WELS 2016

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Why attend WELS 2016?

Leadership is about influencing change and improvement. Leading change within the depatment, team or community requires considerable interpersonal skills and tact. Attending WELS2016 will help attendees acquire the require skills and toold by meetng women in the field, understanding the culture of leadership, and identifying their strenghs. With case studies, practical insights and life coaching from senior preofessionals and leaders in education, WELS 2016 aims to equip and cultivate high performance among attendees, dissipate strategies to overcome barriers and enhance communication skills. It is a right step tpwards becoming a formal educator leader and help sustin and contribute to the academic institution's on-goingimprovements.

Who Should attend WELS '16?

  • Emerging and existing female leaders across education
  • Teachers
  • Lecturers
  • Decision makers in academia
  • Heads of schools
  • Heads of faculties and colleges
  • Administration managers at universities and schools

Featured Speakers

  • Ms. Wessen Rawazik, Director of Higher Education, Knowledge & Human Development Authority, Regulations and Permits Commission
  • Ms. Jillian Broadbent AO, Chancellor, University of Wollongong, Australia

Schedule and Agenda

Theme - Shifting Sands: Evolving role of women in educational leadership in the Middle East

8:30am - 9:00am Light Refreshment
9:00am - 9:05am Welcome Note
9:05am - 9:10am Inaugural Speech
Ms. Marisa Mastroianni
Group CEO, UOW Enterprises
9:10am - 9:20am Guest of Honor
Ms. Wessen Rawazik
Director of Higher Education, Knowledge & Human Development Authority, Regulations and Permits Commission
9:20am - 9:50am Keynote Speech
Ms. Jillian Broadbent AO
Chancellor, University of Wollongong, Australia
Our individual and collective roles as women in "Shifting the sands"
9:50am - 10:00am Q and A Session
10:00am - 10:30am Networking Tea / Coffee Break
10:30am - 10:40am Leadership Experiences 1 - Women in Higher Education
Leadership Experiences 2 - Women Leaders in Schools
10:45am - 11:30am Interactive Roundtable Question and Discussions Session with Attendees
11:30am - 11:45am Inspirational Case Study 3 - Leadership
Inspirational Case Study 4 - Vocational Education
11:45am - 12:30pm Interactive Roundtable
12:30pm - 2:00pm Lunch and Prayer Break
2:00pm - 3:00pm Professional Development Workshop 1
Topic: Be Successful on Purpose: 'Insider Secrets' from Leadership Coach
Facilitator: Tricia Evans
3:00pm - 4:00pm Professional Development Workshop 1
Topic: Understanding and Maintaining your EQ as a woman leader
Facilitator: Beryl Comar, Emotional Intelligence Development Specialist, THE CHANGE Asscociates

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