International Professional Learning Opportunities

Asia and the Pacific

Date Location Details
16-18 Aug 2018 China GLoCALL 2018 Conference & 15th ChinaCALL Conference 2018 The conference aims to share knowledge, skills, and ideas on the integration of technologies and language learning in the forms of workshops, plenary sessions, paper presentations, symposia and colloquiums.
18-20 Aug 2018 Malaysia The 27th MELTA International Conference 2018 The theme of the conference is “Changing the Game: English Language in Education 4.0”.
21-23 Aug 2018 Japan NEW! PAAL2018: The 23rd Conference of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics The conference provides a venue for the dissemination of current research on a wide variety of issues concerning Asia and beyond.
22-24 Aug 2018 Japan NEW! ICEL 2018: The 2018 International Conference on Education and Learning The main objective of ICEL 2018 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. This conference provides opportunities for the delegates to exchange new ideas and application experiences face to face, to establish business or research relations and to find global partners for future collaboration.
25 Aug 2018 Vietnam NEW! The 3rd International Conference on English Language Teaching The purpose of this conference is to raise the academic issues in teaching foreign languages in general with a particular interest in English, and to promote the application of current approaches in foreign language learning, while improving the effectiveness of transferring skills of foreign languages.
28-30 Aug 2018 Japan NEW! The 57th JACET International Convention The theme of the 57th JACET International Convention (Sendai, 2018) in Tohoku will examine how quality learning outcomes in English education can be ‘assured’ at all levels. It will explore how classroom practitioners, curriculum and materials designers, program administrators, policy makers, researchers, and academics can pursue or engage in activities to ensure that quality learning outcomes are achieved in educational programs.


Australia and New Zealand 

Date Location Details
15 Aug 2018 Sydney, NSW Teachers Leading Educational Reform [Sydney]  The session is designed for school leaders and teacher leaders. In this interactive workshop, participants will be introduced to a model of collaborative professional learning that is currently being used in different parts of the world, including Australia. The workshop will introduce participants to practical ways of engaging colleagues in collaborative professional learning and provide participants with the opportunity to examine how professional collaboration can be used most effectively to improve learning and teaching.
15-16 Aug 2018 Sydney, NSW Evidence Based Teaching in Schools  The conference will explore how schools can use the evidence available to them, collect new high-quality evidence of student learning and engage teachers to develop evidence informed practices in the classroom to sustain continuous improvement in learning and teaching.
20-21 Aug 2018 South Australia NEW! Teacher Leadership Workshop – Adelaide Participants will learn about the key attributes to be a leader of learning, explore the concept of leadership identity, develop a deeper understanding of adult learning theory, and understand how to use conflict productively. Participants will also learn and apply the skill set required to lead meaningful collaborative dialogue, provide effective feedback to peers, and demonstrate five critical leadership roles.
21 Aug 2018 South Brisbane, Queensland NEW! i-Educate 2018  This year’s conference is set to support innovation in the classroom with a menu of digital and technical solutions for principals, teachers and technical staff. The 2018 conference theme of Embrace. Connect. Innovate. will inspire you and enhance your practical skills as you discover new ways to embed digital technologies in your classroom.
23-24 Aug 2018 Auckland, New Zealand NEW! eLearnz eLab 2018  ceLearnz eLab is 2 days of 6 hands-on mini workshops, with the focus on the latest in digital learning trends, technology and design. You will work with local and international thought leaders during these sessions where you will actively create digital learning items. You will go away with up-to-date training methods that you can put into practice immediately back at your organisation and pass along to your team.
24-25 Aug 2018 Raymond Terrace, NSW NEW! Beyond ALL Limits – ADHD Conference  Do you want to learn from reputable specialists in ADHD ? Over 2 days – one for teachers and one for parents – you will get access to all of these specialists. If you are both a teacher and a parent then why not come to both?
25 Aug 2018 Brisbane, Queensland NEW! Thinking on Your Feet  Are you a relief teacher or contract teacher looking to secure that full time role ? Or are you just looking to improve yourself as a specialist relief teacher ? BETA’s conference focuses specifically on relief and contract teachers and offers professional development that will help develop your career.



Date Location Details
19-23 Aug 2018 Somerset, UK EdYOUfest  EdYOUfest is a festival for ELT teachers, who come together each year to learn and grow, in a supportive atmosphere with fellow educators from over 20 countries across the globe. We welcome teachers of English as well as content or subject teachers who have connections with their language teaching colleagues. Our aim is to dismantle barriers, encourage communication and to foster real collaboration between all involved in this branch of the teaching profession.
23-24 Aug 2018 London, UK NEW! International Conference on Emerging Technologies in Computing 2018 [CETiC ’18] The conference will draw together researchers and developers from academia and industry.


 The Americas 

Date Location Details
23-25 Aug 2015 Canada NEW! 2018 Multidisciplinary Approaches in Language Policy and Planning Conference


Worldwide (Webinar/Online Conference) 

Date   Details
20-26 Aug 2108   NEW! Creating YouTube Videos for Teaching and Learning  Are you looking for new multimedia strategies for your virtual or blended classroom ? Learn how to navigate through the Creator Studio in YouTube as well as organize video content to support your instructional goals in just about any classroom environment.
22 Aug 2018   NEW! Using Visuals to Support Language Learning This webinar will feature dynamic activities, suitable for any level of language proficiency, to promote language learning through the use of visuals. Participants will be presented with innovative ways of incorporating visuals, and will be invited to share their own ideas and experiences.

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