Lots of exciting Professional Development coming in Early 2018!

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Book early to avoid missing a spot.

Little Learners Love Literacy – Newcastle – 10 February.

With Maureen Pollard and Berys Dixon.

This workshop explains the pedagogy and research underpinning the Little Learners Love Literacy program and gives teachers the tools to implement this explicit and sequential literacy approach.

Explicit Direct Instruction with Mandy Nayton  – Sydney – 15 March

Response to Intervention with Mandy Nayton  – Sydney – 16 March

Explicit instruction (half day workshop, 15 March) participants will explore the basic tenets of explicit instruction and the benefits for all students including those with learning difficulties.

Response to Intervention (full day workshop, 16 March) is a multi-tier approach to the early identification and support of students with learning and behaviour needs.  This workshop will examine the critical components of Response to Intervention.

Understanding LD for Educators with Mandy Nayton – Sydney 17 March

In this practical full-day successful strategies for assisting students with developmental learning disorders, such as dyslexia, will be identified and the AUSPELD Learning Difficulties Guide will be explored.

4 Day Sounds Write Training with Alison Perry – Sydney – 16-19 April

Sounds-Write is an evidence-based highly structured, synthetic, linguistic phonics program utilising an exciting and highly successful approach to the teaching of reading and spelling. This four-day intensive course provides lesson plans which are clearly structured and easily followed within a systematic, synthetic phonics program.


Talk4Writing 2 Day Workshop with Courtney McNally – Newcastle – 8 May
Talk4Writing 2 Day Workshop with Courtney McNally – Sydney – 10 May

This two-day professional development workshop offers an overview of the Talk for Writing approach and provides opportunities for hands-on participation in this exceptionally effective instructional approach for teaching written expression.

Also see our Teachers Certificate Course 2018

Takes place over 6 weekends between May and September 2018.
Applications close 1 May 2018 or sooner if full.

Professional Development 2018