and practice of online pedagogy, how to facilitate online discussion and collaboration, and support student learning in the online environment. The intensive course consists of 6 modules and 2 learning assurance tasks’.

Venue : Online.

16

Effective Pedagogy — High Impact Strategies [Hobart]

‘This 1 day professional learning experience will explore a range of learning strategies students need to succeed. The program is designed to engage participants and support them to grow and better understand how to implement high impact strategies in their classrooms. Whether you are beginning your career or an experienced teacher, this workshop has something for everyone. There is a particular focus on Engaging Students and Effective Feedback’. Powerful Partnerships.

Term 2 events have been postponed. Details, when rescheduled, will appear under each program. Online Courses are available. For details use the Online Courses tab on the home page.

Venue : Rydges, Hobart, Tasmania.

16

New ! Why have a school Wellbeing Centre and how does it help ?

‘In this session the presenter will share a story of effective school change - specifically how a student focused response to community circumstances and consultation can build a powerful bespoke strategy which helps creates the environment for learning. The webinar will examine how at Lithgow High School the creation of a wellbeing centre has assisted the most vulnerable students in the community’.

Venue : Webinar.

16-17

Supporting Early Literacy Development in Children

‘In this workshop, we will explore literacy in its natural habitat: a child’s playful exploration of their world. Teachers will think about the role of play, materials and the physical learning environment in children’s literacy development, reading and writing in a world that is increasingly digital, but our learning is still deeply rooted in hands-on explorations. This workshop combines hands-on play, presentation, small and whole group discussion, and reflection’.

Venue : Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise [exact venue to be advised], Queensland.

16-19

Sociolinguistic Symposium 23

‘This biennial event has emerged as a unique and innovative forum to develop and exchange new ideas, broaden the scope of the discipline, and create new academic networks. The Sociolinguistic Symposium has grown into the largest sociolinguistic conference in the world’.

Postponed to 7-10 June 2021 at the same venue.

Venue : University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

17

Adelaide Education - Australian Copyright Council Seminar

Four major sessions provide information on ‘Copyright Essentials for Educators, Statutory and Industry Licences, Digital Learning and Hot Topics & Workshop’.More detail on each topic can be found via the site.

We have decided to postpone our face-to-face series of seminars for now. Monitor to find changes to this position.

Venue : TBC, Adelaide, South Australia.

17

Coaching/Mentoring Program [Hobart]

‘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. Topics include effective conversation strategies, classroom observation techniques, collecting evidence, setting goals and tracking progress, using data effectively, understanding the learning cycle, preparing beginning/pre-service teachers for registration requirements. Not only will your coaching and mentoring skills be enhanced, but your overall leadership qualities will be taken to another level’. Powerful Partnerships.

Term 2 events have been postponed. Details, when rescheduled, will appear under each program. Online Courses are available. For details use the Online Courses tab on the home page.

Venue : Rydges, Hobart, Tasmania.

17

New ! Creating Purposeful Individual Learning Plans

‘What is an ILP ?; What are the laws surrounding an ILP ?; Different types of ILPs; Who is involved in creating the ILP ?; How do we continue to monitor the ILP ?; What should be on an ILP ?; Case studies; Complete an ILP in a workshop with the assistance of the Presenter Resources; References and further information’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

17

New ! If you don’t feed the teachers they eat the students : reimagining learning

‘The webinar will outline the leadership journey to transform learning for teachers and students resulting in empowered, authentic, contextual and collaborative learning experiences for all. What steps it takes to ‘lead change’ to align purpose, learning focus and student outcomes through the strategic use of learning theories, professional learning structures and reimagined classrooms. The learning will provide critical reflection for school leaders’.

Venue : Webinar.

17

School Law : Guide to Strengthening Your Legal Risk Framework [S.A.]

‘Establishing standards and boundaries to manage risk in your school is essential if you wish to focus on educating students rather than getting bogged down in a morass of detail and bureaucratic red tape. Attend this conference to better understand how to design, implement, and monitor legal risk’. You can opt for the full day, Session 1 only or Session 2 only.

Face-to-Face, Live Online, On Demand.

Venue : TBC, Adelaide, South Australia.

17

Strategies to Overcome Student and Teacher Stress

‘This workshop will equip the teacher with the essential tools they need to support and improve the student and teacher wellbeing outcomes within their environment, drawing on the latest research from Solution Focused and Cognitive Behavioural Psychology and Coaching’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

17-18

2020 New Zealand HR Leadership Summit

‘The NZ HR Leaders Summit is part of the well-established national series, bringing the best [and sometimes most underrated] HR stories and valuable lessons learnt. The event will once again invite 120+ senior HR decision makers from different industries to exchange ideas and share current thinking to prepare for tomorrow’s demands and become the people’s champion’.

Postponed to 16-17 September 2020. Other details appear the same.

Venue : Grand Millennium, Auckland, New Zealand.

17-18

LawSense School Law QLD 2020

‘Includes LawSense School ICT Law, School Sports Law and Risk, Business Management and Governance and Induction Stream’. Specific program details available on the site. Brochure available for download.

LawSense is closely monitoring advice from health authorities – read here regarding measures we have taken, live streaming & postponements - read more.

Venue : Pullman King George Square, Brisbane, Queensland.

17-18

New ! Virtual Classroom Environments [AITD]

‘This course will model virtual classroom delivery whilst equipping you to delve into the practical considerations and skills required for smooth, confident and reliable operation of LIVE online learning. You will participate in 4 x LIVE facilitated virtual classrooms, experience immersive learning activities and take away inspiration and ideas that you can apply with any web-conferencing software’.

Venue : Online.

17-19

New ! KES International Conference on Smart Education and E-Learning [KES-SEEL-20]

‘SEEL is a major international forum for the presentation of innovative ideas, approaches, technologies, systems, findings and outcomes of research and design and development projects in the emerging areas of smart education, strategies and approaches for smart teaching, learning, and e-learning, applications of smart technology and smart systems in education and e-learning, smart classrooms and smart universities, and knowledge-based smart society’.

Due to the current worldwide pandemic that the conference has been moved to fully virtual event - Find out more.

Venue : Radisson Blu Spa Resort, Split, Croatia.

17-20

New ! ASPERA 2020

‘The key aim of the conference is to encourage a fresh look at the value of the screen business – also known as ‘The Biz’ – from a range of perspectives, and explore how our research, our practice and our teaching contributes to the broader value of the Screen Industry’.

Venue : NeW Space [City Campus], University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW.

18

Adelaide GLAM - Australian Copyright Council Seminar

Four major session provide information on ‘Copyright Essentials for Librarians, Archivists and Curators, Your Collection : Digitisation, Management, and Online Promotion, Your Visitors : Research, Lending, and Public Activities, and Hot Topics & Workshop’.More detail on each topic can be found via the site.

We have decided to postpone our face-to-face series of seminars for now. Monitor to find changes to this position.

Venue : TBC, Adelaide, South Australia.

18

CAA’s Industry Update Day 2020

‘You will hear from representatives from a range of industries who will talk about : Pathways into the industry; Jobs and Careers including new and emerging careers in the Industry; Study and training opportunities in the Industry; Skills, personal attributes and pre-requisites required’. Careers Advisers Association of NSW & ACT

Live stream only.

Venue : UTS Aerial Function Centre, Sydney, NSW.

18

Differentiation for High Achievers

‘This program will assist teachers to use the Australian Curriculum Framework to develop a variety of curriculum approaches that meet the needs of High Achievers. Key elements of the program’ are detailed on this page.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

18

New ! Digital guidance : future prospects, opportunities and pitfalls

Career Industry Council of Australia. ‘We will focus on the delivery formats of remotely delivered 1:1 guidance, live webinars and careers cafes, and the design of free-access careers education materials for asynchronous and independent engagement. The webinar will be interactive with opportunities for peer-learning and encouragement from our shared professional journey in 2020’.

Venue : Webinar.

18

From Conflict to Collaboration [Hobart]

‘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 - whether it be upset or angry parents, or uncooperative colleagues. We explore how to develop your emotional intelligence around reading body language, deescalating upset parents/staff, developing more effective relationships, structuring the critical conversation for positive outcomes and much more’. Powerful Partnerships.

Term 2 events have been postponed. Details, when rescheduled, will appear under each program. Online Courses are available. For details use the Online Courses tab on the home page.

Venue : Rydges, Hobart, Tasmania.

18

New ! Positivity and Positive Workspaces : The Infectiousness of the Good Vibe [Orange]

‘This workshop explores how each and every staff member can have a positive impact on the workplace, not only on themselves but also on others. We will explore how we can all use practical strategies, with a proven evidence base, to create a more productive and harmonious workplace’.

Venue : Orange Ex-Services Club, Orange, NSW.

18-19

New ! 7th International Conference on Organic and Inorganic Chemistry

‘Organic Chemistry 2020 with the theme Study of novel organic theories to overcome the COVID-19 consequences will be featuring not only incorporate extensive discussions, but will also consist of additional workshops, poster presentation and plenary talks, as well as exceptional networking opportunities’.

Venue : Webinar Format.

18-19

2020 Primary and Early Childhood Mathematics Education Conference

‘Conference Vision : To make mathematics education engaging and relevant for all students. This truly collaborative event includes high-quality presenters and a variety of session options. Learn from leaders with practical and educational research experience, from The Mathematical Association of Victoria and Melbourne Graduate School of Education’.

Due to the current Coronavirus outbreak, MAV has postponed this primary conference until either late 2020 or 2021, depending upon how things evolve. We are working on alternative formats for our annual conference, to ensure that it can proceed one way or other to support primary maths educators. Stay tuned for more information in our newsletter.

Venue : Melbourne Graduate School of Education, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.

18-19

Asia-Pacific Conference on Education, Teaching and Technology 2020 [APEduTeach2020]

‘APEduTeach2020 is an annual premier knowledge building and professional networking event for global Educators who empower future leaders through emerging trends in technology. This event is legendary for its innovative and focused contents, for unrivalled networking opportunities and presenter friendly atmosphere’.

Postponed to 19-20 November 2020 at the same venue.

Venue : National University of Singapore Society, National University of Singapore, Singapore.

18-19

Leadership for Women Masterclass 2020 [Sydney]

The Leadership Institute. ‘An interactive, two-day course designed to help you build the awareness, agility and confidence to lead with wisdom, compassion and courage. It is designed to challenge your assumptions, expand and develop your mindset, skillset and toolsets to be an effective leader whilst leader and professional and to navigate some of the challenges women can face at work’.

Livestream and physical event.

Venue : Cliftons Sydney, Sydney, NSW.

18-19

Scaffolding Learning through Material Play [Gold Coast]

‘This workshop gives those working with young children a look at how open-ended materials[“loose parts”] can transform early childhood environments. Without the mess, and with a focus on deep, creative problem solving, participants will learn steps they can take to source materials; to create invitations to play; and to sustain a child-centred, playful classroom culture. Participants will also learn about communicating the importance of child-driven play to parents and colleagues to advocate for more playful curriculum’.

Venue : Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise [exact venue to be advised], Queensland.

18-19

Teenagers and Risky Behaviours [Brisbane]

‘Come to this important conference on teenage health. Learn about some of the tough issues that are confronting teenagers, their families, and schools. Topics include : The age of consent; Images of the body; Peer pressure everywhere; Drugs; Sex and sexuality; Cyber-bullying; Building resilient teenagers’.

Venue : TBC, Brisbane, Queensland.

18-19

The Future of Education

‘The Conference brings together teachers, researchers, practitioners and project managers from all over the world to share findings, expertise and experience about innovative teaching and learning methodologies, through oral presentations, poster sessions, and social events’.

Changed to a fully virtual conference.

Venue : Grand Hotel Mediterraneo, Florence, Italy.

18-20

7th Biennial IMBES Conference

‘Check out our website in the upcoming months for registration details and more information regarding the conference itself’.

2020 conference cancelled. Next conference is 17-19 June 2021 at the same venue.

Venue : Hôtel Delta Montréal by Marriott, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

18-21

22nd Annual ISBD Conference

‘A unique program featuring interactive pre-conference workshops, as well as early morning brainstorming sessions, keynote lectures from some of the leading experts in the field, a diverse array of parallel symposia arranged in tracks by topic, and integration of leading advocacy organisations’.

Changed to a virtual presentation on the same dates.

Venue : Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

19

2020 VALA Conference

VCAL Heroes – Developing 21st Century skills highlights the positive outcomes students achieve through the VCAL by intently developing [and assessing !] the 21st Century skills – and we’re seeking your input’.

Postponed. New date to be confirmed.

Venue : Jasper Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria.

19

Aspirant Leaders Program [Hobart]

‘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 including time management, influencing others, management V leadership, strategic planning, crucial conversations, building the capacity of others, leading with integrity . . . and so much more’. Powerful Partnerships.

Term 2 events have been postponed. Details, when rescheduled, will appear under each program. Online Courses are available. For details use the Online Courses tab on the home page.

Venue : Rydges, Hobart, Tasmania.

19

CAA’s Tertiary Update Day 2020

‘The purpose is to update Careers Advisers about what is new or what has changed in relation to : courses; entry requirements; access schemes; scholarships; work, study and training opportunities for students; apprenticeships, traineeships, SBAT’s; student services; skills [such as those in demand or emerging]; study, employment, industry trends’. Careers Advisers Association of NSW & ACT

Changed to Live stream only.

Venue : Live stream.

19

The AIS NSW English Conference 2020

AISNSW has made the decision to suspend all face-to-face Professional Learning events, conferences, courses and in-school consultancies from Tuesday, 17 March 2020, for the time being. Our existing online professional learning opportunities are still available and will be expanded in the coming months.

Venue : MLC School, Burwood, NSW.

19

The Critical Reflection Conference

‘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. This conference is designed to build educator’s capacity to understand what it means to critically reflect on practice’.

Postponed. Now listed to be held on 15 September 2020. Other details appear the same.

Venue : Metro Aspire Hotel, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW.

19

The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People [Perth]

‘2020 Topics and Speakers so far include - Teaching Values of Being Human — An Education of the Mind and the Heart [Mark Le Messurier], With One Voice — Singing for Creativity and Mental Health [Tania de Jong], Green Space and the Power of Nature Play for Shaping the Developing Brain [Dr Rachael Sharman] and Tricky Kids and Anxiety [Andrew Fuller] plus others’.

Venue : The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia.

19

Women in Leadership Canberra Symposium 2020

Full details regarding sessions, presenters and more can be found on this page.

One day online 19 June 2020. One day face-to-face on 23 October 2020. Note this is at the Hyatt Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.

Venue : Online.

19

Working from Vision to Reality : Learning how to make it real

‘In this presentation, participants will learn not only to dream about their rooms and sites but to plan on how to make their vision a reality. Upon completion of this workshop, you will be able to : Understand what the authorised officer will observe and discuss; Learn more about what is required for the exceeding themes; Be confident when answering questions particularity when Wasabe has just put her finger up Kale’s nose; Promote the features of your program without going weak at the knees’.

Venue : The Precinct Conference Centre, [BioSA/TechinSA], Adelaide, South Australia.

19-21

2020 ACA Queensland National Conference

‘The 2020 conference theme is Early Education ... An endless adventure’. Full program and other details are available from the site. Conference brochure available soon. Trade Exhibition Hall open 20-21 June.

Venue : The Star Gold Coast, Gold Coast, Queensland.

20

Rural Education Conference [NSW Teachers Federation]

‘The conference is a meeting place for rural and remote teachers who are actively engaged in the Federation, and will provide the opportunity for participants to engage on topics related to teacher experiences in rural and remote settings through workshop sessions – including staffing, teacher housing, the breadth of curriculum, provision of education including pre-school and TAFE as well as incentives’.

Following the advice of relevant health authorities around conferences and events in light of the COVID-19 virus, some conferences will not proceed at this time. Please contact Trade Union Training at tut@nswtf.org.au for further information.

Venue : NSWTF, Sydney, NSW.

21-23

APRU Annual Presidents’ Meeting 2020

Cancelled.

Venue : The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.

21-25

26th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development

‘The Congress will promote and facilitate the presentation of research on, among other topics, [a] human developmental processes throughout the life-span, [b] basic and applied areas, [c] risks for development and resilience, [d] biological determinants of development, [e] methodological issues, [f] topics of global concern that affect developing individuals’ lives, such as climate change, globalisation, migration, catastrophic events, such as war and terrorism, new and old technologies’.

We are not making any additional travel or conference plans until we receive word from WHO and the Greek Government that travel and large gatherings are safe and recommended.

Venue : Rodos Palace Hotel, Island of Rhodes, Greece.

21-25

New ! iLRN 2020 – Immersive Learning Research Network

‘iLRN 2020 will be an innovative and interactive virtual gathering for a burgeoning global network of researchers and practitioners collaborating to develop the scientific, technical, and applied potential of immersive learning. It is the premier scholarly event focusing on advances in the use of virtual reality [VR], augmented reality [AR], mixed reality [MR], and other extended reality [XR] technologies to support learners and learning’.

Venue : ‘Fully Online and in Virtual Reality’.

22

New Date ! EYLF Off the Shelf Conference [Canberra]

‘This conference promises to get the Early Years Learning Framework [EYLF] off the shelf and provide a day of deep thinking about how the framework can authentically shape and improve your program and practice. Examples from practitioners around Australia will provide inspiration and motivation to rekindle your relationship with the EYLF and guide your ongoing commitment to quality curriculum’.

Venue : Mantra MacArthur Hotel Canberra, Turner, ACT.

22

The Educational Leader Conference : Our 4th Educational Leader National Roadshow [Perth]

‘With both national and international speakers, this conference is a must-do conference for educational leaders across Australia. Be prepared to be supported, challenged, inspired and reassured as we explore a range of relevant topics relating to the role of the educational leader. Not to be missed . . . the conference brings together some big ideas into everyday practical ways’.

Venue : Karstens Perth, Perth, Western Australia.

22-24

Reggio Inspired Pedagogy [Gold Coast]

‘This intensive three day workshop will provide a deeper knowledge and understanding of the Reggio Emilia approach to teaching in the Early Years. The foundational principles of teacher as researcher, progettazione, and the learning environment as the third teacher will be explored. Learning environments will be examined in terms of the atelier, a place of creative possibilities, research and the expression of symbolic languages. Plans for classroom change will be considered within the Reggio inspired framework of the Mosaic Approach to environmental design’.

Venue : Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise [exact venue to be advised], Queensland.

22-25

New ! Canada International Conference on Education [CICE] 2020

‘The aim of CICE 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 : University of Toronto Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

22-26

Developing Resilient Learners [Brisbane]

ACEL have decided to postpone all events and workshops that were currently scheduled between March and June 2020. New dates for each event will soon be announced and all current registrants will have their registration automatically moved to the new dates.

Venue : Brisbane, Queensland.

22-26

Developing Resilient Learners [Melbourne]

ACEL have decided to postpone all events and workshops that were currently scheduled between March and June 2020. New dates for each event will soon be announced and all current registrants will have their registration automatically moved to the new dates.

Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.

22-26

Developing Resilient Learners [Sydney]

ACEL have decided to postpone all events and workshops that were currently scheduled between March and June 2020. New dates for each event will soon be announced and all current registrants will have their registration automatically moved to the new dates.

Venue : Sydney, NSW.

23

The Educational Leader Conference : Our 4th Educational Leader National Roadshow [Adelaide]

‘With both national and international speakers, this conference is a must-do conference for educational leaders across Australia. Be prepared to be supported, challenged, inspired and reassured as we explore a range of relevant topics relating to the role of the educational leader. Not to be missed . . . the conference brings together some big ideas into everyday practical ways’.

Venue : Rydges South Park Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.

23

New ! Three Themes in the Fountain of Quality : Working with the NQS Exceeding Themes

‘The exceeding themes place focus on three key determinants. By the end of the session, you will be able to Articulate your understanding of the core components of each exceeding theme; Assess your current practices against the three exceeding themes; Identify changes which would support the exceeding theme; and Name ways to document the exceeding themes in preparation for Assessment and Rating’.

Venue : Mercure Ballarat, Ballarat, Victoria.

23

New ! Western Victorian Careers Expo

‘The Western Victorian Careers Expo is country Victoria’s largest careers expo. This premier regional event has provided a one-stop-shop of vocational information to Western Victorian students, school leavers, job seekers, career changers, those returning to work and people considering further study or training’.

The Western Victorian Careers Expo is moving online on the same date.

Venue : Wimmera Events Centre, Longerenong, Victoria.

23-24

New ! Effective Strategies that Support Positive Behaviour Management

‘Day One - Cracking the Behaviour Code; Confidently Handling Power Struggles; All Emotion is Connection; Planning for School Change. Day Two - Preventative Maintenance; Day to Day Difficulties; Classroom Survival – 10 Essential Combat Skills for every teacher; Being Flawsome’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

23-24

Leadership for Women Masterclass 2020 [Melbourne]

The Leadership Institute. ‘An interactive, two-day course designed to help you build the awareness, agility and confidence to lead with wisdom, compassion and courage. It is designed to challenge your assumptions, expand and develop your mindset, skillset and toolsets to be an effective leader whilst leader and professional and to navigate some of the challenges women can face at work’.

Livestream and physical event.

Venue : Cliftons Melbourne, Melbourne,Victoria.

23-25

4th Social Media for Higher Education

‘Into its 4th year, the Annual Social Media for Higher Education Summit is Australia’s flagship forum for stakeholders across the ecosystem. This dedicated summit attracts an influential panel of speakers and subject matter experts from the award-winning universities in Australia and internationally’.

Based on recent events and the rapidly evolving nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have decided to postpone the summit to later in 2020. We will announce the new dates once confirmed.

Venue : Grace Hotel, Sydney, NSW .

23-25

New ! ANU Crawford Leadership Forum

Details provided include all speakers plus several downloads on numerous topics.

Venue : The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.

23-26

New ! 2020 ASERA Conference

‘Planning is under way to run an online conference, including some synchronous and asynchronous content and interactions, on 23-26 June, the planned conference dates. Presenters who have already submitted abstracts and had them accepted will be able to present at the online conference. More details will be coming soon’.

Venue : Online.

23-26

New ! EdMedia + Innovate Learning [AACE]

‘EdMedia + Innovate Learning spans all disciplines and levels of education attracting researchers and practitioners in the field from 70+ countries. This annual conference offers a forum for the discussion and exchange of research, development, and applications on all topics related to Innovation and Education ’.

Postponed from 1-5 June 2020, when it was a face-to-face conference.

Venue : Online.

23 & 30

New ! Leading Through Difficult Times

‘This new two part webinar series with Dr Todd Whitaker is designed to support all levels of educational leaders – from classroom leaders to school and institutional leaders - on how to be most effective during the challenging times we are facing. Included in these sessions will be a focus on : Making The Most of Cultural Leverage Points; Communication For Positive Results; Gaining Respect and Credibility; Setting The Stage - How To Deal With What Is Next’.

Venue : Webinar Series, [2 episodes].

24

New ! Instructional Design Mastery Series

‘The Instructional Design Mastery Series is a series of three, week-long modules focusing on course design elements including learning outcomes and assessment, instructional strategies, and course management and evaluation of courses that may take place in various learning environments (i.e., web-enhanced, blended, and/or online). Throughout each of the modules, you will explore common research-based instructional design techniques and use such strategies to help you design an effective learning environment’.

Venue : Asynchronous Workshop.

24

The Educational Leader Conference : Our 4th Educational Leader National Roadshow [Sydney]

‘With both national and international speakers, this conference is a must-do conference for educational leaders across Australia. Be prepared to be supported, challenged, inspired and reassured as we explore a range of relevant topics relating to the role of the educational leader. Not to be missed . . . the conference brings together some big ideas into everyday practical ways’.

Venue : Novotel Sydney International Airport, Sydney, NSW.

24-25

New ! Language, Literature and Linguistics [L3] Conference

‘The Annual International Conference for Language, Literature and Linguistics (L3), a premiere in the field of Academic Research Conference will examine the various issues and factors that intervene at the interface of language and literature, technology and the Digital Humanities, not least, the diverse cultural context(s) in which all of these are situated’.

Venue : Hotel Fort Canning, Canning Walk, Singapore.

24-26

New ! Exploring Interactive Video Tools

‘In this workshop, you will explore free online video tools and easy to implement strategies for creating interactive video. The interactive video format enables you to add quizzes, embed resources, and place discussion questions directly into your videos, transforming the learning experience from passive to one that is engaging for students’.

Venue : Asynchronous Workshop.

24-26

New ! ALA Virtual Event 2020

‘The ALA Executive Board recently made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition, scheduled for June 25-30, 2020 in Chicago. We are currently planning a Summer 2020 Virtual Event that will take place June 24-26, 2020. As we move forward in our planning process, we will update this website with information on the new format, specific content, registration, and other details’. Check this page for links to follow this.

Venue : Virtual event.

24-26

Updated ! International Congress on Education and Learning [GKA EDU 2020]

The highlighted theme is Education in the context of Global Migration. ‘In this edition of the Congress, we especially welcome research papers, policy papers, and presentations related to a broad range of questions and topics associated with the education of migrant children. What are the contemporary theories, theoretical paradigms, and/or educational practices relevant to the education of migrant children ? What are legal, policy, and procedural issues at the national, state, and local level related to migrant children ? Additional questions from the site’.

Venue : DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

24-26

THE Young Universities Summit 2020

‘The seventh annual Times Higher Education Young Universities Summit will explore and demonstrate how young universities can expand their spheres of influence both globally and locally. In particular, this summit will hear leaders of young universities – defined as higher education institutions established since 1945 – discuss opportunities to further consolidate their reputation and impact at home and abroad’.

Postponed to 22-24 June 2021. There will be a new site for that conference.

Venue : TBC, Moscow, Russia.

25

New ! Navigating Career Transitions

‘Transitions are a part of life, some easy to manage some more difficult. Some are voluntary, some involuntary. The pandemic of 2020 has forced career transitions on innumerable people as they have had to cope with unexpected unemployment. This webinar will provide a system for helping clients analyse their transition and assess where they need to place energy so that they may successfully cope. Using Schlossberg’s 4 S system can be a straightforward way to conceptualise the essential aspects of dealing successfully with career transitions’.

Venue : Webinar.

25

The Educational Leader Conference : Our 4th Educational Leader National Roadshow [Canberra]

‘With both national and international speakers, this conference is a must-do conference for educational leaders across Australia. Be prepared to be supported, challenged, inspired and reassured as we explore a range of relevant topics relating to the role of the educational leader. Not to be missed . . . the conference brings together some big ideas into everyday practical ways’.

Venue : QT Canberra, Canberra, ACT.

25-26

Design And Technology Teacher Association Qld. Conference

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Postponed to 2021 with dates to be confirmed.

Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Brisbane, Queensland.

25-26

Making Learning Visible [Gold Coast]

‘During the two day workshop, participants will experience many opportunities to explore materials, utilising an inquiry lens, with the intent to gather artifacts of individual and group learning, create pedagogical documentation and engage in reflective dialogue about the process of making learning visible’.

Venue : Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise [exact venue to be advised], Queensland.

25-28

Western Sydney Careers Expo

‘Western Sydney Careers Expo celebrates its 10th year in 2020 !’. Information on he range of exhibitors, admission and seminars on a wide range of topics from the the HSC to Gap Year options are available from the site.

Cancelled.

Venue : The Dome, Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, NSW.

26

The Educational Leader Conference : Our 4th Educational Leader National Roadshow [Melbourne]

‘With both national and international speakers, this conference is a must-do conference for educational leaders across Australia. Be prepared to be supported, challenged, inspired and reassured as we explore a range of relevant topics relating to the role of the educational leader. Not to be missed . . . the conference brings together some big ideas into everyday practical ways’.

Venue : Bayview Eden, Melbourne,Victoria.

26

The Nuts & Bolts of Assessment

‘This webinar looks at the basics from understanding the unit of competence to finishing a complete assessment tool. After this session, participants will be able to identify the necessary and negotiable components of a unit of competency, create an effective mapping document, identify three different types of evidence and their assessment instruments, which apply to a specific unit and undertake pre-assessment validation’. VET Development Centre.

Venue : Webinar.

26-27

New ! The Aboriginal Early Childhood Conference 2020

‘This year’s 2-day conference will feature a unique approach to make the experience of learning together a complete experience. As each of the Aboriginal experts shares their knowledge and practices, conference delegates will simultaneously engage in a beautiful hands-on practical experience related to the STEM content area as a holistic approach to experiencing Aboriginal knowledge and practices’.

Venue : Mercure Sydney Liverpool, Liverpool NSW.

26-28

ASCD Conference on Teaching Excellence

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Cancelled.

Venue : TBC, Denver. Colorado, USA.

27

Beginning Teacher Conferences [NSWTF] [Newcastle]

‘The conferences provide an excellent opportunity for participants to network with other new teachers, explore their conditions of work and gain an explanation of the requirements and procedures for gaining and maintaining accreditation. Other topics covered during the conference include current issues in education as well as enhancement of programming, planning and classroom management skills. Participants also gain an understanding of the support and member services offered by the Federation’.

Following the advice of relevant health authorities around conferences and events in light of the COVID-19 virus, some conferences will not proceed at this time. Please contact Trade Union Training at tut@nswtf.org.au for further information.

Venue : Tamworth,NSW.

27

Updated ! ECTA Early Childhood Conference 2020

‘Huge selection of presentations relevant for professionals working with children from birth to 8 years of age across all sectors. Links to national Quality Framework, Australian Professional Standards for Teachers and specific age range for each session given’.

Changed from face-to-face to a Webinar.

Venue : Webinar.

27-28

2020 Hands On Technology [Macquarie Fields]

iTE Institute of Technology Education. For greater detail, including information on specific areas being covered, check the site.

Venue : Macquarie Fields High School, Macquarie Fields, Sydney, NSW.

27-28

International Conference of Advanced Computer Science & Information Technology [ACSIT 2020]

‘A major forum for the presentation of innovative ideas, approaches, developments, and research projects in the area advanced Computer Science and information technology. It will also serve to facilitate the exchange of information between researchers and industry professionals to discuss the latest issues and advancement in the area of advanced CS & T’.

Venue : TBC, Copenhagen, Denmark.

27-28

International Conference of Managing Information Technology [CMIT 2020]

‘CMIT 2020 will act as a major forum for the presentation of innovative ideas, approaches, developments, and research projects in the area advanced Computer Science and information technology. It will also serve to facilitate the exchange of information between researchers and industry professionals to discuss the latest issues and advancement in the area of advanced CS and IT. Core areas of advanced IT and multi-disciplinary and its applications will be covered during the conferences’.

Venue : TBC, Copenhagen, Denmark.

27-28

International Conference on Information Technology in Education [ICITE 2020]

‘ICITE 2020 is an interdisciplinary form for educators who wish to improve the quality of instruction through the use of computers and how to implement it effectively into instruction. It also aims to provide a platform for exchanging ideas in new emerging trends that needs more focus and exposure and will attempt to publish proposals that strengthen our goals’.

Venue : TBC, Copenhagen, Denmark.

28-29

The Queensland Early Education and Care Conference

‘Over 700 educators and sector representatives are expected to attend; to engage and connect in workshops and seminars focused on the latest research and trends presented by Australian experts across the sector. We acknowledge that many people and professions make a strong and positive contribution to quality early childhood education and care. This is a forum to come together to share knowledge, thinking and practice’.

Postponed until further notice.

Venue : TBC, Gold Coast, Queensland.

28/6-1/7

ISTE20 - EdTech Conference

‘The ISTE20 program is packed with sessions on education’s most critical topics. Personalise your learning journey by choosing from over 1 300 sessions’. Pre-conference Day on 27 June 2020.

Postponed to 28 November - 1 December 2020 in Anaheim.

Venue : Anaheim Convention Centre, Anaheim, California, USA.

29

The Educational Leader Conference : Our 4th Educational Leader National Roadshow [Brisbane]

‘With both national and international speakers, this conference is a must-do conference for educational leaders across Australia. Be prepared to be supported, challenged, inspired and reassured as we explore a range of relevant topics relating to the role of the educational leader. Not to be missed . . . the conference brings together some big ideas into everyday practical ways’.

Venue : Victoria Park, Brisbane, Queensland.

29-30

New ! Editors Forum 2020

‘Join us for this online conference to gain practical, how-to advice and information; review creative ideas and inspiration to support you in your work; and connect with a network of colleagues to get refreshed and invigorated so you can be the best magazine editor you can be’.

Venue : Online Conference.

29-30

Going Global 2020

‘Going Global is a conference for leaders in international education to debate the future of further and higher education. The conference provides a global network for policy makers and practitioners working in the field of international education and supports evidence led policy decisions deriving from research and regional policy dialogues’.

Monitoring but no decision has yet been made about this conference.

Venue : QEII Centre, London, United Kingdom.

Beginning of June 2020

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