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6 PD HOURS

Event Details

21/02/2020

9.30am - 3.30pm (Reg. from 8.30am)

Saxons Training Facilities - Level 6, 500 Collins Street, Melbourne

Primary and Secondary Teachers and Teacher Aides

$279 + GST

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Effective strategies to engage reluctant learners

Every teacher strikes a reluctant learner at some point. It may be a student who does not pay attention, seems bored in class or is unmotivated. Or it may be a student who displays unwanted behaviours or is forever silent and withdrawn.

This workshop explores effective tools and strategies to engage reluctant learners in a meaningful way. Core topics –

  • Identifying the disengaged learner
  • Understanding the factors behind disengagement
  • Discovering the principles of engaging reluctant learners
  • Communicating with the reluctant learner
  • Learning styles and the reluctant learner
  • Activities, tips and ideas for motivating and
  • Engaging reluctant learners
Presented by Critical Agendas

Sally Learey

Sally Learey is a renowned keynote speaker, author and education consultant. As well as teaching, she holds qualifications in training, positive psychology, coaching and counselling. Sally has worked in both training and primary and secondary teaching sectors across a variety of educational settings. Sally is also an author of 7 books ranging from children’s books to adult non-fiction. She is passionate about supporting the wellbeing of teachers and leaders in education. Sally empowers teachers to create classrooms and learning environments that are inclusive for all students. As a mother of a son with special needs which includes ASD, she has a wealth of personal and professional expertise in this area.

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Hear from teachers who have attended a Critical Agendas Event

Loved the passion of the Presenters

Ivana Ryan

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

Libby Fullard.

Loved the honesty in the sharing of information and strategies

Liberty Hatzidimitriou

Passionate &  Authentic Speakers – Meaningful Strategies

Tamara Rundle

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