AISWA news, Professional Learning and other educational events, news and information.
Growing Up Greatness - Differentiation Part 1
Differentiation or personalised learning is a vital skill for all teachers in any Australian classroom, where the range of student abilities, interests and needs are so varied, including students with disability and those who may be gifted and/or talented. This workshop will examine the key elements of making differentiation work in a diverse-ability classroom, including considering the role of assessment, thinking skills, questioning and responsive teaching. Parts 1 and 2 in this workshop series are linked, however participants may choose to complete only one. Please see false for more information and how to register.
This professional learning is designed to give teachers increased understanding of the intellectual learning needs of gifted and talented students, and confidence in order to design differentiated and challenging
learning experiences. Teachers will explore the implications of Passow's Rule, and examine options such as compaction, high order thinking and William’s strategies in order to provide appropriate challenge for
gifted and talented learners. Parts 1 and 2 in this workshop series are linked, however participants may choose to attend Part 2 without having completed Part 1. See above for more information and how to register.
Day for Daniel 2016
The 12th annual 'Day for Daniel' will be held on Friday October 28th and endeavours to raise awareness of child safety, protection and harm prevention.
It is about educating children though child safety and protection initiatives and helping empower our children to 'Recognise, React and Report' if they feel something is not right. For more informtaion on how to spread the word, please visit the website.
Michael Pohl Workshop - Thinking and Learning in Inclusive Classrooms
Michael Pohl is running a workshop in Perth on the 23rd August, an essential workshop for K-12 educators. For more information and to register please click here.
Child Safe Organisations WA Program
The Commissioner has announced more free whole-day seminars for the Child Safe Organisations WA program. The seminars are designed for leaders, managers and staff of organisations that provide activities and services for children and young people. Participants will be provided with information, resources and opportunities to reflect on the key considerations in developing and maintaining an organisation culture that is child-focused, respectful and accountable. To book please click Expired Link