The Associations of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia and the Association of Heads of Independent Schools of New Zealand are proud to partner and present the 16th Biennial Conference in 2017 with the theme, ‘Engage, Explore, Envision’. Registration is only open to Heads who are members of AHISA or AHISNZ.
The conference runs from Friday 29 September to Sunday 1 October in Queenstown, NZ with optional school visits taking place across New Zealand on Wednesday 27th September.
Held only every two years, the AHISA Biennial is a premier conference event. This combined AHISA/AHISNZ Conference provides an opportunity for extended professional exchange between peers who aspire to and are recognised for excellence in autonomous school leadership.
WEDNESDAY 27 SEPTEMBER
FRIDAY 29 SEPTEMBER
|3.20pm||Keynote: Dame Jenny Shipley, first female PM of New Zealand|
|4.05pm||Keynote: Steve Munby, CEO Education Development Trust UK|
|5.00pm||Day 1 concludes|
SATURDAY 30 SEPTEMBER
Day of Deep Learning: Stream Electives based on your unique career stage: First Five Years, Mid-Career or Long-Term Heads
|8.30am||DAY OF DEEP LEARNING – Session one|
|11.00am||DAY OF DEEP LEARNING – Session two|
|2.00pm||DAY OF DEEP LEARNING – Session three|
|4.30pm||Day 2 concludes|
|6.30pm||Hosted Dinners (Optional)|
SUNDAY 1 OCTOBER
|8.30am||Morning worship and reflection|
|9.00am||Ignite sessions (Full abstracts available here)|
|10.00am||Keynote: Dr Tony Fernando, Consultant Psychiatrist, Senior Lecturer in Psychological Medicine (Auckland)|
|11.20am||Keynote: Andreas Schleicher, Special Advisor on Education Policy to the OECD Secretary-General (Paris)|
Day 3 concludes
An afternoon of optional activities will run across Queenstown. You can read more about these in the Conference Brochure.
Please click here to access the full conference brochure.
Please click here to access the full abstracts for the IGNITE sessions.
A partners program is available across Saturday and Sunday of the Conference. Program options can be found in the Conference Brochure.
Partners are also welcome to be registered as your guest at the Welcome Reception and Gala Dinner.
Registration is open to AHISA and AHIS NZ member, and is available online.
Early bird registration is available until 30 June $1,090.00 NZD per person
Full registration will be available from 1 July $1,200.00 NZD per person
We are thankful to our sponsors for their support.
|Gala Dinner Sponsor||Catering Sponsor|
|Welcome Reception Sponsors|