4th International Conference on Development Education 2024 (ICDE 2024)

May 3-5, 2024
Philippine School Doha, Doha, Qatar

With a post-pandemic landscape characterized by mounting environmental challenges and even greater socio-economic disparities, the pursuit for sustainable futures has become an imperative. The concept of sustainable futures, one that meets the needs of the present without compromising the demands of the future, hinges on a global perspectives in research and development. Research and development serve as the cornerstone of sustainable development efforts; providing the knowledge, tools, and innovations needed to address pressing challenges and advancing sustainable solutions across various sectors.

Recognizing the importance of holistic research and development approaches to address complex sustainability issues, the Asian Society of Teachers for Research, Inc. in cooperation with the Philippine School Doha invite researchers, scholars and educators to the 4th International Conference on Development Education (ICDE 2024) on May 3-5, 2024 at one of the Gulf’s dynamic city, Doha, Qatar!

The fourth iteration of the Conference, the ICDE 2024 is chaired by Dr. Alexander S. Acosta, School Principal of the Philippine School Doha. The 4th ICDE 2024 is an in-person Conference to be conducted at the Philippine School Doha Campus, Doha, Qatar.

Themed, “Sustainable Futures: Global Perspectives on Research and Development,” the 4th ICDE 2024 aimed to: (1) provide a forum for research and development initiatives from the international community that exemplifies sustainability; (2) disseminate results of thesis/dissertation in basic, tertiary, and graduate education levels; (3) create avenues for publication of new researches; and (4) establish partnership and collaborations across researchers in a global context.

From its humble beginnings as a pearling and fishing village, Doha has established itself as Qatar’s shining jewel. Hosting the FIFA World Cup in 2022, Doha boasts of its multi-culturalism, picturesque cityscape, art complexes and dynamism unlike no other.


For Oral Presenters

Submit a full paper with a 200-word abstract with five parts: (1) introduction of the topic; (2) objectives; (3) methods; (4) results; and (5) conclusion with keywords having four parts: (1) discipline of the study; (2) concepts investigated; (3) methods and process, (4) geography (country/continent). It must be accompanied by formal 2x2 photo, name of institution, and institution logo. All submissions must be in Microsoft Word. A template of a SAMPLE ABSTRACT is provided as part of the attachments. Submissions can be done through the Abstract Submission Portal and/or through email.




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Note: Only a maximum of two presenters is allowed per paper presentation. All abstract submissions must be in Microsoft Word.


Research outputs of Senior High School, Tertiary, Graduate School and Professionals in development education, institutional research, action research interventions, outcomes based education, information and communication technology, educational management, community-based ecotourism, sustainable development, regenerative development, ecology and conservation, biodiversity, conservation of heritage sites, indigenous culture and arts, oil and petroleum, among other fields.


Each part of the manuscript must contain appropriate and sufficient substance. The paper must demonstrate the following parts: (1) Heading having five parts: Title, name of the author/s, ORCID No. (visit www.orcid.org to register), email address, affiliation and address; (2) Abstract; (3) Keywords; (4) Introduction; (5) Framework Of The Study; (6) Objectives Of The Study; (7) Materials And Methods (for experimental researches); (8) Methodology (for nonexperimental researches); (9) Results And Discussion; (10) Conclusions; (11) Translational Research (Optional); (12) Acknowledgments; and (13) Literature Cited.

For Conference Observers

Registration for the Virtual Conference Observers is done by filling-out the ICDE 2024 Registration Portal for Observers through this link: https://forms.gle/X4Tr6jmvSsUnNSfV8 . Once received, an acknowledgment will be sent through email as well as the Charge Invoice.


Submission for presentation consideration: April 17, 2024
Final Payment Deadline: April 19, 2024


Each presenter is allowed to present up to a maximum of two papers.

A. Presentation Rate: 350 USD
B. Observer Rate: 350 USD
C. Presentation with Publication Rate: 450 USD
D. Extra Paper Presentation Rate: 100 USD

The Conference fee covers the two day am and pm snacks, lunches, certificates, registration kits, ids and one copy of the book of abstracts

Note: All conference fees should be settled and deposited ON or BEFORE the Final Payment Deadline. No onsite payment will be allowed.


All papers which are accepted for publication will undergo the journal publication process prior to the print and online publication in THE ASTR RESEARCH JOURNAL with Print ISSN 2619-8428 and Online ISSN 2619- 8436.

The ASTR Research Journal is an annual journal published by the Asian Society of Teachers for Research, Inc. It is aggregated by the Philippine eJournals (https://ejournals.ph/) and accessible online through https://aseanresearch.org/astr/publication.


Visa application and all its corresponding charges shall be the sole responsibility of the participant. However, the Philippine School Doha under the office of the ICDE 2024 Vice Chair and Philippine School Doha Vice Principal for Research, Development, Accreditation and Publication, Dr. Lorina Villanueva will be willing to extend any assistance for arrangements on visa application.


Bank Payment (Philippine Peso)
Name of Bank: Bank of the Philippine Islands
Address: Georgetown Cybermall, RN Pelaez Blvd. Kauswagan, Cagayan de Oro City 9000
Account Number: 8991-0004-62

Bank Payment (US Dollars)
Name of Bank: Bank of the Philippine Islands
Address: Georgetown Cybermall, RN Pelaez Blvd. Kauswagan, Cagayan de Oro City 9000
Account Number: 8994-0032-92
Swift Code: BOPIPHMM

Western Union or MLhuilliers
Name of Recipient: Russel B. Obsioma
Address: Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines
Contact Number: +63917 721 7448 (mobile)
+63 (088) 323 4283 (landline)

The Organizer

The Asian Society of Teachers for Research Inc. is an organization devoted to the advancement of pedagogy/andragogy in the teaching of research in all academic levels. Established in 2015, it has over 1,370 members from the Philippines and all over Asia.

About the 4th ICDE Conference Chair

With such excellent academic background and equally impressive skills to boot, Dr. Alexander S. Acosta has been the Principal for the Philippine School Doha, State of Qatar for 20 years. An in-demand speaker, his speakership engagements are centered on topics about leadership and education. His research interests are in the field of corporate and educational leadership as well as pedagogical approaches in education. Publications he authored and co-authored are published in Elsevier, Sage Publications and WIEGO, among others.

About the Philippine School Doha

Established in 1992, the Philippine School Doha (PSD) is an institution providing basic education for the Filipinos in Qatar. In 2011, the school received a prize from the Supreme Education Council as one of the highest achieving international schools in Qatar. Its curriculum is recognized by the Philippines’ Department of Education and acknowledged by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education in Qatar.