DAY ONE | Thursday, 8 June 2017

OPENING PLENARY SESSIONS

9:00 | Opening and Welcome by Plenary Chair

Maxine McKew, Former Commonwealth Parliamentary Secretary, National Media Personality, Author, and Hon Fellow, Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne

HUMAN MOTIVATION AND THE DRIVE TO LEARN

9:10 | Growth Mindset - Culture and Strategy

  • Connect with our world authority on Growth Mindset, and access up-to-date research and practice
  • Discover how to implement Growth Mindset to build and support learning cultures
  • Understand how to deploy and develop effective growth strategies

Prof. Carol Dweck, Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology, Stanford University

 

LEARNING TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

9:40 | Panel Session: A Global Context for Education in meeting the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals

  • Hear from NGO leaders about the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals
  • Learn from global and national thinkers about the opportunity to respond to a range of pressing issues facing our planet
  • Find out what educational leaders are doing to respond to these goals in their teaching and learning

Panellists Include:
Caroline McMillen, Vice-Chancellor, University of Newcastle
Dr Helen Szoke, Chief Executive, Oxfam Australia
Dermot O'Gorman, CEO, WWF Australia


10:20 | Morning Tea

K-12 IT DIRECTORS AND MANAGERS CONGRESS

BREAKOUT SEMINARS

11:10 | Breakout Seminars

 

1:00 | Lunch

 

2:10 | Welcome by K-12 IT Directors and Managers Congress Chair

INTEROPERABILITY

2.20 | National cross-sectoral interoperability of IT infrastructure for Australian schools
  • Hear the latest use cases for, and successes with the national Systems Interoperability Framework
  • Understand the opportunities and benefits of a shared cross-sectoral Learning Services Architecture
  • Prepare yourselves for the pain points, opportunities and successes in global and national data exchange
Matt Farmer, Program Lead - Products and Market Engagement, National Schools Interoperability Program (NSIP)


NATIONAL K-12 ICT ROLLOUT

3.00 | NBN Skymuster - Pumping up digital access for Australian schools
  • Get the up to date advice regarding the National Broadband Network (NBN)
  • Find out how Skymuster and other NBN projects will enable Australian schools
  • Ready yourselves for the broadband superhighway of the future
Lalla Mackenzie, Senior National Stakeholder Relations Manager, National Broadband Network

DAY ONE CLOSING PLENARY SESSIONS
K-12 ED LEADERS,
K-12 IT DIRECTORS AND MANAGERS,
AND SCHOOL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

4:30 | Welcome back by Plenary Chair

Maxine McKew, Former Commonwealth Parliamentary Secretary, National Media Personality, Author, and Hon Fellow, Graduate School of Education University of Melbourne

 

FUTURE FOCUSSED AND INCLUSIVE PEDAGOGY

4.40 | Belief Leads Change

  • Share a global perspective in how to leverage classroom technologies by leading effective pedagogical change
  • Discover a host of opportunities that technology continues to open for teachers and learners
  • Examine paradigms that can work to strengthen professional and student learning through technologies

Abdul Chohan, Director of Development, Essa Academy (UK)

 

HIGH PERFORMANCE SYSTEMS

5.30 | PISA: What can we learn from the world's best known and largest assessment?

  • Myth busting - what is the data really telling us?
  • Seeking out what works - learning from the success of others
  • Australia - what next given recent results and trends?

Peter Adams, Senior Manager, PISA, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) (France)

 

5.50 | K-12 Education Plenary Chair Closing Remarks

Maxine McKew, Former Commonwealth Parliamentary Secretary, National Media Personality, Author, and Hon Fellow, Graduate School of Education University of Melbourne


6.00 | Close of Congress Day One

NETWORKING EVENTS

6:00 | Networking drinks (available from 5:30)


7:00 | Gala Dinner




DAY TWO | Friday, 9 June 2017

9:00 | Commencement of Day Two K-12 IT Directors and Managers Congress

 

DATA VISUALISATION

9.50 | Data Leadership for high performance school systems

  • View a transformational 360 degree data analytics framework for schools
  • Understand the power of blended data for cloud-based visualization and feedback
  • See data come to life through interactive digital dashboards that evidence learning
Raju Varanasi, Chief Information Officer, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta



READY TO LEARN

10.10 | Unwrapping Digital Personalisation

  • Discover how to design digital dashboards and use big data to personalise, optimise and visualise student experience and attainment.
  • Find out how to lift student wellbeing and unleash performance at a whole new physical, personal and academic level.
  • What role can educators play as wellbeing, personal, fitness and academic coaches in this next digital stage?
Mary-Lou O'Brien, Chief Digital Officer, Melbourne Girls Grammar


10:30 | Morning Tea


11.10 | Adversity or Opportunity

  • Gain an insight into the largest classroom in the world.
  • A look at the difference between Technology serving the educator compared to technology servicing the educator?
  • A look at the blueprint for sustainable, scalable growth used by the school.
Dr William Newman, ICT Leader in Distance Ed, Alice Springs School of the Air, NT DEC

 

12:10 | Lunch

 

2.10 | To be announced
Coming soon...

 

2:30 | Afternoon Tea

 

CLOSING PLENARY SESSIONS

3:55 | Welcome back by Plenary Chair

Maxine McKew, Former Commonwealth Parliamentary Secretary, National Media Personality, Author, and Hon Fellow, Graduate School of Education University of Melbourne

 

4:00 | Embracing the New Work Order

  • Hear leading new research about the changing nature of the enterprise
  • Adapt and respond in the face of rapid technological and workplace change
  • Identify the entrepreneurial skills required by today's youth and workforce

 

4.40 | Plenary Chair Closing Remarks
Maxine McKew, Former Commonwealth Parliamentary Secretary, National Media Personality, Author, and Hon Fellow, Graduate School of Education University of Melbourne