Creative Connections - Session 5
Topic: Coaching, mentoring and peer support in uncertain times
Date: 15 April 2020
Time: 3 pm
Location of guest panelists: Professor Judith McLean - Turrbal, Yugarra, (Brisbane)
Location of host: Kevin du Preez - Eora, Gadigal, (Sydney)
Professor Judith McLean - Chair Arts Education and Scholar-in-Residence, QPAC/QUT: Professor Judith McLean is currently Chair Arts Education (QUT/QPAC) and Scholar-in-Residence (QPAC). She has extensive Board experience and is currently a company Director at Queensland Tourism and Events.
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About this episode
How do we connect in these disrupted times? What are the key principles of coaching one another through turbulent times and how can we best support each other?
Now, more than ever do we need to support and mentor one another – it's time to lean on each other and accept support.
Join Professor Judith McLean (QPAC, Arts Leaders) as she provides an introduction to the principles of coaching and mentoring and provides guidance for how we can move through this crisis together.
About the series
Creative Connections is an online webinar series for the cultural and arts sectors and will offer practical, accessible and useful content delivered by industry experts on key topics and emerging themes.
The series is focused around the theme of adaptation, and sessions will explore digital adaptation, leadership adaptation and arts practice adaptation. Sessions will be facilitated by experts in specific topic areas, with over thirty sessions available.
For questions about the series, please contact the Capacity Building team at email@example.com
If you need support during this challenging time, there are services available, including:
- Support Act Wellbeing Helpline: 1800 959 500
- Lifeline: 13 11 14
- Beyond Blue: 1300 22 4636
Professor Judith McLean
Professor Judith McLean is currently Chair Arts Education (QUT/QPAC) and Scholar-in-Residence (QPAC). She has extensive Board experience and is currently a company Director at Queensland Tourism and Events. In this role, Judith chairs the events business which focuses on sport, lifestyle, arts and cultural policy and practice (2009-). She was also on the board of Asia Pacific Screen Awards (2009-2013); Chair, Southern Cross Soloists (2009-2015); Inaugural Chair of Major Brisbane Festivals Pty Ltd (2003-2007) and Chair & Board Member of Queensland Theatre Company (1995-2004).
Judith works in the performing arts, events and education areas as an educator, director, executive coach and company director. Over the past 13 years she has led management and executive leadership programs in corporate settings, including the health, defence, financial, media and public sectors.
Her position as Chair in Arts Education and Scholar in Residence is a joint appointment between QPAC and QUT’s Creative Industries Faculty. She is responsible for leading the development and execution of the educational strategy and engagement presented at QPAC; contributing to the programming of educational strategy; reviewing, critiquing and building a broader education framework around QPAC’s program of presentations and activities, including Out of the Box (OOTB); and leading executive development workshops across corporate, government and non-government sectors.