Thursday, January 21, 2016

ACEID2016 - The Second Asian Conference on Education and International Development

The final deadline to submit your abstract to the Second Asian Conference on Education and International Development, is February 1, 2016. Submit, present and join us in the beautiful seaside city of Kobe, Japan.

Held at the Art Center of Kobe from April 3-6, 2016. Join us as we discuss this year's conference theme, "Education and Social Justice: Learning For Global Diversity" along with featured speaker Lowell Sheppard, conference co-chairs Sue Jackson, Harukoh Sato, Stuart D.B. Picken, other invited speakers and more.

To submit an abstract for presentation or participate as an audience member, please visit the website or contact us for more information.

Submit an abstract:
Visit the conference website:

***Confirmed Speakers - Please see the speakers page for further details on the presenter and their presentation.

Lowell Sheppard
ACEID2016 Featured Speaker
Asia Pacific Director, HOPE International Development Agency

Dr. Tjut Rifameutia
ACEID2016 Panellist/presenter
Universities Indonesia, Indonesia

Tan Tarn How
ACEID2016 Featured Speaker
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Featured Presentation: Educational Rankings: Towards an Index of Flourishing Education

James Underwood
ACEID2016 Spotlight Presenter
University of Northampton, UK
Featured Presentation: Exchanging Knowledge and Building Communities via International Networking

***Join IAFOR at ACEID2016 to:

-Deliver your own research findings to a global audience
-Have your work published in the conference proceedings and considered for peer-reviewed, open access IAFOR Journals
-Benefit from IAFOR's interdisciplinary focus by hearing the latest research in Education, International Development and more!
-Participate in a truly international, interdisciplinary and intercultural event
-Participate in interactive audience sessions
-Access international networking opportunities

-Discounts on registration fees are available for those able to pay registration fees early. Please see the registration page for details:

-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.

***Conference Theme: "Education and Social Justice"

The conference theme for ACEID2016 is "Education and Social Justice", and the organizers encourage submissions that approach this theme from a variety of perspectives. However, the submission of other topics for consideration is welcome and we also encourage sessions within and across a variety of interdisciplinary and theoretical perspectives.

In this conference - one of a series of five held in 2016 on education and social justice - participants are invited to explore and question ways in which education can bring about change and social justice. Abstracts should address one or more of the streams below, identifying a relevant sub-theme:


-Diversity in Global Contexts
-Education and Socio-Economic Development
-Education and Development: Local and Global/Domestic and International
-Education: Public and Private Partnerships
-Economics and Management of Education
-Literacy: Poverty and Sustainability

Submissions are organized in the following thematic streams:

-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
-'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
-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

Visit the conference website for further details:

***IAFOR welcomes thousands of academics to our conferences each year, which range in size from around 100 to in excess of 500 attendees. They do so because of the supportive and nurturing research environment, because of the unique networking opportunities, and because of the strength of the organization's platform.

Our conferences are meticulously planned and programmed under the direction of prominent academics to ensure that they offer programs of the highest level, and are also quite unique in the way in which they are supported by some of the world's leading academic institutions, including the University of London (UK), Virginia Tech (USA), Monash University (Australia), Barcelona University (Spain), Waseda University (Japan), the National Institute of Education (Singapore), and The Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKSAR).

IAFOR's credibility has enabled it to become a genuine pioneer, and has grown to be the most respected and trusted organization encouraging international, intercultural and interdisciplinary study. The organization is a formative influence in providing new research avenues and visionary development solutions necessary in our rapidly emerging globalized world.

We welcome you to engage in this expanding global academic community of individuals and network of institutions, and look forward to seeing you at one of our future events, as we look forward to breaking new ground, together.

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