2018 ISCA & AHISA National Education Forum

A National Perspective

The ISCA & AHISA joint Education Forum, A National Perspective, will be held at the Hyatt Hotel in Canberra on Monday 20 August 2018.

Please save the date for this important one day Forum which will bring together Principals, Board Members and other sector representatives from national and state based organisations.

The Forum will feature presentations from education specialists, national political leaders and other thought leaders.

A Forum brochure including information on how to register will be made available shortly.


Forum Program – Hyatt Hotel Canberra

7:30am Arrival tea and coffee
9:15am Official welcome and Forum opening
Mr Steven Bowers
Independent Schools Council of Australia
9:30am The Hon Tanya Plibersek MP
Deputy Leader of the Opposition,
Shadow Minister for Education and Training,
Australian Labor Party
10:00am Awaiting speaker confirmation
10:30am Morning Tea
11:00am David Gonski AC
12:00pm Senator Sarah Hanson-Young
Senator for South Australia
Australian Greens
12:30pm Lunch
1:30pm Trevor Young
Communications Strategist and adviser
2:15pm Social Media Panel 
Briony Scott, Principal, Wenona School NSW
Karen Spiller, Principal, John Paul College QLD
Simon Gipson, CEO The Song Room VIC
2:45pm Lisa Rodgers
Chief Executive Officer
Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL)
3:30pm Afternoon Tea
4:00pm The Hon Bill Shorten MP
Leader of the opposition
Australian Labor Party
4:30pm Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham
Senator for South Australia,
Minister for Education & Training
Liberal Party of Australia
5:00pm Closing comments
Dr Mark Merry
National Chair
Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia

Evening Program – National Gallery of Australia

7:00pm Pre-dinner drinks
7:45pm Forum Dinner, Gandel Hall
Dinner Speaker
Richard Gerver
10:00pm Evening concludes



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