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Enhancing Learning Communities: isLearn Launch

This seminar is right for you if: You are responsible for professional learning in your school and wish to continue building ways to support continuous learning.


ISV Seminar Room 


Independent Schools Victoria, 40 Rosslyn Street, West Melbourne VIC 3003 


Thursday, 07 November 2019 – 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm


Free Event for Members 


Program Description:

Independent Schools Victoria is proud to invite members to join us in a 90 minute celebration filled with ‘learning and launching’! The isEducation suite will proudly be complete with isLearn going live from October 14 2019.

We invite you to come and hear the highly engaging and contemporary educator James Anderson explore growth mindset as it applies to our school community as well as getting on the front foot with the new features and opportunities isLearn will provide.

We look forward to strengthening our learning partnership with you and your school as you continue on your unique improvement journey.


Presenter Information – Karen Milkins-Hendry

Karen Milkins-Hendry is Dean of The Development Centre at Independent Schools Victoria. Her 26 years working in schools included leadership experience that spanned across pastoral and academic areas with extended periods as Acting Principal. This background provided valuable strategic skills and experience to bring into both the development and implementation of leadership programs. With a teaching background as broad as Specialist Mathematics and Chemistry through to VCE Theatre Studies, Karen relishes her current role of engaging with the broader educational community with a view to providing evidence-based support to the unique improvement journey of schools.


Presenter Information – James Anderson

James first became interested in how to teach students to become better thinkers as a classroom teacher in the late ‘90s. Later, as a school leader, he spearheaded a national research project focused on infusing Art Costa and Bena Kallick’s Habits of Mind into schools and classrooms.  He is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), presenting around Australia and overseas. As an author, he has published Succeeding with Habits of Mind and The Agile Learner, as well as numerous e-books. He has published with Art Costa and Bena Kallick Learning and Leading with Habits of Mind and Habits of Mind Across the Curriculum. His regular blogs are also read by thousands of educators around the world.