International Conference on Development Education 2018

November 1-3, 2018
Philippine School Doha, Doha, Qatar

From the success of the Asian Conference on Interdisciplinary Research 2018 at Hotel Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf and Spa Resort, Siem Reap, Cambodia, the Asian Society of Teachers for Research, Inc. in cooperation with the Philippine School Doha invite researchers, scholars and educators to the International Conference on Development Education (ICDE 2018) on November 1-3, 2018 at one of the Gulf’s dynamic city, Doha, Qatar!

Themed, "The Role of Development Education in the Transformation of Individuals, Communities and Societies," the ICDE 2018 aimed to: (1) provide a forum for research findings from the international community; (2) create avenues for publication of new researches; (3) establish partnership and collaborations across researchers in a global context; and (4) conduct training activities for higher research expertise.

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.


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. Send these documents to [email protected]/[email protected]. All submissions must be in Microsoft Word.

For observer, please submit the filled-out observer registration form together with a 2X2 formal photo and curriculum vitae of the observer.


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 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.


Submission for presentation consideration: October 19, 2018
Final Payment Deadline: October 22, 2018


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

  1. Presentation Rate: 250 USD
  2. Observer Rate: 250 USD
  3. Presentation with Publication Rate: 350 USD
  4. Extra Paper Presentation Rate: 50 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. Flight arrangements and hotel accommodation are shouldered by the participants.


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 ( and accessible online through


Visa application and all its corresponding charges shall be the sole responsibility of the participant. However, our co-sponsor, the Philippine School Doha will be willing to extend any assistance for arrangements on visa application and processing.


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 MLhuillier
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 Conference Chair and Co-host Institution

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 14 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.

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.