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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 which have been re-scheduled in 2020 will have a comment like this included. It will indicate the original date, any change to venue and other details required.

Last check completed during the last weeks of June 2020.

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.

July 2020
Date Event
1

18th International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities

‘The conference program groups together presentations along similar themes to facilitate knowledge sharing and community building. Submission details and format guidelines for digital content for both “In-Person” and “Virtual” registrations are available’. The original conference [face-to-face] was scheduled for 30 June-2 July 2020. This has now gone to 30 June-2 July 2021.

Venue : Virtual Conference.

1

Boys Behaving Badly ? Behaviour management for difficult to teach male students

‘This highly practical workshop looks at Setting up a classroom that tackles common behavioural issue proactively; Responding well to negative behaviours including how to use humour and creativity; Developing classroom skill when faced with negative groups of boys; Developing good follow through to keep negative behaviour as isolated as possible; Creating school responses that support positive boy’s engagement; Making problem-solving part of the consequences of disruptive and disrespectful behaviour and Using student buy in to help solve repeated misbehaviours’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

1-2

‘Yura’ - The Mirror Always Has Two Faces

A 2 Day Immersion Class On Aboriginal Cultural Integrity And Relatedness. ‘Over two days, we will regularly pause and consider amongst the group, ‘what does this mean and what does it look like in practice’ ? There’ll be time to think about ‘what else is possible’ and move beyond cultural awareness and tokenism on an ongoing basis with children, colleagues and centres’.

Venue : Karstens Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.

1-3

Improving University Teaching – Annual Global Education Conference for University Teaching

‘This virtual conference will have two themes—our original theme of Toward Sustainable Assessment and a second theme, The Online Pivot, about teaching in a virtual environment. The 45th IUT conference will feature many of our traditional offering—papers, posters, roundtables, and plenary addresses—some live and some posted for download before and after the conference. Finally, building on this virtual conference, we plan to make our website a year-round resource for the university teaching community’.

Venue : Virtual Conference.

1-4

20th International Conference on Computational Science and its Applications [ICCSA 2020]

‘Computational Science is a main pillar of most of the present research, industrial and commercial activities and plays a unique role in exploiting Information and Communication Technologies as innovative technologies. The ICCSA Conference offers a real opportunity to discuss new issues, tackle complex problems and find advanced enabling solutions able to shape new trends in Computational Science’.

Venue : Online.

1-4

Foundations of Utility and Risk 2020 [FUR]

‘An interdisciplinary conference bringing together decision theorists, behavioural scientists, economists, psychologists, mathematicians, management scientists, medical and health scientists, philosophers, statisticians, and other researchers. Currently, it is one of the most prestigious conferences in behavioural science’.

Venue : University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW.

1-31

New ! Self-Reg Summer Symposium : Self-Reg, Equity & Well-Being : VISION 2020

‘SRSS 2020 will still take place—as a virtual event that will reach more people than ever ! Log in whenever you feel like over the months of July and August to access all our great SRSS content, with new content and activities released every day’. Canada.

Venue : Online.

2

Advancing Relational Skill Sets for Front Office Staff

‘This workshop is designed to give front office staff a booster that inoculates them from the gloom that can creep in when dealing with precarious situations and irrational behaviour. This informative, enjoyable and inspiring workshop is built around four key aspect of the front office challenge’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

2

New ! Clarity - ‘What Matters MOST in Learning, Teaching, and Leading’

This is Part 1 of a 3 part series titled CLARITY : What MATTERS Most in ‘Learning’ During Part 1, you will cover 7 major aspects of this topic. Details are found on the site. See Part 2 details at 9 July 2020 and Part 3 details at 16 July below.

Venue : Webinar.

2-3

World Education Congress 2020

‘The World Education Congress will be a rendezvous, in which participants will discuss Evolving Trends in Education. The congress will examine modern as well as traditional knowledge system. Its will further explore how education can help develop mental, emotional and physical skills to help facilitate personal excellence as well as psychological and Socio–economic wellbeing, in the challenging times the world faces today’.

Venue : Taj Lands End, Mumbai, India.

2-4

International Conference on Information, Communication Technologies in Education [ICICTE 2019]

‘Those attending ICICTE 2020 will leave with an excellent overview of current thinking and practices in applications of technology to education. Thematic streams will include alternative processes, procedures, techniques and tools for creating learning environments appropriate for the twenty-first century’.

Venue : Samos, Greece.

2-4

International Conference on Open and Innovative Education [ICOIE 2020]

The organisers plan ‘the annual conferences on open and innovative education with the following aims : provide a platform for sharing research, practices and views relevant to open and innovative education; facilitate networking and cross-institutional collaboration among researchers and educators in fields of educational innovation and/or openness; and promote open and innovative education to enhance educational quality and achievements’.

Venue : Virtual Conference.

3-5

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 wish to advise that the decision has been made to defer the conference to 2021.

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’.

We have now agreed that this year’s conference will now take place in virtual format in the same timeslot and will be FREE to all AFAANZ members. In 2021, the AFAANZ Conference and doctoral symposium will be hosted at Crown in Melbourne.

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

5-7

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

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’.

Cancelled.

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 ! Curriculum and Documentation Immersion Class

‘This two-day immersion workshop brings together two of Australia’s leading thinkers and facilitators to put the spotlight on curriculum and documentation. Building on our popular curriculum and documentation courses, it provides a unique experience for people wishing to explore more deeply their thinking about these two critical components of quality practice’.

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

6-7

EDULEARN20

‘Taking into account that all risk of exposure should be minimised, EDULEARN20 Committee has taken the decision to move EDULEARN to a fully virtual format and all registered delegates will be able to participate virtually. In a moment in which distance learning is more important than ever, EDULEARN20 will provide an opportunity for all to share and present their contributions [abstract, paper and presentations], get feedback from other attendees, and contribute to EDULEARN Proceedings’.

Venue : Virtual Conference.

6-7

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

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

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.

6-10

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’.

Cancelled.

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’.

Postponed to 5-9 July 2021 at the same venue.

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

6-10

DIS2020 : More than Human Centred Design

‘The theme for DIS 2020 is More than Human-Centred Design. The aim of the theme is to rethink the research and contributions we make in design and HCI, by investigating non-humanist or post-humanist alternatives. These approaches displace the human at the centre of thought and action with humans and non-humans bound together materially, ethically, and existentially’.

Changed to a Virtual Event. The conference will open July 6 and proceedings for the conference will be open access until 20 July 2020.

Venue : TBC, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

6-10

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 postpone the MERGA 43 conference in Singapore to 5-9 July 2021.

Venue : Singapore.

6-10

New ! MoodleMoot Global Online 2020

‘At our online event, you’ll be able to hear success stories and best practices from organisations around the world : from teachers who are using Moodle creatively to keep a real connection with their students, to Moodle admins who will share how they managed to scale up their virtual learning environments in a matter of weeks. Build up your skills in all-level workshops’.

Venue : Online.

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.

6-12

New to Online, Essentials Part I : Getting Started

‘This workshop will provide you with an important online learning experience as you explore the basics of online teaching and learning. You will learn the critical differences between online and face-to-face courses, including faculty and student expectations, role adjustments, and course design and evaluation. Your explorations will include research-based readings, presentations, and discussions with other new online teachers. There will also be an hour-long optional [recorded] live session where you will get a chance to meet your facilitator to discuss important topics related to online teaching and ask your questions’.

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’.

Cancelled. To be held at the same venue in 2021. Dates to be announced in late 2020.

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

6 **

eLearning Essentials

AITD. ‘eLearning Essentials is an online course. ** The course duration is 12 weeks, and is comprised of LIVE, LearnSpace fortnightly webinars that take place within the first 8 weeks, and an additional 4 weeks of self-paced learning’.

Venue : Online.

6-13

InSITE 2020 : Informing Science + IT Education Conferences

The conference theme is Digitally Integrated Scholarship. Topics of Interest, Conference Tracks and other relevant information are available from the site.

This event is now Online. See site for details. Face-to-face : see below - this is a face-to- face event being held in Orlando, Florida, USA, 12-15 July, jointly with another conference.

Venue : Online.

6/7-28/8

Let’s Count Program

The Smith Family. ‘Let’s Count is based on the principle that children are more likely to have positive experiences of mathematics during their early years if their educators, parents and other family members also have positive dispositions towards mathematics. The professional development consists of 2 Modules separated by a Practical Application period. As part of the professional development, you will get access to a range of resources’. Online and Face-to-Face courses available

Venue : Online.

7

New ! Evaluating Learning and Teaching Effectiveness : ADEPT Workshop

‘This workshop will provide you with the chance to reflect on your learning and teaching and design approaches to evaluating their effectiveness, preparing data that can be used for teaching portfolios, awards and promotion applications’.

Venue : Zoom Workshop.

7

Higher Education - Ensuring Academic Outcomes through COVID-19

‘Develop a consistent, whole organisation approach to teaching and learning; Provide clear, frequent and open communication channels for staff and students; Implement a Learning Management System to ensure learning outcomes; and Create an action plan to move from remote teaching to online learning’.

Venue : Virtual/Streaming.

7-8

Virtual Classroom Environments [AITD]

‘This course will model virtual classroom delivery whilst equipping you to delve into the practical considerations and skills required for smooth, confident and reliable operation of LIVE online learning. You will participate in 4 x LIVE facilitated virtual classrooms, experience immersive learning activities and take away inspiration and ideas that you can apply with any web-conferencing software’.

Venue : Online.

7-10

Updated ! 29th National VET Research Conference ‘No Frills’

With such a strong program already in place, we’re taking the 29th National VET Research Conference ‘No Frills’ ONLINE for the first time ever. With a comprehensive range of live and pre-recorded content, including keynote speakers, focus sessions and over 30 presentations, #NoFrills2020 will immerse you in the future of VET.

Venue : Online.

8

Blended Learning Mastery Series : Research into Practice

‘Promoting a deeper understanding of blended learning research and practice among teaching faculty members, instructional designers, and institutional executives through a discussion and critique of recent literature on blended learning. Following the Quality Scorecard for Blended Learning as a framework, the topics of the modules include a review of recent literature and standards, institutional implementation of blended learning, evidence-based best practices, scholarship, and evaluation of blended teaching and learning’.

Venue : Asynchronous Workshop.

8

Online International Doctoral Research Conference in Education

‘The conference is aimed at postgraduate research students around the world who are working in the field of educational research and who wish to present their work to a like-minded audience of doctoral students, early career researchers [those within 2 years of their PhD defence], and academics. The conference is free to attend and free to present at’.

Venue : Online Video Conference.

8-10

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’.

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

Venue : Viaró Global School, Barcelona, Spain.

9

New ! Clarity - ‘What Matters MOST in Learning, Teaching, and Leading’

This is Part 2 of a 3 part series titled CLARITY : What MATTERS Most in ‘Teaching’ During Part 2, you will cover 6 major aspects of this topic. Details are found on the site. See Part 1 details at 2 July 2020 and Part 3 details at 16 July 2020.

Venue : Webinar.

9

New Directors/Managers : Understanding leadership, teams and getting stuff done

‘Key areas of focus will be : It starts with a vision : being clear about setting the right tone around quality and team accountability; Where did the day go ? priorities, focus and time management; Assessment and rating, the good, the bad, and the ugly : understanding the process and using it to support wise practice; and Effective communication strategies’.

Venue : Karstens Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.

9-10

2020 EdTechSA Conference

‘Information about the conference coming soon’.

Postponed. We will update you with new dates and registration options when they are available.

Venue : Immanuel College, Margaret Ames Centre, Novar Gardens, South Australia.

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 8-9 July 2021 in Singapore at the same venue. 20% discount for registered 2020 delegates. We will send a “discount code” when this is available.

Venue : Furama Riverfront, Havelock Road, Singapore.

9-12

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.

10-12

4th International Conference on Deep Learning Technologies [ICDLT 2020]

‘Deep learning is the fastest-growing field in artificial intelligence, helping computers make sense of infinite amounts of data in the form of images, sound, and text. [The conference is] a valuable opportunity for researchers, scholars and scientists to exchange their ideas face to face in Deep Learning Technologies. Online/Video Presentations are acceptable’.

Venue : Grand Gongda Jianguo Hotel, Beijing, China.

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’.

As a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, the FENS Forum 2020 will be held entirely virtually. You will be able to attend the events at the live FENS 2020 Virtual Forum. Following the live event, and for up to three months afterwards, you will have on-demand access to all sessions, lectures, events and the exhibition hall.

Venue : SEC Centre, Glasgow, United kingdom.

12-15

ANZAHPE 2020

‘The theme of the meeting is 2020 Vision for Learning Cultures and will explore what a productive learning culture looks like, and what the multiple and intersecting factors are that influence cultures of learning in the classroom and the workplace’.

The conference will no longer proceed in a face-to-face format. No other information available as yet.

Venue : Pullman Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria.

12-15 *

InSITE 2020 : Informing Science + IT Education Conferences

The conference theme is Digitally Integrated Scholarship. Topics of Interest, Conference Tracks and other relevant information are available from the site.

Face-to-face : see new venue below. Linked with the International Institute of Informatics and Systemics multiconference. For those who cannot travel : We will run a series of synchronous paper sessions using video conferencing technologies.

Venue : Orlando, Florida, USA.

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.

12-15

International Round Table Symposiums - 2020 Principals

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates..

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

27th International Conference on Learning

‘We have decided to continue with the Twenty-seventh International Conference on Learning as a virtual-only event’. Format Information can be found on this page. The next Face-to-Face conference will be held in July 2021.

Venue : Virtual Conference.

13

Do I have the Skills to Lead ? Advice for the Accidental Leader

‘This presentation is for accidental leaders [room leaders, educational leaders, centre managers] who want to move beyond survival and find their own rhythm and way of leading. We will explore a range of topics, including : From survival to thriving; Knowing your vision and selling it; Bringing the team on board; How to deal with the sticky stuff; Building your confidence as a leader’.

Venue : Skye Hotel Suites, Parramatta, NSW.

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.

13-14

Annual Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice Conference

‘The Conference has been carefully designed with various multi and interdisciplinary tracks to reach the core objective of the conference that is to provide a platform for both academic and industry experts and professionals to gather, exchange Intel and build the network in their respective fields’.

Venue : Online.

13-14

International Conference on Teaching, Education and Learning [ICTEL 2020]

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

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

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’.

Now a Virtual Conference on 13 July 2020. Placed Based Status - Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland 7-9 July 2021.

Venue : University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain.

13-15

AICSSE 2020 Cambridge

‘The overall objective of AICSSE is to provide platform and stimulate discussion on key issues affecting education, gender studies, environmental studies, urban and regional studies, philosophy, social justice and sociology, business management and law in related areas. It provides an opportunity for academics, practitioners, consultants, scholars, researchers and policy makers, with different backgrounds and experiences’.

Postponed from 6-8 April 2020. Other details appear the same.

Venue : University of Cambridge, Newnham College, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

13-17

A Teacher’s Guide to the Learning Brain

‘This lively and interactive institute explores current brain research through four essential topics : working memory, long-term memory, emotion, and attention. We begin with the little-recognised goal of all schooling, schema formation: a concept crucial for understanding optimal teaching. With this goal in mind, we explore the core functions of working memory; the encoding and retrieval strategies that best consolidate learning; the perils and benefits of stress; and the surprising cognitive mechanisms that promote classroom attention’.

Venue : Online Institute.

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’.

Postponed to 26-30 January 2021. Venue remains the same.

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

13-17

Unlocking the Mysteries of the Learning Brain

‘You will leave this highly interactive, inspiring institute with the skills needed to merge the neuroscience of learning with the realities of classroom instruction, as well as practical strategies you can implement immediately. This institute is designed to be hands-on and is limited to 40 participants’.

Venue : Online Institute.

13/7-18/9

Online Teaching Course [ACER] [Non-intensive Course]

‘This course is intended for educators new to online teaching or those aspiring to improve their skills in `this area. The online teaching course will equip participants with the skills and knowledge to become an effective online teacher. The focus of the course is on the theory and practice of online pedagogy, how to facilitate online discussion and collaboration, and support student learning in the online environment’.

The non-intensive course will have the same contents and require the same number of hours of study but over 14 days instead of 10 weeks.

Venue : Online.

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

New ! Inquiry-based Learning : ADEPT Workshop 1 of 2

‘These two, 1.5 hour workshops will showcase Inquiry Based Learning [IBL] as an effective framework to motivate students and enhance learning outcomes. Participants will need to register for both sessions and there will be learning tasks to complete between the sessions’. Part 2 on 16 July 2020.

Venue : Zoom Workshop.

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 21 - 23 July 2021.

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

14-18

MIT AI Conference 2020 : AI for a Better World

‘In the fourth edition of this AI conference, we will explore the latest advancements in AI and learn how innovators are using them to drive new use cases across industries and making a Better World. Every session offers actionable insights into the rapidly evolving AI landscape and its impact on business and society. Each day will feature different tracks. Wherever you are - your living room, home office, etc. - the conference will be enabled by an online platform designed for hosting virtual events’.

Venue : Virtual Conference.

15

Understanding the Volume of Learning Requirements

VDC. ‘This webinar explores how much time students should be spending on the various parts of a qualification and helps planners develop a ‘defensible argument’ for the volume of learning they attribute to a qualification and each unit within that qualification’.

Venue : Webinar/Online Course.

15

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

‘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 : TBC, Canberra, ACT.

15-16

BOLD : A Seminar on the Next Decade in Education Abroad

‘This seminar is for international educators who are ready to collaborate on shaping the future of the industry. We will address questions such as : What does the future of higher international education look like ? What active role can international educators play in shaping this new future ?’.

Venue : Digital Seminar.

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

New ! Clarity - ‘What Matters MOST in Learning, Teaching, and Leading’

This is Part 3 of a 3 part series titled CLARITY : What MATTERS Most in ‘Teaching’ During Part 2, you will cover 6 major aspects of this topic. Details are found on the site. See Part 1 details at 2 July 2020 and Part 2 details at 9 July above.

Venue : Webinar.

16

New ! Inquiry-based Learning : ADEPT Workshop 2 of 2

‘These two, one hour workshops will showcase Inquiry Based Learning [IBL] as an effective framework to motivate students and enhance learning outcomes. Participants will need to register for both sessions and there will be learning tasks to complete between the sessions’. Part 1 on 14 July 2020.

Venue : Zoom Workshop.

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 – Teaching for Tomorrow

Our Biennial Conference “Teaching for Tomorrow” will not be held this year as originally planned. We thank you all for your support and look forward to our events continuing in 2021.

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

16-17

International Conference on Science and Technology Research, [ICSTR 2020]

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

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

16-17

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

2020 Online Arts Integration and STEAM Conference

‘Welcome to the world’s largest arts integration and STEAM education conference for teachers. Join us for 2 crazy-good days of learning with thousands of other classroom and arts educators. You’ll also get 10 curated previous sessions upon registration’.

Venue : Online & On-Demand.

16-19

Teachers Matter Online Summit

‘Watch top educational speakers and teachers share practical ideas and strategies in a 3 day online summit. Topics include : Practical Pedagogy - how to’s for the classroom; Social and Emotional Learning; Project Based Learning; Teaching with the Brain in Mind; Teacher Well-being; Educational Leadership; and so much more... This event is FREE to watch live’.

Venue : Online Summit.

17

New ! The Connect Events Series - Connect with stories and storytelling

Early Childhood Australia. ‘The Connect Events series will give you interactive and engaging opportunities to stay in touch with other early childhood professionals from across Australia and overseas. Each virtual event — with features such as Q&A, live chat and facilitated group discussions — will be a safe space to connect, converse and reflect on important topics’.

Venue : Online Event.

17-20

International Conference on Computational Social Science 2020

‘IC2S2 2020 brings together researchers in computational science, complexity, and social science, and provides a platform for new work in the field of computational social science. The conference will occur virtually this year using the Pathable virtual event platform’.

Venue : Virtual Conference.

17-22*

2020 Bioinformatics Community Conference [BCC2020]

‘BCC2020 has been moved from an in-person event in Toronto to a worldwide online event. BCC will be held twice a day, each day, to make it accessible to both hemispheres. BCC East will start 12 hours later and will serve most of Oceania, Australia, and Asia. A joint gathering of the Bioinformatics Open Source and Galaxy Community conferences. * The main meeting is preceded by two optional days of Training Starting on Saturday, July 18 [East]’.

Venue : Online Conference.

17-23

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

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’.

Cancelled. 2021 dates available soon.

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

19-21

SCUP 2020 Annual Conference

‘SCUP’s Annual Conference is where higher education leaders share their experiences on how to meet the rapid pace of change and competition. Our community unites to share insights, best practices, and tools to help planning come together on your campus or in your organisation’.

Monitoring. Check back for updates.

Venue : Huntington Convention Centre, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

19-22

6th International Conference on Teaching and Education Sciences [ICTES 2020]

‘Provides an opportunity for all to network, share ideas and present their research to a worldwide community. Discussion on the latest innovations, trends and practical concerns and challenges faced in these fields are also encouraged. We encourage the community of multinational researchers to share common experiences and discussions’.

Due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, Online/Video Presentation is acceptable for the conference. Online presentation sessions will be arranged accordingly. Please contact the conference secretary for more information about Online/Video Presentation.

Venue : TKP Garden City Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan.

19-22

International Round Table Symposiums - 2020 Health Education, Nutrition and Ageing

‘Topics of Interest will include but are not limited to Health, Nutrition and Obesity, Successful Ageing, 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

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

15th International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences

‘The conference program groups together presentations along similar themes to facilitate knowledge sharing and community building, so the first schedule of sessions will be available when we’re able to present a complete picture of the conference. The original conference [face-to-face] was scheduled for this period of 2020. This has now gone to 30 June-2 July 2021. The original conference [face-to-face] was scheduled for 30 June-2 July 2020. This has now gone to 21-23 July 2021.

Modified and changed to a Virtual Conference with the next face-to-face meeting scheduled in 2021.

Venue : Virtual Conference.

20

VET RTO Update Webinar [3]

AIS NSW. ‘Connecting periodically with the AIS RTO and VET colleagues is an important strategy for ensuring the currency and certainty of your school’s VET program. This session will focus on the ASQA standards, industry standards, training package requirements, School Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships and NESA curriculum updates. It will hold relevance for all professionals involved in VET delivery’.

Venue : Webinar.

20-21

International Conference on Teaching, Education and Learning [ICTEL 2020]

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : Ibis Bali Kuta, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia.

20-21

Supervision and People Management [Sydney]

‘This course will help you get the balance right and gain the respect of your team members through understanding yours and others preferred styles of communication, understanding performance management and how to give effective feedback, being comfortable and effective with task delegation. You will also create your own development plan with our Personal Development Plan Tracker that will help you implement the new skills and knowledge once you are back in your workplace’.

Venue : Leading Directions, Sydney, NSW.

20-21

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.

Virtual Conference on 20 July 2020. Placed Based Status - Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK, 21 July 2021.

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

20-22

2020 Higher Education Finance Conference [ATEM]

‘The joint 2020 Higher Education Finance Conference will be the event in 2020 for higher education staff involved in finance, finance and business systems, strategic planning, procurement and supply chain management. This year’s theme is Risky Business: Cruising toward financial stability in Higher Education’.

Venue : Novotel Sunshine Coast Resort, Sunshine Coast, Queensland.

20-22

ASEPA National Conference & SEPLA-CON2020

‘Our theme for the conference is: VOICE !. This Conference will offer opportunities to examine the theme Voice from the following perspectives : Student voice, Community voice, Parent voice, Educator voice, School voice and System voice’.

Venue : International Convention Centre Sydney, Sydney, NSW.

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.

The World Meeting will be rescheduled – it is not being cancelled. The 2021 ISRA World Meeting will be held from July 20-23, 2021 in Ottawa, Canada.

Venue : University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada.

20-24

Neuroscience and Executive Skills

‘This institute will provide insight into how the brain’s neural networks for executive function go through an accelerated phase of development during a child’s school years, and how these developing executive function networks can be strengthened. The institute will include topics on the development of attention, focus, emotional self-management, organisation, prioritisation, judgement, critical thinking, and creative, flexible problem solving, and provides you with ready-to-use relevant classroom strategies. This institute is hands-on and is limited to 40 participants’.

Venue : Online Institute.

20-24

The Emotional, Social Brain

‘This institute will deep-dive into the new fields of Social-Emotional Learning [SEL] and Social, Emotional, and Academic Development [SEAD], including the neuroscientific and psychological evidence underlying it, best practices, and implications for school design and policies. Through a developmental lens, you will examine the growing abilities and needs of children, adolescents, and young adults’.

Venue : Online Institute.

20-24

The Power of Mindsets

‘This institute will examine the concepts of student engagement, motivation and resilience through the lens of mindsets. An understanding of the relationship among these concepts will allow you to design and implement strategies that help to create a positive school climate. Techniques for lessening burnout in both students and educators will be covered’.

Venue : Online Institute.

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.

20-26

New to Online, Essentials Part II : Converting Your Course

‘In this workshop, you will develop strategies for migrating content from the face-to-face to the online environment. You will learn to determine when to use asynchronous or synchronous methods, and you will explore tools for easily converting various types of content into web-appropriate formats’.

Venue : Asynchronous Workshop.

20/7-11/9

Let’s Count Program

The Smith Family. ‘Let’s Count is based on the principle that children are more likely to have positive experiences of mathematics during their early years if their educators, parents and other family members also have positive dispositions towards mathematics. The professional development consists of 2 Modules separated by a Practical Application period. As part of the professional development, you will get access to a range of resources’. Online and Face-to-Face courses available

Venue : Online.

21

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

Ice-breakers and first-day activities [Online]

‘During this workshop, participants will be able to engage directly with a range of ice-breaker activities and other first-day activities recommended specifically for small-group settings. There will also be the opportunity to discuss associated advantages and challenges in more detail. This is an interactive workshop and participants should expect to move, engage, and participate actively’.

Venue : Online.

21

New ! Mini Summit # 1 - Design Clinic – What schools will look like post Pandemic

‘We will kick off our Virtual series with 3 x one hour free Mini-Summits. We invite you to join us online for 1, 2 or all 3 Mini-Summits. Make them part of your 2020 continuing professional development program for all staff to attend and then meet together to discuss ideas learned and how you will implement them in your school’. Summit 2 - 23 July 2020 [see below] and Summit 3 - 28 July 2020 [see below].

Venue : Virtual Summit.

21

Reflective Practice is NOT ‘Today was a lovely day’ it is so much more

‘Upon completion of this workshop, you will be able to : Define what reflection looks like in practice; Reflect and reframe on practices such as environments, equity, documentation, risky play, the arts, celebrations and theories that influence our work; Assess the most powerful way to document reflectively in your setting; Implement reflective practice as a tool for change’.

Venue : Mantra on Northbourne, Canberra, ACT.

21

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’.

Cancelled. 2021 dates available soon.

Venue : Venue 114, Bokarina, Queensland.

21-23

New ! Festival of Learning and Teaching 2020

‘This year the Festival of Learning and Teaching will be held virtually, taking place over two mornings. Day one of the Festival will provide an opportunity for University educators to celebrate achievements and share learnings from the recent move to remote learning and online assessment. Over day two we will look to the future to answer “where to now ?” as we enter a world of blended learning and altered student expectations’.

Venue : Zoom Meeting.

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’.

Now a Virtual Conference with asynchronous sessions. See the site for further details.

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

22

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.

22

Assessment Questions for AQF Levels

VDC. ‘These sessions are for VET teachers, trainers and educators, assessors and managers. Topics covered : Why we need to ask questions; The influence of AQF levels; The influence of language, literacy and numeracy levels; Written, oral, online, in-person, short answer, multi-choice ...; Examples and tricks of the trade; Plagiarism and assuring authenticity’.

Venue : Webinar.

22

Risky Play : Promote Children’s Agency [Canberra]

‘This session will outline what is stated in the National Regulations, the National Law, the National Quality Standard and the approved frameworks in relation to providing children with environments that promote risk-taking while protecting children from harm and hazard. Practical examples will be discussed using the risk matrix to assess the risks of experiences, regular outings, tools and equipment’.

Venue : Mantra on Northbourne, Canberra, ACT.

22

VET RTO Update Webinar [4]

AIS NSW. ‘Connecting periodically with the AIS RTO and VET colleagues is an important strategy for ensuring the currency and certainty of your school’s VET program. This session will focus on the ASQA standards, industry standards, training package requirements, School Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships and NESA curriculum updates. It will hold relevance for all professionals involved in VET delivery’.

Venue : Webinar.

22-23

New ! Learning to communicate for impact and influence [Online]

ANZSOG. ‘Developing an authentic, individual and persuasive communication style is not a given, in fact in our drive to be a professional, we often mask our individuality and obscure our authenticity. In this online workshop, held over two mornings, Dr Zina O’Leary will help you find that style and share best practice communication strategies to make you more impactful and influential throughout your career’.

Venue : Online [Five hours over two days].

22-24

31st International Nursing Research Congress 2020

‘Sigma is hosting Congress 2020 as a virtual event. Join Sigma as we connect and engage with over 500 nurse researchers, students, clinicians, and leaders who are focused on evidence-based research’.

Venue : Online.

23

New ! Mini Summit # 2 - What do I hear, what do I see ? Why speech-to-print is the gold star approach to teaching English phonics

‘We will kick off our Virtual series with 3 x one hour free Mini-Summits. We invite you to join us online for 1, 2 or all 3 Mini-Summits. Make them part of your 2020 continuing professional development program for all staff to attend and then meet together to discuss ideas learned and how you will implement them in your school’. Summit 1 - 21 July 2020 [see above] and Summit 3 - 28 July 2020 [see below].

Venue : Virtual Summit.

23

Risky Play : Promote Children’s Agency [Melbourne]

‘This session will outline what is stated in the National Regulations, the National Law, the National Quality Standard and the approved frameworks in relation to providing children with environments that promote risk-taking while protecting children from harm and hazard. Practical examples will be discussed using the risk matrix to assess the risks of experiences, regular outings, tools and equipment’.

Venue : Karstens Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.

23

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

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

Writing K-6

AIS NSW. ‘Critical components of writing for students in K-6 will be examined, including steps to develop writing skills and how to build on these skills in later years to enable students to become confident writers. Participants will examine a range of strategies to enhance the effectiveness of their instruction in writing’.

Venue : AISNSW, Sydney, NSW.

23-24

CEN NSW/ACT State Conference

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

Postponed to 2021.

Venue : Nepean Christian School, Mulgoa, NSW.

23-24

Effective Strategies that Support Positive Behaviour Management

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 : Live Streamed Webinar.

23-24

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

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 full three-day conference in Tennessee will be delayed by one year. Though we must wait to meet again in person, the program of workshops, papers and special events in 2021 will be stronger and more relevant than ever. Meanwhile, we are developing plans for an online symposium, on or near the original conference dates, with a series of presentations about remote delivery of audio and music instruction. Face-to-face Conference now to be held 22-24 July, 2021.

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

24

ASA Aboriginal Studies Teacher Conference - “Sovereignty never ceded”

‘A great opportunity for experienced and new Aboriginal Studies teachers and K-6 teachers to participate in a number of professional learning workshops and keynote lectures. These are led by experienced Aboriginal Studies teachers and prominent speakers in the field to further develop skills and knowledge in this critical area of education’.

Venue : The University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW.

24

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

Updated ! Creative Connections : Early Childhood Teachers

‘During this 1-day program, you will find new ways of introducing young children to artworks via meaningful, collaborative and experimental art making and responding experiences. With the help of our artist educators, you will develop a toolkit of strategies for facilitating creative learning experiences through contemporary art in the Early Childhood Education and Care setting’.

Now being held on 11 September 2020. Other details appear the same.

Venue : NCCL : Level 3, Museum of Contemporary Art, The Rocks, Sydney, NSW.

24

New ! Motivating and Inspiring Students in the Time of COVID-19 [and Beyond]

‘Dr Tina H Boogren will help participants apply the same research-based framework that we used for our own self-care to discover ways we can support our students during this time as well as in the years to come. This webinar will be recorded and will be made publicly available after its conclusion’.

Venue : Zoom Webinar.

24-25

Adelaide Careers & Employment Expos

‘The Adelaide Careers and Employment Expo is a leading careers, training, education and employment event in South Australia. The event offers the opportunity for students, job seekers and career changers to connect with organisations for guidance, clarity and opportunities in relation to career options’.

Postponed from 22-23 May 2020. Other details appear the same.

Venue : Adelaide Showground, Adelaide, South Australia.

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

Melbourne Career Expo

‘Visitors can discover their future careers from a vast array of career advice, employment opportunities, University and training placements, Skills Industry and Government initiatives. Visit our Technology & Future Careers area or attend a Seminar or Masterclass over the weekend. Whether is it is a short term job or finding your new career, The Melbourne Career Expo will provide the answers’.

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

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 13-15 March 2020. Other details appear the same.

Venue : Guilin Grand Link Hotel, Guilin, China.

25

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.

This page no longer seems to be available.

Venue : Siena College, Melbourne,Victoria.

25-27

Updated ! International Conference On English Learning and Teaching Skills [ICELTS 2020]

‘Our conference aims at exploring the multifaceted dynamics with a focus on the complementary nature of language and literature and its centrality in human life. This time we are inviting papers that examine Culture and Literature in English Education, English for Academic Purposes, English for Specific Purpose, Intercultural Communication, Translation Studies and Language Teaching etc.’.

Postponed to 24-26 September 2020. Registrations close 20 September 2020.

Venue : IEM Management House, Bidhannagar, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

26

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.

This page now seems to have disappeared without explanation.

Venue : Concordia College, Adelaide, South Australia.

27

Creating Meaningful Sequences of Learning in Mathematics K-6

AIS NSW. ‘Mathematics is a conceptual discipline. Students who succeed in Mathematics are able to think slowly, deeply and conceptually about mathematical ideas, rather than racing through methods that they will try to memorise. In this course participants will explore the essential concepts that primary students need to understand to build a solid foundation for success in Mathematics’.

Venue : AISNSW, Sydney, NSW.

27

New ! EYLF Off the Shelf Conference [Canberra]

‘This conference promises to get the 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’.

Due to social distancing requirements, this venue has limited the number of participants that can attend this conference. The event will be closed off once this number has been reached.

Venue : Mantra On Northbourne Canberra, Braddon, ACT.

27-28

2nd International Conference on Social Sciences, Education and Humanities

‘The overall objective of the International Conference on Social Sciences, Education and Humanities is to stimulate discussion on various issues affecting education, humanities, work and employment relations, psychology, sociology, anthropology, linguistics and literature, information sciences, religious studies, culture, law and international relations’.

Venue : LIVE Virtual Conference.

27-28

3rd Academic International Conference on Social Sciences and Education

‘The overall objective of the Academic International Conference on Social Sciences and Education is to provide a platform and stimulate discussion on key issues affecting education, gender studies, environmental studies, urban and regional studies, philosophy, social justice and sociology, business management and law in related areas’.

Venue : LIVE Virtual Conference.

27-28

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

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

We are excited to welcome you to the online virtual conference on Women’s Studies 2020 [WCWS 2020] to be held on the 27-28 July, 2020.

Venue : Taj Samudra, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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”’.

Due to the global pandemic the ATSIMA 2020 conference has been postponed The conference committee is anticipating the conference will be rescheduled for 2021. If you would like to be kept in the loop with further updates email melindapearson@atsima.org. if you registered for ATSIMA 2020 you do not need to leave your details as you will be updated automatically.

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

27-31

Making Mindfulness Work for Your School

‘This institute will share proven practices that can be used by educators and clinicians looking for creative ways to incorporate mindfulness in their classroom and even clinical settings. You should be prepared for a week of learning and practising mindfulness through awareness, movement, games, play, and activities. Learning differences, cultural differences, developmental differences, not to mention different settings all impact how children learn and this institute will show you ways to adapt mindfulness to meet those differences and settings, rather than taking a one-size-fits-all approach. You will create an outline for your own curriculum, adapted for your school or setting. Limited to 40 participants’.

Venue : Online Institute.

28

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

Compliance Requirements for Trainer Industry Currency

VDC. ‘In this webinar, you will gain confidence and capability in meeting industry currency expectations as set out in Standards for RTOs 2015 – what the standards are, what they require, practical strategies you can roll out to maintain currency, and what good evidence looks like for auditors. At the end of the session, you will have developed a framework for industry currency and a plan to effectively implement the framework in your workplace’.

Venue : Webinar/Online Course.

28

New ! Inquiry Learning : The Whats, the Whys and the Hows

‘This workshop is designed for teachers who are newer to inquiry or those who wish to refresh their understanding of the approach and update their pedagogy. This highly practical, interactive day will explore questions such as - Why use an inquiry based approach ?; What does inquiry learning ‘look like’ in the classroom ?; and What strategies can we add to our repertoire to strengthen our inquiry based teaching ?’.

Venue : Waterview Convention Centre, Homebush, NSW.

28

New ! Mini Summit # 3 - Teaching Brain Fitness to School Aged Children

‘We will kick off our Virtual series with 3 x one hour free Mini-Summits. We invite you to join us online for 1, 2 or all 3 Mini-Summits. Make them part of your 2020 continuing professional development program for all staff to attend and then meet together to discuss ideas learned and how you will implement them in your school’. Summit 1 - 21 July 2020 [see above] and Summit 2 - 23 July 2020 [see above].

Venue : Virtual Summit.

28

Pivotal people : Navigating the muddy waters of middle leadership

‘Middle leaders play a pivotal role in education. They provide the bridge between senior school leadership and teachers/students. Middle leaders are essential for the effective and efficient running of a school. However, support for middle leaders is frequently not formalised within our systems, sectors or schools. Middle leaders can be isolated and have limited opportunities to support each other outside their context. This webinar aims to provide an opportunity for middle leaders to reflect on how they navigate the muddy waters of middle leadership’.

Venue : Webinar.

28

School Law : Managing Whole of School, WHS and Offsite Risks in Victoria

‘Training on risk for school leaders is especially relevant with recent press coverage given to the many risks that affect schools: air-quality, bushfire, sexual assault, family law issues and now medical pandemics and emergencies. Attend this webinar to better understand how to design, implement, and monitor legal risk in your school’.

Live Online, On Demand.

Venue : Webinar.

28-29

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’.

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

Venue : Rydges World Square, Sydney, NSW.

28-29

Women in Leadership Sydney Symposium 2020

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

Postponed. Monitor for further information re future planning.

Venue : Shangri La, Sydney, NSW.

28-30

New ! The TVET World e-Conference 2020

‘The e-Conference will be delivered over three days completely online and broadcast live. Participants will also have access to the recording of all presentations. 24 international speakers presenting their analysis and solutions to the following challenges : Building a value driven TVET culture; Measuring quality in vocational education; Bridging the gap between TVET curricula and industry needs; TVET Policy and compliance models; TVET funding models; Education and training technology; Instructional design models; TVET workforce continuous development’.

Venue : Online Conference.

29

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

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.

We have decided to postpone our face-to-face series of seminars for now. Monitor to find changes to this position.

Venue : TBC, Brisbane, Queensland.

29

Dare to challenge the status quo

‘This session is about thinking differently about secondary education in our schools. It uses the OECD principles of innovative learning environment to ignite a learning community-staff, student and parent/carers. Through redesigning learning Year 7-9 and aligning Year 10 with senior years, students are demonstrating stronger engagement, creative and critical thinking, self-regulation and a drive to improve. They are more independent, able to problem solve and meet deadlines. This workshop gives you an overview of what we have done and how it has and continues to make a difference to the whole school. Challenging the status quo is a possibility for every school’.

Venue : Webinars.

29

Differentiating for the Gifted/Highly Abled Student

‘This workshop will investigate the following questions : What does it mean to be gifted ?; Are their different types of giftedness ?; How can we differentiate the curriculum to cater for them ?; and What opportunities can we offer beyond the classroom ?’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

29-30

Virtual Classroom Environments [AITD]

‘This course will model virtual classroom delivery whilst equipping you to delve into the practical considerations and skills required for smooth, confident and reliable operation of LIVE online learning. You will participate in 4 x LIVE facilitated virtual classrooms, experience immersive learning activities and take away inspiration and ideas that you can apply with any web-conferencing software’.

Venue : Online.

30

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 ! Behaviour Regulation Toolkit - Connection before Correction in the Classroom

‘Participants will Explore evidence based techniques to establish a strong rapport with your students; Investigate your strengths as a teacher to teach more sustainably, from mindfulness and self care to mentoring; Learn ‘Positive Discipline’ strategies that promote self correction and re-engagement instead of shame and isolation; Learn passive and active monitoring strategies that give you feedback from a wellbeing based and academic growth perspective; and Find ways to engage and empower your students with learning so that you can truly become the ‘guide on the side’ who leads from behind’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

30

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.

We have decided to postpone our face-to-face series of seminars for now. Monitor to find changes to this position.

Venue : TBC, Brisbane, Queensland.

30

Complying with the Principles of Assessment and Rules of Evidence

VDC. ‘Take the opportunities provided in this webinar to unpack the Principles and Rules and understand what they require of your RTO. The webinar introduces effective validation strategies and evidence gathering for compliance purposes’.

Venue : Webinar.

30

Digital Technologies In Action 3-6

AIS NSW. ‘The Digital Technologies strand of the NSW syllabus for the Australian Curriculum Science and Technology K-6 will be unpacked and participants will explore how it can be taught in Stage Two and Three. Participants will take part in practical, hands on activities as well as watching demonstrations of teachers and students in action’.

Venue : Knox Grammar Preparatory School, Wahroonga, NSW.

30

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.

This page now seems to have disappeared without explanation.

Venue : Churchie, Brisbane, Queensland.

30

Skills and Strategies to assist Students to Manage Their Mental Health

‘This workshop will help the teacher understand the difference between mental health and mental illness and will also provide practical and useful strategies that they can use to help improve student wellbeing in their role as a teacher’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

30

Supporting parents and carers in providing career guidance

‘In the dramatically changed labour market, it will be critical to ensure that young people in education receive the best possible careers support. Parents and carers also need support, so that they can help effectively. This webinar examines what works’.

Venue : Webinar.

30

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

VAPS Middle Years PIPS

‘VAPS is no longer describing our events as ‘Philosothons’, as this terminology is more synonymous with the competitive style of philosophy practised elsewhere, and we are refocusing our activities to support the development of caring thinking alongside critical and creative thinking. These events are now referred to as PIPS events [Philosophy in Public Spaces]’.

Venue : Immigration Museum, Melbourne, Victoria.

30

‘Your Questions’ in Aboriginal Studies Zoom Session

‘The Aboriginal Studies Association is hosting this online PL to support teachers in teaching, learning and assessment related to the Stage 6 Aboriginal Studies. There will be opportunities to engage and network with experienced Aboriginal Studies teachers, share ideas and insights into practice and develop knowledge around Stage 6 Aboriginal Studies’.

Venue : Online.

30-31

1st Online Conference on Multidisciplinary Academic Research [OCMAR-2020] Australia

‘The main theme of this conference is Share the Vision. The conference will cover every topic from the areas of Business, Education, Social Sciences and ICT. Research active scholars from different countries will participate in the event to present their latest research and best practices. The Zoom platform [www.zoom.us] will be used for the presentation’.

Venue : Online presentation.

30-31

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

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

Postponed from 25 May 2020. Other details appear the same.

Venue : UTS Aerial Function Centre, 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.

30-31

Updated ! Quality Teaching in Practice 2020

‘The Quality Teaching in Practice 2020 conference brings together leading education researchers, policy makers, teachers and school leaders to share their insights, research and best practice straight from the classroom. The conference will also host the launch of the new landmark Quality Teaching Academy’.

Postponed. Now to be held 29-30 April 2021. Other details appear to be the same.

Venue : Four Seasons Sydney, The Rocks, NSW.

30-31

Supervision and People Management [Brisbane]

‘This course will help you get the balance right and gain the respect of your team members through understanding yours and others preferred styles of communication, understanding performance management and how to give effective feedback, being comfortable and effective with task delegation. You will also create your own development plan with our Personal Development Plan Tracker that will help you implement the new skills and knowledge once you are back in your workplace’.

Venue : Leadership Directions - Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.

31

New ! Behaviour Management for Beginning Teachers - Primary

‘This seminar is designed specifically for teachers with less than 5 years experience in the classroom and will provide strategies for developing a positive approach to behaviour leadership and discipline’.

Venue : Waterview Convention Centre, Homebush, NSW.

31

Effective strategies to engage reluctant learners

‘This workshop explores effective tools and strategies to engage reluctant learners in a meaningful way. Core topics – Identifying the disengaged learner; Understanding the factors behind disengagement; Discovering the principles of engaging reluctant learners; Communicating with the reluctant learner; Learning styles and the reluctant learner; Activities, tips and ideas for motivating and Engaging reluctant learners’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

31

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.

This page now seems to have disappeared without explanation.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

31

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

PsyPAG 2020 Virtual Conference

‘The annual PsyPAG conference has been made a free virtual conference this year in light of the current global situation. We look forward to hosting a virtual environment where the postgraduate psychology community can come together’.

Venue : Virtual Conference.

31

Updated ! 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’.

Online access until December 2020 [Online Access Pass when registered].

Venue : Adelaide Town Hall, Adelaide, South Australia.

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1

ACT Regional Conference for Middle Years #ACTCAS20

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 : Burgmann Anglican School, Gungahlin, ACT.

1

Connecting the Dots Early Learning Conference ...

Embedding First Peoples Perspectives.‘This special event is focused on Connecting you with Community members, Elders and Traditional Owners. You will have access to authentic Educational Resources, practical workshops and be inspired to Embed both First Nation Perspectives’.

Venue : Koobara Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Kindergarten & Preschool, Zillmere, Queensland.

1

New ! Early Start Conference 2020

NSW/ACT. ‘The conference is designed for researchers with a focus on young children [from perspectives including education, health, law, psychology, sociology, economics, policy, indigenous affairs, social work and other related areas]; early years practitioners; early years organisation administrators; and policy specialists. The conference them is ‘Inform, transform and inspire : A focus on local and global influence’’.

Venue : TBC.

1

New ! International Conference on Information and Education Innovations [ICIEI-20]

‘ICIEI-20 is intended to provide a special platform for professionals, academicians, researchers and students working in the arena to deliberately exchange opinions and their understandings in front of large transnational listeners’.

As we have to contain the spread of the virus, we have made this event a virtual conference, where you can participate virtually to present your research work by online presentation or pre-recorded video mode.

Venue : Seoul, South Korea.

1

New ! International Conference on “Interdisciplinary Academic Research and Innovation” [IARI-20]

‘IARI-20 is intended to provide a special platform for professionals, academicians, researchers and students working in the arena to deliberately exchange opinions and their understandings in front of large transnational listeners’.

As we have to contain the spread of the virus, we have made this event a virtual conference, where you can participate virtually to present your research work by online presentation or pre-recorded video mode.

Venue : Seoul, South Korea.

1

New ! International Conference on Physics [ICOP-20]

‘ICOP-20 is intended to provide a special platform for professionals, academicians, researchers and students working in the arena to deliberately exchange opinions and their understandings in front of large transnational listeners’.

As we have to contain the spread of the virus, we have made this event a virtual conference, where you can participate virtually to present your research work by online presentation or pre-recorded video mode.

Venue : Seoul, South Korea.

1

TEDxYouth@Perth [TED]

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

Postponed from 24 May 2020. Other details appear the same.

Venue : TBC, Perth, Western Australia.

1

World Conference on Teacher Education [WCTE-20]

‘The aim of WCTE-20 is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational fields with cross-disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of pedagogy’.

Postponed from 1 April 2020. Due to the uncertainty surrounding this pandemic, the fact that many countries around the world have closed for the indefinite future, we have decided to organise this event virtually.

Venue : Auckland Rose Park Hotel, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand.

2-6

2020 Clute International Academic Virtual Conference [San Diego]

‘This year the conferences include: The Clute International Academic Conference on Business [IACB] and the Clute International Conference on Education [ICE]. The Clute Institute is also sponsoring tracks in Science Education [ISEC] and Technology in Education [ICTE]. Our conferences aim to bring together faculty and administration from all levels of education across the world’.

Changed from a face-to-face conference to a Virtual Conference.

Venue : Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, California, USA.

2-7

34th ISME World Conference 2020

‘The theme is Visions of Equity and Diversity. The call for papers for this event is now open’.

This has now been replaced by the 35th Conference which will be held in Brisbane, Australia on 17-22 July 2022.

Venue : Sibelius Academy, UniArts Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.

3

New ! Room Leadership - a team within a team

‘Room leading is so much more than organising the planning and keeping the routine running smoothly, so why not spend some time focusing on your leadership skills. Reach your potential with a great day of leadership learning directly related to leading your room – a team within a team’.

Venue : The Highway Hotel, Plympton, South Australia.

3

New ! Setting Up Coaching and Mentoring Sessions

‘This engaging webinar is designed to build a solid foundation for participants to set up coaching and mentoring sessions for success and structure the conversation with clear outcomes. They will learn proven strategies to develop employees and teams with more confidence, how to build a culture of professional development, workplace performance and results’.

Venue : Webinar.

3

Townsville Careers Expo

‘The 2020 Townsville 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 : Townsville Stadium, Townsville, Queensland.

3-4

8th Annual National EA/PA Conference [Sydney]

‘A brilliant networking opportunity for Executive Assistants [EAs] and Personal Assistants [PAs] from all over Australia. We are gathering world-renowned professionals to share insights into their day-to-day routines, giving you hands-on tips on getting your tasks completed more efficiently’.

This conference has been postponed from 1-3 April 2020 to this date. For our delegates who are not able to travel or attend in person, live streaming or video options will be made available.

Venue : Pullman Sydney Hyde Park, Sydney, NSW.

3-4

New ! Emerging Leaders Development [Sydney]

‘You will gain an insight into how strong, tailored leadership abilities can have a significant impact on your workplace. This program seeks to fine tune your executive leadership qualities, and uncover your true potential as an emerging leader. Learning more about yourself as a person and a leader will allow you to improve your leadership approach and achieve positive results both personally and for your entire team’.

Venue : Leadership Directions, Sydney, NSW .

3,4,5

Restorative Classrooms, Strong Classrooms - Real Schools [Brisbane]

‘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’. Day 1 - Teachers, Day 2 - Leaders, Day 3 - Everyone.

Venue : TBC, Brisbane, Queensland.

3-4 &
17/9

Executive Personal Assistants

‘Key emphasis is placed on further developing the knowledge and skills that are critical for an Executive Personal Assistant and enhancing the practical application of this knowledge and skills within a school setting. Participants will share practical strategies and explore the many possible models for building a successful professional relationship with one’s school executive’.

Venue : AISNSW, Sydney, NSW.

3-5

ICEF Australia New Zealand [ANZA]

‘Both Australia and New Zealand offer world-class education, travel, and lifestyle opportunities at competitive price points, making them highly attractive destinations for students and youth travellers from across the globe. Each year ANZA attracts hundreds of educators, work and travel organisations, industry service providers, and international agents [buyers] who send thousands of students and youth travellers to the region annually’.

Postponed from 15-17 April 2020. Other details appear the same.

Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.

3-6

New ! 2020 National Digital Conference

The Research Society [Australia] ‘Facing 2030. The largest networking and professional development event for research, insights and analytics professionals in Australia’.

Venue : Online.

3-7

Academic Design Management Conference ADMC20

Impact the Future by Design. ‘ADMC20 will explore how design adds value to innovation, competitiveness, and social good. The latest design research and partnerships will be presented to help light a path towards impacting the future by design’.

Venue : Virtual Format.

3/8-25/9

Updated ! Let’s Count

‘Let’s Count is based on the principle that children are more likely to have positive experiences of mathematics during their early years if their educators, parents and other family members also have positive dispositions towards mathematics. The professional development consists of 2 Modules separated by a Practical Application period. As part of the professional development, you will get access to a range of resources’.

Online version now available.

Venue : .

4

2020 Illume Learning Diverse Learners Conference [Mt. Isa]

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

We have had to make the incredibly disappointing decision to cancel most of our 2020 events, including the Mt Isa Diverse Learners Conference.

Venue : Buff’s Club, Mount Isa, Queensland.

4

New ! Cracking the Hard Class - Primary & High School - Behaviour Management

‘This seminar will help in addressing a challenge faced by many teachers today – Why is this particular class so difficult ? What can we do, together, to change things ? How can we get out of the spiral of defeat and low expectation to enhance success in learning, and social interaction ? Most of all how can we support one another ?’.

Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Launceston, Tasmania.

4

Emotional Intelligence : The Secret to Superior Leadership

‘This workshop explores the tools and techniques involved in emotionally intelligent leadership. Core topics include What is EQ ?; The origins of EQ; How low EQ can impact the workplace; Why is EQ important in the workplace ?; Understanding emotions in the context of leadership; Putting EQ into action’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

4

Leading out, to lead within

‘There are many ways to seek out leadership development beyond a school to allow for leadership within. Examples will include union leadership, leading an online academic reading group, sharing best practice through Teach Meets and more. Instructional leadership through sharing ideas and thinking through podcasting, creating instructional video as well as leading Twitter chats can be of great value. The session will also discuss how these can allow for more useful contributions to school-based leadership and will offer ideas for seeking out similar avenues in your own setting’.

Venue : Webinar.

4

School Law : Managing Risks for Child Protection, Whistleblowers and Family Breakdowns [Victoria]

‘Attend this webinar to better understand and manage how in Victoria school you should best manage the current child protection risks and those that arise when students grapple with family breakdown’.

Live Online, On Demand.

Venue : Webinar.

4

TEDxHepburn [TED]

‘In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organised events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group’.

Venue : TBC, Creswick, Victoria.

4

New ! The Reflection Room - Cohort Two Online Offering

‘There are many questions asked about reflective practice, including What is reflection ?; How do we help our teams become more reflective ?; and How should we document reflections ? In the reflection room we will be exploring how to unlock reflective practice across the educational setting, what processes enable reflection and how to track the process of reflection’.

Venue : Participants will be given the login details prior to session.

4-5

New ! Courageous Conversations : Leading the Path Ahead [Online]

ANZSOG. ‘Communication is the top challenge, and the top opportunity, for leaders and potential leaders and having difficult conversations is a key part of communication. This interactive online workshop is designed for you to learn a new approach to conversations [and giving and receiving feedback] across your personal and professional life’.

Venue : Online [2.5 hours each day].

5

Australasia 2020 Junior Program - Gifted & Talented Study Day [Melbourne 1]

‘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 : Siena College, Camberwell, Victoria.

5

Boys Behaving Badly ? Behaviour management for difficult to teach male students

‘This highly practical workshop looks at Setting up a classroom that tackles common behavioural issue proactively; Responding well to negative behaviours including how to use humour and creativity; Developing classroom skill when faced with negative groups of boys; Developing good follow through to keep negative behaviour as isolated as possible; Creating school responses that support positive boy’s engagement; Making problem-solving part of the consequences of disruptive and disrespectful behaviour and Using student buy in to help solve repeated misbehaviours’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

5

Emerging Leader’s Series : Building Effective Teams [Darwin]

‘The Emerging Leader’s Series provides an introduction to core knowledge to get people feeling skilled and confident in meeting the needs of their team, organisation and client group. There are four half day workshops in the series. We encourage participants to participate in all workshops, but it is not essential’.

Now an online event.

Venue : The Avenue, Parap, Northern Territory.

5

Leading mathematics curriculum teams to build a culture for mathematical mindsets

‘Students are often disengaged with maths because they cannot see the relevance or make the connections. The session outlines how to build positive mathematical mindsets to improve outcomes by starting with changing teacher beliefs about student abilities and changing a deep practice of ‘chalk and talk’ of some maths teachers’.

Venue : Webinar.

5

New ! Learning, Motivation and Engagement : Strategies and Approaches that Work

‘In this workshop, you will learn about some of the science of learning in applying educational psychology to practice. We then discuss some of educational psychology’s biggest hits – major targets for teaching and leadership practices that are demonstrated to work and that produce the best learning and behaviour among students’.

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

5

Positivity and Positive Workspaces : The Infectiousness of the Good Vibe [Wodonga]

‘This workshop explores how each and every staff member can have a positive impact on the workplace, not only on themselves but also on others. We will explore how we can all use practical strategies, with a proven evidence base, to create a more productive and harmonious workplace’.

Venue : Quest Wodonga, Wodonga, Victoria.

5

Sydney Regional Conference for Middle Years #SYDCAS20

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 : Ascham School, Edgecliff, NSW.

5

TEDxMelbourne [TED]

‘In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organised events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group’.

Venue : TBC, Docklands, Victoria.

5

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 particularly when Wasabe has just put her finger up Kale’s nose ?; and Promote the features of your program without going weak at the knees’.

Venue : TBC, Newcastle, NSW.

5-6

Academic Design Management Conference ADMC20

‘ADMC20 will explore how design adds value to innovation, competitiveness, and social good. The latest design research and partnerships will be presented to help light a path towards impacting the future by design’.

We are closely monitoring the advice from the health authorities and are looking to the US Centre for Disease Control for guidance. For updates, please check this website 4-6 weeks in advance of the Conference, and before you finalise your travel plans.

Considering the latest projections of Covid-19 this disease and increasing border closings; we will be continuously monitoring the situation and we are adjusting our 45th Anniversary programs to all virtual in 2020.

Venue : OCAD University, Toronto, Canada.

5-6

New ! Canberra CareersXpo

‘The Canberra CareersXpo specialises in the provision of valuable career opportunities to secondary students throughout the ACT and surrounding NSW schools network. There are over 100 local and national exhibitors, including universities, colleges, and career placement organisations providing a wide range of information sources. Entry is free’.

Venue : Exhibition Park, Canberra, ACT.

5-6

Updated ! IEAA Transnational Education Virtual Forum 2020

‘Now in its sixth year, the Forum has cemented its place as a key event for practitioners and academics involved in TNE partnerships and program delivery. Last year’s face-to-face event attracted almost 100 professionals from across Australia and overseas. This year’s online event promises to be just as engaging and timely’.

Venue : Online event.

5-6

New ! Multimedia for Learning Online Conference

‘The Multimedia for Learning Online Conference will share tools, approaches, and strategies on how to use media to enhance learning. Whether you’re new to media creation or experienced and seeking inspiration, this event will provide practical ideas on how you can leverage the strengths of multimedia in your work’.

Venue : Online Conference.

5-7

ISFIRE 2020

‘ISFIRE focuses on the obligation of the global education community to influence policy aimed at delivering equitable and socially just outcomes for rural students. ISFIRE offers an international forum for sharing research findings, innovative ideas and evaluated approaches linked to positive, practical action’.

Regretfully, ISFIRE2020 has been postponed until August 2021.

Venue : University of the Highlands and the Islands, Perth, Scotland.

6

AISNSW Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Boarding Network Symposium 2020

‘The symposium focuses on sharing best practice when supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander boarding students from a culturally responsive and relational perspective. Participants will be given the opportunity to hear from both national and international speakers, along with graduate students and community to learn about the importance of developing boarding structures that are reflective of the student’s cultural and community context’.

Venue : National Centre of Indigenous Excellence [NCIE], Redfern, NSW.

6

Australasia 2020 Junior Program - Gifted & Talented Study Day [Melbourne 2]

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

Venue : St Margaret’s & Berwick Grammar School, Melbourne, Victoria.

6

Exceeding the National Quality Standard Conference [Melbourne]

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

Originally listed to be run on 28 May 2020.

Venue : Hilton Double Tree, Melbourne, Victoria.

6

Graduate Teacher Program [Primary] - 2nd & 3rd Year

‘This is the continuation of a 3 year integrated program designed to support primary graduates into the teaching profession’. Diocese of Ballarat.

Venue : TBC, Ballarat, Victoria.

6

New ! Learn How to Teach Online [A]

‘The teacher online training modules will cover a wide range of pedagogy for successful online instructional delivery. The course content includes six [6] modules. Modules can be purchased individually or as a bundle’. The module titles are provided on the site.

Venue : Online Event.

6

Let the children play - Pasi Sahlberg

‘This three-episode webinar series provides principals, teachers and parents with closer look at what is the state of play today in our societies, why play makes a difference in children’s wellbeing and learning, and how can we make most of playtime in school and at home’. This is the first episode.

Venue : Webinar.

6

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

‘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, Brisbane, Queensland.

6-7

New ! International Conference on Emerging Trends in Higher Education [ICETHE 2020]

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

Venue : Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

6-7

New ! International Conference on Science, Engineering & Technology - ICSET 2020

‘The aim of the conference is to provide the platform for Students, Engineers, Scientists, Researchers and Academicians to share the knowledge and ideas in the recent trends in the field of Science, Engineering and Technology’.

If you cannot attend the conference because of COVID-2019, you are recommended to choose online/Video presentation.

Venue : Pattaya, Thailand.

6-7

Restorative Classrooms, Strong Classrooms - Real Schools [Townsville]

‘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, Townsville, Queensland.

6-7

The 3rd International Conference on the Future of Education 2020

The Conference ‘creates a unique platform for education leaders, researchers, practitioners, industry experts, educational professionals, insightful thinkers and the public sector to explore innovative strategies in education research and empower the research community through career development opportunities. Future Education 2020 warmly welcomes you to explore contemporary education while providing an exciting opportunity to meet with like-minded people and industry peers’.

Postponed to 29-30 October. Other details appear the same. Still monitoring for possible future changes.

Venue : Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

6-7, 18/9

Leading School Transformation

‘Leading School Transformation is a three-day program about changing and empowering schools through 4Cs pedagogy and professional practice. The 4Cs approach is responsive to the challenges and opportunities of the 21st Century by embedding creativity, collaboration, critical reflection and communication in learning, teaching and leadership. Leading School Transformation introduces tools, strategies and systems to begin the transformation process’.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

7

New ! 2020 Queensland Schools VET Conference

‘The Conference’s streams cater to RTO Managers, VET Teachers, Principals, Deputy Principals and Career Counsellors/Advisers. It offers relevant, topical professional development that is specifically designed for Queensland Schools’.

Postponed to a date still to be confirmed.

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

7

ATOM PD : VCE Media Units 2 and 4

‘Presented by expert educators Emily Doyle and Jenna Grace, this Seminar will take teacher's through both Units 2 and 4. Covering changes to the new Study Design (introduced in 2018) as well as tools and tips on how to progress your students through these units. Perfect for new and returning teachers of VCE Media’.

Venue : Graduate House, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria.

7

Captivate Year 10 Food Technology [Tamworth]

‘Designed to assist teachers to involve students in the Stage 5 Food Technology 2020-2021 implementation. Increase student engagement in your Food Technology lessons by captivating your students’ attention and enthusiasm in a variety of appealing tasks. We’ll supply recipes, activities, student work-booklets, assessment tasks, marking criteria and units of work. We’ll also investigate the syllabus changes, so you walk into the classroom feeling ready and equipped’.

Venue : Tamworth, NSW.

7

New ! Celebrating Diverse Needs in the Classroom

‘Groups Bookings [5 or more Participants]’. Details about each session on the day is available from the site.

Venue : Live Stream Webinar.

7

New ! Demystifying Assessment

‘This webinar puts assessment myths to rest. How many assessment events are necessary, and can we weight them ? Can we grade competence ? The webinar works through a string of myths, separates fact from fiction, and enables you to more confidently design and conduct assessments’.

Venue : Webinar.

7

Managing Extreme Behaviours

‘This workshop will explore how to effectively manage very difficult students through evidence based research and practice. The skills, knowledge, and understandings covered in this workshop will include : Examine a framework of responsive regulation to underpin how your school does “discipline”. Define your own explicit relational practice to proactively reduce negative and antisocial behaviours and to promote positive behaviours; Explore and implement an 10 step Strategic Approach to Behavioural Interventions’ plus many more.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

7

Three Themes in the Fountain of Quality : Working with the NQS Exceeding Themes [Melbourne]

‘What these themes look like in practice undoubtedly varies across educational sites. However, detailed knowledge of their content and the application is necessary for achieving an exceeding rating. Together the themes become essential components of the fountain of practice. In this professional learning day, we will be exploring how you and your colleagues may integrate these three themes into practice beyond a superficial way but rather in ways which support their integration into the DNA of your centre’.

Venue : Karstens Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria.

8

STEAM : Workshop for Primary Teachers

‘Work with MCA artist educators to develop new ideas for co-creating science, maths and engineering experiences through the lens of contemporary art. Experiment with technology and everyday materials to spark rich, learning experiences that support student’s creative capacities in STEM’.

Venue : NCCL: Level 3, Museum of Contemporary Art, The Rocks, NSW.

8-9

New ! 3rd International Conference on Innovative Research Practice in Economics, Business and Social Sciences [IEBS-2020]

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

Due to current conditions, we will facilitate our participants through virtual/online presentations with less fee. After virtual/online presentations we will publish their papers free of cost in our associated journals.

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

8-9

Science Alive ! - STEM Day Out

‘Looking for a hands-on science and technology day out for your school class ? We’re shaking hings up a little with a number of new exhibits and shows’.

Venue : Adelaide Showground, Adelaide, South Australia.

9-14

World Congress of Applied Linguistics

The dynamics of language, communication and culture in a changing world’. Initial information only. Monitor for further updates.

Postponed until 15-20 August 2021. Venue remains the same.

Venue : MartiniPlaza, Groningen, The Netherlands.

10

AISNSW Heads of Sport 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 : Hotel Realm, Canberra, ACT.

10

AVETRA Annual Conference 2020

20/20 vision for VET : Research at the centre of future policy and practice’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Postponed. Dates to be announced 10 August 2020.

Venue : Citadines Conference Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.

10

New ! Strategies to Assist Students with an ASD

‘The focus of this workshop is for participants to develop their capacity to understand and support the participation and learning of ASD students through targeted instruction and modification of physical, learning, communication and social-emotional classroom environments. Core topics include Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders; Understanding the ASD Brain; Characteristics of Students with an ASD; and Creating an Autism-Friendly Classroom’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

10

New ! The Educational Leader - Cohort Two Online Offering

‘This concierge service provides a space for educational leaders from across Australia to come together and share how they enact their role. To discuss the resources they use to excel and to share their goals and strategies for success. Come and join others in a similar role and learn the ‘how-to’ of educational leadership. Each session will focus on a critical component of educational leadership’.

Venue : Participants will be given the login details prior to session.

10-11

9th Annual International Conference on Law, Economics and Politics

‘The overall objective of the 3rd Annual International Conference on Law, Economics and Politics is to stimulate discussion on various issues affecting law, economics and politics, as well as to encourage research and discussion in an interdisciplinary study of law and politics, law and economics, and political economy’.

Venue : LIVE Virtual Academic Conference.

10-11

New ! Emerging Leaders Development [Brisbane]

‘You will gain an insight into how strong, tailored leadership abilities can have a significant impact on your workplace. This program seeks to fine tune your executive leadership qualities, and uncover your true potential as an emerging leader. Learning more about yourself as a person and a leader will allow you to improve your leadership approach and achieve positive results both personally and for your entire team’.

Venue : Leadership Directions, Brisbane, Queensland.

10-11

NOIIE Symposium 2020 - ‘Each Learner Matters’ [Brisbane]

‘The NOIIE Symposium 2020 will include keynote speakers from across the globe, school presentations of inquiry in action, ignite sessions that will inspire, and flash chats to share actions that make a difference. NOIIE British Columbia Network Leaders, Dr Judy Halbert and Dr Linda Kaser will join local educators to showcase innovative and important leadership work. The program will also feature Vancouver-based teacher, researcher and storyteller Shelley Moore’.

Venue : Griffin State School, Griffin, Queensland.

10-11

Short Course in Positive Leadership [Parramatta]

‘In the Short Course, Robert Ritchie, founder of Positive Difference, shares this science with you in a highly engaging course conducted face-to-face over two full days. In addition, all participants will complete two strengths-identification surveys prior to the course, and these will be debriefed during the course’.

Venue : Holiday Inn Parramatta, Parramatta, NSW.

10-12

ICER Conference 2020

‘ICER provides a forum for presenting and publishing high-quality research in computing education. At ICER 2020 we will continue the traditional ICER single-track format, which is designed to encourage authors and audience to engage in lively discussion about each work presented’.

Due to the impact of COVID-19, ICER 2020 will be an online event. All submission and reviewing deadlines have been moved forward 2 weeks from the originally published dates.

Venue : Dunedin, New Zealand.

10-12

NSW Class or Kind Investigators Accreditation Course

‘The program covers the legislative context in NSW, the role and responsibility of key agencies, definitions of reportable conduct, the management of risk, conducting and recording interviews with children, analysis of evidence and report writing. Additional topics addressed include what is an allegation of reportable conduct, the school’s role in an investigation and how to conduct risk assessments. Successful participants are accredited to conduct Class or Kind investigations in their school dependent upon the completion of a post program task’.

Venue : AISNSW, Sydney, NSW.

10-13

New ! Reinventing Future Workforces

‘This four-day event will empower you to change work, shape culture and lead ethically to create sustainable workplaces for the future. From a dedicated public sector conference to motivating and inspiring keynote sessions, vibrant networking events to hands-on Masterclasses, Convention will be filled to the brim with quality content and learning for you to take back to your business or organisation’.

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

11

Early Career Teachers’ Booster Shot

‘This workshop gives you a huge variety of Classroom management techniques; Student engagement strategies that get students hooked; Behaviour management tactics that really work; Ways to handle power play kids; Differentiation tips and Easy to use advice on assessment that gets better outcomes than just a grad’ plus much more.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

11

Emerging Leaders - Kick Start to Leadership [Albury/Wodonga]

‘Many leaders are thrown into a ‘sink or swim’ situation when moving into their new leadership roles. Coaching, giving feedback, motivating your team, decision making and problem-solving are all day-to-day functions that are required in order to engage your people and achieve outcomes. Our Emerging Leaders program is specifically designed for new leaders to skill them up, provide them with a toolkit of process, structure and frameworks to effectively lead their teams’.

Venue : Mantra Albury Hotel, Albury, NSW.

11

EYLF Off the Shelf Conference [Brisbane]

‘This conference promises to get the Early Years Learning Framework 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 : Karstens Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.

11

Leading from the middle : Creating a global staff room

‘Anyone can be a leader - you don't need a title to help shape the direction of professional dialogue and change. This session will provide you with practical tips and strategies on how you can contribute to the global staffroom through using and engaging on Twitter, creating your own podcast, writing articles for professional journals, and speaking at conferences’.

Venue : Webinar.

11

New ! Learning through exploration on STEM trails

‘On a STEM trail, students learn how science, technology, engineering and mathematics can be used synergistically to explore and handle problems in a real world environment. In this webinar, we address what it takes to make a trail effective and fun for students to extend and enrich their learning experience. We illustrate STEM trails with examples’.

Venue : Online Event.

11

Literacy and Learning in Kindergarten 2020

‘This one day Literacy and Learning seminar for the Early Years outlines how ‘early childhood’ approaches need to be balanced with short targeted explicit instruction sessions. his seminar provides insight into the targeted teaching and the student tracking that is required to improve the literacy and learning outcomes of these young children, and set them up for a successful transition in their schooling’.

Venue : PLD Literacy and Learning, Perth, Western Australia.

11-12

12th Academic International Conference on Multidisciplinary Studies and Education

‘The overall objective of the Academic International Conference on Multidisciplinary Studies and Education is to provide a platform and stimulate discussion on issues surrounding education, gender studies, environmental studies, urban and regional studies, philosophy, social justice and sociology, business management and law in related areas’.

Venue : LIVE Virtual Academic Conference.

11-12

2020 Learning & Development Leadership Summit [Melbourne]

‘The summit will gather senior L&D; OD leaders across industry sectors. The program is designed to generate high level peer-to-peer conversations. Keynote speakers, guest panellists and specialists will share their journeys, innovative approaches, latest thinking, business cases and success stories’.

Postponed to 2021.Other details to follow.

Venue : The Langham, Melbourne, Victoria.

11-14

Women in Education Leadership Summit 2020

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

Postponed from 5-8 May 2020. This will now be a live stream.

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

12

Canberra 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.

We have decided to postpone our face-to-face series of seminars for now. Monitor to find changes to this position.

Venue : TBC, Canberra, ACT.

12

New ! Cracking the Hard Class - Primary - Behaviour Management

‘This seminar will help in addressing a challenge faced by many teachers today – Why is this particular class so difficult ? What can we do, together, to change things ? How can we get out of the spiral of defeat and low expectation to enhance success in learning, and social interaction ? Most of all how can we support one another ?’.

Venue : Waterview Convention Centre, Homebush, NSW.

12

New ! Documentation Solutions : Planning for learning, learning to plan

‘Good planning just writes itself, is meaningful, and has a collaborative approach to planning and learning. Transform your planning cycle from reports and checklists into meaningful documents that allow you to record and share the journey of learning for individual children as well as groups of children’.

Venue : TBC, Adelaide, South Australia.

12

New ! How Students Learn Online Event

‘There is a science to learning and we are finding out more and more about what works best to support the learning processes that make a difference for learners. During this day you will hear about a research-based model of learning and how to apply the principles to achieve more effective learning outcomes for your learners. Practical examples, insights and strategies to reflect on and use in your own practice is at the heart of this day’.

Venue : Virtual Event.

12

Literacy and Learning in Pre-Primary 2020

‘This one day Literacy and Learning seminar for Pre-primary provides educators with the knowledge and tools they will require to explicitly target pre-literacy and early literacy in a systematic fashion. The Foundation school year is an incredibly important year of literacy learning and it is essential that as many students receive a positive start to their schooling and literacy development’.

Venue : PLD Literacy and Learning, Perth, Western Australia.

12

School as a start-up ... building a culture of entrepreneurship from P-12

‘This session will share strategies to create and embed a culture of entrepreneurship and discuss examples of best practice that can be emulated in a variety of settings. We will also dive deeper into the concept of social enterprise and building frameworks that enable students to become positive change agents in their communities’.

Venue : Webinar.

12

School Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships Webinar

AIS NSW. ‘This webinar will provide teachers with understanding of an SBAT, the process of setting up a training plan and how it can be integrated into a student’s learning pattern of study in a comprehensive school environment. There will be a forum for answering questions and direction given on where to access resources and assistance if required’.

Venue : Webinar.

12

New ! Using Puppets in the Classroom

‘During this lively webinar, participants will be introduced to a range of ideas on how to use puppets effectively in their classroom teaching practice. We will examine ways to use puppets for developing language and assisting with behaviour management, and participants will also share ideas for creating own puppets’.

Venue : Online Event.

12-14

APCESP 2020 - Asia-Pacific Conference on Education, Social Studies and Psychology

Environment needs humanities too. While it is not yet clear what will happen under the umbrella of “the environmental humanities”, one of the things that this label both allows and encourages is the broadening of conversations between humanities and social and natural science disciplines and beyond’.

Venue : Hilton Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

12-14

Augmenting K-12 learning Summit 2020 : Consume, Create & Collaborate

‘The 2020 AR in K-12 Education Summit is a virtual event lasting 3 days with a diverse range of global speakers, researchers, best AR for Education content creators, global K-12 educators, and Institutions aiming to identify current challenges, share best educational practices and promote collaborations in bringing AR into the classrooms. Ready to disrupt the pedagogical approach towards teaching and reimagine education in your classroom? Let’s transform students learning experience and help them achieve higher academic results’.

Venue : Virtual Event.

12-14

TDA Convention 2020

‘Networking and learning opportunities will continue to be a key focus of the convention program.The WorldSkills Australia National Championships are being held at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre from 13–15 August 2020 and both organisations see this as an ideal opportunity for synergies between the two events’.

It is with regret that TAFE Directors Australia [TDA] has cancelled its 2020 convention, due to be held in Perth from 12 to 14 August this year. We will provide further updates when planning commences for the TDA Convention in 2021.

Venue : The Westin Perth, Perth, Western Australia.

12-14

The ConocoPhillips Science Experience

‘Suitable for Year 10 students only. UniSA Connect will provide an immersive STEM Inquiry Based Learning program. Students will work as scientist to learn skills and knowledge to be able to identify solutions to a big question proposed to them. The program in a passive solar engineering context provided an immersive, inquiry based learning integrated STEM approach to design a sustainable energy house for a developing country’.

Venue : University of South Australia, Mount Gambier, South Australia.

13

Canberra 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.

We have decided to postpone our face-to-face series of seminars for now. Monitor to find changes to this position.

Venue : TBC, Canberra, ACT.

13

Emerging Leaders - Kick Start to Leadership [Melbourne]

‘Many leaders are thrown into a ‘sink or swim’ situation when moving into their new leadership roles. Coaching, giving feedback, motivating your team, decision making and problem-solving are all day-to-day functions that are required in order to engage your people and achieve outcomes. Our Emerging Leaders program is specifically designed for new leaders to skill them up, provide them with a toolkit of process, structure and frameworks to effectively lead their teams’.

Venue : Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club, Kooyong, Victoria.

13

New ! Explore Maths and Science resources with the Australian Academy of Science

‘This session highlights free to access resources offered by the Australian Academy of Science, science and mathematics education programs : Primary Connections [F – 6], Science by Doing [7 – 10] and reSolve: Maths by Inquiry [F – 10]. It explores the suite of resources suitable for face-to-face teaching and learning, including recently added resources that provide teachers flexibility, support and agency to deliver remote learning, as well as online teacher professional learning opportunities’.

Venue : Webinar.

13

New ! Learn How to Teach Online [B]

‘The teacher online training modules will cover a wide range of pedagogy for successful online instructional delivery. The course content includes six [6] modules. Modules can be purchased individually or as a bundle’. The module titles are provided on the site.

Venue : Online Event.

13

Let the children play - Pasi Sahlberg

‘This three-episode webinar series provides principals, teachers and parents with closer look at what is the state of play today in our societies, why play makes a difference in children’s wellbeing and learning, and how can we make most of playtime in school and at home’. This is the second episode.

Venue : Webinar.

13

Lifelong learning policies and practice

‘A mixed methods study was undertaken from 2019-2020 to examine lifelong guidance policies and practices across Europe. This webinar will explore evidence on recent advancements in practice and how future challenges can be addressed’.

Venue : Webinar.

13

New ! National Education Summit - The Wellbeing for Future Focused Schools Virtual 2020 Summit

‘We will cover the importance of wellbeing for both academic and social development together with areas of concern to ensure positive outcomes for teachers and students. Not only will you hear from these amazing educators, working within their zone of genius live, you will also participate in live Q & A sessions, attend the Virtual Exhibitor Marketplace and visit the concurrent e-poster sessions, join round table discussions [pre-allocated virtual groups]’. The first of 3 full, virtual summits. Others in September and October.

Venue : Virtual Summit.

13

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

‘This full-day session will cover everything you need to know about the development, implementation and embedding of quality improvement across your setting, and the development of a Quality Improvement Plan as evidence of change. 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 : The Precinct Conference Centre [BioSA/TechInSA], Adelaide, South Australia.

13

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 : Live Streamed Webinar.

13-14

New ! 2020 Summer Global Conference on Education

‘The aim of Global Conference on Education is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational fields with cross-disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of pedagogy’.

We are aware of the current global health crisis and how fluid it can be. Currently, the University will conduct all conferences virtually via the platform ZOOM.

Venue : Los Angeles, California, USA.

13-14

New ! Queensland HPE Conference

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : Iona College, Brisbane, Queensland.

13-14

New ! Short Course in Applied Positive Psychology [Parramatta]

‘This face-to-face course will teach you the conditions and processes that lead to the optimal functioning of individuals, groups and organisations. You will be empowered with a deep knowledge of the theories, concepts and evidence-based strategies that underpin each of the Elements of Wellbeing identified by Professor Martin Seligman in his PERMA Model of Wellbeing. As well, you will gain an understanding of how to identify and leverage one's strengths, and the benefits of the practice of mindfulness’.

Venue : Holiday Inn Parramatta, Parramatta, NSW.

13-14

Women in Leadership Melbourne Symposium 2020

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

Postponed. Monitor for further information re future planning.

Venue : Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria.

14

New ! Cracking the Hard Class - High School - Behaviour Management

‘This seminar will help in addressing a challenge faced by many teachers today – Why is this particular class so difficult ? What can we do, together, to change things ? How can we get out of the spiral of defeat and low expectation to enhance success in learning, and social interaction ? Most of all how can we support one another ?’.

Venue : Waterview Convention Centre, Homebush, NSW.

14

New ! Design Thinking in Early Childhood Education 1

‘Design thinking can be used to develop problem solving skills. In this series of live webinars, you will learn using a design brief platform to establish a learning experience where children learn more effectively in numeracy and literacy and at the same time express their creativity more freely. This live webinar discusses the concept of design thinking and its relevance in today’s world. It also explores other types of thinking related to intentional design’.

Venue : Online Event.

14

Difficult Conversations in the Workplace

‘Boost your confidence and learn how to get to the point; How to use the “right words” to ensure understanding; Optimise your personal feedback to staff through targeted coaching; Grow your skill in dealing with personal issues and uncomfortable conversations; How to prevent having the same conversation with staff again and again; Design and frame a crucial conversation and apply it in our P.M Simulator; Understand your personal communication style and how to adapt to others; Plus Lots of tips and tricks to accelerate efficiency and effectiveness for yourself, your team and your business’.

Venue : Zoom Online Conference.

14

Full STEAM Ahead - A Practical guide to successful STEM learning

‘This curriculum development course is based on REAL WORLD curriculum creation that seeks to empower students to have control over and take ownership of their learning. It teaches you how to develop robust cross learning area units that centre around a central narrative, linking classes and subjects. Learn to apply curriculum requirements in an integrated but streamlined way that does not sacrifice the impact and agency students will gain from a unit’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

14

New ! International Student Summit 2020

This event was postponed from 14 March 2020. It is an event exclusively for international students.

Venue : Sydney Town Hall, Sydney, NSW.

14

Literacy and Learning in Years 3 to 6 2020

‘This one day Literacy and Learning, seminar designed for Years 3, 4, 5, and 6, outlines evidence-based structured synthetic phonics teaching and student tracking. Despite the range in ability within each middle and upper primary class, the targeted SSP teaching aims to cater for the literacy outcomes of all students in middle and upper primary students. This seminar provides a scope and sequence that is practical, realistic and time efficient to implement and will cater for advanced, average and delayed students’.

Venue : PLD Literacy and Learning, Perth, Western Australia.

14

The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People [Sydney]

‘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’.

Online access until December 2020.

Venue : City Recital Hall, Angel Place, Sydney, NSW.

15-16

Beginning Teacher Conferences [NSWTF] [Tamworth]

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

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 : TBC, Tamworth, NSW.

15-16

Beginning Teacher Conferences [NSWTF] [Wagga Wagga]

‘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 : TBC, Wagga Wagga, NSW.

16-18

8th International Research Symposium on PBL

‘This edition is about PBL, sustainability and digitalisation. We welcome best practice and research papers within these and other related PBL themes’.

We are continuously following the latest information regarding the corona virus. The university follows the instructions from the Danish Ministry to prevent the spread of the corona virus.

Venue : Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark.

17

Emerging Leaders - Kick Start to Leadership [Shepparton]

‘Many leaders are thrown into a ‘sink or swim’ situation when moving into their new leadership roles. Coaching, giving feedback, motivating your team, decision making and problem-solving are all day-to-day functions that are required in order to engage your people and achieve outcomes. Our Emerging Leaders program is specifically designed for new leaders to skill them up, provide them with a toolkit of process, structure and frameworks to effectively lead their teams’.

Venue : Quality Hotel Parklake, Shepparton, Victoria.

17-18

13th Academic International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities

‘The overall objective of the Academic International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities is to provide a platform and stimulate discussion on key issues affecting work and employment relations, psychology, sociology, anthropology, linguistics and literature, information sciences, religious studies, culture, law and international relations’.

Venue : LIVE Virtual Academic Conference.

17-22

New ! Designing a Flipped Classroom

‘Flipping the classroom is currently one of the most popular trends in education at all levels ! In this workshop, you will explore different flipped design models and the educational benefits of the flipped design. You will gain a deeper understanding of how to implement this strategy into your own teaching’.

Venue : Asynchronous Workshop.

17-22

New ! Designing with Accessibility in Mind

‘Take a deeper dive into the principles and guidelines of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 that course instructors and instructional designers need to consider when creating online courses. The heart of this workshop will focus on ways to meet accessibility criteria through three important components including general universal design practices, creating accessible multimedia, and creating accessible documents. This workshop is sure to add helpful techniques and tools to your accessibility toolkit in order to become compliant and inclusive’.

Venue : Asynchronous Workshop.

17-18/8
13-14/10

Senior Leaders

‘Provides senior leaders with the knowledge and skills required to successfully contribute to the leadership of a school. This involves providing the direction and influence to lead teams from a strategic perspective. The program covers a wide range of leadership and management issues, many of which are not often addressed in professional learning opportunities. Participants will draw on the knowledge of their own leadership journey as they develop the skills of strategic leadership’.

Venue : AISNSW, Sydney, NSW.

17-19

Australasian Universities Safer Communities Symposium 2020 - ATEM

‘The program provides an opportunity for observation of leading practice across the sector, for deepening understanding of emerging risks to physical and online environments provided by universities, and to discuss the range of initiatives provided by Safer Community Units or equivalent risk and threat management units’.

Venue : Online Conference.

17-19

New ! International Conference on Education and Learning [ICEL2020]

‘The main objective of ICEL 2020 is to provide a platform for researchers, academicians, practitioners, as well as industrial professionals from all over the world to present their research results and development activities in the fields of Education and Learning’.

Venue : kokoka Kyoto International Community House, Kyoto, Japan.

17-23

New to Online, Essentials Part I : Getting Started

‘This workshop will provide you with an important online learning experience as you explore the basics of online teaching and learning. You will learn the critical differences between online and face-to-face courses, including faculty and student expectations, role adjustments, and course design and evaluation. Your explorations will include research-based readings, presentations, and discussions with other new online teachers. There will also be an hour-long optional [recorded] live session where you will get a chance to meet your facilitator to discuss important topics related to online teaching and ask your questions’.

Venue : Asynchronous Workshop.

26

New ! Accidental Counsellor Training

‘Connect and influence positive change in people without burning out. A Solutions Focused Approach’.

Venue : Zoom Online Event.

18

AISNSW ICT Management and Leadership 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 : Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Broadbeach, Queensland.

18

New ! Demystifying Phonics

‘This webinar aims to take the mystery out of phonics. Starting with a discussion of different types of phonics instruction, it will move on to help teachers develop the ability to hear, recognise and correctly pronounce the phonic sounds, before exploring a variety of multi-sensory methods and materials that will make learning phonics applicable, meaningful and fun. Practitioners will emerge with a better understanding of teaching phonics, and a toolkit of practical ideas they can use with their students to make the teaching of phonics come alive’.

Venue : Online Event.

18

New ! Driving Positive Behaviour in PE F-10

ACHPER Victoria. ‘This webinar aims to help you understand how content can drive positive behaviour, become aware of our unconscious biases and its effect on content development, and learn the ‘Nudge Theory’ to achieve the outcomes desired’.

Venue : Webinar.

18

New ! Incorporate Foundation Skills into Training

‘This webinar clarifies sometimes confusing terminology. Foundation skills, employability skills, core skills, LLN skills – are they the same or different ? An important webinar outcome is deeper understanding of how to weave foundation skills and technical skills together when you deliver a unit of competency. Learn the top tips for building foundation skills into your training and assessment practice’.

Venue : Webinar.

18

Step Into Leadership™

‘Like any first step, the step into leadership can be huge. For emerging leaders this step is the single most important step in your career. It can can make or break your reputation. Delivered by Ally from Made For More, Step Into Leadership is a powerful one day workshop about setting leaders up for success and make sure they get it right’.

Venue : The 7 Effect, Plympton, South Australia.

18

Subjects and signatures ? Leading innovative improvement in subject based teaching and learning

‘This session will share lessons learnt in co-leading a focus on subject-based pedagogies to improve dispositions in the senior year’.

Venue : Webinar.

18-19

7th Academic International Conference on Interdisciplinary Business Studies

‘The overall objective of the Academic International Conference on Interdisciplinary Business Studies is to stimulate discussion on various issues affecting Interdisciplinary Business Studies, as well as to encourage research and discussion in Business Management, Economics, Financial Management, Legal Management and Marketing Management’.

Venue : LIVE Virtual Academic Conference.

18/8 &
18/9

Universal Design for Learning : Meeting the Needs of ALL

‘Universal Design for Learning [UDL] is a framework to improve and optimise learning for all students. The UDL principles of multiple means of engagement, representation, action and expression build support and challenge into inclusive classes. This two-day course will support teachers to explore the UDL framework in the context of building stronger inclusive practices, and provide opportunities to reflect on and refine current programs’.

Venue : AISNSW, Sydney, NSW.

19

ADM STEM in Defence Summit

‘It is imperative for Australia to ensure young people are propelled onto future-looking career pathways in cybersecurity, drone technology, shipbuilding, space and more. How Industry, Education and Defence will achieve this is the core focus of the Summit. We will explore a range of topics as listed on the conference page’.

Postponed to 26 November 2020 at the same venue.

Venue : Novotel Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.

19

Australasia 2020 Junior Program - Gifted & Talented Study Day [Perth 1]

‘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 : Perth Modern School, Perth, Western Australia.

19

Critical Thinking and Decision Making [Brisbane]

‘Critical thinking involves looking at situations, events and circumstances in a deliberate and reflective way. It involves evaluating a range of perspectives free from bias. This course will provide you with the processes to enable you to identify and evaluate specific situations quickly and to make more impactful decisions’.

Venue : Leadership Directions - Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.

19

New ! Increasing Student Learning Using Metacognition

‘This workshop explores the tools and techniques involved in teaching students to take charge of their learning using the process of Meta-cognition. Core topics include What is Meta-Cognition ?; How does Meta-Cognition support learning ? The ‘how’ and ‘why’ of teaching students about neuroplasticity of the brain; Powerful Meta-Cognitive strategies to teach your students; and How to explicitly teach Meta-Cognitive strategies’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

19

Mentoring and supporting early career teachers to improve retention rates

‘This webinar will look at the core components of a quality mentoring program to support and develop an early career teacher through practical and creative ideas that can be adapted to most school contexts’.

Venue : Webinar.

19

Teaching Aboriginal Studies 7-12

‘This one-day course is for both current Aboriginal Studies teachers and those who are looking to introduce the course in future years. The day will provide participants with resources to enhance programming and links to Aboriginal Studies networks for ongoing learning’.

Venue : AISNSW, Sydney,NSW.

19

New ! The power of feedback : for and from students

‘This workshop will focus on the following questions : What are the forms of feedback that students can receive about their learning ?; Which of these are most effective and why ?; What do l need to consider when providing feedback ?; What are learning intentions and why are they important in regard to feedback ?; How do l collect and use student feedback ?; and How can l use self-assessment and peer feedback to enhance the learning of my students ?’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

19

Women in Leadership Darwin Symposium 2020

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

Venue : Darwin Convention Centre, Darwin, Northern Territory.

19-20

New ! International Conference on Emerging Technologies in Computing 2020 [iCETiC '20]

‘The conference will draw together researchers and developers from academia and industry. There will be a range of events from keynote addresses, technical and poster sessions, workshops and tutorials’.

Venue : Online as a live, interactive, virtual conference.

19-20

Restorative Classrooms, Strong Classrooms - Real Schools [Perth]

‘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, Perth, Western Australia.

20

New ! 2020 Igniting Leadership Program - Series 2 [Virtual, Melbourne]

‘Igniting Leadership is your catalyst to explore the essentials of leadership; and provides emerging leaders with the insights, skills and confidence to raise your own and your team’s performance and successfully deliver organisational goals. You will increase your self-awareness, build your emotional intelligence and relationships, enhance your communication skills and build confidence in your ability to effectively engage, mobilise and influence others’.

Venue : Virtual Presentation.

20

Australasia 2020 Junior Program - Gifted & Talented Study Day [Perth 2]

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

Venue : Wesley College, Perth, Western Australia.

20

Exceeding the National Quality Standard Conference [Sydney]

‘This full day conference will help you to learn more about the exceeding themes and guide you in thinking about how you can provide evidence of how these themes are reflected in your practice. The conference is for educators, educational leaders, providers and managers of all services in scope of the National Quality Framework, including long day care services, outside school hours care services, preschools//kindergartens/prep, family day care services, etc.’.

Venue : Metro Aspire Hotel, Ultimo, NSW.

20

New ! Learn How to Teach Online [C]

‘The teacher online training modules will cover a wide range of pedagogy for successful online instructional delivery. The course content includes six [6] modules. Modules can be purchased individually or as a bundle’. The module titles are provided on the site.

Venue : Online Event.

20

Let the children play - Pasi Sahlberg

‘This three-episode webinar series provides principals, teachers and parents with closer look at what is the state of play today in our societies, why play makes a difference in children’s wellbeing and learning, and how can we make most of playtime in school and at home’. This is the third episode.

Venue : Webinar.

20

NSW Deans Conference: Education in times of Disruption: Criticality, Creativity and Connectedness

‘This conference explores critical, creative and connected responses to global challenges through local contexts. Conference attendees will include university Deans and Heads of Schools of Education, members of their leadership teams, and representatives of organisations such as the NSW Department of Education, NSW Educational Standards Authority [NESA] and Principal Councils’.

Venue : Virtual Conference.

20

Work Health and Safety in Schools

‘This two-day program will provide attendees with the necessary understanding and skills to actively carry out the duties of a Work, Health and Safety committee member or as part of another agreed consultation arrangement. The course will assist the person conducting a business or undertaking to comply with WHS laws and minimise health and safety risks in the workplace in accordance with the Act and best practice’.

Venue : AISNSW, Sydney, NSW.

20-21

New ! Emotional Intelligence [Brisbane]

‘To become a better leader you need to improve your emotional intelligence over time to become more self-aware, manage your emotions more effectively, be more socially aware and show empathy to others. This 2 day course will enhance your business and personal relationships, and help you motivate and manage yourself and others by fine-tuning your emotional intelligence and influencing skills’.

Venue : Leadership Directions, Brisbane, Queensland.

20-21

New ! International Conference on Bilingualism and Multilingualism 2020

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

Venue : TBC, Bangkok, Thailand.

20/8-16/9

Igniting Leadership Program

Leadership Victoria. ‘Explore the essentials of leadership and gain the insights, skills and confidence to raise your own and your team’s performance and successfully deliver organisational goals. Increase your self-awareness, build your resilience and relationships and enhance your communication skills to effectively engage, mobilise and influence others’.

Venue : Virtual Delivery.

21

Adelaide Regional Conference for Middle Years #ADCAS20

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 : Seymour College, Glen Osmond, South Australia.

21

New ! Behaviour Regulation Toolkit - Connection before Correction in the Classroom

‘Participants will Explore evidence based techniques to establish a strong rapport with your students; Investigate your strengths as a teacher to teach more sustainably, from mindfulness and self care to mentoring; Learn ‘Positive Discipline’ strategies that promote self correction and re-engagement instead of shame and isolation; Learn passive and active monitoring strategies that give you feedback from a wellbeing based and academic growth perspective; and Find ways to engage and empower your students with learning so that you can truly become the ‘guide on the side’ who leads from behind’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

21

Captivate Year 10 Food Technology [Sydney]

‘Designed to assist teachers to involve students in the Stage 5 Food Technology 2020-2021 implementation. Increase student engagement in your Food Technology lessons by captivating your students’ attention and enthusiasm in a variety of appealing tasks. We’ll supply recipes, activities, student work-booklets, assessment tasks, marking criteria and units of work. We’ll also investigate the syllabus changes, so you walk into the classroom feeling ready and equipped’.

Venue : Radisson Hotel and Suites Sydney, Sydney, NSW.

21

New ! Cracking the Hard Class - Primary & High School

‘This seminar will help in addressing a challenge faced by many teachers today – Why is this particular class so difficult ? What can we do, together, to change things ? How can we get out of the spiral of defeat and low expectation to enhance success in learning, and social interaction ? Most of all how can we support one another ?’.

Venue : Mantra Bell City, Preston, Victoria.

21

Hard Yards - Trauma Informed Practice and Reflective Circles in Schools

‘We need to rethink current practices and support schools to become more ‘trauma-informed’. But what exactly does this mean, and how do we make it happen ? Hard Yards is an interactive workshop with the opportunity to explore new thinking practices in the field of trauma and critical reflection. ’.

Venue : The Capital, Bendigo, Victoria.

21

NEAS QLS 2020 Brisbane - Engaging 21st Century Learners

‘This workshop will provide opportunity for designing and developing student centred, collaborative, contextualised and integrated classrooms and environments to ensure our students and our institutes are future ready. The NEAS Quality Learning Series workshops are designed to provide professional development to both ELT teachers and managers using expert advice based on the Quality Assurance Framework’.

Venue : ILSC - Brisbane, Brisbane City, Queensland.

21

New ! The Connect Events Series - Connect with ECA’s Ethics in Action

Early Childhood Australia. ‘The Connect Events series will give you interactive and engaging opportunities to stay in touch with other early childhood professionals from across Australia and overseas. Each virtual event — with features such as Q&A, live chat and facilitated group discussions — will be a safe space to connect, converse and reflect on important topics’.

Venue : Online Event.

21

The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People [Melbourne]

‘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’.

Online access until December 2020.

Venue : Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Victoria.

22

Women’s Conference 2020 - NSW Teachers Federation

2020 : Our vision, our future. Keynote speaker is Annabel Crabb. Pre and Post-conference activities. Monitor for further details.

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 : Teachers Federation House, Surry Hills, NSW.

23-24

ACER Research Conference 2020

Excellent progress for every student : What will it take ?. But how can we be sure this is happening when the structures and processes of schools can result in some students’ learning needs not being adequately identified and met, resulting in lower levels of engagement, growth and attainment’.

Now listed as the Research Conference 2021 to be held on 15-16 August 2021.

Venue : International Convention Centre Sydney, Sydney, NSW.

24

New ! AISACT 2020 Colloqium

‘The AISACT 2020 Colloquium will provide you with the opportunity to engage in robust and stimulating educational conversations. This will be done through keynote presentations, workshops and plenary events. With high calibre speakers in a high quality venue, the Colloquium is an event not to be missed’.

Venue : Vibe Hotel, Canberra Airport, Canberra, ACT.

24

Differentiation: a practical approach based on research

‘This workshop will aim to develop a greater understanding of : The link between formative assessment and differentiation; The need for teacher feedback to feed forward; and The importance of self-assessment in assisting the differentiation process’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

24

Embedding Formative Assessment with Emeritus Professor Dylan Wiliam [Brisbane]

‘You will learn why we need to increase educational achievement : what’s been tried, and why it hasn’t worked; why formative assessment needs to be the priority for every school; what formative assessment is [and isn’t], practical techniques for implementing formative assessment, how to sustain the development of formative assessment with teacher learning communities’.

Please note that if you are currently registered in any upcoming QELi programs, you will be notified of their continuation or postponement via email from one of our dedicated program coordinators.

Venue : The Westin Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.

24

Getting Behaviour Management Right and Keeping It Right

‘Have we got the balance right between teaching and learning and behaviour management ? If student behaviour is one of the great stressors in our profession then let’s spend the time to get it “right” and not look for a quick fix or search for the silver bullets. Managing classroom behaviour needs a long-term approach that is based on an integrated model of best practice and is explicit’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

24

Orchestra Of Ideas

‘This year the National Skills Week will kick off with an innovative program called The Orchestra of ideas. A Composition and Exhibition of successful ideas, practices, and innovations in the Vocational Education and Skills Arena. Bringing together leaders and innovators in VET and Skills Training to share their knowledge, ignite passion and to build on successful ideas and opportunities’.

Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.

24

New ! Research Impact Summit

‘The summit is for researchers, research support and administrators, research funders and anyone wanting to learn more about research impact. This summit will transform the way you plan for and deliver on your impact endeavours – whether you are new to research impact or have years of experience’.

Venue : Free Online Event.

24

New ! Wellbeing Leadership Conference - Leading through challenging times

‘This is a chance for leaders to come together and reflect on the incredible times we have had during COVID-19 in our sector. We will laugh, celebrate ourselves and talk lots about leadership. This is a kick-starter for the Growth Leadership Series. Come along, network, share your story and hear from your colleagues. You’ve all been amazing !’.

Venue : The Highway Hotel, Plympton, South Australia.

24-25

New ! Curriculum and Documentation Immersion Class

‘This two-day immersion workshop brings together two of Australia’s leading thinkers and facilitators to put the spotlight on curriculum and documentation. Building on our popular curriculum and documentation courses, it provides a unique experience for people wishing to explore more deeply their thinking about these two critical components of quality practice’.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

24-25

New ! International Conference on Applied Mathematics and Science 2020

The conference ‘provides a perfect platform for scientists, engineers, students, researchers and professionals from all over the world to meet and to discuss Recent innovations which are going to change the world, on a broad range of subjects’. Previously listed for Perth.

Venue : Virtual Conference.

24-25

New ! International Conference On English Learning and Teaching Skills 2020

The conference ‘provides a perfect platform for scientists, engineers, students, researchers and professionals from all over the world to meet and to discuss Recent innovations which are going to change the world, on a broad range of subjects’. Previously listed for Perth.

Venue : Virtual Conference.

24-25

New ! Supervising Teachers Progressing to Proficient Teacher

‘This two-day course provides leaders and teachers who are supervising teachers working towards accreditation at Proficient Teacher with an in-depth understanding of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, the accreditation process and the roles and responsibilities of those involved in the accreditation process. Participants will learn how to create school accreditation procedures, monitor teachers’ progress towards meeting the standards and how to write an accreditation report’.

Venue : AISNSW, Sydney, NSW.

24-25

Supervision and People Management [Sydney]

‘Supervision requires balancing different views and adapting your management style to suit the situation. This course will help you get the balance right and gain the respect of your team members through understanding yours and others preferred styles of communication, understanding performance management and how to give effective feedback, being comfortable and effective with task delegation. You will also create your own development plan with our Personal Development Plan Tracker that will help you implement the new skills and knowledge once you are back in your workplace’.

Venue : Leadership Directions - Sydney, Sydney, NSW.

24-26

LiHE 2020 – Teaching and Learning Innovations in Higher Education

‘Contribute a chapter to the book on Teaching and Learning Innovations in Higher Education to be published worldwide by Libri Publishing Ltd. Then join fellow authors for an inspiring and productive symposium in Wonderful Copenhagen, Denmark. Here all authors will meet to review, edit, and finalise the book manuscript for publication ’.

Now an Online Event.

Venue : Salon K, Huset, Copenhagen Denmark.

24-27

International Conference on Blended Learning ICBL 2020

‘The conference theme of ICBL 2020 is Blended Learning : Education in a Smart Learning Environment. ICBL 2020 provides a platform for knowledge exchange and experience sharing among researchers and practitioners in this field’.

Postponed from 21-24 July 2020. Other details appear the same.

Venue : .

24-28

New ! Authentic Leadership for the path ahead [Online]

ANZSOG. ‘Good leaders are made not born, and the best leaders go beyond management expertise and bring their authentic selves into their leadership. Dr Dana Born’s online workshop will show you how to build your leadership abilities throughout your lifetime and help you take control of your career. You will learn to shift your leadership focus from “I” to “we”, use your own personal story to shape your leadership style and discover that authentic leadership is about leading by example and empowering others’.

Venue : Online [2.5 hours each day].

24-28

ECER 2020, Glasgow [EERA]

‘Conference Theme : Educational Research [Re]connecting Communities. The ECER 2020 in Glasgow intends to interrogate the capacity of educational research to address the complexity of the challenges that are encountered in connecting and reconnecting communities in contemporary Europe’. There are two conferences as part of this - 24 - 25 August 2020 - Emerging Researchers’ Conference and 25 - 28 August 2020 - European Conference on Educational Research.

Following extensive discussions during the last weeks, EERA and the Local Organising Committee have agreed to cancel ECER 2020 in Glasgow.

Venue : Gilmorehill Campus, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland.

24-28

New ! EduWeek Asia 2020

‘Eduweek Asia 2020 - featuring the key events on Student Recruitment & Marketing, Next Generation Learning Spaces / E- Learning to aid education institutes to improve their overall business operations and student experience’. Much more detail on the site.

Venue : Online Event.

25

Designing a K-12 Wellbeing Scope and Sequence Webinar

AIS NSW. ‘This webinar will introduce wellbeing leaders and teachers to a process for developing a wellbeing scope and sequence bespoke to the needs of their school context. Participants will have the opportunity to reflect upon current practices and consider a cross KLA approach to designing their own scope and sequence. In addition, student wellbeing resources and the selection of guest speakers will be discussed’.

Venue : Webinar.

25

New ! EYLF Off the Shelf Conference [Brisbane]

‘This conference promises to get the Early Years Learning Framework 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 : Karstens, Brisbane, Queensland.

25

New ! Pre-Training Review of Learners

‘Participants will gain confidence in designing and conducting PTR processes that are learner-centred, informative, constructive and compliant. Together we consider how to link PTR outcomes to enrolment processes and individual learning plans’.

Venue : Webinar.

25

Scaffolding Literacy to put the Magic Back into Writing [Ballarat]

‘This event aims to further teachers’ current knowledge in literacy learning and extend the learning that schools may have undertaken in OLSEL’. Further information from the site.

Venue : Mercure Ballarat, Ballarat, Victoria.

25-26

AFR Higher Education Summit

‘The Australian Financial Review’s Higher Education Summit will once again interrogate prevailing policies and practices and showcase transformational innovation from Australia and abroad – all with a focus on uncovering the critical forces that will shape the competitive Higher Education landscape in the years ahead’.

Due to the escalation and ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19 we have taken the decision to re-schedule the AFR Higher Education Summit to 30 September – 1 October 2020 at the Hilton Adelaide.

Venue : Hilton Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.

25-26

New ! Leadership Pathways : Management and Leadership Foundations Workshop

‘Identify and develop your capabilities as a confident and successful leader; Establish a leadership mindset that will accelerate your career development; Build productive relationships and lead engaged, proficient and capable teams; Leverage your Emotional Intelligence [EQ] to advance as a leader; Develop strategies for practical, autonomous and effective decision-making; Build frameworks for successful internal and external stakeholder engagement; Streamline problem identification and implement effective problem-solving solutions; and Develop a personal action plan to unlock your pathway to progression’.

Venue : Virtual/Streaming.

25-27

2020 Admissions Conference - ATEM

‘The importance of this area has never been more important than in this ever-changing landscape we now face. This year we explore the theme, Adapting for Student Success. The theme for the 2020 ATEM Admission Conference draws our eyes to the horizon ’.

Venue : Online.

25-28

Examinations Network Conference 2020 [ATEM]

‘The Local Organising Committee in Perth is finalising the theme and venue details and these will be available as soon as they are confirmed’.

Postponed to August 2021. Further information will follow in the new year.

Venue : Curtin University Bentley Campus, Perth Western Australia.

25-28

The Mental Health in Education Summit 2020 [Sydney]

‘Our Mission for The Mental Health in Education Summit is to equip the educators of the next generation with actionable advice, insight, strategies and real-world case studies from leading educators to help build resilience in students and themselves’.

Postponed to 13-15 October 2020. Same venue.

Venue : The Grace Hotel, Sydney, NSW.

26

Accidental Counsellor Training [Sydney]

‘Connect and influence positive change in people without burning out. A Solutions Focused Approach’.

Now changed to a Zoom Video Conference.

Venue : York Events, Sydney, NSW.

26

Best practices in literacy and literacy interventions for older struggling students in secondary schools

‘Participants will explore the research underpinning this approach; develop a deeper understanding of highly impactful teaching strategies to support all students, especially students with learning difficulties; review the evidence of student progress; leave with evidence-based recommendations to improve literacy and numeracy outcomes among at-risk adolescents’.

Venue : Webinar.

26

New ! Do I have the Skills to Lead ? Advice for the Accidental Leader

‘Are you one of those accidental leaders learning to lean into a leadership role ? To learn to lead cannot be underestimated - it is more than intuition. It takes both learnt skills and knowledge. It is a reality that many individuals take up leadership, knowing that they still have much to learn. This presentation is for accidental leaders who want to move beyond survival and find their own rhythm and way of leading’.

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

26

Positivity and Positive Workspaces : The Infectiousness of the Good Vibe [Newcastle]

‘This workshop explores how each and every staff member can have a positive impact on the workplace, not only on themselves but also on others. We will explore how we can all use practical strategies, with a proven evidence base, to create a more productive and harmonious workplace’.

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

26

School Law : Spotlight on Workplace Law [Queensland]

‘Issues covered include: workplace bullying, sexual harassment, discrimination, managing poor and underperforming staff, enterprise agreement, mental health, workplace investigations, psychosocial complaints, ill and injured staff’. Face-to-face, Live Online, Online on Demand

Venue : TBC, Queensland.

26

School Law : Spotlight on Workplace Law [Queensland]

‘Gain essential knowledge from our panel of experts as they delve into the most topical contemporary issues including navigating mental health issues in the workplace, conducting a valid workplace investigations, managing ill and injured staff and much more’.

Venue : Live Online.

26

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.

26-27

New ! Blackboard Teaching & Learning Conference APAC [Asia-Pacific]

‘Blackboard’s first virtual Teaching and Learning Conference Asia Pacific is where education professionals gather to make change happen. Thought-leadership discussions, shared best practices and networking opportunities ensure that you have the tools needed to navigate today’s toughest challenges’.

Venue : Virtual Conference.

26-28

Heads of Student Administration Conference 2020 - ATEM

‘The theme of this year’s conference is currently being finalised so stay tuned’. Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : Novotel Northbeach, Wollongong, NSW.

26-30

Association of Critical Heritage Studies Conference [ACHS 2020]

‘The conference’s theme – Futures – aims to engage seriously and critically with the often stated aims of heritage to address the concerns of future generations, whilst also asking participants to think expansively and creatively about the future of critical heritage studies as an emergent field of focus across a range of academic disciplines’.

Now a fully virtual conference.

Venue : University College London, London, United Kingdom.

27

Accidental Counsellor Training [Brisbane]

‘Connect and influence positive change in people without burning out. A Solutions Focused Approach’.

Now changed to a Zoom Video Conference.

Venue : Mantra on Queen, Brisbane, Queensland.

27

Best Practice Child Protection Education in PDHPE K-10 Webinar

AIS NSW. ‘This webinar will support teachers of PDHPE K-10 to implement best practice child protection and safety principles as well as meeting the requirements of the new PDHPE K-10 syllabus’.

Venue : Webinar.

27

New ! Bring Learning Alive to Engage Students

‘ This webinar explores strategies that combine to produce consistent student engagement. We work through ideas about building and sustaining a learning climate among your students. At the end of this session, you’ll have practical strategies to design engaging coursework and learning experiences’.

Venue : Webinar.

27

New ! Learn How to Teach Online [D]

‘The teacher online training modules will cover a wide range of pedagogy for successful online instructional delivery. The course content includes six [6] modules. Modules can be purchased individually or as a bundle’. The module titles are provided on the site.

Venue : Online Event.

27

Scaffolding Literacy to put the Magic Back into Writing [Horsham]

‘This event aims to further teachers’ current knowledge in literacy learning and extend the learning that schools may have undertaken in OLSEL’. Further information from the site.

Venue : Church of Christ, Horsham, Victoria.

27

Strategies to Increase Your Students’ Resilience

‘This training will explore key strategies that the teacher, support and wellbeing staff can apply with their students to improve their wellbeing and resilience amidst their challenges. It will provide the latest research around the most powerful, practical and easy to apply tools to transform a student’s wellbeing looking at practices from Solution-Focused Therapy, Neuropsychology, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and more’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

27

The Critical Reflection Conference [Melbourne]

‘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 : Hilton Double Tree, Melbourne, Victoria .

27

New ! Unlocking Autism : The Keys to Deep Defensive Mood

‘This interesting and highly practical workshop is designed for teachers and teacher assistants who work with autistic students and who would like to help with unlocking the puzzling aspects of motivating students who do not respond in a “normal way”. It focuses on ten aspects of Autism and practical ways to deal with these characteristics and help Autistic Students thrive’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

27-28

New ! Emerging Leaders Development [Melbourne]

‘You will gain an insight into how strong, tailored leadership abilities can have a significant impact on your workplace. This program seeks to fine tune your executive leadership qualities, and uncover your true potential as an emerging leader. Learning more about yourself as a person and a leader will allow you to improve your leadership approach and achieve positive results both personally and for your entire team’.

Venue : Leadership Directions, Melbourne, Victoria.

27-28

New ! International Conference on Education of the Deaf and Hearing Impaired [ICEDHI 2020]

‘Provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Education of the Deaf and Hearing Impaired’.

Venue : Paris, France.

27-28

International Conference on English Language Teaching [ICELT 2020]

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

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

27-28

International Conference on Language Futures : Languages in Higher Education in August 2020

The conference ‘provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Language Futures : Languages in Higher Education’.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

27-28

International Conference on Play-Based Learning and Early Childhood Education [ICPBLECE 2020]

The conference ‘provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Play-Based Learning and Early Childhood Education’.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

27-28

Updated ! International Summit on PLC at Work™ [Melbourne]

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

Postponed from 6 May 2020. Venue the same.

Venue : Marvel Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria.

27,28,31/8
1/9

New ! 3L : Language and literacy for learning [formerly LfL]

Registration information on the site. ‘Literacy for learning is a professional development program for teachers in all subject areas that addresses the fundamental relationship between literacy and successful learning’.

Venue : Catholic Leadership Centre, East Melbourne, Victoria.

28

Captivate Year 10 Food Technology [Newcastle]

‘Designed to assist teachers to involve students in the Stage 5 Food Technology 2020-2021 implementation. Increase student engagement in your Food Technology lessons by captivating your students’ attention and enthusiasm in a variety of appealing tasks. We’ll supply recipes, activities, student work-booklets, assessment tasks, marking criteria and units of work. We’ll also investigate the syllabus changes, so you walk into the classroom feeling ready and equipped’.

Venue : Harbourview Function Centre, Newcastle, NSW.

28

New ! Cracking the Hard Class - Primary & High School [Tamworth]

‘This seminar will help in addressing a challenge faced by many teachers today – Why is this particular class so difficult ? What can we do, together, to change things ? How can we get out of the spiral of defeat and low expectation to enhance success in learning, and social interaction ? Most of all how can we support one another ?’.

Venue : Mercure Event Centre, Tamworth, NSW.

28

New ! QCAN Virtual Symposium

‘Due to the impact and social distancing restrictions of COVID-19 restrictions, QCAN are unable to hold our annual conference in 2020. Instead, we have decided to host an inaugural virtual symposium for OSHC. Exploring the FUNdamentals of Professionalism in OSHC’.

Venue : Virtual Symposium.

28

Scaffolding Literacy to put the Magic Back into Writing : Going Deeper

‘Feedback from participating schools has shown a strong desire to continue and deepen this Literacy learning’. Further information on the home page.

Venue : Sovereign Park, Ballarat, Victoria.

28

STAV STEM Conference [Metropolitan]

‘The conference program caters for upper level primary and secondary teachers. The conference showcases the most recent information and communications technology used in the science classroom. New teaching and learning ideas and software demonstrations combine with hands-on interactive sessions to give you new ideas, strategies and methods ready for use with your students’. 2020 Regional STEM Conference in September.

Venue : Melbourne, Victoria.

28-29

The Education Show [Melbourne]

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

The Education Show [Melbourne] will now be run on 23-24 July 2021 at the same venue.

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

29-30

Beginning Teacher Conferences [NSWTF] [Arrawarra]

‘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 : TBC, Arrawarra, NSW.

31*

New ! Benchmarking Summit 2020

Benchmarks for technology enhanced learning. ‘To participate each Institution must do a minimum of 2 Benchmarks. We will do one Benchmark a week beginning on the 31st August between 10 – 12 AEST’. Remaining dates are listed on the site.

Venue : Online.

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Embedding Formative Assessment with Emeritus Professor Dylan Wiliam [Sydney]

‘You will learn why we need to increase educational achievement : what’s been tried, and why it hasn’t worked; why formative assessment needs to be the priority for every school; what formative assessment is [and isn’t], practical techniques for implementing formative assessment, how to sustain the development of formative assessment with teacher learning communities’.

Please note that if you are currently registered in any upcoming QELi programs, you will be notified of their continuation or postponement via email from one of our dedicated program coordinators.

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

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Three Themes in the Fountain of Quality : Working with the NQS Exceeding Themes [Parramatta]

‘What these themes look like in practice undoubtedly varies across educational sites. However, detailed knowledge of their content and the application is necessary for achieving an exceeding rating. Together the themes become essential components of the fountain of practice. In this professional learning day, we will be exploring how you and your colleagues may integrate these three themes into practice beyond a superficial way but rather in ways which support their integration into the DNA of your centre’.

Venue : Skye Hotel Suites, Parramatta, NSW.

31/8-1/9

Early Childhood Conference 2020 [ACEL]

Leading Change to Support Child Outcomes. The Conference presents the opportunity to engage, network and collaborate with early childhood leaders and educators from across Australia and New Zealand as we come to together to set the Learning Agenda for best practice in early childhood education and leadership’.

Postponed to 26-27 November 2020. Venue remains the same.

Venue : Pullman Melbourne Albert Park, Albert Park, Victoria.

31/8-1/9

Enrolled Nurses Conference [Sydney]

‘As the health system constantly changes, make sure you are one of the well-informed and up-to-date nursing professionals’.

Venue : Rydges Sydney Central, Surry Hills, NSW.

Beginning of August 2020

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