Education Benchmarking Meetings

Transforming Education Summit 2012
May 7-9, 2012, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
This summit offers a platform to share lessons learned on how to deliver relevant education to young people more effectively in a rapidly changing global society. Keynote speakers will include former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Former President of Finland Tarja Halonen, Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education Muhyiddin Yassin, Former Irish Minister of Education Mary Hanafin, CEO of Mubadala Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, and leading scholar of educational change Andy Hargreaves. The event will be moderated by Tim Sebastian, the renowned facilitator of the Doha Debates and former BBC reporter.

2012 2nd International Conference on Economic, Education and Management
June 1-2, 2012, Shanghai, China
ICEEM 2012 is a meta-conference for researchers in the Asia-Pacific region to connect with international research communities for the worldwide dissemination and sharing of ideas for research in the field of economic, education and management. The 2-day conference will foster the building of research communities in the field of computers in education.

Comparative Education Society in Europe, 25th Conference
June 18-21, 2012, Salamanca, Spain
The topic of the Conference, “Empires, Post-coloniality and Interculturality: Comparative Education between Past, Post, and Present”, reflects some of the major scholarly issues in which academics, researchers, policy analysts and students in the field of comparative education are currently concerned and engaged.

Canada International Conference on Education (CICE-2012)
June 18-21, 2012, Toronto, Canada
The CICE is an international refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in education. The aim of the conference is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational fields with cross-disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap and promote research esteem and the evolution of pedagogy.

PGL12: 2012 Partnership for Global Learning Annual Conference
June 29-30, 2012 New York, New York
The Asia Society Partnership for Global Learning annual conference is dedicated to preparing American students to be globally competent and ready for college. The two-day event connects educators, business leaders, policymakers and resource providers to share best practices, build partnerships and advance policies to ensure the next generation is ready to lead in an interconnected world.

Attaining and Sustaining Mass Higher Education
September 17-19, 2012, Paris, France
This is the biennial general conference of the OECD’s Programme for Institutional Management in Higher Education. The conference will examine issues and challenges such as how to manage access, quality and accountability, funding and financing, institutional diversity, internationalisation, technology and the academic workforce. The goal is to identify longer-term trends and will include analyses of national and institutional policies, case studies and the latest research from the OECD and elsewhere. The Conference will bring together many different perspectives and look at the issues at the international, national, institutional, or sub-institutional level.