Fri, 11 Feb

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William Inglis Hotel

Annual Awards Dinner

Registrations Closed

Annual Awards Dinner

Time & Location

11 Feb, 7:00 pm

William Inglis Hotel, 155 Gov Macquarie Dr, Warwick Farm NSW 2170, Australia

About the event

A very warm invitation is extended to all members and friends of the Guild to attend the Teachers’ Guild of New South Wales Annual Dinner and Presentation of Awards. The 2021 Awards for Excellence in Teaching will be presented to a number of outstanding young colleagues. During the evening, the Guild will also honour teachers who have made a significant contribution to their school, with recipients receiving their World Teachers’ Recognition Awards. The Guild Research Awards will also be presented on the evening along with Honorary Fellowships of the Guild to very worthy colleagues on the evening. The awards will honour Mr Robert William Randall, who is currently the Director of the Rob Randall Group which has been established to provide education consultancy, research and project leadership services, focused on improving educational outcomes for students, to Australian national and state Governments, education organizations and/or to for-profit and not-for-profit organizations.

From 2012 until 2019, Rob was CEO of ACARA, leading the organization through a period of transition with a focus on consolidating ACARA’s place in the national educational landscape. Prior to that, Rob was General Manager, Curriculum and Deputy CEO of ACARA, having a key leadership role during its establishment phase. From 2001 until 2008, he was Director, Professional Support and Curriculum Director, Curriculum K-12, Department of Education and Training, NSW where he implemented new initiatives relating to literacy and numeracy assessment, curriculum development and the establishment of Quality Teaching pedagogy.

As a teacher, Head of Department and Principal Consultant to state Education Departments, Rob has a wealth of experience to share with educators at all levels. He is currently working with Professor Geoff Master, ACER CEO, on a project to investigate the learning systems of five top-performing countries on PISA. The project is a partnership between the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) and the US National Center on Education and the Economy (NCEE). He is also working with Studio Schools Australia, on behalf of ACER, to review the Senior Years Learning Framework used at Yiramalay Wesley Studio School; providing consultancy advice as part of Palladium’s INOVASI capacity building projects in Indonesia, which includes preparing advice, conducting workshops and presentations, and providing feedback on curriculum and assessment initiatives and advice to senior education officials, as well as working with Professor Jenny Gore and Steve Hannan at the University of Newcastle's Quality Teaching Academy.

For more information please view the flyer here.​

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