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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.

March 2020
Date Event
1-4

ISPIM Connects Bangkok Conference

‘ISPIM Connects Bangkok will bring together over 250 innovation professionals from research, industry, consulting and the public sector from 20+ countries. Connect with top international innovation managers, researchers, and thought leaders. Gain global insights by contributing to local innovation challenges. Experience innovation in action by engaging in interactive site visits. Share your research or practical experience in innovation’.

Venue : TBC, Bangkok, Thailand.

2

New ! Early Career Teacher Program [Cairns]

‘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.

Venue : Sheridan Hotel, Cairns, Queensland.

2-3

Emerging Leaders Development [Melbourne]

‘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 7, 31 Queen Street, Melbourne, Victoria.

2-3

International Conference on Teaching, Education and Learning [ICTEL 2020]

Areas cover ‘new ideas, innovations, theoretical, methodological and empirical knowledge, and problem-solving techniques in the following disciplines, themes and areas of education : Accreditation, Arts and Humanities, Blended Education, Business Education, Contemporary Issues in Education, Curriculum, Distance Education, Educational Leadership, E-Learning’ and many more.

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

2-3

PLC at Work® Institute [Hobart]

‘Achieve your goal of sustained, substantive school improvement where all students learn at high levels. Join us for a two-day PLC at Work® Institute, where you’ll get everything you need to establish and maintain our powerful process in your school. Learn, ask the experts, reflect with your team, and seek advice from those who have successfully built high-performing PLCs’.

Venue : TBC, Hobart, Tasmania.

2-4

11th International Conference on Business, Economics, Management and Marketing 2020

‘ICBEMM provides an opportunity for academics, practitioners, consultants, scholars, researchers and policy makers with different backgrounds and experiences, to present their papers in the conference and to discuss their experiences, new ideas, research results, as well as any practical challenges encountered and/or the solutions adopted during their work’.

Venue : University of Oxford, St Anne’s College, Oxford, United Kingdom.

2-4

14th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference [INTED2020]

‘INTED is one of the largest international education conferences for lecturers, researchers, technologists and professionals from the educational sector. After 14 years, it has become a reference event where more than 700 experts from 80 countries will get together to present their projects and share their knowledge on teaching and learning methodologies and innovations on educational technology’.

Venue : Hotel Melia Valencia, Valencia, Spain.

2-4

New ! New Generation Learning Space Design 2020

‘Dedicated learning streams’ that cover topics from Innovative Learning and Teaching Technologies to Designing future proofed and adaptable Learning and Teaching Environments. Workshops you can’t afford to miss and an extensive range of quality speakers.

Venue : Mercure Sydney Central, Sydney, NSW.

2-6

Open Education Week 2020

‘The goal of Open Education Week is to raise awareness and showcase impact of open education on teaching and learning worldwide. The week-long event spotlights amazing work from over a dozen categories including live, face-to-face events, webinars, projects, and resources. The Best-of-the-Best participate in Open Education Week’.

Venue : International.

3

Perth Youth Leadership Conference 2020

‘Run by youth for youth, our State Youth Leadership Conference is designed to inspire, strengthen and empower our future leaders. This action packed one-day event consists of internationally recognised speakers and team activities, focusing on four key outcomes the education system misses : Leadership, teamwork, communication, and entrepreneurship’.

Venue : Ibis Hotel, Perth, Western Australia.

3

New ! The Behaviour Ambulance [Ballarat]

‘This workshop will show early career teachers how to Understand the dimensions of conflict resolution, Learn and use the HALT method of defusing bad behaviour, Deal with repeated offensive behaviours and how to draw up simple one page action plans, Manage groups and develop collaborative practice that engage more students in learning. Backed up by a huge range of resources, clips, websites and a copy of Greg Mitchell’s book The Behaviour Ambulance which contains over 80 strategies that really work for difficult students and angry parents’.

Venue : TBC, Ballarat, Victoria.

3-4

New ! International Conference on Social Science and Humanities [ICSSH] [Melbourne]

‘Conference Themes cover recent research trends in social sciences for the development of a deeper understanding of arts, culture, language, religion, commerce, governance and society, changes and evolution in mass media, digital media, journalism and entertainment and work-life balance and addressing issues caused by changing life-style’ among many others.

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

4

Finance for Non-Finance Managers 2020 [Melbourne]

‘Finance For Non-Finance Managers is an interactive and practical program that will equip you with the skills to make more informed decisions that yield improved financial results. You will learn how to operate in financial management effectively and with confidence. This includes an understanding of financial and accounting fundamentals, how finance operates within an organisation, how to read and interpret budgeting and financial statements, planning and budgeting frameworks, financial rations, managing cash flows and making strategic financial decisions’.

Venue : Cliftons Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.

4

PLC at Work™ Workshop [Adelaide]

‘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.

Venue : TBC, Adelaide, South Australia.

4-5

Bettshow Asia 2020

‘The Leadership Summit is a great networking opportunity, allowing delegates to share their wealth of knowledge and experiences as well as learn from one another about effectively implementing educational technology in the classroom and gain valuable CPD. The Tech in Action area brings together educators, leaders, practitioners and industry experts from throughout the region and across the globe. Their presence is of great importance to engage with the latest industry solutions, and to develop knowledge and ideas in order to work towards a common goal for internationalising best practice and improving student outcomes’.

Venue : Grand Hyatt, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

4-5

New ! International Conference on Business, Economics, Law, Language and Psychology [ICBELLP] [Melbourne]

Conference themes cover many areas of Business Economics, Law, Language and Psychology from Advertising, via Civil Rights, Consumer Issues and Learning and teaching strategies through to Counselling and Developmental Disabilities.

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

4-6

Evidence Based Policy Summit 2020

‘The Evidence Based Policy Summit addresses the fundamental themes that are key to good policy. Through informative keynotes, real-world case studies and interactive conversations you’ll get all you need to drive genuine results through evidence backed policy’.

Venue : Crowne Plaza Canberra, Canberra, ACT.

4-7

HERA Conference 2020

The theme of the conference is ‘The Humanities : Why They Matter, Why We Should Care’.

Venue : Palmer House Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

5

Adelaide Youth Leadership Conference 2020

‘Run by youth for youth, our State Youth Leadership Conference is designed to inspire, strengthen and empower our future leaders. This action packed one-day event consists of internationally recognised speakers and team activities, focusing on four key outcomes the education system misses : Leadership, teamwork, communication, and entrepreneurship’.

Venue : Ibis Styles, Adelaide, South Australia.

5

Finance for Non-Finance Managers 2020 [Sydney]

‘Finance For Non-Finance Managers is an interactive and practical program that will equip you with the skills to make more informed decisions that yield improved financial results. You will learn how to operate in financial management effectively and with confidence. This includes an understanding of financial and accounting fundamentals, how finance operates within an organisation, how to read and interpret budgeting and financial statements, planning and budgeting frameworks, financial rations, managing cash flows and making strategic financial decisions’.

Venue : Cliftons Sydney, Sydney, NSW.

5

New ! Strategic Planning and Project Management [Perth]

‘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, Perth, Western Australia.

5

New ! Strategic Planning and Project Management [Sydney]

‘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, Sydney, NSW.

5-6

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.

5-6

New ! International Conference on Science and Technology Research [Melbourne]

Conference themes cover many areas including Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths [STEM], Science for Sustainable Development, Water Resource Management, Biology and Biodiversity, Life-Cycle Assessment, Statistics, Healthy/Ageing Population, Industry Best Practices and Innovation and Cyber Security and Cyber Crime among others.

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

6

New ! The Proactive and Strategic Partner - An EA Masterclass [Canberra]

‘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, Canberra, ACT.

6-8

New ! NSW State Conference - UN Youth Australia

‘Students in Years 9 to 12. State Conference is an event for anyone with an interest in international affairs. It’s a chance for you to meet like-minded peers and share your thoughts on issues affecting the global community. By the time you leave, we guarantee you’ll be better aware of what goes on in the world around you and more importantly about the role you can play in shaping its future’.

Venue : The Collaroy Centre, Collaroy NSW.

8-9

International Conference on Psychology, Language and Teaching [ICPLT] 2020

The Conference ‘aims to be one of the leading international conferences for presenting novel and fundamental advances in the fields of Psychology, Language and Teaching. It also serves to foster communication among researchers and practitioners working in a wide variety of scientific areas with a common interest in improving Psychology, Language and Teaching related techniques’.

Venue : Park Regis North Quay, Brisbane, Queensland.

8-9

International Conference on Science, Innovation and Management [ICSIM] 2020

‘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. The conference will bring together leading researchers, engineers and scientists in the domain of Business Management and Information Technology interest from around the world.’.

Venue : Park Regis North Quay, Brisbane, Queensland.

8-9

International Conference on Science, Social Science and Economics [IC3SE] 2020

The conference ‘aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Science, Social Science and Economics. It also provides the premier interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted’.

Venue : Hotel MyStays Shin-Osaka Conference Centre, Osaka, Japan.

8-10

Women’s Leadership and Empowerment Conference 2020 [WLEC2020]

‘This highly exciting and challenging international Conference is intended to be a forum, discussion and networking place for academics, researchers, professionals, administrators, educational leaders, policy makers, industry representatives, advanced students, and others’.
Retreat dates : 11th - 12th March 2020.

Venue : The Patra Bali Resort and Villas, Bali, Indonesia.

8-13

International Youth Nuclear Congress 2020

‘Under the theme Diversity in Nuclear, the mission of IYNC2020 is to promote and enable the diversity of people engaged in the many peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology’.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

9-10

Emergent Curriculum in Children’s Learning Environment

‘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 individual and groups of children’.

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

10

New ! Effective Pedagogy — High Impact Strategies [Sydney]

‘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.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

10

Finance for Non-Finance Managers 2020 [Canberra]

‘Finance For Non-Finance Managers is an interactive and practical program that will equip you with the skills to make more informed decisions that yield improved financial results. You will learn how to operate in financial management effectively and with confidence. This includes an understanding of financial and accounting fundamentals, how finance operates within an organisation, how to read and interpret budgeting and financial statements, planning and budgeting frameworks, financial rations, managing cash flows and making strategic financial decisions’.

Venue : Cliftons Canberra, Canberra, ACT.

10

Leading with Emotional Intelligence 2020 [Canberra]

‘This one day intensive will give you the skills to communicate effectively in any situation, cultivate relationships, successfully liaise with clients and suppliers and solve a variety of workplace personnel problems. This course will ensure that you leave with the understanding of how to manage emotions and to harness emotions to influence and further your career’.

Venue : Cliftons Canberra, Canberra, ACT.

10

Melbourne Youth Leadership Conference 2020

‘Run by youth for youth, our State Youth Leadership Conference is designed to inspire, strengthen and empower our future leaders. This action packed one-day event consists of internationally recognised speakers and team activities, focusing on four key outcomes the education system misses : Leadership, teamwork, communication, and entrepreneurship’.

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

11

11th VET Policy and Compliance Summit 2020

‘The VET Policy and Compliance Summit is the largest event for RTOs CEOs, managers, consultants, and VET quality and compliance professionals in Australia. It will provide you with the knowledge, strategies, and solutions you need to effectively manage quality and compliance’.
Pre-Summit Workshop - 9-10 March 2019.

Venue : Rydges World Square Hotel, Sydney, NSW.

11

New ! Coaching/Mentoring Program [Sydney]

‘Current research shows us that supporting the professional growth of our teachers by facilitating pedagogical dialogue and providing effective feedback will have significant benefits for our students. Discover how to maximise the experience of both being coached, and being a coach. 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.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

11

Leading with Emotional Intelligence 2020 [Sydney]

‘This one day intensive will give you the skills to communicate effectively in any situation, cultivate relationships, successfully liaise with clients and suppliers and solve a variety of workplace personnel problems. This course will ensure that you leave with the understanding of how to manage emotions and to harness emotions to influence and further your career’.

Venue : Cliftons Sydney, Sydney, NSW.

11

The BiG Day In [Wagga Wagga]

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

Venue : Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW.

11

VET Policy and Compliance Summit 2020

‘The Annual VET Policy and Compliance Summit will give you access to relevant and up-to-date information, strategic planning and compliance and networking’.
Note : Pre-Summit Workshops on 9 and 10 March 2020.

Venue : Rydges World Square Hotel, Sydney, NSW.

11-12

National Early Years Summit 2020 [ARACY]

‘Join leading thinkers and change-makers at the National Early Years Summit which will look ahead and ask : What should a blueprint for children’s wellbeing look like ? The event aims to make an ambitious movement towards systems change for children’s wellbeing in the early years, going above and beyond sharing information and networking’.

Venue : TBC, Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria.

11-12

Power of Play [Melbourne]

‘Participants will be able to understand why play is such a powerful tool to maximise children’s learning; the role of the adult in facilitating active play; how core play activities integrate and develop cognitive, social emotional, motor, language, and creative competence; and ow to apply knowledge of learning principles toward organising learning environments for active play’.

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

12

Finance for Non-Finance Managers 2020 [Brisbane]

‘Finance For Non-Finance Managers is an interactive and practical program that will equip you with the skills to make more informed decisions that yield improved financial results. You will learn how to operate in financial management effectively and with confidence. This includes an understanding of financial and accounting fundamentals, how finance operates within an organisation, how to read and interpret budgeting and financial statements, planning and budgeting frameworks, financial rations, managing cash flows and making strategic financial decisions’.

Venue : Cliftons Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.

12

New ! From Conflict to Collaboration [Sydney]

‘No one likes conflict . . . no one likes to have the ‘difficult’ conversations. Unfortunately sometimes we are confronted with upset or angry parents or staff and we need to find a way to a solution. This 1 day professional learning experience will help you develop your skills to deal with these difficult situations - 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.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

12

Launching Spelling through Shared Reading and Writing

‘Join us while we see and hear how children are introduced to words, letters and letter patterns during shared reading and shared and interactive writing, and then use this information as they create their own texts. Whether you’re teaching Kindergarten or an older grade, using a spelling program or not, come along to hear how you can support your students’ spelling confidence and development’.

Venue : Adamstown Public School, Adamstown, NSW.

12

Leading with Emotional Intelligence 2020 [Brisbane]

‘This one day intensive will give you the skills to communicate effectively in any situation, cultivate relationships, successfully liaise with clients and suppliers and solve a variety of workplace personnel problems. This course will ensure that you leave with the understanding of how to manage emotions and to harness emotions to influence and further your career’.

Venue : Cliftons Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.

12

Sydney Youth Leadership Conference 2020

‘Run by youth for youth, our State Youth Leadership Conference is designed to inspire, strengthen and empower our future leaders. This action packed one-day event consists of internationally recognised speakers and team activities, focusing on four key outcomes the education system misses : Leadership, teamwork, communication, and entrepreneurship’.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

12

New ! The Proactive and Strategic Partner - An EA Masterclass [Brisbane]

‘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, Brisbane, Queensland.

12

Victoria Regional Conference for Middle Years #VICAS20

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 : Kingswood College, Box Hill South, Victoria.

12-13

2020 Spring Global Leadership and Management Conference

‘The aim of Global Conference on Leadership and Management is to provide an opportunity for leaders and managers from various fields to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of administrators. The Global Conference on Leadership and Management invites research papers that encompass conceptual analysis, design implementation and performance evaluation’.

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

12-13

Australian Inclusive Schooling Conference

‘The Conference is an unmissable opportunity for those with an interest in and passion for inclusive education. The event will bring together Australian and international leaders in the field of inclusive education to share informative and engaging presentations on the philosophy, research and practice of inclusive education. The conference will showcase current research, innovative approaches and strategies to include and engage students with disabilities’.

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

12-13

Fierce Conversations [Brisbane]

QASSP. ‘This two-day workshop teaches participants how to have Fierce Conversations: productive dialogue that interrogates reality, provokes learning, resolves tough challenges and enriches relationships’.

Venue : QASSP Leadership Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.

12-13

International Conference on Applied Bayesian Statistics 2020

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 Applied Bayesian Statistics’.

Venue : TBC, London,United Kingdom.

12-13

New ! New Educators’ Conference 2020

From Eager to Excellent – How to teach like a champion !’. A full program outline for both days is provided on the site.

Venue : Treacy Centre, Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria.

13

New ! Aspirant Leaders Program [Sydney]

‘This Leadership Program is designed for teachers and leaders who are looking to improve and develop their leadership qualities. Whether you have you just landed your first leadership position, are considering a future in a leadership role, or have been in leadership for some time and need that spark, this workshop will support your growth and development as a leader. We will cover essential attributes and skills of effective leadership 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.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

13

Ballarat Regional Conference for Middle Years #BALCAS20

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 : Mt Clear College, Mount Clear, Victoria.

13

Brisbane Youth Leadership Conference 2020

‘Run by youth for youth, our State Youth Leadership Conference is designed to inspire, strengthen and empower our future leaders. This action packed one-day event consists of internationally recognised speakers and team activities, focusing on four key outcomes the education system misses : Leadership, teamwork, communication, and entrepreneurship’.

Venue : TBC, Brisbane, Queensland.

13

New ! Discovery - Australian Physical, Health and Sport Education Conference

‘The conference program focuses on the contribution Health, Physical Education and Sport make to student achievement, engagement and wellbeing in particular, Student centred pedagogies, Developing excellence in Teaching and Learning, Student engagement, Curriculum planning and assessment, Student well-being and Authentic learning and assessment’.

Venue : Melbourne Cricket Ground and National Tennis Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.

13

Leading with Emotional Intelligence 2020 [Melbourne]

‘This one day intensive will give you the skills to communicate effectively in any situation, cultivate relationships, successfully liaise with clients and suppliers and solve a variety of workplace personnel problems. This course will ensure that you leave with the understanding of how to manage emotions and to harness emotions to influence and further your career’.

Venue : Cliftons Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.

13

New ! Strategic Planning and Project Management [Canberra]

‘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, Canberra, ACT.

13

New ! 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.

13-14

Guiding Children’s Behaviour Positively and Effectively

‘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’.

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

13-14

The 21st Century Learning Conference [21CLHK12]

‘A Conference that Focuses on Contemporary Practice and Innovation in K-12 Education. Conference themes include Innovation, Leadership in Education, Student Voice, Education Technology, Wellness and Mindfulness and Sustainability’.
Preconferences held on 11 and 12 March.

Venue : Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.

13-15

EDC2020 - Education and Development Conference 2020

‘This highly exciting and challenging international Conference on education 2020 is intended to be a forum, discussion and networking place for academics, researchers, professionals, administrators, educational leaders, policy makers, industry representatives, advanced students and others’.

Venue : The Patra Bali Resort and Villas, Bali, Indonesia.

13-16

Updated ! 2020 ASCD Empower Conference

‘Check back in September for information about the 2020 ASCD Empower Conference’. Find out what happened at Empower19 as a precursor to possible involvement.

Venue : Los Angeles, California, USA.

13-16

Tasmanian State Conference 2020 [UN Youth Australia]

‘State Conference is our premier educational event. It is a long weekend of educational workshops, informative and inspiring guest speakers and stimulating model UN debate. Perhaps even better though is the chance to spend time with over 50 other young people from right around Tasmania. Open to all students in grades 9-12, this is a fantastic way to meet people who are interested in global issues just like you !’

Venue : The Lea Scout Centre, Kingston, Tasmania.

14

TEDxYouth@Perth

‘A TEDx youth event license follows the same format as the standard event license and fall within the same TEDx event rules, except this event is oriented towards youth. TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group’.

Venue : State Theatre Centre, Perth, Western Australia.

14-15

International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities : For Sustainability and better Services to Humanities [SHSS-2020]

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.

15-17

New ! Territory Conference - UN Youth Australia

‘Students in Years 9-12. This year, the theme for Territory Conference is States of Conflict : Exploring Global Security. This Conference will address the following questions : What do nations do to ensure they have security ? How are threats to security evolving ? Why do international conflicts arise ? When do we respond ?. It will discuss how security is one of the most complex and difficult aspects of international diplomacy’.

Venue : Charles Darwin University, Casuarina, Northern Territory.

15-18

2020 Principal and Executives Conference ‘Declutter’ - National

‘The theme of the conference is ‘Declutter : Capturing the Essentials’. Registration open, further details to come’.

Venue : Pan Pacific Hotel Perth, Perth, Western Australia.

15-18

Oxford International Round Table Symposium - Childhood Education

‘Topics of Interest will include but are not limited to : Early Childhood Education, Children’s Literature [Kidlit], Special and Gifted Education, School Administration and Leadership, Education Trends, K-12 Schools, School Governance, At Risk Children and School Safety’.

Venue : Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England.

15-18

Oxford International Round Table Symposiums - 2020 Special and Gifted Education

‘Suggested topics but not limited to : Special Education, Gifted Education, Psychology, Exceptional Education and At Risk Children’.

Venue : Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England.

16

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’.

Venue : QASSP Leadership Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.

16

New ! Early Career Teacher Program [Canberra]

‘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.

Venue : AFL Club, Canberra, ACT.

16-17

World Congress on Advanced Nursing and Nursing Practice 2020

‘The theme of the conference is Developing New Knowledge on Nursing. The congress will focus on educational advanced nursing research directed towards its impact on clinical practice and outcomes, through oral and poster presentations, educational workshop sessions, and influential plenary presentations’.

Venue : Holiday Inn Warwick Farm, Warwick Farm, Sydney, NSW.

16-18

Women’s Leadership Success in Higher Education

‘Become your most powerful self. Join women from across higher education to gain confidence as a leader, prioritise your goals, chart your career path, and expand your network’.

Venue : Renaissance Seattle Hotel, Seattle, Washington, USA.

16-20

New ! 6th Women in Leadership SA Summit [Adelaide]

‘Build the confidence to overcome impostor syndrome. Elevate your team’s engagement and performance. Increase your visibility and position yourself for promotion. Influence a positive culture of trust and empowerment’.

Venue : Rydges Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.

17

New ! Effective Pedagogy — High Impact Strategies [Canberra]

‘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.

Venue : AFL Community Room, Phillip, Canberra, ACT.

17

Literacy and learning in Kindergarten [Perth]

‘What to teach ? When to screen ? How to cater for the range in ability ? This one day Literacy and Learning in the Early Years seminar will provide you with the structure and tools to improve the literacy outcomes of your early years students’.

Venue : PLD Literacy and Learning [Perth], Perth, Western Australia.

17-19

IB Global Conference [Bangkok 2020]

‘The conference will offer you a chance to meet, engage and share experiences with IB educators from all over the world. Discover new ideas for your IB program[s], learn from IB practitioners, reflect on your practice, and leave with inspiration and renewed energy to bring back to your school’.

Venue : Centara Grand and Bangkok Convention Centre at Central World, Bangkok, Thailand.

18

Amplify Your Impact [Toowoomba]

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’.

Venue : TBC, Toowoomba, Queensland.

18

New ! Coaching/Mentoring Program [Canberra]

‘Current research shows us that supporting the professional growth of our teachers by facilitating pedagogical dialogue and providing effective feedback will have significant benefits for our students. Discover how to maximise the experience of both being coached, and being a coach. 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.

Venue : AFL Community Room, Phillip, Canberra, ACT.

18

The BiG Day In [UTS Sydney Day 1]

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

Venue : University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, NSW.

18-19

Assurance of Learning Seminar I

‘Assurance of Learning [AoL] is an ongoing and valuable process with continuous improvement at its core. If you are trying to figure out how to create an effective AoL process, this seminar will give you the confidence and the necessary tools to move forward’.

Venue : Universitas Gadjah Mada, Faculty of Economics and Business, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

18-19

New ! National FutureSchools Festival

‘The National FutureSchools Festival is Australia’s most important education event for K-12 faculty. In 2020 you can create your own agenda from 120+ learning hours packed with knowledge designed to upskill, inspire and motivate educators and administrators alike as they grapple with disruption within education’.

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

18-20

National Volunteering Conference 2020

‘With the theme of Diversity, Power, Purpose, the National Volunteering Conference will challenge delegates to leverage the diversity of the volunteering sector and harness its power to address some of the most significant issues faced by the community. Delegates will be inspired to learn, collaborate and shape the future of volunteering in Australia’.

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

18-21

Oxford International Round Table Symposium - Literature, Language and Arts

‘Topics of Interest will include but are not limited to : Literature, Children’s Literature [Kidlit], Women in Literature, Language, Allusions to God in Literature, The History of Literature and The Two Cultures’.

Venue : Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England.

19

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 : TBC, Brisbane CBD, Queensland.

19

New ! Challenging and Extending Talented Students across the Curriculum [WA]

‘Hundreds of ways to challenge your best and brightest! Connect them to the world. Tease their brains. Solve real world problems. Get philosophical. Organise personal learning quests. Learn and apply objective thinking skills’.

Venue : TBC, Perth CBD, Western Australia.

19

New ! From Conflict to Collaboration [Canberra]

‘No one likes conflict . . . no one likes to have the ‘difficult’ conversations. Unfortunately sometimes we are confronted with upset or angry parents or staff and we need to find a way to a solution. This 1 day professional learning experience will help you develop your skills to deal with these difficult situations - 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.

Venue : AFL Community Room, Phillip, Canberra, ACT.

19

Literacy and learning in Year 1 and 2 [Perth]

‘What to teach ? When to screen ? How to cater for the range in ability ? This one day Literacy and Learning in the Early Years seminar will provide you with the structure and tools to improve the literacy outcomes of your Year 1 and 2 students’.

Venue : PLD Literacy and Learning [Perth], Perth, Western Australia.

19

The BiG Day In [UTS Sydney Day 2]

‘The BiG Day In events are aimed at senior secondary school and university students interested in careers in ICT and technology. The 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 : University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, NSW.

19-20

International Conference - New Perspectives in Science Education [Edition 9]

‘The event offers the opportunity to interact with experts in the field of Science Education from all around the world. The conference promotes transnational cooperation and shares good practice in the field of innovation for Science Education. Teachers, researchers, practitioners and project managers from all over the world are invited to take part in the Conference’.

Venue : Grand Hotel Mediterraneo, Florence, Italy.

19-20

International Conference on Agricultural and Biological Science [ICABS] 2020

‘The key intention is to provide an opportunity for global participants to share their ideas and experience in person with peers expected to join from different parts on the world. In addition this gathering will help the delegates to establish research or business relations as well as find international linkages for future collaborations in their career paths’.

Venue : Ramada Plaza Jeju, Jeju Island, South Korea.

19-20

New ! Restorative Practices in Schools Training

Attend for either one or two days. Program in topic detail available on the site for both days.

Venue : Saxons Training Facilities, Melbourne, Victoria.

19-20

New ! South Australia Women in Leadership Workshop

‘Enhance your effectiveness as a leader in an evolving professional landscape’.

Venue : Rydges Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.

19-20

The Enrolled Nurses Conference [Sydney]

‘As the health system constantly changes, make sure you are one of the well-informed and up-to-date nursing professionals. Attend this conference and learn about : Professional opportunities for enrolled nurses; Medication updates; What you need to know about wounds; Latest trends in diabetes care; How to deal with ethical dilemmas; How holistic care differs from a medical model of care’.

Venue : Rydges Sydney Central, Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW.

20

Amplify Your Impact [Roma]

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’.

Venue : TBC, Roma, Queensland.

20

New ! Aspirant Leaders Program [Canberra]

‘This Leadership Program is designed for teachers and leaders who are looking to improve and develop their leadership qualities. Whether you have you just landed your first leadership position, are considering a future in a leadership role, or have been in leadership for some time and need that spark, this workshop will support your growth and development as a leader. We will cover essential attributes and skills of effective leadership 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.

Venue : AFL Community Room, Phillip, Canberra, ACT.

20

Literacy and Learning in Years 3 to 6 [Perth]

‘What to teach ? When to screen ? How to cater for the range in ability ? This one day Literacy and Learning in Years 3, 4, 5, and 6 seminar will provide you with the structure and tools to improve the literacy outcomes of your middle and upper primary students’.

Venue : PLD Literacy and Learning, Perth, Western Australia.

20

New ! Strategic Planning and Project Management [Brisbane]

‘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, Brisbane, Queensland.

20

New ! Understanding and Educating Boys

‘Teachers will learn to understand the unique way in which boys develop and learn, and how that impacts their ability to engage and access curriculum in the classroom. Topics include How boys develop socially and emotionally, Educational challenges in teaching boys, How boys learn, Getting them to behave and Practical strategies for engagement and more’.

Venue : TBC, Brisbane CBD, Queensland.

20

Visual Thinking Strategies

‘VTS is an inquiry-based approach to experiencing art through careful, close looking and questioning. Participants will gain insight into how VTS can be used to make meaningful connections with contemporary Australian art and how VTS pedagogy connects directly to the Victorian Curriculum, developing students’ capabilities for critical and creative thinking’.

Venue : Geelong Gallery, Geelong, Victoria.

20

Youth Wellness and Positive Education Conference 2020

‘An essential one-day conference to start 2020 focusing on how to improve wellbeing and happiness in your school. Some topics and workshops include Building positive relationships through the power of human connection, games and fun in the classroom, Emotional literacy activities and ideas to use at home and in school, Emotional regulation/reframing skills, Building Mental Health and wellbeing in children in the curriculum and Embedding Positive Education into the whole school’.

Venue : St Kilda Football Club - RSEA Park, Moorabbin, Victoria.

20-21

International Conference on Language, Literature and Culture [ICLLC] 2020

The conference ‘aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Development in Language, Literature and Culture. It also provides the premier interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted’.

Venue : Village Hotel Changi, Singapore.

20-22

New ! State Conference WA - UN Youth Australia

‘State Conference is a weekend-long residential camp which is open to all students in years 9 – 12. It is a fantastic opportunity to learn about international affairs, diplomacy and the operations of the United Nations, all while making new friends from across the state ’.

Venue : TBC, Western Australia.

20-22

Victorian State Conference 2020 [UN Youth Australia]

‘State Conference is UN Youth Victoria’s flagship event for students in year 10 to 12. It’s an unforgettable weekend of workshops, model UN and social activities. It is an opportunity to discuss the issues that matter to you, and make friends for life from across the state’.

Venue : TBC, Victoria.

21-22

International Symposium [WIDA]

‘The WIDA Symposium is a forum for innovation and reciprocal learning. You will learn about new resources and developments from WIDA. We will also showcase innovation from across the WIDA International School Consortium; you will be able to share both your questions and your good ideas with colleagues from around the region. The Symposium is an exclusive benefit for members of the WIDA International School Consortium’.

Venue : Stamford American International School, Singapore.

22-26

Asia Pacific Association for International Education [APAIE] Vancouver Conference 2020

‘The APAIE Annual Conference and Exhibition attracts around 200 exhibitors and 1500 delegates each year. The Conference brings together international education policy-makers, practitioners and experts from across the globe to the Asia Pacific to network, improve professional skills and learn about new developments in international education. The growing attendance each year at the Conference reflects the burgeoning interest in the region and recognition of the Asia Pacific’s important role in international education’.

Venue : Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.

23

New ! 20WC01 Wollongong Cluster Conference 2020

Mathematical Association of NSW Inc. ‘Theme : Breaking Barriers - Building Bridges. Many teachers have found that structured inquiry student centred lessons are engaging for all students. This presentation will focus on one further step - the value in consolidating learning stimulated by the original inquiry’.

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

23-24

Teaching Sprints Summit 2020

‘Be inspired by national and international speakers, attend practical breakouts and gain valuable insights from real leaders successfully implementing Teaching Sprints. Please note that this Summit is designed for educators who are already thoroughly engaged with the Teaching Sprints process & have attended one of our programs ’.

Venue : Aerial UTS Function Centre, University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo, NSW.

23-27

10th international Learning Analytics & Knowledge Conference [LAK’20]

‘The Society for Learning Analytics Research [SoLAR] - an interdisciplinary network of leading international researchers who are exploring the role and impact of analytics on teaching, learning, training and development’.

Venue : Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt, Germany.

24-25

International Conference on Education and E-Learning [ICEEL] 2020

‘The idea of the conference is for scientists, scholars, engineers and students from the universities all around the world and the industry to present ongoing research activities, and hence to foster research relations between universities and industry. It 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 : Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, Sydney, NSW.

24-25

International Conference on Teaching, Education and Learning [ICTEL 2020]

‘Conference Themes : Teaching, Education & Learning’. Other information from the site.

Venue : The Graduate Club, Suntec City Guild House, Suntec City Mall, Singapore.

24-26

Implementing Differentiation in Teaching & Learning

‘The Implementing Differentiation in Teaching & Learning conference will bring together representatives from Independent, Catholic and Public schools to begin an interactive discussion on how schools can tackle some of the biggest challenges to differentiated teaching’.

Venue : CQ Functions Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.

24-27

EA PA Summit 2020

‘You’re invited to be part of an experience featuring world-class contributors and to come together with other like-minded EA Professionals to grow yourself and become a powerhouse EA. Whether you want to take the next step in your career or gain valuable insights in how to better operate in your role, the EAPA Summit 2019 is your one stop masterclass’.

Venue : Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour, Sydney NSW.

25

New ! From Conflict to Collaboration [Cairns]

‘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.

Venue : Sheridan Hotel, Cairns, Queensland.

25:28

SAR 2020 Global Congress

‘The 2020 Global Congress theme, Truth, Power & Society : The Promise of Higher Education in Challenging Times reflects three core roles of higher education : research and teaching leading to new insights and understanding, evidence-based contributions to public discourse and policy, and meaningful engagement with the broadest public good. How scholars, students, leaders, and the public understand these roles goes to the heart of increasing pressures on higher education around the world’.

Venue : March 25-26 - Washington DC, March 26-28 - Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

25-26

The Human Executive Assistant - EAN Sydney Conference 2020

‘Our most timely and relevant conference ever – featuring 6 interactive sessions for EAs grappling with the future of their role and of work. The 14th Anniversary of the Most Highly-Acclaimed Forum for EAs and PAs in Australia’.

Venue : Luna Park, Sydney, NSW.

25-27

THE Teaching Excellence Summit 2020

‘The potential of edtech to enhance both teaching and learning continues to evolve, and as it does, so do the challenges on how best to leverage this tool to improve learning. At this summit, we will examine edtech’s role in the curriculum, but also its role in measuring the impact of teaching on students’ aptitude for and attitude to learning’.

Venue : Tianjin, China.

26

New ! The Proactive and Strategic Partner - An EA Masterclass [Perth]

‘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, Perth, Western Australia.

26-27

New ! Dare to Lead Brisbane Cohort 1 2020

Queensland Education Leadership Institute. ‘Offering Dr Brené Brown’s highly-regarded Dare to Lead™ workshop to educators in 2020. The program has been tailored to explore challenges facing leaders within the education sector’.

Venue : QELi, Level 14, Brisbane, Queensland.

26-27

International Conference on Education, Teaching and E-learning [ICETE] 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 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 as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted’.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

26-27

International Conference on Learning in Higher Education [Sydney]

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

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

26-27

The Marzano Resources Summit [Brisbane]

‘The Marzano Resources Summit is a leading school transformation event for F–12 educators. The summit’s keynotes, breakout sessions and resources translate Dr Robert J Marzano’s 50 years of research into practical strategies attendees can use to significantly advance student achievement’.

Venue : Pullman Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland.

27

Little Scientists STEM Engineering Workshop [Doncaster]

‘This STEM learning opportunity will help you discover forces and effects while leveraging, lifting, swinging and moving bodies; invent, design and construct models and find your inner engineer; feel inspired to promote children’s technical education; implement our inquiry-based educational approach; benefit from the exchange with other educators and teachers; feel confident in unlocking the wonders of STEM; and take home information and inspiration in the Engineering booklet and cards you receive’.

Venue : MC2 Manningham City Square - Doncaster Room, Doncaster, Victoria.

27

The BiG Day In [Canberra]

‘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 : Sports Hall, Australian National University, Acton, ACT.

27

Youth Wellness & Positive Education Conference 2020 [Adelaide]

‘An essential one-day conference to start 2020 focusing on how to improve wellbeing and happiness in your school. Some topics and workshops include Building positive relationships through the power of human connection, games and fun in the classroom; Happiness, it’s causes and consequences; Emotional literacy activities and ideas to use at home and in school; Building Mental Health and wellbeing in children in the curriculum; Embedding Positive Education into the whole school; and Developing the whole student: How to use character strengths to improve engagement, performance and satisfaction’.

Venue : St Andrew’s School, Walkerville, South Australia.

27-28

New ! 2020 MANSW Pre-K to Year 8 Mathematics Conference

Noticing the Mathematics : Making the Connections. 5 Keynote speakers, 6 Masterclasses and 24 Workshops. Bringing the Pre-K to Yr 8 mathematics teaching community together’.

Venue : Bankstown Sports Club, Bankstown, NSW.

27-28

Wellbeing Mana Atua

‘In 2020 we bring you Wellbeing – Mana Atua, a timely conference theme that will have us all delving into our own emotional health and wellbeing as the best investment we can make in ourselves and our futures’.

Venue : Distinction Rotorua Hotel and Conference Centre, Rotorua, New Zealand.

28-29

New ! 2020 Hands On Technology [Bulli]

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

Venue : Bulli High School, Wollongong, NSW.

28-29

New ! International Conference on Cloud and Internet of Things [CLIT 2020]

The conference ‘will provide an excellent international forum for sharing knowledge and results in theory, methodology and applications of Cloud and IoT. 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 : Werrington Park Corporate Centre, Kingswood, NSW [Near Penrith].

28-29

New ! International Conference on Computer Science, Engineering and Information Technology [CCSEIT 2020]

‘This conference will act as a major forum for the presentation of innovative ideas, approaches, developments and research projects in the area of Computation theory and applications. 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 Computation and its applications will be covered during the conference’.

Venue : .

28-29

International Conference on Global Education Policy, Management and Leadership [ICGEPML] 2020

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 Global Education Policy, Management and Leadership’.

Venue : TBC, Singapore.

28-29

International Conference on Special Education, Individual Differences and Needs [ICSEIDN] 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 Special Education, Individual Differences and Needs’.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

28-29

APRU Provosts’ Forum 2020

‘Details of the meeting will soon be available. Please stay tuned’.

Venue : Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

28-30

8th International Conference on Information and Education Technology [ICIET 2020]

‘ICIET will be an international forum for discussions on recent advances in the fields of Information and Education Technology, and on applications of these technologies in various fields’.

Venue : Okayama University, Okayama, Japan.

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2-3

CAULLT Conference Melbourne 2020

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : Deakin Downtown, Melbourne, Victoria.

2-3

ECEC Innovation Forum 2020

Where Early Childhood Education and Care meets the future. ‘Benefit from the knowledge and experience of sector leaders as we explore how innovation can and will shape the future of ECEC. Connect and build relationships with ECEC sector leaders, operators, managers and solution providers’.

Venue : Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach, Brighton-Le-Sands, Sydney, NSW.

2-4

New ! PESA 2020 Australasian Wellbeing in Education Conference

‘The theme for our 2020 conference is Bridging Theory, Research and Application, and we will provide a rich program encapsulating current developments in wellbeing and educational research as well as practical classroom and school-wide strategies to enhance student wellbeing and academic attainment’.

Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.

3-4

New ! Lady Gowrie QLD – Early Childhood Conference

‘Leading-Learning- Connecting ’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : RNA, Bowen Hills, Brisbane, Queensland.

4-5

New ! 2020 Hands On Technology [Pennant Hills]

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

Venue : Pennant Hills High School, Pennant Hills, NSW.

5-7

World Literacy Summit 2020

The summit ‘will serve as a unique opportunity for delegates to collaborate, share ideas and learn. It provides a platform for debate, discussion, and sharing of knowledge between some of the world’’s most ardent literacy and educational leaders, institutions, organisations and pioneers’. Learn. Empower. Collaborate.

Venue : Sheldonian, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom.

6-8

AICSSE 2020 Cambridge

‘The overall objective of AICSSE is to provide platform and stimulate discussion on key issues affecting education, gender studies, environmental studies, urban and regional studies, philosophy, social justice and sociology, business management and law in related areas. It provides an opportunity for academics, practitioners, consultants, scholars, researchers and policy makers, with different backgrounds and experiences’.

Venue : University of Cambridge, Newnham College, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

6-10

SITE 2020

‘This society represents individual teacher educators and affiliated organisations of teacher educators in all disciplines, who are interested in the creation and dissemination of knowledge about the use of information technology in teacher education and faculty/staff development’.

Venue : New Orleans Marriott Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

7

The BiG Day In [Newcastle]

‘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 : Great Hall, Callaghan Campus, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW.

8-9

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.

11-12

International Forum for Academic Research in Entrepreneurship and Social Sciences [ARES-2020]

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 Point, Sydney, NSW.

12-14

ACT Conference - UN Youth Australia

‘A three day event bringing together high school students from across the ACT and surrounds to explore and discuss issues facing the global community today. Run entirely by young people for young people, this conference is an opportunity for students to engage in workshops, speaker sessions, problem-solving programs, and’ more.

Venue : Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.

14-16

ACCE 2020

‘It’s a great chance for educators across Australia [and the world] to come together and see what Victoria has to offer’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

15

New ! Continued Professional Development, the Glitter and Gold

Velg Training. ‘Thinking about professional development as an ongoing and continued investment that goes beyond compliance is an important consideration. This webinar will explore the requirements for Trainers and Assessors to participate in ongoing VET sector and industry PD’.

Venue : Webinar.

15-17

2020 Groningen Declaration Network Annual Meeting

‘Under the broad theme of Using Innovation to Disrupt: Creating a Sustainable Digital Ecosystem for Learners, stakeholders from around the globe will meet to share experiences, insights and innovations on student mobility, digital credentials and collaborative activities taking place around the world’.

Venue : TBC, Delhi, India.

15-17

New ! Australian Council for Computers in Education [ACCE] 2020

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : Catholic Leadership Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.

15-17

ICEF Australia New Zealand [ANZA]

‘Both Australia and New Zealand offer world-class education, travel, and lifestyle opportunities at competitive price points, making them highly attractive destinations for students and youth travellers from across the globe. Each year ANZA attracts hundreds of educators, work and travel organisations, industry service providers, and international agents [buyers] who send thousands of students and youth travellers to the region annually’.

Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.

15-18

15th International Conference of the Association for Language Awareness [ALA 2020]

‘How is the learning and teaching of languages being reconceptualised in our globalised, digital age ? What are the implications for the development of language awareness, and in what new and innovative ways can teachers engage with it ? How do new global paradigms and technologies further principles of language awareness such as reflection on language and the encouragement of learners to gain insights into how languages work ?’

Venue : Deakin University, Waterfront Campus, Geelong, Victoria.

16-17

Entrepreneurial Universities Workshop

‘The workshop is designed to support university leaders, managers, administrators, professionals, academics and researchers working towards developing a more entrepreneurial institution and making improvements to their institutions performance and impact. If you are committed to helping your university to become more entrepreneurial, this is your stage to meet like-minded others and learn how to overcome the common obstacles to successful change’.

Venue : Amsterdam Science Park, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

17-18

Creating Strategic Industry Partnerships Workshop [UIIN]

‘Gain insights into the success factors for strategic partnerships, share experience and best practices, assess and further develop your current engagement with external partners, and learn a methodology that you can use in your home institution. This workshop has been devised to support university managers, leaders, administrators, professionals in the interface with industry, academics and researchers who are seeking improvements in their partnership management’.

Venue : Helsinki, Finland.

17-21

AERA Annual Meeting 2020

‘It is going to be a trendsetter Meeting, recognised as one of the most state of-the-art meetings within the Education, Learning, Teaching, Educational Research, Educational Technology and Educational Opportunities aspects’.

Venue : TBC, San Francisco, California, USA.

20-21

Emerging Leaders Development [Melbourne]

‘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 7, 31 Queen Street, Melbourne, Victoria.

20/4-26/6

Online Facilitation [ACER]

‘Intended for educators new to online facilitation or those aspiring to improve their skills in online facilitation. 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’.

Venue : Online.

22

A Framework for Including Writing In Any Content Area

‘Mention writing to a non-ELA teacher and the first thing that often comes to mind is report or essay. Join me to think about daily and weekly writing strategies that anyone can implement to ensure that writing is happening in fun, easy, and natural ways across all content areas’. AMLE.

Venue : Webinar.

22

New ! WAVE National Forum 2020

‘More than just women in hardhats : understanding the wide role of VET for the careers of Australian women. To be held before the AVETRA conference. The forum will include interesting speakers, panels on challenging issues and the chance to discuss these issues and develop answers’.

Venue : VET Development Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.

22-24

Innovation and Impact Summit 2020

Times Higher Education. ‘The summit will build on THE’s global dialogue to unite leaders of the best and most ambitious universities with policymakers, world-class researchers and the companies that are shaping our future, around the contribution that higher education institutions can make to a successful, prosperous and sustainable innovation ecosystem’.

Venue : KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.

23-24

New ! 2020 SASTA Annual Conference & Expo

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : Pulteney Grammar School, Adelaide, South Australia.

23-24

AVETRA Annual Conference 2020

20/20 vision for VET : Research at the centre of future policy and practice’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : Citadines Conference Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.

23-24

The Thirteenth International Conference on e-Learning & Innovative Pedagogies

The conference ‘features research addressing the following annual themes : Pedagogies; Institutions; Technologies and Social Transformations. The 2020 Special Focus is - There is No Scale: Distance and Access in the Era of Distributed Learning’.

Venue : University of the Aegean, Rhodes Campus, Rhodes, Greece.

24

Little Scientists STEM Computer Science Workshop, [Erskineville]

‘This STEM learning opportunity will help you playfully explore algorithms, sequencing and sorting; discover the basics of computational thinking; learn how to connect theory and practice in an engaging way; implement our inquiry-based educational approach; feel confident in unlocking the wonders of STEM; benefit from the exchange with other educators and teachers; and take home information and inspiration in the Computer science booklet and cards you receive’.

Venue : Gowrie Training Room, Erskineville, NSW.

24

Redlands Regional Conference for Middle Years #REDCAS20

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 : Redlands College, Wellington Point, Queensland.

24-25

International Conference on Language, Literature and Culture [ICLLC] 2020

The conference ‘aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Development in Language, Literature and Culture. It also provides the premier interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted’.

Venue : Quest Melbourne Airport, Melbourne Airport, Victoria.

24-25

International Conference on Science, Social Science and Economics [IC3SE] 2020

The conference ‘aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Development in Science, Social Science and Economics. It also provides the premier interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted’.

Venue : Quest Melbourne Airport, Melbourne Airport, Victoria.

27-28

The Enrolled Nurses Conference [Adelaide]

‘As the health system constantly changes, make sure you are one of the well-informed and up-to-date nursing professionals. Attend this conference and learn about : Professional opportunities for enrolled nurses; Medication updates; What you need to know about wounds; Latest trends in diabetes care; How to deal with ethical dilemmas; How holistic care differs from a medical model of care’.

Venue : The Lakes Resort Hotel Adelaide, West Lakes, South Australia.

30/4-1/5

New ! Dare to Lead Melbourne 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 : TBC, Melbourne CBD, Victoria.

30/4-1/5

New ! National Disability and Inclusion Conference 2020

‘Featuring experts and leading practitioners in the field of disability and inclusion, the Conference will focus on the ways in which educators can ensure that all students access and engage in learning. Presentations will explore how system leaders, school leaders and teachers can work together to ensure schools are inclusive environments; how students with disability can contribute to their own learning; and how schools can work effectively with parents, families and the wider community to ensure they are involved in their child’s education’.

Venue : Sofitel Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.

30/4-1/5

The Enrolled Nurses Conference [Melbourne]

‘As the health system constantly changes, make sure you are one of the well-informed and up-to-date nursing professionals. Attend this conference and learn about : Professional opportunities for enrolled nurses; Medication updates; What you need to know about wounds; Latest trends in diabetes care; How to deal with ethical dilemmas; How holistic care differs from a medical model of care’.

Venue : Oaks on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria.

30/4-1/5

The Enrolled Nurses Conference [Perth]

‘As the health system constantly changes, make sure you are one of the well-informed and up-to-date nursing professionals. Attend this conference and learn about : Professional opportunities for enrolled nurses; Medication updates; What you need to know about wounds; Latest trends in diabetes care; How to deal with ethical dilemmas; How holistic care differs from a medical model of care’.

Venue : Holiday Inn Perth City Centre, Perth, Western Australia.

Beginning of April 2020

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1

New ! 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.

1-3

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’.

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

2

New ! 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’.

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

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’.

Venue : Bayview Eden, Melbourne, Victoria.

4-5

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 co-operation’.

Venue : Several Venues, Stockholm, Sweden.

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’.

Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.

5

PLC at Work™ Workshop [Brisbane]

‘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.

Venue : TBC, Brisbane, Queensland.

6

New ! 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’.

Venue : QELi, Level 14, Brisbane, Queensland.

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.

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

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]’.

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.

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.

8-10

Liberty & Society 2020

‘The Liberty and Society Student Conference is a unique 2-day conference for students interested in exploring important economic, political and philosophical issues of past and present from a classical liberal and libertarian framework. This is your opportunity to challenge yourself and build upon your existing philosophical framework with the support of CIS and our distinguished speakers and researchers’.

Venue : North Sydney Harbourview Hotel, North Sydney, NSW.

9

New ! 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’.

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

9

New ! 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.

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

9-11

Asia Pacific Summit on Girls’ Education

Alliance of Girls’ Schools Australasia. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.

10

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’.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

10-11

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’.

Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.

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’.

Venue : The Langham Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria.

13

New ! 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]14-15

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.

Venue : Rydges Esplanade Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia.

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.

14-15

New ! Dare to Lead Sydney 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 : TBC, Sydney CBD, NSW.

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’.

Venue : RACV Torquay Resort, Torquay, Victoria.

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’.

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

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’.

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

15-16

New ! 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’.

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

16

New ! 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’.

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

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’.

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’.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

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’.

Venue : Kolding, Denmark.

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’.

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

20

New ! 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.

20-21

New ! 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]21-22

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.

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’.

Venue : UNSW,Kensington, Sydney, NSW.

21-22

Emerging Leaders Development [Melbourne]

‘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 7, 31 Queen Street, Melbourne, Victoria.

22

The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People [Brisbane]

‘The 2020 program is still being finalised. Subscribe to our newsletter for updates’.

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

23

New ! 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’.

Venue : State Library of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria.

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’.

Venue : Casey City Council, Narre Warren, Victoria.

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’.

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’.

Venue : Armadale Primary School, Armadale, Victoria.

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.

25-28

INORMS 2020

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

Venue : International Conference Centre, Hiroshima, Japan.

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’.

Venue : Shine Dome, Canberra, ACT.

26-29

ASBAQ2020

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

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

New ! 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.

27-28

The 18th Chinese Internet Research Conference

‘The conference will continue the proud tradition of CIRC in stimulating international research into the Internet and China within the broader field of media and communication studies. It aims to create dialogues between conceptual and empirical researchers; between academia, civil society, and industry’.

Venue : RMIT University, Melbourne, Victoria.

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’.

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

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’.

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’.
A Pre-Conference day will take place on 27 May.

Venue : Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.

27-29

SSP 42nd Annual Meeting [Society for Scholarly Publishing]

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : Westin Waterfront, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

29

New ! 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.

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