Forum explores education alternatives for Fraser Coast

UNIVERSITY lecturers, teachers and parents will come together at the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Fraser Coast campus this weekend to hold a public forum about the future of education.

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‘Schools for tomorrow, start today’ is a free event hosted by the Hervey Bay Future School.

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The school, which hopes to open its doors in January 2022, is currently negotiating a site for a primary school campus in Maryborough.

The forum starts at 2pm on Saturday, May 29 and will feature talks by educational futures expert Dr Marcus Bussey, special education teacher Bernadette Brown and arts education lecturer Dr Katie Burke.

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Attendees will hear about and discuss alternative approaches to education and possible changes to the current system.

While information will be available for parents of primary aged children interested in the Hervey Bay Future School, organisers say all parents, teachers and interested community members can attend.

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For more information contact Dr Marcus Bussey by email: mbussey@usc.edu.au or visit the Hervey Bay Future School Facebook page or website.

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