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    • Home About G-TEN Semester 1, 2012 Graduate & Returning Teachers G-TEN, the Grampians Region Teacher Education Network, is a membership organisation offering a wide range of high quality professional learning To navigate aroundLeadership Development designed to meet the needs of its members. this document: click on the „action0 - 8 Years Term 1 What’s new for G-TEN in 2012? We have a number of new categories: buttons‟ on the left toolbar and then Leadership Development – this year Leadership Development0 - 8 Years Term 2 professional learning opportunities are being offered through G-TEN, and the hyperlinks to can be viewed in a NEW Leadership Development category. Many of the individual programYears P-6 Term 1 programs will be decided by a working party of current school teachers and outlines. leaders who meet regularly. This group formerly developed and promotedYears P-6 Term 2 programs for the Assistant Principals and Aspiring Leaders’ group. To exit: hit “Esc”Years 7–12 Term 1 Graduate and Returning Teachers - A range of programs specifically G-TEN Management and designed for graduate and returning teachers can be viewed through the AdministrationYears 7–12 Term 2 category on the left of the screen. Anne Robertson Manager - Leadership and Teacher Personal Development – This category will include all sessions to do with Literacy Development your development – eg: First Aid, Ph: 5337 8499 Numeracy, Science G-TEN Design Space on Ultranet: This year all resources for professional robertson.anne.p@edumail.vic. gov.au learning programs will be accessed by DEECD employees though our newLearning Environment Mandy Rhook Design Space on the Ultranet. (Search for number 52280047). Have a Professional Development browse around the site for information and G-TEN news. AdministrationLearning Technologies Ph: 5337 8471 rhook.amanda.j@edumail.vic.g In designing the suite of programs offered, ideas are gained from G-TEN Humanities, Arts, ov.au Music, LOTE participant responses and also from the Networks in the Grampians Region to ensure the identified professional learning needs are addressed.Personal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
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    • Powerful Learning: Module A - Working as a School Improvement TeamHome Outline The Powerful Learning modules can be either offered to the team responsible for leading Powerful Learning or for the Whole Staff at your Graduate & Returning school as either an afterschool session or part of a school Professional Teachers Learning day. All six modules can be delivered or a school may opt for aLeadership Development focus on certain components. Each of the modules identifies area of the work presented by David0 - 8 Years Term 1 Hopkins and examines the research and theory behind it and explores0 - 8 Years Term 2 how they can be used in practice. Most of the modules are designed as 2 hour sessions but can be tailored to suit school needs or run as a twoYears P-6 Term 1 part session. Module A - Working as a School Improvement Team.Years P-6 Term 2 The way Powerful Learning is led within a school can exert strongYears 7–12 Term 1 influence on the eventual outcome. The workshop is designed as a reflective process to consider important principles and protocols ofYears 7–12 Term 2 operation including establishing norms, goal setting, professional learning, and face to face accountability. Literacy Presenters Marg Scott, Paul Baker - Network Improvement Officers working in Numeracy, Science Grampians Region Audience Secondary Teachers, School Improvement Team membersLearning Environment Location/When Dates can be arranged for presentation in YOUR school byLearning Technologies contacting Paul Baker on Ph 5337 8485 or email baker.paul.j@edumail.vic.gov.au. To assist in planning we ask that this Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTE be done as soon as possible or by end of February at the latest.Personal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $500 per module per schoolTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Powerful Learning: Module B - Framing the task as a challenging inquiry or problem Outline The Powerful Learning modules can be either offered to the teamHome responsible for leading Powerful Learning or for the Whole Staff at your Graduate & Returning school as either an afterschool session or part of a school Professional Teachers Learning day. All six modules can be delivered or a school may opt for aLeadership Development focus on certain components. Each of the modules identifies area of the work presented by David0 - 8 Years Term 1 Hopkins and examines the research and theory behind it and explores how they can be used in practice. Most of the modules are designed as 20 - 8 Years Term 2 hour sessions but can be tailored to suit school needs or run as a two part session.Years P-6 Term 1 Module A - Framing the task as a challenging inquiry or problem.Years P-6 Term 2 How can learning tasks be planned and delivered in such a way that they present the learner with challenging and differentiated tasks? ThisYears 7–12 Term 1 workshop explores the ideas of Understanding by Design (Wiggins andYears 7–12 Term 2 McTighe), Problem Based Learning and 21st Century Fluencies. The emphasis is on design as a deliberate, thoughtful, skilful and artful Literacy process of crafting teaching and learning. Presenters Marg Scott, Paul Baker - Network Improvement Officers working in Numeracy, Science Grampians RegionLearning Environment Audience Secondary Teachers, School Improvement Team members Location/When Dates can be arranged for presentation in YOUR school byLearning Technologies contacting Paul Baker on Ph 5337 8485 or email Humanities, Arts, baker.paul.j@edumail.vic.gov.au. To assist in planning we ask that this Music, LOTE be done as soon as possible or by end of February at the latest.Personal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $500 per module per schoolTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Powerful Learning: Module C - Learning Intentions, Success Criteria, Feedback and ReflectionHome Outline The Powerful Learning modules can be either offered to the team responsible for leading Powerful Learning or for the Whole Staff at your Graduate & Returning school as either an afterschool session or part of a school Professional Teachers Learning day. All six modules can be delivered or a school may opt for aLeadership Development focus on certain components. Each of the modules identifies area of the work presented by David0 - 8 Years Term 1 Hopkins and examines the research and theory behind it and explores0 - 8 Years Term 2 how they can be used in practice. Most of the modules are designed as 2 hour sessions but can be tailored to suit school needs or run as a twoYears P-6 Term 1 part session. Module C - Learning Intentions, Success Criteria, Feedback andYears P-6 Term 2 Reflection.Years 7–12 Term 1 The impact of learning intentions in improving student learning depends on the links made between LI, success criteria, feedback to theYears 7–12 Term 2 student and the teacher and reflection. Together they form a virtual loop critical for effective learning. Literacy Presenters Marg Scott, Paul Baker - Network Improvement Officers working in Numeracy, Science Grampians Region Audience Secondary Teachers, School Improvement Team membersLearning Environment Location/When Dates can be arranged for presentation in YOUR school byLearning Technologies contacting Paul Baker on Ph 5337 8485 or email baker.paul.j@edumail.vic.gov.au. To assist in planning we ask that this Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTE be done as soon as possible or by end of February at the latest.Personal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $500 per module per schoolTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Powerful Learning: Module D - Questioning and Higher Order QuestionsHome Outline The Powerful Learning modules can be either offered to the team responsible for leading Powerful Learning or for the Whole Staff at your Graduate & Returning school as either an afterschool session or part of a school Professional Teachers Learning day. All six modules can be delivered or a school may opt for aLeadership Development focus on certain components. Each of the modules identifies area of the work presented by David0 - 8 Years Term 1 Hopkins and examines the research and theory behind it and explores0 - 8 Years Term 2 how they can be used in practice. Most of the modules are designed as 2 hour sessions but can be tailored to suit school needs or run as a twoYears P-6 Term 1 part session. Module D - Questioning and Higher Order QuestionsYears P-6 Term 2 “Questioning” has long been a key element of teaching. How questionsYears 7–12 Term 1 are shaped and delivered can have considerable impact on the effectiveness of teaching and learning. It is not a question of open orYears 7–12 Term 2 closed questioning, high or low order questioning but the purpose of the question and the interaction that it promotes. Literacy Presenters Marg Scott, Paul Baker - Network Improvement Officers working in Numeracy, Science Grampians Region Audience Secondary Teachers, School Improvement Team membersLearning Environment Location/When Dates can be arranged for presentation in YOUR school byLearning Technologies contacting Paul Baker on Ph 5337 8485 or email baker.paul.j@edumail.vic.gov.au. To assist in planning we ask that this Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTE be done as soon as possible or by end of February at the latest.Personal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $500 per module per schoolTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Powerful Learning: Module E - Scaffolding Learning: From Modelled to IndependentHome Outline The Powerful Learning modules can be either offered to the team responsible for leading Powerful Learning or for the Whole Staff at your Graduate & Returning school as either an afterschool session or part of a school Professional Teachers Learning day. All six modules can be delivered or a school may opt for aLeadership Development focus on certain components. Each of the modules identifies area of the work presented by David0 - 8 Years Term 1 Hopkins and examines the research and theory behind it and explores0 - 8 Years Term 2 how they can be used in practice. Most of the modules are designed as 2 hour sessions but can be tailored to suit school needs or run as a twoYears P-6 Term 1 part session. Module E - Scaffolding Learning: From Modelled to IndependentYears P-6 Term 2 “Direct Instruction” has long been misinterpreted as “teacher telling”.Years 7–12 Term 1 This workshop examines the model of teaching shown by research to be among the most effective teaching methodologies as a teaching andYears 7–12 Term 2 learning protocol. The stages of learning and the kinds of scaffolds that can be used are explored through the workshop Literacy Presenters Marg Scott, Paul Baker - Network Improvement Officers working in Numeracy, Science Grampians Region Audience Secondary Teachers, School Improvement Team membersLearning Environment Location/When Dates can be arranged for presentation in YOUR school byLearning Technologies contacting Paul Baker on Ph 5337 8485 or email baker.paul.j@edumail.vic.gov.au. To assist in planning we ask that this Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTE be done as soon as possible or by end of February at the latest.Personal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $500 per module per schoolTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Powerful Learning: Module F - Teaching Academic Vocabulary and Collaborative Group Structures Outline The Powerful Learning modules can be either offered to the teamHome responsible for leading Powerful Learning or for the Whole Staff at your Graduate & Returning school as either an afterschool session or part of a school Professional Teachers Learning day. All six modules can be delivered or a school may opt for aLeadership Development focus on certain components. Each of the modules identifies area of the work presented by David0 - 8 Years Term 1 Hopkins and examines the research and theory behind it and explores how they can be used in practice. Most of the modules are designed as 20 - 8 Years Term 2 hour sessions but can be tailored to suit school needs or run as a twoYears P-6 Term 1 part session. Module F - Teaching Academic Vocabulary and CollaborativeYears P-6 Term 2 Group Structures Research identifies academic vocabulary as a key element inYears 7–12 Term 1 comprehension and building a knowledge field that support learning.Years 7–12 Term 2 Similarly, properly structured collaborative learning increases effective student learning. The workshop identifies the ways in which these Literacy strategies can be successfully employed across all classrooms Presenters Marg Scott, Paul Baker - Network Improvement Officers working in Numeracy, Science Grampians RegionLearning Environment Audience Secondary Teachers, School Improvement Team members Location/When Dates can be arranged for presentation in YOUR school byLearning Technologies contacting Paul Baker on Ph 5337 8485 or email Humanities, Arts, baker.paul.j@edumail.vic.gov.au. To assist in planning we ask that this Music, LOTE be done as soon as possible or by end of February at the latest.Personal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $500 per module per schoolTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • English Online Interview AdministrationHome Outline This session is designed to assist graduate and returning Graduate & Returning teachers to effectively administer the English Online Teachers Interview.Leadership Development Learn your way around the English Online Interview site to0 - 8 Years Term 1 ensure you avoid those pitfalls which can waste your time and potentially cause frustration. Bring along any questions0 - 8 Years Term 2 you might have about using the site.Years P-6 Term 1 The second component of the program will involve watching video clips of children talking. You will learn how to moderateYears P-6 Term 2 the oral language component of the English Online InterviewYears 7–12 Term 1 by doing this with other participants.Years 7–12 Term 2 Presenter Cilla Leonard Literacy Audience Graduate and Returning teachers of students in Years P-2 Numeracy, Science Location Grains Innovation Park, 110 Natimuk Road, HorshamLearning Environment When Wednesday 8th February, 4.30-6.30pm Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Non-member schools - $100 inc GST Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • English Online Interview AdministrationHome Outline This session is designed to assist graduate and returning Graduate & Returning teachers to effectively administer the English Online Teachers Interview.Leadership Development Learn your way around the English Online Interview site to0 - 8 Years Term 1 ensure you avoid those pitfalls which can waste your time and potentially cause frustration. Bring along any questions0 - 8 Years Term 2 you might have about using the site.Years P-6 Term 1 The second component of the program will involve watching video clips of children talking. You will learn how to moderateYears P-6 Term 2 the oral language component of the English Online InterviewYears 7–12 Term 1 by doing this with other participants.Years 7–12 Term 2 Presenter Cilla Leonard Literacy Audience Graduate and Returning teachers of students in Years P-2 Numeracy, Science Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North,Learning Environment Ballarat When Thursday 9th February, 4.30-6.30pmLearning Technologies Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTE Non-member schools - $100 inc GSTPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Communities of Practice – Secondary Literacy LeadersHome Outline This Community of Practice is for Secondary Literacy Leaders Graduate & Returning Teachers with a focus on teaching, learning and leadership. In thisLeadership Development forum educators use their knowledge and experience, seek out new knowledge and share and challenge each other around0 - 8 Years Term 1 questions of practice.0 - 8 Years Term 2 Facilitators Paul Baker & Marg ScottYears P-6 Term 1 Audience Secondary Literacy LeadersYears P-6 Term 2Years 7–12 Term 1 Who/When Wimmera Video Conf. Group: 22nd Feb & 26th April, 4.00- 6.00pmYears 7–12 Term 2 Ballarat Group: 23rd Feb & 19th April, 1.30-3.30pm Literacy Numeracy, ScienceLearning Environment Book individually for each session on PDOnlineLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • KidsMatter Primary School briefingHome Outline KidsMatter Primary is a flexible, whole-school approach to Graduate & Returning Teachers children‟s mental health and wellbeing for primary schools. ItLeadership Development works both on its own and as an umbrella under which a school‟s existing programs can comfortably fit.0 - 8 Years Term 1 This briefing provides information about KidsMatter and how it0 - 8 Years Term 2 can support the work of school leaders, school, education and health personnel with a focus on the importance of gaining theYears P-6 Term 1 support of the school staff and parent body. It provides all theYears P-6 Term 2 information schools need to make a decision about participating in KidsMatterYears 7–12 Term 1Years 7–12 Term 2 Presenter Carolyn May, KIDSMATTER Primary Project Officer Literacy Audience School leaders and other interested school, education and health personnel Numeracy, Science Location Horsham Sub-Regional Office, 26 Darlot Street, HorshamLearning Environment When Wednesday 15th February, 3.30-5.00pmLearning Technologies Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • KidsMatter Primary School briefingHome Outline KidsMatter Primary is a flexible, whole-school approach to Graduate & Returning Teachers children‟s mental health and wellbeing for primary schools. ItLeadership Development works both on its own and as an umbrella under which a school‟s existing programs can comfortably fit.0 - 8 Years Term 1 This briefing provides information about KidsMatter and how it0 - 8 Years Term 2 can support the work of school leaders, school, education and health personnel with a focus on the importance of gaining theYears P-6 Term 1 support of the school staff and parent body. It provides all theYears P-6 Term 2 information schools need to make a decision about participating in KidsMatterYears 7–12 Term 1Years 7–12 Term 2 Presenter Carolyn May, KIDSMATTER Primary Project Officer Literacy Audience School leaders and other interested school, education and health personnel Numeracy, Science Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North,Learning Environment BallaratLearning Technologies When Thursday 16th February, 3.30-5.00pm Humanities, Arts, Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Lets Start ConnectingHome Outline This program is based on Pleasant Street Primary School‟s Graduate & Returning „Start Up Program‟; aimed at improving educational Teachers engagement through the use of ICT and visual literacy withinLeadership Development the classroom. The „Start Up Program‟ focuses on affective0 - 8 Years Term 1 engagement, encompassing students‟ emotional responses to school, and a students‟ sense of belonging to school. Part of0 - 8 Years Term 2 this program uses ICT as a tool to help build better connectionsYears P-6 Term 1 between the teacher and students and students and their peers. You will see examples of visual literacy activities andYears P-6 Term 2 how to use them within your own classroom to help build theseYears 7–12 Term 1 relationships. You will also see how digital content can be used on your Smartboard at the beginning of each day to build theseYears 7–12 Term 2 connections as well as develop active listening and oral Literacy language skills. Numeracy, Science Presenter Lachie Day, Pleasant Street Primary SchoolLearning Environment Audience School based staff of students in Years P-6Learning Technologies Location Pleasant Street Primary School, Pleasant Street North, Ballarat Humanities, Arts, When Thursday 16th February, 4.30-6.30pm Music, LOTE Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsPersonal Development Non-member schools - $200 inc GSTTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Effective Teaching in the Secondary Mathematics ClassroomHome Outline Effective Teaching in the Secondary Mathematics Classroom is Graduate & Returning a professional learning program aimed at increasing the Teachers capacity of secondary teachers to improve student outcomes inLeadership Development Year 7-10 mathematics (Algebra focus). Student work samples and examples of teacher practice will be utilised to ground0 - 8 Years Term 1 exploration in classroom practice. This is an ideal way for beginning teachers to become part of a regional maths network.0 - 8 Years Term 2 PLEASE NOTE: This program is NOW available forYears P-6 Term 1 registration on PDOnline and is for Government SchoolYears P-6 Term 2 Employees only. For further information, please see flier on G-TEN Design SpaceYears 7–12 Term 1 No. 52280047 – resources Tab.Years 7–12 Term 2 Presenter Dr Ian Lowe, ACER Institute Literacy Audience School based staff of students in Years 7-10 Numeracy, Science Location Gum San, High Street, Ararat When Monday Feb 20, Tuesday Feb 21, Monday March 19, TuesdayLearning Environment March 20 9.00-3.30pm each dayLearning Technologies Costs There are no registration costs – presentation and resources Humanities, Arts, covered. Schools will be provided with a grant of $780 per Music, LOTE participant (3 days CRT funding per participant) to supportPersonal Development participation in the 4 day face-to-face professional learning experience.To Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Introduction to the UltranetHome Graduate & Returning Teachers Outline Basics of the Ultranet for graduates, new teachers, returningLeadership Development teachers or for those who just needs lots of revision!0 - 8 Years Term 1 Presenter Daniel Devaney, Jo Tate0 - 8 Years Term 2 Audience New and returning teachersYears P-6 Term 1 Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North, BallaratYears P-6 Term 2 When Tuesday 21st February, 4.30-6.30pmYears 7–12 Term 1 Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsYears 7–12 Term 2 Non-member schools - $100 inc GST Literacy Numeracy, ScienceLearning EnvironmentLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Online Koorie Education Learning Plans (KELP) Outline It is a requirement of Wannik, the Victorian education strategy for KoorieHome students in all government schools that schools develop an individual Graduate & Returning education and learning plan for each Koorie student enrolled in their Teachers school. The online Koorie Education and Learning Plan (the KELP), currentlyLeadership Development being rolled out across the state, will significantly assist schools in implementing this requirement and ensure a consistent state-wide0 - 8 Years Term 1 approach to the development and implementation of individualised learning plans for Koorie parents. As students transition between schools it will also0 - 8 Years Term 2 enhance seamless transition, by facilitating scaffolding on existingYears P-6 Term 1 educational strategies and pathway‟s planning for Koorie students. The KELP is also an important tool for engaging parents with schools andYears P-6 Term 2 establishing a collaborative partnership between teachers and parents in supporting a student‟s educational outcomes.Years 7–12 Term 1 This training aims to equip participants with the skills and knowledge toYears 7–12 Term 2 create an effective Indigenous Learning Plan. It outlines the rationale for the KELP, introduces schools to utilising the KELP online tool and provides a Literacy forum for sharing approaches to support its introduction into your schools. The training will also provide participants with strategies to assist in Numeracy, Science engaging Koorie students and their families.Learning Environment Presenter Sheree Lowe Audience Primary and Secondary SchoolsLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Location TBA, Ballarat Music, LOTE When Wednesday 22nd February, 4.30-6.00pmPersonal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $100 inc GSTTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Communities of Practice - Primary Literacy and Numeracy LeadersHome Outline This Community of Practice is for Primary Literacy and Graduate & Returning Teachers Numeracy Leaders with a focus on teaching, learning andLeadership Development leadership. In this forum educators use their knowledge and experience, seek out new knowledge and share and challenge0 - 8 Years Term 1 each other around questions of practice.0 - 8 Years Term 2 Facilitator Donna BishopYears P-6 Term 1 Audience Primary Literacy and Numeracy LeadersYears P-6 Term 2Years 7–12 Term 1 Who/When Video Conf. Group: 22nd February & 10th May, 4.00-6.00pmYears 7–12 Term 2 Wimmera Group: 23rd Feb & 17th May, 2.00-4.00pm NE Highlands Group: 7th March & 24th May 2.00-4.00pm Literacy Moorabool Group: 8th March & 30th May, 2.00-4.00pm Numeracy, Science Ballarat Group: 14th March & 7th June, 2.00-4.00pmLearning Environment Central Group: 22nd March & 13th June, 2.00-4.00pmLearning Technologies Book individually for each session on PDOnline Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • A focus on writing to persuadeHome Outline During this interactive session, the focus will be on ways of helping students to write persuasively using one specific text type- an exposition Graduate & Returning Teachers or argument. The participants will: • Identify what makes an effective exposition or argument. WhatLeadership Development do students need to know, do and be as writers of persuasive texts?0 - 8 Years Term 1 What do teachers need to know, do and be in order to effectively teach about writing to persuade?0 - 8 Years Term 2 • Explore ways of supporting students as they write increasingly more complex persuasive texts. What is the role of feedback?Years P-6 Term 1 What needs to be the focus?Years P-6 Term 2 • Discuss ways of making links with oral language, reading and writing to persuade. Which contexts? Which focuses? Which mentorYears 7–12 Term 1 texts? Which activities? Why? • Discuss how the Australian English Curriculum can supportYears 7–12 Term 2 assessment for, as and of learning about writing to persuade. Literacy Numeracy, Science Presenter Lesley Wing Jan Audience School based staff of students in Years P-9Learning Environment Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North,Learning Technologies Ballarat Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTE When Thursday 23rd February, 9.00-11.00amPersonal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $200 inc GSTTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • A focus on writing to persuadeHome Outline During this interactive session, the focus will be on ways of helping students to write persuasively using one specific text type- an exposition Graduate & Returning Teachers or argument. The participants will: • Identify what makes an effective exposition or argument. WhatLeadership Development do students need to know, do and be as writers of persuasive texts?0 - 8 Years Term 1 What do teachers need to know, do and be in order to effectively teach about writing to persuade?0 - 8 Years Term 2 • Explore ways of supporting students as they write increasingly more complex persuasive texts. What is the role of feedback?Years P-6 Term 1 What needs to be the focus?Years P-6 Term 2 • Discuss ways of making links with oral language, reading and writing to persuade. Which contexts? Which focuses? Which mentorYears 7–12 Term 1 texts? Which activities? Why? • Discuss how the Australian English Curriculum can supportYears 7–12 Term 2 assessment for, as and of learning about writing to persuade. Literacy Numeracy, Science Presenter Lesley Wing Jan Audience School based staff of students in Years P-9Learning Environment Location Grains Innovation Park, 110 Natimuk Road, HorshamLearning Technologies When Thursday 23rd February, 4.30-6.30pm Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTE Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsPersonal Development Non-member schools - $200 inc GSTTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Introduction to Microsoft OneNoteHome Outline This workshop will introduce users to Microsoft OneNote. Graduate & Returning OneNote is part of the Microsoft Office suite of programs for Teachers Windows and allows users to create personal or sharedLeadership Development notebooks to flexibly organise a various types of information and resources. Teachers will find OneNote useful to organise0 - 8 Years Term 1 curriculum unit plans and resources. Students can use0 - 8 Years Term 2 OneNote to organise their course and study materials and is particularly useful for those with their own student learningYears P-6 Term 1 device.Years P-6 Term 2Years 7–12 Term 1 Presenters Graeme Oswin, Regional ICT Coordinator, Dan Devaney, Ultranet CoachYears 7–12 Term 2 Audience Secondary & Upper Primary teachers Literacy Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North, Numeracy, Science Ballarat When Tuesday 28th February, 4.30-6.30pmLearning Environment Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsLearning Technologies Non-member schools - $100 inc GST Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Online Koorie Education Learning Plans (KELP) Outline It is a requirement of Wannik, the Victorian education strategy for KoorieHome students in all government schools that schools develop an individual Graduate & Returning education and learning plan for each Koorie student enrolled in their Teachers school. The online Koorie Education and Learning Plan (the KELP), currentlyLeadership Development being rolled out across the state, will significantly assist schools in implementing this requirement and ensure a consistent state-wide0 - 8 Years Term 1 approach to the development and implementation of individualised learning plans for Koorie parents. As students transition between schools it will also0 - 8 Years Term 2 enhance seamless transition, by facilitating scaffolding on existingYears P-6 Term 1 educational strategies and pathway‟s planning for Koorie students. The KELP is also an important tool for engaging parents with schools andYears P-6 Term 2 establishing a collaborative partnership between teachers and parents in supporting a student‟s educational outcomes.Years 7–12 Term 1 This training aims to equip participants with the skills and knowledge toYears 7–12 Term 2 create an effective Indigenous Learning Plan. It outlines the rationale for the KELP, introduces schools to utilising the KELP online tool and provides a Literacy forum for sharing approaches to support its introduction into your schools. The training will also provide participants with strategies to assist in Numeracy, Science engaging Koorie students and their families.Learning Environment Presenter Sheree Lowe Audience Primary and Secondary SchoolsLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Location TBA, Horsham Music, LOTE When Tuesday 28th February, 4.30-6.00pmPersonal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $100 inc GSTTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • The Literacy Block P – 6 Assessment for LearningHome Graduate & Returning Outline This whole day session begins the series of 6 sessions with a Teachers focus on assessment for learning. We will explore the dataLeadership Development used to inform teaching strategies and practice. The reading and writing process will be investigated on this day as we learn0 - 8 Years Term 1 to take, score and analyse running records and analyse writing0 - 8 Years Term 2 samples. A common element running through all six sessions will be on differentiation of instruction.Years P-6 Term 1Years P-6 Term 2 Presenter Donna Bishop & Cilla LeonardYears 7–12 Term 1 Audience Primary Graduate and Returning TeachersYears 7–12 Term 2 Location Grains Innovation Park, 110 Natimuk Road, Horsham When Wednesday 29th February, 9.00-3.30pm Literacy Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Numeracy, Science Non-member schools - $150 inc GSTLearning EnvironmentLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Secondary Literacy: Literacy Demands of Secondary LearningHome Outline A student‟s literacy goes a long way to determining learning Graduate & Returning Teachers outcomes. A teacher‟s capacity to support literacyLeadership Development development can make a difference. We know that students enter the secondary phase of their schooling with a range of0 - 8 Years Term 1 literacy capabilities. We also know that each subject area0 - 8 Years Term 2 place literacy demands on students. This session will focus on recognising the gaps: “How do we know about theYears P-6 Term 1 students literacy skills?” and “What are the literacy demandsYears P-6 Term 2 of my subject area?Years 7–12 Term 1 Presenter Paul Baker, Margaret ScottYears 7–12 Term 2 Audience Secondary Graduate and Returning teachers Literacy Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North, Ballarat Numeracy, Science When Wednesday 29th February, 4.30-6.30pmLearning Environment Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsLearning Technologies Non-member schools - $100 inc GST Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Assistant Principal & Aspiring Leaders’ Professional Learning Afternoon - Dancing With DataHome Graduate & Returning Outline Dancing with Data - This afternoon is focussed on Leaders Teachers and Aspiring Leaders and will be supported by Geoff McArthurLeadership Development - Manager: Accountability, Grampians Regional Office. As well a Primary and Secondary team from Grampians schools will0 - 8 Years Term 1 present on how they have used data, particularly at a0 - 8 Years Term 2 leadership level.Years P-6 Term 1 Presenter Geoff McArthur and a Primary and Secondary team fromYears P-6 Term 2 Grampians schoolsYears 7–12 Term 1 Audience Assistant Principal & Aspiring LeadersYears 7–12 Term 2 Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North, Ballarat Literacy When Thursday 1st March – 2.30-5.00pm Numeracy, Science Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsLearning EnvironmentLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Secondary Literacy: Literacy Demands of Secondary LearningHome Outline A student‟s literacy goes a long way to determining learning Graduate & Returning Teachers outcomes. A teacher‟s capacity to support literacyLeadership Development development can make a difference. We know that students enter the secondary phase of their schooling with a range of0 - 8 Years Term 1 literacy capabilities. We also know that each subject area0 - 8 Years Term 2 place literacy demands on students. This session will focus on recognising the gaps: “How do we know about theYears P-6 Term 1 students literacy skills?” and “What are the literacy demandsYears P-6 Term 2 of my subject area?Years 7–12 Term 1 Presenter Paul Baker, Margaret ScottYears 7–12 Term 2 Audience Secondary Graduate and Returning teachers Literacy Location Horsham Regional Office – Video Conferencing to participating Wimmera Secondary Schools Numeracy, Science When Thursday 1st March, 4.00-6.00pmLearning Environment Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsLearning Technologies Non-member schools - $100 inc GST Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • The Literacy Block P – 6 Assessment for LearningHome Graduate & Returning Outline This whole day session begins the series of six sessions with a Teachers focus on assessment for learning. We will explore the dataLeadership Development used to inform teaching strategies and practice. The reading and writing process will be investigated on this day as we learn0 - 8 Years Term 1 to take, score and analyse running records and analyse writing0 - 8 Years Term 2 samples. A common element running through all six sessions will be on differentiation of instruction.Years P-6 Term 1Years P-6 Term 2 Presenter Donna Bishop & Cilla LeonardYears 7–12 Term 1 Audience Primary Graduate and Returning TeachersYears 7–12 Term 2 Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North, Ballarat Literacy When Friday 2nd March, 9.00-3.30pm Numeracy, Science Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsLearning Environment Non-member schools - $150 inc GSTLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Communities of Practice – Secondary Maths/Numeracy LeadersHome Outline This Community of Practice is for Secondary Maths/Numeracy Graduate & Returning Teachers Leaders with a focus on teaching, learning and leadership. InLeadership Development this forum educators use their knowledge and experience, seek out new knowledge and share and challenge each other around0 - 8 Years Term 1 questions of practice.0 - 8 Years Term 2 Facilitators Bruce SchmidtYears P-6 Term 1 Audience Secondary Maths/Numeracy LeadersYears P-6 Term 2Years 7–12 Term 1 Who/When Highlands Group: 2nd March, 1.30-3.30pmYears 7–12 Term 2 Wimmera Group: 5th March, 4.00-6.00pm Literacy Numeracy, ScienceLearning EnvironmentLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • KidsMatter Primary - Getting startedHome Outline KidsMatter Primary is a flexible, whole-school approach to Graduate & Returning Teachers children‟s mental health and wellbeing for primary schools. ItLeadership Development works both on its own and as an umbrella under which a school‟s existing programs can comfortably fit.0 - 8 Years Term 1 This session provides information about the content of0 - 8 Years Term 2 KidsMatter, its underpinning mental health concepts and processes and tools for aiding implementation of KidsMatterYears P-6 Term 1 while supporting school priorities and strategic planning.Years P-6 Term 2 Schools receive all the resources to begin the KidsMatter journey.Years 7–12 Term 1Years 7–12 Term 2 Presenter Carolyn May, KIDSMATTER Primary Project Officer Literacy Audience Staff within primary schools who are taking a lead role in the implementation of KidsMatter within their school (known as the Numeracy, Science Action Team).Learning Environment Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North,Learning Technologies Ballarat Humanities, Arts, When Monday 5th March, 9.15-3.30pm Music, LOTE Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Using Windows Live MoviemakerHome Outline Live Moviemaker is a video editing program available as a Graduate & Returning free download from Microsoft and is installed on school Teachers computers with the EduSTAR suite of software. The programLeadership Development allows relative novice users to edit video and create engaging video productions with ease.0 - 8 Years Term 1 This workshop is designed to introduce participants to the0 - 8 Years Term 2 basic skills in using Live Moviemaker. Participants are alsoYears P-6 Term 1 encouraged to bring their notebook computer with EduSTAR installed as well as a flip video camera or other digitalYears P-6 Term 2 camera or some sample video and still images.Years 7–12 Term 1 Teachers bring Notebook computer with EduSTAR software installedYears 7–12 Term 2 Literacy Presenters Graeme Oswin, Regional ICT Coordinator, Dan Devaney, Numeracy, Science Ultranet Coach Audience Secondary & Upper Primary teachersLearning Environment Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North,Learning Technologies Ballarat Humanities, Arts, When Tuesday 6th March, 4.30-6.30pm Music, LOTEPersonal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $100 inc GSTTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • KidsMatter Primary - Component 1 A positive school communityHome Outline KidsMatter Primary is a flexible, whole-school approach to Graduate & Returning Teachers children‟s mental health and wellbeing for primary schools. ItLeadership Development works both on its own and as an umbrella under which a school‟s existing programs can comfortably fit.0 - 8 Years Term 1 Two target areas have been identified for Component 1 with0 - 8 Years Term 2 specific goals that will encourage schools to provide a positive school community. These are:Years P-6 Term 1 Target area 1: A school community that promotes mentalYears P-6 Term 2 health and wellbeingYears 7–12 Term 1 Target area 2: Respectful relationships, belonging and inclusionYears 7–12 Term 2 Literacy Presenter Carolyn May, KIDSMATTER Primary Project Officer Numeracy, Science Audience Staff within primary schools who are taking a lead role in the implementation of KidsMatter within their school (known as theLearning Environment Action Team).Learning Technologies Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North, Humanities, Arts, Ballarat Music, LOTE When Tuesday 6th March, 9.00-4.00pmPersonal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Secondary Writing across the Curriculum – What works best?Home Outline The critical importance of high quality student writing becomes apparent Graduate & Returning as we assess secondary students through written tasks. Secondary Teachers students need to undertake writing tasks at increasing degrees of abstraction, and develop strategies for writing of the quality, diversityLeadership Development and structure teachers and examinations require. This series of two0 - 8 Years Term 1 workshops will utilise the DEECD Key Characteristics of Effective Literacy and its writing focus across VELS Domains, making links with0 - 8 Years Term 2 international research. We will investigate teaching strategies that work to improve student writing across the curriculum, explore what teachersYears P-6 Term 1 expect of secondary student writers, identify characteristics of effective student writers and address setting writing learning intentions alongsideYears P-6 Term 2 content area learning intentions. We will develop writing scaffolds forYears 7–12 Term 1 students in a range of writing genres and for a range of writing purposes. Participants will leave the workshops with strategies that can be used byYears 7–12 Term 2 teachers in any subject to improve the writing self-efficacy of their students. Literacy Numeracy, Science Presenter Margaret ScottLearning Environment Audience Secondary TeachersLearning Technologies Location Grains Innovation Park, 110 Natimuk Road, Horsham Humanities, Arts, When Tuesday 6th March and Thursday 22nd March, 4.30-6.30pm Music, LOTE each sessionPersonal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $200 inc GSTTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • ICT in an Early Years Classroom - The tools, tricks and triumphsHome Outline ICT in an Early Years classroom offers participants a look Graduate & Returning into how web 2.0 tools have been used successfully in a Teachers Grade 1 classroom to support, engage and challengeLeadership Development learners.0 - 8 Years Term 1 This session offers the chance to see how these tools have been used to engage and support student learning and the0 - 8 Years Term 2 chance to get your class started on their own online journey.Years P-6 Term 1 Some of the tools include: - twitterYears P-6 Term 2 -global2 blogsYears 7–12 Term 1 - livebinderYears 7–12 Term 2 - answergarden Literacy -posterous and much more. Numeracy, Science Presenter Trish Dower, Yuille P-8 Community CollegeLearning Environment Audience Teachers of students in years 0-8Learning Technologies Location Yuille P-8 Community College Humanities, Arts, When Wednesday 7th March, 4.30-6.30pm, Music, LOTEPersonal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $200 inc GSTTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Mathematics in AusVELS – What it means for youHome Outline This workshop will explore the Australian Curriculum for Graduate & Returning primary mathematics teachers and provide: Teachers • Understanding of the design, structure and key features ofLeadership Development what will be taught, and what students need to learn.0 - 8 Years Term 1 • Unpacking of the proficiency strands • Effective numeracy teaching0 - 8 Years Term 2 This workshop will include rich discussion and activities thatYears P-6 Term 1 will engage teachers and assist them with implementing theYears P-6 Term 2 Australian Curriculum in their school.Years 7–12 Term 1 Presenter Sharyn Livy commenced her career as a primary teacher.Years 7–12 Term 2 Previous to working at the Mathematical Association of Literacy Victoria she lectured at Victoria University, within the school of education, teaching pre-service teachers various numeracy Numeracy, Science education units.Learning Environment Audience Primary teachers Location Grains Innovation Park, 110 Natimuk Road, HorshamLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, When Wednesday 7th March – 9.00am – 3.30pm Music, LOTE Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsPersonal Development Non-member schools $280 (inc GST)To Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Mathematics in AusVELS – What it means for you.Home Outline This workshop will explore the Australian Curriculum for Graduate & Returning primary mathematics teachers and provide: Teachers • Understanding of the design, structure and key features ofLeadership Development what will be taught, and what students need to learn.0 - 8 Years Term 1 • Unpacking of the proficiency strands • Effective numeracy teaching0 - 8 Years Term 2 This workshop will include rich discussion and activities thatYears P-6 Term 1 will engage teachers and assist them with implementing theYears P-6 Term 2 Australian Curriculum in their school.Years 7–12 Term 1 Presenter Sharyn Livy commenced her career as a primary teacher.Years 7–12 Term 2 Previous to working at the Mathematical Association of Literacy Victoria she lectured at Victoria University, within the school of education, teaching pre-service teachers various numeracy Numeracy, Science education units.Learning Environment Audience Primary teachers Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North,Learning Technologies Ballarat Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTE When Thursday 8th March – 9.00am – 3.30pmPersonal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools $280 (inc GST)To Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Assistant Principal & Aspiring Leaders’ Professional Learning Afternoon - Dancing With DataHome Graduate & Returning Outline Dancing with Data - This afternoon is focussed on Leaders Teachers and Aspiring Leaders and will be supported by Geoff McArthurLeadership Development - Manager: Accountability, Grampians Regional Office. As well a Primary and Secondary team from Grampians schools will0 - 8 Years Term 1 present on how they have used data, particularly at a0 - 8 Years Term 2 leadership level.Years P-6 Term 1 Presenter Geoff McArthur and a Primary and Secondary team fromYears P-6 Term 2 Grampians schoolsYears 7–12 Term 1 Audience Assistant Principal & Aspiring LeadersYears 7–12 Term 2 Location Grains Innovation Park, 110 Natimuk Road, Horsham When Thursday 8th March – 2.30-5.00pm Literacy Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Numeracy, ScienceLearning EnvironmentLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Using Collaborative & Design Spaces on the UltranetHome Graduate & Returning Teachers Outline Set up a shared design resource space for your staff, orLeadership Development create a collaborative space to use with your students. Lots of great tips, tricks and ideas.0 - 8 Years Term 10 - 8 Years Term 2 Presenter Daniel Devaney, Jo TateYears P-6 Term 1 Audience All staff Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North,Years P-6 Term 2 BallaratYears 7–12 Term 1 When Thursday 8th March, 4.30-6.30pmYears 7–12 Term 2 Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $100 inc GST Literacy Numeracy, ScienceLearning EnvironmentLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Science Connections: Astronomy and AusVELS ScienceHome Outline An annual night for teachers to explore the potential uses Graduate & Returning and resources of the Ballarat Astronomical Society and Teachers the Ballarat Municipal Observatory. Implications of theLeadership Development new AusVELS curriculum to be implemented in 2013 will0 - 8 Years Term 1 be discussed, with a particular focus on the Sub-Strand of EARTH & SPACE SCIENCES0 - 8 Years Term 2Years P-6 Term 1 Presenters Bruce Schmidt, Grampians Regional Office, Chris Wines,Years P-6 Term 2 Ballarat SC and University of Ballarat and Neil Rampling, Ballarat HS, Judith Bailey, Ballaarat Astronomical SocietyYears 7–12 Term 1 Audience Science and Curriculum Coordinators / Educators /Years 7–12 Term 2 Teachers / Education students Location Ballarat Municipal Observatory Corner of Magpie and Literacy Cobden Streets, Mt Pleasant, Ballarat Numeracy, Science When Tuesday 13th March, 7.00pm-9.00pm plus optionalLearning Environment viewing Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsLearning Technologies Non-member schools - $100 inc GST Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Mandatory Reporting: Protecting the Safety and Wellbeing of Children and Young People ProtocolHome Graduate & Returning TeachersLeadership Development Outline The session will present the above new joint protocol0 - 8 Years Term 1 between DEECD and Child Protection. It clearly outlines the roles and responsibilities of school staff and Child0 - 8 Years Term 2 Protection staff to ensure a unified and consistentYears P-6 Term 1 approach to protecting the safety and wellbeing of children and young people.Years P-6 Term 2Years 7–12 Term 1 Presenter Linda JohannsenYears 7–12 Term 2 Audience Teachers of students in Years 0-12 Literacy Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North, Ballarat Numeracy, Science When Tuesday 13th March, 4.50-5.30pmLearning Environment Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsLearning Technologies Non-member schools - $100 inc GST Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Restorative Practices in Schools – A Restorative Approach Outline This session builds on the introductory session at the endHome of 2011 and covers good practice, the importance of Graduate & Returning Teachers trusting relationships with the student, punishment Verses a restorative approach, the power of circle timeLeadership Development and using the RP script and how to build a whole school0 - 8 Years Term 1 approach.0 - 8 Years Term 2 This session will cover: • Activities related to student behavioursYears P-6 Term 1 • Principles of Restorative practiceYears P-6 Term 2 • Respectful challenging of studentsYears 7–12 Term 1 • Dealing with shame (integrative stigmatisation)Years 7–12 Term 2 • Parents and restorative practice • Workshop activities around conflict issues Literacy • Keeping records- are time out and suspensions reducing? Numeracy, Science Presenter Kaye DennisLearning Environment Audience All staffLearning Technologies Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North, Humanities, Arts, Ballarat Music, LOTE When Wednesday 14th March, 4.30-6.00pmPersonal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $200 inc GSTTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) Outline This program will provide a brief introduction into AutismHome Spectrum Disorders (ASDs, Asperger‟s Syndrome, Autism Graduate & Returning Teachers and Pervasive Development Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS) and will outline the background ofLeadership Development the three disorders in terms of:0 - 8 Years Term 1 • Characteristics to aid identification of symptoms • Clinical definitions / patterns of symptoms0 - 8 Years Term 2 • Indicators observable in and around the classroomYears P-6 Term 1 • Impacts on learning and classroom behaviourYears P-6 Term 2 • Classroom management techniques and strategies • Specific learning possibilitiesYears 7–12 Term 1 • Social StoriesYears 7–12 Term 2 A portion of the session will be dedicated to workshopping given scenarios in small groups and Literacy discussion of further resources for in-depth study into Numeracy, Science ASDs.Learning Environment Presenter Matthew Copping, Principal, Horsham Special School Audience All staffLearning Technologies Location Horsham Special School, 282 Baillie Street, Horsham Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTE When Wednesday 14th March, 4.30- 6.30pmPersonal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $200 inc GSTTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Empowering teachers in becoming culturally confident in their classrooms Outline This workshop explores concepts behind Aboriginal culture and the impacts ofHome trans-generational trauma and how we can ensure that our environments and Graduate & Returning practices are culturally appropriate for children, parents/caregivers and Teachers staff. Participants will be assisted in the development and implementing aLeadership Development culturally inclusive program using the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework and Victorian Essential Learning Standards. These0 - 8 Years Term 1 sessions will be interactive and use a number of different methods to encompass an effective model for your classroom and school. Training0 - 8 Years Term 2 Objectives:Years P-6 Term 1 • Empowering teachers to build on their quality teaching and learning practices to develop and include culturally inclusive and responsive classrooms andYears P-6 Term 2 schools. • Our experienced Koorie facilitators will set a foundation of some suggestedYears 7–12 Term 1 practical steps and strategies for achieving cultural confidence and someYears 7–12 Term 2 reflective questions which will enable you to assess your own practice in this area. Literacy • Provision of specialised advice and tools around student, parent and community engagement, local community knowledge, relevant Koorie Numeracy, Science education resources.Learning Environment Presenter Jamie LoweLearning Technologies Audience Early Years, Primary and Secondary Schools Humanities, Arts, Location TBA, Ballarat Music, LOTE When Wednesdays 14th March 4:30 – 7.00 & 28th March 4:30 – 6.00Personal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $100 inc GSTTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)Home Outline This three hour course updates CPR skills and knowledge. Graduate & Returning Time is critical and knowing what to do in the first few Teachers minutes can save a life or prevent serious injury. This courseLeadership Development provides the knowledge, confidence and life-support skills needed in the first few minutes of a life-threatening situation0 - 8 Years Term 1 which enable breathing and circulation to be maintained until medical help arrives.0 - 8 Years Term 2 Recognise when a person is having a cardiac arrest; correctlyYears P-6 Term 1 call for Ambulance assistance; individual CPR training with the aid of resuscitation manikins; provide vital assistance andYears P-6 Term 2 support to the patient while waiting for the Ambulance to arrive; infant and child CPR.Years 7–12 Term 1Years 7–12 Term 2 Course Validity: 12 months Presenter Emergency First Aid Literacy Audience First Aid coordinators, Camp or Sports coordinators and all staff with First Aid responsibility Numeracy, Science Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North,Learning Environment Ballarat When Thursday 15th March 4:30-7:30 pmLearning Technologies Costs G-TEN subsidises this program. After subsidy, there is a $60 Humanities, Arts, cost per person to G-TEN member schools. Music, LOTE Non-member schools - $100 plus GST.Personal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Introduction to Restorative Practices in Schools - Understanding and Managing BehaviourHome Outline This is the first of three sessions in 2012. Training in a Graduate & Returning restorative practices approach to managing behaviour Teachers will provide an explicit framework that all teachers canLeadership Development use in the classroom or yard to deal with harmful or0 - 8 Years Term 1 inappropriate incidents. This workshop provides an understanding about the skills0 - 8 Years Term 2 necessary to shift classroom behaviour managementYears P-6 Term 1 practices from punitive to restorative interventions while teaching problem solving skills and responsible decisionYears P-6 Term 2 making.Years 7–12 Term 1Years 7–12 Term 2 Presenter Kaye Dennis Audience All staff Literacy Location Grains Innovation Park, 110 Natimuk Road, Horsham Numeracy, Science When Thursday 15th March, 4.30-6.00pmLearning Environment Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsLearning Technologies Non-member schools - $200 inc GST Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Introduction to Ultranet Learning TaskHome Graduate & Returning Teachers Outline Creating engaging online learning sequences : This isLeadership Development designed for teachers who would like to learn how to use the Ultranet Learning Tasks to design and deliver curriculum0 - 8 Years Term 1 sequences . We will also explore ebookboxes and their0 - 8 Years Term 2 application in the classroom. Teachers bring their Notebook computer with eduSTARYears P-6 Term 1Years P-6 Term 2 Presenter Daniel Devaney, Jo TateYears 7–12 Term 1 Audience All staffYears 7–12 Term 2 Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North, Ballarat Literacy When Thursday 15th March, 1.30-3.30pm Numeracy, Science Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsLearning Environment Non-member schools - $100 inc GSTLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Maximising the Role of Coaching in Grampians SchoolsHome Outline This series of whole days will be offered each term to teachers who Graduate & Returning have a significant part of their role devoted to coaching in both Teachers Primary and Secondary settings. Coaches from across the regionLeadership Development are encouraged to attend all or as many of these days as possible. Coaching Teachers in Effective Instruction (DEECD) will form the0 - 8 Years Term 1 basis of much of the learning. These days will also be an opportunity to explore other core DEECD documents and current0 - 8 Years Term 2 research to support the work of a coach and will provide a forumYears P-6 Term 1 to collaborate, share and explore challenges and opportunities the role brings. Some coach days will provide time to break intoYears P-6 Term 2 literacy or numeracy specific teams, as most coaches work inYears 7–12 Term 1 these two areas. The direction for the group will also be discussed in Session 1 to ensure the needs of participants are met.Years 7–12 Term 2 Facilitator Anne Robertson Literacy Audience Teachers who have a significant part of their role devoted to coaching Numeracy, Science Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North,Learning Environment BallaratLearning Technologies When Fridays 16th March, 25th May, 10th August (Ararat), 26th Humanities, Arts, October, 10.00am – 3.00pm Register individually for Music, LOTE these sessions.Personal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Managing Classroom BehaviourHome Graduate & Returning Outline Jenny will outline students behaviour motivation and guide Teachers participants to engage in strengthening their responses toLeadership Development student behaviour - entering into "the dance". The skills are learned and applied using a framework that guides the teacher0 - 8 Years Term 1 in their everyday interactions with students0 - 8 Years Term 2Years P-6 Term 1 Presenter Jenny Mackay Audience Graduate and Returning TeachersYears P-6 Term 2 Location Grains Innovation Park, 110 Natimuk Road, HorshamYears 7–12 Term 1 When Monday 19th March, 2.00-6.00pmYears 7–12 Term 2 Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Literacy Non-member schools - $280 inc GST Numeracy, ScienceLearning EnvironmentLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Getting to know your Macbook computerHome Outline This workshop is designed to help participants become Graduate & Returning familiar with using their new Macbook notebook computer. Teachers Topics covered will include managing and using the OSXLeadership Development computer operating system and included programs, installing and deleting applications, managing network preferences and0 - 8 Years Term 1 other options. Participants will need to bring their own0 - 8 Years Term 2 MacBook notebook.Years P-6 Term 1 Participants must bring their Macbook Notebook computerYears P-6 Term 2Years 7–12 Term 1Years 7–12 Term 2 Presenters Graeme Oswin, Regional ICT Coordinator Audience All staff Literacy Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North, Numeracy, Science BallaratLearning Environment When Monday 19th March, 4.30-6.00pm Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Non-member schools - $100 inc GST Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Managing Classroom BehaviourHome Graduate & Returning Outline Jenny will outline students behaviour motivation and guide Teachers participants to engage in strengthening their responses toLeadership Development student behaviour - entering into "the dance". The skills are learned and applied using a framework that guides the teacher0 - 8 Years Term 1 in their everyday interactions with students0 - 8 Years Term 2Years P-6 Term 1 Presenter Jenny Mackay Audience Graduate and Returning TeachersYears P-6 Term 2 Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North,Years 7–12 Term 1 BallaratYears 7–12 Term 2 When Tuesday 20th March, 2.00-6.00pm Literacy Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $280 inc GST Numeracy, ScienceLearning EnvironmentLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • 0-8 Learning and Development – What it looks like at Sebastopol PSHome Graduate & Returning Outline In these sessions at various school settings, participants will Teachers hear how different schools approach supporting the needs ofLeadership Development learners in the early years. A range of approaches to learning0 - 8 Years Term 1 and development will be explored, and will also include discussion around resources the required. Participants will0 - 8 Years Term 2 also be able to see firsthand the learning environments thatYears P-6 Term 1 have been established to support the learner.Years P-6 Term 2 Presenters Early Years Team, Sebastopol PSYears 7–12 Term 1 Audience Early Childhood Professionals and Early Years teachersYears 7–12 Term 2 Location Sebastopol PS, Warreen Street, Sebastopol Literacy When Wednesday 21st March, 4.30-6.00pm Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Numeracy, Science Non-member schools - $100 inc GSTLearning EnvironmentLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Youth Mental Health First Aid Course (2nd edition)Home Outline This 14-hour Youth Mental Health First Aid course teaches Graduate & Returning Teachers first aid skills for adult members of the public to give initialLeadership Development help to adolescents experiencing mental health problems, in a mental health crisis situation, or in the early stages of a0 - 8 Years Term 1 mental illness.0 - 8 Years Term 2 Presenter Anne Watson, Ballarat Health Services WorkforceYears P-6 Term 1 Development OfficerYears P-6 Term 2 Audience DEECD student services & wellbeing, community supportYears 7–12 Term 1 services & upper primary & secondary school personnel Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North,Years 7–12 Term 2 Ballarat Literacy When Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd March, 9.00-5.00pm Numeracy, Science Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $50 inc GST (Funded program – thisLearning Environment is a catering cost only)Learning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • iWeb and iPhoto: Simple publishing on your MacHome Outline iWeb and iPhoto are part of the iLife suite of programs Graduate & Returning provided with Apple Macintosh computers. With iWeb, users Teachers can create attractive websites very simply while iPhoto allowsLeadership Development users to manage their photo collection and create attractive publications for print or live presentation.0 - 8 Years Term 1 Participants will need to bring their own Macbook notebook0 - 8 Years Term 2 computer with iLife installed.Years P-6 Term 1 Presenter Graeme Oswin, Regional ICT CoordinatorYears P-6 Term 2 Audience All staffYears 7–12 Term 1 Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North,Years 7–12 Term 2 Ballarat Literacy When Tuesday 27th March, 4.30 – 6.30pm Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Numeracy, Science Non-member schools - $100 inc GSTLearning EnvironmentLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Enhancing the Integration of ICT and the CurriculumHome Graduate & Returning Outline In this session the Principal of Horsham West-Haven Primary Teachers School and a team of teachers will:Leadership Development • Discuss the 1:1 computing program which is well established0 - 8 Years Term 1 in the school • Explore the new and recently funded Animation Project0 - 8 Years Term 2 • Discuss the professional learning needs of staff when usingYears P-6 Term 1 ICT to support learningYears P-6 Term 2 • Discuss how to ensure there is a pedagogy for the technology supporting the learnerYears 7–12 Term 1Years 7–12 Term 2 Presenters Horsham West-Haven PS Team Literacy Audience School based staff of students in Years P-6 Location Horsham West-Haven PS (Horsham West Campus), Hillary Numeracy, Science Street, HorshamLearning Environment When Wednesday 18th April, 4.30-6.30pmLearning Technologies Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Humanities, Arts, Non-member schools - $100 inc GST Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • 0-8 Learning and Development – What it looks like at Darley PSHome Graduate & Returning Outline In these sessions at various school settings, participants will Teachers hear how different schools approach supporting the needs ofLeadership Development learners in the early years. A range of approaches to learning0 - 8 Years Term 1 and development will be explored, and will also include discussion around resources the required. Participants will0 - 8 Years Term 2 also be able to see firsthand the learning environments thatYears P-6 Term 1 have been established to support the learner.Years P-6 Term 2 Presenters Early Years Team, Darley PSYears 7–12 Term 1 Audience Early Childhood Professionals and Early Years teachersYears 7–12 Term 2 Location Darley PS, Nelson Street, Bacchus Marsh Literacy When Wednesday 18th April, 4.30-6.00pm Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Numeracy, Science Non-member schools - $100 inc GSTLearning EnvironmentLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Introduction to School DebatingHome Outline While debating is exciting it also engages students in the curriculum. Speaking and Listening standards linked to other domains such as Civics Graduate & Returning and Citizenship and Thinking skills, can be introduced through debating. Teachers This session‟s objective is to provide teachers with the knowledge and skillsLeadership Development to present debating to their students. It will attempt to answer the following questions:0 - 8 Years Term 1 What makes a good debating topic?0 - 8 Years Term 2 What are the differing role of the three speakers? What is and how important is a team line and the team split?Years P-6 Term 1 What makes a good rebuttal? The importance of " Matter", "Manner" and "Method" ?Years P-6 Term 2 What is the adjudicator looking for?Years 7–12 Term 1 What debating competitions are available for schools? What does the Royal South Street Society offer student debaters?Years 7–12 Term 2 Participants are encouraged to bring their own questions and thoughts to the session to share with the panel and fellow teachers. The workshop will Literacy take the form of a group activity that, hopefully, encourages lively debate. Numeracy, Science Presenters Royal South Street Debating Committee : Gail Hirst, Allyson Hankin, Debbie Marshall and Gordon Reynolds.Learning Environment Audience Specifically teachers but also any member of a school community who may be interested in coaching or encouraging the establishment of studentLearning Technologies debating Humanities, Arts, Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North, Ballarat Music, LOTE When Tuesday 24th April, 4.30-6.30pmPersonal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $100 inc GSTTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • A focus on spelling- putting it in its placeHome Outline This interactive session will explore some of the knowledge, skills and strategies, and how teachers can contextualise spelling to support Graduate & Returning Teachers students to develop as strategic spellers. They will: • Identify the content of an effective spelling program. What doesLeadership Development spelling involve? What do students need to know, do and be in0 - 8 Years Term 1 order to be effective spellers? What do teachers need to know, do and be in order to effectively teach spelling?0 - 8 Years Term 2 • Share ways of monitoring students‟ progress. What can be used to identify the each student’s spelling knowledge and skills?Years P-6 Term 1 • Discuss ways of contextualising spelling to provide forYears P-6 Term 2 differentiation and to cater for needs at whole class, group and individual student level. How can spelling be addressed within theYears 7–12 Term 1 writing process? How can a personalised program be developed? • Discuss how the Australian English Curriculum can supportYears 7–12 Term 2 assessment for, as and of learning about spelling. Literacy Numeracy, Science Presenter Lesley Wing Jan Audience School based staff of students in Years P-9Learning Environment Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North,Learning Technologies Ballarat Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTE When Thursday 26th April, 4.30-6.30pmPersonal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $200 inc GSTTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Game On!Home Outline This workshop will provide teachers with an introduction to Games Based Learning. Participants will gain knowledge of a Graduate & Returning Teachers range of simple to more complex games, across a range ofLeadership Development platforms, that can be used to engage and challenge students in Games Based Learning. Links between games and learning,0 - 8 Years Term 1 assessment, feedback and student reflection will be explored.0 - 8 Years Term 2 Participants will be required to bring a laptop (Mac or PC).Years P-6 Term 1 Presenter Lynette Barr. A regular presenter at DEECD conferences, Lynette teaches at Pentland Primary School. She usesYears P-6 Term 2 technology to ignite students‟ natural curiosity and provideYears 7–12 Term 1 authentic learning experiences. Lynette was recently involved in the Innovating with Technologies Serious Games ResearchYears 7–12 Term 2 Trial, investigating how games can be used as vehicles for Literacy learning. Lynette was awarded the VTCU Outstanding Primary Teacher Award at the 2011 Victorian Education Excellence Numeracy, Science Awards.Learning Environment Audience School based staff of students in Years 3-10 Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North,Learning Technologies Ballarat Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTE When Tuesday 1st May, 4.30-6.30pm.Personal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $200 inc GSTTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • A focus on spelling- putting it in its placeHome Outline This interactive session will explore some of the knowledge, skills and strategies, and how teachers can contextualise spelling to support Graduate & Returning Teachers students to develop as strategic spellers. They will: • Identify the content of an effective spelling program. What doesLeadership Development spelling involve? What do students need to know, do and be in0 - 8 Years Term 1 order to be effective spellers? What do teachers need to know, do and be in order to effectively teach spelling?0 - 8 Years Term 2 • Share ways of monitoring students‟ progress. What can be used to identify the each student’s spelling knowledge and skills?Years P-6 Term 1 • Discuss ways of contextualising spelling to provide forYears P-6 Term 2 differentiation and to cater for needs at whole class, group and individual student level. How can spelling be addressed within theYears 7–12 Term 1 writing process? How can a personalised program be developed? • Discuss how the Australian English Curriculum can supportYears 7–12 Term 2 assessment for, as and of learning about spelling. Literacy Numeracy, Science Presenter Lesley Wing Jan Audience School based staff of students in Years P-9Learning Environment Location Grains Innovation Park, 110 Natimuk Road, HorshamLearning Technologies When Thursday 26th April, 9.00-11.00am Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTE Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsPersonal Development Non-member schools - $200 inc GSTTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • The Literacy Block P – 6 Managing the Literacy BlockHome Outline The second session in this series of six builds on the first Graduate & Returning Teachers session through revising assessment to inform planning andLeadership Development instruction. Particular emphasis will be given to managing the literacy block and the teaching strategy of „modelled teaching‟0 - 8 Years Term 1 as described in the Key Characteristics of Effective Literacy0 - 8 Years Term 2 Teaching P – 6. http://www.eduweb.vic.gov.au/edulibrary/public/teachlearn/student/keycYears P-6 Term 1 harliteracyp6.pdfYears P-6 Term 2Years 7–12 Term 1 Presenter Donna Bishop & Cilla Leonard Audience Primary Graduate and Returning TeachersYears 7–12 Term 2 Location Grains Innovation park, 110 Natimuk Road, Horsham Literacy When Wednesday 2nd May, 4.30-6.30pm Numeracy, Science Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsLearning Environment Non-member schools - $100 inc GSTLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • iPads for EducationHome Outline This workshop will demonstrate the Apple iPad and Graduate & Returning investigate how it can be used effectively in the classroom Teachers and for personal teacher use. Participants will see a variety ofLeadership Development free and commercial apps that can be utilised in a range of curriculum areas and for various ages of students.0 - 8 Years Term 10 - 8 Years Term 2 Presenters Meaghan Feldman, Teaching & Learning Coach/Leader,Years P-6 Term 1 Ballarat South Community Learning PrecinctYears P-6 Term 2 Audience All StaffYears 7–12 Term 1 Location Ballarat South Community Learning Precinct, Senior Campus,Years 7–12 Term 2 Hertford Street, Sebastopol Literacy When Wednesday 2nd May, 4.30-6.30pm Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Numeracy, Science Non-member schools - $100 inc GSTLearning EnvironmentLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • The Literacy Block P – 6 Managing the Literacy BlockHome Outline The second session in this series of six builds on the first Graduate & Returning Teachers session through revising assessment to inform planning andLeadership Development instruction. Particular emphasis will be given to managing the literacy block and the teaching strategy of „modelled teaching‟0 - 8 Years Term 1 as described in the Key Characteristics of Effective Literacy0 - 8 Years Term 2 Teaching P – 6. http://www.eduweb.vic.gov.au/edulibrary/public/teachlearn/student/keycYears P-6 Term 1 harliteracyp6.pdfYears P-6 Term 2Years 7–12 Term 1 Presenter Donna Bishop & Cilla Leonard Audience Primary Graduate and Returning TeachersYears 7–12 Term 2 Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North, Literacy Ballarat Numeracy, Science When Thursday 3rd May, 4.30-6.30pm Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsLearning Environment Non-member schools - $100 inc GSTLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Connecting with MathematicsHome Outline The AusVELs mathematics curriculum for 2013 adopts the Graduate & Returning Teachers Australian Curriculum. This curriculum, as well as describingLeadership Development the Content Strands, describes the „Proficiency Strands’ that enable exploring and development of the content – the0 - 8 Years Term 1 thinking and doing of mathematics: Understanding; Fluency;0 - 8 Years Term 2 Problem Solving; Reasoning. It is the Proficiency Strand that will enable the students to connect with the mathematics.Years P-6 Term 1 This program will look at how this can be achieved byYears P-6 Term 2 learning mathematics through student-centred activities embedded in contexts that link with content.Years 7–12 Term 1Years 7–12 Term 2 Presenters Bruce Schmidt, Peter Durance Literacy Audience School based staff of students in Years 7-10 Location Grains Innovation Park, 110 Natimuk Road, Horsham Numeracy, Science When Thursdays 3rd May & 7th June, 4.30-6.30pmLearning Environment Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsLearning Technologies Non-member schools - $200 inc GST Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Ultranet PortfoliosHome Graduate & Returning Teachers Outline Creating teacher portfolios, student portfolios and developingLeadership Development student learning goals. Teachers bring their Notebook computer.0 - 8 Years Term 10 - 8 Years Term 2 Presenter Daniel Devaney, Jo TateYears P-6 Term 1 Audience All staffYears P-6 Term 2 Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North, BallaratYears 7–12 Term 1 When Tuesday 8th May, 4.30-6.30pmYears 7–12 Term 2 Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Literacy Non-member schools - $100 inc GST Numeracy, ScienceLearning EnvironmentLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)Home Outline This three hour course updates CPR skills and knowledge. Graduate & Returning Time is critical and knowing what to do in the first few Teachers minutes can save a life or prevent serious injury. This courseLeadership Development provides the knowledge, confidence and life-support skills needed in the first few minutes of a life-threatening situation0 - 8 Years Term 1 which enable breathing and circulation to be maintained until medical help arrives.0 - 8 Years Term 2 Recognise when a person is having a cardiac arrest; correctlyYears P-6 Term 1 call for Ambulance assistance; individual CPR training with the aid of resuscitation manikins; provide vital assistance andYears P-6 Term 2 support to the patient while waiting for the Ambulance to arrive; infant and child CPR.Years 7–12 Term 1Years 7–12 Term 2 Course Validity: 12 months Presenter Emergency First Aid Literacy Audience First Aid coordinators, Camp or Sports coordinators and all staff with First Aid responsibility Numeracy, Science Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North,Learning Environment Ballarat When Tuesday 8th May 4:30-7:30 pmLearning Technologies Costs G-TEN subsidises this program. After subsidy, there is a $60 Humanities, Arts, cost per person to G-TEN member schools. Music, LOTE Non-member schools - $100 plus GST.Personal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Primary Maths Specialist Program - Assess for Impact!Home Outline This session focuses on the effective use of assessment data to Graduate & Returning Teachers inform teaching of individuals and cohorts and how thisLeadership Development impacts on teacher practice, including the pros of using formative assessment and how this data can be used to0 - 8 Years Term 1 differentiate teaching. This program fits with the Grampians0 - 8 Years Term 2 Region‟s Teach for Success plan.Years P-6 Term 1 Presenter Wendouree Primary School Maths Specialist Team - MikeYears P-6 Term 2 Smith, Donna McNeight & Nick Buscombe Audience Primary Mathematics Specialists, Classroom TeachersYears 7–12 Term 1 Location Wendouree Primary School, Howitt Street, WendoureeYears 7–12 Term 2 When Wednesday 9th May, 4.30-6.30pm Literacy Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Numeracy, Science Non-member schools - $200 inc GSTLearning EnvironmentLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Connecting with MathematicsHome Outline The AusVELs mathematics curriculum for 2013 adopts the Graduate & Returning Teachers Australian Curriculum. This curriculum, as well as describingLeadership Development the Content Strands, describes the „Proficiency Strands’ that enable exploring and development of the content – the0 - 8 Years Term 1 thinking and doing of mathematics: Understanding; Fluency;0 - 8 Years Term 2 Problem Solving; Reasoning. It is the Proficiency Strand that will enable the students to connect with the mathematics.Years P-6 Term 1 This program will look at how this can be achieved byYears P-6 Term 2 learning mathematics through student-centred activities embedded in contexts that link with content.Years 7–12 Term 1Years 7–12 Term 2 Presenters Bruce Schmidt, Peter Durance Literacy Audience School based staff of students in Years 7-10 Numeracy, Science Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North,Learning Environment BallaratLearning Technologies When Thursdays 10th May & 14th June, 4.30-6.30pm Humanities, Arts, Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Music, LOTE Non-member schools - $200 inc GSTPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Western Australian First Steps Reading Version 2Home Outline This course is a 6 x 2 hour (12 hour) program designed to assist teachers to link assessment to teaching and learning through the Graduate & Returning Teachers use of the First Steps materials.Leadership Development • Beliefs underpinning First Steps • Understanding the reading Map of Development0 - 8 Years Term 1 • Use of Texts • Processes and Strategies0 - 8 Years Term 2 • Conventions: Contextual Understanding – Part 1Years P-6 Term 1 • Contextual Understandings – Part 2: Assessing Students‟ Reading DevelopmentYears P-6 Term 2 *Participants will need to purchase 4 text books at anYears 7–12 Term 1 approximate cost of $200 Presenter Chris Rossiter is an experienced primary teacher and qualifiedYears 7–12 Term 2 facilitator of First Steps Reading Version 2 Literacy Audience Teachers and support staff of students in Years P - 8 Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North, Ballarat Numeracy, Science When Thursdays 10th, 17, 24th and 31st May, 7th and 14th June 4.30-Learning Environment 6.30pm *It is an expectation that participants attend all sessions.Learning Technologies Costs All participants will be required to purchase 4 books at an estimated Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTE cost of $200Personal Development Nil program costs to „TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $280 plus GSTTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • 0-8 Learning and Development – What it looks like at Warracknabeal PSHome Graduate & Returning Outline In these sessions at various school settings, participants will Teachers hear how different schools approach supporting the needs ofLeadership Development learners in the early years. A range of approaches to learning0 - 8 Years Term 1 and development will be explored, and will also include discussion around resources the required. Participants will0 - 8 Years Term 2 also be able to see firsthand the learning environments thatYears P-6 Term 1 have been established to support the learner.Years P-6 Term 2 Presenters Early Years Team, Warracknabeal PSYears 7–12 Term 1 Audience Early Childhood Professionals and Early Years teachersYears 7–12 Term 2 Location Warracknabeal PS, Werrigar Street, Warracknabeal Literacy When Thursday 10th May, 4.30-6.00pm Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Numeracy, Science Non-member schools - $100 inc GSTLearning EnvironmentLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Positive OHS Leadership for Aspiring Leaders: Beyond ComplianceHome Outline This session has been designed to extend the knowledge and Graduate & Returning skills of aspiring leaders to enable them to take a positive Teachers approach to being an OHS leader in a school setting. It willLeadership Development achieve this by defining and exploring the following:0 - 8 Years Term 1 1. The Framework: OHS responsibilities for Employers (Principals)0 - 8 Years Term 2 2. The Systems: How OHS is managed at DEECDYears P-6 Term 1 3. The Leader: Demonstrating safety values and influencing employee behavioursYears P-6 Term 2 4. The Practice: Learning from yesterday to be betterYears 7–12 Term 1 prepared for tomorrowYears 7–12 Term 2 Literacy Presenter Kathleen Hudson, Regional OHS & Workcover Advisor Audience Aspiring Leaders and employees with key safety roles Eg: Numeracy, Science Leading Teachers, Health & Safety Representatives, specialistLearning Environment teachers with high risk work (Technology, Art etc) Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North,Learning Technologies Ballarat Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTE When Tuesday 15th May, 4.30-6.30pmPersonal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $100 inc GSTTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Garageband: Your music and podcasts on the MacHome Outline Garageband is part of the iLife suite of programs provided on Graduate & Returning every Apple Macintosh computer. The program allows relative Teachers novice users to create and edit music tracks using music loopsLeadership Development or recorded instruments and voice.0 - 8 Years Term 1 This workshop is designed to introduce participants to the basic skills in using Garageband to create their own music0 - 8 Years Term 2 tracks and podcasts. Participants will need to bring their ownYears P-6 Term 1 Macbook notebook with Garageband installed as well as a set of suitable headphones. An external USB microphone isYears P-6 Term 2 desirable but not essential.Years 7–12 Term 1 Teachers Bring Macbook computer with Garageband installedYears 7–12 Term 2 Presenter Graeme Oswin Literacy Audience All staff Numeracy, Science Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North,Learning Environment Ballarat When Tuesday 15th May, 4.30-6.30pmLearning Technologies Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTE Non-member schools - $100 inc GSTPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Apply First Aid - Level 2 Refresher CourseHome Outline This course provides the information and skills Graduate & Returning required to effectively deal with a wide range of First Aid Teachers emergencies and accidents that occur as part of daily life, in the workplace and during leisure activities, including: DealingLeadership Development with an emergency incident, Care of an unconscious patient, Choking, Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Control of0 - 8 Years Term 1 major bleeding, Shock, Calling an Ambulance, All of Level 1 Emergency Life Support, Burns, Poisons, bites and stings,0 - 8 Years Term 2 Fractures, sprains and strains, Medical conditions including stroke, asthma, epilepsy and diabetes.Years P-6 Term 1 **Participants complete a workbook on-line in their own time, over 2-3 weeks that covers most of the courseYears P-6 Term 2 theory. (Eight hour on-line course) This on-line course MUST be completed before attending the course whereYears 7–12 Term 1 the more practical components are covered and the theory revised.Years 7–12 Term 2 ***Please note early registration cut off to allow for on- Literacy line course. Course Validity - 3 years with an annual CPR update Numeracy, Science Presenter Emergency First Aid Audience First Aid coordinators, Camp or Sports coordinators and all staffLearning Environment with First Aid responsibilityLearning Technologies Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North, Ballarat Humanities, Arts, When Wednesdays 16th and 23rd May 4:30-8:30 pm 2 x 4 hour Music, LOTE sessionsPersonal Development Costs There is a $135 cost per person to „G-TEN‟ member schools. Non-member schools - $200 plus GST.To Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Using Collaborative & Design Spaces on the UltranetHome Graduate & Returning Teachers Outline Set up a shared design resource space for your staff, orLeadership Development create a collaborative space to use with your students. Lots of great tips, tricks and ideas.0 - 8 Years Term 10 - 8 Years Term 2 Presenter Daniel Devaney, Jo TateYears P-6 Term 1 Audience All staff Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North,Years P-6 Term 2 BallaratYears 7–12 Term 1 When Wednesday 16th May, 1.30-3.30pmYears 7–12 Term 2 Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $100 inc GST Literacy Numeracy, ScienceLearning EnvironmentLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Empowering teachers in becoming culturally confident in their classrooms Outline This workshop explores concepts behind Aboriginal culture and the impacts ofHome trans-generational trauma and how we can ensure that our environments and Graduate & Returning practices are culturally appropriate for children, parents/caregivers and Teachers staff. Participants will be assisted in the development and implementing aLeadership Development culturally inclusive program using the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework and Victorian Essential Learning Standards. These0 - 8 Years Term 1 sessions will be interactive and use a number of different methods to encompass an effective model for your classroom and school. Training0 - 8 Years Term 2 Objectives:Years P-6 Term 1 • Empowering teachers to build on their quality teaching and learning practices to develop and include culturally inclusive and responsive classrooms andYears P-6 Term 2 schools. • Our experienced Koorie facilitators will set a foundation of some suggestedYears 7–12 Term 1 practical steps and strategies for achieving cultural confidence and someYears 7–12 Term 2 reflective questions which will enable you to assess your own practice in this area. Literacy • Provision of specialised advice and tools around student, parent and community engagement, local community knowledge, relevant Koorie Numeracy, Science education resources.Learning Environment Presenter Jamie LoweLearning Technologies Audience Early Years, Primary and Secondary Schools Humanities, Arts, Location TBA, Horsham Music, LOTE When Wednesdays 16th May 4:30 – 7.00 & 30th May 4:30 – 6.00Personal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $100 inc GSTTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Positive OHS Leadership for Aspiring Leaders: Beyond ComplianceHome Outline This session has been designed to extend the knowledge and Graduate & Returning skills of aspiring leaders to enable them to take a positive Teachers approach to being an OHS leader in a school setting. It willLeadership Development achieve this by defining and exploring the following:0 - 8 Years Term 1 1. The Framework: OHS responsibilities for Employers (Principals)0 - 8 Years Term 2 2. The Systems: How OHS is managed at DEECDYears P-6 Term 1 3. The Leader: Demonstrating safety values and influencing employee behavioursYears P-6 Term 2 4. The Practice: Learning from yesterday to be betterYears 7–12 Term 1 prepared for tomorrowYears 7–12 Term 2 Literacy Presenter Kathleen Hudson, Regional OHS & Workcover Advisor Audience Aspiring Leaders and employees with key safety roles Eg: Numeracy, Science Leading Teachers, Health & Safety Representatives, specialistLearning Environment teachers with high risk work (Technology, Art etc) Location Grains Innovation Park, 100 Natimuk Road, HorshamLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, When Thursday 17th May, 4.30-6.30pm Music, LOTE Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsPersonal Development Non-member schools - $100 inc GSTTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Introduction to GamemakerHome Outline Game making and playing has been demonstrated to engage Graduate & Returning students in higher order thinking. Gamemaker is Teachers programming software designed to introduce the concepts ofLeadership Development game making in a simple point and click programming environment and is particularly suited to students in the0 - 8 Years Term 1 middle years of schooling. A free version of Gamemaker is0 - 8 Years Term 2 available for use in schools and is installed with the EduSTAR software image.Years P-6 Term 1 Participants in this two session hands-on workshop will learnYears P-6 Term 2 to use the basic programming functions of Gamemaker whileYears 7–12 Term 1 creating a simple game using the variety of support materials available to classroom teachers.Years 7–12 Term 2 Participants must bring their Notebook computer with Literacy Gamemaker or the EduSTAR software suite. Presenter Graeme Oswin, Regional ICT Coordinator Numeracy, Science Audience All staffLearning Environment Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North,Learning Technologies Ballarat Humanities, Arts, When Mondays 21st May and 4th June, 4.30-6.30pm Music, LOTE Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsPersonal Development Non-member schools - $100 inc GSTTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • KidsMatter Primary Component 2 Social and Emotional Learning for StudentsHome Outline KidsMatter Primary is a flexible, whole-school approach to children‟s mental health and wellbeing for primary schools. It works both on its own Graduate & Returning Teachers and as an umbrella under which a school‟s existing programs can comfortably fit.Leadership Development Social and emotional learning (SEL) benefits all students. It involves0 - 8 Years Term 1 learning to recognise and manage emotions, promote caring and concern for others, make responsible decisions, establish and maintain positive0 - 8 Years Term 2 relationships, and handle challenging situations effectively. Two target areas have been identified for Component 2 with specific goalsYears P-6 Term 1 that will encourage schools to provide a positive school community. TheseYears P-6 Term 2 are: Target area 1: Effective social and emotional learning (SEL) curriculumYears 7–12 Term 1 for all studentsYears 7–12 Term 2 Target area 2: Opportunities for students to practise and transfer their social and emotional skills Literacy Presenter Carolyn May, KIDSMATTER Primary Project Officer Numeracy, Science Audience Staff within primary schools who are taking a lead role in the implementation of KidsMatter within their school (known as theLearning Environment Action Team).Learning Technologies Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North, Humanities, Arts, Ballarat Music, LOTE When Tuesday 22nd May, 9.00-4.00pmPersonal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Restorative Practices in Schools – Implementing a Restorative ApproachHome Outline When staff have an understanding of the restorative process they are ready to implement the philosophy. Graduate & Returning Teachers Session three will cover: • Identifying the needsLeadership Development • What is working/what isn‟t?0 - 8 Years Term 1 • What does best practice look like?0 - 8 Years Term 2 • Linking with other priorities • Building a frameworkYears P-6 Term 1 • A strong foundation of social and emotional skills across the whole schoolYears P-6 Term 2 • Establishing a hierarchy of behavioursYears 7–12 Term 1 • Training and supportYears 7–12 Term 2 • Monitoring standards • Managing the transition Literacy • Extending the practice into the wider community Numeracy, Science Presenter Kaye DennisLearning Environment Audience All staffLearning Technologies Location Ballarat, TBA Humanities, Arts, When Tuesday 22nd May, 4.30-6.00pm Music, LOTE Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsPersonal Development Non-member schools - $200 inc GSTTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Students with Disabilities and Behaviour Management Outline This program will provide a brief introduction into theHome concept of behaviour, identity and esteem in students Graduate & Returning Teachers identified with a disability. It will delve into the theories and notions behind:Leadership Development • Behaviour as a primary response to personal needs (with a focus on0 - 8 Years Term 1 disability) • Understanding the “child” and how their diagnoses may affect0 - 8 Years Term 2 behaviourYears P-6 Term 1 • Strategies and techniques for implementing compassionate behaviour managementYears P-6 Term 2 • Curriculum to build “self-regulation” of behaviour in students with a disabilityYears 7–12 Term 1 • Tying in the Individual Education Plan (IEP) with behaviourYears 7–12 Term 2 management Literacy A portion of the session will be dedicated to workshopping given scenarios in small groups and discussion of further Numeracy, Science resources for in-depth study into the topic.Learning Environment Presenter Matthew Copping, Principal, Horsham Special SchoolLearning Technologies Audience All staff Humanities, Arts, Location Horsham Special School, 282 Baillie Street, Horsham Music, LOTE When Thursday 24th May, 4.30- 6.30pmPersonal Development Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $200 inc GSTTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Science Connections: Linking Science with Literacy and NumeracyHome Outline This workshop will explore how students can experience Graduate & Returning deeper understanding and engagement with Literacy and Teachers Numeracy through the contexts of Science. This will beLeadership Development referenced to AusVELS Science curriculum Strands to be0 - 8 Years Term 1 implemented in 2013 with hands-on activities.0 - 8 Years Term 2Years P-6 Term 1 Presenters Bruce Schmidt, Grampians Regional Office, Chris Wines,Years P-6 Term 2 Ballarat SC and University of Ballarat and Neil Rampling, Ballarat HSYears 7–12 Term 1 Audience Science and Curriculum Coordinators / Educators /Years 7–12 Term 2 Teachers / Education students Literacy Location Ballarat Secondary College, Barkly Campus, Barkly Street, Ballarat Numeracy, Science When Tuesday, 22nd May, 4.30-6.30pmLearning Environment Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsLearning Technologies Non-member schools - $100 inc GST Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Science Connections: Linking Science with Literacy and NumeracyHome Outline This workshop will explore how students can experience Graduate & Returning deeper understanding and engagement with Literacy and Teachers Numeracy through the contexts of Science. This will beLeadership Development referenced to AusVELS Science curriculum Strands to be0 - 8 Years Term 1 implemented in 2013 with hands-on activities.0 - 8 Years Term 2Years P-6 Term 1 Presenters Bruce Schmidt, Grampians Regional OfficeYears P-6 Term 2 Audience Science and Curriculum Coordinators / Educators / Teachers / Education studentsYears 7–12 Term 1 Location Grains Innovation Park, 110 Natimuk Road, HorshamYears 7–12 Term 2 When Tuesday, 29th May, 4.30-6.30pm Literacy Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Numeracy, Science Non-member schools - $100 inc GSTLearning EnvironmentLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Embedding Ultranet into your curriculumHome Graduate & Returning Teachers Outline You‟ve started using the Ultranet, but how can you use itLeadership Development more effectively? See how the Ultranet can be used for Literacy, Numeracy and other curriculum areas.0 - 8 Years Term 10 - 8 Years Term 2 Presenter Daniel Devaney, Jo TateYears P-6 Term 1 Audience All staff Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North,Years P-6 Term 2 BallaratYears 7–12 Term 1 When Tuesday 29th May, 4.30-6.30pmYears 7–12 Term 2 Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $100 inc GST Literacy Numeracy, ScienceLearning EnvironmentLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Restorative Practices in Schools – A Restorative ApproachHome Outline Session two covers good practice, the importance of trusting relationships with the student, punishment Graduate & Returning Teachers Verses a restorative approach, the power of circle timeLeadership Development and using the RP script and how to build a whole school approach.0 - 8 Years Term 1 This session will cover:0 - 8 Years Term 2 • Activities related to student behavioursYears P-6 Term 1 • Principles of Restorative practice • Respectful challenging of studentsYears P-6 Term 2 • Dealing with shame (integrative stigmatisation)Years 7–12 Term 1 • Parents and restorative practiceYears 7–12 Term 2 • Workshop activities around conflict issues Literacy • Keeping records- are time out and suspensions reducing? Numeracy, Science Presenter Kaye DennisLearning Environment Audience All staffLearning Technologies Location Grains Innovation Park, 110 Natimuk Road, Horsham Humanities, Arts, When Wednesday 23rd May, 4.30-6.00pm Music, LOTE Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsPersonal Development Non-member schools - $200 inc GSTTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Primary Maths Specialist Program - Empowering PLTsHome Graduate & Returning Teachers Outline In this session you will find out how the Ultranet can be usedLeadership Development to help teachers work more effectively in their Professional Learning Teams when planning Numeracy Lessons. Take a0 - 8 Years Term 1 journey around a lesson plan and discover the type of research0 - 8 Years Term 2 materials and discussion activities you could provide for your PLT meetings.Years P-6 Term 1Years P-6 Term 2 Presenter Daylesford Primary School Maths Specialist Team - Karen McHugh, Liss Stevens & Frances GlassonYears 7–12 Term 1 Audience Primary Teachers, PLT Leaders, PrincipalsYears 7–12 Term 2 Location Daylesford Primary School, Vincent Street, Daylesford Literacy When Wednesday 30th May, 4.30-6.30pm Numeracy, Science Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $200 inc GSTLearning EnvironmentLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Secondary Literacy: Developing Speaking and Listening: Supporting Reading and WritingHome Outline If students hear and are given the opportunity to use the Graduate & Returning language of the subject area then they are being supported Teachers when they are asked to read and write in that domain. ThisLeadership Development session will focus on teacher modelling, sharing and use of0 - 8 Years Term 1 „think alouds‟ as a key tool in the process. A range of different literacy skills will be exemplified as well as0 - 8 Years Term 2 strategies for developing subject specific vocabulary andYears P-6 Term 1 orchestrating the talk in your classroom that can promote learning.Years P-6 Term 2Years 7–12 Term 1 Presenter Paul Baker, Margaret ScottYears 7–12 Term 2 Audience Secondary Graduate and Returning teachers Literacy Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North, Ballarat Numeracy, Science When Wednesday 30th May, 4.30-6.30pmLearning Environment Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsLearning Technologies Non-member schools - $100 inc GST Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Secondary Literacy: Developing Speaking and Listening: Supporting Reading and WritingHome Outline If students hear and are given the opportunity to use the Graduate & Returning language of the subject area then they are being supported Teachers when they are asked to read and write in that domain. ThisLeadership Development session will focus on teacher modelling, sharing and use of0 - 8 Years Term 1 „think alouds‟ as a key tool in the process. A range of different literacy skills will be exemplified as well as0 - 8 Years Term 2 strategies for developing subject specific vocabulary andYears P-6 Term 1 orchestrating the talk in your classroom that can promote learning.Years P-6 Term 2Years 7–12 Term 1 Presenter Paul Baker, Margaret ScottYears 7–12 Term 2 Audience Secondary Graduate and Returning teachers Literacy Location Horsham College – Video Conferencing to participating Wimmera Secondary Schools Numeracy, Science When Thursday 31st May, 4.00-6.00pmLearning Environment Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsLearning Technologies Non-member schools - $100 inc GST Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Teaching and Learning ConferenceHome Outline Inquiry can be a driving force for professional learning. Graduate & Returning This day will showcase the newly developed Grampians Teachers Region Professional Learning Team Inquiry Cycle resource.Leadership Development The resource shows how the inquiry cycle can enrich and0 - 8 Years Term 1 strengthen conversations and actions of Professional Learning Teams. Tamara Downey (Learning Tree) and Paul Baker0 - 8 Years Term 2 (Grampians Region) will demonstrate the resource and how itYears P-6 Term 1 supports the role of Literacy and Numeracy Leaders in schools. The day will also offer workshop choices and willYears P-6 Term 2 include presentations from Andrea Hillbrick (LearningYears 7–12 Term 1 Essentials) and Sharon Livy (Maths Association Victoria). Registrations will OPEN early Term 2.Years 7–12 Term 2 Literacy Presenters Sharon Livy, Andrea Hillbrick, Tamara Downey, Paul Baker Numeracy, Science Audience Teaching & Learning Literacy & Numeracy Leaders in schoolsLearning Environment Location Mercure Ballarat, Main Road, Ballarat When Friday 1st June, 9.00-3.30pmLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Music, LOTE Non-member schools - $280 inc GSTPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Intro to Interactive Whiteboards: SmartBoardHome Graduate & Returning Outline This session will take you through the "Nuts and Bolts" Teachers of using Smartboards. You will be shown a broadLeadership Development overview of the different interactive functions and tools that Smartboard offers, including spotlight functions,0 - 8 Years Term 1 layering, hyperlinks, adding sound, creative pens,0 - 8 Years Term 2 snapshots, text recognition and much more. Make sure you bring along your laptop with the latestYears P-6 Term 1 Smartboard software (Notebook 10) and we will createYears P-6 Term 2 some practical, relevant items to use in your classroom.Years 7–12 Term 1 Presenter Mathew ReyntjesYears 7–12 Term 2 Audience School based staff who wish to use IWBs Literacy Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street Numeracy, Science North, BallaratLearning Environment When Tuesday 5th June 4:30 – 6.00pmLearning Technologies Costs Nil program costs to G-TEN member schools Humanities, Arts, Non-member schools - $100 inc GST Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Using the Ultranet in LOTE & Multicultural StudiesHome Outline How to fully utilise the Ultranet in LOTE classes (any Graduate & Returning Teachers language).Leadership Development The session will include using digital content and online resources, as well as exploring collaborative LOTE spaces and0 - 8 Years Term 1 Learning Tasks.0 - 8 Years Term 2Years P-6 Term 1 Presenter Matthew Reyntjes, Regional LOTE Coordinator Audience Primary and Secondary LOTE teachers, as well as any otherYears P-6 Term 2 teachers of multicultural studies.Years 7–12 Term 1 Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North,Years 7–12 Term 2 Ballarat When Wednesday 6th June, 4.30-6.00pm Literacy Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Numeracy, Science Non-member schools - $100 inc GSTLearning EnvironmentLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Closing the Loop on an Effective Lesson: Learning Intentions and Success CriteriaHome Outline This series of 4 workshops can be undertaken as a whole Graduate & Returning or singly, intended to support School Improvement Teachers Teams and teachers.Leadership Development Seemingly Simple / Surprisingly Complex0 - 8 Years Term 1 No matter where you are on your Learning Intention0 - 8 Years Term 2 journey - this session will challenge your understanding to enhance your clarity….Years P-6 Term 1 We will look at the research supporting the power ofYears P-6 Term 2 Learning Intentions and promote the inextricable links to Success Criteria, Strategic Questioning, Feedback,Years 7–12 Term 1 Student Self and Peer Assessment and the Task Design.Years 7–12 Term 2 Presenter Donna Bishop and Anne Robertson Literacy Audience Teachers of children in years P - 6 Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North, Numeracy, Science BallaratLearning Environment When Tuesday 12th June, 4.30-6.30pmLearning Technologies Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Humanities, Arts, Non-member schools - $100 inc GST Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Using the Ultranet in LOTE & Multicultural StudiesHome Outline How to fully utilise the Ultranet in LOTE classes (any Graduate & Returning Teachers language).Leadership Development The session will include using digital content and online resources, as well as exploring collaborative LOTE spaces and0 - 8 Years Term 1 Learning Tasks.0 - 8 Years Term 2Years P-6 Term 1 Presenter Matthew Reyntjes, Regional LOTE Coordinator Audience Primary and Secondary LOTE teachers, as well as any otherYears P-6 Term 2 teachers of multicultural studies.Years 7–12 Term 1 Location Horsham, TBAYears 7–12 Term 2 When Wednesday 13th June, 4.30-6.00pm Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Literacy Non-member schools - $100 inc GST Numeracy, ScienceLearning EnvironmentLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Closing the Loop on an Effective Lesson: Learning Intentions and Success CriteriaHome Outline This series of 4 workshops can be undertaken as a whole or Graduate & Returning singly, intended to support School Improvement Teams and Teachers teachers.Leadership Development Seemingly Simple / Surprisingly Complex0 - 8 Years Term 1 No matter where you are on your Learning Intention journey - this session will challenge your understanding to enhance0 - 8 Years Term 2 your clarity….Years P-6 Term 1 We will look at the research supporting the power of Learning Intentions and promote the inextricable links to SuccessYears P-6 Term 2 Criteria, Strategic Questioning, Feedback, Student Self andYears 7–12 Term 1 Peer Assessment and the Task Design.Years 7–12 Term 2 Presenters Donna Bishop and Anne Robertson Audience Teachers of children in years P - 6 Literacy Location Grains Innovation Park, 110 Natimuk Road, Horsham Numeracy, Science When Thursday 14th June, 4.30-6.30pmLearning Environment Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsLearning Technologies Non-member schools - $100 inc GST Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • elearning @ Haddon Primary SchoolHome Outline This whole day will allow leaders and teachers to hear and Graduate & Returning Teachers see firsthand the use of elearning to support learners.Leadership Development Participants will hear about how to lead the embedding of elearning in the curriculum to support the learner,0 - 8 Years Term 1 particularly to extend „high level thinking‟.0 - 8 Years Term 2 During the day participants will visit classrooms. The morning session will focus on Robotics and the afternoon will exploreYears P-6 Term 1 how Second Life is engaging students in purposeful learningYears P-6 Term 2 across the curriculum, with the learner at the centre.Years 7–12 Term 1 Presenter Maryanne Moody and staffYears 7–12 Term 2 Audience School based staff of students in Years P-6 Literacy Location Haddon Primary School, 398 Sago Hill Road, Haddon Numeracy, Science When Friday 15th June, 9.00-3.00 Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsLearning Environment Non-member schools - $200 inc GSTLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Closing the Loop on an Effective Lesson: Learning Intentions and Success CriteriaHome Outline This series of 4 workshops can be undertaken as a whole or Graduate & Returning singly, intended to support School Improvement Teams and Teachers teachers.Leadership Development Seemingly Simple / Surprisingly Complex0 - 8 Years Term 1 No matter where you are on your Learning Intention journey - this session will challenge your understanding to enhance0 - 8 Years Term 2 your clarity….Years P-6 Term 1 We will look at the research supporting the power of Learning Intentions and promote the inextricable links to SuccessYears P-6 Term 2 Criteria, Strategic Questioning, Feedback, Student Self andYears 7–12 Term 1 Peer Assessment and the Task Design.Years 7–12 Term 2 Presenter Donna Bishop and Anne Robertson Audience Teachers of children in years P - 6 Literacy Location Via Video Conference into participating schools Numeracy, Science When Tuesday 19th June, 4.00-6.00pmLearning Environment Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsLearning Technologies Non-member schools - $100 inc GST Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • Introduction to Google SketchupHome Outline Google Sketchup is a free program that allows user to create Graduate & Returning three dimensional models. This workshop will introduce Teachers participants to the basic concepts of three dimensionalLeadership Development modelling and operation of Sketchup including creating and modifying shapes and applying textures. Participants will also0 - 8 Years Term 1 explore how Sketchup can be used to support learning and0 - 8 Years Term 2 teaching.Years P-6 Term 1 Participants must bring their Notebook computer with Sketchup or EduSTAR software suite installedYears P-6 Term 2Years 7–12 Term 1 Presenter Graeme Oswin, Daniel DevaneyYears 7–12 Term 2 Audience All staff Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North, Literacy Ballarat Numeracy, Science When Tuesday 19th June, 4.30-6.30pmLearning Environment Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $100 inc GSTLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • 0-8 Learning and Development – What it looks like at Beaufort PSHome Graduate & Returning Outline In these sessions at various school settings, participants will Teachers hear how different schools approach supporting the needs ofLeadership Development learners in the early years. A range of approaches to learning0 - 8 Years Term 1 and development will be explored, and will also include discussion around resources the required. Participants will0 - 8 Years Term 2 also be able to see firsthand the learning environments thatYears P-6 Term 1 have been established to support the learner.Years P-6 Term 2 Presenters Early Years Team, Beaufort PSYears 7–12 Term 1 Audience Early Childhood Professionals and Early Years teachersYears 7–12 Term 2 Location Beaufort PS, Hill Street, Beaufort Literacy When Wednesday 20th June, 4.30-6.00pm Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Numeracy, Science Non-member schools - $100 inc GSTLearning EnvironmentLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • The Literacy Block P – 6 Shared and Interactive InstructionHome Graduate & Returning Outline The third session in this series of six builds on the previous Teachers sessions. Particular emphasis will be given to managing theLeadership Development literacy block and the teaching strategy of „shared and0 - 8 Years Term 1 interactive teaching‟ as described in the Key Characteristics of Effective Literacy Teaching P – 6.0 - 8 Years Term 2 http://www.eduweb.vic.gov.au/edulibrary/public/teachlearn/student/keycYears P-6 Term 1 harliteracyp6.pdfYears P-6 Term 2 Presenter Donna Bishop & Cilla LeonardYears 7–12 Term 1 Audience Primary Graduate and Returning TeachersYears 7–12 Term 2 Location Grains Innovation Park, 110 Natimuk Road, Horsham Literacy When Wednesday 20th June, 4.30-6.30pm Numeracy, Science Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Non-member schools - $100 inc GSTLearning EnvironmentLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • The Literacy Block P – 6 Shared and Interactive InstructionHome Graduate & Returning Outline The third session in this series of six builds on the previous Teachers sessions. Particular emphasis will be given to managing theLeadership Development literacy block and the teaching strategy of „shared and0 - 8 Years Term 1 interactive teaching‟ as described in the Key Characteristics of Effective Literacy Teaching P – 6.0 - 8 Years Term 2 http://www.eduweb.vic.gov.au/edulibrary/public/teachlearn/student/keycYears P-6 Term 1 harliteracyp6.pdfYears P-6 Term 2 Presenter Donna Bishop & Cilla LeonardYears 7–12 Term 1 Audience Primary Graduate and Returning TeachersYears 7–12 Term 2 Location Grampians Regional Office, 109 Armstrong Street North, Literacy Ballarat When Thursday 21st June, 4.30-6.30pm Numeracy, Science Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsLearning Environment Non-member schools - $100 inc GSTLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • A project based approach to reflecting on ‘Leadership’Home Graduate & Returning Outline Great leaders never stop learning. The 2011 Grampians Teachers Leaders in the Making initiative provided an opportunity forLeadership Development participants to learn about leadership by leading an action0 - 8 Years Term 1 learning project. This session provides participants with the opportunity to further develop their understanding of0 - 8 Years Term 2 leadership by sharing the experience of their project andYears P-6 Term 1 reflecting on their leadership journey with fellow participants.Years P-6 Term 2Years 7–12 Term 1 Presenter Anne RobertsonYears 7–12 Term 2 Audience Aspiring Leaders Literacy Location Ballarat, TBA When Thursday 21st June, 4.30-6.30pm Numeracy, Science Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsLearning EnvironmentLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • A project based approach to reflecting on ‘Leadership’Home Graduate & Returning Outline Great leaders never stop learning. The 2011 Grampians Teachers Leaders in the Making initiative provided an opportunity forLeadership Development participants to learn about leadership by leading an action0 - 8 Years Term 1 learning project. This session provides participants with the opportunity to further develop their understanding of0 - 8 Years Term 2 leadership by sharing the experience of their project andYears P-6 Term 1 reflecting on their leadership journey with fellow participants.Years P-6 Term 2Years 7–12 Term 1 Presenter Anne RobertsonYears 7–12 Term 2 Audience Aspiring Leaders Literacy Location Grains Innovation Park, 110 Natimuk Road, Horsham When Tuesday 26th June, 4.30-6.30pm Numeracy, Science Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schoolsLearning EnvironmentLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au
    • 0-8 Learning and Development – What it looks like at Horsham PSHome Graduate & Returning Outline In these sessions at various school settings, participants will Teachers hear how different schools approach supporting the needs ofLeadership Development learners in the early years. A range of approaches to learning0 - 8 Years Term 1 and development will be explored, and will also include discussion around resources the required. Participants will0 - 8 Years Term 2 also be able to see firsthand the learning environments thatYears P-6 Term 1 have been established to support the learner.Years P-6 Term 2 Presenters Early Years Team, Horsham PSYears 7–12 Term 1 Audience Early Childhood Professionals and Early Years teachersYears 7–12 Term 2 Location Horsham PS, 298 Campus, 38 Baillie Street, Horsham Literacy When Wednesday 27th June, 4.30-6.00pm Costs Nil program costs to „G-TEN‟ member schools Numeracy, Science Non-member schools - $100 inc GSTLearning EnvironmentLearning Technologies Humanities, Arts, Music, LOTEPersonal DevelopmentTo Register, go to:www.pd-online.com.au