The International Academic Forum (IAFOR) is conducting it’s 2016 Asian Conference on Education and International Development on April 3 – 6, 2016 in Kobe, Japan and is kindly asking for your participation.
This international and interdisciplinary conference will bring together a range of academics and practitioners to discuss new directions of research and discovery in education and international development. As with IAFOR’s other events, ACEID2016 will afford the opportunity for renewing old acquaintances, making new contacts, and networking across higher education and beyond.
Conference Chairs and Featured Speakers
- Lowell Sheppard – Asia Pacific Director, HOPE International Development Agency
- Professor Sue Jackson – Birkbeck, University of London, UK
- Professor Haruko Satoh – Osaka University, Japan
Conference Theme: “Education & Social Justice”
The conference theme for ACEID2016 is “Education & Social Justice”, and the organisers 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 & Private Partnerships
- Economics and Management of Education
- Literacy: Poverty and Sustainability
- 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
IAFOR Publishing Opportunities
A small number of papers from the conference proceedings are selected by the journal editor. Articles may also be submitted directly by contacting the appropriate editor. These open access journals, which conform to the highest academic standards, reflect the interdisciplinary and international nature of our conferences and are organized thematically.
Once you have registered, you can submit your final paper via the online submission system anytime until May 6, 2016. Final papers are only accepted in a Microsoft Word .doc format. Please download our Final Paper Template and read the Final Paper Submission Guidelines. The Official Conference Proceedings will be published online in a PDF format under an ISSN issued by the National Diet Library of Japan on June 6, 2016.
Eye Magazine is the International Academic Forum’s own in-house e-magazine publication. Through Eye magazine, we hope to enlighten you to various views and opinions of our contributors, many of whom have presented full research papers at our various conferences in Asia, Europe and North America.