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Registrations are now open for the 2017 Better Education Conference! The two-day agenda is packed with value for educational leaders and teachers alike, featuring five streams from Change and Innovation to Inclusive Education (Special Needs), Early Learning, Christian Education and Specialist Subjects.


Dave Faulkner

CEO, Co-Founder, Education Changemakers
As one of Australia’s most awarded educators, Dave has vast experience leading change at... More

Aaron Tait

Co-Founder and Director of Innovation, Education Changemakers
Aaron is the co-founder and Director of Innovation of Education Changemakers, and brings the... More

Dr Justine Toh

Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Public Christianity
Justine Toh is Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Public Christianity. She worked at... More

Dr Michele Toner

Coach and Consultant, Michele Toner Coaching
Dr Michele Toner works in private practice as a specialist ADHD coach. Originally trained as a... More

Dr Shona Bass

Managing Director, Early Life Foundations
Shona is the Managing Director of Early Life Foundations an organisation that provides... More

Mandy Nayton

Chief Executive Officer, DSF Literacy and Clinical Services
Mandy Nayton is the CEO of DSF Literacy and Clinical Services and President of AUSPELD (the... More

Dr Thelma Perso

Director Teaching and Learning, Mundaring Christian College
Dr Thelma Perso is a national expert in Numeracy. She was a panel member (one of 5), which... More

Tracey Price

Head of School and Senior Lecturer, Education Faculty, Tabor College of Higher Education
Tracey Price loved her many years of teaching in Independent Secondary Schools and considers... More

Maree Whiteley

Humanities and Social Sciences Consultant, AISWA
Maree Whiteley has been a Humanities consultant with the Association of Independent Schools of... More

Karen Le Raye

Arts Consultant, AISWA
Karen LeRaye started her role at AISWA in 2016. She has taught Drama, Dance, and English at... More

Jan Clarke

ICT Capability, Technologies and STEM Ed Consultant, AISWA
Jan Clarke has been with AISWA since 2008. She has teaching experience in both primary and... More

Glenda Leslie

Curriculum Consultant for Science, AISWA
Glenda is the AISWA Curriculum Consultant for Science, assisting teachers implementing the... More

Rebecca Delaney

Inclusive Education Consultant, AISWA
Rebecca Delaney is an Inclusive Education Consultant for AISWA. Her expertise in Special and... More

Kristine Stafford

Health and Physical Education Consultant, AISWA
Kris joined AISWA at the start of 2017 and is the Curriculum Consultant for Health and... More

Di Edwards

Literacy Consultant, AISWA
Diane Edwards joined AISWA in 2007 after teaching for 20 years in secondary schools as an... More

Chris Witt

Literacy Consultant, AISWA
Christopher Witt joined AISWA in 2009. After teaching for 25 years, Chris worked in various... More

Sarah Pillar

Speech Pathologist
Sarah Pillar holds a Bachelor of Speech Pathology with first class honours and since... More













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Swan Christian College
381 Great Northern Highway
Middle Swan
Western Australia Australia 6056

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SCEA Institute of Teaching and Learning
08 9274 6411

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