• 04:00 PM
  • Hornsby Central Library 28-44 George St, Hornsby NSW / Bankstown Girls High School Mona St, Bankstown NSW

Oxford Professional Development – Free Session   SESSION OVERVIEW Effective literacy teaching, and specifically the teaching of reading, should be grounded in evidence from rigorous research. But how do we translate the research to our classrooms? Oxford University Press would like to invite you to learn from an Adelaide-based Principal, Mark Hansen, who has successfully…

  • 08:30 AM
  • The Epping Club. 45-47 Rawson Street, Epping, NSW 2121.

  By Macmillan Education Macmillan Education is proud to partner with leading educational practitioners to deliver comprehensive and effective Professional Development training. Whether you are new to synthetic phonics, or looking to implement a more explicit, whole-class teaching method, these sessions will empower you to improve student engagement and learning.   What will the course…

  • 09:00 AM
  • Emerald Downs Community Hall, Port Macquarie, NSW 2444
  • Carol on 0405 658 593 or email

A half-day workshop for parents and early educators   When: Sunday 18th August 2019 from 9 am – 1 pm Cost: $70 (includes morning tea) Bookings are essential This evidence-based, practical workshop will give you some skills and understanding so that you will be able to help your children to learn to read and spell….

  • 09:00 AM
  • Castle Hill RSL. Phoenix Room, 77 Castle St, Castle Hill
  • Learning Difficulties Coalition: tel: 02 9806 9960 email:

Seminar One Reading Disorders: Presentations and Treatment Presented by Dr Saskia Kohnen (Clinical Director, Macquarie University Reading Clinic) This presentation will provide a brief overview of the causes of reading difficulties. Several current definitions of reading difficulties will be critically evaluated. The main focus of this presentation will be a theoretical framework which teachers and…

  • 09:00 AM
  • Hunters Hill Club. 12 Madeline Street, Hunters Hill NSW.
  • Lillian: or 0402 156 567

Flexibility, Satisfaction, Results, Evidence Based Program This full day  NESA accredited multisensory literacy workshop for teachers and other professionals working with children includes: The theory underpinning the Cracking the ABC Code programs and resources including Frith’s literacy acquistion model, current literacy research and memory research. How to conduct and analyse standardised literacy assessments including reading…

  • 10:00 AM
  • Castle Hill RSL, Phoenix Room.  77 Castle Street,  Castle Hill. NSW  2154
  • 02 9806 9960 or

  This presentation will provide information about autism in school aged children with an aim to share factual, evidence based information about a range of areas, including diagnostic markers, pathways to diagnosis and autism in girls. Myths regarding diagnosis, labelling, echolalia and strengths and talents will also be addressed. The presentation aims to address practical…

  • 06:00 PM
  • St Christopher's Catholic Primary School. 235 Tower Street, Panania, NSW 2213
  • email:

Gifted Families Support Group (GFSG Inc) are pleased to announce Rhonda Filmer, presenting “Ensuring Optimal Language Development for Gifted Children to Promote Success in the School System”. Optimal language development (speaking, reading, spelling and writing) should be ensured for gifted children since language is the vehicle for the communication of thought. If our gifted children…

  • 09:00 AM
  • UNSW, Scientia Building, Botany Street, Randwick, Sydney, NSW 2142

Australia’s Largest Event for Understanding Learning Differences   .   Access the Latest Information, Research, Technology and Resources. Sydney – Monday 27 May 2019 Download PDF Flyer   Who Should Attend: Teachers, Tutors, Teacher Aides, Parents, Health Professionals, Students and Adult Dyslexics. More info here. Book for Sydney 2019 Guest Speakers 2019 Seminar Overviews  …

  • 09:00 AM
  • Gladesville Bowling Club. 181A Ryde Rd, Gladesville, NSW.
  • or 0402 156 567

This full day  NESA accredited multisensory literacy workshop for teachers and other professionals working with children includes: The theory underpinning the Cracking the ABC Code programs and resources How to conduct and analyse standardised literacy assessments The strategies used in the Cracking the ABC Code programs with a specific focus on understanding the alphabet ‘code’…

  • 08:30 AM
  • Mantra Parramatta Hotel, Cnr. Parkes St & Valentine Ave, Parramatta.
  • (03) 9890 6138 or visit LDA website or email

  Learning Difficulties Australia     Presented by David Kilpatrick The presentation focuses on how children learn to read words and why some children struggle. Understanding word-level reading development and its problems will guide both assessment and intervention. Studies consistently show the most commonly used intervention approaches provide limited benefits for weak readers, while others…