SUMMER SCHOOL - January 15th - 19th,  2018

Develop professional expertise and have the option to build your qualifications through a range of professional development short courses, designed to meet the contemporary needs of the education sector and those working within it. Upon completion, all participants will receive certification of attendance in accordance with AITSL’s (Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership) Standard 6: Professional Engagement. NOTE: Education students may also enrol and attend these short courses.

Delivered by professional practitioners and leading academics, our suite of short courses being offered for Summer School 2017 include:

Teaching the Arts – Primary - 3 days- Wed Jan 17th to Fri Jan 19th

This 3 day course program will provide:ARTS.jpg

  • Opportunities to get into the detail of the syllabus – crunching the syllabus
  • Intensive focus on one Arts subject for one session each day – choose from DRAMA or MEDIA ARTS - focusing on year level and content for P-6 with specific teaching, planning and assessment strategies
  • Extension focus on 3 other Arts subjects or Arts Integration - choose one extension workshop each day from Visual Arts / Dance / Drama / Media Arts / Music / Integrated Arts (STEAM)
  • Get ready to implement the WA P-6 Arts Syllabus, as required for WA school from 2018.

Cost: $660.00 (GST incl). Click here for online payment

Find out more here, or contact course coordinator Robin Pascoe.

Tribes TLC® Basic Course Certification – 4 days – Tues Jan 16th to Fri Jan 19thTribes_TLC.jpg

Attain emotionally safe and highly collaborative learning environments for primary /secondary /adult educational settings by establishing the Tribes agreements for a new pattern of interaction. This 4 day course is a hands-on training experience where you will experience over 40 learning strategies and evaluate how to apply them to specific classroom situations. In order to obtain full Tribes Basic Course Completion Certification and receive international registration with Tribes TLC in the USA, it is essential that you attend all the required hours.

Cost $690.00 (GST incl). Click here for online payment

Find out more here, or contact course coordinator Dr Rebecca Saunders.

Teaching Students with High Incidence Disabilities - 3 days - Mon Jan 15th to Wed Jan 17thDisabilities.jpg

This 3 day course will present an overview of the nature and characteristics of children with mild disabilities, and provide examples of evidence-based practices and teaching strategies, for:

  • children with autism (ASD),
  • mild intellectual disabilities,
  • learning disabilities,
  • attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorders (ADHD), and
  • children with emotional or behavioural disorders.

Cost: $660.00 (GST incl). Click here for online payment

Find out more here, or contact course coordinator Tiffany Banner.

EARLY CHILDHOOD - Moving on with Literacy - 1 day - Mon Jan 15thMOWL.jpg

This 1 day workshop is an introduction to a literacy and movement program developed by Dr Deborah Calcott, and is designed to accompany phonologically based literacy  development. The workshop is particularly suitable for educators of 3 year old Kindy, Kindy and Pre-Primary children, as it develops skills such as manual dexterity, mid line crossing and perceptual motor skills. Activities and games are based on fundamental movement skills with a cross-curricular approach, and assessment strategies are included.

Cost $220.00 (GST incl). Click here for online payment

Find out more here, or contact course coordinator Dr Deborah Calcott.

EARLY CHILDHOOD - Music, Movement & Storytelling - 1 day - Tues Jan 16thMusicECE.jpg

In this 1 day workshop Rebecca Jane Flanagan from Musical Experiences for Children, will develop your musical confidence and give you ideas to engage young learners by providing multisensory experiences in the learning space. You will be shown a range of ways to include music, movement and storytelling in specific play and learning time, including a repertoire of songs, action rhymes and finger plays from Rebecca’s own musical audio resource.

Cost $220.00 (GST incl). Click here for online payment

Find out more here, or contact course coordinator Rebecca Jane Flanagan

Mentoring Skills for Teachers – 4 days – Mon Jan 15th to Thurs Jan 18thMentoring.jpg

Enhance knowledge and skill as a mentor teacher or guide and explore different models of mentoring and their applications. Topics include:

  • essential elements of effective mentoring relationships;
  • features of effective mentoring programs;
  • different models of mentoring and applications; and
  • he concept of mentoring and assumptions underlying it.

Cost is FREE for teachers with experience in mentoring Murdoch education students (pre-service teachers). Click here to register.

Find out more here, or contact course coordinator Dr Judy MacCallum