Conferences

The 20th International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE 2012)

Event Date: 
26 November 2012 - 30 November 2012
Venue: 
NIE Singapore
Event Details: 

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.

International Conference of the World Association of Lesson Studies (WALS) 2012

Event Date: 
28 November 2012 - 30 November 2012
Venue: 
NIE Singapore
Event Details: 

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.

Co-organised by the Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Academic Group, NIE and the Academy of Principals, Singapore (APS) with support from the Ministry of Education, Singapore.

Visit http://www.walsnet.org/ to find out more.

The 35th Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA) 2012

Event Date: 
2 July 2012 - 6 July 2012
Venue: 
NIE Singapore
Event Details: 

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.

The Pacific Early Childhood Education Research Association Conference (PECERA) 2012

Event Date: 
20 July 2012 - 22 July 2012
Venue: 
NIE Singapore
Event Details: 

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!

Character and Citizenship Education Conference 2011

Event Date: 
8 November 2011 - 9 November 2011
Venue: 
NIE
Event Details: 

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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ERAS Conference 2011

Event Date: 
8 September 2011 - 9 September 2011
Venue: 
Raffles Institution, Singapore
Event Details: 

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.

  1. Prof Arnetha F. Ball, Professor of Education, Stanford University
    Topic: Using Sociocultural Theory To Transform The Practice of Teaching
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Prof Kwak Byong-Sun, Immediate Former President, Korean Educational Research Association
    Topic: Teaching Toward Free Being: A Biographical Insight Concerning What Education Is For

Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium (PROMS) 2011

Event Date: 
13 July 2011 - 15 July 2011
Venue: 
NIE, Singapore
Event Details: 

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/

4th Redesigning Pedagogy: Transforming Teaching, Inspiring Learning International Conference

Event Date: 
30 May 2011 - 1 June 2011
Venue: 
NIE, Singapore
Event Details: 

The theme for the 2011 conference is "Redesigning Pedagogy: Transforming Teaching, Inspiring Learning." This is the largest educational research conference in Southeast Asia and is convened every two years. It will bring together teachers, researchers, educational leaders, and policy makers to share ideas and practices. The conference provides opportunities to learn about new research, discuss educational policies and practices, and broaden professional networks throughout the region.

For more details, please visit http://conference.nie.edu.sg.

2nd Singapore Lesson Study Symposium

Event Date: 
2 June 2011 - 3 June 2011
Venue: 
Suntec Singapore Convention Centre
Event Details: 

The 2nd Singapore Lesson Study Symposium (SLSS), themed Enhancing Learning through Lesson Study, is co-organised by the Curriculum, Teaching & Learning Academic Group of NIE and Academy of Principals, Singapore (APS). The guest of honour is Ms Ho Peng, Director-General of Education, Ministry of Education, Singapore.

The keynote speakers, including Dr Catherine Lewis (US), Prof Emeritus John Elliot (UK), Prof Kiyomi Akita (Japan), Prof Emeritus Ference Marton (Sweden) and other Lesson Study experts will share their valuable expertise and experiences with participants during the 2-day SLSS.

More details about the keynotes and concurrent sessions and abstracts can be found at the following website: www.slss.sg.

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Mathematics Teachers Conference 2011

Event Date: 
2 June 2011
Venue: 
NIE
Event Details: 

The Mathematics Teachers Conference (MTC) 2011, jointly organised by the Association of Mathematics Educators (AME) and the Mathematics and Mathematics Education Academic Group of NIE, is themed Communication, Reasoning & Connections for 2011. 
 
Specially organised for mathematics teachers and mathematics educators, the MTC offers a unique one-day programme, comprising keynote lectures and workshops, to make the conference a relevant, enriching and enjoyable one. 

For further details, visit http://math.nie.edu.sg/ame/mtc11/