50th Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia Hybrid Conference

Looking back and Looking Forward

In person and online

8-10 December 2022, Sydney, Australia

We would like to invite you to a special interactive seminar led by Dr. Daniella Forster, Educators, Let's Talk: ethics, public schooling & private sponsorship, on Wednesday, 7 December 2022  from 5.15pm-7pm at NSW Teachers Federation, Surry Hills, NSW, Australia.

The seminar is the night before the PESA 2022 Conference, and is a short 2 min walk from the conference venue (Rydges Sydney Central).  

This is a free event that brings educators together to talk about practical ethics in Australian schooling. We will be discussing a new case study about a high school principal who is seeking community input on a sponsorship arrangement with the local coal mining company. He is faced with the problem of how he should lead his school through the sponsorship evaluation process while respecting community stakeholders’ fears and also responding to students' climate future concerns. Through a facilitated conversation you will be invited to wrestle with the ethical implications of aligning a public school with an industry implicated in the climate crisis and the desecration of Country whilst at the same time seeking both recompense and much-needed provisions for the educational needs of regional students. This is a case that raises challenging issues for public schooling, private sponsorship and the ethics of community engagement; and whilst it is fictional, it is based on rigorous research and published with Harvard University

You can register free tickets at the below Eventbrite link and access the case study too.


Educators, Let's Talk: ethics, public schooling & private sponsorship

Eventbrite - Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia presents Educators, Let's Talk: ethics, public schooling & private sponsorship 

Wednesday, 7 December 2022 at NSW Teachers Federation, Surry Hills, NSW.

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We would be delighted if you would share this invitation widely. Places are limited and light refreshments will be available.


Rydges Sydney Central
28 Albion Street, Surry Hills
Sydney, Australia
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