SPOTLIGHT PROGRAM 2019

Exhibitors will deliver informative presentations about the latest developments in their resources, services and programs. The Exhibitor Spotlight is located on the exhibition floor at the Open Stage.


FRIDAY 30 AUGUST

10:35am - 10:50am

Speaker: Kathryn Slade-Frankcom, Australian Taxation Office

Topic: Free ATO resources to support your teaching and learning programs

The ATO’s schools education program offers a range of services and teaching resources for primary and secondary schools. Our resources are mapped to the curriculum and free to access.


12:10pm - 12:25pm

Speaker: Matt Woodley, Senior Professional Practice Officer, Victorian Institute of Teaching

Topic: Getting to know VIT

An introduction to VIT, what VIT can do for you and how you will interact with VIT throughout your teaching career.


12:30pm - 12:45pm

Speaker: Eva Migdal, Well School

Topic: Well Habit Your School

Well Habit Your School is a design thinking approach to build any of 24 core wellness skills based on a Maslow’s 'Hierarchy of Needs’ model. The classroom becomes a space where students learn and practice a six-step approach to habit change. These steps include wellness literacy concepts, self-reflection on their own habits, decision making, peer coaching skills, ‘GO FOR IT’ goal setting and peer support to achieve these goals.


2:00pm - 2:15pm

Topic: SPELD


2:40pm - 2:55pm

Speaker: Ebony Birch- Hanger, Neuro-developmental Therapist, Teacher, Special Educational Teacher, Teacher of the Deaf, Education Consultant & Music Specialist

Topic: Using Personalised Approaches to Understand and Support Neurodiversity in the Classroom

With inclusive schools now a focus of education, having knowledge of Neurodevelopmental differences makes teacher’s lives a lot easier! Gain a quick insight into all factors that contribute to students’ functioning and learn how professional development through Personalised Approaches will provide you with inside knowledge of developmental differences.


SATURDAY 31 AUGUST

10:10am - 10:25am

Speaker: Dr Nicole Papadopoulos and Miss Chloe Emonson from the Deakin Child Study Centre at Deakin University

Topic: Australian first pilot of a new and innovative program called the Australian Joy of Moving program

This is an important program which promotes engagement in physical activity and encourages understanding around the benefits and joy of moving in Victorian primary school children.


10:30am - 10:45am

Speaker: Hanna Lucas, Voiceless

Topic: Animal Protection Education

Voiceless – the animal protection institute, is the home of animal protection and animal law education. We believe that today’s youth will be tomorrow’s change-makers. Our Animal Protection Education (APE) encourages students to think critically about animal protection by providing teachers with the information and tools they need to deliver complete lessons in the classroom.


12:00pm - 12:15pm

Topic: Easyread Teacher Time


12:20pm - 12:35pm

Topic: Teach Queensland Style


1pm - 1:15pm

Topic: Autism Behavioural Intervention Association


1:20pm - 1:35pm

Speaker: Jayneen Sanders, Educate2Empower

Topic: The Importance of Gender Equality in Education Settings

We know from research that gender inequality forms the basis of domestic and family violence. What if educators tried to use their educational settings to help break down gender stereotyping - how might this change culture?


1:40pm - 1:55pm

Topic: Randstad


 
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