Innovation in Education Festival

The Innovation in Education Festival is proud to be bringing together educators, entrepreneurs and industry. Join us in-person or online, where delegate will be involved in networking events, panel discussions, keynotes and interactive workshops. Delegates will come together to share knowledge, best practice, connections and ideas around the future of education.

Key Details


Monday 5th July + Tuesday 6th July


Standard Ticket = $199

Tertiary Students = $99
Online Tickets = $99

Festival Speakers

We have curated a fantastic array of speakers to help inspire your team to create change, innovate and educate with vibrance. Speakers range from industry leaders, to pioneering Principals and education experts.

What To Expect

The festival will deep-dive into a range of topics through panel discussions, keynotes, and hands-on workshops across the two days. There will also be a networking drinks at the halfway point of the Festival.

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What To Expect

Throughout the Festival, we will be running panel discussions and having keynote speakers covering a wide range of topics. Here are some of the themes that will be addressed in the Festival programming:

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By Teachers, For Teachers

With a focus on innovative practices and technologies, the festival aims to have a direct impact on how classroom teachers operate.

Working With Industry

Looking at the Future Of Work, the festival will work closely with industry to ensure that education aligns with industry requirements.

Future Of Schools 

Exploring how schools around the world are innovating and what schools of the future will look like and need from their educators.

Dive deep into innovation and enhance your education. Get your tickets for the Innovation in Education Festival here.


Festival Format

Combining together panel discussions, hands-on workshops and networking opportunities, check out the outline for the Innovation in Education Festival below.

Monday 5th July

9:00am - 11:00am | The Future Of Generation Z
A thought-provoking line up aimed to get us thinking big about the future of work for our students.

11:30am - 1:00pm | The Power Of Young People
Hear from young people making it happen as they share their experiences working in the innovation economy.

2:00pm - 5:00pm | By Teachers For Teachers
Put your learnings into practice with a series of masterclasses and workshops designed by teachers, for teachers.

5:30pm - 7:00pm | Cocktail Evening
Let your hair down after an action-packed day as you connect with other attendees, speakers and partners over a glass of wine!

Tuesday 6th July

9:00am - 11:00am | Industry Innovators
Kick-off day two by hearing from industry leaders as they share their insights on the future of work.

11:30am - 1:00pm | Building A School Of The Future
A selection of innovative educators sharing their insights into what a school of the future should include.

2:00pm - 4:00pm | By Teachers For Teachers
Put your learnings into practice with a series of masterclasses and workshops designed by teachers, for teachers.

4:00pm - 4:30pm | Festival Close
After two action-packed days, it's time to head home and start putting into practice your learnings from the festival!

Join us for these eye-opening and thought-provoking sessions. Get your tickets for the Innovation in Education Festival here.


Festival Speakers


Rebecca Tomkinson
CEO at Royal Flying Doctor Service


Sarah Coleman
Managing Director at Sandpit

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Kate Kirwin
Founder of She Codes Australia

Anas Ghadouani
Professor at University of WA

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Elizabeth Knight
Founder and CEO of Purposeful

Scott Millar
Founder and CEO of BOP Industries


Meagan King
Senior Leader at MLC Claremont

Richard MacLiver
Innovation Manager at CHAS


Ashleigh Small
Co-Founder and CEO at Hello Initiative


Stuart Scott
Co-Founder and CEO of Studium

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Kay Hargreaves

Co-Chair Women In Technology WA (WiTWA) & Chair at Techtrails

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Simon Carabetta
Project & Engagement Coordinator at WA Cyberhub


Dr Marie Perry
Principal at MLC Claremont


Dr Alec O'Connell
Principal at Scotch College


Donella Beare
Principal at St Stephen's School

Alan Jones
Principal at CCGS


Anna Lee
Entrepreneur Educator

at Carmel School


Luke Callier
Director of Digital Transformation and Innovation


Tracey Wilkinson
Director Stakeholder Engagement WA at MTPConnect

Lisa Longman - Young Change Agents

Lisa Longman
Regional Manager WA at

Young Change Agents

Matt Irving Speaker MLC Innovation In Ed

Matt Irving
Deputy Head (Academics and Strategy) at Wesley College

Don't miss out on hearing from these incredible speakers, get your tickets for the Innovation in Education Festival here.

Festival Details

To ensure that we have the best possible accessibility, we will be running the Innovation in Education Festival as a simultaneously in-person and online event. 

In-Person Event

Methodist Ladies' College Claremont will be the host of the Innovation in Education Festival in-person event. The Festival will be fully-catered, including the Cocktail Evening event on Monday 5th July. We can't wait to see you there!

Online Event

The online version of the Innovation in Education Festival will provide attendees access to presentations by keynote speakers, opportunities to contribute to panel discussions, and activities to participate in as part of the Festival's workshops.

Innovation in Education Festival

Tickets are now available for purchase. Click below for more details!