ACEL NATIONAL CONFERENCE 2021

29th September - 1st October 2021, Pullman Melbourne
Early Bird Pricing Available - Register Now!

ACEL NATIONAL AWARDS 2021

ACEL 2021 National Awards are now open for nominations.

ACEL NATIONAL PRE-CONFERENCE MASTERCLASS


Leading with the Heart & Mind
28th September 2021, Melbourne

SYSTEM RECALL: LEADING FOR EQUITY AND EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION

Webinar presented by Dr. Alma Harris
25th Aug 2021

LEADING IMPROVEMENT IN YOUR SCHOOL

Webinar series presented by Vic Zbar & Pamela Macklin
7th & 21st Sep 2021

IMPERFECT LEADERSHIP

Webinar series presented by Steve Munby
19th & 26st Oct + 2nd Nov 2021

CLARITY LEARNING SUITE

The CLARITY Learning Suite (CLS) is for all teachers and leaders. It is a long-term, online System and School Improvement Professional Learning (PL) suite to complement the strategic improvement directions set by a State/Region/Diocese/School.

ACEL NEWS

Lauren Sayer and Steven Kolber join the ACEL National Conference 2021 speaker line-up

30/07/2021

We are pleased to announce Lauren Sayer and Steven Kolber will be joining Eric Sheninger's keynote session on Day 2 of the ACEL National Conference 2021 in Melbourne. Lauren Sayer is the Executive Director Research and Innovation at Melbourne Girls Grammar and Steven Kolber is a Learning Specialist: Pedagogy & Literacy Improvement Teacher at Brunswick Secondary College.

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Introducing ALL NEW ACEL Membership Tiers

29/07/2021

With the challenges and changes of the last 18 months at the forefront of people’s minds, it was important for us to hear from you and listen to what you value as a customer of ACEL and respond. We have listened and simplified our membership tiers so it is less confusing in selecting what best suits your needs and current context. Our new categories of membership make it clear which tier is the right one for you and remind us all that we are in this together; as teachers, leaders, educators, researchers, experienced elders of the sector and those embarking on their first steps in education, which we are collectively so passionate about.

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ACEL Welcomes Adam Voigt as the National Conference Provocateur

16/07/2021

Conference Provocateur Adam Voigt will guide you through activation frames that you can take away from the ACEL 2021 National Conference to bring back to your school. Delivering more than just a transactional experience of keynotes, you will be provoked to Know, Think, Feel and Decide through your conference journey.

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NEW Aug webinar with Dr. Alma Harris Announced

15/07/2021

ACEL are pleased to announce Dr. Alma Harris will be presenting a one-off Aug webinar "System Recall: Leading for Equity and Excellence in Education". This webinar will explore evidence informed strategies for school leaders to consider in their pursuit of success for all learners in all contexts.

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Tell us about your ACEL Membership for a chance receive a $200 ACEL prize

14/07/2021

ACEL Membership provides a myriad of benefits including professional learning, networking, access to the latest research, journals and on-demand videos and podcasts to name a few. To celebrate our community and further connect with you, we would like to know what’s great about your ACEL membership or how you’ve benefitted from it.

Let us know what your ACEL membership mean to you by submitting videos or a selection of photos that tells your story including the words "My ACEL Membership." We will collate the best entries to share with our network and followers.

The best entry will receive a $200 credit to put towards their ACEL membership, book purchases or event registrations.

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ACT Currie Lecture 2021 with guest speaker Martin Westwell

7/07/2021

Martin is the Chief Executive of the SACE Board of South Australia. The curriculum and assessment authority whose stated purpose is to “Shape Education so that Students Thrive. Martin has worked extensively with education systems in using evidence to inform policy, practice, innovation and impact in education.

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NEW "Imperfect Leadership and Leading on the Edge" webinar series with Steve Munby

7/07/2021

Steve Munby will be joining us in October and November for a series of three webinars focusing on Imperfect Leadership. This follows on from Steve’s 2019 book “Imperfect Leadership – A book for leaders who know they don’t know it all”.

The webinars will focus on the idea that leaders as experts in every facet of leadership is unrealistic and explore the principles of imperfect leadership. As teachers and leaders improve their practice by “doing”, Steve will reveal what leaders can do to ensure a culture of development and how, at school level, everyone is improving their practice.

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Announcing our 2021 Queensland Annual Branch Awardees

6/07/2021

ACEL are pleased to announce our 2021 Queensland Annual Branch Awardees. These awards honours educational leaders who, in the view of their colleagues, have made a significant contribution to the understanding and practices of the teaching profession and educational leadership.

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ACEL and Corwin presents new workshops in Brisbane and online with John Hattie

30/06/2021

ACEL and Corwin present new workshops for 2021. Join John Hattie as he presents "Maximising Learning and Impact" with Shane Crawford on the 16th August as an online event. As well as "Mindframes of Leaders Who Think and Act Evaluatively" with Vania Tiatto on the 31st Aug in Brisbane.

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Industry Vacancies - Executive Head of Campbelltown Anglican Schools

28/06/2021

Campbelltown Anglican Schools Council is seeking an experienced and gifted Christian educator for the position of Executive Head of Campbelltown Anglican Schools. This new role will take leadership of an organisation-wide executive team and our multiple campuses. The Executive Head of Campbelltown Anglican Schools will lead the organisation in the next phase of its development and calls for an educational leader who manifests the core values of Christian life, has knowledge and understanding of Christian education and has broad experience of leading in education.

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ACEL 2021 National Conference Program Announced

23/06/2021

The Australian Council for Educational Leaders proudly introduces you to the ACEL 2021 National Conference “Program at a Glance”. Highlighting the session times, panels, speakers and keynote sessions of the premier conference for Australian educational leaders. More details to come throughout the coming weeks, so keep checking in! Early Bird tickets are still available, register now.

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Nominations Now Open for the 2021 VIC Annual Branch Awards

21/06/2021

A highlight of the Australian Council for Educational Leaders Victoria Branch is the annual celebration and presentation of awards. ACEL VIC 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 VIC members to consider nominating worthy candidates for recognition of their leadership and service to education.

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Sep webinar series announced "Leading Improvement in Your School" with Vic Zbar & Pamela Macklin

11/06/2021

Leaders and leadership teams …. take a deep dive from the big picture to building capacity and ensuring consistently better teaching. With a focus on the centrality of leadership, engage your individual and collective strengths together with proven strategies to drive a model of improvement that ensures success for all.

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Nominations for the ACEL National Awards 2021 are now OPEN

4/06/2021

ACEL 2021 National Awards are now open for nominations. Members can nominate an individual or team that has made a significant educational contribution or influenced education at a national level in Australia. Our National Awards honour educational leaders who have dedicated themselves to the improvement of student and educational outcomes.

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AEL Vol 43, Issue 2 2021 Available Now

2/06/2021

The latest edition of the Australian Educational Leader (AEL) is out now!. We are delighted to present ‘Whole School Leadership'. Our lead articles have been written by Pamela Macklin and Vic Zbar, Dr Kylie Lipscombe and Associate Professor Sharon Tindall-Ford. Other sections include a spotlight interview with Lea Waters, event recaps of our Early Childhood and Disability & Inclusion conferences, book reviews and success stories. Now available for individual purchase or FREE to all ACEL Members.

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National Conference Bookshop Spotlight

1/06/2021

From the upcoming ACEL National Conference 2021, we shine a light on our Keynote Speakers to recognise their contribution to educational leadership ft. Pasi Sahlberg, Yong Zhao, Mary Jean Gallagher, Pak Tee Ng, Michael Fullan, Eric Sheninger & Tracey Ezard. Valuable research findings and insights to get you thinking about how you can lead excellence through equity. Purchase your title of interest at the ACEL Bookshop!

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Leading & Managing: Volume 27 Number 1 2021

19/05/2021

The Autumn/Winter electronic edition (Volume 27 Number 1) of the Leading and Managing (L&M) journal for 2021 is now available. L&M continues to maintain a balance of practice and theory directed towards the complementary phases of leading and managing in educational administration. Now available for individual purchase or FREE to all ACEL Members.

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We have relaunched our Facebook page!

04/05/2021

ACEL are happy to announce that we have done a refresh of our Facebook page. Please follow us at @acelaust for news, event and program updates, resources, photos and much more.We hope that our deeper commitment in our social media avenues will help our ACEL Members and community be inspired and connect with us so we know how best we can serve and benefit us all without filling your email inbox!

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Download the 2021 National Conference Sponsorship Prospectus

27/04/2021

Sponsorship is now open for the ACEL 2021 National Conference in Melbourne. View the sponsorship prospectus to view our platinum, gold and silver packages. Also available are exclusive sponsorship opportunities unique to the conference. Sponsorship packages and commitment levels can be tailored to suit your marketing strategies. Have any additional requirements or requests? Discuss with the team and we can structure a custom package to suit your needs and your budget.

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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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AUSTRALIAN EDUCATIONAL LEADER

Volume 43 Issue 2 2021
Whole School Leadership
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ACEL MEMBERSHIP

Join the leading & trusted source for educational leaders and benefit from free, discounted and exclusive premier events, resources and workshops for the educational sector.

MAXIMISING LEARNING AND IMPACT

Presented by John Hattie and Shane Crawford
16th August 2021, Melbourne

MINDFRAMES OF LEADERS WHO THINK AND ACT EVALUATIVELY

Presented by John Hattie and Vania Tiatto
31st August 2021, Brisbane

ICEP ONLINE COURSES

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