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Catholic Mission and Identity Symposium: Honouring the Call to Prophetic Leadership in Catholic Education

18 October 2017 – 26 October 2017 | Professional Development and Short Courses

Symposium dates:
Sydney 18 October
Brisbane 26 October

BBI is hosting an exciting and ground-breaking event that will bring together respected and dynamic leaders in Catholic education, along with esteemed Bishops and mission identity thought leaders.

The purpose of the symposium is to engage Australian educational leaders in the most essential issue in Catholic education: honouring the call to prophetic leadership for the 21st century.

Catholic Mission and Identity Symposium

    Register for the Sydney Symposium      

 

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In the rapidly changing context of Australian Catholic schools, this symposium will offer educational leaders a unique opportunity to explore outstanding peer leadership practice with regard to Catholic mission & identity which they can adapt to their own school contexts.

The symposium will also explore recommendations in Rev Dr Gerry Arbuckle's latest book, Building Intentional Faith Communities, which all delegates will receive for free, upon registration.

Event Details – Sydney

Date:

Wednesday 18 October 2017
Time: 9:00am-4:30pm
Venue: Curzon Hall
Address: 53 Agincourt Road, Marsfield (view map & directions)
Program: Click here to view the Symposium Program
Fee:
  • $250 p/p for 3 or more participants (save $100 p/p, paid in one transaction)
  • $299 p/p early bird (save $51 p/p if paid by 1 September)
  • $350 p/p full fee (paid after 1 September)
Catering:  Fee includes lunch, morning and afternoon tea
Cancellation: Click here to view the Event Cancellation Policy

Event Details – Brisbane

Date: Thursday 26 October 2017
Time: 9:00am-4:30pm
Venue: Fr Bernard O'Shea Centre
Address: 19 Lovedale Street, Wilston (view map & directions)
Program:  Click here to view the Symposium Program
Fee:
  • $250 p/p for 3 or more participants (save $100 p/p, paid in one transaction))
  • $299 p/p early bird (save $51 p/p if paid by 1 September)
  • $350 p/p full fee (paid after 1 September)
Catering: Fee includes lunch, morning and afternoon tea
Cancellation: Click here to view the Event Cancellation Policy

What you will learn

This symposium is aimed at highlighting the too often overlooked significance of educating the heart for spiritual formation, thus helping to inspire educational leadership to be transformational and incarnational-to make Christ present in our schools.

Symposium delegates will also benefit from a unique opportunity to engage with fellow leaders in education, along with bishops and theologians on the crucial topic of Catholic mission & identity.

Who should attend

The symposium will be of direct practical relevance to:

  • School Principals,aspiring School Principals;
  • School board members and trustees;
  • Religious Education Coordinators;
  • Catholic school system leaders and consultants;
  • Directors of Mission, Directors of Catholic Identity across all industry sectors;
  • All church organisational leaders, heads of Catholic agencies, heads of education, heads of dioceses, heads of ministry, Clergy;
  • Leadership teams within Religious Institutes;
  • PJPs, trustees and directors on boards.

Book Launch@Lunch

Two new books in the Mission and Education Series will be launched from 12:30-1:30pm at the Sydney and Brisbane events: Stirring the Soul for Catholic Education: Formation for Mission by Dr Jill Gowdie and Educator's Guide to Catholic Curriculum by Dr Patricia Hindmarsh. All symposium participants are invited.

Enquiries

For registration enquiries, please contact:
Ms Belinda Srour
Professional Development Events Coordinator
T: 02 9847 0590
E: bsrour@bbi.catholic.edu.au

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