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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.

Effective Strategies to achieve Positive Behaviour in the Classroom

Respect the Relationships

Day 1 – Thursday 3rd June 2021

Session One: 9.30am – 11.00am Glen Pearsall – Quick & Effective Strategies for Shaping Positive Behaviour

11.00am – 11.30am Morning Tea break

Session Two: 11.30pm – 1.00pm David Vinegrad – 7 Essential Teacher Skills

1.00pm – 1.30pm Lunch break

Session Three: 1.30pm – 3.00pm David Vinegrad – Getting your classroom management rubber hitting the road

Day 2 – Friday 4th June 2021

Session Four: 9.30am – 11.00am Kristy Elliott – Relationships, routines, and norm setting for positive classrooms.

11.00am – 11.30am Morning Tea break

Session Five: 11.30am – 1.00pm Greg Mitchell – Teaching Students who lack Confidence!

1.00pm – 1.30pm Lunch break

Session Six:  1.30pm – 3.00pm Greg Mitchell – Defusing Power Struggles

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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.

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David Vinegrad

David Vinegrad is a well-known presenter with extensive experience in the area of behaviour management both nationally and internationally. He has highly developed skills as a facilitator, trainer, and presenter and is widely recognised as an international expert on restorative justice. He has played a major role in the introduction of restorative practices into schools in Australia and internationally and is an experienced counsellor and mediator including high level management of critical incidents and school based trauma. David has over 30 years of experience working with teachers and students in a variety of diverse educational settings undertaking and developing a wide range of roles including recent work in Japan and Brazil.

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Kristy Elliott

Kristy is an experienced and engaging teacher and consultant, working with inspired educators who want to make a positive difference in the lives of the young people they work with and their communities. Holding a Bachelor of Education, Kristy recognises the privilege of working with young people and strives to positively impact those she has the pleasure of working with. She is currently completing her Masters in Applied Positive Psychology at the University of Melbourne which is strengthening the wellbeing and relationship management work she undertakes with schools in Australia and Asia. Kristy teaches an innovative circle strategy used for developing socio-emotional capacity, relationships as well as teaching curriculum content, she provides engaging workshops on all elements of restorative practice including peer mediation training. Kristy also facilitates restorative community conferences and provides in-class modelling and coaching. Kristy has been working in this field for almost two decades and continues to enjoy working with school communities to enhance the wellbeing of staff, students and parents.

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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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Liberty Hatzidimitriou

Inspirational Speakers –  the knowledge gained will be so beneficial in my classrooms

Libby Fullard.

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Tim Livy

The best P.D. I have attended in living memory!” I loved every minute of this engaging, interesting and informative PD. And I have been teaching for 40+ years!

Susan Snooks

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Passionate &  Authentic Speakers – Meaningful Strategies

Tamara Rundle

“It is the first P.L. in a long long time that I haven’t been checking in with my watch.”


Just a big Thank you for giving us the opportunity to attend the Critical Agenda Workshop yesterday.  David presented a great program, lots of handy strategies and he was very engaging and supportive. Highly recommended.  I was very happy we did not have to do any Role play’s

It was also fantastic to catch up with Zlatica, Dani, Kate and Marg, lots of laughs

A big THANK YOU once again


Tan x

Tania The Geelong College