A UNSW GERRIC and NSW Department of Education collaboration

Theme: Excellence and Equity - Creating Opportunities

Date: Friday 19th May 2023

Time: 9am - 3pm

Face to face (UNSW Kensington campus) and online

Ignite the Spark is returning in 2023 as a hybrid conference!

The theme of this year's Ignite the Spark conference will be Excellence and Equity - Creating Opportunities.

The conference will run in a hybrid format; join us in person at UNSW Kensington campus or live stream online. See ticket allocations to select either an on campus or online conference ticket.

The conference focuses on creating opportunities in the context of the classroom, whole school, communities of schools and beyond to support student learning. Researchers, teachers, leaders and other experts will contribute to the panel discussion and presentations.

Presentation topics include:

  • Creating opportunities for HPGS with disability – Stories and strategies
  • Supporting twice-exceptional students (i.e. gifted learners with a disability such as Autism Spectrum Disorder)
  • Differentiating an Artificial Intelligence (AI) curriculum for HPG students
  • Game design in HPGE classrooms
  • Cohesive practices and frameworks to support neurodivergent learners

Be inspired at Ignite the Spark 2023!


Early Bird tickets available until 28 March 2023 - EXTENDED until 31st March 2023

  • Face to face (UNSW campus) $275
  • Online $200

General Admission tickets 1 April - 12 May 2023

  • Face to face (UNSW campus) $315
  • Online $250

Group registrations also available upon request for groups of 5 or more registrations. Please contact education.events@unsw.edu.au with your request.  

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