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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.

May 2020
Date Event
1

Growing Science 2020

‘Come along for hands-on, evidence based, effective strategies to engage your early and primary years students. Visit trade displays, network with experienced colleagues and enjoy the atmosphere of Queensland’s premier conference for primary teachers of science’.

Venue : USQ Springfield Campus, Tingalpa, Queensland.

1

Spectacular 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 to go, but 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 : 1st Kew Scout Hall, Kew, Melbourne, Victoria.

1-3

2020 : Schooling the Self

Promoting Self Awareness, Confidence, and Compassion for Achievement. ‘ Discover the science of self-awareness, acceptance, authenticity, self-care and mindful self-compassion, self-confidence, and positive self-concepts and identity. Learn ways to becoming a more “authentic” teacher and leader; help students become more aware, confident, and successful, and how your feelings of acceptance, awe, and curiosity impact learning’.

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

2

2020 ASLA Literacy Research Summits [Western Australia]

‘Dr Merga will be supported by other research experts and experienced practitioners who will provide an opportunity to explore the application of her ideas and equip delegates with strategies to use in the workplace to advocate for the place of the school library. This will include guidance in developing a strong and research-based program designed to both support and raise literacy levels right across our schools’.

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

2-4

New ! CSEDU 2020 Conference

‘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. CSEDU 2020 will provide an overview of current technologies as well as upcoming trends, and promote discussion about the pedagogical potential of new educational technologies in the academic and corporate world’.

Venue : Vienna House Diplomat Prague, Prague, Czech Republic.

2-5

2020 Round Table Conference

‘The 2020 Conference will explore the ever-expanding opportunities presented to people with print disabilities in a rapidly changing landscape : opportunities for information access and creation, for communication and learning. This conference provides three full days of technical research, presentations and practical workshops on issues related to accessibility. There are also many opportunities for networking and socialising with key speakers, presenters and attendees. The Australian Braille Authority [ABA] Annual Meeting will be held on Saturday and the Round Table AGM on Sunday’.

Venue : Bayview Eden, Melbourne, Victoria.

4

Early Career Teacher Program [Perth]

‘The ECTP is designed to support teachers in the first few years of teaching to thrive in their profession. The ECTP includes Working effectively with a mentor, Learning from others, Understanding the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, Collecting and annotating portfolio evidence to transition from provisional to full registration, Working with Parents, Classroom Management and The longevity of your career, building resilience . . . and much more’. Powerful Partnerships.

Venue : Travelodge, Perth, Western Australia.

4-5

Stockholm International Conference of Research in Vocational Education and Training

‘A forum for discussion and dissemination of state of the art research in VET. A space for international networking and co-operation’.

Venue : Several Venues, Stockholm, Sweden.

4-6

New ! 2020 EFMD Doctoral Programmes Conference

‘This event encompasses all the different facets of doctoral education around the world. Created specifically for business school professionals in charge of doctoral programmes and research, it addresses the challenges within different types of doctoral programmes. Follow the global trends and keep your innovative spark alive as we continually examine different models for doctoral training including research mobility, research placement, the nature of the curriculum and international cooperation’.

Venue : Wirtschafts Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria.

4-7

ALIA National 2020 Conference

‘ALIA provides the platform as a meeting point for all Library and Information professionals, from all sectors and all areas of Australia and the international community. The National Conference provides unparalleled opportunities to become stronger as professionals and as an industry with engaging programs and a forum to collaborate, network and build partnerships amongst our colleagues, peers, industry leaders and corporate partners’.

Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.

5

Amplify Your Impact [Brisbane]

QASSP. ‘In this workshop, Andrew equips leaders with a new suite of skills that enables them to be resilient while delivering results in a demanding context’.

Venue : QASSP Leadership Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.

5

New ! 2020 Illume Learning Diverse Learners Conference [Sydney]

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

Venue : Karsten’s Sydney, Sydney, NSW.

5

Effective Pedagogy — High Impact Strategies [Perth]

‘This 1 day professional learning experience will explore a range of learning strategies students need to succeed. The program is designed to engage participants and support them to grow and better understand how to implement high impact strategies in their classrooms. Whether you are beginning your career or an experienced teacher, this workshop has something for everyone. There is a particular focus on Engaging Students and Effective Feedback’. Powerful Partnerships.

Venue : Travelodge, Perth, Western Australia.

5

PLC at Work™ Workshop [Brisbane]

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

Venue : TBC, Brisbane, Queensland.

5

Quality Improvement Plans : . . . [Newtown]

What is Quality ? How do we improve ? Who is planning ? ‘This full-day session will cover everything you need to know about the development, implementation and embedding of quality improvement across your setting, and the development of a Quality Improvement Plan [QIP] as evidence of change. The session will assist to clarify your understandings around the purpose of the QIP and the self-assessment process. Develop your skills and knowledge around getting the whole team involved in the process, valuing the critical reflective practices and utilising the insights and discussions to shape future action’.

Venue : Flour Mill Studios, Newtown, Sydney, NSW.

5

New ! The Importance of Self-Care to Prevent Burnout

‘Learning the secrets to not only fitting self-care into our days and weeks but finding the things that bring us joy can decrease stress, increase energy, and help keep us mentally and physically healthy. In this unmissable session, participants will learn self-care tools and strategies to help bring more balance and alignment into your work and home life’.

Venue : Webinar.

5-8

New ! Women in Education Leadership Summit 2020

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

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

6

Coaching/Mentoring Program [Perth]

‘Current research shows us that supporting the professional growth of our teachers by facilitating pedagogical dialogue and providing effective feedback will have significant benefits for our students. Discover how to maximise the experience of both being coached, and being a coach. Topics include effective conversation strategies, classroom observation techniques, collecting evidence, setting goals and tracking progress, using data effectively, understanding the learning cycle, preparing beginning/pre-service teachers for registration requirements. Not only will your coaching and mentoring skills be enhanced, but your overall leadership qualities will be taken to another level’. Powerful Partnerships.

Venue : Travelodge, Perth, Western Australia.

6

Disability Equity by Design Series - Part 1 : Re/Framing Disability

‘This is Part 1 of a three-part webinar series that will examine how disability is framed in society and explore the power of design to promote equity. Throughout this series we will discuss concepts that shape the disability experience as well as practical applications to the online environment that contribute to equitable learning experiences’. The second and third parts are listed below at 13 and 20 May 2020. Each requires separate registration.

Venue : Webinar.

6

Talking to Parents about the Hard Stuff [Brisbane]

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

Venue : Karstens Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.

6

Foundations of Teaching Sprints [Dr Simon Breakspear]

Queensland Education Leadership Institute. ‘Provides school and teacher leaders with a thorough understanding of the Teaching Sprints approach to collaborative teacher professional learning. Numerous research studies confirm that teaching quality has the largest in-school influence on student learning, and that high-quality professional learning can lead to improvements in student achievement’.

Venue : QELi, Level 14, Brisbane, Queensland.

6

PLC at Work™ Workshop [Melbourne]

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

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

6-7

New ! LawSense School Law VIC 2020 [Melbourne]

Essential details about sessions and the tracks within them, information about the presenters, registration and much more is provided on the site. There is also a brochure which can be downloaded.

Venue : RACV City Club, Melbourne, Victoria.

7

From Conflict to Collaboration [Perth]

‘No one likes conflict . . . no one likes to have the ‘difficult’ conversations. Unfortunately sometimes we are confronted with upset or angry parents or staff and we need to find a way to a solution. This 1 day professional learning experience will help you develop your skills to deal with these difficult situations - whether it be upset or angry parents, or uncooperative colleagues. We explore how to develop your emotional intelligence around reading body language, deescalating upset parents/staff, developing more effective relationships, structuring the critical conversation for positive outcomes and much more’. Powerful Partnerships.

Venue : Travelodge, Perth, Western Australia.

7-8

8th Stockholm International Conference of Research in Vocational Education and Training

‘A forum for discussion and dissemination of state of the art research in VET. A space for international networking and cooperation, part of the yearly academic events of VETNET [The European network of research in Vocational Education and Training]’.

Venue : Birka Cruise Terminal, Stockholm, Sweden.

7-8

Emerging Leaders Development [Brisbane]

‘Take control of your career destiny, kick start your personal capability development and embrace the concepts of self-guidance and continuous improvement. The program works across three targeted areas and culminates in building a personal development plan to put it all into action’.

Venue : Level 1, 60 Edward Street, Brisbane, Queensland.

7-8

Short Course in Applied Positive Psychology [Melbourne]

‘The Short Course in Applied Positive Psychology is an academic course, but it is also a practical course, grounded in the application of research findings to real-world contexts. You will be empowered with a deep knowledge of each of the Elements of Wellbeing identified by Professor Martin Seligman in his PERMA Model of Wellbeing. As well, you will gain a solid understanding of the science of neuroplasticity, the identification of strengths, and the practice of mindfulness’.

Venue : Stamford Plaza Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.

8

New ! Accidental Counsellor Training [Rockhampton]

‘The Accidental Counsellor Training for anyone not trained as a counsellor but often finding themselves in counselling situations by accident. The Accidental Counsellor Training will focus on 3 core themes : Wellbeing, Connection and Influence’.

Venue : Rockhampton Leagues Club, Rockhampton, Queensland.

8

Aspirant Leaders Program [Perth]

‘This Leadership Program is designed for teachers and leaders who are looking to improve and develop their leadership qualities. Whether you have you just landed your first leadership position, are considering a future in a leadership role, or have been in leadership for some time and need that spark, this workshop will support your growth and development as a leader. We will cover essential attributes and skills of effective leadership including time management, influencing others, management V leadership, strategic planning, crucial conversations, building the capacity of others, leading with integrity . . . and so much more’. Powerful Partnerships.

Venue : Travelodge, Perth, Western Australia.

8

New ! The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposium [Brisbane]

‘The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce’. Select Brisbane from the listing on the home page for specific details and registration.

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

8

New ! The Wonderful World of our 2s and 3s [Newcastle]

‘This workshop offers rich insight into the happenings in the 2s to 3s classroom; the intense emotions, the high level of activity, the need for reassurance. Understanding the life of a toddler will help you develop relationships and create spaces and curriculum which meet the unique needs of the 2s to 3s age group and ensure that your work is theory based, practical and relevant’.

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

8

WA Regional Conference for Middle Years #WACAS20

Adolescent Success. ‘Middle Years expert Keynote Speakers. Opportunities for you to present. Facilitated networking/sharing practice. Research based sessions on transitions and well being in the middle years’.

Venue : Georgiana Molloy Anglican School, Yalyalup, Western Australia.

8-9

New ! SEA GLaM Conference - Steiner Education Australia

‘Keynote Speakers include Dr Tom Brunzell, Berry Street Childhood Institute and Dr Neil Boland, Auckland University of Technology. A full program and registration information will come out in early 2020’.

Venue : Samford Valley Steiner School, Samford, Queensland.

8-9

New ! Stage 6 Conference 2020 [ACHPER NSW]

‘Our 2020 program will challenge your current practical applications, engage in new ideas and develop your skills, while linking to appropriate NESA Standards. Our conference program is running over 2 days offering specific workshops tailored to Stage 6 PDHPE and CAFS teachers and features knowledgeable presenters all with exceptional classroom experience’.

Venue : Bankstown Sports Club, Bankstown, NSW.

8-9

New ! VADEA Conference 2020 - VADEA NSW

‘The conference program will focus on presentations and workshops from artists and visual arts and design educators who investigate the dynamic between diverse and resounding voices, provoking action and critical points of intersection and exchange in our contemporary world. It will propose ways of re-envisioning how we perceive, voice and enact meanings across diverse contexts of local, global, personal, cultural, peripheral and transparent truths’.

Venue : Aerial UTS Function Centre, Ultimo NSW.

8-10

Liberty & Society 2020

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

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

9

2020 ASLA Literacy Research Summits [South Australia]

‘Dr Merga will be supported by other research experts and experienced practitioners who will provide an opportunity to explore the application of her ideas and equip delegates with strategies to use in the workplace to advocate for the place of the school library. This will include guidance in developing a strong and research-based program designed to both support and raise literacy levels right across our schools’.

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

9

2020 NSW ECEEN Conference

The theme of the conference is Celebrate Mother Earth. The site covers the program for the day, This includes outdoor sessions. Transport and other details are also provided.

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

9-11

Asia Pacific Summit on Girls’ Education

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

Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.

10

2020 Diversity and Inclusion Conference

‘Drive innovation through diversity. Inspire creativity through inclusion. The 2020 Diversity and Inclusion Conference will inspire hundreds of people with stories of hope and triumph against all odds’.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

10-11

Asia Pacific Summit on Girls’ Education

‘Join the conversation on girls’ education at the 2020 Summit — the premier gathering of girls’ education advocates in the Asia Pacific region. Inspirational speakers will open doors to new possibilities, challenge traditional thinking and explore the tough issues facing girls and young women. Connect with education leaders from diverse backgrounds, schools and countries’.

Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.

11

Australasia Senior Programme - Gifted & Talented Study Day [Perth]

‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The aim is to help gifted students to Improve their thinking skills; Begin to be able to identify what is fundamental from what is trivial; Become intellectually creative; Identify assumptions and distinguish between good and poor arguments; and Think systematically and rigorously about relevant modern day issues’.

Venue : St Hilda’s School, Mosman Park, Perth, Western Australia.

11

The AIS NSW Science Conference 2020 - Science Heads of Department Day

‘A valuable opportunity to network with secondary Science leaders at this Conference. Keynote speakers and a range of workshops which focus on both leadership in Science and Science teaching and learning will make this a professional learning opportunity that requires priority in your calendar’.

Venue : Taronga Zoo, Mosman, NSW.

11-13

2020 Global Academic Programs Conference

‘This three-day scientific conference centres our attention on the theme – New Frontiers – Leading Inspired Cancer Care. We are looking forward to highlighting global collaborations that bring to light clinical and translational research, population health and government engagement initiatives’.

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

11-14

CCGrid2020 : The 20th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Internet Computing

‘The CCGrid symposium series serves as a major international forum for presenting and sharing recent research accomplishments and technological developments in the field of Cluster, Cloud and Internet computing’.

Venue : The Langham Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria.

11-14

New ! Higher Education Strategic Finance & Resource Efficiency Summit [Sydney]

‘Understand how automation is driving efficiency & affecting skills. Strategic tools for budgeting, forecasting and planning. Articulate value fluently in financial and non-financial terms. Learn best practise techniques to inform strategic thinking’.

Venue : Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour, Sydney, NSW.

11-16

New ! The 24th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining [PAKDD]

‘One of the longest established and leading international conferences in the areas of data mining and knowledge discovery. It provides an international forum for researchers and industry practitioners to share their new ideas, original research results, and practical development experiences from all KDD related areas, including data mining, data warehousing, machine learning, artificial intelligence, databases, statistics, knowledge engineering, visualization, decision-making systems, and the emerging applications’.

Venue : Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, Singapore.

12

2020 Australian Network on Disability National Conference

‘Australia’s pre-eminent event in disability as it relates to business, the conference provides an unparalleled opportunity to discover tested and pioneering practices to progress employment, retention and inclusion of people with disability. It connects a powerful network of business leaders, diversity and human resources professionals, industry experts and influencers from the public, private and for-purpose sectors’.

Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.

13

New ! Accidental Counsellor Training [Sydney]

‘The Accidental Counsellor Training for anyone not trained as a counsellor but often finding themselves in counselling situations by accident. The Accidental Counsellor Training will focus on 3 core themes : Wellbeing, Connection and Influence’.

Venue : York Events, York Street, Sydney, NSW.

13

Disability Equity by Design Series - Part 2 : Re/Framing Disability

‘This is Part 2 of a three-part webinar series that will examine how disability is framed in society and explore the power of design to promote equity. The disability experience is shaped by the dynamics of power and privilege. This webinar will explore prevalent stereotypes about disability and how design choices can both perpetuate or combat these damaging ideas’. The first and third parts are listed at 6 and 20 May 2020. Each requires separate registration.

Venue : Webinar.

13

New ! Melbourne Education - Australian Copyright Council Seminar

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

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

13

The Proactive and Strategic Partner - An EA Masterclass [Sydney]

‘This course is designed to help remove the lottery of chance, and to accelerate the development of a trusted Partnership, enabling EA and Executive to be confident that it has the right foundations and structure to ensure alignment in all critical communication, task, responsibility and reporting areas, and guarantee a more productive and effective working relationship’.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

13-14

New ! Strategy & Innovation Sydney 2020

Their Why Attend page provides a wealth of details and reasons for doing so. ‘Our focus is on uniting leading minds, generating unrivalled learning experiences, creating passionate discussion and actual transformation. Two days of keynote presentations, panel sessions and workshop . . . ’.

Venue : Doltone House - Jones Bay Wharf, Pyrmont, Sydney, NSW.

13-15

New ! 2020 Graduate Curriculum Conference [AACSB]

‘Drawing on diverse experiences and best practices, the Graduate Curriculum Conference will provide valuable insights about the content and pedagogies of graduate level curricula for full and part-time programs while also allowing participants to network and exchange ideas’.

Venue : Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.

[13]14-15

Positive Schools 2020 [Western Australia]

‘Australia’s premier mental health and wellbeing conference for teachers, school leaders and allied health professionals. Register to find out how to build safe and respectful relationships across your whole school community; create contextual wellbeing from the inside out and develop a healthier school culture for every young person today’.
A Pre-Conference day will take place on 13 May.

Venue : Rydges Esplanade Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia.

14

New ! Accidental Counsellor Training [Adelaide]

‘The Accidental Counsellor Training for anyone not trained as a counsellor but often finding themselves in counselling situations by accident. The Accidental Counsellor Training will focus on 3 core themes : Wellbeing, Connection and Influence’.

Venue : Hotel Richmond, Rundle Mall, Adelaide, South Australia.

14

New ! Future Work Summit

‘A place where business, education, government, and emerging organisations come together and explore the strategies that maximise productivity, create a forward-thinking workplace culture, streamline business processes and gain insight into the technology and data driving the workforce of the future’.

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

14

New ! Melbourne GLAM - Australian Copyright Council Seminar

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

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

14

The BiG Day In [Perth]

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

Venue : Winthrop Hall, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia.

14-15

Dare to Lead Sydney 2020

‘You will learn how to build brave cultures and drive performance by unpacking the four skills required to build brave cultures and resilient students through Navigating vulnerability, Building trust, Leading with values, and Rising with setbacks’. All details are found on the site.

Venue : TBC, Sydney CBD, NSW.

14-15

VDC 2020 Teaching and Learning Conference

‘The 2020 Conference program will consist of highly interactive concurrent workshops as well as high-profile keynote presentations on the theme of VET teaching and learning strategies for engaging with industry and learners’.

Venue : RACV Torquay Resort, Torquay, Victoria.

14-16

New ! Creative Commons Global Summit 2020

‘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. The Summit is a can’t-miss event for anyone interested in the global movement for the commons’.

Venue : Lisbon, Portugal.

15

2020 VET CEO Conference [Velg Training]

‘The event will encourage, motivate and validate your current practices and deliver content that is thought-provoking and relevant to your future. We want to help you develop a shared vision and strengthen your network. The program will be tailored specifically to address the needs of not only CEOs but senior leaders and key decision makers of an RTO, to explore critical components of future-proofing your business’.

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

15

The AIS NSW PDHPE Conference 2020

PDHPE K-10 : The Power of Purpose. ‘Explore innovative, engaging and authentic teaching, learning and assessment strategies to create purposeful and explicit learning in PDHPE. Be inspired by keynote speakers who will address significant concepts for young people which are a focus of the PDHPE K-10 syllabus to promote healthy, safe and active lives. Immerse yourself in interactive practical and theoretical workshops designed to dive deeply into a variety of syllabus areas’.

Venue : Genea Netball Centre, Sydney Olympic Park, NSW.

15-16

Aboriginal Members Conference 2019 [NSWTF]

‘The Aboriginal conference is open to all financial Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander members of Federation. There will be keynote speakers, stallholders, workshops and more’.

Venue : Federation’s Conference Centre, Surry Hills, NSW.

15-16

New ! Boarding Schools Expo [Dubbo]

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

Venue : TBC, Dubbo, NSW.

15-16

Drama NSW 2 Day State Conference – Leading the Way

‘This two-day conference is a terrific opportunity for educators across all sectors of the Drama community to collaborate with each other and share innovative teaching and learning practices. The program is a rich and diverse one, featuring many exciting national and international practitioners. It provides an opportunity for drama educators to reflect on teaching practice and implement new strategies that reflect current best practice’.

Venue : Newtown High School of the Performing Arts, Newtown, Sydney, NSW.

15-16

New ! Early Childhood Australia Reconciliation Symposium

‘The ECA Reconciliation Symposium brings the matter of reconciliation in early childhood into the spotlight and works towards a better future for all Australians’.

Venue : DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, Northern Territory.

15-16

National Education Summit [Brisbane]

Includes ‘Capacity Building School Libraries Conference, Additional Needs Symposium, Leadership for Future Focused Schools, Wellbeing for Future Focused Schools, Berry Street Education Model, School and Students of the Future Conference, Designing Learning Conference, Free Seminars and The Education Expo’.

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

15-16

The Education Show [Brisbane]

‘The latest cutting edge learning and teaching resources along with programs, support services and technology will be showcased to educators from across Australia. Visitors can also attend the Free Seminar Program offering sessions delivered by experts on the latest developments in the field as well as the Free Spotlight Stage where exhibitors will provide in depth information about their service, program or resource’.

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

16

2020 ASLA Literacy Research Summits [New South Wales]

‘Dr Merga will be supported by other research experts and experienced practitioners who will provide an opportunity to explore the application of her ideas and equip delegates with strategies to use in the workplace to advocate for the place of the school library. This will include guidance in developing a strong and research-based program designed to both support and raise literacy levels right across our schools’.

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

18

New ! 2020 Illume Learning Diverse Learners Conference [Melbourne]

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

Venue : Karsten’s TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

18

Effective Pedagogy — High Impact Strategies [Adelaide]

‘This 1 day professional learning experience will explore a range of learning strategies students need to succeed. The program is designed to engage participants and support them to grow and better understand how to implement high impact strategies in their classrooms. Whether you are beginning your career or an experienced teacher, this workshop has something for everyone. There is a particular focus on Engaging Students and Effective Feedback’. Powerful Partnerships.

Venue : Education Development Centre, Hindmarsh, Adelaide, South Australia.

18

Australasia Senior Programme - Gifted & Talented Study Day [Brisbane]

‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The aim is to help gifted students to Improve their thinking skills; Begin to be able to identify what is fundamental from what is trivial; Become intellectually creative; Identify assumptions and distinguish between good and poor arguments; and Think systematically and rigorously about relevant modern day issues’.

Venue : TBC, Brisbane, Queensland.

18

Voice and Aspirations - Dr Russell Quaglia [Sydney]

‘Dr. Quaglia will present his groundbreaking work on the importance of voice and the impact it has on students’ academic motivation and aspirations. In this full-day session, educators will learn practical strategies to listen to, learn from, and lead with all students and school stakeholders. This session will focus on how to create the conditions that allow the voices of everyone invested in your school - including students, teachers, principals and parents — to flourish’.

Venue : The Independent Theatre, North Sydney, NSW.

18-19

International Conference on Adult Education and Challenges [ICAEC] 2020

The conference ‘aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Adult Education and Challenges. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns’.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

18-19

International Conference on Education and Higher Education [Sydney]

‘ICEHE 2020 is the premier interdisciplinary forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Education and Higher Education. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world’.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

18-19

International Conference on Right to Education and Education Reforms [ICREER] 2020

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

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

18-19

International Conference on Strategic Management in Higher Education [

‘ICSMHE 2020 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 Strategic Management in Higher Education’.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

18-19

Queensland Department of Education International Conference - 2020 DEi Conference

Leading for global futures. ‘The 2020 DEi Conference will showcase approaches being taken by Queensland state schools to promote global learning and engagement locally and around the world so that every student is able to thrive now and become our global leaders of the future’.

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

18-19

Short Course in Applied Positive Psychology [Sydney]

‘The Short Course in Applied Positive Psychology is an academic course, but it is also a practical course, grounded in the application of research findings to real-world contexts. You will be empowered with a deep knowledge of each of the Elements of Wellbeing identified by Professor Martin Seligman in his PERMA Model of Wellbeing. As well, you will gain a solid understanding of the science of neuroplasticity, the identification of strengths, and the practice of mindfulness’.

Venue : Holiday Inn Parramatta, Parramatta, Sydney, NSW.

18-19

New ! Visible Learningplus [Canberra]

‘The event is held over two full days featuring a Visible Learning Foundation Day and Symposium Sessions. During the Symposium day you will hear about a research-based model of learning and how to apply the principles to achieve more effective learning outcomes for your learners. The Foundation day is designed to consider ways of supporting educators to “see the learning through the eyes of the student and students to see themselves as their own teachers”’.

Venue : Hedley Beare Centre for Teaching and Learning, Stirling, ACT.

18-20

New ! 5th Annual Online and eLearning Summit 2020

Leveraging Innovative Digital Tools and Learning Design to Improve Pedagogy Delivery, Increase Engagement and Student Learning Outcomes in an Online Environment. This year, the program will take a closer look at the industry's biggest challenges including student engagement, data utilisation, and managing internal and external change’.

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

18-20

2020 International Conference on Networked Learning [NLC]

‘The biennial Networked Learning Conference has been an opportunity to participate in a forum for the critical examination and analysis of research in networked learning – particularly in Higher Education and lifelong learning’.

Venue : Kolding, Denmark.

19

Australasia Senior Programme - Gifted & Talented Study Day [Sydney]

‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The aim is to help gifted students to Improve their thinking skills; Begin to be able to identify what is fundamental from what is trivial; Become intellectually creative; Identify assumptions and distinguish between good and poor arguments; and Think systematically and rigorously about relevant modern day issues’.

Venue : Ascham School, Edgecliff, Sydney, NSW.

19

Coaching/Mentoring Program [Adelaide]

‘Current research shows us that supporting the professional growth of our teachers by facilitating pedagogical dialogue and providing effective feedback will have significant benefits for our students. Discover how to maximise the experience of both being coached, and being a coach. Topics include effective conversation strategies, classroom observation techniques, collecting evidence, setting goals and tracking progress, using data effectively, understanding the learning cycle, preparing beginning/pre-service teachers for registration requirements. Not only will your coaching and mentoring skills be enhanced, but your overall leadership qualities will be taken to another level’. Powerful Partnerships.

Venue : Education Development Centre, Hindmarsh, Adelaide, South Australia.

19

Working from Vision to Reality : Learning how to make it real [Newtown]

‘It takes some courage to step outside of our comfort zones and give ourselves permission to dream about “utopian landscapes”. Landscapes, a staff room that acknowledges staff need spaces to rest, eat, socialise and write. What visions have you been dreaming about ? How might you achieve your dream ? In this presentation, participants will learn not only to dream about their rooms and sites but to plan on how to make their vision a reality’.

Venue : Flour Mill Studios, Newtown, Sydney, NSW.

19-21

2020 Leadership Retreat [Community Early Learning Australia]

‘The CELA Leadership Retreat brings together a selection of sector experts to facilitate the change and renewal you need to effectively run your service. This three day gathering will provide you with essential skills and strategies to elevate your own practice and that of your team’.

Venue : Ayindi, Byron Bay, NSW.

19-21

Active Brain 2020

‘With over 200 delegates anticipated to participate, the conference will look at the relationship between the brain and physical activity. From both a health and performance perspective, international and national experts will discuss the role that physical activity has on the brain, and how the brain can influence physical activity. Find more information on the speakers and program pages’.

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

19-21

New ! Restorative Classrooms, Strong Classrooms - Real Schools Professional Learning [Sydney]

‘Restorative Practices, done right, has proven to be the key to improving Student-Teacher relationships, driving up engagement, building a respectful culture and enhancing teacher effectiveness. And here’s the kicker – it’s fantastic for reducing Teacher Stress too. This workshop is designed to provide Teachers and School Leaders with a powerful understanding of Restorative Practices’.

Venue : Karstens Sydney, The Rocks, NSW.

20

Australasia Senior Programme - Gifted & Talented Study Day [Adelaide]

‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The aim is to help gifted students to Improve their thinking skills; Begin to be able to identify what is fundamental from what is trivial; Become intellectually creative; Identify assumptions and distinguish between good and poor arguments; and Think systematically and rigorously about relevant modern day issues’.

Venue : Concordia College, Highgate, Adelaide, South Australia.

20

Disability Equity by Design Series - Part 3 : Re/Framing Disability

‘This is Part 3 of a three-part webinar series that will examine how disability is framed in society and explore the power of design to promote equity. Emerging thinking about disability suggests that disability is created by the design of our environments. This webinar will explore strategies to maximize access and inclusion in online learning environments’. The first and third parts are listed above at 6 and 13 May 2020. Each requires separate registration.

Venue : Webinar.

20

From Conflict to Collaboration [Adelaide]

‘No one likes conflict . . . no one likes to have the ‘difficult’ conversations. Unfortunately sometimes we are confronted with upset or angry parents or staff and we need to find a way to a solution. This 1 day professional learning experience will help you develop your skills to deal with these difficult situations - whether it be upset or angry parents, or uncooperative colleagues. We explore how to develop your emotional intelligence around reading body language, deescalating upset parents/staff, developing more effective relationships, structuring the critical conversation for positive outcomes and much more’. Powerful Partnerships.

Venue : Education Development Centre, Hindmarsh, Adelaide, South Australia.

20

Supportive Strategies for Learner Engagement

‘In this brand new webinar you will be presented with dozens of teaching strategies, tips and tools for developing learners’ interest in their chosen subject using a variety of proven methods and validated approaches, to encourage engagement and critical thinking in developing an optimal learning environment’. Velg Training.

Venue : Webinar.

20

The BiG Day In [Hobart]

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

Venue : Stanley Burbury Theatre, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania.

20

Voice and Aspirations - Dr Russell Quaglia [Brisbane]

‘Dr. Quaglia will present his groundbreaking work on the importance of voice and the impact it has on students’ academic motivation and aspirations. In this full-day session, educators will learn practical strategies to listen to, learn from, and lead with all students and school stakeholders. This session will focus on how to create the conditions that allow the voices of everyone invested in your school - including students, teachers, principals and parents — to flourish’.

Venue : Calamvale Community College, Calamvale, Queensland.

20-21

EAN Perth Conference 2020

‘Combining your head and heart with your skills and knowledge to deliver the key intangible benefits in the EA role. Australia’s leading conference for EAs and PAs’. 10 Key Learning Areas detailed on the site.

Venue : Crown Perth, Perth, Western Australia.

20-21

New ! LawSense School Law VIC 2020 [Sydney]

Essential details about sessions and the tracks within them, information about the presenters, registration and much more is provided on the site. There is also a brochure which can be downloaded.

Venue : Aerial UTS Function Centre, Building 10, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW.

20-21

New ! Visible Learningplus [Sydney]

‘The event is held over two full days featuring a Visible Learning Foundation Day and Symposium Sessions. During the Symposium day you will hear about a research-based model of learning and how to apply the principles to achieve more effective learning outcomes for your learners. The Foundation day is designed to consider ways of supporting educators to “see the learning through the eyes of the student and students to see themselves as their own teachers”’.

Venue : Sydney Masonic Centre, Sydney CBD, NSW.

[20]21-22

Positive Schools 2020 [Queensland]

‘Australia’s premier mental health and wellbeing conference for teachers, school leaders and allied health professionals. Register to find out how to build safe and respectful relationships across your whole school community; create contextual wellbeing from the inside out and develop a healthier school culture for every young person today’.
A Pre-Conference day will take place on 20 May.

Venue : Brisbane Convention Centre, Brisbane,Queensland.

20-23

The Seventh International Literary Juvenilia Conference

‘Young writers ranging from Pope, Chatterton and Burns in the eighteenth century, to Austen, the Brontës, Eliot and Dickens in the nineteenth, and Edith Wharton, C.S. Lewis, Judith Wright and J.K. Rowling in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries have found inspiration and example in the everyday context of their writing practice—in a materiality related to their physical, social and cultural worlds and in the material conditions of their play, learning, imitation and critique. The conference aims to provide a broad intellectual forum for academics, postgraduates, members of literary societies and the interested public’.

Venue : UNSW,Kensington, Sydney, NSW.

21-22

Aspirant Leadership Event [Adelaide]

‘Powerful Partnerships has teamed up with Driven From Within to bring you this incredible professional development opportunity for all school leaders [Principals, Deputy Principals, Assistant Principals, Heads of Department. Other School Leaders and Aspiring Leaders]. This 2-day event, specifically designed for educational leaders, will cover key topics including Leadership, Coaching/Mentoring, Creating Culture and Well-Being/Time Management’.

Venue : St Peter’s Woodlands Grammar School, Glenelg, South Australia.

21-22

Emerging Leaders Development [Melbourne]

‘Take control of your career destiny, kick start your personal capability development and embrace the concepts of self-guidance and continuous improvement. The program works across three targeted areas and culminates in building a personal development plan to put it all into action’.

Venue : Level 7, 31 Queen Street, Melbourne, Victoria.

21-22

New ! International Conference on 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 Higher Education. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Higher Education’.

Venue : London, United Kingdom.

21-22

New ! 2020 Mental Health in Schools [MHIS] Conference [Melbourne]

‘As schools navigate the plethora of existing and emerging programs, technology and offerings; the challenge remains for each school in developing a mental health action plan that is unique to their student group, and built on the understanding and promotion of the life long journey required. Suited to Teachers, School Leaders, Heads of School, YLCs, Student Support Staff and Other Professionals Working with Young People’.

Venue : Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.

21-22

New ! Visible Learningplus [Brisbane]

‘The event is held over two full days featuring a Visible Learning Foundation Day and Symposium Sessions. During the Symposium day you will hear about a research-based model of learning and how to apply the principles to achieve more effective learning outcomes for your learners. The Foundation day is designed to consider ways of supporting educators to “see the learning through the eyes of the student and students to see themselves as their own teachers”’.

Venue : Pullman King George Square, Brisbane, Queensland.

21-23

New ! 2020 Conference – The Geography Learning Journey : Shaping Futures

‘An exciting 3 day x 3 event program is in development offering teachers a range of professional learning and networking opportunities’. The Geography Teachers Association of NSW and ACT.

Venue : ANZ Stadium and Novotel, Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, NSW.

22

Australasia Senior Programme - Gifted & Talented Study Day [Melbourne]

‘This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The aim is to help gifted students to Improve their thinking skills; Begin to be able to identify what is fundamental from what is trivial; Become intellectually creative; Identify assumptions and distinguish between good and poor arguments; and Think systematically and rigorously about relevant modern day issues’.

Venue : Camberwell Grammar, Canterbury, Melbourne, Victoria.

22

The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People [Brisbane]

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

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

22-23

2020 GTA NSW & ACT Annual Conference

‘The 2020 focus this year is The Geography Learning Journey : Shaping Futures’. Details regarding all program streams and Keynote Speakers are found on the site.

Venue : ANZ Stadium and The Novotel, Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, NSW.

22-23

New ! Keys to Education - Industry 4 [Gold Coast]

‘Keys to Education [an Inspired Education Symposium] is the missing link where industry and education meets. This platform aims to educate the key stakeholders through a wider audience [teachers, parents, students] by featuring the most sought-after speakers, industry professionals, thought leaders, mavericks, designers, educators and subject experts. It’s the way to transform new realities, enabling a brighter future’.

Venue : Hillcrest Christian College, Reedy Creek, Queensland.

22-25

New ! 17th Annual Thinking and Learning Conference

‘Whether you are a classroom teacher, teacher leader, principal or administrator, the Hawker Brownlow Education – 17th Annual Thinking and Learning Conference offers workshop sessions or whole-day institutes to meet your teaching and learning needs. Come and work with leading national and international presenters to enrich your efforts in school improvement’.

Venue : Caulfield Racecourse, Caulfield East, Victoria.

23

2020 ASLA Literacy Research Summits [Victoria]

‘Dr Merga will be supported by other research experts and experienced practitioners who will provide an opportunity to explore the application of her ideas and equip delegates with strategies to use in the workplace to advocate for the place of the school library. This will include guidance in developing a strong and research-based program designed to both support and raise literacy levels right across our schools’.

Venue : State Library of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria.

23

New ! 2020 Wollongong Cluster Conference [MANSW]

‘Conference Theme : Breaking Barriers - Building Bridges ... Connecting Mathematics across the Curriculum. We are excited to have Peter Sullivan as one of our keynote presenters. He is a prolific author who has developed a range of resources that support primary school teachers in providing high-quality mathematics learning experiences for their students’.

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

23

TEDxCasey [TED]

‘This event type is organised in the city or town in which you live, engages a wide range of local residents, and showcases a diverse array of talks, not limited to one subject. The event is named after the location-based community it serves’.

Venue : Casey City Council, Narre Warren, Victoria.

23-24

Beginning Teacher Conferences [NSWTF] [Tamworth]

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

Venue : Tamworth,NSW.

23-24

CEN National Conference & AGM 2020

‘Save the date for the 2020 CEN National Conference & AGM [Note: date change from 16-17 May]. Further details and registration to come’.

Venue : Mercure Canberra, Braddon, ACT.

24

TEDxKids@Armadale [TED]

‘Youth events are one of our most creative TEDx event types, since they are organised by, or catered toward, kids. As you might guess, these events are all about imagination and having fun’.

Venue : Armadale Primary School, Armadale, Victoria.

24-27

New ! The 11th Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities [ACAH2020]

‘This international conference encourages academics and scholars to meet and exchange ideas and views in a forum stimulating respectful dialogue. This event will afford an exceptional opportunity for renewing old acquaintances, making new contacts, networking, and facilitating partnerships across national and disciplinary borders’.

Venue : Toshi Centre Hotel, Tokyo, Japan.

25

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

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

Venue : UTS Aerial Function Centre, Sydney, NSW.

25

New ! Assistive Technology : PC / Laptop Focus

‘Assistive Technology [AT] is the hardware and software used by a student with Learning Differences which enables them to achieve their potential and beyond. This workshop explores what assistive technology is and how it can bring independence, confidence and joy to learning’.

Venue : Speld Qld, Woolloongabba, Queensland.

25

Effective Pedagogy — High Impact Strategies [Cairns]

‘This 1 day professional learning experience will explore a range of learning strategies students need to succeed. The program is designed to engage participants and support them to grow and better understand how to implement high impact strategies in their classrooms. Whether you are beginning your career or an experienced teacher, this workshop has something for everyone. There is a particular focus on Engaging Students and Effective Feedback’. Powerful Partnerships.

Venue : Cairns Sheridan Hotel, Cairns, Queensland.

25

Voice and Aspirations - Dr Russell Quaglia [Adelaide]

‘Dr. Quaglia will present his groundbreaking work on the importance of voice and the impact it has on students’ academic motivation and aspirations. In this full-day session, educators will learn practical strategies to listen to, learn from, and lead with all students and school stakeholders. This session will focus on how to create the conditions that allow the voices of everyone invested in your school - including students, teachers, principals and parents — to flourish’.

Venue : Immanuel College, Novar Gardens, South Australia.

25-26

2020 NSW HR Leadership Summit

‘The NSW HR Leaders Summit is part of the well-established national series, bringing the best [and sometimes most underrated] HR stories and valuable lessons learnt. The event will once again invite 120+ senior HR decision makers from different industries to exchange ideas and share current thinking to prepare for tomorrow’s demands and become the people’s champion’.

Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.

25-28

INORMS 2020

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

Venue : International Conference Centre, Hiroshima, Japan.

26-28

Science at the Shine Dome 2020

‘Science at the Shine Dome is an event for researchers from all disciplines and career levels to come together and share knowledge. This includes the admission of new Fellows to the Australian Academy of Science, national awards to honour excellence at all career levels, a networking gala dinner with industry and political representatives, and a high-powered symposium on an issue of national importance. A major focus at Science at the Shine Dome is giving early- and mid-career researchers professional development and the opportunity to engage with senior scientists’.

Venue : Shine Dome, Canberra, ACT.

26-29

ASBAQ2020

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : Mackay Entertainment Convention Centre, Mackay, Queensland.

27

The BiG Day In [Springfield, Qld]

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

Venue : Building D, University of Southern Queensland, Springfield Central, Queensland.

27

The Proactive and Strategic Partner - An EA Masterclass [Melbourne]

‘This course is designed to help remove the lottery of chance, and to accelerate the development of a trusted Partnership, enabling EA and Executive to be confident that it has the right foundations and structure to ensure alignment in all critical communication, task, responsibility and reporting areas, and guarantee a more productive and effective working relationship’.

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

27

Voice and Aspirations - Dr Russell Quaglia [Darwin]

‘Dr. Quaglia will present his groundbreaking work on the importance of voice and the impact it has on students’ academic motivation and aspirations. In this full-day session, educators will learn practical strategies to listen to, learn from, and lead with all students and school stakeholders. This session will focus on how to create the conditions that allow the voices of everyone invested in your school - including students, teachers, principals and parents — to flourish’.

Venue : Dripstone Middle School, TIWI, Northern Territory.

27-28

The 18th Chinese Internet Research Conference

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

Venue : RMIT University, Melbourne, Victoria.

27-28

Twentieth International Conference on Knowledge, Culture, and Change in Organisations 2020

‘The conference features research addressing the following annual themes : Theme 1 : Management Education; Theme 2 : Change Management; Theme 3 : Knowledge Management; Theme 4 : Organisational Cultures; and the 2020 Special Focus : Beautifully Organised’.

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

27-29

International Society for Language Studies Conference 2020

‘The specific emphasis of the conference on engaging in transformation in language studies encourages new directions in research through interdisciplinary junctures that are fruitful and opportune. The conference will explore various facets of language and its role in the transformation of education, society, identity, among others’.

Venue : Universidad de Tecnológica de Chile, La Serena, Chile.

[27]28-29

Positive Schools 2020 [Victoria]

‘Australia’s premier mental health and wellbeing conference for teachers, school leaders and allied health professionals. Register to find out how to build safe and respectful relationships across your whole school community; create contextual wellbeing from the inside out and develop a healthier school culture for every young person today’.
A Pre-Conference day will take place on 27 May.

Venue : Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.

27-29

SSP 42nd Annual Meeting [Society for Scholarly Publishing]

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : Westin Waterfront, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

27-29

New ! 2020 5th International Conference on Psychology and Behavioural Sciences [PSYBEHAV2020]

‘An optimal platform for academic communications, exchange of ideas and inspirations between specialists and scholars in the fields related to psychology and behavioural sciences, including hot issues such as psychological testing, cognitive science and neuroscience’.

Venue : TBC, Hangzhou, China.

28

New ! Exceeding the National Quality Standard Conference [Melbourne]

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

Venue : Hilton Double Tree, Melbourne, Victoria.

28

The AIS NSW Teacher Librarian Conference 2020

The Next Chapter : The Future of Libraries. ‘This conference is designed to assist Teacher Librarians to look forward and consider how they envisage their school library ten years from now. As leaders in their school community, Teacher Librarians have a pivotal role in creating rich learning opportunities through active collaboration with both students and colleagues. The day will assist delegates to investigate how this is happening on a local and global scale, and provide examples of practical applications for their own professional practice’.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

28-29

New ! Admissions and Compliance Forum 2020 - International Education Association of Australia [IEAA]

Complex challenges, collaborative solutions. ‘IEAA’s Forum provides a national opportunity for professional in the sector to come together and address some of the key issues we are faced with every day. Government representatives and peak bodies will be invited to provide information on emerging issues and policy changes. Interactive breakout sessions will provide an opportunity to share experiences with like-minded professionals with similar responsibilities and levels of experience’.

Venue : Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland.

28-29

New ! 2020 Mental Health in Schools [MHIS] Conference [Sydney]

‘As schools navigate the plethora of existing and emerging programs, technology and offerings; the challenge remains for each school in developing a mental health action plan that is unique to their student group, and built on the understanding and promotion of the life long journey required. Suited to Teachers, School Leaders, Heads of School, YLCs, Student Support Staff and Other Professionals Working with Young People’.

Venue : Luna Park Function Centre, Sydney, NSW.

28-29

The AIS NSW School Counsellors’ Conference 2020

Looking Back and Looking Forward. ‘This year's theme invites delegates to reflect on the many changes that have occurred within our world over the past 20 years, while keynote speakers will present data about the current state of mental health among young Australians. Workshop topics will allow delegates to plan and look to the future as they explore the role of the School Counsellor in the management of such issues as eating disorders, personality disorders, drug and alcohol misuse, using play in therapy, gender identity and more’.

Venue : Crowne Plaza Terrigal, Terrigal, NSW.

29

Strategic Planning and Project Management [Melbourne]

‘This interactive course has been designed to enable EAs and PAs to identify and understand the overall trends underpinning the functioning of their organisation and how these guide the implementation of specific projects’.

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

29

Talking to Parents about the Hard Stuff [Canberra]

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

Venue : Mantra on Northbourne, Canberra, ACT.

29

The AIS NSW Studies of Religion Conference 2020

Faith, Politics and Identity : Studies of Religion in a Globalised World. ‘The conference will explore how teachers can engage students in a deeper appreciation and understanding of the historical and cultural influence of religious traditions within the Australian community and consider the impact of the proposed Freedom Religious Bill for Australia as a progressive multicultural and multi-faith society ’.

Venue : Tara Anglican School for Girls, North Parramatta, NSW.

29-31

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

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

Venue : Taj Samudra, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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1-2

26th Global Conference on Nursing Education and Registered Nurse

The Conference is based on the theme of ‘Communication, Innovation and Development in the field of REGISTERED NURSE’. Extensive information regarding the Tracks/Sessions is provided on the site as are other organisation and registration details.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

1-3

EduTECH International Congress and Expo 2020

Includes ‘3 co-located events. Our content innovates, transforms and inspires teachers, lectures, administrator and mores. Each speaker is hand picked to provide you with the content you need to better yourself professionally’.

Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.

1-3

International Summit on the Teaching Profession 2020 [ISTP2020]

‘In this age of accelerations, where the demands on the competences [knowledge, skills, attitudes and values] of citizens and workers are evolving ever more rapidly, the risk that some students, teachers and schools [including those in vocational and educational training] could fall behind has never been greater. What can public policy and teacher unions do to build strong foundations and align resources with needs so that every student benefits from excellent teaching? What do we expect from teachers and the teaching profession in the 21st century ?’

Venue : Science Museum. City for the Arts and Science, Valencia, Spain.

1-4

Open Repositories 2020

‘Participants at OR come from higher education, government, libraries, archives and museums to share their experiences and knowledge about repository infrastructure, tools, services, and policies. We hope you will join us in Stellenbosch in 2020’.

Venue : University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa.

2-3

EduBUILD 2020

‘ EduBUILD is Australia’s largest education buildings, infrastructure and facilities management conference and trade show for education leaders and decision-makers involved in design, construction, renovation, maintenance, operation and management of buildings for schools, colleges and universities. In its 9th year, EduBUILD returns, co-located with EduTECH International Congress and Expo to create 21st century learning spaces that encourage creativity, innovation, collaboration and health & wellbeing’.

Venue : International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.

2-4

THE Asia Universities Summit 2020

‘The THE Asia Universities Summit 2020 will discover how the spirit of innovation continues today in research, education and collaborations with industry, and how it has been strengthened by scholars and students increasingly crossing national and disciplinary boundaries, as well as building links between industry and academia’.

Venue : Fujita Health University, Nagoya, Japan.

3

School Law : Guide to Strengthening Your Legal Risk Framework [Victoria]

‘Establishing standards and boundaries to manage risk in your school is essential if you wish to focus on educating students rather than getting bogged down in a morass of detail and bureaucratic red tape. Attend this conference to better understand how to design, implement, and monitor legal risk’.

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

3

The BiG Day In [Sunshine Coast]

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

Venue : Venue 114 [formerly Lake Kawana Community Centre], Bokarina, Queensland.

3-5

DiPVaC5

‘DiPVaC is a biennial international conference series showcasing cutting-edge research into quantitative approaches to variation and change in what are broadly termed ‘discourse-pragmatic features’: this includes [but is not limited to] research on discourse markers or pragmatic particles whose primary functions are interpersonal and textual [e.g. well, like, you know, comme, alors, doch, zwar, diciamo, dakedo, etc.]; tag questions; silence; filled pauses; adjectives; adverbs; and general extenders’.

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

3-5

Higher Education Innovation Summit 2020

Conversations, Collaboration & Creativity. ‘The summit will give you the opportunity to Explore and share innovations in higher education, collectively considering evidence, emerging best practices and challenges; Promote affordable innovation in higher education by connecting imaginative educators for conversation; Accelerate learning research in higher education through collaboration across campuses and disciplines, producing evidence for innovation; Build and sustain a culture of creativity and well-being among innovative campus communities ’.

Venue : The DoubleTree by Hilton Downtown Rochester / University of Minnesota Rochester, Rochester, Minnesota, USA .

3-5

International Perspectives on University Teaching and Learning Symposium [IPUTL 2020]

‘International Perspectives on University Teaching and Learning brings together a diverse community of teaching and learning professionals, international educators, policy makers, administrators and researchers dedicated to internationalising teaching in higher education’.

Venue : Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Orlando, Florida, USA.

3-5

Tasmanian Principals Conference 2020

‘Building on our highly successful 2019 Conference and its focus on wellbeing, the 2020 ‘Leading for Wellbeing’ Tasmanian Principals Conference will again focus on your personal wellbeing with an extension into leading wellbeing in your school community. We have an outstanding line up of speakers to support your learning in this area’.

Venue : Country Club Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania.

3-5

The 2020 School Leadership Conference

Queensland Association of State School Principals. ‘Our “why” is our compelling reason; the all-consuming purpose that drives our “what” and our “how”. Leaders, and teams, who place their “why” at the centre stay focused, are more resilient, better motivated, and position themselves for success. Uncover – or rediscover – your “why” at The School Leadership Conference 2020’.

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

[3]4-5

Positive Schools 2020 [NSW]

‘Australia’s premier mental health and wellbeing conference for teachers, school leaders and allied health professionals. Register to find out how to build safe and respectful relationships across your whole school community; create contextual wellbeing from the inside out and develop a healthier school culture for every young person today’.
A Pre-Conference day will take place on 3 June.

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

3-6

6th Conference of The International Society for the Linguistics of English [ISLE 6]

‘The conference theme for ISLE 6 is Evolving English and the Digital Era. ISLE 6 seeks to assess the impact of digitisation in English linguistics and in the study of its varieties. We hope to be a venue for state-of-the-art presentations that highlight how digitisation can [or cannot] benefit the study of English linguistics and how it could help us understand its past and present and possibly predict its future paths’.

Venue : University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland.

4-5

Thirteenth Global Studies Conference 2020

‘2020 Special Focus — Globalisation and Social Movements : Familiar Patterns, New Constellations ? The conference features research addressing the following annual themes : Economy And Trade; Politics, Power, And Institutions; Society And Culture; and Resources And Environment’.

Venue : Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.

5

The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People [Canberra]

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

Venue : Llewellyn Hall, Building 100, William Herbert Place, Canberra, ACT.

5

The Proactive and Strategic Partner - An EA Masterclass [Sydney]

‘This course is designed to help remove the lottery of chance, and to accelerate the development of a trusted Partnership, enabling EA and Executive to be confident that it has the right foundations and structure to ensure alignment in all critical communication, task, responsibility and reporting areas, and guarantee a more productive and effective working relationship’.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

5

Toowoomba Regional Conference for Middle Years #TOOCAS20

Adolescent Success. ‘Middle Years expert Keynote Speakers. Opportunities for you to present. Facilitated networking/sharing practice. Research based sessions on transitions and well being in the middle years’.

Venue : Highlands Christian College, Toowoomba, Queensland.

5-8

ICFET 2020

‘The objective of ICFET 2020 is to present the latest research and results of scientists [professors, doctoral students, and post-doc scientists] related to Frontiers of Educational Technologies topics. This conference provides opportunities for delegates from different areas to exchange new ideas, applications and experiences face to face, to establish business or research relations, and to find global partners for future collaboration’.

Venue : Kanda Matsunagachō, Chiyoda City, Tōkyō, Japan.

7-11

17th World Congress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health [WAIMH2020]

Creating stories in Infant Mental Health : research, recovery and regeneration. ‘We are looking forward to welcoming scientists and infant mental health experts from across the world, for an exchange of scientific research, clinical experience, theoretical ideas and socio-political ideas’.

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

8-9

Emerging Leaders Development [Brisbane]

‘Take control of your career destiny, kick start your personal capability development and embrace the concepts of self-guidance and continuous improvement. The program works across three targeted areas and culminates in building a personal development plan to put it all into action’.

Venue : Level 1, 60 Edward Street, Brisbane, Queensland.

9

Coaching/Mentoring Program [Cairns]

‘Current research shows us that supporting the professional growth of our teachers by facilitating pedagogical dialogue and providing effective feedback will have significant benefits for our students. Discover how to maximise the experience of both being coached, and being a coach. Topics include effective conversation strategies, classroom observation techniques, collecting evidence, setting goals and tracking progress, using data effectively, understanding the learning cycle, preparing beginning/pre-service teachers for registration requirements. Not only will your coaching and mentoring skills be enhanced, but your overall leadership qualities will be taken to another level’. Powerful Partnerships.

Venue : Cairns Sheridan Hotel, Cairns, Queensland.

9

The AIS NSW History Extension Symposium 2020

After the Fact - History in a Post-Truth World. This Symposium will provide teachers with a unique opportunity to engage with the most current scholarship exploring some of the disciplinary, institutional, social and political challenges facing historians in a post-truth era. The Symposium will also showcase innovative approaches by highly experienced classroom practitioners’.

Venue : AISNSW, York Street, Sydney, NSW.

9

The BiG Day In [UoM, Melbourne]

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

Venue : Glyn Davis Building, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria.

9-10

Future Edtech

‘Future EdTech is a highly interactive two-day conference for higher education leaders and practitioners who want to keep up with the trends and know what really works. Through real-world case studies, panel debates, unconference sessions and out-of-the-box keynotes, we will venture into the world of leading-edge pedagogy, with digital technologies helping students personalise their learning journey and higher education experience’.

Venue : Inmarsat, London, United Kingdom.

9-11

2020 University-Industry Interaction Conference

‘The conference enables you to build more entrepreneurial and engaged institutions, more strategic industry partnerships, become connected with your local entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem as well as benefit from a global network of thought leaders, practitioners and academics’.

Venue : Budapest Congress Centre, Budapest, Hungary.

9-11

Student Service Centres Conference 2020

Supporting Student Journeys and Pathways - Hāpaitia te ara. ‘University Student Services are constantly evolving to meet the diverse needs of students today and in the future. Most universities are trying to do more with less; to create an improved student experience and to deliver services at a lower cost. The theme of this conference is that students will always be at the heart of universities and our service delivery must always support the student journey and enable students to navigate their own best pathway to success’.

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

9-13

LTRC 2020

International Language Testing Association. ‘Assessment in multilingual contexts : Models, practices, policies and challenges’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : Medina Convention Centre, Hammamet, Tunisia.

10-11

Learning Leaders in Higher Education and HEQN Conference

‘The Learning Leaders Conference will again bring together noted leaders in higher education who will share their experiences and stimulate discussion while practical interactive sessions will probe challenges facing the sector. The HEQN Conference will continue to focus on topical issues with a particular emphasis on enhancing quality in learning and teaching’.

Venue : Pan Pacific Melbourne, South Wharf, Victoria.

10-12

AIFS 2020 Conference

So what makes for a good life ? This seemingly simple question has dogged philosophers, economists, legislators and leaders through the ages. At the conference, we tackle this question head on to ask : What is a good life in the face of rapid social and technological change ? What is a good life at different stages of our lives ? What do children, families and communities hope for ?’ and much more.

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

11

School Law : Guide to Strengthening Your Legal Risk Framework [Queensland]

‘Establishing standards and boundaries to manage risk in your school is essential if you wish to focus on educating students rather than getting bogged down in a morass of detail and bureaucratic red tape. Attend this conference to better understand how to design, implement, and monitor legal risk’.

Venue : TBC, Brisbane, Queensland.

11-12

2020 Australian Curriculum Symposium

Reimagining the curriculum : achieving educational goals through practice. ‘The Symposium will explore the following questions : How do we ensure we achieve our educational goals ? Where have they come from ? What do these goals actually mean in the context of curriculum ? What are the connections ? How do I transfer these goals into my context ? What do these goals mean for schools and teachers ?’

Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Brisbane, Queensland.

11-12

2020 Summer Global Symposium on Women’s Leadership

‘This symposium is designed as a seminar for presentation of papers and ideas regarding gender equity and fairness in leadership opportunities in the social and economic structures of society’.

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

12

The AIS NSW Student Wellbeing Conference 2020

2020 : Your Wellbeing Vision. K-12 wellbeing staff will have the opportunity step back and look at the big picture. There will be a focus on deliberate and considerate planning to piece together evidence, resources and ideas to enhance whole-school wellbeing. Generate new ideas, interact with peers as well as enhance teacher wellbeing at this year’s conference’.

Venue : Museum of Contemporary Art, The Rocks, Sydney, NSW.

12-13

New ! 8th International Mobile Education and Learning Technologies [IMELT] Conference 2020

‘This is a multi-disciplinary forum discussing ideas, theories and research findings in the field of mobile learning and education technologies’.

Venue : Courtyard Marriott Seoul Namdaemun, Seoul, South Korea.

12-14

9th International Conference on Intercultural Pragmatics and Communication [INPRA 2020]

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

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

13-14

2020 Hands On Technology [Port Stephens]

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

Venue : St Phillip’s Christian College, Port Stephens, NSW.

15-16

8th Biennial ACROFI Conference - Asian Current Research on Fluid Inclusions

‘The main theme of the conference is the study of fluid-and-melt inclusions. The meeting typically has an informal character and is ideally suited for students to present their results and meet experts in their fields. The meeting will include three days of presentations [oral and poster] preceded by a two day workshop and followed by a one-day post-conference field trip’.

Venue : Rydges Hotel, Townsville, Queensland.

15-18

The ICED Conference 2020

‘ICED, promotes educational and academic development in higher education worldwide. ICED is a network whose members are themselves national organisations or networks concerned with promoting good practice in higher education. The ICED Conference 2020 has a theme of The Future-Ready Graduate’.

Venue : Swiss Federal Institute of Technology [ETH], Zurich, Switzerland.

15-19

Gender and Education Conference 2020

‘We look forward to welcoming national, international and local educators, teachers, administrators, policy makers, community leaders, agencies and activists with a particular focus on gender, social justice, equality and education’.

Venue : The University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

16

Effective Pedagogy — High Impact Strategies [Hobart]

‘This 1 day professional learning experience will explore a range of learning strategies students need to succeed. The program is designed to engage participants and support them to grow and better understand how to implement high impact strategies in their classrooms. Whether you are beginning your career or an experienced teacher, this workshop has something for everyone. There is a particular focus on Engaging Students and Effective Feedback’. Powerful Partnerships.

Venue : Rydges, Hobart, Tasmania.

16

School Law : Guide to Strengthening Your Legal Risk Framework [W.A.]

‘Establishing standards and boundaries to manage risk in your school is essential if you wish to focus on educating students rather than getting bogged down in a morass of detail and bureaucratic red tape. Attend this conference to better understand how to design, implement, and monitor legal risk’.

Venue : TBC, Perth, Western Australia.

16-19

Sociolinguistic Symposium 23

‘This biennial event has emerged as a unique and innovative forum to develop and exchange new ideas, broaden the scope of the discipline, and create new academic networks. The Sociolinguistic Symposium has grown into the largest sociolinguistic conference in the world’.

Venue : University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

17

Coaching/Mentoring Program [Hobart]

‘Current research shows us that supporting the professional growth of our teachers by facilitating pedagogical dialogue and providing effective feedback will have significant benefits for our students. Discover how to maximise the experience of both being coached, and being a coach. Topics include effective conversation strategies, classroom observation techniques, collecting evidence, setting goals and tracking progress, using data effectively, understanding the learning cycle, preparing beginning/pre-service teachers for registration requirements. Not only will your coaching and mentoring skills be enhanced, but your overall leadership qualities will be taken to another level’. Powerful Partnerships.

Venue : Rydges, Hobart, Tasmania.

17

School Law : Guide to Strengthening Your Legal Risk Framework [S.A.]

‘Establishing standards and boundaries to manage risk in your school is essential if you wish to focus on educating students rather than getting bogged down in a morass of detail and bureaucratic red tape. Attend this conference to better understand how to design, implement, and monitor legal risk’.

Venue : TBC, Adelaide, South Australia.

17-18

2020 New Zealand HR Leadership Summit

‘The NSW HR Leaders Summit is part of the well-established national series, bringing the best [and sometimes most underrated] HR stories and valuable lessons learnt. The event will once again invite 120+ senior HR decision makers from different industries to exchange ideas and share current thinking to prepare for tomorrow’s demands and become the people’s champion’.

Venue : Grand Millennium, Auckland, New Zealand.

18

From Conflict to Collaboration [Hobart]

‘No one likes conflict . . . no one likes to have the ‘difficult’ conversations. Unfortunately sometimes we are confronted with upset or angry parents or staff and we need to find a way to a solution. This 1 day professional learning experience will help you develop your skills to deal with these difficult situations - whether it be upset or angry parents, or uncooperative colleagues. We explore how to develop your emotional intelligence around reading body language, deescalating upset parents/staff, developing more effective relationships, structuring the critical conversation for positive outcomes and much more’. Powerful Partnerships.

Venue : Rydges, Hobart, Tasmania.

18

School Law : Guide to Strengthening Your Legal Risk Framework [NSW]

‘Establishing standards and boundaries to manage risk in your school is essential if you wish to focus on educating students rather than getting bogged down in a morass of detail and bureaucratic red tape. Attend this conference to better understand how to design, implement, and monitor legal risk’.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

18-19

2020 Primary and Early Childhood Mathematics Education Conference

‘Conference Vision : To make mathematics education engaging and relevant for all students. This truly collaborative event includes high-quality presenters and a variety of session options. Learn from leaders with practical and educational research experience, from The Mathematical Association of Victoria and Melbourne Graduate School of Education’.

Venue : Melbourne Graduate School of Education, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.

18-19

Asia-Pacific Conference on Education, Teaching and Technology 2020 [APEduTeach2020]

‘APEduTeach2020 is an annual premier knowledge building and professional networking event for global Educators who empower future leaders through emerging trends in technology. This event is legendary for its innovative and focused contents, for unrivalled networking opportunities and presenter friendly atmosphere’.

Venue : National University of Singapore Society, National University of Singapore, Singapore.

18-19

Emerging Leaders Development [Melbourne]

‘Take control of your career destiny, kick start your personal capability development and embrace the concepts of self-guidance and continuous improvement. The program works across three targeted areas and culminates in building a personal development plan to put it all into action’.

Venue : Level 7, 31 Queen Street, Melbourne, Victoria.

18-19

Teenagers and Risky Behaviours [Brisbane]

‘Come to this important conference on teenage health. Learn about some of the tough issues that are confronting teenagers, their families, and schools. Topics include : The age of consent; Images of the body; Peer pressure everywhere; Drugs; Sex and sexuality; Cyber-bullying; Building resilient teenagers’.

Venue : TBC, Brisbane, Queensland.

18-19

The Future of Education

‘The Conference brings together teachers, researchers, practitioners and project managers from all over the world to share findings, expertise and experience about innovative teaching and learning methodologies, through oral presentations, poster sessions, and social events’.

Venue : Grand Hotel Mediterraneo, Florence, Italy.

18-20

7th Biennial IMBES Conference

‘Check out our website in the upcoming months for registration details and more information regarding the conference itself’.

Venue : Hôtel Delta Montréal by Marriott, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

18-20

IB Leadership Institute

Leading for effective teaching and learning. ‘For more information about the IB Leadership workshop series, click here’.

Venue : Le Méridien Bali Jimbaran, Bali, Indonesia.

18-21

New ! 22nd Annual ISBD Conference

‘A unique program featuring interactive pre-conference workshops, as well as early morning brainstorming sessions, keynote lectures from some of the leading experts in the field, a diverse array of parallel symposia arranged in tracks by topic, and integration of leading advocacy organisations’.

Venue : Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

19

Aspirant Leaders Program [Hobart]

‘This Leadership Program is designed for teachers and leaders who are looking to improve and develop their leadership qualities. Whether you have you just landed your first leadership position, are considering a future in a leadership role, or have been in leadership for some time and need that spark, this workshop will support your growth and development as a leader. We will cover essential attributes and skills of effective leadership including time management, influencing others, management V leadership, strategic planning, crucial conversations, building the capacity of others, leading with integrity . . . and so much more’. Powerful Partnerships.

Venue : Rydges, Hobart, Tasmania.

19

The AIS NSW English Conference 2020

The English Jigsaw : Putting the Pieces Together. This conference will focus on exploring the ever-evolving hybridity of English. Workshops will provide scope to examine key pieces of the syllabus puzzle and explore how we might fit them seamlessly together to create a cohesive picture of English today. You will take away a myriad of ideas that will enrich and renew your teaching practice and programs’.

Venue : MLC School, Burwood, NSW.

19

The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People [Perth]

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

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

21-23

APRU Annual Presidents’ Meeting 2020

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

21-25

26th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development

‘The Congress will promote and facilitate the presentation of research on, among other topics, [a] human developmental processes throughout the life-span, [b] basic and applied areas, [c] risks for development and resilience, [d] biological determinants of development, [e] methodological issues, [f] topics of global concern that affect developing individuals’ lives, such as climate change, globalisation, migration, catastrophic events, such as war and terrorism, new and old technologies’.

Venue : Rodos Palace Hotel, Island of Rhodes, Greece.

24-26

International Congress on Education and Learning [GKA EDU 2020]

The highlighted theme is Education in the context of Global Migration. ‘In this edition of the Congress, we especially welcome research papers, policy papers, and presentations related to a broad range of questions and topics associated with the education of migrant children. What are the contemporary theories, theoretical paradigms, and/or educational practices relevant to the education of migrant children ? What are legal, policy, and procedural issues at the national, state, and local level related to migrant children ? Additional questions from the site’.

Venue : DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

24-26

THE Young Universities Summit 2020

‘The seventh annual Times Higher Education Young Universities Summit will explore and demonstrate how young universities can expand their spheres of influence both globally and locally. In particular, this summit will hear leaders of young universities – defined as higher education institutions established since 1945 – discuss opportunities to further consolidate their reputation and impact at home and abroad’.

Venue : TBC, Moscow, Russia.

25-26

Design And Technology Teacher Association Qld. Conference

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

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

25-28

Western Sydney Careers Expo

‘Western Sydney Careers Expo celebrates its 10th year in 2020 !’. Information on he range of exhibitors, admission and seminars on a wide range of topics from the the HSC to Gap Year options are available from the site.

Venue : The Dome, Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, NSW.

26-28

ASCD Conference on Teaching Excellence

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : TBC, Denver. Colorado, USA.

27

ECTA Early Childhood Conference 2020

‘Huge selection of presentations relevant for professionals working with children from birth to 8 years of age across all sectors. Links to national Quality Framework, Australian Professional Standards for Teachers and specific age range for each session given’.

Venue : Sheldon Event Centre, Sheldon, Brisbane, Queensland.

27-28

2020 Hands On Technology [Macquarie Fields]

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

Venue : Macquarie Fields High School, Macquarie Fields, Sydney, NSW.

27-28

International Conference of Advanced Computer Science & Information Technology [ACSIT 2020]

‘A major forum for the presentation of innovative ideas, approaches, developments, and research projects in the area advanced Computer Science and information technology. It will also serve to facilitate the exchange of information between researchers and industry professionals to discuss the latest issues and advancement in the area of advanced CS & T’.

Venue : TBC, Copenhagen, Denmark.

27-28

International Conference of Managing Information Technology [CMIT 2020]

‘CMIT 2020 will act as a major forum for the presentation of innovative ideas, approaches, developments, and research projects in the area advanced Computer Science and information technology. It will also serve to facilitate the exchange of information between researchers and industry professionals to discuss the latest issues and advancement in the area of advanced CS and IT. Core areas of advanced IT and multi-disciplinary and its applications will be covered during the conferences’.

Venue : TBC, Copenhagen, Denmark.

27-28

International Conference on Information Technology in Education [ICITE 2020]

‘ICITE 2020 is an interdisciplinary form for educators who wish to improve the quality of instruction through the use of computers and how to implement it effectively into instruction. It also aims to provide a platform for exchanging ideas in new emerging trends that needs more focus and exposure and will attempt to publish proposals that strengthen our goals’.

Venue : TBC, Copenhagen, Denmark.

28-29

The Queensland Early Education and Care Conference

‘Over 700 educators and sector representatives are expected to attend; to engage and connect in workshops and seminars focused on the latest research and trends presented by Australian experts across the sector. We acknowledge that many people and professions make a strong and positive contribution to quality early childhood education and care. This is a forum to come together to share knowledge, thinking and practice’.

Venue : TBC, Gold Coast, Queensland.

29-30

New ! Going Global 2020

‘Going Global is a conference for leaders in international education to debate the future of further and higher education. The conference provides a global network for policy makers and practitioners working in the field of international education and supports evidence led policy decisions deriving from research and regional policy dialogues’.

Venue : QEII Centre, London, United Kingdom.

28/6-1/7

New ! ISTE20 - EdTech Conference

‘The ISTE20 program is packed with sessions on education’s most critical topics. Personalise your learning journey by choosing from over 1 300 sessions’. Pre-conference Day on 27 June 2020.

Venue : Anaheim Convention Centre, Anaheim, California, USA.

Beginning of June 2020

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