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The 2019 Regional NSW Future Focused Learning (STEM) Conference is an initiative of the NSW Department of Education and the Cessnock Community of Great Public Schools. This conference has a major education focus on curriculum, pedagogy and skills development for a STEM enriched world. The two day event brings together leaders from primary, secondary and tertiary education, industry and government. Keynote speakers, a Q&A panel and hands on workshops make up day 1, whilst the second day involves deep dives into your choice from a range of future focused learning areas including; curriculum development, STEM, cross-curriculum programming, math, science, coding and technology (One and two day tickets are available).

Regional NSW Future focused STEM Conference flyer (PDF download) 

'The NSW Regional Future Focused Learning STEM Conference is one of the most innovative and imaginative events of its type. Inspiring hundreds of teachers to inspire thousands of students to ‘get their geek on’ this is genius!' Dr. Adam Spencer

Conference Details

Date: 29th & 30th April 2019

Time: 8:00am (for a 9:00am start) – 3:35pm 

Location: Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley

Events & Costs:

  • Day 1 Conference 29th April $250 + gst
  • Day 2 Conference (Deep Dives) 30th April $250 + gst
  • Networking Cocktail Event $80 + gst(4:45pm – 6:45pm)

Registration: https://www.regodirect.com.au/futurefocusedlearningconference/

Workshop descriptions Day 1 (PDF download) - WORKSHOPS SELLING OUT FAST!

Workshop descriptions Day 2 (PDF download)

50 Rural and Regional Scholarships Available to Attend this Conference

The NSW Department of Education is delighted to be able to provide up to 50 rural and regional scholarships for Department of Education employees to attend the 2019 Regional NSW Future Focused Learning (STEM) Conference. These scholarships include a two day conference package, networking event, two nights accommodation at the Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley and a travel contribution (total value approximately $1,300).

Dates: 29th & 30th April 2019

Time: 8:00am (for a 9:00am start) – 3:35pm 

Location: Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley

Applications closed on 4/3/2019

Scholarship Conditions (PDF download)

Day 1: 5 hours of PD APST 6.2.2

Day 2: Up to 5 hours of PD APST Various (Depending upon workshop choice)

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