5th Asian Virtual Conference on Institutional and Action Research 2023 (5th AVCIAR 2023)

November 23-25, 2023 via ZOOM Teleconferencing

From the success of the 3rd Asian Virtual Conference on Interdisciplinary Research 2023 co-hosted by the Columban College, Inc. and virtually participated by more than 100 presenters, speakers, students, and guests from the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Qatar, and Federated States Micronesia on June 7-9, 2023, the Asian Society of Teachers for Research, Inc. invites students, students, scholars and educators to the 5th Asian Virtual Conference on Institutional and Action Research 2023 on November 23-25, 2023, which will be conducted virtually via ZOOM Teleconferencing!

Themed, “Charting a Path Forward: Innovations in Institutional and Action Research for Resilience, Adaptability, and Sustainability,” the AVCIAR 2023 aims to: (1) share best practices through institutional and action research that exemplifies resilience, adaptability and sustainability of individuals, institutions, and organizations; (2) disseminate results of thesis/dissertation in basic, tertiary and graduate education levels; and (3) to draw new perspectives in solving educational and organizational problems and issues in a post-pandemic landscape.

A clarion call for graduate students, academics, researchers, scholars, and practitioners, this year’s conference theme centers on the pivotal role of institutional and action research in withstanding disruptions, adapting to evolving academic landscapes, and ensuring long-term institutional viability. By exploring innovative and forward-thinking research approaches, the AVCIAR 2023 showcases research outputs with sound methodologies, transformative insights, and pioneering solutions which can contribute to building resilient, adaptable, and sustainable institutions in a post-pandemic landscape.


The Asian Virtual Conference on Institutional and Action Research 2023 welcomes submission on institutional and action research outputs on:

  1. Higher Education: Instruction, Research, Extension, Production, Outcomes Based Education (OBE);
  2. Basic Education: Research including Pre-elementary, Elementary, High School, Junior and Senior High School;
  3. Technical and Vocational Education: Studies on the Effectiveness of Vocational Education Programs, Employability and Productivity; and
  4. Public and Private Organizations: Management Systems, Quality Assurance, Customer Relations, Corporate Social Responsibility, among others.


For Virtual Paper Presenters

Presentation Consideration

Submit 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, ORCID ID, name of institution, and institution logo. Send the abstract through the AVCIAR 2023 Submission Portal for Presenters through:

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION PORTAL through GOOGLE FORM: https://forms.gle/ZqzzhyHcGGwec663A.

EMAIL: [email protected]; [email protected].

Note: All abstract submissions must be in Microsoft Word.

Full Paper Submission

To be considered for the Best Paper Award, 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) Acknowledgments; and (12) Literature Cited.

Peer Review of Abstract and Results of Review

Once abstract submission is received, the abstract will undergo the peer review process which usually takes five to seven days unless expedited. The guidelines for Abstract and Abstract Sample Format will be made available.

The results will then be communicated through email. If abstract is accepted for presentation, the Abstract Evaluation, Reviewed Abstract, Acceptance Letter, Charge Invoice, and Conference Guidelines for Virtual Conference will be sent to the presenter.

Conference advisories will also be sent to the participants from time to time to guide them in the preparations prior to the virtual conference.

For Virtual Conference Observers


Registration for the Virtual Conference Observers is done by filling-out the AVCIAR 2023 Registration Portal for Observers through this link: https://forms.gle/bXEomwfopUvqxG8o6 . Once received, an acknowledgment will be sent through email as well as the Charge Invoice.


Abstract Submission for presentation consideration: November 16, 2023 Final Payment Deadline: November 17, 2023


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

A. Presentation Rate
Senior High School: 1500 PhP (35 USD)
College Students: 2000 PhP (40 USD)
Graduate Students: 3500 PhP (65 USD)
Professional Researchers: 4500 PhP (80 USD)
B. Extra Paper Presentation: 1500 PhP (35 USD)
C. Observer Rate: 1500 PhP (35 USD)
D. Presentation with Publication Rate: 10000 PhP (180 USD)
E. Book of Abstracts (BoA) Physical Copy (inclusive of courier fee in the Philippines): 2000 PhP/copy

The virtual conference registration fee is inclusive of digital certificates: Certificate of Oral Presentation (for Paper Presenters), Certificate of Participation (for Paper Presenters and Observers), and Certificate of Attendance (for Paper Presenters and Observers) as well as the digital copy of the Conference Book of Abstracts (BoA) to be sent through email. The BoA will also be published digitally through https://issuu.com/.

ASTR, Inc. will issue the scanned official receipt once payment has been verified through bank/money transfer channels and will be sent via email. Should the participants request for the physical copy of the official receipt, a minimal courier fee will be collected.


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.


Participants should have a mobile phone/laptop, stable internet connectivity and ZOOM account to participate in this Virtual Conference. The Conference will be live through ZOOM Teleconferencing from 9:00 am-5:00 pm Philippine Standard Time (November 23, 2023); and 9:00-5:00 pm (November 24, 2023) with timed breaks. Confirmed paper presenters and conference observers will receive the ZOOM Meeting ID and Password prior to the Conference Proper.