Keynote speaker


Dr Michele Bruniges AM

Dr Michele Bruniges AM commenced her career as a teacher, teaching in primary, secondary, and tertiary education settings.

In 2019, the Australian College of Educators awarded Dr Bruniges its highest award, the College Medal, for her outstanding and sustained contributions to the field of education and across a range of sectors.

In July, this year, Dr Bruniges was appointed Chair of the Australian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership.

Keynote speaker


Laureate Professor Jenny Gore AM is Director of the Teachers and Teaching Research Centre at the University of Newcastle. Her research tackles persistent educational challenges through comprehensive programs of research on teacher development, pedagogical reform, enhancing student outcomes, and the formation of student aspirations.

Her ongoing work with colleagues on Quality Teaching and Quality Teaching Rounds over the last decade has shown how this framework can effectively support teacher professional development, increase teacher satisfaction, enhance teaching quality in schools, and improve student achievement while narrowing equity gaps.

Guest speaker


Anthony Ackroyd is one of Australia’s most successful comedians, speakers and writers. He became a household name as a star of ABC TV’s legendary comedy series The Big Gig and has performed and written for hundreds of Australian and international TV shows, radio programmes, and feature films.

Anthony is recognised as a leading authority on the social and cultural impacts of comedy, and has been widely published on this subject. He applies his unique talents to uplifting, entertaining and inspiring. Anthony teaches people how to deliberately and skilfully enjoy, create and express humour and laughter at work to reap the rewards.

Novotel, Sydney Olympic Park
11A Olympic Blvd
Sydney Olympic Park
NSW 2127, Australia

Attendees of QTiP24 have the option to book rooms at Pullman, Novotel and Ibis at Sydney Olympic Park at a special discounted rate. You must make your booking before Thursday 2 May 2024 to access the discount. Click here to book your stay.

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