Internationally Renowned Keynote Speakers
Dr Jan Owen AM CEO, Foundation for Young Australians
The New World Order
If education is about preparing our students for the future, what sort of future work are we educating our students for? Importantly, what capabilities do we already know young people will need from their education for future success?
Valerie Hannon Co-Founder, Innovation Unit UK
The New Learner
What does the future learner look like? How and where will they learn? Who will they learn from… and what will they learn? What are the implications for schools and teachers of the changing learning landscape already coming our way?
Emeritus Professor Bill Louden University of Western Australia
The New Teacher
What capabilities will teachers require if they are to equip their students for the future? What capabilities are now most important in selecting new teachers? How is teacher education responding to the challenge of preparing a teacher workforce fit for the future?
Provoking Interactive Roundtables
Rob Randall - CEO, ACARA.
NEW CAPABILITIES FOR 2030
What is happening internationally about identifying the capabilities required by the generation of students who will exit schooling in 2030? What does this mean for teaching in Australia today and for teacher preparation?
Dr Sandra Milligan - Assessment Research Centre, Melbourne Graduate School of Education.
New paradigms are emerging in how education is both accessed and assessed. What are the international trends driving this? What do new approaches to assessment and new ways to access and deliver education mean for teachers and teaching in Australia today?
Valerie Hannon - Co-Founder, Innovation Unit UK.
NEW INNOVATIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS
What innovative learning environments are emerging internationally? What can Australian teachers learn from these trends about schools, learners and teaching for current and future needs?
Ron Gorman - Deputy Director, AISWA.
How can students be better engaged in learning? Amplify is an ambitious new initiative from AISWA to increase the proportion of Australian students who are deeply engaged in their learning, through the development of teaching, learning and assessment practices that promote engagement.
Dr Sandy Heldsinger – Murdoch University.
How can teachers collect data to inform their teaching? Brightpath assessment and reporting software is a ground-breaking project in educational assessment now operating in over 500 primary schools in Western Australia. You will hear examples of how teachers and school leaders are using the data they collect to inform their teaching and evaluate their school programs.
Matthew Deeble, Practice Lead, Education, Social Ventures Australia.
NEW EVIDENCE BASE.
How can we access the latest national and international evidence on learning? Incubated by Social Ventures Australia and supported by the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and the Education Endowment Foundation (UK) as founding partners, Evidence for Learning has been developed to help educators increase learning by improving the evidence of what works best and why.