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LE­GAL & RISK MAN­AGE­MENT FRAME­WORKS

Fri­day 31 Au­gust 8:20am-4:30pm What are the le­gal im­pli­ca­tions of sex­ting in schools?

Lead­ing Aus­tralian law firm Piper Al­der­man leads six panel Q&A dis­cus­sions to dive into con­tem­po­rary is­sues in­clud­ing so­cial me­dia and defama­tion, and duty of care.

K-12 DIG­I­TAL CLASS­ROOM PRAC­TICE CON­FER­ENCE

Fri­day 31 Au­gust 8:30am-4pm Dis­cover in­no­va­tive ways to in­te­grate dig­i­tal tech­nolo­gies in teach­ing nu­mer­acy and lit­er­acy, with pro­grams in­clud­ing Blog­ging in the class­room and how does tech­nol­ogy em­power the mod­ern learner?

SPE­CIAL NEEDS SYM­PO­SIUM

Fri­day 31 Au­gust, 9am-3:30pm Satur­day 1 Septem­ber, 9am-4pm Dis­pel myths about spe­cial needs, and learn strate­gies to cre­ate an in­clu­sive class­room from a line-up of in­flu­en­tial thought lead­ers across four Streams: ADHD, Dyslexia, Autism and Anx­i­ety.

High­light ses­sions in­clude: What it means to be the par­ent or carer of a child with ADHD, from iconic ADHD ad­vo­cate Ruth Devine; Square pegs in round holes, with pae­di­a­tri­cian Dr Jo Martin and neu­ropsy­chol­o­gist Dr Re­nee Testa dis­cussing ways to sup­port chil­dren with spe­cial needs in main­stream class­rooms; and Step into their shoes, ex­plor­ing the im­por­tance of early iden­ti­fi­ca­tion and in­ter­ven­tion in the Dyslexia Stream.

LIT­ER­ARY CON­FER­ENCE Satur­day 1 Septem­ber 9:30am-3:45pm

Ex­plore the unique chal­lenges of lit­er­acy in mod­ern class­rooms, with ex­perts from Grif­fith Univer­sity and Vic­to­ria Univer­sity shed­ding light on cod­ing lit­er­acy, and play­ful uses of gram­mar in read­ing and writ­ing.

MASTER­CLASS FOR PRIN­CI­PALS

Fri­day 31 Au­gust 8:45am – 3:30pm Gain in­sider knowl­edge on how to de­sign, align and im­ple­ment whole school im­prove­ment from G9, a con­sor­tium of highly ex­pe­ri­enced ed­u­ca­tional con­sul­tants.

Learn about the im­por­tance of pos­i­tive think­ing in school im­prove­ment, pit­falls of the cur­rent con­ven­tional learn­ing model, and more.

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