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Conferences & Events

conference [n.]

1. an event, sometimes lasting a few days, at which there is a group of talks on a particular subject. 2. a meeting in which especially business matters are discussed formally. 3. a group of sports teams that play each other in organised competitions.
Synonyms include : congress, convention, forum, institute, round-table, seminar, summit, symposium, .…

Cambridge Dictionary

As we enter a new year, conferences are still being affected by the impact of Coronavirus [COVID-19]. Many have changed to either virtual conferences [Online, Zoom, Livestream, ... ], or hybrid formats with a combination of face-to-face and virtual presentations. Difficulties with overseas travel have caused us not to include a number of conferences that may previously have been considered for inclusion. In the current climate, you should also monitor potential selections to ensure they remain viable.

These pages list conferences and related events at regional, state/territory, national and international level. Each listing contains date, title, a brief comment and the venue. They are listed in date order.

Australian conferences/events are given priority but not to the exclusion of relevant conferences, especially in the Asia-Pacific region, but also in other parts of the world.

Information is added as far ahead of actual dates as possible and updated where this is required.

The Past Conference Page lists conferences that have been completed. These are only listed by date and title.
Each monthly listing is only maintained for a period of six months to provide access to papers and reports
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Use individual links below to access specific listings for each month.

September 2022
Date Event
2

Frictionless Differentiation : Tools and strategies that smooth the path to personalised learning

‘Differentiation is hard. Although most teachers recognise the importance of differentiated teaching and genuinely attempt to personalise the learning experience for each student in their classes, most also admit that they struggle to differentiate effectively. In this workshop, Andrew Douch will recommend practical differentiation strategies and tools that efficiently support their implementation. His emphasis is on apps and websites that are simple to use, available at little cost and which are time efficient – in some cases [believe it or not] even saving time’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

2

How to effectively engage secondary students in your Maths classroom

‘Students learn best when they are motivated to learn by seeing the value and importance of the information presented. This presentation will exhibit our STAR Methodology, which Adam Kruger and Scott Rumble have co- developed and implemented at a number of schools. Throughout the session they will demonstrate how we motivate students to learn, create an interactive atmosphere to allow for student voice, build connections through directed assessments, provide opportunities to apply knowledge to real world situations, challenge and engage students through effective feedback strategies and work through using data as a tool to improve key numeracy skills of our students’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

2

Primary HPE Specialist Planning Workshop 2022

‘This professional development opportunity is specifically designed for Primary HPE specialists and aims to streamline the demands of teaching Health and Physical Education in primary schools. Teachers will participate in workshops that will assess the schools HPE program and provide guidance on how to make omissions and additions for a more streamlined and functional HPE experience for students. Teachers will also be given the opportunity to moderate assessment items and discuss ways of making judgements on the run. Watch this space for more information’.

Venue : Virtual Workshop Queensland.

2

Success For Students with ADHD [ADHD WA]

‘Whether you are a primary or secondary school teacher, school principal, education assistant, school psychologist, occupational therapist or speech therapist, this professional development program will provide new perspectives and a better understanding of - What is happening inside the ADHD brain from a neuro-psychological perspective. The biggest challenges and daily struggles for young people with ADHD. Barriers to learning [spoiler : attention is not the main barrier]. Strategies that overcome barriers and support your students to achieve success and How to partner with families to achieve better outcomes’.

Venue : The Boulevard Floreat, Perth, Western Australia.

2

New !The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposium [Sydney]

‘Showcasing a diverse mix of high-profile and respected thought leaders, the Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums have become synonymous with excellence and achievement across all facets of business and community leadership. Addressing topics such as gender equity, leadership, career advancement and life fulfillment, the Symposiums represent an important annual opportunity for women to connect, learn, share their experiences and be inspired’.

Venue : Shangri-la Hotel, Sydney, NSW.

2

New !The Four Keys to Engaging Learners

‘Many educators are concerned that they cannot engage their learners. In this webinar Karen Dymke, well known for her own engaging and inspiring workshops, will provide you with the four keys for how to engage learners ! Topics covered include : Building a Learning Community; Making it relevant; Ensuring learners can see their growth and progress; and Building the confidence to learn’.

Venue : Online.

2

Women & Leadership Australia - Sydney Symposium 2022

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates. Check the site for information about speakers and sessions.

Venue : Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, NSW.

2-3

New ! 7 Habits of Highly Effective People [Mackay]

‘Learn to effectively lead yourself, influence, engage and collaborate with others. This nine-module program, offered over two days, allows participants to achieve greater productivity, improved communication, increased influence and laser-like focus on critical priorities. Ideal for educators and leaders who want to lead effectively and improve results’.

Venue : Harrup Park Country Club, 89 Juliet St, Mackay, Queensland.

3-4

2022 Australasian Database Conference

‘The Australasian Database Conference series is an annual forum for sharing the latest research progresses and novel applications of database systems, data management, data mining and data analytics for researchers and practitioners in these areas from Australia, New Zealand and in the world. ADC 2022, will be co-located with the 48th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases [VLDB 2022]’.

Venue : TBC, Sydney, NSW.

3-4

Elevating Early Childhood Practices : Creativity & Critical Thinking Skills

‘Empower the next generation to think critically and creatively. Critical and creative thinking are essential life skills. We use critical thinking skills every day. They help us to make good decisions, understand the consequences of our actions and solve problems. Creative thinking is essential for innovation and to solve problems in a different way. This workshop will guide you to enhance your practices to support these essential skills in early childhood’.

Venue : Live streamed using Zoom [Singapore].

3-4

Standard MHFA [Kellyville]

‘The 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid course teaches adults [18 years and over] how to provide initial support to adults who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis’.

Venue : William Clarke College, 1 Morris Grove, Kellyville, NSW.

4-7

Updated !2022 National Catholic Education Commission Conference

‘The aim of the NCEC 2022 Conference is to bring together school and system leaders, educators, clergy and religious, students, educational professionals, researchers, families, and other groups interested in Catholic education to promote examples of best practice and plan future directions to continue the flourishing of vibrant and authentically Catholic learning communities across Australia’.

Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Victoria AND Virtual.

5

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Perspectives and Creative Arts K-6 - Blended Learning Experience

‘This blended learning experience will support teachers in understanding how the past and continuing importance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, music, dance and drama performances provides students with opportunities to learn about the spiritual, intellectual and cultural significance of each of these artforms. It will also provide teachers with guidance on how to engage with local Aboriginal communities when programming and implementing units of learning’. For full details and sessions check the above page.

Venue : Online Presentation.

5

How to empower your teaching through data analysis and differentiation

‘From this workshop participants will walk away with : A range of resources to assess for student’s skills and prior knowledge; Uncover the impact of identifying areas of concern; Trial and explore the STAR data analysis tool; Learn techniques on how to analyse data and use this to differentiate your classroom; Discover the power of predictive data to empower your teaching’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

5

New ! Phonemic Awareness First Steps [Online]

‘Teacher-led oral word play activities to help students develop the decoding skills to become proficient readers. In this workshop, participants will be trained to use the Phonemic Awareness program written by Dr Michael Heggerty. This workshop has been designed for participants who are new to the program or have only recently begun implementation’.

Venue : Microsoft Teams, Online.

5

New !Speed Training in LLN

‘This Speed Training event provides the opportunity for you to register for a bundle of 5 x 45-min webinars and gain some real insights from our VET expert about Language, Literacy and Numeracy in VET. Can’t attend all 5 webinars live ? Don’t worry ! Register for the package of 5, attend those that suit your schedule and you will be sent the recordings for any you missed. Watch them within 2 weeks of the live event, contact the Velg Training Events Team to advise you have completed them, then you will be issued with a Certificate of Completion’.

Venue : ONLINE via Zoom Webinar.

5-6

Standard MHFA [Cairns]

‘The 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid course teaches adults [18 years and over] how to provide initial support to adults who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis’.

Venue : Cairns Central Plaza Hotel - Boardroom, 58 McLeod Street, Cairns, Queensland.

5-6

Tools for Teaching Self-Regulation

‘This course will give teachers tools to respectfully and effectively support students in building and strengthening self-regulation skills. Events that have impacts on self-regulation such as the prevalence of adverse childhood experiences, insecure attachment to adults in early childhood, students living with past and/or current traumatic experiences, and the chronic stress of students from historically marginalized groups will be explored through activities and discussion. Teachers will learn specific tools to amplify the power of positive childhood experiences and create trauma sensitive classrooms to address these challenges to student wellness to create environments for optimal learning’.

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

5-6

Youth MHFA [Exmouth]

‘The Youth Mental Health First Aid course is for adults working or living with adolescents [those aged between 12 and 18 years]. However, the course can be relevant for those helping people who are a little younger or older. This course is particularly suitable for parents, school staff, sports coaches, and youth workers’.

Venue : TBC, Exmouth, Western Australia.

5-6

Youth MHFA [Isabella Plains]

‘The Youth Mental Health First Aid course is for adults working or living with adolescents [those aged between 12 and 18 years]. However, the course can be relevant for those helping people who are a little younger or older. This course is particularly suitable for parents, school staff, sports coaches, and youth workers’.

Venue : St Mary MacKillop College CNB, Ellerston Avenue, Isabella Plains, ACT.

5-7

23rd International Mental Health Conference

‘2022 Theme : Coming Together to Shape the Future : Positivity, Resilience and Optimism. The International Mental Health Conference is a world-class forum for you to collaborate with national and international mental health leaders, while gaining tools to improve your approach to client care’.

Venue : Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, 2684-2690 Gold Coast Highway, Broadbeach, Queensland.

6

New !Coaching/Mentoring Program [Grange]

Powerful Partnerships. ‘Whether you are in a coaching or mentoring role within your school, or would just like to improve your abilities in enhancing the performance of others, this workshop offers you so much. Current research shows us that supporting the professional growth of our teachers by facilitating pedagogical dialogue and providing effective feedback will have significant benefits for our students. Discover how to maximise the experience of both being coached and being a coach’.

Venue : The Grange Golf Club, Grange, Adelaide, South Australia.

6

New !CyberTaipan 2022 Coach Information Session - Round 2 [CSIRO]

‘This information session is designed to give Coaches an overview of Round 2 of the CyberTaipan Competition. We will discuss Round 2 key information, reflect on your Round 1 performance, and allow Coaches to ask us further questions’.

Venue : Online virtual event.

6

New !Developing Online and Blended Courseware

‘Developing online and blended courses draws on project management skills as you juggle all the people and parts that need to come together. This careful balance of planning and cooperation are essential to the end-to-end development and clean processes needed to get the project launched on time and on budget. From assessment, through curriculum and digital development, having the right people with the right skills is imperative. This webinar will explore the ins and outs of all facets of learning design as we identify the steps involved to create engaging and relevant learning for students across a range of industries’.

Venue : Online.

6

Transforming Schools : developing strategies that make a real difference for students

‘In this seminar we will draw on some of our coherence makers [frameworks, structures] that support a deep understanding of how transformation is possible in learning, curriculum, pedagogy and school organisation. We will consider how some of these coherence makers have been applied in a specific school setting to help understand how context becomes critical as transformation is progressed. This presentation draws on the work that 4C Transformative Learning’s learning has undertaken with over 80 educational partners in the early childhood, primary, secondary and tertiary settings’.

Venue : Webinar.

6-7

New !Leadership for Women Masterclass 2022 [Sydney]

‘An interactive, two-day course designed to help you build the awareness, agility, and confidence to lead with wisdom, compassion, and courage. What got you here will not get you to where you want to go. This course is designed for anyone to rise to greater levels of influence, responsibility, and decision-making. It is designed to challenge your assumptions, expand and develop your mindset, skillset, and toolsets to be an effective leader whilst leader and professional and navigate some of the challenges women can face at work’.

Venue : Level 1 111 Harrigton Street, Sydney, NSW.

6-7

NET2022 Conference [Advance HE]

‘NET is the leading, international conference for networking in healthcare education. NET provides a unique opportunity for delegates to engage with the latest worldwide research evidence, developments and thinking with educators, practitioners and students. Papers are arranged in themed sessions where delegates participate in in-depth discussion and debate on a topic, facilitated by skilled convenors. NET2022 will offer a combination of in-person and virtual delivery methods, via a two-day structure’.

Venue : Lancaster University, UK [See note above].

6-7

Standard MHFA [North Adelaide]

‘The 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid course teaches adults [18 years and over] how to provide initial support to adults who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis’.

Venue : Adelaide Inn, 160 O’Connell Street, North Adelaide, South Australia.

6-9

The 4th Annual Mental Health in Education Summit 2022

‘The Mental Health & Wellbeing in Education Summit provides advice, actionable strategies, and evidence-led insights from educators around Australia. Whilst a large portion of the program will focus on rebuilding wellness programs as stay-at-home orders slowly fade away, the program will also include sessions on how to increase teacher and student resilience in the classroom and the wider community’.

Venue : The Grace Hotel, 77 York St, Sydney NSW.

7

New !Aspirant Leaders Program [Grange]

Powerful Partnerships. ‘We will cover essential attributes and skills of effective leadership including : time management, influencing others, management V leadership, strategic planning, crucial conversations, building the capacity of others, leading with integrity. … and so much more’.

Venue : The Grange Golf Club, Grange, Adelaide, South Australia.

7

Feedback to Improve Teaching and Learning [Tasmania]

‘Effective feedback practices provide the bridge between assessment and learning. High quality feedback can significantly improve teachers’ impact on student learning and their quality of classroom teaching, as described in the key teaching practices of the Department’s Pedagogical Framework. This two-hour workshop is designed for teachers, especially those in their first two to four years of practice, to understand the role of feedback in learning and to take action to improve the way feedback is used in their classrooms. Participants will have the opportunity to build their knowledge and skills of developing effective feedback strategies that aligns their practice in the Proficient career stage’.

This is a repeat session of the presentation on 23 March 2022.

Venue : Online.

7

Implementing positive psychology interventions with students for success outcomes

‘Positive psychology is a field of research that studies human strengths and well-being. By understanding the factors that contribute to healthy and fulfilled lives, we can learn how to maximise these experiences. Positive psychology coaching is an effective approach to helping people develop their emotional intelligence and build resilience. Over the course of this workshop, participants will gain greater awareness and learn sustainable strategies that will support them to implement the positive psychology coaching model to help individuals’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

7

Making Maths Dyslexia Friendly

‘This practical seminar aims to give teachers the skills and access to resources they need to put in place effective multisensory, mastery-based intervention that can enhance the understanding, fluency, problem-solving and reasoning of dyslexic students [and peers]. The focus of activities will be the Number and Algebra strand of Mathematics and use of typical dyslexic strengths in learning’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

7

New !Musica Viva Australia - Passion for Percussion [North Coast NSW]

‘Explore the simplicity and joy of music-making with percussion using your body, instruments and found sound sources. Join us and experience the excitement of percussion as you engage your senses and explore musical elements in this creative and fun workshop. At this workshop you will : clap, stomp and play your way through a series of accessible and interactive activities, explore beat, rhythm and other musical elements, scaffold activities from simple to more complex and discover accessible percussion activities to improve concentration, coordination, listening and group work’.

Venue : Crescent Head Public School, 44 Pacific Street, Crescent Head, NSW.

7

Needs Analysis and Evaluation [AITD]

‘Analysing needs and then implementing practical evaluations are the bookends around the instructional design process. When implemented properly, they have the potential to shape processes, improve the quality of learning transfer methods and measure actual performance results. If you’re ready to improve the impact of your learning programs so that they deliver a return on investment around performance and business results, then this course is for you’.

Venue : Virtual Course .

7

What’s the place of curriculum in school reform for quality and equity ?

‘Drawing on several recent large scale research projects, in this presentation I will consider the place of curriculum in the task of achieving quality schooling outcomes for all students. I will then move to analyse the national curriculum space and discuss room for teacher agency in the curriculum work that is required of them. The discussion will be hopeful, providing insights for curriculum theory; practical solutions for teachers as they work to provide high standards of themselves and their students’.

Venue : Webinar.

7-8

Social and Emotional Learning [SEL] : The Elements of Whole School Implementation

‘This course will introduce participants to the essentials of social and emotional learning [SEL]. It supports transformation in learning outcomes and belonging for all through a net of support that stretches from home to school to the community. SEL can empower students and adults to create together schools where everyone thrives that support safety, health, and justice in the communities they serve. Participants will also explore the key settings and core competencies of schools that successfully implement SEL initiatives’.

Venue : TBC, Melbourne, Victoria.

7-8

The CAUL Enabling a Modern Curriculum Conference

‘Are you interested in student partnerships, open educational resources, digital pedagogies and practices ? There’s a new conference on the block that’s right up your alley. The CAUL Conference will be a hybrid event with the umbrella theme Enabling a Modern Curriculum’. This is the online presentation with their face-to-face event on 13 September.

Venue : Online [AEST].

7-9

Australasian Research Management Society 2022 Virtual Conference

‘Conference Theme : Shaping the Next Normal : New Horizons in Research Management’. There are multiple sub-themes linked to these as well as presentation formats included on the above page. Check the site for further information.

Venue : Virtual Conference.

8

At the coalface of teaching practice : IEAA Teaching and Learning Conversation 2022

‘The network forum aims to use case studies of the lived experience of teachers across the School, Higher education and VET sectors to explore the challenges teachers face and highlight how they have managed to adapt, innovate and transform their practice through a period of volatility and uncertainty. By capturing and analysing the broader implications of the paradigm shift for teaching practice across the sectors, the forum will try to predict the impact this will have on the learning experiences of future international cohorts in Australia’.

Venue : Online [AEST].

8

Coaching the Complex Boys in your Class

‘This high practical but intensely challenging workshop does a deep dive into the research behind issues that beset boys at school and shows how we can help boys learn tactics that help with inattention, lack of focus or hyper focus, poor time management, weak impulse control, exaggerated emotional responses, hyperactivity, and executive dysfunction. The workshop provides you with clear directions that your school can take’.

Venue : Face-to-face in Brisbane CBD, Brisbane, Queensland.

8

New !Deep Dive Webinar : Making the Most of Roleplays Online

‘Conducting roleplays can be a daunting task, but how do we translate this to a task online ? Let’s chat about some key elements that you may have questions about : Assessor scripts, Using video and recording and Third party people in the role play. Or bring your own questions along’.

Venue : Online.

8

Emerging Leaders Series : Communication Skills [Darwin]

‘In this session we will explore : What constitutes good quality communication ?; How the context of leadership shifts and changes communication; Listening skills for leaders; Speaking skills for leaders; Writing skills for leaders; Targeting different audiences; and Engaging in challenging conversations ’.

Venue : EASA Training Room [The Avenue], 217/12 Salonika Street, Parap, Northern Territory.

8

From Conflict to Collaboration [Grange]

Powerful Partnerships. ‘This 1 day professional learning experience will help you develop your skills to deal with these difficult situations - whether it be upset or angry parents, or uncooperative colleagues. We explore how to develop your emotional intelligence around reading body language, deescalating upset parents/staff, developing more effective relationships, structuring the critical conversation for positive outcomes and much more’.

Venue : The Grange Golf Club, Grange, Adelaide, South Australia.

8

Professional Learning Communities [PLCs] – transforming your school to allow teachers to work together effectively

‘For a rapidly growing number of schools, professional learning communities [PLCs] are proving the answer to improving student growth within the classroom. PLCs are an approach to school improvement where groups of teachers work in high performing collaborative teams to improve outcomes for ALL students. This workshop is aimed at all members of a school community who want to participate, lead or embed professional learning communities within their school’. Key areas to be examined are detailed on the above page.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

8-9

12th International Conference on Health, Wellness and Society 2022

‘2022 Special Focus - Government and Society Collaborations : Responding to Pandemics. Theme 1 : The Physiology, Kinesiology, and Psychology of Wellness in its Social Context; Theme 2 : Interdisciplinary Health Sciences; Theme 3 : Public Health Policies and Practices; and Theme 4 : Health Promotion and Education’.

Venue : University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa AND Online.

8-9

Youth MHFA [Townsville]

‘The Youth Mental Health First Aid course is for adults working or living with adolescents [those aged between 12 and 18 years]. However, the course can be relevant for those helping people who are a little younger or older. This course is particularly suitable for parents, school staff, sports coaches, and youth workers’.

Venue : SLSC Strand Clubhouse, The Rock Pool, The Strand, Townsville, Queensland.

9

AISNSW Wellbeing Conference 2022 - Along For The Ride

‘At the 2022 AISNSW Wellbeing Conference in Luna Park delegates will take a wellbeing ride through the latest research, resources and ideas to promote whole-school wellbeing. There will be a range of highly regarded keynote presenters focusing on a range of topics developing understanding of how schools can create communities in which students learn the social, emotional and behavioural skills that support their engagement in learning. Delegates will generate new ideas, interact with peers as well as reflect on staff wellbeing at this year’s event. Throughout the program, delegates will have the opportunity to engage with respected practitioners, school-based presenters and colleagues’.

Venue : Luna Park, 1 Olympic Drive, Milsons Point, NSW.

9

New !AISNSW Science Conference 2022 - Science Heads of Department Day

‘This one-day conference for Science faculty and curriculum leaders will include a keynote address by author and consultant Glen Pearsall. Participants will be able to select from a variety of presentations and workshops on a range of topics including curriculum and assessment, management, and accreditation. This event will also be an opportunity to network with colleagues and engage in professional dialogue’.

Venue : Taronga Zoo, Bradleys Head Road, Mosman, NSW.

9

New !Effective Pedagogy [Grange]

Powerful Partnerships. ‘This 1 day professional learning experience will explore a range of learning strategies students need to succeed. The program is designed to engage participants and support them to grow and better understand how to implement high impact strategies in their classrooms. Whether you are beginning your career or an experienced teacher, this workshop has something for everyone and will not only equip you with a greater range of strategies for your classroom, it will inspire you to share your knowledge with others. There is a particular focus on Engaging Students and Effective Feedback’.

Venue : The Grange Golf Club, Grange, Adelaide, South Australia.

9

Instructional Walks [WA]

‘Join us for a series of instructional leadership walks to a variety of schools from different sectors. Further details to follow’. Monitor for updated information.

Venue : TBC AND Online, Western Australia .

9

Refresher Youth MHFA

‘The Youth MHFA Refresher Course is a 4 hour course that allows people who have previously completed the Youth MHFA course to refresh their knowledge and skills. For people who are accredited MHFAiders, this course offers an opportunity to extend their accreditation for a further 3 years’.

Venue : Online [based from NSW].

9

SoTEL Showcase #3

‘The Scholarship of Technology Enhanced Learning [SoTEL] showcase series feature a series of four case studies of technology enhanced learning research and practice in a variety of discipline contexts. Suitable for Academic staff looking for examples of educational design research in different disciplines presented by peer practitioners’.

Venue : Free Webinar.

9

TEMC 2022 – Tertiary Education Management Conference

‘We have crafted a terrific program inspired by the theme Regenerate and Thrive, providing you with a raft of learning opportunities, networking time to allow you to reconnect with your sector colleagues that provides time for deeper engagement and learning in a series of masterclasses or workshops’.
There is also a face-to-face conference on 11-14 September in Hobart. See below.

Venue : Online.

9-10

Youth MHFA [Footscray]

‘The Youth Mental Health First Aid course is for adults working or living with adolescents [those aged between 12 and 18 years]. However, the course can be relevant for those helping people who are a little younger or older. This course is particularly suitable for parents, school staff, sports coaches, and youth workers’.

Venue : Yarraville Community Centre, 9 Victoria St, Footscray, Victoria.

11-12

2022 AASE National Conference

‘Our Conference theme is “Building bridges: research to practice, practice to progress”. The simple metaphor of “bridges“ reflects the ongoing connection between evidence, practice and progress. Utilising a diverse range of presentation medium, the Conference themes will engage participants in the exploration of practical solutions based on real issues, from a variety of specialised fields. As always, the Conference will provide opportunities for educators, families, community members and key stakeholders to come together to collaborate, share knowledge and learn together’.

Venue : International Convention Centre Sydney, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.

11-14

TEMC 2022 – Tertiary Education Management Conference

‘We have crafted a terrific program inspired by the theme Regenerate and Thrive, providing you with a raft of learning opportunities, networking time to allow you to reconnect with your sector colleagues and a new program on Tuesday that provides time for deeper engagement and learning in a series of masterclasses or workshops’.
There is also a online conference on 9 September. See above.

Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.

12

Improving Spelling Instruction and Spelling Accuracy

‘This very practical, interactive seminar aims to make spelling easier for teachers and students by investigating : the spelling process and the causes of spelling difficulties; the assessment of spelling; the development of phonemic awareness; the mapping of letters to sounds; the rules you should know; word study; strategies for catering for a variety of spelling abilities; multisensory activities and games. Participants will be involved in lots of activities and leave the seminar with new understanding, strategies and resources’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

12

Refresher Youth MHFA

‘The Youth MHFA Refresher Course is a 4 hour course that allows people who have previously completed the Youth MHFA course to refresh their knowledge and skills. For people who are accredited MHFAiders, this course offers an opportunity to extend their accreditation for a further 3 years’.

Venue : Online [based from Victoria].

12

Successful School Leadership - Are you ready to transform your school ?

‘In this workshop, we will investigate leadership styles, best practice and philosophies that challenge you to develop your leadership capacity. You will be guided in evaluating your leadership strengths and opportunities for growth. The key areas in which we will examine are : Creating a leadership vision; Build clarity in your role; How to effectively lead and manage your team; and How to manage challenging situations and conversations’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

12

Supporting all Learners Through Universal Design for Learning Masterclass

‘Universal Design for Learning [UDL)]is a proactive approach to providing personalised learning for all students. The UDL framework consists of 3 principles, 9 guidelines and 31 checkpoints that can be used to support students to overcome their barriers to the learning process. During the masterclass participants will explore how to embed the UDL framework into their planning, teaching and assessment processes. At the end of the workshop participants will walk away with a series of lesson plans that include strategies aligned with the UDL framework. These lesson plans can be used in their classroom the next day’.

Venue : Springwood Central State School, 26-34 Dennis Road, Springwood, Queensland.

12-13

Standard MHFA [Subiaco]

‘The 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid course teaches adults [18 years and over] how to provide initial support to adults who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis’.

Venue : The People Catalyst, 20/336 Churchill Ave, Subiaco, Western Australia.

12-14

THE Digital Universities MENA 2022

‘Higher education is at a pivotal moment across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and governments are spearheading new incentives to drive digital transformation to deliver world-class education at scale. THE Digital Universities MENA will bring together education leaders, policymakers and industry partners to discuss how institutions across the region can embrace digital transformation and internationalisation to meet the needs of students and society and rise to the forefront of the digital economy. The event will also feature cutting-edge start-ups and the latest technologies set to accelerate education into the next decade of transformation’.

Venue : Abu Dhabi, UAE.

13

Australian Boarding Schools Association - Boarders Conference

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates. Check Read more to check for further information.

Venue : Virtual.

13

Emotional Intelligence at Work [AITD]

‘Join Ben Palmer as he facilitates this relevant, engaging and valuable course, delivered online over the dates and times listed below. This is a 3-day course consisting of 5 live online sessions. SESSION 1 - 13 September 2022, 9:30am – 11:30am; SESSION 2 - 13 September 2022, 12:30pm - 2:30pm; SESSION 3 - 14 September 2022, 9:30am – 11:30am; SESSION 4 - 14 September 2022, 12:30pm - 2:30pm; and SESSION 5 - 27 September 2022, 10:00am – 11:00am’.

Venue : Virtual Course.

13

Encouraging effective learning-aligning curriculum, teaching and assessment

‘Student learning is more effective when the curriculum, teaching and assessment are aligned. Internationally we see that this is often not the case, with assessments narrowing what is taught and how it is taught. This presentation looks at how classroom assessment can be used to better align with curriculum and to encourage more creative teaching. It looks at the importance of classroom dialogue, at the need for clarity about what is being learned, and the importance of informative feedback’.

Venue : Webinar.

13

Increasing Student Learning Using Metacognition

‘This workshop explores the tools and techniques involved in teaching students to take charge of their learning using the process of Meta- cognition. Core topics – What is Meta-Cognition ?; How does Meta-Cognition support learning ?; The ‘how’ and ‘why’ of teaching students about neuroplasticity of the brain; Powerful Meta-Cognitive strategies to teach your students; How to explicitly teach Meta-Cognitive strategies; How to coach students to use Meta-Cognitive strategies in their learning; and Fundamental Meta-Cognitive questions that students can ask to guide their learning’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

13-14

2022 CCA Annual Conference [Community Colleges Australia]

‘The Community Colleges Australia Annual Conference returns to Sydney for an in-person event promising a stimulating, inventive and invigorating two days of domestic and international speakers, expert presenters and adult and community education specialists. This year’s conference theme is Rebuilding Community’.

Venue : The Marriott Hotel, Sydney, NSW.

13-14

2022 WA HR Leadership Summit [HR Leaders Network]

‘Maintaining employee engagement, wellbeing, collaboration, and learning has never been more important in times of constant disruption. It underlines the significance of human connection, and the decisions HR leaders make today will have a lasting impact as they rise to the challenge. HR leaders will share their most valuable lessons learnt on leading people through change and reflecting upon the way that their businesses have responded to disruptions from the perspectives of people, culture, leadership, employee communication, engagement, wellbeing, collaboration and learning’. Key Discussion Topics are listed on the home page.

Venue : The Westin, Perth, Western Australia.

13-14

Standard MHFA [Brinkin]

‘The 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid course teaches adults [18 years and over] how to provide initial support to adults who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis’.

Venue : Charles Darwin University Casuarina, Ellengowan Road, Blue 2 room 24, Brinkin, Northern Territory.

13-16

EAIE International Education Conference 2022

‘Collaborative, diverse and open - the EAIE exhibition is the global meeting place where you can develop partnerships, increase your visibility and reach a diverse group of international higher education professionals’.

Venue : Fira Barcelona Gran Via, Barcelona, Spain.

14

Dyslexia - Practical Skills and Ideas to use in the Classroom

The ‘Dyslexia workshop will cover – What is dyslexia ?, Causes of dyslexia, Characteristics, Dyslexia and other learning difficulties, Dyslexia and Dyscalculia, Dyslexia and Dysgraphia, Dyslexia and Auditory Processing Disorder, Dyslexia and Working Memory Disorder, Case studies, Strategies to use in the classroom, Resources and Recommended readings’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

14

Introducing Aboriginal Language Programs into your School

‘This one-day face-to-face learning experience will provide practical strategies to support teachers in developing and introducing an Aboriginal Languages program or initiative into their school. This learning experience will cover the fundamentals of understanding the protocols around teaching Aboriginal Languages, working in partnership with their local Aboriginal community and understanding the Aboriginal Languages K-10 syllabus’.

Venue : AISNSW, Level 12, 99 York Street, Sydney, NSW.

14

Leadership Development for Aspiring Teachers and Coordinators

‘In this workshop you will learn - How to turn visions into missions with data, direction, and accountability; How to develop your behavioural intelligence so that you become adept at explaining the interactions that you need to take place, predicting and anticipating behavioural change, controlling your own emotions and influencing your team; How influence works and how to use it well; How to strategically deal with power struggles, difficult conversations and conflict; How the steps in strategic planning can be used to drive performance; and critical understandings of team development and how to develop them with even the most dysfunctional teams. This is a highly practical workshop aligns all of the above with the skills of great teaching in classrooms and is extremely useful for senior teachers at all levels from K to 12’.

Venue : Live Streamed Webinar.

14

Road Safety Education : Partnering with Primary School Families Webinar

‘This webinar will support schools to partner with parents and carers in support of Road Safety Education [RSE]. The features and considerations that contribute to genuine parent and carer engagement will be discussed along with road safety information and examples of no-cost resources provided. As a result of attending this webinar, teachers will be equipped to promote RSE to parents/carers during information sessions at school supporting them to reinforce safe road use in and around schools as well as key RSE messages’.

Venue : Webinar.

14

STANSW K-10 Conference

‘The STANSW K-10 Conference Future Focussed STEM - STEM for the Global Learner, will provide an opportunity for K-10 teachers to be immersed in hands-on activities, resources and learning strategies to embed in the classroom and beyond. Join us on Wednesday 14 September at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Sydney to explore practical and curriculum based examples of K-10 STEM learning experiences that spark curiosity, inspire innovation and empower students. This event will be a virtual hybrid event to allow participants from regional NSW to join the program’.

Venue : Royal Botanical Gardens, Sydney, NSW AND Online.

14

New !The Four Roles of Online Educators

‘Join Dr Deniese Cox for this 90 minute session as she shares user-friendly framework for understanding what today’s learners need and want from their online educator’.

Venue : ONLINE via Zoom Webinar .

14

Transforming Pedagogy and Learning : using coherence makers to achieve deep learning and teaching

‘In this seminar we will explore specific frameworks including the Learning Disposition Wheel [Jefferson and Anderson, 2021] and the Pedagogy Parachute [Jefferson and Anderson, 2021] that supports a holistic and coherent understanding of learning and teaching throughout the school. These coherence makers [scaffolds or frameworks] have been used in over 80 educational partnerships to support a deep understanding of learning, assessment and pedagogy and provide the foundations for transformative practice in schools’.

Venue : Webinar.

14-16

Science Teachers’ Association of NSW K-10 Conference

‘Wednesday 14 September 2022 – in-person [Sydney Metro], Friday 16 September 2022 – in-person [UNE Armidale], Plus Professional Learning Communities [implementation and follow up sessions] - 31 October – Follow up [online], 18 November – Follow up [online]’. Monitor for further details about this event.

Venue : See above.

15

New !Growing the Future Lecture 2022 [CSIRO]

‘CSIRO’s annual Growing the Future lecture is a national showcase of how excellent homegrown science is underpinning impact in the agriculture and food sector. This lecture highlights original and bold topics that intersect science and industry. See the details for this year’s topic on the site’.

Venue : Discovery Theatre, CSIRO Black Mountain, North-science Road, Acton, ACT.

15

New !Growing the Future Lecture 2022 [CSIRO] - Online

‘CSIRO’s annual Growing the Future lecture is a national showcase of how excellent homegrown science is underpinning impact in the agriculture and food sector. This lecture highlights original and bold topics that intersect science and industry. See the details for this year’s topic on the site’.

Venue : Online attendance.

15

New ! Lunch and Learn 7 Habits of Highly Effective People [Online]

‘A free, online opportunity for our members to sample the QASSP 7 Habits of Highly Effective People program. Experience some of our most popular professional learning offerings. Occurring every third Thursday of school terms, these 40 minute sessions are designed to give you a snippet of learning during your lunch break. Join our expert presenters for this session on Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People’.

Venue : Online.

15-17

FDCA 2022 National Conference

‘Known as Australia’s premier family day care conference, the FDCA National Conference has a proud history of bringing together stakeholders from the family day care and early childhood education and care sector to connect and discuss key issues that are impacting the sector’.

Postponed from 28-30 October 2021. Other details appear the same.

Venue : Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.

16

AISNSW Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Boarding Network Symposium 2022

Engaging with Aboriginal Boarding Students from a Cultural Perspective. The Symposium focuses on sharing best practice when supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander boarding students from a culturally responsive and relational perspective. Participants will be given the opportunity to hear from both national and international speakers, along with graduate students and community to learn about the importance of developing boarding structures that are reflective of the student’s cultural and community context’.

Venue : AISNSW, Level 12, 99 York Street, Sydney, NSW.

16

Tasmanian Principals Meeting [Christian Education National]

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : TBC, Tasmania.

16

New !The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposium [Melbourne]

‘Showcasing a diverse mix of high-profile and respected thought leaders, the Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums have become synonymous with excellence and achievement across all facets of business and community leadership. Addressing topics such as gender equity, leadership, career advancement and life fulfillment, the Symposiums represent an important annual opportunity for women to connect, learn, share their experiences and be inspired’.

Venue : Sofitel on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria.

16

Women and Leadership Australia - Melbourne Symposium 2022

All details regarding speakers, discussions and more can be found on the above page.

Venue : Sofitel on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria.

16-18

2022 6th International Conference on Digital Technology in Education

‘ICDTE 2022 aims to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas and research results about all aspects of Digital Technology in Education and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted. The organising committee will prepare for a hybrid conference between a physical and virtual conference if necessary’.

Venue : Hangzhou, China.

17-18

Becoming a Reggio-Emilia Inspired Educator

Sanguine Consulting. ‘By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to : Understand the history of the Reggio Emilia approach and it’s foundation; Analyse the 7 principles and use them as a guide for teaching and learning; Reflect on their individual beliefs around children & childhood, and begin developing their Image of a Child; Explore thoughtful materials to create meaningful learning provocations [invitations to learn] with the 100 Languages in mind; and Have tools and ideas to develop a Reggio Emilia-inspired learning environment’.

Venue : Live Stream from Singapore [Check timezone].

19

New !Better Teaching Better Learning [Hobart]

Powerful Partnerships. ‘Knowing when to take responsibility and when to let go, supporting our students to become self-regulated learners is an ongoing struggle. We will unpack a range of pedagogical strategies from prompting and cueing to modelling and demonstrating, and unpack how to use them effectively no matter what learning area you teach and no matter what year level you teach. We explore types of homework that are most powerful, how to use formative assessment to impact learning and explore a simple questioning framework to support our students to achieve the best possible outcomes’.

Venue : Rydges Hobart, North Hobart, Tasmania.

19-20

Standard MHFA [Renmark]

‘The 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid course teaches adults [18 years and over] how to provide initial support to adults who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis’.

Venue : Renmark Paringa Council, 61 Eighteenth Street, Renmark, South Australia.

20

“Religious Responsivity”, International perspectives : Educator case studies

‘Among the challenges faced within national education commitments and realities is the place of religion and religious identities of learners in public schools. What should being responsive to the religious identities of learners look like within secular learning spaces ? Are there limits to being religiously responsive to learners who identify with a religion ? How do commitments to social justice implicate how the religious identities of learners are supported ? During this panel, we will explore these and other critical questions’.

Venue : Webinar.

20

New !Coaching/Mentoring Program [Hobart]

Powerful Partnerships. ‘Whether you are in a coaching or mentoring role within your school, or would just like to improve your abilities in enhancing the performance of others, this workshop offers you so much. Current research shows us that supporting the professional growth of our teachers by facilitating pedagogical dialogue and providing effective feedback will have significant benefits for our students. Discover how to maximise the experience of both being coached and being a coach’.

Venue : Rydges Hobart, North Hobart, Tasmania.

20-21

New !AISNSW Education Research Symposium 2022 - Leading Evidence Informed Practice

‘The 2022 AISNSW Education Research Symposium will explore the essential question - What does it take to lead evidence-informed practice ? Connect with leaders, educators and researchers from across Australia as we collectively engage with what this means to support and embed evidence-informed practice at the whole school level, with your faculty or stage, and in the classroom. The Symposium is framed around four key themes : the role and impact of high-quality evidence and research in education contexts; how to effectively embed research in practice; leading evidence informed change and effective use of research; and building capacity and fostering a culture of research and evidence use’.

Venue : Online Course.

20-21

Digital Innovation in HR & Workplace Management

HR Technology Show Asia 2022. ‘As the HR Technology Show Asia returns as an in-person event, we will bring together the HR community and the latest technology and solutions to evaluate what we have learnt from the past two years and how it will shape the future of work’.

Venue : Suntec Convention Centre, Singapore.

20-21

New !Leadership for Women Masterclass 2022 [Canberra]

‘An interactive, two-day course designed to help you build the awareness, agility, and confidence to lead with wisdom, compassion, and courage. What got you here will not get you to where you want to go. This course is designed for anyone to rise to greater levels of influence, responsibility, and decision-making. It is designed to challenge your assumptions, expand and develop your mindset, skillset, and toolsets to be an effective leader whilst leader and professional and navigate some of the challenges women can face at work’.

Venue : 4 National Circuit, Canberra, ACT.

20-21

New !Tools for Teaching Self-Regulation

‘This course will give teachers tools to respectfully and effectively support students in building and strengthening self-regulation skills. Research regarding the evolution of self-regulation in the process of human development will be shared. In addition, the importance of co-regulation in the adult-child classroom relationship will be explored through experiential exercises. Participants will learn the neurobiology behind the human brain’s reactions to threats and perceived threats, as well as some instructional tools to teach students about this. This shared understanding can create a vocabulary of self-regulation inside the classroom that can support classroom structures such as a calm down area, sensory exploration baskets, and skill building role-play’.

Venue : Zoom Presentation. Check times.

20-21

Youth MHFA [Benalla]

‘The Youth Mental Health First Aid course is for adults working or living with adolescents [those aged between 12 and 18 years]. However, the course can be relevant for those helping people who are a little younger or older. This course is particularly suitable for parents, school staff, sports coaches, and youth workers’.

Venue : Goulburn Ovens TAFE Benalla Campus, Samaria Road, Benalla, Victoria.

20-22

TechLearn 2022 Conference

Training magazine’s TechLearn 2022 Conference is designed for learning and development professionals who want to leverage the latest in learning research and training technologies to improve workplace performance. Topics and content include : Design, Implementation, Evaluation, Assessment and Testing, eLearning, Adaptive Learning Virtual Classrooms, Games & Simulations, Social Learning, Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence and more’.

Venue : AT&T Hotel and Conference Centre, 1900 University Avenue, Austin, TX, USA.

20-23

The 3rd Barcelona Conference on Education [BCE2022]

‘The Barcelona Conference on Education [BCE2022] will be held alongside The Barcelona Conference on Arts, Media and Culture [BAMC2022] and many of the sessions will concentrate on areas at the intersection of education and the arts and humanities. In keeping with IAFOR’s commitment to interdisciplinary study, delegates at either conference are encouraged to attend sessions in other disciplines. Registration for either conference will allow delegates to attend sessions in the other. We expect the resultant professional and personal collaborations to endure for many years, and we look forward to seeing you in Barcelona and online’.

Venue : University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

21

From Conflict to Collaboration [Hobart]

Powerful Partnerships. ‘This 1 day professional learning experience will help you develop your skills to deal with these difficult situations - whether it be upset or angry parents, or uncooperative colleagues. We explore how to develop your emotional intelligence around reading body language, deescalating upset parents/staff, developing more effective relationships, structuring the critical conversation for positive outcomes and much more’.

Venue : Rydges Hobart, North Hobart, Tasmania.

22

New !Aspirant Leaders Program [Hobart]

Powerful Partnerships. ‘We will cover essential attributes and skills of effective leadership including : time management, influencing others, management V leadership, strategic planning, crucial conversations, building the capacity of others, leading with integrity. … and so much more’.

Venue : Rydges Hobart, North Hobart, Tasmania.

22

Effective Communication Skills [Darwin]

‘Workshop participants gain understanding of their own communication styles and preferences, including natural tendencies for reaction in a range of contexts. Participants will explore what it means both to communicate assertively to ensure their needs are communicated and understood, and to listen effectively to ensure the message of others is heard. This interactive workshop leaves participants feeling more confident and skilled to engage in challenging conversations, how and when to say ‘no’ and to communicate their needs effectively’.

Venue : EASA Training Room [The Avenue], 217/12 Salonika Street, Parap, Northern Territory.

22

Instructional Design [AITD]

‘To be successful in today’s world of learning and development, exceptional content, proven processes and industry-recommended tools are all absolute must-haves to create impactful learning. In this course, you’ll not only analyse content, but you’ll also focus on how to design materials that will engage and captivate adult learners. Participants will explore learner preferences, discover how neuroscience can impact the effectiveness of a program, learn practical storyboarding techniques and how to create effective visual and graphic design’.

Venue : Virtual Course.

22-23

13th International Conference on the Image 2022

‘2022 Special Focus - Here Comes the Metaverse : Designing the Virtual and the Real. Theme 1 : The Form of The Image; Theme 2 : Image Work; and Theme 3 : The Image in Society’.

Venue : The University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA AND Online.

22-23

New !Strategies to Support Language & Literacy in Early Years

‘This workshop will provide you with a variety of strategies and ideas to support children’s language and literacy skills at home or school. Objectives Participants will be able to : Describe and practice three powerful strategies to support young children’s language development, Use children’s literature to increase vocabulary and critical thinking and Enhance their practices to intentionally support language development in young children’.

Venue : Zoom Presentation. Check times.

23

New !Effective Pedagogy [Hobart]

Powerful Partnerships. ‘This 1 day professional learning experience will explore a range of learning strategies students need to succeed. The program is designed to engage participants and support them to grow and better understand how to implement high impact strategies in their classrooms. Whether you are beginning your career or an experienced teacher, this workshop has something for everyone and will not only equip you with a greater range of strategies for your classroom, it will inspire you to share your knowledge with others. There is a particular focus on Engaging Students and Effective Feedback’.

Venue : Rydges Hobart, North Hobart, Tasmania.

23

New !Speed Training in Contextualisation

‘This Speed Training event provides the opportunity for you to register for a bundle of 4 x 45-min webinars and gain some real insights from our VET expert about contextualisation of assessment. Can’t attend all 4 webinars live ? Don’t worry ! Register for the package of 4, attend those that suit your schedule and you will be sent the recordings for any you missed. Watch them within 2 weeks of the live event, contact the Velg Training Events Team to advise you have completed them, then you will be issued with a Certificate of Completion’.

Venue : ONLINE via Zoom Webinar.

23-24

8th Biennial ACSPRI Social Science Methodology Conference [ACSPRI]

‘One of the challenges in the social science methods space is it's dynamic nature. Given this and the need to keep abreast of changes and innovation, this conference provides the opportunity to discuss the current challenges and our future as social science methodologists. A unique feature of this conference is that it is multi-disciplinary and brings together researchers and methodologists from a range of environments and contexts. It is organised around four themes : Research paradigms and designs; Research methods and techniques; Research technology and tools; and Datasets, data collections and data archiving’.

Venue : Online – via Zoom.

24-25

New !ACEN Conference - Beyond 2022 : Creating the Future with WIL

‘The ACEN 2022 Conference Committee together with the ACEN Board are pleased to open the call for abstracts and registration for the ACEN 2022 conference 24th – 25th October in Melbourne. The Conference Committee have been busy planning the program and social activities and are currently considering a few virtual components to the conference. We will post more details in the future’.

Venue : Melbourne Conference and Exhibition Centre, South Bank, Melbourne, Victoria.

24-25

Integrating STEAM in Early Childhood Education

‘This workshop will guide you to identify STEAM components on your daily practices. It will also illustrate strategies to enhance classroom environments and teacher-child interactions to support STEAM practices. Participants will then be able to : Have a deeper understanding about the importance of STEAM practices in Early Childhood Education; Engage in play-based intentional STEAM activities optimal for home and center settings; and Practice how to infuse STEAM experiences during daily routines’.

Venue : Live Stream from Singapore [Check timezone].

25-27

Chemeca 2021

‘The conference’s theme is Greener, Safer, Cleaner - Chemical Engineering for the Next Century and will bring together chemical engineers and scientists from Australia, New Zealand and across the globe to share insights and innovations relevant across the wide range of industries. It will also coincide with celebrating IChemE’s century of chemical engineering achievements’.

Venue : Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.

26-27

Introduction to R and Reproducible Research

‘This workshop focuses on what happens before and after traditional statistical analysis : getting your data in a form ready for analysis and presenting the results using the powerful and open-source statistical package R. While designed for those who have not used R before, it may also be of interest to participants with some familiarity in R but not R Markdown or the ‘tidyverse’ family of packages, which will be introduced in the workshop’.

Venue : Peter Hall Building [160], University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria.

26-27

Standard MHFA [Dickson/Canberra]

‘The 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid course teaches adults [18 years and over] how to provide initial support to adults who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis’.

Venue : Canberra Parklands Central Hotel Apartments, 6 Hawdon Place, Dickson/Canberra, ACT.

26-28

2022 ACTA International Conference

‘The ACTA International Conference is a bi-annual event that encourages discussion and application between international TESOL learners and educators. Hosted by QATESOL in the sunny city of Brisbane, we encourage you to register for the three day conference’.

Venue : Hilton Brisbane, 190 Elizabeth St, Brisbane City, Queensland.

26-28

2022 MANSW Annual Conference

‘The theme for this year’s conference is Changing Times : Changing Directions’. Check the site for details regarding the program, the range of registration options and more.

Venue : TBC, Tweed Heads, NSW.

26-29

Kodály Australia Conference - Spring into Song : Sustaining the Vision

The conference ‘invites music educators and the broader community to reflect on Kodály-inspired research and practice in the 21st Century. The conference will celebrate our diversity of culture and educational contexts as well as new growth and innovation, reimagining Kodály’s vision and its application in Australia today’.

Venue : Canberra Girls’ Grammar School, Deakin, Canberra, ACT.

26-30

World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Education [WIPCE] 2022

‘WIPCE brings together Indigenous representatives from across the globe to share strategies and developments for Indigenous education and attracts experts, practitioners, scholars, students and communities. As a result, WIPCE is the largest and most diverse Indigenous education forum in the world’.

Postponed from 1-5 November 2021 and becomes the 2022 Conference.

Venue : Hybrid event - Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia AND Virtual.

26/9-1/10

Designing a Flipped Classroom

‘Flipped learning is a model of teaching in which the more passive learning activities such as watching lectures, happen outside of the classroom, saving more in-person class time for interactive activities. Flipping the classroom is currently one of the most popular trends in education at all levels! In this workshop, you will explore different flipped design models and the educational benefits of the flipped design. You will gain a deeper understanding of how to implement this strategy into your own teaching.’. Check the objectives, format and the key takeaways as detaiuled on the site.

Venue : Asynchronous Workshop.

27-28

New !Leadership for Women Masterclass 2022 [Brisbane]

‘An interactive, two-day course designed to help you build the awareness, agility, and confidence to lead with wisdom, compassion, and courage. What got you here will not get you to where you want to go. This course is designed for anyone to rise to greater levels of influence, responsibility, and decision-making. It is designed to challenge your assumptions, expand and develop your mindset, skillset, and toolsets to be an effective leader whilst leader and professional and navigate some of the challenges women can face at work’.

Venue : Level 24, 215 Adelaide Street, Brisbane, Queensland.

27-28

New !Leadership for Women Masterclass 2022 [Online]

‘An interactive, two-day course designed to help you build the awareness, agility, and confidence to lead with wisdom, compassion, and courage. What got you here will not get you to where you want to go. This course is designed for anyone to rise to greater levels of influence, responsibility, and decision-making. It is designed to challenge your assumptions, expand and develop your mindset, skillset, and toolsets to be an effective leader whilst leader and professional and navigate some of the challenges women can face at work’.

Venue : Livestream Event.

27-30

International Society on Early Intervention Conference [ISEI]

Integrating Research and Practice in Early Intervention. A wide range of information about this conference is now available using the links on the home page. These range from a COVID Vaccination Statement to a Full Conference Schedule, even Modifying a current registration.

Venue : The Hilton Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

28-30

ACEL National Conference 2022

‘Our theme this year is Inspiring hope, leading our future. Never more have we needed such a sense of hope and belonging and an opportunity to cultivate meaningful connection throughout our profession. In a country as broad and diverse as Australia, this is an important opportunity for educators, students, educational leaders, researchers and policy makers to come together, across all educational settings, to share their vision for the future’.

Venue : Hilton Sydney, Sydney City, Sydney, NSW.

28-30

1 August 2022 2022 Conference - Australasian Council of Undergraduate Research

‘The theme of this year’s conference is Shaping the Conversation. We chose the theme of ‘conversation’ to signal a welcoming, inclusive and collaborative platform where undergraduate researchers can participate, contribute and more importantly – shape the conversations that happen in the area of their research, be it politics, climate change, technological disruptions, gender equality, etc. In such conversations undergraduate researchers play a primary role in shaping this planet’s future and their own’.

Venue : The University of Sydney, Camperdown Campus, Camperdown, Sydney, NSw.

29

1 August 2022 STEAM : workshop for teachers [MCA Australia]

‘Put the ‘A’ in STEAM ! Learn strategies for teaching science, maths and engineering through the lens of art in your classroom. Find out how art can extend learning and engagement of concepts in Digital Technologies from the Australian curriculum, such as computational and algorithmic thinking. Experiment with both technology and everyday materials to design fun learning activities that challenge and extend students’ creative capacities in STEM’.

Venue : NCCL : Level 3, Museum of Contemporary Art, The Rocks, Sydney, NSW.

29-30

Standard MHFA [North Ryde]

‘The 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid course teaches adults [18 years and over] how to provide initial support to adults who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis’.

Venue : Wisdom is Within Training, North Ryde, NSW.

29/9-2/10

2022 National Conference - Australian National Association of Teachers of Singing

‘Our voices have the ability to both define us as individuals and unite us in community. ANATS warmly invites you to celebrate the rich diversity of all things singing at our 2022 National Conference Encompassing the Vocal Spectrum. As the peak professional development event for singing teachers in Australia, this conference is an opportunity to bring together singers, singing teachers, voice practitioners and researchers in a collegial and informative environment’.

Venue : Hybrid - Adelaide, South Australia AND Online.

30

New !AISNSW Governance Symposium 2022 - School wellbeing : complexities, issues and directions

‘The AISNSW Governance Symposium 2022 renews attention to the complex wellbeing needs of students, staff, leaders and parents within our schools. Increasingly, independent schools are the locus of community and this shift is placing new demands on Boards and heads in terms of how they support and manage these complexities. Following the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and 2021, these demands have become more acute and unexpected. This year's Symposium draws on the expertise of prominent national and international experts in the wellbeing space both in schools and the broader community’.

Venue : International Convention Centre, 14 Darling Drive, Sydney, NSW.

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New !Emerging trends and imperatives in adult education

‘Emerging trends and imperatives in adult education have been changing rapidly, with barely a time to take a breath. The last few years have led to both challenge and opportunity in adult learning and teaching. In this one-hour webinar Karen Dymke, always on the cutting edge of education, will discuss where we are at in adult education, and where to next, based on current evidence and research as to what works best to progress student learning and achievement’.

Venue : Online Webinar.

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Executive Development For Education Leaders 2022 - New Zealand Benchmarking Study Tour

This is only the first day [pre-works] of an involvement covering virtually 1 complete year. For all details check the above site and see whether you would be interested and willing to commit to everything that is involved. The experience would be great if this was the case.

Venue : Note : there was a Free Information Session on 5 May 2022. Details from the above site if still interested.

4-5

New !Leadership for Women Masterclass 2022 [Perth]

‘An interactive, two-day course designed to help you build the awareness, agility, and confidence to lead with wisdom, compassion, and courage. What got you here will not get you to where you want to go. This course is designed for anyone to rise to greater levels of influence, responsibility, and decision-making. It is designed to challenge your assumptions, expand and develop your mindset, skillset, and toolsets to be an effective leader whilst leader and professional and navigate some of the challenges women can face at work’.

Venue : Level 1, 111 Georges Terrace, Perth, Western Australia.

4-5

Standard MHFA [Albury]

‘The 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid course teaches adults [18 years and over] how to provide initial support to adults who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis’.

Venue : Albury Conference Centre, Smollett Street, Albury, NSW.

4-7

Future Proof Nursing - Nurses as Key Drivers of Change

Check the program using the link in the top menu. It details every day and every session. Keynote speaker details are found via the Keynotes link in the menu. Also, be sure to check the Ten reasons to attend ENC22 as detailed on the home page.

Venue : An Online event with local hubs [Europe].

5-8

Early Childhood Australia National Conference 2022

Passion to power : Our future profession. In keeping with the broader theme of reflecting on the past to design the future of the profession, the insights and knowledge shared by keynote speakers from past ECA conferences will serve as inspiration for the 2022 presentations. Now, more than ever, it is important to stay abreast of the changing landscape of early childhood. Join hundreds of others at the ECA National Conference and access the latest learnings and research’.

Venue : National Convention Centre Canberra, Canberra, ACT.

6

New !Mental Health Awareness

‘Mental Health is an important topic. Mental illness will affect almost every single one of us at some point in our lives, either personally or with someone we know. Learning more about mental health conditions is important for reducing stigma and empowering us to act as a support to those impacted by mental illnesses. You’re invited to join Sue Jamieson for this timely and important half day workshop’.

Venue : Venue to be confirmed.

6-7

New !Fostering Intercultural Competence in Educators

‘This course will give teachers a nuanced understanding of the components of culture and intercultural sensitivity through interactive experiences that explore several cultural models. In addition, it will expose participants to the International School Counselor Standards Global Domain, as well as introduce the idea of “transformative Social and Emotional Learning”. Experiential activities will allow educators to explore the concepts of cultural identity, marginality, privilege and systems of oppressio’.

Venue : Zoom Presentation. Check for times.

6-7

Youth MHFA [Barton]

‘The Youth Mental Health First Aid course is for adults working or living with adolescents [those aged between 12 and 18 years]. However, the course can be relevant for those helping people who are a little younger or older. This course is particularly suitable for parents, school staff, sports coaches, and youth workers’.

Venue : Telopea Park School, 25 New South Wales Cres., Barton, ACT.

6-8

Leadership in Higher Education Conference

‘The Leadership in Higher Education Conference covers both academic leadership and administrative leadership in a non-disciplinary environment that helps build on existing leadership skills. Regardless of your leadership experience, the LHE Conference will help you develop your leadership skills to reach your goals’.

Venue : Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbour, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

7-8

International Academic Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovations [IACETI]

‘Bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Engineering, Technology and Innovations. It also provides the premier interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted’.

Venue : James Cook Grand Chancellor Hotel, 147 The Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand.

8-9

New !Merging Play-Based Learning and Intentional Teaching

‘The pedagogical relationship between play-based learning and intentional teaching remains difficult to conceptualize for some educators. The value of exploratory play-based opportunities is without a doubt immense and can be exponential if you add intentional interactions. This workshop will describe how best practices can merge both in a simple and practical way’.

Venue : Zoom Presentation. Check times.

8-11

New !Frontiers in Education 2022

‘The Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference is a major international conference focusing on educational innovations and research in engineering and computing education leading the World in the development of new research insights and educational approaches. The theme for 2022 is Grand Challenges in Engineering Education. FIE 2022 continues a long tradition of disseminating results in engineering and computing education. It is an ideal forum for sharing ideas, learning about developments and interacting with colleagues in all fields. We welcome all our colleagues to share the historical ambience of Uppsala City and the cutting edge facilities of the Uppsala Congress Centre’.

Venue : Uppsala Congress Centre, Uppsala, Sweden.

10

New !Quality Assessment & Learning Resource Mapping

‘Wondering how assessment mapping can help your RTO meet the regulatory requirements and the needs of learners ? Join this informative and practical In-Person Workshop to learn how mapping learning resources and assessments can be used to provide an overview of the skills and knowledge contained in each unit of competency. Effective mapping ensures everything gets covered and provides a balance of assessments across different learning areas. This workshop helps you get the most from mapping, and will provide you with an understanding of how you can demonstrate that your RTO is assured that your assessments and learning resources meet all the requirements specified in the relevant training package or VET accredited course’.

Venue : VET Development Centre, Level 8, 379 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria.

10-11

Standard MHFA [Hobart]

‘The 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid course teaches adults [18 years and over] how to provide initial support to adults who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis’.

Venue : United Voice Tasmania, 212 Liverpool St, Hobart, Tsmania.

10-11

Youth MHFA [Melbourne]

‘The Youth Mental Health First Aid course is for adults working or living with adolescents [those aged between 12 and 18 years]. However, the course can be relevant for those helping people who are a little younger or older. This course is particularly suitable for parents, school staff, sports coaches, and youth workers’.

Venue : Digging Deeper@The HUB Southern Cross, Level 2 696 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria.

10-12

mLearn Conference 2022 - World Conference on Mobile, Blended and Seamless Learning

Smart mobile learning for education, lifelong learning and continuous professional development. mLearn is the leading international conference on mobile and contextual learning, organised by IAmlearn. The conference takes place at a different venue each year and has been hosted in places such as Netherlands, Finland, Australia, South Africa, Qatar, Canada, Cyprus, Turkey, and the United States of America, among other locations’.

Venue : Blended Conference [Face-to-face - the Netherlands - and Online].

11

Adult Learning [AITD]

‘This course introduces the principles of adult learning. Learners will uncover the impact of learner engagement, memory, adult learning theories, neuroscience and learning environments. If you are new to the world of adult learning, have recently taken up a training role in your industry, or have taken over the responsibility for learning in your organisation, then this course will provide the essential adult learning theories required to succeed in your role’.

Venue : Virtual Course.

11

Surprising Science : borrowed ideas leading to unimagined consequences – Event 5

Australian Academy of Science. ‘Join us for the fifth event in the Surprising Science series to see how our everyday lives inspired scientific solutions in ways you could not imagine. From carnivorous plants to whale blowholes and even spider webs, the world around us has inspired solutions to problems of all kinds. Join researchers, innovators, industry experts, social scientists and more to be surprised by science in 2022 !’

Venue : Online.

11-12

Standard MHFA [Brinkin]

‘The 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid course teaches adults [18 years and over] how to provide initial support to adults who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis’.

Venue : Charles Darwin University Casuarina, Ellengowan Road, Blue 2 room 24, Brinkin, Northern Territory.

11-31

New !Super Searching [ALIA]

‘The focus of this course will be on the core practises of this fundamental library skill, as well as searching in the web-based world. Consideration will be given to advanced searching skills - more than just ‘Google’ - plus the possibilities and challenges that advancements such as artificial intelligence [AI] and metadata provide. This is a 3 week professional development unit. You will receive a Certificate of Participation upon the successful completion of this course’.

Venue : Contact with facilitators will be through online forums on Moodle.

12

Investigations Masterclass : Workplace Investigation

‘The Investigations Masterclass – Workplace Investigations will, in particular, provide participants with an overview of a workplace investigation process that may be used to investigate or inquire into allegations against employees of child-related conduct that is not reportable conduct but crosses professional boundaries. More broadly, the program will assist participants to determine the level of inquiry necessary for any allegation, and best practice principles for workplace investigations when they are necessary. Participants will work through case studies and case law examples. The Masterclass series is presented by experienced investigators and child protection practitioners’.

Venue : AISNSW, Level 12, 99 York Street, Sydney, NSW.

12

New !Quality Assurance for Online and Blended Learning

‘Digitally savvy students are setting high standards for their online learning experiences – but how do you keep up ? This webinar will look at how to design and develop online learning which will ensure learners are engaged in the learning and are able to successfully complete their training program. Join Kevin as we look at the quality aspects of online and blended learning and apply a quality assurance lens on the design and development of online learning’.

Venue : Online Webinar.

12-14

New !Implementing Differentiated Instruction in Classrooms

‘In this workshop, participants will discover a practical and intentional process for the planning and implementing differentiating instruction. Participants will have tools to use assessment for decision-making and manage the multiple needs within a classroom. Based on research, participants will gain strategies to meet the needs of both highest performing students and struggling students within one lesson. Participants will gain new teaching practices that extend from the theories and research into practice’.

Venue : Zoom presentation. Check times.

13 ***

New !Amplification

‘Explore Generative Leadership Theory with school leader colleagues across Australia and Canada. Day One : 13 October - Program commences at 9:00 AM and concludes at 12:00 PM AEST. Day Two : 24 November - Program commences at 9:00 AM and concludes at 12:00 PM AEST. Day Three : 16 February - Program commences at 9:00 AM and concludes at 12:00 PM AEST. Day Four : 8 March - Program commences at 9:00 AM and concludes at 12:00 PM AEST’. Further information available from the site.

Venue : Microsoft Teams, Online.

13

New !Design and assessment of experiential and/or work-integrated learning

‘The design and assessment of experiential and work-integrated learning can be challenging. In this webinar, hear from two speakers from the University about the practices and strategies that they have used to design teaching and learning activities that involve experiential and/or work-integrated learning, and the assessment of it’.

Venue : Online presentation.

13

New !Just the Strategies ! A Tool Kit for Teachers

‘Teaching is an art. If you are finding unpacking knowledge and skills in an engaging way daunting or want to add a few more teaching tools to your kit, this workshop is for you. In this interactive and full day workshop we will explore evidence based, engaging and high impact teaching strategies and activities that work !’

Venue : VET Development Centre, Level 8, 379 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria.

13-14

7 Habits of Highly Effective People [Brisbane]

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : 29 Baxter Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland.

13-15

2022 Conference – Canadian History of Education Association

Initial information only. This mostly covers the theme and other factors relating to the previously planned versions of this postponed conference. Monitor regularly for further updates.

Venue : Inn at Laurel Point, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

14

New !AISNSW Mathematics Conference 2022 - Mathematics Heads of Department Day

‘This premier conference for Mathematics curriculum leaders will include a provocative keynote address by Kim Beswick from UNSW on student and teacher engagement and there will be an update from NESA. Participants will be able to select from a variety of presentations and workshops around curriculum and assessment along with topics reflecting current issues in education. This event will also provide the opportunity to network with other Heads of Department’.

Venue : Taronga Zoo, Bradleys Head Road, Mosman, NSW.

14

New !How to conduct recognition of prior learning [RPL]

‘Most TAFE teachers, trainers and assessors working for an RTO learnt about RPL during their Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. But doing RPL for real is often very different to learning about on a TAE training course. This deep dive webinar looks at the real challenges that happen when conducting an RPL assessment. It will look at simple and practical methods to overcome those challenges’.

Venue : Online Presentation.

14-15

Boarding Schools Expo - Mount Isa 2022

‘The Boarding Schools Expo is your chance to talk through your family’s educational needs with a comprehensive selection of schools. Come and ask questions, compare schools and find out about the wide range of scholarships and bursaries on offer. It’s as simple as ABC !’

Venue : Mount Isa Civic Centre, 23 West Street, Mount Isa, Queensland.

15-16

SourceKids Disability Expo Perth 2022 -

‘Over 130 disability product and service providers under one roof for two days in a COVID safe environment: you’ll find information and be able to speak to providers supporting families of children with a range of disabilities including Autism [ASD] and sensory issues such as sensory processing disorder, Down syndrome, Cerebral palsy, vision and hearing impairments, and neurodevelopmental disorders such as dyspraxia’.

Venue : Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia.

15-16

New !The Nature of Inquiry & Play

‘Inquiry and play are natural components of childhood and children’s development. Both play a big role in the way children learn and grow. Through imaginative play and exploring the world around them, children intuitively ask questions and expand their knowledge. In this workshop, we will become explorers ourselves and investigate how to create learning environments that promote play, questioning, observation, and opportunities to take risks’.

Venue : Zoom Presentation. Check times.

17

New !AISNSW Studies of Religion Conference 2022 - Keeping the Faith: Interfaith Dialogue in an Australian Religious Landscape

‘This Studies of Religion conference will highlight the vital role of the Stage 6 Studies of Religion course in developing the cultural and religious literacy of students by providing teachers with an opportunity to update their knowledge and understanding of contemporary religious issues as well as exploring innovative approaches to assessment and deepening their appreciation for Australia's multilayered spiritual and religious landscape’.

Venue : AISNSW, Level 12, 99 York Street, Sydney, NSW.

17-20

The 3rd Kyoto Conference on Arts, Media & Culture [KAMC2022]

‘KAMC2022 encourages academics and scholars to meet and exchange ideas and views in an international forum stimulating respectful dialogue. This event will afford an exceptional opportunity for renewing old acquaintances, making new contacts, networking, and facilitating partnerships across national and disciplinary borders. Since its founding in 2009, IAFOR has brought people and ideas together in a variety of events and platforms to promote and celebrate interdisciplinary study, and underline its importance’.

Venue : Held in Kyoto, Japan AND online.

17-20

The 13th Asian Conference on Media Communication and Film 2022

‘MediAsia2022 encourages academics and scholars to meet and exchange ideas and views in an international forum stimulating respectful dialogue. This event will afford an exceptional opportunity for renewing old acquaintances, making new contacts, networking, and facilitating partnerships across national and disciplinary borders. Since its founding in 2009, IAFOR has brought people and ideas together in a variety of events and platforms to promote and celebrate interdisciplinary study and underline its importance. IAFOR continues to engage in many cross-sectoral projects across the world, including those engaging leading universities, think tanks, research organisations and agencies’.

Venue : Held in Kyoto, Japan AND online.

17 - 24

Understanding Behaviour - Functional Behaviour Assessment in Practice [2 part online series]

KUchildrensservices. This ‘aims to build on individual educators’ current knowledge and skills to support the development of individualised behaviour support plans and learning plans for children presenting with challenging behaviours. The program will teach educators the method of functional behaviour assessment and the resources will provide the framework and templates required to complete. It will give participants the tools to explore the function of behaviour and the strategies to develop plans to replace these behaviours with more appropriate behaviours’.

Venue : Online Sessions.

18

Needs Analysis and Evaluation [AITD]

‘Needs Analysis and Evaluation will uncover the stages, tools and techniques used to identify gaps and evaluate outcomes to get the most out of your learning programs and ensure you are creating the most effective solution for your organisation’.

Venue : Virtual Course.

18-20

New !CLO Symposium 2022 - Revolutionary Learning in Transformative Times

Chief Learning Officers. ‘Save the date for Chief Learning Officer’s 2022 Symposium, where learning leaders will come together to connect, collaborate and explore the many revolutions taking place in learning and development as we continue to navigate this very new - and constantly evolving - world of work. Sign up now to be the first to receive updates about the event’.

Venue : TBC.

18-21

Australian International Education Conference

‘The theme Beyond Borders acknowledges the imminent and anticipated return of students to Australia, while at the same time recognising that there is still work to do in breaking down other barriers to making education accessible, equitable and truly borderless for all. Reunited beyond our borders and united by our shared goal to shape the future of international education, join us at AIEC 2022 in October’.

Venue : Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Broadbeach, Queensland.

19

New !Bebras Round Two Review and Question Dissection [CSIRO]

‘In this review session, we will break down the questions and the results from round 2 of The Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge. We’ll look at the different approaches used by students, what they did well, and where there could be improvement. Additionally, we will provide you with curriculum-linked resources that can assist in continuing to build your students’ computation thinking skills’.

Venue : Online virtual event.

19

New !Musica Viva Australia - Passion for Percussion [Orange]

‘Explore the simplicity and joy of music-making with percussion using your body, instruments and found sound sources. Join us and experience the excitement of percussion as you engage your senses and explore musical elements in this creative and fun workshop. At this workshop you will : clap, stomp and play your way through a series of accessible and interactive activities, explore beat, rhythm and other musical elements, scaffold activities from simple to more complex and discover accessible percussion activities to improve concentration, coordination, listening and group work’.

Venue : Orange Regional Conservatorium, 73A Hill Street, Orange, NSW.

19-22

8th International Nurse Education Conference

From education to impact : Transforming nursing and midwifery education. The NETNEP series of conferences are designed to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and experience of nursing, midwifery and healthcare education worldwide. NETNEP 2022 will continue this philosophy by encouraging the sharing of research and practice of nursing, midwifery and healthcare education as it impacts on the learning experience of students and qualified practitioners and the health and social care needs, and safety, of the individuals and communities it serves worldwide’.

Venue : Sitges, Barcelona, Spain.

20

New !Embedding new perspectives in curricula

‘The uplift and refreshment of curricula often provides an opportunity to embed new perspectives in relation to content and teaching approaches. In this webinar, hear from two speakers from the University about the practices and strategies that they have used to embed new perspectives into their curricula’.

Venue : Onine Presentation.

20

New !GLOBE webinar - CSIRO

‘With over 50 protocols GLOBE has areas of interest suited to most teaching programs. In this 40-minute webinar we’ll focus on the protocols which make up the Urban Protocol Bundle. Given the anticipated increase in urbanisation it’s important to ensure the natural ecosystems in our cities are in good condition. By investigating some of the factors which affect these ecosystems students develop a better understanding of the challenge urban planners encounter’.

Venue : Online virtual event.

20

New !Implementing PLD in the Early Years

‘This online seminar explains the implementation of PLD’s structured synthetic phonics programs [SSP] within the Early Years. It outlines PLD’s targeted teaching and the associated tracking and reporting of skill development. The implementation of this preventative program aims to set up young learners for success in their literacy acquisition. The presentation is recommended for all educators working within Pre-Kindy and Kindergarten [WA]’.

Venue : Online Seminar.

20

New ! Inquiry Learning : What, Why and How ?

‘Inquiry as an approach to teaching and learning has long been regarded as an effective way not only to engage students in their learning but to challenge them to think deeply and apply skills and understandings to new contexts. Many of us like the idea of an inquiry approach but feel less confident with how to actually use it effectively in the classroom. This workshop is designed for teachers who are newer to inquiry or those who wish to refresh their understanding of the approach and update their pedagogy’.

Venue : Waterview Convention Centre, Homebush, Sydney, NSW.

20

New ! Lunch and Learn Creative Leadership for Principals [Online]

‘A free, online opportunity for our members to sample the QASSP Creative Leadership for Principals program. Occurring every third Thursday of school terms, these 40 minute sessions are designed to give you a snippet of learning during your lunch break. Join our expert presenters for this session to learn how courageous leaders can spark transformational change by cultivating creative genius in those around them. Simply register for free through our online cart to join this session’.

Venue : Online.

20

STEAM : workshop for early childhood teachers 2022

‘Build your confidence while engaging with contemporary art and STEAM in early childhood education settings. In this workshop, you will work with MCA artist educators to use art strategies that support children’’s sustained learning about science, technology, engineering and mathematics through the lens of art’.

Venue : NCCL : Level 3, MCA, The Rocks, Sydney, NSW.

20-21

2022 Learning & Development Leadership Summit [Sydney]

HR Leaders Network. ‘The summit will feature influential L&D and OD leaders as they share valuable insights and lessons learnt on realigning the purpose of working learning, future of work, individuals’ goals and organisational purpose in the changing world; supporting diverse groups of learners to adapt to new working and learning environments; enhancing learning engagement; and creating a learning community that celebrates collaboration, knowledge sharing and human connections’.

Venue : International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.

20-21

AISNSW Education Research Symposium 2022 - Leading Evidence Informed Practice

‘The 2022 AISNSW Education Research Symposium will explore the essential question - What does it take to lead evidence-informed practice ? Connect with leaders, educators and researchers from across Australia as we collectively engage with what this means to support and embed evidence-informed practice at the whole school level, with your faculty or stage, and in the classroom. The Symposium is framed around four key themes’.

Venue : Online Course.

20-21

SOTF 2022 - School of the Future Conference

‘The Future Conference will return as an in-person event in the Fall of 2022. More information and announcements coming soon ! In the meantime, please email the SOTF Planning Committee with any inquiries’.

Venue : Hawai’i Convention Centre, 1801 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Hawai’i.

21

New !Governance and Accountability Matrix

‘Good governance in any training organisation is vital to the continuous improvement of the RTO. In turn, having a robust accountability matrix which is embedded into all processes and practices in an organisation forms part of good governance. In this workshop, Kevin Ekendahl will take you through the importance of good governance and why building your accountability matrix will lead to improvements in performance and processes’.

Venue : VET Development Centre, Level 8, 379 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria.

21

New !Implementing PLD in Foundation

‘This full-day online seminar provides educators working within the Foundation year with the knowledge and tools required to explicitly target pre-literacy and early literacy in a systematic fashion. This seminar explains the implementation of PLD’s structured synthetic phonics programs [SSP] within the Foundation year. It outlines PLD’s targeted teaching and the associated tracking and reporting of skill development. The implementation of this preventative program aims to set up young learners for success in their literacy acquisition’.

Venue : Online Seminar.

21

PD4HPE Primary Conference - Queensland

‘This highly successful conference has been running on the Gold Coast for several years. ACHPER QLD is delighted to bring this professional learning experience under it’s 2022 Primary Offering. Watch this space for more information leading up the PD4HPE Conference. At this stage the conference will be held as a face to face event. In the event of restrictions it will be converted onto an online platform’.

Venue : TBC, Gold Coast, Queensland.

21

Supporting all Learners Through Universal Design for Learning Masterclass

‘During the masterclass participants will explore how to embed the UDL framework into their planning, teaching and assessment processes. At the end of the workshop participants will walk away with a series of lesson plans that include strategies aligned with the UDL framework. These lesson plans can be used in their classroom the next da’.

Venue : Conference on North, North Street, The Range, Queensland.

21-22

In Person : Leading with Literacy - PETAA 2022 Conference

‘From babble to Batavia and beyond. Join us in Sydney in 2022 as we enter an exciting longitudinal journey of literacy development from earliest speech and phonemic awareness, through primary schooling to current expectations as students progress to high school’.

Venue : Sydney, NSW.

21-22

New ! Online : Leading with Literacy - PETAA 2022 Conference

‘From babble to Batavia and beyond. Join us in Sydney in 2022 as we enter an exciting longitudinal journey of literacy development from earliest speech and phonemic awareness, through primary schooling to current expectations as students progress to high school’.

Venue : ONLINE.

22

New Activist Conference - NSW Teachers Federation

‘This conference is aimed towards teachers in their first 5 years of teaching [10 if they currently hold a Federation position] who are interested in broadening their knowledge of the system and state-wide issues that impact teaching and learning in public schools across NSW. The Conference will engage teachers in learning about various aspects of the school community including – Aboriginal Education, CALD communities, local Federation networks, low SES/poverty, women, LGBTIQ communities and people with disability’.

Venue : NSW Teachers Federation, Surry Hills, NSW.

22-23

12th International Conference on Food Studies 2022

‘2022 Special Focus - Imagining the Edible : Food, Creativity, and the Arts. Theme 1 : Food Production and Sustainability; Theme 2 : Food, Nutrition, and Health; and Theme 3 : Food Politics, Policies and Cultures’.

Venue : Marymount Manhattan College, New York, USA AND Online.

23-27

13th International Congress on Plant Molecular Biology [IPMB2021]

‘This Congress will bring together over a thousand plant biologists from around the world who are making the latest discoveries on how genes, proteins, metabolism and physiology influence plant growth’.

Postponed from 24-28 October 2021.

Venue : Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Queensland.

24

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Perspectives in Mathematics K-6 Blended Learning Experience

‘This blended learning experience will give participants the opportunity to strengthen their knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and how they express mathematical ideas. It will also explore how engaging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in Mathematics occurs when mathematical concepts and the world around them are explicitly connected, enabling students to learn, understand and appreciate how Mathematics is a relevant part of their lives’. Further detail from the site.

Venue : Online Course.

24

New !Implementing PLD in Year 1 & 2 [Online]

‘This full-day online seminar provides educators working within the Year 1 & 2 with the knowledge and tools required to explicitly target early literacy in a systematic fashion. This seminar explains the implementation of PLD’s structured synthetic phonics programs [SSP] within Year 1 & 2. It outlines PLD’s targeted teaching and the associated tracking and reporting of skill development. The implementation of this preventative program aims to set up young learners for success in their literacy acquisition. The presentation is recommended for all educators working within Year 1 & 2 [WA]’.

Venue : Online Seminar.

24-25

ACEN Conference 2022 - Beyond 2022 : Creating the Future with WIL

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates. The Welcome Reception will be held in the early evening on 23 October 2022 at the Pilgrim Restaurant.

Venue : Melbourne Conference and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria.

24-25

Executive Leadership Summit 2022 [Sydney]

‘Learn how to lead with practicality and cultivate high-performing teams. Successfully navigate business strategy implementation and integration. Tune up on the fundamental principles of business success. Understand how the global economy affects your organisation. Lead innovation and navigate change to survive disruption. Competently lead multiple business functions and high-performing teams’.

Venue : Intercontinental Sydney Double Bay, 33 Cross Street, Double Bay, NSW.

24-26

New !Aurora Institute Symposium 2022

‘The Aurora Institute Symposium offers an opportunity for attendees to build knowledge about next-generation learning models. Conference attendees examine practices and policies that will usher in the future of learning by drawing on the collective wisdom and expertise of education leaders, practitioners, policymakers, researchers and decision makers from around the country and the globe who are engaged in K-12 education innovations’.

Venue : Presented Virtually.

25

New !AISNSW History Extension Symposium 2022 - Threads and Traces - Historiography and the Problem of Truth

‘This Symposium will provide teachers with an opportunity to engage with the key disciplinary challenges facing practicing historians today, in reading, researching and writing history at the professional level. The day will also enable participants to gain a deeper understanding of some of the diverse historiographical approaches used in the construction of history and consider the implications of the increasing politicisation of history education within Australia. A range of workshops featuring a variety of Case Studies will draw on the latest research on current historical debates and innovative approaches to teaching the History Extension course’.

Venue : AISNSW, Level 12, 99 York Street, Sydney, NSW .

25

New !Implementing PLD in Year 3 to 6

‘This full-day seminar provides educators working within the Year 3, 4, 5 & 6 with the knowledge and tools required to explicitly target the range in literacy ability evident within middle and upper primary classes in a systematic fashion. Despite the range in ability within each middle and upper primary class, PLD’s targeted SSP teaching aims to cater for the literacy outcomes of all middle and upper primary students. This seminar provides a scope and sequence and process that is practical, realistic and time-efficient to implement and will cater for advanced, average and delayed students’.

Venue : Online event.

25

New ! Professional DIG October [Online]

‘A learning framework for the creative mind — Learn to use small experiments to spark fast, iterative learning cycles. Session One : Tuesday 25 October. Session Two: Wednesday 26 October. Session Three : Thursday 27 October. Session Four : Friday 28 October. Session Five : Monday 31 October. Each session runs from 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM’.

Venue : Microsoft Teams, Online.

25-28

International Association of Universities Conference

‘The theme - Relevance and Value of Universities to Future Society - is all the more pertinent in the current context as we continue to tackle the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Conference will provide an excellent opportunity to discuss the lessons learnt and advance the role of higher education in achieving a sustainable, fair, healthy and inclusive society’.

Venue : University College, Dublin, Ireland.

25/10-5/12

New !Cataloguing Basics - October 2022 [ALIA]

‘The course content is designed to provide you with as much practical experience of cataloguing principles and practices as possible within the timeframe of 6 weeks. The competencies gained from successfully completing BSBINS516 - Undertake cataloguing activities form part of : BSB50520 - Diploma of Library and Information Services. Upon successfully completing the course, you will receive an official academic transcript from TAFE NSW, RTO 90003, showing you have met the unit’s requirements [BSBINS516 - Undertake cataloguing activities]. No entry requirements - no previous study is required to participate in this course’.

Venue : Training is conducted by TAFE NSW through online delivery.

26

New !Online Boarding Conference

‘The ABSA National Conference, held in September/October of ‘even’ years is a four day event with keynote and workshop presentations for all areas of boarding staff, including Principals, Deputy Principals, Heads of Boarding, Heads of House, Nursing staff and general boarding staff’.

Venue : Online Boarding Conference.

26

New !What we put in front of children matters !

‘This workshop will explore criteria for evaluating, selecting and embedding high quality inclusive children's literature into the primary and early childhood curriculum. Participants will evaluate a wide selection of children’s literature using two evidence based checklists developed by the author of Transforming Practice : Transforming lives through diverse children’s literature. There will be a focus on multicultural inclusivity and gender inclusivity/stereotyping. Participants will also discuss and evaluate the usefulness of checklists as resources to support their curriculum’.

Venue : TBC, Perth, Western Australia.

26-27

Standard MHFA [Port Macquarie]

‘The 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid course teaches adults [18 years and over] how to provide initial support to adults who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis’.

Venue : Guruk Port Macquarie, Port Macquarie, NSW.

26-28

New !2022 Christian Schools National Business Conference

‘A program outline has been prepared to provide you with an overview of the event and to assist you with some approximate timings for your travel planning and preparation. Please note that this program is subject to change’.

Venue : Mantra on Salt Beach, Gunnamatta Avenue, Kingscliff, NSW.

26-28

New !DevLearn - Where learning comes to life

‘At DevLearn you’ll find passionate, like-minded professionals who are leading their organisations’ use of learning technologies. The comprehensive program includes tools, technologies, ideas, strategies and best practices to ensure your success. Whether you’re new to the field or a seasoned expert, DevLearn is the place to engage with your professional community and explore how technology can support learning and development’.

Venue : The Mirage, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

26-28

New !The 34th Annual AAGE Graduate Recruitment & Development Conference

‘Energised by the opportunity to expand pipelines for student and graduate talent, focusing on their development and retention, the 2022 AAGE Conference takes a refreshing approach to professional development to give delegates what they need to stand out from the crowd. The conference program will offer delegates the perfect mix of professional and personal development through keynotes, workshops, interactive discussion forums and networking opportunitie’.

Venue : Crown Conference Centre, 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria.

[26]-27-28

New !Positive Schools Mental Health and Wellbeing Conference [Brisbane]

‘Be engaged, informed and inspired at Australia’s premier conference supporting wellbeing and a love of learning in schools Australia-wide since 2009. For all primary and secondarey educators, school leaders and allied professionals’.

Venue : Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, MerivaleBrisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre Street, Brisbane, Queensland.

27

New !Art write now – Online professional development

‘Artworks provide new entry points and inspiration for creative writing to encourage students of all ages and abilities – even for the most reluctant of writers ! In this strategy-packed online learning program, experience a series of playful creative writing exercises that will help your students build their creative writing confidence. Through connection with a range of contemporary artworks, Art write now strategies help build vocabulary, and embolden experimentation with language forms and features, and literary devices. Through these strategies, participants will also build knowledge and understanding of different approaches to facilitating student engagement with artworks, including ideas to support observation skills through close-looking, and the use of inquiry questions to facilitate sharing of different perspectives and promote critical thinking’.

Venue : Online presentation.

27

Great Teachers Give Great Feedback

‘The power of teacher feedback is critical for student improvement and integral to teaching, learning and assessment. This professional learning experience will explore a variety of ways in which feedback can be used effectively to close the feedback loop so students can ultimately develop the ability to self-regulate their learning. Participants will explore how effective feedback strategies can be embedded in classroom practice to improve the learning outcomes of students’.

Venue : AISNSW, Level 12, 99 York Street, Sydney, NSW.

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New !Ethics 101

‘This is a short, self-paced online training program for Australian library staff. You have 6 months in which to complete the course. This course is about professional ethics - how library and information workers make decisions that reflect our purpose, principles and values. How well do you understand the basics and how well have you kept up with the issues and law surrounding information ethics ? This professional development unit consists of 4 simple modules and 5 case studies. You will receive a Certificate of Attainment upon the successful completion of this course’.

Venue : This is a simple step-through course delivered on Moodle.

27-28

New !AISNSW Deep Learning Lab ’ Level Up ’ Precision in Pedagogy

‘PURPOSE - Learners want to live a life of purpose, independence and impact. To enable this, education must shift from traditional to transformational. Together with subject knowledge, learners need to develop a range of competencies in order to thrive. How then do we as educators ‘Level Up’ ? What proven and emerging pedagogical practices will enable students to ‘Level Up’ ?’. Goals and other information available on the site.

Venue : Abbotsleigh Junior School, 22 Woonona Road, Wahroonga, NSW.

27-28

New !Brisbane – Early Years Program

‘Our highly interactive two-day workshops provide you with a practical and fun classroom program to help children concentrate and learn. Registration fee includes all workshop materials, lunch, morning and afternoon tea. Book now to secure your place ! We offer two versions of our public workshop [with some overlap] based on the age of the children you work with. This is The Early Years Program. Who For ? – Early Childhood Educators and Childcare Assistants working with children aged 2 to 6 years’.

Venue : Playt and Learn, 10-14 Payne Road, The Gap, Queensland.

27-28

Youth MHFA [Rockingham]

‘The Youth Mental Health First Aid course is for adults working or living with adolescents [those aged between 12 and 18 years]. However, the course can be relevant for those helping people who are a little younger or older. This course is particularly suitable for parents, school staff, sports coaches, and youth workers’.

Venue : IPL Radio, Shop G037B, Rockingham Centre, 1, Council Ave, Rockingham, Western Australia.

28

CAA’'s Careers Advisers Annual Conference

Initial information only. Monitor regularly for further updates. ‘Online Option : For those delegates who are unable to attend Friday’s Conference in person, we will be live streaming [not recording] the presentations which take place in the main workshop room from 9am to 4pm. This includes the keynote speaker, 4 workshops and the awards presentation. Those workshops which will be taking place concurrently in other workshop rooms will not be available to online attendees’.

Venue : Dockside, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW.

28-30

New !5th World Conference on Research in Teaching and Education

‘The 5th World Conference on Research in Teaching and Education 2022 is the annual event for members of academia – researchers, lecturers, scholars, graduate and post-graduate students – as well as representatives of non-profit and research organisations. We are excited to welcome returning and new attendees as we dive into such topics as child and family education, education policy and administration, education theory and numerous others’.

Venue : City Life Hotel Poliziano, Via Angelo Poliziano, 11 20154 Milano, Italy.

29

New !Preparing for Transition to High School - Supports Available in Schools

‘Moving from primary to secondary school is significant step in the education journey of every student. A step that marks a change from the familiar to the unknown and brings with it new places, people and ways of doing things. In this workshop we explore : Considerations for planning a successful transition, Practical tips on how to prepare your child in the months and weeks before school starts and Useful resources. This workshop is for parent and relatives of children with Autism ages 10 to 12 years’.

Venue : Autism Association of WA, 15 Stubbs Terrace, Shenton Park, Western Australia.

31/10-1/11

Standard MHFA [South Launceston]

‘The 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid course teaches adults [18 years and over] how to provide initial support to adults who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis’.

Venue : Launceston Conference Centre, 50 Glen Dhu Street, South Launceston, Tasmania.

31/10-2/11

Acoustics 2022

The Nature of Acoustics.‘Acoustics 2022 will provide a unique opportunity for manufacturers and suppliers to showcase the latest developments in acoustic instrumentation, software and noise and vibration control products. We encourage you to save the dates in your calendar and register your expression of interest today to be kept up to date with the latest information and program news’.

Venue : Te Papa Tongarewa Museum, Wellington, New Zealand.

30/10-3/11

ANATS National Conference 2022

‘Providing an opportunity to bring together singers, singing teachers, voice practitioners and those involved in voice research in a collegial and informative environment. Featuring international keynote presenters, papers, presentations, workshops, special interest group discussion and social networking opportunities, it is the peak professional development event on the ANATS calendar’.

Venue : TBC, Adelaide, South Australia.

Beginning of October 2022

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