Monday 20 June 2016

Keynote Address: Dirty Laundry, Dusty Shoes and the Church Bell: Leadership Lessons from Pope Francis

Chris Lowney, Chair, Catholic Health Initiatives USA

Keynote Address: Agile Leadership

Simon Breakspear, Founder and CEO, LearnLabs

Conversation with Chris Lowney

A Call to Discipleship - Catholic Social Teaching

Shane Lavery The University of Notre Dame Australia, WA
Janeen Murphy & Nicole Dobrohotoff Caritas Australia, WA

Where to Lead from Here?

Sr Jan Gray RSM,Yarra Theological Union, University of Divinity, VIC

Agile Leadership in Action

Simon Breakspear

Enhancing Catholic School Identity: What the Data Tells Us

Tony Byrne, Catholic Education Melbourne, VIC

How Does Spiritual Direction fit with Faith Formation

Andrea Dean, Future Matters, ACT &
Catherine Foley, Brisbane Catholic Education Office, QLD

Re-Energising Parental Engagement in Catholic Secondary Schools   

John O'Brien & Tony O’Byrne, Catholic School Parents Australia, QLD

Conversation with Simon Breakspear


Catholic School Governance as Mission and Ministry from 'Intention' to  'Attention'.

Phil Bretherton, Catholic Education Office Diocese of Sandhurst, VIC

Enhancing Catholic School Identity: Moving from data into action

Stephen Elder, Catholic Education Melbourne, VIC

Faith in Each Other – Principals, Parents and Teachers Collaborating for Good

Mary Linda McNeil, Council of Catholic School Parents, NSW &
Catherine Garrett-Jones, Catholic Schools Office, Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle, NSW

Light the Way: Songs and Reflections for Leaders in Catholic Schools

Andrew Chinn, Butterfly Music, NSW

Accountability: Managing Risk in Schools – the Boundaries of Duty of Care

Alex Kohn, Makingson d’Apice

Tuesday 21 June 2016

Keynote Address: Not Everything that Counts can be Counted

Donna Cross, Winthrop Professor, The University of Western Australia

If it’s free you’re not the customer: Student Wellbeing in Online Environments

Donna Cross

Making Great Decisions : Lessons from a Spiritual Tradition

Chris Lowney

Inspire: Our Integrated Online Software System to Support Teachers in Meeting the Needs of Students with Additional Needs

Tracy Banks, Catholic Education Northern Territory

Spiritual and Religious Capabilities in 21st Century Catholic Schools

Chris Hackett, Catholic Institute of WA, The Universtiy of Notre Dame, Australia, WA &
Christine McGunnigle,The University of Notre Dame Australia, WA

Religious Leaders:  The Keepers of the Stone

Dan White, Sydney Catholic Schools, NSW

Technology, Pedagogy and Transformation

Mary-Ellen Dempsey & Mathew Smith
Catholic Education Office, Wilcannia-Forbes, NSW

Restorative Practices: A Practical Experience of Mercy in Catholic Schools

Christopher Cotter, Catholic Schools Office, Wagga Wagga, NSW

A School System Approach to Social and Emotional Learning

Christine Rheinberger & Jane Nethery, Catholic School Office Diocese of Broken Bay, NSW

Ways of Being and Becoming; Exploring the spirituality of teachers in Catholic Schools through presence, relationality, connectedness and compassion

Patricia Andrew, Catholic Education Office, Diocese of Parramatta, NSW

Learning Partnerships: Re-contextualising Parent Leadership towards School  Improvement

Carmel Hewitt, Broken Bay Catholic Schools Office, NSW &
Cathie Renfrew, Broken Bay Parent Council, NSW

You Shall Love the Strangers as Yourself….On Becoming Church in the Year of Mercy: an open interview and conversation with a refugee from Afghanistan

Francis Leong, Catholic Mission, WA

Towards a Fusion of Horizons: A Reading of the Strengths and Challenges for  Catholic Educational Leadership in the Australian Context

Jill Gowdie, Brisbane Catholic Education, QLD

Heading for Galilee: Exploring Spiritual and Faith Formation for  Teachers in Catholic Schools

Sr Margaret Scharf OP, Catholic Institute of WA

Leading For Mission in a Liminal Space

Philomena Billington, Ministry Without Borders, NSW

Mentoring and Coaching of Beginning Principals in Catholic Schools

Tim Hardy Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta, NSW &
Dr Tony Bracken, Catholic Schools Office, Diocese of Broken Bay, NSW

Leading Performance Conversations: A Solution Focused Coaching Approach  including Giving Feedback

Grant O’Sullivan & Ben Calleja, Growth Coaching International, WA, SA, NT

Pilgrimage - Journeying in Faith

Mandy Connor & Harry Muller, Holy Cross College, WA

What is a CARE School?  Why have a CARE School?  What are the challenges  involved in starting one up?

Genevie Baker, Catholic Education Western Australia, Troy Hayter, Clontarf Aboriginal College & Sue Bursey, St Clare’s School, WA

Super is still Super

Paul Lynch & Stephen Collier, Australian Catholic Superannuation & Retirement

Pope Francis’s Laudato Si’: A New Moment for Catholic Education

Fr. Denis Edwards, Australian Catholic University, Adelaide, SA

Perspectives for Catholic Identity Programs and Initiatives In Australian Catholic Schools

Michael Chambers, Australian Catholic University, QLD

Where is the Discipleship?  -  Improving the Affordability & Accessibility of Catholic Education through a  System Funding Allocation Model

Reuben Norris, Catholic Education Western Australia

The Prophetic Voice: How Catholic Congregational Schools Can Respond

Prof Marie Emmitt & Peter Kelly, Mary Aikenhead Education Australia, VIC &
Prof Gabrielle McMullen AM, Trustees of Mary Aikenhead Ministries, NSW

Leaership from The Middle Matters: Supporting and Enhancing Middle Leader  Professional Growth

Lee MacMaster, St Andrew's Catholic College, QLD

Host Leadership:  Building Engagement, Relationships and Results

Grant O’Sullivan & Ben Calleja, Growth Coaching International, WA, SA, NT

Just Visiting?  An Immersion Guide Developed in the Spirit of Reflective Practice

Janeen Murphy, Caritas Australia, WA

Trauma Sensitive Schools

Mary Carmody, Catholic Education South Australia

Communication and Technology: Building School Communities Online

Gavin Abraham, National Education Commission, NSW

Building Connections and Deepening Catholic Identity

Susan Bentley, Caritas Australia, QLD &
Kerry Rush, Brisbane Catholic Education, QLD

The Arts, Religious Education and Sustainability

Dr Susan Crowe, Catholic Education, Ballarat, VIC

Attachment in the Classroom

Jenna Thornton, Catholic Education WA Psychology Team

Replacing Accountability and Performance with Capacity Building

Vicki Bell, Catholic Education Services, QLD

Mental Health and Wellbeing for Students.....whose job is it anyway?

Jacqueline Reid, Catholic Education Western Australia

Creating a Dynamic Family, College and Parish Partnership

Leanne Prichard & Elaine Askey-Doran, St Aloysius Catholic College, TAS

New Arrivals Learning Centre 

Greg Lowe, Aranmore Catholic College, WA

Wednesday 22 June 2016

Workshop: Liturgical Preaching In a Digital Age

Fr Tom Scirghi SJ


Evidence Based Appraisal - Building a Culture of Continuous Improvement with  School Leaders

Susan Young, Catholic Education Office South Australia

CEWA Staff Formation: Dream and Realities

Most Rev. Bishop Gerard Holohan &
Dr Debra Sayce Catholic Education Western Australia

Making Great Decisions : Lessons from a Spiritual Tradition

Chris Lowney

Some Beliefs of Students in Catholic Schools: Implications for Religious  Education

Richard Rymarz, Broken Bay Institute, NSW

Leading Catholic Curriculum and Catholic Pedagogy

Dr Mark Askew, Diocese of Broken Bay, NSW

MusicFire! Staff with Spirit!  Sharing the story and gift of this System-Supported Initiative - A First in Australia  

Anna Shaw, Lawrie Knott, Mark Beiers, Peter Olley, Steph Unger, Nathan Kneen, Matt Mackinlay, Brisbane Catholic Education, QLD

A look through the Demographic lens: Catholic School Planning and Community Engagement

Tanya Davies, Catholic  Education WA; Megan Ioannou, Catholic Education Melbourne
Katie Bayley and Sally Blandy,
.id – the population experts, VIC

Living the Joy of the Jesus Encounter:  Exploring The Missionary Dimension of Christian Service Learning and the  Immersion Experience.

Kevin Meese & Francis Leong Catholic Mission,VIC & WA

First Connections: The Enrolment Journey in Australian Catholic Primary Schools

Carmel Nash & Ann Bliss, Catholic School Parents Australia