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PROGRAM

The program is a very full one with fantastic keynotes and workshop presenters now locked in. When you register you will be asked to nominate your preferred paper/workshop sessions for each time slot below


The conference opens at 8.00am on Friday 6 September* and will conclude at 5pm on Saturday 7 September.
 

* Friday Complimentary Drinks

Join us at 5pm outside Leopards lodge on Friday 6 September for half an hour of complimentary beverages and canapes coinciding with the lions feeding time just over the fence. Hear them roar!

FRIDAY 6 SEPTEMBER


8:00-8:15am 

8:15-8:45am

 

 

 

8:45-9:45am

 

 

9:45-10:45am

Venue

Leopard Lodge

 

Session title

Registration

Welcome and Welcome to Country

Deborah Price, ACSA President
Welcome to Country
Jenny Gray, CEO, Zoos Victoria

Keynotes

Adrian PiccoliDirector, Gonski Institute for Education (UNSW)
Pasi Sahlberg, Research Director, Gonski Institute for Education (UNSW)

Panel

Dylan Chown, Research Fellow, Centre for Islamic Thought and Education (UNISA)

David Howes, Chief Executive Officer, Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority

Bronwyn JoyceTeacher and Founder of Our Global Classroom
Ged Kearney MP, Member for Cooper, Victoria

10:45-11:00am Move to next session

11:00am-2:15pm

Morning tea followed by two one hour presentations and lunch at each venue

11:00-11:15am                    Morning Tea - served at each venue  

11:15-12:15pm   

Choose from the sessions below

Jake Schouten, Helensvale State High School, Rigorous Project based learning: Independent deeper thinking

Deborah Williams and Andrew Scott, Trinity Grammar School, Sydney - Assessment and reporting: reforming schoolwide structures to promote student growth and engagement

Fiona Bowen, Museum of Australian Democracy, Inspiring students to be active citizens who create change

12:15-12:30pm                       Change over presenters/move to next venue

12:30-1:30pm 

Choose from the sessions below

Stephanie Musgrave and Lisa Kalocsai, Santa Sophia Catholic College, Sydney - Exploring the use of qualitative data to develop assessment capable learners

1:30-2:15pm                          Lunch  - served at each venue  

2:15-2:30pm Move to next session

2:30-4:45pm

Two one hour presentations separated by 15min tea break at each venue

2:30-3:30pm     

Choose from the sessions below

3:30-3:45pm                           Afternoon Tea Change over presenters/move to next venue

               

3:45-4:45pm       

Choose from the sessions below

Tracey Muir, University of Tasmania and Sharyn Livy, Monash University, 
Achieving growth through capitalising on students' mathematical data

Megan McCrone, Australian Electoral Commission, Voting in the classroom

Optional Zoo daily talks

 

 

 

10:30am // Giant Tortoises

 

 

11:00am // Baboons & Elephants

11:30am // Giraffes & Seals

12:00pm // Orangutans

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2:00pm // Elephants

3:15pm // Tigers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3:45pm // Penguins

4:40pm Move to Leopard Lodge for drinks and canapes

5:00pm

Leopard Lodge

Half hour complimentary drinks and canapes - hear the lions roar at feeding time!

SATURDAY 7 SEPTEMBER 


8:45-9:45am


9:45-10:30am

Venue

Leopard Lodge

 

Session title

Keynote

Peter Hutton, Future Schools Alliance, former school Principal
 

Keynote

Yasodai Selvakumaran, Head Teacher (Professional Practice), Rooty Hill High School and Department of Education Teacher Ambassador, School Operations and Performance

10:30-10:45am Move to next session

10:45am-1:15pm

Morning tea followed by two one hour presentations at each venue

10:45-11:00am                    Morning Tea - served at each venue  

11:00-12:00pm   

Choose from the sessions below

Simon Taylor, Victoria University and Sam Hardwicke, Questacon, Break silos, Build culture

Lois Joll and Val Furphy, Perth Modern School, Meeting the needs of academically gifted learners in the Modern world

Cornelia Debrincat, Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority, Rekindling student engagement, an integrated approach to the delivery of the VCAL

12:00-12:15pm                       Change over presenters/move to next venue

12:15-1:15pm 

Choose from the sessions below

Michelle Lucas, Inaburra School, A TASTE for Learning

Christopher Deneen and Michael Prosser, Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education, University of Melbourne, Flexible approaches in higher education curriculum and assessment

Ivy Magistrado and Daryl Castellino, Santa Sophia Catholic College, Sydney,  The three phases of learning: Surface, Deep & Transfer

1:15-2:00pm                          Lunch  - served at each venue  

2:00-2:15pm Move to next session

2:15-3:15pm

One, one hour presentation at each venue

2:15-3:15pm   

Choose from the sessions below

Bradley Scanlon, New Tech Network Australia - Essential ingredients for school change​

Helen Champion and Natalie Jonas, Australian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (ACARA), Achieving curriculum excellence

3:15-3:30pm Move to Leopard Lodge

3:30-4:15pm

Leopard Lodge

Garth Boomer Memorial Address
Michele Bruniges, Secretary, Australian Department of Education

Optional Zoo daily talks

 

 

 

 

10:30am // Giant Tortoises

11:00am // Baboons & Elephants

11:30am // Giraffes & Seals

12:00pm // Orangutans

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2:00pm // Elephants

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3:15pm // Tigers

 

3:45pm // Penguins

4:15-5:00pm                           Afternoon  tea and explore the Zoo

Tel: 02 6260 5660

Email: acsa@acsa.edu.au

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Australian Curriculum Studies Association

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Tel: 02 6260 5660

Email: acsa@acsa.edu.au

© Copyright 2019 by the
Australian Curriculum Studies Association