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4.5 PD HOURS

Event Details

04/11/2021

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

Live Streamed Webinar

All Language Teachers

$225 + GST

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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.

Tech tools for Listening and Speaking skill development in Languages

With the proliferation of educational technology available today, coupled with the rapid rate of change in the EdTech landscape, it is easy for teachers to feel that they have “missed the boat” when it comes to using technology in their classrooms.  The focus of this workshop will be on discovering easy to use tools which develop students’ Listening and Speaking skills in foreign languages, and which allow students to use their language in a meaningful way.  During the workshop, participants will have the opportunity to use the tools presented to create teaching activities which facilitate richer and more engaging learning opportunities, and which were not previously possible without the use of technology.

This is a hands-on workshop, ideally suited to teachers who want to make better use of technology to save time and increase student engagement, and participants will come away with a host of new ideas for activities as well as the teaching materials that they will develop during the day.  Although the examples given in this workshop will come from French or English, the ideas presented are general in nature and can be applied in most Language classrooms, so teachers of all languages are encouraged to attend.

Presented by Critical Agendas

Rowena Bata

Rowena Bata has been a Languages teacher for 25 years and she has worked at schools in Victoria as well as in France, Papua New Guinea and Malaysia. She has held various positions of leadership and has taught students of all ages, from Prep to adult. Rowena holds a Master’s degree in Linguistics and she is a Microsoft Innovative Educator Trainer. She is interested in bridging the gap between second language acquisition theory and what happens in a classroom, and she has a particular focus on the role that technology can play in the language learning process. Rowena has a wealth of experience that she brings to her presentations and her workshops are always practical and full of ideas for teachers to take away and use in their class immediately.

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

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

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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Tim Livy

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Paul Dillon

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

Meaghan

Passionate &  Authentic Speakers – Meaningful Strategies

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