Creative Connections

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)

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Guest panelist:

Professor Judith McLeanChair 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.

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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

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