Key Competencies in the Knowledge Society 


A Conference in the World Computer Congress 2010
International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP)
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Australia
20-23 September 2010 


             KCKS-2010 is one in a series of well-established international conferences on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Education organized by the Technical Committee 3 (Educational) of IFIP. In 2010 it is part of the IFIP World Congress celebrating the Golden Jubilee of IFIP. Papers offering contributions in any aspect of ICT in relation to competencies in the knowledge society are solicited for submission to the conference. Papers may present theory, research, applications and practical experiences on topics including but not limited to: 

21st century competencies 

Developing creativity 

Digital solidarity 

E-management in education

Fun and learning 

Informatics and programming Knowledge technologies 

Lifelong learning 

Policy development 

Teacher(s) in a knowledge society


AGORA: IFIP initiative on Lifelong Learning

Collective intelligence

Digital literacy

Educating ICT professionals

Formal and informal learning

Future perspectives

Innovations of assessment

Networking and collaboration

Problem solving

Teacher learning & creativity 

Teaching & Learning 2.0


Important dates

Submission of papers: January 31, 2010

Notification to authors: April 23, 2010

Camera-ready copies: May 15, 2010


Jianwei Zhang, PhD, Assistant Professor

Department of Educational Theory and Practice

State University of New York at Albany

1400 Washington Ave, ED 115B

Albany, NY 12222 USA

Phone: (518) 442-4007; Fax: (518) 442-5008


Knowledge Forum: Knowledge Building Communities