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Faith In The Future (virtual symposium)

October 30, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

The National Catholic Education Commission is hosting a virtual symposium, Faith in the Future, on Friday 30 October 2020 11:30am-2:30pm (AEDT).

With the 2020 National Catholic Education Conference now postponed until 4-7 September 2022, the virtual symposium offers an opportunity for the Catholic educational community to gather and participate in professional learning and engagement.

The program will feature two keynote speakers:

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Dr Carol Campbell – Associate Professor of Leadership and Educational Change at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, who will focus on school improvement in a post-COVID world.

Professor John Haldane – Professor of Philosophy of Education at Australian Catholic University who will explore Faith in the Future: the challenges and opportunities for Catholic education.


The Minister for Education Dan Tehan and Shadow Minister for Education and Training Tanya Plibersek will speak at the symposium, and there will be a fun and informative quiz-style panel on the 200-year history of Catholic education.

A panel discussion comprising academics and school leaders/staff will be moderated by Sydney Morning Herald Education Editor Jordan Baker, and will focus on a range of topics affecting Catholic education today including faith formation and mission, student/staff wellbeing, responses to the COVID-19 pandemic and community/parent engagement.

The free event will also be recorded and made available to school communities.

Free registration at: https://eecw.eventsair.com/ncec-virtual-symposium/registration/Site/Register


October 30, 2020
11:30 am - 2:30 pm


National Catholic Education Commission
(02) 8229 0800
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