Hosting partner

 

Universiti SAINS, Malaysia

Academic Partner

 

Faculty  of Education,

University of Tampere, Finland

Academic Partner


Faculty of Education, University of Colombo

Official Airline Partner


( Apply for 15% Discount )
SriLankan Airlines

PUBLICATION OPPORTUNITES

 

All accepted abstracts for International Conference on Education 2018 will be published in the conference abstract book with an associated ISBN. All full papers will be reviewed through a double blind reviewing process and published electronically with an ISSN 2630-7413 in the proceedings with a DOI Number (DOI prefix: 10.17501).
We will submit the proceedings to be indexed in the Thomson Reuters, SCOPUS and Google Scholar.

JOURNAL PUBLICATION


Interactive Technology and Smart Education
Online ISSN: 1741-5659
Editor in Chief – Dr Pedro Isaias, Associate Professor, The University of Queensland, Australia
Impact Factor: 2016 Impact Factor 1.653

 

Abstract book cover_ICEDU

The 1st International Conference on Future of Education 2018 was organized by The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka together in collaborations with University Sains Malaysia as the Hosting Partner and University of Tampere-Finland and Faculty of Education, University of Colombo as the academic partners of the Conference.

Inauguration Ceremony

The conference was held on 26th – 27th June 2018 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Future of Education 2018 was organized under the theme “Education at Reach” and was chaired by Prof. Anthony Welch, University of Sydney, Australia.

The opening remarks of Future of Education 2018 were made by Prof. Anthony Welch, University of Sydney, Australia (Conference Chair) together with Mr. Isanka P. Gamage (Managing Director, The International Institute of Knowledge Management).

Keynote Forum

Key note forum was the one of the most significant moments during the conference and it was enlightened under the theme Imagination and Aspiration of “Education for All” as a Present and Future Human Endeavour: Reaching the Unreachable” by Prof. Samson Nashon (Head and Prof. of Science Education, The University of Columbia, Canada). The second day key note speech was delivered by Prof. Anthony Welch (University of Sydney, Australia) on “The Rise of the East & the Impact of Knowledge Diaspora: Impact, Opportunities and Challenges

Guest Speech

The guest speech was delivered by Prof. Marie Perera (Faculty of Education, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka) under the theme “English for All” Is it a Myth? What the National Assessments Reveal”.

Technical Sessions

The Conference comprised of five technical sessions and researchers presented their research findings. There were 5 main technical sessions. The technical sessions as follow.

  1. Learning and Teaching Methodologies I
  2. Learning and Teaching Methodologies II
  3. Higher Education
  4. New Learning / Teaching Models
  5. Primary and Secondary Education

 

Conference Networking Dinner with Cultural Show

Following the conference on the first day, it was accompanied by a conference networking dinner hosted by TIIKM.  The aim of this was to build new connections among participants while strengthening their ongoing and future research interests through collaboration. Moreover, this event included a cultural show which represented vivid performances with a blend of Sri Lankan classical dance such as the Kandyan dances and low country dances. The special event marked pleasure for all the participants of this conference successfully.

Participants

Future of Education 2018 provided a solid platform for researchers, stake holders and policy makers from across the globe to share their research findings with one another and to discuss the policy implications. The Conference provided a refreshing experience for all, especially for the young researchers who had the opportunity to share their research findings on an international platform. The Conference was enlightened by international researchers representing following Nations.

  • Thailand
  • India
  • Australia
  • Malaysia
  • Kenya
  • Pakistan
  • Taiwan
  • Vietnam
  • Sri Lanka

 

 

Evaluation Panel and Session Chairs


Evaluation Panel

  • Anthony Welch (University of Sydney, Australia)
  • Samson Nashon (Head and Prof. of Science Education, The University of Columbia, Canada)

 

Session Chairs 

  • Marie Perera (University of Colombo, Sri Lanka)
  • Vajira De Silva (The Open University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka)
  • Manjula Vithanapathirana (University of Colombo, Sri Lanka)

Scientific Committee

  • Dr. Li Li, Exeter University, UK
  • Dr. Mary E Chambers, University of Leeds, UK
  • Dr. Nasser Mansour, Exeter University, UK
  • Asst. Prof SANDEEP KUMAR, University of Delhi, India
  • Prof VINOD KUMAR KANVARIA, University of Delhi, India
  • Assoc. Prof. Nirupma Jaimini, University of Delhi, India
  • Dr. NIMAI CHAND MAITI, University of Calcutta, India
  • Dr Santoshi Halder, University of Calcutta, India
  • Prof. Debasri Banerjee, University of Calcutta, India
  • Prof. Sadhna Saxena, University of Delhi, India
  • Assoc. Prof. Thiruvadanthai Geetha, University of Delhi, India
  • Dr. Preeti Vivek Mishra, University of Delhi, India
  • Dr.D.Parimala, University of Delhi, India
  • Asst. Prof RAJENDRAN MURUGAN, University of Delhi, India
  • Asst. Prof HANEET GANDHI, University of Delhi, India
  • Assoc. Prof. Sridipa Sinha, University of Calcutta, India
  • Prof. Poonam Batra, University of Delhi, India
  • Assoc. Prof. Vandana Saxena, University of Delhi , India
  • Asst. Prof YUKTI SHARMA, University of Delhi, India
  • Prof. Malay Kumar Sen, University of Calcutta, India
  • Dr. Pankaj Arora, University of Delhi, India
  • Dr CHIU, Dickson K.W., University of Hong Kong, China
  • Dr. Arora Pankaj,University of Delhi, India
  • Dr. Alefiya Nomanbhoy, University of Nottingham, Malaysia
  • Prof. MV Vithanapathirana, University of Colombo, Sri lanka
  • Dr Santoshi Halder, UNIVERSITY OF CACATALCUTTA, India
  • Prof. PANG Sun-keung, Nicholas, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
  • Ms. Jeevani Herath, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Mr. Chinthaka Chandrakumara, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Mr. RDC Niroshinie,University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Mr. Samadara Amarasinghe, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Samudra Senarath , University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Mr. HM Lalitha Kumari, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

CONFERENCE CHAIR

 

 

Anthony Welch 

Professor of Education,
Faculty of Education and Social Work,
University of Sydney

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Professor Samson Nashon

Faculty of Education,
Head & Professor of Science Education
Faculty of Education
Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy
The University of British Columbia

Guest Speaker

Prof. Marie Perera

Faculty of Education
University of Colombo
Sri Lanka

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