Schedule

Teachers New to Boys' Schools

11 – 13 April 2017
The Scots College
Sydney, Australia




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Tuesday, 11 April

3:00 PM Conference check-in and afternoon tea Aspinall House Ballroom and Gardens
4:00 PM Conference opening and welcome – Dr Ian PM Lambert Lang Walker Business Centre
4:15 PM Opening Keynote TBC
5:35 PM Bus collecting from The Scots College Outside Aspinall House
6:00 PM Harbor cruise, including dinner
9:25 PM Arrive back at The Scots College Outside Aspinall House

Wednesday, 12 April

7:30 AM Breakfast Dining Hall
8:30 AM Keynote Address by Dr. Tom Cerni, The Scots College and The University of Sydney
How Boys Grow: Caring for the Whole Person
Lang Walker Business Centre
9:45 AM Division Meetings
  • Early Learning
  • Primary
  • Secondary
Lang Walker Business Centre
10:30 AM Morning tea Lang Walker Business Centre
11:00 AM Breakout Session A
  • Residential Programs (e.g., boarding)
  • Classroom Management (repeated in Session B)
  • Developing Your Professional Learning Network
Lang Walker Business Centre
12:00 NOON Breakout Session B
  • Creativity in the Arts and Beyond
  • Practical Strategies for Differentiation
  • Classroom Management (repeat of Session A)
Lang Walker Business Centre
1:00 PM Lunch Dining Hall
2:30 PM Keynote Address by Professor John Fischetti, Dean of Education, University of Newcastle
The Future of Schooling: Engaging Boys in Transformational Learning
Lang Walker Business Centre
3:30 PM Afternoon tea Lang Walker Business Centre
4:00 PM Q&A Panel with Division Meeting Leaders, Principals, and Boys Lang Walker Business Centre
5:00 PM Drinks Tintern
6:30 PM Free time
Delegates make independent dinner plans

Thursday, 13 April

6:15 AM Optional Bondi Beach trip
Bus departs from The Scots College
Outside Aspinall House
7:15 AM Arrive back at The Scots College Outside Aspinall House
7:30 AM Breakfast Dining Hall
8:30 AM Keynote Address by Dr. Phil Cummins, CIRCLE
Boys and Character
Lang Walker Business Centre
9:30 AM Panel Discussion
Going the Distance as a Teacher of Boys: The Importance of Vocation
Lang Walker Business Centre
10:30 AM Morning tea Lang Walker Business Centre
11:00 AM Division Meetings
  • Early Learning
  • Primary
  • Secondary
Lang Walker Business Centre
11:45 AM Conference Reflections and Closing Session with Dr. Ian PM Lambert Lang Walker Business Centre
12:00 NOON Lunch Dining Hall
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