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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.

FLYER

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

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.

FLYER

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

COMMON DISORDERS IN SCHOOLS

ALL STAFF IN ALL AGES MAINSTREAM OR SPECIAL EDUCATION - including School Support staff, Early Career Teaching staff and TRTS - NORTHERN VENUE

PRESENTER - KYMBERLY LOUISE, BEHAVIOURAL SCIENTIST

This workshop is intended for all school staff working with students who would like to gain a greater understanding of the factors relating to some of the more common disorders and learning/social difficulties found in classrooms. While most suited for school support staff, this workshop will act as a refresher for other staff who might benefit from a crash course in disorders such as Autism, ADD/ADHD, speech and language delay, dyslexia, dyscalculia, and depression/anxiety.

Learning outcomes for this workshop include:

  • An awareness of the incidence and prevalence of common disorders in Australian classrooms
  • Understanding what science can tell us about the physical, cognitive, and psychological factors that relate to the disorders
  • Understanding how these disorders might impact learning and behaviour
  • Awareness of reliable resources to further understanding and responsiveness in your practice
  • Discussion of strategies to use in your practice to promote a positive learning experience for students and staff

FLYER

Event Date 16/07/2021 9:30 am
Event End Date 16/07/2021 3:30 pm
Register by 14/07/2021 5:00 pm
Individual Price $160.00
Location Coopers Alehouse


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