The Asia-Pacific Educational Assessment Conference (APEAC) is organised by the Principals Academy for school leaders, teachers, academics and researchers from all levels in Singapore and the region. The aim of APEAC is to raise the assessment competencies in our educators and school leaders so that quality teaching and learning can be achieved at every level. Educational assessment topics have been specially chosen to broaden one’s view of education assessment as well as to explore current trends and global best practices in education assessment. Whether one is new to educational assessment or a seasoned expert, the participant will find ample opportunities to gather new knowledge and insights at APEAC.
Join your national and international educators and leadership colleagues at one of the finest conference learning experiences offered. Gain an understanding of the attitudes and practices that support optimal learning environments for diverse learners, build a repertoire of strategies and skills that support the development of high-quality curriculum, instruction, and assessment, learn how to more effectively respond to the needs of a diverse classroom, and acquire the skills to lead and support the movement toward more responsive classrooms.
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To promote research in the field of teaching and learning Chinese as a second language and to facilitate the application of research findings, the 5th International Conference on Teaching and Learning of Chinese as a Second Language (TLCSL) was held at Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre on 12-13th Sep 2018. Principals Academy co-organised the event with the Singapore Centre for Chinese Language.
Singapore International Science Teachers Conference was organised by Science Teachers Association of Singapore (STAS), Science Centre Singapore (SCS) and the Academy of Singapore Teachers (AST), Curriculum Planning and Development Division (CPDD), Natural Sciences and Science Education (NSSE AG, NIE) and Academy of Principals (APS) with the support from the Singapore Association for the Advancement of Science (SAAS).
DIGITEC 2017 is a technology conference that focused on digital capabilities such as blockchain, fintech, HR analytics, lean thinking, and personalised learning, among other emerging technology areas and attended by over 600 participants. Following the recommendations made by the Committee on the Future Economy, DIGITEC 2017 underscores the need for working professionals in all sectors to have a future-oriented mindset and consider new competencies needed in the face of massive disruption due to technological innovation. DIGITEC 2017 was organised by Singapore Management University in partnership with Principals Academy and supported by SkillsFuture Singapore, Workforce Singapore, Info-communication Media Development Authority of Singapore, Employment & Employability Institute, and Singapore Business Federation.
This International Education Conference organised by Singapore Management University, and Principals Academy provided 400 participants with strategies from thought leaders and educators from top-performing schools in the world, such as Westminster School (United Kingdom) and African Leadership Academy (South Africa) on how to develop agile and adaptable youth in this technological era.
The World Association of Lesson Studies (WALS) hosted its sixth Annual International Conference in Singapore from 28 to 30 November 2012. This conference was co-organised by the National Institute of Education (NIE), Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and the Academy of Principals, Singapore (APS), with support from the Ministry of Education, Singapore. Principals Academy provided the project management for the event.
The 9th World Conference of the International Confederation of Principals was organised by the Academy of Principals (Singapore) with the support of the Ministry of Education, National Institute of Education and Singapore Tourism Board from 6-10 July 2009. The conference brought over 2000 participants to learn from and share with pre-eminent educators, world leaders, national political identities, researchers, and principals. The conference provided Singapore with an opportunity to highlight its education policies and practices. Principals Academy provided the project management for the event.
Principals Academy is proud to be a co-organiser of the launch and conference for the English Language Institute of Singapore on 6-7 September 2011 at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre. The English Language Institute of Singapore (ELIS) was officially launched by Mr Lee Kuan Yew on 6 September 2011. ELIS aims to drive excellence in the teaching and learning of the English language in Singapore schools to raise the general command of both spoken and written English among all our students.
The 5th International Conference on Origami in Science, Mathematics and Education (5OSME) and Folding Convention (PLUS!) provided a platform for researchers, educators, artists, and the community to share and explore new ideas at the crossroads of origami, science, technology, mathematics, education and art. The event was held at the Singapore Management University (SMU), Singapore, from Tuesday July 13 to Saturday July 17 2010. Principals Academy co-organised the event with OrigamiUSA.
Principals Academy supported the two events through speakers’ management and sponsorship from 2010 to 2014. The Teachers' Conference is a three-day event organised biennially by the Ministry of Education (MOE) for teachers to learn together as a fraternity. The conference aims to bring local educators together to learn, connect, and engage with thought leaders and practitioners, as we explore possibilities for the future of teaching and learning. The ExCEL Fest featured many award-winning projects and innovations from MOE Schools, HQ Divisions and Statutory Boards. These include projects that have won the MOE Innergy Awards and the MOE Outstanding Innovator Awards.
The AEC-APSMER 2013 saw 1200 local and international delegates converging for an exciting meeting of minds at Republic Polytechnic from 17 to 19 July 2013. Themed Arts Education and the Community, the conference discussed the value of arts education and its contributions to the community and the nurturing of 21st-century competencies in our students. Principals Academy provided the project management for the event.
For the first time in its history, the Asia-Pacific Conference on Giftedness (APCG) was held in Singapore from 14 to 18 July 2008. Jointly organised by the Ministry of Education’s Gifted Education Branch and National Institute of Education, the 10th conference brought together prominent scholars and experts, who spoke on key educational issues and provided updates on their latest research. Principals Academy provided the project management for the conference and exhibition.
Principals Academy organised the Singapore Lesson Study Symposium with support from the Ministry of Education and National Institute of Education as an annual event for educators, school leaders and academics to deepen their understanding and knowledge of Lesson Study. The symposium also provides a platform for sharing valuable experiences and good practices in Lesson and Learning Study and its application in schools. The event was organised thrice in 2010, 2011 and 2013.
The International Conference on Teaching and Learning with Technology is a conference for educators to discuss the efficient application of technology to modern-day learning. The conference is participated by educators, researchers, and policymakers to share practices, studies, insights, and experiences on developing technology as it applies to 21st-century learning. Principals Academy supported the event as the co-organiser with the Ministry of Education from 2010 to 2016.
The Global Educational Leadership Conference is organised by the Academy of Principals (Singapore) as a yearly event and is designed for Principals, Vice-Principals, Heads of Departments, Subject Heads, Level Heads and educators who are involved in some form of educational leadership in their school or organisation. Principals Academy provided the project management for the event.
The Principals Academy has organised the D.I. Asia Summit since 2014 by presenting leading international authorities in Differentiated Instruction who will provide a variety of options to reach targeted standards successfully. Today, teachers face a challenging landscape of confounding variables that influence the constantly changing classroom. Differentiation is a philosophy that enables teachers to plan strategically to reach the needs of the diverse learners that we find in our classrooms today. Our quest in schools and classrooms everywhere is to foster success for students in their lives through becoming self-directed, productive problem-solvers and critical and creative thinkers. These are the 21st Century skills that will propel our schools forward.
The Principals Academy has organised the biennial Asia-Pacific Educational Assessment Conference (APEAC) since 2013 for school leaders, teachers, academics and researchers from all levels in Singapore and the region. APEAC aims to raise the assessment competencies in our educators and school leaders so that the quality of teaching and learning can be achieved at every level. Educational assessment topics have been specially chosen to broaden one’s view of education assessment and explore current trends and global best practices in education assessment. Whether new to educational assessment or a seasoned expert, the participant will find ample opportunities to gather new knowledge and insights at APEAC.
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