At a glance

Name
The 2nd International Conference in the Future of Education (ICFEDU)

Dates
April 1st to 3rd, 2020

 

Schedule
Wed, April 1st
08:30 to 17:00
Conference
18:30 to 20:30
Dinner

Thurs, April 2nd
08:30 to 17:00
Conference

Fri, April 3rd*    
10:00 to 12:00
Natural History Museum
14:00 to 16:00
Science Museum

The optional group outing on April 3rd is free-of-charge. Refreshments and transport costs on this day is up to the discretion of the delegate and not included in the conference registration.

Social media hashtag
#ICFEDU

 

 

What is included?

  • April 1st & 2nd conference
  • Light breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks
  • Reception dinner (April 1st)
  • Conference proceedings
  • Attendance certificate
  • Optional group outing (April 3rd)*

Fees
Registration by Feb 15th, 2020

  • US$495  Authors
  • US$440 Student Authors
  • US$480  Non-Author Attendees
  • US$125  Per additional article

Registration after Feb 15th, 2020

  • US$565  Authors
  • US$495  Student Authors
  • US$545  Non-Author Attendees
  • US$125  Per additional article

Venue
Imperial College Business School
South Kensington Campus
Ayrton Rd, Kensington
London SW7 2AZ
United Kingdom

Abstract Submission Dates & Process
Please refer to details below under photo gallery

 

About this conference

The 2nd International Conference in the Future of Education (ICFEDU) in London, United Kingdom aims at fostering growth and research in field of education.

ICFEDU promotes collaborative excellence between academicians and professionals from education.

The aim of this conference is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational fields with cross-disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of pedagogy.

We invite research papers that encompass conceptual analysis, design implementation and performance evaluation. All papers submitted for possible presentation at ICFEDU and for publication in the proceedings are subjected to a double-blind, peer review process.

The Conference Director for the ICFEDU and organising body is The Grid Media Ltd.

 

What you will gain by joining us at the ICFEDU?

  • A truly international annual gathering in the field of education
  • Networking with international participants
  • Develop new partnerships and associations with key decision makers across all sectors of education
  • Learn and share the latest research findings and future impact of developments in education

 

The Grid Media is proud to bring together ICFEDU, for the second year running, to an international audience of academicians, faculty, PhD students and industry professionals. May Khizam

Founder & Chief Strategist, The Grid Media Ltd

 Dr. Mohammad A. Fteiha
Conference Chair

Associate Professor of Special Education
Abu Dhabi University
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Moayyad A. Homidi

Keynote Speaker

Associate Professor/Advisor
University of Jeddah
Saudi Arabia

Dr. Alison MacKenzie 
Conference Co-Chair/Keynote

Lecturer
Queen’s University
United Kingdom

Dr. Eila Burns
Conference Co-Chair

Senior Lecturer, Teacher Education
JAMK University of Applied Sciences
Finland

Dr. Victor  W. Harris 
Conference Co-Chair

Associate Professor
& Extension Specialist
University of Florida, USA

Dr. Ali Ibrahim
Publicity Chair

Associate Professor of Education
United Arab Emirates University
United Arab Emirates

Full Organising Committee
Conference Chairs
Dr. Mohammad A. Fteiha
Associate Professor of Special Education
Abu Dhabi University
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Eila Burns (Co-Chair)
Senior Lecturer, Teacher Education
JAMK University of Applied Sciences
Finland

Dr. Alison MacKenzie  (Co-Chair)
Lecturer
Queen’s University
United Kingdom

Dr. Victor W. Harris  (Co-Chair)
Associate Professor & Extension Specialist
University of Florida
United States

Publication Chair
Prof. Ghanem Al Bustami
Professor of Development & Education Psychology
Abu Dhabi University
United Arab Emirates

Publicity Chair
Dr. Ali Ibrahim
Associate Professor of Education
United Arab Emirates University
United Arab Emirates

Programme Committee

  • Professor Joyce Pittman, Pennsylvania Association of School Superintendents (PASA), WCCI – World Council on Curriculum & Instruction – Board of Directors – UNESCO NGO, United States of America
  • Dr. Abeer Bar, Educational leadership and Policy, Prince Mohammad Bin Salman College of Business and Entrepreneurship – Saudi Arabia
  • Dr. Abduladheem Adnan Mohammed Hashem, Faculty of Education, University of Malaysia
  • Dr. Ahmad Fteiha, Faculty of Education, Associate Professor, University, Palestine
  • Dr. Ali S. AlKaabi, Advisor to the UAEU Vice Chancellor, Faculty of Education, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates
  • Dr. AYM Atiquil Islam, Faculty of Education, East China Normal University, China
  • Dr. Catherine Hill, Dean, School of Education, Associate Professor, American University of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Dr. Emmanuel O. Acquah, Department of Teacher Education, University of Turku, Finland
  • Dr. Ismini Vasileiou, Associate Professor of Information Systems, University of Plymouth, United Kingdom
  • Dr. Kamal J.I Badrasawi, International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Dr. Khadeegha Alzouebi, Assistant Professor School of e-Education, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University, United Arab Emirates
  • Dr. Mikail Ibrahim, Faculty of Major Languages, Department of Education, University Sain Islam Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Dr. Moayad Al Humaidi, Associate Professor, University of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Dr. Mohammed Musah, Assistant Professor of Education, Abu Dhabi University, United Arab Emirates
  • Dr. Nadera Alborno, Associate Professor of Education, American University In Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Dr. Omar Al Noursi , Doctor of Philosophy in Curricula and Teaching Methods/English Language, Institute of Applied Technology, United Arab Emirates
  • Dr. Venkat Rao Vishnumolakala, Assistant Professor, Abu Dhabi University, United Arab Emirates
  • Prof. Barba Aldis Patton, Professor, Mathematics Education, University of Houston-Victoriam, United States of America
  • Prof. Hairuddin Mohd. Ali, Professor of Education, International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Prof. Michael Lewis, Executive Chairman, Riverston Group , United Kingdom
  • Prof. Regina Enwefa, Professor in the Department of Speech Language Pathology, Southern University Baton Rouge, United States of America
  • Prof. Saleh Al Shurfat, Professor of Education, Al al-Bayt University, Jordan
Keynote speakers and topics
Dr. Alison McKenzie

Biography
Alison is a lecturer and Masters programme director in special needs education at Queen’s University, Belfast. She has researched and written in the areas of disability and marginalised and stigmatised groups, analysing these issues through the capabilities approach, epistemic injustice and children’s rights. She is currently engaged in research on children with disabilities in Palestine.

Title
Listening to marginalised voices in a conflict society: the value of participatory action research with children with disabilities in Palestine.

Dr. Moayad Al Humadi
Moayyad Homidi, Ph.D., Associate professor, Recently he is the Vice President’s Adviser at University of Jeddah in Saudi Arabia.

Dr. Homidi is a former Adviser for the Minister of Education, and he is the founder and partner of The Modern International Center for Speech Group in United Arab Emirates since 1997.

Professor Joyce Pittman, Ph.D.

  • Pennsylvania Association of School Superintendents (PASA)
  • WCCI – World Council on Curriculum & Instruction – Board of Directors – UNESCO NGO
  • Chair-Coordinator, Media & Technology Special Interest Group (SIG)
  • International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Board Alumni, USA
  • AACE/SITE -Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education
  • Global Educational Tourism Research & Associates (GETRA)
    http://www.getra.vpweb.com
Conference director
The Conference Director is May Khizam, Founder & Chief Strategist, The Grid Media Ltd

The Grid Media Ltd  is the organizing body of The 2nd International Conference in the Future of Education

The Grid Media Ltd produces workshops, conferences, roadshows and experiences that explore, probe and offer a platform for robust discussion and an exchange of market intel coupled with best practice around emerging technologies, innovation and ‘next’ thinking in industry, academia and government.

Programme and Schedule

Programme
The programme will be sent to delegates prior to the ICFEDU once all submissions are finalised.

Schedule
The schedule for ICFEDU is as below:

Wed, April 1st
08:30 to 17:00
Conference
18:30 to 20:30
Dinner

Thurs, April 2nd
08:30 to 17:00
Conference

Fri, April 3rd  (optional group outing)
10:00 to 12:00
Natural History Museum
14:00 to 16:00
Science Museum

*Optional group outing on April 3rd is free-of-charge. Refreshments and transport costs on this day is up to the discretion of the delegate and not included in the conference registration.

 

 

 

 

 

Registration fees
Fees

Registration by Jan 31, 2020

  • US$495 (Authors)
  • US$395 (Non-Author Attendees)
  • US$295 (Registered students)

Registration after Feb 1, 2020

  • US$545 (Authors)
  • US$445 (Non-Author Attendees)
  • US$345 (Registered students)
What is included?
What is included?

  • 2 day conference attendance
  • Light breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks
  • Reception dinner (March 31)
  • Conference proceedings
  • Attendance certificate
  • Participation in optional group outings (April 2 & 3)*
Who should attend
This conference is best suited to undergraduates, graduates/postgraduates, librarians, study abroad advisors, faculty (teachers, lecturers, researchers, professors, head of depts., deans), vice-chancellors, chancellors, college and university presidents), policy makers and stakeholders who care deeply about bringing creative, innovative and rigorous learning practices barriers.

ICFEDU attracts experts from all educational sectors (schools, colleges, universities, vocational education and training), as well as government representatives, non-governmental organisation staff and private providers to learn about the current trends and network with other international peers.

The Grid Media Ltd reserves the right to refuse registration if it deems that the prospective delegate represents a conflict of interest or is not relevant to the purpose of the conference.

 

 

Call for papers

Technology in Education

  • Technology enhanced Learning
  • Technology support for pervasive learning
  • Educational technology
  • Distance education
  • E-content management and development
  • Educational technology
  • Educational games and software
  • ICT education

Global Education

  • Education, research and globalisation
  • Barriers to learning (ethnicity, age, psycho-social factors)
  • Women and minorities in science and technology
  • Indigenous and diversity Issues
  • Government policy issues
  • Organizational, legal and financial aspects
  • Digital divide
  • Increasing affordability and access to the Internet
  • Ethical issues in education
  • Intellectual property rights and plagiarism

Assessment Methodologies in Education

  • Assessment software tools
  • Simulated communities and online mentoring
  • e-Testing and new test theories
  • Supervising and managing student projects
  • Pedagogy enhancement with e-Learning
  • Educating the educators
  • Immersive learning
  • Blended learning
  • Computer-aided assessment
  • Metrics and performance measurement
  • Assessment software tools
  • Assessment methods in blended learning environments

Pedagogy

  • Cross-disciplinary areas of education
  • Educational psychology
  • Education practice trends and issues
  • Indigenous education
  • Course management

Special Needs Education

  • Bridging the Achievement Gap for English language learners with special needs in post-secondary Institutions
  • Highly gifted students: How to find, reach and teach them
  • Inclusive education
  • Accessibility to disabled learners

 

Important dates
Submission deadline – January 6th, 2020
Author notification – January 25th, 2020
Final manuscript – February 7th, 2020
Submission deadline second cycle – February 25th, 2020
ICFEDU conference – April 1st to 3rd, 2020

 

Submissions
Step 1 Download template
Step 2:  Submit paper 

 

Submissions
Submissions should be in English. The 2nd International Conference in the Future of Education encourages the following types of submissions:

  • Abstracts: Abstract should be a maximum of 600 words.
  • Extended Abstract: The extended abstract is a work in progress; a research or project that is not yet completed. The extended abstract should not exceed two pages (including introduction, body of knowledge and conclusion, supported by not more than 10 references).
  • Full Research Paper: A completed research papers in any of the topic areas listed or related areas. This is completed research or a project and a maximum of four to six pages for a paper including all figures, tables, and references.
  • Student Papers: Research done by students in any of the topic areas listed under ‘Call for Papers’, or a related area. A total of three to four pages for a student paper including all figures, tables, and references.
  • Case Studies: A case study in any of the topic areas listed under ‘Call for Papers’, or related areas. Case studies should not exceed four pages including introduction, body of knowledge and conclusion, supported by not more than 10 references.
  • Work-in-Progress (reports or proposals for future research): Incomplete research or ideas for future research in order to generate discussion and feedback in any of the topic areas listed under ‘Call for Papers’, or related areas. A total of four to six pages for a work-in-progress reports or proposals for future research including all figures, tables, and references.
  • Reports on issues related to teaching: Reports related to innovative instruction techniques or research related to teaching in any of the topic areas listed under ‘Call for Papers’ or related areas. The reports should be a maximum of four pages including introduction, body of knowledge and conclusion, supported by not more than 10 references.

 

Submissions
Step 1 Download template
Step 2:  Submit paper 

Submission Dates
  • Submission deadline
    Jan 6, 2020
  • Author notification
    Jan 25, 2020
  • Final manuscript
    Feb 7, 2020
  • Submission deadline second cycle
    Feb 25, 2020


Step 1 Download template
Step 2 Submit paper 

 

Publications
ICFEDU proceedings will be submitted to Scopus for indexing (ISSN: 2631-8458)

 

Visa invitation letter
Delegates may request a letter to support a visa application only after registration has been paid.

The Grid Media Ltd will only issue invitation letters to prospective delegates once we have verified the name, title and organisation to which the delegate belongs.

To request a visa invitation letter, please email

Certificate of attendance
All attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance to the 2nd International Conference in the Future of Education, London, United Kingdom.
Venue
The ICFEDU committee is pleased to welcome researchers to join us in London this year at the following venue:

Imperial College Business School
South Kensington Campus
Ayrton Rd, Kensington
London SW7 2AZ
United Kingdom

 

Getting to the venue
By train

The closest underground station (subway) is South Kensington, on the District, Circle and Piccadilly lines. From South Kensington Station, the campus takes only five- minute on foot. Either follow the subway signposted to the museums or walk north up Exhibition Road. You will find the College next to the Science Museum.

By bus

  • 9 Aldwych – Hammersmith Broadway, alight at the Royal Albert Hall
  • 10 Kings Cross Station – Hammersmith Broadway, alight at the Royal Albert Hall
  • 52 Victoria Bus Station – Willesden Bus Garage, alight at the Royal Albert Hall
  • 360 Elephant and Castle Station – Prince Consort Rd, alight at Prince Consort Rd
  • 14 Tottenham Court Road – Putney Heath, alight at South Kensington Station
  • 49 Battersea Rise – Shepherd’s Bush Grn, alight at South Kensington Station
  • 70 Acton – South Kensington Station, alight at South Kensington Station
  • 74 Baker Street Station – Putney, alight at South Kensington Station
  • 345 Peckham Bus Station – South Kensington Station, alight at South Kensington Station
  • 414 Maida Vale – Putney Bridge, alight at South Kensington Station
  • 430 South Kensington Station – Minstead Gardens SW15

From London City Airport
Take the DLR to Canning Town, then change to the London Underground. Take the Jubilee line to Green Park and the Piccadilly line to South Kensington (journey time 40 minutes) .

From Heathrow airport
Heathrow airport, 15 mins to Paddington mainline station, then take the London Underground Circle line to South Kensington.

Or take the London Underground directly from Heathrow to South Kensington station on the Piccadilly Line (50 minutes travelling time).

From Gatwick airport
Gatwick Express, 30 mins to Victoria mainline station, then take the London Underground District or Circle line to South Kensington.

Alternatively, take a national rail train to Victoria station (journey time 40 minutes) and then continue by London Underground.

From Stansted airport
Stansted airport, 50 mins to Liverpool Street main line station, and then take the London Underground Circle line to South Kensington.

Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted airports are some distance from London and a taxi is not recommended for the whole journey. However, if you have to travel by taxi, establish the cost before you get in.

 

Accommodation
Hotels listed below are within a 10 minute-walk of the conference venue.  Prices are an estimate. This list is non-exhaustive and does not act as an endorsement. It is only a guide although all hotels have good reviews on Trip Advisor.

Eden Plaza Kensington Hotel
3-star I Approximate nightly rate GBP £87

Address: Queens Gate, South Kensington, London, England, SW7 5JT, United Kingdom

Montana Hotel London
3-star I Approximate nightly rate GBP £140

67/69 Gloucester Road, Kensington, London, England, SW7 4PG, United Kingdom

The Gore Hotel – Starhotels Collezione
4-star I Approximate nightly rate GBP £253

190 Queen’s Gate, Kensington, London, England, SW7 5EX, United Kingdom

 

Refund Policy
If the delegate needs to cancel registration (we understand this may be necessary), we request an email as soon as possible:

  • If we receive the email on or before Feb 28th, 2020, we will reimburse in full  minus a 20% handling charge of the amount paid
  • If we receive the email on or after March 1st, 2020, there will be no refund

If for any reason, The Grid Media Ltd needs to cancel the conference, all delegates will be refunded in full within 10 working days.

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