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Conferences & Events

conference [n.]

1. an event, sometimes lasting a few days, at which there is a group of talks on a particular subject. 2. a meeting in which especially business matters are discussed formally. 3. a group of sports teams that play each other in organised competitions.
Synonyms include : congress, convention, forum, institute, round-table, seminar, summit, symposium, .…

Cambridge Dictionary

As we enter a new year, conferences are still being affected by the impact of Coronavirus [COVID-19]. Many have changed to either virtual conferences [Online, Zoom, Livestream, ... ], or hybrid formats with a combination of face-to-face and virtual presentations. Difficulties with overseas travel have caused us not to include a number of conferences that may previously have been considered for inclusion. In the current climate, you should also monitor potential selections to ensure they remain viable.

These pages list conferences and related events at regional, state/territory, national and international level. Each listing contains date, title, a brief comment and the venue. They are listed in date order.

Australian conferences/events are given priority but not to the exclusion of relevant conferences, especially in the Asia-Pacific region, but also in other parts of the world.

Information is added as far ahead of actual dates as possible and updated where this is required.

The Past Conference Page lists conferences that have been completed. These are only listed by date and title.
Each monthly listing is only maintained for a period of six months to provide access to papers and reports
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Use individual links below to access specific listings for each month.

May 2022
Date Event
1-5

20th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering 2021

‘The theme of ICSMGE 2022 is A Geotechnical Discovery Downunder – Geotechnical Diversity Awaits You. Discover Australia and discover the innovation that lies where practical problems meet leading theoretical developments. ICSMGE 2022 will focus on the application of theory and the discovery that comes when world-class minds are focused on the geotechnical problems facing our world’.

Venue : Now a Hybrid event - International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW AND Online.

2

2022 CLTANSW Annual Conference

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : Burwood RSL Club, 96 Shaftesbury Rd, Burwood, NSW.

2

2022 VATE Leadership Conference

‘VATE’s annual Leadership Conference provides experienced and aspiring English leaders with the opportunity to discuss the key issues facing their departments and develop skills and structures to overcome the challenges of the current educational climate. With the student cohort at the centre, grappling with two interrupted years of remote learning from home, hear from a range of presenters as they share their experiences assisting students with a goal to improving their engagement, enjoyment and results in English’.

Venue : RACV City, 501 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria.

2

International Conference on Science Technology and Management [ICSTM-22]

‘The goal of the conference is to provide a transformative professional development experience through bringing together the world’s experts to catalyse and advance scientific knowledge about advancements in Science Technology and Management’.

Venue : Rendezvous Hotel Perth Central, Perth, Western Australia.

2

Neuroscience And Behaviour

‘Drawing from current research in relation to how children’’s brains grow and develop, this session will support you to identify a child’s stress related behaviour and develop an understanding of how the brain and body work together to create behavioural responses. This research and science can apply a new ‘lens’ to how we view children’s behaviour and our responses as educators’.

Venue :Webinar.

3

Canberra Secondary Youth Leadership Conference

‘Run by youth, for youth, our Youth Leadership Conference is designed to inspire, strengthen and empower our future leaders. This action-packed one-day event will consist of internationally-recognised speakers and team activities which focus on four key areas of immense importance for today’s young people’.

Venue : TBC, Canberra, ACT.

3

Implementing PLD in the Early Years

‘This online seminar explains the implementation of PLD’s structured synthetic phonics programs (SSP) within the Early Years. It outlines PLD’s targeted teaching and the associated tracking and reporting of skill development. The implementation of this preventative program aims to set up young learners for success in their literacy acquisition. It outlines how ‘early childhood’ approaches can be balanced with the addition of PLD’s targeted explicit instruction’.

Venue : Online Seminar.

3

LawSense Law for School Counsellors NSW 2022

Full details of the program are detailed on the home page including topics such as Scope of Practice and Case Management in 2022 : Managing Pressures to Expand the Roles of Counsellors and Wellbeing Staff and Mitigating the Legal Risks; Note-Taking and Record Keeping and Objecting to Subpoenas; and Obtaining Consent from Mature Minors and Navigating Consent Where There is Family Separation.

Venue : Aerial UTS Function Centre, Building 10, 235 Jones St, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW.

3

Little Scientists STEM Computer Science Workshop [Perth

‘Immerse yourself in the world of computer science and playfully explore algorithms, sequencing and sorting without using computers. Understand the basic concepts of computational thinking and learn how to unlock the world of computers for children’.

Venue : Association of Independent Schools of Western Australia, 3/41 Walters Dr, Osborne, Western Australia.

3

Working with teachers to develop numeracy across the curriculum

‘In this session you will learn about a rich model of numeracy that has been tested and used by teachers from early primary to junior secondary years, in all school systems, and across learning areas in the F-10 curriculum’.

Venue : Webinar.

3-17

Presentation Skills [AITD]

‘Learn to present with confidence and authority led by expert facilitator, Pam Macdonald. This is a 4-part blended learning course consisting of self-paced learning and online sessions delivered on specific dates. PART 1 : 26 April 2022, Course materials distributed. Allow approx. 2 hrs.. PART 2 : 3 May 2022, Online learning session, 10:00am – 12:00pm. PART 3 : 3 May 2022 , Online learning session, 1:00pm - 3:00pm; and PART 4 : 17 May 2022, Online reflective session, 9:30am - 11:00am’.

Venue : Virtual Course.

3 **

Igniting Leadership Program [Leadership Victoria]

‘Explore the essentials of leadership and gain the insights, skills and confidence to raise your own and your team’s performance and successfully deliver organisational goals’. Dates include 3, 4, 11, 12 and 24 May 2022

Venue : CBD Melbourne, Victoria.

4

Conflict Management and Difficult Behaviours [Melbourne]

‘We all know how damaging unresolved workplace conflict between individuals and groups can be. Similarly, allowing one or more team members to exhibit challenging or unacceptable behaviour will reduce morale, productivity and weaken team culture. Leaving these problems unchecked isn’t an option ! Fortunately, this one-day course will provide you with insights into why conflict and unacceptable behaviour occurs. Just as importantly, you will be provided with a ‘toolkit’ of practical ideas, tips and techniques that will help you resolve the problem quickly and effectively’.

Venue : William Angliss Conference Centre, Building A, Lvl5, 555 La Trobe Street, Melbourne, Victoria.

4

Future Building in Education [Texthelp]

‘Educators have a huge part to play in preparing our students for the future. They are responsible for fostering a lifelong enjoyment of learning, developing key skills and building confidence and self-esteem. All of which contributes to their personal and academic growth. Join us for Future Building in Education. We’ll explore how we can encourage students to develop key skills like resilience and critical thinking. We’ll also look at how you can incorporate new teaching methods to adapt to the changing demands of education’. Free.

Venue : Virtual Conference.

4

Implementing PLD in Foundation

‘This full-day online seminar provides educators working within the Foundation year with the knowledge and tools required to explicitly target pre-literacy and early literacy in a systematic fashion. This seminar explains the implementation of PLD’s structured synthetic phonics programs [SSP] within the Foundation year. It outlines PLD’s targeted teaching and the associated tracking and reporting of skill development. The implementation of this preventative program aims to set up young learners for success in their literacy acquisition’.

Venue : Online Seminar.

4

Quality Teaching Masterclass : Extending the Discussion [Sydney]

‘This workshop is for teachers and leaders who have attended the two-day QTR workshop in the past 3 years and/or who have participated in a set of Quality Teaching Rounds using the Quality Teaching Model to observe, code and discuss lessons. It is designed to provide teachers familiar with the Quality Teaching Model with the opportunity to observe, analyse and engage in extended discussions of classroom practice with other teachers and workshop facilitators. Should circumstances change, face-to-face workshops will be changed to an online format’.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

4

Quality Teaching Masterclass : Refresher [Sydney]

‘This workshop is designed to provide a refresher of the Quality Teaching Rounds [QTR process for schools who want to ensure the fidelity of implementation. Participating teachers will work individually and collaboratively throughout the workshop to strengthen their understanding of the Quality Teaching Model and QTR processes. This workshop will also include updated research findings into the impact of Quality Teaching Rounds from our current program of research Building Capacity for Quality Teaching’.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

4

New !Seven Skills of Effective Teachers

‘What do effective teachers say and do ? A core responsibility for all teachers is to create an environment in which all students can learn and thrive. An effective classroom environment does not happen by accident or magic; the skills and knowledge need to be learned and then practised and refined over many years. In this session you will be taken through the listed seven steps to achieve a calm and productive classroom’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

4

New !Teach Languages like a Linguist

‘In this workshop, participants will explore systematic ways to teach : The sounds of the language, and by extension, spelling-sound correspondences, The words of the language, and the way they are put together and how they relate to the words around them; The socio-cultural aspects of language such as register and politeness; and The ways in which languages change in place and time’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

4

Time Management Training [Adelaide]

‘In this one-day Time Management course, participants will discover how to maximise their time by generating superior workflow, utilising a planner effectively and delegating work for maximum effectiveness. They will also learn how to, and when to, delegate work for maximum efficiency, take control over the many interruptions that derail your productivity, staff, colleagues and bosses and discover how to better manage their heavy workload’.

Venue : 19 Young Street, Adelaide, South Australia.

4

Time Management Training [Brisbane]

‘In this one-day Time Management course, participants will discover how to maximise their time by generating superior workflow, utilising a planner effectively and delegating work for maximum effectiveness. They will also learn how to, and when to, delegate work for maximum efficiency, take control over the many interruptions that derail your productivity, staff, colleagues and bosses and discover how to better manage their heavy workload’.

Venue : Level 24, 215 Adelaide Street, Brisbane, Queensland.

4

Time Management Training [Melbourne]

‘In this one-day Time Management course, participants will discover how to maximise their time by generating superior workflow, utilising a planner effectively and delegating work for maximum effectiveness. They will also learn how to, and when to, delegate work for maximum efficiency, take control over the many interruptions that derail your productivity, staff, colleagues and bosses and discover how to better manage their heavy workload’.

Venue : 123 Queen Street, Melbourne, Victoria.

4

Time Management Training [Perth]

‘In this one-day Time Management course, participants will discover how to maximise their time by generating superior workflow, utilising a planner effectively and delegating work for maximum effectiveness. They will also learn how to, and when to, delegate work for maximum efficiency, take control over the many interruptions that derail your productivity, staff, colleagues and bosses and discover how to better manage their heavy workload’.

Venue : Level 1, 111 St. Georges Terrace, Perth, Western Australia.

4

Time Management Training [Sydney]

‘In this one-day Time Management course, participants will discover how to maximise their time by generating superior workflow, utilising a planner effectively and delegating work for maximum effectiveness. They will also learn how to, and when to, delegate work for maximum efficiency, take control over the many interruptions that derail your productivity, staff, colleagues and bosses and discover how to better manage their heavy workload’.

Venue : Level 1, 111 Harrington Street, Sydney, NSW.

4

Using a student agency lens to improve student success on short cycle formative assessment [ACSA]

‘In this session Christine will draw on the work of Dylan Wiliam to explore how Rooty Hill High School uses its “student agency” lens to embed lesson based formative assessment using “task-based success” criteria. She will share 3 key tools : Lesson design tool, Subject goal and student academic reporting tool and Class monitoring tool’.

Venue : Webinar.

4-5

New !NAFSA 2022 Annual Conference & Expo

‘NAFSA : Association of International Educators, the world’s largest association dedicated to international education and exchange. Be a part of the most diverse and comprehensive global event attended by professionals from across the field. We are pleased to welcome you, in-person and virtually, to our most extraordinary conference ever’.

There is also a face-to-face version of the conference on May 31, 2022 - June 3, 2022 in Denver, Colorado.

Venue : Virtual Conference.

4-5

ReMaT - Research Management Training

Tutech Academy. ‘ReMaT is an interactive, intensive workshop providing an introduction to research management. It involves two international trainers and is held in English. The modules of the workshop cover exploitation of knowledge and entrepreneurship, acquisition of grants, intellectual property rights and the management of interdisciplinary projects. They are delivered in such a way that it challenges participants to consider different perspectives on how they might use their PhD education in a variety of career paths, and convince others to hire them’.

Venue : Virtual.

4,11,18

From barriers to belonging : IEAA Student Life Forum 2022 -

International Education Association of Australia [IEAA]. ‘This Forum aims to assist international education professionals to predict and tackle potential issues for our returning students head-on; hear presentations on best-practice programs already being offered in this space; and develop campaigns and strategies to create a sense of belonging and inclusion for our international students in our campuses. This Forum will be held over three weeks with discrete sub-themes for each session and conclude with a Student Insights Panel on their key takeaways from the forum’.

Venue : Online.

4/5-22/6

Positive Discipline Classroom Practitioners’ Course [Montessori Australia]

‘In this 16-hour course Chip DeLorenzo provides time-tested principles and tools for handling those prickly social-emotional situations that can, and do, come up in every Montessori classroom. Positive Discipline codifies Montessori principles in a way that allows new and seasoned teachers to gain a practical understanding of “deviations” and to apply these principles to the typical behavioural challenges of the modern child. Chip DeLorenzo is the author of the new book Positive Discipline in the Montessori Classroom’.

Venue : 8 Wednesday evenings from 7:00pm to 9:00pm AEST on 4, 11, 18, 25 May, 1, 8, 15 and 22 June 2022.

5

New !Coaching the Complex Boys in your Class

‘Our prefrontal cortex, the part of our brain responsible for focus, handling short-term memory, solving problems, and moderating impulse control it is the centre for our executive control and willpower and the boys you teach don’t have a fully functioning one until their mid to late twenties ! This highly practical but intensely challenging workshop does a deep dive into the research behind issues that beset boys at school and shows how we can help boys learn tactics that help with’ a wide range of reactions in relation to others.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

5

F2F : Contemporary perspectives on teaching spelling

‘Successful instruction in spelling is underpinned by quality assessment procedures and involves modelling, use of metalanguage and feedback and systematic integration of multiple linguistic components. This workshop offers an opportunity for participants to explore these evidence-based teaching and assessment strategies in spelling’.

Venue : PETAA Offices, Camdenville Public School, Laura St, Newtown, NSW.

5

Implementing PLD in Years 1 & 2 May 2022

‘This seminar explains the implementation of PLD’s structured synthetic phonics programs [SSP] within Years 1 & 2. It outlines PLD’s targeted teaching and the associated tracking and reporting of skill development. The implementation of this preventative program aims to set up young learners for success in their literacy acquisition’.

Venue : Online Seminar.

5

New !Increasing Student Learning Using Metacognition

‘This workshop explores the tools and techniques involved in teaching students to take charge of their learning using the process of Meta- cognition. Core topics include What is Meta-Cognition ? How does Meta-Cognition support learning ? The ‘how’ and ‘why’ of teaching students about neuroplasticity of the brain, Powerful Meta-Cognitive strategies to teach your students, How to explicitly teach Meta-Cognitive strategies, How to coach students to use Meta-Cognitive strategies in their learning and Fundamental Meta-Cognitive questions that students can ask to guide their learning’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

5

LawSense Law for School Counsellors VIC 2022

Full details of the program are found on the home page and topics included cover Scope of Practice and Case Management in 2022: Managing Pressures to Expand the Roles of Counsellors and Wellbeing Staff and Mitigating the Legal Risks; Note-Taking and Record Keeping and Objecting to Subpoenas; and Obtaining Consent from Mature Minors and Navigating Consent Where There is Family Separation.

Venue : RACV City Club, 501 Bourke St., Melbourne, Victoria.

5

Northern Rivers Careers Expo

‘The Northern Rivers Careers Expo is the region’s premier careers event. Showcasing Career Advice, Further Education, Jobs and Training, it is an opportunity for local school leavers, job seekers and workers to develop genuine long-term career prospects’.

Venue : Lismore Showgrounds, Lismore, NSW.

5

New !The Future of Work Starts With Your VET Workforce

‘The future of work is here - are we prepared ? The future of work is predicted to be significantly disrupted by digital technologies such as artificial intelligence, robots, visualisation and automation [NCVER, 2019]. This has serious implications for all industries, and will require the Australian Vocational Education and Training [VET] sector to provide the skills needed to allow Australia to remain competitive in the global economy. This hands-on session will take participants on an Appreciative Inquiry journey using a range of easily accessible digital tools to discover how their current trainers’ digital literacy compares with others. They will then work collaboratively and collectively to dream and design a VET workforce of the future for their organisation’.

Venue : Webinar.

5-6

2022 Conference – NEAS

Theme - Going Glocal : Embracing ELT Communities of Practice, Program, Academic Speaker. Monitor for further information.

Venue : Online and Live Event.

5-6

Early Years Conference 2022

‘In 2022, we will return to our regular scheduling. Our theme for this conference is It takes a village to raise a parent and will be showcasing what is happening across sectors in the early years space. Stay tuned for program information’.

Venue : Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Queensland.

5-6

Quality Teaching in Practice Conference [Quality Teaching Academy]

‘Through a program of keynotes, panel discussions, round tables and interactive workshops, delegates will learn strategies for collecting, analysing and reporting on qualitative and quantitative data in their classrooms; gain a deeper understanding of Quality Teaching Rounds and its implementation; hear how schools in various contexts have implemented Quality Teaching Rounds, overcome challenges, ensured its sustainability, and evaluated its impact; and connect with like-minded educators from across Australia’.

Venue : Four Seasons Hotel, Sydney, NSW.

5-6

New !Systems Leadership : Working Together [Sunshine Coast]

‘Create and sustain productive social cohesion and build a positive work culture. Learn how to create the conditions where people at all levels within your school team can work productively and to their potential. The Working Together course gives you an understanding of the concepts, models and tools of Systems Leadership and how to apply these to the work of your role as a school leader’.

Venue : Mercure Kawana Waters, 9 Florey Blvd, Birtinya, Queensland.

5-6

The Impact Cycle

‘Participants will explore the following questions : What are the partnership principles and should I ground my coaching in them ?; What should be my approach to coaching ?; How do instructional coaches identify goals with teachers ?; How should instructional coaches go about explaining and modelling teaching strategies ?; and How do coaches partner with teachers to make adaptations until goals are met ?’.

Venue : Pullman Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland.

5-7

The IAFOR Conference on Educational Research & Innovation [ERI]

‘ERI2022 encourages academics and scholars to meet and exchange ideas and views in an international forum stimulating respectful dialogue. This will afford an exceptional opportunity for renewing old acquaintances, making new contacts, networking, and facilitating partnerships across national and disciplinary borders’.

Venue : Virginia Tech, Arlington, Virginia, USA.

6

AISNSW Pathways and Partnerships Forum 2022 - The Art of the Possible

‘The AISNSW Pathways and Partnerships Forum is being hosted at a time of great social change that is impacting education and the workplace. At a period of significant curriculum reform, AISNSW is collaborating with schools, governments, educational bodies and industry to lead the way in creating new and exciting opportunities for students and educators’.

Venue : Doltone House, Pirrama Road, Pyrmont NSW.

6

Best Practice Simulation Training in Mental Health

‘In this interactive workshop, Nadine Hantke will take the participants through training using role plays and actor-based simulations for mental health teaching. A professional actor will also be in attendance for part of the workshop. Throughout the workshop, participants will learn more about scripting, performing and staging simulations – with a focus on the sensitivities and precautions involved’.

Venue : Interactive Workshop.

6

Implementing PLD in Years 3 to 6

‘This full-day seminar provides educators working within the Years 3, 4, 5 & 6 with the knowledge and tools required to explicitly target the range in literacy ability evident within middle and upper primary classes in a systematic fashion. Despite the range in ability within each middle and upper primary class, PLD’s targeted SSP teaching aims to cater for the literacy outcomes of all middle and upper primary students. This seminar provides a scope and sequence and process that is practical, realistic and time-efficient to implement and will cater for advanced, average and delayed students’.

Venue : Online Seminar.

6

Principal well-being - North Coast SPC

‘This professional learning program is designed to better equip school leaders to manage their own mental health and wellbeing, understand the needs of their staff in this area and develop a proactive whole school strategy to plan for improved wellbeing’. NSW Secondary Principals Council.

Venue : Aanuka Beach Resort, Firman Drive, Coffs Harbour, NSW.

6

Show-Stopping School Concerts [Melbourne] - Australian School of Performing Arts

‘Do you want to put on a show that will blow your school community away, but don’t know where to start ? Or do you have all the ideas ready to go but need a helping hand to bring your production to life ? Join our expert instructors as they give you simple and effective tools to create a show-stopping [and stress-free !] performance’.

Venue : St Hilary’s Anglican Church, 12 John Street, Kew, Victoria.

6

Show-Stopping School Concerts [Sydney] - Australian School of Performing Arts

‘Do you want to put on a show that will blow your school community away, but don’t know where to start ? Or do you have all the ideas ready to go but need a helping hand to bring your production to life ? Join our expert instructors as they give you simple and effective tools to create a show-stopping [and stress-free !] performance’.

Venue : North Ryde Anglican Church, 152 Coxs Road, North Ryde, Sydney, NSW.

6

New !The Beginning Teachers Survival Pack

‘This workshop is about the basics of behaviour management…the true approaches that allow us to test early, fail fast and respond to things as we go along that lead to good teaching and student learning. The workshop teaches beginning teachers the simple routines that enable them to control a class throughout a lesson from day to day, week to week term to term. You will learn about the basics of control and influence. How to build a respectful relationship, class rules, correcting behaviours, small responses that keep things calm and what consequences work and what consequences do not. You will also learn simple routines that make life easier’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

6

Wollongong Secondary Youth Leadership Conference

‘Run by youth, for youth, our Youth Leadership Conference is designed to inspire, strengthen and empower our future leaders. This action-packed one-day event will consist of internationally-recognised speakers and team activities which focus on four key areas of immense importance for today’s young people’.

Venue : TBC, Wollongong, NSW.

6

Working with Diverse Learners - ADHD [Primary]

‘We have worked with students who have an Attention Deficit Hyperactivity diagnosis, or who present with similar behaviours. We have a keen interest in the neuro diverse brain and have studied it extensively during our time in education. We have developed a toolbox of strategies and techniques that work in the classroom and are easy to implement. We understand the different ways these students learn and we have successfully engaged them in our classes and seen them flourish in their learning and with their peers. We know the amazing and unique skill set a focused student with ADHD/ADD can bring to your classroom. If we can understand, manage and successfully engage the student with ADHD/ADD, we know you can too’.

Postponed from 3 November 2021. Other details appear the same.

Venue : HBF Stadium, Mount Claremont, Western Australia.

6-7

Adelaide Careers & Employment Expo

‘The event is for school students, parents, teachers, graduates, job seekers, people looking for courses and workers seeking new training options’.

Venue : Adelaide Showground, Adelaide, South Australia.

6-7

Early Childhood Australia Reconciliation Symposium

Advancing reconciliation in early childhood education and care. ‘The symposium will be held over two days and the format will be highly interactive. For those participants who attended last year’s event, there will be updates from various speakers plus new presenters and ideas to build on the journey. ECA is seeking table facilitators for the duration of the event and those who attended last year may consider applying for this role during your registration’.

Venue : DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade , Darwin City, Darwin, Northern Territory.

6-7

Elevate 2022 – Drama Queensland

‘Drama Queensland’s 2022 conference Elevate will provide a platform for teachers, academics and industries professionals to share insight, knowledge, practice and experience. It will offer a space for us to share our approaches to advocacy, curriculum and to find new opportunities in the face of adversity. It’s time for our community to come together and draw on our unique collective strength to Elevate our practice, Elevate our minds and Elevate our hearts’.

Venue : TBC, Brisbane, Queensland.

6-7

International Conference on Innovative Engineering Technologies

‘We will give you the opportunity to gain insights and meet people who are driving innovation across the field of Innovative Engineering Technologies. Sessions discussed at the event will challenge you to think big, question and discover, break boundaries and redefine, be challenged and inspired’.

Venue : Rendezvous Hotel Perth Central, Perth, Western Australia.

6-7

VADEA 2022 Conference

VADEA. ‘Look out for further information on this page. We look forward to seeing you there !’

Venue : Accor Stadium, Edwin Flack Avenue, Sydney Olympic Park, NSW.

7/5-18/

Sounds-Write Online Workshop

‘This online course offers an instructional method that is multi-sensory, structured, code orientated, sequential and explicit. These aspects are strongly recommended for teaching children to read and spell. This course will provide lesson plans which are clearly structured and easily followed within a systematic, synthetic phonics program. It teaches all key elements of conceptual understanding, factual knowledge, and the essential skills of blending, segmenting and phoneme manipulation; all of which are necessary to learn to read and spell’. The course structure is detailed on the sit .

Venue : Online.

9

Compliance In Everyday Practice

‘This practical session enables educators of all levels to understand how the National Law and Regulations underpin many of their daily practices so that they can better ensure the health and safety of all children attending. Participants will be supported to build their confidence with practice-based scenarios, interactive discussions and clarity around how understanding the Law and Regulations underpins the provision of a quality service’.

Venue : Webinar.

9

Reimagining PE – Liverpool

ACHPER NSW. ‘This full-day workshop will guide you through translating the syllabus requirements for physical education into innovative programs. The workshop covers : unpacking and interpreting the movement-based outcomes; exploring what student achievement can look like in each Stage; translating movement content into engaging lessons that challenge all students; exploring the propositions and how they can inform our PE programs; collaborative review of current scope and sequences; content mapping and auditing units of work to identify any gaps in coverage; and modelling a process for critiquing current practices’.

Venue : Liverpool Catholic Club, 424/458 Hoxton Park Road, Prestons, NSW.

9

New !Smart Ways to Improve Student Learning, Reduce Teacher Workload and Minimise Stress

‘This workshop explores effective tools and strategies to reduce teacher workload, minimise stressors and improve student learning as a direct result. Core topics include Time management strategies; Working smarter, not harder; Self-management tools; The power of focus; Avoiding time wasters; Dynamic problem solving; Minimising teacher stressors; Stress management techniques; and The correlation between teacher workload and student learning outcomes’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

9

New ! Tech tools for Listening and Speaking skill development in EAL and Language classes

‘The focus of this workshop will be on discovering easy to use tools which develop students’ Listening and Speaking skills, and which allow students to use their language in a meaningful way both inside and outside the classroom. During the workshop, participants will use the tools presented to create teaching activities which facilitate richer and more engaging learning opportunities, and which were not previously possible without the use of technology. This is a hands-on workshop, ideally suited to teachers who want to make better use of technology to save time and increase student engagement, and participants will come away with a host of new ideas for activities as well as the teaching materials that they will develop during the day’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

9-10

HR Leaders Forum - Resilience Through Resourcefulness

The 2022 Preliminary Program is now available while you can check all speakers from the listing on the site. Monitor for further information as we get closer to the event.

Venue : International Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW.

9-11

New !Beyond the Emergency Row - New directions for international education

‘Future HE – Redefining issues in HE Marketing, Recruitment and Identity. A Campus Morning Mail-Twig Marketing Conference’. Full details of who the speakers are and plans for individual sessions can be found on the site.

Venue : Online.

10

Better Teaching Better Learning [Brisbane]

Powerful Partnerships. ‘Knowing when to take responsibility and when to let go, supporting our students to become self-regulated learners is an ongoing struggle. We will unpack a range of pedagogical strategies from prompting and cuing to modelling and demonstrating, and unpack how to use them effectively no matter what learning area you teach and no matter what year level you teach. We explore types of homework that are most powerful, how to use formative assessment to impact learning and explore a simple questioning framework to support our students achieve the best possible outcomes’.

Venue : The Sebel Brisbane Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland.

10

Law for School Counsellors & Guidance Officers QLD 2022

Full details of the program are found on the home page and topics included cover Scope of Practice and Case Management in 2022: Managing Pressures to Expand the Roles of Counsellors and Wellbeing Staff and Mitigating the Legal Risks; Note-Taking and Record Keeping and Objecting to Subpoenas; and Obtaining Consent from Mature Minors and Navigating Consent Where There is Family Separation.

Venue : Hilton Brisbane, 190 Elizabeth St, Brisbane, Queensland.

10

Master Mentoring : The Training and Assessment Strategy and Industry Consultation

‘This webinar is focused on the all-important Training and Assessment Strategy [TAS] and the evidence that should be being reviewed by the RTO to ensure it is meeting its obligations when it comes to detail, accuracy and the informing of industry. This 90-minute session includes 15 minutes dedicated to answering your questions and participants will be provided with supportive resources to assist back in the workplace’.

Venue : Online.

10

New !New Teachers - Simple Strategies to Boost Your Students’ Exam Results and Confidence

‘This workshop is for you if you’re in your first or second year of teaching and want to ensure your students get the results they’re capable of [especially in Years 9 – 12]; you’d like some simple but powerful strategies for delivering the subject content in a way that makes the info stick in your students’ memory and flow easily from brain to paper in their assessments; you’re teaching the syllabus/curriculum content, but sometimes, your students just don’t seem to be able to put it across in the way that exams, essay titles and assessments require’ and other options.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

10

Quality Assurance for Online and Blended Learning Professional Learning

‘This webinar will look at how to design and develop online learning which will ensure learners are engaged in the learning and are able to successfully complete their training program. Join Kevin as we look at the quality aspects of online and blended learning and apply a quality assurance lens on the design and development of online learning’.

Venue : Online.

10

Student-Centred Structured Inquiry in Mathematics - a teacher’s perspective

‘Student-centred structured inquiry in Mathematics allows students to take control of their learning. With teachers walking alongside all students, ready to guide them at key points within the lesson, they are able to elicit deep mathematical understanding. This webinar will unpack the effect this professional learning has had on teachers’ pedagogical content knowledge and mathematical content knowledge. It will focus on the impact of student learning and the improvement in whole school mathematics data. We will also explore the “where to next” for whole school professional learning’.

Venue : Webinar.

10

New !Unlocking Autism in the Mainstream Classrooms [May 2022]

‘People with Autism do not suffer from Autism they suffer from people who do not understand autism ! This interesting and highly practical workshop is designed for teachers and teacher assistants who work with autistic students and who would like to help with unlocking the puzzling aspects of motivating students who do not respond in a “normal way”. The workshop focuses on ten aspects of Autism and practical ways to deal with these characteristics and help Autistic Students thrive’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

10-11

Executive Leadership Summit 2022 [Sydney]

‘The summit focuses on the core learnings of an MBA with practical, experience-based keynotes and case studies from the leaders of Australia’s most successful companies. With sessions on leadership, strategy, innovation, operations, marketing, people and change management, the event aims to fine tune your all-round leadership skills or take them to the next level’.

Postponed from 9-10 November 2021. Other details appear the same.

Venue : Dockside, Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney, NSW.

10-24

Instructional Design [AITD]

‘Design learning that captivates and makes an impact with expert facilitator, Naomi Waldron. This is a 4-part blended learning course consisting of self-paced learning and online sessions delivered on specific dates. View the full course overview’ on the site including sessions dates and times as well as types.

Venue :Virtual Course.

11

Deep Dive Webinar : Busy vs Productive Behaviours

‘In this 90-minute webinar, Maria Andrews tackles the myths of multitasking and productiveness while encouraging leaders to look at new ways of measuring productivity and the value assigned to work and performance. This session will give team leaders, supervisors and managers new insights into the way they assign work and set goals for performance and productivity’.

Venue : Online.

11

From Conflict to Collaboration [Brisbane]

Powerful Partnerships. ‘This 1 day professional learning experience will help you develop your skills to deal with these difficult situations - whether it be upset or angry parents, or uncooperative colleagues. We explore how to develop your emotional intelligence around reading body language, deescalating upset parents/staff, developing more effective relationships, structuring the critical conversation for positive outcomes and much more’.

Venue : The Sebel Brisbane Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland.

11

New !Managing and Responding to Extreme Behaviours

‘This webinar will address a range of common concerns about behaviour management that teachers share. It will explore a classroom behaviour plan that all teachers can implement in their classroom and take away a range of tips and strategies that will support our toughest kids to begin cooperating. A key focus of this webinar will be the enlightening work of Ross Greene M.D who states that ‘students will do well if they can’ and challenges the faulty notion that ‘students will do well if they want to’’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

11

Practical Issues and Goal Achievement in Higher Education Leadership and Management

‘This interactive session with a former Vice-Chancellor explores leadership and management issues particular to universities, with a focus on those who are academic heads, deputy heads, deputy deans and associate deans, or equivalent roles at the University of Melbourne’.

Venue : Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education, Elisabeth Murdoch Building, , Victoria .

11

Relationship, Trust, Success : Engaging your community

‘If we expand our vision of the school we include our community. Educators shouldn't be the only ones contributing to and using schools. If we connect the core curriculum beyond the classroom by attracting the right people and asking the right questions our school can be a significant player in our community’.

Venue : Webinar.

11-13

8th Stockholm International Conference of Research in Vocational Education and Training

‘A forum for discussion and dissemination of state of the art research in VET. A space for international networking and cooperation, part of the yearly academic events of VETNET [The European network of research in Vocational Education and Training]’.

Venue : Viking Line, Ship M/S Gabriella, Cruise to Helsinki, Finland.

11-14

Updated !INSAR 2022 Annual Meeting

‘Information will be posted here for the upcoming Annual Meeting, INSAR 2022. Details will also be posted for registration, hotel and in-conjunction events when they are available’. Monitor for further information.

Venue : Hybrid Event - Virtual and in-person at JW Marriott, Austin, Texas.

11, 18, 25

New !Role Modelling Positive Leadership and Coaching Strategies [3 Sessions]

‘This workshop will help participants to understand the principles of positive leadership, and how to put them into practice. The workshop will begin with an introduction to the concept of positive leadership, followed by a series of exercises and discussions designed to help participants understand their own personal leadership style. By the end of the workshop, participants will have a better understanding of what it takes to be a positive leader and how to use their own strengths to achieve success’.

Please note : This workshop runs over three consecutive weeks. Each session consists of 1.5 hours of PD.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

11/5-17/6

Dare to Lead™ Online Program 2022 - [QELi]

‘Leadership courage is a collection of four learnt skills. This virtual program gives you the flexibility to learn and connect with other leaders remotely via our Zoom Classroom. You’ll have access to Dr Brené Brown’s exclusive videos and activities in order to build your courage toolkit : Navigating Vulnerability + Leading with , Building Trust + Rising from Setbacks’. All details regarding sessions and activities are found on the above , including Welcome and Preparation on 25 April.

Venue : Online.

12

Aspirant Leaders Program [Brisbane]

Powerful Partnerships. ‘We will cover essential attributes and skills of effective leadership including : time management, influencing others, management V leadership, strategic planning, crucial conversations, building the capacity of others, leading with integrity. … and so much more’.

Venue : The Sebel Brisbane Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland.

12

New !Breaking into Creative Writing [Montessori Australia]

‘Not every child believes they can be successful writers and may even avoid writing at all costs. In this workshop we will look at activities to break down the barriers, find ways to include creative writing across a variety of genres and explore ways that it can be used across the curriculum. Workshop participants are encouraged to have a go at the writing process themselves so that they can explore what the 6-12 child experiences’.

Venue : Online.

12

Cognitive Load Theory - Implications for Primary Teachers

AIS NSW. ‘Understanding the importance of cognitive load theory is vitally important for primary school teachers, as how students learn and retain taught information is a critical factor in their progress. Participants in this course will discover how our brains learn, the limitations of working memory and how to structure lessons in order to maximise students’ learning’.

Venue : Online.

12

Conflict Management and Difficult Behaviours

‘We all know how damaging unresolved workplace conflict between individuals and groups can be. Leaving these problems unchecked isn’t an option ! Fortunately, this one-day course will provide you with insights into why conflict and unacceptable behaviour occurs. Just as importantly, you will be provided with a ‘toolkit’ of practical ideas, tips and techniques that will help you resolve the problem quickly and effectively’.

Venue : Christie Conference Centre, 100 Walker Street, North Sydney, NSW.

12

Presentation Skills [AITD]

‘Learn to present with confidence and authority led by expert facilitator, Pam Macdonald. This course will take place in a CBD location. The venue details will be emailed to participants one week prior to the course date’.

Venue : CBD,. Melbourne, Victoria.

12

STEM Hour : Connect, learn, grow - Meaningful documentation

‘In this webinar, our panellists will provide insight into the transformative effects of meaningful documentation on children’s learning, your ability to plan and scaffold as well as your team’s reflective practices. Our panel will provide practical tips on how to implement these strategies into practice’.

Venue : Online.

12

Student Engagement Conference 2022 [Advance HE]

‘Student engagement has never been more important or more challenging. This conference will provide an opportunity for the sector to come together to review where we’ve been and to consider where next. It will focus on the engagement of students in all aspects of their higher education, from the ‘classroom’ to extra-curricular activities including leadership and governance; asking what does it mean to lead student engagement and how can we continue to improve our vision of student engagement’.

Venue : Virtual Conference.

12

New !Using Visual Supports to Powerfully Assist Your Student with an ASD [and other Visual Learners] - May 2022

‘Visual supports can be objects, photographs, drawings, written words, schedules or symbols that help to increase independence, support understanding, encourage effective communication, reduce anxious behaviour, promote engagement in learning tasks, provide structure and routine and support transitions. Visual supports can also be tools that support organisation, summarisation, comprehension and retention of knowledge as well as tools to illustrate relationships between concepts, terms and facts. This workshop explores the range, uses and benefits of using visual supports to enhance understanding, learning and retention’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

12-13

2022 May Global Education Conference

University of Riverside. ‘The Global Conference on Education is an international refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in education. The Global Conference on Education promotes collaborative excellence between academicians and professionals from Education’.

Venue : Hybrid - Virtually via the platform ZOOM. In addition we are offering in person attendance, Riverside, California.

12-13

2022 Australian Inclusive Schooling Conference [Illume Learning]

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : Online.

12-13

New !Health & Physical Education Symposium

‘This Symposium is specifically for key teachers and curriculum leaders of HPE or PDHPE [NSW] teaching primary or secondary in Christian Schools. We are seeking experienced writers of curriculum programs and units of work in the Christian school context using the God’s Big Story framework. The HPE Symposium will be facilitated with delegates working in state groups, using an exemplar model, to produce creative and innovative units of work for HPE’.

Venue : Christian Heritage College, 322 Wecker Rd, Carindale, Queensland.

12-13

Stage 6 Conference - A Deep Dive into ST6 Pedagogy

‘The Stage 6 Conference aims to develop pedagogical content knowledge, broadening our existing teaching strategies and addressing some of the specific areas of content where teachers feel there is a lack of clarity in the Syllabus. We will focus on continued improvement in teaching practices to support student performance. Educational research is impacting our syllabuses. How do we integrate these influences into our classrooms ? What do we keep doing the same and what do we need to change ? The focus in 2022 will look at some of the big ideas in science education research and the impacts we can enact on our teaching practice’.

Venue : Virtual Hybrid Event : In-Person Metro and Online.

12-14

2022 CDAA National Conference

‘The CDAA 2022 National Conference Title is : Career Development Excellence in the New Normal - the opportunity to explore Career Development’s vital contribution to a world living with COVID-19. Come and learn from the outstanding line up of International and Australian presenters from all sectors of the profession about delivering career development excellence in this new normal of a constantly changing environment’.

Venue : Crowne Plaza Sydney Coogee Beach, Coogee, NSW.

12-14

Victorian Careers Show : 2022

‘The Victorian Careers Show follows on from the success of our flagship event, the VCE and Careers Expo which celebrates its 30th year in 2022 ! View 2022 Visitor Guide’ here.

Venue : Exhibition Pavilion 1, Melbourne Showgrounds, Epsom Road, Ascot Vale, Victoria.

12-14

The 8th World Conference on Women’s Studies 2022 [WCWS 2022]

‘The World Conference on Women’s Studies offers participants an enriching opportunity to deepen knowledge of global feminisms along with the theoretical, policy and personal dimensions of Women’s Studies scholar-activism worldwide, engaging with intersecting fields of Gender and Sexuality Studies and the many disciplines that constitute Women’s Studies’.

Venue : Virtual Conference.

13

7-10 Symposium - Art Education Victoria

‘Art Education Victoria is proud to present our inaugural 7-10 Symposium with our theme being Transitions : supporting moments in time. Join us as we explore topics related to Transitions for students and art educators teaching Years 7-10 visual art. We will share ideas, experiences and bring teachers together to support teacher professional learning’.

Venue : Monash University, Caulfield East, Victoria.

13

Effective Pedagogy

Powerful Partnerships. ‘This 1 day professional learning experience will explore a range of learning strategies students need to succeed. The program is designed to engage participants and support them to grow and better understand how to implement high impact strategies in their classrooms. Whether you are beginning your career or an experienced teacher, this workshop has something for everyone and will not only equip you with a greater range of strategies for your classroom, it will inspire you to share your knowledge with others. There is a particular focus on Engaging Students and Effective Feedback’.

Venue : The Sebel Brisbane Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland.

13

Introduction to academic and university governance in Australian higher education

‘This session is a practical primer on academic and corporate governance in Australian higher education, both at a sector level [TEQSA] and an institutional level and its operation at the University of Melbourne. The session looks at system governance and regulation, corporate governance and academic governance. Participants will learn about the role of council and academic board, the Higher Education Standards, as well as current issues in higher education governance. It includes discussions with the University’s governance officers’.

Venue : Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education, Elisabeth Murdoch Building, Parkville, Victoria.

13

Numeracy In The Early Years

‘This session includes an overview of basic mathematics and numeracy skills to give educators the confidence to incorporate numeracy concepts and mathematical based experiences in a play-based program. You will have the opportunity to reflect on the use of learning environments to support the development of numeracy concepts, while being responsive to children’s abilities and interests while learning through play. Educators will walk away with practical strategies and ideas for activities which will encourage children’s curiosity for learning, problem solving and effective communication’.

Venue : Webinar.

13

New !Restorative Practices - An Introduction

‘This one day webinar will investigate and explore the following content : Restorative Justice philosophy and values; The key building blocks of a relational classroom; The Relational Window into classroom behaviour management; The Restorative continuum and informal to formal responses; and The affective statement and the restorative chat’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

13

New !Teaching Complex, Hard to Reach, Disinterested and Disruptive Students

‘This workshop provides teachers, behaviour coordinators, teacher assistants and support personnel with strategies, techniques and ideas designed to prevent motivation and discipline problems in the most difficult of classrooms. Here you will discover specific strategies and techniques designed to change attitudes and create positive environments capable of great change. This workshop has the potential to dramatically change teachers’ and students’ lives’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

13-14

Boarding Schools Expo - Dubbo 2022

‘The Boarding Schools Expo is your chance to talk through your family’s educational needs with a comprehensive selection of schools. Come and ask questions, compare schools and find out about the wide range of scholarships and bursaries on offer. It’s as simple as ABC’.

Venue : Convention Centre, Dubbo, NSW.

13-14

Fierce Conversations - Roma

‘The simplest definition of a Fierce Conversation is one in which we come out from behind ourselves, into the conversation, and make it real. While many fear ‘real’, it is the ‘unreal’ conversations that ought to concern us because they are incredibly expensive. Once you’ve tasted this elusive thing called candour, served up with intelligence, passion, and skill possibilities will be expanded and, when sustained, will revolutionise your school’s culture’.

Venue : Roma Explorers Inn, Warrego Highway, Roma, Queensland.

13-15

May 2022 Global Virtual Fair

‘This global fair is for all Search Associates schools and teachers. Please note the following : The time zone for this Fair is Gulf Standard Time, UTC +4. The virtual fair is on Friday May 13 – Sunday May 15. The virtual fair will be accessible to schools and candidates globally’.

Venue : Virtual.

13-15

The Southeast Asian Conference on Education [SEACE]

‘The Southeast Asian Conference on Education seeks to identify the challenges and highlight the strength in the way ASEAN countries address and tackle the region’s educational needs, at both the national level and at the region-wide level, such as internationalisation, multiculturalism, connectivity, mobility and accessibility’.

Venue : Held online from Singapore.

14

Updated !Phonemic Awareness Next Steps - Roma

‘Leading and teaching Phonemic Awareness as part of a structured literacy approach. In this workshop, participants will delve more deeply into the Phonemic Awareness program written by Dr Michael Heggerty. This workshop has been designed for participants who have some previous experience with the program and wish to refine and consolidate while gaining an understanding of how this sits within broader literacy strategies’.

Venue : Roma Explorers Inn, Warrego Highway, Roma, Queensland.

14-16

3rd International Educators Conference [I-EDCON 2022]

“Coping up with the New Normal Education : Research, Methodologies and Best Practices”. An annual event provided for educators in various fields to discuss a range of studies exploring approaches, methodologies, technologies and common or innovative practices and develop sustainable professional networks focused on the long-term advancement of knowledge in the academe’.

Venue : Bangkok, Thailand.

15-16

15th International Conference on e-Learning and Innovative Pedagogies 2022

‘The conference features research addressing the following annual themes and special focus : e-Learning as Participation in Meaning : Multimodal and Multiliteracies Perspective. Theme 1 : Considering Digital Pedagogies; Theme 2 : New Digital Institutions and Spaces; Theme 3 : Technologies of Mediation; Theme 4 : Designing Social Transformations’.

Venue : Blended Conference, National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan AND Online .

15-16

18th International Conference on Technology, Knowledge, and Society 2022

‘The conference features research addressing the following annual themes and special focus : Trust, Surveillance, Democracy. Theme 1 : Histories of Technology; Theme 2 : Knowledge Makers; Theme 3 : Social Realities’.

Venue : Blended Conference, National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan AND Online.

16

CAA’s 2022 Online Industry Update Day

‘Hear from a range of industry bodies about pathways, new and emerging careers, skill shortages and student opportunities for employment/study’.

Venue : Online.

16

New !Dyslexia - Practical Skills and Ideas to use in the Classroom

‘Dyslexia workshop will cover – What is dyslexia ?; Causes of dyslexia; Characteristics; Dyslexia and other learning difficulties; Dyslexia and Dyscalculia; Dyslexia and Dysgraphia; Dyslexia and Auditory Processing Disorder; Dyslexia and Working Memory Disorder; Case studies; Strategies to use in the classroom; Resources; and Recommended readings’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

16

New !Fostering Responsible Mathematics Learners

‘This webinar operates from the premise that a lack of student agency is often, if not always, the #1 reason for classes being less than ideal. This collaborative webinar is a guide for teachers to foster student agency and also provides a pathway for leaders to increase student agency within their department’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

16

Implementing PLD in the Junior Primary [Reception, Year 1 and Year 2]

‘This full-day online seminar provides educators working within Reception, Year 1 and 2 with the knowledge and tools required to explicitly target pre-literacy and early literacy in a systematic fashion. This seminar explains the implementation of PLD’s structured synthetic phonics programs [SSP] within the Foundation year. It outlines PLD’s targeted teaching and the associated tracking and reporting of skill development. The implementation of this preventative program aims to set up young learners for success in their literacy acquisition’. SPELD, South Australia.

Venue : Online Seminar.

16 **

eLearning : Production & Delivery [AITD]

‘Up your eLearning game by mastering the technology needed to create engaging experiences with expert facilitator, John Stericker. This is a 5-week online course consisting of 3 live webinars and self-directed learning. View the full course and details on the site’.

Venue : Virtual.

16-17

New !2022 Christian Schools National Policy Forum

‘A program outline has been prepared to provide you with an overview of the event and to assist you with some approximate timings for your planing and preparation. Download this from the home page above’.

Venue : Hyatt Hotel, 120 Commonwealth Ave, Canberra, ACT.

16-17

Updated !2022 Round Table Conference - Inclusion and Access to Information in our Changing World

‘The 2022 Conference will explore the challenges and opportunities in this rapidly changing world for technology developers, accessible format producers, libraries, publishers, education institutions, government bodies and other organisations in facilitating equitable information access for people with print disabilities. It will also focus attention on the experiences of people with print disabilities to embrace a range of approaches needed to participate in the community against the backdrop of a global pandemic’.

Venue : Online.

16-17

ACEL Inclusion & Disability Conference 2022

‘This year’s conference theme is : If I belong, I succeed. The Conference will focus on ways in which educators can ensure that all students access and engage in learning. We are inspired by The Alice Springs [Mparntwe] Education Declaration’s goal of providing “all young Australians with access to high-quality education that is inclusive and free from any form of discrimination” and ensuring that they “have a sense of belonging, purpose and meaning that enable them to thrive in their learning environment”. The importance of belonging and an equitable education will run through this conference with a concrete focus on making sure participants are walking away with knowledge, skills and connections that can have an impact in their role and context’.

Venue : Sofitel Brisbane, 249 Turbot St, Brisbane, Queensland.

16-17

The Trades Fit : Young Women in Trades and Tech

Victorian Government. ‘The Trades Fit - Young Women in Trades and Tech is an inaugural expo hosted by the Department of Education and Training. The expo showcases employment options within the trades and tech industries, with interactive displays set up for students to experience what these careers could be. The expo will introduce female students in years 9 and 10 to career pathways in traditionally male dominated industries, and provide information about how they can pursue exciting career opportunities in these fields’.

Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf, Victoria.

16-18

2022 International Conference on Networked Learning [NLC]

‘The focus of the conference has been research and practice that addresses relational and interactional aspects of learning and development with an emphasis on dialogical learning, collaborative and cooperative learning and learning in social networks’.

Venue : Sundsvall, Sweden.

16-18

Implementing Differentiated Instruction in Elementary Classrooms

‘In this workshop, participants will discover a practical and intentional process for the planning and implementing differentiating instruction. Participants will have tools to use assessment for decision-making and manage the multiple needs within a classroom. Based on research, participants will gain strategies to meet the needs of both highest performing students and struggling students within one lesson. Participants will gain new teaching practices that extend from the theories and research into practice’.

Venue : Live Streamed [check relevant time].

16-19

Australian Library and Information Association Annual Conference 2022

‘ALIA provides the platform as a meeting point for all Library and Information professionals, from all sectors and all areas of Australia and the international community. The National Conference provides unparalleled opportunities to become stronger as professionals and as an industry with engaging programs and a forum to collaborate, network and build partnerships amongst our colleagues, peers, industry leaders and corporate partners’.

Venue : National Convention Centre, Canberra, ACT.

16-19

New !OTESSA22

‘Join us to hear from the listed scholars and practitioners as they share about our conference theme - Critical Change’.

Venue : Online.

16-19

PAKDD 2022

The 26th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining. ‘The PAKDD provides an international forum for researchers and industry practitioners to share their new ideas, original research results, and practical development experiences from all KDD related areas, including data mining, data warehousing, machine learning, artificial intelligence, databases, statistics, knowledge engineering, visualisation, decision-making systems and the emerging applications’.

Venue : Chengdu, China.

16-19

World Forum on Early Care and Education

‘Join early childhood professionals and advocates from around the world who will assemble in Orlando and online to engage in work and dialogue to impact the futures of young children and their families’.

Venue : Orlando, Florida, USA AND Virtual.

16-20

28th Women in Leadership Summit [Sydney]

‘Unlock your innate strengths and pursue your own vision of success. Unlock self-awareness and lead with purpose; Leverage Emotional Intelligence and influential communication; Build mental mechanisms for career success; and Expand your personal and professional network of like-minded women’.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

16-21

New !Creative Leadership for Principals [Brisbane]

‘ Courageous leaders cultivate the emergence of creative genius in those around them to spark transformational change. Learn how ! You must have a desire to lead with authenticity and the daring to reimagine schooling. You will be led via the Designed InGenuity framework which is proven to increase motivation, group accountability and the collective efficacy of a team. You will work closely with a “pod” of up to seven colleagues’.

Venue : Multimodal - Various Locations.

16, 23, 30

New ! From tried and true to brand new : successful activities for Language classes

3 Sessions. ‘Collected during Rowena’s 25 years in the classroom, the activities presented in this workshop are based on 2 fundamental questions : “What do I want my students to do in the language ?” and “What do I want my students to know in/about the language ?”. With that as the foundation, the activities presented in this workshop will cover all 5 macro-skills as well as vocabulary, grammar development and intercultural understanding’.

Please note : This workshop runs over three consecutive weeks. Each session consists of 1.5 hours of PD.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

17

Engineering STEM workshop [Little Scientists] [Sydney]

‘The workshop will help you recognise opportunities for technical learning in everyday life and show you how to scaffold children’s eagerness to invent, produce, analyse and experiment. You will recognise individual preferences in technical education and explore your own technical approach. By the end of this workshop, you will know how to integrate technical education into your setting in age-appropriate ways’.

Venue : Seaforth Village Community Centre, Seaforth, NSW.

17

Excellence in Customer Service

‘This workshop discusses some of the challenges in providing excellence in service and highlights strategies that enable excellence in service to be “seen” by our client base’.

Venue : VDC, Melbourne, Victoria.

17

How can we [re] engage secondary students in the writing process ?

‘This session addresses the key question : How can we [re] engage secondary students in the writing process? Australia’s NAPLAN data indicates that more than 50 per cent of secondary school students are achieving below the national standard in Writing. Is this because they can’t write, or because they don’t want to write’.

Venue : Webinar.

17

Implementing PLD in the middle and upper primary [Years 3, 4, 5 && 6]

‘This full-day seminar provides educators working within the Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 with the knowledge and tools required to explicitly target the range in literacy ability evident within middle and upper primary classes in a systematic fashion. Despite the range in ability within each middle and upper primary class, PLD’s targeted SSP teaching aims to cater for the literacy outcomes of all middle and upper primary students’.

Venue : SPELD SA Centre Conference Room, Adelaide, South Australia.

17

Introduction to risk management for higher education

‘This interactive session introduces participants to the key models in risk management, focusing on the definition of risk and enterprise risk management [ERM]. The ERM components will introduce participants to the two main models in this area : ISO 31000 and COSO, with examples of their use and adoption in higher education settings’.

Venue : Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education, Elisabeth Murdoch Building, Parkville, Victoria.

17

New !Lessons learned remotely : Harnessing the tech tools we used during lockdown in face to face and blended Language classrooms

‘In this workshop participants will look at : Ways to take advantage of the asynchronous and flexible nature of remote learning; Ways to use the relationship-building activities we did online to enhance learning in the face to face classroom; and Ways to make our classroom more student-led. This is a hands-on workshop and participants will come away with a host of new ideas for activities as well as teaching materials that they will develop during the workshop. Although the examples given in this workshop will come from French, the ideas presented are general in nature and can be applied in most Language classrooms, so teachers of all languages are encouraged to attend’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

17

Using Digital Technology to Engage Learners [Montessori Australia]

‘Participants will be invited to consider some broad characteristics that make Montessori classrooms engaging for children. After an audiovisual tour of some very specific ways in which digital technologies can enhance these characteristics without detracting from our core method, participants will be inspired to integrate technology into their 6-12 and adolescent classrooms to engage and motivate their young “digital natives”’.

Venue : Grovely State School, Brisbane, Queensland AND Online.

17

New !What does it mean to ‘properly inform and protect learners’ ?

‘Something that every RTO is required to do. Standard 5 talks about the need for RTOs to ensure “each learner is properly informed and protected”. But what exactly does this mean in practice ? Join Ian Whitehouse as he takes us through the compliance obligations contained in Standard 5 from the Standards for RTOs 2015, and answers the question “What are the common pitfalls my RTO needs to avoid” ?’.

Venue : Webinar.

17 **

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Online Program Term 2 Day 1

‘The program is comprised of three phases; the pre-course benchmark, the online workshop and post program support. Each day will run from 9.00 am – 3.30pm. In order to complete the program effectively attendance is needed for all days’. Other details from the site.

Venue : Online.

17-18

Quality Teaching Rounds Foundational Workshop [Dubbo]

‘This intensive two-day workshop prepares school leaders and teachers for implementing Quality Teaching Rounds and engages participants in a rigorous discussions of classroom practice. It includes the following sessions : The Quality Teaching Model, Diagnosing classroom practice through Quality Teaching Rounds, Essential features of Quality Teaching Rounds, Quality Teaching Rounds: Research overview, Analysing classroom practice through the Quality Teaching Model and Preparing for Quality Teaching Rounds at your school’.

Venue : TBC, Dubbo, NSW.

17-18

Quality Teaching Rounds Foundational Workshop Online

‘This intensive two-day workshop prepares school leaders and teachers for implementing Quality Teaching Rounds and engages participants in a rigorous discussions of classroom practice. It includes the following sessions : The Quality Teaching Model, Diagnosing classroom practice through Quality Teaching Rounds, Essential features of Quality Teaching Rounds, Quality Teaching Rounds: Research overview, Analysing classroom practice through the Quality Teaching Model and Preparing for Quality Teaching Rounds at your school’.

Venue : Online.

18

ASCD Virtual Symposium : Empowered Principals - Reflect and Renew - ASCD

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : Virtual Symposium.

18

From STEM to STE[A]M Education : Why sciences and arts creativities matter for future-making education

‘In this talk I will provide a case for repositioning and reconfiguring Arts in STEM so that STEAM education becomes democratised enactments where arts and sciences are not separate or even separable endeavours. I will draw upon the critical knowledges and creativities of scientists, artists and educators, working in and across industry and education, as evidence to develop greater understanding of the contribution of education across the arts and sciences and to re-imagine our collective futures’.

Venue : Webinar.

18

New !How to transform your school model into a Professional Learning Community

‘This workshop is aimed at all members of a school community who want to participate, lead or embed professional learning communities within their school. The key areas which we will examine are : Learn what sets PLCs apart from more traditional models of schooling; What is required to transform your school into a PLC; How to shift teacher’s beliefs and mindsets through a strategies focus on student growth; What specific work is undertaken by collaborative teams; and Common missteps to avoid and how to manage resistant staff members’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

18

Polyvagal Theory for Educators

‘The Polvagal Theory was developed by noted researcher-psychiatrist Dr Steven Porges. It describes the way our autonomic nervous system acts as a lifeguard – always looking for cues of safety and danger. We are not aware of the searching going on as it is not a conscious brain function like thinking is, but sub-cortical or nervous system function. Join adult education specialist, Linno Rhodes as she unpacks the polyvagal theory - showing how awareness of the way our brains work can help us understand difficult and challenging behavioural manifestations of anxiety or distress’.

Venue : VDC, Melbourne, Victoria.

18

Vulnerable & Valuable : Understanding and Working with Children from Disadvantaged Backgrounds

‘Early childhood educators play a vital role in reducing vulnerabilities in children. By exploring current research and understanding what it is to work with a trauma-informed approach, you will gain a better ability to work with and support children who often have complex and difficult life experiences. During this webinar, participants will reflect on the question ‘What is disadvantage ?’. You will be encouraged to think about and discuss how disadvantage impacts on a child’s development, behaviour, relationships and participation, and be provided with some helpful resources’.

Venue : Webinar.

18

New !Writing : Empowering students creative expression

‘This seminar will provide teachers with simple yet effective ways to unleash the power of expression within any student. Everyone has experiences and perspectives that are unique to themselves. Finding ways to uncover what’s inside the minds of your students and draw on this to create beautiful pieces of writing is easier than you think’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

18-19

Greater Western Sydney Careers Market

‘The Greater Western Sydney Careers Market offers students the chance to explore and speak with the professionals from Universities, Registered Training Organisations, Apprenticeship Centres, Group Training Organisations, Private Colleges, Professional Associations and Employers about further education and/or careers options available to them’.

Venue : Penrith Valley Regional Sports Centre, Penrith, NSW.

18-20

New !Planning Congress 2022

‘Being a part of the biggest and most significant annual gathering of planners in the country will be more important in 2022 than ever. It’s a time to talk with, listen to and learn alongside planners from our diverse sectors. It is a critical investment in your professional career development’.

Venue : TBC, Hobart, Tasmania.

18-20

UNESCO World Higher Education Conference 2022

‘UNESCO World Higher Education Conference [WHEC2022] aims at reshaping ideas and practices in higher education to ensure sustainable development for the planet and humanity. UNESCO considers the process of collective construction as the greatest richness of this conference, which aims to become a global conversation nurtured by diverse narratives on higher education’.

Venue : Hybrid event - Barcelona, Spain AND Online.

18-21

Seventh International Literary Juvenilia Conference 2022

‘This conference will explore the material culture of juvenilia [youthful writing up to the age of twenty] : the relationship between ‘things’ and literary imagination and practice. The conference aims to provide a broad intellectual forum for academics, postgraduates, members of literary societies and the interested public. There will be a panel dedicated to the juvenilia of the Brontës, especially that of Anne Brontë to acknowledge her 2020 Bicentenary, sponsored by the Australian Brontë Association’.

Changed to a Virtual Conference.

Venue : Virtual Conference using Zoom.

19

2022 Newcastle and Lake Macquarie Career Expo

‘This leading Career Expo is attracting a record number of local and interstate exhibitors including major universities, leading training colleges and employers. We support students in transiting from school to their future careers’.

Venue : Newcastle Racecourse, Darling Street, Broadmeadow, NSW.

19

New !Behaviour Management for New and Beginning Teachers [May 2022]

‘This workshop is ideal for new and beginning teachers interested in building a discipline model for their classroom.This workshop explores how to implement and embed 10 essential behaviour management skills across a range of primary and high school classrooms. Topics covered include classroom rules, verbal and non-verbal communication, issues around compliance and punishment, logical consequences, defusing conflict, the critical establishment period, the role of routines and procedures and how to avoid repetitious and unproductive teacher talk’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

19

New !Effective Strategies for Teaching Students with Dyscalculia

‘Dyscalculia is sometimes referred to as ‘the mathematical equivalent of dyslexia’. It is believed to be as common as dyslexia yet few teachers are aware of its features, its impact or strategies they could use to support and effectively teach students who struggle with Mathematics because they have this specific learning difficulty. This very practical workshop helps teachers to understand the difficulties typically experienced by these students. It provides opportunity to learn about and trial strategies and resources that can be used in supporting and effectively teaching dyscalculic students’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

19

Inquiry Based Learning

‘Embedding inquiry based learning into everyday practice is a great place to start. This two hour session will explore how educators can foster a joy of learning and a sense of awe and wonder in children. Participants will gain an understanding of what inquiry based learning is, as well as engaging in practical strategies to implement it in everyday practice, including how spaces, resources and materials can be engaged’.

Venue : Webinar.

19

Literacy Essentials Online : Synthetic Phonics Phundamentals

‘This course helps you develop some core understanding of key terminology and concepts that teachers need to know to teach evidence based synthetic phonics with confidence. You will learn the difference between a phoneme, a grapheme, a diagraph and how to analyse sounds-spelling correspondence’.

Venue : Online.

19

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Online Program Term 2 Day 2

The program takes place over 3 separate days. This is the second of those days. Details of what will be covered on this second and any requirements prior to, and following, can be found on the above page.

Venue : Online.

19-21

2022 AHISA New Members’ Conference

‘This relaxed and intimate conference is offered to all members who have joined the association over the previous two year period. Members enjoy input from experts in the area of media management and legal matters, as well as benefiting from the wisdom and experience from long-term Heads in the areas of leadership, finance management and governance’. By invitation only.

Venue : East Hotel, Canberra, ACT.

20

2022 Early Career Teachers Conference – ACHPER NSW

‘Great ideas, advice and support to help you thrive. The ACHPER NSW Early Career Teacher Conference is designed specifically for K-12 PDHPE teachers, with less than 3 years of experience. Join us for this full-day event. Hear from fellow early career teachers, experienced PDHPE teachers and education experts, who will help set you up for teaching success’.

Venue : NSW Teachers Federation Centre, Surry Hills AND Online Video Conference.

20

2022 VET Business Summit [Adelaide]

‘Your team will hear from leaders across government and the business community about the opportunities for independent RTOs to grow and meet its compliance obligations. From accessing South Australian Government funding and also the VET Student Loans program to presentations from ASQA, you’ll get the latest insights on what’s driving the business on independent tertiary education in South Australia’.

Venue : The Lion Hotel, North Adelaide, South Australia.

20

Cairns Secondary Youth Leadership Conference

‘Run by youth, for youth, our Youth Leadership Conference is designed to inspire, strengthen and empower our future leaders. This action-packed one-day event will consist of internationally-recognised speakers and team activities which focus on four key areas of immense importance for today’s young people’.

Venue : TBC, Cairns, Queensland.

20

Leadership in the Early Years Workplace

‘This workshop will explore the importance of strong leadership in Early Childhood settings and share effective leadership tools to use in your setting and with your staff to implement a shared vision. This will support you in addressing Quality Area 7; Leadership and Service Management from the National Quality Standard Framework’.

Postponed from 9 November 2021. Other details appear the same.

Venue : HBF Stadium, Mount Claremont, Western Australia.

20

Middle Years Workshop - Adolescent Success

‘Enable your staff to develop programs and structure learning experiences that cater to the specific needs of young adolescents in this hands-on workshop. Topics covered include The Adolescent Learner, Student Wellbeing and Engagement, Quality teaching and learning, Transition and Pedagogical Practices’.

Venue : Zoom Online.

20

Principal well-being - Riverina SPC

‘This professional learning program is designed to better equip school leaders to manage their own mental health and wellbeing, understand the needs of their staff in this area and develop a proactive whole school strategy to plan for improved wellbeing’. NSW Secondary Principals Council.

Venue : TBC, Barham, NSW.

20

New !Strategies that support Positive Behaviour Management

‘This webinar explores strategies for creating a positive and productive working environment for students and teachers. Featuring highly effective, easy-to-implement techniques, this webinar provides practical steps for teaching young people to take more responsibility for their own behaviour. Emphasis is placed on finding the lowest level intervention possible for addressing off-task behaviours and getting students back to what matters most – their learning’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

20

New !Work Futures Conference 2022

‘The 2022 Work Futures Conference, hosted by the Victorian Commercial Teachers Association and the Australian Centre for Career Education, will focus on the current state of the labour market, new jobs, winning the war on talent, the importance of economics at school and new resources. Join us to hear from the Reserve Bank of Australia, the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority and industry leaders in artificial intelligence and curriculum’.

Venue : Online.

20-21

Brisbane Careers & Employment Expo

‘The Brisbane Careers & Employment Expo is a leading careers, training and education event in Queensland. The event offers the opportunity for students, job seekers and career changers of all ages to connect with organisations for guidance, clarity and opportunities in relation to career options’.

Venue : Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland.

20-21

English Teachers Association NSW Annual Conference 2022

‘The theme of the conference is outlined here : In the savage garden of prescription and accountability, there burns the passion of the English teacher, true to the students and to the core of our discipline, frenzied in balancing burdensome demands and yet still teaching for the depth of learning that will stay with our students all their lives’. Monitor for updates.

Venue : UNSW, Sydney, NSW.

21

NSW Teachers Federation - Aboriginal Members Conference

‘The Aboriginal conference is open to all financial Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander members of Federation. There will be keynote speakers, stallholders, workshops and more. Catering is provided throughout the Conference’.

Venue : NSWTF, Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW.

22-25

European Congress on Biotechnology 2022

‘This will be a joint Congress, IBS2022 and ECB2022. The conference will showcase frontline science that will form the basis for future commercial innovation. The scientific program reveals an excellent line-up of plenary lectures and invited speakers. In line with the IBS and ECB tradition, we will promote the participation of young scientists by encouraging them to submit their original work to be considered for presentation as short talks or posters’.

Venue : MECC, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

22-25

New !Speech Pathology Australia National Conference 2022

Beyond Borders : Our inspiring theme for the Speech Pathology Australia 2022 National Conference. Specifically, challenging and changed times has reminded us to stretch and reach beyond our perceived borders to achieve excellence with our practice, research, information dissemination and client and family engagement’.

Venue : Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.

23

Better Teaching Better Learning [Sydney]

Powerful Partnerships. ‘Knowing when to take responsibility and when to let go, supporting our students to become self-regulated learners is an ongoing struggle. We will unpack a range of pedagogical strategies from prompting and cuing to modelling and demonstrating, and unpack how to use them effectively no matter what learning area you teach and no matter what year level you teach. We explore types of homework that are most powerful, how to use formative assessment to impact learning and explore a simple questioning framework to support our students achieve the best possible outcomes’.

Venue : Rydges Camperdown, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW.

23

New !Classroom Coaching to Improve and Share Teacher Practice

‘This workshop is ideal for classroom teachers, middle managers, principals, and all school-based staff interested in coaching as a process to improve student learning outcomes and teaching quality. Coaching is simply a process of asking the right sorts of questions. This workshop will explore and share best practice about’ a range of aspects in this area.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

23

New !How to Effectively Teach Superb Essay Writing in English and Literature

‘This workshop will investigate the following - Having something to say, Teaching understanding of the texts/issue by using ‘chunking’ and ‘encapsulation’, Knowing what is required, Teaching understanding of the task by visually rendering the task and visually rendering the criteria, Modelling the task, Showing how it is done at the highest level, Teaching organisation skills required in essays, The Macro [Whole essay] and Micro [Paragraphing] levels of organisation, Teaching advanced expression skills – Giving students the tools to answer’ and more.

This is the last chance to attend this workshop for 2022.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

23

Implementing PLD in the Early Years [Perth

‘This online seminar explains the implementation of PLD’s structured synthetic phonics programs (SSP) within the Early Years. It outlines PLD’s targeted teaching and the associated tracking and reporting of skill development. The implementation of this preventative program aims to set up young learners for success in their literacy acquisition. It outlines how ‘early childhood’ approaches can be balanced with the addition of PLD’s targeted explicit instruction’.

Venue : PLD Literacy and Learning [Perth], 116 Parry Street, Perth, Western Australia.

23

STEAM : workshop for teachers [MCA Australia]

‘Put the ‘A’ in STEAM ! Learn strategies for teaching science, maths and engineering through the lens of art in your classroom. Find out how art can extend learning and engagement of concepts in Digital Technologies from the Australian curriculum, such as computational and algorithmic thinking. Experiment with both technology and everyday materials to design fun learning activities that challenge and extend students’ creative capacities in STEM’.

Venue : NCCL : Level 3, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney, NSW.

23-24

2022 QLD HR Leadership Summit

‘Queensland HR leaders are being invited to share their most valuable lessons learnt on leading people through change and reflecting upon the way that their businesses have responded to disruptions from the perspectives of people, culture, leadership, employee communication, engagement, wellbeing, collaboration and learning. Key discussion topics’ are listed on the site.

Venue : Hilton, Brisbane, Queensland.

23-25

2022 Open Education Global Conference

‘The Congress in Nantes is to be a large forum for the global open education community to directly engage in international cooperation that furthers implementation of the UNESCO OER Recommendation. Specialised and thematic sessions, side events comprising stakeholders from different projects or initiatives, learning labs and more will take place over the three days’.

Venue : TBC, Nantes, France.

23-26

Evidence Based Policy Summit 2022

‘Evidence-Based Policy 2022 will explore major challenges, trends, and opportunities to improve public sector decision making ensuring service delivery is reflective of what the public wants and needs. Join our interactive panel discussions, hear from the best of the best in policy, data, and service delivery in this two-day information extravaganza. You won’t want to miss out’.

Venue : Novotel Sydney Central, Sydney, NSW.

23/5-3/6

New !Talking About Environments : Online Symposium [kuchildrensservices]

‘This virtual symposium brings together speakers who help us to think deeply about our environments and the connection between spaces, relationships and children as active learners. Each of the pre-recorded videos will be accompanied by a Reflection Guide which you can use to help facilitate team discussions about the video content. This event is suitable for all early childhood professionals’. Presenter details are provided on the site.

Venue : Virtual Symposium.

24

BiG Day In Parramatta 2022 - The BiG Day In

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : Western Sydney University, Parramatta City Campus, Macquarie St, Parramatta, NSW.

24

Coaching/Mentoring Program [Sydney]

Powerful Partnerships. ‘Whether you are in a coaching or mentoring role within your school, or would just like to improve your abilities in enhancing the performance of others, this workshop offers you so much. Current research shows us that supporting the professional growth of our teachers by facilitating pedagogical dialogue and providing effective feedback will have significant benefits for our students. Discover how to maximise the experience of both being coached and being a coach’.

Venue : Rydges Camperdown, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW.

24

New !Connecting students to learning using engaging technology

‘This workshop is not about playing games in class but an exploration of what teachers can learn from computer games that we can put into practice in our classrooms to engage our students in their learning. Each strategy we investigate will be supported with recommendations for easy-to-use apps, websites and techniques that make implementation easy and fun. From tips for making your PowerPoint presentations more engaging to approaches to giving feedback that they actually read and respond to, we will look at a range of new tools and software features you can start using right away with students’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

24

New !How to put on A Professional Standard School Production

‘Ron will save you hours in preparation. He will help you assemble the team you need. He will show how to avoid the pitfalls of script choice, auditioning and casting – and venue and stage choice. Ron will give you a ‘Performance Plan’’ to ensure attendance and create an efficient rehearsal schedule. He will guide you through the minefields of controlling : backstage/front of house/sets/lighting/sound/OHS/costs/props/costumes/make up/etc.. He will save you heartache by providing you with strategies to deal with the unexpected, the bureaucracy and maintaining morale. He will provide you with a comprehensive checklist of ‘what to do on the night’ and most importantly, how to revive a sinking show. Whether Theatresports, playlets, serious drama or the BIG Production – this is the PD you need. Even how to get funding is covered’.

This is the only chance to attend this workshop for 2022.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

24

Implementing PLD in Foundation [Perth]

‘This full-day online seminar provides educators working within the Foundation year with the knowledge and tools required to explicitly target pre-literacy and early literacy in a systematic fashion. This seminar explains the implementation of PLD’s structured synthetic phonics programs [SSP] within the Foundation year. It outlines PLD’s targeted teaching and the associated tracking and reporting of skill development. The implementation of this preventative program aims to set up young learners for success in their literacy acquisition’.

Venue : PLD Literacy and Learning [Perth], 116 Parry Street, Perth, Western Australia.

24

Lessons learned from [re] engaging students in the writing process - case studies from Western Sydney secondary schools in Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta

‘This presentation builds on Dr Misty Adoniou’s webinar about student [re] engagement with the writing process. The webinar will address the nature of the inquiry project CEDP is engaged with, focusing on a discipline-specific literacy, rather than whole-school programs. The specific nature of our Case Studies come from all key discipline areas. The reliance on teacher confidence to build their ability in context specific ‘language’ teaching, and not necessarily broad-stroke literacy will be the focus of the presentation’.

Venue : Webinar.

24

Little Scientists STEM Optics Workshop [Brisbane]

‘This STEM learning opportunity will help you discover the potential of inquiry projects for effective practice in early childhood education, create a stimulating environment for children to support the collaborative and innovative spirit of your group, collect ideas for inquiry projects that scaffold children’s learning and development, explore children’s concepts of colours, mirrors and shadows, understand the fundamentals of visual perception and benefit from the exchange with like-minded educators and reflect on your current practice plus much more’.

Venue : Australian Institute of Early Childhood Studies, 56 Commercial Dr, Shailer Park, Queensland.

24

Quality Teaching : Refresher Sydney [Parramatta]

‘This workshop is designed to provide a refresher of the Quality Teaching Rounds (QTR) process for schools who want to ensure the fidelity of implementation. Participating teachers will work individually and collaboratively throughout the workshop to strengthen their understanding of the Quality Teaching Model and QTR processes. This workshop will also include updated research findings into the impact of Quality Teaching Rounds from our current program of research Building Capacity for Quality Teaching. Teachers will have an opportunity to view, code and discuss a lesson using the QTR process as well as consider implications for quality teaching in their own setting through an Analysis of Practice activity’.

Venue : Skye Suites Parramatta, 30 Hunter Street, Parramatta, NSW.

24-25

International Conference on Science, Engineering & Technology - ICSET 2022

‘The primary goal of the conference is to promote research and developmental activities in Science, Engineering & Technology. Another goal is to promote scientific information interchange between researchers, engineers, scientists, academicians, developers, students, and practitioners working in and around the world’.

Venue : Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, Castlereagh St, Sydney, NSW.

24-25

Leadership Skills for Scientists Workshop

‘Enhance your effectiveness as a scientific leader in a complex and changing environment. Areas covered include : Develop and refine essential leadership skills; Learn to communicate with clarity and impact; Strategies to work effectively with different personality types; and Build process improvement & change management capability’.

Venue : Virtual/Streaming.

24-25

So You’ve Made it To ‘Manager’ … How To Survive And Thrive !

‘If you are struggling a little, want to learn new management skills or confirm that you are managing effectively, our ever-popular face-to-face course is now [also] available as a self-paced eLearning course ! This self-paced eLearning course is packed full of practical ideas, techniques and tips that will result in you immediately becoming a more effective and confident manager … we guarantee it !’

Venue : Christie Conference Centre, 100 Walker Street, North Sydney, NSW.

24-26

Locate22 Conference

Location in Action : Positioning the nation for a brighter future. ‘This year Locate22 will incorporate dedicated streams into the format of the conference. This will enable focused discussion from across industry sectors on how location technologies and practices are being used, highlighting the fundamental role they play in shaping Australia’s future. Come and join us in Canberra where you will have an opportunity to network with national and international colleagues, have direct access to industry and subject matter experts, see the newest technology, and be introduced to the newest ideas in the spatial and surveying sector’.

Venue : Canberra, ACT.

24-27

ASBAQ 2022

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue RBC, Queensland: .

25

New !Creating Powerful Rubrics

‘This workshop on Rubrics will cover - Defining rubrics and their purpose; Identifying aspects of a quality rubric; How to ensure we avoid using weak rubrics; Samples and structures of quality rubrics; Opportunity to create rubrics for practical use in a variety of learning areas; and Developing confidence to personalize rubrics for individual tasks and students’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

25

From Conflict to Collaboration [Sydney]

Powerful Partnerships. ‘This 1 day professional learning experience will help you develop your skills to deal with these difficult situations - whether it be upset or angry parents, or uncooperative colleagues. We explore how to develop your emotional intelligence around reading body language, deescalating upset parents/staff, developing more effective relationships, structuring the critical conversation for positive outcomes and much more’.

Venue : Rydges Camperdown, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW.

25

Implementing PLD in Years 1 & 2 [Perth]

‘This seminar explains the implementation of PLD’s structured synthetic phonics programs [SSP] within Years 1 & 2. It outlines PLD’s targeted teaching and the associated tracking and reporting of skill development. The implementation of this preventative program aims to set up young learners for success in their literacy acquisition’.

Venue : PLD Literacy and Learning [Perth], 116 Parry Street, Perth, Western Australia.

25

Neuroscience And Behaviour [2nd Viewing]

‘Drawing from current research in relation to how children’’s brains grow and develop, this session will support you to identify a child’s stress related behaviour and develop an understanding of how the brain and body work together to create behavioural responses. This research and science can apply a new ‘lens’ to how we view children’s behaviour and our responses as educators’.

Venue : Webinar.

25

Personal Branding for Learners as an Employability Skill

‘Do you feel that the list of employability skills in the training packages are not enough for your learners to get employed ? Most of our learners tend to know about social media and digital technologies, but they don’t understand how to leverage them to make themselves employable. In this workshop, we will discuss how we can train our learners to build a personal brand to attract good employment opportunities’.

Venue : VDC, Level 8, 379 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria.

25

New !Timesaving tech tools for Language teachers

‘In this workshop participants will explore simple to use tools that allow teachers to use technology in a purposeful way in the classroom. We will focus on : ways to create learning activities and organise teaching materials; ways to develop worthwhile assessment tasks using technology; ways to make marking and assessment less onerous for teachers, while still providing rich and meaningful feedback to students. This is a hands-on workshop and participants will come away with a host of new ideas for activities as well as teaching materials that they will develop during the workshop’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

25-26

2022 Library Publishing Forum

‘An annual conference bringing together representatives from libraries engaged in (or considering) publishing initiatives to define and address major questions and challenges; to identify and document collaborative opportunities; and to strengthen and promote this community of practice. The Forum includes representatives from a broad, international spectrum of academic library backgrounds, as well as groups that collaborate with libraries to publish scholarly works, including publishing vendors, university presses, and scholar’. Virtual Preconference 17-18 May 2022 .

Venue : University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

25-26

Updated !LawSense School Law VIC 2022

Full details of the program including the following topics - tailored Topics for Non-State Schools, Staff, Parents & Students & Risk, Business Management & Governance. Topics include : Toxic Staff: Examining Your Obligations to Prevent Toxic Staff Environments and Understanding How You Can Use Ongoing “Lower Level” Issues for Performance Management, Disciplinary Action or Dismissal; Staff Stress and Mental Health : Reviewing Your Obligations to Monitor, Make Adjustments and Dealing with Claims of Stress or Psychological Injury and Managing Staff Conduct Outside the School Gate : Professional Boundaries; Social Media Use; Out of School Misconduct plus others.

Venue : RACV City Club, Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria.

25-27

ANZCA Educators Program [Melbourne]

‘The ANZCA Educators Program [AEP] aims to equip clinicians with the skills and knowledge to enable effective learning. We will be running the following modules : Planning effective teaching and learning; Facilitating learning in the clinical setting; Interactive learning and teaching; Teaching practical skills; Clinical supervision; Feedback to enhance learning; Authentic assessment; and Supporting trainees’.

Venue : ANZCA House, Melbourne, Victoria.

25-30

Professional DIG May [Online]

QASSP. ‘A learning framework for the creative mind — Learn to use small experiments to spark fast, iterative learning cycles’. Session times are provided on the site.

Venue : Online.

26

Aspirant Leaders Program [Sydney]

Powerful Partnerships. ‘We will cover essential attributes and skills of effective leadership including : time management, influencing others, management V leadership, strategic planning, crucial conversations, building the capacity of others, leading with integrity. … and so much more’.

Venue : Rydges Camperdown, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW.

26

Emotion Coaching and Self-regulation

‘During this session, relationships expert Michelle Cuthbertson outlines the principles of emotion coaching and self-regulation and examines how educators can use associated strategies in their day-to-day relationships with all children, including those who present with behaviours of concern. Educators will be given the opportunity to : Consider the emotional sources of behaviours; Learn how and when to ‘emotion coach’, to support children to respond in socially appropriate ways; and Understand the development of Self-Regulation and how adults can support this development through Co-regulation’.

Venue : Webinar.

26

From Good Manager To Great Leader … Yes, You Can !

‘Within this course you will be presented with a range of practical ideas, tips and techniques; have opportunities to discuss issues and work with your fellow participants and undertake confidential self-assessments that will help you learn more about yourself and how you can become a highly effective leader’.

Venue : Christie Conference Centre, 100 Walker Street, North Sydney, NSW.

26

Implementing PLD in Years 3 to 6 [Perth]

‘This full-day seminar provides educators working within the Years 3, 4, 5 & 6 with the knowledge and tools required to explicitly target the range in literacy ability evident within middle and upper primary classes in a systematic fashion. Despite the range in ability within each middle and upper primary class, PLD’s targeted SSP teaching aims to cater for the literacy outcomes of all middle and upper primary students. This seminar provides a scope and sequence and process that is practical, realistic and time-efficient to implement and will cater for advanced, average and delayed students’.

Venue : PLD Literacy and Learning [Perth], 116 Parry Street, Perth, Western Australia.

26

Little Scientists STEM Mathematics Workshop [Thebarton]

‘Watch the beauty of mathematics unfold in everyday patterns, shapes and structures, and discover the potential of play for the development of mathematical skills. Discover mathematics in the everyday and explore your own relationship with maths’.

Venue : Gowrie SA Professional Learning Programs, Thebarton, South Australia.

26-27

CAA’s 2022 New Careers Advisers Induction Program

‘This 2-Day training program is essential for Careers Advisers who are new to the role of high school Careers Adviser in the past two years. Content is delivered by highly experienced Careers Advisers as well as educators from the NSW Department of Education and the Universities Admissions Centre [UAC]’.

Venue : UTS Aerial Function Centre, Sydney, NSW.

26-27

New !Developing Effective Differentiation - Two Day Conference

A complete program of the two day workshop is provided. Note the message re numbers at the top of the page. You can also download a brochure from the site providing further details about the program.

Venue : Live at Moonee Valley Racecourse or Virtual [via Zoom].

26-27

The Effective Cross-Cultural Teacher

‘This course will give teachers a nuanced understanding of the components of culture and intercultural sensitivity through interactive experiences that explore several cultural models. Upon completion, teachers will have foundational knowledge necessary to expand classroom curriculum that teaches global perspectives or international mindedness as well as tools to deepen cross-cultural relationships in and out of the classroom’.

Venue : Live Streamed [check relevant time].

26-28

2022 IPSHA Biennial National Conference

‘Further information, including keynote speaker line-up, will be made available once confirmed. Please check back again’.

Venue : TBC, Adelaide, South Australia.

28

Updated !2022 MANSWRegional Conference [Orange]

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : Orange Ex-Services Club, Orange, NSW.

30

AISNSW Teacher Librarian Conference 2022

Growing Green Libraries - Learning Centres of Sustainability. ‘The AISNSW Teacher Librarian Conference 2022 at the State Library of NSW will explore the critical role of school libraries as centres of innovation and for teacher librarians to become agents of change within their school communities. The Conference also aims to highlight the importance of sustainability as it pertains to the role of teacher librarians as leaders within schools and how they can grow and sustain their role in an ever-changing environment’.

Venue : State Library of New South Wales, Macquarie Street, Sydney, NSW.

30

New !How to conduct Difficult Conversations [May 2022]

‘Most people avoid difficult conversations because they are confronting, difficult, awkward, and the emotional stakes are often high. Leaders at all levels need to learn and understand how not to avoid difficult conversations. This workshop will focus on’ a range of topics related to improving your capacity in this area.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

30

New !How to Extend and Challenge your Brightest Students Across the Curriculum [May 2022]

‘Hundreds of ways to challenge your best and brightest ! Connect them to the world. Tease their brains. Solve real world problems. Get philosophical. Organise personal learning quests. Learn and apply objective thinking skills. Is that ethical [dilemmas to bust their mind] ? Unlock their creativity by designing puzzles and games. Test their general knowledge. Push their personal presentation skills. Competitions and resources that will unlock your students’ potential’.

This is the last chance to attend this workshop for 2022.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

30

Indigenous cultural competency

‘This learning event is right for you if you are seeking to understand and strengthen the reconciliation process and Indigenous cultural competency in your school and classroom. The program will complement the AITSL focus on Indigenous Cultural Competence in the Australian Teaching Workforce’.

Venue : Online via Zoom.

30

LawSense School Law NSW 2022 – State Schools

Full details of the program are available and include the following topics - Staff Stress and Mental Health: Reviewing Your Obligations to Monitor, Make Adjustments and Dealing with Claims of Stress or Psychological Injury; Dealing with Challenging Staff Behaviour: Understanding Performance Versus Misconduct Issues and Managing Lower Level “Toxic” Conduct; Contracts and Commercial Arrangements, Including Maintenance and Building: Highlighting Common Traps and Outlining Approaches to Minimise Your Risk and Comply with Obligations and several more.

Venue : Aerial UTS Function Centre, Building 10, 235 Jones St, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW.

30

Reimagining PE – Dubbo

ACHPER NSW. ‘This full-day workshop will guide you through translating the syllabus requirements for physical education into innovative programs. The workshop covers : unpacking and interpreting the movement-based outcomes; exploring what student achievement can look like in each Stage; translating movement content into engaging lessons that challenge all students; exploring the propositions and how they can inform our PE programs; collaborative review of current scope and sequences; content mapping and auditing units of work to identify any gaps in coverage; and modelling a process for critiquing current practices’.

Venue : Club Dubbo, 2830/82 Whylandra Street, Dubbo, NSW.

30

Teaching Shakespeare in the 21st Century Classroom [VATE]

‘Build confidence and expertise around teaching Shakespeare as part of your English learning program. Join ACMI and VATE as we share effective and dynamic strategies for engaging students from Years 7 to 11 with the rich themes, complex characters and unexpected narratives presented in Shakespeare’s plays. Our expert presenters will introduce you to approaches that inspire learning through performance, Shakespeare on-screen and a range of analytical and creative response activities’.

Venue : ACMI, Fed Square, Melbourne, Victoria.

30/5 and 3/6

Acknowledging and Celebrating First Nations of Australia : A Starting Point

‘This workshop is designed to provide educators with a clearer understanding of how to acknowledge and celebrate First Nations Peoples of Australia. We will explore how to deliver respectful experiences of Indigenous histories, cultures and languages and who to engage with in order to embed authentic First Nations perspectives into your program’.

Venue : 2-part Webinar.

30/5, 6/6 & 14/6

New !Tackling Behaviour Management - 7 Essential Skills of Effective Primary and Secondary Teachers [3 Sessions]

‘What do effective teachers say and do ? A core responsibility for all teachers is to create an environment in which all students can learn and thrive. An effective classroom environment does not happen by accident or magic; the skills and knowledge need to be learned and then practised and refined over many years. In these sessions you will be taken through the [following] seven steps to achieve a calm and productive classroom’.

Please note : This workshop runs over three consecutive weeks. Each session consists of 1.5 hours of PD. Certificates will be issued at the completion of the 3rd session. No Split Bookings and No Transfers available.

Venue : .

30/5-3/6

2022 AIATSIS Summit

‘The annual AIATSIS Summit provides a unique forum for academics, native title stakeholders, legal experts, community and cultural sectors and government to collaborate in addressing challenges for native title and research. As well, it offers opportunities to support and strengthen Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, knowledge and governance’.

Venue : Novotel Sunshine Coast Resort, Ocean Dr, Twin Waters, Queensland.

30/5-3/6

Australian EBP Librarians’ Institute 2022

‘This four-day residential program comprises an introduction to EBP, including research study design, with a focus on searching and advanced topics related to systematic reviews. The program will include the following: PICO and study design; Medline/PubMed expert searching; peer review of searches; filters and text mining; grey literature; critical appraisal of therapy studies; overview of qualitative studies; critical appraisal of systematic reviews; and interpreting forest plots’.

Venue : Waurn Ponds Estate, Deakin University, Waurn Ponds, Victoria.

30/5-4/6

8th International Conference of the Immersive Learning Research Network [iLRN 2022]

‘The premier scholarly event focusing on advances in the use of virtual reality [VR], augmented reality [AR], mixed reality [MR], and other extended reality [XR] technologies to support learners across the full span of learning—from K-12 through higher education to work-based, informal, and lifelong learning context’.

Venue : Hybrid - Vienna, Austria AND iLRN’s Virtual Campus powered by Virbela.

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New !Anxiety - what it is and what to do about it in mainstream classrooms

‘This workshop may be a good starting point for some schools and teachers to begin the journey of understanding trauma and anxiety and translating the research into what a psychologically safe classroom and playground needs to have and provide. This workshop will explore and investigate the listed topics and themes’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

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New !How to differentiate your class using effective feedback

‘This workshop explores one of the most powerful strategies a teacher has in their toolbox which is to provide regular, formative feedback to students. Not only will we demonstrate our experiences and strategies we use but how these have affected our teaching and made the biggest impact on student learning growth. We will also identify how to use summative assessments to measure student growth based on your feedback. Is your differentiating really working ? Key skills and insights you will gain from this workshop’ are listed on the above page.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

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Mental Health Awareness

‘Mental Health is an important topic. Mental illness will affect almost every single one of us at some point in our lives, either personally or with someone we know. Learning more about mental health conditions is important for reducing stigma and empowering us to act as a support to those impacted by mental illnesses. You’re invited to join Nicole Turner for this timely and important half day workshop’.

Venue : VDC, Level 8, 379 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria.

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The BiG Day In Perth 2022 [Curtin University]

Details of the program for the day are available from the site.

Venue : Elizabeth Jolly Lecture Theatre, Building 210, Bentley, Curtin University, Western Australia.

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What works ? considerations for successful secondary literacy interventions

‘This presentation will outline the requirements for successful intervention with older students experiencing reading difficulties. Topics including the importance of assessment for identification, classroom learning environment, school resourcing, evidence-based teaching practices grounded in the science of reading, and the pros and cons of specific Direct Instruction programs will be covered. Suitable to both primary and secondary staff, including school leaders’.

Venue : Webinar.

31/5-1/6

2022 South Australia HR Leadership Summit

‘HR leaders will share their most valuable lessons learned on leading people through change and reflecting upon the way that their businesses have responded to disruptions from the perspectives of people, culture, leadership, employee communication, engagement, wellbeing, collaboration, and learning’.

Venue : Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.

31/5-1/6

New !LawSense School Law NSW 2022 – Non-State Schools

A full program listing is provided on the site, detailing major areas to be covered. Please note the Covid-19 information in the upper section relating to optional changes for presentation depending on the specific circumstances at the time of presentation.

Venue : Aerial UTS Function Centre, Building 10, Level 7/235 Jones St, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW.

31/5-2/6

Disability Employment Australia Conference [ADCET]

‘Expect stimulating and challenging presentations, panels and breakout sessions, with exhibitors and event partners to support your organisation. The DEA conference brings the disability employment sector together for thought-provoking, solutions-based discussions, constructive networking, recognition of best practice and catching up with each other, face to face’.

Venue : Four Seasons Hotel, Sydney, NSW.

31/5-2/6

THE Asia Universities Summit 2022

‘THE Asia Universities Summit 2022 will examine how universities can remain vital to a Covid-disrupted society and serve the needs of a rapidly changing world. The inequality of educational opportunities remains a challenge yet a paradigm shift is occurring in higher education with new methods, models and missions of learning emerging’.

Venue : Aichi, Japan.

31/5-3/6

ICED22 - Sustainable Educational Development

‘ICED22 hybrid conference will address the role and responsibility of educational developers in coping with the UN’s 17 Global Goals of sustainability. Apart from being one of the goals in its own right, education plays a pivotal role if the global goals for a sustainable future shall be achieved. Educational developers in higher education have a particular responsibility for educating the researchers, professionals, experts etc. to increase our understanding of challenges and propose solutions to move the goals forward’.

Venue : Aarhus, Denmark AND Virtual [Hybrid event].

Beginning of May 2022

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