Sunday 12 August

12.00–1.00pm Registration

1.00–1.15pm Welcome to Country

1.15–1.30pm Conference Opening: Mr Mark Scott AO, Secretary of the Department of Education, NSW

1.30–1.45pm Graduation Ceremony: Graduate Certificate of Education, Assessment of Student Learning

1.45–2.45pm Karmel Oration: The role of educator expertise in the Fake News world, Laureate Professor John Hattie, The University of Melbourne

2.45–3.15pm Afternoon tea

3.15–4.15pm Laureate Professor John Hattie & Professor Geoff Masters AO in Conversation: Evidence-based teaching practices

5.15–7.15pm Network Function – Afghanistan and Indian Music by Sash Studios - Ustad Sarshar on the Sitar and Ali Sarshar on the Tabla


Monday 13 August

8.30–9.00am Arrival tea/coffee

9.00–10.00am Keynote 1: The role of evidence in promoting student growth, Professor Geoff Masters AO, CEO, ACER

10.00–10.30am Morning tea

12.30–1.30 Lunch

12.45–1.15pm Lunchtime session: (Room C2.4) Learn about graduate study with ACER: This presentation will provide you with an overview of higher education at ACER, including the existing courses of study and future plans. (Bring your lunch) Dr Anne-Marie Chase, ACER

2.30–2.45pm Break/move to Plenary

2.45–3.45pm Keynote 2: Teaching quality: Core content implemented through evidence-based methods with structure, support, and challenge, Professor Doctor Eckhard Klieme, Goethe University, Germany

3.45pm Conference Summary: Mr Anthony Mackay AM, Centre for Strategic Education, Melbourne

Conference Close: Professor Geoff Masters AO, CEO, ACER