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Mindy Paluch

Mindy, a passionate educator, has been teaching in Secondary schools for 18 years and held various leadership positions, including Head of Department. Currently holding a teaching position at Methodist Ladies’ College, she has also been involved in curriculum writing and coaching debating.  In addition, she has worked in adult education and has written articles for Education HQ online magazine. She believes in finding innovative ways to encourage students to create quality written texts and uses energetic and unique methods to engage students.

Working with students from Year 7 – 12 and as a mum of four children, has contributed to her belief in understanding ‘the whole student’ not simply as she/he presents in your classroom. Mindy is passionate about ensuring that teachers take this into account in order to achieve academic success. She also has a particular interest in student engagement and maintaining motivation in an era when youth find it increasingly challenging to focus for extended periods of time.

Hear from teachers who have attended a Critical Agendas Event

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

Libby Fullard.

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. 

Tania The Geelong College

Passionate &  Authentic Speakers – Meaningful Strategies

Tamara Rundle

Loved the honesty in the sharing of information and strategies

Liberty Hatzidimitriou

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

Paul Dillon

Loved the passion of the Presenters

Ivana Ryan

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

Tim Livy

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