Education leaders and aspiring leaders, from across the learning spectrum from early childhood to post-tertiary, who are interested in how different parts of the learning system can better collaborate and be more responsive to rapidly changing needs.

Education stakeholders, including teachers, careers advisers, counsellors, students, parents, business leaders, school and tertiary board members, representatives of professional education associations and community and business representatives.

People engaged in social welfare, health and justice who are interested in cross sector collaboration with educators in order to improve life and work outcomes for young people.

Representatives from the Ministry of Education, the Tertiary Education Commission, the Industry Training Federation of New Zealand, Careers New Zealand, ITOs, other education training organisations and employers and workers organisations involved in upskilling learners  at all levels.

Professional development facilitators and learning organisation development consultants working with individual learning communities.

Service, product and system suppliers to the education sector.

Who in your learning community would most benefit by participating in  Education Leaders Forum They will bring back highly relevant information and digital resources for sharing with colleagues, including presentation Slideshares.

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Virtual vs In-person meetings in the Covid Era

Lyall Lukey, Convener of Education Leaders Forums (ELF), suggests that while in-person conferences are the ultimate, in an uncertain Covid environment and with barriers to participation such as time, travel and accommodation, spaced virtual sessions have compensating advantages-if run properly and if participants are not left to their own devices. View this article on LinkedIn or […]

ELF21- Registrations Now Open

Series 1 features thought and practice leaders in live TED-type presentations and small group conversations, reinforced by post-session digital resources Register Now

The upside of the tech revolution in education in an upside down world

Lyall Lukey, Convenor of Education Leaders Forums (ELF) since 2007, responds to a pre-Covid article on EdTech and previews virtual live ELF20: Leading Change and Managing Transitions. 

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