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August

2013


1


Teachers, school
leaders, Early Childhood
staff

Australian Early Development Index (AEDI) Information Session

This free three
-
hour information session will include an overview of results in the 2012 collection and
key changes since

the 2009 collection, how to read and understand your community profile and use
the AEDI national website and practical examples on how the results can be used in your
organisation. For more information please visit the
AEDI website
, or to register
online here
.

Kedron Wavell Services Club,
Chermside South

1


Teachers, scho
ol leaders

Australian Early Development Index (AEDI) School Workshop

This free 1.5 hour session will include how to read, understand and use your AEDI School Profile
and practical examples of how schools can use the results to improve outcomes for children
. For
more information please visit the
AEDI website
, or to register
o
nline here
.

Kedron Wavell Services Club,
Chermside South

1

Provisionally registered
teachers

Queensland College of Teachers Workshop and Information Session: Working with
Professional Standards to Progress to Full Registration

This free workshop is for
provisionally registered teachers who would like information on how to
progress to full registration using the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. It will provide
provisionally registered teachers and their supervisors/mentors information relev
ant to all settings.
The course content will include the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, new evidence
requirements, strategies for gathering evidence and roles and responsibilities of provisionally
registered teachers and their mentors/supe
rvisors. For more information and to register, please
contact the
Queensland College of Teachers

on
3377 4777
or visit their
website
.

M
oun
t
Isa

1

Teachers, school leaders

Queensland Studies Authority (QSA) Workshop: Implementing the Australian Curriculum:
Geography P
-
10

This workshop will provide an overview of and strategies for implementing the Australian Curriculum:
Geography and provide s
upport resources. Participants will have the opportunity to explore, discuss
and develop knowledge and understanding of the Australian Curriculum: Geography. For more
information contact the
QSA

on 3864 0299 or
visit their
website
.

Alexandra Hills Hotel, Alexandra
Hills

1


All employees

State Library of Queensland Short Course: Intro to Joomla

This workshop will give you an
introduction to the features and functionality of the Joomla Content
Management System, version 3. You will learn how to navigate the administrator interface, create
and edit basic content, and create menus. No prior knowledge is required for this workshop
. For
more information and to register, contact The Edge, State Library of Queensland on 3840 7844 or
visit their
website.

State Library of Queensland,
South Brisbane

1


Teachers, school leaders


KidsMatter: Facilitating Component 1: A positive school community

This event familiarises participants with the target areas of Component 1 focusing on a school
community that promotes mental health and well
-
being, and developi
ng respectful relationships,
belonging and inclusion. It also considers whole
-
school staff processes and prepares participants to
effectively deliver the professional learning to the staff. Group. For more information contact
KidsMatter

on 1800 543 767 or visit their
website
.

Ingham

1
-
2


Teachers, school leaders

Thinking Science Australia Professional Learning Workshop

Teachers are being encouraged to move away fro
m traditional classroom instructional methods.
Instead, teachers are challenged to facilitate and guide students through their own thinking,
conversations and decision making. Thinking Science Australia endeavours to train teachers to use
cues and questi
oning to engage and facilitate student
-
based conversation and to promote intrinsic
learning.

For more information

email
Thinking Science, Mount Alvernia College

or
register, visit the
ir
website
.

Mount Al
v
ernia College, Kedron

1
-
2

Teachers, therapists

Rock and Water


Autism Spectrum Disorders Workshop

This two
-
day workshop will teach participants specially designed Rock

and Water skills and
exercises they can integrate into their normal class or therapy session. For more information contact
Camilla McQualter
, University of Newcastle on (02) 4921 6403 or visit their
website
.

Geebung Special School,
Geebung

2

Public sector employees

Queensland Parliament Seminar: Committees @ Work

This half
-
day seminar will provide the most up
-
to
-
d
ate and practical information on the reform and
modernisation of Queensland’s parliamentary committee system and its impacts on public sector
officers. The structure and purpose of the new portfolio
-
based committees will be outlined, together
with the role

of parliamentary committees. Keynote speakers include the Clerk of the Queensland
Parliament, the Deputy Clerk and senior committee office staff. For more information email
Queensland Parliament

or vi
sit their
website
.

Parliament House, Brisbane

3


All employees

State Library of Queensland Short Course:
Advanced JavaScript

In this

session you wil
l learn to design, develop and test mobile apps using HTML5, JavaScript and
PhoneGap platform. To participate in this workshop you will need to understand how to use

HTML and JavaScript for basic web programming including setting and manipulating HTML con
tent
and styles from JavaScript, and attaching handlers to events such as button clicks.

For more
information and to register, contact The Edge, State Library of Queensland on 3840 7844 or visit
their
website.

State Library of Queensland,
South Brisbane

4
-
6

Teachers, school leaders

Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) Research Conference 2013: How the
Brain Learns


What lessons are there for teaching?

This multidisciplinary conference links research in neuroscience, psychology and classroom teaching
practice. Participants will consider how our emerging knowledge of the brain can contribute to better
educational outcomes in the early years, adolescence
and adulthood. For more information contact
Margaret Taylor
, ACER on (03) 9277 5403 or visit their
website
.

Convention and Exhibition Centre,
Melbourne

5

Teachers

Restart Teaching Program

Restart Teaching

is a 30
-
hour returning to teaching (RTT) professional development program

comprising four online modules
. Th
e
program has been developed for Education Queensland state
school teachers who do not meet the

recency of practice

requirement for registration with the
Queensland College of Teachers
.

Participants will work with an experience
d online facilitator to
complete the program over 13 weeks.
The course
focuses on current curriculum frameworks,
teaching and learning practices and legislative and legal responsibilities
.
All Education Queensland
state school teachers with the

RTT condition

against their registration or any state school teachers
seeking continuing professional development
can register
for the next intake

via
the Professional
Development

website.

Facilitated o
nline course through
the Learning Place

5


Teachers, school
leaders, Early Childhood
staff

Australian Early Development Index (AEDI) Information Session

T
his free three
-
hour information session will include an overview of results in the 2012 collection and
key changes since the 2009 collection, how to read and understand your community profile and use
the AEDI national website and practical examples on how
the results can be used in your
organisation. For more information please visit the
AEDI website
, or to register
online here
.

Barrier Reef Institute of TAFE,
Pimlico and Mt Isa TAFE, Mt Isa

5

Teachers, school leaders

Cyber[Smart:] Cybersafety Outreach


PD for Educators

This free one
-
day
Australian Communications and Media

Authority (ACMA)
accredited workshop
Brisbane

covers topics including how children use technology, digital literacy, cyberbullying, identify protection
and the legal responsibility of schools to minimise risk.
For more information visit the Cybersafety
website
.

5
-
6

Executive leaders

ANZSOG Workshop: Evaluation for Public Sector Managers

This Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) work
shop is designed for public
sector managers and program coordinators who need to be involved in the planning and conduct of
an evaluation study, need to assess the quality of evaluation reports and need to manage
consultants contracted to do an evaluation
study. It will be invaluable to people in a policy role, but
also managers in an operational or service delivery role. For more information contact
ANZSOG

on
(03) 8344 1990 or visit their
website
.

Canberra

5
-
9

All employees

Nielsen Norman Group: Usability Week 201
3
: Making the world better, one interface at a time

This conference

offers up to six days of deep learning as international experts lead full
-
day tutorials
on topics such as Fundamental Guidelines for Web Usability, Application Usability and Writing for the
Web plus other topics. For more information visit their
website
.

Melbourne

5
-
9


All employees

Department of Justice and Attorney
-
General

-

Dispute Resolution
Branch
:
Mediation Skills


This highly regarded five
-
day program gives
participants
the ne
cessary knowledge and skills to
develop as a mediator, building both competence and confidence.

This course is interactive and is
focussed on skill development as well as increasing knowledge base.

For more information contact
the
Dispute Resolution Branch

on 3
239 6277
or visit their
website
.

Brisbane

6


Teachers, school leaders

A
ustralian Early Development Index (AEDI) Training Session

This free full
-
day training session will include how to read and understand local community profiles
and use the AEDI national website, practical examples of how the results can be used to implement

actions to improve outcomes and resources and strategies that can be used to share AEDI results
with others. For more information please visit the
AEDI website
, or to register
online here
.

Barrier Reef Institute of TAFE,
Pimlico

6


Teachers, school
leaders, public sector
employees

Building Active Communities Workshops: Ad
vanced Sports Strapping

This free workshop provides hands
-
on experience of advanced strapping techniques, with a focus on
injuries associated with the knee and shoulder joints. Advanced principles and application of
strapping as a post
-
injury or preventa
tive measure are also covered. This workshop builds on the
beginner sports strapping workshop which is a prerequisite for registration. For more information
contact the


South East Regional Office
,
Depart
ment of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and
Racing

on 1300 656 191 or 3441 8142 or visit their
website.

Beenleigh Rugby League football
Club, Beenleigh

6

Teachers

Queensland Colle
ge of Teachers Workshop: Reflective Practice and the Australian
Professional Standards for Teachers

This free workshop is for teachers who hold full registration and is relevant to teachers across all
settings. The content includes the Australian Profess
ional Standards for Teachers, using the
Standards to reflect on professional practice and development, changes to the Continuing
Professional Development Framework and Renewal of Registration. For more information and to
register, please contact the
Queensland College of Teachers

on
3377 4777
or visit their
website
.

Aldridge State High School,
Maryborough

6

Teachers

Queensland Theatre Company
: Teacher Professional Development


Devising and
Playbuilding

This
afternoon PD session, two hours in length, aim
s

to give teachers a condensed session, full of
practical information and advice as well as addressing the importance of networking and sharin
g
conversation.

For more information contact
Heidi Irvine
, Education Liaison Officer on 3010 7623 or
visit their
website
.

Brisbane

6


All employees

State Library of Queensland Short Course: Intro to Joomla

This workshop will give you an introduction to the features and functionality of the Joomla Content
Management System, version 3. You w
ill learn how to navigate the administrator interface, create
and edit basic content, and create menus. No prior knowledge is required for this workshop. For
State Library of Queensland,
South Brisbane

more information and to register, contact The Edge, State Library of Queensland on 3840 7844 or
vi
sit their
website.

6


Teachers, school leaders

KidsMatter: Facilitating Component 2: Social and emotional learning for stude
nts

This event familiarises participants with the target areas of Component 2 focusing on providing
effective social and emotional learning (SEL) curriculum and the opportunities for all students to
practise and transfer their social and emotional skills.

It also considers whole school staff processes
and prepares participants to effectively deliver the professional learning to the staff group. For more
information contact
KidsMatter

on 1800 543 767 or vis
it their
website
.

Clare State School, Claredale

6


Teachers, school leaders

KidsMatter: Facilitating Component 3: Working with Parents and carers

This event familiarises participants with the target areas of Comp
onent 3 focusing on developing
collaborative working relationships and support networks with parents and carers, and providing
support for parenting. It also considers whole
-
school staff processes and prepares participants to
effectively deliver the profes
sional learning to the staff group. For more information contact
KidsMatter

on 1800 543 767 or visit their
website
.

Brisbane Catholic Education
Centre, Springwood

6
-
8


All employees

Australia and
N
ew Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG)
A
nnual Conference 2013:
Delivering under pressure


Public Services, Performance and Productivity

The conference will focus on practical ways to enhance productivity and improve se
rvice delivery and
will explore four broad strategies involved in making these transformations. For more information
contact
Tracey Fisher
, ANZSOG on (03) 9035 3214 or visit their
website
.

Brisbane Convention and
Exhibition Centre, South Bank

7

All employees

Corporate Procurement Training

This primary aim of the full
-
day face
-
to
-
face

course is to ensure that sta
ff

responsible for undertaking
purchases are familiar with the department’s policies and procedures and aware of their roles and
responsibilities. For more information visit the
Purchasing Training website

on OnePortal or contact
Corporate Procurement Branch

on 3235 4131.

Education House, Brisbane

7


Teachers, school leaders

Australian Ea
rly Development Index (AEDI) School Workshop

This free 1.5 hour session will include how to read, understand and use your AEDI School Profile
and practical examples of how schools can use the results to improve outcomes for children. For
more information p
lease visit the
AEDI website
, or to register
online here
.

Barrier Ree
f Institute of TAFE,
Pimlico

7

Provisionally registered
t
eachers

Queensland College of Teachers Workshop and Information Session: Working with
Professional Standards to Progress to Full Registration

This free workshop is for provisionally registered teac
hers who would like information on how to
progress to full registration using the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. It will provide
provisionally registered teachers and their supervisors/mentors information relevant to all settings.
The cour
se content will include the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, new evidence
requirements, strategies for gathering evidence and roles and responsibilities of provisionally
registered teachers and their mentors/supervisors. For more information

and to register, please
contact the
Queensland College of Teachers

on
3377 4777
or visit their
website
.

Riverside Christian College,
Marybo
rough West

7

Teachers, school leaders

Queensland Studies Authority (QSA) Workshop: Implementing the Australian Curriculum:
Geography P
-
10

This workshop will provide an overview of and strategies for implementing the Australian Curriculum:
Geography and pr
ovide support resources. Participants will have the opportunity to explore, discuss
and develop knowledge and understanding of the Australian Curriculum: Geography. For more
information contact the
QSA

on 3864 0
299 or visit their
website
.

Travelodge, Rockhampton

7

Teachers

Queensland Studies Authority (QSA)Workshop: Home Economics


assessment

This workshop will develop the u
nderstanding required to design effective assessment instruments
for the Home Economics Senior Syllabus 2010. The workshop will focus on applying feedback from
moderation to evaluate, refine and design effective assessment and make judgments about
standard
s for senior Home Economics.

For more information contact the
Queensland Studies
Brothers Leagues Cairns,
Manunda

Authority

on 3864 0471 or visit their
website.

7

All employees

Copyright S
ociety of Australia and
Australian Copyright Council Masterclass: Alternative
Dispute Resolution

This Masterclass hosted by Dr Kevin Lindgren AM QC, will focus on alternative disput
e resolution in
intellectual property matters, with a particular focus on copyright. This is an opportunity to discuss
issues involved in the practice of intellectual property with a former Justice of the Federal Court of
Australia and President of the Cop
yright Tribunal of Australia. For more information
contact
th
e
Copyright Society of Australia


on (02) 8815 9790.

Sydney

7

Teachers

Primary Arts Network Ipswich (PANI) Visual Art Workshop: Puppets of India

T
his workshop for primary and secondary art teachers will be presented

by Lee Fullarton. For more
information and to register, contact
PANI

or visit their
website
.

University of Southern
Queensland, Springfield

7

Public sector employees,
executive leaders

Australia and New Zealand School of Government

(ANZSOG)

Annual Conference 2013:
Delivering
U
nder
P
ressure


Public Services, Performance and Producti
vity

This conference will focus on practical ways to enhance productivity and improve service delivery.
For more information contact
ANZSOG

on (03) 9650 8785 or visit their
website
.

Brisbane

7


Teachers, school leaders

KidsMatter: Implementation support and network meeting

This workshop provides an opportunity for sharing experiences in implementing KidsMatter. I
n
addition to building networks and collegial support, these workshops also provide additional
professional learning and support from KidsMatter staff to enhance the implementation process. For
more information contact
KidsMatter

on 1800 543 767 or visit their
website
.

Weir State School, Kirwan

7
-
9


All employees

HP Autonomy’s Information Governance Forum 2013: Addressing the cost, compliance and
complexity of big
data

This forum expands the focus of the Australian TRIM User Forum and will address the challenges
faced by government and private sector organisations in managing and delivering value from big
data.
In today’s business environment many organisations are
faced with the challenge of managing
huge volumes of data in an increasing range of formats. Information residing in siloed systems can
present significant cost and risk if not managed under the organisations Information Governance
plan.
For more informati
on contact the
conference organisers

or visit the conference
website
.

Melbourne

7
-
9

Public sector employees

LEADit: 16
th

Annual National Conference


Connect, Communicate, Collaborate

This conference is devoted to the management, delivery and support of information technology.
P
resenters
will share expert insight and knowledge with a global diverse and connected group during
more than 90 sessions.

Ther
e will also be pre
-
conference workshops on Tuesday 6 August. For
more information and to register

contact conference organisers
itSMF Australia

on (03) 9879 5466 or
visit their
website
.

National Convention Centre,
Canberra

8

Teachers

Queensland College of Teachers Workshop: Reflective Practice and the Australian
Professional Standards for Teachers

This free workshop is for teachers who hold full registration a
nd is relevant to teachers across all
settings. The content includes the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, using the
Standards to reflect on professional practice and development, changes to the Continuing
Professional Development Framework a
nd Renewal of Registration. For more information and to
register, please contact the
Queensland College of Teachers

on
3377 4777
or visit their
website
.

Longreach State School,
Longreach

8

School leaders

Queensland Association of State School Principals (QASSP) Workshop: High Performing
Teams Through a Culture of Trust

In this workshop, presented by Earle Taylor, participants will learn to ga
in instant rapport in
conversations; relate to another person’s perception of reality; define trust; apply a set of specific
leadership behaviours to establish trust, and restore trust when it is lost. For more information and to
register, contact
QASSP

on 3831 7011 or visit their
website
.

Sunset State School,
Mount Isa

8

Teachers, school leaders

Queensland Studies Authority (QSA
) Workshop: Implementing the Australian Curriculum:
Magpies Sporting Club,
Mackay

Geography P
-
10

This workshop will provide an overview of and strategies for implementing the Australian Curriculum:
Geography and provide support resources. Participants will have the opportunity to explo
re, discuss
and develop knowledge and understanding of the Australian Curriculum: Geography. For more
information contact the
QSA

on 3864 0299 or visit their
website
.

8


Teachers, school
leaders, public sector
employees

Building Active Communities Workshops: Sports Performance


nutrition, recovery, strength
and conditioning

This free workshop
w
ill teach a range of recovery processes including refuelling, replacing fluids and
electrolytes and building recovery into an athlete’s training program. It will also cover good sports
nutrition and strength and conditioning. For more information contact t
he
Northern Queensland
Regional Office
,
Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing

on 1300 656 191 or
4799 7010 or visit their
website
.

Charters Towers

8


All employees

Down Syndrome Association of Queensland Conference: Unlocking Potential

This conference will provide motivating presentations from Queensland’s most experienced and
informative speakers in the
area of working with people with special needs. They will share their
insights and ideas to expand your understanding and provide you with tools, ideas and resources to
incorporate into your own context.
For more information contact the
Down Syndrome Association of
Queensland

on 3356 6655 or visit their
website
.

Kedron Wavell RSL, Chermside

8
-
10

Teachers, school
leaders, public sec
tor
employees

Asia Pacific Autism Conference: True Colours


Be Bold, Be Brave, Be Brilliant

The conference aims to inspire participants to create a good life for people with an autism spectrum
disorder. It will focus on presenting expert information and t
he latest research. The School Years
Stream will focus on ensuring quality educational outcomes for students with ASD, the challenges of
adolescence, critical life transitions and innovations in education. For more information contact the
conference organisers

on (08) 8125 2200 or visit their
website
.

Adelaide Convention Centre,
Adelaide

9

Provisionally registered
t
eachers

Queensland College of Teachers Workshop
and Information Session: Working with
Professional Standards to Progress to Full Registration

This free workshop is for provisionally registered teachers who would like information on how to
progress to full registration using the Australian Professional
Standards for Teachers. It will provide
provisionally registered teachers and their supervisors/mentors information relevant to all settings.
The course content will include the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, new evidence
requirements, str
ategies for gathering evidence and roles and responsibilities of provisionally
registered teachers and their mentors/supervisors. For more information and to register, please
contact the
Queensland
College of Teachers

on
3377 4777
or visit their
website
.

Longreach State School,
Longreach

9

Teachers

Beginning and Establishing Teachers’ Association (BETA): Thinking on Your Feet Conference

This

conference will focus specifically on relief and contract teachers. Workshops are presented by
experienced teachers offering practical strategies to be incorporated during practicum/internships
and when on supply/contract days. For more information and to

register contact
BETA

or visit their
website.

Brisbane

9

Teachers, school leaders

Queensland Studies Authority (QSA) Workshop: Implementing the Australian Curriculum:
Geograp
hy P
-
10

This workshop will provide an overview of and strategies for implementing the Australian Curriculum:
Geography and provide support resources. Participants will have the opportunity to explore, discuss
and develop knowledge and understanding of the
Australian Curriculum: Geography. For more
information contact the
QSA

on 3864 0299 or visit their
website
.

Roma State Coll
ege Middle
Campus, Roma

9


School leaders, teachers

Queensland Association of State School Principals (QASSP) Workshop:
Aus Identities


Differentiated Learning

This interactive workshop presented by Michael White is

one

of several modules in the Aus I
dentities
Program and will give participants a working knowledge of the different personality types and
Brisbane

temperaments, as well as a better understanding of themselves.
For more information and to
register, contact
QASSP

on 3831 7011 or visit their
website
.

10

Teachers, school leaders

Building Active Communities Workshops: Get Active Queensland Accreditation Program

This free tra
ining can ultimately lead to recognised accreditation in coaching, officiating and sports
first aid. For more information contact
Steve Paulsen
,
Department of National Parks, Recreation,
Sport and Rac
ing

on 3338 9265 or visit their
website
.

Mackay

10


All employees

State Library of Queensland Short Course: Advanced Photoshop

This advanced workshop is

designed to make your time in Photoshop easier. You’ll learn about
automatic processes like actions and droplets, and the advanced uses of tools and filters to achieve
professional photo editing. Participants in this session must have moved past the basic
s of
Photoshop. For more information and to register, contact The Edge, State Library of Queensland on
3840 7844 or visit their
website.

State Library of Queensl
and,
South Brisbane

12

VET managers, trainers

Queensland VET Development Centre (QVDC) Webinar Series: Embedding e
-
learning


Blueprint for RTOs

Your simple guide to implementation and embedding sustainable e
-
learning into your RTO. For more
information
contact the
QVDC

or visit their
website
.

Webinar

12


Teachers, teacher aides

MultiLit Reading Tutor Program Workshop

This one
-
day workshop t
rains teachers in the delivery of the MultiLit Reading Tutor Program which
targets students who have not acquired the basic skills needed to become functional readers. The
program covers Word Attack Skills, Sight Words a
nd Reinforced Reading and will cover

how to
generalise into connected text, as well as assisting in improving students’ reading accuracy, fluency
and comprehension. An easy to follow lesson format is employed which is explicit, structured and
systematic in approach. Book selection is address
ed within the workshop. MultiLit is a research
initiative of Macquarie University.

For more information contact
Sue Nicholson

on (02) 9886 6600 or
visit their
webs
ite
.

Ibis Hotel, Brisbane

12
-
14


Teachers, school leaders

Asia Education Foundation National Conference 2013: Equipping Australian Schools for the
21
st

(Asian) Century

This conference will showcase leading school and classroom practice in intercultural u
nderstanding,
Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia cross
-
curriculum priority and innovative languages
education. It will also deepen school educators’ knowledge and understandings about Asia and
Australia’s engagement with Asia, and engage educators w
ith current Asia literacy school education
policy including the Australian Curriculum and the new Australia in the Asian Century White Paper.
For more information contact the
Asia Education Foundat
ion

or visit their
website
.

Etihad Stadium, Melbourne

12
-
16


All employees

Department of Justice and Attorney
-
General
-

Dispute Resolution Branch: Mediation Skill
s
Training

This highly regarded five
-
day program gives
participants
the necessary knowledge and skills to
develop as a mediator, building both competence and confidence.

This course is interactive and is
focussed on skill development as well as increasing
knowledge base.

For more information contact
the
Dispute Resolution Branch

on 3239 6277 or visit their
website
.

Rockhampton

13

School leaders

Queensland Association of State School Principals (QASSP) Workshop: Leading to inspire
others … Practical ways to energise and engage!

In this half
-
day workshop, presented by Glenn Searle, p
articipants will explore Personal and
Relational leadership strategies to inspire others and facilitate action that delivers optimal results
across school communities. Participants will also build a portfolio of ideas and strategies to
implement with staff

and community stakeholders. For more information and to register, contact
QASSP

on 3831 7011 or visit their
website
.

Brisbane

13


Teachers, school leaders

Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)
W
orkshop: Improving learning


Developing teachers’ knowledge of practice

Novotel Hotel, Brisbane

This one
-
day workshop draws the practical and theoretical together in meaningful ways and
introduces par
ticipants to ways of articulating and framing practice, researching and sharing learning
through Cases, and explicitly linking teaching and learning. The presenter is Professor John
Loughran, Dean of the Faculty of Education and Foundation Chair of Curricu
lum and Pedagogy at
Monash University. For more information

or to register,

contact
ACER

on
(03) 9277 5403 or visit their
website
.

13
-
14


Executive leaders

Public Service Commission Executive Workshops: Commissioning public services

This workshop with Gary Sturgess, participants will consider strategies and processes that

maximise
the efficiency and effectiveness of delivering public services. For more information visit the Public
Service Commission’s
website
.

Brisbane

14


Teachers, school
leaders, Early Childhood
staff

Australian Early Development Index (AEDI) Training Session

This free full
-
day training session will include how to read and understand local community profiles
and use the AEDI national websi
te, practical examples of how the results can be used to implement
actions to improve outcomes and resources and strategies that can be used to share AEDI results
with others. For more information please visit the
AEDI website
, or to register
online here
.

Metropolitan South Institute of
TAFE, Mt Gravatt

14


School leaders

Queensland Association of State School Principals (QASSP) Workshop: High Performing
Teams Through a Culture of Trust

In this workshop, presented by Earle Taylor, participants will learn to gain instant rapport in
conversations; relate to another person’s p
erception of reality; define trust; apply a set of specific
leadership behaviours to establish trust, and restore trust when it is lost. For more information and to
register, contact
QASSP

on 3831 7011 or vi
sit their
website
.

Atherton State School, Atherton

14

All employees

Epilepsy Queensland Workshop: Understanding Epilepsy

The topics covered in this workshop include introducti
on to epilepsy, recognising the types of
seizures, seizure management, minimising triggers, first aid and emergency situations and
information about the resources available. For more information contact
Epilepsy Queensland

on
3435 5000 or 1300 852 853 (outside Brisbane) or visit their
website
.

Rockhampton

15


Teachers, school
leaders, Early Childhood
staff

Australian Early Devel
opment Index (AEDI) Information Session

This free three
-
hour information session will include an overview of results in the 2012 collection and
key changes since the 2009 collection, how to read and understand your community profile and use
the AEDI nation
al website and practical examples on how the results can be used in your
organisation. For more information please visit the
AEDI website
, or to register
online here
.

Metropolitan South Institute of
TAFE, Mt Gravatt

15


Teachers, school leaders

Australian Early Development Index (AEDI) School Workshop

This free 1.5 hour se
ssion will include how to read, understand and use your AEDI School Profile
and practical examples of how schools can use the results to improve outcomes for children. For
more information please visit the
AEDI website
, or to register
online here
.

Marshall Road State School,
Holland Park

15


School leaders

Queensland Assoc
iation of State School Principals (QASSP) Workshop: High Performing
Teams Through a Culture of Trust

In this workshop, presented by Earle Taylor, participants will learn to gain instant rapport in
conversations; relate to another person’s perception of rea
lity; define trust; apply a set of specific
leadership behaviours to establish trust, and restore trust when it is lost. For more information and to
register, contact
QASSP

on 3831 7011 or visit their
website
.

Whitfield State School, Atherton

15

Teachers

Flying Arts: PD4Arts Educators: Flying Arts Web TV


Encaustic


Painting with Wax

This online workshop will be delivered by M
anny Petravrakis. For more information and to register,
contact
Flying Arts

on 3216 1322 or visit their
website
.

Online web workshop

15

Teachers

Centre for Strategic Education: Early Years of Teaching Conference


Excelling in the
classroom

This conference aims to provide early career teachers with resources for enabling fulfilling teaching
experiences, essential
for those wishing to lay a positive foundation for their teaching journey. For
Melbourne Cricket Ground,
Melbourne

more information contact the
Centre for Strategic Education

on (03) 9654 1200 or visit their
website
.

15


Teachers

Primary English Teaching Association Australia (PETAA):
P
lanning oracy learning
experiences to enhance literacy skills

This practical workshop presented by Margery Hertzberg
will explore what interpretive and inferential
comprehension requires and then demonstrate a range of strategies that enhance student's
interpretive and inferential comprehension. For more information contact
PETAA

on (02) 8020 3900
or visit their
website
.

St Peter Chanel Catholic Primary
School, The Gap

15
-
16

School leaders

2013 Professional Development Network School Leaders’ Conf
erence: Leading Learners

This conference will examine the leadership practices that transform schools into productive teaching
and learning environments. The range of keynote presentations and workshops make this
conference a professional learning priority

for school teams.
International keynote speaker is
Professor Clive Dimmock, OECD Consultant and University of Leicester, UK.
For more information
contact
Deanne Clark
, Griffith University or visit their
website
.

RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold
Coast

15
-
16

Teachers

ACHPER North Queensland HPE Teachers Conference: Connecting, Collaborating,
Constructing

This Australian Council for Health,

Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER) conference will
offer practical workshops on what and how to teach, and how to strengthen networks and teaching
practices.
Keynote speaker will be Anthony Ryan, currently CEO of the Edmund Rice Foun
d
ation.
For mo
re information contact
ACHPER QLD

on 3895 8383 or visit their
website
.

Riverglenn, Indooroopilly

16

School leaders

Queensl
and Education Leadership Institute (QELi): Foundations of Coaching

This introduction to coaching provides the essential tools to better lead, manage and influence
others. For more information call
QELi

on 3007 5222 or visit their
website.

Brisbane

16

All employees

Epilepsy Queensland Workshop: Understanding Epilepsy

The topics covered in this workshop include introduction to epil
epsy, recognising the types of
seizures, seizure management, minimising triggers, first aid and emergency situations and
information about the resources available. For more information contact
Epile
psy Queensland

on
3435 5000 or 1300 852 853 (outside Brisbane) or visit their
website
.

Longreach

16


Teachers

Primary English Teaching Association Australia (PETAA): Teaching English
Language
Learners in Mainstream Classes

This workshop

presented by Margery Hertzberg, will explore the pedagogical approaches that best
support EAL/D (ESL) students who have been learning English for 18 months or more achieve
proficiency in academic Engl
ish in mainstream classes.
For more information contact
PETAA

on (02)
8020 3900 or visit their
website
.

Springwood Road State Scho
ol,
Springwood

16
-
17

School leaders

Queensland Association of State School Principals (QASSP) Workshop: Fierce Conversations

This workshop, presented by Michael Polities, will provide school leaders with skills and strategies for
having conversations that

will bring about productive results for you, your school and students. You
will have the framework and models that are used by successful leaders around the world. For more
information and to register, contact
QASSP

on 3831 7011 or visit their
website
.

Brisbane

17


Teachers

School Libraries Association of Queensland (SLAQ): Redefining the role of librarians PD
Event

This event wi
ll look at emerging technology, strategies for setting research projects for students and
redefining the role of the teacher
-
librarians. Guest present
er

is world
-
renowned presenter and
professor of library studies at the University of Michigan, Kristin Fon
tichiaro. The presentation will
cover important changes in technologies available to teacher
-
librarians and students as well as
effective strategies in engaging with students.
For more information contact
SLAQ

on 0400 937 089
or visit their
website
.

Christie Conference Centre,
Adelaide Street, Brisbane

17

Teachers

Primary English Teaching Association Australia (PETAA
) Teaching Language and Literacy
through Literature Conference

Mercure Hotel,
Brisbane

The teaching of Language and Literacy is at the core of every primary teacher’s work. A quality
Literature program is central to students learning about and through Language and to developing
L
iteracy skills. This conference will support teachers to implement the Australian Curriculum: English.
For more information contact
PETAA

on (02) 8020 3900 or visit their
website
.

17


All employees

State Library of Queensland Short Course: Int
ermediate
Joomla

Building on the basics, t
his

workshop will g
et you using some of the more powerful aspects of the
Joomla Content Management System version

3. You’ll learn how to extend the functionality of
Joomla via components, modules and plugins, and get an understanding of Joomla User
Management and Access Control Levels. Throughout the session you will work to build your own
fully functional Joomla web
site, complete with ‘members only’ content.

For more information and to
register, contact The Edge, State Library of Queensland on 3840 7844 or visit their
website.

Stat
e Library of Queensland,
South Brisbane

18


Teachers

School Libraries Association of Queensland (SLAQ): Redefining the role of librarians PD
Event

This event will look at emerging technology, strategies for setting research projects for students and
redef
ining the role of the teacher
-
librarians. Guest presenter is world
-
renowned presenter and
professor of library studies at the University of Michigan, Kristin Fontichiaro. The presentation will
cover important changes in technologies available to teacher
-
li
brarians and students as well as
effective strategies in engaging with students. For more information

contact
SLAQ

on 0400 937 089
or
visit the
ir
website
.

Mercure Hotel, Cairns

18

Teachers

Flying Arts: PD4Arts Educators: Live Workshops


Collaborative Mosaics

This hands
-
on workshop will be delivered by Scott Maxwell. For more information and to register,
contact
Flying Arts

on 3216 1322 or visit their
website
.

Brisbane

19

Teachers

Queensland Studies Authority (QSA)Workshop:

Home Economics


assessment

This workshop will develop the understanding required to design effective assessment instruments
for the Home Economics Senior Syllabus 2010. The workshop will focus on applying feedback from
moderation to evaluate, refine and
design effective assessment and make judgments about
standards for senior Home Economics.

For more information contact the
Queensland Studies
Authority

on 3864 0471 or visit their
website.

Kedron Wavell Services Club,
Chermside

19


Executive leaders

Public Service Commission: Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) Communicating for Results

This module, which forms part of t
he Emerging Leaders Program run by the Queensland University
of Technology (QUT), is also offered as a stand
-
alone option.
Successful teams and organisations
depend

upon high performing leaders with a sound

understanding of communication processes, a

reali
stic awareness of their own communication

behaviours, and well
-
developed skills. This

module
supports senior leaders to develop this

understanding and awareness.

For more information, contact
QUT

on 3138 4202 or
visit the Public Service Commission’s

website
.

Brisbane

21

Teachers, school leaders

Queensland Studies Authority (QSA) Workshop: Implementin
g the Australian Curriculum:
Geography P
-
10

This workshop will provide an overview of and strategies for implementing the Australian Curriculum:
Geography and provide support resources. Participants will have the opportunity to explore, discuss
and develop

knowledge and understanding of the Australian Curriculum: Geography. For more
information contact the
QSA

on 3864 0299 or visit their
website
.

Mercure Harbourside, Cairns

21

Teachers

Queensland Studies Authority (QSA)Workshop: Home Economics


assessment

This workshop will develop the understanding required to design effective assessment instruments
for the Home Economics Se
nior Syllabus 2010. The workshop will focus on applying feedback from
moderation to evaluate, refine and design effective assessment and make judgments about
standards for senior Home Economics.

For more information contact the
Queensland Studies
Authority

on 3864 0471 or visit their
website.

RSL, Maryborough

21

Teachers

SPELD Workshop: Which assessment tool do I use

when identifying learning problems in
Queen Alexandra Home, 347 Old
children

This Specific Learning Disabilities Association Queensland (SPELD) workshop will be facilitated by
Jan Hughes. For more information and to register contact
SPELD

on
3394 2566 or visit their
website
.

Cleveland Road, Coorparoo

21


Teachers, school leaders

KidsMatter: Facilitating Component 3: Working with Parents and carers

This e
vent familiarises participants with the target areas of Component 3 focusing on developing
collaborative working relationships and support networks with parents and carers, and providing
support for parenting. It also considers whole
-
school staff processes

and prepares participants to
effectively deliver the professional learning to the staff group. For more information contact
KidsMatter

on 1800 543 767 or visit their
website
.

Country Comfort Ipswich,
Raceview

21
-
23 August
& follow up

School leaders,
executive leaders and
public sector employees

Queensland Education Leadership Institute (QELi): Good to Great Leadership Program

This program brings together a diverse

group of high
-
calibre education leaders across Australia to
develop the capacity to tackle some of the most challenging issues facing education in Australia for
the 21st Century. For more information call
QELi

on 3007 5222 or visit their
website
.

Brisbane

22


Teachers, school
leaders, Early Childhood
staff

Australian Early Development Index (AEDI) Information Session

This free
three
-
hour information session will include an overview of results in the 2012 collection and
key changes since the 2009 collection, how to read and understand your community profile and use
the AEDI national website and practical examples on how the resul
ts can be used in your
organisation. For more information please visit the
AEDI website
, or to register
online here
.

Robina Community Centre, Robina

22


Teachers, school leaders

Australian Early Development Index (AEDI) School Workshop

This free 1.5 hour session will include how to read, understand and use your AEDI School

Profile
and practical examples of how schools can use the results to improve outcomes for children. For
more information please visit the
AEDI website
, or to register
online here
.

Robina State School, Robina

22

Teachers, school leaders

Queensland Studies Authority (QSA) Workshop: Implementing the Australian Curriculum:
Ge
ography P
-
10

This workshop will provide an overview of and strategies for implementing the Australian Curriculum:
Geography and provide support resources. Participants will have the opportunity to explore, discuss
and develop knowledge and understanding of

the Australian Curriculum: Geography. For more
information contact the
QSA

on 3864 0299 or visit their
website
.

RSL, Towns
ville

22


All employees

State Library of Queensland Short Course: Intro to Joomla

This workshop will give you an introduction to the features and functionality of the Joomla Content
Management System, version 3. You will learn how to navigate the adminis
trator interface, create
and edit basic content, and create menus. No prior knowledge is required for this workshop. For
more information and to register, contact The Edge, State Library of Queensland on 3840 7844 or
visit their
website.

State Library of Queensland,
South Brisbane

22

All employees

Epilepsy Queensland Workshop: Understanding Epilepsy

The topics covered in this workshop include introduction to epilepsy, re
cognising the types of
seizures, seizure management, minimising triggers, first aid and emergency situations and
information about the resources available. For more information contact
Epilepsy Quee
nsland

on
3435 5000 or 1300 852 853 (outside Brisbane) or visit their
website
.

Gabba Towers, Woolloongabba

22


Teachers, school leaders

KidsMatter Primary Briefing

This briefing provi
des information about KidsMatter and how it can support the world of school
leaders, school, education and health personnel with a focus on the importance of gaining the
support of the school staff and parent body. It provides all the information schools n
eed to make a
decision about participating in KidsMatter. For more information contact
KidsMatter

on 1800 543 767
or visit their
website
.

Great Western Motor Inn
,
Chinchilla

23


Teachers, school
leaders, Early Childhood
staff

Australian Early Development Index (AEDI) Training Session

This free full
-
day training session will include how to read and understand local community profiles
and use the AEDI national webs
ite, practical examples of how the results can be used to implement
Robina Community Centre, Robina

actions to improve outcomes and resources and strategies that can be used to share AEDI results
with others. For more information please visit the
AEDI website
, or to register
online here
.

23

Teachers, school leaders

Queensl
and Studies Authority (QSA) Workshop: Implementing the Australian Curriculum:
Geography P
-
10

This workshop will provide an overview of and strategies for implementing the Australian Curriculum:
Geography and provide support resources. Participants will hav
e the opportunity to explore, discuss
and develop knowledge and understanding of the Australian Curriculum: Geography. For more
information contact the
QSA

on 3864 0299 or visit their
website
.

Qantas Founders Outback
Museum, Longreach

23

Teachers

Queensland Studies Authority (QSA)Workshop: Home Economics


assessment

This workshop will develop the understanding required to de
sign effective assessment instruments
for the Home Economics Senior Syllabus 2010. The workshop will focus on applying feedback from
moderation to evaluate, refine and design effective assessment and make judgments about
standards for senior Home Economics
.

For more information contact the
Queensland Studies
Authority

on 3864 0471 or visit their
website.

Magpies Sport
ing Club, Glenalla,
Mackay

23
-
27


Teachers, teacher aides

MultiLit
-

MiniLit Workshop

Th
is two
-
day workshop trains teachers in the delivery of MultiLit’s MiniLit program which targets
struggling young readers in Year 1. MiniLit is an evidence
-
based Tier 2

early literacy program that
can be delivered to up to four students per group and is comprised of 80 carefully structured lessons.
The workshop provides easy to implement practical advice; video of live demonstrations; extensive
practice through role
-
play

and help in developing your own road map for your school. MultiLit is a
research initiative of Macquarie University.

For more information contact
Sue Nicholson

on (02) 9886
6600 or visit their
website.

Brisbane

24

Teachers, school leaders

Building Active Communities Workshops: Get Active Queensland Accreditation Program

This free training can ultimately lead to recognised accreditation in coaching, officiating

and sports
first aid. For more information contact
Steve Paulsen
,
Department of National Parks, Recreation,
Sport and Racing

on 3338 9265 or visit their
website
.

Chinchilla

24


Teachers

Social Educators’ Association of Queensland (SEAQ) Conference: Teaching the Australian
Curriculum Cross
-
Curriculum Priority: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Hi
stories and
Cultures

Keynote presenter for this one
-
day conference will be Associate Professor Tracey Bunda, Chair,
Indigenous Knowledges, Koori Institute, Deakin University, who will provide teachers with knowledge
to assist them to deepen their knowledge

of Australia’s oldest continuous living, rich and diverse
cultures. For more information and to register visit the
SEAQ website
.

Mercy Place Conference Centre,
Bardon

24
-
25

Teachers, school
leaders

Queensland Education Resources Expo (QUADREX): Showcasing the latest resources to all
educators

This free event is a
n
opportunity for educators to add to their continuing professional development,
network with key industry professionals and to acce
ss a wealth of information to assist with
purchasing resources for their education facility, classrooms and career.

It also offers teachers the
opportunity to address some of the Professional Standards required for registration renewal. For
more informatio
n contact the
expo organisers

on
5535 2022

or visit their
website.

Brisbane Convention and
Exhibition Centre, South Brisbane

25


All employees

Stat
e Library of Queensland Short Course: Intermediate Joomla

Building on the basics, this

workshop will get you using some of the more powerful aspects of the
Joomla Content Management System version 3. You’ll learn how to extend the functionality of
Joomla
via components, modules and plugins, and get an understanding of Joomla User
Management and Access Control Levels. Throughout the session you will work to build your own
fully functional Joomla website, complete with ‘members only’ content. For more inform
ation and to
register, contact The Edge, State Library of Queensland on 3840 7844 or visit their
website.

State Library of Queensland,
South Brisbane

26

Teacher

aides

OneChannel

Web Conference
: Support Staff
-

Apps for oral language

W
eb conference

**new**

This web conference will take teacher aides on a tour of apps that can be used to support Prep
students oral language development. Participants will se how apps can be used to engage
students
and to encourage reluctant speakers to be hearing within the Prep classroom environment. For more
information and to register, visit
OneChannel
.

26


Teachers, school
leaders, Early Childhood
staff

Australian Early Development Index (AEDI) Information Session

This free three
-
hour information session will include an overview of results in the 2012 collection and
key changes since the 2
009 collection, how to read and understand your community profile and use
the AEDI national website and practical examples on how the results can be used in your
organisation. For more information please visit the
AEDI website
, or to register
online here
.

Central Queensland Institute of
TAFE, Mackay

26

Teachers, school lea
ders

Queensland Studies Authority (QSA) Workshop: NAPLAN


Numeracy Years 3,5,7 and 9

In this workshop, examples from the NAPLAN Numeracy tests will be used to explore several issues
related to the language and literacy demands of text items. These include

the use of everyday
English terms that have different meanings in a mathematical context, the specialised symbols and
expressions of mathematical language, the grammatical constructions used to pose word problems
and information graphics such as graphs, t
ables and diagrams. For more information contact the
QSA

on 3864 0471 or visit their
website
.

QSA, Melbourne Street, South
Brisbane

26


Teachers, school
lea
ders, public sector
employees

Building Active Communities Workshops: Event Management

This free workshop includes practical tips and information on planning and managing an event;
feasibility; things to consider before, during and after an event; pitfall
s to avoid and evaluating your
success. For more information contact the
South West Region Office
,
Department of National Parks,
Recreation, Sport and Racing

on 1300 656 191 or 4615 3600 or visit t
heir
website
.

North Ipswich

26

Teachers

Queensland Theatre Company: Teacher Professional Development


Verbatim Theatre

This
afternoon PD session, two hours in length, aim
s

to give te
achers a condensed session, full of
practical information and advice as well as addressing the importance of networking and sharing
conversation.

For more information contact
Heidi Irvine
, Education
Liaison Officer on 3010 7623 or
visit their
website
.

Brisbane

26
-
27

Executive leaders

ANZSOG Workshop: Economics for Public Sector Managers

Th
is Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) workshop aims to help public
sector managers to make better decisions in allocating scarce resources, in pricing and delivering
public sector goods and services, and in regulating private sector ac
tivity. The program will explore
the forces of supply and demand that drive market outcomes and the economic approach to
evaluating costs and benefits of public sector activity. For more information contact
ANZSOG

on (03)
8344 1990 or visit their
website
.

Canberra

27


Teachers, school
leaders, Early Childhood
staff

Australian Earl
y Development Index (AEDI) Training Session

This free full
-
day training session will include how to read and understand local community profiles
and use the AEDI national website, practical examples of how the results can be used to implement
actions to im
prove outcomes and resources and strategies that can be used to share AEDI results
with others. For more information please visit the
AEDI website
, or to register
online here
.

Central Queensland TAFE,
Mackay

27

VET managers, trainers

Queensland VET Development Centre (QVDC) Webinar Series: Performance Level
Assessment

Th
is session explores the tools and resources available to TAFE Queensland to implement
Performance Level Assessment (PLA) and support students in further education, training and
employment. For more information contact the
QVDC

or visit their
website
.

Webinar

27


Teachers, school
leaders, public sector
employees

Building Active Communities Workshops: Sports Strapping

This free workshop offers

technical and practical advice on sports strapping with a particular focus on
strapping techniques for the ankle, finger and thumb as well as the principles and application of
strapping as a post injury or preventative measure. For more information contac
t the
Central
Queensland Region Office
, De
partment of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing

on 1300
Murgon Golf Club, Murgon

656 191 or 4936 1510 or visit their
website
.

27


Teachers, school
leaders, public sector
employees

Building Active Communities Workshops: Strength and Conditioning

This free workshop provides a basic level of information for those working at the begin
ner coaching
level to aid in the application and design of strength and conditioning programs. For more information
contact the
Central Queensland Region Office
, De
partment of National Parks, Recreation
, Sport and
Racing

on 1300 656 191 or 4936 1510 or visit their
website
.

Across the Waves Sports Club,
Bundaberg

27


Teachers, school leaders

KidsMatter: Facilitating Component 2: Soci
al and emotional learning for students

This event familiarises participants with the target areas of Component 2 focusing on providing
effective social and emotional learning (SEL) curriculum and the opportunities for all students to
practise and transfer

their social and emotional skills. It also considers whole school staff processes
and prepares participants to effectively deliver the professional learning to the staff group. For more
information contact
KidsMatter

on 1800 543 767 or visit their
website
.

Innisfail

28


Teachers, school leaders

Australian Early Development Index (AEDI) School Workshop

This free 1.5 hour session will include how to read, understand

and use your AEDI School Profile
and practical examples of how schools can use the results to improve outcomes for children. For
more information please visit the
AEDI website
, or

to register
online here
.

Mackay Central State School,
Mackay

28

Teachers, school leaders

Queensland Studies Authority (QSA) Workshop: NAPLAN pe
rsuasive writing and beyond

This workshop will provide revision of the key issues related to NAPLAN writing tasks and strategies
for improvement in key skills and understandings. For more information contact the
QSA

on 3864
0471 or visit their
website
.

QSA, Melbourne Street, South
Brisbane

28

Teachers, school leaders

Queensland Studies Authority (QSA) Workshop: Implementing the Australian Curriculum:
Geograph
y P
-
10

This workshop will provide an overview of and strategies for implementing the Australian Curriculum:
Geography and provide support resources. Participants will have the opportunity to explore, discuss
and develop knowledge and understanding of the A
ustralian Curriculum: Geography. For more
information contact the
QSA

on 3864 0299 or visit their
website
.

RSL, Maryborough

28


School leaders

Queensland Association of State School Principals (QASSP) Workshop: High Performing
Teams Through a Culture of Trust

In this workshop, presented by Earle Taylor, participants will learn to gain instant rapport in
conversations; relate
to another person’s perception of reality; define trust; apply a set of specific
leadership behaviours to establish trust, and restore trust when it is lost. For more information and to
register, contact
QASS
P

on 3831 7011 or visit their
website
.

Oonoonba State School,
Townsville

28


School leaders

Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) Workshop: Improving Learning


The
Four Ways of Professional Learning Communities

This interactive workshop will provide an overview of Four Ways of Professional Learning
Communities (PLCs). Professor Dennis
S
hirley will show school and system leaders how to identify
the different kinds

of PLCs in their schools. With this information leaders will then focus on concrete,
step
-
by
-
step protocols that they can take with them to shift and improve their current PLC structures
and cultures.

For more information or to register, contact
ACER

on (03) 9277 5403 or visit their
website
.

Novotel Hotel, Brisbane

28

Teachers, school lea
ders

KidsMatter: Getting Started for Action Teams

This session provides information about the content of KidsMatter, its underpinning mental health
concepts and processes and tools for aiding implementation of KidsMatter while supporting school
priorities
and strategic planning. Schools receive all the resources to begin the KidsMatter Journey.
For more information contact
KidsMatter

on 1800 543 767 or visit their
w
ebsite
.

Cairns

29

Teachers, school leaders

Queensland Studies Authority (QSA) Workshop: Implementing the Australian Curriculum:
Geography P
-
10

This workshop will provide an overview of and strategies for implementing the Australian Curriculum:
Cedar Centre, Toowoomba

Geography
and provide support resources. Participants will have the opportunity to explore, discuss
and develop knowledge and understanding of the Australian Curriculum: Geography. For more
information contact the
QSA

on
3864 0299 or visit their
website
.

29

Teachers

Queensland Studies Authority (QSA)Workshop: Home Economics


assessment

This workshop will develo
p the understanding required to design effective assessment instruments
for the Home Economics Senior Syllabus 2010. The workshop will focus on applying feedback from
moderation to evaluate, refine and design effective assessment and make judgments about
s
tandards for senior Home Economics.

For more information contact the
Queensland Studies
Authority

on 3864 0471 or visit their
website.

RSL Townsville, Hermit Park

29

Teachers, school leaders

Cyber[Smart:] Cybersafety Outreach


PD for Educators

This free one
-
day
Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA)
accredited workshop
covers topics including how child
ren use technology, digital literacy, cyberbullying, identify protection
and the legal responsibility of schools to minimise risk.
For more information visit the Cybersafety
website
.

Gold Coast

29


All employees

Queensland Business Writers’ Conference

This full day of sessions on business writing is ideal for communications staff and corporate writers
who would like to improve their writing skills. For
more information and to register contact
Kylee
Bristow
, Conference Coordinator on 0448 029 444 or visit the conference
website
.

Stones Corner, Brisbane

29
-
30

Teachers, public
sector
employees

Rock and Water Workshop: Focus on Girls and Women

This workshop offers a new way to interact with students through physical/social teaching. It offers a
framework of exercises and ideas to assist students to become aware of purpose and mot
ivation in
their lives. For more information contact the
Family Action Centre
, University of Newcastle on (02)
4921 6403 or visit their
website
.

Brisbane

30

**new**

Teachers, school leaders

OneChannel Web Conference: Online teaching tools

Examine tools that are internet based to enhance and engage the 21
st

Century learner. These tools
can be connected to reading compr
ehension and evidence gathering of student work. Tools include
on
-
line newspaper article generator, and paper free Post
-
its and concept mapping. Participants will
have time to ‘play’ with the online tools in a supported environment. For more information an
d to
register, visit
OneChannel
.

Web conference

30

Teachers, school leaders

Building Active Communities Workshops: Get Active Queensland Accreditation Pro
gram

This free training can ultimately lead to recognised accreditation in coaching, officiating and sports
first aid. For more information contact
Steve Paulsen
,
Department of National Parks, Recrea
tion,
Sport and Racing

on 3338 9265 or visit their
website
.

Gold Coast

30


School leaders, teachers

Queensland Association of State School Principals (Q
ASSP) Workshop: Aus Identities


Communication

This interactive workshop presented by Michael White is one of several modules in the Aus Identities
Program and will give participants a working knowledge of the different personality types and
temperament
s, as well as a better understanding of themselves. For more information and to
register, contact
QASSP

on 3831 7011 or visit their
webs
ite
.

Brisbane

31


All employees

State Library of Queensland Short Course: Advanced Joomla

This workshop is aimed specifically at participants who have at least a basic knowledge of PHP
programming and who want to use the elements available in the Joomla

Content Management
System version 3 codebase. You’ll learn about template modification, core output overrides, the MVC
architecture of Joomla, and the basic structure of components, modules, and plugins. This is a
hands
-
on workshop, but not for the feint
-
of
-
heart. To participate in this workshop you will need to
have a strong understanding of the Joomla Content Management System.


For more information and
to register, contact The Edge, State Library of Queensland on 3840 7844 or visit their
website.

State Library of Queensland,
South Brisbane


31

Teachers

Queensland Association of Mathematics Teachers (QAMT)


August Forum

The University of Queensland, St

For more information on the workshops and prese
ntations, email
Jackie Mergard

or visit the QAMT
website.

Lucia

31


Teachers

The 2013 Interact
ive Learning in the Early Phase Conference: Play, Wonder & Learn

This conference will provide participants with opportunities to play, wonder and learn as they explore
how ICTs can be made integral to learning in Early Phase classrooms. It is designed to b
e a highly
engaging, relevant and fun professional development experience with a range of ideas, resources
and strategies to assist participants in implementing the Australian Curriculum and C2C units. For
more information visit their
website
.

Digital Learning Hub,
Meridan
State College


Updated

22

August

2013