Submissions

As EPPC emphasises peer-to-peer learning through examples of best practice currently at work in schools and learning organisations, educators are invited to submit proposals for presentations that will comprise the conference program for 2017.
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Conference Strands

Presentations at the 2017 Excellence in Professional Practice will be delivered in three distinctive strands, to allow delegates to attend sessions that align with their specific interests and professional development aspirations. Submitted proposals are required to nominate within one of the following three strands:

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Professional Practice

Proposals submitted for consideration as part of the Professional Practice stream may explore excellence in student centred learning and pedagogies, theory, policy, research and/or practice, including cross curricula and general capabilities.

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Communities of practice

Proposals submitted for consideration as part of the Communities of Practice stream may explore excellence in teacher centred learning and androgogies, theory, policy, research and/or practice, including coaching, mentoring and beginner teacher support.

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Leadership

Proposals submitted for consideration as part of the Leadership stream may explore excellence in leading theory, policy, research and/or innovative practice to lead school improvement.

Proposal Foci

In addition to nominating a conference strand, proposals must indicate a specific focus in terms of education level. There are four key foci for the 2017 Excellence in Professional Practice Conference:

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Early Childhood

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Primary Education

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Secondary Education

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Whole School (F-12)

Proposal Formats

Proposals submitted for consideration as part of the 2017 Excellence in Professional Practice Conference can take one of the following formats:

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Case Study of Practice
(45 minutes)

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Paper Presentation
(45 minutes)

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Workshop
(80 minutes)

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Round Table Discussion
(30 minutes)

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Poster Display
(Between sessions)

For further information on proposal formats, including examples and templates, please download our submission guidelines.

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Selection of Conference Proposals

All conference proposals will be double blind reviewed by expert practitioners. This ensures all presentations will demonstrate excellence in evidence based practice. 

Conference Awards

The best session presented in each category over the conference will be presented with a prestigious Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) award. Award recipients’ work will be showcased by ACER. Award winners will be announced and receive their award after the final keynote session. To be eligible for award, final presentations need to be submitted two weeks prior the conference (Wednesday 10 May 2017).