2018 | Program

Tasmania Combined Principal Conference 2018

August 14 – 16
Blundstone Arena, Bellerive, Hobart


Tuesday, August 14
15:30 – 17:30 Registration
16:30 – 17:30 TPA AGM
17:30 – 19:00 Welcome Function

 

Wednesday, August 15
08:15 Registration
OPENING SESSION
08:50 – 09:00 Welcome to Country – Theresa Sainty
09:00 – 09:30 Opening Address
Tim Bullard – Secretary | Department of Education
Bob Phillips – Conference Convenor
SESSION 1
09:30 – 10:30 Keynote Address
From Inequality to Excellence in Education: The Big Picture
Pasi Sahlberg
10:30 – 11:00 Home Groups Discussion
11:00 – 11:30 Morning Tea
SESSION 2
11:30 – 12:30 The Australian Perspective
Pasi Sahlberg
12:30 – 13:20 Lunch
SESSION 3
13:20 – 15:20 Your School Perspective
Pasi Sahlberg
16:00 – 17:00 Happy Hour

 

Thursday, August 16
08:00 Registration
08:30 – 08:45 Welcome to Day 2
Malcolm ElliottPresident | Tasmanian Principals Association
08:45 – 09:45 Keynote Address
Understanding Gen Z
Claire Madden
09:45 – 10:15 Home Groups Discussion
10:15 – 10:45 Morning Tea
10:45 – 11:45 ED TALKS
ED TALK 1
Digital Education – the Path from Digital Consumers to Digital Producers
Ben Wilson –
Asst Principal | Cosgrove High School | Tasmania
ED TALK 2
Four Parts Inspiration, One Part Perspiration
Sally Gill
Principal | Waimea Heights Primary School
ED TALK 3
Connected Hobart: An Innovative Smart Campus
Pete Carr
Director of City Innovation and Technology | City of Hobart
11:45 – 12:30 WORKSHOPS
WORKSHOP 1
Creating an engaging culture: Inspiring the next generation of staff and teams
Claire Madden
WORKSHOP 2
Blended Learning, an Introduction
Ben Wilson
WORKSHOP 3
Transferable Skills that are Supported by Technology
Rosemary Anderson & Ken Price
WORKSHOP 4
Putting the Pedagogy back in Technology with STEAM Thinking
Mark Gleeson & James Riggal
WORKSHOP 5
Technology Sandpit
Sally Gill & Philippa Clymo
WORKSHOP 6
Innovation Precincts: A Model for Equitable Community Development
Pete Carr
12:30 – 13:00 Home Groups
13:00 – 13:15 Conference Close
13:15 – 13:45 Final Lunch