The top 10 global education conferences for 2024

28 Feb 2024 · 9
Are you in the field of education, seeking to develop new skills and connect with like-minded professionals? Education conferences are vital gatherings where you can meet fellow educators, learn from education leaders, gain new insights, and stay updated on trends. 
These events foster collaboration, networking, and professional development, empowering you to enhance your skills and positively contribute to student success. And, we never stop learning.
As we step into 2024, there are exciting learning opportunities on the horizon—with countless learning conferences taking place around the world. To make it easier, we’ve curated this list to help you and your team get on board. 
Ready to ditch the zoom calls? Without further ado, let's explore the 10 top global education conferences coming up, which we’ve separated into different regions for your ease. 

The best education conferences in North America

  • 4th - 7th March, 2024
  • Multiple Venues, Austin, Texas, USA
Ever wanted a say in education conference topics? At the SXSW EDU Conference, educators have the power to shape the content according to their preferences by voting on proposals submitted by fellow educators. This symposium places a strong value on addressing the needs of interested learners, offering a diverse lineup of sessions, exhibitions, competitions, film screenings, and many more activities
This year, SXSW EDU focuses on Teaching & Learning, Equity & Justice, Leadership for Tomorrow, and Arts & Storytelling. The conference aims to tackle challenges in teaching emerging topics ethically and promoting accessible learning in non-academic environments. Held at the Austin Convention Center, SXSW EDU attendees can expect cutting-edge insights and in-person networking opportunities with other educators, education leaders, and industry professionals.
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  • 15th - 17th March, 2024
  • The Westin Peachtree Plaza, Atlanta, USA
The National Education Association's (NEA) National Conference on Higher Education is one not to be missed by those interested in higher education pedagogy or providers. This year’s theme is “Education. Democracy. Freedom. Our right! Our responsibility”. It will cover topics like Retired and Powerful, Promoting, and Protecting and Strengthening Higher Education. 
This conference is the place to be for NEA members and higher ed. enthusiasts from all over the world to network, learn, and have fun. There will be member training sessions, professional learning, and leadership opportunities lined up to help you grow both professionally and personally. There’ll also be a very interesting talk about the 2024-2026 Strategic Plan and Budget Engagement with NEA Secretary-Treasurer, Noel Candelária. So, mark your calendars and get ready for an awesome learning experience.
  • 20th - 23rd March, 2024
  • Colorado Convention Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
Want to shape the future of science education? Experience it firsthand at the NSTA Denver 24, one of the most engaging international education conferences for science educators. This four-day science and STEM education conference uniquely serves as a hub for educators to learn collaboratively, share learning experiences, and connect with science education leaders and peers. You can also explore innovative teaching tools and educational technology at the NSTA Expo Hall. 
Lastly, don't miss the insightful perspectives and inspiration from keynote speakers, Dr. Adolph Brown and Mark Rober, as well as the real-world insights on science and STEM teaching from the Teacher Voices Keynote Panel featuring Kamphet Pease, Charles Hayes, Julia Navarro, and Dr. Stephen Pruitt.
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  • 22nd - 25th March, 2024
  • Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C., USA
In a world full of talk, it's our actions that truly make an impact. Explore the power of action in education at the ASCD’s Annual Conference, from innovative teaching methods to grassroots movements shaping the future of education. This year's conference adopts the theme “Uniting Minds. Igniting Progress”, offering practical solutions to the challenging issues your school or district may encounter. 
One of the priorities is teaching strategies for fostering inclusive environments, aiming to provide every student with access to quality innovative teaching and instructional resources essential for student success. This involves providing guidance on effectively navigating rapid changes and adapting to shifting social dynamics to support both learners and educators. This teaching conference promises to be a valuable opportunity to connect with and learn from ASCD authors and education leaders.
  • 23rd - 26th June, 2024
  • Orlando World Center Marriott, Orlando, Florida, USA
There will be some interesting keynote speakers you won’t want to miss. For instance, Dr. Lucretia Prince, Principal of Davis Emerson Middle School, who'll delve into the topic "Every Student Deserves a Model School & Leaders Make it Happen". Many more successful teachers and principals from schools in Chicago, New Orleans, Philadelphia, will be talking about their achievements and how to build the future of education. 
If you're a teacher, principal, or part of school leadership, mark this event as a must-attend on your calendar.
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Your go-to education conferences in Latin America

  • 23rd - 26th April, 2024
  • Expo Center Norte, São Paulo, Brazil 
If you’re keen on EdTech, you won’t want to miss this one. BETT Educar is the largest innovation and technology for education conference in Latin America. It brings together over 35,000 educators, industry changemakers, EdTech companies, and speakers around the world. 
It’s the perfect place for you to expand your network, discuss the future of education, draw inspiration from leading EdTech companies, and discover the latest innovative educational technology available in the market. Are you an educator? You’ll have the chance to discover the right solutions for your classroom needs. More of a tech enthusiast? Come and unleash your creativity and connect with a diverse range of participants, from learners to EdTech startups and global tech giants.
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Must attend education conferences in Europe

  • 14th - 16th March, 2024
  • Melia Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Advanced Research in Education, Teaching, and Learning (ARETL) 2024 is one of the most anticipated teaching method conferences. This instructional platform attracts top academics worldwide to showcase their latest research and discuss and explore effective solutions to today’s problems. 
This three-day international education conference offers opportunities for professional development where you can present your research and get published in indexed journals. You’ll be able to advance your career while networking with a diverse group of academics, scholars, researchers, and education leaders from various parts of the globe. 
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  • 11th - 15th July, 2024
  • SOAS and University College London, London, United Kingdom
This education conference promises to be a rich and diverse exchange of education’s new insights, the latest research, and innovative teaching strategies, offering perspectives from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds. At ECE2024, academics and scholars gather for enriching dialogue on an international stage, offering a platform to reconnect with fellow educators, establish new connections, and cultivate collaborations across national and disciplinary borders that influence the future of education. 
This international conference invites you to attend a keynote presentation by Donald E. Hall on “The Work of the University in Perilous Times”, and meet featured speakers Anne Boddington, Evangelia Chrysikou, Joseph Haldane, and Neelam Raina.

Grab a seat at one of the top education conferences in Asia

  • 25th - 27th July, 2024
  • InterContinental Singapore, Singapore
Singapore's renowned education system consistently ranks among the world's best, making it the perfect place for hosting the World Conference on Education and Training (WCET) 2024. This international conference offers an extensive three-day program comprising breakout sessions and poster exhibitions, all dedicated to 23 diverse topics.
You will have a chance to meet speakers from the USA, Canada, Germany, the UK, Greece, Japan, and Taiwan, including Prof. K. Keifer-Boyd, Prof. Florian Klapproth, Prof. Luke Tse, Dr. Charles Evans, and more. The symposium aims to unite a wide spectrum of education leaders, teachers, learners, researchers, and administrators, fostering collaborative learning experiences and knowledge exchange.
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Check out these conferences in education in Middle East & Africa

  • 29th - 31st May, 2024
  • Kigali Convention Center, Kigali, Rwanda
Experience Africa's largest international conference on educational technology at eLearning Africa. With over 20,000 participants from 100+ countries and 4,000 speakers covering digital learning, training, and skill development, it also hosts the annual meeting of African ICT and Education ministers, fostering dialogue on information technology and critical issues impacting the future of education. 
This year, this international conference will be organized at Kigali, the innovation city of Africa, with the theme of "Education Fuels Innovation, Investment Amplifies Skills: Africa's Vibrant Leap Forward”. The symposium is held in English and French. The program features keynote presentations, alongside collaborative knowledge exchange sessions, and panel discussions. 
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They say you learn something new every day, and as an education professional—nobody knows that better than you. Education conferences are where you connect with other like-minded educators to learn from each other.
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