Briefing the Board Early Bird Special

AISWA's annual 'Briefing the Board' conference is open for registration. An early bird special of $175 per person is available to those who register before 18 December, 2015 (Standard rate: $220).

The 2016 conference will be held at Hale school on Saturday, 2 April.

The conference is designed for Principals, Governing Board Members and Senior Staff of AISWA member schools. For more information or to register visit the AISWA Professional Learning calendar.

2016 Keynotes and Workshops

Keynote Presentations

Mr Andrew Fuller, Clinical Psychologist

“Unlocking your child’s genius”


Ms Valerie Gould, Executive Director, AISWA

“The Education Environment—how this impacts Independent Schools”


Guest Workshop Presenter 

Prof Stephen Smallbone, Griffith Criminology Institute, Griffith University 

“Creating child safe schools: Designing out sexual abuse"


Proposed Workshop Topics

  • Board Member Basics
  • Curriculum Update
  • Governance and Management
  • Industrial Update
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Strategic Planning / NMC Report
  • School Funding
  • Dealing with Tricky People
  • School Leadership Development
  • Legal Issues
  • School Finances
  • Creating Resilient Schools
  • Marketing your School
  • Risk and Compliance
  • Creating Safer Independent Schools
  • School Registration
  • Succession Planning
  • Mandatory Reporting
  • Performance Management