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