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ACEL VIC’s Patron’s Oration 2023

Topic: Celebrating 50 years of ACEL

Dr Brian Caldwell (ACEL Victorian Patron) and Dr Frank Crowther (ACEL National Patron)

About Dr Brian Caldwell:
Brian J. Caldwell is Professor Emeritus at the University of Melbourne where he is a former Dean of Education. He has served as Dean of Education at the University of Tasmania, Deputy Chair of the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), and Deputy Chair of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA). He is Managing Director and Principal Consultant at Educational Transformations Pty Ltd. He holds the highest awards of the Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL) (Gold Medal), for whom he is a past president, and the Australian College of Educators (ACE) (College Medal). He has  conducted professional assignments of one kind or another in or for 43 countries. He has authored, co-authored or co-edited 20 books on school education that deal with change, curriculum, futures, finance, leadership, management, policy, strategy and teaching. His most recent book published in April is Reimagining Schools and School Systems.

About Dr Frank Crowther:
Emeritus Professor Frank Crowther, AM, is Patron of ACEL and a former National President.  He is the author of a number of books that support and encourage the teaching profession, including the 2021 publication, Inspiring Hope.

Event Details

Time: 4.30pm (VIC Time) for networking and refreshments
5.00 – 6.00pm (VIC time) Oration

Cost: $20 for non-members, Complimentary for members

Please see the ACEL Events & Programs Terms and Conditions here


19/07/2023 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
AUS Eastern Standard Time
Melbourne Graduate School of Education Theatre Q230, Level 2 234 Queensberry Street (Kwong Lee Dow Building) PARKVILLE VIC 3053

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Wednesday, 19 July 2023