Calling all educators, youth and social workers, guidance officers, health and mental health professionals, innovators, leaders and change-makers who are committed to a radical reimagining of education.
For The Students (FTS) is an innovative enterprise designed to gather those who dream of doing school differently. Deepen your understanding, knowledge and practices around having all young people valued and successful. Join in this global, multi-disciplinary revolution with all those passionate about prioritising student voice, student choice, learning shaped for the students.
Thursday 15th July
Professor Tony Attwood
Professor Tony Attwood - PhD is an internationally recognised clinical psychologist, educator, and author. Recently featured on ABC’s Australian Story, Tony is one of the world’s foremost authorities on autism. His book Asperger’s Syndrome: A Guide of Parents and Professionals is an international bestseller and seminal in the field.
Thursday 15th July
Dr Michelle Garnett
Dr Michelle Garnett - PhD is a clinical psychologist who has specialised in autism within her own private practice for over 27 years. Her peer reviewed research has informed understanding of early detection, and the importance of good mental health for autistic individuals. She regularly provides training to four Australian Universities.
Friday 16th July
Dr Judith Howard
Associate Professor Queensland University of Technology Judith is a national leader in Trauma-Aware Education, child and adolescent development, student behaviour, school and classroom behaviour management, behaviour management policy development and inclusive practice in schools. Through her research, training seminars, and consultancy with educators, she continues to encourage schools and early childhood services to adopt a neuroscience informed approach to the behaviour management of students living with the outcomes of complex trauma.
Covid Cancellation Policy
In light of the current evolving situation around COVID-19, this conference will be hosted at Cloudland under their COVID-19 Safe Policy. We will monitor the situation daily in case rules change, however please note that if this event happens to be cancelled for COVID-19 restriction, we may need to reschedule this event, and can simply roll your booking over to the new dates. If we are unable to run the event within the next 12 months, you will be entitled to a full refund.
Educators, Youth & Social Workers, Guidance Officers, Health & Mental Health Professionals, Innovators and Leaders
Yes dietary requirements are catered for
One day registration is $180, which includes your keynote sessions, workshops, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea
We are not able to accept any form of payment on the day. All registrations must be finalised by 6 pm on the day before the conference
It is to your advantage to select your electives as soon as possible. Most electives have restricted numbers due to room size and once they are full, only those who have registered will be able to attend
We have set the registration rate as low as possible. We, do not offer part-day rates as we believe the greatest benefit comes from a full day’s attendance. However, if you are only able to come for half a day, you are still welcome to register and attend
The ‘For the Students’ Conference is committed to providing the best quality event and experience for all it’s delegates. If a cancellation of a registration is necessary, applications for a refund can be made through Contact Us page on the website up to and including Monday 5th July. You may transfer your registration to another person at no fee.
This option is available when you complete your registration. Look for the TAB ‘Print Invoice’. If you have already registered and exited the website, use your password and registration number to log on again and the ‘print invoice’ option will still be available.