Workshops

Face to face workshops provide an interactive learning experience alongside fellow professionals working in your field.

Times, dates and numbers for these events are limited so please book in early to secure your place.

  • Aug 27

    Workshop by Gail PrestonUnderstanding Autism Spectrum Disorder & ADHD in the early education centre

    Tuesday Aug 27
    10:00 am-12:00 pm
    $100.00 (INC GST)

    This session will assist participants to gain an understanding of the components of ASD and ADHD while considering the implications for communication, social interactions, behaviour and provide strategies for support.

    This workshop will:

    – Provide an overview of ASD and ADHD

    – Look at the areas of difficulty and provide strategies for management

    – Provide strategies to support behavioural challenges

  • Aug 27

    Workshop by Gail PrestonBehaviours of Challenge

    Tuesday Aug 27
    12:30 pm-2:30 pm
    $100.00 (INC GST)

    Behaviours of challenge often arise from academic deficits. As educators if we work to understand the behaviour, we can shape student behaviour with positive outcomes.

    This workshop will:

    – Discuss the reasons for behaviour

    – Clarify the behaviour

    – Understand the emotional challenges of the behaviour

    – Offer strategies for support

  • Sep 3

    Workshop by Gail PrestonAutism Spectrum Disorder: Inclusive classroom strategies to support success

    Tuesday Sep 3
    10:00 am-12:00 pm
    $100.00 (INC GST)

    Students with ASD can struggle with the day to day demands of the classroom.

    This workshop will:

    – Review the causes and symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder

    – Look at the areas of difficulty

    – Review the inhibitors to learning

    – Look at structuring the environment to assist learning

    – Provide strategies to support behaviour in the classroom and on the playground

  • Sep 3

    Workshop by Gail PrestonAttention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Classroom Behaviour

    Tuesday Sep 3
    12:30 pm-2:30 pm
    $100.00 (INC GST)

    Students with ADHD can experience times of complex behaviours that impact on a classroom.

    This workshop will:

    – Provide an overview to ADHD

    – Look at the signs and symptoms

    – Identify areas of difficulty

    – Provide teaching strategies for the primary and secondary classrooms

    – Provide further strategies to support unstructured times eg. playground

  • Oct 29

    Workshop by Gail PrestonTransition for children with additional learning needs: EI to Primary

    Tuesday Oct 29
    10:00 am-12:00 pm
    $100.00 (INC GST)

    A number of research studies have examined a range of social and demographic factors that can influence children’s early adjustment to school.

    This workshop will:

    – Review what the research tells us

    – Review ways to support the process of transition

    – Identify further supports for students with additional learning needs

    – Discuss academic and social success

  • Oct 29

    Workshop by Gail PrestonTransition for children with additional learning needs: Primary to Secondary

    Tuesday Oct 29
    12:30 pm-2:30 pm
    $100.00 (INC GST)

    The transition from primary to secondary school is a right of passage and with well managed preparation, young adolescents with additional learning needs can approach this major milestone with confidence.

    This workshop will assist:

    – Structuring successful meetings

    – Management strategies for both schools

    – Understanding student needs

    – Encouraging parent involvement

  • Oct 31

    Workshop by Gail PrestonTransition for students with additional learning needs: Secondary School to Tertiary Study

    Thursday Oct 31
    10:00 am-12:00 pm
    $100.00 (INC GST)

    Students will be challenged by the changes with this significant transition. There will be a new physical environment, different teaching and learning approaches, and new expectations of your graduating students.

    This workshop will:

    – Assist you to prepare students making this transition

    – Provide advice on how to support students to succeed in tertiary studies

    – Identify what students need to be aware of and expect in this learning environment

    – Provide strategies for the students to assist and trouble shoot their transition

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