ACEL EARLY CHILDHOOD ONLINE CONFERENCE 2021

27th - 28th April 2021
Online Event

VISIBLE LEARNING ONLINE EVENTS

Presented by Douglas Fisher
4th May + 13th May 2021

CURIOSITY IN SCHOOLS

Webinar series presented by Bryan Goodwin and Tonia Gibson
27th Apr, 11th May + 25th May 2021

MAKING THINKING VISIBLE

Webinar series presented by Ron Ritchhart
1st, 8th and 15th May 2021

INTENTIONAL LEADERSHIP

Webinar series presented by Evan Robb, The Ten-Minute Principal
2nd, 9th and 16th Jun 2021

DEFINING & LEADING SCHOOL CULTURE

Webinar series presented by Adam Voigt
13th, 20th and 27th May 2021

LEADING STAFF WELLBEING

Webinar series presented by Amy Green
10th, 17th and 24th Jun 2021

ACEL NEWS

Announcing the ACEL 2021 National Conference

14/04/2021

We are delighted to announce that the ACEL 2021 National Conference will be held in Melbourne, September 29 – 1 October. The conference will provide an engaging and interactive platform for international and national speakers to share their expertise around the theme: Leading excellence through equity. Educators and policy makers across educational systems are key drivers of leading excellence in learning and teaching. Join us, as together we energise, inspire, connect and make decisions to determine actions using evidence to inform equitable choices and success for all.

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Kerrie O’Neill to host the ACEL Early Childhood Conference 2021 in April

14/04/2021

A range of Australian and international experts will take the lead in furthering your professional development and showing how this can impact your own context. Please join us in April for our Early Childhood Conference 2021.

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NEW 2021 Dates Announced for Leading School Transformation Program

08/04/2021

Leading School Transformation is back face to face in 2021. Dr Michael Anderson and Dr Miranda Jefferson will take you on a three-day journey to help system leaders, principals and other leadership team members to support schools as they reinvent to meet the new and emerging needs of students, staff and the community. In two phases, leaders will end the first phase with an action inquiry which they implement at their school before returning for the second phase to report back and engage in reflections on that inquiry. Starts in May!

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Last Chance to Register for Bryan Goodwin's April Webinar Series - SPECIAL REGISTRATION OFFER

07/04/2021

Join Bryan Goodwin, rated one of the world's top 30 educators by globalgurus.org , and Tonia Gibson as they present a 3 part webinar series in April-May.

The webinar series focuses on the role of curiosity in education and how you can create and develop a curiosity-driven culture that enhances learning for everyone – teachers, students and school leaders.

Purchase one registration and get an extra registration FREE. To redeem please contact workshops@acel.org.au with details of the second registrant. Offer is valid to all new registrations from today!

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Nominations Now Open for the 2021 WA Annual Branch Awards

29/03/2021

A highlight of the Australian Council for Educational Leaders Western Australia Branch is the annual celebration and presentation of awards. ACEL WA honours those educational leaders who in the view of their peers have made a significant contribution to the understanding and practice of educational leadership.

To assist in this process, we urge all ACEL WA members to consider nominating worthy candidates for recognition of their leadership and service to education.

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JUST ANNOUNCED QLD Pivotal People Leading Within: Looking After Yourself

29/03/2021

The life of a middle leader is fast paced and full of challenges. Learning how to look after yourself is an important leadership skill middle leaders often overlook in an attempt to be on ‘top of everything’. We invite you to take some time with us to learn effective strategies for caring for your own wellbeing so you can care for the wellbeing of those you lead.

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NEW webinar series announced presented by Evan Robb - "Intentional Leadership"

25/01/2021

Inspire others to find their greatness! Be the leader who uses a deeper understanding of leadership and purpose to inspire others to build positive, trusting relationships impacting teaching and learning. Find affirmation, confirmation, and inspiration, as you consider the challenges for growth, change, and becoming an intentional leader! You can do this by discovering how to free up your time and focus on leadership through a three-part webinar series where you partner with Evan Robb, author of The Ten-Minute Principal.

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Concurrent Sessions Announced for the Early Childhood Online Conference

24/03/2021

Full concurrrent session outlines, with presenters and topics to be discussed has now been announced for the Early Childhood Online Conference.

Held over two days, the conference will bring together renowned local and international pedagogical leaders and deepen the conversation around the importance of early childhood education and how it promotes inclusion and the ongoing development of students within this sector.

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NEW Online Visible Learning Workshops with Douglas Fisher Announced

23/03/2021

Join Douglas Fisher as he presents "Visible Learning for Mathematics" on the 4 May and "Visible Learning for Literacy" on the 13 May 2021. These sessions includes Visible Learning research, its connections to surface, deep, and transfer learning as it relates to mathematics and literacy, and the most impactful approaches to use in each stage of learning.

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NEW Webinar Series Announced "Defining and Leading School Culture" with Adam Voigt

9/03/2021

What is ‘school culture’? How positive school culture be embedded and built in a school? What do key staff need to change in order to propel this culture forward? Adam Voigt is your guide through this webinar series which helps school leaders and their teams define what school culture is, shine the light on it for all members of their school and look at what are some of the mindset shifts that are encountered around building a strong school culture. Adam is an experienced school leader who now works directly with schools all over Australia to focus on aspects of culture, leadership and implementation within their context.

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Celebrating International Women's Day - Carly Findlay Spotlight

8/03/2021

As part of #InternationalWomensDay, we celebrate Carly Findlay. Carly is an award-winning writer, speaker, an appearance activist, a podcast host, a recipient of the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) and identifies as a proud disabled woman. We celebrate Carly’s continued inspiration, influence and support in educating the community about topics of disability and inclusion.

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AEL Vol 43, Issue 1 2021 "Developing a Leadership Mindset for Wellbeing" released

24/02/2021

Welcome to the first edition of the Australian Educational Leader (AEL) for 2021. We are delighted to present ‘Developing a Leadership Mindset for Wellbeing'. Our lead articles have been written by Adam Voigt and Tracey Ezard. Other sections include a spotlight interview with Kristen Douglas (headspace Schools), book review and success stories.

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NEW workshop "Leading Improvement in Your School: Making It Happen" with Vic Zbar & Pamela Macklin Announced

22/02/2021

ACEL is proud to partner with Vic Zbar and Pamela Macklin who will be presenting their Leading Improvement in Your School: Making it Happen day-long workshop in May 2021. This workshop is for leaders with responsibility for whole school improvement. It is suitable for individual leaders but also sees significant benefit for leadership teams who can work together on identifying where their school is at and how different strategies can be implemented to complement your school improvement plan. Participants will also look directly at the makeup of leadership teams and how they can work together to achieve best results. Looking at school improvement for teachers will also feature with a focus on how they can work together.

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FREE WEBINAR "Learn to Prevail and Prosper in Difficult Times" with Gavin Grift

9/02/2021

Discover essential thinking techniques with leading education and business expert Gavin Grift, and start to reclaim control of your world.

Even though you love your work, when a crisis arises, either on a global scale (such as COVID-19) or at a personal level, it can be hard to focus, find clarity and work out a way to move forward. This could include a disruption at home such as a divorce, problems with an employee, a particularly difficult customer or a rate of professional change you don’t feel you can keep up with.

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Important Changes to VIC ACEL Accounts

1/02/2021

As a valued subscriber we are aware that the Victorian Department for Education and Training is transforming its technology services to enable better collaboration and ease of use. This upgrade will see emails migrated and hosted in the cloud, staff issued with a larger mailbox, enhanced protection from malicious emails, and a simplified email address.

We would like to ensure that you are correctly receiving all information and resources as part of your ACEL subscription. To do this we would ask if you could quickly check the records we have for you and that your information is up to date.

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NEW "Making Thinking Visible" Webinar Series with Ron Ritchhart

13/01/2021

Over the last decade there has been an ever-increasing interest in how teachers can foster deep learning and promote students’ thinking. The use of thinking routines, a practice originating from the researchers at Project Zero at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, has emerged as a key practice in supporting these goals. In this series, participants will have a chance to learn how teachers are working with thinking routines to transform their classrooms into cultures of thinking, and to use the routines themselves to see how they work as tools for all learners.

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ACEL Bookshop Newsletter: Early Childhood Conference Titles

Posted on 31/03/2021
View our Early Childhood Conference feature titles, plus save while stocks last on a selected list of titles.

ACEL Newsletter - View the Highlight Video for our Disability Conference

Posted on 24/03/2021
The ACEL National Disability & Inclusion Conference, in partnership with the Department of Education QLD, took place on 15th – 16th March in Brisbane.

ACEL Newsletter - #ChooseToChallenge

Posted on 10/03/2021
As we join together this week to mark International Women’s Day there are a number of MISSIONS to help forge a gender equal world.

ACEL March & April Online Conferences

Posted on 3/03/2021
ACEL March & April Online Conferences - Register Now!

ACEL Newsletter - AEL Issue 1, New Voice Perspectives and Online Registrations for Disability

Posted on 24/02/2021
Due to the impact and uncertainty that remains in regards to travel, the Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL) understands that the reach of this year's Disability and Inclusion Conference may not cover all those who wish to attend.

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LEADING IMPROVEMENT IN YOUR SCHOOL: MAKING IT HAPPEN

Presented by Vic Zbar & Pamela Macklin
21st May 2021, Rydges Melbourne

LEARN TO PREVAIL AND PROSPER IN DIFFICULT TIMES

Presented by Gavin Grift
FREE Webinar - 22nd Apr 2021

INCLUSIVE CLASSROOMS 2021 ONLINE COURSES

These online courses are for teachers, leaders and support staff in schools. These online self-paced courses are moderated by qualified tutors and deliver up to date, evidence-based content in key areas of student support.

AUSTRALIAN EDUCATIONAL LEADER

Volume 43 Issue 1 2021
Developing a Leadership Mindset for Wellbeing
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