21C – 6th Annual Hong Kong Conference

On September 29, 2013, in Conferences, by Clive Roberts

21CLHK – 6th Annual Hong Kong Conference
The Digital Learning Imperative

12-14 December, 2013

The 21st Century Learning Conference is the annual event where teachers, administrators, thought leaders and technology and learning experts come together in Hong Kong to learn about the future of education. The conference, now in it’s 6th year, is the leading professional development event for technology in education in south east Asia.

Conference Highlights

  • Inspirational keynote speakers
  • Access to Asia’s largest education trade show the Teaching and Learning Expo
  • Featured presenters that will lead extended workshops which allow a deep dive into one particular area
  • Practitioner lead workshops: Leading teachers from around the region share their insights and know-how with conference participants
  • Forum panels on pertinent topics
  • Numerous networking opportunities

For further details and to register visit http://hk.21c-learning.com/conference-overview/

21C Conference – Keynotes and Workshops

On November 4, 2012, in Conferences, Courses, CPD, by Clive Roberts

21C - Leading and Learning in Digital Schools21C Conference in Hong Kong is fast approaching – January 24th-26th 2013.

Here are a couple of Keynotes to look forward to:

Dr. Larry Rosen

Dr. Larry Rosen, a Professor of Psychology at California State University, is a research psychologist with specialties in generational differences, parenting, child and adolescent development, business psychology, and is recognized as an international expert in the “Psychology of Technology.” Over the past 25-plus years, Dr. Rosen and his colleagues have examined reactions to technology among over 30,000 people in the United States and in 22 other countries.

Dan Meyer

Dan Meyer taught high school math between 2004 and 2010 and is currently studying at Stanford University on a doctoral fellowship. His hobbies include graphic design, filmmaking, motion graphics, and infographics, most of which have found their way into his practice in some way or another. His specific interests include curriculum design (answering the question, “how we design the ideal learning experience for students?”) and teacher education (answering the questions, “how do teachers learn?” and “how do we retain more teachers?” and “how do we teach teachers to teach?”). He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Dan is also facilitating a Pre-conference for secondary math teachers at 21C:

Capturing, Sharing, and Resolving Perplexity in the Mathematics Classroom

Duration:   7 hours (including lunch & breaks)
Audience:   Grade 6-12 Math Educators

Other Preconference Opportunities include:

School Visits – all day tour including lunch

  • Learning Spaces
  • 1:1 Laptop Schools
  • Primary Schools

Google Apps Certified Trainer Bootcamp – 2 day intensive program will prepare you to be a Google Certified Trainer.

Designing “Friction” into an Engaging Research Process with Debbie Abilock
Capturing, Sharing, and Resolving Perplexity in the Mathematics Classroom led by Dan Meyer
iPads in Education by Dr. Jennifer Lane

For more information visit: http://www.21clhk.org/

Education Technology Learning Summit

Teaching & Learning with the iPad

November 16th – 17th, 2012


This two-day conference includes sessions designed to answer your questions related to the implementation of iPads in learning environments. Watch how this mobile device can provide efficiency and increased productivity in learning environments and help prepare our learners for the demands of the next decade.  See demonstrations of this technology with a variety of applications, curricular areas, and connections to developing 21st Century Skills.  Come plan and create your own activities and learn from those with over two years of experience with the iPad in the classroom!

Conveniently located one mile from Raleigh-Durham International Airport at the Embassy Suites Brier Creek.  Special discounted room rates are available.

Space is limited, so register early for one of two selections of sessions designed for administrator and instructors.

Visit the Conference Website for Details: www.techsummit-ipad.com

21CHLK 2013 – Digital Impact: Life & Learning

On September 16, 2012, in Conferences, by Clive Roberts

21CHLK 201321CHLK 2013 – Digital Impact: Life & Learning

Renaissance College Hong Kong
24-26th January 2013


  • Dr. Larry Rosen
  • Nichole Pinkard
  • Dan Meyer
  • Dr. Jennifer Lane


  • Designing “Friction” into an Engaging Research Process with Debbie Abilock
  • Capturing, Sharing, and Resolving Perplexity in the Mathematics Classroom led by Dan Meyer
  • Google Certified Trainers led by Wendy Gorton
  • iPads in Education led by Dr. Jennifer Lane
  • School tours:
    • 1:1
    • Primary
    • Learning Spaces

Registration now open at: http://www.mytechx.com/21cl/hk2013/

More conference information at: http://www.21clhk.org/


Flat Classroom® Conferences

On August 28, 2012, in Conferences, CPD, by Clive Roberts

Flat Classroom ConferencesI am pleased to be able to announce the following Flat Classroom® Conferences:

International School, Dusseldorf, Germany -  December 6-8, 2012

Yokohama International School, Yokohama, Japan – March 8-10 2013

Register for either (or both!) using the links above. I would highly recommend early registration to ensure your participation in these hugely popular conferences organised by Flat Classroom® co-founders, Julie Lindsay and Vicki Davis

Conferences and Networking Opportunities

On April 20, 2012, in Conferences, CPD, by Clive Roberts

A warm welcome back from your Easter/New Year holidays. It’s time once again to look ahead at upcoming opportunities for conferences, collaboration and professional networking.

Here are some upcoming conferences from now until the summer:

National Association of Advisors for Computers in EducationNAACE Primary ICT Subject Leaders
Naace Enhanced Award course for Primary ICT Leaders will begin on 8 May 2012.
An extended course over two terms delivered through a blended learning approach including online meetings, moderated online discussions,email contact with the course tutor, online self-study, reading and completion of directed tasks.

Council of British International Schools‘UNITY IN DIVERSITY’ 2012 COBIS Annual Conference
Saturday, 12th May – Monday 14th May, 2012
Park Plaza Victoria, London SW1V 1EQ

International Standards for Technology in Education
ISTE 2012
ISTE 2012 – San Diego Convention Center – June 24th – 27th

Cambridge International Education ConferenceCambridge International Education Conference
A Teaching conference for Teaching Professionals
Cambridge UK – July 16th – 17th


IADIS ELearning ConferenceIADIS ELearning Conference
Lisbon, Portugal – 17th – 20th July 2012


IPC Conference 2012International Primary Curriculum Summer School
International School of The Hague,
Den Haag, The Netherlands
23rd-25th July 2012



AACE World Conferences

Check out the AACE World Conference schedule at:  http://aace.org/conf/

If you have any conferences, events or opportunities for professional networking that you would like to promote then please let me know :-) cliver@digitallearningworld.com

Conferences, Events and Networking

On January 27, 2012, in Collaborate, Conferences, Courses, CPD, by Clive Roberts

As we all get settled into the New Year routine it’s time to look ahead at upcoming opportunities for collaboration and professional networking – Where did January go to?

Here are a few not to be missed happenings:

International Schools technology Education CommitteeISTEC (International Schools Technology Exchange Committee)
This is a ‘free’ opportunity for ICT Teachers/Technicians/IT Directors to get together to share ideas and keep up to date with the latest developments in the world of IT as it affects learning and teaching today.

Bromsgrove International school, Bangkok, Thailand (Wiki)

Friday 10th February 2012 (10:00-15:00)

Twitter Hashtag: #istecbromsgrove


21C - Leading and Learning in Digital Schools21st Century Learning Conference – Hong Kong
The 21st Century Learning @ Hong Kong conference brings educators from within and beyond the region together to interact with ideas and experiences designed to make them better prepared, informed and enthused to be able to bring out the best in the digital native learners they influence.

Stucon 2012StuCon2012 -  A student-led technology conference

At HKIS in Hong Kong

Dates: March 16-17, 2012


Flat Classroom Project - Digiteen

Flatclassroom Digiteen Project

A global hands-on project for middle and early high school students, (typically Grade 6-9)

Twitter:  @digiteen


Global Time 2012 Global Conference on Technology, Innovation, Media & Education

Online  – February 7-9, 2012


IPC Conference 2012IPC South East Asia Summer School

SJI International Elementary School, Singapore

7th – 9th March 2012



If you have any conferences, events or opportunities for professional networking that you would like to promote then please let me know :-)     cliver@digitallearningworld.com

CELDA 2011

On May 13, 2011, in Conferences, CPD, by Clive Roberts

Cognition and Exploratory Learning  in Digital Age

IADIS International Conference

Cognition and Exploratory Learning

in Digital Age (CELDA 2011)

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

6 – 8 November 2011

Learning 2.011 Conference – Shanghai

On March 22, 2011, in CPD, by Clive Roberts

Learning 2.011 ConferenceLearning 2.011 Conference – September 8th-10th

Shanghai Community International School

An educational conference focusing on technology & change in the classroom rather than on teaching a set of tools to use in the classroom. The conference is about how we can change our classrooms to improve learning and how our  students can become valuable participants in the world of 2021 and beyond.

More info at:  http://www.learning2conf.org/

2011 Building Learning Communities Conference

On February 8, 2011, in Conferences, CPD, by Clive Roberts

Building Learning Communities Conference2011 Building Learning Communities Conference

24th-29th July 2011 in Boston, USA.

Building Learning Communities is the conference for meeting leading-edge thinkers, international leaders in education and colleagues from around the world.

More Information at:  http://novemberlearning.com/blc/

IADIS International Conference – e-Learning 2011

On February 2, 2011, in Conferences, CPD, by Clive Roberts

IADIS - e-Learning 2011IADIS International Conference

e-Learning 2011

Rome, Italy. 20 – 23 July 2011

More information at http://www.elearning-conf.org/

Flat Classroom Conference – Beijing

On January 24, 2011, in Conferences, CPD, by Clive Roberts

Flat Classroom Conference 2011 - Beijing BISS International School

The Flat Classroom Conference 2011
February 25th-27th 2011
Beijing BISS International School

Although registration for the Student Summit is now closed there are still limited places for the Leadership Workshops. More information at:


You can join the Flat Classroom Ning Site at:


EduCon 2.3 – Jan 28th-30th 2011

On January 20, 2011, in Conferences, CPD, by Clive Roberts

EduCon 2.3

Too late!

It looks like Educon 2.3 is ‘sold out’!

However, it may still be possible to take part on Elluminate. A session that caught my eye is:

Rubric for School Innovation: Assessing your 21C School

More on this later!

CPD – Conferences

On December 29, 2010, in Conferences, CPD, by Clive Roberts

21st Century Learning Conference, Hong Kong

21st Century Learning – Hong Kong – February 18th/19th 2011

The last 21c Learning Conference at HKIS in 2009 was undoubtedly one of the best conferences I have attended and with Stephen Heppell as keynote speaker this is definitely one not to miss.

Hosted at West Island school the conference theme is the challenge of “making it real” for students in the ever changing world of the 21st Century.

Register at http://21c-learning.hk/

******************************************AACE Global TimeAACE Global Time Online Conference on Technology, Innovation, Media and Education – February 22nd-24th 2011
This online conference features live sessions for multiple time zones, invited and 50 peer-reviewed talks and Workshops. All from the convenience of your own home/school.

More information and registration at: http://www.aace.org/conf/gtime/


NAACE - Annual Strategic Conference 2011NAACE Annual Strategic Conference  – Wokefield Park, Reading, UK – March 15th-17th 2011

The Naace Strategic Conference is recognised as one of the key forums for exploring, debating and challenging current thinking about technology and learning.

NAACE extend their welcome to International Educators by also offering pre-conference opportunities.

Further details and registration at: http://www.naace.co.uk/conference2011


AACE Global Learn Asia PacificAACE Global Learn Asia Pacific Conference on Learning and Technology – Melbourne, Australia – March 28th – April 1st 2011

Global Learn connects and engages creative educators, researchers, consultants, training managers, policy makers, curriculum developers, entrepreneurs, and others in the topics and fields in which they are passionate.
I attended and presented at the May 2010 Global Learn Asia Pacific Conference in Penang, Malaysia – An excellent conference that I highly recommend. This year’s conference will be held in Melbourne, Australia.

For more information and registration: http://www.aace.org/conf/glearn/


ISTE Conference 2011ISTE Conference 2011 – Unlocking Potential – Philadelphia, PA, US – June 26th-29th 2011

The theme for ITSE 2011 is Unlocking Potential with more than 18,000 education professionals and technology industry reps are expected to attend it promises to be an inspiring event.

More information and registration at: http://www.iste.org/conference.aspx


TechEx 2011TechEx 2011 Technology Exchange – Bangkok Patana School, Bangkok, Thailand – October 13th/14th 2011

TechEx stands for Technology Exchange. This conference is the fifth in a series of similar conferences which have been hosted at International schools in Bangkok by RIS, NIST and Patana.

The conference is designed primarily for the average classroom teacher who would like to learn more about using ICT to support teaching or the teacher who has a teaching idea worth sharing.

I attended and presented at the last TechEx conference in 2005 – A truly exhilarating experience!

More information and registration at: http://www.patana.ac.th/TechEx2011/Default.asp


More conferences will be added to this list as they arise.

If you know of any really great Learning Technology conferences taking place in 2011 then please let us know and we will add them.