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4.5 per day PD HOURS

Event Details

11/08/2021

Log on between 9.15am and 9.25am for the 9.30am start (AEST)

Live Streamed Webinar

For Teachers Year 5 to 10

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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.

How to Extend and Challenge students across the Curriculum

Hundreds of ways to challenge your best and brightest! Connect them to the world. Tease their brains. Solve real world problems. Get philosophical. Organise personal learning quests. Learn and apply objective thinking skills. Is that ethical (dilemmas to bust their mind)? Unlock their creativity by designing puzzles and games. Test their general knowledge. Push their personal presentation skills. Competitions and resources that will unlock your students’ potential.

 

Testimonials:

“Presenter, Ron was absolutely fantastic – highly intelligent, packed a huge amount of information into a short time frame and all the resources were inspiring and usable.” Gavin, John Curtain College of the Arts, WA

“What an excellent PD! Lots of practical and hands-on ideas. Ron kept us engaged throughout and the resources he provided were excellent. I received so many tools to use with my students.” Sonja, Lake Joondalup Baptist College, WA

“This PD was excellent! Would recommend to everyone. Would love to see Ron present again.” Danielle, Cedar College, SA

“More practical workshops like this one please” Daniela , Flinders Secondary College, Vic

“Ron was engaging, realistic, practical and understanding. He related to what I needed.” Caroline, St Patricks College Ballarat, Vic

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Ron Thomas

Ron Thomas has been teaching Junior English for over 30 years from remedial to Gifted and Talented – and still does. He has delivered Professional Development for English teachers for a decade in all states of Australia and at VATE, Pearson and Critical Agendas Conferences. He is a published poet, Feature Writer, Travel Writer and author of a Drama Text book. His Drama background makes for scintillating English classes and workshops. A Gold Level Toastmaster, he brings Public Speaking skills to English teaching. Ron’s seminars are highly interactive and you’ll walkaway with a swag of immediately useful resources for your classes

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Meaghan

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

Keep up the fantastic PD opportunities! Very  professional and well-researched workshops and conferences.

Paul Dillon

Loved the honesty in the sharing of information and strategies

Liberty Hatzidimitriou

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

Libby Fullard.

Passionate &  Authentic Speakers – Meaningful Strategies

Tamara Rundle

Loved the passion of the Presenters

Ivana Ryan

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

 Cheers

Tan x

Tania The Geelong College

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