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Conferences & Events

conference [n.]

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

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

Conferences re-scheduled within 2020 will have a comment like this included. It indicates the original date, change to venue and other details required.

Last check completed on 29 April 2020.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

July 2020
Date Event
1

New ! Boys Behaving Badly ? Behaviour management for difficult to teach male students

‘This highly practical workshop looks at Setting up a classroom that tackles common behavioural issue proactively; Responding well to negative behaviours including how to use humour and creativity; Developing classroom skill when faced with negative groups of boys; Developing good follow through to keep negative behaviour as isolated as possible; Creating school responses that support positive boy’s engagement; Making problem-solving part of the consequences of disruptive and disrespectful behaviour and Using student buy in to help solve repeated misbehaviours ’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

1-4

New ! Foundations of Utility and Risk 2020 [FUR]

‘An interdisciplinary conference bringing together decision theorists, behavioural scientists, economists, psychologists, mathematicians, management scientists, medical and health scientists, philosophers, statisticians, and other researchers. Currently, it is one of the most prestigious conferences in behavioural science’.

Venue : University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW.

2-3

New ! World Education Congress 2020

‘The World Education Congress will be a rendezvous, in which participants will discuss Evolving Trends in Education. The congress will examine modern as well as traditional knowledge system. Its will further explore how education can help develop mental, emotional and physical skills to help facilitate personal excellence as well as psychological and Socio–economic wellbeing, in the challenging times the world faces today’.

Venue : Taj Lands End, Mumbai, India.

2-16

New ! Lyn Sharratt Webinar Series - Clarity

What matters most in Learning, Teaching and Leading. ‘This Webinar Series, in three parts : 1. Learning; 2. Teaching; and, 3. Leading, is built on solid research. There are no silver bullets or commercial programs that lead to continuous student improvement. While individual inferences can be made by interpreting many sources of data or evidence, the real power of data resides in the ‘aha’ outcomes of collaborative conversations from ‘roll-up-your sleeves’ work with all stakeholders’.

Venue : Webinar Series.

3-5

21st PECERA Conference 2020

‘The conference program provides opportunities for those involved with early childhood education and care across the Pacific and Asia-Pacific Rim to come together and engage with research that supports us in our advocacy work for children, families and the early childhood profession. The programmer includes outstanding keynote speakers and the opportunity to engage with research presentations and conversations that support advocacy across numerous sub-themes’.

We wish to advise that the decision has been made to defer the conference to 2021.

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

3-5

FATFA Congress [Teaching French in Australia]

Making Connections : Engaging 21st Century Learners of French in the Pacific. How do we and how can we teach French here and now in ways which engage diverse groups of learners ? This conference invites reflection on the theme of engaging learners of French in the contexts in which we teach’.

Cancelled until either 2021 or 2022. Dates will be provided in due course.

Venue : Emmanuel College, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland.

5-7

2020 AFAANZAnnual Conference

‘AFAANZ is devoted to a very broad spectrum of accounting and finance research and we welcome innovative research approaches as well as those that are well established. Papers are invited in the broad areas of accounting, finance, auditing, corporate governance, accounting information systems, accounting education, ethics, corporate social responsibility, tax and related fields’.

We have now agreed that this year’s conference will now take place in virtual format in the same timeslot and will be FREE to all AFAANZ members. In 2021, the AFAANZ Conference and doctoral symposium will be hosted at Crown in Melbourne.

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

5-7

2020 Annual Conference - NSW Teachers Federation

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

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

Venue : NSW Teachers Federation Conference Centre, Surry Hills, NSW.

5-8

CONASTA 69

‘The CONASTA 69 theme of Science Revealed has been chosen to showcase all that Canberra has to offer as a science City. ASTA and SEA*ACT are committed to delivering a conference that meets the essential need for engagement, professional development and support amongst science teacher and laboratory technician communities’.

Venue : Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.

5-10

OGC 2020 Global Summit

Be inspired about the future of learning. The world is a fast-changing place. And our young people need to be prepared for the future they are going to live in. As educators, we’re at the forefront of empowering youth to lead our communities with passion, creativity and innovation. Which is something you’ll experience in full at OGC2020. Our Global Classroom invites you to join hundreds of leading educators from all over the world for five days of inspirational talks, workshops and discussions about the future of learning.’.

Postponed to 21-25 September 2020 at the same venue.

Venue : Traralgon, Victoria.

6-7

Science Pathways 2020 : Global Dialogues [Australian Academy of Science]

This event has been cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Venue : Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria.

6-9

Asian Studies Association of Australia Conference 2020

‘The Biennial Asian Studies Association of Australia [ASAA] conference is the largest gathering of experts working on Asia in the southern hemisphere. The conference theme will be Future Asias’.

Cancelled. Refunds will be organised.

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

6-9

ICED 2020, 23rd International Congress on the Education of the Deaf

‘ICED is the peak international forum for sharing evidence-based practice, research and ideas about education of Deaf/hard of hearing students. The first ICED was held in Paris in 1878, and since 1975 has been held every 5 years in countries throughout the world’.

Postponed to 5-8 July 2021.

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

6-10

AATE/IFTE ‘IF’ 2020 Conference

‘The conference theme, If ... will focus on the potentials of English. There will be an international strand throughout the three days of the conference and masterclasses will be available. The masterclasses are in addition to the main conference and will be administered separately’.

This conference will be delivered online. Registration prices are currently being adjusted to this mode of delivery.

Venue : Online.

6-10

APRIM2020 : 2020 Asia-Pacific Regional IAU Meeting [Australian Academy of Science]

‘The Asia-Pacific Regional IAU Meeting [APRIM] is a unique opportunity to present the latest astronomical and space research to a broad but regionally focused audience, as well as make new connections and initiate new collaborations’.

Cancelled.

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

6-10

Australian Statistical Society and New Zealand Statistical Association Conference [ANZSC 2020]

‘This conference brings together four leading statistical communities in the region – the Statistical Society of Australia, the New Zealand Statistical Association, the International Institute of Business Analysis [Special Interest Group for Business Analytics], and the Australian Conference on Teaching Statistics. The aim of this conference is to bring together a broad range of researchers and practitioners across a variety of statistical disciplines to facilitate the exchange of theory, methods and applications’.

Postponed to 5-9 July 2021 at the same venue.

Venue : Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Broadbeach, Queensland.

6-10

New ! DIS2020 : More than Human Centred Design

‘The theme for DIS 2020 is More than Human-Centred Design. The aim of the theme is to rethink the research and contributions we make in design and HCI, by investigating non-humanist or posthumanist alternatives. These approaches displace the human at the centre of thought and action with humans and non-humans bound together materially, ethically, and existentially’.

Venue : TBC, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

6-10

MERGA Conference 2020

Due to the global pandemic and travel restrictions caused by COVID-19, the MERGA Executive and the Singapore Conference team have decided to suspend the MERGA 43 conference in Singapore this July. We will provide updates with further details as they come to hand.

The MERGA Executive and the Singapore Conference team have decided to postpone the MERGA 43 conference in Singapore to 5-9 July 2021.

Venue : Singapore.

6-12

Adaptive Learning Fundamentals and Courseware Exploration

‘Adaptive learning is an emerging technology that has been shown to increase student engagement and student learning. In this course, you will explore why adaptive learning is so promising, how it works, why it works, how to make it work for your students, properties of an adaptive learning system, as well as what to look for when selecting an adaptive learning tool’.

Venue : Asynchronous Workshop.

6-12

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

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

Venue : Asynchronous Workshop.

6-17

APRU Undergraduate Leaders’ Program [ULP] 2020

‘ULP 2020 aims to expose youth leaders of the Asia-Pacific to interdisciplinary, people-centred, and environmentally sustainable approaches and solutions to meet emerging challenges in the Asia-Pacific in an increasingly globalised world’.

Cancelled. To be held at the same venue in 2021. Dates to be announced in late 2020.

Venue : University of the Philippines, Quezon City, Philippines.

7-8

New ! Virtual Classroom Environments [AITD]

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

Venue : Online.

8-10

29th National VET Research Conference ‘No Frills’

It is with regret that we have decided to cancel the ‘No Frills’ conference planned for 8-10 July 2020 at North Metropolitan TAFE, Perth. Moving forward, we are thinking about different ways to present this important work to the VET community, so please watch this space.

Venue : North Metropolitan TAFE, Northbridge Campus, Northbridge, Western Australia.

8-10

TEFANZ/ATEA Conference 2020

We write to inform you that the TEFANZ/ATEA Conference planned for July in Auckland, NZ is cancelled. Our decision to cancel has come in response to the worldwide and evolving international responses to the Novel Coronavirus 2019 [COVID-19].

Venue : Auckland, New Zealand.

8-11

2020 International Boys’ Schools Coalition [IBSC] Annual Conference

‘Join more than 600 colleagues from around the globe for the 2020 IBSC Annual Conference. Together we’ll explore the theme Connecting the Dots : Boys, Communities, and the Future. Let’s rise to the challenge to combine efforts to prepare boys for lives of fulfilment in a constantly evolving world’.

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

Venue : Viaró Global School, Barcelona, Spain.

9-10

International Conference on Technologies in STEM [ICTSTEM 2020]

‘The conference aims to further the application of technology education within STEM and specific learning areas. Within Technology education, students use design and/or computational thinking and technologies to generate and produce designed solutions both digital and physical for authentic problems. As such it applies many of the areas of STEM. We invite practitioners and researchers to network and share their experiences. Teachers, and heads of learning areas as well as teacher educators, researchers and HDR researchers from K to higher education are all encouraged to attend’.

Re-scheduled to 8-9 July 2021 in Singapore at the same venue. 20% discount for registered 2020 delegates. We will send a “discount code” when this is available.

Venue : Furama Riverfront, Havelock Road, Singapore.

9-12

2020 ALEA National Conference Sydney

‘Conference Theme Literacies of our learners : Understanding, responding, connecting. The National Conference attracts professionals from Early Years, Preschool, Primary, Secondary and Tertiary education sectors as well as those who have a personal interest in the development of literacy in all its forms. This includes authors, illustrators, publishing companies and resource developers from all sectors’.

The ALEA 2020 Conference Committee is disappointed to advise that the conference cannot go ahead due to current and ongoing health and financial threats to everyone. Instead of increasing the enormous volume of online and virtual courses and meetings currently being offered to educators, the Committee will look to host an event that draws on the expertise of some of our wonderful speakers once we are allowed to interact in person.

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

11-15

FENS Forum - International Neuroscience Conference 2020

‘The FENS Forum of Neuroscience is Europe’s largest international neuroscience conference. The Forum scientific program covers all domains in modern brain research. With 56 parallel symposia, more than 3 500 abstracts expected and 20 plenary and special lectures, the FENS Forum covers neuroscience from basic to translational research’.

As a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, the FENS Forum 2020 will be held entirely virtually. You will be able to attend the events at the live FENS 2020 Virtual Forum. Following the live event, and for up to three months afterwards, you will have on-demand access to all sessions, lectures, events and the exhibition hall.

Venue : SEC Centre, Glasgow, United kingdom.

12-15 *

New ! InSITE 2020 : Informing Science + IT Education Conferences

The conference theme is Digitally Integrated Scholarship. Topics of Interest, Conference Tracks and other relevant information are available from the site.

Face-to-face : see new venue below. Linked with the International Institute of Informatics and Systemics multiconference. For those who cannot travel : We will run a series of synchronous paper sessions using video conferencing technologies.

Venue : Orlando, Florida, USA.

12-15

International Round Table Symposiums - 2020 Educational Issues

‘Topics of Interest will include but are not limited to : K-12 Schools; School Administration and Leadership; Education Trends; School Governance; Religion and Public Schools; Charter Schools; Anti-Bias Education; Special and Gifted Education; and Education Law’.

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

12-19

14th International Congress on Mathematical Education [ICME 14]

‘You’ve got the chance to uncover the most up-to-date innovations in Education, Mathematics, Mathematical Education, Learning and Teaching at this vital Congress’.

Venue : TBC, Shanghai, China.

13

Maryborough Regional Conference for Middle Years [#MARYCAS20]

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 : Riverside Christian College, Maryborough West, Queensland.

13-14

New ! Annual Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice Conference

‘The Conference has been carefully designed with various multi and interdisciplinary tracks to reach the core objective of the conference that is to provide a platform for both academic and industry experts and professionals to gather, exchange Intel and build the network in their respective fields’.

Venue : Online.

13-14

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

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : Asian Institute of Technology [AIT], Conference Centre, Bangkok, Thailand.

13-15

2020 International Conference on Learning

The Learner Research Network. ‘The Conference on Learning features research addressing the following annual themes : Pedagogy and Curriculum; Assessment and Evaluation; Educational Organisation and Leadership; Early Childhood Learning; Learning in Higher Education; Adult, Community and Professional Learning; Learner Diversity and Identities; Technologies in Learning; Literacies Learning; and Science, Mathematics and Technology Learning’.

Now a Virtual Conference on 13 July 2020. Placed Based Status - Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland 7-9 July 2021.

Venue : University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain.

13-15

Updated ! 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’.

Postponed from 6-8 April 2020. Other details appear the same.

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

13-17

26th IUPAC International Conference on Chemistry Education [ICCE 2020]

‘ICCE 2020 is a forum where South African and International chemistry educators can build connections between research and practice to bring Nelson Mandela’s vision into a reality in South Africa and education communities across the world. It provides an opportunity to build partnerships between local and international educators to provide a legacy on which to build the education system envisaged by Nelson Mandela’.

Postponed to 26-30 January 2021. Venue remains the same.

Venue : Lagoon Beach Hotel, Milnerton, Cape Town, South Africa.

13/7-18/9

New ! Online Teaching Course [ACER] [Non-intensive Course]

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

The non-intensive course will have the same contents and require the same number of hours of study but over 14 days instead of 10 weeks.

Venue : Online.

13/7-18/9

Using and interpreting data in schools [ACER]

‘A foundation level professional learning program focused on developing teachers’ expertise in using and interpreting different types of data in a school context. It is designed for teachers and school leaders who wish to build solid shared understandings and shared language about the kinds of data used in schools, the different ways in which data can be represented, and what they can tell teachers about student learning’.

Venue : Online.

14-16

6th International Archean Symposium [6IAS] 2020

‘6IAS represents the premier international scientific gathering for geoscientists interested in the Early Earth. The program will reflect a decade’s worth of advances in our understanding of how the Early Earth evolved and aims to develop future directions for Precambrian geoscience for the decade to com ’.

Postponed to 21 - 23 July 2021.

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

15-18

2020 Higher Education International Round Table Symposium

‘Topics of Interest will include but are not limited to : Performance Standards, Accountability, Outreach and New Technologies, Social Networking, Rising Costs and Declining Quality, Ensuring Access and Equity, College and University Rankings, Career Planning, Employee Retention, Collective Bargaining, Employment Discrimination and Diversity in the Workplace’.

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

15-18

International Round Table Symposiums - 2020 Women and Education

‘Topics of Interest will include but are not limited to : Women and the University; Girls’ Education; Women and Careers; Women’s Writing; Women in Literature; Women in History; Women and Social Justice; Women and Religion; and Women and Sports’.

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

16

Newcastle Regional Conference for Middle Years [#NEWCAS20]

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 : St Philips Christian College, Waratah, NSW.

16

The BiG Day In [Brisbane]

‘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 : GHD Auditorium, Engineering Building Level 3, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland.

16-17

New ! International Conference on Science and Technology Research, [ICSTR 2020]

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : Asian Institute of Technology [AIT], Conference Centre, Bangkok, Thailand.

16-17

2020 MLTANSW Conference

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

The MLTANSW has decided that this year’s Conference will not go ahead in the formats used previously. Therefore our Biennial Conference “Teaching for Tomorrow” will not be held this year as originally planned.

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

17-23

The Ultimate Leader [Phase 3]

‘The Ultimate Leader is not just about teaching you how to lead, but about embodying what it means to be a true leader. Whether you’re looking to lead in your workplace, your business, or at home with the kids, imagine if being able to lead in any situation just came to you naturally. As the 3rd Phase of your emotion journey with Breakthrough Academy, The Ultimate Leader is an intensive 7 day immersion experience’.

Venue : Varsity Conference Centre, Varsity Lakes, Queensland.

18-19

Tertiary Studies Expo [TSXPO] Brisbane

‘TSXPO is a fantastic opportunity to find all of the information you need to kick start or redirect your career and find information all under the one roof ! TSXPO is suitable for a range of visitors including High school students and their parents, Mature age and post graduate students, Career seekers of ALL ages and Employers looking for staff training’.

Venue : Royal International Convention Centre, Brisbane Showgrounds, Brisbane, Queensland.

19-22

New ! 6th International Conference on Teaching and Education Sciences [ICTES 2020]

‘Provides an opportunity for all to network, share ideas and present their research to a worldwide community. Discussion on the latest innovations, trends and practical concerns and challenges faced in these fields are also encouraged. We encourage the community of multinational researchers to share common experiences and discussions’.

Due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, Online/Video Presentation is acceptable for the conference. Online presentation sessions will be arranged accordingly. Please contact the conference secretary for more information about Online/Video Presentation.

Venue : TKP GardenCity Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan.

19-22

International Round Table Symposiums - 2020 Health Education, Nutrition and Ageing

‘Topics of Interest will include but are not limited to Health, Nutrition and Obesity, Successful Ageing, Nursing Education, Substance Abuse, Sports and Health and Health and Education of Children in Poverty’.

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

19-22

International Round Table Symposiums - 2020 Religion, History and Theology

‘Topics of Interest will include but are not limited to Religious History, Comparative Religion, Religion and Science, History, Allusions to God in Literature and Separation of Church and State’.

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

20

VET RTO Update Webinar [3]

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

Venue : Webinar.

20-21

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

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : Ibis Bali Kuta, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia.

20-21

The Human Executive Assistant Conference 2020 [Melbourne]

‘Our most timely and relevant conference ever – featuring 6 interactive sessions for EAs grappling with the future of their role and of work. The skills at the heart of being human will define success in the workplace, from emotional intelligence to creativity – learn how to thrive in the future’.

Venue : Crown Melbourne Conference Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.

20-22

2020 Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences

‘The Conference features research addressing the following annual themes : Social and Community Studies; Civic and Political Studies; Cultural Studies; Global Studies; Environmental Studies; Organisational Studies; and Educational Studies; The 2020 Special Focus is Reflecting on Community Building : Ways of Creating and Transmitting Heritage’.

No decisions on conferences beyond May but will continue to monitor the situation.

Virtual Conference on 20 July 2020. Placed Based Status - Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK, 21 July 2021.

Venue : National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

20-22

New ! ASEPA National Conference & SEPLA-CON2020

‘Our theme for the conference is: VOICE !. This Conference will offer opportunities to examine the theme Voice from the following perspectives : Student voice, Community voice, Parent voice, Educator voice, School voice and System voice’.

Venue : International Convention Centre Sydney, Sydney, NSW.

20-24

International Centre for Innovation in Education [ICIE] Conference 2020

‘This International Conference will provide a conference program with the highest calibre of Nobel Prize winners, keynote speakers, invited speakers, and a large number of scholars and presenters alongside a selection of exhibitors. The ICIE conferences are milestones in the journey towards leadership, creativity and innovation in basic-higher education and psychology’.

Venue : University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.

20-24

ISRA2020

‘The scientific program will include invited speakers, symposia, and poster sessions’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

The World Meeting will be rescheduled – it is not being cancelled. The 2021 ISRA World Meeting will be held from July 20-23, 2021 in Ottawa, Canada.

Venue : University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada.

20-25

AHEAD Annual Conference 2020

‘Bringing industry together, Association on Higher Education and Disability’s Annual Conference is a 6 day event with Education, Higher Education, Learning, Teaching, Disability and Disability Education matters. It also offers you the opportunity for face-to-face communication with those rewriting the future’.

Venue : JW Marriott Palm Desert Resort & Spa, Palm Desert, California, USA.

20-26

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

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

Venue : Asynchronous Workshop.

21

Australasia 2020 Junior Program - Gifted & Talented Study Day [Kawana Waters]

‘The aim of this study day is to help gifted students to : Improve their thinking skills, Begin to be able to identify what is fundamental from what is trivial, Become intellectually creative, Identify assumptions and distinguish between good and poor arguments and Think systematically and rigorously about relevant modern day issues’.

Venue : Kawana Waters State College, Sunshine Coast, Queensland.

21

Sunshine Coast Daily Careers Expo

‘The 2019 Sunshine Coast Daily Careers Expo is a must for anyone interested in starting, changing or upgrading their career including – high school students and their parents, mature age and post graduate students, career seekers of ALL ages, employers looking for staff training and others’.

Venue : Venue 114, Bokarina, Queensland.

21-24

16th EASA Biennial Conference [easa2020]

‘EASA2020 is inviting you all to join in celebrating the anniversary and deliberating the present in Lisbon, at the conference New anthropological horizons in and beyond Europe’.

Venue : Lisbon University Institute and ICS-Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.

22

AISNSW Geography Conference 2020

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

Venue : Taronga Zoo, Mosman, NSW.

22

VET RTO Update Webinar [4]

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

Venue : Webinar.

23

Talking to Parents about the Hard Stuff [Parramatta]

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

Venue : Skye Hotel Suites, Parramatta, NSW.

23

Women in Leadership Adelaide Symposium 2020

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

Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.

23-24

CEN NSW/ACT State Conference

‘Save the date for the 2020 CEN NSW/ACT State Conference. Further details and registration to come ... ’.

Postponed to 2021.

Venue : Nepean Christian School, Mulgoa, NSW.

23-24

Effective Strategies that Support Positive Behaviour Management

Bookings can be made for one or both days. Topics include ‘Cracking the Behaviour Code, Confidently Handling Power Struggles, All Emotion is Connection, Planning for School Change, Preventative Maintenance, Classroom Survival, 10 Essential Combat Skills for every teacher, and Being Flawsome’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

23-24

International Conference on Early Childhood Learning and Development 2020

‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Early Childhood Learning and Development. 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, London, United Kingdom.

23-25

2020 AES Audio Education Conference

‘Join us in Murfreesboro and Nashville, Tennessee, for three days of workshops, papers and events focused on audio education, including curricular resources, teaching strategies and professional development for, and from, industry trainers, faculty and staff who are active instructors at the high-school, undergraduate, graduate and professional levels’.

The full three-day conference in Tennessee will be delayed by one year. Though we must wait to meet again in person, the program of workshops, papers and special events in 2021 will be stronger and more relevant than ever. Meanwhile, we are developing plans for an online symposium, on or near the original conference dates, with a series of presentations about remote delivery of audio and music instruction Face-to-face Conference now to be held 22-24 July, 2021.

Venue : Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee USA.

24

Australasia 2020 Junior Program - Gifted & Talented Study Day [Brisbane]

‘The aim of this study day is to help gifted students to : Improve their thinking skills, Begin to be able to identify what is fundamental from what is trivial, Become intellectually creative, Identify assumptions and distinguish between good and poor arguments and Think systematically and rigorously about relevant modern day issues’.

Venue : Genesis Christian College, Brisbane, Queensland.

24-25

Adelaide Careers & Employment Expos

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

Postponed from 22-23 May 2020. Other details appear the same.

Venue : Adelaide Showground, Adelaide, South Australia.

24-25

Boarding Schools Expo [Narrabri]

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

Cancelled.

Venue : TBC, Narrabri, NSW.

24-26

The 4th International Conference on Higher Education Research [ICHER 2020]

‘This conference will cover issues on Higher Education Research, and other related topics. It is dedicated to creating a stage for exchanging the latest research results and sharing the advanced research methods in related fields’.
This is the new date for this conference. It was postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Postponed from 13-15 March 2020. Other details appear the same.

Venue : Guilin Grand Link Hotel, Guilin, China.

25

I count therefore I am ... Science and the Big Questions [Melbourne]

‘These seminars are run in partnership with the Ian Ramsey Centre, University of Oxford with a focus on ‘doing philosophy’. Teachers will be engaged in philosophical activity applying philosophical knowledge and skill to today’s issues, exploring how even apparently non-philosophical material has underlying assumptions that may be questioned using philosophical tools’. Several seminars- details of these are given on the site.

Venue : Siena College, Melbourne,Victoria.

25-27

New ! International Conference On English Learning and Teaching Skills [ICELTS 2020]

‘Our conference aims at exploring the multifaceted dynamics with a focus on the complementary nature of language and literature and its centrality in human life. This time we are inviting papers that examine Culture and Literature in English Education, English for Academic Purposes, English for Specific Purpose, Intercultural Communication, Translation Studies and Language Teaching etc.’.

Venue : IEM Management House, Bidhannagar, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

26

I count therefore I am ... Science and the Big Questions [Adelaide]

‘These seminars are run in partnership with the Ian Ramsey Centre, University of Oxford with a focus on ‘doing philosophy’. Teachers will be engaged in philosophical activity applying philosophical knowledge and skill to today’s issues, exploring how even apparently non-philosophical material has underlying assumptions that may be questioned using philosophical tools’. Several seminars- details of these are given on the site.

Venue : Concordia College, Adelaide, South Australia.

27-28

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

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

Postponed. We will be in contact with those who registered with more information.

We are excited to welcome you to the online virtual conference on Women’s Studies 2020 [WCWS 2020] to be held on the 27-28 July, 2020.

Venue : Taj Samudra, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

27-28

Unlocking The New Art and Science of Teaching [Brisbane]

‘The Unlocking the New Art and Science of Teaching Institute provides a unique opportunity for educators to either become familiar with the New Art and Science of Teaching instructional framework or dig deeper into specific aspects of the framework’.

This site has now disappeared.

Venue : TBC, Brisbane, Queensland.

27-30

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Mathematics Alliance [ATSIMA] 2020

‘This conference will be the first mathematics education conference held in a Yolngu Community. It will provide participants the opportunity to be immersed in a Yolngu Community, in Yolngu Language and Culture and exploring the teaching and learning of mathematics that values our cultures. You will also have the opportunity to learn and collaborate with other delegates who hold ATSIMA’s vision that “All Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander learners will be successful in mathematics”’.

Due to the global pandemic the ATSIMA 2020 conference has been postponed The conference committee is anticipating the conference will be rescheduled for 2021. If you would like to be kept in the loop with further updates email melindapearson@atsima.org. if you registered for ATSIMA 2020 you do not need to leave your details as you will be updated automatically.

Venue : Yirrkala, North East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory.

28

Australasia 2020 Junior Program - Gifted & Talented Study Day [Adelaide]

‘The aim of this study day is to help gifted students to : Improve their thinking skills, Begin to be able to identify what is fundamental from what is trivial, Become intellectually creative, Identify assumptions and distinguish between good and poor arguments and Think systematically and rigorously about relevant modern day issues’.

Venue : Concordia College, Adelaide, South Australia.

28

New ! Pivotal people : Navigating the muddy waters of middle leadership

‘Middle leaders play a pivotal role in education. They provide the bridge between senior school leadership and teachers/students. Middle leaders are essential for the effective and efficient running of a school. However, support for middle leaders is frequently not formalised within our systems, sectors or schools. Middle leaders can be isolated and have limited opportunities to support each other outside their context. This webinar aims to provide an opportunity for middle leaders to reflect on how they navigate the muddy waters of middle leadership’.

Venue : Webinar.

28-29

7th Annual STEM Education Conference

‘Please join us for an exciting two days unpacking current STEM programs, learning how to bring STEM back to the classroom, and discussing key issues. Presentations from inspiring educators, leading researchers, industry and education change makers who are moving forward with positive visions and successfully proven approaches to STEM’.

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

Venue : Rydges World Square, Sydney, NSW.

28-29

Women in Leadership Sydney Symposium 2020

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

Postponed. Monitor for further information re future planning.

Venue : Shangri La, Sydney, NSW.

29

Australasia 2020 Junior Program - Gifted & Talented Study Day [Sydney]

‘The aim of this study day is to help gifted students to : Improve their thinking skills, Begin to be able to identify what is fundamental from what is trivial, Become intellectually creative, Identify assumptions and distinguish between good and poor arguments and Think systematically and rigorously about relevant modern day issues’.

Venue : Ascham School, Sydney, NSW.

29

Brisbane Education - Australian Copyright Council Seminar

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

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

Venue : TBC, Brisbane, Queensland.

29

New ! Dare to challenge the status quo

‘This session is about thinking differently about secondary education in our schools. It uses the OECD principles of innovative learning environment to ignite a learning community-staff, student and parent/carers. Through redesigning learning Year 7-9 and aligning Year 10 with senior years, students are demonstrating stronger engagement, creative and critical thinking, self-regulation and a drive to improve. They are more independent, able to problem solve and meet deadlines. This workshop gives you an overview of what we have done and how it has and continues to make a difference to the whole school. Challenging the status quo is a possibility for every school’.

Venue : Webinars.

30

Australasia 2020 Junior Program - Gifted & Talented Study Day [Canberra]

‘The aim of this study day is to help gifted students to : Improve their thinking skills, Begin to be able to identify what is fundamental from what is trivial, Become intellectually creative, Identify assumptions and distinguish between good and poor arguments and Think systematically and rigorously about relevant modern day issues’.

Venue : Radford College, Canberra, ACT.

30

Brisbane GLAM - Australian Copyright Council Seminar

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

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

Venue : TBC, Brisbane, Queensland.

30

I count therefore I am ... Science and the Big Questions [Brisbane]

‘These seminars are run in partnership with the Ian Ramsey Centre, University of Oxford with a focus on ‘doing philosophy’. Teachers will be engaged in philosophical activity applying philosophical knowledge and skill to today’s issues, exploring how even apparently non-philosophical material has underlying assumptions that may be questioned using philosophical tools’. Several seminars- details of these are given on the site.

Venue : Churchie, Brisbane, Queensland.

30

Universal Design for Learning : ...

Making small changes makes teaching and learning more accessible to all. ‘This workshop will use a combination of lecture, multimedia, demonstration, and hands-on activities to provide educators with both low tech and high-tech tools and implementation tips aligned to the principles of UDL’.

Venue : UNSW Sydney, Morven Brown Building, Kensington, Sydney, NSW.

30-31

New ! 1st Online Conference on Multidisciplinary Academic Research [OCMAR-2020] Australia

‘The main theme of this conference is Share the Vision. The conference will cover every topic from the areas of Business, Education, Social Sciences and ICT. Research active scholars from different countries will participate in the event to present their latest research and best practices. The Zoom platform [www.zoom.us] will be used for the presentation’.

Venue : Online presentation.

30-31

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

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

Postponed from 25 May 2020. Other details appear the same.

Venue : UTS Aerial Function Centre, Sydney, NSW.

30-31

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.

30-31

New ! Quality Teaching in Practice 2020

‘The Quality Teaching in Practice 2020 conference brings together leading education researchers, policy makers, teachers and school leaders to share their insights, research and best practice straight from the classroom. The conference will also host the launch of the new landmark Quality Teaching Academy’.

Venue : Four Seasons Sydney, The Rocks, NSW.

31

I count therefore I am ... Science and the Big Questions [Sydney]

‘These seminars are run in partnership with the Ian Ramsey Centre, University of Oxford with a focus on ‘doing philosophy’. Teachers will be engaged in philosophical activity applying philosophical knowledge and skill to today’s issues, exploring how even apparently non-philosophical material has underlying assumptions that may be questioned using philosophical tools’. Several seminars- details of these are given on the site.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

31

Performing Arts For Your Classroom

‘Want to make your curriculum sing ? Learn how to incorporate performing arts into your classroom. Whatever your skill level, join Jessica Huggett as she brings music, drama and dance activities to life ! Each participant will receive a booklet with warm ups, activities, music and digital resources’.

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

31

The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People [Adelaide]

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

Venue : Adelaide Town Hall, Adelaide, South Australia.

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1

ACT Regional Conference for Middle Years #ACTCAS20

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 : Burgmann Anglican School, Gungahlin, ACT.

1

Updated ! World Conference on Teacher Education [WCTE-20]

‘The aim of WCTE-20 is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational fields with cross-disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of pedagogy’.

Postponed from 1 April 2020. Due to the uncertainty surrounding this pandemic, the fact that many countries around the world have closed for the indefinite future, we have decided to organise this event virtually.

Venue : Auckland Rose Park Hotel, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand.

2-6

2020 Clute International Academic Conferences San Diego

‘This year the conferences include: The Clute International Academic Conference on Business [IACB] and the Clute International Conference on Education [ICE]. The Clute Institute is also sponsoring tracks in Science Education [ISEC] and Technology in Education [ICTE]. Our conferences aim to bring together faculty and administration from all levels of education across the world’.

Venue : Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, California, USA.

2-7

34th ISME World Conference 2020

‘The theme is Visions of Equity and Diversity. The call for papers for this event is now open’.

Venue : Sibelius Academy, UniArts Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.

3

Townsville Careers Expo

‘The 2020 Townsville Careers Expo is a must for anyone interested in starting, changing or upgrading their career including – high school students and their parents, mature age and post graduate students, career seekers of ALL ages, employers looking for staff training and others’.

Venue : Townsville Stadium, Townsville, Queensland.

3-4

8th Annual National EA/PA Conference [Sydney]

‘A brilliant networking opportunity for Executive Assistants [EAs] and Personal Assistants [PAs] from all over Australia. We are gathering world-renowned professionals to share insights into their day-to-day routines, giving you hands-on tips on getting your tasks completed more efficiently’.

This conference has been postponed from 1-3 April 2020 to this date. For our delegates who are not able to travel or attend in person, live streaming or video options will be made available.

Venue : Pullman Sydney Hyde Park, Sydney, NSW.

3-5

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’.

Postponed from 15-17 April 2020. Other details appear the same.

Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.

4

2020 Illume Learning Diverse Learners Conference [Mt. Isa]

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

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

Venue : Buff’s Club, Mount Isa, Queensland.

5

Australasia 2020 Junior Program - Gifted & Talented Study Day [Melbourne 1]

‘The aim of this study day is to help gifted students to : Improve their thinking skills, Begin to be able to identify what is fundamental from what is trivial, Become intellectually creative, Identify assumptions and distinguish between good and poor arguments and Think systematically and rigorously about relevant modern day issues’.

Venue : Siena College, Camberwell, Victoria.

5

New ! Emerging Leader’s Series : Building Effective Teams [Darwin]

‘The Emerging Leader's Series provides an introduction to core knowledge to get people feeling skilled and confident in meeting the needs of their team, organisation and client group. There are four half day workshops in the series. We encourage participants to participate in all workshops, but it is not essential’.

Venue : The Avenue, Parap, Northern Territory.

5

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

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

Venue : Quest Wodonga, Wodonga, Victoria.

5

Sydney Regional Conference for Middle Years #SYDCAS20

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 : Ascham School, Edgecliff, NSW.

5-6

Academic Design Management Conference ADMC20

‘ADMC20 will explore how design adds value to innovation, competitiveness, and social good. The latest design research and partnerships will be presented to help light a path towards impacting the future by design’.

We are closely monitoring the advice from the health authorities and are looking to the US Centre for Disease Control for guidance. For updates, please check this website 4-6 weeks in advance of the Conference, and before you finalise your travel plans.

Considering the latest projections of Covid-19 this disease and increasing border closings; we will be continuously monitoring the situation and we are adjusting our 45th Anniversary programs to all virtual in 2020.

Venue : OCAD University, Toronto, Canada.

5-7

ISFIRE 2020

‘ISFIRE focuses on the obligation of the global education community to influence policy aimed at delivering equitable and socially just outcomes for rural students. ISFIRE offers an international forum for sharing research findings, innovative ideas and evaluated approaches linked to positive, practical action’.

Regretfully, ISFIRE2020 has been postponed until August 2021.

Venue : University of the Highlands and the Islands, Perth, Scotland.

6

Updated ! AISNSW Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Boarding Network Symposium 2020

‘The symposium focuses on sharing best practice when supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander boarding students from a culturally responsive and relational perspective. Participants will be given the opportunity to hear from both national and international speakers, along with graduate students and community to learn about the importance of developing boarding structures that are reflective of the student’s cultural and community context’.

Venue : National Centre of Indigenous Excellence [NCIE], Redfern, NSW.

6

Australasia 2020 Junior Program - Gifted & Talented Study Day [Melbourne 2]

‘The aim of this study day is to help gifted students to : Improve their thinking skills, Begin to be able to identify what is fundamental from what is trivial, Become intellectually creative, Identify assumptions and distinguish between good and poor arguments and Think systematically and rigorously about relevant modern day issues’.

Venue : St Margaret’s & Berwick Grammar School, Melbourne, Victoria.

6

Exceeding the National Quality Standard Conference [Melbourne]

‘The Exceeding the National Quality Standard conference is for educators, educational leaders, providers and managers of all services in scope of the National Quality Framework, including: long day care services, outside school hours care services, preschools/kindergartens/prep, family day care services, etc.’.

Originally listed to be run on 28 May 2020.

Venue : Hilton Double Tree, Melbourne, Victoria.

6

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.

8-9

Science Alive ! - Adelaide Careers Day

‘Looking for a hands-on science and technology day out for your school class ? We’re shaking hings up a little with a number of new exhibits and shows’.

Venue : Adelaide Showground, Adelaide, South Australia.

9

2019 Queensland Schools VET Conference

Velg Training. ‘The Conference will bring together both leading experts and industry bodies to educate, inspire and empower VET practitioners from Queensland schools. The Conference’s streams cater to RTO Managers, VET Teachers, Principals, Deputy Principals and Career Counsellors/Advisers. It offers relevant, topical professional development that is specifically designed for Queensland Schools’.

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

9-14

World Congress of Applied Linguistics

The dynamics of language, communication and culture in a changing world’. Initial information only. Monitor for further updates.

Postponed until 15-20 August 2021. Venue remains the same.

Venue : MartiniPlaza, Groningen, The Netherlands.

10

AISNSW Heads of Sport Conference 2020

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

Venue : Hotel Realm, Canberra, ACT.

10

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.

Postponed. Dates to be announced 10 August 2020.

Venue : Citadines Conference Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.

10-11

Short Course in Positive Leadership [Sydney]

‘In the Short Course, Robert Ritchie, founder of Positive Difference, shares this science with you in a highly engaging course conducted face-to-face over two full days. In addition, all participants will complete two strengths-identification surveys prior to the course, and these will be debriefed during the course’.

Postponed. Monitor for further information re future planning.

Venue : Holiday Inn Parramatta, Parramatta, NSW.

10-12

ICER Conference 2020

‘ICER provides a forum for presenting and publishing high-quality research in computing education. At ICER 2020 we will continue the traditional ICER single-track format, which is designed to encourage authors and audience to engage in lively discussion about each work presented’.

Due to the impact of COVID-19, ICER 2020 will be an online event. All submission and reviewing deadlines have been moved forward 2 weeks from the originally published dates.

Venue : Dunedin, New Zealand.

11

Emerging Leaders - Kick Start to Leadership [Albury/Wodonga]

‘Many leaders are thrown into a ‘sink or swim’ situation when moving into their new leadership roles. Coaching, giving feedback, motivating your team, decision making and problem-solving are all day-to-day functions that are required in order to engage your people and achieve outcomes. Our Emerging Leaders program is specifically designed for new leaders to skill them up, provide them with a toolkit of process, structure and frameworks to effectively lead their teams’.

Venue : Mantra Albury Hotel, Albury, NSW.

11-12

2020 Learning & Development Leadership Summit [Melbourne]

‘The summit will gather senior L&D; OD leaders across industry sectors. The program is designed to generate high level peer-to-peer conversations. Keynote speakers, guest panellists and specialists will share their journeys, innovative approaches, latest thinking, business cases and success stories’.

Venue : The Langham, Melbourne, Victoria.

11-14

Women in Education Leadership Summit 2020

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

Postponed from 5-8 May 2020. This will now be a live stream.

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

12

Canberra Education - Australian Copyright Council Seminar

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

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

Venue : TBC, Canberra, ACT.

12

School Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships Webinar

AIS NSW. ‘This webinar will provide teachers with understanding of an SBAT, the process of setting up a training plan and how it can be integrated into a student’s learning pattern of study in a comprehensive school environment. There will be a forum for answering questions and direction given on where to access resources and assistance if required’.

Venue : Webinar.

12-14

APCESP 2020 - Asia-Pacific Conference on Education, Social Studies and Psychology

Environment needs humanities too. While it is not yet clear what will happen under the umbrella of “the environmental humanities”, one of the things that this label both allows and encourages is the broadening of conversations between humanities and social and natural science disciplines and beyond’.

Venue : Hilton Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

12-14

TDA Convention 2020

‘Networking and learning opportunities will continue to be a key focus of the convention program.The WorldSkills Australia National Championships are being held at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre from 13–15 August 2020 and both organisations see this as an ideal opportunity for synergies between the two events’.

It is with regret that TAFE Directors Australia [TDA] has cancelled its 2020 convention, due to be held in Perth from 12 to 14 August this year. We will provide further updates when planning commences for the TDA Convention in 2021.

Venue : The Westin Perth, Perth, Western Australia.

13

Canberra GLAM - Australian Copyright Council Seminar

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

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

Venue : TBC, Canberra, ACT.

13

Emerging Leaders - Kick Start to Leadership [Melbourne]

‘Many leaders are thrown into a ‘sink or swim’ situation when moving into their new leadership roles. Coaching, giving feedback, motivating your team, decision making and problem-solving are all day-to-day functions that are required in order to engage your people and achieve outcomes. Our Emerging Leaders program is specifically designed for new leaders to skill them up, provide them with a toolkit of process, structure and frameworks to effectively lead their teams’.

Venue : Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club, Kooyong, Victoria.

13-14

Updated ! Women in Leadership Melbourne Symposium 2020

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

Postponed. Monitor for further information re future planning.

Venue : Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria.

14

The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People [Sydney]

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

Venue : City Recital Hall, Angel Place, Sydney, NSW.

16-18

8th International Research Symposium on PBL

‘This edition is about PBL, sustainability and digitalisation. We welcome best practice and research papers within these and other related PBL themes’.

We are continuously following the latest information regarding the corona virus. The university follows the instructions from the Danish Ministry to prevent the spread of the corona virus.

Venue : Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark.

18

AISNSW ICT Management and Leadership Conference 2020

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

Venue : Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Broadbeach, Queensland.

18

Step Into Leadership™

‘Like any first step, the step into leadership can be huge. For emerging leaders this step is the single most important step in your career. It can can make or break your reputation. Delivered by Ally from Made For More, Step Into Leadership is a powerful one day workshop about setting leaders up for success and make sure they get it right’.

Venue : The 7 Effect, Plympton, South Australia.

19

ADM STEM in Defence Summit

‘It is imperative for Australia to ensure young people are propelled onto future-looking career pathways in cybersecurity, drone technology, shipbuilding, space and more. How Industry, Education and Defence will achieve this is the core focus of the Summit. We will explore a range of topics as listed on the conference page’.

Postponed to 26 November 2020 at the same venue.

Venue : Novotel Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.

19

Australasia 2020 Junior Program - Gifted & Talented Study Day [Perth 1]

‘The aim of this study day is to help gifted students to : Improve their thinking skills, Begin to be able to identify what is fundamental from what is trivial, Become intellectually creative, Identify assumptions and distinguish between good and poor arguments and Think systematically and rigorously about relevant modern day issues’.

Venue : Perth Modern School, Perth, Western Australia.

19

Critical Thinking and Decision Making [Brisbane]

‘Critical thinking involves looking at situations, events and circumstances in a deliberate and reflective way. It involves evaluating a range of perspectives free from bias. This course will provide you with the processes to enable you to identify and evaluate specific situations quickly and to make more impactful decisions’.

Venue : Leadership Directions - Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.

19

Updated ! Women in Leadership Darwin Symposium 2020

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

Venue : Darwin Convention Centre, Darwin, Northern Territory.

20

Australasia 2020 Junior Program - Gifted & Talented Study Day [Perth 2]

‘The aim of this study day is to help gifted students to : Improve their thinking skills, Begin to be able to identify what is fundamental from what is trivial, Become intellectually creative, Identify assumptions and distinguish between good and poor arguments and Think systematically and rigorously about relevant modern day issues’.

Venue : Wesley College, Perth, Western Australia.

21

Adelaide Regional Conference for Middle Years #ADCAS20

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 : Seymour College, Glen Osmond, South Australia.

21

New ! Captivate Year 10 Food Technology [Sydney]

‘Designed to assist teachers to involve students in the Stage 5 Food Technology 2020-2021 implementation. Increase student engagement in your Food Technology lessons by captivating your students’ attention and enthusiasm in a variety of appealing tasks. We’ll supply recipes, activities, student work-booklets, assessment tasks, marking criteria and units of work. We’ll also investigate the syllabus changes, so you walk into the classroom feeling ready and equipped’.

Venue : Radisson Hotel and Suites Sydney, Sydney, NSW.

21

Hard Yards - Trauma Informed Practice and Reflective Circles in Schools

‘We need to rethink current practices and support schools to become more ‘trauma-informed’. But what exactly does this mean, and how do we make it happen ? Hard Yards is an interactive workshop with the opportunity to explore new thinking practices in the field of trauma and critical reflection. ’.

Venue : The Capital, Bendigo, Victoria.

21

The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People [Melbourne]

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

Venue : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Victoria.

22

Women’s Conference 2020 - NSW Teachers Federation

2020 : Our vision, our future. Keynote speaker is Annabel Crabb. Pre and Post-conference activities. Monitor for further details.

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

Venue : Teachers Federation House, Surry Hills, NSW.

23-24

ACER Research Conference 2020

Excellent progress for every student : What will it take ?. But how can we be sure this is happening when the structures and processes of schools can result in some students’ learning needs not being adequately identified and met, resulting in lower levels of engagement, growth and attainment’.

Now listed as the Research Conference 2021 to be held on 15-16 August 2021..

Venue : International Convention Centre Sydney, Sydney, NSW.

24

Embedding Formative Assessment with Emeritus Professor Dylan Wiliam [Brisbane]

‘You will learn why we need to increase educational achievement : what’s been tried, and why it hasn’t worked; why formative assessment needs to be the priority for every school; what formative assessment is [and isn’t], practical techniques for implementing formative assessment, how to sustain the development of formative assessment with teacher learning communities’.

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

Venue : The Westin Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.

24

Orchestra Of Ideas

‘This year the National Skills Week will kick off with an innovative program called The Orchestra of ideas. A Composition and Exhibition of successful ideas, practices, and innovations in the Vocational Education and Skills Arena. Bringing together leaders and innovators in VET and Skills Training to share their knowledge, ignite passion and to build on successful ideas and opportunities’.

Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.

24-25

Building Your Leadership Capacity

‘ACEL has developed a two-day workshop, designed to be directly applicable to leaders and their needs. The facilitator, Sue Simon, brings to the delivery of the workshop an immense understanding of the middle leadership role based on a wealth of experience in a variety of contexts’.

Venue : TBC, Brisbane, Queensland.

24-26

LiHE 2020 – Teaching and Learning Innovations in Higher Education

‘Contribute a chapter to the book on Teaching and Learning Innovations in Higher Education to be published worldwide by Libri Publishing Ltd. Then join fellow authors for an inspiring and productive symposium in Wonderful Copenhagen, Denmark. Here all authors will meet to review, edit, and finalise the book manuscript for publication ’.

Venue : Salon K, Huset, Copenhagen Denmark.

24-28

ECER 2020, Glasgow [EERA]

‘Conference Theme : Educational Research [Re]connecting Communities. The ECER 2020 in Glasgow intends to interrogate the capacity of educational research to address the complexity of the challenges that are encountered in connecting and reconnecting communities in contemporary Europe’. There are two conferences as part of this - 24 - 25 August 2020 - Emerging Researchers’ Conference and 25 - 28 August 2020 - European Conference on Educational Research.

Following extensive discussions during the last weeks, EERA and the Local Organising Committee have agreed to cancel ECER 2020 in Glasgow.

Venue : Gilmorehill Campus, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland.

25

Designing a K-12 Wellbeing Scope and Sequence Webinar

AIS NSW. ‘This webinar will introduce wellbeing leaders and teachers to a process for developing a wellbeing scope and sequence bespoke to the needs of their school context. Participants will have the opportunity to reflect upon current practices and consider a cross KLA approach to designing their own scope and sequence. In addition, student wellbeing resources and the selection of guest speakers will be discussed’.

Venue : Webinar.

25-26

AFR Higher Education Summit

‘The Australian Financial Review’s Higher Education Summit will once again interrogate prevailing policies and practices and showcase transformational innovation from Australia and abroad – all with a focus on uncovering the critical forces that will shape the competitive Higher Education landscape in the years ahead’.

Due to the escalation and ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19 we have taken the decision to re-schedule the AFR Higher Education Summit to 30 September – 1 October 2020 at the Hilton Adelaide.

Venue : Hilton Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.

25-28

Examinations Network Conference 2020 [ATEM]

‘The Local Organising Committee in Perth is finalising the theme and venue details and these will be available as soon as they are confirmed’.

Postponed to August 2021. Further information will follow in the new year.

Venue : Curtin University Bentley Campus, Perth Western Australia.

25-28

The Mental Health in Education Summit 2020 [Sydney]

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : The Grace Hotel, Sydney, NSW.

26

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

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

Venue : Noah’s on the Beach Hotel, Newcastle, NSW.

26

School Law : Spotlight on Workplace Law

‘Gain essential knowledge from our panel of experts as they delve into the most topical contemporary issues including navigating mental health issues in the workplace, conducting a valid workplace investigations, managing ill and injured staff and much more’.

Venue : TBC, Queensland.

26

School Law : Spotlight on Workplace Law

‘Gain essential knowledge from our panel of experts as they delve into the most topical contemporary issues including navigating mental health issues in the workplace, conducting a valid workplace investigations, managing ill and injured staff and much more’.

Venue : Live Online.

26

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.

26-30

Association of Critical Heritage Studies Conference [ACHS 2020]

‘The conference’s theme – Futures – aims to engage seriously and critically with the often stated aims of heritage to address the concerns of future generations, whilst also asking participants to think expansively and creatively about the future of critical heritage studies as an emergent field of focus across a range of academic disciplines’.

Venue : University College London, London, United Kingdom.

27

Best Practice Child Protection Education in PDHPE K-10 Webinar

AIS NSW. ‘This webinar will support teachers of PDHPE K-10 to implement best practice child protection and safety principles as well as meeting the requirements of the new PDHPE K-10 syllabus’.

Venue : Webinar.

27

The Critical Reflection Conference [Melbourne]

‘Critical reflection is a key feature of the National Quality Framework, as it strongly influences quality in education and care settings, and contributes to ongoing quality improvement. This conference is designed to build educator’s capacity to understand what it means to critically reflect on practice’.

Venue : Hilton Double Tree, Melbourne, Victoria .

27-28

International Conference on Language Futures : Languages in Higher Education in August 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 Language Futures : Languages in Higher Education’.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

27-28

Updated ! PLC at Work™ Workshop [Melbourne]

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

Postponed from 6 May 2020. Venue the same.

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

28-29

The Education Show [Melbourne]

‘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’.

The Education Show [Melbourne] will now be run on 23-24 July 2021 at the same venue.

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

29-30

Beginning Teacher Conferences [NSWTF] [Sydney]

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

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

Venue : TBC, Arrawarra, NSW.

31

Embedding Formative Assessment with Emeritus Professor Dylan Wiliam [Sydney]

‘You will learn why we need to increase educational achievement : what’s been tried, and why it hasn’t worked; why formative assessment needs to be the priority for every school; what formative assessment is [and isn’t], practical techniques for implementing formative assessment, how to sustain the development of formative assessment with teacher learning communities’.

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

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

31/8-1/9

Early Childhood Conference 2020 [ACEL]

Leading Change to Support Child Outcomes. The Conference presents the opportunity to engage, network and collaborate with early childhood leaders and educators from across Australia and New Zealand as we come to together to set the Learning Agenda for best practice in early childhood education and leadership’.

Venue : Pullman Melbourne Albert Park, Albert Park, Victoria.

Beginning of August 2020

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