Call for Submissions


The International Conference, STEM in Education, is an opportunity for educators and researchers from schools, universities, colleges, businesses, industries and other private and public agencies to share and discuss their innovative practices and research initiatives that may advance STEM education.

  • Call for Submissions: Tuesday 3 October 2017
  • Full paper deadline: Wednesday 30 May 2018
  • Notification of acceptance/rejection week beginning: Monday 16 July 2018
  • Author registration deadline (at least one author must register before the early bird deadline):  Monday 13 August 2018

We invite proposals from educators, academics, education officers, industry partners, graduate and undergraduate students for papers, poster presentations, workshops, symposia and innovative showcases. Submissions are invited in any area related to the overall focus of the conference, including:

Research-focused Strands

  • Perspectives on STEM in education
  • Transdisciplinary learning in STEM
  • STEM skills for Innovation and Creativity
  • Research-based practices for engaging students in STEM learning
  • Digital technologies/learning spaces facilitating STEM learning
  • School-industry-community partnerships in STEM
  • STEM Teacher Education and Professional Learning
  • Integrated pedagogical approaches to STEM
  • Policy and leadership for improving STEM
  • Assessment and evaluation of STEM outcomes
  • STEM as critical literacy
  • Diverse learners in STEM
  • STEM and environmental sustainability


Practice-focused Strands

  • Challenges and opportunities for STEM education in schools
  • Show-casing effective STEM education practices
  • Designing Learning Spaces for STEM
  • Implementing a whole-school approach to STEM education through leadership
  • Work Integrated Learning (WIL) in STEM education
  • Creativity in STEM education