Workshop & Events

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

 

Only current Financial Members can receive 20% discount on workshops - find out more...

25th Feb 2020, 9:00am Presented by Leslie Keast-Patch $240.00 Members | $300.00 Non-Members

This is a one day workshop that will give you a clear understanding of what dyslexia is, how it effects the individual and a few strategies to keep in mind if you are providing support for a dyslexia...

27th Feb 2020, 6:00pm Presented by Dr Lillian Fawcett $52.00 Members | $65.00 Non-Members

This workshop will be of particular interest to parents who have concerns about their child’s reading or spelling and teachers working with students who have literacy difficulties, including...

3rd Mar 2020, 9:00am Presented by Judy Hornigold $240.00 Members | $300.00 Non-Members

The course will look at different learning styles in Mathematics and how this can impact on both teaching and learning.

7th Mar 2020, 9:00am Presented by Margaret James $240.00 Members | $300.00 Non-Members

This fun, interactive, hands-on workshop will take you through several of the differences between Standard Australian English and Aboriginal English. We will look at some of the challenges AE...

9th Mar 2020, 9:00am Presented by Diana Rigg $240.00 Members | $300.00 Non-Members

This full day workshop outlines the explicit instruction of phonics, decoding and spelling along with time efficient tracking of student performance that informs the targeted teaching.

10th Mar 2020, 9:00am Presented by Diana Rigg $240.00 Members | $300.00 Non-Members

This full day workshop outlines the explicit instruction of phonics, decoding and spelling along with time efficient tracking of student performance that informs the targeted teaching.

11th Mar 2020, 9:00am Presented by Diana Rigg $240.00 Members | $300.00 Non-Members

This full day workshop outlines the explicit instruction of phonics, decoding and spelling along with time efficient tracking of student performance that informs the targeted teaching.

12th Mar 2020, 9:00am Presented by Diana Rigg $240.00 Members | $300.00 Non-Members

This full day workshop outlines the explicit instruction of phonics, decoding and spelling along with time efficient tracking of student performance that informs the targeted teaching.

21st Mar 2020, 9:00am Presented by Dr Michael Maier $20.00 Members | $25.00 Non-Members

For ages 8-12: The program is designed to be fun, positive, and engaging with games and activities for children with dyslexia.

21st Mar 2020, 11:00am Presented by Dr Michael Maier $20.00 Members | $25.00 Non-Members

For ages 13-17: The program is designed to be fun, positive, and engaging with games and activities for children with dyslexia.

31st Mar 2020, 9:00am Presented by Margaret James $240.00 Members | $300.00 Non-Members

This workshop looks at how first language and culture can impact on English (when it is a second language) and lead to misunderstandings. We will discuss a few pointers on what to listen for. We will...

28th Apr 2020, 1:00pm Presented by Leslie Keast-Patch $120.00 Members | $150.00 Non-Members

There is an ongoing debate about whether handwriting is still important, given that many students only use keyboards.

28th Apr 2020, 4:00pm Presented by Leslie Keast-Patch $120.00 Members | $150.00 Non-Members

There is an ongoing debate about whether handwriting is still important, given that many students only use keyboards

20th May 2020, 9:00am Presented by Peta Collins $240.00 Members | $300.00 Non-Members

Developing a strong vocabulary is essential if children are to become successful literacy learners. 

21st May 2020, 9:00am Presented by Peta Collins $380.00 Members | $475.00 Non-Members

This two day workshop offers teachers an overview of the Talk for Writing approach and provides opportunities for hands-on participation in the steps of this exceptionally effective instructional...

25th May 2020, 9:00am Presented by Teresa Daniel $200.00 Members | $250.00 Non-Members

This workshop explores what assistive technology is and how it can bring independence, confidence and joy to learning.   Please note that this workshop has a PC/Laptop focus.

28th May 2020, 6:00pm Presented by Dr Lillian Fawcett $52.00 Members | $65.00 Non-Members

English orthography is not a failed phonetic transcription system, but rather it is a complex system that preserves history (etymology), with word parts providing layers of meaning (morphology).

1st Jun 2020, 4:00pm Presented by Dr Michael Maier $52.00 Members | $65.00 Non-Members

The presentation is designed to be pragmatic in nature by offering teachers practical strategies that can be realistically and immediately implemented in typical classrooms with reasonable levels of...

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