About ICET 2024

4th International Conference on Education & Teaching in K-12 Schools (ICET)

“Learning Opportunities For All”

About the Conference

The International Conference on Education & Teaching (ICET) is an educational event organized by Stirling Schools in collaboration with national and international partners.

It intends to promote education and contribute to the development of the schools and teachers’ professional development in Iraq and KRI. ICET brings together teacher trainers, educational experts, and community leaders from the national and international community.

ICET brings together teacher trainers, educational experts, and community leaders from the national and international community.

Presentations in ICET are delivered in three languages: English, Arabic and Kurdish.

ICET is being organized for the fourth time in 2024.

ICET Vision:

The ICET has been aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals-Goal 4 and UNESCO Education 2030 Framework for Action UNESCO 4.C.

UN Sustainable Development Goals-Goal 4:

Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

UNESCO 4.C:

By 2030, substantially increase the supply of qualified teachers, including through international cooperation for teacher training in developing countries, especially the least developed countries and small island developing States.

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ICET 2024 Theme: “Global Classroom: Embracing Innovation and Challenges”

Towards the Whole World as a Classroom: Glocalization of Teaching and Learning and Embracing Transformative Challenges and Innovation

In an ever-changing world, the field of education stands at the crossroads of global trends and local contexts facing an array of challenges that demand adaptability, creativity, and unshakable determination. The journey of learning is marked by both successes and setbacks, and as AI and technological innovations redefine learning, individualization of learning becomes paramount.

Resilience as a Guiding Light

Challenges in education are not invincible barriers; they are steppingstones toward growth, transformation, and innovation. Educational institutions must embody resilience, recognizing that it is in overcoming challenges that we discover our true essence.

Flexibility and Adaptability

To meet the dynamic needs of today’s learners, institutions must embrace flexibility and adaptability. A growth mindset among educators and students encourages them to view challenges as opportunities for learning and development.

Technology and Inclusivity

Leveraging technology, educators are now more capable of creating inclusive learning environments catering to diverse learning styles and abilities. The whole world becomes our classroom, accessible through global resources.

Holistic Well-Being Resilience

extends beyond academic success; it encompasses emotional and psychological well-being. Prioritizing mental health support for students and staff ensures a robust educational ecosystem. By nurturing resilience and embracing change, educational institutions can ensure that they remain responsive and effective in preparing students for the complex challenges of the 21st century.

Personalized Learning

Generative AI customizes learning experiences by acknowledging individual needs and preferences, offering personalized learning pathways, dynamic content creation, and enriched teaching capabilities. On the other hand, it’s crucial to develop a harmonious balance between technological integration and human interaction to foster resilience and adequately equip students for the challenges ahead.

ICET 2024 invites educational experts, educators, trainers, educational policymakers, and community leaders from the national and international community to reflect together on the new approaches to schooling, curriculum development, and professional development to develop flexibility, adaptability, and innovation to prepare students for the challenges of today and tomorrow. Together, we will build a roadmap for a more resilient educational landscape, one where educators and students alike can navigate any challenge with confidence and determination.

ICET 2024 will explore opportunities and perspectives for teacher professional development and educational leadership that will open new horizons and help schools and educators build resilience to address the needs of the new generations.

Focus:

ICET 2024 presentations are supposed to focus on education and teaching in K-12 contexts.

Presentations should aim at three main objectives:

  • to improve the learning experience in the classroom
  • to help teachers and school leaders broaden their experiences
  • to encourage program and curriculum developers to include real-life competencies in their teaching and learning approaches
Categories:
Presentations in ICET 2024 should be under the following category options:
  • Adaptive Teaching Strategies
  • Technology Integration
  • Artificial Intelligence in Education
  • Employability & 21st Century Skills
  • Learner Autonomy & Self-directed Learning
  • Teachers as Coaches of Learning
  • Equity and Inclusivity in Teaching and Education
  • Climate & Environmental Awareness
  • Parent-School Interaction and Partnership
  • Character Education
  • Emotional Wellbeing & Mental Health
  • Early Years Education
  • School Leadership
  • Teacher Professional Development

Who should attend:

This conference will primarily be of interest to:
  • those in teaching and leadership positions in public and private schools and colleges
  • candidate teachers and aspiring educational leaders
  • those with an interest in international education, teacher professional development and educational leadership
  • Ministry or government representatives tasked with improving the educational services of the community

Teacher trainers, educational experts, and community leaders from the national and international community will be at ICET 2024

  • To explore new opportunities and perspectives to improve the learning experience in the classroom
  • To raise awareness for institutional and professional development in education
  • To help teachers and school leaders broaden their experiences
  • To offer networking opportunities for all those attending the event – trainers, academicians, community leaders, and representatives of for-and non-profit organizations as well as government officials
  • To provide a shared platform for diverse opinions in order to adapt educational services to the needs of a new era

How to Register:

You can register for the conference with the online registration form on the conference website from the link below:

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