International Conference on Open and Innovative Education Conference

About the Conference

Openness and innovation are major trends in contemporary education, influencing the whole spectrum of education institutions across the globe. Technological advancement and breakthroughs are bringing about a paradigm shift in contemporary education. Modes of learning and teaching are becoming more open and innovative in terms of time, space, curriculum contents, organization, pedagogical methods, infrastructure and requirements. This change happens virtually in all institutions (offering conventional, online and/or open courses). With this background, HKMU organizes the annual conferences on open and innovative education with the following aims to:

  • provide a platform for sharing quality research, effective practices and well-formulated views relevant to open and innovative education;
  • facilitate networking and cross-institutional collaboration among researchers and educators in fields of educational innovation and/or openness; and
  • promote studies and advancements open and innovative education.

Building on the successes of the conference series in eight previous years, the 2022 International Conference on Open and Innovative Education (ICOIE 2022) will be held at Hong Kong Metropolitan University (formerly The Open University of Hong Kong) on 13–15 July 2022.

ICOIE 2022 is the ninth conference series. Originally, the series was called International Conference on Open and Flexible Education (ICOFE), it was renamed International Conference on Open and Innovative Education (ICOIE) in 2017. For more information on this conference series, you may visit the websites of past conference.

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, ICOIE 2022 will take place as hybrid conference. All participants may choose to attend the conference and present their papers at the conference venue in Hong Kong or through our video conferencing system.

Conference language

The Conference will be conducted in English.

Papers submitted for presentation should normally be in English.

Papers may also be written in Chinese and presented in Putonghua. In such a case, an English version of the abstract should be submitted together with the Chinese version.