The Complete List of Education Events (2019 and Beyond)

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Education events are critical to the development of the education sector.

They provide the opportunity for you to discover new knowledge, techniques, products and services.

They also provide the opportunity to promote and show off your new ideas.

When looking for a conference to attend it can be a tedious task to find the right one for you.

This post is listing some of the most popular upcoming education conferences in the UK, Europe and US detailing the important information of each along with links to the main events making it easy for you to complete your search for the perfect conference.

Some of the conferences listed here include the BETT Conference, OEB Global, the Clute International Academic Conferences Dublin, and the UH Computing Education Conference.

Please note, not all information has currently been provided on the conference websites, so be sure to keep an eye out for any future updates here.

ACP Education Conference (England)

The Health Education England (Department of Health) has commissioned the Council of Deans of Health to work with universities across England on the development of advanced clinical practice (ACP). The main areas of this include:

  • Raising awareness
  • Understanding by Deans and programme leads in HEIs of national ACP policy developments
  • Identifying opportunities, pressures and obstacles to implement the principles of higher education framework
  • Developing in higher education to support the current and future needs of employers

To gain awareness a conference is being held at the Woburn House Conference Centre on the 18th of March 2019.

The conference will focus on the development of HEEs Academy for Advanced and Consultant Practice, new standards for education and training, and apprenticeship procurement.

Some bodies who will be attending this event include the HEI representatives and stakeholders, Health Education England, and NHS employers and professional bodies.

Book Tickets

The main event:

Where and When:

  • Tavistock Square Kings Cross, London, WC1H 9HQ – 18th of March 2019 – 10:00 – 16:00 (GMT)

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UH Computing Education Conference

The Centre for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) at the University of Hertfordshire on Friday 21st June 2019 is hosting the UH Computing Education Conference. The different sessions that are on offer are for primary and secondary teachers, the content is delivered by practising teachers that includes:

  • National Centre for Computing Education (NCCE) Facilitators
  • Computing at Scholl (CAS) Master Teachers

The main theme throughout the sessions is “Effective and appropriate pedagogy” – the practice of education. With an emphasis on making sure the activities and ideas presented can be used in classrooms.

To provide a good insight into what is on offer, the NCCE is offering two courses from their core programme. These include programming and algorithms (Primary) and Key Stage 4 Computing (non GCSE Computer Science students).

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The main event:

NCCE Core Course Content:

Where and When:

  • University of Hertfordshire, de Havilland campus, University of Hertfordshire, AL10 9EU, Hatfield, United Kingdom – Friday 21st June 2019 – 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM (BST)

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2019 International Conference in the Future of Education

The International Conference in the Future of Education (ICFE) organised by Grid Media held at the Hallam Conference Centre on the 27th – 29th March 2019 is hosting a conference which aims at the growth and research in the field of education.

The primary aim of the ICFE conference is to provide academics and professionals from diverse fields with different disciplines to fill in the gaps in knowledge, it will also help promote the importance of research and how the practice of teaching (pedagogy) has evolved.

Some key points of why to attend include:

  • The opportunity to meet students (graduates/post graduates), lectures, chancellors – national and international
  • Network with the national and international students and professionals
  • The chance to create relationships with decision makers across all areas of education
  • An exciting opportunity to discover the latest research findings and the future impacts this research has
  • Present your own services and promote your brand to the national and international professionals and students

Book Tickets

Where and When:

  • Hallam Conference Centre – Cavendish Ventures, 44 Hallam Street, London, W1W 6JJ –

The Future of Legal Education and Training Conference 2019

The Future of Legal Education and Training Conference is being held at Kings Place on the 22nd May 2019 between 8:30 and 17:30 (BST).

This conference was held last year and focused on law firm innovation chiefs, legal education policymakers, top legal academics, experts from different industries, and the thought on leadership.

This conference proved successful last year and following its success the primary sessions and area of focus of this year include:

  • Entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Cross-Disciplinary Skills
  • Law and computer science meeting together
  • New Solicitors Qualifying Exam
  • Mental health
  • Wellbeing and resilience
  • Diversity
  • Clinical legal education
  • Insights from different industries which include Big Tech, banking and media and education and training

This is a conference to watch out for as there will be TED-style talks that include the most interesting and inspiring people from the legal profession and the capacity has doubled from last year.

This will provide the opportunity to meet a plethora of different professionals and gain real interesting insights and ideas.

Book Tickets:

Where and When:

  • Kings Place, 90 York Way, Kings Cross, London, N1 9AG – Wednesday 22nd May 2019 – 8:30 – 17:30 (BST)

Education Evolution

The Caterham School is hosting the education evolution (redefining the future of learning) conference on the 3rd of June 2019.

The main focus of this conference is to explore the process schools need to undertake to meet the demands of the future workplace and the fourth industrial revolution.

Put simply, this event is designed to help schools with their teaching and learning to make sure they can address the challenges of the fourth revolution. Some of the key points include:

  • Industry and technology expert talks that present the skills needed for success in the future workspace
  • Complimentary sessions held by school leaders that are already in the process of converting their curriculum to prepare their students for the changing future

Book Tickets:

Where and When

  • Caterham School, Harestone Valley Road, Caterham, Surrey CR3 6YA – Monday 3rd June 2019 – 10:0 AM – 5:30 PM (GMT)

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LEEF National Urban Environmental Education Conference 2019

The London Environmental Educators Forum (LEEF) is hosting the National Urban Environmental Education Conference on the 7th of October 2019.

Urban Education is putting in place best practices to make sure there are learning opportunities and to ensure the well-being and environmental quality of cities.

LEEF is a large contributor to Urban Education and to celebrate their 30th birthday, they are hosting an event that will showcase the best urban environmental education in London.

Make sure to keep an eye on the website as more information is to come.

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Where and When:

  • Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD – Mon, October 7, 2019 – 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM (BST)

Redbridge Institute Spring Conference

The Redbridge institute is a place for adults to learn and provides opportunities to develop their confidence and skills.

In previous years they have helped over 4000 part-time learners in numerous centres across the UK.

To celebrate their success, they are hosting a celebratory event to showcase their innovation and excellence. Some of the key points to be covered include:

  • The demonstration of the latest digital developments
  • Hands-on activities
  • Numerous keynote speakers

Book Tickets:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/redbridge-institute-spring-conference-tickets-56802306227?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

When and Where

  • Redbridge Institute, Gaysham Avenue, Ilford, IG2 6TD – Tue, 9 April 2019, 10:00 – 13:00 (BST)

Clute International Academic Conferences Dublin

The Clute Institute Dublin is hosting Clute International Academic Conferences between June 2nd – June 6th.

The main aim of the conferences is to bring together faculty and administration from all levels of education from different parts of the world.

Cross-disciplinary exchange of thoughts and ideas and innovation through various teaching methods is highly encouraged at this event.

This provides the opportunity to grow one’s knowledge and skills from fellow professionals from all walks of life. The key conferences include:

  • The Clute International Academic Conference on Business (IACB)
  • The Clute International Academic Conference on Education (ICE)
  • The Clute International Academic Conference on Education (ICE)
  •  Technology in Education (ICTE).

This institute has been hosting conferences since 1999 and publishes open academic journals that explore the most recent scientific findings from different fields of study and is known for publishing high-quality research for the benefit of the global academic community.

Book Tickets:

Where and When:

  • Point Square, North Dock, Dublin, D01 X2P2, Ireland – June 2nd – June 6th

London International Conference on Education

The London International Conference on Education (LICE) is hosting an event on the 9th – 11th December 2019.

LICE is an international conference which is dedicated to the development of theory and practices in education, it also helps promotes the excellence between academics and professionals in education.

Over the years LICE has developed strong networks of leading researchers from different education fields and is designed so these professionals from these different fields can fill in gaps of knowledge, help promote research and contribute towards the future of education.

The main event provides academics with the opportunity to:

  • Network with global participants
  • Create and develop partnerships/associations with important people from different sectors
  • Learn more about the most recent findings in research and the impact this research has on the future
  • Present your own services and products as well as promote your brand at one of the world’s top international education conferences

This event is open to Undergraduates, Graduates/Postgraduates, Librarians, Study Abroad Advisors, Faculty (Teachers, Lecturers, Researchers, Professors, Head of Department, Deans), Vice-Chancellors, Chancellors, College and University Presidents), Policy Makers and Stakeholders from all sectors of education.

Book tickets:

https://liceducation.com/registration/

Where and When:

  • Infonomics Society, Level 33, 25 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5LQ – 9th – 11th December 2019 -8:30 AM – 6:00 PM

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7th Teaching and Education Conference

The International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences (IISES) is an international society and consists of economists, social scientists and educators.

It was founded to promote education and scientific research. IISES is hosting two of these conferences each at two different locations on different dates, so if you can’t make one you can attend the other.

The earliest one is the 7th Teaching and Education conference co-organised by the University of New York in Prague, the later one is the 8th Teaching and Education conference co-organised by the University of Prague.

The conference allows professionals to present research, meet and form relationships with fellow colleagues, gain new knowledge and skills. The conference will focus on:

  • Teaching and Learning Methods
  • Language Learning and Teaching
  • Higher Education
  • Lifelong Education
  • Distance and Blended Education
  • Educational Systems and Policies

London

Book Tickets:

Where and When:

  • University of London, Senate House, Malet Street, WC1E 7HU – 21st – 24th May 2019

Vienna

Book Tickets:

https://www.iises.net/current-conferences/teaching-and-education/8th-teaching-education-conference

Where and When:

  • Karlsplatz 13, 1040 Wien, Austria – 17th – 20th September 2019

Learning and Teaching Conference 2019

The University of Edinburgh is hosting the Learning and Teaching conference on the 19th June 2019.

The conference primary aims are to explore research, ideas and practices that explore and evaluate decisions made from teaching and learning work and to focus on the ways that values are explored in teaching and learning. The sub-areas within the primary aims include:

  • Enhancing engagement and creating a community within UoE
  • Inclusive curriculum
  • Research-led teaching
  • Online learning
  • Assessment and Feedback
  • Preparing graduates for the future
  • Academic Support
  • Student-staff partnership
  • Experiential learning

Book Tickets:

Where and When:

  • John McIntyre Conference Centre, Pollock Halls of Residence – 19th June 2019

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iNACOL Symposium

iNACOL is an industry leading online learning platform, they have held multiple conferences over the years.

In 2016 they held the iNACOL blended and online learning symposium that brought together 3500 educators and experts in one place and covered K-12 blended and online learning, competency-based courses, policies, research and quality assurance.

This year the iNACOL Symposium is aimed towards shaping the future of K-12 education (Kindergarten to 12th grade).

The main theme for this convention is “Shining a Light on the Future of Learning” and will consist of the groups of people – experts, practitioners, educators, policymakers and researchers. This year the convention will provide the opportunity to:

  • Network
  • Gain access to different areas of expertise
  • Analyses and trends within personalised and competency-based learning

This event consists of more than 200 sessions all with a specific course that will guide participants towards sessions that fit in with their learning needs, this makes sure everything discovered/learnt is relevant.

Book Tickets:

https://www.inacol.org/symposium/

Where and When:

  • Palm Springs, California – 28th -31st October 2019

Digital Learning Annual Conference

Online learning tools and resources are a big thing now and there are many options out there.

It also provides the opportunity for students to improve their outcomes, especially when developed by empathetic school leaders and implemented by good teachers.

To help these digital learning practitioners learn from each other and share the best practices (making sure digital learning is of good quality) the Digital Learning Annual Conference (DLAC) is being held, which aims to bring these practitioners together.

This conference is for:

  • Teachers
  • School Leaders
  • Mainstream school educators (who are looking to develop digital learning programs)
  • Companies and non-profit organisations who provide digital learning tools
  • Researchers that work with educators to help improve and enhance digital learning based on evidence
  • State education agency personnel
  • Other policymakers who support digital learning in schools

Book Tickets:

Where and When:

  • Hyatt Regency, Austin, Austin, Texas – 1st – 3rd April 2019

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BETT

The Bett Show (BETT) is an annual trade show aimed at transforming education and to bring together people, ideas, practices and technology that have the power to transform education.

This is one of the world’s biggest education events and has over 30K attendees, 12k leaders within education and 136 countries represented.

On top of this 90% of visitors, this is one of the best places to learn about education technology. BETT held a show in 2019 and some of the exhibitor zones included:

  • The technology you need to run your school
  • Classroom equipment and hardware
  • Classroom services
  • Classroom materials
  • Country pavilions
  • Business solutions

Attendees who came included:

  • London metropolitan university
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • Green park community primary school
  • Ofsted
  • United Arab Emirates ministry of education
  • Department for education
  • Children’s support service
  • Monash University
  • British science association

This year the same great event is happening but with more of an emphasis on innovation and the latest on education technology and will provide the best place for companies to show off their ideas to the best educators and decision makers in the world.

This year the event is taking place in London (one of the top locations for Education Technology – edtech) and will have:

  • More than 800 leading edtech providers
  • 150 CDP sessions led by experts
  • Pre-arranged business meetings
  • All of the same great stuff that took place this year

Book tickets:

Where and when:

  • London, 22nd – 25th January 2020

Education Show Excel London

The education show is in constant development to make sure it meets the demands of the education community and is located alongside the edtech Bett event located in London. This education event is primarily focused on:

  • Providing the practical implications behind the policies
  • Insights to best management practices in schools
  • Latest resources that make teaching and learning impactful.

The show will do this through presentations, demonstrations and exhibits. The main benefits include a range of suppliers providing non-edtech equipment, product experiences providing hands-on demos and practical content that is driven by learning.

The education show has over 7000 visitors and will provide you with the opportunity to meet 3000 school leaders ranging from Primary to Higher Education and to discover new products and solutions for schools.

Book Tickets:

https://www.education-show.com/

Where and When:

  • Excel, London, Hall 54, Royal Victoria Dock, E16XL, United Kingdom – 22nd – 25th January – 10 AM to 6 PM

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OEB Global

OEB global hosts global cross-sector conferences and exhibitions on technology-based learning and training and aims towards pushing boundaries, challenging preconceptions and developing new ideas that shape the future of e-learning and has been for the past 24 years.

The OEB event will let you:

  • See insights on opportunities and challenges that are shaping learning
  • Discover new technologies and how to use them
  • Discover practices, strategies and approaches to learning that are well proven by organisations
  • Take part in over 120 activities/sessions along with over 300 speakers from different disciplines along with over 2500 professionals in the learning sector

For more of an insight on the type of content, here are some highlights from last year included talks that discussed learning’s central role and humanity in the age of machine intelligence, plenary sessions on:

This house believes all learning experiences should be fun, workplace learning that covers science, data and good practices.

Book Tickets:

Where and When:

  • OEB Learning Technologies Europe GmbH, Leibnizstrasse 32, 10625 Berlin, Germany – 27th – 29th November 2019

The National Education Show

The National Education Show is the largest Welsh education conference and is designed to give you new knowledge, resources and guidance that will improve, raise the bar and improve standards within education.

The conference has both exhibits and seminars for you to attend.

The exhibits include:

  • Over 3000 professionals within education (from the UK)
  • Exposure to email and social media campaigns
  • The chance to develop new leads in business and present your newest products

The seminars include:

  • Developing confident learners
  • Supporting children with social communication needs
  • Bring your lessons to life with BBC teach
  • Rebuilding schools from bottom up

Book Tickets:

Where and When:

  • City Hall, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, CF10 3ND – Friday 25th October 2019

Conclusion

There are a plethora of education conferences to attend with many different fields of expertise.

In short, education conferences are great for all types of people within education ranging from undergraduates all the way to stakeholders.

These types of conferences are a great way to ask questions to people who really know what they are talking about and fill in gaps of knowledge, network, promote ideas and products.

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Conferences and events are also a great way to meet people of similar interests and possibly make some new friends along the way! For a quick reference here is the complete list of conferences:

  • ACP Education Conference (England)
  • UH Computing Education Conference
  • 2019 International Conference in the Future of Education
  • The Future of Legal Education and Training Conference 2019
  • Education Evolution
  • LEEF National Urban Environmental Education Conference 2019
  • Redbridge Institute Spring Conference
  • Clute International Academic Conferences Dublin
  • London International Conference on Education
  • 7th Teaching and Education Conference
  • Learning and Teaching Conference 2019
  • iNACOL Symposium
  • Digital Learning Annual Conference
  • BETT
  • Education Show Excel London
  • OEB Global
  • The National Education Show

Hopefully, some of these events will pique your interest, if not keep an eye out for any future listings on our blog.

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