Teaching & Supporting Students with Diverse Needs - National Conference

National Conference


Primary & Secondary Teachers, Welfare & Wellbeing staff, LSOs, Education Support Staff. Anyone Interested in the Education and Welfare of Children with Diverse Needs

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IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL CONFERENCE DELEGATES - A number of the Standards indicated in the ‘Australian Professional Standards for Teachers will be addressed at this National Conference. In Particular Standards – 1.5, 1.6 and 4.1.

Day One Program –  Monday 26th August, 2019

08.30am Onwards - Conference Registration

09.00am – 9.10am - House-keeping details for the Conference

9.10am – 10.20am - Key note address by – Dr Loretta Giorcelli

10.20am -10.30am De-Brief of Key-Note Address.

10.30am-11.00am Morning Tea

11.00am-12.30pm

Workshop A - Greg Mitchell “The elemental truths of Teaching Diverse Learners.”
Workshop B - Kate Johnson - “Embracing Pre-Teen Students on the Autism Spectrum.”
Workshop C - Bethany Leadership Team - “Strategies for successfully accommodating diverse and vulnerable learners in a flexible learning environment.”
Workshop D - Karen Starkiss “Creating an Inclusive Learning Environment for Students with Dyslexia.”

12.30pm-1.15pm Lunch

1.15pm-2.40pm Panel discussion: rethinking, redefining and redesigning schools for diverse learners: creating or reshaping schools to accommodate challenging 21st century learners: reflections from proactive school leaders.

2.40pm-4.00pm

Workshop E - Kate Johnson - “Building Collaborative Communication Practices with Parents.”
Workshop F - Greg Mitchell - “Letting students take the wheel.”
Workshop G - Prof Loretta Giorcelli, OAM - “The Trauma-Resilience Tipping Point: helping schools develop or strengthen their trauma informed practices.”
Workshop H - Karen Starkiss - “The Big Five essential Skills for Reading for all Students with Learning Difficulties”.
Workshop I - Leticia Delmenico - “Are you NCCD ready? Your guide to NCCD.”

 

Day Two Program – Tuesday 27th August, 2019

 

9.00am-9.10am House-keeping/Welcome

9.10am-10.30am Keynote address by - Justine Lind.

10.30 am-11.00am Morning Tea

11.00am - 12.30pm

Workshop J - Jo Prestia - “Practical Strategies to support students with Diverse Needs’.
Workshop K - Justine Lind & Lara Sheils - “The Wisdom Era Classrooms & Curriculum Design.”
Workshop L - Kate Edmends & Shae Fogarty - “Strategies for successfully accommodating diverse and vulnerable learners through the use of classroom technology.”
Workshop M - Shirley Houston - “Strategies for Supporting Students with Dysgraphia.”
Workshop N - Greg Mitchell - “Making Behaviour Better.”

12.30pm-1.15pm Lunch

1.15pm-2.40pm

Workshop O - Chris Lamb & Lucy Palmer - “Making the extraordinary ordinary for Diverse Learners: a whole-school approach to supporting and including diverse Learners.”
Workshop P - Jo Prestia - “Teachers and LSOs working hand in hand.”
Workshop Q - Shirley Houston - “Strategies for Supporting Students with Low Working Memory.”
Workshop R - Leticia Delmenico - “Are you NCCD ready? Your guide to NCCD.”
Workshop S - Greg Mitchell - “Courageous Change.”

2.40pm-3.00pm Final Address – Loretta Giorcelli.

 

Focus of the Conference

1. Showcase the attributes of Diverse Needs Children through the Key-Note /Workshop Presentations.
2. Understand more fully the nuances of Students with Diverse Needs in order to develop new units/programs that can better support and progress these students through their schooling experience.
3. Brilliant ideas and successful strategies to understand, inform and support our young people.
4. Embrace, through the two day immersion experiences, the new ideas/strategies that can be implemented into the classroom to better Support students with Diverse Needs.
5. Allow the opportunity for participants to network through the Sessions/Morning Teas/ Lunches

Event Details:

 

Monday 26th & Tuesday 27th August 2019.

  8.30am - 4.00pm (Reg. from 8.30am)
 

Melbourne Cricket Ground

Brunton Avenue, Richmond

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Primary & Secondary Teachers, Welfare & Wellbeing staff, LSOs, Education Support Staff. Anyone Interested in the Education and Welfare of Children with Diverse Needs

  One Day: $AU 449.00 GST Incl.
Two Days: $AU 699.00 GST Incl. (No split bookings)

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About the Presenters:

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