2011 Professional Development for Teachers & Educators

Follow the calendar links to the course web pages for more information about each event.

In addition to the events listed here, we can also provide tailored professional development on request for – teachers working in early childhood and school K–12 – principals and executive staff – management and support staff – parents and community.

March
Fri 25 Teaching Reading and Writing for Middle Years Syllabus Requirements
Tue 29 Theatre by the Mad, Bad and Sad: Making theatre with troubled young people
Thu 31 Certificate in Language Teaching – Parramatta Learning Pathway commences
April
Sat 2 Implementing the Early Years Learning Framework and Quality Assurance Requirements (0–K)
Sun 3 – Thu 7 Certificate in Language Teaching – City, North Sydney, Birrong, Strathfield, Wollongong & Distance Learning Pathways commence
Mon 11 – Fri 15 Certificate in Language Teaching – Intensive Learning Pathway commences (Session 1 of 2)
May
Mon 2 Lessons from the US: An evening with Linda Darling-Hammond
Sat 7 Engaging with the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics for K–6
June
Mon 27 & Tue 28 Successful Learning Conference 2011 (K–10)
July
Mon 4 – Thu 7 Certificate in Language Teaching – Intensive Learning Pathway finishes (Session 2 of 2)
Sat 30 Engaging with the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics for 7–10
August
Thu 4 & 18 Certificate in Educational Studies (Learning Support) – Workshops 1 & 2 of 5
Wed 24 Using IWBs: Designing Effective Resources for Years 7–12 Using SMART Board
Tue 16 Teaching to the Australian Curriculum: History K–10
Fri 19 Teaching Spelling Within a Balanced Writing Program (K–6)
September
Thu 1 & 15 Certificate in Educational Studies (Learning Support) – Workshops 3 & 4 of 5
Tue 6 Strengthen your Strategies for Teaching ESL Students – Workshop 1: Resources & Strategies
Tue 13 Strengthen your Strategies for Teaching ESL Students – Workshop 2: Designing Tasks
October
Sat 1 Primary Schools Preparing for Implementation: The Australian Curriculum – CANCELLED
TBA Quality Literature for Quality Learning K–6 (postponed from June)
TBA Teaching Comprehension (postponed from May)
Thu 20 Certificate in Educational Studies (Learning Support) – Workshop 5 of 5
Wed 26 Through the Lens of Language and Literature: Revisioning English in the Middle Years
November
Tue 15 Making Sense of Education Research: An Introduction to Research Methodology and Reading Research Papers
NSW Institute of Teachers endorsed professional development