The Bulletin 18 May 2017 Term 2 - Issue 5

Thursday, 18 May, 2017
Term
2
Issue
5

AISWA Professional Learning and other educational events, news and information

Featured AISWA Professional Learning
Date Event Title Code
Jun 12 2017
Creating Safer Independent Schools
  • Inclusive Education
  • Psychology and Wellbeing
11084
Jun 13 2017
Cracking the Media Code
  • Leadership
11320
Jun 21 2017
Understanding Dyslexia and other Learning Difficulties
  • Inclusive Education
  • Psychology and Wellbeing
11080
Jun 27 2017
Aussie Optimism: Feelings and Friends (Years 1-3)
  • Psychology and Wellbeing
11349
Jul 5 2017
HALT Certification Portfolio Session
  • Leadership
11217
Jul 10 2017
Administrative Leadership
  • Leadership
11164
Jul 14 2017
Using Data for Effective Leadership
  • Leadership
11163
Aug 3 2017
The Aspiring Women Leaders Conference 2017
  • Leadership
11348

GOOD PRACTISE: INTERCULTURAL UNDERSTANDING GRANTS PROGRAM.

This initiative encourages the development and sharing of school activities and approaches relating to intercultural understanding, including but not limited to programs that address social distance and alienation. Grants of up to $5000 are available, primarily to assist with teacher release time for conceptualising and planning curriculum or activity-based initiatives. 

For more information please Click here

1-MINUTE FILM COMPETITION 2017 - CALLING FOR ENTRIES FROM SCHOOL STUDENTS | Entries close at midday AEST | Friday 28 July.

The competition provides Australian and New Zealand primary and secondary–school students with the opportunity to make a 1-minute film or animation, and win fantastic prizes in the process. The theme for this year’s competition is ‘Tomorrow’.Students should be creative with the theme: they can include it in their film as a spoken line, in the background, as a caption or in some other way.

For more information,or to entre please visit the 1-Minutecompetition website http://1-minutefilmcompetition.org/

AN AFTERNOON WITH PROFESSOR SUGATA MITRA |Tuesday 13 June | 4.15pm - 6.30pm | Hotel Rendezvous Observation City Scarborough.

TED Prize winner Sugata Mitra is at the forefront of a new approach to education which challenges how we teach today’s children in a technological age.Sugata is currently working on the School in the
Cloud, which is the culmination of over a decade of research and observations from all over the world.

For more information please Click here 

ANNUAL WAIER FORUM FLYER | Saturday 5th August at Tannock Hall.

The Forum should be of particular interest to principals/school leaders and teachers as it is concerned with the way in which educational research advises practice and how it affects learners and learning. Please Click here for more information.

2017 WWC CHECK METROPOLITAN WORKSHOPS.

The 2017 Working with Children workshop will help confirm what you do know about the WWC Check and also identify what you don’t know. Attend a free workshop about the WWC Check and learn more about WWC Checks, your responsibilities and child-safeguarding practices.

For more information please Click here

SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND ABUSE | Monday 26th June 2017 | PRESENTED BY PROFESSOR STEPHEN SMALLBONE.

CREATING SAFE, CHILD FRIENDLY ORGANISATIONS |Tuesday 27th June | PRESENTED BY PROFESSOR STEPHEN SMALLBONE.

Professor Stephen Smallbone is a psychologist and editor of the Journal of Sexual Aggression. Stephen’s research and practice team is concerned primarily with understanding and preventing sexual violence and abuse.

For more information on the Sexual violence and Abuse Workshop please  click here.

To Register for the Sexual violence and Abuse Workshop please  click here

For more information on Creating safe, Child Friendly Organisation workshop please  click here.

To Register for the Creating safe, Child Friendly Organisation workshop please click here

TODAY'S STUDENTS - TOMORROW'S INNOVATORS | PRESENTED BY PROFESSOR SUGATA MITRA & MARK OSBORNE.

Date: Wednesday 14th June 2017 | 9:00 am – 1:30 pm | Location: Bendat Basketball Centre 201 Underwood Ave FLOREAT.

In an ever-changing world, how can we future-proof students to become 21st Century thinkers and Self-directed Learners?

This exciting professional learning event, hosted by Woodthorpe School, brings together two highly regarded and future-focussed speakers to offer their insight into the rapidly changing learning environment of the students. They will highlight the importance of acquiring lifelong learning skills while at school, and will offer intelligent solutions to future-proofing our students for jobs and careers that don’t yet exist.

For more information please click here