AUSTRALIA CONFERENCE | MELBOURNE 2019

Date: Schools, 28 - 30 August 2019 | Universities, 28 - 29 August 2019
Location: The Langham Hotel, Melbourne, Australia

Join us in Melbourne for this year’s CIS Australia Conference to discuss ‘International Education: Positioning Education in a Converging World.

This regional CIS conference brings together CIS member schools from across Australia and university representatives from around the world with a shared commitment to international education and global citizenship.

  • Universities: invited to attend 28 - 29 August
  • Schools: invited to attend 28 - 30 August
Wednesday 28 August
18.00 - 20.00 Welcome cocktail event – Yarra Rooms, The Langham Hotel

 

Thursday 29 August
09.00 - 09.30 Official welcome
09.30 - 10.30 Dr. Niranjan Casinader, Monash University – “Teaching cultural understanding: professional readiness in the 21st Century”
10.30 - 10.40 Networking Break
10.40 - 12.00 Ann Straub,  Council of International Schools (CIS) – “Leading Interculturally”
12.00 - 12.30 Networking Break
12.30 - 13.30 Workshops
  Strand 1: Ann Straub: "Intercultural Development Inventory - debrief"
Strand 2: School Presentations
13.30 - 14.30 Lunch
14.30 - 15.30 Dr. Shanton Chang, University of Melbourne - “Preparing Students for a Career in the 21st Century”
15.30 - 16.30 Australian Chapter Meetings
16.30 - 18.00 Free time to explore!
18.00 Dinner – Eureka 89

 

Friday 30 August
09.00 - 10.00 Plenary: “The CIS Membership Community: Looking Ahead”
10.00 - 11.00 Stephen Holmes, The 5 Rs Partnership - “Positioning Internationally Through Teaching and Pedagogy”
11.00 - 11.30 Networking Break
11.30 - 12.30 Workshops
 

Strand 1: Stephen Holmes: “International School Parent Choice/ School Reputation”
Strand 2: School Presentation

12.30 - 13.30 Lunch
13.30 - 14.30 Susanne Gervay OAM, Author - "The Power of Story to Engage, Excite and Inspire"
14.30 - 15.30 TBD: Community Agency (Student Philanthropy)
15.30 Adjourn
Additionally

You can stay an extra day to attend an Evaluation Team Leader workshop (by invitation only) and Careers Day on Saturday 31 August.