8.15am – 9.00am
9.00am – 9.15am
Welcome: Sue Bell, President
Table Group Check In
9.15am – 10.30am
Leading Learning: I Can ‘C’ Clearly Now - Glenn Capelli
Glenn Capelli takes us on a journey through ‘C’ Power – Culture, Character, Coherence and many more ‘C’ factors that empower learning environments. Glenn will have us discover what it means for the culture and character of schools to inspire everyone – leadership, staff and students – to be learning champions.
Expect to Contemplate, Chuckle and Converse!
Glenn Capelli started as a secondary teacher of English, History and Economics then backpacked the World for seven years. In 1987 he returned to Australia and started his education business teaching people how to think, learn and create. A 1989 Sir Winston Churchill Fellowship award led to Glenn writing and presenting two USA cable television series including the award winning Born to Learn that aired to over 26 million households weekly. Author, songwriter, radio presenter and multi award winning international speaker Glenn has presented in over 34 countries and continues to help people develop the philosophy and skills to be better, smarter and wiser.
10.30am – 11.00am
11.00am – 11.40pm
Beyond ATAR: A Proposal for Change - Ellen Koshland
Beyond ATAR: A Proposal for Change, is an Australian Learning Lecture position paper about transforming the transition from school to higher education, life and work. The paper was published in September 2019 and written by Megan O’Connell, Sandra Milligan and Tom Bentley. The Koshland Innovation Fund, with support from the Paul Ramsey Foundation, led the development of the paper following Charles Fadel’s 2017 Australian Learning Lecture. Ellen Koshland was a member of the project team. Ellen is the founder and president of the Education Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation that seeks to stimulate new thinking about public education in Australia and fund innovative student projects in public schools.
11.40am – 12.00pm
Table Group Activity: Beyond ATAR - What is our response?
12.00pm – 1.00pm
Life: A Guide - Andrew Fuller
“The art of living is the most distinguished of all the arts” – so says well-known Clinical Psychologist, Andrew Fuller, in his recently updated book, Life: A Guide. Research into human life development has concluded that human life does appear to follow patterns and developmental stages. This session with Andrew Fuller will unpack the latest research into these developmental stages. By enhancing our awareness and deepening our understanding of what is going on in any particular period, we will be better able to create and sustain a rewarding and satisfying life.
Andrew is perhaps best known for his research into adolescent development however, he is also an expert on adult development. He is a Fellow of the Department of Psychiatry and the Department of Learning and Educational Development at the University of Melbourne. Andrew is the author of a number of best-selling books including Tricky Kids, From Surviving To Thriving, Work Smarter Not Harder, Beating Bullies and The Revolutionary Art of Changing Your Heart.
1.00pm – 2.30pm
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