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MELBOURNE | Caulfield Racecourse
20 - 22 May 2021

Australasia’s leading conference for educators is back in 2021: the Thinking & Learning Conference. Hawker Brownlow Education is assembling some of the biggest names in education in one location for three days of exceptional professional learning.

Popular past speakers such as Jay McTighe and Carol Tomlinson will be returning with new insights, while others – including Marie Alcock and Fiona Forman – will be making their conference debut. With a diverse range of individual sessions and full-day institutes, participants can build a conference schedule to suit their professional learning interests and needs.

From data to differentiation, PLCs to wellbeing, the 2021 Thinking & Learning Conference will inspire educators and equip them with the knowledge and practical strategies to significantly advance student achievement.

 

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3 Day

REGISTRATION

EARLY BIRD RATE

(Register before 1st March 2021)

$945.00

Individual Rate

$910.00*

Group Discount

(Register from 1 March onwards)

$1,075.00

Indivdual Rate

$1,030.00*

Group Discount

2 Day

REGISTRATION

EARLY BIRD RATE

(Register before 1st March 2021)

$670.00

Individual Rate

$645.00*

Group Discount

(Register from 1 March onwards)

$750.00

Indivdual Rate

$720.00*

Group Discount

1 Day

REGISTRATION

EARLY BIRD RATE

(Register before 1st March 2021)

$350.00

Individual Rate

$335.00*

Group Discount

(Register from 1 March onwards)

$395.00

Indivdual Rate

$380.00*

Group Discount

*Group discounts are available for 5 or more registrants from the same school / organisation

Thinking & Learning Conference 2021 Conference Download (PDF)

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Session
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Registration 7:30am
Session One 8:45am – 10:30am
Morning Tea 10:30am – 11:00am
Session Two 11:00am – 12:45pm
Lunch 12:45pm – 1:45pm
Session Three 1:45pm – 3:30pm

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Day 1: Thu, 20 May, 2021
Day 2: Fri, 21 May, 2021
Day 3: Sat, 22 May, 2021
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Date No of Days Presenter Session
Day 1: Thu, 20/5 1 Adrienne Gear Powerful Understanding Institute
Day 1: Thu, 20/5 1 Carol Tomlinson and Janelle McGann Differentiating instruction Institute
Day 1: Thu, 20/5 1 Jay McTighe Creating an understanding-based curriculum and assessment system Institute
Day 2: Fri, 21/5 1 Janelle McGann and Jay McTighe An introduction to Understanding by Design Institute
Day 2: Fri, 21/5 1 Janelle Wills The new art and science of teaching Insitutue
Day 3: Sat, 22/5 1 Carol Tomlinson and Jay McTighe Connecting content and kids Institute
Day 3: Sat, 22/5 1 Julie Canham An introduction to RTI at Work Institute
Day 1: Thu, 20 May, 2021
Presenter Session 1 Session 2 Session 3
Anderson The learning landscape Growth mindsets: Creating a culture of growth in your classroom and school Learner agency: Defining quality learning and creating quality learners
Fisk Using and analysing data in Australian schools Using data walls to maximise student success Using data to support gifted and ‘at-risk’ students
Forman Helping our kids to flourish: An introduction to the Weaving Well-Being program Embedding the Weaving Well-Being program into the whole-school setting You matter here: A whole-school approach to nurturing children’s well-being
Gear Powerful understanding: Deepening understanding of self, others and the world Powerful understanding: Deepening understanding of self, others and the world Powerful understanding: Deepening understanding of self, others and the world
Grift Collaborative teams at work: 12 actions to make a PLC cycle of learning thrive Teachers as architects of learning: Effective strategies for learning-focused teachers Strengthen your use of explicit instruction
McTighe Creating an understanding-based curriculum and assessment system for twenty-first century learning Creating an understanding-based curriculum and assessment system for twenty-first century learning Creating an understanding-based curriculum and assessment system for twenty-first century learning
Pearsall Practical questioning techniques for eliciting and responding to your students Learning goals and feedback techniques that are fast, formative and effective Reducing correction more quickly as a third-stage tool
McGann and Tomlinson Differentiating instruction: A practical exploration Differentiating instruction: A practical exploration Differentiating instruction: A practical exploration
Wills Engaging learners Building academic vocabulary The new art and science of teaching reading
Watanabe-Crockett Future-focused learning: 10 essential shifts of everyday practice – Part 1 Future-focused learning: 10 essential shifts of everyday practice – Part 2 Mindfulness: The heart of the practice
Day 2: Fri, 21 May, 2021
Presenter Session 1 Session 2 Session 3
Alcock What will kids need to know 25 years from now? Questing: Maximising student engagement Teaching self-navigation skills to all learners
Eller and Eller Holding difficult and professional conversations Planning and developing energised meetings Working positively during the school culture change process
Forman Teacher Well-Being Helping our adolescents to flourish – An introduction to the Wired for Well-Being program Raising resilient children: Approaches from positive psychology
Gear Reading Power: Linking thinking to reading instruction Going deeper with Reading Power Reading Power plus – Reading Power in the content areas
McGann and McTighe An introduction to Understanding by Design® An introduction to Understanding by Design® An introduction to Understanding by Design®
Muhammad What is school culture, and why should I care? Transforming school culture framework Building purpose and overcoming frustration on your improvement journey
Pearsall Practical approaches to peer observation and coaching Practical approaches to teaching texts Creating positive classrooms: Practical classroom management
Tomlinson Leading for differentiation Grading in a differentiated classroom Do this, not that: A hands-on analysis of teacher plans for differentiation
Wills The new art and science of teaching The new art and science of teaching The new art and science of teaching
Watanabe-Crockett Mindfulness: The heart of the practice (REPEAT) Mindful assessment: The 6 essential fluencies of innovative learning – Part 1 Mindful assessment: The 6 essential fluencies of innovative learning – Part 2
Day 3: Sat, 22 May, 2021
Presenter Session 1 Session 2 Session 3
Alcock Designing modern learning spaces: Architecture, furniture and curriculum Making questing work for all students The new teacher job description
Bertolini Understanding and defining the purpose of STEM Experiencing a design thinking challenge and the pedagogy of STEM Assessing STEM learning
Canham An introduction to RTI at Work An introduction to RTI at Work An introduction to RTI at Work
Eller and Eller Developing and supporting leadership teams Developing the ‘care factor’ in your school Leading in rapidly changing times
Fisk Characteristics of effective data-informed leadership Developing an action plan for data-informed change Developing data-informed learners
Gear Writing power: Effective writing instruction and assessment Non-fiction writing power A powerful year of writing: Organising your writing program in three easy structures
Grift Becoming an exceptional coach Influencing up, down and within: The five critical roles for teacher leadership Five Ways of Being: What Learning Leaders think, do and say every day
Muhammad Bringing the four PLC questions to life The four skills of transformational leaders Collaboration is a lifestyle, not a meeting!
McTighe and Tomlinson Connecting content and kids: Understanding by Design and differentiated instruction Connecting content and kids: Understanding by Design and differentiated instruction Connecting content and kids: Understanding by Design and differentiated instruction
Wills Developing metacognitive behaviours Dialogue for meaning making Ethical thinking: What is it? How is it developed?
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