Virtual Symposium offers Catholic educators a professional learning opportunity
THE National Catholic Education Commission will host a Faith in the Future Virtual Symposium on Friday 30 October from 11:30am-2:30pm (AEDT).
The virtual symposium is an opportunity for the Catholic educational community to gather and participate in professional learning and engagement.
The program will feature two keynote speakers:
Dr Carol Campbell - Associate Professor of Leadership and Educational Change at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, who will focus on School Improvement in a COVID World.
Prof John Haldane - Professor of Philosophy of Education, Australian Catholic University who will explore Faith in the Future: The Challenges and Opportunities for Catholic Education.
Federal Minister for Education Dan Tehan and Federal Shadow Minister for Education and Training, Tanya Plibersek, will speak at the symposium, and there will be a fun and informative Bicentennial Games on the 200-year history of Catholic education.
A panel discussion, moderated by Sydney Morning Herald Education Editor Jordan Baker, will focus on school improvement, student wellbeing, faith formation and parent engagement. Panellists include Julie Sonnemann, from the Grattan Institute and Carmel Nash OAM, from Catholic School Parents Australia.
The virtual symposium is free and you can register here.
See attached flyer for full program
Brisbane Catholic Education Office
2A Burke Street, Woolloongabba Qld 4102 Australia
GPO Box 1201 Brisbane 4001 Australia
Phone: (07) 3033 7000
Fax: (07) 3844 5101