Conference Programme

This is the preliminary Conference Programme.  It is subject to change until the conference commences.

Wednesday, 18 March 2020
9.00amWelcome to Country
Welcome from NATSIPA President and Te Akatea Maori Principals President
10.00amOpening of Conference- The Honorable Ken Wyatt, Federal Minister Aboriginal Affairs
10.30amMorning Tea
11.00amProfessor Megan Davis
11.40amProfessor Graham Hinengaro Smith
12.20pmDr Chris Sarra, Director General, Queensland Department of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Partnerships (DATSIP)
12.50pmSponsors
1.00pmLunch
1.45pmSpecial Presentation: Tammy Anderson (Principal, Briar Rd PS) and Myles Ferris (Principal, Te Kura o Otangarei)
2.15pmQ&A
2.30pmAunty Alice Rigney Scholarship Presentation
2.50pmSponsors
3.00pmAfternoon Tea
3.20pmPresentation: TBC
4.00pmClose
5.30pm – 6.30pmWelcome drinks & canapes
Thursday, 19 March 2020
9.00amAcknowledgement of Country
9.10amStudent Performance
9.20amDr Keri Milne-Ihimaera
10.00amDr Lois Peeler
10.40amSponsors
10.45amMorning Tea
11.15amStudent Performance
11.30amWorkshop A (visit Workshops page for details)
12.15pmWorkshop B (visit Workshops page for details)
1.00pmLunch
2.00pmCultural Activities (visit Cultural Experiences page for details)
4.00pmClose
7.00pmDinner, drinks and entertainment
Friday, 20 March 2020
9.00amAcknowledgement of Country
9.10amStudent Performance
9.20amDr Gary Fry: Former Principal, Moulden State School
10.00am2022 Conference Presentation- Te Akatea Maori Principals Association
10.20amSponsors
10.30amMorning Tea
11.00amStudent Performance
11.10amProfessor Meihana Durie
11.50amStudent & Principal Panel
12.30pmTBC
12.50pmSponsors
1.00pmLunch
1.45pmWhere to from here?

  • Key learnings- table groups
  • Leadership
  • Curriculum
  • Racism
  • Partnerships
  • Truth
2.15pmSponsor Prizes and Evaluation
2.30pmClose