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ACSA Webinars
2020 Webinar program

  

Welcome to ACSA's 2020 webinar series

ACSA continues to offer a fantastic range of valued professional learning topics delivered via our webinar medium and 2020 will be our biggest year yet with over 30 hours of PD available!

The format of Tuesday evenings remains the same with five topics dispersed throughout Terms 1, 2 and 3. Participants can look forward to an array of speakers from specialist academics, to schools to curriculum writers who will present on the following topics: 

- Active and informed citizenship
- Senior pathways and transitions
- Measuring student wellbeing
- Leading from the middle
- Assessing critical and creative thinking

We will also be offering a dedicated program on Wednesday evenings centred around School and Curriculum leadership. Fourteen hours of learning will be available and presented by accomplished and award-winning leaders in schools.

Please scroll down to see the full year's sessions listed or download a printable calendar.

   
2020 full program downloadable pdf (A4) or pdf (A3)

Per Webinar prices incl. GST: 
ACSA Institutional PLUS member - FREE
ACSA Standard member - $60
Non-member - $80

Registration

Registration for one or more webinar in a topic is easy. Simply click on a title link below and on the last registration page you will have the option to register for that session alone or add others from the same topic.

Payment is by credit card only and registration and payment must be completed before webinar log in information can be provided for attendees.

ACSA webinars usually start at 7pm AEDT/AEST and are one hour in duration. Each one hour webinar is cross-referenced against the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers for ease of professional development planning and a Certificate of Participation is provided when you have attended the full webinar.

Can't make it on the night?
No problem, all paid registrations will receive a link to a recording of the session whether able to attend or not. Recordings of past sessions are available from ACSA webinars on demand

Evidence of Participation:
- ACSA Certificate of Participation for full attendance at the live webinar
- Receipt of payment
- Recording of webinar

Please note: if you are unable to attend a webinar, refunds and Certificates of Participation cannot be given. Paid registrations will still receive a recording of the webinar regardless of attendance.

Membership:
Think about becoming a member of ACSA to take advantage of our great member discounts, there are more webinars scheduled for 2021 so it soon adds up.

Institutional PLUS Membership allows all staff to attend ACSA's live webinars for free as well as the recordings of those webinars held during the life of the membership. Click here for more information about this exciting member level.

Join the curriculum conversation while completing professional learning hours from your desk top. Contact us if you have any queries at acsa@acsa.edu.au .

2020 - TERM 1 Webinars

DATE

Presenter

Webinar title (and topic)

Tuesday
3 March 2020

Kerry Kennedy, Professor Emeritus, Hong Kong University of Education

Active and informed or radical and violent?
Learning from Hong Kong's experience claiming democratic rights in the "Chinese century"
(Active and informed citizenship)
(session complete, recording available)

Tuesday
10 March 2020

Joy Schultz, Educational Consultant

Thinking like a citizen
(Active and informed citizenship)
(session complete, recording available)

Tuesday
24 March 2020

Amy Cutter-Mackenzie,
Dean of Education, Southern Cross University 

Climate child: A new wave of climate education
(Active and informed citizenship)
(session complete, recording available)

TERM 2 Webinars

DATE

Presenter

Webinar title (and topic)

Tuesday 
28 April 2020

Phil Roberts, Associate Professor, University of Canberra

Changing the narrative: School subjects within school and school to post-school transitions
(Senior pathways and transitions)
(session complete, recording available)

Tuesday 
5 May 2020
Steve Harrison , Assistant Principal, Huon Valley High School, TAS 

Changing senior school culture to enrich student pathways
(Senior pathways and transitions)
(session complete, recording available)

Wednesday
6 May 2020
Fiona Forbes, CEO ConfigurEDLead now - Lead next
(School and curriculum leadership)
(session complete, recording available)
Tuesday 
12 May 2020
Matt Eyles, Hobart College Establishing a pathway to health care - the Introduction to Nursing approach
(Senior pathways and transitions)
(session complete, recording available)
Wednesday
13 May 2020
Fiona Forbes, CEO ConfigurEDLeading learning
(School and curriculum leadership)
(session complete, recording available)
Tuesday 
19 May 2020
Mathew White - Associate Professor, University of AdelaideMeasuring student wellbeing - the nuts & bolts
(Measuring student wellbeing)
(session complete, recording available)
Wednesday
20 May 2020
John Goh, Principal, Merrylands East Public School, NSW 

Curriculum leadership at all levels
(School and curriculum leadership)
(session complete, recording available)

Tuesday 
26 May 2020
Kerry White, Principal, Holy Family catholic School, SA
 Measuring student wellbeing - a case study
(Measuring student wellbeing)
(session complete, recording available)
Wednesday
27 May 2020
Tracey Breese, Principal, Kurri Kurri High School, NSW 
Shift happens
(School and curriculum leadership)
(session complete, recording available)
Tuesday 
2 June 2020
David Mezinec, Principal, Tenison Woods College, SAA transformative approach to wellbeing in schools
(Measuring student wellbeing)
(session complete, recording available)

Tuesday
16 June 2020

Ann Caro, Principal, Lithgow High School, NSW

Why have a school Wellbeing Centre and how does it help?
(Measuring student wellbeing)
(session complete, recording available)

Wednesday
17 June 2020

Denise Lofts, Principal, Ulladulla High School, NSW

If you don't feed the teachers they eat the students: reimagining learning
(School and curriculum leadership)
(session complete, recording available)

Wednesday
24 June 2020

Emily McLachlan PDHPE Teacher, Chatswood High School, NSW Improving learning outcomes through innovative physical activity
(School and curriculum leadership)
(session complete, recording available)

TERM 3 Webinars

DATE

Presenter

Webinar title (and topic)

Tuesday 
28 July 2020

Liz Benson, Acting Deputy Principal, Coombabah State High School, QLD

Navigating the muddy waters of middle leadership
(Leading from the middle)
(session complete, recording available)

Wednesday
29 July 2020

Janeen Silcock, Principal, Ballina Coast High School, NSW

Dare to challenge the status quo
(School and curriculum leadership)
(session complete, recording available)

Tuesday 
4 August 2020
Steven Kolber, HumanitiesTeacher, Brunswick Secondary College, VIC
Leading out, to lead within
(Leading from the middle)
Wednesday
5 August 2020
Sarah Matthews - Head of Department (Mathematics) Brisbane Bayside State College, QLD

Leading mathematics curriculum teams to build a culture or mathematical mindsets
(School and curriculum leadership)

Tuesday 
11 August 2020
Marco Cimino, Humanities teacher, Magdalene Catholic College, NSWLeading from the middle: Creating a global staff room
(Leading from the middle)
Wednesday
12 August 2020
Christian Williams Enterprise Academy Manager
Mentone Girls' Grammar School, VIC

School as a Start-up…Building a culture of entrepreneurship from P-12
(School and curriculum leadership)
Tuesday 
18 August 2020
Yasodai Selvakumaran Humanities teacher/Professional Practice Mentor, Rooty Hill High School, NSW
Subjects and signatures? Leading innovative improvement in subject based teaching and learning
(Leading from the middle)
Wednesday
19 August 2020
Michael Smith, Deputy Principal Teaching Excellence, Marsden State High School, QLD
Mentoring and supporting early career teachers to improve retention rates
(School and curriculum leadership)
Wednesday
26 August 2020
Jessica Colleu Terradas, Teacher, Como Secondary College, WABest practices in literacy and literacy interventions for older struggling secondary students
(School and curriculum leadership)

Tuesday 
1 September 2020

Adam Kuss, Critical Thinking project, Uni of QLD

Assessing of Creative and Critical thinking
(Assessing of Creative and Critical thinking)

Wednesday
2 September 2020

Alison Rourke, Principal, Fairy Meadow Demonstration School, NSW

Leading for transformation - How much does school culture impact?
(School and curriculum leadership)

Tuesday 
8 September 2020
Peter Ellerton, Critical Thinking project, Uni of QLDAssessment for critical and creative thinking
(Assessing of Creative and Critical thinking)

Wednesday
9 September 2020

Monica St Baker, Principal, Hanwood Primary School, NSWTailored professional learning … it works!
(School and curriculum leadership)
Tuesday 
15 September 2020
Monica Bini, Victorian Curriculum & Assessment AuthorityStrategies for assessing critical and creative thinking
(Assessing of Creative and Critical thinking)