The conference

ICERI2021, the 14th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation was virtually held on the 8th and 9th of November, 2021.

Publication details

ICERI2020 proceedings Title: ICERI2021 Proceedings

ISBN: 978-84-09-34549-6/ ISSN: 2340-1095
Publisher: IATED
Format:  On-line conference
doi: 10.21125/iceri.2021
Publication year: 2021

Luis Gomez Chova. University of Valencia. SPAIN
Agustin Lopez. University of Barcelona. SPAIN
Ignacio Candel Torres. CapGemini. SPAIN

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About the conference

ICERI2021 Conference Proceedings contain selected and revised papers from the 14th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation.

ICERI Conference is an annual meeting point for lecturers, researchers, technologists and professionals from the educational sector. Since the year 2008, ICERI had always been annually held as an in-person conference, but due to the COVID-19 outbreak, this edition was held on-line.

ICERI2021 was held on the 8th and 9th of November 2021 at international level, welcoming delegates from universities and educational institutions from more than 70 different countries.

Aim and objectives
The main objective of ICERI2021 was to offer a platform where experts could present and share their experiences and innovations in Education and Educational Research.

The scope of ICERI2021 included the following topics: COVID19 Distance Learning, Education Practice Trends in Primary and Secondary education, Best practices in Higher education and Post-graduate Education, Teacher Training and Support, Curriculum Design, Pedagogical Innovations, Flipped Learning, Collaborative and Problem-based Learning, Creativity and Design Thinking, Inclusive Learning, Cultural Diversity and Special Education, Career Development and Training, Experiences in Educational Research, Research Management, International Projects, Evaluation and Assessment, University/Industry Experiences, e-Learning, m-learning, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC), Social and Digital Media, Educational/Serious Games and Software, Digital Libraries and Repositories, e-Portfolios.

ICERI2021 also provided many different networking activities where participants could interact with other delegates for future cooperation.

ICERI2021 Program
The ICERI2021 International Program Committee consisted of members coming from many different countries. We wish to thank the program committee members who conducted a blind peer review process to guarantee the quality of the contributions. A meticulous job in selecting papers for publication was conducted. The following points were evaluated: information content, general structure, clarity, relevance, originality, relation to the conference topics and disciplines. The language of the publication was exclusively English.

In addition to the Technical Program, ICERI2021 program also offered different plenary sessions delivered by keynote speakers in the field of education (videos available at IATED Talks)

David White. University of the Arts London,  UK
Marc Brackett. Yale University, USA
Mairi Macintyre. University of Warwick, UK
Amber Macintyre. Tactical Tech, UK
Yesim Kunter. Educational Consultant, UK
Jill Sitnick. Microsoft, USA
Desireé Cranfield. Swansea University, UK
Tom Crick. Swansea University, UK
Sue Evans. Swansea University, UK
David Gurteen. Gurteen Knowledge, UK
Deborah Kimathi. Dignitas, Kenya
Kate Mawson. University of Warwick, UK
José Antonio Bowen. Association of American Colleges and Universities, USA
Monroe France. New York University, USA
Lisa Coleman. New York University, USA
Tawana Kupe. University of Pretoria, South Africa
Jamshed Bharucha. SAI University, India
Teboho Moja. New York University, USA

Moreover, ICERI aims to publish conference proceedings that contain original research articles of high-quality meeting the expected ethical standards. Authors publishing in ICERI2021 had to sign the IATED copyright transfer form. IATED shall guarantee the high technical and professional quality of the publications and that good practice and ethical standards are maintained. More information about the publication ethics of IATED is available at:

Finally, we wish to thank all members, participants and delegates who were actively involved in this ICERI2021 conference and who made it possible, specially, during these difficult COVID times.

From 2010 to 2020, all ICERI Proceedings were accepted and indexed in CPCI WoS. Currently, we have 30 volumes of indexed Proceedings in CPCI WoS from all the conferences that were held in person in the last 10 years. ICERI2021 conference, held on-line due to Covid pandemic, was not selected for coverage at CPCI WoS.

Conference programme

View ICERI2021 Technical Program

Sponsorship details

The sponsor of this conference was Oracle Academy. The Oracle Academy helps more than 2.5 million students in 102 countries gain the computer science skills they need to succeed in their chosen careers. Oracle Academy works with Ministries of Education, education authorities, governments and educational institutions worldwide to provide computer science curriculum, resources and teacher/faculty training that are truly fit for purpose in today's digital era.

International ICERI2021 Program Committee

Full name Affiliation Country
Aileen Cotter Cork Institute of Technology IRELAND
Akihiro Maeda Ryukoku University JAPAN
Alia Ammar Drexel University UNITED STATES
Ana Paula Lopes Polytechnic Institute of Oporto PORTUGAL
Anna Romagnuolo University of Tuscia ITALY
Breno Deffanti Graded - The American School of São Paulo BRAZIL
Catherine O'Donnell Ulster University UNITED KINGDOM
Christopher Evans Cardiff University UNITED KINGDOM
Craig Loewen University of Lethbridge CANADA
Craig Walker Oklahoma State Department of Education UNITED STATES
Cynthia Rosas Magallanes Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS) MEXICO
Daniel Abrahams University of Arkansas - Fayetteville UNITED STATES
Darren Falconer The University of Western Australia AUSTRALIA
David Jennings University College Dublin IRELAND
Elmaziye Özgür Eastern Mediterranean University CYPRUS
Ewa Bogacz-Wojtanowska Jagiellonian University POLAND
Fedor Duzhin Nanyang Technological University SINGAPORE
Fernando Enrique Ortiz Rodriguez Universidad Autonoma de Tamaulipas MEXICO
Filomena Soares Polytechnic of Porto PORTUGAL
Frank Brosow University of Education Ludwigsburg GERMANY
Helmut Wöllik Carinthia University of Applied Sciences AUSTRIA
Hiroyuki Obari Aoyama Gakuin University JAPAN
Ineta Helmane University of Latvia LATVIA
James Mackay Wellington Institute of Technology NEW ZEALAND
Jaroslaw Kujawski University of Gdansk POLAND
Joanna Richardson City, University of London UNITED KINGDOM
João Monteiro ISPGAYA - Instituto Superior Politécnico Gaya PORTUGAL
John Craft Appalachian State University UNITED STATES
Joseph Agbenyega Emirates College for Advanced Education UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Kari Krell MacEwan University CANADA
Kay Gallagher Zayed University UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Laila Nordstrand Berg Western Norway University of Applied Sciences NORWAY
Luis Roseiro Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Coimbra PORTUGAL
Luke Raeside Technological University Dublin IRELAND
Maria Rudneva RUDN University (Peoples' Friendship University of Russia) RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Martha Leal-Gonzalez Institute of Innovation and Technology Transfer of Nuevo Leon MEXICO
Matome Mashiapata University of South Africa SOUTH AFRICA
Mayaugust Finkenberg Stevenson University UNITED STATES
Mike Hillis California Lutheran University UNITED STATES
Orlando Belo Universidade do Minho PORTUGAL
Paul Hunter IMD, International Institute for Management Development SWITZERLAND
Peter Gabor University of Calgary CANADA
Peter Haber Salzburg University of Applied Sciences AUSTRIA
Pia Palotie Valmennuskeskus Public FINLAND
Remigijus Bubnys Vilnius University LITHUANIA
Rosa Cendros Araujo Western University CANADA
Salman Azhar Auburn University UNITED STATES
Sinéad McCotter University of York UNITED KINGDOM
Sylvia Dempsey Cork Institute of Technology IRELAND
Taija Votkin Aalto University FINLAND
Taketoshi Yokemura Shibaura Institute of Technology JAPAN
Tammy Ladwig University of Wisconsin Fox Valley UNITED STATES
Thomas Lavery The Royal Academy of Engineering UNITED KINGDOM
Victoria Kompanets Lappeenranta University of Technology FINLAND
Wendy Gorton EdTechTeam UNITED STATES


Keynote Speeches: (click to navigate to IATED Talks page)