Call for Workshops

Are you interested in presenting a workshop at the 2021 SEA National Teachers’ Conference?
  1. Read this information carefully
  2. Read and accept Terms and Conditions
  3. Note dates below

Send in application to

Friday 30th October 2020


Applications will be considered and notification of outcome will be sent to applicant

Friday, 13th November, 2020


If accepted, presenters must register for the conference

Friday 29th January, 2021

Workshop Proposals

SEA invites a range of workshop proposals for early childhood, primary and high school teachers. Relevant to the theme and to teaching practice and student stages of development.

All workshops at the SEA 2021 National Teachers’ Conference will be presented as a series of three workshops. Participants would be expected to attend all workshops in the series.

Workshop design


Mon 5th July

Tues 6th July

Wed 7th July

Thurs 8th July

11.30 to 12.30

Workshop 1

Workshop 1

Workshop 1


3.30 to 5.00

Workshop 2

Workshop 2

Workshop 2


Workshop 1 – a series of 3 workshops @ 1.00 hour on the first day and 1.25 hours on the second and third days each focused on a presentation of a particular theme or research related to the conference theme

Workshop 2a series of 3 workshops @ 1.5 hours – could be artistic, technology based or movement focused

In your application please clearly identify:

  • Workshop # 1 or 2
  • Workshop title
  • Target audience
  • Learning objectives
  • Workshop description – abstract (300 words or less)
  • Brief bio (250 words or less)
  • Photo of yourself
  • Any materials or equipment your workshop will require that would need to be provided
  • Which aspects of Renewal for the 21st Century as outlined in the vision or objectives, you are covering in your workshop

Workshop Presenters Registration Discount

Steiner Education Australia is a not-for-profit organisation serving member schools and Steiner organisations across Australia. This conference will provide workshop presenters with the opportunity to share expertise, knowledge and experience, and network with educators to build further networks and relationships. The cost of Early Bird Registration for this conference is $545 + GST. Workshop presenters will be entitled to the following discounts, as indicated below.)

In trying to keep this conference as accessible as possible to all teachers, we will not be offering reimbursement for any costs to workshop presenters or any presenter fees. SEA will provide materials/equipment for workshops, however requests must be included in the initial application form or they will not be provided.

In appreciation of the contribution workshop presenters make to the conference, each presenter will receive the following registration discount:

Workshop 1 (1 X 1 hour and 2 x 1.25 hours – 20% presenter discount off early bird registration fee. Presenter registration for Workshop 1 = $436 + GST)

Workshop 2 (3 x 1.5 hours – 25% presenter discount off early bird registration fee. Presenter registration for Workshop 2 = $408.75 + GST)

Workshop Presenters’ Terms and Conditions

Please ensure you read and understand terms and conditions related to the submission of your workshop proposal and presenter registration, privacy and storage of data and copyright.

Workshop Proposal Submission Policy

All persons who submit a workshop proposal agree to:

  • Receive consent from their co-presenters to submit their names, organisation, information and contact email via the submission form and to have their details stored on the SEA database
  • Be the main point of contact in the pre-planning of the conference program if their proposal is accepted and inform all co-speakers of any communications and information regarding the conference
  • Give SEA permission to publish their workshop title and abstract on the conference website, in hardcopy and/or online
  • Give SEA permission to photograph their session at the conference for publication on the SEA website, in hardcopy and/or online.
  • Cater for up to 20 to 30 participants
  • Register and pay for the conference by Friday 29th January, 2021 if application successful, or workshop will not be included on the program
  • Forfeit registration fee if workshop cancelled after conference program is published

 Workshop Presenter Registration Policy

All presenters agree to:

  • Register for the conference by Friday 29th January, 2021 (non-registered speakers will not be included in the program)
  • Submit any presentations (PowerPoint or otherwise – if applicable) to SEA by Friday 11th June, 2021 for it to be included in the conference proceedings once the conference is finished
  • Allow personal details such as name, contact details, bio and photo to be stored in the SEA database. Allow name, bio and photo to be published on the conference website and on the program.

 Please note:

  • The acceptance of a proposal does not include any costs associated with the attendance at the conference, nor the provision of travel, accommodation or registration for the conference. Presenters will be offered registration discount. As outlined above. Materials required for workshops will only be provided by SEA if included with the initial proposal application.


In the event of not being able to attend or present at the conference or an amendment to topic content, presenters must advise SEA immediately at or phone 02 9411 2579. No speaker substitution or topic amendment will be permitted without prior approval from SEA.

Presenters who do not register by Friday 29th January, 2021 will not be included in the program.

Withdrawing a Proposal

To withdraw a proposal, please contact SEA in writing before the closing date for applications.

Privacy and Storage of Data

Personal data of presenters will be collected through the proposal submission, including presentation and personal profiles.

Any PowerPoint presentations will be saved as PDF documents and made available in the SEA members’ area and to conference participants after the conference dates.

SEA will only use this information for the purpose of this conference, and related activities.


The copyright in presentations is held by and remains with the presenter(s). The presenter(s) consent to:

  • The publication on the website and in conference materials of the presentation details and abstract, including any photos taken at the conference

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