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5 per day PD HOURS

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Live Streamed Webinar

Upper Primary and all Secondary Teachers

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Booking Conditions

No applications for this program will be accepted after all vacancies have been filled. Unsuccessful applicants will have their monies refunded in full. Cancellation prior to two weeks before the program date (cut-off date) will incur a 15% service charge per applicant. This program will be payable in full for cancellations made on or after the cut-off date or for failure to attend the program. All cancellations must be in writing and emailed to us. In the event of insufficient applications this program will not proceed and registration monies be fully refunded. In the event of this program being cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances registration monies only will be refunded as Critical Agendas will not accept liability for the payment of any other associated costs. Critical Agendas reserves the right to vary the advertised programs prior to commencement.

Differentiating the Learning in our Classrooms

Strategies to support all children

Day 1 – Thursday 27th May 2021

Session One: 9.30am – 11.00am Glen Pearsall -Differentiating for Gifted & Talented Children

11.00am – 11.30am Morning Tea break

Session Two: 11.30pm – 1.00pm Glen Pearsall – Differentiating Behaviour Strategies

1.00pm – 1.30pm Lunch break

Session Three: 1.30pm – 3.00pm Greg Mitchell – Differentiating for Complex, difficult and hard to teach students

Day 2 – Friday 28th May 2021

Session Four: 9.30am – 11.00am Selena Fisk – Using data to aid differentiation.

11.00am – 11.30am Morning Tea break

Session Five: 11.30am – 1.00pm Selena Fisk – Differentiating summative assessment tasks.

1.00pm – 1.30pm Lunch break

Session Six:  1.30pm – 3.00pm Joanne Alford – Helping reluctant learners engage.

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Day One only $265 + GST per person

Day Two only $265 + GST per person

Both Days $365 + GST per person (NO Split bookings accepted)

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Glen Pearsall

Glen Pearsall is a leading secondary school teacher and an acclaimed presenter of professional development for classroom teachers across Australia. Glen has a particular interest in the development of young teachers and has also developed and delivered a program of renewal for mid-career teachers. His expertise is in high quality instructional practice, and the development of classroom cultures based on sound pedagogy and educational research. He has been a board member of the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority, and has worked as a research fellow at the Australian Youth Research Centre. He is also the author of the highly acclaimed “And Gladly Teach”, an inspirational and practical book on creating supportive and cooperative classrooms.

If you are interested in purchasing any of Glenn’s books you can do so by clicking on this link:


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Greg Mitchell

Greg Mitchell is an established and highly sought after consultant who works with teachers, parents and administrators where it counts… in schools and in classrooms. He regularly teaches in classrooms in primary and secondary schools all over Australia demonstrating the changes that really work. Greg is an exceptional presenter with the ability to connect with educators, to challenge them and provide many practical strategies that work! Great knowledge, practical, dynamic and very entertaining!

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Joanne Alford

Joanne Alford has worked in education for almost 30 years. She has a vast amount of experience in a variety of different educational settings such as a remote Aboriginal community, a high performing International school (Malaysia) as well as teaching across independent, catholic and government sectors.  Joanne is currently the Principal of Berry Street School, a school for young people who have a history of disrupted learning through sustained absences and or adverse childhood experiences. The school uses the Berry Street Education model to help build positive learning partnerships with the students (many of whom have a learning disability). The school is a multi-campus school with campuses in Shepparton, Ballarat, Morwell and Noble park. She has a Masters in Positive Psychology which informs her work in teaching the skill of wellbeing to staff and implementing positive education in schools.

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Selena Fisk

Selena started Aasha for Schools in 2017, following the completion of her doctoral thesis, entitled “A qualitative inquiry of students’ and teachers’ perceptions on feedback in three Queensland secondary schools”. Selena is passionate about data storytelling in schools, and using data in ways that help school communities, teachers and students flourish. She has published two books with Hawker Brownlow Education, “Using and analysing data in Australian schools” and “Leading data-informed change in schools”. Selena was a recipient of the 2019 The Australian Council of Educational Leaders (ACEL) “New Voice in Educational Leadership Research Scholarship”, and Aasha for Schools was named in the “Top 50 Organisations in Education” in the 2019 GFEL conference in Dubai.

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