Conference Program

All sessions will be recorded and available to registrants after the event.

Thursday 25 November

All times displayed are in Sydney Time (AEST)

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9.00am - 10.30am

Session 1

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9.00am - 9.15am

Welcome and Opening. Elizabeth Gunn, President of Valbec

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9.15am - 9.30am

Welcome to Country. Wurundjeri Elder

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9.30am - 10.30am

Keynote. Playful Thinking, Daniel Teitelbaum

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10.30am - 10.45am | BREAK

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10.45am - 11.30am

Session 2

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Professional Learning: Developing student Agency

Liam Frost-Camilleri, Lecturer School of Education at Federation University

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11.30am - 11.45am | BREAK

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11.45am - 12.30pm

Session 3A

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Phenomenon-based learning in the context of vulnerable students

Rakesh Saha, AMES Australia

Session 3B

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Tips and tricks for using breakout rooms in online learning

Tom Gaffney, RMIT University College of Vocational Education

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12.30pm - 1.30pm | Meet the makers Lunch Session (1.00pm - 1.30pm)

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1.30pm - 2.15pm

Session 4A

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Unpacking numeracy in a pandemic

Tina Berghella, Oggi Consulting

Session 4B

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Internet of Things (IoT) and its use in education

Shruti Malavde, Olympic Adult Education

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2.15pm | CLOSE

Friday 26 November

All times displayed are in Sydney Time (AEST)

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9.10am - 10.30am

Session 5

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9.10am - 9.40am

Welcome Back. Elizabeth Gunn, President of Valbec

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9.40am - 10.30am

Connecting your learner community online through creative acts. Sally Smith, EAL/Arts Educator

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10.30am - 10.45am | BREAK

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10.45am - 11.30am

Session 6

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Professional Learning: Multi-numeracies: Supporting critical numeracy and maths skills in all our learners

Dave Tout, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

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11.30am - 11.45am | BREAK

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11.45am - 12.30pm

Session 7A

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Screen-casting: putting learners centre stage: creating simple videos

Kirsty Macafee and Elizabeth Gunn, RMIT University College of Vocational Education

Session 7B

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Panel discussion: Creating classroom communities

Tanja Cuka, Jelena Petronijevic, Teresa Lidonnici-Giovine, Ruth Ryan, Chisholm Institute

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12.30pm - 1.30pm | Meet the makers Lunch Session (1.00pm - 1.30pm)

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1.30pm - 2.15pm

Session 8A

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Q & A: Effective Communication Strategies

Marie Alafaci, Your Business Writing Coach

Session 8B

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Panel discussion: Professional Learning Communities

Members of VALBEC’s Committee

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2.15pm | CLOSE