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Symposium on Inclusive Education

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A LEADERSHIP EVENT FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY, FAMILIES, EDUCATORS AND DECISION MAKERS IN THE INCLUSIVE EDUCATION SPACE.

Where does Australia stand in the inclusive education space? Where is it heading?
Other countries around the world have led change to create fully inclusive education systems; backed by legislation, policy and change management protocol. This symposium will provide a rare opportunity to have these examples of implementation showcased. Highlighting the vision and commitment required for successful implementation, this event will provide Australian stakeholders in education insight into the necessary steps to move towards a fully inclusive system.

Event Highlights:
- The catalysts for change
- The considerations and implications of system change
- What leadership needs to look like to implement change
- How this can be achieved in the Australian context

Confirmed Speakers:
- Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Alastair McEwin
- Canadian Politician and former New Brunswick Minister of Education and Post-Secondary Education, Jody R. Carr
- Executive Team member for School wide Integrated Framework for Transformation (SWIFT) Center, Dr. Carol Quirk
- Association of Independent Schools of NSW (AISNSW) education consultant, Leanne Woodley
- Unapologetic advocate for her son and former Chairperson of Family Advocacy, Gina Wilson-Burns

More speakers being confirmed!

Cost:
Professionals - $195
People with disability/families/students - $55*

*Sponsorship:
If you are a person with disability or a family member of a person with disability and would like to be sponsored to be able to attend this event, please register and tick the sponsorship request box on the payment page. We will contact you to try and meet your needs.
Cost: $55*-$195

Documents:
National Education Symposium 9 October Release.pdf

Location: The Westin, 1 Martin Place
Suburb: SYDNEY
Postcode: 2000
District: Sydney District

Map / Location

Event Leader/Facilitator
Karen Tippett
Phone
02 9869 0866
On
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday, 13 November 2017
Languages
English
Target Groups
Parents
Grandparents/Carers
CALD
Young Parents
Young Fathers
Young Mothers
Mothers
Fathers
Indigenous
Practitioners
Keywords
Adolescents
education
inclusion
school
children
policy
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