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This page contains some upcoming conferences and events that may be of interest. Click on each title for more information.

ECEL 2015 14th European Conference on e-Learning

2930 October 2015, University of Hertfordshire

We look forward to exploring with delegates the recent research into the increasing variety of technology developments and to critique the ways in which technology can enhance learning for all of our students. Furthermore we want to consider the enhancements that technology affords in redesigning the curriculum to support student experiences of e-learning and the opportunities for designing students’ online learning pathways.


OEPS Project (Opening Educational Practices in Scotland)

5 November 2015, Glasgow


SEDA 20th Annual Conference Scholarship and Educational Development: The importance of using an evidence base for learning and teaching

1920 November 2015, Cardiff


  • Scholarship which supports curriculum development and has important implications for the thinking and the practice of educators and developers
  • The integration of scholarship in the practice of both staff and students
  • Innovative practice in educational development which takes advantage of scholarship
  • Supporting and encouraging integration between research and approaches to learning and teaching
  • Strategies and techniques for the critical and effective embedding of new approaches which make appropriate use of subject pedagogic scholarship
  • Scholarship as a driver for change
  • Supporting colleagues to engage in scholarly activities through developmental activities
  • Raising the profile of the scholarship of Teaching and Learning within institutions


“Play, Games and Information Literacy” workshop, CILIP Information Literacy Group

23 November 2015, Shine, Leeds

The CILIP Information Literacy Group is pleased to announce a forthcoming “Play, Games and Information Literacy” workshop in Leeds, exploring how play and games can benefit your information skills teaching.


Student Assessment and Classification Working Group (SACWG) Using Grade Point Average: Principles and Practicalities

26 November 2015, Aston Conference Centre, Birmingham

Please book using the online form https://secure.worc.ac.uk/sacwg/

EAPRIL Conference 2015 Educating the generation of tomorrow

2427 November 2015, University of Luxembourg


Administrating, Promoting and Supporting Educational Development: Sharing Practice and Solutions

4 December 2015, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

This practical one day workshop aims to support colleagues in sharing and benefitting from each other’s experience in administering educational development activities.

To register for the event please visit the registration site: http://eddevworkshop201512.eventzilla.net/.

This workshop has a fee of £20 per delegate to cover room and catering costs. This event is non-profit making to ensure that participation is at the lowest possible price.


Innovative Learning: Driving Educational Change

8 December 2015, Manchester Conference Centre, UK

Our agenda aims to support the education and training sector to be more flexible and agile enough to meet user demands and to keep pace with the latest trends and innovations that are driving educational change.


SRHE Converging Concepts in Global Higher Education Research: Local, national and international perspectives

9-11 December 2015, Newport, Wales

The SRHE Conference provides a stimulating international forum for papers relating to research into higher education in the widest sense, to disseminate and exchange ideas across a range of research domains, focusing on international and local contexts.


Social Research Association Annual Conference

14 December 2015, London

What are the elements of research that combine to produce robust, high quality findings? Can traditional research methods survive the pressure for quicker, cheaper results? Where do innovation and creativity take us, and how do we assess research done at the cutting edge using new tools and techniques? Do the old methods for judging research quality continue to apply or do we need to develop new assessment criteria? The conference will feature the work, ideas and debates of practising researchers from all sectors, who face these issues every day.


SHED Meeting and CPD Session 'Course Design and Learning Narratives'

15 December 2015, Glasgow School of Art

Sam Ellis, GCU


Innovations in Teaching and Supporting Learning Conference 2016

Thursday 7 January 2016, Craiglockhart Campus

Following on from the success of the 2015 conference, the Teaching Fellow community is pleased to announce that the next Innovations in Teaching and Supporting Learning Conference will take place on Thursday 7 January 2016 at the Craiglockhart Campus.

Please put the date in your diary - further information and a call for contributions will follow in September.


The IAFOR International Conference on Education 2016

8–11 January 2016, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

This international and interdisciplinary conference, with its theme of education and social justice, will act as a centre for academics, practitioners and professionals to discuss new research in education. IICE-Hawaii2016 will create opportunities for the internationalisation of higher education and sharing of expertise. We invite professionals from all corners of the world to develop policies, exchange ideas and promote new partnerships with organizations and peers.

Submission of papers – 1 November 2015

Registration closes 1 December 2015


SHED Meeting and CPD Session 'Socio-materiality, theorising practice and professional learning'

25 February 2016, Edinburgh Napier University 

Julia Fotheringham, Edinburgh Napier University


Creative Pedagogies across Disciplines

26 February 2016, MacDonald Burlington Hotel, Birmingham

With an increasing national debate on the meaning of excellence in teaching and learning and the introduction of the ‘Teaching Excellence Framework’ later this academic year, the 2016 GLAD conference will be looking out beyond the boundaries of art and design education in higher education.


ALDinHE 2016 Conference

2123 March 2016, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh

Do you want the opportunity to share good practice with like-minded people, or present your recent research within teaching and learning to a friendly and welcoming audience? Then the ALDinHE 2016 conference is for you!


18th International Conference on Higher Education (ICHE 2016)

25–26 April 2016, Boston, USA

This conference aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Higher Education. It also provides the premier interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted in the field of Higher Education.

Submission of papers – 19 October 2015

Registration closes 19 December 2015

Full paper submission – 19 December 2015


SHED Meeting and CPD Session 'Student Transitions an HEA funded project'

27 April 2016,  Strathclyde University


SEDA - Spring Teaching Learning and Assessment Conference 2016

1213 May 2016, The Carlton Hotel, Edinburgh

This conference will explore changes in the HE and FE and will be relevant and valuable to all academics, educational developers and learning technologists who have a role in improving assessment practice.


International Conference on Research in Education and Science (ICRES 2016)

1922 May 2016, Bodrum, Turkey
The aim of the conference is to bring together scholars, students and administrators from different countries and to discuss theoretical and practical issues in the fields of information and communication technologies in education, science education and mathematics education.
Submission of abstracts – continuing (no deadline date provided)
Early bird registration closes 1 December 2015
Full paper submission – 1 May 2016

6th International Symposium of Engineering Education (ISEE 2016)

14–15 July 2016, Sheffield, UK
The title of this symposium is Interdisciplinary Engineering Breaking Boundaries, and conference themes include curriculum development, employability, internationalisation and learning technologies.
Submission of abstracts – 27 November 2015
Early bird registration closes 15 April 2016
Full paper submission – 15 April 2016