Australia’s cities are set to accommodate over five million people by 2020 with state governments investing over $8 billion to build approximately 300 new schools and upgrade existing school infrastructure to accommodate the growing demands.
However, the planning and delivery process of building and upgrading schools is complex with multiple stakeholders and challenges in funding, acquiring land, accurately forecasting growth and delivery a school design that will meet the desired educational outcomes.
The School Growth Planning & Delivery conference will bring together key stakeholders to share success stories and learnings on planning, designing and delivering a successful school project.
Overcome your hurdles, hear insights & network with peers on
- Identifying the right demographic location for school planning and development
- Ensuring a cost-effective and timely project delivery
- Developing a robust framework for enhanced public private partnerships
- Developing strategies to drive stakeholder engagement
- 95% of participants would recommend this conference to their industry peers
- 93% of participants referred to the event as excellent platform to address challenges and create viable strategies
- 90% of attendees appreciated the many networking opportunities
- State Government & Departments of Education & Departments of Infrastructure and Planning
- Catholic Education Offices
- Non-Government School Groups & Associations
- Architecture Firms
- Local Councils
Attend to learn:
- Leverage the insights of future demographics for school planning
- Explore innovative partnerships for improved service delivery
- Deliver successful vertical school projects & innovative designs
- Drive stakeholder engagement to deliver projects effectively
Fraser has served the education sector in both a Project Management and Quantity Surveying capacity for over 20 years. Since 2004 he has been a Board member and Chairman of Property at Haileybury one of the leading independent schools in the Asia-Pacific region with campuses in Keysborough, Brighton, Berwick, Melbourne (City), Darwin and Beijing.
Haileybury opened Melbourne’s first vertical school in 2016 and in late 2018 announced the acquisition of a second site to accommodate expansion of that campus. In recent years they have also established a school in Darwin and are working in collaboration with the Northern Territory Government on expansion of the campus to accommodate international students. This will complement the growth of the tertiary sector into Darwin’s CBD. Fraser also represents Haileybury as a Board member of its international operations that educate students from Asia with a VCE pathway into the Australian tertiary sector.
Collaborative Learning Network (USA)
Nick Salmon is the founder and president of the Collaborative Learning Network. He is a ninth-generation educator focused on educational facility planning, professional development of educators and design support for future-flexible learning environments that cost less to design, build, own, operate and maintain.
His global practice (6 continents, 12 countries, 34 US states) includes facilitating (with Dr. Frank Locker) Harvard’s annual Learning Environments For Tomorrow Institute. In addition to working with more than 200 schools on more than 40 master plans, Nick is a co-founder (with Dr. Frank Locker & Gabriel Diego) of the bi-annual Revolution in Education Congress in Bogota, Colombia where he leads handson project-based learning experiences built upon personal, local, cultural or global passions. Nick shares insights into the development of exceptional learning environments at the University of Melbourne’s Innovative LearningnEnvironments and Teacher Change (ILETC) Transitions 18, Australian Independent Schools Tomorrows Environments for Learning, South By Southwest EDU (SXSWEDU), Montana Conference of Educational Leadership, regional and global conferences of the Association For Learning Environments, and webinars and workshops for the Ohio School Facilities Commission, Association for Learning Environments, University of Montana, Montana State University and in the podcast 9 Questions.
Sunshine Coast Council, QLD
Councillor Rick Baberowski was elected to the Sunshine Coast Council in 2012 after winning the seat of Division 1. The Sunshine Coast is a diverse, progressive and very welcoming part of South East Queensland and Sunshine Coast Council’s vision, now and for the future is to be Australia’s most sustainable region: Healthy. Smart. Creative. The Division 1 electorate is made up of large rural areas, national parks and townships and reaches right across to the beaches and the stunning Pumicestone Passage, including major emerging greenfield developments of Palmview and Caloundra South (Baringa / Aura), which is literally bursting out of the ground.
Prior to politics, Councillor Baberowski worked in the IT sector and then the arts. He was a creative industries consultant working in a partnership for over seven years. The company delivered a wide range of arts and cultural development projects across Queensland including Brisbane, Rockhampton, Mackay, Noosa, Mitchell, Logan, Caboolture, Narangba, Tingalpa and Redlands. Succeeding that he was a senior planner and coordinator of cultural development in local government for 10 years.
In addition to his Divisional role, Councillor Baberowski has held the Transport portfolio for Sunshine Coast Council for over 7 years, working on various council led transport projects as well as with various groups and council committees in the advocacy of transport policy, levies and strategy. Councillor Baberowski’s portfolio duties also include the Arts and Heritage.
Marathon Modular is a division of Marathon Group Pty Ltd.
There’s modular builders, then there’s us. Marathon Modular, based in the beautiful Hunter Valley is a Family owned and operating Business, that has been in the Building industry
for over 30 years.
Marathon has been providing high quality space solutions to schools across Australia for over a decade. Our Custom Modular Buildings range from;
- CHILDCARE FACILITIES
- AMENITIES BUILDINGS
- COLA’S and more
Marathon Modular Buildings are perfect for permanent or temporary use and can be delivered and installed to any destination throughout Australia.
We have a Modular Solution to suit your requirements. High Quality, Sustainable, Innovative, Efficient, Cost-Effective, and Shorter time to completion…
BUILD SMART? BUILD MARATHON!
From humble, rural beginnings, Lahey Constructions has grown to become one of Australia’s most prominent and long-standing construction firms. For over 69 years, our passion for quality and service has enabled us to thrive in an increasingly competitive and ever-evolving industry. While our focus is firmly on the future – on utilising the most innovative methods and processes – our commitment to hard work, transparency and personal service has remained unchanged for over six decades.
We understand that to meet the needs of Australia’s rapidly growing education sector, infrastructure must be inspirational, scalable and flexible. The infrastructure must uphold the highest standards of safety, as well as embrace the latest innovations in sustainability and environmental responsibility.
Lahey has built a diverse portfolio ranging from facilities in the education, aged- and health-care, correctional and justice sectors, to community infrastructure, luxury apartments and resort complexes. We are well known and highly regarded for our flexible approach, and our unfailing commitment to excellence and integrity. Lahey is proud to provide a healthy, safe working environment for our people and communities.
Today, we remain a proud industry leader across New South Wales.
GapMaps is an easy-to-use, cloud-based retail mapping platform which specialises in location intelligence, mapping and data analysis. GapMaps help service providers identify new markets opportunities and grow their physical network with comprehensive data and tools.
The platform was conceptualised and built in Australia but can be used globally across all service providers including schools, colleges, universities, training centers, childcares, aged care, medical
centres and more.
Understand socio-economic profiles
Analyse of residential demographics
Understand population growth and forecasts
Identify areas for expansion and new location opportunities
Understand accessibility and travel time for a catchment
Use data and analytical techniques to identify and quantify core target customers in possible new catchments
Apply census, industry and digital data to network planning processes
The platform is highly user-friendly and deliver unparalleled analytical capabilities on a very cost-effective basis. Contact GapMaps at firstname.lastname@example.org to request a free demo of the platform.
What People Are Saying
“The insights provided across different sectors were very enlightening.”Executive General Manager, Victorian Ecumenical System of Schools
“Time is our most limited resource as professionals and I felt my time was well spentChief Executive Officer, SDA Schools (NNSW)
“Very enjoyable conference, well organised, good speakers and the topics were relevant.”Business Manager, Catholic Diocese of Sale
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