Workshop & Events

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

 

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1st May 2018, 9:00am Presented by Ainsley Robertson $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.

Sounds~Write

3rd May 2018, 9:00am Presented by Lisa Watts $800.00 Members | $888.00 Non-Members

Sounds-Write is an evidence-based phonics program utilising an exciting and highly successful approach to the teaching of reading and spelling.

Lunch with Guest Speaker Jackie French

18th May 2018, 12:00pm Presented by GUEST SPEAKER: Jackie French AM $88.00 Members | $110.00 Non-Members

Join us for a two course meal as Jackie French shares with us her journey and the power of books.

Story Writing Workshop

20th May 2018, 10:00am Presented by Jackie French $55.00 Members | $77.00 Non-Members

YES, you can write a story ... and by the end of this workshop, you will know how.

Parent Expo

20th May 2018, 12:00pm Presented by Various $27.50 Members | $55.00 Non-Members

GUEST SPEAKER: Jackie French AM Come along and listen to expert speakers and view a range of resources to assist students with learning differences.

Essay Writing Workshop

20th May 2018, 1:15pm Presented by Jackie French $33.00 Members | $55.00 Non-Members

If you can tell your best friend what you did last weekend, you can write an essay. Come along to this workshop and I will show you how to make it a superb one.

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...

21st Jun 2018, 9:00am Presented by Diana Rigg $180.00 Members | $225.00 Non-Members

This seminar will explore practical features of high performing schools; and their investment in consistent implementation of research-based programs and time efficient tracking of student...

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 $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.