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 the 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 our program of events.

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.



A Strength Based approach to helping students with Autism thrive in Inclusive Educational settings – short course

Wednesday 13 November, 4 and 11 December 2019

Understanding and meeting the needs of students with autism can be challenging.  This individualised, hands-on 3 part short course presented by Dr Cindy Smith, Professor Tele Tan, Associate Professor Marita Falkmer and Professor Sonya Girdler will focus on furthering understanding of autism and practical strategies to meet the needs of students with autism.

Who can benefit? This professional development short course will be valuable to teachers currently in the classroom, pre-service teachers, educational and health professionals who work with children with ASD.

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Passion, possibility, purpose: The power of play conference

Wednesday 29 January 2020, 9am to 4pm

The School of Education is delighted to announce the Passion, possibility, purpose: The power of play conference. This conference will benefit educators and leaders working in ECEC and Primary education. This conference brings together experts in play and play-based learning for a rich and rewarding day of professional learning. Themes of discussion will include play in school settings, nature play, Arts play, digital play and listening to children in meaningful ways about play. Our conference convenor is Dr Madeleine Dobson.

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Source Analysis Master classes

Saturday 15 February, 29 February and 7 March 2020, 9am to 1pm

The School of Education and Hooked on Humanities is delighted to announce three workshops for Modern History teachers which target teaching source analysis skills for Years 11 and 12. These workshops are for all Modern History teachers and HaSS teachers (year 10) who are interested in teaching critical thinking.  The workshops will be presented by Giselle Mafa.

Join us for three half-day sessions on 15 February 2020; 29 February 2020 and 7 March 2020. The session will be live-streamed for teachers who are located outside the Perth Metropolitan Area.

Registration details coming soon