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Symposium Day One

Thursday 1 August 2024

Giving a Speech

Proposed Program Outline
 

(This page is currently being developed. Session abstracts and speaker bios yet to come.) 
 

8:30am      Registration | Arrival | Tea and Coffee

9:00am      Welcome | Acknowledgment to Country 
                    Conference IntroductionDr Deborah Price, ACSA President (Bio HERE - Abstract coming soon)
                    Official Opening - Special Guest 

9:25am       Keynote 1 - The purpose of CURRICULUM. What CURRICULUM is: what counts as knowledge? 

                     Professor Alan Reid AM (Bio HERE - Abstract coming soon)   

9:55am       Audience Poll - comments & questions

10:05am    VIP Panel 1 - Keynote Presenter + Panel Member 2 + Panel Member 3 

                    Panelist 2 and 3 respond to Keynote (2 x 10mins)

                   Questions from delegates to three panelists (15 mins)

10:40am    Table discussion

10:45am     Morning Tea

11:15am       Keynote 2 - CURRICULUM permeates through every aspect of schooling.

                    Professor Bob Lingard, ACU & UQ (Bio HERE - Abstract coming soon)

11:45am      Audience Poll - comments & questions

11:55am      VIP Panel 2 - Keynote Presenter + Panel Member 2 + Panel Member 3 

                    Panelist 2 and 3 respond to Keynote (2 x 10mins)

                   Questions from delegates to three panelists (15 mins)

12:30pm     Table discussion

12:35pm      Gold Sponsor Highlight

12:40pm     Lunch

1:40pm       Keynote 3 - Working collaboratively in CURRICULUM design. Dr James Davis, QUT (Bio HERE - Abstract coming soon)   

2:10pm       Audience Poll - comments & questions

2:30pm      Housekeeping | Move to Master classes

2:40pm      Master classes - going deeper with experts in the field

Master Class 1 | Roma Room 

How does an education sector analyse formative ASSESSMENT results, to diagnose LITERACY learning needs, and then plan curriculum to help move students forward in their learning? Megan Kelly, Paul Wood and Team, Executive Director Curriculum and Reform DfE NSW (Abstract & Bio - coming soon) 

Master Class 1 | Terrace Room 

How do you foster COLLABORATIVE WORK PRACTICES in curriculum design, to maximise whole school efficiencies and ensure learners thrive? Jo Butterworth, Executive Director, Curriculum Services, QCAA (Abstract & Bio - coming soon) 

Master Class 1 | Wickham Room 

Knowledge and skills as imperatives in Curriculum Design: The balance between DIRECT INSTRUCTION & INQUIRY BASED PRACTICES. Toni Hatten-Roberts, Director of Teaching and Learning, Mastery Schools Australia (Abstract & Bio - coming soon) 

Master Class 1 | Leichardt Room 

Best practice implementation of the AI Framework in schools Dr James Curran, CEO & Director, Grok Academy (Abstract & Bio - coming soon)

3:40pm     Afternoon Tea

4:00pm    Master Classes - going deeper with experts in the field

Master Class 2 | Roma Room

How does an education sector analyse formative ASSESSMENT results, to diagnose NUMERACY learning needs, and then plan curriculum to help move students forward in their learning? Narelle Morris, ACSA, AAMT, QCAA (Abstract & Bio - coming soon) 

Master Class 2 | Terrace Room

Models of Curriculum planning and design to free teachers up: DIFFERENTIATION strategies that meet the needs of all students.

Master Class 2 | Wickham Room

How can the Arts permeate throughout the curriculum, to ensure the DIVERSE CULTURAL NEEDS of the school community are met? 

Master Class 2 | Leichardt Room

How do curriculum leaders & teachers realistically UNDERSTAND, DESIGN & SHAPE Curriculum, using a model that is WORKLOAD sustainable, and offers achievable & equitable planning for all Learning Areas? Julie King, Senior Manager, Curriculum, ACARA (Abstract & Bio - coming soon) 

5:00pm     ACSA President’s Reception – Networking (light grazing table)

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