Open to ATN members only, this conference will showcase the latest research by enthusiastic teachers whose passion for critical thinking education have led them to pursue a higher degree by research at UQ. It will suggest rigorous methods that can inform understanding of data in the classroom and provide inspirational stories of success in teaching for thinking. 

Program schedule:

8:30 Registrations  
9:00 Welcome Dr Peter Ellerton
9:15 Writing as a 21st Century Skill: Foregrounding Student Thinking in Literacy Pedagogy Ms Yael Leibovitch
11:00  Leading Pedagogical Change for School-wide Implementation of Teaching for Thinking Pedagogies Mr Adam Kuss
12:45 Implementing a Metacognitive Critical Thinking Program in the Primary Years Mr Andrew Beencke
14:00 How might teachers improve the quality of teacher and student questioning? Ms Kara Vaughan




About Aspiring Thinkers

Professional development workshops, webinars, and masterclasses for teachers in the Aspiring Thinkers program.

For more information about Aspiring Thinkers, visit the IMPACT Centre's website.


Queen Alexandra Home,
347 Old Cleveland Road, Coorparoo
QLD 4151
Queen Alexandra Hall