Thank you to our guest speakers who presented at our conference on 1-3 May 2019.

  Brother Michael Green, fms has been involved in Catholic education for more than 40 years as a teacher, school Principal, administrator, author, and course presenter. His latest book, Now with Enthusiasm. Charism. God’s Mission. Catholic Schools Today, published in 2018 crystallises more than two decades of his scholarship in this area.
KEYNOTE: What’s in their Hearts: How spiritual families can enact God’s mission in Catholic schools today.
WORKSHOP: Leadership matters a lot: Priorities and possibilities for charismic leadership in schools. 

  Professor Donna Pendergast is Dean and Head of the School of Education and Professional Studies at Griffith University. Her fields of research expertise are educational transformation and efficacy, with a focus on middle years education and student engagement, initial and professional teacher education, and school reform.
KEYNOTE: #teachingatconvergentmoment
WORKSHOP: Engaging young adolescent learners


Dr Pete Stebbins is an enthusiastic facilitator, keynote speaker and executive coach with more than 20 years experience. Pete is also a published researcher and author of books on leadership, change, resilience and teams including the best seller iTeams: Why High Performance Teams ‘Fit In’ and ‘Stand Out’ and most recently Level Up: Building The Highest Performance Teams.
KEYNOTE: Wellbeing and Relationship Fitness: Maximising Trust & Wellbeing in Teaching Teams
WORKSHOP: Leveraging Diversity: The Foundations of Collaboration in Teaching Teams

Marie-Therese Kilmartin is Principal of Coláiste Bríde, Presentation Secondary School in Dublin since 2003. She is a member of National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA), National Council for Special Education (NCSE) consultative forum & the Council for the Association of Management of Catholic Secondary Schools (AMCSS). She was also involved in planning for the Tercentenary #Nano300 with the Presentation Sisters North-East province in Ireland. 
WORKSHOP 1: Living the legacy of Nano 300 years later
WORKSHOP 2: Wellbeing for all