CONFERENCES & MASTERCLASSES:
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.