The conference celebrates six decades of IFIP and five decades of the TC3 Working Group (WG) 3.4 for Professional, Higher and Vocational Education in ICT, and aims to look at the continuous development and future outlook of the field, and the role of IFIP in connecting professionals from academia, businesses, and policy.
The focus of OCCE 2021 provides an overarching framework through which a range of more specific conference themes can be viewed. These are proposed, with examples of specific topics that would fall within these themes, below.
OCCE 2021 provides a forum for new research results, practical experiences, developments, ideas, and national perspectives, related to the conference focus for all levels of education (preschool, primary, secondary, higher, vocational, and lifelong learning) including the professional development of educators (teachers, trainers and academic and support staff at other educational institutions) and related questions on educational management. The themes are grouped by broad categories with examples of possible sub-themes.