2011 iEARN Conference

Register for the 2011 iEARN Conference and Youth Summit, July 17 – 23

Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Each iEARN (International Education and Resource Network) Annual Conference and Youth Summit is a unique opportunity for educators, students, administrators, Ministry officials, non-profit, and corporate partners, to meet and discuss how they are using technology to build global understanding and enhance teaching and learning.  The Annual iEARN Conference and Youth Summit showcases educational technology activities, school partnerships, new Internet-based professional development tools, innovative curricula, and the collaborative efforts of youth and educators participating in the network.  In addition to educator and youth led workshops, the six-day event also features cultural excursions, cultural nights, and presentations by Ministries of Education, businesses, and educational organizations eager to form partnerships with iEARN schools.

We encourage all who want to make their education programs more global, and who believe that students can make a difference in the world when they work together on collaborative online projects, to join this global gathering.  2011 marks iEARN's 23rd anniversary as an international network, and iEARN-Taiwan's 10th anniversary as a national organization.  

Previous iEARN Conferences were held in Argentina (1994), Australia (1995), Hungary(1996), Spain (1997), USA (1998), Puerto Rico (1999), China (2000), South Africa (2001), Russia (2002), Japan (2003), Slovakia (2004), Senegal (2005), the Netherlands (2006), Egypt (2007), Morocco (2008), and Canada (2010).

2010 iEARN Conference in Canada
2010 iEARN Conference in Canada, Group Photo


Conference and registration info can be found at: www.iearn2011.org

Early Bird registration is effective until March 31 and then a smaller discount before May 31, so take advantage of paying lower registration fees by submitting registration and payment early!  For details on costs, and to register, see www.iearn2011.org/Registration.aspx


If you would like to submit a proposal for a workshop, poster session, or ICT demonstration session, please submit your proposal in the Session Application section under the Program tab of www.iearn2011.org.  In order to apply for a workshop session, you must first register.  Payment is not required upon registration.

Academic Papers

At this year's iEARN Conference, in addition to general workshop presentations, there also will be an academic paper strand.  Theoretical and practical papers enhancing environmental and international education inside and outside of schools are welcome.  We also accept educational and technical articles and ready-to-use learning activities.  Visit www.iearn2011.org -> Program -> Academic Paper for more information about the process for submitting an academic paper.

We look forward to seeing you in Taiwan in July!

About iEARN
iEARN (International Education and Resource Network) is a non-profit organization made up of over 30,000 schools and youth organizations in more than 130 countries. iEARN empowers teachers and young people to work together online using the Internet and other new communications technologies. Over 2,000,000 students each day are engaged in collaborative project work worldwide.  Since 1988, iEARN has pioneered on-line school linkages to enable students to engage in meaningful educational projects with peers in their countries and around the world.

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