The Gonski Institute Evening With Ted Dintersmith And Friends

Mon 18 February 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm FREE!
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The Gonski Institute Evening With Ted Dintersmith And Friends - UNSW Sydney - Kensington - NSW
Join us for a screening of Ted Dintersmith’s thought-provoking documentary feature film Most Likely to Succeed. Most Likely To Succeed reveals the growing shortcomings of conventional education methods in today’s innovative world. The film explores compelling new approaches that aim to revolutionise education as we know it, inspiring school communities to reimagine what students and teachers are capable of doing.

The screening will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Professor Pasi Sahlberg. Panellists will include Ted Dintermsith, Stephanie McConnell and Peter Hutton.

Date: 18 February 2019

Location: Webster Theatre A, follow this link to map.

Time: 6:00 - 8:15pm

RSVP: Required


6:00 - 7:30pm Film Screening

7:30 - 8:15pm Panel Discussion


Professor Pasi Sahlberg


Ted Dintersmith

Stephanie McConnell

Peter Hutton

Speaker Bio's

Ted Dintersmith

Ted is one of America's leaders in innovation, entrepreneurship, and education. Ted has become a leading advocates for education policies that foster creativity, innovation, motivation, and purpose. Drawing from his professional experience, he knows what skills are valuable in a world of innovation, and how we can transform our schools to prepare kids for their futures. His contributions span film, books, philanthropy, and the hard work of going all across America. With co-author Tony Wagner, he wrote Most Likely To Succeed: Preparing Our Kids for the Innovation Era.

Stephanie McConnell

Stephanie is the principal of Lindfield Learning Village, a revolutionary new state school in Sydney’s north. Stephanie has extensive experience as a high school English teacher at Merrylands High School, head English teacher at Killara High School and principal at Turramurra High School

Peter Hutton

Peter is the Director of the Future Schools Alliance supporting transformational change in schools. Peter has extensive experience in the education sector, working as a teacher and principal for the Department of Education & Training in Victoria and having undertaken consultation work with schools and other institutions in the areas of Innovation and Change Management, Leadership Development, Culture Development and Futures Planning.
Mon 18 February 2019
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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UNSW Sydney
Webster Theatre A,
2052, Australia