THURSDAY 3 JUNE

Conference Opening

Session 1: 7:00pm - 9:00pm (AEST)

Conference Opening

7:00-7:15pm

7:15-8:00pm

8:00-8:30pm

8:30-8:45pm

8:45-9:00pm

Welcome and introduction

Garth Boomer Memorial Address

Questions from delegates

Garth Boomer Award presentation

Colin Marsh Award presentation

FRIDAY 4 JUNE

Focus on equity and excellence and confident and creative and successful, lifelong learners.

Session 2: 9:00am - 11:00am (AEST)

Delegates select one elective from the four below to attend

Elective 1.
Curriculum scholarship: the importance of theoretical thinking to teacher practice.

9:00-9:45am

9:45-10:30am

10:30-11:00am

Perspectives on curriculum trends over the past 40 years and where we are headed now given globalizing circumstances.

Questions from delegates.

Elective 2.
How do schools achieve equity AND excellence?

9:00-9:30am

9:30-10:00am

10:00-10:30am

10:30-11:00am

Global education and the skills young people need to thrive in work, life and as constructive citizens - giving voice to our most marginalised and silent young people.

Equity and what is happening in Australian classrooms? Islamic perspective.

Case study school: equity and excellence.

Questions from delegates.

Elective 3.
NAPLAN: where to from here?

9:00-9:30am

9:30-10:00am

10:00-10:30am

10:30-11:00am

The review into NAPLAN: what was the purpose?

NAPLAN: how equitable is it?

Case study: Kicking goals against all odds!

Questions from delegates.

Elective 4.
The power of learner profiles for senior secondary students.

9:00-9:30am

9:30-10:00am

10:00-10:30am

10:30-11:00am

Looking to the Future report: a summary, and what we've done about equity and excellence to create confident lifelong learners.

The Learner Journey project.

Case study: Beenleigh State High School Learner Journey.

Questions from delegates.

Session 3: 3:00pm - 5:00pm (AEST)

Delegates select one elective from the four below to attend

Elective 1.
Assessment data to inform learning.

3:00-3:30pm

3:30-4:00pm

4:00-4:30pm

4:30-5:00pm

Learning Progressions and Online Formative Assessment Initiative, (LPOFAI). The big picture!

The current vision and lessons learnt from the past.

Case study: how we currently use data and the challenges we face.

Questions from delegates.

Elective 2.
PISA: could Australian students be doing better?

3:00-3:30pm

3:30-4:00pm

4:00-4:30pm

4:30-5:00pm

How are statistics being interpreted and informing policy decisions at the national level?

OECD Education 2030: what is AISNSW doing?

Case study: how we currently use data and the challenges we face.

Questions from delegates.

Elective 3.
Creativity: ensuring its relevance for all learning areas.

3:00-3:30pm

3:30-4:00pm

4:00-4:30pm

4:30-5:00pm

Exploring the relationship between learning and creativity and the transformative role of the arts in education.

Design and implementation of whole school changes to support future ready learning.

Case study: creativity and disengaged young people.

Questions from delegates.

Elective 4.
What about global competency? What do young people need to thrive in our world?

3:00-3:30pm

3:30-4:00pm

4:00-4:30pm

4:30-5:00pm

Globalisation and the importance of young people being global citizens.

Global competency.

Case study: global competency.

Questions from delegates.

SATURDAY 5 JUNE

Focus on assessment, digital disruption and review of

Australian Curriculum.

Session 4: 10:00am - 12:00pm (AEST)

Delegates select one elective from the three below to attend

Elective 1.
Embracing technologies to support teaching and learning.

10:00-10:30am

10:30-11:00am

11:00-11:30am

11:30am-12:00pm

AI: opportunities and challenges.

Lessons for teachers from the Khan Academy.

Case study: using a robot to teach the local Indigenous language.

Questions from delegates.

Elective 2.
Adapting to change: creating a more inclusive, creative and productive system of learning.

10:00-10:30am

10:30-11:00am

11:00-11:30am

11:30am-12:00pm

Digital disruption in teaching and testing. Assessments, big data and the transformation of schooling.

What we learnt during the pandemic with a very large 'system'.

Case study school: virtual learning.

Questions from delegates.

Elective 3.
Australian Curriculum review: future directions.

10:00-10:30am

10:30-11:00am

11:00-11:30am

11:30am-12:00pm

The new Australian Curriculum: an overview of changes​.

Indigenous perspective/ cross curriculum priorities.

Case study: trialing the new curriculum.

Questions from delegates.

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