Professional Learning Hub

The School of Education’s innovative, practical and research-based workshops aim to build and facilitate better educational outcomes for the community by positively influencing individuals across the education system.

We engage educators by offering high quality professional learning workshops, networking sessions and presentations which are delivered by School of Education academics and a limited number of carefully chosen external providers.

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Would you benefit from the PLHub?

If you are a teacher or educational professional who would like to learn how to make a greater positive impact on your students, school and community while enhancing your knowledge then you could benefit from our tailored workshops.

 


Upcoming Events

The School of Education is delighted to present its Summer Holiday Program for January 2019.

To register for each event, please click on the register now button below. Places are strictly limited, so we encourage you to book your place as soon as possible.

 

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Introduction to Painting and Printmaking – studio skills for the generalist teacher

Monday 21 January and Tuesday 22 January, 9.00 am to 3.00 pm

Ideally suited for the primary generalist this short course will also be of value to lower secondary teacher for whom art is their minor.

Primary generalist teachers often lack confidence in the core skills of painting and  printmaking because their undergraduate training engaged only briefly with the disciplines. In this 2 day short course we will focus on the foundation skills of each discipline to allow participants to build confidence and familiarity with materials, methods, processes and techniques.

  • Day One: Drawing and Painting (Interactive Acrylics)
  • Day Two: (Foam Printing; Reduction Lino Printing)

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Creative movement and play for children – Fun ideas for the classroom

Tuesday 22 January 2019, 10am – 1pm

Learn some fun , fresh and fit ideas to get your children moving, creating, and exploring through easy to teach ideas to add to your classroom program. No experience necessary.Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Educational Assistants. Content aimed for children from Year 2.

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Painting, Ceramics and Printmaking skills for the generalist teacher

Wednesday 23 January and Thursday 24 January, 9.00 am to 3.00 pm

In this two-day short course we will focus on the foundation skills of ceramics construction and decoration to allow participants to build confidence and familiarity with materials, methods, processes and techniques for their primary art program.

  • Day One: Introduction to Clay Bodies, Underglazes, Tools/Equipment and Pinchpot Construction (Paper Clay)
  • Day Two: Introduction to Slab and Coil-Construction – stencils, lids, handles and other additions

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Early childhood play

Creative Movement and Play for Early Learning Years Children – Fun Ideas for the Classroom

Tuesday 22 January 2019, 1pm – 4pm

Learn some fun and fresh and fit ideas to get your children moving, creating, and exploring through easy to teach ideas to add to your classroom program. No experience necessary.

Learn how to integrate movement into your Early Learning Years teaching programs. Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Educational Assistants. Content aimed for children from Kindergarten, Pre-Primary and Year One.

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