Taking the Reins Conference

A  day especially for new leaders in Boarding

To be held online.

ABSA holds an annual conference for those new to leadership positions in boarding including those moving from one boarding role to a new school, or for those are completely new to boarding. This a wonderful professional learning and networking day shared with those in the same situation and will give participants practical skills and a strong understanding of the challenge of taking on a new leadership role in boarding. The day will also provide excellent networking opportunities for those who attend live.

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Friday March 4

(All AEST)

10:00am Welcome from Bond University

10.05am Welcome from ABSA and Orientation - Who are we and What are we here for? Tell us about your leadership journey to date - Richard Stokes and Pauline Turner

10.45am What I Wish I Knew before I Started - Jane Shone

11:30am Morning Tea Breakout rooms

11:45am How to be Strategic in Boarding - Tony Watt

12.30pm Professional Boundaries - Kate Kovacs

1:15pm Lunch

1.45pm Building a Strong Boarding Community - Steve Byrne

2.30pm Breakout discussion room

2:45pm Setting Up For Success - Sean Cox

3:30pm Round Up - Tom Dunsmore