Christian Schools Australia Leaders’ Summit – 2020
August 19 @ 9:00 am - August 21 @ 5:00 pm
Christian Schools Australia Leaders’ Summit will be held 19th to 21st August, 2020 at the Pullman, Auckland, NZ.
This will be the first ever combined Australia and New Zealand conference of Christian Schools. The theme will be Christian Pedagogy – “Teaching Redemptively”. Our two keynote speakers will be Dr Beth Green (Acting Dean, Tyndale University and Seminary) and Dr Lynn Swaner (Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, Association of Christian Schools International).
Dr Green is an experienced educational practitioner and researcher. Her research and consultancy support educators as they seek to develop curriculum, teaching and learning which is distinctively Christian. Dr Green is a graduate of Oxford, Cambridge and London universities a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts and a senior fellow of the Canadian faith-based think tank Cardus.
Dr. Lynn Swaner is the Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer at ACSI, where she leads initiatives and develops strategies to address compelling questions and challenges facing Christian education. Prior to joining ACSI she served as a Christian school administrator and a graduate professor of education. Dr. Swaner serves as a Cardus Senior Fellow and is the lead editor of the books MindShift: Catalyzing Change in Christian Education and PIVOT: New Directions for Christian Education, co-author of Bring It to Life: Christian Education and the Transformative Power of Service-Learning, and editor of the ACSI blog. She received her EdD from Teachers College, Columbia University, in New York City.