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NEW METRICS FOR SUCCESS:

TRANSFORMING WHAT WE VALUE IN SCHOOLS 

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NEW METRICS PARTNERSHIP SEMINAR
COLLABORATION, CONTRIBUTION & ADVANCING OUR COLLECTIVE AGENDA
THURSDAY 26 & FRIDAY 27 MAY 2022

DAY 1

11:00AM - 11:05AM

WELCOME TO COUNTRY

11:05AM - 11:20AM

WELCOME

Angela Pollock | Director of New Metrics

Anthony Mackay AM 

11:20AM - 12:20AM

THE TIME IS RIGHT: ADVANCING OUR AGENDA TOGETHER

Enterprise Professor Sandra Milligan | The University of Melbourne

12:20PM - 12:40PM

12:40PM - 1:15PM

1:15PM - 2:15PM

GIVE AND GET

Familiarising ourselves with ‘first mover’ partners

LUNCH

MAKING THE SEACHANGE A REALITY: A CROSS-SECTORIAL VIEW OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF COMPLEX COMPETENCIES FOR LIFE

Panelists will interact with partners to explore cutting-edge initiatives and shifts occurring in the assessment and recognition of complex competencies across different contexts and age-ranges.

Panellists include:

Toshiko Kamei Phd | Research Fellow, Early Childhood

Esther Hill | Dean of Teaching and Learning, All Saints' College, K-12

Craig Robertson | CEO, Victorian Skills Authority

Pascale Quester | Vice-Chancellor, Swinburne University of Technology

2:15PM - 3:15PM

SCHOOLS SHARING

Facilitated by Partnership Lead, Lynn Davie

3:15PM - 3:40PM

AFTERNOON TEA

3:40PM - 4:00PM

CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE: WHAT COLLABORATIVE CONVERSATIONS MATCH YOUR INTERESTS?

4:00PM - 5:00PM

5:00PM - 6:00PM

AGENCY IN ASSESSMENT: WHAT DOES THIS REALLY LOOK LIKE?

Panelists will explore the trajectory towards centering students in a new grammar of Australian schooling. How might we advance towards students having a say in what is assessed, in what context and by whom, as well as agency in what is recognised or reported on?

Panelists include:

Professor Charles Leadbeater

Dr Esme Capp | Principal, Princes Hill Primary School

Katherine Adnett | Deputy Principal, Pulteney Grammar School 

Enterprise Professor Sandra Milligan | The University of Melbourne

Moderator: Anthony Mackay AM

Drinks, nibbles and conversation

Informal and light, a great way to enjoy each other's company. Attendees are also encouraged to make dinner plans with new or existing colleagues and friends. Please review dining recommendations or ask a Melbourne local!

DAY 2

9:00AM - 9:10AM

WELCOME BACK

Angela Pollock | Director of New Metrics

Anthony Mackay AM

9:10AM - 9:30AM

NEW RECOGNITION SYSTEMS AND THE JOURNEY TO WARRANTING

Enterprise Professor Sandra Milligan | The University of Melbourne

9:30AM - 10:30AM

10:30AM - 10:55AM

10:55AM - 11:55AM

12:00PM - 1:00PM

1:00PM - 1:45PM

1:45PM - 2:30PM

2:35PM - 3:00PM

PROVOCATIONS OF INTEREST AND CONTRIBUTING TO DRAFT PRINCIPLES OF PRACTICE

Attendees will explore a provocation of interest and contribute to a draft set of principles of practice for all New Metrics schools to draw from.

What can we stop doing?’

Facilitated by Greg Miller | Principal, St Luke's Catholic College

What does agency in assessment mean in practice for us’ 

Facilitated by Pip Cleaves | Hunter Sports High School, Kurri Kurri High School & Summer Howarth | Camberwell Girls' Grammar School

How do we ensure trust in assessment?’

Facilitated by Rachel Byrne  | Principal, Hunter Sports High School & Lisa Scobie | Deputy Principal, Hunter Sports High School

MORNING TEA

SHARING SOLUTIONS TO COMMON DILEMMAS IN THE ASSESSMENT AND RECOGNITION OF COMPLEX COMPETENCIES

Using consultancy protocols, schools will craft and compare strategic solutions and/or next steps to common questions that have arisen from New Metrics partner schools.

'How do we shift the value narrative and bring the school community, particularly parents, on board?’

Facilitated by Cameron Bachelor | Principal, Pulteney Grammar School & Leon Furze | Deputy Principal, Monivae College

‘How do we bring teachers on board? How do we build internal capacity to assess and recognise complex competencies with consistency (and across learning areas)?’

Facilitated by Mark Natoli | Principal, Greenvale Secondary College

'How do we get buy-in from students who want learner agency but are not sure how to articulate what they want or what it could look like for them?'

Facilitated by Lucy Marshall | Senior Program Leader, Wurun Senior Campus) & Linda Mitchell | Principal, Fitzroy High School

'How do we get buy-in from students who want learner agency but are not sure how to articulate what they want or what it could look like for them?'

Facilitated by Lucy Marshall | Senior Program Leader, Wurun Senior Campus of & Linda Mitchell | Principal, Fitzroy High School

SHIFTS IN HIGH-STAKES ASSESSMENTS: IMPLICATIONS FOR ALL

Panelists will interact with partners to explore policy shifts in high-stakes assessments and credentialling, and the implications for secondary and primary schools, and early childhood settings.

 

Panelists include:

Nerida Bewick | General Manager,The National Universities Admission Centre

Marg Clark | Principal, Prospect North Primary School

Jayne Johnston | University of Melbourne Enterprise Fellow, Big Picture Credentialling

Moderator: Anthony Mackay AM

LUNCH

CONVERSATION STARTERS

Including:

'New Pedagogies for Deep Learning  and the 6 Cs'

With Lynn Davie | University of Melbourne & Max Drummy  | NPDL Global

'Technology and reporting integration'

With Dan Ingvarson & Jayne Johnston

'Structure of a learner profile template'

With Enterprise Professor Sandra Milligan | University of Melbourne & Bruce Beswick

'Influencing policy agenda'

With Tony Mackay AM

'What does this mean for learning design and recognition practices in primary schools?'

With Richard Owens | Woodleigh School

WHAT NEXT?

Enterprise Professor Sandra Milligan | The University of Melbourne

Anthony Mackay AM