What is the Summit about?

Empowering Teacher Learning

This years summit is focused on empowering teacher learning through
research-based professional development.

We will create a shared professional space for teachers, school and system leaders to engage
in deep thinking and plan for action.

Leading researchers and practitioners will gather on Monday 19th March 2018 in Sydney,
Australia to hear leading speakers share grounded insights from the field.

This day will give your team the space to perculate on new ideas, challenge routine
thinking and adopt tactful ways forward.

Leading national &
international speakers

Empowering teacher learning
& development

Drawing on insights in practice from outside of education

Registrations now open!

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Learn with us

Join us as we tackle the big questions

How can we meaningfully progress towards broader outcomes for young people -
despite the uncertainty, resistance and complexity that we face?

How is it possible to develop the adaptive expertise of teachers?

How might we cultivate the collective efficacy of teacher teams?


Speakers & Facilitators

More contributors to be announced soon


Simon Breakspear
Founder & Director, Agile Schools
Sydney, Australia

Lisa Rodgers
VIC, Australia


Cale Birk
Director of Innovation
Kamloops B.C. Canada


Kristie O'Neill
Learning Sprints Practitioner
Sydney, Australia


Amelia Peterson
Fellow & Postgraduate, Harvard University
United Kingdom


Summit at a glance






Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney
11 Jamison St
Sydney NSW 2000

Situated in downtown Sydney, Australia, the Amora Hotel Jamison is walking distance from many main attractions, and is only 1.6 km from the Sydney Opera House. 

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Train:  The venue is 6 minutes walk from Wynyard Train Station.

Car:  The venue has an onsite car park and offers a conference delegate day rate of $30 per car, between the hours of 7:00 am and 6:00 pm. Tickets must be validated by concierge and paid to Secure Parking directly.  There are also many other car parking facilities close by.



For those wishing to stay at the venue, please contact the Amora Hotel Reservations department directly on 02 9696 2500 or email res@sydney.amorahotels.com.
Quote reference number A-AGI1903 to receive the conference rate.

There are also many alternative accommodations at varying price points nearby.

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