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Victoria Regional Conference for Middle Years #VICAS20

  • 12 Mar 2020
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Kingswood College, 355 Station St, Box Hill South VIC 3128
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Adolescent Success invites all those committed to the education, growth and development of young adolescents to their Regional Conference 2020.  We invite you to submit your abstract to present at this event.

There are 3 streams for which you can submit:

ReFresh pedagogies:

This stream is for educators to share their junior secondary/middle years pedagogies, practices and approaches to learning. 

ReNew programs:

This stream is for sharing successful  junior secondary/middle years programs.  These programs could be outside programs which your school has adopted and adapted or could be a program which your school has designed to meet the needs of young adolescents.

ReFocus curriculum:

This stream is to celebrate your junior secondary/middle years curriculum, planning and/or assessment.  Innovative ideas on approaches to the curriculum and assessment, planning, sytems and structures including staffing and teaming are ideas for this stream.  

Word limit is 1,000 words.  Presentation sessions are 45 mins long.

Each submission is peer reviewed by at least 3 educators who use the following criteria to assess your papers suitability for the conference:

1) Relevance to the education of 10-15 year olds

2) Engagement for the audience (middle years educators)

3) Links to practical application or research

All accepted authors are required to register for the conference at the special speakers rate of $AU200 ($95 discount), or select the speaker bundle which includes a speaker + 3 others from your school $AU800.

Time line:

23 August 2019 - abstracts open

1 December 2019 - abstracts close

10 December 2019 - authors notified

15  December 2019 - speaker registration required

12 March 2020 - authors present

Click here to apply to be a presenter

Adolescent Success Inc. (formerly MYSA Middle Years of Schooling Association) 

Adolescent Success,  P.O. Box 2175 Toowong 4066, QLD, Australia

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