Saturday Seminar – What does it take to be the Australian school of the year?

Tutor/Facilitator Steve Cook

Date: on/from Sat 19 Mar 2022 to Sat 19 Mar 2022
Frequency: Single Event
Class time: 2:30-3:30

Delivered ZOOM

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In 2010, principal Steven Cook stepped into Albert Park College for the first time, before him was a blank canvas. The school had no furniture, no staff or students or even a name.

While this might be daunting for a foundation principal, to Steve Cook it was an opportunity to reimagine how teaching and learning looks.

“We had a chance to create a school that was an exemplar of education, we understood how privileged we were,” he recalls.

From this, the values ‘Lead, Create, and Inspire’ were born. Today, the school takes this motto just as seriously as when it was first conceived, and in the space of 11 years, has expanded to three campuses that include world-class learning hubs incorporating some of the most innovative technologies with ground-breaking wellbeing programs

Albert Park College was named government Secondary School of the Year and received the overall award for Australian School of the Year.

PRESENTER: Steve Cook, Principal of Albert Park College

FACILITATOR: Lyn Place, U3APP Book Groups facilitator

To read the beautiful flyer created by Margaret Byron, click here.

This seminar is open to all U3A Port Phillip members and subscribers and to the general public.

As there are limited numbers, please book in below.

This is an online live seminar, presented as a webinar on Zoom.

If you have not yet used Zoom, you will need to download Zoom onto your device in advance- click here for instructions.

To watch the seminar, click here to join the webinar from 2:20pm for a prompt 2:30pm start.


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