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8.45am School Performance

8.55am Welcome and Housekeeping

9.00am Official Welcome, Anne Maree Kliman, President VPA

9.30am Balance matters: What GenerationX school leaders can tell us about wellbeing, leadership and the future of educational improvement , Karen Edge

10.30am Morning Tea

11.00am Conference Open, The Hon. James Merlino, Minister for Education

11.30am Plain Language: the clear choice for school leaders, Bob Milstein, Words & Beyond

12.20pm Establishing a Feedback Culture, Steve Francis

1.15pm Lunch

2.15pm What do networks, resilience and role models have to do with it? , Karen Edge

3.15pm Lead with Humour, Yamini Naidu

4.00pm Afternoon tea and day close

6.30pm Conference Dinner and Study Awards Presentation

Toast to Government Education

Gill Callister, Secretary  , Department of Education and Training


9.00am School Performance “Bollywood” Glendal Primary School

9.15am Boosting Positivity: Positive Psychology strategies to bring out your best you (and the best in others) Dr Justin Coulson, Happy Families

10.15am VPA Update

10.30am Morning Tea

11.00am  The 7 Mistakes Time Poor Leaders Make (and how to correct them), Kate Christie, Time Stylers  

12.00pm  Boost Your Brain and Get Ahead, Dr Helena Popovic

12.50pm Sponsor Prizes and conference close

1.30pm Lunch