HEIA(Q) Conferences

HEIA(Q) conferences

The HEIA(Q) conference committee is excited to announce the theme for the 2024 HEIA(Q) State Conference is NOURISHING NETWORKS: Inspire, Energise, Empower.

HEIA(Q) 2024 State Conference

Invitation to attend

On behalf of the Home Economics Institute of Australia (HEIA), we invite you to attend the HEIA(Q) 2024 State Conference at Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre on Saturday 24 August.

Home Economics thrives on supportive networks.

The annual HEIA(Q) State Conference provides an invaluable professional development opportunity for our community to learn from and connect with educational leaders and innovators driving impactful change in Home Economics education.

Be inspired by dynamic speakers, engaging workshops and practical professional learning experiences that will delve into current education trends and innovative pedagogical practices that facilitate best practice in the Home Economics classroom.

Be energised through engagement with hands-on curriculum, assessment, and teaching strategies for a range of Home Economics subject areas, from v9.0 Design and Technologies Australian Curriculum contexts through to Hospitality, Fashion, Early Childhood Studies, Food and Nutrition, and Design syllabi in the Senior phase of learning.

Be empowered to make a positive impact for students and school communities by exploring insights, concepts, and connections that enhance learning and wellbeing outcomes, and work towards creating preferred futures at a local, national and global level.

The conference will nourish the networks that have sustained HEIA’s 30-year history of advocacy and action in the education sector, supporting educators to understand and respond to curriculum innovation and change across the interconnected subjects that make Home Economics unique.

Registration will open on Wednesday 24 April.

Who attends?

The conference attracts approximately 270 delegates, including:

  • Individuals and organisations with an interest in home economics, food and nutrition, health, wellbeing, textiles, design, fashion, technologies
  • Individuals and organisations with an interest in the curriculum, pedagogy and assessment for the above areas of study
  • Teachers
  • Tertiary educators
  • Tertiary students.

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Conference management enquiries

Expert Events

PO Box 351 Hamilton Central QLD 4007 Australia
Tel: +61 7 3848 2100
Email: heiaq@expertevents.com.au

Program enquiries

Please contact:
Ngaire Mayo
Conference Co-convenor
Email: nmayo2@eq.edu.au

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