ERAS-APERA International Conference 2018

Educational Research Association of Singapore (ERAS) 
Asia-Pacific Educational Research Association (APERA)
International Conference 2018


12 - 14 November 2018
Joy of Learning in a Complex World

National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE

 

 Thank You!

The Organising Committee will like to thank everyone who presented, attended or supported the ERAS-APERA International Conference 2018 in one way or another to make our conference a fruitful and successful one. The conference was graced by Ms Low Yen Ling, Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Manpower as our Guest-Of-Honour. It was attended by more than 300 delegates from 22 other countries excluding Singapore. The conference contributed to the promotion of educational research, policymaking and educational practices which benefit our next generation in the new century.

 For conference slides, videos and photo gallery, please visit our ERAS website here

 

Welcome to ERAS-APERA International Conference 2018

We cordially invite you to participate in the Educational Research Association of Singapore and the Asia-Pacific Educational Research Association (ERAS-APERA) International Conference 2018 to be held at the National Institute of Education / Nanyang Technological University, Singapore from 12 to 14 November 2018.

The ERAS-APERA International Conference 2018 is co-hosted by ERAS, APERA and the National Institute of Education / Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Established in 1986, ERAS strives to promote the cause of educational excellence in Singapore and the region via the conduct, promotion and use of relevant educational research. In addition to being a member of APERA, ERAS is also a founding member of the World Education Research Association (WERA), 

The ERAS-APERA International Conference 2018 is the latest installment of a biennial series of APERA conferences that aims to address the educational challenges typically faced by educators and researchers, and to promote educational research, policymaking and educational practices which benefit our next generation in the new century.

ERAS had the honour of hosting the ERAS-APERA International Conference in 2008. After which, the APERA conferences were hosted by the Malaysian Educational Research Association (2010), Australian Association for Research in Education (2012), Hong Kong Educational Research Association (2014) and Taiwan Education Research Association (2016). The ERAS-APERA International Conference 2018 continues the honoured tradition of fostering research collaboration, sharing, learning and networking amongst the international community of educators, researchers and students. 

The ERAS-APERA International Conference 2018 will explore the theme, ‘Joy of Learning in a Complex World’ as well as other educational issues of concern in the 21st century. The conference will bring together speakers and practitioners who would address areas such as understanding the 21st century learners, leading changes, curriculum development and practices, new pedagogies, enhancing learning through assessment, multi-disciplinary learning and innovation, new directions in educational research and teacher education.

The ERAS-APERA conference promises to offer you keen insights that are relevant and contextualized to the Asia-Pacific setting, opportunities for international networking, advances in educational research and visions for applications to practice. This conference should be of interest to researchers, teachers, educators and graduate students. 

Singapore is one of the world’s cities where the East meets the West and traditions intertwine with modernity. As a cosmopolitan city with diverse cultures and races, Singapore will offer conference participants a vibrant and stimulating environment for professional interaction.

We welcome you to participate in this exciting conference and be enthralled by the special charms of Singapore!

 

Conference Convenors

Associate Professor Kam-Ming Lim
President, Educational Research Association of Singapore (ERAS) 

Dr Bee-Leng Chua
Vice-President, Educational Research Association of Singapore (ERAS)

Professor Wen-Bin Chiou
President, Asia-Pacific Educational Research Association (APERA)

Keynote Speakers

Dean, Graduate Studies and Professional Learning
National Institute of Education / Nanyang Technological University
Director
National Institute of Education / Nanyang Technological University
Associate Professor, Psychological Studies Academic Group
National Institute of Education / Nanyang Technological University
Dean, Academic & Faculty Affairs
National Institute of Education / Nanyang Technological University
Associate Dean, Graduate School of the Education University of Hong Kong
The Education University of Hong Kong
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning
University of Melbourne
Executive Director
American Educational Research Association

Organizing Committee

President, ERAS
National Institute of Education / Nanyang Technological University
Vice-President, ERAS
National Institute of Education / Nanyang Technological University
Treasurer
National Institute of Education / Nanyang Technological University
Secretariat, Publicity & Website
National Institute of Education / Nanyang Technological University
Hospitality  & PR
National Institute of Education / Nanyang Technological University
Logistics
National Institute of Education / Nanyang Technological University
Sponsorships and Exhibitions
National Institute of Education / Nanyang Technological University
Scientific
Ministry of Education, Singapore

Co-organizers

ERAS copy APERA NIE
 Educational Research Association of Singapore

 Asia Pacific Educational Research Association (APERA)

 

National Institute of Education, Singapore

Supporting Organizations

(In alphabetical order)

 AARE v2 copy AIAER 2 CTCES LOGO

 

 

CTES New Logo 8 Dec 17 v2 HKERA NZARE Logo

 

 

TERA Logo

 

 

 


 

Sponsors and Exhibitors

(In alphabetical order)

BEENET

 Blackboard

Cengage logo

Corwin Logo jan2011

 GPL logo

PearsonLogo Primary Blk RGB

 Routledge2 

 Springer 

 


Our event app

Using the event app, attendees can:
  • Update their profile
  • Manage their personal schedule and check-in to sessions
  • Set up 1-to-1 meetings with fellow attendees
  • View sponsors and exhibitors and their representatives, send requests to get their contact details
  • Engage in discussions on the forum

Guests can:
  • Sign up using Facebook or registration form
  • View attendees and speakers, and their publicly available details including submitted abstracts and checked-in sessions.

Exhibitors can:
Use the in-built QR code scanner to scan attendees QR code on their badges and save to their list of vCards (leads). Later those vCards can be exported into Phonebook or in Excel format.
 

KEY DATES (2018)

11MAY Fri   Abstracts Submission Deadline
(extended due-date)
date02   Application Submission Deadline 
(extended due-date) 
- only for those applying for the ERAS Teacher Research Awards

date03   Start of Abstract Acceptance Notifications
date04   Start of conference registration 
date05   End of early bird registration 
date06   End of conference registration
12 Nov 2018
14 Nov 2018
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Venue Map

National Institute of Education
1 Nanyang Walk, Singapore 637616

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Conference Theme

JOY OF LEARNING IN A COMPLEX WORLD

Sub-Themes

  • Understanding 21st Century Learners
  • Leading Change for the 21st Century
  • Curriculum Development and Practices
  • New Pedagogies in Teaching and Learning
  • Enhancing Learning through Assessment
  • Multi-Disciplinary Learning and Innovation
  • New Directions in Educational Research
  • Teacher Education

Conference Formats

Conference Formats 
In addition to plenary sessions where keynote speakers will address the whole assembly, concurrent sessions will be organized in the following format:

Paper Sessions (1.5 hours)
Up to three paper presentations will be scheduled per session - 30 minutes per paper inclusive of questions and answers.

Symposium Sessions (1.5 hours)
Up to 3 paper presentations will be scheduled per session - 30 minutes per paper inclusive of questions and answers.

Poster Sessions (1.5 hours)
The time allocated for each poster presentation session is 90 minutes.

Conference Proceedings
Presenters do not need to submit full papers. Conference proceedings will not be published.

Language of delivery
English