Official book launch of Educating Australia: Challenges for the Decade Ahead
Join us as Professor Glyn Davis AC, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Melbourne and Gill Callister, Secretary of the Victorian Department of Education and Training, officially launch Educating Australia: Challenges for the Decade, edited by Tom Bentley and Dr Glenn Savage.
Drawing directly on the Graduate School’s world-class research, innovation and policy analysis, Educating Australia: Challenges for the Decade Ahead is a forward-looking guide to questions that will be central to Australia’s educational debates and our performance in the years ahead.
With chapters across the school-age education landscape, the book proposes new evidence-based directions for change in teaching, assessment, curriculum, funding and system-wide collaboration. It includes chapters from emerging scholars and leading Australian and international education experts including: Laureate Professor John Hattie and Professors Patrick Griffin, Field Rickards, Fazal Rizvi, Collette Tayler and Lyn Yates.
The launch will be followed by discussion over drinks.
6 - 7pm