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NEW METRICS FOR SUCCESS:

TRANSFORMING WHAT WE VALUE IN SCHOOLS 

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NEW METRICS WORKSHOP

NEW RECOGNITION PRACTICES
WEDNESDAY 3 MARCH, 1PM - 4PM AEDT

1:00pm - 1:10pm

WELCOME

Professor Jim Watterston, Dean of The Melbourne Graduate School of Education

1:10PM - 1:30PM

KEYNOTE: NEW RECOGNITION PRACTICES

Enterprise Prof Sandra Milligan

1:30PM - 1:55PM

NEW PRACTICES: THE MASTERY TRANSCRIPT CONSORTIUM

Case Studies: Woodleigh School, VIC and Carey Baptist Grammar School, VIC 

Professor Yong Zhao

Dr Richard Owens | Director of Learning, Strategy and Innovation at Woodleigh School

Jonathan Walter | Principal of Carey Baptist Grammar School

1:55PM - 2:20PM

Q&A

Facilitated by Jayne Johnston

Professor Yong Zhao

Enterprise Professor Sandra Milligan

Dr Richard Owens | Director of Learning, Strategy and Innovation at Woodleigh School

Jonathan Walter | Principal of Carey Baptist Grammar School

2:20PM - 3:00PM

SCHOOL TEAMS

Reflection on new recognition practices.

3:00PM - 3:20PM

ON THE SPOT

Martin Westwell | Chief Executive of South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE)

3:20PM - 3:45PM

SCHOOL FEEDBACK

Facilitated by Lynn Davie

Marg Clark | Principal of Prospect North Primary School, SA

Greg Elliott | Principal of Caroline Chisholm College, NSW

Michael Phillips | Principal of Ringwood Secondary College, VIC

3:45PM

CONCLUSION

Angela Pollock | Director of New Metrics

3:45PM - 4:00PM

TECH SUPPORT FOR UPCOMING EVENTS

Please nominate one team member from your school, who is connecting from your school site, to remain on the platform.

SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIES

Professor Jim Watterston

Jim spent his first ten years in the profession as a teacher before being promoted to the position of principal in a range of primary and secondary schools. He then progressed to the role of Regional Director in WA and Victoria before he was appointed as the Deputy Secretary of the Victorian Education Department, and Director General of both the ACT and, most recently, Queensland Departments of Education and Training. Jim was awarded a Doctorate in Education at the University of WA in 2004.

In addition to appointments to many educationally related Boards, Professor Watterston has previously served for six years as the National President for the Australian Council for Education Leaders, and is recognised as an influential advocate for the education sector. His contribution to education has been acknowledged both nationally and internationally with awards from a number of professional bodies and educational institutions including the highly prestigious Order of the Palmes Académiques (Chevalier) by the French Government in 2014 for a distinguished contribution to education.

Enterprise Professor Sandra Milligan

Enterprise Professor Sandra Milligan is the Director of the Assessment Research Centre (ARC). Her most recent award-winning research examined opportunities for use of ‘big data’ and developmental assessment approaches on digital learning platforms, to support assessment of higher-order learning skills.

Martin Westwell

After completing his degree and PhD at Cambridge University, Martin moved to Oxford University ​as a Fellow of Lincoln College. A winding career path through the biotech industry and several science innovation and education organisations returned him to Oxford University as the Deputy Director of the Institute for the Future of the Mind. He and his family moved to South Australia in 2007 where he took up the position of inaugural Director of the Flinders Centre for Science Education in the 21st Century and then Strategic Professor in the Science of Learning at Flinders University. After five years a board director of the South Australian Certificate of Education, Martin took up the position as Chief Executive of SACE at the start of 2018 with a vision to transform learning design for students across South Australia. 

Professor Yong Zhao

Professor Yong Zhao is a Foundation Distinguished Professor in the School of Education at the University of Kansas and a professor in Educational Leadership at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education at The University of Melbourne. He previously served as the Presidential Chair, Associate Dean, and Director of the Institute for Global and Online Education in the College of Education, University of Oregon, where he was also a Professor in the Department of Educational Measurement, Policy, and Leadership.

Jayne Johnston

Jayne Johnston is Principal Fellow and Professional Education Specialist at the Assessment Research Centre (ARC) and is engaged in a range of national and international projects in the areas of competency-based education, assessment of general capabilities and new designs for schooling and micro-credentialing.

Lynn Davie

Lynn Davie has extensive experience in supporting and driving innovation in learning and teaching, as a teacher, school leader, curriculum consultant, university lecturer, author and senior public servant. Lynn is also currently an Honorary Fellow at The University of Melbourne.