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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

There are educational conferences and virtually every day. They cover every educational topic and level.

Several 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.

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

The Past Conference Page lists conferences that have been held. These conferences are only listed by date and title. Note : each monthly listing will only be maintained for a period of six months to allow access to papers and reports.

The conferences and events listed do not include all those that occur. Wherever possible, Australian conferences/events will be included.

Information will be added as far ahead of actual dates as possible.

Conferences & Events

March 2017
Date Event
1-2 Engaging in Social Emotional Learning and Development
‘Providing participants with an opportunity to explore the social and emotional learning and development of children within an educational context. Target audience is Teachers, early childhood educators and administrators of children aged 2 to 8 years’.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
1-2 STEMCON 2017
‘The Higher Engineering Education Alliance Program is proud to present the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths Conference’.
Venue : Hanoi, Vietnam.
1-3 8th Annual Women’s Leadership and Empowerment Conference
‘A three-day program, open to those interested in gaining leadership skills and new knowledge as well as those who want to share their own achievements’.
Venue : Bangkok, Thailand.
1-3 Higher Education Conference 2017
Universities Australia. ‘The theme of the 2017 conference is Higher Education : Gen Next. The conference will focus on the future shape of higher education against a backdrop of profound economic, industrial and technological change’.
Venue : National Convention Centre Canberra, ACT.
1-4 2017 Humanities Education and Research Association Conference [HERA]
‘Seeking your contributions concerning the explorations of identity within any aspect of the Humanities. The 2017 HERA Conference theme is intentionally seeking disciplinary, interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary scholarship exploring voice and vision from the local to the global’.
Venue : San Diego, California, USA.
2 Direct Instruction at Work : Math Mastery Series
ACER. ‘A balance between teacher-directed and student-directed learning. Recognising that some skills are better acquired through one approach and some through the other, the Math Mastery Series maximises every benefit a mental math program is capable of yielding’.
Venue : Mercure Hotels Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.
2-3 Endless Possibilities - Brisbane Education Conference 2017
‘An innovative conference for everyone living, working or supporting students with additional needs. Join us for exciting and motivating presentations from experienced and informative speakers currently working in a variety of fields with a diverse range of students’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
2-5 International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation [ICLDC]
‘The theme of the 5th ICLDC is “Vital Voices : Linking Language & Wellbeing”’.
Venue : Imin International Conference Centre, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
3 Start or Revive Your School Choir
‘Sharing simple and effective tricks of the trade to enable you to launch and run a vibrant school choir that students will want to join’.
Venue : Kew East Uniting Church, Melbourne, Victoria.
3 Strengths Based Schools
‘Participants will be introduced to the theory and practice behind implementing a strength based culture and engage in practical activities to be used in the workplace’.
Venue : Rydges Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
3-4 Strengths, Circles and Social & Emotional Learning
‘Valuable for anyone concerned with young people’s wellbeing in ‘learning to be’ and ‘learning to live together’. Delegates will be teachers, school leaders, counsellors, psychologists, community leaders, Circle trainers and schools, parents, and policymakers’.
Venue : Rydges Esplanade Cairns Resort, Cairns, Queensland.
4 Inaugural Annual Primary Mathematics Conference 2017
‘This conference is designed to explore, discuss and inspire educators to love teaching mathematics to all learners K-6 and improve educators pedagogical content knowledge’.
Venue : The Epping Club, Sydney, NSW.
4 New ! Students and New Graduates Workshop
‘This workshop will examine what the teaching of literature means and what the NSW English K-10 Objectives require teachers to include in their units of work, through a close study of selected literary texts’. PETAA.
Venue : Camdenville Public School, Newtown, NSW.
5-7 12th Annual Education and Development Conference 2017
‘Intended to be a forum, discussion and networking place for academics, researchers, professionals, administrators, educational leaders, policy makers, industry representatives, advanced students, and others’.
Venue : Bangkok, Thailand.
5-9 SITE 2017
For those ‘who are interested in the creation and dissemination of knowledge about the use of information technology in teacher education and faculty/staff development’.
Venue : Austin, Texas, USA.
6 New ! Intentional Teaching - the what and how
‘During the session we will pull apart and co-construct our knowledge of what intentional teaching is, what it means for educators every day and how it can be documented’.
Venue : Noahs on the Beach Hotel, Newcastle, NSW.
6 Strengths Based Schools
‘Participants will be introduced to the theory and practice behind implementing a strength based culture and engage in practical activities to be used in the workplace’.
Venue : Rydges Southbank, Brisbane, Queensland.
6-7 International Conference on Education Systems 2017
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Education Systems’.
Venue : Phuket, Thailand.
6-8 INTED 2017
‘More than 700 experts from 80 countries will get together to present their projects and share their knowledge on teaching and learning methodologies, educational innovations and experiences in technology and development’.
Venue : Valencia, Spain.
7 The Wheels of Knowledge Management
‘A one-day comprehensive working module to take you from Concept to Implementation from two world leaders in knowledge management’.
Venue : Novotel on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria.
7-8 Delivering the Digital Technologies Curriculum
‘Updating, understanding and building new skills for the new curriculum’. Extensive list of focus topics being covered.
Venue : CQ Functions, Melbourne, Victoria.
7-9 Authentic Leadership Forum 2017
‘The only conference of this type in Australia, you will learn how to become a trusted and respected company leader’.
Venue : The Adina Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
7-10 6th International Conference on Educational and Information Technolog 2017
‘Providing an excellent international forum for sharing knowledge and results in theory, methodology and applications of Educational and Information Technology’.
Venue : Clare College, Cambridge, UK.
8 New ! School Law Conference
‘This industry leading school law conference offers pragmatic advice from legal experts who will guide you through today’s challenges that could present you with a serious legal risk tomorrow’.
Venue : Mercure Hotel Brisbane, North Quay, Brisbane, Queensland.
8 New ! Shaping Spaces for Gen Z
‘The international forum will focus on environments that foster healthy childhood development in the broadest sense of this term i.e. including mental and physical capacities, social and psychological development and connectedness to community’.
Venue : University of Canberra, Bruce Campus, Ann Harding Coference Centre, Bruce, ACT.
8 Strengths Based Schools
‘Participants will be introduced to the theory and practice behind implementing a strength based culture and engage in practical activities to be used in the workplace’.
Venue : Fraser Suites, Perth, Western Australia.
8 The Big Day In
‘An IT careers conference designed by students for students. It is designed for both high school [Years 9-12] and University students interested in careers in technology’.
Venue : Joyes Hall, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW.
8-10 2017 Open Education Global Conference
‘The Open Education Global Conference is where the world meets to discuss, plan, reflect, collaborate, innovate and celebrate openness in education’.
Venue : Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa.
9 The Wheels of Knowledge Management
‘A one-day comprehensive working module to take you from Concept to Implementation from two world leaders in knowledge management’.
Venue : Novotel Canberra, Canberra, ACT.
10-11 9th Annual 21st Century Learning Conference
‘21CLHK offers more than pre-conference master classes and numerous main conference sessions suitable for all educators’.
Venue : Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.
10-11 ICT Educators NSW 2017 Conference
‘There is something for everyone with streams focusing on Primary and Secondary Teaching & Learning, Digital Technologies, Computing Studies, STEM/MakerSpaces, Digital Leadership and a dedicated Library stream’.
Venue : Australian Catholic University, North Sydney Campus, Sydney, NSW.
10-11 International Council for Open and Distance Education
‘The aim of the conference shall be to provide a platform for communication between researchers, teachers and practitioners in Open and Distance Learning’.
Venue : Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning, Pune, India.
10-11 QAGTC 2017 State Conference
‘Be prepared for lecture, modeling, and hands-on practice of a variety of strategies that promote rigor instead of rigor mortis in your gifted students’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
10-12 International Conference on Universities and Women’s Studies 2017
‘A main annual research conference aimed at presenting new improvements in Women’s Studies. The conference will be held every year to make it an ideal platform for people to share views and experiences’.
Venue : Singapore.
10-12 Learning Support Conference 2017 [Steiner Education Australia]
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Samford Valley Steiner School, Queensland.
11-12 International Conference on Human Computing, Education and Information Management System [ICHCEIMS] 2017
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Human Computing, Education and Information Management System’.
Venue : Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
11-14 American Council on Education 99th Annual Meeting
‘Sessions will focus on higher education leadership; equity and social justice; leadership in a changing world; and innovation’.
Venue : Marriott Marquis, Washington DC, USA.
11-15 2017 NASPA Annual Conference
‘With over 5 000 student affairs educators, the NASPA Annual Conference is the largest event of its kind’. Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.
Venue : San Antonio, Texas, USA.
12-14 Assessment Conference : Driving Accountability and Innovation [AACSB]
‘Your opportunity to explore current trends and global best practices, network with peers and experienced accreditation volunteers, and get a glimpse at what peer institutions are doing to stay current in impact and assurance of learning’.
Venue : Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
12-15 2017 Oxford Round Table Symposium - Childhood Education
An extensive array of topics in this area are listed for discussion. See site for details.
Venue : Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England.
12-15 Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology Conference
‘The conference will bring together hundreds of participants from around the globe, immersing delegates in parallel sessions, workshops, tutorials and roundtables’.
Venue : Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA..
13-14 Understanding Young Children’s Motor Development for Active Learning
‘The focus is on learning the basics of motor development in the early years and what research tells us about the benefits of creating effective movement programs for the preschool and early primary classrooms’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
13-14 New ! Visible Learning - Improving how students approach learning
‘Professor John Hattie and the Visible Learning team know about the learning strategies that have the greatest impact on learners - they know what works ! - from attending this symposium you will be able to use the evidence from Professor Hattie’s most recent research to plan effective learning in your classroom’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
13-17 The 9th Annual Blended Learning Conference 2017
‘Covering a range of inspiring case studies, innovative strategies, and advanced learning technologies, current and emerging trends to drive your workforce learning and capability performance to the next level’.
Venue : Primus Hotel Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
14 New ! Intentional Teaching - the what and how
‘During the session we will pull apart and co-construct our knowledge of what intentional teaching is, what it means for educators every day and how it can be documented’.
Venue : Karstens, Brisbane, Queensland.
14-15 2017 Virtual VET Summit
‘Streamed live and will include 10 sessions over 2 days, with practical, useful information that you can implement in your workplace immediately’.
Venue : Online.
14-15 New Generation Learning Space Design 2017
‘Improving learning outcomes and student engagement through innovative environments and pedagogy’.
Venue : Sydney, NSW.
14-16 5th Congress on Research in Vocational Education and Training
‘Unleashing the creative potential of VET’.
Venue : Bern/Zollikofen, Switzerland.
14-16 Australian Cyber Security Centre 2017 Conference
‘Again we will bring cyber security experts from Australia and abroad to discuss the latest trends, mitigations and advances in cyber security’.
Venue : National Convention Centre, Canberra, ACT.
14-16 2017 THE Asia Universities Summit
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : University of Ulsan, South Korea.
14-17 New ! 9th National Higher Education Women’s Leadership Summit 2017
‘Explore new ways in which to overcome challenges that come with institutional change, how they deal with organisational reform and explore ways in which to remain relevant in a changing and evolving Public Sector’.
Venue : Hotel Realm, Canberra, ACT.
14-17 New ! Secondary Education Leadership Forum 2017
‘Tackles the current, various challenges leaders face every day in schools and helps to improve the foundational skills and strategies needed to overcome these obstacles’.
Venue : Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
15-16 CIS@Harvard
‘Bringing together stakeholders from academia, government, international agencies, NGOs, non-profits, and social entrepreneurs to explore and share practical, evidence-based solutions to some of the world’s most pressing contemporary challenges’.
Venue : Martin Conference Centre, Harvard, Boston, USA.
15-16 Secondary Education Leadership Forum 2017
‘Offers practical insights into improving both school and individual success through a combination of technical and leadership case studies and expert advice from the leading Secondary Education executives across Australia’.
Venue : Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
15-17 5th International PBL Symposium
‘Bringing together a community of professionals comprising teachers, academics, trainers, practitioners and industry partners to deliberate on ideas and contributions in exploring PBL as a pedagogical leverage, together with technological advancements, to produce a skilful, responsive and adaptable workforce’.
Venue : Republic Polytechnic, Singapore.
15-18 2017 Oxford Round Table Symposium - Women and Education
An extensive array of topics in this area are listed for discussion. See site for details.
Venue : Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England.
16 Direct Instruction at Work : Math Mastery Series
ACER. ‘A balance between teacher-directed and student-directed learning. Recognising that some skills are better acquired through one approach and some through the other, the Math Mastery Series maximises every benefit a mental math program is capable of yielding’.
Venue : Karstens Conference Centre, Sydney, NSW.
16 Supporting Struggling Readers : Organising the literacy block
‘A practical examination of the reading process and demonstrates strategies that support readers to comprehend texts and develop a love of reading. It provides evidence-based strategies that eliminate the stress and anxiety too often experienced by struggling readers’.
Venue : Camdenville Public School, Newtown, NSW.
16-17 2017 Spring Global Management Conference
‘The Global Conference on Leadership and Management promotes collaborative excellence between academicians and professionals from Management and Leadership disciplines’.
Venue : University of Riverside, Riverside, California, USA.
16-17 New Perspectives in Science Education
‘Brings together experts from all over the world to share findings, expertise and experience on science education’.
Venue : Florence, Italy.
16-17 Osiris World Conference 2017
‘Features some of the biggest names in education. Big ideas covered in this conference are : Social Capital; Sustainable Leadership; Teaching Frameworks; Formative Assessment; Human Memory; Desirable Difficulties’.
Venue : QEII Centre, London, UK.
16-17 Visible Learning Workshop
‘John Hattie and the Visible Learning team will introduce you to the latest research with some novel and practical examples of how learning happens ’.
Venue : Doltone House, Pyrmont, Sydney, NSW.
16-18 ITEEA 2017 Conference
‘Engaging and empowering decision makers through integrative STEM education’.
Venue : Dallas, Texas, USA.
17 New ! MLTANSW Annual Conference
‘Building capacity - creativity and collaboration in Languages Education’.
Venue : Southern Cross Catholic Vocational College, Burwood, Sydney, NSW.
17-19 2017 DNZ National Conference
‘The Conference will cater to all Drama educators from all sectors with a dynamic program, including workshops, papers, and panel discussions’.
Venue : Toitu, Settlers Museum, Dunedin, New Zealand.
18-19 Montessori Early Childhood Conference
‘The event is open to all Montessori early education practitioners and will also include a workshop on the Sunday for parents and those new to Montessori’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
19-22 2017 Oxford Round Table Symposium - Literature, Language and the Arts
An extensive array of topics in this area are listed for discussion. See site for details.
Venue : Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England.
20 Creative Activities in Mathematics
ACER. ‘Cath Pearn, co-author of Creative Activities in Mathematics Book 1 [ACER Press, 2015], will present a problem that can be used in class to help primary students develop an inquiry-based approach that will help their understanding of maths generally, and maths in the curriculum particularly’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
20 New ! Secondary Health and Physical Education Conference [Victoria}
‘The Conference offers 15 workshops including practical sessions over three sessions ! You will be able to choose topics that best suit your current needs’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
20-21 The Intranet Revolution 2017
‘Industry leaders are showing Intranet professionals the way to adopting a social business model within their organisations internal communication system. We just need the forum to hear them’.
Venue : Rydges Sydney Central, Sydney, NSW.
20-23 APAIE Conference 2017
Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
21 Building Partnerships with Families
‘In this webinar, we ask : how can we build effective partnerships with the families of children with disability and complex additional needs ?’. Available only for Queensland-based ECEC services.
Venue : Online - join via your computer !
21-22 Finance and Accounting Professionals Leadership Workshop
‘This event will explore a range of topics and take away a personal action plan for enhanced leadership performance and effectiveness’.
Venue : Cliftons Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
21-22 Improving STEM Education
‘Bringing together teachers and leaders from best practice schools showcasing engaging STEM programs’.
Venue : Sydney Boulevard Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
21-22 New ! Strengthening Evidence-Based Policy
‘This case study focused conference provides policy representatives with all the skills they need to drive improvement in policy evaluation, formulation and implementation’.
Venue : National Convention Centre, Canberra, ACT.
21-23 AIATSIS National Indigenous Research Conference 2017
‘Drawing together researchers, policymakers, cultural and collecting institutions, the corporate sector and Indigenous organisations and communities to examine how we can more effectively target research efforts to achieve better policy outcomes and practice with lasting impact through transformative change’.
Venue : Hotel Realm, Canberra, ACT.
21-24 TESOL 2017
‘Attendees can choose from nearly 1 000 educational sessions and visit the more than 120 exhibitors in the English Language Expo’.
Venue : Seattle, Washington, USA.
22 New ! Masterclass B - BYOD
FutureSchools. ‘Implementing and getting the most from your BYOD/BYOD investment. From managing financial and human ICT resources to working out what your core services are, this Masterclass will bring you to the leading edge of technologies and strategies to keep you digitally ahead of the game’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
22 New ! Where to from here ? Making career and life choices
‘This Masterclass will help set you on this journey of discovery by exploring five key areas : Knowing your authentic self, Defining your values and leadership principles, Understanding your motivations, Building your support team, Staying grounded by integrating all aspects of your life’.
Venue : UTS Business School, Ultimo, NSW.
22-23 The e-Assessment Question Conference and Exhibition 2017
‘There is a lot happening in the world of e-Assessment. Exciting yes, but also challenging with the need to delivery coffective, robust, reliable and fit for purpose assessments. Are you ready to adopt the new technologies or upgrade your current offering ?’
Venue : America Square Conference Centre, City of London, UK.
22-23 University Community Safety and Wellbeing
‘Providing key strategies to address violence and sexual assault, mental health and wellbeing issues and how universities can work collaboratively to provide better support’.
Venue : Victoria University City Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
22-24 Eurie : Eurasia Higher Education Summit 2017
‘The new meeting point for international higher education, connecting other parts of the world with the great potential of the Eurasian region’.
Venue : Istanbul Lütfi Kırdar, Istanbul, Turkey.
22-25 ACRL 2017 Conference
‘The Conference is your once-every-two-years opportunity to access the best information, discover new ideas, and stay at the forefront of the profession’.
Venue : Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
23-24 ICERI 2017 : International Conference on Education, Research and Innovation
‘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 Education, Research and Innovation’.
Venue : Hotel Ambassador Zlata Husa, Prague, Czech Republic.
23-24 National Adult Training and Assessment Conference
‘Topics and sessions to be included in NATAC 2017 will address quality systems in VET, including assessment and links with industry; quality trainers, including the skills/capabilities that VET practitioners need to develop; and quality teaching and learning practices. NATAC will continue to include a significant LLN stream’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
23-24 National FutureSchools Expo and Conferences
‘Although the National Future Schools Expo happens once a year, the ideas and conversations continue all year round at other related events, and on social media’.
Venue : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
24-26 Liberty & Society Student Conference 2017
‘If you have started exploring the possibilities offered by classical liberal ideas then this conference is an opportunity not to be missed’.
Venue : Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
25-26 Reinvent your Career Expo 2017
‘The Reinvent Your Career Expos are a free public event. Noted as Australia’s largest intentional adult careers and employment expos they are held annually’.
Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.
25-27 ASCD Empower17 : The Conference for Every Educator
‘Because education is evolving, we’re reinventing the conference experience. Get INSPIRED with a new professional learning experience that will EMPOWER you to transform your schools’.
Venue : Anaheim, California, USA.
26-29 The Asian Conference on Education and International Development 2017
‘Acting as a centre for academics, practitioners and professionals to discuss new research in Education and International Development, and create opportunities for the internationalisation of higher education and sharing of expertise’.
Venue : Art Centre Kobe, Kobe, Japan.
27-28 5th Global Summit on Education [GSE 2017]
‘Invites academicians, scholars and researchers with broad and diverse research interests from around the world to meet and exchange the latest ideas and views in a forum that encourages respectful dialogues’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
27-28 5th International Conference on Social Sciences Research 2017
‘This conference examines local and global issues from the perspectives of scientific social sciences. Through individual or team collaborative research activities, researchers analyze perspectives and synthesize positions informed by the scientific social sciences of knowledge; analyse the past, assess the present, and plan for the future with regard to the theme’.
Venue : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
27-28 Understanding Copyright, National Seminar Series 2017
‘Our seminars are presented by experts in the field of copyright law who are up-to-date with the latest policies, laws and applications of copyright’.
Venue : Brisbane, Queensland.
28 New ! Intentional Teaching - the what and how
‘During the session we will pull apart and co-construct our knowledge of what intentional teaching is, what it means for educators every day and how it can be documented’.
Venue : Novotel Parramatta, Parramatta, NSW.
28-29 Updated ! The Big Day In
‘An IT careers conference designed by students for students. It is designed for both high school [Years 9-12] and University students interested in careers in technology’.
Venue : The Great Hall, UTS, Sydney, NSW.
28-31 Postgraduate Supervision
‘We shall focus our discussions on the spaces, journeys and ultimate destinations of postgraduate studies and supervision, particularly in the context of increases in international and cross-border postgraduate study opportunities, the role knowledge and innovation in economies across the world’.
Venue : Spier Estate, Stellenbosch, South Africa.
29-30 ICECET 2017 : International Conference on Early Childhood Education and Technology
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Early Childhood Education and Technology’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, Singapore.
29-30 ICESS Singapore 2017 : 19th International Conference on Economic and Social Studies
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Economic and Social Studies’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, Singapore.
29-31 International Baccalaureate® Global Conference 2017
‘Provides an opportunity for educational leaders, decision makers and practitioners from schools, universities and governments to come together to share best practices around cultivating the way we are educating students’.
Venue : Pacifico Yokohama Convention Centre, Yokohama, Japan.
30 Direct Instruction at Work : Math Mastery Series
ACER. ‘A balance between teacher-directed and student-directed learning. Recognising that some skills are better acquired through one approach and some through the other, the Math Mastery Series maximises every benefit a mental math program is capable of yielding’.
Venue : Hilton Darwin, Darwin, Northern Territory.
30 New ! Graduate outcomes for VET : the missing piece of the TVA puzzle
‘This webinar will provide an overview of the National Student Outcomes Survey, insight into the findings from the expanded survey data, and guidance on how to use NCVER resources to explore the outcomes and experiences of VET graduate’.
Venue : Online Webinar.
30/3-1/4 ECLD 17, Early Childhood Learning and Development Conference
‘From newcomers to the field, to experienced professionals, this Conference is great opportunity to help advance our shared work on behalf of children during their most critical period of learning and development’.
Venue : Crown Perth, Perth, Western Australia.
30/3-1/4 New ! Language, Literacy and Learning 2017
‘Conference will provide valuable information, current research evidence and successful strategies to teachers, practitioners and individuals concerned with the provision of effective literacy instruction to all students’.
Venue : Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
30/3-2/4 The Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities 2017
‘Acting as a centre for academics, practitioners and professionals to discuss new research in the Arts & Humanities. It will create opportunities for internationalisation of higher education and sharing of expertise’.
Venue : Art Centre Kobe, Kobe, Japan.
31/3-2/4 Early Years Expo & PDT Forum
‘One of Australia’s leading professional development events for Early Childhood Education & Care service providers, management and educators’.
Venue : Grand Pavilion Rosehill Gardens and Event Centre, Sydney, NSW.

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April 2017
Date Event
1 2017 - HOT [IIATE]
‘Gain valuable “hands on” professional development. Talk to teachers from all around the state. Up-skill yourself’.
Venue : Killara, NSW.
1 K-8 Conference [Mathematical Association of NSW Inc.]
‘Teachers attending the conference will have the opportunity to look at ways that they can improve their pedagogical practice by attending four, one-hour workshop sessions with over 25 presentations on offer’.
Venue : Bankstown Sports Club, Bankstown, NSW.
1 New ! Regional Conference
‘This one day regional conference will bring together innovative and fresh ideas across a range of topics which will have you and your team excited to tackle the year’.
Venue : Opal Cove Resort, Coffs Harbour, NSW.
2-4 5th IEEE Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health
‘The overall objectives of the conference are the discussion and sharing of knowledge, experiences and scientific and technical results, related to state-of-the-art solutions and technologies on serious games and applications for health and healthcare’.
Venue : Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
3 Reading Doctor Workshop
‘The latest in literacy research. How do children learn to read ? Why do some students struggle with reading ?’
Venue : Metro Hotel Perth, Perth, Western Australia.
3-4 International Conference on Aerospace Engineering and Management [ICAEM] 2017
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Aerospace Engineering and Management’.
Venue : 1000 Ann St, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland.
3-4 2017 Conference - TeachTechPlay
‘Join us for two days of conversation, inspiration and practical strategies to enhance the teaching and learning in your classroom and school’.
Venue : Ivanhoe Grammar School, Melbourne, Victoria.
3rd and 6th Contemporary Perspectives on Spelling
‘Participants will challenge existing assumptions underlying spelling development, consider Triple Word Form Theory as a conceptual framework in the teaching and learning of spelling, be able to draw on research evidence to implement a differentiated model of spelling instruction and enrich current linguistic knowledge’.
Venue : Canberra Grammar School, Red Hill, ACT.
3-7 2017 World Wide Web Conference
‘An annual forum bringing together some of the most influential members of the web community’.
Venue : Perth, Western Australia.
4-5 New ! Digital Marketing Strategies for Higher Education
‘This conference will explore leading higher education and industry case studies to assist you in strengthening your digital marketing going forward’.
Venue : Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Sydney, NSW.
4-5 EdTechTeam Melbourne West Summit
‘Two days of inspiring keynote speakers, personalised hands-on breakout sessions and a high energy demo slam to empower you as an educator in the digital age’.
Venue : Manor Lakes P-12 College, Manor Lakes, Victoria.
4-5 Research Innovation 2017
‘Research Innovation 2017 will focus on building effective, mutually beneficial partnerships with insights from all stakeholders including research agencies, government, industry and universities’.
Venue : InterContinental Sydney Double Bay, Sydney, NSW.
4-5 New ! Trumping Isolationism : IEAA Sponsored Students Forum 2017
‘This year’s forum will focus on the value of scholarships to students, institutions, scholarship providers and nations that send their students abroad for study’.
Venue : Australian National University Commons Function Centre, Acton, Canberra, ACT.
4-6 e-CASE & e-Tech
‘Providing a platform for researchers, engineers, academicians as well as industrial professionals from all over the world to present their research results and development activities in e-Commerce, e-Administration, e-Society, e-Education, and e-Technology’.
Venue : International Community House, Kyoto, Japan.
4-6 International Conference on Education and Global Studies
‘Provides opportunities for the delegates to exchange new ideas and application experiences face to face, to establish research relations and to find global partners for future collaboration’.
Venue : International Community House, Kyoto, Japan.
4-6 Research Facilities Design and Development 2017
‘This event will focus on addressing the importance incorporating inter-disciplinary collaboration when designing, developing and maintaining flexible multi-purpose facilities’.
Venue : InterContinental Sydney Double Bay, Sydney, NSW.
4-6 2017 International Symposium on Education and Psychology
‘This conference provides opportunities for the delegates to exchange new ideas and application experiences face to face, to establish research relations and to find global partners for future collaboration’.
Venue : International Community House, Kyoto, Japan.
4-7 LIME Connection VII
The Future of -Indigenous Health Education : Leadership, Collaboration, Curriculum. ‘A leading international event in Indigenous health and health professional education for academics, students, community members, practitioners and policy makers’.
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
5 New ! The Big Day In™ [Perth]
‘An IT careers conference designed by students for students. It is designed for both high school [Years 9-12] and University students interested in careers in technology’.
Venue : Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.
5-6 Enhancing Student Experience
‘The event will go through the key procedures to provide students with a holistic journey from admissions through to graduation’.
Venue : Victoria University City Convention Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
5-6 OER 17
‘An opportunity for open practitioners, activists, educators and policy makers to come together as a community to reflect on The Politics of Open. What are our current key challenges and strengths - locally, nationally, and internationally ? What are our priorities - in terms of political governance, organisational and personal politics ? What are the changes that we want to effect together ?’
Venue : London, United Kingdom.
5-7 Young Universities Summit 2017
‘The conference, which brings together senior university, government and industry leaders, will be on the theme “Disruptive, dynamic, distinctive: Universities rising to the challenges of tomorrow”’.
Venue : Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland.
5-7 Australia New Zealand Agent [ANZA] Workshop
‘The workshop offers many professional development opportunities for participants, including seminars on international education trends, insights into key markets, current visa issues and guidance on building successful relationships with agents’.
Venue : Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Queensland.
6-7 2017 EFMD Conference for International and External Relations, PR, Marketing, Communication and Alumni Professionals
‘This conference is aimed at the International and External, PR, Marketing, Communication and Alumni Professionals in business schools’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.
Venue : Singapore University of Management, Singapore.
6-7 European University Association 2017 Conference
‘The conference will be a timely occasion to discuss how university autonomy is linked to addressing a number of challenges’.
Venue : University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway.
7-8 2017 AASE Conference
‘The Conference’s theme, “Walk with Me” will focus on the journey a learner takes and the Conference Program will include four strands : Education : pre to post schooling; Behaviour; Social emotional; Practical strategies - “hands on practice”’.
Venue : Darwin Convention Centre, Darwin, Northern Territory.
7-9 ICLT 2017
‘Bringing together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of Learning and Teaching, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted’.
Venue : Jeju Island, South Korea.
8-9 ICPE 2017 : International Conference on Physics Education
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Physics Education’.
Venue : Dubai, UAE.
8-9 ICTES 2017 : 18th International Conference on Teaching and Education Sciences
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Teaching and Education Sciences’.
Venue : Dubai, UAE.
9-10 The 2017 Tertiary Studies and Careers Expo Adelaide
‘A unique opportunity for anyone interested in starting, changing or upgrading their career! Featuring many local, interstate and overseas education providers. students services and support agencies’.
Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.
10-11 AUA Conference and Exhibition 2017
‘The future will be different and the conference will give us opportunities to explore what challenges we might expect, how we can and will respond, and also time to understand and celebrate the innovation and creativity already evident in the practice of Higher Education professionals and institutions’.
Venue : University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.
10-12 UKSG 40th Annual Conference and Exhibition
‘Attracting over 900 delegates each year from around the world - librarians, publishers, content providers, consultants and intermediaries’.
Venue : Harrogate International Centre, Harrogate, England.
11 New ! The Big Day In™ [Adelaide]
‘An IT careers conference designed by students for students. It is designed for both high school [Years 9-12] and University students interested in careers in technology’.
Venue : Braggs Lecture Theatre, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.
11-12 EdTech Canberra Summit
‘This two-day high-intensity event focuses on deploying, integrating, and using Google Apps for Education [and other Google tools] to promote student learning in K-12 and higher education’.
Venue : Gungahlin College, Gungahlin, ACT.
11-12 Education Technology Summit 2017
‘Take away comprehensive insights into student and faculty engagement, apps, gamification, virtual reality, social media, and more from this event featuring specialised tracks for innovators in K-12 schools, colleges and universities’.
Venue : Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
12-13 Teachers New to Boys’ Schools Conference
‘An Australasia Boys School Coalition conference for teachers new to boys’ schools’. Monitor for additional information.
Venue : The Scots College, Sydney, NSW.
16-17 International Conference on Advances in Educational Sciences [ICAES] 2017
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Advances in Educational Sciences’.
Venue : Lisbon, Portugal.
17-18 Global Learn 2017
‘Nine themes codify the vision and goals of Global Learn for advancement and innovation in Advanced Technologies for Learning and Teaching; Assessment and Research; Educational Reform, Policy, and Innovation; Evaluation and Quality Improvement Advances; Global Networks, Partnerships, and Exchanges; Innovative Approaches to Learning and Learning Environments; Open Education; Technologies for Socially Responsive Learning; Virtual and Distance Education’.
Venue : South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota, USA.
18-20 AVETRA Annual Conference 2017
‘Providing a platform for research which can inform these deliberations to be presented and debated and for delegates to explore the ways in which these insights from research might be translated into policy and actions’
Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.
18-19 New ! The Digital Education Show Asia 2016
‘Where the world’s leading minds in education and technology come together to help Asian educators harness the power of technology to improve learning outcomes’.
Venue : Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
18-21 BOOST Best of Out-Of--School Time Conference
‘Join the largest, recognised and comprehensive global convening for after school, expanded learning, and out-of--school time professionals’.
Venue : Palm Springs Convention Centre, Palm Springs, California, USA.
19-21 Thinking, Doing, Learning 2017
‘The purpose of this colloquium is to advance our understanding of L2 learning over time from a conversation-analytic/ethnomethodological [CA-EM] viewpoint’.
Venue : University of Munich [Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität], Munich, Germany.
19-22 CEC 2017 Convention & Expo
A range of general sessions and special workshops covering multiple topics.
Venue : Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
19-22 2017 IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering
‘A leading forum for researchers, practitioners, developers, and users to explore cutting-edge ideas and to exchange techniques, tools, and experiences’.
Venue : San Diego, California, USA.
19/4-21/6 Mobile Learning Mastery Series
‘Focuses on the research, teaching and assessment of mobile learning environments. Through a series of workshops, you will explore relevant research to help you design an online course which leverages mobile technology’.
Venue : Asynchronous Workshop.
20-21 Negotiation for Change and Leadership
‘This program changes minds resulting in Change Leadership Negotiation and Conversation becoming one activity not four’.
Venue : The Hotel Grand Chancellor, Brisbane, Queensland.
20-21 Seventeenth International Conference on Knowledge, Culture, and Change in Organisations
‘Features research addressing the four annual themes and the 2017 Special Focus’.
Venue : Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia.
20-22 ICEDU : International Conference on Education 2017
‘Dedicated to the advancement of the theory and best practice in all areas of education. ICEDU 2017 will promote collaborative excellence between academicians and professionals from both P-12 and higher education’.
Venue : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
21-23 CSEDU 2017 [International Conference on Computer Supported Education]
‘A yearly meeting place for presenting and discussing new educational environments, best practices and case studies on innovative technology-based learning strategies, institutional policies on computer supported education including open and distance education, using computer’.
Venue : Holiday Inn Porto Gaia, Porto, Portugal.
24-25 ICSWESD 2017 : International Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Social Work, Education and Social Development’.
Venue : Holiday Inn London - Wembley, Wembley, London, United Kingdom.
24-27 CASE Asia-Pacific Advancement Conference 2017
‘Promises to arm delegates with knowledge, resources, and best practices while building a close-knit community of peers through networking among like-minded professionals and educational partners’.
Venue : Grand Hyatt Singapore, Singapore.
24-27 Ireland International Conference on Education [IICE-2017]
‘Providing an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational fields with cross-disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of pedagogy’.
Venue : Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland.
24-28 2017 International Society for Teacher Education [ISFTE]
‘We welcome teacher educators, researchers, academics and scholars from all over the world who collectively examine and discuss critical issues facing global teacher education including preschool and further education’.
Venue : Radisson Blu Hotel and Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark.
25-26 2nd International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities 2017 [ICSSH]
‘An optimal platform for academic communications, exchange of ideas and inspirations between specialists and scholars in the fields of social sciences and humanities, including hot issues such as education, psychology, literature and human geography’.
Venue : Jinan, China.
26-28 2017 New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education Conference
‘Noted as a supportive and inspirational conference focussed on cooperative work-integrated education’.
Venue : Hotel St. Moritz, Queenstown, New Zealand.
26-28 New ! Groningen Meeting 2017
‘A stimulating event featuring thought-provoking keynote addresses, workshops, case studies and roundtable discussions along with ample time for networking and connecting with colleagues’.
Venue : The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
26-28 New ! The 2nd World Conference on Blended Learning
‘Inviting researchers, teachers, professors, administrators, trainers and technology experts to present the latest blended learning solutions as well as to discuss and exchange the latest findings and new ideas based on the ongoing research, practice, and experience’.
Venue : Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
27 Updated ! The Big Day In™ [Sunshine Coast]
‘An IT careers conference designed by students for students. It is designed for both high school [Years 9-12] and University students interested in careers in technology’.
Venue : Innovation Centre, USC, Sippy Downs, Queensland.
27-28 New ! ACHPER [SA] Health & Physical Education Conference
‘Please register your interest with the ACHPER [SA] office to receive more information as it comes to hand in 2017’.
Venue : TBC, South Australia.
27-28 Early Career Teachers Conference
Designed for ‘All teachers, especially teachers in their first five years of teaching; Teachers who have returned to teaching after a period of absence; Teachers wanting the latest ideas and strategies for their teaching; and Pre-service teachers’.
Venue : Rydges Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.
27-28 19th International Conference on Emerging E-Learning Technologies 2017
‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Emerging E-Learning Technologies’.
Venue : Renaissance Brussels Hotel, Brussels, Belgium.
27-28 Negotiation for Change and Leadership
‘This program changes minds resulting in Change Leadership Negotiation and Conversation becoming one activity not four’.
Venue : Rockhampton, Queensland.
27-28 SASTA Annual Conference and Expo 2017
‘Includes 2 Keynote presentations, 6 Cutting Edge presentations and approximately 48 workshops, seminars and excursions for primary, middle, senior secondary teachers, laboratory officers and university lecturers’.
Venue : Brighton Secondary School, North Brighton, South Australia.
28 New ! VATI Congress 2017
‘Details of the program will be made available closer to the date of the conference. Registrations are now open’.
Venue : Darebin Arts & Entertainment Centre, Darebin, Melbourne, Victoria.
28-29 New ! 5th Asia Pacific Conference on Advanced Research [APCAR]
‘The main theme of this conference is “Strategies for Future”. Accordingly, the conference will cover Business, Social Sciences, Education and Information and Communications Technology disciplines. Internationally recognised scholars will participate in the event to present their latest research and best practices’.
Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Melbourne, Victoria.
29 Christians in Teaching Conference 2017
‘Aims to bring together Christian Educators from all sectors of education ranging from education students at university, through classroom teachers, current and aspiring leaders, academics and school board members’.
Venue : Rydges Parramatta, Rosehill, Sydney, NSW.
29-30 New ! Spirit of Learning Conference
‘With over 300 delegates attending, Spirit of Learning is fast becoming one of the biggest PD opportunities for beginning teachers’.
Venue : Hilton Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland.

Beginning of April 2017

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