Christian Schools National Policy Forum, 26-27 May 2014
Rydges Lakeside and the Great Hall, Parliament House Canberra
Each year in May, leaders of the Christian Schools movement gather in Canberra for the Christian Schools National Policy Forum.
The CSNPF brings together Principals, Board Members, Business Managers, emerging leaders and sector representatives with policy makers, to exchange information and dialogue about the impact of public policy on the movement.
The 2014 CSNPF features key national and international leaders among its main speakers, which include:
- Education Minister, Hon Christopher Pyne MP: the Government's Agenda for Education
- Shadow Education Minister, Kate Ellis MP: the Opposition's key concerns for the future
- Prof Geoff Masters, ACER: the National School Improvement Tool
- Dr Dan Egeler, President, Association of Christian Schools International: Global Challenges for Christian Schooling
- Dr Peter Hart, InsightSRC: Measuring and Enhancing School Effectiveness
- Dr John Collier, Principal, St Andrews Cathedral School Sydney: the Integrated Christian School Curriculum: implanting the 'cake', not just the 'icing'.
- Karl Faase: Baptist Pastor and broadcaster, Rev Karl Faase will be our speaker at the Gala Dinner at Parliament House. Karl will present insights and challenges based on his new video production Towards Belief.
Workshop sessions will include
- Insights into Equal Opportunity/ Anti Discrimination policy,
- Christian perspectives on the role of Government and
- A case study of Environmental Education: Action and Sustainability at Belgrave Heights Christian School.
This gathering is not only a chance to learn and engage with the policy process, it is a celebration and time of thanksgiving for all involved in Christian Schooling.
The Christian Schools National Policy Forum Dinner is held each year in the Great Hall, Parliament House. In addition to celebrating the achievements of our growing sector, the Dinner traditionally includes a challenging message regarding the place of the Christian faith in the life of our Nation. Please consider inviting your local MP or favourite Senator to join us at the dinner.
Registration is now open for the CSNPF.