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Deakin University and the Geelong Cats proudly presented ‘Stepping out, breaking through: choices and challenges in education’.
This hugely successful conference brought together teachers, community workers and students, offering the unique opportunity to:
More than 150 people attended the conference, from various roles and organisations, including:
Emeritus Professor Steven Schwartz
Steven has been Vice-Chancellor and president at three universities in Australia and England. He holds appointments on councils, boards and think tanks in Australia, the US and the UK.
In the UK, Steven was tasked with reviewing all universities in England to ensure they were providing access to applicants from non-traditional and deprived backgrounds. The report is known as the Schwartz Report. Read more
Over the two days, sessions in a variety of formats helped build shared understanding of the personal, social, institutional and community issues that impact on educational engagement by students from diverse backgrounds. View the program (395 KB).
Many of the presenters have provided their presentations, which can be viewed on the Presentations page.
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