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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.

August 2019
Date Event
1 Updated ! Australasia 2019 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; Think systematically and rigorously about relevant modern day issue’.
Venue : Canberra Girls, Canberra, ACT.
1 Big Ideas from Reggio in Daily Practice [Canberra]
‘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 on Northbourne, Canberra, ACT.
1 Curiosity Works [Melbourne]
Leading and teaching with curiosity in mind. In this interactive, hands-on session, you’ll learn about simple shifts you can make in classrooms and across entire schools to “flip the script” on improvement efforts — not by driving learning from the “outside-in”, but rather, by changing the “inside-out”, starting with what’s inside every student [and teacher] and waiting to come out : curiosity’.
Venue : Mercure Melbourne Treasury Gardens, Melbourne, Victoria.
1 Driving Productive Collaboration Workshop [Perth]
‘High-level collaboration is the way of the future in education. In this workshop, school leaders will learn the key commitments required to drive a collaborative school culture where student and teacher learning thrives’.
Venue : TBC, Perth, Western Australia.
1 New ! Law for School Counsellors WA
‘Understanding and Navigating Informed Consent from Students and Parents; Examining and Interpreting Exceptions to Privacy and Confidentiality Obligations of School Counsellors – When Can You Share or Disclose ?; Student Self-Harm, Suicide Attempts and Return to School : Understanding the Extent of Your Duties; Family Law Review : Effectively Navigating Court Orders, Parents and Your Obligations’.
Venue : Parmelia Hilton, Perth, Western Australia.
1 New ! School Law WA
‘A comprehensive day with staff and student issues addressed. Topics include Performance management best practice primer; managing staff conduct outside the school’s gates; understanding and managing key obligations and legal risks in outsourcing and using contractors, casual workers and volunteers; student bullying and cyber-bullying update; managing students with mental health issues; troubling sexualised behaviours and sexting’.
Venue : Parmelia Hilton, Perth, Western Australia.
1 Women and Leadership Australia Symposium [Adelaide]
‘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 : The Playford, Adelaide, South Australia.
1-2 New ! Behaviour Management in Schools - National Conference 2019
‘This conference provides teachers and schools with… A better understanding of student behaviour. New responses to challenging behaviours. A huge range of easy to use daily strategies. Insights into how to build positive relationships with students.’.
Venue : Melbourne Cricket Ground, Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria.
1-2 Creating Intentional Learning for Young Children
‘Everything we do with young children influences how they behave, interact, think and what they learn. Resulting, if we, is adults, want to create learning situations and environments that are most likely to foster optimal growth and development, we must carefully structure learning to maximise positive learning outcomes and create lifelong learners’.
Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.
1-2 IEAA Transnational Education Forum 2019
‘IEAA’s Transnational Education Forum has cemented its place as a key event in the professional development calendar of practitioners and academics involved in TNE partnerships and program delivery’.
Venue : Victoria University City Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
1-2 ** 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 16 September 2019. This is Workshop 2.
Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.
1-2 Singapore Learning Design and Technology Conference [SLDT 2019]
‘A broad range of Learning Design topics, including significant developments as well as innovative uses of technology that promote learning, performance, and instruction, will be presented at SLDT 2019. We invite education researchers, designers, developers, instructors, and other professional practitioners to attend’.
Venue : Grand Copthorne Waterfront, Singapore.
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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
2 Curiosity Works [Adelaide]
Leading and teaching with curiosity in mind. In this interactive, hands-on session, you’ll learn about simple shifts you can make in classrooms and across entire schools to “flip the script” on improvement efforts — not by driving learning from the “outside-in”, but rather, by changing the “inside-out”, starting with what’s inside every student [and teacher] and waiting to come out : curiosity’.
Venue : Pullman Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.
2 New ! Ed Summit 2019
‘Ed Summit 2019 Lead the Change will bring together global thought-leaders, trail-blazers and disruptors from the education sector and beyond to look at the evolving face of education and provide education leaders with the tools they need to create an action plan based on best practice from around the world’.
Venue : Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Victoria.
2 Show-Stopping School Concerts
‘Do you want to put on a show that will blow your school community away, but don’t know where to start ? Or do you have all the ideas ready go, but still need a helping hand to bring your production to life ? Join Laura Knowling and Anna Joyce as they give you simple and effective tools to create a show-stopping [and stress-free !] performance’.
Venue : Kew Scout Hall, Kew, Victoria.
2 Teachers as Architects of Learning Workshop [Perth]
‘Learning architects commit to the development of their teaching expertise and effectively monitor the impact their practices have on learning. In this workshop, participants will develop their own blueprint for teaching through the exploration of more than 100 strategies and approaches’.
Venue : TBC, Perth, Western Australia.
2 The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People & Kids in Cyberspace [Sydney]
‘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 : Sydney Town Hall, Sydney, NSW.
2-3 New ! 1st Global Conference on Hospitality, Tourism and Sports Management [GCHTSM 2019]
‘The main theme of this conference is Success through Synergy. The conference will cover every topic from the areas of Hospitality, Tourism and Sports Management. Research active scholars from different countries will participate in the event to present their latest research and best practices’.
Venue : Education Development Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
2-3 5th Asia Pacific Conference on Contemporary Research [APCCR- 2019]
‘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’.
Venue : Education Development Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
2-3 New ! ICESS 2019
‘This conference a platform for both academicians and professionals from multi-disciplinary interests to meet and interact with members inside and outside their own particular disciplines. The conference also provide a platform where researchers, professionals, academicians and industries to share and generate forum of the latest researches’.
Venue : Langkawi Seaview Hotel, Langkawi, Malaysia.
3 The Aspiring Women Leaders Conference 2019 [AISWA]
‘This conference aims to provide relevant training and preparatory experiences in leadership and to demystify the application and interview process for female aspirant leaders’.
Venue : Perth, Western Australia.
3-4 New ! Science Alive ! [Adelaide]
‘Science Alive ! is one of the largest interactive science exhibitions in Australia, and brings together the big names in science and technology. We’ll have exhibitors providing hands-on fun that is interactive, dynamic, fun, and educational for all ages’.
Venue : Adelaide Showground, Adelaide, South Australia.
3-6 New ! 43rd Annual Scientific Meeting - Human Genetics Society of Australasia
‘The theme for the conference is Winds of Change to convey the importance of new developments in genetics and genomics [including therapeutics], cancer genetics and engaging with the broader community, in particular indigenous populations’.
Venue : Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington, New Zealand.
3-7 Updated ! WACE 21st World Conference on Cooperative and Work-Integrated Education2019
‘Advancing Cooperative and Work Integrated education - Inspire, Innovate, Evolve’.
Venue : University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
4-5 Research Conference 2019 [ACER]
Preparing students for life in the 21st Century: Identifying, developing and assessing what matters. Held annually, Research Conference highlights the latest national and international research in education’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.
4-9 Updated ! 15th International Conference of The Mathematics Education for the Future Project
Theory and Practice : An Interface or A Great Divide ? ‘Meet educators from all over the world working on new ideas in the teaching of mathematics, statistics, informatics and science. At our last conference 125 people attended from 22 countries, giving both practitioners and researchers opportunities to develop future international links for research projects’.
Venue : Maynooth University, Kildare, Ireland.
5 Updated ! 2019 Townsville Careers Expo
‘The region’s most comprehensive careers, employment and training expo that offers visitors the latest information on tertiary studies, further training, hands on demonstrations and employment opportunities. If you are look at starting, changing or upgrading your career, don't miss the Townsville Careers Expo to map out your future and you can find it all in the one location, on one day’.
Venue : Townsville Stadium, Townsville, Queensland.
5-6 Higher Education Finance Conference
‘The theme for the 2019 Higher Education Finance Conference is Give yourself the EDGE, which replicates the ATEM promise : Engage. Discover. Grow. Excel’.
Venue : Deakin Downtown, Melbourne, Victoria.
5-6 I’m a new director so where do I start ? [Sydney]
‘Provides new directors with two days of solid and thorough content, which will be the building blocks for a great career in directing an early childhood or middle childhood program. A range of issues related to staffing, managing change, understanding your role, clarifying the regulations and succeeding in the National Quality Standard Assessment and Rating are just a few of the topics that will be covered over the two days of this workshop’.
Venue : Flour Mill Studios, Sydney, NSW.
5-6 Positive Leadership [Brisbane]
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 : NEXT Hotel Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
5-8 WERA 2019 Focus Meeting
‘The main theme of the meeting will be Future of Democracy and Education : Realising Equity and Social Justice Worldwide and prominent scholars dealing with this topic in their educational researches have been invited as keynote speakers. The WERA 2019 Focal Meeting will consist of a program of paper and symposia sessions on topics of world-wide scope’.
Venue : The University of Tokyo/Gakushuin University, Tokyo, Japan.
5-9 24th International Kodály Symposium 2019 [KMEIA]
Information from the Kodály Music Education Institute of Australia.
Venue : Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.
5-9 Updated ! International Congress of Phonetic Sciences ICPhS 2019
‘This is the first time that the Congress will be held in the Southern Hemisphere since its inception in Amsterdam in 1932. Our conference themes are Endangered Languages, and Major Language Varieties. Australia is home to many Aboriginal languages; a very wide variety of migrant languages from Europe, Asia, and more recently Africa; and with our cousins in New Zealand, two major “New World” varieties of English’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
6 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.
6 Using student voice to provide feedback on teacher clarity in a large Humanities Faculty
‘How do you, in a large Humanities faculty, capture student voice to find out how clear learning is to students ? How do you collaboratively involve teachers in responding to this feedback to improve student outcomes ? How do you use this process to develop teacher capability ?’
Venue : Webinar.
6 Year 7 Social Media & Cyber Safety
Alliance of Girls’ Schools Australasia. ‘Year 7 students from WA member schools are invited to attend a Social Media and Cyber Safety presentation. Guest speaker Jordan Foster, Chief Executive Officer of ySafe and an Adolescent Psychologist will discuss her recommendations for how to stay safe online’.
Venue : St Hilda’s Anglican School for Girls, Mosman Park, Western Australia.
6-7 6th Annual STEM Education Conference
‘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 changemakers who are moving forward with positive visions and successfully proven approaches to STEM’.
Venue : Rydges World Square Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
6-7 Gartner ReimagineHR Conference 2019
‘Join 400+ senior HR executives to hear key insights and learn actionable strategies for how HR can support organisational performance when tomorrow is uncertain’.
Venue : Hilton Sydney Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
6-9 International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
‘IASSIDD Congresses are the leading international research and practice meetings in the field of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. We expect to welcome over 1 200 participants to Glasgow, from various professions and career levels, such as health and social workers, social care and educational practitioners, policy makers, family carers, academics and third sector organisations’.
Venue : SEC Centre, Glasgow, Scotland.
6-18 New ! Sydney Science Festival 2019
‘Sydney Science Festival returns with 13 huge days of talks by some of the world’s best researchers, hands-on workshops, exhibitions, panel discussions and family events. The Festival invites cultural and research institutions, museums, universities and communities across greater Sydney to discover, discuss and debate science’.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
7 Curiosity Works [Perth]
Leading and teaching with curiosity in mind. In this interactive, hands-on session, you’ll learn about simple shifts you can make in classrooms and across entire schools to “flip the script” on improvement efforts — not by driving learning from the “outside-in”, but rather, by changing the “inside-out”, starting with what’s inside every student [and teacher] and waiting to come out : curiosity’.
Venue : Hyatt Regency Perth, Perth, Western Australia Australia.
7-8 New ! Emerging Trends in Higher Education Conference 2019
The ‘conference on Emerging Trends in Higher Education aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Emerging Trends in Higher Education’.
Venue : Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
7-8 New ! International Teacher Education Conference [ITEC 2019]
‘The main aim of the congress is to bring scholars, researchers, educators, students, professionals and other groups interested in teacher education to present their works on the developments in educational sciences. It provides an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational fields to share their theoretical knowledge, research findings and educational practices with their colleagues and academic community’.
Venue : George Mason University, Johnson Centre, Fairfax, Virginia, USA.
7-8 New Zealand International Education Conference and Expo [NZIEC] 2019
The ‘2019 theme : Navigating our changing world. NZIEC brings together practitioners and leaders from New Zealand and around the world to explore strategies for growth in international education. The conference provides an opportunity to discuss, strategise and connect with expert speakers and delegates’.
Venue : Skycity Auckland Convention Centre, Auckland, New Zealand.
7-9 NASDAP 2019 Conference
‘The conference will inspire you to jump out of your comfort zone, finding the inspiration to be more resilient, involved and informed in your roles as AP/DPs. Join us to gain new perspectives and practical ideas to help you Go Out & Make a Difference in your own lives and the lives of those around you’.
Venue : Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand.
7-9 The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Mount Gambier]
‘The ConocoPhillips Science Experience is a fun 3 or 4 days of science activities for Year 9 and 10 students in 2019 program year. Each program is designed to provide students who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : University of South Australia [Mount Gambier], Mount Gambier, South Australia.
8-9 International Conference on Science, Engineering & Technology [ICSET] 2019
The conference ‘will provide an excellent international forum for sharing knowledge and a result in Science, Engineering and Technology. The aim is to provide a platform to the researchers and practitioners from both academia as well as industry to meet the share cutting-edge development in the field’.
Venue : Brisbane Technology Park, Eight Mile Plains, Queensland.
8-9 Updated ! Applied Positive Psychology [Brisbane]
‘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 : NEXT Hotel Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
8-9 Teacher Leadership Workshop [Adelaide]
‘A school’s capacity for improvement relies upon effective teacher leaders who have formal or informal roles that extend beyond the classroom in support of whole-school goals. Participants will learn the key attributes of leaders of learning and explore the concept of leadership identity. Gavin will also detail how to lead meaningful collaborative dialogues, provide effective feedback and use conflict productively in order to motivate and inspire others through the process of change’.
Venue : TBC, Adelaide, South Australia.
8-9 Women and Leadership Australia Symposium [Melbourne]
‘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 : Sofitel on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria.
8-10 11th International Conference for Adolescent Success 2019
Includes ‘School Visits; Master Classes; Keynote Speakers; Over 30 concurrent workshops’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
8-10 New ! National Leader’s Summit - Christian Schools Australia
‘Our conference theme, Christian Community Principles, is set around the second pillar of the CSA Architecture. A conference highlight will be the presentation of the results of the Relational Schools Research Project that has taken place during 2017 and early 2018’.
Venue : Alice Springs Convention Centre, Alice Springs, Northern Territory.
8-10 Leading a Digital School Conference 2019
‘The Leading a Digital School Conference offers strategic advice to assist school leaders, aspiring leaders and lead teachers achieve superior digital technology outcomes for their school. Why not attend yourself or send a team of staff involved in steering the strategic direction of your digital technology programs ?’
Venue : Crown Promenade Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria.
9 2019 Queensland Schools VET Conference
‘The Conference will bring together both leading experts and industry bodies to educate, inspire and empower VET practitioners from Queensland schools. Streams cater to RTO Managers, VET Teachers, Principals and Deputy Principals. It offers relevant, topical professional development that is specifically designed for Queensland Schools’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
9 Curiosity Works [Launceston]
Leading and teaching with curiosity in mind. In this interactive, hands-on session, you’ll learn about simple shifts you can make in classrooms and across entire schools to “flip the script” on improvement efforts — not by driving learning from the “outside-in”, but rather, by changing the “inside-out”, starting with what’s inside every student [and teacher] and waiting to come out : curiosity’.
Venue : Grand Chancellor Launceston, Launceston, Tasmania.
9 Global Learning in Higher Education : IEAA-La Trobe Teaching and Learning Summit 2019
‘The event will bring together academics from Australia, Asia, North America and Europe to share and debate their methods of engaging students with the global world in an increasingly interconnected educational environment. This practice aims to develop the capacity of students for critical thinking that addresses the contemporary challenges of global citizenship for community resilience and sustainable development’.
Venue : La Trobe University [City campus], Melbourne, Victoria.
9 Updated ! The AIS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Conference 2019 - Day 2
Creating a Community of Empowerment. This year a second day of the AIS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Conference is being offered focusing on supporting leaders, teachers and support staff in boarding schools 7-12 to further understand the importance of providing culturally responsive and community connected structures for students. This stand-alone day will provide participants with research based support structures for students transitioning into boarding through to Year 12 completion’.
Venue : AISNSW, Sydney, NSW.
9-10 2019 Anglican Schools Australia Conference
‘Over the two days, conference delegates will explore the theme of Awe & Wonder through the rich stories and understandings shared by leading national and international speakers together with sharing of the immense collective knowledge and experience within the communion of Anglican educators and leaders from across the country’.
Venue : Federation Ballroom, Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
9-10 New ! National Dance Forum 2019
‘The National Dance Forum brings together artists, artsworkers, thinkers and activists to discuss and share knowledge on current practices on the theme of Home - dance of place, disruption and belonging. The two-day forum focuses on strengthening the dance sector’s capacity and it engages artists in developing and sharing skills’.
Venue : Darwin, Northern Territory.
10-11 International Conference on Innovative Research Practice in Economics, Business and Social Sciences [IEBS] 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 the solutions adopted’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Potts Point, Sydney, NSW.
10-11 New ! Making a Difference : Student Leadership Summit [Melbourne]
Alliance of Girls’ Schools Australasia. ‘Designed for students who are interested in stepping into student leadership roles, the programme will give girls the skills and confidence needed to pursue their aspirations to lead their classmates and school community. Focusing on leadership and life skills that aren’t taught in schools, the Summit will prepare girls to apply for and take on leadership roles with confidence and purpose’.
Venue : Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar School, Canterbury, Melbourne, Victoria.
10-16 New ! International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence [IJCAI-19] 2019
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Venetian Macao Hotel Resort, Macao, China.
12-16 Deafblind International World Conference 2019
‘We aim to showcase research, experiences and best practices that are shaping the world for those who are deafblind. This conference is not only for academics and professionals working in the field of deafblindness, but also professional interpreters and communication guides, people who are deafblind, together with families of people with both acquired and congenital deafblindness’.
Venue : Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa, Gold Coast, Queensland.
13 3rd Annual STEM in Defence Summit
‘The ADM STEM in Defence Summit is a cornerstone event that brings together Defence, Defence Industry and Education to build the STEM-skilled workforce we need’.
Venue : Hyatt Hotel, Canberra, ACT.
13 New ! Advancing STEM Education Roadshow [Sydney]
‘The Roadshow will address how you can improve pedagogies to drive inquiry based, context led teaching and learning. The conference will provide practical solutions to common challenges in STEM advancement and will bring together STEM experts across the education industry who will share their insights and expertise and provide you with practical takeaways to implement into your own classrooms’.
Venue : Novotel Sydney Central, Sydney, NSW.
13 Teaching for effective intercultural understanding through critical thinking and dialogue
‘Topics and practices that promote understandings of equality and empathy will be discussed, including how class discussions, through a community of inquiry approach, can be used to cultivate values and dispositions such as curiosity, care, empathy, reciprocity, respect and responsibility, open-mindedness and critical awareness’.
Venue : Webinar.
13-19 Aboriginal Cultural Immersion Program : School Leaders
‘The Aboriginal Cultural Immersion Program aims to bring together current and aspiring leaders to experience first-hand the uniqueness of Aboriginal culture and deepen understanding of Australia’s First Peoples, to enable them to lead with greater insight the reconciliation initiatives in their communities’.
Venue : Nhulunbuy Region, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory.
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 Online Presentation.
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 including general universal design practices, creating accessible multimedia, and creating accessible documents’.
Venue : Asynchronous Online Presentation.
14 Australasia 2019 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; Think systematically and rigorously about relevant modern day issue’.
Venue : Ascham School, Edgecliff, Sydney, NSW.
14-15 New ! Implementing 21st Century Pedagogy in Innovative Spaces
Developing the skills students need for the modern world. The conference will bring together thought leaders to share insights and case studies on the best strategies to engage staff with innovative teaching and learning practices and set students up with the soft skills they need to be able to thrive in the modern world’.
Venue : Bayview Eden Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
14-16 Professional Development Network Annual Conference
Griffith University ‘Each year, the Professional Development Network holds a 2 day annual conference on the Gold Coast. The topic for this year will be Strategy : Success by Design’.
Venue : Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast, Queensland.
14-18 2019 International Research Society for Children’s Literature Congress
‘The theme of the conference is Silence and Silencing in Children’s Literature. Information about the conference will be posted on this website continuously’.
Venue : Stockholm City Conference Centre, Stockholm, Sweden.
15 Australasia 2019 Junior Program Gifted & Talented Study Day [Melbourne, Day 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; Think systematically and rigorously about relevant modern day issue’.
Venue : Siena College, Camberwell, Melbourne, Victoria.
15-16 New ! 2019 VTA State Conference
‘The theme of this year’s conference is TAFE : Delivering on the Public Mission. This conference will focus on the public mission of our TAFE institutes. It will consider the contribution made by public education institutions like TAFE beyond ‘retail’, financial or economic metrics and explore its evolving role and contribution to social, economic and environmental wellbeing’.
Venue : RACV City Club, Melbourne, Victoria.
15-16 New ! 2019 Summer Conference on Education Conference
‘The aim of Global Conference on Education is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational fields with cross-disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of pedagogy’.
Venue : University of Riverside, Riverside, California, USA.
15-16 ACHPER Qld. - Brisbane HPE Conference
‘There will be a great mixture of classroom presentations, workshops and practical sessions, many delivered by practicing HPE teachers. Every session offers something for primary and secondary teachers, with a particular emphasis on the new Senior Health and Senior Physical Education Syllabuses’.
Venue : Iona College, Wynnum, Brisbane, Queensland.
15-16 Updated ! 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.
15-16 CEE Biennial Conference 2019
Learning for Tomorrow : The Digital Imperative. ‘How education designs and organises learning for the future and empowers students to flourish in a rapidly changing world’.
Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.
15-16 Connectivity and Collaboration : IEAA Learning Abroad Forum 2019
‘This year’s IEAA Learning Abroad Forum will be designed to foster interactive problem solving. We will discuss the “wicked problems” that many of us face, reassess our ways of working and identify solutions to build capacity across the Australian student mobility sector’.
Venue : University of Technology Sydney, Aerial Function Centre, Broadway, Sydney, NSW.
15-16 New ! SASPA Conference
‘This year’s conference, Looking Deeper : Beyond Certainty, seeks to build on the learning from last year’s event, Seeing Further : The Key to Our Future. The conference combines world-renowned expertise alongside school practitioner experience, in a package designed to affirm, challenge, inspire and question the increasingly complex work of educational leadership. It promises to be both a professionally rewarding, and a personally enriching, experience’.
Venue : National Wine Centre of Australia, Adelaide, South Australia.
15-16 New ! VPA Conference 2019
The Courageous and Creative Leader. Details regarding all aspects of the conference are available from the site. This includes program, speakers, accommodation, even scholarships.
Venue : Pullman Hotel Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria.
15-17 New ! 2019 Play Therapy Conference [APPTA]
‘ Here you will find all of the important details of our conference including our international keynote speakers bio, keynote and masterclass presentations and the other amazing speakers we have chosen for the two day event’.
Venue : Stamford Plaza Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
16-17 Updated ! 2019 Excellence in Early Childhood Education and Care Conference
‘A major event for all those working in or supplying goods and/or services to the early learning sector, this annual conference is a not-to-be-missed event in the early learning calendar. Engaging and expert keynote presentations, break out sessions for service operators, early childhood teachers and educators, an expansive trade exhibition and opportunities for networking add to the appeal of this highly-regarded event’.
Venue : Crown Conference Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
16-18 New ! The West Australian Association of Teacher Assistants Conference 2019
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Parmelia Hilton Hotel, Perth, Western Australia.
17 Anita Chin 3rd Annual Primary Mathematics Conference
‘The conference will show you why the subject of mathematics needs a unique approach to differentiation, and how to make it simple, low-stress and incredibly effective’.
Venue : Campbelltown Catholic Club, Campbelltown, Sydney, NSW.
17 iOnTheFuture6 [Sydney]
More in us than we Know. ‘iOnTheFuture Conference is Australia’s premier Deeper Learning event. Be inspired with one full day of world class PL targeting the learning design and pedagogy required to engage, challenge and empower’.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
17 State Conference 2019 [ETAQ]
‘Bronwyn Lea, UQ will present a keynote address on the value of poetry in the new curriculum landscape. Second keynote to be confirmed. As usual there will be a huge range of practical and inspirational workshops for you to choose from in three sessions. The major publishers will all be mounting, displaying and running competitions’.
Venue : Lourdes Hill College, Hawthorne, Queensland.
17-18 ECCPA [Early Childhood Conference of the Performing Arts]
Victorian Orff Schulwerk Association. ‘Australia’s Premier Early Childhood Conference of the Performing Arts. Four streams of workshops run across the weekend, offering a wide range of topics and teaching styles [incl Orff, Kodaly, Special Needs] for those working with babies, toddlers and children aged 0-8 years’.
Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.
17-19 eLEOT 2019 [EAI International Conference on e-Learning, e-Education and Online Training]
‘As the world of technology offers a rapidly increasing number of outlets for creativity and communications, the world of education is undergoing a significant renovation. This year’s conference aims at exploring e-learning solutions that spark the attention as well as imagination of students through interactivity, immersion, variety of content, or cutting-edge technologies’.
Venue : Kunming, People’s Republic of China.
18 iOnTheFuture6 [Tweed/Gold Coast]
More in us than we Know. ‘iOnTheFuture Conference is Australia’s premier Deeper Learning event. Be inspired with one full day of world class PL targeting the learning design and pedagogy required to engage, challenge and empower’.
Venue : Tweed/Gold Coast, NSW/Queensland.
18-22 2019 ACODE Learning Technologies Leadership Institute
‘The program is designed to broaden your perspectives and develop leadership skills and abilities enabling you to assume effective leadership roles in relation to teaching and learning with an emphasis on the use of learning technologies in universities and other institutes of higher education. It is also designed to encourage you to establish supportive networks that will continue beyond the Institute itself’.
Venue : Mooloolaba, Queensland.
18-23 ISI World Statistics Congress 2019
‘The congress will bring together about 2 500 delegates, comprising statistical researchers, academia, industry practitioners, analysts and policymakers, from all over the world to share insights on development in statistical science and to advance application of statistics for discovery, innovation and decision making’.
Venue : Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
19 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.
19 New ! Math Mastery Series™ [Perth]
‘Australia’s very own Direct Instruction [DI] model. Based on the Farkota DI model, the Math Mastery Series [MMS] has been especially designed for the contemporary Australian classroom’. [Professional Learning, Seminars]
Venue : Ambrose Estate - Wembley Golf Course, Wembley Downs, Perth, Western Australia.
19 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.
19-20 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.
19-20 Bilingualism and Multilingualism Conference 2019 [ICBM]
Bringing ‘together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Bilingualism and Multilingualism’.
Venue : TBC, Bangkok, Thailand.
19-20 Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2019
‘The summit will provide the latest information on new threats and emerging technologies such as AI, machine learning, analytics and blockchain—while helping you address the ongoing shortage of skilled staff’.
Venue : Hilton Sydney Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
19-20 Gathering the Threads of a Learning Story [Melbourne]
‘At their best, Learning Stories inform future curriculum paths and directions. The sociocultural narrative of a Learning Story is pleasingly aligned with a Reggio inspired view of the capable, competent and confident child, a protagonist of their own learning, each with a unique personal, historical and cultural identity’.
Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.
19-20 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.
19-22 PULiiMA 2019 - Indigenous languages and Technology Conference
‘We are thrilled to bring the event to the Northern Territory in 2019 and very excited that the importance of the world’s Indigenous languages will be highlighted as UNESCO have named 2019 the International Year of Indigenous Languages’.
Venue : Darwin Convention Centre, Darwin, Northern Territory.
20 New ! EAL in the mainstream [Victorian Association for the Teaching of English]
‘This workshop will help mainstream English teachers who may not have had EAL training and will focus on - The needs of the EAL student; Reading and writing strategies; Effective assessment and feedback; The listening task assessment. With increased awareness and knowledge of the needs of EAL students and an array of useful resources and strategies, English teachers will feel more confident, enjoy the challenge of differentiating for these unique students’.
Venue : AEU Victoria, Abbotsford, Melbourne, Victoria.
20 Ethical education through the United Nations sustainable goals
‘In this session we will explore the United Nations Sustainable Goals. The need for teaching students about empathy, cultural norms and how this set of goals can address the curriculum needs through inquiry based learning principles and sustainability’.
Venue : Webinar.
21 Australasia 2019 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; Think systematically and rigorously about relevant modern day issue’.
Venue : Daramalan College, Dickson, Canberra, ACT.
21-22 Learning Myths Summit 2019
‘Widespread misconceptions can oftentimes be shared as truth. Learning styles, generational differences, and shorter attention spans are just a few that continue to persist in the face of overwhelming research. The Learning Myths Summit will examine various false beliefs that exist in our industry today and break them down to uncover the truth. You will learn how to defend against these misconceptions within your organisation and produce more effective learning solutions’.
Venue : Live Online Event.
21-22 Self-Regulation in the Early Years [Melbourne]
‘“Shanker Self-Reg® is a powerful method for understanding stress and managing tension and energy flow in order to support mindful self-regulation”. The self-reg lens invites a mindset that sees “misbehaviour” as a manifestation of a stress response. Self-reg helps us to identify hidden and overt stressors in ourselves, others and in the children with whom we work and gives us tools to reframe stress, reduce it, reflect on the stress response and finally to find a sense of well-being through restoration and the development of resilience’.
Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.
21-23 CSA National Leaders’ Summit 2019
‘Our theme is Biblical Literacy and Christian Formation which is the third pillar of the Christian Schools’ Architecture. The summit will see the launch of a number of new resources’.
Venue : Hyatt Regency, Perth, Western Australia.
21-23 The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Whyalla]
‘The ConocoPhillips Science Experience is a fun 3 or 4 days of science activities for Year 9 and 10 students in 2019 program year. Each program is designed to provide students who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : University of South Australia [Whyalla], Whyalla, South Australia.
22 New ! Math Mastery Series™ [Melbourne]
‘Australia’s very own Direct Instruction [DI] model. Based on the Farkota DI model, the Math Mastery Series [MMS] has been especially designed for the contemporary Australian classroom’. [Professional Learning, Seminars]
Venue : Karstens Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
22 Women and Leadership Australia Symposium [Darwin]
‘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 ountry’.
Venue : Darwin Convention Centre, Darwin, Northern Territory.
22-23 EDUCHANGE 2019
‘For Australia’s most innovative K-12 educators. The day before the big event [EC19], we are running the EDlab, which is an action-focused day of learning, building and connecting. At EC19, the day is about adding to your inspiration levels but also giving you practical ideas you can implement immediately back in your schools’.
Venue : The Arena, Docklands, Melbourne, Victoria.
23 Australasia 2019 Junior Program Gifted & Talented Study Day [Perth]
‘The aim of this study day is to help gifted students to Improve their thinking skills; Begin to be able to identify whatis fundamental from what is trivial; Become intellectually creative; Identify assumptions and distinguish between good and poor arguments; Think systematically and rigorously about relevant modern day issue’.
Venue : Wesley College, South Perth, Western Australia.
23-24 Darwin NT Skills, Employment and Careers Expo
‘This is an Expo that attracts many Secondary Schools on the Friday to see what opportunities they have on offer as well as being open to the public for anyone looking to upskill or find a new path of education or knowledge on Friday and Saturday’.
Venue : Darwin Convention Center, Darwin, Northern Territory.
23-24 MAT Conference 2019 and Early Career Mathematics Teachers Day
‘The Early Careers Day will kick off proceedings on Friday 23rd August [venue to be confirmed] to be followed by the conference on Friday afternoon/evening and on the Saturday’.
Venue : Parklands High School, Burnie, Tasmania.
24 Australasia 2019 Junior Program Gifted & Talented Study Day [Perth, Day 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; Think systematically and rigorously about relevant modern day issue’.
Venue : PLC, Peppermint Grove, Perth, Western Australia.
24 Festival of Teaching 2019 [Northern Territory]
‘Professional learning is offered across the curriculum and lead teachers in their field of expertise deliver the workshops [or outsource delivery] to ensure the festival gives NT educators the opportunity to learn from experts. The festival provides quality, targeted professional learning to empower teachers and improve educational outcomes in the NT’.
Venue : Mitchell Centre, Darwin, Northern Territory.
26 New ! Advancing STEM Education Roadshow [Brisbane]
‘The Roadshow will address how you can improve pedagogies to drive inquiry based, context led teaching and learning. The conference will provide practical solutions to common challenges in STEM advancement and will bring together STEM experts across the education industry who will share their insights and expertise and provide you with practical takeaways to implement into your own classrooms’.
Venue : Royal on the Park Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
26 New ! Math Mastery Series™ [Sydney]
‘Australia’s very own Direct Instruction [DI] model. Based on the Farkota DI model, the Math Mastery Series [MMS] has been especially designed for the contemporary Australian classroom’. [Professional Learning, Seminars]
Venue : Karstens Sydney, The Rocks, Sydney, NSW.
26 New ! The Australian Professional Standards For Teachers Explained [Standard 1]
Independent Education Union [NSW/ACT]. ‘Participants will - decode the language of Standard 1; learn how to relate them to your practice as a teacher; reflect upon how different teacher roles [such as careers counsellors, librarians, 1:1 or 1:small group teachers and non teaching executive] can still address Standard 1’.
Venue : Online.
26 New ! The Australian Professional Standards For Teachers Explained [Standard 2]
Independent Education Union [NSW/ACT]. ‘Participants will - decode the language of Standard 2; learn how to relate them to your practice as a teacher; reflect upon how different teacher roles [such as careers counsellors, librarians, 1:1 or 1:small group teachers and non teaching executive] can still address Standard 2’.
Venue : Online.
26-28 New ! SLAM 2019 Conference
‘SLAM 2019 invites industry experts, practitioners and specialists from the Australasian tertiary education sector across these areas to participate in our conference and be ready to start “Shifting Gears”. The conference will showcase University initiatives and innovative approaches to licensing and asset management solutions in support of today’s academic research, teaching and administrative environment’.
Venue : Rydges South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland.
26-29 i-Create 2019 Conference
The conference ‘continues to provide an International platform of conference, Global Student Innovation Challenge, and exhibition featuring innovative technology, equipment, applications, techniques and materials applied in the field of Assistive and Rehabilitative Technology. It is also a stage for technical exchanges to share ideas and best practices in the disabilities field from across the countries’.
Venue : National Convention Centre, Canberra, ACT.
27 New ! Advancing STEM Education Roadshow [Adelaide]
‘The Roadshow will address how you can improve pedagogies to drive inquiry based, context led teaching and learning. The conference will provide practical solutions to common challenges in STEM advancement and will bring together STEM experts across the education industry who will share their insights and expertise and provide you with practical takeaways to implement into your own classrooms’.
Venue : International Visualisation Centre [IVC], Adelaide, South Australia.
27-28 AFR Higher Education Summit 2019
‘With the incisive, independent style it is known for, the summit will once again interrogate prevailing Higher Education policies and practices, and showcase true, transformational innovation from Australia and abroad – all with an eye to uncovering the critical forces that will shape the competitive Higher Education landscape in the years ahead’.
Venue : Hilton Brisbane, Brisbane City, Queensland.
27-29 7th Conference of the International Society for Child Indicators 2019
‘These conferences aim to gather researchers, practitioners, policy makers and child advocates from across the world to share and discuss the latest child indicator research and implications for policy and interventions’.
Venue : University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia.
28 New ! Advancing STEM Education Roadshow [Melbourne]
‘The Roadshow will address how you can improve pedagogies to drive inquiry based, context led teaching and learning. The conference will provide practical solutions to common challenges in STEM advancement and will bring together STEM experts across the education industry who will share their insights and expertise and provide you with practical takeaways to implement into your own classrooms’.
Venue : Ibis Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
28 New ! AACSB Quality Assurance Professionals Workshop
‘During this workshop a couple of different institutional structures will be presented and discussed so that you get a sense of how your role and institution maps on to what best practice might look like. The workshop offers a forum to discuss the collective process where staff, faculty, students, and administrators must work together not only to accomplish a university’s mission and work toward its vision, but also to efficiently communicate its story for accreditation purposes’.
Venue : Hilton Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
28-31 AGOSCI Conference 2019
‘Delegates will have the opportunity to network, share research and influence practices that have led, or will lead, to better and more equitable outcomes and inclusion for people with complex communication needs’.
Venue : Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
29 New ! AACSB Continuous Improvement Review Seminar
‘This seminar begins with a discussion of the accreditation foundation, which leads into a review of the accreditation standards, giving particular focus to the changes in the standards. The review is followed by an exploration of the CIR philosophy and all of its elements, allowing for a greater understanding of the CIR process’.
Venue : Hilton Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
29 Embedding Formative Assessment with Emeritus Professor Dylan Wiliam [Brisbane] 2019
‘Emeritus Professor Wiliam will be discussing embedding formative assessment, and will explore why an increase in educational achievement is needed : what’s been tried, and why it hasn’t worked; what formative assessment is [and isn’t and why formative assessment needs to be the priority for every school; practical techniques for implementing formative assessment; and how to sustain the development of formative assessment with teacher learning communities’.
Venue : Hilton Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland.
29-30 New ! Making Learning Visible [Melbourne]
‘The Making Learning Visible project was first developed collaboratively between researchers at Harvard University’s Project Zero and educators of Reggio Emilia. 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 : Melbourne, Victoria.
29/8-1/9 APRU Sustainable Cities and Landscapes
The conference ‘provides opportunities for academics and experts from different regions, cultures and disciplines around the Pacific Rim to collaborate on common sustainability challenges and to develop new understandings and responses that can foster transformative change within cities, and between cities and their surrounding landscapes’.
Venue : UNSW, Sydney, NSW.
30 Conversationally Intelligent Leaders & Schools [Warwick]
‘This will engage you in how to leverage your potential for Co-Creative leadership through activating your hardwired Conversational Intelligence®[C-IQ]’.
Venue : TBC, Warwick, Queensland.
30 Leadership for Teacher Learning with Emeritus Professor Dylan Wiliam [Brisbane] 2019
‘Emeritus Professor Wiliam will be running a special extension workshop where he will further explore thoughts about the essence of effective teacher leadership discussed at his Embedding Formative Assessment event’.
Venue : Hilton Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland.
30 Updated ! The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People & Kids in Cyberspace [Melbourne]
‘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 : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.
30 Women and Leadership Australia Symposium [Hobart]
‘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 : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
30-31 National Education Summit 2019 [Melbourne]
‘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 : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
30-31 The Education Show
‘The Education Show will showcase the latest cutting edge learning and teaching resources along with programs, support services and technology to educators from across Australia. Visitors can also attend the Free Education Program, to be announced soon as well as the Free Spotlight Stage where exhibitors will provide in depth information about their service, program or resource’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.

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2 Embedding Formative Assessment with Emeritus Professor Dylan Wiliam [Cairns] 2019
‘Emeritus Professor Wiliam will be discussing embedding formative assessment, and will explore why an increase in educational achievement is needed : what’s been tried, and why it hasn’t worked; what formative assessment is [and isn’t and why formative assessment needs to be the priority for every school; practical techniques for implementing formative assessment; and how to sustain the development of formative assessment with teacher learning communities’.
Venue : Shangri-la Cairns, Cairns, Queensland.
2 Holding Difficult and Professional Conversations Workshops [Brisbane]
‘As schools focus on their improvement efforts, it is critical that team members are able to communicate concerns effectively and resolve issues as they arise. In this workshop, participants will learn techniques and processes to help them conduct difficult conversations within their school or system’.
Venue : Victoria Park Golf Clubhouse, Brisbane, Queensland.
2-3 Transforming School Culture Workshop [Canberra]
‘Ensuring high levels of success for all teachers and students is not possible without first creating a healthy, positive school culture. School leaders and teachers will learn how to shape a school culture that truly meets the needs of all students through a relentless focus on high-quality learning and teaching’.
Venue : QT Canberra, Canberra, ACT.
2-5 8th SNAICC National Conference 2019
‘As the largest Conference of its type in the southern hemisphere the SNAICC Conference provides the opportunity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations, policy makers, researchers, government representatives, other non-government organisations and industry representatives to gather and make renewed commitments to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
2-5 AEGC 2019 - Data to Discovery
‘The AEGC is the largest petroleum and mineral geoscience conference in Australasia, and incorporates the West Australian Basin Symposium [WABS] and the ASEG-PESA International Geophysical Conference and Exhibition’.
Venue : Crown Perth, Perth, Western Australia.
2-5 Updated ! Australasian Simulation Congress 2019
‘Simulation Australasia will once again bring together SimHealth, SimTecT and the Serious Games streams for the 2019 Australasian Simulation Congress [ASC] with opportunities for a number of joint sessions of mutual interest’.
Venue : Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Gold Coast, Queensland.
3 New ! Math Mastery Series™ [Brisbane]
‘Australia’s very own Direct Instruction [DI] model. Based on the Farkota DI model, the Math Mastery Series [MMS] has been especially designed for the contemporary Australian classroom’. [Professional Learning, Seminars]
Venue : Karstens Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
3 New ! The Australian Professional Standards For Teachers Explained [Standard 5]
Independent Education Union [NSW/ACT]. ‘Participants will - decode the language of Standard 1; learn how to relate them to your practice as a teacher; reflect upon how different teacher roles [such as careers counsellors, librarians, 1:1 or 1:small group teachers and non teaching executive] can still address Standard 5’.
Venue : Online.
3-4 Preparing for change : Data driven decision making
‘Change in Higher Education is inevitable. Regardless of whether you’re just starting to think about adding a cost odel to your institution’s strategic decision-making tool set, or you already have a model in place, this conference is a prime opportunity to learn more. The two days will cover a range of topics’.
Venue : Rydges South Bank, South Brisbane, Queensland.
3-6 Updated ! 2019 Australian Primary Principals Association [APPA] Annual Conference
‘The theme for the 2019 conference is LEADING THE WAY : collaboration * connection * community. The conference will bring together principals from across Australia representing Government, Catholic and Independent sectors. We will also connect with our international community. The line up of speakers is impressive and inspiring’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
4 Holding Difficult and Professional Conversations Workshops [Adelaide]
‘As schools focus on their improvement efforts, it is critical that team members are able to communicate concerns effectively and resolve issues as they arise. In this workshop, participants will learn techniques and processes to help them conduct difficult conversations within their school or system’.
Venue : The Grange Golf Club, Adelaide, South Australia.
5-6 New ! International Conference on Science, Technology, Engineering and Management [ICSTEM] 2019
‘The key intention is to provide an opportunity for global participants to share their ideas and experience in person with their peers who are 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 : Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, Sydney NSW.
5-6 The AIS Educational Leaders Conference 2019
Reimagining Learning - Schools Investing in a Confident Future ! ‘The AIS Educational Leaders Conference will explore curriculum re-design, impacts for teaching, learning and assessment and consider how schools can most effectively prepare their students for multiple educational pathways and life opportunities in a rapidly changing world’.
Venue : Intercontinental Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
6 Holding Difficult and Professional Conversations Workshops [Hobart]
‘As schools focus on their improvement efforts, it is critical that team members are able to communicate concerns effectively and resolve issues as they arise. In this workshop, participants will learn techniques and processes to help them conduct difficult conversations within their school or system’.
Venue : The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel, Hobart, Tasmania.
6-7 Updated ! ACSA 2019 Biennial Curriculum Conference
‘This exciting conference will explore the key priorities identified that challenge a sustained, long-term and coordinated improvement effort based on shared ambition, action and accountability’.
Venue : Melbourne Zoo, Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria.
8-9 New ! International Conference on Agricultural and Biological Science [ICABS] 2019 [Brisbane]
‘A prestigious event organised with the motivation to provide an excellent international platform for academicians, researchers, engineers, industrial participants and budding students around the world to share their research findings with global experts’.
Venue : Park Regis North Quay, Brisbane, Queensland.
8-9 New ! International Conference on Agricultural and Biological Science [ICABS] 2019 [Perth]
‘A prestigious event organised with the motivation to provide an excellent international platform for academicians, researchers, engineers, industrial participants and budding students around the world to share their research findings with global experts’.
Venue : Adina Apartment Hotel Perth Barrack Plaza, Perth, Western Australia.
8-10 Updated ! GTAV Annual Conference 2019
‘The theme is Climate Change – Sustainable Solutions. Geography is at the heart of understanding and guiding our responses on this most important issue. This relates to every Geography unit. Will this be the most important conference you have been to ?’
Venue : Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
9-10 i-Educate 2019
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Brisbane, Queensland.
10-12 Updated ! BERA Conference 2019
‘The Annual Conference continues to grow and develop and is a great opportunity to disseminate research and network with like-minded colleagues. The success of BERA conference is a tribute to all involved, particularly the BERA office staff. We look forward to seeing you in Manchester’.
Venue : University of Manchester, Manchester, England.
10-12 THE World Academic Summit 2019
The summit ‘will deliver a range of thought-provoking keynote sessions and panel debates from the world’s most innovative thinkers – across industry, policy, academia and higher education management – to answer the biggest questions facing universities and beyond on the topic of “how talent thrives”. This topic will explore key questions for higher education on issues of lifelong learning, industry partnerships, meeting the skills gap, research consortiums, and talent recruitment and management’.
Venue : ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland.
11 Creative Training Techniques - NVC Master Class
‘This Masterclass highlights creative training techniques and approaches that are supported by evidence-based research and is delivered in a dynamic and engaging way to model the methods that work. All in all, the masterclass will share and model 42 tips, techniques, games and activities to support any trainer in building engagement, promoting retention and enhancing the transfer of knowledge back to the job’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland.
11 Mastering ‘Better Teaching’ in a Digital Environment - NVC Master Class
‘Changes in technology, society and student expectations, are motivating instructors to rethink teaching methods. Regardless of the online system or product we use, at it’s core we want to master best practice when it comes to teaching in a digital environment. So what do we need to consider when it comes to our teaching practice and techniques, to ensure that it is relevant to today’s learner ? How do we change what we do to effectively teach an increasingly diverse student population ? Walk away with valuable tools to help you reach today’s digital learner’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland.
11-12 2019 Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Catholic Education NSW State Conference
‘The conference provides a unique opportunity for those in leadership positions or areas responsible for incorporating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander content and perspectives, to explore effective and culturally appropriate strategies, along with current practices that are targeted towards closing the gap in educational outcomes for students’.
Venue : Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, Lovedale, Cessnock, NSW.
11-13 Creating Rubrics
‘Rubrics are an effective tool to evaluate learning and promote effective feedback practices. In this workshop, you will learn how to create and use rubrics to efficiently and consistently evaluate student work. You will discuss the qualities that make a rubric successful, while exploring best practices for grading and assessing students in the online environment’. Second presentation.
Venue : Asynchronous Workshop.
12-13 2019 National VET Conference
The conference ‘will be delivered through an exciting range of presentations, providing attendees with the opportunity to engage in a wide variety of plenary and elective sessions. Pre-conference Master Classes will be held on Wednesday 11 September’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
12-13 2019 Religious Education Symposium : ...
Moving from Theory to Practice : Religious Education in the Classroom. ‘The symposium is designed for staff working in a variety of roles across the Catholic Education sector including Principals; Assistant Principals [Religious Education]; Teachers; Mission and Identity Leaders and Heads of Religious Education’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
13 Education Future Forum 2019
‘Bringing together the best of McCrindle’s research and analytics with The Excellence Centre’s hands-on experience and innovation, the Education Future Forum provides educational leaders and practitioners with input and dialogue on trends and best practice in education’.
Venue : Pacific Hills, Dural, NSW.
13 New ! Leading with Vitality : Wellbeing for Women Educators
‘We warmly welcome you to join us at this one-day wellbeing conference curated by women educators for women educators. Be immersed in our inspirational and empowering keynotes, panel discussions and practical sessions as the state’s leaders come know-how to transform your leadership journey and own your professional successes’.
Venue : Mantra Legends Hotel, Surfers Paradise, Queensland.
15-17 2019 AACSB Global Accreditation Conference
‘The Global Accreditation Conference addresses important issues affecting business schools, such as technology, faculty models, research impact, globalisation, and accountability, in the context of accreditation and through a contemporary lens’.
Venue : San Antonio Marriott Rivercentre, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
15-18 Developing Leaders Conference [National] 2019
Christian Education National. ‘Save the date. Further details and registration to come... ’.
Venue : Tasmania.
15-18 New ! Teaching and Learning Conference [National]
Christian Education National. ‘Save the date. Further details and registration to come... ’.
Venue : Tasmania.
16-17 New ! International Conference on Chemistry Education and Research
Theme : Current Trends, Advancements and Applications in Chemistry and Research. Chemistry Education 2019 spreads an extensive range of critically important sessions from basic research to recent innovations’.
Venue : Rome, Italy.
16-18 ** AES 2019
‘Conference theme : Evaluation un-boxed. Evaluation can be a gift – with the potential to strengthen the lives of individuals and communities. This potential is best realised when evaluation is opened up to end users and when evaluators draw on the knowledge and practices of those they work with. Trans-disciplinary approaches and technological advances provide further possibilities. Join us to learn, create connections and shape the ever-evolving role of evaluation and evaluator. ** Conference workshops 15 and 19 September 2019’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.
17-19 Updated ! The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Wantirna]
‘The ConocoPhillips Science Experience is a fun 3 or 4 days of science activities for Year 9 and 10 students in 2019 program year. Each program is designed to provide students who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : KIOSC, Wantirna, Victoria.
17-19 The Education and Development Forum [UKFIET] 2019
‘The conference will explore questions such as How can education systems be reformed in ways that enable them to provide large scale solutions to respond effectively to diverse needs ?, How can local and marginalised communities participate in the debate over educational futures ? and more through a number of sub-themes to be announced in January 2019’.
Venue : TBC, Oxford, United Kingdom.
17-20 20th Australasian Research Management Society Conference 2019 [ARMS 2019]
Research management excellence and impact : it’s our business. ‘Are you interested in a conference program rich with content, which celebrates our profession ? Do you want to be involved to contribute, strengthen, and build the future of our society ? Or do you simply wish to take advantage of this fabulous learning opportunity, network with friends and colleagues ? Join us in Adelaide’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
18 Aboriginal perspectives in early childhood education : But where do I begin ? [Sydney]
‘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 : Flour Mill Studios, Newtown, Sydney, NSW.
18-19 New ! University IT Service Strategy & Challenges
‘The conference will unpack the challenges associated with delivering an effective IT service strategy, by showcasing universities that have transformed IT departments from a simply a function to an essential department in achieving organisational objectives’.
Venue : The Peninsula Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
18-20 2019 English Australia Conference
‘The English Australia Conference is the largest annual gathering of teachers, teacher trainers, administrators, student support staff, marketers, managers and others involved in the delivery of English language intensive courses to overseas students [ELICOS] in Australia’.
Venue : Pullman Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria.
19-21 2019 CDAA National Conference
‘The conference title is Inspiring Excellence in Career Development : Integration. A new paradigm is emerging around us – the fields of work, training and education are becoming increasingly integrated, with a push for career development to be integrated into other activities rather than a stand-alone specialisation. As Career Development Practitioners we need to understand this new paradigm and integrate our understanding into practice’.
Venue : Hyatt Hotel, Canberra, ACT.
20-22 2019 MANSW Annual Conference
The conference theme is ‘Mathematics : The Greatest Show. The keynote speakers are Matt Parker and Doug Clarke’.
Venue : Crowne Plaza, Terrigal, NSW.
22-24 2019 AASE National Conference
‘The theme for the 2019 AASE National Conference is Flourishing Learners in Thriving Learning Communities. The Conference streams will cover the key areas of : Inclusive Practice, Working in Partnership, Engagement and wellbeing, Leadership and Transitions. This Conference will provide an opportunity for educators, academics, professional support staff, families, community members and key stakeholders to come together to collaborate, share knowledge, network and learn together’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
22-25 New ! Australian Political Science Association Annual Conference 2019
Shifting identities, political change and the idea of the ‘Nation’. The theme for this year’s conference is focussing on questions of political identity, political change, linked to wider themes of nation and nationhood. APSA 2019 will also have a dedicated focus on Indigenous politics and policy issues, and the wider process of reconciliation’.
Venue : Flinders University, Bedford Park, Adelaide, South Australia.
22-25 International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition [ICDAR] 2019
‘ICDAR is a very successful and flagship conference series, which is the biggest and premier international gathering for researchers, scientists and practitioners in the document analysis community’.
Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.
23 New ! 2019 ACHPER [SA] / SACPSSA Health & Physical Education Primary Years Conference
‘This engaging conference will offer best practice strategies and programs to effectively engage your students in Physical Education/Physical Activity’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : TBC, South Australia.
23 New ! Making a Difference : Student Leadership Summit [Brisbane]
Alliance of Girls’ Schools Australasia. ‘Designed for students who are interested in stepping into student leadership roles, the programme will give girls the skills and confidence needed to pursue their aspirations to lead their classmates and school community. Focusing on leadership and life skills that aren’t taught in schools, the Summit will prepare girls to apply for and take on leadership roles with confidence and purpose’. [The Sydney and Brisbane Summits are condensed one-day workshops.]
Venue : St Margaret’s Anglican Girls’ School, Ascot, Queensland.
23-25 The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Ballarat]
‘The ConocoPhillips Science Experience is a fun 3 or 4 days of science activities for Year 9 and 10 students in 2019 program year. Each program is designed to provide students who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : Federation University, Ballarat, Victoria.
23-25 The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Gippsland]
‘The ConocoPhillips Science Experience is a fun 3 or 4 days of science activities for Year 9 and 10 students in 2019 program year. Each program is designed to provide students who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : Federation University, Gippsland, Victoria.
23-27 18th APCChE Congress
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Sapporo, Japan.
24 New ! Science Alive ! [Whyalla]
‘Science Alive ! is one of the largest interactive science exhibitions in Australia, and brings together the big names in science and technology. We’ll have exhibitors providing hands-on fun that is interactive, dynamic, fun, and educational for all ages’.
Venue : MAB, Tonsley Innovation District, Clovelly Park, Whyalla, South Australia.
24-26 The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Toowoomba]
‘The ConocoPhillips Science Experience is a fun 3 or 4 days of science activities for Year 9 and 10 students in 2019 program year. Each program is designed to provide students who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland.
25-27 The ConocoPhillips Science Experience [Canberra]
‘The ConocoPhillips Science Experience is a fun 3 or 4 days of science activities for Year 9 and 10 students in 2019 program year. Each program is designed to provide students who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a wide range of fascinating science activities under the guidance of scientists who love their work’.
Venue : Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.
25-28 2019 Early Childhood Australia National Conference
From Vision to Action is the theme for Early Childhood Australia’s [ECA] National Conference. This conference will explore current and emerging practice to enhance young children’s experiences across the spectrum of service and education settings they attend. This includes early childhood education and care as well as the early years of school, outside school hours care and child/parent programs such as playgroups and family centres’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.
27-29 6th Asia Pacific Rim Confederation of Counsellors Conference [ACA 2019]
‘Conference Theme : Insight and Learnings from around the Pacific Rim; meeting your community’s mental health needs’.
Venue : Hilton Brisbane, Brisbane City, Queensland.
29/9-3/10 Tertiary Education Management Conference 2019
Distilling Ideas, Transforming Futures. ‘Another wonderful opportunity to share our ideas and discover how we can distil the brilliance in everyone to transform higher education through exploring alternative visions of the future. I would like to thank you for joining us on this exciting journey of opportunity to learn and grow and lead the way into the future of higher education’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
30 New ! Making a Difference : Student Leadership Summit [Sydney]
Alliance of Girls’ Schools Australasia. ‘Designed for students who are interested in stepping into student leadership roles, the programme will give girls the skills and confidence needed to pursue their aspirations to lead their classmates and school community. Focusing on leadership and life skills that aren’t taught in schools, the Summit will prepare girls to apply for and take on leadership roles with confidence and purpose’. [The Sydney and Brisbane Summits are condensed one-day workshops.]
Venue : Ravenswood School for Girls, Gordon, NSW.
30/9-4/10 Train the Trainer [Brisbane]
Dr Anita Archer for Queensland Association of State School Principals. ‘Designed for teacher leaders and school l eaders who want to improve and maintain the instructional delivery skills of their colleagues and teaching staff’.
Venue : .

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