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9.30am - 3.00pm - Log on between 9.15am and 9.30am Victorian Time

Live Streamed Webinar

Secondary English Teachers

$225 + GST

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Stranded No More! Simplifying and Invigorating the Literacy, Literature and Language Strands

The complex content descriptions within the strands and substrands of the English Curriculum can leave teachers feeling, well, stranded! This workshop unpacks what they actually mean and shows teachers how they can be used to create exciting, innovative and meaningful learning activities for students of all ability levels.

Presented by Critical Agendas

Cassandra Mahony

Cassandra has a passion for evidence-based, data-driven, student-centred learning. She has experience teaching in both the private and public sectors and is currently a Learning Specialist for Curriculum at Auburn High School. She has taught VCE English, VCE EAL, VCE English Language and VCE Literature and is a member of the ACARA English Teacher Reference Group which reviews the Australian Curriculum.

In addition to her Master of Teaching,  Cassandra has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Linguistics and Italian and a Graduate Diploma in French. She has a strong understanding of how language works and has drawn on this expertise to develop workshops that support teachers to explicitly teach subject-specific literacy and to encourage EAL students to thrive in mainstream classrooms.

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