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WEDNESDAY 25 MARCH 2015

15.00

Registration and Information Desk: Sovereign Hill

17.30

Symposium Opening: Café, Sovereign Hill
Included in registration fee

Master of Ceremonies: Brett Dunlop, Director Sovereign Hill Museums Association

Welcome to Country: Bryon Powell, Aboriginal Elder, Wathaurung

Welcome to Sovereign Hill: Dr Jeremy Johnson, CEO Sovereign Hill Museums Association

Welcome to Symposium: Ann Campbell, Sovereign Hill School Council President

Entertainment: School costumed choir and didgeridoo player

The Symposium Welcome will include opportunities for all Symposium delegates to meet each other personally prior to participating in the Symposium program.

 

 

Welcome Dinner: Sovereign Hill Café
Included in registration fee

All Symposium delegates are invited to attend our Welcome Dinner before heading off to see the ‘Blood on the Southern Cross’ sound and light show.

 

Blood on the Southern Cross’: Sound and Light Show
Included in registration fee

Blood on the Southern Cross’ is an explosive sound-and-light show like nothing you’ve ever seen before!

The story of the Eureka Rebellion, a dramatic battle between gold miners and Government forces at Ballarat on 3 December, 1854, is retold nightly by ‘Blood on the Southern Cross’.

THURSDAY 26 MARCH 2015

08.00

Registration and Information Desk: Sovereign Hill

09.00

Introduction: Brett Dunlop, Director Sovereign Hill Museums Association

09.00

Keynote Address:  Learning Through History: Professor Geoffrey Blainey

10.30

Morning Catering Break

11.00

Symposium Activities
Included in registration fee

Affective Learning as Effective Learning: Adjunct Professor Margaret Zeegers: Centre for Design Innovation, Faculty of Health Arts & Design, Swinburne University of Technology,  Australia

11.30

School visits followed by Q & A

12.30

Lunch: Charlie Napier Hotel, Sovereign Hill

13.30

The Effectiveness of Role Play

Artefacts, costuming and role-play in tertiary history education: An experience in the use of active learning in a first year Western Civilization course:  Dr David Waldron: Federation University, Australia

School Life in Historical Collections of School Museums - Museum of Education and Pedagogy, Bratislava: Dr. Daniela VanÄ›ková: Museum of Education and Pedagogy, Slovakia

The ‘time room’ in the Museum of Education of Padua University: Dr Mara Orlando: Curator of Museum of Education University of Padua, Italy

 

15.00

Afternoon Catering Break

15.30

The Teaching of History

In their shoes-Children comparing their modern experiences to those before them: Stephanie Rosestone: Sovereign Hill School, Australia

Time is of the essence: Peter Hoban and Marion Littlejohn: Sovereign Hill Education Officers, Australia

Storying our Learning: Performing our learning: Ms Catherine Howard: Senior Exemplar Eltham College, Australia

 

17.00

Transfers: Sovereign Hill to Town Hall

17.20

City of Ballarat: Welcome by the Mayor of the City of Ballarat
Included in registration fee

All delegates are invited to attend a very special event at Ballarat Town Hall. Light catering will be included. Enjoy hearing Ballarat’s history before departing for a tour of the Art Gallery of Ballarat.

19.30

Craig’s Royal Hotel

Drinks and food at cost to delegates on the night.
Informal drinks venue for those that wish to kick-on!

 FRIDAY 27 MARCH 2015

08.00

Registration and Information Desk: Sovereign Hill

09.00

Introduction: Brett Dunlop, Director Sovereign Hill Museums Association

09.10

Museums – How do you present?

We shape the school-the school shapes us! –How to create a national celebration of school history: Dr Anne Katrine Gjerløff: Project Manager AU Library University of Aarhus, Denmark


Learning through History a case of the school museum in enhancing proficiency in learning African Traditional History in Nigeria 2000-2012: Dr Jayeola-Omoyeni M.S.: Adeyemi College of Education, Nigeria


An informal examination of childhood and school at the extracurricular learning space-research and documentation centre of South Tyrol’s educational history: Mag Dr. Annemarie Augschöll Blasbichler: Free University of Bozen/Bolzano, Italy


Post war education 1945-1960: Mr Horst Massmann: Chairman of Support Association School Museum Bremen, Germany

10.45

Morning Catering Break

11.15

Lobbying

Sovereign Hill Australia’s Leading Outdoor Museum: Mr Jeremy Johnson: Chief Executive Officer Sovereign Hill Outdoor Museum, Australia

Lobbying  for funds: Mr Tijs Van Ruiten: Director Onderwijsmuseum, The Netherlands

 

12.30

Lunch: Charlie Napier Hotel, Sovereign Hill

13.30

The History of Education from a University Perspective

Schooling, Service and the Great War: The influences and responses of Australian school communities: Dr Rosalie Triolo: Faculty of Education Monash University, Australia

In search of thriving fruits in the history education: the activities of the Centre for the study of the History of Education and the Teaching Profession for school gardens: Professor Antonis Hourdakis and Ms Sofia Trouli: University of Crete, Greece

Five decades of innovation: The development of the Visual and Performing Arts at Sovereign Hill: Susan Pilbeam, Masters student at Deakin University, Museum Studies and Cultural Heritage

15.00

Afternoon Catering Break

15.30

Activities
Included in registration fee
Gold Pour/Mine Tour/Gold Panning

18.00

Social Event: Ballarat Botanical Gardens and Lake Cruise
Included in registration fee

All delegates are invited to come along on a tour of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens and a Lake Cruise with drinks and finger food.

19.30

Formal Dinner: Pipers by the Lake
Included in registration fee

Located directly across the road from the magnificent and historic Botanical Gardens and on the shores of Ballarat’s beautiful Lake Wendouree, Pipers by the Lake will provide a spectacular venue for our Symposium’s highlight social event.

 

SATURDAY 28 MARCH 2015

08.00

Registration and Information Desk: Sovereign Hill

09.00

Introduction: Brett Dunlop, Director Sovereign Hill Museums Association

09.10

Closing Plenary Session

10.30

Morning Catering Break

11.00

Gold Museum
Included in registration fee

Discover the beauty and power of gold as you view an impressive and valuable collection of gold nuggets, alluvial deposits, priceless gold artefacts and gold coins.

12.30

Ballarat Reptile and Wildlife Park
Included in registration fee

We will have a traditional Australian BBQ lunch before a remarkable visit to see native Australian animals and a wide variety of exotic reptiles including free roaming kangaroos, koalas, wombats, Tasmanian devils, eagles, giant tortoises, crocodiles and alligators and a few of Australia’s more infamous venomous inhabitants.

16.00

Return to Sovereign Hill

16.00

Symposium Close