CONFERENCE THEME: Contemporary Approaches in Counselling
The 20th APECA Biennial Conference-Workshop 2014 aims to bring together counsellors, psychologists, social workers, education experts, teachers, graduate students, and NGOs/VWOs representatives to discuss and exchange views on the contemporary theoretical and practical counselling knowledge in a scientific environment. Skill-based workshops will be conducted by leading counsellors from different countries to help participants develop creative and contemporary counselling skills.
The conference is jointly organised by the Psychological Studies Academic Group of the National Institute of Education, Singapore, the Association of Psychological and Educational Counselors of Asia Pacific (APECA) and the Singapore Association for Counselling (SAC).
For more information, please visit the conference website here.
A professional learning and sharing platform for educators and parents that focuses on children's transitions from home to preschool and preschool to primary school - for infants and toddlers, pre-primary children, and children with special needs.
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The International Science Education Conference 2014 (ISEC 2014) brings together academics, researchers, teachers, school leaders, policy makers and industry partners from around the globe to share the latest innovative research and practices in science education.
The theme of the conference is PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES - INVESTING IN OUR FUTURE. This theme questions the arbitrary boundaries that have shaped current practices and mindsets in science education. With the aim to develop scientifically literate global citizens, the conference examines the relevance of current science education in meeting the demands and goals of the future.
The conference is jointly organised by the Ministry of Education (MOE) and the Natural Sciences and Science Education (NSSE) Academic Group of the National Institute of Education, Singapore.
Deadline for submission of abstracts for papers, posters, symposia and workshops is 1 June. Full papers will be included in a Conference Proceedings CD, and selected peer-reviewed contributions will be published in a book.
For more information, please visit www.isec2014.org.
Themed “Diverse Perspectives for Global Impact”, the 2012 conference will focus on expanding the cultural and inter-disciplinary understanding of theories and practices in the field of computers in education with a view towards creating global impacts. A seven theme-based sub-conferences in the five-day conference will foster the building of research communities in the field of Computers in Education.
Researchers and graduate students are welcomed to participate in the Conference to exchange research findings in the frontier areas of Computers in Education. Visit http://www.lsl.nie.edu.sg/icce2012/ for more information.
This conference is organised by Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education and hosted by Learning Sciences and Technology Academic Group & Learning Sciences Laboratory, NIE Singapore and Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
Themed 'Challenging Practice, Enhancing Partnerships, Nurturing the Child', the 8th annual international conference, WALS 2012 brings together representatives from various countries including China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sweden, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vietnam to address a range of international perspectives on enduring issues pertaining to leadership, partnership, school reform, pedagogy, learning communities and students development in relation to Lesson Study.
Look forward to exciting plenary sessions collaboratively organised by researchers, teacher educators and school leaders from the Lesson Study field, and hear from dynamic Keynote Speakers! In addition, there will be opportunities for post-conference optional visits to Singapore’s educational institutions on 30 November, to experience Singapore's schools, Institutes of Technical Education, polytechnics and universities.
Visit http://www.walsnet.org/ to find out more.
Themed 'Expanding Horizon', this 5-day international conference, organised by Mathematics and Mathematics Education Academic Group brings together mathematics educators mainly from the Australasia region to share their scholarly work.
For the first time since its establishment, the MERGA conference will be held outside of Australia and New Zealand, making it a truly and Australasian, or even international, affair. A distinctly engaging conference programme awaits all participants, foreign and local. Besides the usual plenary speeches and paper presentations, a special programme consisting of lectures and workshops has been lined up for teachers. Visits to local schools have also been arranged for international participants.
Visit http://math.nie.edu.sg/merga2012/ for more information.
Themed 'Building a Community of Researchers: Children at the Heart', the 13th Annual Conference aims to facilitate the cooperation and collaboration among researchers in the Pacific area working in the field of early childhood education.
Look forward to dynamic speakers in the field of early childhood education!
Jointly organised by NIE and the Ministry of Education, the conference themed Active and Concerned Citizens: Building Character for Community, aims to provide for rich sharing of ideas, pedagogies and best practices for character and citizenship education (CCE) in Singapore. Participants will have the privilege to gather perspectives of CCE in both the local and overseas contexts.
Conference Website at http://www.cce2011.nie.edu.sg/index.html
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Themed Empowering Educators as Researchers: Exploring Ideas and Enhancing Practices, the 2011 conference, organised by Educational Research Association of Singapore (ERAS) aims to share the latest research findings and trends in education.
The Distinguished Keynote Speakers include NIE's Dean, Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice, Prof Lee Wing On.
- Prof Arnetha F. Ball, Professor of Education, Stanford University
Topic: Using Sociocultural Theory To Transform The Practice of Teaching
- Prof Lee Wing On, Dean, Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University
Topic: Educator as Researcher: A Reflection on Inter-Cultural Epistemology Through an Immersion Experience
- Dr Tine Sloan, Director, Teacher Education Progam, Gevirtz School, University of California, Santa Barbara
Topic: Collaborative Practice for 21st Century Educators: The Case of Co-Teaching
- Professor Jane Huffman, Professor of Educational Administration, College of Education, University of North Texas
Topic: Professional Learning Communities: Teacher and Administrator Shared Leadership Practices in Schools
- Prof Kwak Byong-Sun, Immediate Former President, Korean Educational Research Association
Topic: Teaching Toward Free Being: A Biographical Insight Concerning What Education Is For
PROMS 2011 Singapore focuses on recent advances in objective measurement. It aims to provide an international forum mainly on the latest research in using Rasch measurement. You are invited to join a panel of distinguished researchers and practitioners to share expertise and experiences at objective measurement. The theme is “Objective Measurement for Teaching, Learning and Living”.
PROMS 2011 also invites paper presentations on various issues utilizing methodologies and approaches to measurement other than Rasch. There will be parallel sessions for non Rasch-based papers, which will encourage greater participation and provide comparative perspectives for Rasch.
For more details, please visit http://proms2011.nie.edu.sg/