EduTECH is the LARGEST International Education event, bringing together every member of the education life cycle together under one roof for a 2 day event! This year, EduTECH celebrates 10 years of educating Australasia’s educators on the latest and greatest education & technology innovations!

This year, we’ve also outgrown our previous home at the International Convention & Exhibition centre in Sydney, and move to the education capital of Australia, Melbourne!

EduTECH 2021 will be the most important two-day meeting on the education calendar for the educators, leaders and administrators who want a decluttering of all the latest news and curriculum updates that affect you, your peers and students.



Visitor information

Where is EduTECH 2021 located?

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf


When is EduTECH 2021 open?

Tuesday 17 August 2021, 9am – 5:30pm
Wednesday 18 August 2021, 9am – 5:30pm

Registration is open from 8:00am on both days


Where can I park?

The closest carpark to EduTECH 2021 is the South Wharf Carpark. You can view more parking and transport options for MCEC here.


Free Wifi

Free wireless internet is available for conference delegates and expo visitors.


Professional Development

All EduTECH Congresses can be used to log registered and/or teacher identified pd with your teacher registration board. For more information please click here


Certificate of Attendance

We will email/post Certificates of Attendance to all delegates who have attended and indicated they would like to receive one during the registration process.



There are 7 parallel full day congresses running from 17-18 August 2021.
Select your desired congress during the registration process.


Food and Beverage

On the day food and beverage can be purchased at the on the floor café at EduTECH or at the cafes or restaurants at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.


Event App

To keep up to date with the latest agendas, competitions and to interact with other attendees download the mobile app. Just search 'Terrapinn Events' in the App Store or Google Play store. This will be available 6 weeks prior to the event, you will receive an email with your login details.


Win Prizes

Sponsors and exhibitors will be conducting prize draws over the two day event. Check the competitions tab in the Event App to find out what's on offer or walk around the exhibition hall for your chance to win.


Congress and Expo Evaluation

Help Terrapinn improve our future events. Please complete the post-event survey that will be emailed to you after the event. We welcome all types of feedback and strive to improve our events each year.


Name Badge

Name badges must be worn at all times. Your name badge will be emailed to you one week prior to the event. Please print this out in COLOUR and bring with you on the day.
If you cannot print your badge at home, we will have printing stations available in the registration area.


Cloak Room

The MCEC has a cloakroom located at their reception desk in the Convention Centre. The cloakroom is run by MCEC staff and is on a first come first serve basis.



A photographer will be onsite during the conference. Photographs will be used for promotional purposes on the Terrapinn websites, in email communications and on Terrapinn social media sites. If you do not wish to be photographed, please let the photographer know.




EduTECH is Australia’s premier education congress and exhibition designed to upskill, inspire and motivate educators as they grapple with disruption within education.

Participation at EduTECH 2021 counts towards registered teacher PD in all states.

To find out more about how to maintain your PD activities, please contact your relevant state teacher registration authority.


Relevant Board
Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT)
Queensland College of Teachers (QCT)
NSW Educational Standards Authority (NESA)
ACT Teacher Quality Institute (TQI)
Teacher Registration Board of the Northern Territory (TRB)
Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia (TRBWA)
Teachers Registration Board of Tasmania (TRB)
Teachers Registration Board of South Australia


The success of EduTECH is directly correlated to the quality of content we have to offer. That is why we are very appreciative to our supporting partners, helping make our annual festival possible.



2021 THEME

Disruption, Creativity, Diversity




Is to work together to lift and lead education in Australasia by:

  • Improving teaching methods and learning outcomes across all subjects
  • Promoting gender equality, inclusiveness and equity
  • Demonstrating how new technologies - like robotics, VR, AR, drones, 3D printing – can be integrated into mainstream learning
  • Enhancing STEM education

Click here for a comprehensive breakdown of EduTECH’s mission and goals



2021 goals

In addition to EduTECH’s underlying and perpetual mission, in 2021 we’re also committed to highlight and support a range of important social issues, including:

  • Reducing the incidence of youth suicide and self-harm
  • Supporting indigenous education
  • Supporting the war on plastic waste
  • Encouraging and boost music in education

“EduTECH is so much more than Australia’s biggest conference. It’s a movement…..and TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE”


To find out more about our mission and goals, feel free to contact Craig Macfarlane, Managing Director, Terrapinn Australia (organiser of EduTECH and the National FutureSchools Festival) on craig.macfarlane@terrapinn.com




We’ve been sparking ideas, innovations and relationships that transform business for over 30 years. Using our global footprint, we bring innovators, disrupters and change agents together. Discussing and demonstrating the technology, strategies and personalities that are changing the way the world does business.

Our world leading events bring scale, knowledge and gravitas to promote innovation and technology that changes people’s lives. Whether it is solar and renewables in Africa, education technology in Australia, payments and e-commerce in Asia, railways in the Middle East, orphan drugs in the Americas, or aviation in Europe, our events make a difference.

We are creative, organic and customer-focused, curating content for the specific industry and location of each event. Whether you’re looking to make new connections, introduce product or inspire change in your industry, we invite you to join us as agitators of change.

Terrapinn – spark something.


EduTECH 2021