2014 SACAL Conference Program

“Living With Numbers”

29 August 2014

Education Development Centre, Hindmarsh

8:45 am – 4 pm

8:45 – 9:00            Arrival, registration and coffee

9:00 – 9:15            Welcome to Country – Vicki Hartman, Tauondi Aboriginal College

9:15 – 9:30            Opening Address – Lisa-Jane O’Connor – President SA Primary Maths Association

9:30 – 10:30          Keynote speaker – Sharon Stewart: Safety in Numbers

Sharon has worked in Women’s Education, Women’s Health, Women’s Safety and Community Development and currently works as a Project Officer for the Victim Support Service Staying Home Staying Safe program. She has taught Women’s Self Defence and founded YIN Personal Safety Solutions as a response to the need for non-stereotypical type of Personal Safety. Sharon has also provided specialist programs for non-government, government and community organisations. Her approach to Personal Safety is empowering and holistic.

10:30 – 10:50        Morning Tea

10:50 – 11:00        Guest speakers – Jiyue Hu and Yan Zhang: Course design for medical students

Chinese Second Military Medical University

11:00 – 12:00        Concurrent sessions:

        • Numeracy – making sense of the world – Jen Zhao
        • Financial Literacy Programs – Tamara Bennetts, Commonwealth Bank Foundation StartSmart Pathways

12:00 – 12:30        National Foundation Skills for Adults Strategy – finding ways to gather qualitative information
Teresa Howie

12:30 – 1:15          Lunch

1:15 – 2:15            Keynote speaker – Ian Henschke, ABC Radio 891 presenter and journalist – Critical Maths

2:15 – 3:30            Practical sessions

        • Sue James – Fun with Maths
        • Penne Skewes – IPad/Phone Maths Apps for the classroom

3:30 – 4:00            Summary and Evaluation

(Program subject to change without notice)

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PLEASE NOTE: To purchase ‘Member Tickets’ you need to be a financial member of SACAL for 2014-2015. Please contact the CEASA office on 08 8463 5875 to follow up on your membership.