2018 ISNZ Conference

About the conference

We are delighted to announce the next edition of the Independent Schools of New Zealand Conference!

Join us at the Grand Millennium Hotel in Auckland on 22 - 23 June 2018 to investigate the changing face of leadership with reference to the education sector and with specific attention to leadership in the age of disruption.

Topics will include:

  • Leadership in the age of disruption
  • Adaptive leadership
  • Distributive leadership
  • Creative leadership
  • Governance leadership
  • Digital disruption in the school sector
  • The student voice in leadership
  • Developing emerging leaders
  • Managing multi-generational teams
  • Resilience in leadership
  • Leadership appraisal

 

Speaker profiles

Gus McIntosh, CEO, Winsborough

Dr Howard Youngs, Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader Master of Educational Leadership, AUT

Richard Westlake, Director, Westlake Governance

Bev Cassidy-McKenzie, CEO, Diversity Works

Kaila Colbin, Singularity University Ambassador

 

Conference Programme:

 Download the conference programme

 

Thursday 21 June 2018

Room

4.00pm-5.30pm

New Heads Meeting

 

4.00pm-7.00pm

Registration

Pre function Foyer

 

 

Friday 22 June 2018

7.45am

Registration

Pre function Foyer

9.00am-9.30am

Opening ceremony

Heather McRae, Chair, Independent Schools of New Zealand

Minister under invitation

Millennium I & II

9.30am-10.20am

Presentation of ISNZ Honours Awards

Minister under invitation

Millennium I & II

10.20am-10.50am

Morning tea and exhibitions

 

10.50am-11.00am

 Fuji Xero New Zealand – Platinum Sponsor

Millennium I & II

11.00am-12.00pm

Adapting to change. Successful  leadership strategies in the age of disruption

Gus McIntosh, CEO, Winsborough

   Millennium I & II

12.00pm-1.00pm

(Re)claiming and disrupting leadership practice and organisational learning: Moving beyond the status quo and distributed models

Dr Howard Youngs, Senior Lecturer; Programme Leader Master of Educational Leadership, AUT

Millennium I & II

1.00pm-2.00pm

Lunch and exhibitions

 

2.00pm-2.40pm

 

Concurrent session one

1. Effective governance leadership for the forward thinking school

2. Developing emerging leaders while managing multigenerational teams

Vicki Watson, Chief Executive, New Zealand Leadership Institute

3. Talent hunting - Recruiting outstanding leaders

 

Millennium I

                     

 

Millennium II

                     

               

Aucklander

2.40pm-3.20pm

Concurrent session two

1. Leadership in the digital era

2. Case study: Developing Adaptive, Resilient Leaders in Schools

David Scott, Middle School Principal, Kristin School

3. Appraising  good  leadership

                    

Millennium I

Millennium II

 

 

Aucklander

3.20pm-3.50pm

Afternoon tea and exhibitions

 

3.50pm-4.50pm

Economic Drivers for the Future

Millennium I & II

4.50pm-5.00pm

ANZ - Gold Sponsor

Representative from ANZ

Millennium I & II

5.00pm-7.30pm

The Marsh Cocktail Function

Millennium I & II

7.30pm-10:30pm

Conference Dinner

Millennium I & II

 

 

Saturday 23 June 2018

8.15am-8.45am

ISA AGM  

 

9.00am-9.40am

 

The way to future-focused leadership: adapt, collaborate, inspire

Millennium I & II

9.40am-10.30am

Building a strong brand in the age of disruption

Millennium I & II

10.30am-11.00am

Morning tea and exhibitions

 

11.00am-11.30pm

The student voice in leadership

Millennium I & II

11.30am – 12.10pm

Better by diversity – Measuring the ROI of effective diversity

Bev Cassidy-McKenzie, CEO, Better by Diversity

Millennium I & II

12.10pm- 1.00pm

Lunch and exhibitions

 

1.00pm-1.30pm

Exhibition Interaction & Sponsors Prize draw

 

Millennium I & II

1.30pm-2.30pm

Independent Schools - Maintaining the leading edge in education outcomes

Millennium I & II

2.30pm-3.00pm

Conference close

 

3.15pm-4.00pm

AHIS AGM

 

 

Call for Speakers 

Are you a talented professional eager to share your knowledge and experience of leadership?

ISNZ welcomes inspiring presentation proposals related to leadership with a specific focus on leadership in the age of disruption. Please visit the "Call for Speakers" webpage for more information.

 

Speaker profiles

Gus McIntosh, CEO, Winsborough

Dr Howard Youngs, Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader Master of Educational Leadership, AUT

Richard Westlake, Director, Westlake Governance

Bev Cassidy-McKenzie, CEO, Diversity Works

Kaila Colbin, Singularity University Ambassador