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Conferences & Events

conference [n.]

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

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

Conferences 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.

June 2020
Date Event
1

New ! Restorative Classrooms, Strong Classrooms - Real Schools [Teachers]

‘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 : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

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.

1-2

New ! No More Harm Conference 2020

‘Highlighting bullying, harassment and discriminating behaviour, this annual conference continues to successfully facilitate discussion surrounding the cause, effect, challenges and opportunities surrounding harmful behaviours in schools, the workplace and wider community. Featuring a selection of renowned keynote speeches, oral presentations, panel discussions, workshops and networking opportunities, this conference highlights the cause of and solutions to bullying, harassment and discrimination’.

Venue : The Langham Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.

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’.

Postponed to 9-10 November 2020 at the same venue.

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’.

Postponed to 31 May - 3 June 2021. Will contact registered people to offer options.

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’.

Postponed. Pre-Sessions - 30 November 2020, Conference 1-3 December 2020 at the same venue.

Venue : Fujita Health University, Nagoya, Japan.

3

New ! Emerging Leader’s Series : Leadership Styles & Role Clarity [Darwin]

‘Have you recently been promoted to a leadership role ? This series is ideal for new leaders looking to develop core leadership skills. There are four half day workshops in the series. We encourage participants to participate in all workshops, but it is not essential’.

Venue : The Avenue, Parap, Northern Territory.

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’.

Check re Live Online option, though face-to-face not yet postponed.

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

3

New ! Talking to Parents about the Hard Stuff [Port Macquarie]

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

Venue : Mercure Port Macquarie, Port Macquarie, NSW.

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.

3-4

New ! Evidence Based Teaching & Learning Masterclass [Sydney]

‘All decisions about student learning must be informed by real data and evidence, regardless of whether it is formal or informal. However, too often, educators think through their teaching, and how they will cover certain information rather than thinking through how to get their students to learn. Learn how to flip the thinking of educators at your school at the Evidence Based Teaching in Schools Roadshow, and see the power of data to inform educational decision making’.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

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’.

Postponed till further notice. Revised dates as soon as possible.

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 ’.

University events with an attendance of 50 people or more have been cancelled for the Spring 2020 semester.

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’.

Cancelled. Full refunds to original credit card. Check the site re other refunds.

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’.

Postponed to 17-19 March 2021 at the same venue.

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’.

Postponed to 23-25 November 2020 at the same venue.

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

[3]4-5

Updated ! 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 now take place on 18 November 2020.

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

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’.

Re-scheduled to 2021. We are looking for a date in June 2021.

Venue : University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland.

4

New ! Behaviour Management 101 . . .

What they didn’t teach you at university. ‘This workshop will assist you to create and update your own classroom management model based on Positive Behaviour Development that includes the listed topics’.

Venue : TBC, Albury, NSW.

4

New ! EPiCC - Engaging Parents in Career Conversations 2020p

‘This is a train the trainer style one day workshop for Career Practitioner who intend delivering the Engaging Parents in Career Conversations for their parent body. The aim of the workshop to create confidence to effectively deliver the workshop to parents and provide all the necessary tools and strategies for delivery via modelling and examining likely scenarios’.

Venue : TBC, Brisbane, Queensland.

4

New ! Quality Improvement Plans : What is Quality ? How do we improve ? Who is planning ?

‘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 : Mantra on Northbourne, Canberra, ACT.

4

New ! Restorative Classrooms, Strong Classrooms - Real Schools [Leaders]

‘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 : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

4

New ! Women in Leadership Perth Symposium 2020

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

Venue : Pan Pacific Perth, Perth, Western Australia.

4-5

New ! Leadership for Women Masterclass 2020 [Adelaide]

The Leadership Institute. ‘An interactive, two-day course designed to help you build the awareness, agility and confidence to lead with wisdom, compassion and courage. It is designed to challenge your assumptions, expand and develop your mindset, skillset and toolsets to be an effective leader whilst leader and professional and to navigate some of the challenges women can face at work’.

Venue : Cliftons Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.

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’.

Monitoring on an ongoing basis, but no change as yet.

Venue : Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.

5

New ! Restorative Classrooms, Strong Classrooms - Real Schools [Everyone - Free]

‘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 : TBC,Melbourne, Victoria.

5

The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People [Canberra]

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

Venue : 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’.

Postponed. Possibly before the end of June 2021. More information when available.

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.

8-9

New ! Leadership for Women Masterclass 2020 [Brisbane]

The Leadership Institute. ‘An interactive, two-day course designed to help you build the awareness, agility and confidence to lead with wisdom, compassion and courage. It is designed to challenge your assumptions, expand and develop your mindset, skillset and toolsets to be an effective leader whilst leader and professional and to navigate some of the challenges women can face at work’.

Venue : Cliftons Brisbane, 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

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

Venue : 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

New ! Evidence Based Teaching & Learning Masterclass [Brisbane]

‘All decisions about student learning must be informed by real data and evidence, regardless of whether it is formal or informal. However, too often, educators think through their teaching, and how they will cover certain information rather than thinking through how to get their students to learn. Learn how to flip the thinking of educators at your school at the Evidence Based Teaching in Schools Roadshow, and see the power of data to inform educational decision making’.

Venue : TBC, Brisbane, Queensland.

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’.

No change as yet but it is being continually monitored.

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’.

Postponed to 3-4 September 2020 at the Pan Pacific Hotel, Melbourne.

Venue : Pan Pacific Melbourne, South Wharf, Victoria.

10-12

New ! 2020 AURIMS/ANZUIAG Conference

The scheduled conference in Canberra HAS BEEN CANCELLED. The Executive would like to thank all those who have offered to sponsor the conference, have submitted abstracts, and given a commitment to travel from overseas. Separate messages will be sent to those people directly. All refunds will be processed in a timely manner.

Cancelled. All refunds will be processed in a timely manner.

Venue : TBC.

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.

Re-scheduling to the end of 2020 but no date has yet been set. Registration can be carried forward or you can get a refund.

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

11

New ! 2020 Skills Conference []

The Apprentice Employment Network NSW & ACT has made the decision to postpone the 2020 Skills Conference due to the coronavirus COVID-19. This is a difficult decision to make but the health and wellbeing of our attendees, sponsors and speakers is our highest priority and we thank you for your understanding during this time. We will commence to look for an alternative date later in the year subject to venue availability.

Event postponed and re-scheduled later in 2020. Venue to be the same.

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

11

Boarding Schools Expo [Griffith]

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

Cancelled.

Venue : TBC, Griffith, NSW.

11

New ! Conflict Resolution in the Classroom

‘This engaging and practical webinar will give you the tools and strategies to manage classroom conflict with ease, including using positive communication, active listening and problem-solving skills. Master the strategies of conflict prevention and management to create positive learning environments for all your students’. VET Development Centre.

Venue : Webinar.

11

New ! Governance for School Council Members

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

Venue : AIS NSW, Sydney, NSW.

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’.

Check re Live Online option, though face-to-face not yet postponed.

Venue : TBC, Brisbane, Queensland.

11

New ! Working with older adults : Navigating diverse career chapters

Career Industry Council of Australia [CICA]. ‘Associate Professor Joanne Earl – Macquarie University. Professional Standards Competency – Diversity and Inclusion. Click here to register’.

Venue : Webinar.

11

New ! Your Time for My Time Our Place Conference [Brisbane]

‘Exclusively for Outside School Hours Care - our latest conference offering for 2020. This conference promises to to provide a day of deep thinking about how MTOP can authentically shape and improve your program and practice. Examples from practitioners around Australia will provide inspiration and motivation to rekindle your relationship with MTOP, and guide your ongoing commitment to quality OSHC provision’.

Site has now disappeared.

Venue : Karstens Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.

11-12

2020 Australian Curriculum Symposium

Cancelled. However, it will be included as part of the 2021 conference.

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.

11-12

New ! Evidence Based Teaching & Learning Masterclass [Melbourne]

‘All decisions about student learning must be informed by real data and evidence, regardless of whether it is formal or informal. However, too often, educators think through their teaching, and how they will cover certain information rather than thinking through how to get their students to learn. Learn how to flip the thinking of educators at your school at the Evidence Based Teaching in Schools Roadshow, and see the power of data to inform educational decision making’.

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

11-12

New ! Leadership for Women Masterclass 2020 [Canberra]

The Leadership Institute. ‘An interactive, two-day course designed to help you build the awareness, agility and confidence to lead with wisdom, compassion and courage. It is designed to challenge your assumptions, expand and develop your mindset, skillset and toolsets to be an effective leader whilst leader and professional and to navigate some of the challenges women can face at work’.

Venue : Cliftons Canberra, Canberra, ACT.

12

The AIS NSW Student Wellbeing Conference 2020

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

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

12

New ! Copyright for the VET Educator

‘This webinar covers copyright for VET educators. Participants will be able to have specific questions answered, gain an understanding of what copyright is, how to work with it, what the risks are, and how to manage them’. VET Development Centre.

Venue : Webinar.

12-13

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’.

Postponed to 18-19 September 2020 at the same venue.

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

12-13

Boarding Schools Expo [Wagga Wagga]

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

Cancelled.

Venue : TBC, Wagga Wagga, NSW.

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

New ! 2020 Regional Conference [MANSW]

Engaging Meaningful Mathematics EM2. The team is busy planning the program so keep an eye out for updated information coming your way shortly. Announcing Eddie Woo as Keynote Speaker’.

Venue : Port Macquarie Panthers, Port Macquarie, NSW.

13-14

New ! 3rd International Conference on information Systems, E-Learning and Social Sciences [ISES-2020]

‘Bringing together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of Economics, Trade and Development, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted’.

Venue : Holiday Inn Potts Points Sydney, NSW.

13-14

Updated ! 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.

13-14

New ! International Conference on Engineering and Technology, Computer, Basic & Applied Sciences [ECBA- 2020]

‘The conference will cover vital issues in Engineering & Technology, Computer, Basic and Applied Sciences Research and Practice under multiple sub-themes. The aim of our conference is to support, encourage and provide a platform for networking, sharing, publishing and nurturing the potential growth of individual scholars across the globe’.

Venue : Holiday Inn Potts Points, Potts Point, NSW.

15

New ! Understanding how to challenge and extend Gifted and Talented Learners

‘This workshop will look at the learning needs of Gifted and Talented students and investigate curriculum models that have been developed to challenge and extend these learners’.

Venue : Saxon’s Training Facilities, Melbourne, Victoria.

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

New ! 4th National Indigenous Career Advancement Forum

‘Reflect on and maintain a cultural safety in your office. Innovative strategies to advance your RAP. Stretch your organisation’s boundaries and develop strategic frameworks. Elevate your Indigenous employees to their full potential’.

Venue : Pan Pacific Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.

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’.

Cancelled. Automatic refund for those who have registered and paid.

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’.

Check re Live Online option, though face-to-face not yet postponed.

Venue : TBC, Perth, Western Australia.

16-17

New ! Supporting Early Literacy Development in Children

‘In this workshop, we will explore literacy in its natural habitat: a child’s playful exploration of their world. Teachers will think about the role of play, materials and the physical learning environment in children’s literacy development, reading and writing in a world that is increasingly digital, but our learning is still deeply rooted in hands-on explorations. This workshop combines hands-on play, presentation, small and whole group discussion, and reflection’.

Venue : Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise [exact venue to be advised], Queensland.

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’.

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

Venue : University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

17

New ! Accidental Counsellor Training [Liverpool]

‘Accidental Counsellors are people who find they are placed in a counselling/mentoring/coaching role by accident, as a result of requests for help from friends, colleagues, clients or others.The Accidental Counsellor training will focus on 3 core themes : Wellbeing, Connection, Influence’.

Venue : Liverpool Catholic Club, Cartwright, NSW.

17

New ! Adelaide 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, Adelaide, South Australia.

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’.

Check re Live Online option, though face-to-face not yet postponed.

Venue : TBC, Adelaide, South Australia.

17

New ! Strategies to Overcome Student and Teacher Stress

‘This workshop will equip the teacher with the essential tools they need to support and improve the student and teacher wellbeing outcomes within their environment, drawing on the latest research from Solution Focused and Cognitive Behavioural Psychology and Coaching’.

Venue : Saxons Training Facilities, Melbourne, Victoria.

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.

17-18

New ! LawSense School Law QLD 2020

‘Includes LawSense School ICT Law, School Sports Law and Risk, Business Management and Governance and Induction Stream’. Specific program details available on the site. Brochure available for download.

LawSense is closely monitoring advice from health authorities – read here regarding measures we have taken, live streaming & postponements - read more.

Venue : Pullman King George Square, Brisbane, Queensland.

18

New ! Adelaide GLAM - Australian Copyright Council Seminar

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

Venue : TBC, Adelaide, South Australia.

18

New ! CAA’s Industry Update Day 2020

‘You will hear from representatives from a range of industries who will talk about : Pathways into the industry; Jobs and Careers including new and emerging careers in the Industry; Study and training opportunities in the Industry; Skills, personal attributes and pre-requisites required’. Careers Advisers Association of NSW & ACT

Live stream only.

Venue : UTS Aerial Function Centre, Sydney, NSW.

18

New ! Differentiation for High Achievers

‘This program will assist teachers to use the Australian Curriculum Framework to develop a variety of curriculum approaches that meet the needs of High Achievers. Key elements of the program’ are detailed on this page.

Venue : Saxon’s Training Facilities, Melbourne, Victoria.

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’.

Check re Live Online option, though face-to-face not yet postponed.

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’.

Due to the current Coronavirus outbreak, MAV has postponed this primary conference until either late 2020 or 2021, depending upon how things evolve. We are working on alternative formats for our annual conference, to ensure that it can proceed one way or other to support primary maths educators. Stay tuned for more information in our newsletter.

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’.

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

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

New ! Leadership for Women Masterclass 2020 [Sydney]

The Leadership Institute. ‘An interactive, two-day course designed to help you build the awareness, agility and confidence to lead with wisdom, compassion and courage. It is designed to challenge your assumptions, expand and develop your mindset, skillset and toolsets to be an effective leader whilst leader and professional and to navigate some of the challenges women can face at work’.

Venue : Cliftons Sydney, Sydney, NSW.

18-19

New ! Scaffolding Learning through Material Play [Gold Coast]

‘This workshop gives those working with young children a look at how open-ended materials[“loose parts”] can transform early childhood environments. Without the mess, and with a focus on deep, creative problem solving, participants will learn steps they can take to source materials; to create invitations to play; and to sustain a child-centred, playful classroom culture. Participants will also learn about communicating the importance of child-driven play to parents and colleagues to advocate for more playful curriculum’.

Venue : Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise [exact venue to be advised], Queensland.

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’.

2020 conference cancelled. Next conference is 17-19 June 2021 at the same venue.

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

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

New ! 2020 VALA Conference

VCAL Heroes – Developing 21st Century skills highlights the positive outcomes students achieve through the VCAL by intently developing [and assessing !] the 21st Century skills – and we’re seeking your input’.

Postponed. New date to be confirmed.

Venue : Jasper Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria.

19

New ! Accidental Counsellor Training [Canberra]

‘Accidental Counsellors are people who find they are placed in a counselling/mentoring/coaching role by accident, as a result of requests for help from friends, colleagues, clients or others.The Accidental Counsellor training will focus on 3 core themes : Wellbeing, Connection, Influence’.

Venue : St Mary MacKillop College Canberra, Isabella Plains, ACT.

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

New ! CAA’s Tertiary Update Day 2020

‘The purpose is to update Careers Advisers about what is new or what has changed in relation to : courses; entry requirements; access schemes; scholarships; work, study and training opportunities for students; apprenticeships, traineeships, SBAT’s; student services; skills [such as those in demand or emerging]; study, employment, industry trends’. Careers Advisers Association of NSW & ACT

Live stream only.

Venue : UTS Aerial Function Centre, Sydney, NSW.

19

New ! Positive Behavioural Change

‘In this interactive webinar, participants will learn more about human behaviours and how motivations can drive behaviour. They will also learn skills and strategies to promote positive behaviours. The emphasis is on understanding what prompts challenging behaviours and how to influence and promote long-lasting change’. VET Development Centre.

Venue : Webinar.

19

The AIS NSW English Conference 2020

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

Venue : MLC School, Burwood, NSW.

19

New ! The Critical Reflection Conference

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

Venue : Metro Aspire Hotel, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW.

19

The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People [Perth]

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

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

19

New ! Women in Leadership Canberra Symposium 2020

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

Venue : Hyatt Hotel, Canberra, ACT.

19

New ! Working from Vision to Reality : Learning how to make it real

‘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. Upon completion of this workshop, you will be able to : Understand what the authorised officer will observe and discuss; Learn more about what is required for the exceeding themes; Be confident when answering questions particularity when Wasabe has just put her finger up Kale’s nose; Promote the features of your program without going weak at the knees’.

Venue : The Precinct Conference Centre, [BioSA/TechinSA], Adelaide, South Australia.

19-21

New ! 2020 ACA Queensland National Conference

‘The 2020 conference theme is Early Education ... An endless adventure’. Full program and other details are available from the site. Conference brochure available soon. Trade Exhibition Hall open 20-21 June.

Venue : The Star Gold Coast, Gold Coast, Queensland.

20

New ! Rural Education Conference [NSW Teachers Federation]

‘The conference is a meeting place for rural and remote teachers who are actively engaged in the Federation, and will provide the opportunity for participants to engage on topics related to teacher experiences in rural and remote settings through workshop sessions – including staffing, teacher housing, the breadth of curriculum, provision of education including pre-school and TAFE as well as incentives’.

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

Venue : NSWTF, Sydney, NSW.

21-23

Updated ! APRU Annual Presidents’ Meeting 2020

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.

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’.

Waiting for clarification on COVID. Do NOT make any travel or conference plans at this time. Re-imbursement if cancelled.

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

22

New Date ! EYLF Off the Shelf Conference [Canberra]

‘This conference promises to get the Early Years Learning Framework [EYLF] off the shelf and provide a day of deep thinking about how the framework can authentically shape and improve your program and practice. Examples from practitioners around Australia will provide inspiration and motivation to rekindle your relationship with the EYLF and guide your ongoing commitment to quality curriculum’.

Venue : Mantra MacArthur Hotel Canberra, Turner, ACT.

22

New ! The Educational Leader Conference : Our 4th Educational Leader National Roadshow [Perth]

‘With both national and international speakers, this conference is a must-do conference for educational leaders across Australia. Be prepared to be supported, challenged, inspired and reassured as we explore a range of relevant topics relating to the role of the educational leader. Not to be missed . . . the conference brings together some big ideas into everyday practical ways’.

Venue : Karstens Perth, Perth, Western Australia.

22-24

New ! Reggio Inspired Pedagogy [Gold Coast]

‘This intensive three day workshop will provide a deeper knowledge and understanding of the Reggio Emilia approach to teaching in the Early Years. The foundational principles of teacher as researcher, progettazione, and the learning environment as the third teacher will be explored. Learning environments will be examined in terms of the atelier, a place of creative possibilities, research and the expression of symbolic languages. Plans for classroom change will be considered within the Reggio inspired framework of the Mosaic Approach to environmental design’.

Venue : Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise [exact venue to be advised], Queensland.

22-26

New ! Developing Resilient Learners [Brisbane]

ACEL have decided to postpone all events and workshops that were currently scheduled between March and June 2020. New dates for each event will soon be announced and all current registrants will have their registration automatically moved to the new dates.

Venue : Brisbane, Queensland.

22-26

New ! Developing Resilient Learners [Melbourne]

ACEL have decided to postpone all events and workshops that were currently scheduled between March and June 2020. New dates for each event will soon be announced and all current registrants will have their registration automatically moved to the new dates.

Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.

22-26

New ! Developing Resilient Learners [Sydney]

ACEL have decided to postpone all events and workshops that were currently scheduled between March and June 2020. New dates for each event will soon be announced and all current registrants will have their registration automatically moved to the new dates.

Venue : Sydney, NSW.

23

New ! The Educational Leader Conference : Our 4th Educational Leader National Roadshow [Adelaide]

‘With both national and international speakers, this conference is a must-do conference for educational leaders across Australia. Be prepared to be supported, challenged, inspired and reassured as we explore a range of relevant topics relating to the role of the educational leader. Not to be missed . . . the conference brings together some big ideas into everyday practical ways’.

Venue : Rydges South Park Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.

23-24

New ! Leadership for Women Masterclass 2020 [Melbourne]

The Leadership Institute. ‘An interactive, two-day course designed to help you build the awareness, agility and confidence to lead with wisdom, compassion and courage. It is designed to challenge your assumptions, expand and develop your mindset, skillset and toolsets to be an effective leader whilst leader and professional and to navigate some of the challenges women can face at work’.

Venue : Cliftons Melbourne, Melbourne,Victoria.

23-25

New ! 4th Social Media for Higher Education

‘Into its 4th year, the Annual Social Media for Higher Education Summit is Australia’s flagship forum for stakeholders across the ecosystem. This dedicated summit attracts an influential panel of speakers and subject matter experts from the award-winning universities in Australia and internationally’.

Based on recent events and the rapidly evolving nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have decided to postpone the summit to later in 2020. We will announce the new dates once confirmed.

Venue : Grace Hotel, Sydney, NSW .

24

New ! The Educational Leader Conference : Our 4th Educational Leader National Roadshow [Sydney]

‘With both national and international speakers, this conference is a must-do conference for educational leaders across Australia. Be prepared to be supported, challenged, inspired and reassured as we explore a range of relevant topics relating to the role of the educational leader. Not to be missed . . . the conference brings together some big ideas into everyday practical ways’.

Venue : Novotel Sydney International Airport, Sydney, NSW.

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’.

Postponed to 22-24 June 2021. There will be a new site for that conference.

Venue : TBC, Moscow, Russia.

25

New ! The Educational Leader Conference : Our 4th Educational Leader National Roadshow [Canberra]

‘With both national and international speakers, this conference is a must-do conference for educational leaders across Australia. Be prepared to be supported, challenged, inspired and reassured as we explore a range of relevant topics relating to the role of the educational leader. Not to be missed . . . the conference brings together some big ideas into everyday practical ways’.

Venue : QT Canberra, Canberra, ACT.

25-26

Design And Technology Teacher Association Qld. Conference

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Postponed to 2021 with dates to be confirmed.

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

25-26

New ! Making Learning Visible [Gold Coast]

‘During the two day workshop, participants will experience many opportunities to explore materials, utilising an inquiry lens, with the intent to gather artifacts of individual and group learning, create pedagogical documentation and engage in reflective dialogue about the process of making learning visible’.

Venue : Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise [exact venue to be advised], 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.

cancelled.

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

26

New ! The Educational Leader Conference : Our 4th Educational Leader National Roadshow [Melbourne]

‘With both national and international speakers, this conference is a must-do conference for educational leaders across Australia. Be prepared to be supported, challenged, inspired and reassured as we explore a range of relevant topics relating to the role of the educational leader. Not to be missed . . . the conference brings together some big ideas into everyday practical ways’.

Venue : Bayview Eden, Melbourne,Victoria.

26

New ! The Nuts : Bolts of Assessment

‘This webinar looks at the basics from understanding the unit of competence to finishing a complete assessment tool. After this session, participants will be able to identify the necessary and negotiable components of a unit of competency, create an effective mapping document, identify three different types of evidence and their assessment instruments, which apply to a specific unit and undertake pre-assessment validation’. VET Development Centre.

Venue : Webinar.

26-28

ASCD Conference on Teaching Excellence

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : TBC, Denver. Colorado, USA.

27

Beginning Teacher Conferences [NSWTF] [Newcastle]

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

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

Venue : Tamworth,NSW.

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

Updated ! 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

New ! The Educational Leader Conference : Our 4th Educational Leader National Roadshow [Brisbane]

‘With both national and international speakers, this conference is a must-do conference for educational leaders across Australia. Be prepared to be supported, challenged, inspired and reassured as we explore a range of relevant topics relating to the role of the educational leader. Not to be missed . . . the conference brings together some big ideas into everyday practical ways’.

Venue : Victoria Park, Brisbane, Queensland.

29-30

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’.

Monitoring but no decision has yet been made about this conference.

Venue : QEII Centre, London, United Kingdom.

28/6-1/7

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.

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21st PECERA Conference 2020

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

We have suspended registration while we consider the best response.

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

3-5

FATFA Congress [Teaching French in Australia]

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

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

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

5-7

2020 AFAANZAnnual Conference

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

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

5-7

New ! 2020 Annual Conference - NSW Teachers Federation

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

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

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

5-8

New ! CONASTA 69

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

Venue : Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.

5-10

OGC 2020 Global Summit

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

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

Venue : Traralgon, Victoria.

6-7

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

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

Venue : Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria.

6-9

New ! AATE/IFTE ‘IF’ 2020 Conference

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

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

Venue : Online.

6-9

Asian Studies Association of Australia Conference 2020

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

Cancelled. Refunds will be organised.

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

6-9

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

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

Postponed to 5-8 July 2021.

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

6-10

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

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

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

6-10

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

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

Working on an alternative but no decision been made yet.

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

6-10

New ! MERGA Conference 2020

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

The MERGA Executive and the Singapore Conference team have decided to suspend the MERGA 43 conference in Singapore this July. We will continue discussions with the MERGA local organising committee in Singapore to determine details related to the conference.

Venue : Singapore.

6-12

Adaptive Learning Fundamentals and Courseware Exploration

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

Venue : Asynchronous Workshop.

6-17

APRU Undergraduate Leaders’ Program [ULP] 2020

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

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

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.

8-10

29th National VET Research Conference ‘No Frills’

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

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

8-10

New ! TEFANZ/ATEA Conference 2020

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

Venue : Auckland, New Zealand.

8-11

2020 International Boys’ Schools Coalition [IBSC] Annual Conference

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

Still on but being monitored with a final update no later than 1 May 2020.

Venue : Viaró Global School, Barcelona, Spain.

9-10

International Conference on Technologies in STEM [ICTSTEM 2020]

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

Re-scheduled to July 2021 in Singapore.

Venue : Furama Riverfront, Havelock Road, Singapore.

9-12

New ! 2020 ALEA National Conference Sydney

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

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

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

11-15

FENS Forum - International Neuroscience Conference 2020

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

Currently looking at solutions but no decision has been made as yet.

Venue : SEC Centre, Glasgow, United kingdom.

12-15

International Round Table Symposiums - 2020 Educational Issues

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

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

12-19

14th International Congress on Mathematical Education [ICME 14]

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

Venue : TBC, Shanghai, China.

13

Maryborough Regional Conference for Middle Years [#MARYCAS20]

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

Venue : Riverside Christian College, Maryborough West, Queensland.

13-15

2020 International Conference on Learning

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

Watching the COVID situation but there is no final decision as yet.

Venue : University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain.

13-17

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

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

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

13/7-18/9

Using and interpreting data in schools [ACER]

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

Venue : Online.

14-16

6th International Archean Symposium [6IAS] 2020

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

Postponed to 2021. No dates yet but it will be at least 12 months.

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

15-18

2020 Higher Education International Round Table Symposium

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

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

15-18

International Round Table Symposiums - 2020 Women and Education

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

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

16

Newcastle Regional Conference for Middle Years [#NEWCAS20]

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

Venue : St Philips Christian College, Waratah, NSW.

16

The BiG Day In [Brisbane]

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

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

16-17

New ! 2020 MLTANSW Conference

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

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

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

16-17

6th International Conference on Science & Technology Research

A full listing of known conference themes plus other essential information can be found on the site.

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

17-23

New ! The Ultimate Leader [Phase 3]

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

Venue : Varsity Conference Centre, Varsity Lakes, Queensland.

18-19

New ! Tertiary Studies Expo [TSXPO] Brisbane

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

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

19-22

New ! International Round Table Symposiums - 2020 Health Education, Nutrition and Aging

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

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

19-22

New ! International Round Table Symposiums - 2020 Religion, History and Theology

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

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

20-21

New ! The Human Executive Assistant Conference 2020 [Melbourne]

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

Venue : Crown Melbourne Conference Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.

20-22

2020 Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences

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

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

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

20-24

International Centre for Innovation in Education [ICIE] Conference 2020

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

Venue : University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.

20-24

ISRA2020

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

Re-scheduled to mid-July in Ottawa but dates are yet to be finalised.

Venue : University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada.

20-25

AHEAD Annual Conference 2020

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

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

21

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

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

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

21

New ! Sunshine Coast Daily Careers Expo

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

Venue : Venue 114, Bokarina, Queensland.

21-22

New ! Introduction to Career Development Practice [ICDP]

‘The Introduction to Career Development Practice provides intensive training in all operational aspects of delivering a quality career development service and career education programs in a range of settings’.

Venue : CEAV Institute, Greensborough, Victoria.

21-24

16th EASA Biennial Conference [easa2020]

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

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

22

New ! AISNSW Geography Conference 2020

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

Venue : Taronga Zoo, Mosman, NSW.

23

New ! Talking to Parents about the Hard Stuff [Parramatta]

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

Venue : Skye Hotel Suites, Parramatta, NSW.

23

New ! Women in Leadership Adelaide Symposium 2020

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

Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.

23-24

New ! Effective Strategies that Support Positive Behaviour Management [Brisbane]

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

Venue : Royal on the Park Hotel & Suites, Brisbane, Queensland.

23-24

New ! International Conference on Early Childhood Learning and Development 2020

‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Early Childhood Learning and Development. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns’.

Venue : TBC, London, United Kingdom.

23-25

New ! 2020 AES Audio Education Conference

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

The AES is carefully monitoring the status of the Coronavirus pandemic and its impact on conventions, conferences and meetings. Further information will be posted here, and all authors, registered delegates and contributors will receive direct email from the AES Education Conference organisers, if conditions require postponement or cancellation of the event.

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

23-24

CEN NSW/ACT State Conference

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

Venue : Nepean Christian School, Mulgoa, NSW.

24

New ! Advanced Counselling Skills for Accidental Counsellors 2020

‘The skills taught in this workshop will help you respond more effectively and accelerate your results with those you help. You’ll gain an understanding of how to adapt yourself and your approach to different clients, including matching their language, communication style, and energy to tailor responses and design interventions in the moment that work’, plus much more.

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

24

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

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

Venue : Genesis Christian College, Brisbane, Queensland.

24-25

Boarding Schools Expo [Narrabri]

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

Cancelled.

Venue : TBC, Narrabri, NSW.

24-26

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

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

Postponed from March 2020.

Venue : Guilin Grand Link Hotel, Guilin, China.

25

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

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

Venue : Siena College, Melbourne,Victoria.

26

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

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

Venue : Concordia College, Adelaide, South Australia.

27-28

Unlocking The New Art and Science of Teaching [Brisbane]

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

This site has now disappeared.

Venue : TBC, Brisbane, Queensland.

27-30

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Mathematics Alliance [ATSIMA] 2020

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

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

28

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

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

Venue : Concordia College, Adelaide, South Australia.

28-29

New ! 7th Annual STEM Education Conference

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

Venue : Rydges World Square, Sydney, NSW.

28-29

New ! Women in Leadership Sydney Symposium 2020

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

Venue : Shangri La, Sydney, NSW.

29

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

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

Venue : Ascham School, Sydney, NSW.

29

New ! Brisbane Education - Australian Copyright Council Seminar

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

Venue : TBC, Brisbane, Queensland.

30

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

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

Venue : Radford College, Canberra, ACT.

30

New ! Brisbane GLAM - Australian Copyright Council Seminar

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

Venue : TBC, Brisbane, Queensland.

30

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

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

Venue : Churchie, Brisbane, Queensland.

30

New ! Universal Design for Learning : ...

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

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

30-31

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.

31

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

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

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

31

New ! Performing Arts For Your Classroom

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

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

31

The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People [Adelaide]

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

Venue : Adelaide Town Hall, Adelaide, South Australia.

Beginning of July 2020

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