Conference Program

Thursday morning 17th August

8:00 AM

Registration Opens & Networking time & Light Breakfast

9:00 AM

Welcome to country ~ Katrina Karlapina  Power

9:10 AM

Opening of Conference ~ Rick Persse (Chief Executive – DECD) & Peter Mader (President – SASPA)

9:30 AM

Keynote 1: Henry V and Inspirational Leadership ~  Ben Walden

11:00 AM

Morning Tea

11:30 AM

Explanation of the Program & Materials ~ MC – Jo Mason

11:40 AM

Workshop 1 ~  (5 workshops to choose from)

1:00 PM

Lunch

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PLEASE NOTE: This program is subject to change by the SASPA conference planning committee

Thursday afternoon 17th August

1:00 PM

Lunch

1:45 PM

Keynote 2: The Proper Lessons from Data ~ Professor Bob Lingard

2:30 PM

Table Reflections & Questions

2:40 PM

Movement to workshops

2:45 PM

Workshop 2 (5 workshops to choose from)

4:10 PM

Movement back to the main room

4:15 PM

Keynote 3: Navigating Leadership Through Change ~ Elaine Bensted, CE, Adelaide Zoos

4:55 PM

Close of Day #1

5-6:00 PM

Networking and Drinks Hour with DECD Senior Executive Group members, prefaced by some structured introductions ~ MC Jo Mason

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Friday morning 18th August

8:30 AM

Networking time & Light Breakfast

9:00 AM

Creativity & Innovation: The New DNA of Schools, Professor David Giles

9:20 AM

“In Conversation”: Interviews with Dr Susan Close (Minister for Education & Child Development), Professor Yong Zhao and Professor Bob Lingard ~ Emeritus Professor Alan Reid

10:30 AM

Table Reflections & Questions

11:00 AM

Morning Tea

11:30 AM

SASPA/ASPA Conversation with Members

11:40 AM

Workshop 3 ~ (4 workshops to choose from)

1:00 PM

Lunch (sit down in Hickinbotham Hall including sponsors prize draw)

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PLEASE NOTE: This program is subject to change by the SASPA conference planning committee

Friday afternoon 18th August

1:00 PM

Lunch (sit down in Hickinbotham Hall including sponsors prize draw)

2:00 PM

Keynote 4: What Works Can Hurt: the Side Effects in Education ~ Professor Yong Zhao

3:10 PM

Table Reflections & Questions

3:30 PM

Conference Close ~ Peter Mader

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PLEASE NOTE: This program is subject to change by the SASPA conference planning committee