Upcoming Public Workshops

Mini Courses & Workshops

Mini Courses & Workshops

SSOs SUPPORTING LEARNING WORKSHOP – TERM 4

Co-educators from sites (Kindergartens/Preschools and Primary Schools) using the Bookmaking and Writer’s Notebook pedagogical approach to teach writing are invited to join us for a morning of professional development

Tuesday 12 November
9am – 12noon

$70

MAP YOUR YEAR OF WRITING – PLANNING SPOTLIGHT STUDIES

This is a follow-up workshop for those who have already participated in our Introduction to Bookmaking or Introduction to Writer’s Notebook Mini Courses.

Join us to map out a year of writing for 2020. You’ll leave the morning with a sense of direction and a process you can use every year. (For F-7 teachers)

Saturday 30 November 2019
9.30am – 1.00pm

$85

MAP YOUR YEAR OF WRITING – PLANNING SPOTLIGHT STUDIES

This is a follow-up workshop for those who have already participated in our Introduction to Bookmaking or Introduction to Writer’s Notebook Mini Courses.

Join us to map out a year of writing for 2020. You’ll leave the morning with a sense of direction and a process you can use every year. (For F-7 teachers)

Monday 20 January 2020
9.30am – 1.00pm

$85

INTRODUCTION TO BOOKMAKING WITH 3-8 YRS

This Mini Course has a specific focus on working with 3 – 8 year old writers in Kindergarten and Early Years of School.

The Book-making approach to literacy values and honours children’s prior learning, their cultural competence and their dispositions for learning. It uses these to drive learning deeper and to create a culture of thinking, talking and noticing about books. It values the intellectual quality of mark-making as an essential component of being a writer.

Saturday 15 February 2020
9.30am – 3.00pm

$230

INTRODUCTION TO BOOKMAKING WITH 3-8 YRS (IN THE SOUTH)

This Mini Course has a specific focus on working with 3 – 8 year old writers in Kindergarten and Early Years of School.

The Book-making approach to literacy values and honours children’s prior learning, their cultural competence and their dispositions for learning. It uses these to drive learning deeper and to create a culture of thinking, talking and noticing about books. It values the intellectual quality of mark-making as an essential component of being a writer.

Saturday 15 February 2020
9.30am – 3.00pm

$230

WRITING IN THE EARLY YEARS INQUIRY GROUP 2020

Join a small group of like-minded educators from kindergartens (prior-to-school) and primary school settings to deepen your understandings about the pedagogy of Bookmaking and Writing Workshop.

This Study Group is most suited to educators who have previously participated in our Introductory mini-courses and are seeking a community for support and fresh ideas.

Year long collaborative inquiry & support

$350

BEYOND A LABEL – REIMAGINING LEARNING DIFFERENCES

This conference seeks to ask some BIG questions about the educational opportunities we offer for children with learning differences (AKA disabilities, special rights, additional needs).

Join our three guest speakers for a day of inspiring stories, big questions and rich dialogue as we seek to honour the voices of the child, the family and the educator.

Saturday 9 May 2020
9am – 3.30pm

$160