Friday 25th March 2022

High Impact Leadership for Equity & Inclusion

11:45am Registrations
12:00pm Light Lunch Served
12:30pm Welcome & Introductory Remarks
Chief Executive, SA Secondary Principals' Association
12:45pm Keynote: "The Characteristics of High Impact Leaders"
Associate Professor Scott Eacott. Deputy Head of School of Education, UNSW
2:00pm Workshop: "Learner Agency: a driver for Equity & Inclusion"
Margot Foster & School Leaders: Kirsty Gebert, Jason Loke & Natasa Penna
3:30pm Q&A
3:50pm Closing Remarks
4:00pm Close

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Associate Professor Scott Eacott

Research Associate, Professor – UNSW

Scott Eacott is an Associate Professor and Deputy Head of School in the School of Education at UNSW Sydney, and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Educational Administration in the College of Education at the University of Saskatchewan. He has previously worked at the University of Newcastle Australia, Australian Catholic University, and the New South Wales Department of Education. Scott’s research interests and contributions fall into three main areas: i) developing a relational approach for organising education; ii) educational leadership and management; and iii) school reform. Current projects include a national study of high-impact school leadership (with colleagues from UNSW, Monash and Curtin); a longitudinal analysis of regional school reforms; and a 3-year study of school autonomy across four states (with colleagues from Deakin, UNSW, Monash, and Curtin). He is active on social media and you can connect with on Twitter at @ScottEacott or at scotteacott.

Margot Foster PSM

Learning Design Consultant

Margot Foster was a Director working in the South Australian Department for Education.  She was a teacher and leader in complex and disadvantaged public schools across SA, but learned her teaching craft in Elizabeth.

“She has a commitment to quality learning and teaching for all students, particularly those from disadvantaged communities and is an advocate for the voice of children and young people in education.  Her inspirational leadership, vision and exceptional level of service to public education have made a significant difference to the South Australian teaching profession and the learning experience of children and young people”

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