How do we respond to the needs of young people in a rapidly changing environment?

The Academy is hosting a series of free webinars with thought leaders in education as they share the latest research, big ideas and innovation.

Learn about leading school improvement and strategies to increase student engagement and achievement. 

You can also visit our Resource Library to view past Thought Leadership Series recordings and find out more about the global names and concepts pushing boundaries in education.

Program for Term 1 and 2, 2023

Viviane Robinson on Three Capabilities for Leading Improvement

Aimed at principals, assistant principals and teacher leaders, this webinar will focus on leading school improvement and improving leadership capabilities. Professor Viviane Robinson has devoted her academic career to investigating the capabilities leaders need to improve the wellbeing and achievement of students.

Date: Wednesday 29 March

Andy Hargreaves on Leading from the Middle

Aimed at middle leaders, this webinar will enhance your ability to influence school wide change. Professor Andy Hargreaves is a world renowned speaker, author and researcher focussed on school improvement. 

Date: Wednesday 10 May

Helen Cahill on Enhancing Engagement through Student Voice

Through this webinar you will unpack how student voice can be used to inform and improve student wellbeing and the services provided to young people. Hosted by Professor Helen Cahill, this webinar is suitable for all Victorian educators. 

Date: Wednesday 17 May

Yong Zhao on Student Engagement

Join Professor Yong Zhao to better understand and define engagement. Suitable for all Victorian educators, this webinar will allow you to critically think about what education means in a globalised world and the role of teachers and school leaders in supporting student engagement. 

Date: Wednesday 14 June

Last updated 19 May 2023