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The First International Conference on Educational Sciences (ICES) will be conducted on 2nd-3rd November 2017, at the Grand Tjokro Hotel, Bandung. This year, the ICES’ theme is Education and 21st-Century challenges. Through this conference, we invite experts, practitioners, and observers of education from all around the globe to sit together to explore various issues and debates on educational research, policies, and experiences. The conference aims to provide a platform to redefine the meaning of education in the 21est century.

All full papers submitted to ICES 2017 should be written in English and will be sent to at least two reviewers (blind reviewer) and evaluated based on its originality, technical and content quality, correctness, relevance to the conference, contributions, as well as its readability. Selected  papers will be published in SCITEPRESS will be submitted for further indexing to SCOPUS and Thomson Reuters . All articles get Digital Object Identifier (DOI).

Scopes of the Conference

The scopes of the conference are ranged from but not limited to:

21st century challenge to education: Skills for 21st century (roles and objectives of education), Inclusive education (formal and informal education). Learning assessment, New Learning/Teaching Models, Neuroscience in Education, Creativity in Education, Development of body of knowledge21

21st-century challenges to teachers’ education: Strengthening Teachers’ Profesional Identity, Teachers’ Development Program, Best Practice of Teacher Education Model, The roles of teachers’ Association,  Accreditation system

Current Issues in Education: Guidance and Counseling in Education, Non-Formal and Continuing Education, Special Needs Education, Curriculum and Educational Technology, Quality Assurance/Standards and Accreditation, Educational Management and Leadership, Policy, Legal, and Financial Issues in Education, ICT skills and Digital Literacy, Early Childhood Education, Primary Education

Educational research paradigm in 21st century: New paradigm of educational research, Academic research projects, Research methodologies in education, Linkage between education and research, Collaboration models in educational and research

Educational and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)Diversity of Learning, Education and Globalization, Multicultural and Peace Education, Impact of Education on Development, Empowering local wisdom, Ecology Education, Sustainable  education



  • Gunawan Zakki (UNESCO, Jakarta))
  • Sui Lin Goei, Ph.D
    (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
  • Prof. Dr. Sunaryo Kartadinata, M.Pd.
    (Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia)

  • Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ali, M.A
    (Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia)
  • Dr. Annette Hellman
    (University of Gothenburg-Sweden)
  • Dr. Ester B. Ogena
    (Philippine Normal University)
  • Prof. Dr. H. Mohammad Fakry Gaffar, M.Ed
    (Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia)

 Venue and Activities


Grand Tjokro Hotel

Call for Papers

Template Full Paper

Abstract and Paper Submission

[IMPORTANT] To submit an abstract, authors must register first (click here). Then they can submit their abstracts by logging into this site (menu “Submission System” then “Login”). The manuscript (full paper) can be submitted only after authors submit their abstracts. The whole submission procesis are done fully online (NOT by email) to guarantee smooth administration. Letter of Acceptance (LoA) and Letter of Invitation (LoI) can be downloaded directly from your account once your abstract is accepted to be presented at the conference.

Registration Fee and Payment

[IMPORTANT] After making the payment, author MUST upload the transfer proof via this website (NOT Email). Author can upload by logging into our submission system. Payment receipt can be downloaded directly from your account once your payment is confirmed by the committee.

Payment Information

Practitioners/Graduate Student S2, S3 : IDR 2.000.000
Undergraduate Student (S1) : IDR 500.000
Presenter : IDR 3.000.000
International Practitioners / Graduate student S2, S3 :  $300
International Undergraduate Student (S1) :  $75
International Presenter :  $450

Seminar fee through by transfer to BNI Bank:  (TBD).

Payment Should be made via bank transfer to the following:
Domestic (IDR) :
Bank : Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI)
Account  Holder’s Name :  Agus Taufiq
Account Number : 0505623716

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Visa Information 

Official Information about Indonesia Visa can be found here.

Advisory Board

•   Dr. Ester B. Ogena (President of Philippine Normal University)
•   Prof. Eero Ropo (Tampere University, Finland)
•   Prof. Saedah Siraj (University of Malaya, Malaysia)
•   Prof. Dzulkifli Abdul Razak (President of International Association of Universities, Paris)
•   Assosiate Prof. Gumpanat Baribon (Srinakhaharinwirot University, Thailand)
•   Prof. Toshibumi Kakizawa, Ph.D (University of Tsukuba, Japan)
•   Dr. Anette Hellman (University of Gothenburg, Swedia)
•   Prof. Sun Lin Goei (University of Windesheim, the   Netherlands)


Steering Commitee

  1. Prof. Dr. Achmad Hufad, M.Ed.
  2. Dr. Agus Taufiq, M.Pd. (Dean of Faculty of Education Sciences, UPI)
  3. Prof. Dr. Sunaryo Kartadinata, M.Pd.
  4. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Ali, MA.

Organizing Committee

Conference Chair:
Dr. Dinn Wahyudin
Technical Chair:
Dr. Deni Darmawan,
Dr. Rudi Susilana
Dr. Aceng Muhtaram Mirfani
Dr. Sardin
Vina Adriany, Ph.D.


Dr. Sardin, M.Pd : +62-8132-2156-121
Ramdani, S.Pd : +62-8180-9006-451
Phone number : +62-22-2000021
fax. +62-22-2000021

About Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia:

Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia (UPI) is one of the oldest universities in Indonesia, founded on 20 October 1954. In the course of its development, UPI has become the only Indonesian higher education institution which consistently focuses its core mission on education. UPI has already set up its vision as a leading and outstanding university in the fields of educational sciences and subject matter education in Indonesia in 2010 and in Asia in 2025. Since 2016, UPI has been awarded an “A” from AIPT (Tertiary Education Accreditation).

Nowadays, UPI has eight faculties, i.e. (1) Faculty of Educational Sciences, (2) Faculty of Social Science Education, (3) Faculty of Language and Arts Education, (4) Faculty of Mathematics and Science Education, (5) Faculty of Technology and Vocational Education, (6) Faculty of Sports and Health Science Education, and (7) Faculty of Economics and Business Education (8) Faculty of Arts and Design Education. UPI has also run the School of Postgraduate Studies since 1968. Each of the faculties and the School of Postgraduate Studies are briefly described below.

In the course of its development, UPI has become the only institution of higher education in Indonesia which consistently focuses on education. By having this characteristic and all human resources, UPI commits its vision to become A Leading and Outstanding University in the fields of educational sciences in Indonesia in 2010 and to become one of the leading and outstanding universities in Asia in 2025. In addition, UPI consistently supports and facilitates the growth and development of other disciplines to gain the leading and outstanding roles. This implies a commitment to make UPI recognized and inspired nationally and internationally and becomes a reference in making educational policies on a national level.

In line with its visions, UPI has formulated the following missions:

To educate and prepare human resources in the fields of education, business, and industry to cope with the global competitive market.
To develop theories of education and other innovative science and its applications to establish foundations for national education policies.
To provide professional social services for the society in order to solve national issues in terms of education, politics, economics, and socio-culture.
To promote an internationalization of education through the development and establishment of networks and partnerships at the national, regional and international levels.