The Future of Australian Education
Educators Shaping Public Discourse and Policy Direction
Friday 22nd March 2019
The Peninsula Room, The National Museum of Australia, Canberra
To bring together the community of Australian educational leadership organisations and other key stakeholders to establish a common voice in response to the proposition that it is time for Australia’s educational leaders to be more active in shaping public discussion and influencing policy directions and settings.
Topics for Exploring:
The impact of the standardised education regime on schools and school systems.
A more futures-focussed education agenda.
A unified professional voice: one that seeks to reclaim our role in the shaping of educational policy and influencing public debate.
To Prepare for this Symposium:
Delegates are asked to be familiar with the ASPA monograph - Beyond Certainty: A Process for Thinking About Futures for Australian Education – authored by Professor Alan Reid AM and available for free download.