OCIES 2018 Keynote Speakers Announced

We are delighted to announce Professor Vilsoni Hereniko (University of Hawai’i at Mānoa) and Associate Professor Joanna Kidman (Victoria University of Wellington) as keynote speakers at OCIES 2018. You can read more about their scholarship and recent work   here.



New and Emerging Researcher Fono

A New and Emerging Researcher Fono will be held at Victoria University of Wellington on Monday 19th November from 9am – 2pm to coincide with the 2018 OCIES Conference. This catered event is free and is open to all New and Emerging Researchers. We use the term New and Emerging Researcher to encompass research undertaken by higher degree researchers, early career researchers, and those working in academia wanting to develop a research trajectory.

New and Emerging Researcher Fono objectives:

This fono will:

  • create intentional networking amongst participants;
  • provide sessions specifically tailored to building New and Emerging Research capacity;
  • introduce a call for papers for a 2019 Special Issue of the International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives;
  • support participants to develop extended abstracts in response to a specific call for papers;

Schedule for the day

This day will include:

  •  A workshop on identifying your niche and writing a research plan
  • A workshop on turning your conference presentation into a publication
  • A panel with academics from Oceania to offer advice and guidance for New and Emerging researchers
  • An introduction to the proposal for a OCIES New and Emerging Researcher Standing Committee
  • A call for abstracts for a 2019 Special Issue of the International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives
  • Complementary lunch and morning tea

To register your attendance at this event, please complete the form on the OCIES website by 1st November 2018:

OCIES 2018 Conference: Proposal Deadline Extended

The proposal deadline for our 2018 OCIES conference has been extended to 15 August 2018. Please visit www.ocies.org for further information about the Call for Proposals, the online submissions procedure and details about the OCIES 2018 conference. Please note that OCIES 2018 Scholarships applications close 15 July 2018 (tomorrow). 

For those who have already submitted a proposal, we encourage you to register for the conference as soon as possible. Please note that the deadline for early bird registration has also been extended to 25th August 2018. We also suggest that you make arrangements for your flights and accommodation as early as possible to avoid any last minute disappointment.   Information about registrations and accommodation can be found on the OCIES website (www.ocies.org).


We look forward to seeing you in Wellington in November.