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Higher Education Conferences

Below you can find a wide array of teaching and higher education conferences available across Australia and other parts of the world. Simply select a year and you will be presented with a large selection of various conferences to suit your needs and higher education requirements.


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ASCILITE 2018 (Australia)

ASCILITE is Australasia’s leading networked community fostering research, innovation and evidence-based practice in the effective use of educational technologies for learning and teaching in the tertiary sector.

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Association for Learning Technology Annual Conference (UK)

The ALT Annual Conference is the UK's main conference for Learning Technologists and one of the largest conferences of its kind. It is held over three days every September, providing a valuable and practical forum for practitioners, researchers, managers and policy-makers from education and industry to solve problems, explore, reflect, influence and learn.

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Cultural Competence Conference

Cultural Competence and the Higher Education Sector: Dilemmas, Policies and Practice will bring together specialists and individuals interested in cultural competence, diversity and inclusion and Indigenous Knowledges to discuss ideas relating to the future of higher education and the role of Universities in preparing students, faculties and staff for the challenges of building a more culturally competent world.

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HERDSA Conference: (Re)Valuing Higher Education (Australia)

HERDSA offers an annual international conference on topical teaching and learning issues with opportunities to meet colleagues with similar interests, exchange ideas about teaching and learning and learn about current developments from experienced researchers and practitioners. Conference proceedings are published and HERDSA meets Australian ERA requirements for refereeing. Full papers are double-blind refereed by peers and are published in a widely available format.

2-5 July 2018

Adelaide Convention Centre

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Networked Learning Conference 2018 (Europe)

A research-based conference on networked learning in higher education, lifelong learning & professional development. Networked learning has become a broader area of inquiry over the years bringing together research in education and organisations spanning formal and informal learning settings. It is a conference that has been particularly concerned with critical perspectives, theory, pedagogical values, analysis, practice based research and designs for learning. The focus of the conference is research and practice that addresses relational and interactional aspects of learning and development with an emphasis on dialogical learning, collaborative and cooperative learning and learning in social networks.

Papers are double-blind refereed by peers and are published in a widely available format on the conference website. Selected papers are chosen for publication in the Springer Book Series “Research in Networked Learning”.

May 2018

Zagreb, Croatia

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HEA Annual Conference (UK)

Focusing on what we can learn from higher education practices from across the world. Structured over three days, the conference will provide a platform for higher education professionals to share their experiences, ideas, research and good practice in a community of their peers and learn from internationally respected speakers.

July 2018

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Improving University Teaching

The International Conference on Improving University Teaching (IUT) invites you to join us for our 43rd annual forum, focused on the theme “New Spaces for Learning: Opportunities and Challenges for Innovative Teaching” and hosted by Charles Sturt University, in Port Macquarie, Australia. Conference dates are 27-29 June 2018.

27 - 29 July 2018

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ISSoTL Conference (International Society for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning)

The 15th annual ISSOTL conference will explore how teaching staff, students, educational leaders, administrators and community members can collaborate to foster a learning culture.

24 - 27 October 2018

Bergan

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SRHE International Conference on Research into Higher Education (UK)

The SRHE Annual Research Conference attracts wide participation from researchers globally. It provides a stimulating international forum for papers of an empirical or scholarly nature relating to research into higher education, in the broadest sense, and from a breadth of different disciplinary perspectives. The conference is highly participative, promoting the dissemination and exchange of ideas in a variety of formats, across a range of research domains.

December 2018

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STARS Conference

The STARS conference provides the opportunity to disseminate and discuss current research, good practice, emerging initiatives and leading edge ideas that are aimed at enhancing students’ tertiary learning experiences.

8 - 11 July 2018

Auckland, New Zealand

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WACE Conference on Cooperative and Work Integrated Learning

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WIL (Work Integrated Learning) Conference: Creating Connections, Building Futures

Interested researchers, academics, practitioners and industry partners are invited to submit papers, abstracts and posters for the Conference. Papers that involve joint authorship with students, industry and community partners are encouraged. Early career researchers and research students are also encouraged to contribute papers.

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Discipline Conferences


Science, Engineering and Maths
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AUBEA Conference: Australasian Universities Building Education Association

The annual AUBEA conference brings together building and construction researchers, educators and industry practitioners from Australasia and internationally, providing participants with a strong platform for knowledge sharing, collaboration, disciplinary reflections, institutional exchange and collective growth.

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HEA Annual STEM Conference 2018 (UK)

This two-day conference, featuring a mix of peer-led workshops, presentations and respected keynotes will provide a forum for each of the individual STEM disciplines as well as opportunities to learn from cross-disciplinary practice. This year's conference theme is Creativity in Teaching, Learning and Student Engagement.

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Innovation in Built Environment Education Conference

Next Conference is in 2019

2019

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Health Science
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ANZAHPE 2018 Conference

The Conference’s mixture of invited speakers, in-depth educational offerings, and important delegate opportunities for contribution and discussion, make it a “must attend” event for all in the health professional educators' community.

1 - 4 July 2018

Hobart

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Developing Excellence in Medical Education Conference (UK)

The conference aims to provide delegates with the ideas and information to improve their educational practice, and allow them to collaborate across organisational and geographic boundaries, to build greater improvements for the future.

The conference will consist of stimulating keynotes and a diverse range of parallel sessions covering the full span of current issues and initiatives in medical education and training.

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January Details

Teaching and Learning Forum 2016

28 - 29 January 2016

Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia

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February Details

8th Annual 21st Century Learning Conference

18 - 20 February 2016

Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong

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ICEMI 2015: 2016 5th International Conference on Education and Management Innovation

26 - 27 February 2016

Taichung, Taiwan

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April Details

8th Annual 21st Century Learning Conference

7-10 April 2016

Perth, Western Australia

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Widening Participation Conference: HE: Transforming lives through life-wide learning?

27-28 September 2015

Milton Keynes

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2016 ACEN (Australian Collaborative Education Network) Conference

29-30 September 2015

Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW

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July Details

HERDSA Conference 2016

4-7 July 2016

The Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle

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October Details

TARC International Conference 2016

17-18 October 2016

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College, Kuala Lampur, Malaysia

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