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June 24, 2018: Université de Moncton offers international summer course on 'Rights of the Child'

Featuring themes such as universality and realization of children’s rights in early childhood and educational services, and the right to education, the Université de Moncton is offering the seventh edition of its summer course on the Rights of the Child.  With a focus on Articles 28 and 29 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, keynote speakers include a social pediatrician, a special rapporteur to the UN, a high-profile philanthropist, and Renate Winters, Chair of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.

Location: Moncton, Canada

Event website - Université de Moncton

Canada Education

August 14, 2018: Plan International hosts talk on education

Plan International hosts an event focused on the education of young girls in developing countries who have disabilities and the challenges and opportunities they face in obtaining their education. The event will feature an exhibition by artist Morten Krogvold who has documented the situation of such girls during his travels in Nepal. 

Location: Arendal, Norway

Event website - Arendalsuka (in Norwegian)

Norway Education

September 14, 2018: ANU hosts annual Indonesia Update conference on status of minorities

The Indonesia Project at the Australian National University (ANU) hosts its annual Indonesia Update conference. The conference examines the treatment of Indonesia’s minority communities and changing attitudes towards them over the past decade. Sessions cover issues including religion, gender, sexuality, disability, and the law. 

Location: Canberra, Australia

Event website - Crawford School, ANU

Australia Agriculture Education Nutrition

September 19, 2018: Australian National Early Childhood Conference

Early Childhood Australia’s 2018 National Conference is being held over four days in Sydney. It covers the impact of early childhood education, and professional development for educators, sector leaders, and teachers.

Location: Sydney, Australia

Event website – Early Childhood Australia

Australia Education

October 9, 2018: Australian International Education Conference

Australia’s largest conference on tertiary education will focus on 'Empowering a new generation'. The conference attracts participants from all education sectors as well as government, NGOs, and private providers. The conference is  jointly presented by the International Education Association of Australia (IEAA) and IDP Education.

Location: Sydney, Australia 

Conference website - IDP

Australia Global Education

October 22, 2018: Global Evidence and Implementation Summit 2018

The three-day Global Evidence and Implementation Summit will focus on evidence for better policy and practice.  Around  700 delegates are expected from 30 countries, representing policymakers, practitioners, and scientists. Focus areas will be, among others, international development, education, humanitarian aid, and health. Speakers include Sir Peter Gluckman, Chief Science Advisor to the Prime Minister of New Zealand.

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Conference website -  Geis2018

Australia Education Nutrition