Connectivity, Inclusivity and Sustainability:
Generating Changes and Creating Impacts
9-11 December 2021
HK Time: 28 Feb 2023 01:16:25

Call for Proposals
Submit Abstracts

Please submit via Easychair after reading the following guidelines carefully.

Submission Guidelines

Paper submission
The working language of the conference will be in English and Chinese (Cantonese and Putonghua). Abstracts should be submitted in the same language as the presentation language. The length for abstracts in English should be no more than 250 words, while Chinese abstracts should be within 400 characters. An additional 50 words can be used for references. The content should include the aim of the study, methodology, results and conclusion.

Abstracts should be submitted through EasyChair by principal / corresponding author. Please prepare a PDF file for the abstract (not a scanned PDF) and upload it to the Abstract Box.

Format requirement
  • Anonymous (do not include the names and affiliations of authors)
  • State the sub-theme of the paper intended to address (at the top)
  • A4 size
  • Single-spaced
  • 12 point font
Additional requirements for symposium submission
Each symposium session will be of 90 minutes and should consist of 3 - 4 papers on a related theme. A symposium abstract should include an overview of the topic of the proposed symposium (with 150 words in length). It should also include an abstract for each proposed paper in the symposium (following the requirements on paper presentation format).

Reviewing criteria for symposia
  • Clarity of the focus of research
  • Originality of the symposium proposal
  • Rigour and coherence of the symposium and its individual papers
  • Significance of the research for educational practice, policy, or theory
This year, we focus on connectivity, inclusivity, and sustainability. We welcome paper presentations and proposals for symposium related to any of the following sub-themes:

Sustainability Education
  • Comparative and International Education
  • Creativities in Education
  • Curriculum, Assessment and Pedagogy
  • Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Educational Effectiveness and Improvement
  • Educational Leadership, Policy and Reform
  • Educational Research and Educational Policy-Making
  • Teacher Education and Development
  • Youth Studies and Informal Education
  • Higher Education and Life-Long Learning
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education (STEM)
  • Mental Health, Wellbeing and Education
  • Civic and Citizenship Education
  • Literacy and Language
  • Physical Education and Sports Pedagogy
Inclusion and Exclusion in Education
  • Race, Ethnicity and Diversity
  • Religions, Values and Life Education
  • Research Methodology in Education
  • Sexualities and Gender
  • Social Justice and Equity Education
  • Socio-Cultural Theory and Education
  • Nature, Outdoor Learning and Play
  • Special Educational Needs and Inclusive Education
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Connectedness and Belongingness
Impact of COVID-19
  • Digital Divide
  • Health and Medical Education
  • Learning Motivation and Academic Engagement
  • Educational Leadership and Policy
  • Alternative Education
  • Home-School-Community Partnerships
  • Teaching and Learning
Presentation Guidelines

Presentation Guidelines PDF available for download here