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Symposium Day Two

Friday 2 August 2024

Giving a Speech

Program Outline

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

8:30am              Registration | Arrival | Tea and Coffee

8:45am              Welcome | Acknowledgment to Country 
                            Special Guest

 

9:00am             Keynote 4 - How CURRICULUM design embeds and enacts principles of equity and social justice. 

                            Professor Lester-Irabinna Rigney PhD, UniSA (Bio HERE - Abstract coming soon)

9:30am              Audience Poll - comments & questions

9:40am              VIP Panel 3 –  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)

10:15am             Table discussion 

10:20am            Morning Tea

10:50am            Keynote 5 - Inspiring engagement of learners as curriculum agents; co-creating & personalising learning. 

                            David Powell and Frances Missen, Co-Principals, Jabiru Community College (Abstract & Bio - coming soon)

11:20am             Audience Poll - comments & questions

11:30am             VIP Panel 4 – Keynote Presenter + Panel Member 2 + Panel Member

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

                            Questions from delegates to three panelists (15 mins)

12:05pm            Table discussion 

12:10pm             Gold Sponsor Highlight

12:15pm              Lunch 

1:15pm                Workshops - Leaders and role models in the field

                            

Workshop 1 | Roma Room

How do we embrace & value learners to feel a sense of BELONGING in the classroom? Practical strategies to build RELATIONSHIP and CONNECTEDNESS as an imperative to academic achievement.  Professor Melitta Hogarth, Indigenous Knowledge Institute, Vic (Abstract & Bio - coming soon)

Workshop 1 | Terrace Room

Curriculum design that embeds and enacts principles of EQUITY and SOCIAL JUSTICE. Supportive best practices that influence culture – school wide and in the classroom. Christine Hill and Team, Executive Manager Educational Services, Carinity, Qld (Abstract & Bio - coming soon)

Workshop 1 | Wickham Room

 How can ARTIFICAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) developments be embraced as part of Curriculum Design? Melanie Hughes, Curriculum Specialist, Technologies, ACARA (Abstract & Bio - coming soon)

Workshop 1 | Leichardt Room

Creating opportunities for the GIFTED & TALENTED to reach their potential. Michele Juratowitch, Director Clearing Skies (Abstract & Bio - coming soon)

2:15pm               Afternoon Tea

2:30pm              Workshops - Leaders and role models in the field

Workshop 2 (Roma Room)

Curriculum Design that includes practical strategies to ensure WELLBEING is embedded and permeates throughout learning.  Ken Lountain and Team, Director, Curriculum Development, DfE SA (Abstract & Bio - coming soon)

Workshop 2 (Terrace Room)

DECOLONISING the SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT – building community in the classroom, the wider school and the community. Showcasing best practice. Terry O’Hanlon-Rose and Team, Executive Principal, Director of Teaching & Learning, Silkwood School, Qld (Abstract & Bio - coming soon)

Workshop 2 (Wickham Room)

Curriculum Leadership - Guiding staff to use curriculum resources as TOOLS to SHAPE and RECONCEPTUALISE curriculum. Dr Mary Oski, Director Learning & Regional Services, and Ms Shauna-Maree Sykes, General Manager Improved Learning Outcomes, MACS Vic (Abstract & Bio - coming soon)

Workshop 2 (Leichardt Room)

Ideas for Curriculum Design that encourage PERSONALISED LEARNING and STUDENT AGENCY: locally & globally. Showcasing practical models for success.

3:30pm              Move to Grand Ballroom 

3:40pm              VIP Panel 5 – Panel Member 1 + Panel Member 2 

                            Panelist wrap up - Key learnings & recommendations

4:10pm               Closing comments - ACSA President

 

4:15pm               Finish

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