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Conferences & Events

conference [n.]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

October 2019
Date Event
1 A Strategic Reflection of the Field of Competency-Based Education
iNACOL [USA]. ‘Join this webinar to hear Susan Patrick and Eliot Levine reflect on the current state of competency-based education. Gain an understanding of developments happening across the field. The presenters will explore areas of growth for the field, identify emerging issues and provide insights to inform the future direction of competency-based education’.
Venue : Webinar.
1 Introduction to International School Teaching Overseas [Melbourne]
‘Working and living abroad is an exciting opportunity, but it is a big step to take and we aim to help teachers get a feel for what it is really like – the challenges as well as the opportunities’.
Venue : St Dominic’s Hall, Camberwell East, Melbourne, Victoria.
1-2 Spring Members Meeting [CAUDIT]
‘More details will be made available closer to the event date’.
Venue : Aerial Centre, University of Technology, Sydney, NSW.
1-3 2019 History Teachers Association of Australia National Conference
‘The HTAA welcomes proposals on all aspects of the teaching of F-12 History, particularly new topic content, assessment, concepts and skills and approaches to programming. We also encourage presentations on a range of other topics, including but not limited to : teaching history in the digital age, Indigenous history, innovative pedagogies and leading a department’.
Venue : Loreto College, Adelaide, South Australia.
1-3 The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Adelaide]
‘The ConocoPhillips Science Experience is a fun 3 or 4 days of science activities for Year 9 and 10 students in 2019 program year. Each program is designed to provide students who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia.
1-4 AGTA 2019 : The Innovative Geographer
‘The Australian Geography Teachers Association [AGTA] biennial conference will focus on innovation in the Geography classroom. This includes innovation in the use of digital technologies, approaches to curriculum and pedagogical practice. A variety of keynote speakers, masterclasses, workshops, fieldtrips and social activities will allow delegates to share and network with Geography teachers from around the country’.
Venue : Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Gold Coast, Queensland.
1-4 ASBA 2019
‘The Conference theme It starts with us aims to provide you with the opportunity to reflect upon, challenge and develop the skills and passion that you bring to your role [US], that you encourage others in your school community to aspire to [OTHERS] and that enhances your awareness and understanding of the relevance of emerging and global issues that impact your school in a changing and increasingly uncertain world [EVERYONE]’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
1-4 National Archaeology Student Conference
‘NASC is a conference for archaeology students, run by archaeology students. Flinders once again has the honour of hosting the National Archaeology Student Conference with our theme of Innovation and Inclusion. Participation is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students and early career researchers in archaeology [and directly related disciplines] at all Australian and overseas universities’.
Venue : Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia.
2 New ! Documentation - Answering the Questions why, what and how ... [Brisbane]
‘Sometimes we forget that many of the processes and procedures that we engage in every day are set by us. They are our routines, our templates, and our [sometimes limited] expectations. In the workshop we will look closer at the reasons for our programming, and how we can use our planning to support and expand the learning, and not simply record it. We will question how much is too much – how many educational records do you need, and do they lead to better outcomes for children ?’
Venue : Karstens Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
2 New ! Planning for Infants && Toddlers
‘What makes a great day of play and learning for infants and toddlers ? In this workshop we will investigate, routine and transitions as an opportunity for care moments and teaching and learning opportunities; the elements of a dynamic and effective learning program in an infant toddler room; and beautiful and engaging environments in which to locate our pedagogy’.
Venue : Ibis Styles Orange, Orange, NSW.
2-3 ACUR 2019 [Australasian Council of Undergraduate Research]
Established for ‘Undergraduate and Honours students within 12 months of graduation from any Australasian or other registered higher education or tertiary education institutions, and first year Masters by Research students. Higher degree research students, supervisors and other people interested in undergraduate research are also welcome to attend. Aside from invited guest speakers conference presentations are restricted to undergraduate students’.
Venue : University of Newcastle, New Space Education Precinct, Newcastle, NSW.
2-4 2019 AHISA Biennial Conference
‘The Theme for the Conference is Footprints [creating pathways to the future], which seeks to celebrate current best practice across all levels and contexts of music education in Australia. We also wish to consolidate and further develop the relationships between the many organisations, institutions and professional associations that support music learning across the country.’.
Venue : Crown Towers, Perth, Western Australia.
2-4 ACEL 2019 National Conference
‘The 2019 National Conference will once again bring together educational leaders to hear from globally recognised experts as part of a detailed three day professional learning agenda featuring concurrent breakout sessions, networking events, national awards ceremony and the return of The Australian Showcase’.
Venue : Hilton Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
2-4 Updated ! Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education [ACSME] 2019
‘This conference encompasses biological sciences, chemistry, geosciences, health sciences, information technology, learning and cognitive sciences, mathematics and statistics, molecular and microbial sciences, physics and psychology as well as the various fields of the applied sciences. A Discipline Day is also attached to the Conference’.
Venue : University of Sydney and the University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
2-4 New ! ANZELA - 2019 Conference
‘This conference is designed to update you on everything you need to know about education law.It will explore recent developments, e.g. religious instructions, disability in education, special education settings, gender issues in schools as well as recent practices and updates about the law in education settings. We aim to provide delegates with the opportunity to share the issues, struggles, successes and insights into how the law impacts on the delivery and outcomes for education’.
Venue : Rydges Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria.
2-4 ASFLA 2019 [Australian Systemic Functional Linguistics Association]
Conference Theme : Making connections : Looking out, looking in, looking forward’. Pre-conference institute : 30th September – 1st October. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
2-4 ASME National Conference 2019
‘The Theme for the ASME XXII National Conference is Footprints [creating pathways to the future], which seeks to celebrate current best practice across all levels and contexts of music education in Australia. The ASME Conference will provide opportunities to discuss with Indigenous groups as well as with Australia’s Music Education Organisations, Institutions and Associations current research findings that underpin the imperative to deliver high quality best practice strategies to further the provision of music education for all’.
Venue : University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia.
2-4 New ! Transitions19 [ILETC]
‘Transitions19 will be a working conference with participants actively involved in discussion and workshops. 2019 is the third and penultimate year of the ILETC project and findings are emerging that will guide improved spatial-educative practices in schools. Workshops will provide a deeper understanding of ILETC findings and test if ILETCs resources and tools have currency across all aspects of learning environment use’.
Venue : Melbourne Graduate School of Education, Carlton, Victoria.
2-4 New ! Zero to Three Annual Conference – Dive In
‘The early childhood field is a vast and ever-expanding sea of possibilities. DIVE IN at Zero to Three’s Annual Conference 2019. Research-informed and competency-based sessions will leave you feeling refreshed and invigorated. Let Zero to Three currents guide you to new depths!’.
Venue : The Diplomat, Hollywood, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA.
2-6 Teaching and Learning Leadership in Higher Education [LIHE] 2019
‘Join fellow authors for an inspiring and productive symposium in Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.A. Here authors of accepted chapters will meet to review, edit, and finalise the book manuscript for publication’.
Venue : University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
3-4 Free Linguistics Conference [FLC] 2019
‘The Free Linguistics Conference was established in 2007 at the University of Sydney. The mission of the Free Linguistics Conference is to provide an accessible forum for people working in the area of language sciences to come together and share their diverse perspectives, practices and research’.
Venue : Universidade Federale Da Paraiba, Paraiba, Brazil.
3-4 Leadership Immersion Workshop [Sydney]
‘As part of this unique professional learning offering, each leader will be provided with an opportunity to complete a leadership assessment profile prior to attending, which will be used during the program but also assist them well into the future. On completion of this workshop you will bring a deeper understanding of planning and teaching to your educational practice’.
Venue : Novotel Sydney International Airport, Sydney, NSW.
3-4 QAMT State Conference 2019
Catalysing Change. ‘We look forward to seeing you there as we explore the theme of Catalysing Change within both primary and secondary learning throughout the state’.
Venue : Emmaus College, Rockhampton, Queensland.
3-5 Leadership in Higher Education Conference
‘The conference was created to bring much-needed professional development resources to academic leaders. In a collaborative gathering of higher education professionals, we examine trends, strategies, and best practices through a combination of plenary presentations, concurrent sessions, poster sessions, and roundtable discussions’.
Venue : St Louis, Missouri, USA.
3-5 NSW Environmental Education Conference - AAEE
‘The event will have a special focus on the role of activism in education programs and initiatives. It will emphasise the importance of active citizenship in sustainability. This conference will focus on the role of education and educators in building learning pathways towards a deeper understanding of citizenship improving understanding of activism in achieving a sustainable world strengthening and making more explicit our collective focus on longer term change’.
Venue : Kirrawee High School in partnership with Sutherland Shire Environment Centre, Kirrawee, NSW.
4 Introduction to International School Teaching Overseas [Brisbane]
‘Working and living abroad is an exciting opportunity, but it is a big step to take and we aim to help teachers get a feel for what it is really like – the challenges as well as the opportunities’.
Venue : Central Dockside Apartments, Kangaroo Point, Queensland.
4-5 ACAL [Australian Council for Adult Literacy] Conference 2019
Critical re-imagining : adult literacy and numeracy practices for sustainable development. ‘This conference invites participants to consider the role of adult literacy and numeracy education in promoting this agenda including the most directly pertinent goal to our field: Goal 4 – Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all’. Pre-conference Thursday 3rd October 2019.
Venue : Aerial Function Centre, University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW.
4-5 International Conference on IT-based Mathematical Education [ICIME] 2019
‘IME 2019 will be the most comprehensive conference focused on the various aspects of advances in IT-based Mathematical Education. Our Conference provides a chance for academic and industry professionals to discuss recent progress in the area of IT-based Mathematical Education. The goal of this conference is to bring together the researchers from academia and industry as well as practitioners to share ideas, problems and solutions relating to the multifaceted aspects IT-based Mathematical Education’.
Venue : TBC, Singapore.
4-6 Updated ! 2019 AUSTAT Conference
‘Pamela Blanc is delighted to be the Key Note Speaker for the 2019 AUSTAT Conference in Melbourne’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Victorian College of the Arts, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria.
5 TEDxQUT
‘In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organised events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group’.
Venue : Education Precinct, Kelvin Grove, Queensland.
6-7 International Conference on Psychology, Language and Teaching [ICPLT2019]
‘The conference will be an international forum for the presentation of technological advances and research results in the fields of Business Management and Information Technology. It will bring together leading researchers, engineers and scientists in the domain of Business Management and Information Technology interest from around the world’.
Venue : Quest Melbourne Airport, Melbourne, Victoria.
6-8 New ! Teaching Learning Coaching Conference
‘The theme of this year’s Teaching, Learning, Coaching conference is Keep Learning. The concept of continuous education is deep in the roots of the Instructional Coaching Group. We strongly believe that life becomes impoverished once a person stops learning’.
Venue : Overland Park Convention Centre, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
7 Introduction to International School Teaching Overseas [Sydney]
‘Working and living abroad is an exciting opportunity, but it is a big step to take and we aim to help teachers get a feel for what it is really like – the challenges as well as the opportunities’.
Venue : Adina Apartment Hotel Haymarket, Haymarket, Sydney, NSW.
7 Using and interpreting data in schools [ACER]
‘Designed for teachers and school leaders who wish to build solid shared understandings about the kinds of data used in schools, the different ways in which data can be represented and what they can tell teachers about student learning’.
Venue : Online.
8 New ! Documentation - Answering the Questions why, what and how ... [Melbourne]
‘Sometimes we forget that many of the processes and procedures that we engage in every day are set by us. They are our routines, our templates, and our [sometimes limited] expectations. In the workshop we will look closer at the reasons for our programming, and how we can use our planning to support and expand the learning, and not simply record it. We will question how much is too much – how many educational records do you need, and do they lead to better outcomes for children ?’
Venue : Karstens Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
8 New ! Rethinking Behaviour : Whose Problem is it Really ? [Parramatta]
‘In many educational programs managing behaviour seems to take centre stage with very little opportunity to dedicate time to working productively with behaviours, or in fact, teaching children pro-social behaviour. Maybe it’s time to rethink behaviour and ask “whose problem is it really” ? This full day workshop will build educators’ capacity to work with some of the more challenging behaviours, with a greater sense of understanding and clear direction, moving towards positive outcomes’.
Venue : Skye Hotel Suites, Parramatta, NSW.
8-9 International Conference on Agricultural and Biological Science [ICABS] 2019 [Brisbane]
‘A prestigious event organised with the motivation to provide an excellent international platform for academicians, researchers, engineers, industrial participants and budding students around the world to share their research findings with global experts’.
Venue : Park Regis North Quay, Brisbane, Queensland.
8-9 New ! International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries 2019
The conference ‘provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries’.
Venue : New York, USA.
9 New ! The Age Schools Summit
‘As stakeholders of Australian education navigate the contentious issues faced by the sector today, the need for a conversation between policy-makers, educators and key organisations within the sector persists. The Age Schools Summit will facilitate a much-needed insightful debate and discussion around the future of education in Victoria and wider Australia’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Victoria.
9 rel="nofollow"Transition to School : More than Letters and Numbers [Parramatta]
‘This workshop draws on the research highlighting the benefits of a positive transition experience and key perspectives and considerations for ensuring all children and their families experience the best possible start to school’.
Venue : Skye Hotel Suites, Parramatta, NSW.
9-10 New ! International Conference on Mathematics, Science, and Education [ICMSE] 2019
‘The aims of the conference are to provide a platform to the researchers, experts and practitioners from academia, governments, NGOs, research institutes, and industries and share cutting-edge progress in the field of mathematics and natural science. It also provides an opportunity to enhance understanding of relationships between knowledge and research related to mathematics and science’.
Venue : Harris Hotel Semarang, Semarang, Indonesia.
9-10 New ! Literary Studies Conference
‘The theme Rethinking Environmental Issues in Literature, Language, Culture, and Education along with its 20 sub-themes reflects the interconnected and interdisciplinary nature of the conference. The aim is to provide a platform for sharing concerns, encountered practical challenges, solutions and innovations with which participants from various fields and disciplines gather forces to cherish Mother Nature for a better sustainable future’.
Venue : Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
9-11 Senior Policy Officers Intensive 2019 [Sydney]
‘Build policy leadership and professional skills to analyse and respond to complex public policy challenges and opportunities’.
Venue : Cliftons Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
9-11 New ! Worlddidac Asia 2019 - The New Transformation
‘Asia Didac Forum is known internationally for its unique format which allows education key stakeholders from the ASEAN region to come together, share ideas and form partnerships. The Forum is best recognised for a stellar lineup full of change-making superstars and regional thought leaders who will share insights, vision and best practices on issues that inspire innovative approaches to teaching and learning’.
Venue : Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre, Bangkok, Thailand.
9-11 New ! uLearn19 [CORE Education]
‘There are world-class speakers and 250+ workshops. Join over 1 500 people at uLearn19 Pohewatia te āpōpō, to collaborate, share, inspire and create. Customised professional learning development’.
Venue : Rotorua, New Zealand.
9-12 10th International Conference on Education and Educational Psychology [ICEEPSY] 2019
‘ICEEPSY 2019 will again feature informative workshops and presentations by skilled educational and educational psychology researchers and international scholars. The conference is inviting especially those who are interested in researching Educational Ecosystems for Equity and Quality of Learning, Evaluation, Arts Education and Special Education, especially Positive Pedagogy’.
Venue : Hotel Catalonia Barcelona Plaza, Barcelona, Spain.
9-13 ASCE 2019 Convention
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Miami, Florida, USA.
10 Michael Fullan : Queensland Workshop
‘Whether you are at the school, region or state level you will have the opportunity to learn about the latest leadership ideas from research, practice and colleagues, and from Fullan himself who continues to work with education systems around the globe. Use this day to build your leadership team and to test and expand your own leadership effectiveness’.
Venue : Mercure Brisbane, North Quay, Brisbane, Queensland.
10-11 Chemistry Meet 2019
‘Chemistry Meet 2019 is a unique opportunity to discuss best practices within laboratory research and those in other related fields of chemistry. There will be many seminars, workshops and technical sessions taking place which will catch the attention of professionals who attend the conference and will enormously enrich our knowledge in understanding the current innovations and trends in chemistry’.
Venue : Dubrovnik, Croatia.
10-11 Breakthrough Strategies to Teach & Counsel Troubled Students [Portland]
‘Receive hundreds of practical, problem-stopping, ready-to-use K-12 behaviour and classroom management interventions on the spot. This inservice workshop effectively and thoroughly delivers the best answers for your students’ worst social, emotional, behavioural, and classroom management problems’.
Venue : Courtyard Marriott, Tigard, Portland, Oregon, USA and also Online.
10-13 International Literacy Association 2019 Conference
Conference consists of an Institute Day, the Core Conference [2 days] and a Children’s Literature Day. The theme of the conference is Creating a Culture of Literacy. Note the proviso about the Institute Day and Children’s Literature Day.
Venue : New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
10-13 Oral History Australia Biennial Conference 2019
‘In keeping with 2019 as the Year of Indigenous Languages, a Keynote plenary panel will focus on Oral History, Oral Tradition and Indigenous History [with invited speakers from Australia, New Zealand and Canada]’.
Venue : State Library of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland.
11 New ! 2019 Early Career Teachers Conference
South Australian Science Teachers Association. ‘The aim of the conference is for participants to engage in first-hand experiences that exemplify best practice in supporting students to develop science understanding and skills that build capability in STEM. Ideally our early career teachers will walk away with a deeper understanding of the science content and the skills and resources to engage their students in learning. The conference will include specialised workshops for both primary and secondary teachers’.
Venue : Immanuel College, Novar Gardens, South Australia.
11 Michael Fullan : Melbourne Workshop
‘Whether you are at the school, region or state level you will have the opportunity to learn about the latest leadership ideas from research, practice and colleagues, and from Fullan himself who continues to work with education systems around the globe. Use this day to build your leadership team and to test and expand your own leadership effectiveness’.
Venue : Pullman Albert Park, Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria.
11-12 EdTechTeam Adelaide Summit
‘Be inspired by keynote speakers throughout the two day Summit who will set the stage for your summit experience. We inspire and empower educators to change schools using the best learning principles and technology available’.
Venue : Immanuel College, Novar Gardens, South Australia.
12 Writing is Taught, Writing is not Caught
‘Do your students have difficulty composing a meaningful coherent paragraph, a convincing opinion essay, or a well-organised informative article ? If so, join us at this workshop and come away with effective teaching procedures’.
Venue : QASSP Leadership Centre, Fortitude valley, Queensland.
12-13 New ! International Research Conference on Theory and Practice in Social Sciences Fora
The conference ‘aims to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of Economics, Trade and Development, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Potts Points, Sydney, NSW.
12-20 The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Heron Island]
‘The ConocoPhillips Science Experience is a fun 3 or 4 days of science activities for Year 9 and 10 students in 2019 program year. Each program is designed to provide students who have an interest in science with an opportunity o engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Please note : This program is 8 days and is for years 11 and 12 students only.
Venue : University of Queensland, Heron Island, Queensland.
13-16 New ! 2019 Clute International Academic Conference [Las Vegas]
‘Our conferences aim to bring together faculty and administration from all levels of education across the world. We encourage a cross-disciplinary exchange of thoughts, ideas and innovation through a variety of teaching methods and perspectives. The conferences provide a platform to enhance your knowledge and professional skills through interaction with colleagues and peers from different nationalities and backgrounds’.
Venue : LINQ Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
14 Gathering evidence and establishing where your students are in their learning [ACER]
‘This course is intended for educators who have limited knowledge of PAT. The course describes the progressive achievement approach and its relationship to student learning. It explains how to interpret bands and group reports, and offers practical teaching strategies’.
Venue : Online.
14 Getting Them All Engaged
‘Do you have students who do not participate during your lessons ? In this workshop, Dr Anita Archer will resent research-validated procedures to actively involve all students in instruction’.
Venue : Ipswich Civic Centre, Ipswich, Queensland.
14 Teaching Reading Comprehension Strategies
‘Are you concerned about students in your class who can decode but have little or no understanding of what they have read ? In this workshop, Sheena Cameron will present this research-validated practice and translate it into teaching strategies for the classroom’.
Venue : Emerald Town Hall, Emerald, Queensland.
14-16 The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Sydney]
‘The ConocoPhillips Science Experience is a fun 3 or 4 days of science activities for Year 9 and 10 students in 2019 program year. Each program is designed to provide students who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : University of Technology, Sydney, NSW.
14-17 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2019
‘The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference showcases the best thinking in higher education IT ! With the best presenters, the best content, and the best networking, the premier higher ed IT event brings together professionals and technology providers from around the world to share ideas, grow professionally, and discover solutions to today’s challenges’.
Venue : McCormick Place West, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
14-18 New ! Australian Geoscience Council Convention [AGCC 2019]
Big Issues and Ideas in Geoscience was designed to highlight the fundamental role that Geoscience has as a major field of science throughout the Asia-Pacific region – one that has a part to play in the life of everyone’. Download the program from the site.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
15 Teaching Strategies for Challenging Behaviours
VDC. ‘Challenging classroom behaviours can stop students from engaging with their learning, and take teacher focus from teaching to behaviour management. This webinar shares your experiences of challenging classroom behaviours, unpacks what gives rise to them, and repacks them with management strategies that support change’.
Venue : Webinar.
15-16 Future Work Live 2019
‘Future Work Live is a new high-level summit for senior HR and People and Culture executives to come together and design the future of employee experience. Intensive two days of workshops, training masterclasses and fireside chats to give you the tools, training and connections you need to lead your organisation through changing times’.
Venue : Convene at One Liberty Plaza, New York, USA.
15-16 I’m a new director so where do I start ? [Canberra]
‘Provides new directors with two days of solid and thorough content, which will be the building blocks for a great career in directing an early childhood or middle childhood program. A range of issues related to staffing, managing change, understanding your role, clarifying the regulations and succeeding in the National Quality Standard Assessment and Rating are just a few of the topics that will be covered over the two days of this workshop’.
Venue : Mantra on Northbourne, Canberra, ACT.
15-17 AACB 57th Annual Scientific Conference
‘The 2019 Conference theme is Clinical Biochemistry: Optimising Value In Healthcare. The program will not only investigate the “Value Proposition” in terms of cost effectiveness, but will also explore recent biomarker discovery and implementation in clinical laboratories and beyond that leads to improved patient outcomes’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
15-17 The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Darwin]
‘The ConocoPhillips Science Experience is a fun 3 or 4 days of science activities for Year 9 and 10 students in 2019 program year. Each program is designed to provide students who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : Charles Darwin University, Casuarina, Darwin, Northern Territory.
15-17 The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Gladstone]
‘The ConocoPhillips Science Experience is a fun 3 or 4 days of science activities for Year 9 and 10 students in 2019 program year. Each program is designed to provide students who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : Central Queensland University, Gladstone Marina, Gladstone, Queensland.
15-18 AIEC 2019
‘AIEC will offer a bespoke program built to meet the needs of the international education industry. Program sessions will cater to all sectors, will cover a broad range of topics and are suitable to industry veterans as well as newcomers to the industry. Attendees at the sessions will gain important and relevant knowledge, and discovered best practices, industry insights, innovative approaches and trends’.
Venue : Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
16 New ! Rethinking Behaviour : Whose Problem is it Really ? [Melbourne]
‘In many educational programs managing behaviour seems to take centre stage with very little opportunity to dedicate time to working productively with behaviours, or in fact, teaching children pro-social behaviour. Maybe it’s time to rethink behaviour and ask “whose problem is it really” ? This full day workshop will build educators’ capacity to work with some of the more challenging behaviours, with a greater sense of understanding and clear direction, moving towards positive outcomes’.
Venue : Karstens Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
16 New ! Talking to Parents about the Hard Stuff [Brisbane]
‘As educators we talk to parents about their lives, and their children. Sometimes it falls on educators to give parents feedback that is hard for them to hear. Because we are often anxious about upsetting parents or causing a rift in our relationship, many of us find these situations uncomfortable and difficult. This means that important issues such as child development, child safety and parent-child relationships may not be addressed in a timely and transparent way. This professional learning session draws together a range of approaches to conversations about the Hard Stuff’.
Venue : Karstens Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
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2019 Igniting Leadership Program
Leadership Victoria. ‘Explores the essentials of leadership and what it means to be an effective leader in today’s world. Drawing on the experience of our expert facilitator, a range of dynamic guest speakers and a diverse group of peers in the room’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
16-18 1st Thematic ECHA Conference on Creativity
‘The conference topic is “Creativity Research & Innovation in Gifted Education : Social, Individual, and Educational Perspective”’.
Venue : Dubrovnik, Croatia.
16-18 ICEF Asia 2019
‘The 18th annual ICEF Asia in Beijing is the largest and most established agent networking event of its kind in the region, offering international educators and service providers a time- and cost-effective way to develop and extend their network across these fast growing markets’.
Venue : Grand Millennium Beijing, Beijing, China.
16-18 ProjectNEST 2019
‘ProjectREAL [Rigorous, Engaging, Authentic, Learning] demonstrates the way the principles of future focused learning translate into the classroom. To ensure the content is relevant, the 3 days will be personalised and individualised to suit the needs of newcomers and experts alike. 2019’s focus is truly on the learning process. Schools are encouraged to bring small teams [at least 3] to the process so they leave, ready to implement’.
Venue : Cypress Lakes Resort, Pokolbin, NSW.
16-19 New ! Frontiers in Education [FIE] Conference 2019
‘The Conference is a major international conference focusing on educational innovations and research in engineering and computing education. We welcome submissions related to educational issues and innovations in computing and engineering at the graduate, undergraduate and pre-college levels. The theme for 2019 is Bridging Education to the Future’.
Venue :Cincinnati Marriott at RiverCentre, Covington, Kentucky, USA.
17 Collective Efficacy
‘Collective Efficacy, a one-day professional learning workshop [previously facilitated by PAI] explores how the combined effort of a team of teachers or an entire school can support student engagement and academic success’.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
17-18 New ! Higher Education Women’s Leadership Workshop 2019 [Melbourne]
‘Recognise your key unique strengths as a leader. Understand how to exercise leadership and the impact it has upon others. Gain an insight into alternative leadership styles that will enable you to maintain authenticity. Identify different techniques that will aid strategic communication and relationships’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
18 Academic Vocabulary Workshop [Brisbane]
‘This one-day workshop guides schools through every step of designing and implementing a customised program of direct vocabulary instruction’.
Venue : Victoria Park Golf Clubhouse, Brisbane, Queensland.
18 The AIS Education Research Symposium 2019
‘This Symposium showcases research conducted in independent school contexts, focusing on improving student, teacher and school outcomes. Engage meaningfully with educators involved in conducting rigorous school-based research and learn from their experiences and results. Be a part of this important educational conversation’.
Venue : Rydges World Square, Sydney, NSW.
18-19 AUSIT National Conference 2019
‘This year’s conference theme is the world of interpreters and translators and interpreters and translators in the world’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Best Western Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania.
18-19 The Reach Every Student Conference [RESCON] 2019
‘The conference program has been mapped to the AALAS [Academy of Active Learning Arts and Sciences] Global standards. Sessions over across K-12 and Tertiary and are tagged for those New to Flipped Learning, wanting to learn more and those who are Early Adopters wanting to dive deeper’. Masterclass on Thursday 17 October with Jon Bergmann.
Venue : Griffith University, Queensland College of Arts, Southbank, Brisbane, Queensland.
18-20 New ! Craft Alive [Morwell]
‘Featuring both local and interstate craft experts, the show is packed full of the latest craft supplies, kits and equipment. CraftAlive  is a hands-on event. A chance to learn from world class specialists with interactive classes’.
Venue : Kernot Hall Morwell, Morwell, Victoria.
19 New Activist Conference 2019
NSW Teachers Federation. ‘One delegate from each school Association will be funded by the Federation. In addition, the Federation will fund 20 Aboriginal members, 20 TAFE members and 5 Corrective Services members’.
Venue : Federation Conference Centre, Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW.
20 Science Alive ! [Port Augusta]
‘Science Alive ! is one of the largest interactive science exhibitions in Australia, and brings together the big names in science and technology. We’ll have exhibitors providing hands-on fun that is interactive, dynamic, fun, and educational for all ages’.
Venue : Central Oval Community Hub, Port Augusta, South Australia.
20-22 New ! 2019 National Conference - Revolution
Australian Institute of Project Management. ‘A [r]evolution is coming – and we are driving it. Projects change the world and project management professionals are the change agents. Our profession is in transition and there’s never been a better time to be a project leader. Be part of the [r]evolution at the AIPM 2019 National Conference’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.
20-23 2019 DOHaD International
‘The Congress theme is Investing in a Healthy Future for All: Research, Education, Policy. It will bring together basic and clinical researchers and healthcare professionals from around the world to address the many challenges that currently impact the health of mothers and fathers, babies in the womb, infants, children and adolescents, as well as explore solutions, interventions and policies to optimise health across the lifespan’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Victoria.
20-23 LIANZA Conference 2019
‘Our conference theme focuses on the wellbeing and success of our people and invites us to examine our current practices, approaches and services to our families and communities. The vision for the LIANZA 2019 Conference is for all participants to share, gift, reciprocate and collaborate using the elements of va feiloai [respectful relationships], mafana [warmth], ofa [love], malie [humour] through talanoa [shared dialogue]’.
Venue : Vodafone Events Centre, Auckland, New Zealand.
21 The AIS Society and Culture Conference 2019
‘This twilight conference will explore the nature of the Society and Culture course focusing on rich resources, programming ideas and authentic assessment. Experienced teachers of Society and Culture will facilitate the sessions, investigating a variety of content areas across the Year 11 and HSC courses including the Personal Interest Project’.
Venue : AISNSW, Sydney,NSW.
21-22 Applied Positive Psychology [Melbourne]
‘By synthesising research in the field of Positive Psychology, supported by current thinking in positive education, neuroscience, mindfulness, positive organisational practices and positive leadership, the course provides comprehensive coverage of the key theories and concepts that are transforming workplaces and classrooms across the world’.
Venue : Stamford Plaza Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
21-22 Positive Leadership [Melbourne]
This ‘will both affirm and challenge you as you reflect upon how you can become a more positively effective leader. At completion, you can expect to be well equipped with exciting new knowledge, empowering practical strategies, and an invigorated sense of purpose and passion as a positive leader. More important than being an expert, you will be an example others will want to follow’.
Venue : Stamford Plaza Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
21-25 48th Annual Conference and the 23rd International Forum on Research on School Librarianship - IASL 2019
‘The conference is dedicated to the advancement of theory and practice in school librarianship. The theme of the 2019 Conference is Convergence – Empowering – Transformation : School Libraries’.
Venue : Valamar Lacroma Dubrovnik Hotel 4, Dubrovnik, Croatia.
21-25 New ! Designing the Archive
‘Designing the Archive 2019 will explore human-centric design processes, empathy, creativity, innovation, experimentation, prototyping, and co-design in the development of recordkeeping systems, information governance frameworks, archival programs and services, archive buildings and spaces, and digital archives. The conference will be of interest to archivists, recordkeepers, manuscript librarians, data and information managers’.
Venue : Adelaide Oval, North Adelaide, South Australia.
21-25 New ! eResearch Australasia Conference [eResearch 2019]
‘eResearch 2019 will offer delegates the opportunity to engage, connect, and share their ideas and exemplars concerning new information centric research capabilities, and how information and communication technologies help researchers to collaborate, collect, manage, share, process, analyse, store, find, understand and re-use information’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
22 An effective process for the teaching and assessment of the Intercultural Capability
‘Gain practical ideas for the teaching and assessing of Intercultural Capability and a more general understanding of effective curriculum planning for this Capability. Engage with the presenters to ask questions’. ACSA.
Venue : Webinar.
22-23 19th Biennial Copyright Law & Practice Symposium 2019
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, NSW.
22-24 The Ireland International Conference on Education [IICE] 2019
‘The aim of IICE is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational fields with cross-disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of pedagogy’.
Venue : Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Ireland.
23-25 International Confederation of Principals
Connecting Leaders, Creating The Future’. Convention Papers and registration via this page.
Venue : Shanghai, China.
23-25 S3 2019 Singapore [SimGHOSTS]
‘The theme for the S3 Conference this year is, Beyond The Now : Transforming Healthcare Simulation. The conference will be useful for Healthcare and simulation technology specialists, Healthcare educators and trainers, Nursing and allied health professionals, Academics and researchers, as well as local and overseas healthcare leaders’.
Venue : The SingHealth Duke-NUS Institute of Medical Simulation Academia, Singapore.
23-25 Strategic Leadership Programme for Deans
‘The focus of the programme is to discuss central themes that any dean and director faces in one or another form, and with priorities that may vary between business schools and over time’.
Venue : Brussels, Belgium.
23-25 2019 World First Nations Early Childhood Conference
The conference ‘is envisaged to be the largest gathering of First Nations Elders, early childhood educators, teachers, researchers, paediatricians, child practitioners, psychologists and community-controlled early childhood education and care providers amongst others’.
Venue : Pullman International Hotel, Cairns, Queensland.
24 ECA Ethics in Action : ... [Merimbula]
‘Using the guide to support our professional thinking, participants will be invited to practice the art of ethical decision-making, and work together to reinforce approaches that enhance the rights and wellbeing of children, families, our colleagues and the community. The workshops are suitable for anyone working with young children [aged birth to 8] and their families’.
Venue : Club Sapphire Merimbula, Merimbula, NSW.
24-25 Applied Positive Psychology [Melbourne]
‘By synthesising research in the field of Positive Psychology, supported by current thinking in positive education, neuroscience, mindfulness, positive organisational practices and positive leadership, the course provides comprehensive coverage of the key theories and concepts that are transforming workplaces and classrooms across the world’.
Venue : Stamford Plaza Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
24-25 Differentiation Workshop [Brisbane]
‘Dr Carol Ann Tomlinson will share the basic principles of differentiation based on educational neuroscience research. Participants will learn how to effectively attend to individual and small-group needs while moving the whole class ahead in knowledge, understanding and skill’.
Venue : Rydges World Square Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
24-26 Asia-Pacific Conference on Mechanical and Industrial Engineering [APMIE] 2019
‘The conference will serve as an international forum for the presentation and exchange of technological advances and research results in the broad fields of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. The conference will bring together leading researchers, engineers and scientists in the domain of interest from around the world’.
Venue : Shanghai, China.
25 Spelling for Life [Melbourne]
‘Knowing how to spell requires four basic strands of knowledge : visual, morphological, phonological and etymological. Deciding which strand to apply and when is a formidable task for teachers. Uncovering the simplicity and science of spelling breaks the subject of spelling down into key topics’.
Venue : ACER, Camberwell, Melbourne, Victoria.
25 The AIS Languages Conference 2019
Languages - A Vital Resource for Australia. Experts providing a theoretical background on task-based language learning will be supported by teacher-presenters showcasing examples of effective tasks. Internationally renowned keynote speakers will provide a snapshot of the current status of Languages in schools at the state, national and international level and will forecast possible implications of government policy on the future of Languages’.
Venue : Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
25-26 New ! Teaching with Agility 2019
‘Teaching With Agility is designed to help you meet every student where they are in their own development, to teach the way each individual student learns, and to infuse their learning with future skills. Together with a roster of highly respected academics and individuals, plus case studies from agile, innovative schools, you will begin to unpack the Australian Curriculum: English, learn how to plan with agility, explore differentiation and diversity in the classroom, explore agility in practice [think integration and literacy across the curriculum], and focus on teaching practice that really works’.
Venue : Queensland Cricketers’ Club, Brisbane, Brisbane.
26-28 International Conference on Foreign Language Education and Linguistics [FLEL2019] 2019
‘This Conference will cover issues on Foreign Language Education and Linguistics and other related topics. It dedicates to creating a stage for exchanging the latest research results and sharing the advanced research methods in related fields’.
Venue : Guilin Grand Link Hotel, Guilin, China.
28-31 iNACOL Symposium 2019
‘iNACOL’s annual conference is the industry’s leading event shaping the future of K-12 education. Experts, practitioners, educators, policymakers and researchers gather and work to transform education. This year’s theme is Shining a Light on the Future of Learning’.
Venue : Palm Springs Convention Centre, Palm Springs, California, USA.
28/10-1/11 9th World Alliance for Arts Education International Conference 2019
‘This conference is in Frankfurt, where the World Alliance for Arts Education will review UNESCO arts education policies and chart a plan for the next five years of action’.
Venue : Multiple sites, Frankfurt, Germany.
28/10-1/11 9th World Alliance for Arts Education International Conference 2019
International Society for Music Education. ‘In Frankfurt the focus is on evaluating the situation of arts education in formal education [schools] - quantity, quality, accessibility, models for arts co-operation etc.. Researchers and experts from national arts education associations are invited to contribute to the evaluation of diverse real situations, judge them and discuss strategic planning with UNESCO experts about next steps and aims for the next decade of arts education policy’.
Venue : Frankfurt, Germany.
28/10-1/11 NSW Primary Principals’ Association Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
29 Adelaide State Conference [AHRI]
‘Gain practical tools to innovate and shape the HR landscape in your organisation; Embrace digital transformation and discover how it is changing workplaces; Learn about building and facilitating workplace well-being; Take the opportunity to learn the latest in contemporary HR practices and ideas, gain practical tools, and connect with HR peers and business leaders in your state’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia.
29 Curriculum innovation at its best
‘We will explore the importance of innovating the curriculum. Bringing the world in the classroom and sequencing lessons that teachers can span over a week involving inquiry based learning models with students leading their learning. Join this session and look at future ready ways to innovate the curriculum’. ACSA.
Venue : Webinar.
29-30 New ! Curriculum and Documentation Immersion Class
‘In 2019, we are bringing a unique experience to those wishing to go deeper in their thinking and to unpack in more detail these two critical components of quality practices. Bringing their wealth of experience and knowledge, Anthony and Kirsty will take you on a journey of transformation as they share their thinking, challenge the ways in which we have come to understand documentation and leave you inspired to change the world one teaching day at a time, one documentation at a time. This 2 day workshop is open to anyone interested in rethinking how they approach their work’.
Venue : Karstens Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
29-30 New ! Higher Education Women’s Leadership Workshop 2019 [Brisbane]
‘Recognise your key unique strengths as a leader. Understand how to exercise leadership and the impact it has upon others. Gain an insight into alternative leadership styles that will enable you to maintain authenticity. Identify different techniques that will aid strategic communication and relationships’.
Venue : Cliftons Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
29-31 CEBIT Australia 2019
‘CEBIT Australia will bring together traditional technology specifiers and buyers along with the new breed f technology savvy professional whose roles have been rewritten by the disruptive forces of technology’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
30 New ! Rethinking Behaviour : Whose Problem is it Really ? [Wodonga]
‘In many educational programs managing behaviour seems to take centre stage with very little opportunity to dedicate time to working productively with behaviours, or in fact, teaching children pro-social behaviour. Maybe it’s time to rethink behaviour and ask “whose problem is it really” ? This full day workshop will build educators’ capacity to work with some of the more challenging behaviours, with a greater sense of understanding and clear direction, moving towards positive outcomes’.
Venue : Quest Wodonga, Wodonga, Victoria.
30-31 I’m a new director so where do I start ? [Brisbane]
‘Provides new directors with two days of solid and thorough content, which will be the building blocks for a great career in directing an early childhood or middle childhood program. A range of issues related to staffing, managing change, understanding your role, clarifying the regulations and succeeding in the National Quality Standard Assessment and Rating are just a few of the topics that will be covered over the two days of this workshop’.
Venue : Karstens Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
31 Ingenuity
‘Creating our technology future, Ingenuity is an interactive showcase of university student projects exploring real-life applications of engineering, computer and mathematical sciences’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
31/10-3/11 New ! The Asian Conference on Education 2019 [ACE2019]
‘The 2019 conference theme is Independence & Interdependence, and invites reflections on the desirability, extent and limits of our individual independence and autonomy, of that of our students, and of the institutions and structures within which we work, teach and learn’.
Venue : Toshi Centre Hotel, Tokyo, Japan.
31/10-5/11 New ! 27th International RECE Conference 2019
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA.

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November 2019
Date Event
1 Big Ideas from Reggio in Daily Practice [Adelaide]
‘In this full day session we will be exploring a number of big ideas from the schools of Reggio Emilia and how these might translate back into practice in a way which proclaim ‘doing Reggio’, but rather the influence Reggio can have and it’s interpretation back into your early childhood program’.
Venue : The Precinct Conference Centre [BioSA/TechInSA], Adelaide, South Australia.
1 CAA Annual Conference 2019
Please click here for the Conference flyer. Pre-conference activities are being held on Wednesday evening 30 October and Thursday 31 October’.
Venue : Dockside, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.
1 Hobart State Conference [AHRI]
‘Gain practical tools to innovate and shape the HR landscape in your organisation; Embrace digital transformation and discover how it is changing workplaces; Learn about building and facilitating workplace well-being; Take the opportunity to learn the latest in contemporary HR practices and ideas, gain practical tools, and connect with HR peers and business leaders in your state’.
Venue : Wrest Point, Sandy Bay, Tasmania.
1-3 New ! Craft Alive [Launceston]
‘Featuring both local and interstate craft experts, the show is packed full of the latest craft supplies, kits and equipment. CraftAlive  is a hands-on event. A chance to learn from world class specialists with interactive classes’.
Venue : Silverdome, Prospect, Tasmania.
3-7 World Conference on Online Learning 2019
Transforming Lives and Societies. ‘Held every second year the World Conference is the largest and most prestigious international event exploring new open, online and flexible models of education’.
Venue : Convention Centre, Dublin, Ireland.
3-7 World Environmental Education Congress 2019
‘Congresses, held every two years, are the focal point in which all the actors of environmental education come together to present best practices, experiences, researches on methods and results of environmental education’.
Venue : TBC, Bangkok, Thailand.
4 Minds on Fire
‘This masterclass is designed for leaders who seek to embed critical and creative practices in their schools. Target Audience : Principals and senior executive’.
Venue : AISNSW, Sydney, NSW.
4-5 Positive Leadership [Sydney]
This ‘will both affirm and challenge you as you reflect upon how you can become a more positively effective leader. At completion, you can expect to be well equipped with exciting new knowledge, empowering practical strategies, and an invigorated sense of purpose and passion as a positive leader. More important than being an expert, you will be an example others will want to follow’.
Venue : Sir Stamford at Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW.
4-6 Inspiring The Next Generation - EduTECH Asia 2019
‘The conference is for those serious about teaching and delivering education that is relevant in the 21st century. This conference comprises of inspirational keynotes from across the world, pioneering educators and technology leaders. Workshops and tours. 120 edtech exhibitors’.
Venue : Suntec Singapore, Singapore.
4-7 E-Learn - World Conference on E-Learning
I‘E-Learn provides a unique forum for education and training professionals to discuss the latest research, development, applications, issues, and strategies, to explore new technologies, and to identify solutions for today’s challenges related to online learning’.
Venue : New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
4-10 Creating YouTube Videos for Teaching & Learning
‘Learn how to navigate through the Creator Studio in YouTube as well as organise video content to support your instructional goals in just about any classroom environment. In this collaborative learning environment, you will learn to create a video, determine the best licensing and privacy settings, implement an interactive component to the video and manage closed captioning for accessibility purposes’.
Venue : Asynchronous Workshop.
5 Empowerment through Entrepreneurship
‘In this session participants will explore how entrepreneurial learning can empower students to apply their creativity and talents to add value to the lives of other. If you are interested in developing opportunities for students to become entrepreneurially-minded in your schools and programs’ then this would be worthwhile for you.
Venue : Webinar [Esther Hill, All Saints’ College WA].
5 Performance Appraisals from A-Z : From Drab to Inspiration [Sydney]
‘Many performance appraisal systems are used in a way that they are rarely referred back to, live on a shelf for 12 months with no human contact made, don’t inspire action and leave much to be desired. Aimed at service leaders and team leaders, this workshop is designed to step you through the development of a performance appraisal process that will inspire your staff to achieve more in their role beyond satisfactory performance’.
Venue : Flour Mill Studios, Newtown, Sydney, NSW.
5 New ! Rethinking Behaviour : Whose Problem is it Really ? [Canberra]
‘In many educational programs managing behaviour seems to take centre stage with very little opportunity to dedicate time to working productively with behaviours, or in fact, teaching children pro-social behaviour. Maybe it’s time to rethink behaviour and ask “whose problem is it really” ? This full day workshop will build educators’ capacity to work with some of the more challenging behaviours, with a greater sense of understanding and clear direction, moving towards positive outcomes’.
Venue : Mantra on Northbourne, Canberra, ACT.
5-6 International Conference on Human Computing, Education and Information Management System [ICHCEIMS] 2019
The conference ‘provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to resent and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Human Computing, Education and Information Management System’.
Venue : San Francisco, California, USA.
5-8 LIME Connection VIII
‘This years theme is Pouhine Poutama : Embedding Indigenous Health Education. The conference will encourage strengths based presentations relating to Indigenous health teaching and learning, curriculum development and research; community engagement; and the recruitment and graduation of Indigenous students in the health professions’.
Venue : Christchurch, Aotearoa/New Zealand.
6 Aboriginal perspectives in early childhood education : But where do I begin ? [Brisbane]
‘In this workshop Aunty Denise Proud and Anthony Semann will engage in respectful dialogue with learners to unpack some of the misconceptions that exist about integrating Aboriginal perspectives into the curriculum and explore what this might mean in a practical way with children. This workshop is based on respect not judgement. We will learn together as we explore what we know, what we want to know and how we might come to know more’.
Venue : Karstens Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
6 New ! Managing Difficult Conversations
‘This workshop is an opportunity to learn how to secure productive outcomes from conflict with practical tips and techniques for better conversations. Difficult conversations might remain difficult, but the workshop gives you the know-how to manage them with understanding, skill, poise and confidence. Bring along your own experiences and challenges and we’ll work together to create strategies to move forward with those difficult conversations’.
Venue : VET Development Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
7 New ! Multilingual Storyboxes in the Early Childhood classroom
‘Teachers will be introduced to significant aspects of EAL/D pedagogy and the value of stories as vehicles for language and literacy development, especially when accompanied by opportunities to respond playfully to multilingual texts. Reference will be made to appropriate curriculum outcomes. The purpose of “multilingual storyboxes” will then be explored’.
Venue : Camdenville Public School, Newtown, NSW.
7-8 Applied Positive Psychology [Sydney]
‘By synthesising research in the field of Positive Psychology, supported by current thinking in positive education, neuroscience, mindfulness, positive organisational practices and positive leadership, the course provides comprehensive coverage of the key theories and concepts that are transforming workplaces and classrooms across the world’.
Venue : Sir Stamford at Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW.
7-8 CAULLT Conference Brisbane 2019
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland.
7-9 Annual Conference for Middle Level Education 2019
‘Topics will include Assessment, Bullying/School Safety, Classroom Management, Curriculum, Differentiated Instruction, Health/Wellness/Guidance, Middle School Concept, Research, School Culture/Climate, Special Education/Inclusion, Teaching, Technology, Young Adolescent Development’ and many more.
Venue : Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
8 New ! The explicit teaching of Writing F-6
‘This workshop will address the strands of Language, Literature and Literacy from the AC:E with direct references to NSW Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum English K-10. Participants will gain knowledge of grammar at clause, sentence and whole text level; understand the features of effective writing; understand the different literacy demands made in different subject areas; learn how to teach writing explicitly;’ and more.
Venue : Cannon Hill State School, Cannon Hill, Queensland.
9-10 International Conference on Engineering & Technology, Computer, Basic & Applied Sciences [ECBA] 2019
‘The conference will cover vital issues in Engineering and Technology, Computer, Basic and Applied Sciences Research and Practice under multiple sub-themes. The aim of our conference is to support, encourage and provide a platform for networking, sharing, publishing and nurturing the potential growth of individual scholars across the globe’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Potts Points, Sydney, NSW.
11-12 New ! International Conference on Stress and Mental Health
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
11-13 2019 EFMD Executive Development Conference
The theme of the conference is ‘Transforming the Practice of Learning - Leveraging Partnerships. This conference is a unique forum to foster discussion and connection between corporate and business school professionals’.
Venue : University of Navarra, Barcelona, Spain.
11-13 New ! International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation [ICERI2019]
‘ICERI is one of the largest international education conferences for lecturers, researchers, technologists and professionals from the educational sector. It has become a reference event where more than 700 experts from 80 countries will get together to present their projects and share their knowledge on teaching and learning methodologies and educational innovations’.
Venue : Barceló Renacimiento Hotel, Seville, Spain.
12 The joy of exploring ethical issues together
‘Step inside a classroom at Hillbrook and see what philosophical inquiry looks like at the proverbial ‘chalkface’. Elements of philosophical inquiry [stimulus, raising questions, communities of inquiry, etc.] will be foregrounded as they unfold in the classroom. The session will include reflections and perspectives of teachers and students’.
Venue : Webinar [Hillbrook Anglican School Brisbane].
12-14 Communicating the Arts [Sydney]
‘300 high-calibre international professionals from the visual and performing arts will gather to network, engage in stimulating conversations and rethink their institution’s model and communication. Hear from directors, communication and marketing specialists, engagement experts and entrepreneurs as we share best practices from all over the world’. Formerly known as Communicating the Museum.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
13 New ! Rethinking Behaviour : Whose Problem is it Really ? [Newcastle]
‘In many educational programs managing behaviour seems to take centre stage with very little opportunity to dedicate time to working productively with behaviours, or in fact, teaching children pro-social behaviour. Maybe it’s time to rethink behaviour and ask “whose problem is it really” ? This full day workshop will build educators’ capacity to work with some of the more challenging behaviours, with a greater sense of understanding and clear direction, moving towards positive outcomes’.
Venue : Noah’s on the Beach Hotel, Newcastle, NSW.
13-14 New ! Higher Education Women&’s Leadership Workshop 2019 [Sydney]
‘Clear and practical strategies for enhanced leadership capability & career success in Higher Education. Recognise your key unique strengths as a leader; Understand how to exercise leadership & the impact it has upon others; Gain an insight into alternative leadership styles that will enable you to maintain authenticity; and Identify different techniques that will aid strategic communication & relationships’.
Venue : Cliftons Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
13-15 New ! International Conference on Education and Learning [ICEL2019]
‘The main objective is to provide a platform for researchers, academicians, practitioners, as well as industrial professionals from all over the world to present their research results and development activities in the fields of Education and Learning. This conference provides opportunities for the delegates to exchange new ideas and application experiences face to face, to establish business or research relations and to find global partners for future collaboration’.
Venue : Beijing Conference Centre, Beijing, China.
13-15 National Library and Information Technicians’ Symposium 2019
‘The symposium will provide an opportunity for library technicians from around Australia to meet together in the formal setting of a structured program, to hear prominent members of the profession, as well as their peers, speak and debate contemporary issues relating to the profession, professionalism and library work in genera’.
Venue : Victoria University City Convention Centre and Box Hill Institute City Campus, Melbourne, Victoria.
13-15 New ! The IAU 2019 International Conference
‘The conference is dedicated to Transforming Higher Education for the Future. At a time of rapid technological, social, economic and political changes worldwide, IAU believes that it is important to rethink the future of higher education and find viable ways of moving forward for all. The conference will be an opportunity for Members, partners and the wider higher education community to come together and exchange ideas, reflect on the most pressing questions, reconnect and form new partnership’.
Venue : Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla [BUAP], Puebla, Mexico.
14 APEC University Leaders Forum
‘The forum will focus on the theme Women in Digital Society drawn from the overarching theme for APEC Chile 2019. More specifically, it will discuss the role of women, new opportunities for leadership and the predicted impact of technological developments on gender and society within the region’. APRU.
Venue : University of Chile, Santiago, Chile.
14-15 New ! Innovation in Language Learning
‘The objective of the Innovation in Language Learning Conference is to promote transnational cooperation and share good practice in the field of language teaching and learning. The Conference is an excellent opportunity for the presentation of previous and current projects in the language field as well’.
Venue : Grand Hotel Mediterraneo, Florence, Italy.
14-16 Association for the Study of Higher Education Conference [ASHE] 2019
The Will To Reimagine The Study Of Higher Education. ‘More than 40 years into this project, it is time to reimagine the study of higher education. At the conference, more than 1 500 faculty, students, researchers, scholars, and practitioners will come together to consider what it takes to reimagine the study of higher education’. Pre-Conference : November 13-14.
Venue : The Hilton Portland Downtown, Portland, Oregon, USA.
14-16 CEN National Governance Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
16 New ! Moving beyond activities : How to make project work with children happen [Perth]
‘Participants will gain a further understanding in How to begin; Different approaches to project work; The variable and flexible frameworks of projects; How to make project work part of every day practice; Planning for projects; Learning environments and materials that support inquiry and invite children to think deeply; The role of the teacher in guiding children’s learning; Documenting and making learning visible from both an individual and group perspective; and The process of children co-constructing knowledge and meaning making’ plus much more.
Venue : Wollaston Conference Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
17 Science Alive ! [Mt Gambier]
‘Science Alive ! is one of the largest interactive science exhibitions in Australia, and brings together the big names in science and technology. We’ll have exhibitors providing hands-on fun that is interactive, dynamic, fun, and educational for all ages’.
Venue : Main Corner Complex, Mount Gambier, South Australia.
18-19 New ! 2019 Health and PE Masterclasses
‘The Health Masterclass will be held on the 18 November at the University of Queensland, Brisbane. The PE Masterclass will be held on the 19 November at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane’.
Venue : University of Queensland and Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland.
18-19 International Conference on Education, Teaching and E-learning [ICETE] 2019
The conference ‘aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Education, Teaching and E-learning. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns’.
Venue : TBC, Singapore.
18-19 International Conference on Languages, Literature and Linguistics [ICLLL] 2019
The conference ‘aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Languages, Literature and Linguistics. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns’.
Venue : TBC, Singapore.
18-19 International Conference on Transnational Education and Learning [ICTEL] 2019
The conference ‘aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Transnational Education and Learning. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns’.
Venue : TBC, Singapore.
18-20 2019 MAWA Primary & Secondary Conference
‘The theme Making MATHS Matter highlights the importance of mathematics in dealing with an increasingly complex world; economically, socially and environmentally. Maths is key to helping us better understand and appreciate the world in which we live. It is a way of thinking, questioning and exploring everything around us’.
Primary Conference 18 November; Secondary Conference 18-19 November; Numeracy Coordinators and HOLA Day 20 November.
Venue : Crown Convention Centre, Burswood, Perth, Western Australia.
19 New ! Addressing Dyslexia and Specific Learning Disorders in the Classroom
‘This one-day workshop aims to provide attendees with an understanding of what SLDs are, how to identify a student with SLD, as well as insights into some of the day-to-day learning challenges these students face in the classroom. It will also provide practical, easy-to-implement strategies that will progress student learning – without funding – to ensure that your classroom is accessible to all your students, including those with SLD’.
Venue : VET Development Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
19 From voice to agency to entrepreneurialism - the international evidence base and the local “coal face”
‘Whether you are taking first tentative steps to strengthen student voice, or have already fully-embraced and are now expanding to new horizons, these case studies will inspire you and your students to new heights’.
Venue : Webinar [Pivot Professional Learning & Melbourne Graduate School of Education].
19 New ! Talking to Parents about the Hard Stuff [Melbourne]
‘As educators we talk to parents about their lives, and their children. Sometimes it falls on educators to give parents feedback that is hard for them to hear. Because we are often anxious about upsetting parents or causing a rift in our relationship, many of us find these situations uncomfortable and difficult. This means that important issues such as child development, child safety and parent-child relationships may not be addressed in a timely and transparent way. This professional learning session draws together a range of approaches to conversations about the Hard Stuff’.
Venue : Karstens Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
19 New ! Northern Territory Children’s Learning and Development Conference
Little People Big Dreams. ‘This conference will provide participants with a range of national and local presentations that will highlight innovation, the latest research and best practice, and opportunities to interact with colleagues from across the NT. This conference is designed for teachers, educators, parents, policy makers and sector leaders with themes relating to the full range of children’s learning and development from birth to 12.’.
Venue : Darwin, Northern Territory.
19-22 New ! U21 Early Career Researcher Workshop 2019 [Universitas 21]
‘The 2019 workshop theme Water in Society, aims to deepen participants’ understanding of how research impacts on water and sustainability through cross-disciplinary knowledge exchange, skills-sharing and networking. Research areas may include [but are not limited to] : human rights and the ethics of water; hydro-solidarity and hydro-politics and peacebuilding; sustainable urban management and development; water-energy-food nexus and circular economy; and water, environment and law’.
Venue : Lund University, Lund, Sweden.
20 New ! Rethinking Behaviour : Whose Problem is it Really ? [Orange]
‘In many educational programs managing behaviour seems to take centre stage with very little opportunity to dedicate time to working productively with behaviours, or in fact, teaching children pro-social behaviour. Maybe it’s time to rethink behaviour and ask “whose problem is it really” ? This full day workshop will build educators’ capacity to work with some of the more challenging behaviours, with a greater sense of understanding and clear direction, moving towards positive outcomes’.
Venue : Orange IBIS Styles, Orange, NSW.
20-21 New ! 2019 Eportfolio Forum
‘A variety of interactive sessions will enable new and experienced eportfolio supporters to gain some ‘hands-on’ experience with using eportfolios, including hearing from our Keynote presenter – Professor Tristram Hooley, University of Derby, United Kingdom’.
Venue : Australian Catholic University [ACU], Canberra Campus, Canberra, ACT.
20-22 World Engineers Convention 2019 Australia
‘Hear national and international speakers reflect on the legacy of engineering achievements over the past 100 years — and define the future of engineering disciplines for the next 100 years . At this event, you’ll build networks with leaders in global engineering practice’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
22-24 2019 National Council for Geographic Education Conference
‘Enjoy access to three premier Social Studies conferences under one roof - National Council for the Social Studies [NCSS], Texas Council for the Social Studies [TCSS], and National Council for Geographic Education [NCGE]. the largest annual gathering of K-12 social studies classroom teachers, college and university faculty members, curriculum designers and specialists, district and state social studies supervisors, international educators, and social studies discipline leaders’.
Venue : Austin, Texas, USA.
23-24 New ! 2nd Global Conference on Multidisciplinary Academic Research [GCMAR-2019]
‘The main theme of this conference is Leading the Way. The conference will cover every topic from the areas of Business, Education, Social Sciences and ICT. Research active scholars from different countries will participate in the event to present their latest research and best practices’.
Venue : Hotel Horison, Legian [Brits Hotel, Legian], Bali, Indonesia.
24-25 International Conference on Science, Engineering & Technology [ICSET] 2019
‘ICSET 2019 will provide an excellent international forum for sharing knowledge and a result in Science, Engineering and Technology. The aim of the Conference is to provide a platform to the researchers and practitioners from both academia as well as industry to meet and share cutting-edge development in the field’.
Venue : Quest Melbourne Airport, Melbourne, Victoria.
24-27 2019 EPHEA/NAEEA Biennial Conference
Enabling Excellence through Equity. ‘A key conference in the equity landscape of education, attracting approximately 300 attendees from around Australia and New Zealand. The aim of the conference is to bring together equity practitioners in higher education to highlight and share knowledge on best practice in student and staff equity’.
Venue : University of Wollongong [Innovation Campus], North Wollongong, NSW.
25-26 New ! International Conference on Applied Physics and Mathematics 2019
‘Physics 2019 addresses key issues that are the spine of technology and innovations impacting our lifestyle. Eminent Professionals, Scholars and Post Graduate young researchers will share their views and enhance knowledge on broad spectrums of Physics and Mathematics’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Express Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
25-27 The Applied Linguistics Conference 2019
‘Although Applied Linguistics and Language teaching are distinct, they are also interrelated with each informing the other in terms of research and pedagogy. Therefore, the theme of the conference Applied Linguistics and Language teaching : Making connections provides an opportunity for discussion about how links can be made between the two areas within Australia and internationally’.
Venue : Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia.
26-27 New ! Curriculum and Documentation Immersion Class [Melbourne]
‘In 2019, we are bringing a unique experience to those wishing to go deeper in their thinking and to unpack in more detail these two critical components of quality practices. Bringing their wealth of experience and knowledge, Anthony and Kirsty will take you on a journey of transformation as they share their thinking, challenge the ways in which we have come to understand documentation and leave you inspired to change the world one teaching day at a time, one documentation at a time. This 2 day workshop is open to anyone interested in rethinking how they approach their work’.
Venue : Karstens Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
26-28 Open Education Global Conference 2019
‘The theme, Open Resources for an Open Future, aims to emphasise opportunities offered by Open Education as a means to empowerment and to increase accessibility and quality of educational opportunities for all. Under this theme, the Conference serves as a platform to imagine scenarios and discuss strategies to help safeguard an Open Future’.
Venue : Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy.
New ! QS-APPLE 2019 [Asia-Pacific]
‘QS-APPLE provides a global platform for knowledge sharing, discussions and debate and the facilitation of international professional networking and collaboration. The QS Squared Debate session gathers outstanding academics, professionals and relevant stakeholders for an exchange of views on the future of global higher education; while the QS Hub serves as an exhibition space for participants to engage and network with international representatives and establish partnerships between universities’.
Venue : Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.
26-28 The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Adelaide]
‘UniSA Connect will provide an immersive STEM Inquiry Based Learning program. Students will work as scientist to learn skills and knowledge to be able to identify solutions to a big question proposed to them. They will hear from a STEM Researcher and work in specialised facilities. At the conclusion of the program, students will communicate their analysis to the group’.
Venue : University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia.
26-28 The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Burnie]
‘Over three days you will perform experiments in laboratories, attend inspirational lectures, tour facilities and experience university life. Be challenged to extend yourself, share your ideas with students from different schools, work with scientists on fascinating hands-on projects and expand your ideas of how science and technology can help you to change the world’.
Venue : University of Tasmania, Burnie, Cradle Coast, Tasmania.
26-29 14th Engineering Mathematics and Applications Conference [EMAC] 2019
‘This meeting provides a forum for researchers interested in the development and use of mathematical methods in engineering and applied mathematics. It aims to foster interactions between mathematicians and engineers, from both academia and industry’.
Venue : Australian Defence Force Academy, UNSW Canberra, Canberra, ACT.
27-28 Moving up to Leadership for Women
‘Through interactive exercises and group discussions, you will gain powerful communication, negotiation and influencing skills which will help you succeed in male oriented working environments. You will learn how to achieve an assertive, but not aggressive, response style and create and sustain an image of authority. You will also acquire valuable techniques to help you lead, empower and motivate your staff to excel’.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
27-29 2019 Academic Language and Learning Biennial Conference
‘The conference welcomes educators, researchers, advisers, learning designers and managers who work in post-secondary education contexts to improve the teaching, learning and development of students’ communication skills, academic language and literacy, numeracy and English language for academic and professional purposes’.
Venue : University of Notre Dame, Fremantle, Western Australia.
27-29 Institute of Technology Education Conference [ITE] 2019
‘Over the three days of conference Teachers are provided with the opportunity for: networking, resource sharing, skill development and advancement, and to be kept abreast of current and future directions in STEM education, focusing on Engineering, Technology and Industrial Arts’.
Venue : Sydney Masonic Centre, Sydney, NSW.
27-29 TEQSA Conference 2019y
‘The theme for this year is Partnerships Driving Quality and the conference will focus on the ways in which providers can collaborate with industry, professional accreditation bodies and regulatory authorities to benefit students, the higher education sector and Australian education. Keynote speakers will explore aspects of the global higher education landscape and will demonstrate how partnerships can transform the content and delivery of education over the next decade’.
Venue : Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria.
27-29 The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Dookie Farm]
‘Dookie campus is a working farm - a centre of agricultural research. You will join scientists and agricultural students in hands on activities in the laboratory and paddock, investigating real world issues. Activities include perennial ryegrass toxicity, sheep science, ultra-sound technology, wool classing, protein content of milk, cheese making and robotic dairy’.
Venue : University of Melbourne, Dookie, Victoria.
28 New ! Building the resilient and happy child : ... [Newtown]
Helping children to succeed emotionally and build wellbeing. ‘Over the day we will unpack : Defining well-being and resilience; Interests, strengths and challenges and the relationship to learning dispositions; Healthy relationships with people and nature; Flow and motivation; Resilience and struggle; Having a purpose : setting goals with children; and Accomplishment - evaluating goals and realising potential’.
Venue : Flour Mill Studios, Newtown, Sydney, NSW.
29 STAVCON 2019
‘STAVCON is the annual conference of the Science Teachers’ Association of Victoria Inc. The conference is open to any person involved or interested in science education; this includes student teachers, laboratory technicians, primary, secondary and tertiary educators’. Note that the STAV STEM Conference will merge with STAVCON from 2019.
Venue : La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria.
29 New ! Talking to Parents about the Hard Stuff [Perth]
‘As educators we talk to parents about their lives, and their children. Sometimes it falls on educators to give parents feedback that is hard for them to hear. Because we are often anxious about upsetting parents or causing a rift in our relationship, many of us find these situations uncomfortable and difficult. This means that important issues such as child development, child safety and parent-child relationships may not be addressed in a timely and transparent way. This professional learning session draws together a range of approaches to conversations about the Hard Stuff’.
Venue : Wollaston Conference Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
30/11-1/12 World Congress on Inspired Education
‘WCIE aims to bring together a wide audience of academicians, policy makers and practitioners around clearly circumscribed topics, engage participants in fruitful debate, and facilitate mutual understanding’.
Venue : Best Western Titianinn. Treviso, Italy.
30/11-3/12 AATE National Conference 2019
My story flows in more than one direction : power of story, politics of voice. As educators, we must not only find, but use, our voice, refusing to be ventriloquised by others, reclaiming our story from opportunistic or even well-meaning politicians, unwieldy and bureaucratised educational systems and stultifying testing which undermines real education, forcing students into someone else’s story’.
Venue : Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria.

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