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3rd International Conference for the Promotion of Innovation in Education, Larissa (Greece), 13, 14 & 15 October 2017

Call for Papers

     The Scientific Association for the Promotion of Innovation in Education (E.E.P.E.K.), in collaboration with the University of Thessaly, the University of Applied Sciences of Thessaly and the English language teachers of Larissa, organizes the 3rd International Conference for the Promotion of Innovation in Education, in Larissa (Greece) from 13-15 October 2017.


The conference is addressed to teachers of all levels and university students with interests in all educational issues.

➢ E.E.P.E.K. Website: http://www.eepek.gr/en/ (English version)

➢ Communication: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

➢ 3rd Conference’s Website: http://synedrio.eepek.gr/index.php/en/ (English version)

This conference is also supported by “Teachers 4 Europe”.

 

Conference Aim

     The conference aims at promoting fruitful and constructive dialogue within the educational community and at laying the foundations of broader concerns regarding the adoption of any educational innovation form relating either to the teaching and learning at all educational levels or any other aspect of the educational process and school life.

     In the course of the 3rd International Conference for the Promotion of Innovation in Education, international participation means that the conference is open to the international educational community. Namely it will include a) a number of keynote speeches by academics with international reputation coming from other countries besides Greece and b) invitation for submission of full papers with blind peer reviewing addressing educators and university students of any specialty in Education on an international level. As far as authors-speakers coming from countries other than Greece, their paper and their presentation must be in English. Besides, they may come and present their paper in the Conference. But, in case they are not able to do so, after the acceptance of their paper, authors could send a video presentation (Power Point or any video file) with their slides and their speech integrated in them (recorded). This video presentation should last for 10-15 minutes and will be presented at the conference whereas the paper (Word file) will be included in the conference's proceedings.

     In the 2nd EEPEK’s conference there were more than 1400 participants and more than 500 submitted papers (acceptance rate was 76%).

 

Key Topics

  1. Innovative teaching practices and methodologies at all educational levels (Pre-school, Primary, Secondary, Higher Education), and for all specializations of educators.
  2. ICT utilisation in teaching and learning (educational software, Internet, etc.).
  3. Special Education (at all levels of education).
  4. Adult Education.
  5. Educational Psychology.
  6. Organization and Administration of Education.
  7. Educational Robotics and Technology.
  8. Teachers’ Training.

 

Call for Papers

     The Conference submissions should be full articles - papers: 6-9 pages (including references) in English. This includes coherent articles and original works (literature studies, research, teaching suggestions, pedagogical approaches, teaching methods and practices, teaching aids, teaching materials and ways of exploitation, educational activities, studies, research, organization and administration of education etc.). Each paper may be presented at the conference by one of the authors. But, in case they are not able to do so, after the acceptance of their paper, authors could send a video presentation (Power Point or any video file) with their slides and their speech integrated in them (recorded). This video presentation should last for 10-15 minutes and will be presented at the conference and the paper will be included in the conference's proceedings.


     Formatting Details: Title (Calibri, 14), Names and authors’ contact details (Calibri, Bold, 12), Abstract (150 words max, Calibri, 11), Keywords (Calibri, 11), Body (Calibri, 11), References (APA style).

     Page size
     The page size must be A4 (21 x 29,7 cm).

     Margins
     Choose “Normal” Margins, that is: Top & Bottom margins: 2,54 cm, Left and right margins: 3,17 cm.

     Footnotes
     The use of footnotes or endnotes is prohibited.

     Paragraphs
     For your paragraphs use the font type Calibri, 11-pts with single spacing and justified. All paragraphs should be indented 0.5 cm. Between paragraphs should not be any space or blank lines.

     More details for full papers template in http://synedrio.eepek.gr/en/the-speakers/templates .

 

Submitting Procedure

     Please submit your full papers via email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

Venue

     Convention Centre, Department of Business Administration & Department of Computer Science and Telecommunications, T.E.I. of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece.

 

Important Dates

20 February 2017 1st Conference Announcement
20 March 2017 2nd Conference Announcement
June 30, 2017 Deadline for Paper Submission
August 21, 2017 Notification of Paper Acceptance with reviewers’ comments
September 03, 2017 Deadline for submission of final papers (after minor revisions according to reviewers’ comments)
01 October 2017 Conference Programme Announcement
13-15 October 2017 Conference

 

Participation Fee (for authors and co-authors): € 30

 

Important Notifications

     1. Papers will undergo anonymous judgment process (peer reviewing); they should include positive assessment by at least two members of the jury committee so to be accepted for presentation and publication in the Conference Proceedings (with ISBN/ISSN).

     2. For each paper to be published in the Proceedings of the Conference, registration of the authors of a paper (authors and co-authors) is obligatory by before the 30th of August 2017. In case of multiple authors (two or more) in one paper, registration of the two of them (at least) is obligatory. An author can submit more papers without any extra charge.

     3. Conference registration will open at a later stage (in June 2017).

     4. Selected conference articles will be published in special editions of the scientific journals PRIME (in Greek) and MIBES (in English) by SDOE TEI of Thessaly.


From the Coordinating Committee