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.
“It is the first P.L. in a long long time that I haven’t been checking in with my watch.”
Loved the passion of the Presenters
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
Loved the honesty in the sharing of information and strategies
Keep up the fantastic PD opportunities! Very professional and well-researched workshops and conferences.
I love the fantastic variety of workshops and conferences on offer. Always look forward to Critical Agendas PD’s.
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!
Passionate & Authentic Speakers – Meaningful Strategies
Inspirational Speakers – the knowledge gained will be so beneficial in my classrooms