FEATURED SPEAKERS

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Professor John Hattie

Director Melbourne Graduate School of Education

University of Melbourne & Chair AITSL

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John Hattie is Director of the Melbourne Educational Research Institute at the University of Melbourne, Chair of the Australian Institute of Teaching and School Leaders, & co-director of the Science of Learning Research Centre. His areas of interest are measurement models and their applications to educational problems, and models of teaching and learning. He has published and presented over 850 papers, and supervised 187 theses students.


Speaking On:
KEYNOTE: How we will measure the evidence of impact
ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: Are we looking for the right evidence of impact?
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Professor David Giles

Dean of Education

FLINDERS UNIVERSITY

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Professor David Giles is Dean of the School of Education at Flinders University. David has taught in primary and secondary schools, teacher education, educational leadership and adult education in New Zealand and Australia. His research interests focus on the relational nature of pedagogy, teacher education, strengths-based practice, educational leadership, and organizational cultures. A recurring theme in his work and practice is that relational and moral imperatives for education are essential to our praxis.


Speaking On:
ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: Are we looking for the right evidence of impact?
KEYNOTE: What have we lost in the rush?
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Professor Diane Mayer

Dean, Faculty of Education and Social Work

University of Sydney

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Diane Mayer is Dean of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney. She has previously held leadership positions at Victoria University, Deakin University, the University of California at Berkeley and The University of Queensland. Her research focuses on teacher education and beginning teaching, examining issues associated with the policy and practice of teacher education and induction into the profession. Currently, she is lead CI on an ARC funded project ‘Investigating the effectiveness of teacher education for early career teachers in diverse settings: A longitudinal study’. Her research and scholarship has produced monographs, book chapters, articles in international refereed journals, research reports and commissioned papers, and invited keynotes in Australia, New Zealand, Belgium, USA, Taiwan, Malaysia, Japan, the UK and China, plus numerous conference papers. She has been editor of the Routledge journal, ‘Teaching Education’ for 15 years and is a member of the editorial boards of 3 international  journals.


Speaking On:
Opening remarks from the Chair
KEYNOTE: Evidence of the effectiveness of teacher education
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Professor Field Rickards

Dean of Education Melbourne Graduate School of Education

University of Melbourne

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Professor Field Rickards was appointed Dean of Education at the University of Melbourne in August 2004. He first joined the University of Melbourne as lecturer in audiology in1973. As Dean, he has guided the transformation of the Faculty of Education to a Graduate School, and has guided a reform of the professional training of teachers through the new clinical Master of Teaching program which develops graduates with the capabilities to meet the needs of individual learners. He was a member of Minister Pyne’s Teacher Education Ministerial Advisory Group in 2014.


Speaking On:
Opening remarks from the Chair
ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: Are we looking for the right evidence of impact?
KEYNOTE: Clinical practice in education: A conceptual framework

Implementing the teacher education reforms

The Action now: Classroom Ready Teachers  Report will overhaul how Australia’s graduate teachers are educated. Course content, assessment and placement programs will have to change to meet the demands of this report, and critically their effectiveness will be measured.

 

What do educators of Australia’s future teachers need to be aware of to bring their courses in line with these reforms?


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  • The reforms of the Teacher Education Ministerial Advisory Group (TEMAG)
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  • The redesign of the selection of teacher students
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  • Building partnerships & designing practicum at a university & school level
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  • The evidence of impact
Day 1
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Professor John Hattie

Director Melbourne Graduate School of Education

University of Melbourne & Chair AITSL

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Professor David Giles

Dean of Education

FLINDERS UNIVERSITY

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Professor David Lynch

School of Education

Southern Cross University

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Professor Field Rickards

Dean of Education Melbourne Graduate School of Education

University of Melbourne

Day 2
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Professor Diane Mayer

Dean, Faculty of Education and Social Work

University of Sydney

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Angelina Ambrosetti

Academic Director of Professional Practice

CQ University

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Professor Stephen Dinham

Chair of Teacher Education & Director of Learning and Teaching Unit

University of Melbourne

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Emeritus Professor Patrick Griffin

Melbourne Graduate School of Education

University of Melbourne

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