Professional Development Network

PDN Leadership Breakfast: My Boss Told me to Ask for Forgiveness
25 Oct

PDN Leadership Breakfast: My Boss Told me to Ask for Forgiveness

Come and celebrate World Teachers Day with us and hear from the amazing Chris Rider who is sure to please with his enlightening presentation!

Chris Rider has a strong background and experience in school and system leadership including principal roles in 3 schools for 12 years, as well as 3 senior executive roles including CEO spanning 17 years.
Attracting and Retaining Staff - PDN Half-Day Intensive Workshop and Panel Discussion
09 Sep

Attracting and Retaining Staff - PDN Half-Day Intensive Workshop and Panel Discussion

This half-day intensive workshop will be focussed on attracting and retaining high quality staff for school leaders across the sectors. The purpose of the symposium is to support school leaders' to understand and enact effective practices to recruit high quality teachers in the midst of a staffing shortage, and how to support these high quality teachers to remain in the profession, and step up to become our future leaders.
Conceptual PlayWorlds for Teaching STEM in Primary Schools
17 Aug

Conceptual PlayWorlds for Teaching STEM in Primary Schools

Event overview:
Join Monash University's Oriana Ramunno for this team-focused intensive. Develop your own strategies for implementing Conceptual Playworlds into STEM classes, and empower young children (especially girls) to discover STEM is for THEM!
PDN Leadership Breakfast - Tackling Leadership
26 Jul

PDN Leadership Breakfast - Tackling Leadership

Join us for the next PDN Breakfast with guest speaker Ben Ikin as he shares his leadership strategies, practices and insights in his new role as Director of Football for the Brisbane Broncos and throughout his career in many different leadership contexts. This relaxed interview hosted by Marsden State High School Executive Principal Andrew Peach, will explore the career of Ben and how he has developed his passion for outstanding leadership personally and professionally.