The conference will be held at Northshore College of Business and Technology, Colombo from 3rd – 5th December 2014, under the theme Inspiring teaching, inspiring learning. It will explore the methodologies and best practices to promote inspiring classroom practice.
The conference will provide a platform for discussion and debate on topics affecting the teaching environment, from teaching methods for lifetime learning to developing the balance between understanding and qualifications preparations in teaching.
Speaking ahead of the event, Michael O’Sullivan, CEO of Cambridge International Examinations, said: “The Cambridge Schools Conference is a unique opportunity for teachers and principals of Cambridge schools to come together to share best practice and teaching methods to develop confident, responsible, reflective, innovative and engaged learners. The conference is designed to improve the participant’s professional practices through networking and learning opportunities. The coming together of these teaching professionals is a platform to facilitate exchange of ideas and views across regions and ensure broadening of innovative ideas across our global Cambridge network.”
Attended by professors, teaching professionals and institution heads from South Asia, the Middle East Africa, Europe and Asia Pacific. The conference will include addresses from eminent education sector leaders. Leading educationists including Professor Guy Claxton, Visiting Professor of Education at King’s College, London and Professor Norbert Pachler, Professor of Education and Pro-Director (Teaching, Quality and Learning Innovation) at the Institute of Education, London will explore topics including creating independent lifelong learners and the value of research for teaching.
In addition to the conference keynotes, participants will be able to attend subject workshops that will focus on a variety of topics including: Language and Literature; Mathematics; Sciences; Humanities; Primary and The Arts.
To find out more on the conference, please visit Cambridge Schools Conference website or join the social media discussion at #csconf14. The deadline for registrations is 1st November 2014.