CALL FOR PROPOSALS
TRANSFORMATIONAL TEACHING AS LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Caribbean

Proposal Submission Deadline: May 31, 2020
Send submission to carlos.vargas@carleton.ca

Carleton University in partnership with the High Commission of St Kitts and Nevis to Canada, Khalsa College (Delhi), and NPTC Group of Colleges (UK) are hosting are hosting the Transformational Teaching as Leadership Conference on November 9, 10 and 11, 2020 in Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis. This conference brings together Commonwealth education researchers, practitioners, and higher education leaders from various countries, including Canada, India, the United Kingdom, Australia and the Caribbean, to discuss best practices for teaching and leadership in an era of massive transformation of higher education.

The conference will explore teaching advancements in a changing higher education world, incorporating technology into the classroom, and the importance of equipping students with new skills, aptitudes and competencies to deal with a changing world. Presentations will focus on innovation, teaching partnerships, and interdisciplinary approaches.

Conference themes include:

  • Teaching for Local Contexts with a Global Taste
  • Transforming Teaching: Inclusive Leadership Approaches
  • Assessing Teaching Impacts for a Data-Hungry World
  • The Impacts of New Technologies: E-Content, E-Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Labs, Social Media
  • Aligning Teaching and Learning Needs
  • The Changing Nature of Students Expectations: Competency-Based Learning and Tools for Better Teaching

Proposal submissions should outline the context and goals of the presentation and how it relates to the conference theme(s). They should also include presenter names, institutional affiliation, a 250 word abstract, session learning outcomes, and any interactive components to the presentation. The language of presentation is English. Collaboration between institutions is highly encouraged and the planning committee is looking for a variety of presentation styles (i.e., lectures, group collaboration, panels, workshops, etc.). Please identify presentation type: oral presentation or poster. Please identify audiovisual needs in your proposal so that the planning committee accommodates your presentation requirements.

Proposals will be reviewed by the conference planning committee and speakers will be notified by June 15, 2020, if their proposal is accepted. Presenters are expected to register for the conference. For more information, please contact Carlos Vargas at carlos.vargas@carleton.ca or 1-613-520-2600, ext 2628.

Key Dates

Registration (until October 1, 2020)
Hotel Accommodations
(until October 1, 2020)
About St. Kitts and Nevis
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