The National FutureSchools Expo is Australia's largest education showcase, bringing together 80+ suppliers over 2 days.
The Expo offers the unique chance to see a wide range of solutions side-by-side, allowing you to both identify the technologies that are right for you, and which vendors you want to partner with. If you want to save time and money, there’s only one place you need to go in 2019… a must attend for the entire K-12 schools sector.
Access the best speakers from Australia and around the world.
National FutureSchools Expo brings together world-leading education experts who deliver thought-leadership and practical case-studies across K-12 education. Our mission is to improve the quality of teaching and learning within Australasia and Asia-Pac.
The 5 conferences at the National FutureSchools Expo have all been designed to cater for senior leadership working in different roles within K-12 education.
Whether you want to focus your engagements on Principals and the Senior Executives, prefer to talk to the real implementers of technology teaching at the coal-face, or are looking to meet people in specific roles such as Foundation or SEN Coordinators the event is structured to appeal to the people you want to speak to...
Each day completed at National FutureSchools Expo + Conferences will contribute 5 hours 30 minutes of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered PD addressing Standard 6.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintianing Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.
Jordan Nguyen, Innovator, Visionary, Inventor, Psykinetic
Dr. Jordan Nguyen is a young man on a mission to change the world. He is an acclaimed thought leader on the intersection between technology and humanity. At a moment of the most extraordinary breakthroughs in our understanding of the human brain, Jordan has a magical combination of technical...
Suzy Urbaniak, Geoscience Educator ? Geologist And Core Coordinator, Kent Street Senior High School
Suzy Urbaniak is a one-woman whirlwind wanting to ‘blow up’ the Australian education system. Fed up with a restrictive, overloaded, and often irrelevant curriculum, she’s created her own teaching program at Kent Street Senior High School focusing on real-world problem solving. For her contributions ...
Dr Andrew Fuller, Psychologist, Author, Fellow, University of Melbourne
Recently described as someone who ‘puts the heart back into psychology’, Andrew Fuller is a clinical psychologist who specialises in the health and welfare of young people and their families. He has worked with schools and communities both nationally and internationally aiming to boost...
Dr Vanessa Pirotta, Marine Biologist, Woman In Stem, Drone Whale Snot Collector, Macquarie University
Vanessa Pirotta is a conservation biologist and science communicator. Her PhD research is primarily marine conservation based. Vanessa investigated the use of emerging technologies such as drones to collect whale snot as an assessment of whale health. She spoke about this research at the...
Civil Engineer who has delivered Australia's mega infrastructure projects for over 10 years. This work includes extending the life of the Sydney Harbour Tunnel, delivering a life saving upgrade to the most dangerous road in Brisbane, and shaping the city of Melbourne as a design manager on the...
James Curran, Director Australian Computing Academy, University of Sydney
James Curran is the Academic Director of the Australian Computing Academy and an Associate Professor in the School of Information Technologies, University of Sydney.He is Director of the National Computer Science School, the largest computer science school outreach program in Australia. Last...
Julie Lindsay, Global Educator, Innovator, Teacherpreneur, Author, Flat Connections
Julie is a global collaboration consultant, innovator, teacherpreneur and author. As an online learning specialist Julie has led digital innovation in K-12 schools across six countries and recently she enjoys working in higher education in an environment that fosters innovation and creativity. As...
A world renowned education expert, Chris is a leader in educational leadership, entrepreneurial thinking, real-world learning and complexity theory. He is a highly sought after speaker who was awarded Microsoft's International Innovative Educator ahead of over 200,000 educators from around the...
Jocelyn Brewer, Teacher & Psychologist, Creator of Digital Nutrition™, Cyberpsychology Researcher
Educators are regularly woo-ed by the opportunities of new technology to enhance learning, but at the same time increasingly stretched by issues relating to digital disruptions, distractions and dependence. How can we meaningfully teach the complex skills required for academic success and wellbeing ...
Claire is Principal at Albany Senior High School in Auckland, New Zealand. She was also one of the three foundation Deputy Principals at Hobsonville Point Secondary School. Claire has worked for a variety of schools and educational organisations in her twenty-year teaching career. This has included ...
Paul Hamilton, Head Of Learning Technology, Matthew Flinders Anglican College
Paul is a leader in the implementation of Augmented Reality in schools to improve learning outcomes, Professional Development of staff with integration of ICTs, and has expertise in the implementation of mobile devices into pedagogical frameworks.
Nic Newling, Ambassador, The School of Life Project
Nic is an advocate for mental health, suicide prevention, and sharing personal stories. He has been featured on Australian Story, Conversations on ABC Radio, and NBC. He is an ambassador for Australia Day, Movember, R U OK?, and The School of Life Project.Since surviving his own mental illnesses...
John Collier, Head Of School, St Andrew's Cathedral School
Dr John Collier is Head of St Andrew’s Cathedral School, a school of nearly 1300, K-12 students in the Sydney CBD and Head of Gawura, an Aboriginal K-6 school on the same site. He has been a Principal for 28 years in the government, Christian and independent sectors. John is a member of the Board ...
Nicola Flanagan, Head Of Innovation, Oakleigh State School
Nicola Flanagan is the Head of Innovation at Oakleigh State School in Brisbane. She has played a key role in managing the evolution towards digital normalisation at her site and has led the implementation of the Digital Technologies Curriculum at her site from 2015. Believing firmly in the power of ...
Anna Davidson, Head Of Junior School Library, Carey Baptist Grammar School
Anna Davidson has had many years of experience as a primary teacher, both in Melbourne and internationally, before recently transitioning to her dream job as a Teacher Librarian. Currently, Anna is Head of Junior School Library at Carey Baptist Grammar School, a role that also encompasses...
Bek Duyckers is Head of Imaginarium at Perth College. She has two Masters degrees, specialising in Gifted Education and Learning Difficulties; her doctoral studies will be completed in 2019. Bek has the unique experience in developing and leading the Imaginarium as an initiative for gifted girls...
Dan Haesler, Educator And Writer, Cut Through Coaching & Consulting
Dan works with individuals and organisations around issues of engagement, wellbeing, mindset and leadership.As Director of Cut Through Coaching & Consulting he consults to government education projects, corporate business, schools, professional associations, The Black Dog Institute and other...
Doug is Principal of Claremont College, an Anglican co-educational primary school in Sydney where he has been the Principal for 12 years. Claremont College is recognised for its educational excellence and innovation. The school’s whole-school learning space transformation and refurbishment project...
Laura Bain, Head Of Digital Learning And Innovation, The Springfield Anglican College
Laura Bain is the Head of Digital Learning and Innovation at The Springfield Anglican College. Her work with digital technologies and STEM learning in the primary years has gained industry recognition. Laura enjoys exploring new ways that technology can enhance learning and unleash student...
Vicky Booth, Director Disability And Inclusion Branch, Department Of Education And Training
I am proudly the Director, Department of Education, Disability and Inclusion Branch, Autism Hub.My professional background includes experience in the area of education policy and legislation, regional and school resourcing and differentiated support.In my more recent experience, I worked as...
Gil Poznanski, Creative Technologist, Maker, And Teacher, The Kosher Tony Stark
Gil Poznanski is a innovator, maker, and student of popular culture who excels at helping people tell their story and get their projects across the finish line. He currently works as the Creative Technologies Activator for the Library at the Dock where he runs the Makerspace, a place where the...
Executive Teams / Directors of Teaching and Learning
Heads of Department / Year Heads / Curriculum Leaders
Heads of Library / Leaders of eLearning / Leaders of ICT strategy
Using emerging tech / Teaching with emerging tech / Teaching about emerging tech
Who Should Attend?
Year 3-12 educators curious about emerging technologies
Principals / Deputies / Assistant Principals
Curriculum Leaders and Head Teachers of STEM including Technology, Maths and Science
IT and Network Managers and eLearning coordinators wanting to support, leverage and optimise ClassTECH usage in their schools
Preparing teachers for the digital technologies curriculum, CODING AND ROBOTICS
Who Should Attend?
K-12 Teachers with an interest in coding and robotics
SUPPORTING ICT MANAGEMENT IN BUILDING THE SCHOOLS OF THE FUTURE
Who Should Attend?
Heads of ICT / ICT Directors/ ICT Managers
Heads of Technology
Directors of Technology of Learning
Technology Facilitators / Technology Support Specialists
Directors of Technology and Innovation
Cyber Security Specialists / IT Security Managers
DEVELOPING A SCHOOL FOR ALL - NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND
Who Should Attend?
Teachers and Principals who are looking for information, strategies and reassurance on how they can develop and maintain an inclusive and engaging environment that meets the needs of all abilities and students with diverse needs.
Principals and Teachers from mainstream schools
Special Ed Needs (SEN) coordinators
Learning Support Officers
Integrated Studies Officers
School Councillors / Psychologists / Therapists
A HOLISTIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL VIEW AT K-2 LEARNING AND TEACHING PRACTICES
Who Should Attend?
Primary School Principals and Assistant / Deputy Principals
Primary School Teachers
Stage and year coordinators in the foundation years (kindergarten, 1 and 2)
Brilliant Social Media with Year-Round Conversations and Multiple Touchpoints
Although the National FutureSchools Expo happens once a year, the ideas and conversations continue all year round at other related events , and on social media . With more than 25,000 people active on our social media channels, we take it very seriously and have a full team dedicated purely to growing our social media communities.
19,500 followers on Twitter
12,865,027 impressions on #FutureSchools (Trended for 2 full days during FutureSchools 2018!)
9,500+ likes on Facebook
4,300+ connections on LinkedIn
320 videos posted on YouTube
(viewed a combined total of 20,000 times)
Multitude of Storify stories
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