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Dr Loretta Giorcelli

Dr Loretta Giorcelli OAM, Ph.D. has spent the last 50 years working with teachers, school leaders and school systems to deepen their capacity to include learners with diverse needs into educational settings.  A highly sought-after speaker at local and international conferences she has worked in the United Kingdom, in 12 Southern African countries, Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Bali, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malta, Cyprus, China, Russia, USA and Canada for local systems as well as for the UN, the European Union and AUSaid.  Dr Giorcelli works with 6 schools each year to support their improvement process, engaging with leadership, teachers, learners and parents,  She is the education representative on federal task forces, the author of  the ebook “Quality Schools, Inclusive Practices: Making Inclusion work for all Learners”, the international mentor/patron of several international charities and the fascinated grandmother of 7 challenging learners.

Areas of expertise:

Creating inclusive learning environments: critical legal, cultural, curricular and managerial strategies

5 Models of Co-Teaching: The Power of 2

Differentiation strategies for different learning needs

Working effectively as a teacher aide/ support officer

Well being strategies for maintaining resilience in teachers and learners

Working effectively in partnerships with parents and other professionals

Hear from teachers who have attended a Critical Agendas Event

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

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

Paul Dillon

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

Libby Fullard.

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. 

Tania The Geelong College

I love the fantastic variety of workshops and conferences on offer. Always look forward to Critical Agendas PD’s.

Tim Livy

Passionate &  Authentic Speakers – Meaningful Strategies

Tamara Rundle

Loved the passion of the Presenters

Ivana Ryan

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