January 14, 2019 - January 25, 2019

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 a certification of attendance in accordance with the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership's (AITSL) Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (Standard 6: Engage in Professional Learning).

NOTE: Students may also enrol and attend these short courses.

Delivered by professional practitioners and leading academics, the suite of short courses being offered as part of Murdoch School of Education's Summer School 2019 include:

Teaching Students with High Incidence Disabilities


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

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Mild intellectual disabilities
  • Learning disabilities
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Emotional or behavioural disorders

 Calendar icon JPEG Monday January 14, 2019 - Wednesday January 16, 2019

Clock icon JPEG  8:30am-12:30pm & 1:30pm-4:30pm

Location icon JPEG  Room 450.1.003, Murdoch University

Coin icon JPEG  $660.00 (inc GST)

NEDN671 Mentoring Skills for Teachers - FULLY BOOKED

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

Topics include:

  • The essential elements of effective mentoring relationships.
  • Features of effective mentoring programs.
  • Different models of mentoring and applications.
  • The concept of mentoring and underlying assumptions.

 Calendar icon JPEG Monday January 14, 2019 - Thursday January 17, 2019

Clock icon JPEG  9:00am-3:30pm

Location icon JPEG  Room TBC, Murdoch University

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  FREE for teachers with experience mentoring students

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in8 Ed.

Understanding Neurology to Understand the Classroom

This two day short course is presented by Chelsea Horner, co-author of 'Generation Failure and the in8model Educator Revolution' and co-founder of 'in8 Ed'.

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Learn how an understanding of neuroplasticity can improve your learning environment with greater results in life-long learning for students. Be equipped to create and adapt learning environments with ease to cater for the variety of brain function preferences in your classroom. Easy to understand, apply and see results in every context of learning. Don’t increase your workload but make it a lot more enjoyable and rewarding!

  • Be equipped with a deeper knowledge of brain function to develop your classroom practices to cater for more learning styles.
  • Explore the preferences, language, activities and contexts that make each part of the brain ‘light up’.
  • Improve life long learning in a stress-free, fun way with easy, practical applications on how to engage different parts of students’ brains and your own.
  • Learn how to identify different behaviours linked to different brain functions and the keys that unlock their learning potential.

  Calendar icon JPEGMonday January 21, 2019 - Tuesday January 22, 2019

Clock icon JPEG  9:30am-4:30pm

Location icon JPEG  Room 450.4.031, Murdoch University

Coin icon JPEG  $440 (inc GST) (lunch provided)

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Yoga Ed.

6 Hour Tools for Teachers

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This six hour workshop will empower you with basic principles, tools, and practice teaching experiences to integrate short chair yoga breaks with children or teens. You will learn chair yoga tools to promote health, learning, and achievement.

Through interactive practice teaching and feedback activities, you will gain confidence in identifying challenging times during your child’s or teen’s day and successfully utilising yoga tools to shift them into a more positive state of mind.

You will graduate from this workshop with the understanding and confidence to share chair yoga tools with the children or teens in your life.


  • Understand the goals and benefits of chair yoga.
  • Utilise chair yoga as a resource for to support children’s or teens’ health, learning, and achievement.
  • Utilise chair yoga as a resource for your health and wellness.
  • Recognise learning ready states and understand how to use yoga to access them.
  • Support brain based learning and social emotional learning through chair yoga tools.
  • Teach chair yoga breathing exercises, poses, games and relaxation.
  • Create and sequence 5 to 15 minute yoga breaks for your day.

  Calendar icon JPEGWednesday January 23, 2019

Clock icon JPEG  9:30am-4:30pm

Location icon JPEG  Room 450.4.031, Murdoch University

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  $155 (inc GST) (morning tea and lunch provided)*

* Participants will also receive a Certificate of Professional Development

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