With the news of students returning to school, teachers have been asking Jacaranda for advice on how to best manage the transition back to the classroom. We hear you and want to support you. In response, we are pleased to invite you to our free webinar on Thursday, the 21st of May on Transitioning back to face-to-face learning.

To help cover all angles, we have asked a panel of 4 education experts to join us for this live Q&A:

    • School management: Lian Davies
    • Wellbeing: Dan Haesler
    • Teaching and learning: David Sheil
    • The teacher’s perspective: Tracey Stancliffe

Watch it now:

About the speakers:


Lian Davies is an experienced international educator, keynote speaker and leader with a passion for global educational systems, strategies and empowering young people. Lian won The Educator Rising Star Award in 2018 for her work in individualised learning and tertiary education pathways. She is now Principal at Whittlesea Secondary College in Victoria.




Dan Haelser works as a wellbeing coach with corporate leaders, elite athletes and teams, as well as educators, and former high school teacher of 15 years. His work centres on happier, healthier and higher performance.





David Sheil is a Years 7-12 educator in leading learning and teaching, curriculum and eLearning. Beyond educational leadership, David is a a qualified Project Manager currently leading eLearning across the Diocese of Parramatta, and has been a Maths, Science, ICT and religion teacher for over 20 years.




Tracey Stancliffe is a Mathematics teacher at Mercy Catholic College, Chatswood with over 20 years of teaching experience. Her school returned to some face-to-face lessons at the beginning of Week 3.