Friday October 26, 2018 | Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

A QTU conference for principals, heads of school, heads of campus, DPs, HODs, HOCs, HOSES, guidance officers and aspiring leaders.

In a fast-changing educational landscape, knowledge is everything for today’s school leader. “United in Professionalism” will provide school leaders with a deeper understanding of current issues, as well as update them on the latest developments at the state and national levels.

Registration is now open

  • Login to myQTU to register under "my courses, conferences and events"
  • You must be a financial QTU member to register

Conference fee

  • $150 including GST.
  • Fee does not include travel and accommodation expenses, which are to be met by the delegate.


Refund policy: 

  • Full refund prior to Friday 5 October 2018, non-refundable after 5 October 2018.

Date: Friday 26 October 2018

Time: 9.00am to 3.30pm followed by refreshments

Location: The conference is at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Registration: Now open - login to myQTU to complete your registration. You must be a financial QTU members to register.

Conference flyer: available here

Alan-Reid-200px.jpgKeynote speaker:

Professor Alan Reid, Uni SA

Changing Direction: How Australian education policy is taking us backwards, and what can be done about it.

About Alan Reid >

Alan Reid is Professor Emeritus of Education at the University of South Australia. A passionate supporter of public education, he has held numerous leadership positions in education, and been a key figure in some significant policy developments at state and national levels. Alan publishes widely in such areas as curriculum and education policy. He currently chairs the Public Education Advisory Committee in South Australia. His contributions to education have been recognised through a number of awards, including the Gold Medal of the Australian Council of Educational Leaders (ACEL). On Australia Day, 2012, he was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM); and was named as one of four finalists for 2017 South Australian of the Year.

Guest speakers

  • Tony Cook, Director-General, Department of Education, Queensland
  • Kevin Bates, President, Queensland Teachers’ Union
  • Graham Moloney, General Secretary, Queensland Teachers’ Union
  • Sam Pidgeon, Vice President, Queensland Teachers’ Union

Other sessions

  • There will be a specific session on the Promotional Positions Classification Review


Please contact Research Services at the QTU on (07) 3512 9000 or email