2019 AISSA Governance Conference: Managing Critical Risks

4th May, 2019 @ 9:00 am


04/05/2019 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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A Conference for School Board Chairs and Board Members, Principals and Business Managers


Save the Date: Saturday 4 May 2019


The 2019 conference has been designed to build the capacity of Board members to understand and develop strategic solutions to key risks in relation to child safety, information technology and long-term school viability.


Keynote speaker: Mr Robert Fitzgerald AM, Creating Child Safe Schools

Commissioner Fitzgerald AM was one of the six Commissioners appointed to the Commonwealth Government’s Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. Prior to that he was serving as a full-time Commissioner for the Productivity Commission.

Commissioner Fitzgerald AM will address Board members to ensure they understand their role in creating child safe schools. He will focus on the child protection legislative context, understanding sexual abuse and creating a culture of safety.


Conference facilitator:  Mr Anthony Mackay AM

Anthony Mackay AM has just completed his time as CEO of the Centre for Strategic Education, Melbourne. From January 2019 he will take up the position of CEO/President of the Washington DC based National Center on Education and the Economy. Anthony is Chair of the Australian Council for Educational Research, Deputy Chancellor Swinburne University, Melbourne and Deputy Chair of New Zealand’s Education Council. He is Board Chair of The Song Room, Board Director of High Resolves and Senior Fellow, Graduate School of Education, The University of Melbourne. Anthony is an expert consultant to OECD and UNESCO, Consultant Advisor to Asia Society’s Global Cities Education Network, Co-Chair Global Education Leaders Partnership, Board Director of the Innovation Unit UK, and International Advisor to Learning Forward (USA).


Time: 9am to 4pm
Venue: Pembroke School
Cost: $125 (incl GST) per participant – Maximum $1,250 (incl GST) per school


Further details will be available on the AISSA website early next year

For further information, please contact Mary Hudson, Director Leadership Institute & Senior Educational Consultant, AISSA, T 8179 1420 / E hudsonm@ais.sa.edu.au.