Event details: 2018 Leadership Conference

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2018 Leadership ConferenceDate:      Monday 6 August

Venue:   Victoria University City Convention Centre, Level 12, 300 Flinders Street Melbourne VIC 3000 (across Flinders Street Train Station)

Time:     8.30am - 3.20pm



8:30am - 9.15am


9.15am - 10.30am

Keynote panel

10.30am - 11:00am

Morning tea, bookshop and networking

11:00am - 12:10pm

Workshop 1

12:10pm - 1.20pm

Workshop 2

1.20pm - 2.10pm

Lunch, bookshop and networking

2.10pm - 3:20pm

Workshop 3


This conference has been designed to meet the wide and varied needs of English leaders at work in a range of Victorian schools. The aim is to provide you with a rich and lively program that offers practical as well as thought-provoking workshops that will inspire and re-energise you and your teams. It is the hope that you will return to your faculties/departments with up-to-date and accurate information, new and innovative ideas, and a fresh approach to your leadership. 

Download the flyer below for more program details.

Workshops will cover:
text selection; supporting EAL students and additional needs students; developing and supporting your staff; using data effectively; strategies for consistent marking and assessment; change management; conflict management; running better meetings and more!

When you book below, everyone attends the first session (KEYNOTE PANEL), so this is not listed. Please make your workshop selections for following sessions.

Parking: Located next door to the Victoria University building, Secure Parking is open 7 days a week. Please visit the Secure Parking website here for further details. 

Note: Phone booking is available, but will incur a $20 booking fee per individual.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be received at the VATE office in writing.

Cancellations received between 5 and 3 working days prior to the event date will be charged a 15% cancellation fee. Cancellations received less than 2 working days prior to the event will receive NO REFUND. If you do not attend and have not notified the office in writing according to the above policy, you will receive no refund.

Victoria University City Convention Centre
300 Flinders Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Event contact:
Dag Roenning (9411 8500) 
Supporting Documents:
Download the conference flyer here.
Price details: Days Cost
Individual 1 $200.00
Organisational 1 $225.00
Concession 1 $180.00


Select each session you wish to attend and when you have completed your selection click 'Add to My Workshops'.

Event Extras: Office Booking  Date: Monday 6 August, 2018
Office Booking $20 (Cost $20.00)
Session 1  Date: Monday 6 August, 2018 at 10:00am – 11:15am
1a: How do we lead teams through change?
1b: How do we select texts?
1c: How do we make a difference? Targeting school improvement.
1d: What are schools looking for in an English leader?
Session 2  Date: Monday 6 August, 2018 at 12:00pm – 1:15pm
2a: How should we manage? Decision making, meaningful meetings and more.
2b: How do we ensure consistent marking and assessment? Skills-based rubrics in the English classroom.
2c: How do we support EAL students in mainstream English classrooms?
2d: How do we support and develop our team?
Session 3  Date: Monday 6 August, 2018 at 2:00pm – 3:30pm
3a: How can we use data effectively?
3b: How do we fit it all together? Creating an integrated, cohesive curriculum
3c: How do we create an inclusive curriculum and classroom?
3d: How do we lead a learning community?