Choices and challenges in education

Posted: 7th Jun

Conference 27–28 August 2013
Simonds Stadium, Kardinia Park, Geelong, Victoria

Deakin University and the Geelong Cats proudly present ‘Stepping out, breaking through: choices and challenges in education’.

Bringing together teachers, community workers and students, theStepping out, breaking through conference offers a unique opportunity to:

  • hear a range of perspectives on some of the barriers and solutions to achieving positive educational outcomes for young people
  • share information
  • showcase best practice
  • develop your professional networks.

Over two days, sessions in a variety of formats will build a shared understanding of the personal, social, institutional and community issues that impact on educational engagement by students from diverse backgrounds.

Join the conversation and:

  • learn with and from young people
  • investigate issues, generate solutions and break down the barriers
  • review past learnings, current realities and future directions in improving educational outcomes for young people.

Who should attend?

  • Teachers, education support staff, year level coordinators, school principals
  • Community services organisations, youth and case-work staff
  • Registered training organisations
  • Commonwealth and Victorian Government Departmental staff
  • Current university students, including pre-service teachers
  • University and TAFE general staff and academics

Find our more… http://www.deakin.edu.au/equity-diversity/conference/index.php