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Leadership Conference

2019

Leadership Conference 2019
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Theme: Nurturing Growth and Building Relevance


Keynote Speakers
Graham Brown-Martin - Learning Innovation in an Era of Exponential Change
Carlene Firmin - Build a Contextual Response to Peer-on-Peer Abuse in Schools
Will Richardson - This is Personal: Learning in the Modern World

2018

50th Anniversary Leadership Conference 2018
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Theme: EARCOS 50th: Celebrating Our Legacy; Inspiring Our Future


Keynote Speakers
Sir John Jones - Fifty Years and Counting – into the future on the road less travelled
Pasi Sahlberg - FinnishED Leadership: Small bold ideas for big lasting change in your school
Kim Phuc Phan Thi - Life Lessons

2017

Leadership Conference 2017
Bangkok, Thailand
Theme: Leading and Learning: A Journey of Hope and Joy


Keynote Speakers
Peter Dalglish - Heroes for Our Time
Simon Breakspear - Agile Leadership

2016

Leadership Conference 2016
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Theme: Create, Connect, Commit


Keynote Speakers
Sir John Jones - Creative Leadership or Preparing Our Students for a World that Doesn't Exist
Dr. Ruby Payne - A Framework for Understanding Socio-Economic Classes and Thinking

2015

Leadership Conference 2015
Bangkok, Thailand
Theme: Think Globally, Learn Locally.


Keynote Speakers
Loung Ung - Upstanding Citizens:Changing the World through Activism, Volunteerism, and Travels
Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair - Lost in Connection: How The Tech Effect Puts Children’s Development at Risk

2012

Leadership Conference 2012
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Theme: The "Why" of School in 2030


Keynote Speakers
Milton Chen - Education Nation: Six Leading Edges of Innovation in Schools
Alan November - Who Owns the Learning?
Greg Whitby - Leading for a Future for School

2011

Leadership Conference 2011 (CANCELED)
Bangkok, Thailand
Theme: The "Why" of School in 2030


Keynote Speakers
Hafsat Abiola-Costello - The Role of Education in the Economic Independence of Women
Pat Basett - Trends: Top 10 Trends for School Leaders to Ponder
Martin Skelton - Faking it. What Frankie Vaughan, Gucci bags, dodgy Picassos and learning sometimes have in common - and why we need to be concerned.

2009

Leadership Conference 2009
Manila, Philippines
Theme: Inspiring Students to Change the World


Keynote Address
Geoff Grenn - Inspiring Generation
Jesper Koll - From Kamikase Capitalism Towards What?
Alan atkinsson - Big Lessons from a Small Planet: How to put Sustainability and Systems Thinking to Work in your School

2008

Leadership Conference 2008
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Theme: Learning to Lead in a Challenging World


Keynote Speakers
John Joseph - The Four Worlds
William Lishman - The Gift of Learning Disabilities
Alan November - Transforming the Culture of Teaching and Learning

2007

Leadership Conference 2007
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Theme: Envision our Future


Keynote Speakers
Arthur L. Costa, Ed.D. - Five Thoughts for a more Thought-full Curriculum
Dennis M. McLoughlin - Care & Celebration of the Educational Leader: A Performing Artist/an Incredible Gift!
Dennis Sparks - Cultivating Ourselves as Leaders

2005

Leadership Conference 2005
Manila, Philippines
Theme: Diversity + Collaboration = A Synesgistc EARCOS


Keynote Speakers
Patrick Bassett - Moral Life of Schools: Why Good Schools Are Counter-Cultural
Carol Commodore - Assessment for Learning: Building Student Success
Thom Henley - Indigenous Education — Time to Pay Attention

Teachers' Conference

2019

Teachers' Conference 2019
International School Bangkok, Thailand
Theme: Future Movers and Makers


Keynote Speakers
Greg Dale - The Art of Teaching, Classroom/Organization Culture
Peter Boonshaft - "Even A Fool Knows You Can’t Touch The Stars…”
Marilyn Stewart - Curatorial Practice and Curriculum: Creating Pathways Toward Art and Understanding

2018

Teachers' Conference 2018
Bangkok, Thailand
Theme: 50 Years of Voices United in Purpose


Keynote Speakers
Norman Kunc and Emma Van der Klift - Inclusion in the Rear-view Mirror: Rethinking Ability, Opportunity, and Support.
Pernille Ripp - Passionate Learners – How to Engage and Empower Your Students
Chip Donohue - Family Engagement in the Digital Age: Early Childhood Educators as Media Mentors

2017

Teachers' Conference 2017
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Theme: Connecting Global Minds


Keynote Speakers
Kim Phuc Phan Thi - Life Lessons
Christophe Galfard - A Journey to the End of the Visible Universe
Aaron Tait and Kaitlin Tait - Edupreneurs: Changing the world from the classroom

2016

Teachers' Conference 2016
Manila, Philippines
Theme: Innovating Arts and Motion


Keynote Speakers
Mike Kuczala - The Kinesthetic Classroom: Teaching and Learning through Movement
Mark Jenkins - Vietnam Undersground: The Viet Cong, Spelunkers, adn the Biggest Cave on Earth
Doug Goodkin - The Humanitarian Musician

2015

Teachers' Conference 2015
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Theme: The Language for Life


Keynote Speakers
John Wood - Literacy — The Best Hope for the Developing World
Anne Sibley O'Brien - Mirrors and Lenses: Exploring Racial and Cultural Identity
James Stronge - What Makes Great Teachers Great

2013

Teachers' Conference 2013
Shanghai, China
Theme: Moving Minds, Moving Bodies


Keynote Speakers
Liv Arnesen - "To the South Pole with millions of kids on the sled...
Michael Furdyk - Imagining Future Friendly Schools: Technology, Global Citizenship, and Student Voice
Zoe Weil - The World Becomes What You Teach

2012

Teachers' Conference 2012
Bangkok, Thailand
Theme: The Language of Learning


Keynote Speakers
Cathy Davidson - Now You See It: How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn
Steve Layne - Balcony People: Teachers Make the Difference
Jason Ohler - New Media, New Literacies – Educational Transformation Through Digital Creativity

2010

Teachers' Conference 2010
International School Manila
Theme: Living and Learning in the 21st Century


Keynote Speakers
John Joseph - Creating an Education System for the Whole Child
Taylor Mali - Keeping Teachers Inspired
Alan November - Technology

2009

Teachers' Conference 2009
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Theme: Our Global Impact: My Responsibility Service, Stewardship, and Sustainability


Keynote Speakers
Alan Atkinsson - The Hope Graph: How to Accelerate and Deepening the Practice of Education for Sustainable Development
William Lishman - If We Are Not Part of the Solution We Are Part of the Problem
John Liu - "Earth's Hope" - Responding To Climate Change - By Healing the Planet

2007

Teachers' Conference 2007
Bangkok, Thailand
Theme: Global Mindedness Service to Others, Character Creativity, Making Connections


Keynote Speakers
Ian Jukes - Our Children are Not the Students Our Schools Were Designed For: Understanding Digital Kids
Jean-Francois Rischard - High Noon: The Urgent Need for New Approaches to Global Problem-Solving
Mechai Viravaidya - Thinking out of the Box for the New Generation.