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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.

April 2019
Date Event
1 New ! Focus Week : Assessment : The Big Picture
‘This webinar will look at a number of “big picture” assessment issues and will explore questions [such as] What is the purpose of assessment ? What types of assessment exist ? Where do formative and summative assessment fit ? What is evidence and how is it collected and judged ? What is the assessor’s role in the assessment process ?’. One of five linked webinars on Assessment. VELG Training.
Venue : Webinar.
1-2 New ! 2019 Annual Conference : The Place of Geography
‘The 2019 focus this year is THE PLACE OF GEOGRAPHY : Reflecting on the PAST, assessing the PRESENT and shaping the FUTURE’. Workshops, presentations, more. Geography Teachers Association NSW.
Venue : ANZ Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, NSW.
1-3 13th Australia New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics 2019
‘The conference has a diverse range of themes including: Foundations and Retaining Structure, Ground Improvement, Offshore and Nearshore Geotechnics plus many more. This promises to be an ideal forum for exploring the recent learnings in the broader Geomechanics community. It is from these learnings that the industry is able to continue to drive new innovations and drive practice forward’.
Venue : Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
1-3 2019 International Conference on e-Commerce, e-Administration, e-Society, e-Education, and e-Technology
‘People attending the conference have benefited from finding opportunities for sharing new ideas with their peers and establishing links with worldwide attendees for further collaboration. The e-CASE & e-Tech 2019 will provide an outstanding combination of educational, social and recreational opportunities’.
Venue : Fukuoka International Congress Centre [FICC], Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan.
1-3 2019 NCSM Annual Conference
Making Waves with Effective Mathematics Leadership. ‘The six strands for the conference represent areas of interest to a large number of our members and we hope that by focusing on these topics you will learn deeply about issues that are of immediate and lasting importance to you’.
Venue : Marriott Marquis, San Diego, California, USA.
1-3 New ! 2019 NCTM Research Conference for Mathematics Educators
‘The NCTM Research Conference is an opportunity to network with fellow mathematics education researchers at sessions that address the field’s most important topics’.
Venue : San Diego Convention Centre/Hilton San Diego Bayfront, San Diego, California, USA.
1-3 International Symposium on Education and Psychology [ISEP] 2019
‘People attending the conference have benefited from finding opportunities for sharing new ideas with their peers and establishing links with worldwide attendees for further collaboration. ISEP 2019 will provide an outstanding combination of educational, social and recreational opportunities’.
Venue : Fukuoka International Congress Centre [FICC], Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan.
1-3 The Innovation Summit in Australia [Ci2019]
‘Don’t miss the world class line-up of visionary innovators, futurists and leaders that are gathering at Ci2019 to help us better understand, collaborate and prepare for our rapidly changing world’.
Venue : Sofitel Melbourne On Collins, Melbourne, Victoria.
2 Effectively Managing Very Difficult Students [Adelaide]
‘By understanding how aggressive behaviours develop and recognising the triggers of difficult to control conduct, it is possible to develop strategies that can gauge and appraise behaviour even under stress and take effective action. You will be shown the behaviour management tools to create calm classrooms where you can differentiate and individualise your discipline approach’.
Venue : TBC, Adelaide, South Australia.
2 New ! Focus Week : Assessment Tools : The Essential Ingredients
‘This session presented by Michelle Charlton will talk about the key components required for quality assessment tools, how to combine them to achieve the right consistency, and the processes required to review and test the batch for a sweet result’. One of five linked webinars on Assessment. VELG Training.
Venue : Webinar.
3 Conversations That Work : Tackling the tough stuff
‘Drawing on the Open-to-learning Conversation framework [Robinson 2011] and coaching approaches, this masterclass for middle and senior leaders develops the skills and confidence to tackle the tough stuff whilst maintaining and/or enhancing relationships. It includes a one-hour online follow up session’.
Venue : AISNSW, York Street, Sydney, NSW.
3 New ! Focus Week : An Auditors Perspective : How much evidence is enough ?
‘Join David Garner (ASQA) for this webinar where you will hear, from an Auditor’s perspective when it comes to the question : How much evidence is enough ?’. One of five linked webinars on Assessment. VELG Training.
Venue : Webinar.
3-5 OLC Innovate 2019
‘Meet with online learning professionals, educators and administrators to address the opportunities and challenges we all face in online higher education today’.
Venue : Gaylord Rockies, Denver, Colorado, USA.
3-5 The Australia New Zealand Agent Workshop 2019 [ICEF]
‘Each year ANZA attracts hundreds of educators, work & travel organisations, industry service providers, and international agents (buyers) who send many thousands of students and youth travellers to the region annually’.
Venue : Darwin Convention Centre, Darwin, Northern Territory.
4 New ! Focus Week : Capturing Quality Evidence : Third Party Reports
‘One of the benefits of assessment in the Vocational Education and Training [VET] sector is the ability to use experience in the workplace as part of formal assessment. This webinar explores how this evidence can be adequately captured’. One of five linked webinars on Assessment. VELG Training.
Venue : Webinar.
4-6 12th Annual Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education 2019
‘A completely virtual conference that is conducted using simulated environments. Participants experience the conference through a virtual reality type setting including conference rooms, theatres, exposition halls, meeting spaces, and other types of venues similar to a brick and mortar type conference. The conference is free to attend’.
Venue : Online.
4-6 Association for Non-Traditional Students in Higher Education Annual Conference 2019
‘The conference, is the only national conference that brings together not only college/university administrators, advisors, and faculty, but also adult learners and other innovative leaders who provide guidance, support, and advocate for them’.
Venue : Orlando, Florida, USA.
4-6 Language, Literacy and Learning Conference 2019
‘The conference will provide a wealth of information on the factors influencing the successful acquisition of skills in language, literacy and numeracy. It will be particularly relevant to classroom teachers, school principals and administrators, school psychologists, speech pathologists, occupational therapists, allied health professionals, tutors, parents and other key stakeholders concerned with the effective education and support of all school-aged children - including those with learning difficulties’.
Venue : Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
5 New ! Assessment Evolution Conference [Sydney]
‘Exploring the theme Teacher assessment literacy, the conference will provide an opportunity for educators to learn from leading researchers and practitioners in the field. Join us and be part of the evolution of this key component of education’.
Venue : The Galleries, John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW, Kensington, NSW.
5 Collaborative Impact Workshop [Darwin]
‘Colin Sloper and Gavin Grift outline the three big ideas that drive PLCs, offer practical strategies for bringing these ideas to life and share the collective learning from PLCs throughout Australia that are having a profound impact on student and adult learning’.
Venue : TBC, Darwin, Northern Territory.
5 New ! Focus Week : RPL : What IS the Professional Conversation ?
‘A professional conversation, when used appropriately, has the opportunity to gather ‘direct evidence’ through oral questioning’. One of five linked webinars on Assessment. VELG Training.
Venue : Webinar.
5-6 113th International Conference on Language, Education, Humanities and Innovation [ICLEHI] 2019
‘A multi-disciplinary forum discussing ideas, theories and research findings in the arts, humanities and social sciences’.
Venue : ANA Crowne Plaza, Osaka, Japan.
5-6 2nd International Conference on Open Learning and Education Technologies [ICOLET] 2019
‘A multi-disciplinary forum discussing theories, research findings and new advances in the field of education with a special focus on learning technologies and open education’.
Venue : ANA Crowne Plaza, Osaka, Japan.
5-9 2019 AERA Annual Meeting
‘The 2019 Annual Meeting is an opportunity to assess the state of education research. It is also an opportunity to explore how our work can help overcome the challenges of our time by becoming more relevant to communities, practitioners, and policy makers who believe in democratic principles and the public schools that should sustain those principles’.
Venue : Multiple venues, Toronto, Canada.
6-7 2019 International Forum for Academic Research in Entrepreneurship and Social Sciences [ARES-2019]
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 solutions adopted’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Potts Point, Sydney, NSW.
7-8 2019 South Australian Work & Skills Expo
‘The Expo is a free admission community event for anyone interested in starting, changing or upgrading their career including high school students and their parents, mature age, career seekers of all ages, employers looking for staff training and others’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
7-8 2019 Tertiary Studies and Careers Expo, Adelaide [TSCEA]
‘The TSCEA offers a unique opportunity for anyone interested in starting, changing or upgrading their career ! Featuring many local, interstate and overseas education providers, students services and support agencies’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
8-10 GeoSmart Asia - Locate 2019
‘Locate 2019 is dedicated to the application and benefits of geospatial technologies across the Asia-Pacific region and brings together geospatial leaders and experts as well as industry innovators and technology providers’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Victoria.
8-10 UKSG 42nd Annual Conference and Exhibition 2019
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Telford International Centre, Telford, United Kingdom.
8-11 Asia-Pacific Advancement Conference [APAC19]
‘An annual four-day conference for all advancement professionals in the Asia-Pacific region, the conference [APAC] equips delegates with the vital skills to succeed in the areas of admissions, advancement services, alumni relations, community engagement, development, fundraising, marketing, communications and related functions’.
Venue : Hilton Brisbane, Brisbane City, Queensland.
8-11 World Forum on Early Care and Education 2019
‘Join 800 early childhood professionals and advocates from around the world who will assemble in Macao to engage in work and dialogue to impact the futures of young children and their families’.
Venue : Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel, Macao, China.
8-12 IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering [ICDE 2019]
‘The conference on Data Engineering (ICDE) addresses research issues in designing, building, managing, and evaluating advanced data-intensive systems and applications. It is a leading forum for researchers, practitioners, developers, and users to explore cutting-edge ideas and to exchange techniques, tools, and experiences ’.
Venue : Macau SAR, China.
9 New ! Performance Appraisals from A-Z : From Drab to Inspiration [Melbourne]
‘Many performance appraisal systems are used in a way that they are rarely referred back to, live on a shelf for 12 months with no human contact made, don’t inspire action and leave much to be desired. Aimed at service leaders and team leaders, this workshop is designed to step you through the development of a performance appraisal process that will inspire your staff to achieve more in their role beyond satisfactory performance’.
Venue : Karstens Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
9-11 2019 International Academic Research Conference
The ‘conference focuses on three disciplines: Education, Business and Behavioural Sciences. Each disciplinary track provides a scholarly opportunity for professionals to enhance their practice by exploring contemporary advancements, revolutionary methods, influential trends, best practice models and leadership techniques’.
Venue : The Reunion Resort, Kissimmee, Florida, USA.
9-12 Student Experience Transformation Summit
‘Effectively build a student-centric culture to deliver an exceptional experience at every stage of the student journey’.
Venue : Novotel Sydney Darling Square, Sydney, NSW.
10-11 New ! 5th Annual Enhancing Student Experience Conferences
‘The conference will bring together leaders from across the region to discuss best practices on delivering a positive end to end student experience. Gain insights and network with peers’.
Venue : Victoria University City Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
10-11 The 9th Open Educational Resources Conference, OER19
Recentering Open : Critical and global perspectives. ‘The OER Conference will focus on the following themes and more : Back to basics – asking difficult questions about open education - Why open ? Open for whom ? Whose interests are served ?; The open ecosystem : How is open education part of the broader ecosystem of “opens” ? Links between critical digital literacies, critical data literacies, and openness; What are the risks and challenges to the open education agenda ?’
Venue : National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland.
10-11 The E-Assessment Question Conference and Exhibition 2019
‘The conference and exhibition takes transformation as its theme, looking at both the way that e-Assessment is effecting the learning and assessment processes in education, training and development, and the manner in which e-Assessment as a process is changing, growing and advancing’.
Venue : America Square Conference Centre, City of London, London, United Kingdom.
10-12 2019 International Conference on Social Science and Humanity [ICSSH 2019]
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 Social Science and Humanity, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted’.
Venue : TBC, Osaka, Japan.
10-13 ACRL ACRL 2019 Conference - Recasting the Narrative
‘Features more than 500 conference programs selected and presented by leaders in the profession. Connect with colleagues from all over the country and globe and get access to content all year long’.
Venue : Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
11 2019 Diverse Learners Conference [Hobart]
‘The conference focuses on successful strategies to include and engage students with Down syndrome, intellectual disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, chromosomal disorders and developmental delay. The conference will showcase current research and innovative approaches that can be incorporated into any learning environment. An emphasis on practical activities and strategies will assist educators to ensure that students with diverse learning needs can engage purposefully in learning and experience academic success’.
Venue : Rydges Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania.
11 CAULLT Conference 2019
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Australian Catholic University, North Sydney, NSW.
11-12 2019 EUA Annual Conference
The conference ‘will focus on the pivotal role of universities in educating future generations of entrepreneurs and innovators, and in identifying and tackling related technological, societal and educational challenge’.
Venue : Sorbonne University, Paris, France.
11-13 PESA National Conference 2019
‘This event will be a wonderful opportunity for participants to learn from national and international experts and thought- leaders, and to connect and collaborate with the Positive Education community, whilst taking some time to focus on their own wellbeing’.
Venue : RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast. Queensland.
11-14 Jane Austen Festival Australia 2019
‘An annual celebration in Canberra where living history enthusiasts from all over Australia come and indulge themselves in everything Georgian, Regency & Early Victorian – including dancing, music, food, games, archery, fencing, theatre, promenades, grand balls, talks, workshops, costumes and books’.
Venue : Albert Hall, Canberra, ACT.
12 2019 Diverse Learners Conference [Launceston]
‘The conference focuses on successful strategies to include and engage students with Down syndrome, intellectual disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, chromosomal disorders and developmental delay. The conference will showcase current research and innovative approaches that can be incorporated into any learning environment. An emphasis on practical activities and strategies will assist educators to ensure that students with diverse learning needs can engage purposefully in learning and experience academic success’.
Venue : Tramsheds, Launceston, Tasmania.
12-15 International Conference on Communications and Broadband Networking [ICCBN] 2019
The conference ‘aims to serve as one of the leading international conferences for presenting novel and fundamental advances in the fields of Communications and Broadband Networking. Its mission is to foster communication among researchers and practitioners working in a wide variety of scientific areas’.
Venue : Nagoya Institute of Technology, Nagoya, Japan.
12-16 New ! IRATDE Conference 2019
Workshops, Roundtables, Symposiums, Gifted Education exhibition, student performance, school visit, more.
Venue : Taipei, Taiwan.
13-15 10th ICLEI 2018
‘A multi-disciplinary forum discussing theories, research findings and new advances in the arts, humanities, and social sciences’.
Venue : Impiana KLCC Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
14-16 2019 AACSB International Conference & Annual Meeting
‘convene with some of the brightest minds in business education and thought leaders from around the world to identify - and look beyond - core foundations. Make ICAM 2019 your opportunity to connect with over 1,500 of your peers, exchange best practices, and take part in discussions that will challenge our core foundations and contribute to the future of business education’.
Venue : Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland.
14-16 ASLA Conference 2019
‘The theme Leading Learning has been selected for the conference. Conference is a celebration of 50 years of ASLA and the vital role teacher librarians play in leading learning within our schools and beyond. As key staff members in our schools, Teacher Librarians are strategically well placed to create thriving, collaborative learning cultures amongst staff, students and our wider school communities’.
Venue : National Library, Canberra, ACT.
14-16 Asia-Pacific Lasallian Educator’s Conference 2019 [APLEC]
‘APLEC is for ... Brothers, educational leaders and professionals from Lasallian institutions throughout the Asia-Pacific Region’.
Venue : Bayview Eden Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria.
15 The AIS Governance Symposium 2019
‘The Symposium renews attention to the critical question of who will lead our schools into the future. As governing bodies with significant responsibilities for the appointment of the Head, how do we identify, prepare and sustain the leadership potential that modern headship demands’.
Venue : International Convention Centre Sydney, Sydney NSW.
15-16 2019 Health and Physical Education Conference [South Australia]
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, South Australia.
15-16 AUA Annual Conference and Exhibition 2019
‘The Conference is a must for all, as an individual and from an institution perspective. From our excellent programme, delegates will be able to identify, develop and practice the knowledge and perspectives we need to equip ourselves into the future. Take this opportunity to engage, to learn, to extend understanding, to enjoy yourself with old friends and to make new ones, and to, perhaps, most importantly, celebrate the work that you do’.
Venue : University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom.
15-16 2019 SASTA Annual Conference & Expo
‘Take part in a broad program of professional learning workshops for primary and secondary teachers, including laboratory and computer workshops, hands-on activities, seminars and discussions. Gain valuable experience in leading learning that will enrich your own professional standards’.
Venue : TBC, Adelaide, South Australia.
15-17 Annual Curative Conference at Warrah School - Inclusion in the Contemporary Classroom [Steiner Education Australia]
‘We will be exploring the tasks of the educator, the balance between the individual and the group, and the place of therapies’.
Venue : Warrah School, Dural, NSW.
15-18 World EduLead
Transform & Transcend - Reimagine and Revolutionise Education. ‘Please join me and other leaders as we feature new insights and research about developing education for 2030 and beyond [Michael Fullan]’.
Venue : Devan Nair Institute for Employment and Employability, Singapore.
16 New ! Transition to School : More than Letters and Numbers [Melbourne]
‘This workshop draws on the research highlighting the benefits of a positive transition experience and key perspectives and considerations for ensuring all children and their families experience the best possible start to school’.
Venue : Karstens Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
16-17 2019 NZACE International Conference
Work Integrated Learning, Everyone Benefits. ‘An annual conference for cooperative education practitioners to present research and new programmes’.
Venue : Te Papa Museum, Wellington, New Zealand.
16-18 Summit on Improvement in Education
Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. ‘The Summit showcases the best models for enacting education reform based on proven methods of the improvement sciences — valuing inquiry and evidence instead of intuition and anecdotes. Summit participants come from all sectors of education from kindergarten to higher education, practitioners to policymakers, and funders to researchers’.
Venue : San Francisco Marriott Marquis, San Francisco, California, USA.
17 New ! Big Ideas from Reggio in Daily Practice [Sydney]
‘In this full day session we will be exploring a number of big ideas from the schools of Reggio Emilia and how these might translate back into practice in a way which proclaim ‘doing Reggio’, but rather the influence Reggio can have and it’s interpretation back into your early childhood program’.
Venue : Flour Mill Studios, Newtown, Sydney, NSW.
18-19 Breakthrough Strategies to Teach & Counsel Troubled Students [Seattle]
‘Receive hundreds of practical, problem-stopping, ready-to-use K-12 behaviour and classroom management interventions on the spot. This inservice workshop effectively and thoroughly delivers the best answers for your students’ worst social, emotional, behavioural, and classroom management problems’.
Venue : Holiday Inn SeaTac, Seattle, Washington, USA and also Online.
22 Using and interpreting data in schools [ACER]
‘Designed for teachers and school leaders who wish to build solid shared understandings about the kinds of data used in schools, the different ways in which data can be represented and what they can tell teachers about student learning’.
Venue : Online.
23-27 CAA Conference 2019
‘The theme chosen for the conference is Check Object Integrity, after the IT command which is used for checking integrity violations. We would like to gather the members of the ever-growing CAA community, as well as invite new researchers from the broader field of Archaeological Science, to discuss the achievements of this ongoing revolution’.
Venue : Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland.
24-25 2019 International Conference on Applied Physics and Mathematics [ICAPM]
The conference will ‘provide an excellent international platform for the academicians, researchers, engineers, industrial participants and budding students around the world to share their research findings with the global experts’.
Venue : Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
24-25 ISER - International Conference on Physical Education and Sport Science [ICPESS] 2019
‘The key intention is to provide opportunity for the global participants to share their ideas and experience in person with their 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 to find international linkage for future collaborations in their career path’.
Venue : Quest Melbourne Airport, Melbourne, Victoria.
24-26 2019 EFMD Marcom, External & Alumni Relations Conference
‘This conference is aimed at the International and External, PR, Marketing, Communication and Alumni relations representatives in business schools’.
Venue : McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
24-26 8th Groningen Declaration Network Annual Meeting
Creating the New World for Academic and Professional Mobility. ‘Make sure to register now for what is poised to be a stimulating event, featuring thought-provoking keynote addresses, workshops, case studies and roundtable discussions, along with ample time for networking and connecting with colleagues from all over the world’.
Venue : Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla, Puebla, Mexico.
25-27 AAE Conference 2019
‘The fifth international sesquiannual conference of the AAE will take place at the University of Westminster on architecture+ : the consideration of architectural education beyond signature traditions’.
Venue : University of Westminster, London, England.
26 Cognitive Coaching Workshop [Sydney]
‘This workshop will engage participants in understanding how the power of Cognitive Coaching can transform school culture, build genuine capacity in leaders and teachers and ultimately impact student learning’.
Venue : Portside Conference Centre, Sydney, NSW.
26 Cognitive Coaching Workshop [Melbourne]
‘This workshop will engage participants in understanding how the power of Cognitive Coaching can transform school culture, build genuine capacity in leaders and teachers and ultimately impact student learning’.
Venue : City Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
26-27 Boarding Schools Expo [Goondiwindi]
‘By bringing the leading schools to major centres in regional NSW and Victoria where they are all under one roof, the Expo gives your family the chance to discuss your educational needs directly with representatives of the school’.
Venue : Goondiwindi, Queensland.
29-30 Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations and Cloud Strategies Conference 2019
‘Guided by the latest Gartner research and input from I&O leaders across the world, this event explores what makes a successful strategy – from cloud, IoT, to artificial intelligence, automation and machine learning. See how to accelerate innovation and agility in a hybrid world and enable your organisation’s digital future’.
Venue : Hilton Sydney Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
29-30 The Enrolled Nurses’ Conference [Adelaide]
‘As an enrolled nurse, you are essential to the provision of high-quality health care in Australia today. Make sure you are one of the well-informed and up-to-date nursing professionals by attending this conference. Take time out to network with like-minded colleagues at this annual Ausmed Education event’.
Venue : The Lakes Resort Hotel Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.
29-30 The Enrolled Nurses’ Conference [Perth]
‘As an enrolled nurse, you are essential to the provision of high-quality health care in Australia today. Make sure you are one of the well-informed and up-to-date nursing professionals by attending this conference. Take time out to network with like-minded colleagues at this annual Ausmed Education event’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Perth City Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
30 Developing literacy through nature and story play
‘Teaching strategies for outdoor learning will be modelled throughout the course, with the aim that teachers can replicate these in their own settings. There is an introductory facilitated discussion to explore curriculum content, a best practice English outdoors session, collaborative programming activities and a reflection in the form of poetry. Each activity is scaffolded to ensure teachers can replicate it in their own educational setting’.
Venue : Bowden Centre, The Australian Botanical Gardens, Mt Annan, NSW.
30 New ! Dyslexia Defined [SPELD Queensland]
‘This workshop that will give you a clear understanding of what dyslexia is, how it effects the individual and a few strategies to keep in mind if you are providing support for a dyslexia learner. Whether you are an educator, parent, health professional, grandparent or someone who wants to support dyslexic learners, this is the place to start’.
Venue : Speld Queensland, Woolloongabba, Queensland.
30 Outdoor learning : Literacy through nature and story play
‘Teaching strategies for outdoor learning will be modelled throughout the course, with the aim that teachers can replicate these in their own settings. There is an introductory facilitated discussion to explore curriculum content, a best practice English outdoors session, collaborative programming activities and a reflection in the form of poetry. Each activity is scaffolded to ensure teachers can replicate it in their own educational setting’.
Venue : Bowden Centre, The Australian Botanical Gardens, Mt Annan, NSW.
30/4-2/5 THE Asia Universities Summit 2019
‘The summit will unite leaders of Asia’s best institutions with industry executives, policymakers and star researchers for three days of debate and discussion that will address challenges and frame the agenda for growth. The 2019 summit theme will highlight the importance of inter-Asian partnerships as the vital networks of our era’.
Venue : Khalifa University of Science and Technology,Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
30/4-3/5 BOOST - Best of Out-Of-School Time Conference
‘Join the largest, most recognised and comprehensive global convening for after school, expanded learning, and out-of-school time professionals. This annual, extraordinary event will rejuvenate your passion, boost your direction for quality programming and provide tools and resources that will inspire you to create change’.
Venue : Palm Springs Convention Centre, Palm Springs, California, USA.

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May 2019
Date Event
1 New ! Aboriginal perspectives in early childhood education : But where do I begin ? [Melbourne]
‘In this workshop Aunty Denise Proud and Anthony Semann will engage in respectful dialogue with learners to unpack some of the misconceptions that exist about integrating Aboriginal perspectives into the curriculum and explore what this might mean in a practical way with children. This workshop is based on respect not judgement. We will learn together as we explore what we know, what we want to know and how we might come to know more’.
Venue : Karstens Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
1 New ! Big Ideas from Reggio in Daily Practice [Parramatta]
‘In this full day session we will be exploring a number of big ideas from the schools of Reggio Emilia and how these might translate back into practice in a way which proclaim ‘doing Reggio’, but rather the influence Reggio can have and it’s interpretation back into your early childhood program’.
Venue : Mantra Parramatta, Parramatta, NSW.
1-2 World Nursing Education Conference 2019
‘World Nursing Education Conference provides a number of unexampled opportunities to guide your career. You can learn new passages to nursing practice, calibrate your intelligences and work with new technologies and gain ideas from experts at the forepart of Healthcare and Medicine’. 25 tracks available for conference sessions.
Venue : ANA Crowne Plaza Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan.
2 Building Vocabulary F-6
‘With the ever-increasing text complexity that students are required to access there is an increased imperative for sound vocabulary development in the early years. This course assists teachers to provide explicit vocabulary instruction for all students, particularly in the language of quality texts and school language’.
Venue : Henry Parkes Equity Resource Centre, Whalan, NSW.
2-3 New ! 2019 ACEL Early Childhood Conference 2019
‘This conference will focus on the various factors that contribute to the development of the whole learner, from the early years and onwards with a focus on inclusion. As an educational leader, are you and your centre maximising your critical role in building effective channels between families, schools and communities ? Join us and discover what works for others and how learners can flourish no matter their circumstances’.
Venue : Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
2-3 2019 e-Learning & Innovative Pedagogies Conference
‘Featuring research addressing the annual themes and the 2019 Special Focus of >From the Ends of the Earth to Connected Learners’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania.
2-3 New ! 2019 Valencia – VETNET
‘Crossing Boundaries in Vocational Education and Training : Pedagogical concerns and market demands’.
Venue : TBC, Valencia, Spain.
2-3 Insight Coaching [Cairns]
‘This two-day introductory workshop provides foundational knowledge. Micro-skills taught throughout the workshop build depth of understanding. Attendees also have the opportunity to practice their new coaching skills’.
Venue : Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort, Cairns, Queensland.
2-3 The Enrolled Nurses’ Conference [Melbourne]
‘As an enrolled nurse, you are essential to the provision of high-quality health care in Australia today. Make sure you are one of the well-informed and up-to-date nursing professionals by attending this conference. Take time out to network with like-minded colleagues at this annual Ausmed Education event’.
Venue : Oaks on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria.
2-4 International Conference on Computer Supported Education [CSEDU 2019]
‘A yearly meeting place for presenting and discussing new educational tools and environments, best practices and case studies on innovative technology-based learning strategies, and institutional policies on computer supported education including open and distance education’.
Venue : Heraklion, Crete, Greece.
2-4 Physical and Health Education National Conference 2019
PHE Canada. ‘This premiere national event brings together physical and health education teachers, physical activity leaders and sector expertise to support our collective goal of all children and youth in Canada living healthy, physically active lives’.
Venue : Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
2-5 VCE and Careers Expo
‘Information about university, TAFE and training courses, career advice, study advice, employment advice and opportunities, apprenticeship and traineeship advice, international exchange and gap year programs. 168 seminars on’ a range of topics.
Venue : Station Street, Caulfield Racecourse, Caulfield, Melbourne, Victoria.
3 New ! Assessment Evolution Conference [Brisbane]
‘Exploring the theme Teacher assessment literacy, the conference will provide an opportunity for educators to learn from leading researchers and practitioners in the field. Join us and be part of the evolution of this key component of education’.
Venue : Mercure Brisbane, Brisbane City, Queensland.
3 Cognitive Coaching Workshop [Brisbane]
‘This workshop will engage participants in understanding how the power of Cognitive Coaching can transform school culture, build genuine capacity in leaders and teachers and ultimately impact student learning’.
Venue : Victoria Park Golf Clubhouse, Brisbane, Queensland.
3 Cognitive Coaching Workshop [Canberra]
‘This workshop will engage participants in understanding how the power of Cognitive Coaching can transform school culture, build genuine capacity in leaders and teachers and ultimately impact student learning’.
Venue : Novotel Canberra, Canberra, ACT.
3 New ! Performance Appraisals from A-Z : From Drab to Inspiration [Brisbane]
‘Many performance appraisal systems are used in a way that they are rarely referred back to, live on a shelf for 12 months with no human contact made, don’t inspire action and leave much to be desired. Aimed at service leaders and team leaders, this workshop is designed to step you through the development of a performance appraisal process that will inspire your staff to achieve more in their role beyond satisfactory performance’.
Venue : Karstens Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
3 New ! Transition to School : More than Letters and Numbers [Canberra]
‘This workshop draws on the research highlighting the benefits of a positive transition experience and key perspectives and considerations for ensuring all children and their families experience the best possible start to school’.
Venue : Mantra MacArthur Hotel, Canberra, ACT.
3-4 Fierce Conversations [Toowoomba]
‘his two-day workshop teaches participants how to have Fierce Conversations: productive dialogue that interrogates reality, provokes learning, resolves tough challenges and enriches relationships’.
Venue : TBC, Toowoomba, Queensland.
4-9 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2019
Weaving the threads of CHI. This ‘is the premier international conference of Human-Computer Interaction. A place where researchers and practitioners gather from across the world to discuss the latest in interactive technology’.
Venue : Scottish Event Campus, Glasgow, Scotland.
5-7 2019 AACSB Redesigning the Undergraduate Curriculum
‘This conference features curricular initiatives to help schools navigate an environment of intense competition, financial constraints, growing employer expectations, and disruptive technologies. Learn from a diverse range of schools as they share content and best practices in critical areas of curriculum design and implementation. On your path to continuous improvement, discover strategies that will put you a step ahead of the competition’.
Venue : Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
6 2019 Diverse Learners Conference [Canberra]
‘The conference focuses on successful strategies to include and engage students with Down syndrome, intellectual disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, chromosomal disorders and developmental delay. The conference will showcase current research and innovative approaches that can be incorporated into any learning environment. An emphasis on practical activities and strategies will assist educators to ensure that students with diverse learning needs can engage purposefully in learning and experience academic success’.
Venue : Mantra on Northbourne, Canberra, ACT.
6 New ! Clarity - What Matters MOST in Learning, Teaching, and Leading [Sydney]
‘Bringing ‘CLARITY’ to the elements that sharpen precision-in-practice ensures knowing ‘where to next’. How to gain ‘Clarity’ is based on a set of interrelated concepts deployed within an evidence-proven framework and implemented consistently and reflectively across systems, schools and classrooms’.
Venue : Sydney Masonic Centre, Sydney, NSW.
6 New ! New Careers Advisers’ Day
‘This day is for Careers Advisers in NSW high schools only [or those who have recently finished a tertiary qualification in Careers education seeking a role in a NSW high school] and preference will be given to Careers Advisers who are new to the Careers Advising role in the last 3 years’. A wide range of topics are listed to be addressed.
Venue : UTS Aerial Function Centre, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW.
6-7 New ! Applied Positive Psychology [Melbourne]
‘By synthesising research in the field of Positive Psychology, supported by current thinking in positive education, neuroscience, mindfulness, positive organisational practices and positive leadership, the course provides comprehensive coverage of the key theories and concepts that are transforming workplaces and classrooms across the world’.
Venue : Stamford Plaza Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
6-7 New ! Positive Leadership [Melbourne]
This ‘will both affirm and challenge you as you reflect upon how you can become a more positively effective leader. At completion, you can expect to be well equipped with exciting new knowledge, empowering practical strategies, and an invigorated sense of purpose and passion as a positive leader. More important than being an expert, you will be an example others will want to follow’.
Venue : Stamford Plaza Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
7 2019 Diverse Learners Conference [Melbourne]
‘The conference focuses on successful strategies to include and engage students with Down syndrome, intellectual disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, chromosomal disorders and developmental delay. The conference will showcase current research and innovative approaches that can be incorporated into any learning environment. An emphasis on practical activities and strategies will assist educators to ensure that students with diverse learning needs can engage purposefully in learning and experience academic success’.
Venue : Karstens Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
7 New ! Clarity - What Matters MOST in Learning, Teaching, and Leading [Darwin]
‘Bringing ‘CLARITY’ to the elements that sharpen precision-in-practice ensures knowing ‘where to next’. How to gain ‘Clarity’ is based on a set of interrelated concepts deployed within an evidence-proven framework and implemented consistently and reflectively across systems, schools and classrooms’.
Venue : Darwin Convention Centre, Darwin, Northern Territory.
7 Framework for Understanding Poverty [Alice Springs]
‘Does your school serve children and families who are economically vulnerable ? This one-day learning experience will give you new understanding and practical strategies to address the needs of your school community’.
Venue : Alice Springs Convention Centre, Alice Springs, Northern Territory.
7 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. BiG Day In events are held on University campuses around Australia [where possible] to give students an insight into what “university life” might look like’.
Venue : Bush Court, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Western Australia.
8 New ! Clarity - What Matters MOST in Learning, Teaching, and Leading [Brisbane]
‘Bringing ‘CLARITY’ to the elements that sharpen precision-in-practice ensures knowing ‘where to next’. How to gain ‘Clarity’ is based on a set of interrelated concepts deployed within an evidence-proven framework and implemented consistently and reflectively across systems, schools and classrooms’.
Venue : Mercure Hotel Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
8-10 2019 NEAS Management Conference
‘The 2019 NEAS Management Conference is focused on Australia’s relationship with ASEAN in ELT. Be empowered by key influencers of ELT in ASEAN and Australia sharing key theory, research and practice in our industry’.
Venue : Doltone House, Pyrmont, Sydney, NSW.
9 New ! Clarity - What Matters MOST in Learning, Teaching, and Leading [Bathurst]
‘Bringing ‘CLARITY’ to the elements that sharpen precision-in-practice ensures knowing ‘where to next’. How to gain ‘Clarity’ is based on a set of interrelated concepts deployed within an evidence-proven framework and implemented consistently and reflectively across systems, schools and classrooms’.
Venue : Rydges Mount Panorama, Bathurst, NSW.
9 Framework for Understanding Poverty [Darwin]
‘Does your school serve children and families who are economically vulnerable ? This one-day learning experience will give you new understanding and practical strategies to address the needs of your school community’.
Venue : Alice Springs Rydges Palmerston, Darwin, Northern Territory.
9-10 Women and Leadership Australia Symposium [Brisbane]
‘The Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce. The Symposiums have been running for over ten years and have become the most highly attended women’s leadership events in the country’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
9-10 ** New ! Leading School Transformation Program
‘A three-day program about changing and empowering schools through 4Cs pedagogy and professional practice. The 4Cs approach is responsive to the challenges and opportunities of the 21st Century by embedding creativity, collaboration, critical reflection and communication in learning, teaching and leadership’. ** Also includes 28 June 2019. This is Workshop 1.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
9-11 Creative Commons Global Summit 2019
‘We’ve grown the CC Global Summit every year as hundreds of leading activists, advocates, librarians, educators, lawyers, technologists, and more have joined us for discussion and debate, workshops and planning, talks and community building. It’s a can’t-miss event for anyone interested in the global movement for the commons’.
Venue : Museu do Oriente, Lisbon, Portugal.
10 New ! Clarity - What Matters MOST in Learning, Teaching, and Leading [Adelaide]
‘Bringing ‘CLARITY’ to the elements that sharpen precision-in-practice ensures knowing ‘where to next’. How to gain ‘Clarity’ is based on a set of interrelated concepts deployed within an evidence-proven framework and implemented consistently and reflectively across systems, schools and classrooms’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
10 Cognitive Coaching Workshop [Adelaide]
‘This workshop will engage participants in understanding how the power of Cognitive Coaching can transform school culture, build genuine capacity in leaders and teachers and ultimately impact student learning’.
Venue : The Grange Golf Club, Adelaide, South Australia.
10 Spelling for Life [Melbourne]
‘Knowing how to spell requires four basic strands of knowledge : visual, morphological, phonological and etymological. Deciding which strand to apply and when is a formidable task for teachers. Uncovering the simplicity and science of spelling breaks the subject of spelling down into key topics’.
Venue : ACER, Camberwell, Melbourne, Victoria.
10 New ! The Creative Classroom
‘Want to make your curriculum sing ? Learn how to incorporate performing arts into your classroom. Whatever your skill level, join Rebecca Sabatino and Alex Utz as they bring music, drama and dance activities to life !’
Venue : Kew Scout Hall, Kew, Victoria.
10-11 2019 ECA Reconciliation Symposium
‘The symposium brings the matter of reconciliation in early childhood into the spotlight and works towards a better future for all Australians. The symposium will be held over two days and the format will be highly interactive’.
Venue : Moonee Valley Racing Club, Moonee Ponds, Victoria.
10-11 Adelaide Careers and Employment Expo
‘The 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’.
Venue : Jubilee Pavilion, Adelaide Showground, Adelaide, South Australia.
10-11 Asia International Conference on Multidisciplinary Research 2019
‘AIMR’19 is a premier knowledge building event in Multidisciplinary Research in South Asia and this event is for its thought-leading and cutting-edge content, unequalled networking opportunities among the participants and presenter friendly academic environment’.
Venue : Renuka City Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
11-12 International Conference on Multidisciplinary Trends in Social Sciences and Business Research 2019 [MTSBR]
The ‘Aim of our peer-reviewed conference is to bring together the world’s leading scholars and opinion leaders and to increase our understanding of emerging scientific issues and research methodologies relating to business management, economic and social sciences. Please, engage freely in discussions, share your ideas and build relationships among the group of international researchers’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Potts Points, Sydney, NSW.
12-17 ISfTE 2019
Teacher Education for the Next Decade: Looking to the Past to Inform the Future. We look forward to providing ISfTE members with an engaging, productive, and memorable space to exchange knowledge and views about contemporary and future issues in teacher education and educational research’.
Venue : Brock University, Niagara Falls, Canada.
13 New ! Clarity - What Matters MOST in Learning, Teaching, and Leading [Canberra]
‘Bringing ‘CLARITY’ to the elements that sharpen precision-in-practice ensures knowing ‘where to next’. How to gain ‘Clarity’ is based on a set of interrelated concepts deployed within an evidence-proven framework and implemented consistently and reflectively across systems, schools and classrooms’.
Venue : Rydges Capital Hill, Canberra, ACT.
13-15 2019 EFMD Doctoral Programmes Conference
The ‘Target group are Heads of Doctoral Programme and Research. More information coming soon’.
Venue : Lancaster University Management School, Lancaster, United Kingdom.
13-16 New ! IUNC Eurasia 2019 ► The 8th Annual Conference for HigherEd Co-operation Development
‘The Annual International HigherEd Event, focused on University Cooperation Development and Edu Agency Relations Building. The exclusive face-to-face networking event specifically designed to connect universities from around the world with international office directors from European and Asian institutions and edu agencies from different countries’.
Venue : Moscow, Russia.
13-17 Museums Galleries Australia National Conference 2019 [MGA2019]
‘In 2019 we travel to the geographical centre of the nation to tackle some of the biggest thematic areas that occupy much of our national conversation. Museums and Galleries are situated at the very centre of that conversation in relation to our place within our communities and the way we are deeply implicated in both a local and national understanding of Australia’s past, present and shared future’.
Venue : Alice Springs [Mparntwe], Northern Territory.
13-17 The Web Conference 2019
‘The Conference aims to provide the world with a premier forum for discussion and debate about the evolution of the Web, the standardisation of its associated technologies, and the impact of those technologies on society and culture. The conference brings together researchers, policy makers, developers, users and commercial ventures’.
Venue : Hyatt Regency San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA.
13-19 Designing a Flipped Classroom
‘Flipped learning is a model of teaching in which the more passive learning activities such as watching lectures, happen outside of the classroom, saving more in-person class time for interactive activities. In this workshop, you will explore different flipped design models and the educational benefits of the flipped design. You will gain a deeper understanding of how to implement this strategy into your own teaching’.
Venue : Asynchronous Workshop [Online].
13-19 Designing with Accessibility in Mind
‘During this asynchronous, week-long workshop take a deeper dive into the principles and guidelines of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 that course instructors and instructional designers need to consider when creating online courses. The heart of this workshop will focus on ways to meet accessibility criteria through three important components’.
Venue : Asynchronous Workshop [Online].
14 New ! Clarity - What Matters MOST in Learning, Teaching, and Leading [Melbourne]
‘Bringing ‘CLARITY’ to the elements that sharpen precision-in-practice ensures knowing ‘where to next’. How to gain ‘Clarity’ is based on a set of interrelated concepts deployed within an evidence-proven framework and implemented consistently and reflectively across systems, schools and classrooms’.
Venue : Mercure Melbourne Treasury Gardens, Melbourne, Victoria.
15 New ! Clarity - What Matters MOST in Learning, Teaching, and Leading [Hobart]
‘Bringing ‘CLARITY’ to the elements that sharpen precision-in-practice ensures knowing ‘where to next’. How to gain ‘Clarity’ is based on a set of interrelated concepts deployed within an evidence-proven framework and implemented consistently and reflectively across systems, schools and classrooms’.
Venue : Rydges, Hobart, Tasmania.
15-16 Science of Learning Summit 2019
‘The Science of Learning Summit will explore the research on how people learn and then apply those new skills in the workplace. You will walk away with a stronger understanding of your audience, including what motivates them, how to remove their barriers to acquiring and applying new knowledge, and strategies to improve practice and performance’.
Venue : Live Online Event.
15-17 2019 Basics [LESANZ
‘The theme for our conference next year is Country to Coast to Global. This theme will explore how we bring technologies and services from the most remote areas of the country and deliver them to markets locally and across the world’.
Venue : Howard Smith Wharves, Brisbane, Queensland.
16-17 VET Development Centre [VDC] 2019 Teaching & Learning Conference
‘This is Australia’s leading conference specifically designed for VET teaching staff. The conference attracts between 150 and 200 delegates from over 70 organisations’.
Venue : RACV Torquay Resort, Torquay, Victoria.
16-17 New ! The 2019 Mental Health in Schools Conference [Sydney]
‘Mental Health : Shifting the Script; Protective Factors for Mental Health and Young People; Mental Fitness in Practice : Considered and Disruptive Approaches; Mental Health in Schools : Changing Lives; Considered and Disruptive Approaches; Growing up Digital : Young People, Technology and Mental Health; Shifting the Script : Building Mentally Fit Schools’.
Venue : Luna Park Function Centre, Sydney, NSW.
16-18 The Asian Conference on Language Learning 2019 [ACLL2019]
‘This conference provides opportunities to explore psychological, theoretical and practical aspects of language learning. Whether one’s focus is the impact of technology or the integration of emotions into the classroom, we can and must all rely on each other to best serve students and support them in becoming autonomous, independent language learners. An international, intercultural, and interdisciplinary conference such as this brings us together; to surprise, support, and learn from each other’.
Venue : Toshi Centre Hotel, Tokyo, Japan.
16-19 Careers Expo 2019 and VET Expo 2019
‘WA’s only complete careers event will again bring together the broadest range of tertiary education, training and vocational organisations with students, their parents and others interested in improving their career prospects’.
Venue : Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
16-19 Thinking & Learning Conference
A wide range of topics ranging from ‘Professional Learning Communities : What they are and what they aren’t and Myths of Gifted Children through to Teaching with Creativity in the Classroom and The Top 10 Tools to Transform Your Teaching’ plus many more.
Venue : The Heath, Caulfield Racecourse, Caulfield East, Victoria.
17 Conversationally Intelligent Leaders & Schools [Sunshine Coast]
‘This full-day workshop will engage you in how to leverage your potential for Co-Creative leadership through activating your hardwired Conversational Intelligence®[C-IQ]’.
Venue : TBC, Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
17 2019 VET CEO Conference
‘The conference program has been tailored specifically to address the needs of CEOs [and key decision makers] of an RTO to explore critical components of future-proofing any business. It offers fantastic opportunities to ignite your passion, gain valuable insights, be inspired by thought leaders and explore approaches that could help shape the direction of your RTO’.
Venue : Doltone House - Darling Island, Pyrmont, NSW.
17-18 2019 Early Childhood Education Conference [Early Learning Association Australia]
‘How do we get to the stage where Early Childhood Education and Care is recognised throughout the community as a key educational, social, and economic building block for society ? This year’s conference theme – Growing Tomorrow – confronts this fundamental question’.
Venue : Crown Conference Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
17-18 Boarding Schools Expo [Dubbo]
‘By bringing the leading schools to major centres in regional NSW and Victoria where they are all under one roof, the Expo gives your family the chance to discuss your educational needs directly with representatives of the school’.
Venue : Dubbo, NSW.
17-19 EC-MENz National Summit 2019
‘A line-up of rock-star presenters are being assembled to bring you quality professional development in a warm and supportive environment. Wāhine are always most welcome ! This is a fantastic opportunity to engage in affordable, relevant, quality professional development with a focus on the many roles of good men in ECE’.
Venue : Noah’s Ark ELC, Whanganui, New Zealand.
19-22 Theta 2019 [The Tipping Point]
‘The number one biennial conference in Australasia promoting the intelligent use of information technology in higher education and research’.
Venue : Novotel Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW.
20 New ! Fundamentals of Explicit Direct Instruction ]SPELD NSW]
‘Delivering training on strategic instructional practices for designing and delivering well-crafted lessons that explicitly teach grade-level content to all students. Gain practical teaching skills that can be used right away for improved student engagement and for more effective classroom management’.
Venue : SPELD NSW, Parramatta, NSW.
20-21 New ! Applied Positive Psychology [Sydney]
‘By synthesising research in the field of Positive Psychology, supported by current thinking in positive education, neuroscience, mindfulness, positive organisational practices and positive leadership, the course provides comprehensive coverage of the key theories and concepts that are transforming workplaces and classrooms across the world’.
Venue : Sir Stamford at Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW.
20-21 New ! Positive Leadership [Sydney]
This ‘will both affirm and challenge you as you reflect upon how you can become a more positively effective leader. At completion, you can expect to be well equipped with exciting new knowledge, empowering practical strategies, and an invigorated sense of purpose and passion as a positive leader. More important than being an expert, you will be an example others will want to follow’.
Venue : Sir Stamford at Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW.
20-22 Reggio Inspired Pedagogy [Gold Coast]
‘Participants will engage in a variety of provocations and collegial dialogue aimed to encourage reflection on teaching practices, environmental revitalisation and a Reggio Inspired image of the child, the teacher, the family, and the school’.
Venue : TBC, Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise, Queensland.
20-22 World Congress on Nursing Care
‘Theme : Advanced Technologies and Best Practices in Nursing & Integrated Care’.
Venue : TBC, Yokohama, Japan.
20-23 21st Annual International Conference on Education
‘Please note that all our conferences are non-thematic as explained in our policy [click here]. However, academic members and friends can take the lead to organise and chair stream-panel-sessions as part of this conference’.
Venue : TBC, Athens, Greece.
21 New ! Building higher performing primary schools through whole school literacy strategies
SPELD Queensland. ‘This seminar will explore the characteristics of high performing schools; the striving for consistent implementation of evidence-based programs, time efficient tracking of student performance and the investment in getting things right when students are first learning to read, spell and write. The session will focus on effective explicit literacy instruction in conjunction with time efficient tracking’.
Venue : SPELD Queensland, Woolloongabba, Queensland.
21-22 School Planning Design & Construction Conference
‘The needs of instructors, as well as the needs of students with various backgrounds and learning abilities, are the building blocks of these futuristic spaces. Digital learning and new building configurations have defied the traditional education model, and those in charge of school planning must reflect that shift in their ideas and implementation’.
Venue : Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
22-24 Positive Schools 2019 Mental Health and Wellbeing Conference [Brisbane]
A major aim is ‘to provide solution focused ideas and strategies for nurturing wellbeing, positive mental health and a love of learning and life in young people’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
23-24 ICHE London 2019 : 21st International Conference on Higher Education
‘Provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Higher Education’.
Venue : TBC, London, UK.
23-24 Insight Coaching [Noosa]
‘This two-day introductory workshop provides foundational knowledge. Micro-skills taught throughout the workshop build depth of understanding. Attendees also have the opportunity to practice their new coaching skills’.
Venue : RACV Resort Noosa, Noosa, Queensland.
23-24 Making Learning Visible [Gold Coast]
‘Participants will experience many opportunities to explore materials, utilising an inquiry lens, with the intent to gather artifacts of individual and group learning, create pedagogical documentation and engage in reflective dialogue about the process of making learning visible’.
Venue : TBC, Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise, Queensland.
23-24 New ! The 2019 Mental Health in Schools Conference [Melbourne]
‘Mental Health : Shifting the Script; Protective Factors for Mental Health and Young People; Mental Fitness in Practice : Considered and Disruptive Approaches; Mental Health in Schools : Changing Lives; Considered and Disruptive Approaches; Growing up Digital : Young People, Technology and Mental Health; Shifting the Script : Building Mentally Fit Schools’.
Venue : The Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
24 The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People [Brisbane]
‘The Seminar brings together leading experts in youth mental health and equip participants with the knowledge, skills and tools to better look after the wellbeing of the young people they work with. Specifically, it provides them with the latest updates in relation to specific mental illnesses, prevention and early intervention strategies as well as options for support, self-care and management of mental illnesses’.
Venue : UQ Centre, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland.
24-25 Brisbane Careers and Employment Expo
‘The Expo is a leading careers, training and education event in Queensland. The event offers the opportunity for students, job seekers and career changers of all ages to connect with organisations for guidance, clarity and opportunities in relation to career options’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
24-25 New ! HALT Summit 2019
‘A free event for nationally certified teachers from across Australia. The Summit provides an opportunity for HALTs to work with leading thinkers from Australia and internationally, develop skills that equip them to lead and inspire colleagues, and collaborate with other Highly Accomplished and Lead teachers’.
Venue : Darwin Convention Centre, Darwin, Northern Territory.
24-25 Leadership Development Masterclass [Bond University]
Alliance of Girls’ Schools Australasia. ‘The Masterclass with Bond University offers a specially designed program for school leaders to explore personal leadership and the challenges and opportunities associated with leading schools in an ever-changing landscape’.
Venue : Bond University, Robina, Queensland.
24-26 The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies [ACCS 2019]
‘The agency to improve our own lives, and those of others, is the theme of this international conference, inviting us to consider the ways in which we contextualise and process the past, reimagining ourselves, our relationships, and our environments; driving positive change and reclaiming the future as a time we look towards with hope, and even optimism’.
This Conference will be held alongside The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies. Registration for either conference will allow delegates to attend sessions in the other.
Venue : Toshi Centre &Tokyo Garden Terrace Kioicho, Tokyo, Japan.
24-26 The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies [ACCS 2019]
‘The agency to improve our own lives, and those of others, is the theme of this international conference, inviting us to consider the ways in which we contextualise and process the past, reimagining ourselves, our relationships, and our environments; driving positive change and reclaiming the future as a time we look towards with hope, and even optimism’.
This Conference will be held alongside The Asian Conference on Asian Studies. Registration for either conference will allow delegates to attend sessions in the other.
Venue : Toshi Centre &Tokyo Garden Terrace Kioicho, Tokyo, Japan.
25 New ! 2019 Riverina Cluster Conference
Mathematical Association of NSW. ‘Join us for our first Regional Conference in the Riverina !’
Venue : International Hotel Wagga Wagga, Wagga Wagga, NSW.
26-28 2019 AACSB Annual Accreditation Conference Asia Pacific
‘A unique opportunity to learn—and truly understand—the AACSB Accreditation Standards, while gaining insight into the latest trends in Asia Pacific and global accreditation. Discover the challenges schools in Asia Pacific face regarding accreditation and formulate solutions that will help the accreditation community worldwide’.
Venue : Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
26-31 Aurora Institute for Emerging Leaders 2019
‘An annual five day program for those who have been identified as potential leaders by their own organisation and have had two years experience in a supervisory or management role. It is an exciting and challenging experience with the residential nature of the program adding to its intensity and impact’.
Venue : Q Station, Manly, NSW.
27 2019 Diverse Learners Conference [Toowoomba]
‘The conference focuses on successful strategies to include and engage students with Down syndrome, intellectual disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, chromosomal disorders and developmental delay. The conference will showcase current research and innovative approaches that can be incorporated into any learning environment. An emphasis on practical activities and strategies will assist educators to ensure that students with diverse learning needs can engage purposefully in learning and experience academic success’.
Venue : Toowoomba City Library, Toowoomba, Queensland.
27 Using and interpreting data in schools [ACER]
‘Designed for teachers and school leaders who wish to build solid shared understandings about the kinds of data used in schools, the different ways in which data can be represented and what they can tell teachers about student learning’.
Venue : Online.
27-29 2019 International Conference on Information Resources Management [Conf-IRM 2019]
‘The conference is designed to provide a venue for researchers to get substantive and beneficial feedback on their work. Conf-IRM builds on the traditions of the Information Resources Management Association [IRMA] Conferences. Under new leadership, the IRMA Conference has been re-positioned and is now known as Conf-IRM’.
Venue : Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand.
27-29 2019 International Conference on Learning and Teaching [ICLT 2019]
‘The conference focuses on the unique challenges of learning and teaching in multi-cultural contexts in universities and high schools and on innovative and emergent practices that are informed by pragmatic scholarship’.
Venue : TBC, Seoul, South Korea.
27-29 EDUINNOV2019 - 2019 International Conference on Education and Innovation
The ‘Conference is an optimal platform for academic communications, exchange of ideas and inspirations between specialists and scholars in the fields of education and innovation, including hot issues such as vocational education, applied psychology, innovation economy and innovative research’.
Venue : Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, China..
27-31 IASSIST Conference 2019
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : John Niland Scientia Building, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW.
28-31 Learning Environments Australasia : Enhancing the Educational Experience
‘In a world of rapid change and disruption, the role of education and educational facilities is transforming the way people learn, what they learn, and where they learn. Join us and discover the experiences at the fore of this “transformance”’.
Venue : Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
29-31 Positive Schools 2019 Mental Health and Wellbeing Conference [Melbourne]
A major aim is ‘to provide solution focused ideas and strategies for nurturing wellbeing, positive mental health and a love of learning and life in young people’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
29-5/1-6 VIII International Early Childhood Care and Education Conference [ECCE 2019]
‘One of the largest international conferences devoted to modern childhood issues attended by academics, students, practitioners, and policymakers’.
Venue : NUST MISIS, Moscow, Russia.
30-31 The AIS School Counsellors’ Conference 2019
‘The premier event of 2019 for counsellors from independent schools across NSW. The annual two-day Conference will provide participants with professional learning that is up-to-date, theoretical, practical and relevant to supporting students within the independent school sector. The Conference theme - Working at the Pointy End - will cover a range of highly relevant topics aimed to stimulate thinking and professional dialogue’.
Venue : Novotel Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney Olympic Park, NSW.
30-5/1-6 Motion Design Education Summit 2019
‘The summit was founded to develop motion design research outlets, in order to disseminate motion design research and define the field. Our group has grown as our mission continues. We encourage, share, and help shape motion design by providing a platform for research and pedagogy to be explored and celebrated’.
Venue : Massey University, School of Design, Wellington, New Zealand.
31 The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People [Perth]
‘The Seminar brings together leading experts in youth mental health and equip participants with the knowledge, skills and tools to better look after the wellbeing of the young people they work with. Specifically, it provides them with the latest updates in relation to specific mental illnesses, prevention and early intervention strategies as well as options for support, self-care and management of mental illnesses’.
Venue : Winthrop Hall, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia.
31-5/1-6 National Education Summit 2019 [Brisbane]
‘Academics and leading educators will present a range of concurrent sessions and workshop events across four conferences at the Summit : Special Needs Symposium, Digital Classroom Conference, Creativity and Innovation in Learning Conference, and the Capacity Building School Libraries Conference, alongside an education focused Free Trade Expo’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
31-5/2-6 CBCA Biennial National Conference
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, Canberra, ACT.
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2019 Igniting Leadership Program
Leadership Victoria. ‘Explores the essentials of leadership and what it means to be an effective leader in today’s world. Drawing on the experience of our expert facilitator, a range of dynamic guest speakers and a diverse group of peers in the room’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.

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