Calendar Of Events

Education Nation 2016
7-8 June 2016

Luna Park Conference Centre, Sydney

Education Nation is a new, 2 day education event dedicated to one thing – providing a national forum that can make a difference in Australia’s F-12 education system.

By recognising what makes Australia – and its education system – truly unique, Education Nation will look beyond the superficial to REALLY explore the challenges facing education reform.

We firmly believe that, collectively as a nation, we already have the knowledge to reform and revolutionise our education system – all we need is a place to ask the questions and share the answers amongst ourselves to fully realise our potential…

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Leading a Digital School Conference 2016
digital classrooms | digital schools

Crown Conference Centre, Melbourne
Thursday 25, Friday 26 and Saturday 27 August 2016

3 Mega Themes

The integrating theme of the 2016 conference is: “to leverage is to lead”.
Leverage technology to:

  • Rethink schooling (Day 1 theme – keynote speakers Ted McCain and Steve Francis)
  • Shift to deeper learning (Day 2 theme – keynote speakers Derek Wenmoth and Jill Margerison)
  • Develop students who create (Day 3 theme – keynote speakers Adrian Camm and Karen Bonanno)

The 2016 Leading a Digital School Conference builds on the 3 mega theme concept introduced at the 2015 conference (3 big days, 3 mega themes). Enjoy tightly focussed PD for K-12 school leaders and leadership teams and a powerful networking program. Over the 3 days, reflect with your colleagues on how digital technology can be leveraged to advance 3 critical issues in contemporary schooling. Get excited and inspired as you explore how digital technology provides us with a golden opportunity to rethink schooling; shift to deeper learning; and develop students who create!

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K-12 Digital Classroom Practice Conference
2–3 September 2016

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne

The K–12 Digital Classroom Practice Conference explores best digital classroom practice to achieve superior teaching and learning outcomes. This exciting new event is part of the new National Education Summit.

Attend the conference to see the amazing ways digital technology can be used in your classroom to support your pedagogy, deliver the curriculum to your students and to unlock their learning potential.

Whilst at the conference, take the opportunity to kill two birds with the one stone. Make some time to visit The Education Show 2016, a well-known and well-respected free trade exhibition in a new venue (2–4 September 2016, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre). The Education Show is also a part of the National Education Summit.

The keynote speakers at the K–12 Digital Classroom Practice Conference, Zeina Chalich and Paul Hamilton, have been chosen for their reputations as best-practice classroom teachers, their understanding of the place of digital technology in education and their ability to motivate and inspire.

  • Zeina Chalich will present Retinkering Learning through a Makerspace. Zeina will also run two workshops: Coding in the Curriculum and Making to Learn.
  • Paul Hamilton will present Classroom Stories: Creative tools and effective pedagogies for the student-centred, 21st century classroom. Paul will also run two workshops: Storytelling with iPads in the Primary School and Coding with iPads in the Primary School.

Early bird rates are now available. You can register for two days at $525.00 per person (group 2+ $495.00 per person), one day at $295.00 per person or attend a single session at just $45.00.

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The Education Show
2-4 September 2016

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne

Over three days in Melbourne, The Education Show will host over 100 exhibitors all offering the latest resources, products and services for your classroom, school and career.  Also featuring an extensive professional development program, you will be able to participate in free seminars and workshops held throughout the trade show.

The Education Show is a part of the inaugural National Education Summit, where principles, school leaders, business managers and educators from K-12 will come together and enjoy concurrent conferences, masterclasses and interactive seminars, all under the one roof.

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FlipCon Australia 2016 with Jon Bergmann – 2 locations, 2 opportunities

FlipCon Gold Coast – 13, 14 and 15 October 2016 @ Saint Stephen’s College, Upper Coomera (Second keynote: Aaron Sams)
FlipCon Adelaide – 17, 18 and 19 November 2016 @ Brighton Secondary School, Adelaide (Second keynote: Professor Ken Bauer)

FlipCon is a national conference embracing Flipped Learning. Emerging and established flipped educators will want to attend this concentrated, high touch, hands-on conference. No prior experience in flipping a class or school is needed. When delegates return to their school after attending, they will have the skills, knowledge and passion to start or continue to cultivate a learner centred classroom and get to know their students better.

You have the choice of attending:

  • Boot Camp with the keynote speakers (Thursday)
  • Conference* (Thursday and Friday) with the Boot Camp option
  • Conference* (Thursday and Friday) with the Breakout Sessions option
  • Masterclass (Saturday) spending a full day with the keynotes and other expert flipped educators
  • Conference* and Masterclass (Thursday, Friday and Saturday)

*The Conference also includes: 2 x keynotes; secondary and primary panels; classroom visits and debrief; networking breakfasts; and happy hour.

Sessions will focus on:

  • The flipped classroom
  • The flipped school
  • The flip outside class time
  • Technology and how to tips
  • Going beyond to deeper learning
  • Create flipped learning resources.

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