Presentations

Education Technology 21st Century Skills reThinking Literacy

21st Century Skills Assessment Masterclass

$225

In this one-day Masterclass led by Dr Claire Scoular, participants will learn how to apply an assessment tool from the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) to a teaching unit of their ow

Claire Scoular

Leadership Student Voice Diversity & Social Justice

Social Justice: From Buzzword to Practice

In this talk Dr Randa Abdel-Fattah will walk us through how she has come to understand social justice from a local, individualised struggle to a global solidarity movement.

Dr. Randa Abdel-Fattah

Curriculum & Pedagogy Library Diversity & Social Justice

Reading for Social Justice and Transformative (Anti-racist) Education

In order to “teach for social justice” one must first be able to read for social justice. This session will push participants to reimagine the idea of reading as an act of resistance, hope, and transformation.

Rhoda Myra Garces-Bacsal

Library Social & Emotional Wellness Diversity & Social Justice

Stories That Provide Hope and Comfort during Troubled Times

The power of narratives to touch sensibilities, influence lives, and heal wounded souls have been documented in the literature through the use of bibliotherapy (Kolencik & Bernadowski, 2007; Halsted, 2009). Literature, however, does not serve as a bitter pill or a chicken-soup remedy that can heal hurts away.

Rhoda Myra Garces-Bacsal

Library Student Voice

Bringing Stories About Complex Subjects to Life

Stories brings facts to life, help make meaning of complex ideas and connect emotionally with readers leaving a deeper, richer impression. Join Deborah Abela, author of over 27 books for children, as she explains how her books allow her to talk about subjects such as climate change, war, refugees, but also loneliness, belonging and the importance of being loved for exactly who you are.

Deb Abela

Curriculum & Pedagogy STEAM 21st Century Skills reThinking Numeracy

Engaging the Minds, Hearts and Souls of Our Students When Learning Mathematics

What will the “new normal” look like for mathematics learning after this global pandemic? This presentation will discuss the lessons learned during this challenging time and share different practical strategies to engage students both in the virtual environment and for in-person learning.

Jennifer Chang-Wathall