Workshop & Events

Speld can conduct Professional Development to Teaching Staff and/or Parents at or School -find out more...

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15th Feb 2018, 9:00am Presented by Leslie Keast-Patch $360.00 Members | $450.00 Non-Members

Participants will learn to identify and understand the traits that would suggest a dyslexic learner.

8th Mar 2018, 9:00am Presented by Kim Bloor $220.00 Members | $275.00 Non-Members

Dyscalculia (a Specific Learning Disability in Mathematics) is characterised by an innate difficulty in learning or comprehending mathematics.

1st May 2018, 9:00am Presented by Ainsley Robertson, Education and Assistive Technology Advisor $120.00 Members | $160.00 Non-Members

This workshop explores what Assistive Technology is and how it can bring independence, confidence and joy to learning.

20th May 2018, 12:00pm Presented by Various $0.00 Non-Members

Registrations open in mid Term 1 2018. Come along and listen to expert speakers and view a range of resources to assist students with learning differences.

24th May 2018, 9:00am Presented by Amanda Tocci $220.00 Members | $275.00 Non-Members

This presentation will discuss the theory of working memory and its importance to learning. The presentation will assist teachers in understanding working memory and its relationship to teaching and...

7th Jun 2018, 9:00am Presented by Dr Michael Maier $180.00 Members | $225.00 Non-Members

Experts in the field of positive psychology argue that emotional intelligence may be as important or even more important than cognitive intelligence for success in school, career, and life. There are...

9th Aug 2018, 9:00am Presented by Amanda Tocci $220.00 Members | $275.00 Non-Members

This workshop will assist teachers in understanding the nature of engagement for disengaged and disenfranchised students. It will examine how material development and content is key to engaging these...

30th Aug 2018, 9:00am Presented by Leslie Keast-Patch $180.00 Members | $225.00 Non-Members

Often when a learner struggles with reading and spelling, the teacher aide is the one who provides a large amount of support. Providing the appropriate strategies and shared language to support the...

31st Aug 2018, 9:00am Presented by Leslie Keast-Patch $180.00 Members | $225.00 Non-Members

In the workshop you will build on your knowledge and understanding of the dyslexic learner and how to best support them in the classroom, particularly with reading, spelling and writing tasks.

10th Oct 2018, 6:00pm Presented by Guest Speaker to be announced $0.00 Non-Members

Details will be released in mid Term 1 2018. Join us for a movie, drink, snack and gift bag. All profits from the evening will subside assessments for students under our financial assistance program.

16th Oct 2018, 9:00am Presented by Ainsley Robertson, Education and Assistive Technology Advisor $120.00 Members | $160.00 Non-Members

This workshop explores what assistive technology is and how it can bring independence, confidence and joy to learning.

2nd Nov 2018, 9:00am Presented by Judy Hornigold $180.00 Members | $225.00 Non-Members

This one-day workshop will explore how the Singapore approach to teaching maths can meet the needs of children with dyscalculia and general Maths Difficulties.

22nd Nov 2018, 9:00am Presented by Marion McMahon $120.00 Members | $160.00 Non-Members

In this practical full-day workshop the highly regarded Understanding Learning Difficulties Guide will be reviewed and effective ways to make use of it explored.