New Thinking: New Possibilities – AISSA Educational Leaders STEM Conference

6th August, 2021 @ 9:00 am


06/08/2021 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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What do we need to think about to educate beyond our present? What might the STEM possibilities be? How early is too early? What does Artificial Intelligence mean for education? What opportunities exist within the Australian Curriculum? What is machine learning? How might the space industry shape the future?

The AISSA Educational Leaders STEM Conference 2021 brings together educators from the Early Years to Year 12, researchers and industry experts to ignite new thinking and possibilities for the what, the why and the how of STEM rich learning and the opportunities and pathways it provides for a strong and vibrant future.

The conference program includes an opportunity to hear from three visionary Keynote Speakers and engage in professional conversations, workshops and a panel discussion, enabling delegates to explore and develop new ideas and thinking about the future of STEM Education.


Target audience: Principals, Deputy Principals, ELC Directors, Educational Leaders, Curriculum Leaders, Lead Teachers from ELC to Year 12

Delivery mode: face to face

Keynote speakers:

‘Educating beyond our present’, Professor Louise McWhinnie, Dean of the Faculty of Transdisciplinary Innovation, University of Technology, Sydney

‘High Possibility STEM Classrooms’, Dr Jane Hunter, Senior Lecturer, School of International Studies and Education, University of Technology, Sydney

‘Artificial Intelligence’, Associate Professor Erica Southgate, School of Education, University of Newcastle

‘Creativity and the Future of Work: Developing the Next Generation of STEM Women’, Professor David Cropley, Professor of Engineering Innovation, University of South Australia


Conference Registration will open soon.  For further information contact Aleida Mabarrack, Senior Educational Consultant, AISSA.