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WORKING WITHIN THE SQUARE: SSO ROLE - LINKING THE CHILD, CURRICULUM, TEACHER AND SCHOOL

SCHOOL ASSISTANTS IN JUNIOR PRIMARY, PRIMARY, MIDDLE, SECONDARY SCHOOLS AND SPECIAL EDUCATION SETTINGS

PRESENTER - KYMBERLY LOUISE, BEHAVIOURAL SCIENTIST

This workshop will provide School Assistants with skills and strategies to promote learning and positive behaviour in students with additional learning needs, within the context of the School Assistant role. It is interactive with a practical focus and learning outcomes include:

  • Developing an understanding of Best Practice for working with students with additional learning needs
  • Skill building for developing participants’ own practice
  • Skill building for session delivery with students
  • Gaining an understanding of what can be achieved within the context of the ESO role
  • Develop an understanding of functional behaviour and how to use that knowledge to support positive behaviour.

*Participants will be provided with free resources to use with students

Participation certificates will be provided for this workshop.

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Event Date 23/04/2021 9:30 am
Event End Date 23/04/2021 3:30 pm
Register by 20/04/2021 10:00 am
Individual Price $160.00
Location Coopers Alehouse

SELF-REGULATION: EFFECTIVE SUPPORTS FOR THE CLASSROOM AND BEYOND

ALL STAFF IN KINDERGARTEN AND PRESCHOOL, JUNIOR PRIMARY, PRIMARY AND SPECIAL EDUCATION SETTINGS INCLUDING LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL EDUCATION AND WELLBEING COORDINATORS, COUNSELLORS, CLASSROOM TEACHERS AND SUPPORT STAFF

ALL STAFF IN HIGH SCHOOL ENVIRONMENTS ARE WELCOME AS THE CONCEPTS CAN BE ADAPTED FOR THAT POPULATION, HOWEVER PLEASE BE AWARE THAT SECONDARY SETTINGS ARE NOT THE TARGETED POPULATION FOR THIS WORKSHOP

PRESENTER - DALE HEATH, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

This workshop will focus on developing effective teaching plans to support classroom self-regulation skills. Additional information will be included on how to integrate supports for students who have more difficulty due to social, developmental, or disability related challenges. The workshop will be practical, interactive and adjusted to meet your learning goals.

Learning outcomes for this workshop include:

  • Increased understanding of self-regulation skills and expectations
  • Confidence in explaining the importance of teaching self-regulation within the curriculum
  • Knowledge of practical whole class programming ideas to teach self-regulation
  • Hands-on experience trying simple classroom strategies
  • Understanding of core adaptations and strategies to support individual students with additional needs.

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Event Date 24/05/2021 9:00 am
Event End Date 24/05/2021 3:30 pm
Register by 19/05/2021 10:00 am
Individual Price $160.00
Location The Highway

EMBEDDING PERSONALISED LEARNING AND INCLUSIVE TEACHING THROUGH THE NCCD MODEL

ALL STAFF IN JUNIOR PRIMARY, PRIMARY, MIDDLE, SECONDARY SCHOOLS AND SPECIAL EDUCATION SETTINGS INCLUDING LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL EDUCATION AND SUBJECT COORDINATORS AND CLASSROOM TEACHERS

PRESENTERS - TASH THORNTON & SHERYL MCDONALD, SENIOR ADVISERS: NCCD DISABILITY POLICY AND PROGRAMS 

This workshop is intended for all school staff working with students or involved in planning, program or policy development where students with additional learning needs are supported. This practical workshop will provide information about the National Consistent Collection of Data (NCCD) and how schools make decisions regarding adjustments for students with disabilities. The workshop will capture over-arching theory, legislation, and steps. A particular focus will be on emerging research and the use of case studies to explore decision making processes for teachers.

Learning outcomes for this workshop include:

  • Clarification of the NCCD model including categories of disability, levels of adjustment and evidentiary requirements
  • Awareness of the professional training and supportive resources that are available and how to access them via the NCCD portal
  • Increased confidence of the inclusion of students and accuracy of reporting
  • Understanding of the uses of the NCCD within the national context and at the school level.

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Event Date 28/05/2021 9:00 am
Event End Date 28/05/2021 3:30 pm
Register by 25/05/2021 10:00 am
Individual Price $160.00
Location The Highway

AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER AND BEHAVIOUR MANAGEMENT IN THE EDUCATIONAL CONTEXT

ALL STAFF IN MAINSTREAM AND SPECIAL EDUCATION INCLUDING LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL EDUCATION AND WELLBEING COORDINATORS, COUNSELLORS, CLASSROOM TEACHERS AND SUPPORT STAFF - TWILIGHT SESSION

PRESENTER - PROFESSOR ROBYN YOUNG - BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! THIS WORKSHOP IS A REPEAT OF THE 2018 SESSION BY THE SAME NAME

This workshop is intended for all school staff working with students or involved in supporting student behaviour in education settings. The workshop will provide information and strategies to support learning and behaviour for students with Autism, and will also provide participants an opportunity to meet with one of Australia’s leading experts in autism clinical work, assessment, and research.

This workshop is interactive with a practical focus. Learning outcomes will include:

  • Understanding autism and what it means for learning
  • Practical strategies to implement behaviour change within your education setting
  • Skills required for success in school for both the student and teacher.

FLYER

Event Date 16/06/2021 4:30 pm
Event End Date 16/06/2021 6:30 pm
Register by 14/06/2021 10:00 am
Individual Price $80.00
Location The Highway

UNDERSTANDING AUTISTIC GIRLS

ALL STAFF IN JUNIOR PRIMARY, PRIMARY, MIDDLE, SECONDARY SCHOOLS AND SPECIAL EDUCATION SETTINGS INCLUDING LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL EDUCATION AND WELLBEING/SUBJECT COORDINATORS, COUNSELLORS, CLASSROOM TEACHERS, TRTS AND SUPPORT STAFF

PRESENTER - PAM JACOBS, SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER/LEADER & RESEARCHER AT GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY

This workshop is intended for all school staff working with students or involved in supporting students. The workshop will provide information about Autistic girls, including:

  • Presentation / Characteristics
  • Main differences to boys
  • Social, emotional and academic challenges at various ages
  • Support needs at School – Early Years, Primary Years, Middle Years and beyond.

Learning outcomes for this workshop include:

  • Understanding the characteristics of Autistic girls.
  • An awareness of the social, emotional and academic challenges experienced by Autistic girls.
  • The knowledge to support Autistic girls in a school setting.

FLYER

Event Date 23/06/2021 4:30 pm
Event End Date 23/06/2021 6:30 pm
Register by 14/06/2021 10:00 am
Individual Price $80.00
Location The Highway


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