This is a chance to participate in a professional development session with some of the most dynamic presenters currently working with Victorian teachers — and if you are an AEU or IEU member it will cost you nothing.
Not only do you get free PD, you can have a drink at the bar on us and we will issue you with a certificate of participation in the event for VIT registration purposes.
In 2018 we are offering three different sessions in metropolitan Melbourne, regional Victoria and online, please see below for more information about the content, presenters and dates for round one:
**Round 1 - STRATEGIES TO CREATE AN ENGAGING CLASSROOM - Karen Dymke**This practical, hands on workshop will give you the opportunity to meet other teachers, share strategies and feel encouraged with new ideas to take away! This will include how to engage your learners, build a tribe for learning and promote effective communication and collaboration in the classroom. It’s fun ( even if it’s hard work ) when you learn!
Karen Dymke is a passionate educator who has had a wide range of experience inspiring teachers. She currently lectures at Latrobe University in Contemporary learning for 4th year students and as well as travelling Australia presenting strategies to progress student learning and achievement. She is the Director, coach and consultant of Thoughtfulworks.
You can catch Karen at the following locations:- 16/5 - Craigieburn- 23/5 - Preston- 30/5 - South Melbourne + Online Webinar
**Round 2 - DEVELOPING RESILIENT AND RESPONSIBLE LEARNERS - Jane Langley**A student’s ability to be resilient is often dependent on them having the mindset, skills and relationships to work through the normal stresses of life. For many of our students though these are skills and resources that they do not have. In this practical workshop educators will explore simple techniques and strategies for teaching student how to be resilient in their approach to work, relationships and school.
Jane Langley is a well-known educational consultant with a background in teaching and student wellbeing. During her career Jane has supported schools in developing strategies for building effective learning environments and managing student behaviour. Jane believes in the importance of building Positive Learning Environments and explicitly teaching young people to be socially and emotionally competent.
You can catch Jane at the following locations:- 03/5 - Bendigo- 10/5 - Warrnambool- 17/5 - Shepparton- 31/5 - Ballarat
Free to AEU and IEU members, these sessions offer valuable and practical personal development from a top class practitioner in a convivial surrounding.
ALL sessions run from 4.30pm–6.00pm and are FREE for IEU and AEU members. Please note that this a members-only programme.
If you are not a member, please join online. Student membership is free.
You can join the IEU here: http://www.ieuvictas.org.au/membership/join/
and / or join the AEU here: www.aeuvic.asn.au/join
Register now and join us to hear about really practical and effective techniques you can use in your teaching the very next day.