Guidelines on Abstract Submission

Call for Abstracts Deadline extended till 20 February 2017

Call for Abstracts

Presentation Format

Abstracts are invited for individual paper sessions, workshops and symposia.

Paper Sessions (30 minutes)

Paper sessions are presented by one or more authors. Approximately 30 minutes will be allocated per presentation (including 20 minutes for the presentation, 5 minutes for Q & A, and 5 minutes for movement of participants from one session to the next).

Workshops (90 minutes)

Workshops provide an opportunity for an extensive discussion between presenter(s) and participants on a specific topic, subject or project. They tend to have a practical or hands-on orientation, and are beneficial for the conduct and in-depth sharing of proven classroom practice and pedagogy.

Symposia (90 minutes)

Symposia are integrated presentations by a team on a specific issue, study or practice. Each symposium should focus on a well-structured theme or a set of inter-related research questions. Within each symposium, each paper presentation provides data or arguments that address those questions. Each symposium submission requires an integrative statement describing the overall theme of the symposium and the connections among the various presentations.

Each symposium comprises one of the following formats:

  • 1 chairperson, 4 paper presentations with no discussant
  • 1 chairperson, 3 paper presentations with 1 discussant
  • 1 chairperson, 2 paper presentations with 1 or 2 discussants

Posters (applicable to undergraduates and graduates only)

Poster sessions provide an opportunity for participants to discuss their research with other scholars in an interactive setting. Poster presentations should provide a clear idea of the topic being addressed, the research questions, methods of data collection and data analysis, and why it is an important topic to study. A poster should rely heavily on graphics to display research results. During the poster session, the presenter(s) is required to be stationed by the poster to answer questions from conference participants.

The poster presentation to be in the form of a hard-copy printed poster. Further information on the format of posters will be available later on this website. The presentations will take place during coffee breaks. Graduate and undergraduate students are strongly encouraged to submit poster abstracts.

Submit an abstract of not more than 350 words in English and include aims, methodology and findings (or its equivalent) to together with authors details.

Language of Presentation

English. Presentations in Mandarin, Malay, Tamil or other languages are also welcome but abstracts must be submitted in English. The language of presentation, if it is not English, must be indicated in the abstract.

Guidelines on Submission of Abstracts

The abstract (not more than 350 words) must be in English and should include aims, methodology and findings (or its equivalent). Symposia organizers should provide an abstract for each paper presentation in addition to an overall abstract (300-350 words) for the symposium.


  • Assessment
  • Adventure and Outdoor Education
  • Civics and Moral Education
  • Cognition, Motivation and Learning
  • Curriculum Development
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Educational Neuroscience
  • Educational Policies and Practices
  • Humanities and Social Studies Education
  • IT in Education
  • Language and Literacy Education
  • Learning Sciences
  • Mathematics Education
  • Physical Education & Sports
  • School Change and Leadership
  • Science Education
  • Special Needs Education
  • Teacher Quality, Teacher Learning and Development
  • Visual and Performing Arts
  • Others

Learning: Research and Practice Best Paper Award

The journal Learning: Research and Practice is awarding 2 best paper awards at Redesigning Pedagogy International Conference 2017. The award entitles each paper to S$800, a certificate and an especial consideration for publication in the journal (

We thank the many authors who submitted extended abstracts for the award. Based on the judging criteria, we have shortlisted the following 5 nominees for the awards:

  1. SYM003: Developing and evaluating an Integrated instructional unit on kinetic theory of matter (KTM)
    Goh Sao-Ee
  2. PAP101: The facilitative and inhibitive conditions of social support - implications to teaching and learning
    Lam Bick Har
  3. PAP420: The promise of assessment as learning: developing learners' critical thinking and creating sustainable self-regulated assessment
    M Akshir Ab Kadir
  4. PAP274: Supporting “productive struggle” in mathematical problem solving: the case of “contrasting examples”
    Prashant s/o Jayapragas
  5. PAP057: Feminist science inquiry in the STEM education of girls
    Teo Tang Wee

Winners of the award will be announced during the conference on Day 3.

Full Paper Submission for Conference Proceedings

As an option, presenters of accepted and presented abstracts for papers and symposia are invited to submit full papers for inclusion in the Redesigning Pedagogy International Conference 2017 Proceedings, which will be made available online at a later date. The Proceedings will be edited and published with an ISBN. Deadline for submission of full papers 15 August 2017.

Please download the instructions and template to prepare your paper. All submissions should be emailed to

Guidelines on Abstract Submission

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Conference Information

Venue: National Institute of Education, 1 Nanyang Walk, Singapore 637616
An institute of
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
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