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Pearson 2021 secondary school conference schedule

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Whether in person or virtually, we truly value conversations with educators that help us get to know what excites you about teaching, the unique challenges you’ve overcome and how we can best support you and your students.

We hope to get the chance to connect with you at one of the conferences we’ll be a part of this year.

Remember, you don’t have to wait for a conference to start a conversation, reach out to your local education consultant at any time.

Date: 13-14 May 2021

Location: Stadium Australia – Sydney Olympic Park

Details: The 2021 conference is a two-day event featuring a mix of presentations and workshops to support the teaching of Geography in K-12. Experience new content and resources, examine different pedagogies, integrate new technologies, refresh professional teaching practice and network with colleagues.

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Date: 14 May 2021

Location: Beaumonde On The Point, East Perth

Details: The TOFA Conference this year features keynote speaker Dr. Julian Chen and a selection of workshops for primary and secondary teachers.

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Date: 5-6 July 2021

Location: Online

Details: The AFMLTA hosts a biennial international conference for teachers of languages.
This event regularly sees international, national and local speakers present on topics relevant to teachers of languages at all levels.

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Date: 7-9 July 2021

Location: Online

Details: The theme of the 2021 online national conference is ‘Challenge & Change: Contemporary Literacy and English Teaching’. It will be delivered fully online, with delegates having access to recorded sessions post-event.

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Date: 14 July 2021

Location: Penrhos College, Como WA

Details: The theme this year, Food: Different by Design, provides an opportunity for Science and Home Economics Teachers to combine forces to make this an event to remember.

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