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Conferences

International Conferences of InterTOP

The First International Conference on Psychology Education (ICOPE2002) was held in St. Petersburg, Russia, on June 12-15, 2002 (in cooperation with APA Division 2, BPS and other groups). It was an outstanding event that attracted about 100 representatives from 20 countries. Participants learned a lot about how psychology is taught around the globe. You can see materials from that Conference at the Web site: icope2002.interteachpsy.org.

The Second Conference on Psychology Education was held in Foz de Iguacu, Brazil, on July 16-20, 2005.

The Third International Conference on the Teaching of Psychology (ICTP-2008) was held on July 12-16, 2008, in St. Petersburg, Russia. The conference followed the tradition of the first and second conferences. About 120 participants from 24 countries took part in the meeting. They shared innovative teaching techniques and course content updates from the international perspective. You can see materials from that Conference at the Web site: ictp2008.interteachpsy.org.

The Fourth International Conference on Psychology Education (ICOPE2010) will be held in Sydney, Australia, on July 8-11, 2010 and be organized by Australian Psychology Educators Network (APEN). More information on this meeting is available at icope2010.psy.unsw.edu.au.

The Fifth International Conference on Psychology Education(ICOPE5), 22-27 July, 2012, Cape Town, South Africa, organized by Psychological Society of South Africa

The conference was organized with support from the Psychological Society of South Africa for teachers, educational leaders, scholars, and researchers dedicated to teaching and training in psychology in all educational settings, including high schools, undergraduate colleges, and graduate programs around the globe. Fifth International Conference on Psychology Education (ICOPE) was subsumed under 30th International Congress of Psychology: Topic Category 42: Teaching and Education in Psychology. under the Abstracts/Topic Categories menu. http://www.icp2012.com

The Sixth International Conference on Psychology Education (ICOPE6), Flagstaff, Arizona, USA, August 3-5, 2014, organized by Northern Arizona University.

The conference connected those who teach psychology in undergraduate and graduate/post graduate programs around the world with colleagues within the U.S.A. Keynote speakers from around the world shared their experiences and ideas. The ICOPE6 was a great success: 150 attendees, 31 countries, many interesting presentations. The theme for this conference was "Psychological Literacy around the World: Teaching, Learning Design, and Assessment." The conference featured (a) research on the application of psychological principles to enhancing student learning in the university setting, (b) developments in the internationalization of psychology curricula and education in psychology across the world, and (c) discussions about the meaning of psychological literacy from global perspectives.

http://icope6.interteachpsy.org/index.shtml.

Vancouver International Conference on the Teaching of Psychology

Vancouver International Conference on the Teaching of Psychology, Vancouver, Canada

A conference for teachers of psychology at universities, colleges and high schools who are interested in enhancing their teaching skills and learning new ideas. Contact: Steve Charlton at sjccharlton@shaw.ca The conference will cover a wide range of issues related to the teaching of psychology. It is designed for teachers of psychology at universities, colleges and high schools who are interested in enhancing their teaching skills, exchanging perspectives and exploring new ideas. The conference will include topics such as classroom demonstrations, new teaching methods, recent advances in specialized areas of experimental and clinical psychology, and issues of assessment. In addition to the invited talks, there will be oral presentations, posters, and workshops.

National Conferences

USA

National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology (NITOP)

Annual conference for teachers of psychology at two- and four-year colleges, universities, and high schools, who wish to explore new ideas that will enhance and broaden their teaching skills.

UK

The Psychology Learning and Teaching (PLAT) Conference

Every two years, the Higher Education Academy Psychology Network organises a forum for the transfer and take-up of knowledge and practice within Psychology undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, learning and assessment. The major aim is to bring together:

  • Lecturers and postgraduates teaching psychology
  • Support staff working with psychology departments
  • Researchers in the teaching of psychology
  • Organisations implementing policy related to teaching in higher education
  • Developers and publishers of psychology resources

Canada

Vancouver International Conference on the Teaching of Psychology, Vancouver, Canada

A conference for teachers of psychology at universities, colleges and high schools who are interested in enhancing their teaching skills and learning new ideas. The conference covers a wide variety of issues related to the teaching of psychology. It is designed to appeal to instructors at universities, colleges and high schools who are interested in the exchange of ideas and exploration of new teaching methods, demonstrations, recent advances in specialized areas of clinical and experimental psychology, and issues of assessment.

South Africa

The first "Teaching of Psychology in South Africa" Conference

The first "Teaching of Psychology in South Africa" Conference took place on 22 and 23 March 2007 at the University of the Free State (UFS) Bloemfontein Campus, hosted by the UFS Department of Psychology.

The event was the first of its kind in South Africa and attracted 118 participants representing 27 organisations. The great need for a forum of this nature became apparent from the response received from the Psychology teaching community at the outset. Participants joined the conference from all nine provinces, as well as from elsewhere on the continent, and beyond.

Spain

III Congreso Internacional de Convivencia Escolar: Contextos Psicológicos y Educativos Almeria-Spain

ÁREAS TEMÁTICAS, Among the other topics are

Psicología de la Educación e Instrucción.

Asesoramiento psicopedagógico, estrategias de aprendizaje.

Espacio Europeo de Educación Superior.

Educación intercultural. Interculturalidad.