November 9, 10 and 11, 2020
St. Kitts Marriott Resort
Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Caribbean

Carleton University in partnership with the Khalsa College (Delhi), NPTC Group of Colleges (UK),and the High Commission of St Kitts and Nevis to Canada 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 Canada, India, the United Kingdom and St. Kitts and Nevis 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

Programme

Monday, November 9,  2020

    Noon – 4:00pm Registration
2:00pm – 4:00pm Pre-Conference Session
1:00pm – 3:30pm “What kind of Leadership is required to address the unfolding issues of our time?”
4:00pm – 9:00pm Reception
5:00pm – 6:00pm Keynote Address
6:00pm – 9:00pm Reception

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

8:00 – 9:00am Registration and Breakfast
9:00 – 10:30am Welcome and Keynote Presentation
10:30 – 10:45am Coffee Break (poster presentation)

10:45 – Noon

Teaching for Local Contexts with a Global Taste (Concurrent Session A)

10:45 – Noon Session 1
10:45 – Noon Session 2
10:45 – Noon Session 3
Noon – 1:00pm Lunch (poster presentation)

1:00 – 2:30pm

Transforming Teaching: Inclusive Leadership Approaches (Concurrent Session B)

1:00 – 2:30pm Session 1
1:00 – 2:30pm Session 2
1:00 – 2:30pm Session 3
2:30 – 3:00pm Networking Break (poster presentation)

3:00 – 4:30pm

Assessing Teaching Impacts for a Data-Hungry World (Concurrent Session C)

3:00 – 4:30pm Session 1
3:00 – 4:30pm Session 2
3:00 – 4:30pm Session 3
4:30 – 6:00pm Afternoon Reception

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

8:00 – 9:00am Breakfast

9:00 – 10:20am

The Impacts of New Technologies: E-Content, E-Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Labs, Social Media (Concurrent Session D)

9:00 – 10:20am Session 1
9:00 – 10:20am Session 2
9:00 – 10:20am Session 3
10:20 – 10:40am Coffee Break

10:40 – Noon

Aligning Teaching and Learning Needs

(Concurrent Session E)

10:40 – Noon Session 1
10:40 – Noon Session 2
10:40 – Noon Session 3
 Noon – 1:00pm Lunch  (presentation)

1:00 – 2:30pm

The Changing Nature of Student Expectations: Competency-Based Learning and Tools for Better Teaching (Concurrent Session F)

1:00 – 2:30pm Session 1
1:00 – 2:30pm Session 2
1:00 – 2:30pm Session 3
2:30 – 2:45pm Coffee Break
2:45 – 4:45pm Leadership in Higher Education
4:45 – 5:00pm Closing

Registration

Open until Friday, October 2, 2020

Call for Proposal

Click here.

For more information
Carlos Vargas
carlos.vargas@carleton.ca
1-613-520-2600, extension 2628.