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Thursday, 1400 – 1530 Being a Principal can sometimes be a lonely place. You have a big job and your job is to look after everyone else, but the problem is no one is looking after you.  This fun and...
  • 08/03/2019
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Friday 2 August, 1120 – 1220 Is there a ‘work you’ and a ‘home you’?  It can be hard to be the best version of yourself as you jump from meetings to classrooms to spreadsheets to strategic directions! Research suggests...
  • 08/03/2019
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Thursday, 10:00 – 10:45 Professor Chris Sarra’s work at Cherbourg State School, an Aboriginal community school in South East Queensland, was groundbreaking, exposing the teaching profession and Aboriginal communities to a newer, more positive and honourable reality in which Aboriginal children...
  • 18/07/2017
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Thursday, 11 30 – 11 50 It’s time to throw the playbook out the window. Technology has already happened to education and now all that is left is for our old friends Curriculum and Pedagogy to catch up. For that educators and administrators must embrace accelerated...
  • 12/07/2017
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Friday, 08 45 – 09 30 Most schools are place based and have largely place based ‘school communities ‘which are crucial to children learning and to addressing inequality. Tasmanian communities are undergoing considerable change with many facing new forms of inequality...
  • 12/07/2017
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Thursday, 11 50 – 12 10 What do all great teachers and leaders have in common? A need to continue to question and inquire into their practice and the effectiveness of it. Having an inquiry mindset is essential to improved...
  • 16/06/2017
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Thursday, 13 20 – 13 40 Joan-Mary shares the results of her recent research into Australian teacher motivation to describe its unique nature, dynamics and importance and to identify the most potent school based influencers or drivers (together with their...
  • 09/06/2017
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Thursday, 13 40 – 14 00  Narrowing our work down to a single problem of practice is an art of data deduction and pedagogical understanding. As leaders and practitioners how do we know if we have selected the right problem of...
  • 07/06/2017
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Friday, 11 30 – 12 15 Building Leadership and Staff Wellbeing The state of staff wellbeing in schools is quite unhealthy nationally with high numbers on stress leave and absences soaring. And the recently released Riley report has indicated that...
  • 18/05/2017
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Thursday, 12 10 – 12 30  Inadequate teaching has been shown to contribute to drop out rates, low test scores and a dislike for school. So severe are the implications that poor teaching has been described as ‘tantamount to educational malpractice’....
  • 18/05/2017
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