Saturday, November 22, 2014

IICE2015 - The IAFOR International Conference on Education - Dubai

Abstract submission deadline extended!

The International Academic Forum has already received over 300 submissions representing more than 40 countries. Due to significant interest, IAFOR is again accepting abstract submissions. Submit today and be part of what promises to be a powerful event.

Our conference opens with Dr Christine Coombe's dialogue on advancing teacher effectiveness in English language learning. Dr Cindy Gunn will present on the impact of the connected learner in the classroom. We will also hear featured presentations from Prof. Said M. Faiq, Dr. Patrick Dougherty and more!

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Register early to benefit from our early-bird and advance registration pricing!

Benefits of attending the IAFOR International Conference on Education:
-Be motivated by high quality international speakers.
-Benefit from hearing the latest developments in Education and Language Learning research.
-Excellent opportunities to promote your research, organisation, or institution.
-Participate in interactive audience sessions.
-Daily refreshment breaks and lunch on each conference day.
-International networking opportunities.
-Discounted flights and hotel rates on offer.
-Stay at the Crowne Plaza, Dubai Festival City, for access to IAFOR's discount rates inclusive of buffet breakfast. This offer has limited rooms.

Travel with our Official Airline, Emirates, and receive a 10% discount on your return airfares to the conference. Full details and conditions -

If you have attended an IAFOR conference within the past year, or belong to an affiliated university or institution, we offer a 10 percent discount in appreciation of your support.

Questions can be directed to See the full schedule of our conferences in Japan, Dubai, the UK, and the US.

On behalf of IAFOR and the conference chair Professor Sue Jackson (Birkbeck, University of London, UK) we look forward to meeting you in Dubai!

-IAFOR Publishing Opportunities

Conference Proceedings
If your abstract is accepted and you have registered for the conference, you are encouraged to submit a full paper for inclusion in the official conference proceedings.

The IAFOR Journal of Education is an editorially independent journal. These open access journals, which conform to the highest academic standards, reflect the interdisciplinary and international nature of our conferences.

Conference Theme: "Education, Power and Empowerment: Developing Transnational Spaces"

In this conference - one of a series of five held in 2015 on education, power and empowerment - participants are invited to explore and question the transnational spaces of education and the power relations attached to them. This might include geographical spaces but is not limited to them. Abstracts should address one or more of the streams below, identifying a relevant sub-theme:

Transnational or international?: Developing new spaces of learning
Education, power and globalisation
Developing transnational spaces of education
Challenges of literacy and communication in transnational spaces
Education and transnational spaces: power and disempowerment

Learning and Teaching in Transnational Spaces
-Education: social justice and social change
-Education: social and political movements
-Education and post-colonialism
-Education for sustainable development
-Conflicting perspectives in learning and teaching
-Digital technologies and communications
-Educational change through technologies?

Challenging and Preserving Traditional Cultures
-'Englishes' in global communication
-Bi-cultural, bi-lingual and bi-national education
-Languages education and applied linguistics (ESL/TESL/TEFL)
-Linguistics and Pedagogy
-Multilingual societies
-Education for interdisciplinary thinking
-Education for intercultural communication
-Education for international exchange
-Challenges of new technologies

Learning, Teaching and Educational Structures
-Primary and secondary education
-Higher education
-Adult and lifelong learning
-Technology enhanced and distance learning
-International Schools and Educational goals
-Educational Policy, Leadership, Management and Administration
-Curriculum Research and Development
-Economic Management of Education
-Institutional Accreditation and Ranking
-Organizational Learning and Change
-Professional Concerns, Training and Development
-Special Education, Learning Difficulties, Disability
-Student Learning, Learner Experiences and Learner Diversity

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