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    ‘Outstanding educational systems find ways of learning from their best and strategically use the diversity within the system’  

    D Hopkins 2013

    With the foundations of our Catholic system firmly established, an orientation towards the practice of system leadership becomes more compelling and deserves exploration. As a sector we are strongly positioned to assume a system perspective and to consider and debate the possibilities, opportunities and potential for achieving sustained benefit and further transformation through deliberate and purposeful engagement and collaboration across school communities.

    This two-day conference will provide a forum for school leaders to connect and learn with each other, to consider the why and how of collective action. The conference program is structured around a series of keynote presentations and workshops, facilitated roundtables, in-practice showcases, connected conversations and more...


    /uploadedImages/Content/07_News_and_Events/Conferences/Leadership_Conference_2014/dhopkins.jpg    Professor David Hopkins
    Institute of Education, University of London
    /uploadedImages/Content/07_News_and_Events/Conferences/Leadership_Conference_2014/thumbnails_pat1.jpg    Dame Pat Collarbone
    Creating Tomorrow
    /uploadedImages/Content/07_News_and_Events/Conferences/Leadership_Conference_2014/thumbnails_val.jpg    Valerie Hannon
    Innovation Unit, UK


    • Three noted international presenters
    • A choice of 16 ‘In Practice’ Showcases
    • Multiple opportunities for dialogue, reflection and feedback via ‘Tapping the Collective Wisdom’ Roundtables, ‘Connected Conversations’ and Reflection Gallery’


  • Conference Program


  • Registration Flyer

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  • Session Overview


  • Target Audience

    Principals and school leaders in Catholic primary and secondary schools.

  • Date & Venue

    27–28 November 2014
    Catholic Leadership Centre
    576 Victoria Parade
    East Melbourne VIC 3002

  • Conference Partners

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  • Cost

    Full two-day conference registration:
    $350.00 per person (inclusive of GST) 


    Registration is now closed.

  • Enquiries

    Leadership and & Professional Learning Unit
    Catholic Education Melbourne
    Tel: 03 9267 0228