Past ICOPE Conferences

ICOPE 2012

The 5th International Conference on Psychology Education (ICOPE 2012) met  July 22-27, 2012, in Cape Town, South Africa, organized in cooperation with the Psychological Society of South Africa for teachers, educational leaders, scholars, and researchers dedicated to teaching and training in psychology in all educational settings, including high schools, undergraduate colleges, subsumed under the 30th International Congress of Psychology: Topic Category 42: Teaching and Education in Psychology. Selected proceeds were published in special issues of Psychology Learning and Teaching.

ICOPE 2010

The 4th International Conference on Psychology Education (ICOPE2010) was at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, on July 8-11, 2010, organized in cooperation with the Australian Psychology Educators Network (APEN). About 100 participants learned about Australian aboriginal culture as we shared new teaching ideas from around the world.  Selected proceeds were published in Teaching Psychology around the World, Vol. 3.

ICTP 2008

The 3rd International Conference on Psychology Education (also called ICTP-2008) was held on July 12-16, 2008, back in St. Petersburg, Russia (yes, we are counting Russia as both Asia and Europe because we enjoy St. Petersburg so much! But ICOPE2016 will be in Japan.) About 120 participants from 24 countries took part in the meeting. They shared innovative teaching techniques and course content updates from international perspectives. Selected proceeds were published in Teaching Psychology around the World, Vol 2.

ICOPE 2005

The 2nd International Conference on Psychology Education (ICOPE2005) was in Foz de Iguacu, Brazil, on July 16-20, 2005 (in cooperation with the International Council of Psychologists and IBAP, the Brazilian psychological assessment organization). Many of the original attendees met new leaders in psychology education from Australia, Africa and South America as our network expanded. We again had about 100 people from 23 countries. We rode under waterfalls and gained many new ideas to improve our classes with international content. Selected proceeds were published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing in a comprehensive volume, Teaching Psychology around the World.

ICOPE 2002

The 1st International Conference on Psychology Education (ICOPE2002) was in St. Petersburg, Russia, on June 12-15, 2002 (in cooperation with APA Division 2, BPS and other groups). It was an outstanding event that attracted about 100 representatives from 20 countries. Participants learned a lot about how psychology is taught around the globe while enjoying the beauty of St. Petersburg. Selected proceeds were published in a special edition of the International Journal of Psychology, 41, 1.