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    2014 External Conferences / Professional Learning

     

    Women in Leadership: Step Up! Step Out! Take the Lead! Centre for Strategic Education

    This event will take place on 21–22 May and  13 August 2014 at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (website).

    Organisational Transformation and Ignatian Spirituality, Five Day Workshop

    This event will take place on 01–05 September 2014 at Campion Centre of Ignatian Spirituality, Melbourne (program flyer).

    Organisational Transformation and Ignatian Spirituality, Why Change? One Day Workshop

    This event will take place on 30 August 2014 at Campion Centre of Ignatian Spirituality, Melbourne (program flyer).

    2014 ACEL Conference, Passion & Purpose: Setting the Learning Agenda, Melbourne

    The Australian Council for Educational Leadership (ACEL) 2014  National Conference aims to answer the challenging issues of today through evidence-based testing, performance evaluations, economic and policy analysis and research. This event will take place on 1–3 October 2014 at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

    2014 Educational System Leadership Courses, Australian Catholic University

    A unique offering from Australian Catholic University, ACU's Educational System Leadership courses are designed specifically for individuals in senior leadership roles within an education office.

    Creative Innovation 2013 Asia Pacific – Race to the Future. E6: Environment. Energy. Economy. Education. Entrepreneurship. Ethical Leadership.

    Conference plus Deep Conversations, Master Classes, Gala Dinner, inspirational Australian performers and artists  

    We need to find innovative solutions to the great problems of today to make them the opportunities of the future. Join big and small business, entrepreneurs, educators, creative and government leaders, emerging talent and leading thinkers from Australia, Asia and around the world.

    Creative Innovation 2013 Asia Pacific will feature over 40 global leaders, innovators and thinkers and deliver world-class creative ideas and pragmatic solutions. It will offer credible forecasts, strategies and practices to help transform you and the leadership of organisations.

    Deep Conversations start at $100 and Master Classes at $195. Early Bird Registration closes on 20 September 2013. Participants from Catholic schools will receive an additional special 10 per cent discount off all events by using the code E6 upon bookings.

    This event will take place on 27–29 November 2013 at Sofitel Melbourne On Collins, Melbourne City. For registrations and further information visit the program website.

    Centre for Strategic Education – Moving from CoBLABoration to Collaboration: How to ensure your collective efforts make a difference

    In this program educators will learn the lessons of eleven schools as they work towards becoming national models of a Professional Learning Community through the school improvement model developed by Richard DuFour. Gavin will explore the following questions

    • Why should we collaborate in a Professional Learning Community?
    • What is collaboration?
    • Where are we now and where will we go from here?

    This event will take place on Tuesday 29 October at Centre for Strategic Education, East Melbourne. For registrations and further information visit the program website.

    Centre for Strategic Education – Discourse with Data: Conversations that make a difference.

    In this session Gavin Gritt will showcase and share with participants powerful mechanisms to improve the quality of conversations in schools leading to the building of self-directedness and professional growth. Specifically he will take participants through how we can ensure the conversations we have with teachers through examining data, results in genuine pedagogical growth.

    Throughout this workshop Gavin will profile ways to:

    • Explore the five categories of feedback and how the explicitly link to the use of data
    • Facilitate thinking through questioning and developing greater precision in language
    • Distinguish between coaching and evaluation when utilizing data
    • Apply skills which enhance the intellectual processes of performance

    This event will take place on Wednesday 20 November at Centre for Strategic Education, East Melbourne. For registrations and further information visit the program website.

    Centre for Strategic Education – Challenging Conversations – Giving Feedback in Difficult Conversations 

    In this informative program, Trinidad Hunt will deliver a template for success in delivering feedback in uncomfortable situations. Through data, discussion and practice participants will learn how to stay in the driver’s seat and guide the conversation to achieve their desired outcomes. This event will take place on Monday 19 August 2013. For registrations and further information visit the program website.

    Centre for Strategic Education – Women in Leadership – Step Up, Step Out and Take the Lead!

    Increasing the number of women who aspire to school leadership roles can be enhanced through a variety of professional learning opportunities including networking and participating in activities specifically focused on women. Presented by Trinidad Hunt, this 3 Day Program will be available on Wednesday 22 May, Thursday 23 May and Wednesday 28 August 18 2013.

    Centre for Strategic Education – Online Modules for School Leaders presented by Trinidad Hunt

    Delivered in partnership with Trinidad Hunt and Élan Enterprises, the Online Modules for School Leaders will be available throughout 2013.
    The online modules will be available from Monday 4 February–Monday 18 November 2013. For registrations and further information visit the program website.

    Apple Leadership and Learning Event

    A chance for education leaders to explore how digital content is changing the education landscape and creating new teaching and learning opportunities.
    The event will be open to Principals, Assistant Principals and Education Executives and will take place on:
    Thursday 19 September 2013 at the Catholic Leadership Centre, Melbourne (program flyer). 

    Australian Catholic University, 6th International Conference on Catholic Leadership: Paradox and Possibility.

    The 6th International Conference on Catholic Educational Leadership: Paradox and Possibility will provide an opportunity for leaders in Catholic education to to hear from a panel of quality speakers, and join with colleagues in dialogue about their experience and their research. The conference will have five sub-themes: Leading for mission and identity, Leading for inclusion, Leading for educational quality, Leading on the big stage and Leading in partnership. The conference will take place from Monday 12–Wednesday 14 August 2013 in Sydney. For further information visit the conference website.

    ELIM 2013

    ELIM, a renewal and development program for Catholic school principals has been offered  annually since 1995. Two residential modules will be offered in 2013:
    Module 1:  Focus on the principal as a leader of learning in the school community
    Module 2: Focus on the principal as the religious and spiritual leader within the school community. For further information view the program flyer.