ISA & AHISA National Education Forum

Health of the Nation 

The ISA and AHISA joint National Education Forum will be held at Hotel Realm Canberra on Thursday 5th August 2021. This is an important one day forum which will bring together Principals, Board Members and other sector representatives from national and state based organisations. The forum will feature presentations from education specialists, national political leaders and other thought leaders.

About the Forum

This joint Education Forum was established in 2010 in recognition of the important role national education policies and other national demographic, social and economic trends play in the strategic planning of independent schools.
The Forum is an opportunity for Chairs and members of independent school Boards, for principals and other independent sector representatives to gather in Canberra and hear from politicians, analysts and thought leaders on national issues that affect schools. The Forum
is also an opportunity for school governors, principals and sector leaders to listen to and learn from each other.

The 2021 National Education Forum is the fifth jointly hosted by ISA & AHISA.



The Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia is a professional association for autonomous school leaders, with six state/territory branches. AHISA fosters and supports excellence in school leadership by providing a platform for professional learning and collegial sharing and exchange.

AHISA National Office
Unit 123, 20 Anzac Park
Campbell, ACT 2612
T 02 6247 7300

AHISA National Chair
Rev Chris Ivey
Principal of St Andrew’s Anglican College QLD

Beth Blackwood

About ISA

Independent Schools Australia is the national peak body representing the Independent school sector. It comprises the eight state and territory Associations of Independent Schools (AISs). ISA’s major role is to bring the unique needs of Independent schools to the attention of the Australian Government and to represent the sector on national issues.

ISA Secretariat
12 Thesiger Court
Deakin, ACT 2600
T 02 6282 3488

ISA Chair
Michael E Jones OAM JP

ISA Chief Executive Officer
Margery Evans


AHISA gratefully acknowledges the valued support of our corporate partners