IDEA 2022

FLÍSS (Félag um Leiklist í skólastarfi), Icelandic drama/theatre and education association www.fliss.is 

has offered to host the IDEA2022 Congress in Reykevik July 3-8 2022.

IDEA gratefully acknowledges this offer and looks forward to welcoming delegates in 2022. 

Watch this space for more news about IDEA 2022


A reminder about the importance of Congresses

  • A.         Aims and Purposes
  • Article 3
    The aims of IDEA will be: 

  • 1.           to provide an international forum for communicating about, promoting and advocating for drama/theatre and education in schools, communities and all fields of endeavour;
  • 2.           to support development of drama/theatre practice and theory as part of a full human education.
  • Article 4

    In meeting these aims, IDEA

  • 1.           represent and speak for drama/theatre and education internationally;
  • 2.           liaise and collaborate with other organisations working in fields relevant to education, the arts and culture and drama/theatre;
  • 3.           organise international congresses and conferences for drama/theatre and education focused on international themes;
  • 4.           initiate and support research about drama/theatre and education;
  • 5.           produce publications and circulate information about drama/theatre and education;
  • 6.           encourage the exchange of drama/theatre and education practitioners.

IDEA Congresses are core activities for IDEA.


1992 Oporto, Portugal

1995 Brisbane, Australia

1998 KIssumu, Kenya

2001 Bergen, Norway

2004 Ottawa, Canada

2007 Hong Kong SAR China

2010 Belém, Brazil

2013 Paris, France

2016/2017 Ankara Turkey was postponed then cancelled because of civil unrest

2020 Beijing China – has been impacted by the Coronavirus COVID-19

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Portuguese: Associação Internacional de Teatro Educação

French : Association Internationale Théâtre et Éducation 

Spanish: Associación Internacional Teatro y Educación 

Chinese 际戏剧/戏剧和教育

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