International Professional Learning Opportunities

Asia and the Pacific

Date Location Details
21-23 Mar 2018 Penang, Malaysia NEW! ASEAN Australia Education Dialogue The Dialogue will involve key education and training stakeholders and thought leaders from Australia and ASEAN. It reflects the ASEAN-Australian commitment to a long-term education partnership.
26-28 Mar 2018 Kobe, Japan NEW! The Asian Conference on Education & International Development 2018  Bringing together teachers, researchers and distinguished professors from around the world to share their insights. The goal is to broaden awareness of different contexts in the pursuit of synergies and solutions.
27-28 Mar 2018 Tokyo, Japan NEW! 20th International Conference on Education, Teaching and E-learning [ICETE 2018]  Providing the premier interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted in the field of Education, Teaching and E-learning.


Australia and New Zealand 

Date Location Details
20 Mar 2018 Canterbury, Victoria NEW! New Trends in Educational Technology [AGSA] ‘Connect with Alliance colleagues at the first Victorian networking event of the year and share inspiring lessons, hard-won insights and key advances in Educational Technology.
21 Mar 2018 Cairns, Queensland NEW! Effective Pedagogy [Cairns]  Based on the credible research of Professor John Hattie and the Visible Learning team, Dr Robert Marzano, founder of The Art and Science of Teaching, and Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey’s structured teaching approach, this workshop will explore a range of different teaching strategies that you can implement in the context of your class, that actually work.
21-22 Mar 2018 Melbourne, Victoria NEW! ClassTECH Conference A practical conference designed for coalface educators wanting to integrate emerging technologies into their classroom [including coding, robotics, drones, 3D printing, wearables, augmented reality, gaming and other disruptive technologies], and ICT managers wanting to support these technologies.
26-27 Mar 2018 Brisbane City, Queensland. NEW! Mind Brain Education Conference 2018 ‘Showcasing up-to-date evidence about how children learn. Global experts in neuroscience, psychology, and pedagogy will go over the science and theory, and give you practical ideas and programs that you can implement in your school straight away. We will highlight the impact of social, emotional, and cognitive skills on learning and achievement



Date Location Details
17 Mar 2018 Grenoble, France Inclusive Practices: The What, Why and How of developing IP in the ELT classroom Participants will come away with a better idea concerning the jargon, but more importantly with practical ideas, helpful solutions and a network of support to help them implement IP in their classes.
25-27 Mar 2018 Oxford, England NEW! World Literacy Summit 2018  This summit centres on literacy and the role it plays in improving people’s lives from year to year we identify a theme that is central. In 2018 we would like to concentrate on the Empowering Aspect of Literacy and we have decided to adopt the theme of the Australian “Aboriginal Literacy Foundation – Today a reader, tomorrow a leader


The Americas

Date Location Details
21-23 Mar 2018 Ames, Iowa Language Assessment Research Conference (LARC) LARC 2018 will provide a forum for concentrated discussion of applied linguistics methods used in validation studies for language assessments to support a range of claims about the validity of test score interpretations, uses, and consequences
24-26 Mar 2018 Massachusetts, USA NEW! ASCD Empower : The Conference for Every Educator  Empower18 is a conference designed by educators, for educators where you are empowered to create your own personalized learning experience
26-30 Mar 2018 Washington, DC NEW! SITE 2018  Representing individual teacher educators and affiliated organisations of teacher educators in all disciplines, who are interested in the creation and dissemination of knowledge about the use of information technology in teacher education and faculty/staff development

Worldwide (Webinar/Online Conference) 

Date   Details
21 Mar 2018   NEW! Literacy Assessment Results: Understanding The “L” Factor What does it mean when learners are placed in your program with an “L” attached to their benchmarks? Our presenters, who are members of the Centre for Education & Training (TCET) Language Assessment Support Services (LASS) training team, will explain the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) ESL for ALL literacy designation for instructors and administrators, from an assessment and placement perspective.
25 Mar 2018   NEW! Teaching Intercultural Awareness and Communication This webinar aims to encourage ESL teachers to understand what intercultural competence and cultural awareness are and how to use various activities in the classroom to foster understanding of other cultures and languages
28 Mar 2018   NEW! Language Barrier and its Cognitive Consequences in the Workplace and Education Using a non-dominant language in the English-only workplace and educational settings is a challenging issue for L2 learners.


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