Professional learning opportunities
Early Childhood Australia is holding a professional conversation session – Kids Matter Early Childhood: A framework for mental health on Monday 18 June. This session is being facilitated by Sara Richardson ECA State Manager – National Education Initiative. This event is free but places are limited. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. At the Education Development Centre, 4 Milner Street, Hindmarsh, 6:00pm-8:00pm. Join the ECA by clicking here.
Drama SA is holding:
- Middle School Professional Learning Community for primary and middle school teachers. Saturday 7 July, time TBC. At the Windmill Theatre Company 2/234 Sturt Street Adelaide.
- Inquiry Based Learning for secondary teachers. Saturday 28 July, 2:00pm-5:00pm. Location TBC.
The Art Gallery of SA is holding the following:
- En Plein Air Workshop. An exploration of riverfront en plein air painting with Tsering Hannaford. On Wednesday 18 July, 10:00am-5:00pm at the Radford Auditorium, Art Gallery of SA. Cost: $160 pp. To find out more or to book click here.
- Printmaking Workshop. An introduction to printmaking. On Tuesday 17 July, 10:00am-5:00pm. At the Art Gallery of SA. Cost: $160 pp includes all materials and lunch. To find out more or to book click here.
*Special package for country and regional educators, all three workshops for $350.
The Hartley Institute is holding:
- a two hour Child-Safe Environments Training on Thursday 21 June, 12:30pm–2:30pm ($44 pp) at Prince Alfred College. The course will cover current child protection requirements in South Australia for school admin staff and those working as coaches and instructors within an educational or sports setting. Find out more here.
- Child-Safe Environments Training on Wednesday 20 June, 9:00am–4:00pm ($99 pp). A full day program re mandated notification and our community response to child abuse and neglect. Find out more here.
How Language Works: success in literacy and learning, with Bronwyn Custance. This is a comprehensive professional development program for educators seeking to extend their understandings about language and literacy. It is most relevant for teachers of Years 3-12. The intensive course (six modules) will run from Monday 16 – Wednesday 18 July 9:00am-3:30pm and Monday 8 – Wednesday 10 October 9:00am-3:30pm at the Education Development Centre, 4 Milner Street, Hindmarsh. The cost of $750 must be paid prior to the first module. Click here for more information.
The Principals Australia Institute is holding a Principal Wellbeing Workshop on Friday 22 June, 9:00am-4:00pm. This workshop will address current health and wellbeing issues for principals. At the PAI Boardroom, 1st floor, Suite 4, 28 Greenhill Road, Wayville. Cost $516. To find out more or to book click here.
Gowrie SA is holding an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art In Your Curriculum workshop. Wednesday 13 June, 9:30am-4:30pm at the Tauondi College, 1 Lipson Street, Port Adelaide. Cost: $121 pp. For more information click here. To register click here.
The University of Adelaide is holding a free Leading Wellbeing for Students, Schools and Systems workshop where participants will consider how wellbeing education can positively impact students, teachers, and others within the educational community. You will consider wellbeing programs blending evidence-based change with best practices, learning and teaching, whole school strategy, and evaluation. Thursday 12 July 12:00 pm–3:00pm in Room 422, Horace Lamb Building, University of Adelaide.
The University of Adelaide offers the Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults for people who are interested in teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) in Australia or overseas and wish to gain a qualification in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). Find out more information here.
Ideal Learning’s online professional learning offer closes at the end of June. All South Australian teachers can purchase 30 hours of self-paced online professional learning in Neuroeducation for a total price of $99+GST. If you are a TRT who is not connected to a school please use your home address and write ‘SA TRB’ for your place of employment and principal. Teachers don't have to be an Ideal Learning member or a school member. This is a standalone special offer for South Australian teachers who click the link below. If you have previously purchased one of these courses, the rest of the courses in the list will be added to those you have already purchased. There is a further 10% discount if schools purchase the bundle for all their teachers (30+ teachers). To find out more click here.
The Australian Association of Teachers of the Deaf is proud to be coordinating the biennial Australian and New Zealand Conference for Educators of the Deaf (ANZCED). This conference is open to all principals, teachers and SSOs working with children who are deaf or hard of hearing (with and without hearing aids and/or cochlear implants) in mainstream and deaf education centre schools. It is an opportunity to network with professionals working in the field of deaf education and to explore and engage in current evidence-based best practice related to the education of deaf and hard of hearing children. At the Adelaide Convention Centre from Thursday 12 – Saturday 14 July. To book or find out more click here.
The Department for Education and UniSA are holding Creative Body-based Learning: 2018 Winter Intensive. This workshop is a professional learning program for both new and experienced teachers, school leaders, academics and teaching artists. It will utilise active and arts-based approaches to engage students in academic, affective and aesthetic learning across all areas of the curriculum. At Adelaide Oval, War Memorial Drive from Thursday 19 to Saturday 21 July, 9:00am–4:00pm. Cost $220, concession $150. Find out more here.
Research in Special Education is holding Joining the Dots: Literacy progression for primary students with learning difficulties & learning disabilities presented by Flinders researchers Anne Bayetto & Anna Noble. This workshop aims to support primary teachers to translate research evidence into effective classroom practice. At the Alere Function Centre, Level 2 The Hub, Flinders University on Friday 20 July, 9:00am-3:30pm. Cost $130. To register click here. For more information email Jane Jarvis.
The Inclusive Education Expo (formerly the Special Education Expo) will be held at the Education Development Centre on Monday 9 and Tuesday 10 July and at SERU on Wednesday 11 July. The expo will focus on inclusive practice to improve learning and wellbeing for all children and students with diverse learning needs. Find out more information here or contact Julie Cakebread on 8235 2871.