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Combined Conference Presentations 2018

The combined ISASA / SAHISA / SABISA Conference 2018 took place from 19-22 October at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg. The Conference theme was Schools Driving Change.

The following conference presentations are available for download.

Chair
Chair's Report to Conference
David Hunter's Chairman's Report to the Combined ISASA / SAHISA / SABISA Conference 2018. He touches on the size and scope of the independent school sector as well as ISASA's position in the sector. ...
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Director
Director's Report to Conference
ISASA Executive Director Lebogang Montjane's report to the Combined ISASA / SAHISA / SABISA Conference 2018, including an overview of current trends in South African and world education. ...
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Is a Liberal Education Still Relevant?
Is a Liberal Education Still Relevant?
Simon Henderson. headmaster of Eton College, speaks on the relevance of a liberal education. He analyses the content of a liberal education and argues why it has increased importance in the modern world. ...
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The Digital Future of Education
The Digital Future of Education
Professor Zeblon Vilakazi of Wits University explains the digital future of education with reference to robots, artificial intelligence, digital learning and the 4th Industrial Revolution. ...
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Characteristics of a Good Chair
Characteristics of a Good Chair
Meg Fargher, education consultant and former headmistress at several independent schools, discusses the constructive and positive characteristics of a good School Board Chair. ...
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Board and Heads Relationships
Board and Heads Relationships
Human Resources consultant and ISASA Deputy Chair Gail Forsman speaks to the new ISASA Guideline for building positive relationships between board and management in independent schools. ...
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Education and Sustainability
Education and Sustainability
Humanity faces a challenge of unprecedented scale, urgency and complexity. Professor Richard Calland asks if schools are fit for purpose to meet the challenge of sustainable development? ...
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Business Interruption Risks
Business Interruption Risks
Craig Warner, business manager at Woodridge College, discusses business interruption risks and disaster management in light of the fire that largely destroyed the school grounds. ...
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Exclusive Supply Agreements
Exclusive Supply Agreements
Shakti Wood of Bowmans attorneys outlines the potential problems of exclusive supply agreements and the Competition Commission's investigation into the provision of school uniforms. ...
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Mind, Brain and Education
Mind, Brain and Education
Professor Lara Ragpot of the University of Johannesburg discusses mind, brain and education and asks if we are adequately educating children for the 4th Industrial Revolution? ...
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Transformation and Social Cohesion
Transformation and Social Cohesion
Professor Cheryl de la Rey of the University of Pretoria presents on the university's transformation journey and the lessons learnt in terms of diversity and social cohesion in tertiary education. ...
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Sustainability: Our Journey So Far
Sustainability: Our Journey So Far
Miles Siebrits of Rustenburg Girls' High School discusses the school's sustainability initiatives and the ways that schools ought to operate in a world of climate change and scarce resources. ...
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Managing the Media
Managing the Media
Media consultant Les Aupiais presents a set of informative and entertaining guidelines on managing the media and getting your communication right during a school crisis. ...
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