Professional Development Network

The Griffith University & Professional Development Network Leadership Breakfast present Lee Carseldine, previous contestant of the Australian Survivor Reality Show

The Griffith University & Professional Development Network Leadership Breakfast present Lee Carseldine, previous contestant of the Australian Survivor Reality Show

Lee Carseldine's life has been non-stop since retiring from professional cricket. Bucking the trend of most athletes when they retire, Lee has engaged life with vigour and has taken part in a number of challenges that has taken him well out of his comfort zone. Lee's last big challenge saw him take part in Australia's reality TV show Survivor where he placed as runner-up in the 2016 series.
PDN Leadership Breakfast - Reading Opens Doors

PDN Leadership Breakfast - Reading Opens Doors

Suzy Wilson is Founder of the Indigenous Literacy Foundation and owner of Riverbend Books, Bulimba.

Suzy will look at the link between academic success and reading, and the role 'reading' plays in our educational and personal lives.
Educating Screenagers:   Pedagogical implications for today's learners

Educating Screenagers: Pedagogical implications for today's learners

Claire Madden is a social researcher, and the founder and director of the Strategy and Communciations Agency, Hellop Clarity.
​Educators are at the forefront of needing to respond to the changes as the emerging generations redefine working, learning and community. From sensory engagers to digital linguists and social networkers, this session ​will deliver insights from the latest research on characteristics defining Gen Z.
Behaviour that Challenges in Autism: Who, What, When and Why?

Behaviour that Challenges in Autism: Who, What, When and Why?

Dr Dawn Adams, Senior Lecturer, Autism Centre of Excellence at Griffith University.

​This workshop will summarise some of the well-established literature describing challenging behaviour and some of the potential causes such as pain, difficulties with communication and learned behaviours. We then move on to discuss some of the strengths, challenges and implications of the more recent literature.
Capability Development of  Middle Leaders

Capability Development of Middle Leaders

A Panel of School Leaders from various schools will share what's working in their schools to develop great Middle Leaders!