COPE24 strives to provide a platform for individuals who are directly or indirectly involved in the pre-university education sector to share and exchange their latest findings and experiences in pre-university education. 

This conference welcomes scholarly discussions of new issues, innovative teaching and learning approaches, and technology-enhanced learning, which would include novel and rigorous investigations of educational practices, policies, and assessments. 

Date : 20 August 2024 
Venue : Putrajaya Marriot Hotel


Who should attend?

  • Educators
  • Researchers
  • Practitioners
  • Scholars
  • Policy makers


  • Abstract Submission: 30 April 2024
  • Notification of Abstract Acceptance: 31 May 2024
  • Early Bird Registration: 30 June 2024
  • Registration End Date: 20 July 2024
  • Refund deadline: 31 July 2024




How to Register?

  1. Step 1: Create a new login account with EasyChair with this link:

    After login is successful, go to the conference link and click ‘start registration’.

  2. Step 2: Fill in the information required, provide a valid email for COPE24 team to send important updates and/or notifications.

  3. Step 3: Choose registration type.

  4. Step 4: Once registered, you can proceed to make payment. Click the ‘Pay Registration’ button to proceed. Note that changes to personal data can still be made after this stage.

  5. Step 5: Payment is successful when you reached the ‘Payment Received’ page. To view/download receipt or make changes to personal data

    Here is the step-by-step registration and payment guidelines for your reference. 

    Please do not hesitate to write us an email if you need assistance, at

Registration Fee

UNM Staff: USD79 (amount with 8% SST included)

Early Bird: USD79 (amount with 8% SST included) with deadline on 30 June 2024

Normal Registration: USD99 (amount with 8% SST included) with deadline on 20 July 2024






Conference agenda
8.30 AM Registration & Networking
Posters & Exhibition Setup
9:00 AM Welcome Address by Organizing Chairpersons
Opening Remarks 
9:20 AM Keynote Address 1
9:50 AM Photo Session 
 10:00 AM Tea and Coffee Break
   Concurrent Session 1: Track A Concurrent Session 1: Track B
 10:30 AM  Paper 1 Paper 6
10:50 AM Paper 2 Paper 7
11:10 AM Paper 3 Paper 8
11:30 AM Paper 4 Paper 9
11:50 AM Paper 5 Paper 10
12:10 PM Lunch
Tour of Exhibition and Posters
1:30 PM Keynote Address 2
  Concurrent Session 2: Track A Concurrent Session 2: Track B
2:00 PM Paper 11 Paper 11
2:20 PM Paper 12 Paper 17
2:40 PM Paper 13 Paper 18
3:00 PM Paper 14 Paper 19
3:20 PM Paper 15 Paper 20
 3:40 PM  Tea and Coffee Break
4:00 PM Roundtable Discussion
5:00 PM Announcement of Prize Winners
Closing Remarks by Organizing Chairpersons
5:30 PM Adjourn
Abstract submission

Call for Abstract

The Organising Committee of COPE24 is calling for abstract submissions that will be evaluated by the Scientific Committee. The scopes of the conference include, but are not limited to, the following tracks:

  • Student Learning Experiences
  • Educational Leadership
  • Education for Sustainability
  • Inclusive Education
  • Curriculum Co-creation
  • Technology-Enhanced Learning
  • Assessment Theories & Methodologies
  • STEM Education
  • Language Education
  • Business Education
  • Engineering Education
  • Computing & IT Education
  • Other related fields

Abstract Requirements

The abstract must include the following information:

  • Title of paper
  • Authors and affiliations
  • Abstract (maximum 250 words)
  • Keywords (3 to 5 keywords)

Abstract Submission

Submission of abstract must go through the EasyChair platform. An EasyChair account is required for the submission.

Step 1: Login to EasyChair via this link:

Step 2: Click ‘Author’ and click ‘Make a new submisison’.

Step 3: Key in the required information: Author 1, Title, Abstract (Max 250 words). Keywords (3 to 5 words). Note: Author 2, Author 3, etc are optional.

Step 4: Click ‘Submit’.

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline: 30 Apr 2024
Notification of acceptance: 31 May 2024
Early bird registration deadline: 30 June 2024
Normal registration deadline: 20 July 2024

Oral and poster presentation guide

Oral presentation guidelines

Presentation LanguageEnglish
Room / Presenter Facilities
  • Microphone and speaker
  • Lectern
  • Laptop & laser pointer
  • Projector & screen
Presenter arrival / attendance

Arrive in the conference room at least 10 minutes before start of your session and load the presentation materials to the laptop.( to setup).

The chair will remind the presenter of their timings before the start of the session.

Presentation Time 15 minutes presentation + 5 minutes Q&A
Presentation Format A PowerPoint slides or PDF file is to be prepared for presentation. Laptop will be provided (Windows 10, PPT (Version))
IMPORTANT NOTES Check your visual aids before the session begins.


Poster presentation guidelines


Authors should have their posters in place the session begins. There MUST be a presenter standing at the poster during the entire scheduled poster time.



One poster board is reserved for your use. Each board has a width of 84cm and a height of 155cm.

The poster is not required to fill this entire space, but it cannot be any larger than the board size. It is recommended to use A0 Portrait for your poster size.

The title of your poster should appear at the top in CAPITAL letters about 25mm high. Below the title put the author(s)' name(s) and affiliation(s).

Presentation format Be sure to include the abstract title, author and co-author names, and the institution(s) details.
Tips for poster preparation
  • Posters should stimulate discussion, not give a long presentation. Therefore, keep text to a minimum, emphasize graphics, and make sure every item included in your poster is necessary
  • Goal: 20% text, 40% graphics, 40% space
  • Make sure ideas flow logically from one section to the next
  • Use charts and graphs to illustrate data (avoid large tables of raw data)
  • Use high resolution photographs (web images often will not work)
Paper publication

Call For Full Paper

Once your abstract is accepted (regardless of presentation mode), you will be invited to submit a full-text paper, which may include research papers, developmental papers, extended abstracts as well as case studies. All submissions should be original and previously unpublished research works. All papers will undergo a peer review by at least two anonymous referees, and evaluated based on originality, technical, presentation, research depth, accuracy, and relevance with the conference themes.


Accepted papers will be submitted for inclusion into a peer reviewed conference proceeding with ISBN (published by Sunway University Press).

  • 1500 words inclusive of references (maximum 6 pages)
  • 250-word Abstract (maximum 15 references)
  • Maximum of 5 illustrations (eg. pictures, tables, and charts)
  • Conference template in pdf file format

Important Dates for Full Paper

Full paper submission ends: 25 Aug 2024
Notification of full paper acceptance: 30 Oct 2024
Camera-ready full paper submission: 30 Nov 2024



Keynote speakers


Dr Subarna Sivapalan

Subarna Sivapalan FRSA is presently Associate Professor and Head of the School of Education, University of Nottingham Malaysia and Research Lead of the Sustainability and Transformational Education Research Cluster (STERC). She is also the Lead of the University of Nottingham UNESCO Chair in International Education and Development Malaysia Office. She has over 20 years of experience within the higher education sector.

At the national level, Subarna is actively involved in sustainability education advocacy. She is presently the Co- Chair of the National Education for Sustainable Development Association of Selangor. She also sat on the National Committee of WWF Malaysia's Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) Eco Schools Programme, and has held the role of Chair and Deputy Chair of the FEE Eco Campus Programme. At the international level, Subarna is an Acumen Fellow, the world's school for social change. She is also a fellow of the United Nations University Pro.SPER.Net Leadership "Building Transformational Leadership Towards The SDGs" fellow. Subarna is the recipient of WWF Malaysia's National Eco-Lecturer Award for her efforts in advocating for greater awareness amongst youth to champion sustainability. She has also received awards for Effective Education Delivery and Academic Leadership. Subarna obtained her PhD in Education from the University of Nottingham.


Dr Tina Byrom 

Tina has worked in education for 30 years across both the compulsory and post-compulosry sectors. As an engaging and experienced educator, Tina has extensive experience in lecturing and tutoring in research methods, education and social policy and social justice. Tina’s research interests include widening participation, student voice, education policy, reproduction of inequality, vulnerable and disadvantaged groups and qualitative methods.

She has led and contributed to high profile social research studies including teenage pregnancy, homelessness amongst young people and young people’s transitions into higher education. Her PhD focused on interventions that support students who go into higher education from disadvantaged backgrounds, with a focus on the role of the Sutton Trust. She has significant consultancy experience with a pharmaceutical company, conducting and disseminating research on a number of health-related studies. An effective leader and manager, Tina has extensive experience in leading strategy, change programmes and developing staff.

Her most recent role as Head of Enhanced Academic Practice places her at the forefront of strategic developments to enhance the practice of staff, leading to improved experiences and outcomes for university students. Beyond academia, Tina provides strategic leadership as a non-executive Director (current Board Chair) at the National Ice Centre.





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About us

Organising Committee

 Co-Chairs Prof. Dr. Khiew Poi Sim

Dr. Jaya Kumar Karunagharan
Ms. Saleha Abdul Rahman

 Secretary Dr. Kalaimagal Ramakrishnan
 Treasurer Ms. Chin Li Yeun
 Logistic Dr. Tan Thian Khoon
 Sponsorship Dr. Premanand Krishnan
 Programme & Registration Dr. Maxine Yee
 Publicity Dr. Joshua Yap
 Administration Ms. Nabila Shariff Al-Baiti
 Scientific Committee  Dr. Yong Su Ting
Dr. Bavani Ramayah
 Editorial (full paper publication) Dr. Natrah Noor


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