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Workload and wellbeing symposium - 19 May 2021

We know that the workload of our teachers, heads of program and school leaders matters. Members may like to engage in this opportunity to engage with the research available on workload and wellbeing. QTU Deputy General Secretary Brendan Crotty will be one of the speakers in the symposium.

Here are the details:

Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) presents Teachers Work & Lives Online Symposium - Workload and Wellbeing: Research, policy, and experiential narratives on Tuesday, May. 25, 2021 15:30:00 — 16:30:00 AEST

Workload and Wellbeing: Research, policy, and experiential narratives aims to foster scholarly dialogue, between researchers, policy-makers, and teachers, and that will continue to contribute to knowledge and understandings of workload and wellbeing issues specifically in the context of Australia’s school teacher workforce.

The online symposium includes:

➡️ Dr Amanda Heffernan, award winning author of The Principal and School Improvement: Theorising Discourse, Policy, and Practice, and co-author of Perceptions of Teachers and Teaching in Australia. Amanda is serving as the Conference Co-Chair for the AARE in 2019-2021.

➡️ Emeritus Professor Hon. Dr Geoff Gallop A.C., lead author of Valuing the teaching profession: An independent inquiry, and Premier of Western Australia in 2001-2006.

➡️ Chantel Nunn, a beginning teacher in South Australia, experiencing the complexities of teachers workload and wellbeing, and precarious employment.

➡️ Brendan Crotty, recent graduate of the Harvard Kennedy Business School and Deputy General Secretary of the Queensland Teachers’ Union, connecting teachers’ experiences with research-informed policy making.

The symposium will be hosted by Rafaan Daliri-Ngametua, a Teachers’ Work and Lives SIG member and PhD candidate based at University of Queensland.

Register here: https://www.aare.edu.au/events/sig-events/


Members can read more about AARE at https://www.aare.edu.au/

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