2018 Leading, Learning & Caring Conference



The Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia is pleased to present the 2018 Leading, Learning & Caring Conference to be held at the Hotel Grand Chancellor in Hobart from 13-15 April 2018.

This Conference allows our schools’ curriculum and pastoral care leaders the opportunity to gather together for professional and personal learning and networking.



In designing the conference program, the Conference Committee wishes to provide as many opportunities as possible for the innovation and intriguing programs of AHISA schools to be showcased.

Staff of AHISA schools are invited to submit applications for two types of presentations: Workshops and Ignite Sessions. Please click here to download the application paper. Alternatively, email conference@ahisa.edu.au to receive a copy via email.

Submissions must be received by COB Friday 14 July to be included for consideration.



Call for presenters NOW OPEN
Sponsorship prospectus Email conference@ahisa.edu.au to receive the prospectus. (Released July 2017)
Registration open Late 2017
Aspirant Roadshow Thursday 12 April 2018 (Optional pre-conference activity)
School Visit Program Friday 13 April 2018 (Optional pre-conference activity)
Main Conference Friday 13 April – Sunday 15 April 2018



Committee Chair Tony Freeman (Principal, Fahan School)
Committee Members

Beth Blackwood (CEO, AHISA)

Jacqueline Conboy (Deputy Principal, St Mary’s College)

Cawley Farrell (Deputy Principal, St Michael’s Collegiate)

Kira Grantham (Event Coordinator, AHISA)

Tameika Grist (Director of Pedagogy, St Mary’s College)

Eamonn Pollard (Principal, MacKillop Catholic College)

Anne Veenstra (Business Manager, AHISA)