NATIONAL EDUCATION SUMMIT & THE EDUCATION SHOW
FRIDAY 1 – SATURDAY 2 SEPTEMBER, MELBOURNE CONVENTION & EXHIBITION CENTRE
A key event on the academic calendar, the National Education Summit returns to the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre on September 1–2, 2017 offering concurrent conferences, masterclasses and interactive seminars tailored to principals, school leaders and business managers and educators from K-12.
Co-located with the National Education Summit, The Education Show is the official free exhibition of the Summit and will feature over 100 exhibitors showcasing school resources and products as well as services and technology for classrooms, schools and careers.
As part of The Education Show, there will also be a free seminar program featuring leading experts.
Presenting a unique opportunity for education and teaching professionals to strengthen their skills and stay ahead of the curve, the National Education Summit also presents a comprehensive seminar program which encourages new ways of thinking and problem solving.
A cross-section of Australia’s most prominent industry leaders will speak across some of the most pertinent and timely topics in the education and learning sector.
Autism in every classroom (September 1)
Jamie Coombs and Cressida Crossley, founders of Necessary Educational Strategies for Teachers and Students (NESTS), Richard Eisenmajer (psychologist, The ASD Clinic), Sarah Wood (psychologist, Autism Behavioural Intervention Association), Kate Koullas (Partner & Founder, Yellow LadyBugs and Miles Glaspole (student and comedian)
Learning and Teaching Symposium (September 2)
Dr Lyn Sharratt (Professor, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at University of Toronto), Nicholas Hall, Jasmine Ryan and Lucy Keath (primary principals, Catholic Education Diocese of Sandhurst), Danielle Purdy (Senior Education Officer, Cairns Diocese – Catholic Education Services) and Dr Jared Cooney Horvath (Science Of Learning research scientist and lecturer at The University of Melbourne)
Teaching Adolescent Girls Conference (September 2)
Dr Michael Carr Gregg (leading Australian child psychologist and Managing Director, The Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre), Dr Jared Cooney Horvath (Science Of Learning research scientist and lecturer at The University of Melbourne), Kathryn Taylor (Director, Turning Point Consulting), Sally Rigley (psychologist, The ASD Clinic) and Elle Steele (Director, Create Believe Achieve)
Additionally, G9 Education will again present a Master Class for Principals and School Leaders (September 1) and the K-12 Digital Classroom Practice Conference (September 1 & 2) will explore best digital classroom practice to achieve superior teaching and learning outcomes.
Professional Development hours are available on all events attended at the National Education Summit and The Education Show’s free seminar program.